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Lisa Gerald (#47005408)
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Bio Photo Feel free to contact me with any corrections or additions to my listings!

Please use the "Edit" tab for making changes to data fields; and select "suggest any other correction or addition" to:
1) Add other info outside the data fields
2) To (optional) provide documentation for changes
3) To request a memorial transfer

I'm happy to transfer individuals unrelated to my family (or more closely related to you), or if you have some special interest in them.

Gravestone photos which I have taken may be freely used for any legitimate genealogical or historical purpose. Please click on the photo to make sure that it's mine, and that I did not just add it; I will credit original photographer.

Please also feel free to add more photos to the memorials - portraits, snapshots, etc. If you need more photo slots just let me know; if you have a better gravestone picture I'm fine with deleting mine.

And here's a standing "Thank you" to the usual suspects, for sending corrections, links & additional info for the local memorials; I know your work is impeccable!


Primary focus is documenting West Aurora Cemetery. Nearly all marked graves now have photos posted; a few fallen, broken, and overgrown stones still need to be identified and photographed. (About half of the documented burials are known to be unmarked.) Please check out the "unknowns" if you are missing a family member who you think might be buried at West Aurora!

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Jennifer Madison
Electa Nelson
Did you send me the edit requests for Electa Nelson? I think that one of them did not go through.
Added by Jennifer Madison on Jun 25, 2014 8:33 AM
Bonnie Waters
I wasn't able to go thru the entire cemetery but will get back there next week to look for more Smith stones and take a photo of the plot. The place is ruled by giant bees!
Added by Bonnie Waters on Jun 01, 2014 10:34 AM
Kathy Robinson
Herbert Stauffer
I'm sorry, but I thought I had the photo you requested for Herbert Stauffer, but I took a photo of his father's tombstone. I will try to get it next time I go to Green Pond Cemetery.....I wasn't paying attention when I took it - I was excited I found a "Herbert Stauffer" and didn't realize it wasn't the one you wanted:( Maybe I'll have better luck next time! Again, I apologize.
Added by Kathy Robinson on May 28, 2014 3:18 PM
Nancy Heib
Andrew Yender
Lisa, Thank you sooo much for the transfer!
It is much appreciated.
Added by Nancy Heib on May 23, 2014 9:43 AM
Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
Margaret Hiemenz Biever
Hi Lisa:

Received your message about the changes for this memorial, but when I checked, the information now matches my records. It all looks good. Thanks!
Added by Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell on May 19, 2014 6:58 PM
My Labor of Love
RE: Hiram Hopkins
I'm glad you caught this. It was late, here's the information for the surname Hopkins at Root Street Cemetery from the Aurora Master Plots:

Hopkins Herman 25-Aug-1849
Hopkins Harriet 15-Aug-1868
Hopkins Robert 18-Oct-1865
Hopkins Milton 15-Feb-1860

After Hopkins was Howland, I misread it, I thought it was another Hopkins.

Howland Hiram J 17-May-1863

I'm assuming that Herman Hopkins should be Hiram? Mine's already deleted. When I searched solders that served in the War of 1812, there's no Herman, but there are 2 Hirams.

Take Care,
Added by My Labor of Love on Apr 09, 2014 5:26 PM
Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
Distant cousins. Would probably be better to wait until a family member more closely related laid claim to memorial --- that way they could add more info and such. Thanks for the offer. About new notification if you have edits to make. I found the tab totally by accident! Yikes! Now check every couple of days.
Added by Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell on Mar 21, 2014 10:04 PM
Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
Oops! Just sent you a private email as this one came through. Looks like we are on the same page.
Added by Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell on Mar 21, 2014 9:46 PM
Glenda Barry
Minnie Chapman
Hi Lisa,

Thanks for sending the info, I have linked them. Let me know if you want a transfer. Have a good evening!

Added by Glenda Barry on Mar 13, 2014 4:58 PM
Charles Nicholson

Thanks for linking Charles with his folks and all your work on these memorials.

Added by Deb on Mar 09, 2014 8:51 PM
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