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Brent Gillespie (#46899345)
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Bio Photo I guess I was about 7 or 8 yrs old when I first remember my dad taking me to cemeteries to trace our roots. Now I am an addict to genealogy and cemetery hunting!!! (I think it is from the Mingo Swamp water!!)
This is a wonderful website it has helped me leaps and bounds in my personal genealogy quest!

I like to transcribe entire cemeteries so loved ones can be found, mine & yours. So most of the memorials I post I am not related to. If you see a relative or someone close to you that I have posted & wish to manage there memorial, please just holler & I can transfer it to you as long as I am not related.

I have posted many photos on this site & anyone may use them for there family tree. If you make a million off one of them, please at least buy me dinner.

If you see a mistake or just have more info just leave me a message or E-Mail me. I will be happy to add the info for any additions or corrections.

A question has been asked several times here lately. "Why do you put 'Bio Info Courtesy of' & link that person to the info?" Well I like to keep track of my sources & who sent me what for whom. Also it gives that person the credit for all the hard work they have done. If you do not want your name attached to a memorial that you have given me info on, please just tell me & I will not attach it.

Please do not get upset if I do not answer your messages & e-mails right away. I get alot of messages & e-mails everyday. I try to answer them all quickly but some take longer than others, but I will get to them!! Currently I am working on messages, requests & transfers from Feb 2013.

Happy Hunting !!
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26894634 Lt Alexander K. Bothwell
Hi Brent- I have further info on A. K. Boutwell. It came from the Roster of the 8th Missouri Cavalry Regiment, compiled by James E. McGhee.

Alexander served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division. Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co H 10 Oct 1862 in Scott County. Appointed 4th Sergeant 12 Nov 1862. Elected Junior 2nd LT 15 August 1863. Taken prisoner of war at Mine Creek, KS 25 Oct 1864. Escaped from train near Vincennes, IN while being transferred to Johnson Island, OH. He was recaptured and held as prisoner for the balance of the war. Released on oath 16 Jun 1865. Physical description: dark complexion, dark hair, blue eyes. Residence: Scott County

Marilyn (mld)
Added by mld on May 30, 2016 5:30 PM
Laurel D
Find A Grave Memorial# 29713492
Hi Brent, I requested this about a year ago, but would you please transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 29713492 Emma TUTTLE Carson to me? She was my grandmother. I had already created a memorial when you created yours, then FindAGrave merged the two and left you with management. I would appreciate your promt attention. Thank you, Laurel Dancoe
Added by Laurel D on May 15, 2016 5:39 PM
Ken Buttry
Pleasant Grove Cem -- Bell City
Brent, Do you know who I can contact that would have a list of those interred in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Bell City. I have some distant relatives that were probably buried there according to their death certificates. The names on the death certificates were "Buttry" but should have been "Buttery" by closer relatives. Their son was buried at Morgan Memorial in Advance as "Buttrey".

I wish I knew who I am!

Ken Buttry
Added by Ken Buttry on May 09, 2016 12:47 PM
Daddys Girl
Memorial # 37166508
Regarding Memorial # 37166508 for Bertie Eva Proffer. I sent a private message requesting that you DELETE it. No answer or action disappoints me. Your memorial with incorrect info was created on 5/16/2009

She has a correct memorial # 27813349 with all correct information that was established on 6/25/2008.

As a contributor, I am convinced that both of us know the simplicity of the requested task. In the private message to you, I offered further information.

Best wishes, Brent. This is important to me and to those who are related.
Added by Daddys Girl on Apr 20, 2016 1:50 PM
Tabitha A.Gouch Conyers
She is the one I search, what was your grandmothers name buried in the cemetery.. I went there and did not know her last name. Thank you so much for sharing, I only had the ;A; not Arthur... I am at waiting to hear from you....
Added by Chris on Mar 20, 2016 11:30 AM
Elida Faye Tirey
Thank you
Thanks for processing my edit requests and taking the time to document history one tombstone at a time.
Added by Elida Faye Tirey on Mar 04, 2016 4:22 PM
Diane Darby
Follow up on message left June 26 2013
Memorial #30366923. Could you please transfer the Darby's you have to me. They are all family. I would like to link and add information. Thanks again. Diane Darby
Added by Diane Darby on Feb 23, 2016 6:02 AM
Abby Brock-Lane
Parvin Williamson 29943965
Hello Brent.

I am wondering if you know anything about the death of Parvin Williamson 29943965? He was the driver of a vehicle that crossed over FF at 60 in Essex on April 13, 1968, killing my husbands grandfather and a 20 year old boy in the other car. Parvin,drunk, survived the accident and thankfully, so did the 25 year old driver of the other car. Parvin's date of death is coincidental. He died the same day as the accident, 22 years to the day later. I am very interested in his manner of death because of the date. Any information?


Abby Lane
Added by Abby Brock-Lane on Feb 13, 2016 11:36 AM
Mary Lambert
I noticed that you are able to hyperlink Missouri Death Certificate numbers on your memorials. I often use the online Missouri death certificate database for research. Could you give me an example as to how to hyperlink the death certificate numbers on a findagrave memorial?
Added by Mary Lambert on Jan 21, 2016 12:02 PM
Hello Brent & thank you for all of your hard work on this site. I wanted to take you up on your offer to transfer. I was hoping that you would transfer my niece's grandparents for updates. Memorial# 30646337 and Memorial# 30646329. Also, were there markers & do you have perhaps a pic of them?

Thanks for your help. Sincerely, Eve (#47211467)

Added by Eve on Jan 17, 2016 9:28 AM
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