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R Lerch (#47507564)
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Bio Photo I live in Chicago, Illinois and am working on records for my father's and mother's families primarily.
I enjoy taking photographs of grave sites for photo requests. My priorities are sites with a location provided then by request date. Many places have requests that are several years old. You are welcome to use any of the photos I post as you wish. Requests for photo files or transfers are welcome. Email or use the edit tab on a memorial.

Please provide a location in the cemetery for your photo request. Contacting the cemetery is usually successful at obtaining a location. Info about the presence of a grave marker may also be available and is helpful. Locating unmarked graves can be very difficult.
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Catherine Clemens Sevenau
Chatfield/Taylors in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago
Thank you so much for the headstone photos for the Taylors and Chatfields buried in Graceland. They cleared up a few errors and missing information I had on names and dates. So very much appreciated. And, you are a very good photographer!
Added by Catherine Clemens ... on Feb 14, 2015 2:51 PM
deanna french
Plot numbers
I have a response from Graceland Cemetery; Anson Stewart is in Section :P' N 1/2 Lot 406 Grave # 2
Charles Stewart was cremated at Graceland 3/09/1933, but his ashes were returned ( I assume to family) so there's no location.George C. Bates is listed in Section C Lot 475 Grave 2. This is not my soldier, but perhaps you would like the # for another inquiry. Our George C, ( Champan) Bates dates were 1839-1901. Thanks so much for the help in this project!!

Added by deanna french on Feb 13, 2015 5:03 PM
P. Sousa
Charles Race photo
Thank you so much for taking this!!!
Added by P. Sousa on Feb 11, 2015 6:28 AM
deanna french
response to suggestion
I have e-mailed a request to Graceland Cemetery for lot numbers/location-- will post as soon as I get a reply.
Added by deanna french on Feb 04, 2015 2:36 PM
Sharrell n
Ellen Dye
Thank you very much for the photo, I really appreciate it. Sharrell Dye-Norcross
Added by Sharrell n on Feb 01, 2015 8:48 AM
Keeping Time
William Miller
Thank you so very much for taking the time to photograph and commemorate this marker!
Added by Keeping Time on Jan 30, 2015 7:31 AM
Sherry Havener
Allport Family
You have done a exhalent job of listing all of Walter Webb Allport's family. Thanks to you for being a volunteer for find a grave. The mother of this family is from my family. I appreciate all you have done.
Added by Sherry Havener on Jan 29, 2015 6:53 PM
Sherry Havener
Sarah Maria Haddcok Allport
Sarah's memorial # is 141159406. Her parents listed are not the correct parents of Sarah Maria Haddock Allport. She is a sister to my GG Grandfather. Her correct parents are Sgt Samuel Haddock (whos father is Willam Haddock) and her mother is Sabrina Barnes. Sherry Havener
Added by Sherry Havener on Jan 29, 2015 5:58 PM
PJ Perry
RE: McCally/Shields in Graceland
Thanks for your efforts....much appreciated. I'm assuming that by Shields you mean Scales?
Added by PJ Perry on Jan 28, 2015 11:26 AM
Chelsea S
Thank you for the photo!
Added by Chelsea S on Jan 26, 2015 10:18 AM
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