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Old Country Roots (#47439370)
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Bio Photo I was born, raised and live in beautiful Northwestern Illinois. I love searching through old cemeteries for my family and helping others find theirs. I hope to get photos taken at many of the area cemeteries and posted on Find A Grave, as time permits. I am our family genealogist and love history and antiquing.

Some of the family surnames I am researching: Lyon/Lyons, Millet, Edwards, Mitchell, Goodmiller/Guthmuller, Keck, Johnson, Stone, Grandy, Hazelton, Finkenbinder, Throne, Machamer, Hartman, Dubs, DeLong, Keeler/Kahler, Culbertson, Clay, Ortmeier, Hoefer, Ploeger, Krugjohann, Bokemeier, Knauer, Rath, Haas, Handel, Groezinger, Accens, Miller, Schleuning, Schnider, Manion, Patton, Oldham, Kavanaugh, Noland, Vertrees, Layman, Williams, Nalley, Henderson

On my husbands side: Groezinger, Koepp, Gerner, Slonecker, Mapes, Osterday, Justus, Byrum, Beardsley

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Carl Catherman
Miller & Metcalf
Thank you very much for fulfilling my three requests with great photos.
Added by Carl Catherman on Aug 28, 2015 3:34 PM
RE: Ludwig & Veronica Schmitt
Thank you for your reply. Since I don't know exactly where any of them are buried, maybe just leave well enough alone for now until anything new pops up, if ever. Thanks.
Added by CA2QC on Aug 28, 2015 11:44 AM
Ludwig & Veronica Schmitt
You indicate they are buried at St. Marys Cemetery in New Dublin, Stephenson Co. IL. Is this because you have actually seen the graves at this cemetery or because there are written records somewhere that indicate that's their burial location?

I ask because I had always been told by a long time Lena, IL resident and relative that they were buried at St. Josephs Cemetery in Freeport but graves were no longer visible. Also, death records for these people on show that they were buried in Freeport as well.

Thank you!
Added by CA2QC on Aug 25, 2015 10:57 AM
Leslee Pohle
I just found Fianna Finkenbinder's headstone on Find A Grave. I'm interested in how you're related in that line. Fianna's sister, Anna Mary, was my 2x great grandmother. Leslee Pohle
Added by Leslee Pohle on Jul 24, 2015 2:32 PM
Jeremy Warneke
Duplicate Bucher
I forgot that I created a duplicate Evaline Bucher memorial. I just deleted as per your suggestion back in January. Thanks.
Added by Jeremy Warneke on Jul 19, 2015 9:19 PM
Jeremy Warneke
Re: Evaline M. Bucher, daughter of Henry Krahmer
I have Evaline's 1980 obit, if you want it.
Added by Jeremy Warneke on Jul 19, 2015 9:01 PM
Dennis Carroll
Thank you for your response. The question for me too is who are Dennis's parents? You said you obtained the information from "Kent Township Burials, Stephenson County, Illinois" by Gary Price. Was this the entry? I am not sure if I have the one you referred to or not.
Birth: 1792
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Jun. 26, 1865
Pleasant Valley
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA

If this is the entry, John and Johanna Buckley were from Macroom. In the entry I pointed out,the family was likely from Kildorrery, Cork. I have the marriage record of Dennis and Mary. The Dennis from Macroom was given a birth date of 1819, which is more in keeping with a father born c1792, while Dennis who married Mary was given a date of 1814. There is a good possibility that Dennis who married Mary is the brother of my great-grandmother. I would LOVE to know his parents' names. I hope this helps.

Added by JanKF on Jul 08, 2015 11:48 AM
Carroll misinformation
First of all, thank you for taking the time to add this stone and other stones to the web site. That is a great service.

On Find A Grave Memorial# 98318195 for Dennis Carroll, St. Mary's Cemetery, Stephenson County, Illinois, someone added the note:

Dennis was the son of John and Johanna (Buckley) Carroll. He married Mary. They had five children: Ellen, Daniel, Mary, Dennis and Hannah.

I wanted to point out that Dennis and Mary did have those children, but Dennis's parents were not John Carroll and Johanna Buckley. Besides finding other parents for Dennis and Mary, I have an email from someone with the user name WilliamCarroll53 (interested in Carroll, Buckley,
and Foley), on Ancestry. He wrote in March 2013: I'm particularly interested because I think that the Dennis Carroll buried in New Dublin (and who lived in Erin) was NOT the son of John Carroll and Johanna Buckley. I say that with some certainty because my 2xgreat-grandfather was Dennis Carroll, son of John and Johanna. He lived in Pleasant Valley and died in 1891, buried St. Patricks/Plum River. His wife was Bridget Foley.

So that would be two of us who feel this information is incorrect. Is there some way to remove the information?

Thank you

Added by JanKF on Jun 29, 2015 10:00 AM
Kevin Kleckner
RE: Update
I wish everyone was this quick!
Added by Kevin Kleckner on Jun 20, 2015 8:12 AM
Kevin Kleckner
Just submitted links for Ida May Frey.
Also I have her middle name spelled MAE instead of May.
Haven't madr it to Stockton yet.
Added by Kevin Kleckner on Jun 18, 2015 6:08 AM
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