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Graves R Us (#46783662)
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Bio Photo I am a retired military veteran and law enforcement officer with an endless love of history. Cemeteries are a significant part of that passion, for in them lie the stories, written and unwritten, of my past, our past, this country's past. Together with my wife, Tina, we love wandering through old cemeteries, graveyards, and family burial plots, listening to those stories come alive as we read the tombstones of those who have gone on before. For decades, we have both traveled the globe, researching, where we could, the trail of those people that would eventually lead to us. We are still searching...and if we can help any of you find some of your lost loved ones, then those will be more good days for us. Should we locate your relative or friend, would you do us the favor of a public message of thanks on our volunteer page? We can assure you that your personal words of appreciation really mean a lot, and more than compensate for the petrol we used. Carpe Diem!!!
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Luella Hinrichsen
RE: Thaddeus Cutler
That is really sad, I'm sorry. Just the fact that you have added his wife and told the story there will help greatly to get that right story told, and it is multiplied by all the children. I'll check for a stone photo for Thaddeus. I want to thank you for your service for our country, I really do appreciate your sacrifices. Luella
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Aug 06, 2014 6:36 PM
Luella Hinrichsen
Thaddeus Cutler
Hi, I know how frustrating it can be to get these memorials all straightened out. I hope you can get the 2 memorials for Alpheus merged. Since the other is made before yours you should be able to do edits I'd think & straighten out the facts. I sure hope so! If you have any additional information for Thaddeus I'd be happy to add it to his memorial. Luella
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Aug 06, 2014 8:45 AM
Barb Chandler
Thank You
Thank you for your volunteering to take photos they are much appreciated.

Barb Chandler
Added by Barb Chandler on Jul 06, 2014 11:45 AM
RE: Byron Edwards
You went above and beyond the call of duty, but this cemetery sounds pretty fascinating. Thanks to you, it will remain available for others.

Keep up the good work!
Added by Larry1963 on Jul 04, 2014 6:09 PM
Jerry Stremcha
Joseph Marx Memorial
I put a little more information on his site. I know I got the right cemetery, it is St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. The problem arises as to what happened to the old St. Peter's Catholic Church in Park Rapids and that location. I am surprised to hear this occur in a small community, but this occurs commonly in large cities, as it is all about a land grab. Thanks again as I am sure there are others affected.
Added by Jerry Stremcha on Jun 16, 2014 5:37 AM
RE: Byron Edwards
The source I used for the cemetery census came from a county genweb site. It may have been in error, but Byron is listed as buried there. Perhaps moved to a different cemetery, or, grave marker is long gone.

Always a mystery to be solved.
Added by Larry1963 on Jun 15, 2014 4:14 PM
RE: Re: Solomon Wright
Sorry to hear you have to go back for a missed one! I'm really impressed you were able to find it. I'be been looking at google maps and think I found the cemetery by your descriptions. I can't seem to get the coordinates converted to digital correctly. :-)
Added by ElizabethA on Jun 15, 2014 8:30 AM
SL Shippy
It is so sad that no one is taking better of that cemetery than that i'm suprised that you could find Alma's stone with all the tall grass & maybe weeds
Added by SL Shippy on Jun 14, 2014 8:20 PM
Byron Edwards
I added a note to the bio that no grave marker remains! Thanks for your efforts.

Added by Larry1963 on Jun 14, 2014 4:57 PM
RE: Re: Solomon Wright
Wow! I'm glad you had a four-wheel too!

I was trying to figure out on the map where the cemetery was and can't find it. Do you have the map location?

Here's a little family history I have of him "Soloman Rugg Wright and his wife, Elenaor, came from the East to Janesville, Wisconsin. The travelled by covered wagon and camped along the way with their three sons, Alonzo, Thomas and Leander (was a baby). Late the moved to Paynesville, Minnesota. They bought a farm on Lake Kuonis, and lived there until the boys grew up. Andrews, Jay Edward later. In the early 1900's they moved to Bemidji, Minnesota and bough a farm adjoining their son Thom's farm"
Added by ElizabethA on Jun 14, 2014 11:43 AM
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