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Lesa Epperson (#46576986)
 member for 11 years, 5 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo I have been doing genealogy for many years. One of my favorite things in researching is visiting cemeteries. I love to just walk around the tombstones and try to imagine what the people's lives might have been like. I have been contributing tombstone pictures to this site to help fellow genealogists that are a distance away that can't visit their relative's gravesite in person.

My family has been a big assistance to me in my project for this website. My son, Trenton, my daughter, Alena, and my husband, Terry, have helped me take tombstone photos. So a big "THANKS" goes out to all three of them!!

Quote from Findagrave: "The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. THE ULTIMATE GOAL SHOULD BE TO HAVE MEANINGFUL, ACCURATE MEMORIALS THAT HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF WHO CREATED THE MEMORIAL OR WHO MAINTAINS IT." Please keep this in mind when you request a transfer as it takes a lot of time and money to do research to add memorials to this site. I love working on this site, but I have run into some problems just recently.

I DO WELCOME ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS AND FAMILY LINKS. The more information the better!! I usually get the updates done within 1 or 2 days.
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John
James P Morrison (51305676)
Hi there,

Are you sure that James P Morrison is the husband of Harriet Stearns Morrison (51305701)?

I'm researching a family from Cass County, Iowa. Research indicates that Sarah Morrison left Vermillion County, Illinois after the death of her husband, James Perry Morrison. She and her four children travelled by covered wagon to Cass County, Iowa.

When I saw that there was a "James P Morrison" in Vermillion County that died in 1888, I was sure that he was the 'missing' husband and father of the Cass County folks. But after I saw that he was linked to a different wife and child, I had to think twice.

Do you have any other information?

Thanks! John
Added by John on Oct 22, 2014 12:11 PM
cathy lindeman
Alanson Albert Greenwood
Hi,
I believe that Alanson Albert Greenwood (1827 Bethel,Maine-1903 Attica, IN ) is also buried in Riverside Cemetery. Either close to his first wife Eliza Ann Ness Greenwood and his uncle, Hurley Greenwood ( he was in business with him)or his second wife Amelia E. McCormick and his daughters Ida and Mary Celeste. I would like to post a memorial for him, but am hesitant to do so without a marker. Do you have access to the cemetery records or recall a marker for him when you did the others?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Cathy Lindeman
Added by cathy lindeman on Sep 14, 2014 12:24 PM
Geraldine Barnett
Esther G.
Thanks Lesa, deleted duplicate. always let me know of any errors you note of mine. I strive to make this site accurate but when I started about four years ago, didn't know what I do now. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Sep 12, 2014 9:13 PM
cathy lindeman
Mary Ellen Strader Workinger (1849-1931
Hi,
Do you recall how you found out she was using the name Strader. She was 1st married to Johathan Swigart.
She was actually Mary Ellen Mosier and her mother's 3rd marriage was to a Strader.
Any information would be helpful as this is a difficult family for me to trace.
Thanks,
Cathy Lindeman
Added by cathy lindeman on Sep 09, 2014 9:20 AM
Russell Kasper
Henry C. Wright 67447313
Could this be Quarter Master Henry C. Wright who served in the 25th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War?
Added by Russell Kasper on Sep 03, 2014 2:14 PM
Nancy Long
Green Turtle Cay cemetery
I just want to thank you for the posting and the photographs of Green Turtle Cemetery. My husband and I owned a house on White Sound near the Green Turtle Club. We spent parts of each year there from 1976 to 2006 and loved every minute on this beautiful island. The tombstone photos bring back so many good memories of so many of the people we new. My husband, Jim Long, passed in 2008 and his ashes were scattered at Green Turtle. Is there someway to post a memorial for him even though there is no marker?
Thank you for all your work,
Nancy Long
Pennsylvania
Added by Nancy Long on Aug 16, 2014 9:06 AM
RoseOfThePlains
Memorial# 58507584, et al
Thank you for all of the Family Links. We appreciate being able to 'reunite' the family here on these memorials, and thank you for all of your work here at Find-a-Grave. Best wishes to you.
Added by RoseOfThePlains on Aug 03, 2014 3:18 PM
Lorraine
Harriet Miller Bowen
Thanks Lesa for adding Harriet's maiden name. Great seeing you yesterday. Have a blessed day.
Lorraine
Added by Lorraine on Aug 02, 2014 10:00 AM
MissKitty
Hiram Fugate gravestone photo
May I have your permission to download the photos of the gravestone of Hiram Fugate & his wives (Memorial# 41607218)?
I would like to upload them into my Ancestry family tree.
Thank you for your consideration.
-Ro Fleury
Added by MissKitty on Jul 08, 2014 3:34 PM
Nancy Riddle
Gladys Riddle Chandler 83860893
Would it be possible for you to take a picture of the marker for Gladys and her husband Frank 83860913 and their daughter Frances 83860967. Gladys is my husband's aunt. They are buried in Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville IL. Thanks.
Added by Nancy Riddle on Jun 23, 2014 2:49 PM
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