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Beth Sparrow (#46549069)
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Bio Photo Beth (Jorgensen) Sparrow living in Polk County, Nebraska. Have photos and information on the following surnames: My father's line: Hanks, Fields, Jorgensen, Foster, Lindsay in Nebraska, Illinois, Germany and Denmark.
My mother's line: Seggerman, Regnier, Junker, Michels, Barber, Sickmon in Nebraska and Illinois, Germany, France, and back to England thru Mayflower passengers.

Have photos and some information on my husband's family: His father's line: Sparrow, Foresman, Richart, Hubbard from Illinois and back east. Currently trying to gather records for my husband's Richart line back to the Mayflower.
His mother's line: Patterson, Thompson, Waterman, Smith and Krieg from Illinois and eastern states.
I also have researched my step-mother-in-law's family: Smith, Steward, Flick, Hill, Hughes, Whitacre, Cross and Glass from mainly Illinois, Indiana and east.

Please see my virtual cemeteries for specific relatives in these lines, and please contact me if you are related to any of these families. I like getting in touch with distant cousins.
Let me know if you want me to transfer someone so you can add more info to a relative. If someone is not my relative, I will usually transfer. Please state your relation in your requests for transfer.
Polk county cemetery info came from the cemetery or from the city/cemetery records. Polk county marriage info comes from the clerk's office at the county courthouse.
I am an avid cemetery photographer fulfilling requests in Polk county and trying to photograph all cemeteries in Polk county (where I live). I will add partial obituaries; I will not add living (surviving) relatives of recent deaths.
IF you use my photos in an online tree, PLEASE give credit by saying "courtesy of Beth Sparrow". It's very annoying to see your own photo in an Ancestry tree with no credit given. And you KNOW it's your photo because the bird poop is in the same place.
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Washington Ryan & wife memorians

Thank you very much for the wonderful photo. It is much appreciated.

MTB (#47315654)
Added by MTB on Jun 27, 2016 10:50 AM
The Locator
Blue Ridge Cemetery
Thank you for taking the time to photo the cemetery stone for Ezra and Emma Felton. A job well done and keep up the good work......................
Added by The Locator on Jun 25, 2016 2:32 PM
RE: C. E & Ellen Paulsen in Evergreen
Thank you, I should be able to get the photos this week.
Added by SRGF on Jun 21, 2016 7:55 PM
Eric Weber
Reverend Matthew Gardner
Hi Beth, you're my 6th cousin 2x removed through Matthew Gardner my 5th great grandfather.
Added by Eric Weber on Jun 21, 2016 6:31 PM
Jane Bitgood Gestrine
RE: Gestrine correction
Thanks, I do think websites such as these should be accurate so when I saw the error I was anxious to get it corrected. I figured you would want to verify the info tho. Karen said she was going to see you and would try to talk to you too. Glad it's all right now, thanks again. Appreciate all that you do for the site.
Added by Jane Bitgood Gestrine on Jun 04, 2016 5:09 PM
Angela Perry
RE: Emil Gustafson
Thank you Beth. Think I will have to get death certificate in Wisconsin where he died. His obit days that his body was being returned to Omaha for burial West Lawn. I will acquire one to see if there were any change of plans after obit was submitted but if he wasnt buried with his dad then he wouldost likely be buried in Portage Wisconsin where his mother us but I know he isn't there because that is my stomping grounds. Thanks for the luck, I'm going to need it.
Added by Angela Perry on May 30, 2016 5:23 PM
Angela Perry
RE: Emil Gustafson
Thank you for getting back to me. John isn't his father. Emil and family settled in Douglas County, Omaha. I'm pretty sure that is where Harry Emil and son, Walter Wilbur Gustafson are buried. After Emil's death, his wife Lucinda remarried and relocated to La Cross Wisconsin with Walter. I have Walter's obit. It does state that Walter's body would be return to Omaha And be buried in West Lawn. West Lawn says neither Harry Emil nor Walter are there. I'm wondering if I was to get a death certificate if it would show something different. Where ever they are, I believe they are in same cemetery.
Thank you again,
Added by Angela Perry on May 30, 2016 8:55 AM
Angela Perry
Emil Gustafson
I'm looking for info on my great great grandfather, Emil Gustafson. Emil first married Hedvig Petersen. Hedvig died in 1920. They had a son, my great grandfather, Harry Emil who married Lucinda Williams. They had two sons, Walter Wilbur (burial place in Nebraska unknown) and my grandfather, Harry Benjamin. Harry Emil died at what I'm guessing to be about 1921 which I am unable to find his resting place. Emil then married Nellie Matilda Johnson Gustafson (1875 - 1949)*. From what I have learned, the story of Emil and Nellie Matilda Johnson is quite interesting. I know nothing of Nellie's family. Is this part of your family or do you know anyone researching this family that could shed some light for me?

Thank you,

Angela Gustafson Perry
Added by Angela Perry on May 25, 2016 6:56 PM
Judy Johnson
Hjalmer & Cora Gustafson
I was so happy to see the transfers of my great Aunt & Uncle. Thanks for your kindness.

Added by Judy Johnson on May 08, 2016 7:24 PM
Larry Ciet
RE: Ruben R Layton 18361892
Thanks Beth for you efforts in all you have done for me. I believe I am good for now on photo requests for my Layton family Line.

Larry L. Ciet
Added by Larry Ciet on May 01, 2016 9:34 PM
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