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M J Carroll (#46959316)
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Bio Photo I was born in Kansas City, Kansas.
Raised in North Hollywood, California.
Lived in Alexandria, Virginia and Brunswick, Maine.
Visited Oklahoma and Missouri every summer of my youth.
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RE: Walter Lee Clem & wife
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Added by mmommyof5 on Oct 20, 2014 6:59 PM
Walter Lee Clem & wife

Just saw the picture you posted of Walter Clem and wife. Do you know which wife this is a picture of? I am a descendant of Chester Cheney, the father of Charlotte "Lottie" Cheney who married Walter Clem.

Any info you have on the Clem or Cheney family would be appreciated.

Thank you.

Added by mmommyof5 on Oct 17, 2014 10:04 AM
Joseph Kusmisz
Hi! Photos posted for him.

Also there:

Anna Kusmisz, 1898 - 1980

If you add a photo request for her I will post the photos I took of her grave marker.

Added by Ace on Jul 04, 2014 4:07 AM
RE: Braunberger
Hi M,
You are very welcome for the photo. What is 'written in stone' is not always so, it seems. Have you seen the Braunberger family stories and wonderful photos in the on-line history book "Beiseker's Golden Heritage"?
Kindest regards,
Added by Deb on May 26, 2014 6:35 AM
D Jones
William, Caroline, and Emma Vogt
I was at Concordia Cemetery today and went to the location where the Vogts are buried. The cemetery office confirmed the location but there was no headstone and the office did not have a record of a headstone either.

I took a picture of the area where they are buried and will post it to each of the memorials for the Vogts.

Thank you,
Added by D Jones on Apr 30, 2014 2:30 PM
John W. Clem
I do not think John W. Clem is buried at Danville National Cemetery.

You can search all National Cemeteries (including Danville, IL), and they do not have a John W. Clem listed in this cemetery.

I checked newspaper article, which lists a John W. Clem, F Co., 18th ILL Inf that passed away in Danville Soldiers Home in Barracks A, but it does not look like he was buried there.

I'm guessing that THIS MEMORIAL in West Frankfort, Illinois is the same person (Same Company and such)
Added by on Apr 14, 2014 4:11 PM
Tracy Keeney
Bertha Smith
I just wanted to let you know that I tried finding Bertha's grave at Mt Washington in Independence, but sadly I was unable to locate it. I haven't "unclaimed" your request as I DO plan to go back this week and look again. But this time, I'll consult with someone in the office and see if I can get some help.
I had the plot information you provided and got a map from the office when I first arrived, but unfortunately the maps are EXTREMELY vague, as the lots are not marked on the map OR in the cemetery. I hadn't been to this particular cemetery before and was unaware of how poorly it's marked and how bad the maps are. Unfortunately, after looking for several stones I'd planned to photograph, by the time I got back to the office it was closed. So I'm going to make another trip out this week.
I DID want to let you know though-- that the area I THOUGHT Bertha's stone would be, had SEVERAL Smith's in it and a few of them weren't on FindAGrave. So I went ahead and made memorials for them. One of them is for Lester R. Smith Jr, who appears to very possibly be Bertha's grandson. Her memorial has a link to her son, Lester R Smith 1901-1966, and RIGHT in the same location where I thought her grave would be, was a stone for Lester R Smith Jr. #127820875. Also in the same little area was an Eleanor C Smith #127820781, Mary Frances Smith #127820960 and William O Smith #127820310. So these people may possibly be tied to her as well.
Added by Tracy Keeney on Apr 12, 2014 1:24 PM
Claudia Burgess Gershon
Created by: M J Carroll
Record added: Mar 10, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126150920

Posted a marker photo of Claudia with only a birthdate.

Also listed are other family members on the marker.
Added by B J on Mar 14, 2014 5:49 PM
Betty Allaire
Charles William Saffell
Greetings MJ.

I hope you don't mind I did a little digging on the Forest Lawn Database. Regarding the Saffell family that are laid to rest there. The website list Charles William Saffell birth year as 1923 & the date of death 2012.

Take note that there are 2 more Saffell buried at the Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills) listed. A Harold Victor Saffel 1901-1954 Memorial #124303479 & a Gertrude Eleanor Saffel 1902-1997 memorial #12303541.

On the California marriage index it list a marriage between a Charles William Saffell & Opal Husband on December 31, 1945. It also lists Charles father as Harold V Saffel & his mother as Gertrude Eleanor Nortey.

I think our 4 Saffell are truly related.

Have a wonderful day,

Betty's daughter Michelle...
Added by Betty Allaire on Jan 29, 2014 10:49 AM
Eva Pippin Flowers
Mildred DeWalt
You are a great asset to FindAGrave! What a gracious person! Thank you for being willing to remove your site though it was older to accommodate the relative! I'm impressed! May you be richly blessed for being a blessing to others!
Added by Eva Pippin Flowers on Dec 02, 2012 5:09 PM
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