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Steve Seim (#47256753)
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Bio Photo I am an attorney and court commissioner in Dodge County, Wisconsin. My lovely wife Julie and our kids Philip and Grace (and dog Howie) enjoy exploring cemeteries with me.

Like most of my fellow gravers, I do this to preserve the history of those who came before us and the often beautiful works of art that mark their final resting places - and to make the information more accessible to those who might be searching for it.

My information comes from a variety of sources, including older cemetery transcriptions done by others. Feel free to contact me with corrections, additional information, transfer requests, questions, etc. I'll be happy to help if I can.

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For those with any interest in asylum, poor farm, and other institutional cemeteries, check out my website:
InstitutionalCemeteries.org

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"Jesus said to her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?'" John 11:25-26
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Chris Lounsbury
Pictures
Thank you so much for taking pictures of my ancestors graves. I'm still in the verification process but I'm pretty sure its them. Without your help I wouldn't have been able to see the headstones. Thank you again.

Chris
Added by Chris Lounsbury on Jul 26, 2015 7:31 PM
Scott Jackson
Thank You
Just wanted to send a quick note to thank you for getting those pictures of Abraham Moore's headstone.

Thank you!
Added by Scott Jackson on Jul 26, 2015 4:52 PM
Kathy M.
Kamphuis photo
Thank you, Steve, for getting this picture. It helped me a lot!
Added by Kathy M. on Jul 25, 2015 2:10 PM
luculente
Patrick Mahoney
Steve,

Thanks so much for the photo of Patrick Mahoney's tombstone.

LuAnn
Added by luculente on Jul 25, 2015 1:42 PM
Janetv99
RE: Thamesview Lodge Cemetery
Hi Steve,

I have done some research on the Thamesview Lodge Cemetery (formerly Potters Field)in Chatham, Ontario and have discovered that The Refuge House (Institution)of Dover Township was adjacent to this burial ground. It housed mostly the elderly poor from the area who didn't have anyone to care for them and no way of supporting themselves. Some were taken directly from the local hospital and placed there to die. They were all buried in the above mentioned cemetery. I have cross-referenced names with death records on Ancestry.ca (which indicate residency of the deceased to be the Refuge House). If they died there - then they are buried in Potter's Field. Many appear to be from other provinces or countries and may not have had family here to care for them. Some are just really old citizens who may have outlived their families. I'm just letting you know where I am getting my references from for the edits.

Janet in Chatham, ON
Added by Janetv99 on Jul 21, 2015 8:51 AM
Russell Kasper
Larry Hartmann
Thank you so much for providing such a good photo of Larry Hartmann's war memorial headstone. As you can see from his bio, he was a casualty of the battle at Gettysburg, PA during the civil war. Thank you so much.
Added by Russell Kasper on Jul 21, 2015 7:06 AM
Eunice Chapmond - Kilgore
cRE: Clay County Poor House Cemetery
Sorry cannot tell exactly where it is . Haven't been back there in over 30 years .
Added by Eunice Chapmond - Kilgore on Jul 20, 2015 10:35 AM
KUber
Albert Torrey
Thanks for your efforts to find Albert back in March. I sent a message to add to his memorial that the grave is unmarked. Thanks,
Kathy
Added by KUber on Jul 20, 2015 3:58 AM
Jeannie
Juanita Hoeft Indra
Thank you for the photo of stone.
Jeannie #47370409
Added by Jeannie on Jul 19, 2015 2:22 PM
Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier
Headstone Photos
Hello Steve, Thank you very much for the headstone photos of Elsie Brooks and Clinton D. Brooks.
Added by Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier on Jul 18, 2015 4:12 PM
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