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Melvin F. Weiss (#47057136)
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Bio Photo I have lived in the St. Francois County area of Missouri for 70+ years. That's big brother Tom on the left - HS days 1953.

I started out just walking old cemeteries - the history is there.

Got involved with tombstone photos for my own Family History and discovered others already at work doing the same and many were for my ancestors which were also their ancestors. since I was close to some cemeteries they were entering data for, I started taking photos for them as well ..it's Catching.

I now try to check the request list before I go to a cemetery and if I find the tombstone
requested, I will certainly add it for you.

Tying our family members together with LINKS makes it so easy to move through the generations. Many who would otherwise lose interest, find it such smooth sailing they get caught up in the history they can see with just one more click.
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Ruth Harris Carver
RE: L & W Tinnin - Rhodes Chapel
Looks good. Thank you for making the changes.

Ruth
Added by Ruth Harris Carver on Mar 31, 2014 9:47 PM
Base Kuhn
RE: Military TS PHOTO of Paul Weiss
Also forgot to tell you,that the Salem United Methodist Cemetery used to be name United Brethren Cemetery. I look in my book,Names In Stone. It has alot of tombstones from Frederick County,Md.Not seeing the other stones in there,but I also didnt see Paul Weiss's either,But he is there,so maybe I might get lucky and find that one for you two.thanks Base
Added by Base Kuhn on Mar 03, 2014 9:55 AM
Base Kuhn
RE: Military TS PHOTO of Paul Weiss
Hi Bud,I am sorry for the picture not being very good,it was raining yesterday.I go to that grave yard all the time,as soon as weather is better I will take a better one for you,You can use the picture for what ever you want bud,its my honor to help you out.My camera battery went dead so I couldn't finish taking pictures.I will look for other tombstones for you when I go back up,probably in a few weeks.well take care my friend,if you need anything else drop me a line will do my best to help you.Base
Added by Base Kuhn on Mar 03, 2014 9:40 AM
Ruth Harris Carver
RE: Sgt. Leeman D Wilfong - where buried
Sorry, I have been off here for a wile. I moved Leeman
Wilfong to Woodlawn. Thank you for the information.
Added by Ruth Harris Carver on Jan 03, 2014 6:04 AM
Sandy Mariano
Henry Whitener, IV
HI Melvin,
There is an existing picture for Henry, but it is so dark. Are you close enough to possibly take a picture with the sun on it, so we can see the detail on the stone :)

Thank you in advance,
Sandy Mariano

Henry Whitener, IV

Birth: Oct. 17, 1814
Death: Dec. 8, 1888

Son of Henry Whitener, III and Elizabeth Mary (Bollinger) Whitener.
Married Adeline Sitzes 29/Jan/1837.

Family links:
Parents:
Henry Whitener (1787 - 1864)
Elizabeth Mary Bollinger Whitener (1792 - 1867)

Spouse:
Adeline Sitzes Whitener (1816 - 1890)*

Children:
Sarah Catherine Whitener Graham (1836 - 1889)*
Barbara V. Whitener Graham (1839 - 1902)*
Elijah Whitener (1840 - 1929)*
Raleigh L. Whitener (1855 - 1909)*
Susan Ellen Whitener Farrar (1856 - 1932)*


Burial:
Whitener Cemetery
Marquand
Madison County
Missouri, USA
Added by Sandy Mariano on Nov 09, 2013 12:40 AM
goldenthreads
John W Todd
The obit link you sent is for a different John Todd. The memorial I created is for my great grandmother's brother and his death certificate stated Bonne Terre Cem., perhaps he is in the city cemetery.
Added by goldenthreads on Aug 11, 2013 12:06 PM
Kara
Aubuchons (again)
OK, so another contributor questioned whether I had some of the family in the right cemetery. In several obituaries "catholic cemetery" was listed. I finally contacted someone at the historical society (this was years ago) and they said the Catholic Cemetery was in fact, St. Joseph Cemetery. Any ideas?
Added by Kara on Jul 26, 2013 6:11 PM
Kara
Aubuchon
Hey Melvin!

I got your correction suggestions. Margret spelled her name Margret. We have letters. She spoke primarily French. I will do my best to link them.

-Kara
Added by Kara on Jul 26, 2013 6:03 PM
Freda Moffett
RE: Sadie Bradley
Thanks for the info, I will just have to keep digging for the Moffett side..
Added by Freda Moffett on Jul 23, 2013 6:45 PM
Freda Moffett
Sadie Bradley
Hi Melvin,
Trying to find some information for my husbands family. My husbands grandfather was O.M.Moffett, Sr. and was wondering if your Sadie is related to him or the McCollums? Please let me know. Thanks, Freda
Added by Freda Moffett on Jul 22, 2013 7:30 PM
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