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Tess (#46890960)
 member for 7 years, 4 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo Please when suggesting an addition, correction or just talking about a certain memorial, go to the edit button on the memorial you are referring too. This sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family (Keith #63084957, Draelants #114859762, Ellerman #33214923, Eslinger #23250170, Reynolds #105391812, Hochstedler #23250170) . I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. And I do not like, when I do transfer a memorial to you that you will delete it and create a new one, HOW RUDE of you. If I feel that is what you will do I will not transfer the memorial. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree. I also do not transfer memorials for you to add information then say you will transfer back I am fully capable of updating memorials myself.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?
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RE: Martin & Sarah Reed
Thank you for your note.
Added by Tony on Jul 08, 2014 11:18 AM
Darlene Keith
Tess, thank you for transferring Cecil and Alice Taylor and Cecil Baumgardner to me. I appreciate you so very much. Sorry I am a little late getting this sent. Darlene
Added by Darlene Keith on Jul 07, 2014 10:32 AM
Melvina Chambers
Tess, thank you for the transfer.
Added by Jansue44 on Jul 06, 2014 6:46 PM
krista schmidt
RE: Clark Cemetery in Cedar Co
Hi Tess, we spoke a while back regarding the Clark Cemetery in Cedar County, Stockton area. Do you know how I can get my hands on that old cemetery book? Were there only 3 names for that cemetery? This is a huge brick wall that I am hoping to break through! Thanks, Krista
Added by krista schmidt on Jul 01, 2014 12:58 PM
Doris Jaques Bair
Noble Hamilton
Thank you so much for Noby's transfer. I really appreciate it and all the work you have done.

Doris Hamilton Bair
Added by Doris Jaques Bair on Jul 01, 2014 10:23 AM
James Horace Culver
Thank you very much for the transfer of James Horace Culver. I really appreciate it. Now he's with family. Thanks again.
Added by Sly on Jun 30, 2014 9:53 AM
Doris Jaques Bair
Noble Hamilton
Tess, you did a photo of Noble Hamilton. Can you tell me where that was for sure?
It seems to be really confused where he is. I know your photo is where he is at.
The one at Love Cemtery with his mother is not where he was buried if the marker said 1908 is when he was born.
Noby was a brother to my father-in-law.
Help Please!!
Thank you for all your hard work.

Added by Doris Jaques Bair on Jun 27, 2014 11:12 AM
Ellen Dickinson
Thanks, Tess!
Added by Ellen Dickinson on Jun 25, 2014 6:23 AM
Tess, thank you for transferring all the memorials I asked for in a timely manner.I am linking the Chambers family together and am excited!

Added by Jansue44 on Jun 24, 2014 2:51 PM
Tess, thank you for transferring my parents memorials to me.I plan to add pictures and info.

Added by Jansue44 on Jun 23, 2014 2:53 PM
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