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Roxanne Riggan (#47270160)
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Bio Photo I have visited cemeteries in many Counties in my home state of Iowa:

Polk, Warren, Marion, Adair, Story, Bremer, Kossuth, Monroe, Van Buren, Mahaska, Jasper, Dallas, Boone, Madison, Decatur, Clark, Davis, Washington, Wright, Franklin, Cerro Gordo, Pottawattamie, If I have an ancestor buried there or my husband does, it has been, or will be on my to-do list.

Also I have visited cemeteries in Missouri, and Florida.

****PLEASE USE THE EDIT TAB on the upper right side of the memorials, then choose the Suggest a Correction feature for transfers or to add information and links

*Transfer requests should be close relatives

*It is okay to use any of my photo's of headstones, for your family tree, credit for my photos would be appreciated

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Illona Jensen
Thanks for the new memorial for George W Allen. I'm a little confused on the birth date though. He died 1878, age 34 yr 9 mo, which calculates to him being born Jan 1844 and you put 1834 as his birth. Was that just a typo because he was 34 yrs old when he died or did I miss something? He died the year after his son, George Clarence Allen, was born on 15 Dec 1877. Wonder what he died of. And then I can't find any earlier records either. But this is a good start--so thanks!
Added by Illona Jensen on Jul 24, 2015 9:32 AM
Illona Jensen
RE: George W Allen
Thanks, Roxanne! Like I said, I'm so glad you made that mistake, so I could find George W Allen's data. I'll put it in the family tree right now!
Added by Illona Jensen on Jul 24, 2015 8:45 AM
Illona Jensen
Find A Grave Memorial# 43849149
I'm actually kind of excited. The tombstone photo you entered for George Eugene Allen, I think is his grandfather's tombstone, George W Allen, who was born in PA. Could you transcribe it for me? I can't read it very well, except to see the dates and ages don't match. I've been looking for George W Allen's data and I think it is right there on the tombstone!
Thanks! Illona
Added by Illona Jensen on Jul 22, 2015 12:03 PM
Jerry Conklin
RE: Nancy Epperson
Washington State Death Records - Mrs. Nancy - J. D. Epperson - Sam Hutchinson - Et Al.
Record Series: Death Records
Collection: Washington State Death Records
County: Statewide

Da Reference Number: {4AA35398-480B-4DED-AF35-B71AAD836BBB}
Image Number: 784
Document Number: 667
Document Reference Id: 364
First Name: Mrs. Nancy
Last Name: Epperson
Date Of Death: 3 Dec 1925
Age: 91
Gender: Female
Father Name: Sam Hutchinson
Mother Name: Abegal Harmon
Batch Id: 276361
Batch Locality: Washington, United States
Death Place: Yakima, Yakima, Washington
Mother Name Gn: Abegal
Mother Name Surname: Harmon
Note Death Place: Yakima R. R. 4
Spouse Name: J. D. Epper
Added by Jerry Conklin on Jul 14, 2015 8:07 PM
Jerry Conklin
RE: Nancy Epperson

By any chance you have his name and DOB or DOD

Added by Jerry Conklin on Jul 14, 2015 7:58 PM
John D. Hudson
Bennett Langley
Hi Roxanne.... my email address is
Please email me so we can communicate. I am in the process of trying to restore this abandoned cemetery.
Regards, John D. Hudson

Bennett W Langley

Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

Three veterans from two wars were honored with a grave marking on 15 August 2009 near St. Marys, Ohio, by the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Ohio. The three men are buried in the Hudson Cemetery which is now located on a private
farm owned by Don Prueter.
The first veteran who was honored was Private Bennett W. Langley who served in Captain Charles Hilliard's Company, Ohio Militia, during the War of 1812. Langley served his tour of duty from 22 February to 21 August 1813. The next two veterans both served during the Civil War and both died of disease. They were originally buried in military cemeteries but the families had their bodies returned home for reburial.
Private Joseph L. McCoy served in Company K of the 99th Ohio Volunteer Infantry from 8 August to 22 October 1862 while Private Andrew J. Lynch served in Company H of the 191st Ohio Volunteer Infantry from 13 February to 12 April 1965.

The Lake Erie Ledger, Sept 2009 page 24

Hudson Cemetery
Saint Marys
Auglaize County
Ohio, USA

Added by John D. Hudson on Jul 07, 2015 10:58 AM
J. Riggan
I have transferred the Riggans to you. If you find that J. Riggan is buried with another wife, this one should be marked as a cenotaph I think. You are able to do that now that it is transferred to you. I'm glad we were able to help you find your Indiana family.
Added by StoneSeekers on Jul 06, 2015 2:32 PM
Linda DeVane Boyd
Riggan Spelling
Hi Roxanne,
Thank you for writing. You have not made a mistake in your spelling of Riggan. In researching the family, I have found several different spellings in the early records including your spelling. In some search engines, the exact spelling is required, so you need to enter all the different spellings. In my family, there are some who spell it differently than others.
Have you ever attended the family re-union? Send me your email address and I will ask the secretary to add you to the mailing list.
It is always good to hear from a Riggan/Reagan/Regan/Riggons, etc. cousin. Happy 4th to you and your family.
Linda Boyd
Added by Linda DeVane Boyd on Jul 04, 2015 10:48 AM
Carl Ingwalson
RE: Daniel Mather
Thank you - I guess. Frankly, I don't remember what I may have asked and don't know how to preserve messages I might send (including this one), although I know quite a bit about Mather folks. I see that someone else wants me to add them as my friend. I have no idea what they're talking about, what it accomplishes, whether it's a good idea or not, or what I may have said to someone that caused them to ask, and I can't find answers on Find A Grave to my questions, although I recognize the Merrill name in that email Several people, without asking, transferred memorials to me. I have no idea why they did that and I have no interest in maintaining memorials. My interest is solely in correcting misinformation posted by others and adding more information to existing memorials of Civil War soldiers which includes some related genealogy work. I hate to bother the entire website with discussions such as this but it looks like all messages must be public so here I am. I'll look forward to hearing from you and would appreciate it if, when you respond, you remind me of my question since there's apparently no way to preserve questions as there may be with an email string or a question I can save to my hard drive. Thanks for responding to whatever I asked.
Added by Carl Ingwalson on Jun 30, 2015 7:27 PM
RE: Regarding CB, Iowa
I am Looking for Cissna, John W, and Mary Ann
Added by red on Jun 30, 2015 11:39 AM
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