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KC Bolton-Potter (#19433480)
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Bio Photo The only Memorials that are currently UNAVAILABLE FOR TRANSFER are for those persons resting in BURR OAK CEMETERY, Burr Oak, Winneshiek County, Iowa. I am currently engaged in an overhaul of this cemetery and plan to list each burial to-date, along with Bios and relationship links. Your continued patience is appreciated.

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I have photos of nearly every CALIFORNIA Memorial that I have listed. If a headstone photos does not appear, please email me and I will readily post it.

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In addition to Find-A-Grave, I am also long time transcriber & photographer for the USGenweb and CA Tombstone project. PLEASE feel free to contact me with your transcription and photograph requests any time.

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!!!!~~~ PLEASE include the Cemetery, Individual's Full Name, Memorial Number and your own Contributor Number, in ALL emailed requests unless you're submitting request through F-A-G's suggestion link. !!!!~~~

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***I am a tax accountant by trade and rarely have opportunity to make corrections or transfers during January-April. Please be patient as your requests are important to me.***

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My goal in being a contributor is sincere and quite simple... To offer another the same comfort I have received in viewing postings of my own family members, as well as, to reward future generations with historical preservation and recordkeeping. If at any time you have question, concern or find an inaccuracy in a memorial, please holler.
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Mary Breese
Family
Is there anyway that you can get a hold of Judy Martin to give her my email address. She took a picture of Wanda Lewis' grave. Wanda is my aunt my mother was Claudine Barnes she passed away 3 years ago and I have been trying to connect to her family in California but I am not having any luck. Thanks for all your help my email is bmbreese@swbell.net
Added by Mary Breese on Dec 25, 2014 10:01 PM
Jerry C Shaw
Shaw Family Tree
I've noted that you have been providing valuable information for a number of my relatives through grave bios and photos.

I've been looking for the grave for William Shaw of Melrose, Clark County, Illinois DOB: abt 1820 DOD: abt 1853, and for his father and mother, James and Nancy Holt Shaw.

You noted the grave of William's wife, Sarah Sally Shaw in Medsker Cemetery on Findagrave but can't find William's. See http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19591532&ref=acom

You've also documented the grave of my 1st cousin Paul Shaw and I was shocked that he might have been murdered.

Thank you for all your work.
Jerry Shaw
Added by Jerry C Shaw on Dec 20, 2014 10:05 AM
Sandra
edits
please check your edits and Accept or Decline them. Thanks so much for your help. Just been waiting for the results for Calmar Cemetery.
Added by Sandra on Nov 19, 2014 1:28 PM
Caroline Shultz
Drummond Wheeler
Has another Memorial located here with almost same information as yours.
Find A Grave Memorial# 80155144

Thanks!
Caroline Shultz
Added by Caroline Shultz on Oct 23, 2014 4:17 PM
jeffrey
Howell edits
Many thanks for the edits to Florence Hill Howell and Harry Howell in Mount Vernon Cemetery.

Jeffrey
Added by jeffrey on Oct 12, 2014 5:58 AM
Laura V
Dorothy Helene Risdahl Dyrland
Thank you very much for the transfer! She is my 2xgreatgrandmother.

Laura V
Added by Laura V on Sep 22, 2014 9:29 AM
Dian Babcock
Lydia Bellows Clark obituary

Mrs. Lydia Clark was born at Wall Pool, Canada July 15th 1813 and died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Ann Harris, Cresco, Iowa, April 5th 1899 aged 85 years, 8 months and 20 days.
Miss Lydia Bellows was married to Elijah Clark at her home in Canada February 1833. To them were born ten children all of whom survive. In the Spring of 1839 they moved to Elgin, Illinois in the fall of 1851 emigrated to Dubuque County, Iowa from there to Looking Glass Prairie in the Spring of 1853 living there two years, when they settled on the old homestead in Freemont Township, Winneshiek county, where they lived until the death of the husband and father which occurred March 21, 1888 since then Mrs. Clark has lived with her children where she has had the tenderest care that loving hands could render.
She was one whose good works follow them in the grateful testimonies of those whom she nursed in sickness, comforted in sorrow and pacified in controversy, “Blessed as the peacemaker.” She was quiet and unpretending, going about doing good without display.
Her six daughters and four sons, respectable citizens, attest the careful training of a devoted mother who always felt that her highest duty was to bring up her children in the path of rectitude.—
They all settled near her and were all present at the funeral, except Mrs. Don Fifield, the others are Mesdames George Harris, William, Hammond, John Daskam, A. Back, H. Holcomb and John, Ralph, Bryon and William Clark.
Mrs. Clark and her husband lived and died in the faith of the Universalist church, and lived the life of Christians for the blessings it brought on earth as well as for the promise of blessings here after.
She suffered but three days in her last illness though she had been feeble for years, a sweet faced placid, uncomplaining woman fading quietly from earth to heaven.
Rev. Lane conducted the funeral services at the home of George Harris and she was buried beside her husband in the Kendallville cemetery.
Added by Dian Babcock on Sep 14, 2014 4:34 PM
Dian Babcock
Malinda Shelmidine Fifield Obituary
Mrs. W. C. Fifield obituary
The Kendallville community was saddened by the death of Mrs. W. C. Fifield which occurred on November 14, 1920 at her home.
Malinda Shelmidine was born at Oil Creek, Crawford County, Pennsylvania on June 2, 1849. She came with her parents to Kendallville, Iowa when 4 years of age and lived there all the rest of her life and with exception of three years spent in Fayette, Iowa.
On June 2, 1949 she was united in marriage to W. C. Fifield of Kendallville and to this union were born ten children, two of whom died in infancy. She was a member of the M. E. church at Kendallville and previous to the last four years took an active part in church work and the life of the community being one of the main factors in the beginnings organized church life there. The end came slowly and on November 14, 1920 she passed quickly away having reached the age of 71 years 5 months and – days.
She leaves behind her to mourn her death her husband and eight children, Mrs. W. W. Howard of Davenport, Iowa, Mrs. Roy Goldsworthy, Mrs. Harry Goldsworthy, Mrs. Andrew Elliott and Misses Ethel, Vesta and Edna Fifield and Clinton Fifield, a brother D. E. Shelmidine, A sister Mrs. G. W. Daskam, Sixteen grandchildren one great grandchild, and a large circle of friends.
The funeral services were held on Tuesday November 16. A prayer service at her home and the public service at the Kendallville church. Rev G. W. ---- officiated speaking from the --- “She hath done what she --- “The immortality of Unselfish service Two duets were rendered by Mrs. Steve Todd and Mrs. W. A. ---- “Beautiful Isle of Some--- and “Someday the silver cord ---- accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Renter. The floral tri--- from the family, the Ladies Aid ---- friends were many and beautiful.
The interment was at Kendallville Cemetery.
I found a cemetery in Oil Creek, Crawford County, Pennsylvania by the name of Shelmidine Cemetery.
Added by Dian Babcock on Sep 10, 2014 9:48 PM
VickiO
Austin W. Matteson #21305380
I just wanted to thank you for the beautiful winter photos of the Matteson family graves. I am very distantly related and not asking for a transfer, I just love the photos!

I also do winter grave photos here in New Jersey so I appreciate the effort you have made to FindAGrave.

-Vicki
Added by VickiO on Sep 09, 2014 8:58 PM
Jeff Lloyd ©2004-2014
Phelps Cemetery "edits" waiting...
HI KC,
Do hope you might check your "edits" to approve changes for:
Phelps Cemetery - Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa

Much thanks for all you do!
Jeff
Added by Jeff Lloyd ©2004-2014 on Aug 26, 2014 12:08 PM
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