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BjJ (#46902476)
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Bio Photo My added vs. managed memorials difference is quite large because I manage many memorials transferred to me from an inactive member.

Please do NOT post scanned obituaries and news articles as photos to memorials as they are not allowed per Findagrave rules. I will ask that they be removed if I find them. Send me the typed information (including source) via the edit tab and I will add it in the bio field where the information belongs.

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Steph McGrath
patrick walsh obit
Such an AWESOME find! Ties everyone together.

Two of his daughters' death records say their mother was Bridget (Foley) Walsh, not Margaret.

But Patk's wife in 1860/70/80 is listed as Margaret/Peggy. And per the girls' birthdates she would fit as the mother for the youngest of them.

So perhaps she'd be Bridget vs Margaret in an obit?

I see some online chat about Irish gals having official vs family names.

Added by Steph McGrath on Jan 23, 2017 7:10 PM
Steph McGrath
patk & marg walsh
Thank you for checking for obits.

They are in 1860, 70 & 80 censuses in Springfield. The spelling of the name varies Walsh, Welch, Welsh.

Patrick is listed in the 1894 Springfield, Illinois city directory: died March, 6, 1894.

The date is off per the stone which says 1893. Either one could be right, but does indicate he died in Springfield.

Ancestry doesn't have a 1900 city dir to check for Margaret.

You'd think they'd at least merit a little burial notice by the 1890s.
Added by Steph McGrath on Jan 23, 2017 2:39 PM
Walter Dunn
Gladys Oliver Dugan Photo
Thanks, I really appreciate the photo.

Walter Dunn
Added by Walter Dunn on Jan 23, 2017 8:02 AM
Steph McGrath
walsh stones
Thank you SO much for the obits and rootsweb link. I've added the corrections and one obit I found.

I trying to see if James Walsh is the son of

-Patrick Walsh # 21891950 died Mar 6, 1893

-Margaret Walsh # 21891485 died Dec 24, 1899

but their obits are not in any of the newspaper archives I subscribe to. Would those dates be covered in the resource you use?

Thanks again!
Added by Steph McGrath on Jan 22, 2017 5:17 PM
Steph McGrath
Walsh family Calvary Cemetery Springfield Sangamon County Illinois, USA
I believe this a family, based on stone styles, censuses, death records, etc--but would like them verified by their proximity in a shared cemetery plot.

James Walsh # 21891446 "father"
Mary J. Walsh # 21891518 "mother"
John Walsh # 78804379
Walter Walsh # 21891997
Gertrude Walsh # 21891409
Walter F. Walsh # 21892001
Raymond R. Walsh # 21891993
Francis R. Walsh # 21891403

Thank you
Added by Steph McGrath on Jan 22, 2017 2:50 AM
Debbie Klotsche
Minnie May Kibler
Do you mindd if I use your Find A Grave photo on my ancestry family tree? Thanks Debbie
Added by Debbie Klotsche on Jan 20, 2017 12:08 PM
Robert Hartman
5707592 Billigans
Thanks for the posting of death certificate and ob
Big Bob
Added by Robert Hartman on Jan 18, 2017 8:54 AM
Shirley M. Strickland
Kenneth Paul Krieger
Thank you posting my edits of Kenneth to his memorial.

Added by Shirley M. Strickland on Jan 17, 2017 2:32 PM
Misty Dawn
Mary mcdaniel
Thank you fe the photo. Misty
Added by Misty Dawn on Jan 16, 2017 12:12 PM
Shirley M. Strickland
Minnie and Augustus Krieger
Thank you for accepting my edits for Minnie and Augustus Krieger and posting them so quickly.

Added by Shirley M. Strickland on Jan 15, 2017 1:04 PM
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