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William Harrison (#47153789)
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Bio Photo In honor of my mother, Marjorie Valentine (Sims) Harrison, I am submitting her photo with my profile.
I have been working quite hard on my family history information since 1993.

I have compiled detailed enumerations for 6 1/5 cemeteries here in Coles Co, IL and have posted most of what I have on 5 of those here on Find A Grave at this time. The names of the cemeteries that I have compiled records for are: Stoner, Adkins/Woodson, Brown's (Unity) Chapel, Mt Tabor, McKenzie, Hurricane, and Miller-Coartney. I've worked some on Kickapoo (Mt Zion), Whetstone, and a few other Cemeteries. I've added links and photos to memorials for all known burials at Mt Tabor.
I'm adding family & requested memorials & photos for Mound/Roselawn Cem in Charleston, Bethel and Rest Haven Cems in Lafayette Twp, as well as a few others.
I also have over 100 Williams family kin in Harmony Cem in Cumberland Co, IL as well as having made other submissions on memorials in several other cemeteries in IA, IL, IN, OH, WV, and WA.

As a photo volunteer, I have visited several more cemeteries in this area to search for and photograph markers.

I am part of a small group working on cleanup of the Cossell Cem, located NW of Charleston. We are slowly making progress! I was recently informed that a local Boy Scout Troop has been working on the cleanup. I hope to be able to assist them when the project resumes in the fall of 2014.

I am primarily researching: Harrison, Sims, Williams, Reynolds, Malcom(b), Stotts, McCreery, Stoner, Schnorf, Adkins, Pettit. I attend the annual Sims Family Reunion at Fox Ridge State Park in Coles Co, IL.

And, recently, I have begun searching for information on my wife's ancestry. Names include: Thomas, Elder, Brooks, Blake, Johnson, Pilkington, Miller, Offill, Richards, Elliott, Norman, Davis, Wright, Wallace, Beaman, Dage, Perkins, Clark, Brockway, Cooley, Durfey, Skinner, Goodwin, Hull, Fickle, Slaymaker, Voetgling, Beck, and Tatman. (so far). We attend the annual Miller-Elliott Reunion in Dieterich, Effingham Co, IL.

I firmly believe that anyone capable of finding, reviewing and posting information on FAG does not need specific directives from other volunteer contributors about how to manage the memorials they have spent their time to post. If errors or omissions in content are observed, then a suggestion to the contributor with updated information or courteous guidance would definitely be appreciated.
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AVA GILBERT
Ezekiel Gilbert photo
A BIG thank you for the picture. I use to take mine but my knees will no longer let me. I really appreciate the volunteer
Photographers, they are wonderful.
Thank you.
Added by AVA GILBERT on Sep 09, 2014 5:02 PM
Cheryl Esche Herrig-Ness
Wilson F. Goff (# 45588469)
Bill,

These are suggestions for Wilson F. Goff
(# 45588469)--

Father: George Emory Goff, Sr
(# 106130163)

Mother: Mary Frost Goff
(# 84162199)

I've visited with you before, via email, about the Goff families. I am descended from Wilson F. Goff too, via his son William Hammer Goff. I hope you are doing well. If you ever would like to transfer management of the Goff family memorials at the Unity Chapel Cemetery near Charleston, IL to me, I would be very happy to manage them.

Thank you for all you do!
Cheryl Esche Herrig-Ness (#47181013)
Added by Cheryl Esche Herrig-Ness on Aug 28, 2014 5:18 PM
David Kennedy
RE: Mayflower passengers
Hello,

I am also a descendent of Francis Cooke he is my 10th gr grandpa, and for the Winslows my wife and I both are Winslow descendents her 11th gr grandpa and my 10th gr grandpa is the same person, I think Edward Winslow. It has been along time since i worked on the Mayflower family but I am related to several of them.

I will keep my eyes open for Anna Goodspeed for you.

Cousin, Dave
Added by David Kennedy on Aug 08, 2014 8:04 AM
LSP
Wm Moffett
Hi Bill,

Thanks so much for trying to find his marker. It's such an old one. I've made notes on his site it couldn't be found.

Appreciate you help!
Added by LSP on Aug 01, 2014 10:04 AM
Melissa Mengle
RE: Photo of Hannah Jane (Gray) Sims, MaGuire marker.
You are welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by Melissa Mengle on Jul 18, 2014 9:50 PM
janet donner
John sanders
Thanks for looking for john sanders I appreciate the time and effort
Added by janet donner on Jul 17, 2014 6:34 AM
Carolyn Wagner
Fudge graves
Thank You so much for posting photos of the graves in the Fudge Cemetery.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Wagner on Jul 16, 2014 8:03 AM
Dana
Jerry Raymond "Jake" Wilson
Thanks so much for the headstone photo. I appreciate your time.
Added by Dana on Jul 10, 2014 2:18 PM
bstahl
Jessie Sugden
Thank you for adding the photo of Jessie Sugden's marker...I appreciate your time and trouble!
Added by bstahl on Jul 10, 2014 2:09 PM
Donna Pelham
Photo request
Thank you for the photo of Lowell Ingram's head stone
Added by Donna Pelham on Jul 10, 2014 7:35 AM
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