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Jack McIlrath (#46933259)
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Bio Photo As I visit cemeteries, I try to photograph some older stones (ones that may not last another 100 years) then create memorials using the basic information from the stone with little or no additional research. If I have created a memorial for one of your family members, I will be more than happy to transfer ownership to you so you can make it the memorial your family member deserves.

You have my permission to use my Find a Grave photos in your personal family trees. Send me a note letting me know you are using them. Also, please give me credit as the photo taker and Find a Grave credit as the source.

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Family Matters
Bowers in Alexandria, Indiana
Are you related ?
Added by Family Matters on Nov 29, 2014 3:57 PM
RE: McCollums
You're welcome! If they are family, or if you know more about them, feel free to ask for transfers of memorials from Linwood Cemetery, in Galesburg, IL, including Memorial # 126366167, plus more. This all started with research stemming from Memorial # 71373520 in Wisconsin.
Added by AlongTheWay on Mar 31, 2014 10:05 AM
v f
Hi Jack,

I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your photography. I have a lot of relatives buried in White Co. and I really appreciate how respectful you are by not using shaving cream or chalk on those fragile stones.
Thanks again for all you do!!
Added by v f on Jan 30, 2014 6:17 PM
RE: Noble & Juanita Jasper
Jack, we seem to have dupes of Josie and Noble. Did you by chance have them listed in the "Old Lamb Cemetery"? When I seen that there were two cemeteries listed for the "Lamb Cemetery" at Tobinsport, I had the two cemetries merged. There is really no Old Lamb Cemetery, we from Tobinsport don't really know why or when they started calling it that. I will transfere mine of Josie (better picture of stone) if you do the same with Noble.(He is in my Family, his mother is my G Aunt.) At any rate they need to be merged or one taken down. Now there are now several dupes for the Lamb Cemetery, and most are my family. Sorry for the confusion. This is so funny! Think I started a big mess. Blessings ~ Christina
Added by Christina on Oct 26, 2013 8:36 AM
Allen Helderman
RE: Elizabeth Krampe Photo
Glad you enjoyed the pix. You may use as many of my gravestone pix from find a grave as you need on your family tree.

Added by Allen Helderman on Sep 29, 2013 8:25 AM
Thank you!
Back in 2008, you photographed a gravestone at Miller Cemetery in Howard Co., Indiana, and added it to an existing Find A Grave entry. Don't know whether you did it as a photo request or not, but you added it: David CRIPE, died Feb. 14, 1865; aged 57 Y. & 28 D.

Someone else had plopped that listing in Clinton Co. Were it not for your photo, no one would have known.

Thank you! Your field work is much appreciated.
Added by AMB on Mar 06, 2013 4:38 PM
v f
RE: Old Monticello Cemetery
Hi Jack,
How have you been? How would you feel if I transfered all the internments I put on there to you? It makes sense since you live there and have more access to information about them. Only a few are related to me anyway.
Let me know what you think.
Added by v f on Dec 19, 2012 1:53 PM
RE: Benjamin Wells - Taylor Cemetery
I understand about the heat, we are struggling with it also. I am a Baker Family researcher. I have been researching my Baker roots from Ohio. I believe Benjamin's wife was Sarah/Sally Baker. Thank you for all the help. I am related to Morris M Baker, who was Sarah/Sally Bakers brother.
Added by landonkingresearcher on Jul 03, 2012 1:57 PM
C Kuebler
RE: Anthony Franchville
Yes you can use the picture of Anthony Franchville. I received it from Sarah 'Sally' Savage Rudolp and Suzanne Savage. Suzanne Savage is deceased now. They provided pictures for me to write the Georges Book. There is no picture of Jeannie. I have one of her grave somewhere. I have a ton of pictures that need scanned of places that I have been but alas it was with a regular camera. I came to the digital camera era a bit late. There are pics on Jeannie's parents. Plus she has other brothers buried there at St. Augustine. 3 brothers and 1 sister.
Her one brother wrote a manuscript on the family's journey to America. But I will get to it. I'm working on two other books now and getting ready for a reunion for one of them. Give me time.
Added by C Kuebler on May 25, 2012 6:15 AM
Jan Dishon
Shaws in Morrison Cemetery
Hi Jack,

Do you recall if there were any other Shaws buried in Morrison Cemetery?

In particular I am looking for Margaret E. Smock Shaw and her infant Matilda. I don't have much on Margaret only that she was born in 1830 in Ohio. Her infant, Matilda, was born in April of 1852 and died in 1852 as well.

Mariah Smock Shaw who is buried in Morrison is probably some relation. She was married to Margaret's husband (Amos) brother Aaron.

Margaret Smock Shaw's husband was Amos Shaw who is buried in Farifield Cemetery in Illinois. His second wife Margaret Ryhn is buried in Zion, in Carroll Co.

Since you are interested in old stones, if you happen to run across Eliza Ann Mitten Morrison wife of Alexander Morrison would you post it please? (1/30/1843-4/1/1878 - dates to best of my knowledge) I can't find her either thought she could be in Morrison somewhere since her mother was Rachael T. Shaw Mitten who was the sister of Aaron Shaw who is buried there. I suppose she could be in Clinton Co. also because lots of her family are buried there.

I don't expect you to do research for me, but just keep the names in the back of your head in case you run across anything.

Added by Jan Dishon on Jul 10, 2011 1:35 PM
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