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Changes made Thank you.
Added by Har37x on Sep 23, 2014 11:33 AM
Kathi Flyte
RE: Mt. Olivet
I have completed Oakwood. I'm working on comparing a listing to actual stones so I can fill in the blanks. I'm also done with Mt Olivet, but I feel like I missed a section and can't figure out where. Resurrection was started this summer, I've gotten about half of it done. I have about 1500 pix to download this fall.

Added by Kathi Flyte on Sep 20, 2014 11:56 AM
Nancy Merriman
RE: From Norway
Oscar was born in Dane Co, probably in Deerfield. The older boys emigrated in 1885 with their mother. Their father had come here in 1879. i'm sorry that I have not been clear.
Added by Nancy Merriman on Sep 17, 2014 7:29 PM
Nancy Merriman
RE: Ole Peterson
Oscar was younger than Ole (eldest) and Emil (next) There were also the two daughters, Amanda and Nora (Brown) as well as twins Rudolph and Adolph. Adolph died at birth, and Rudolph disappeared around 1920. Thanks for asking!
Added by Nancy Merriman on Sep 17, 2014 8:54 AM
Nancy Merriman
RE: Minnie Peterson
Thank you so much for writing his bio, as well as linking his sons and wife. Oscar and Minnie also had a daughter,Marion, who died in California in 1997 (b 1914). I do have one correction to the bio:
Oscar's parents and sons Oscar and Emil

should read "sons Ole and Emil"…..

I greatly appreciate your work on this family! Thank you again!
Added by Nancy Merriman on Sep 11, 2014 8:32 PM
Nancy Merriman
RE: Minnie at Lutheran Cemetery
How nice to hear from you! Yes, your husband and I appear to be cousins through marriage. My grandfather, Emil Peterson, was Oscar's brother. Emil and Oscar's parents were immigrants from Hedmark, Norway, and moved to the Christiana/Cambridge/Deerfield area. Upon the death of their mother (and the poor , the Peterson children had to grow up fast. Oscar moved to Milwaukee before 1910. Minnie was living in Sheboygan according to the 1910 census, but I believe that she must have also moved to Milwaukee. Theirs must have been a quick romance.. They married in Milwaukee in Dec of 1910, where the first two children were born….then returned to Sheboygan by 1915.
Oscar was quiet and sweet…..and Minnie was delightfully "feisty." My mom had lots of stories about her. Their marriage appeared to be a very happy one. One of their sons, Fredrick, became a world-renowned archaeologist…..found several lost civilizations, authored or co-authored 6 books (One was a text required for a course that my sister-in-law took in North Carolina!), and was a professor for 40 years at WV Wesleyan. Impressive. Amazingly, I just found some of his work detailed on "my" Milwaukee Public Museum web site (I am a docent there)…and discovered that he worked for them many years ago. Small world. Neat guy.
Aunt Minnie loved to dance, always served 3 vegetables at dinner, and was generous in buying little gifts at the local dime store for her nieces and nephews (my mom, included) Nice folks!
Thank you for adding information to the grave. Oscar died 21 Aug of 1964 and must be buried with Minnie.
I think they'd be delighted that we are still talking about them!
Added by Nancy Merriman on Sep 02, 2014 9:51 PM
RE: Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery
Thank you, I will do what you said. Thank you!
Added by PVoight on Sep 02, 2014 1:07 PM
Looking for Ancestors Headstones
Hello, my name is Peter V. and I live in Albany Oregon. I am looking for someone who could possibly take some digital pictures of my relatives headstones? I found you on Find a Grave. My great grandmother is Mary Katherine Belicza or "Kuban". Born in 1882 Died on Dec 21 1941. She is buried in Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery. Her husband my Great Grandfather is Mathias Kuban Born Jan 26th 1872 and Died on Sept 29th 1955. They both lived in Cook Co Illinois, Chicago.

I live across the country and cannot visit their graves myself; perhaps I can someday. I would be very grateful if you could try to take their gravesite photo's the next time you are at the cemetery. My contact email is Please let me know if you are interested in helping me or not. I can reimburse you financially for you time. Let me know what you think is fair. Thank you for your time! Sincerely, Peter V.
Added by PVoight on Sep 01, 2014 6:54 PM
RE: Baker Cem
Yes, it is good to read the tombstone! Thank you. I believe I may have a photo of just her stone. If it is more readable I will add it.
Added by DAStout on Aug 22, 2014 1:31 PM
Adelaide Sanderson
I am fine with your additional photo of her grave stone. May I ask where you were able to document her birth & death dates? Our family records include just the years. An tree lists birth 30 Nov 1803 and death (like yours) 31 Jan 1887. Thanks for any input.
Added by DAStout on Aug 22, 2014 8:11 AM
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