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oldboyscout (#47410155)
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Bio Photo Hello,
The image on the left is of my grandfather and his brother. It was likely shot at the 1915 Lincoln Exposition in Chicago. Grandpa (on the right) stands on a prosthetic leg and is also missing his right arm. The loss of these limbs were a result of an encounter with a high power line while working as a roofer in Chicago. The "Human Torch" was able to recover and father three more children. If not for his will to survive I would not be here today, my father was conceived after the accident.
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Scott Thompson
Magnus and Bessie Lakness
Thanks for taking pictures of Magnus and Bessie Lakness headstones at the Scandinavian cemetery! Still looking for Magnus' first wife Lena who may also be buried in the same cemetery. Thanks again! Scott Thompson
Added by Scott Thompson on May 02, 2016 6:36 PM
Deborah Gowen
Henry and Gertrude Mund
Helping those who live so far away from their deceased loved ones is not only a selfless act of kindness on your part, it is a cherished and priceless gift that you give to us. Your time and effort are much appreciated; you're an asset to this web site!
Thank you
Added by Deborah Gowen on Apr 27, 2016 4:00 PM
Orrin Merritt III
Thanks for the Picture
Great to get the grave stone picture.

Thanks
Orrin
Added by Orrin Merritt III on Apr 27, 2016 8:01 AM
JSOrorke
RE: Harry Norton
Thanks for the Norton additions and the story!
Added by JSOrorke on Apr 26, 2016 6:54 AM
JSOrorke
Harry Norton
Thanks so much for the photo of Harry's headstone! I know you've taken photos for me before, and I'll probably have more requests at some point as I continue to research my Civil War families. Hope you enjoyed your day in the cemetery!
Added by JSOrorke on Apr 25, 2016 8:16 PM
Gary Bonney
Bonney/ Winn photo
Thanks for the Photo
Gary
Added by Gary Bonney on Apr 25, 2016 9:53 AM
Orrin Merritt III
RE: Thompson
Thanks for the wealth of information on the Thompson family. Most of that I did not have!!

Great Support!
Orrin
Added by Orrin Merritt III on Apr 25, 2016 8:11 AM
Michele Wagner-Howard
RE: Photo for Percy Vincent Ward #152000085
Thank you. We were wondering if she was there. I should have asked you to look. I'm glad you noticed.
Thanks again,
Michele Howard-Wagner
Added by Michele Wagner-Howard on Apr 23, 2016 10:41 AM
Michele Wagner-Howard
Photo for Percy Vincent Ward #152000085
Thank you for the photo of Percy's final resting place.

Sincerely,
Michele Howard-Wagner
Added by Michele Wagner-Howard on Apr 23, 2016 10:31 AM
JARROTT P. COX
Find A Grave Memorial# 29064489
May I ask where you got the information on this one. Thanks
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Apr 22, 2016 11:00 PM
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