|Linda T (#46802385)|
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Having more fun walking the older areas of the cemeteries and thinking of the histories.|
I have photographed all of Oak Grove and more than half of Lakeside in Pekin, IL. There are alot of missing headstones and quite a bit that are unreadable. Getting what I can before they are gone.
I will transfer ONLY within Find A Grave's guidelines. Though happy to add any information you have to the memorials. This is a memorial site, not a family genealogy site.
I also have spent many an hour walking the cemeteries and transcribing headstones that are hard to read. If you take any of the photos and place them on other sites such as Ancestry, at least make credit back to me. May sound selfish, but giving credit to someone for their work is only correct.
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|David Abad||Correct Parents for George Schwinn (1872 - 1959)|
The correct parents for George Schwinn (1872 -1959), Memorial #76158077, are John Schwinn, Memorial #134869739, and Christine Thierolf, Memorial #67196961. This can be seen from the record of his marriage to Elizabeth Katherine Sattler at https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q292-2BBZ and the record of his christening in Germany at https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NCZY-W3X. Please attach him to his correct parents.
|Rita||RE: Scheidels in Lakeside Cemetery|
Added by Rita on Jun 24, 2016 8:33 AM
|Steve McAnelly||RE: Ester Agney Belser|
How do I access that index??
In the material on her memorial, I see that it says her mother and father were born in Pennsylvania, but I do not see anywhere that it says where she was born.
Do you have an e-mail address I can send you copies of some stuff I have from my uncle who was working on the family history before he died in 1995?
|Rita||Scheidels in Lakeside Cemetery|
There is a Jacob Scheidel in this cemetery whose headstone reads "Brother" and also a Frank with a similar headstone. Are these two headstones together? Are there others near by? If you get a chance to go back to that cemetery could you check? No hurry. Thanks.
Added by Rita on Jun 16, 2016 11:31 AM
|Tom Jackson||Warren Wineburner|
thx. I was going by Darlene Neville's obit that mentioned a brother Ron Wineburner 157858231, that proceeded her in death but there was no mention of Warren Jr. who was sr married to?
|Barb||Bub Arnett update|
Thank you, Linda. That was very kind of you to also add the American flag!
Added by Barb on Jun 12, 2016 6:01 PM
Hi, Linda. I see you recently added the above memorial for Loren C Arnett. He is my brother. We called him "Bub." Bub was stationed in Viet Nam back in 1966. Please be advised that his birtdate was May 28, 1945. Thank you.
Barb Arnett Friend
Added by Barb on Jun 12, 2016 3:53 PM
|Angela Merchant Daw||RE: Ruth Porter Davis|
Thank you, she would be a sibling of my late Grandmother. Unfortunately my Grandmother has passed away so I can't ask her any questions. I have only been researching for a few years now and this family is hard to track. I didn't live close to my Grandmother growing up and my mom said she didn't talk much about her childhood.
|Angela Merchant Daw||Ruth Porter Davis|
Hi, I was just wondering how you knew the infant Ruth Porter Davis was buried at Woodrow Cemetery in Pekin, Illinois. I am researching this family. I know she died in Pekin. Do you have a photo of this grave? I would love to see one.
|Steve Tysdal||RE: Graveyard Storm|
The thing is that the cemetery book you have is correct on the location of the interment but perhaps after the storm, some headstones were placed in a misleading location. It could be Mr. Volk's grave with Mr. Massow's headstone. You have a great day also.
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