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Roxanne Riggan (#47270160)
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*****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...


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I have visited cemeteries in many Counties in Iowa:

Adair, Boone, Bremer, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Clark, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Franklin, Hardin, Harrison, Jasper, Kossuth, Madison, Monroe, Polk, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Story, Van Buren, Wapello, Warren, Washington, Wright.
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.


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****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
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*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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Jeanne O
RE: Re #165235557
Thank you so much. I added your photo with the tag to give you credit & also gave credit in the description.
Added by Jeanne O on Jan 02, 2017 3:24 PM
Jeanne O
Duplicate Memorial
Hi Roxanne,
Thank you for posting the Memorial of my great-great grandfather, John E. Brown at the Marysville Cemetary in Marion Co. Iowa. I'm embarrassed to say I made a duplicate some time back. I'm not sure how I missed seeing the one you created first, but I was pretty new at this. I'm not sure if there is a way to merge the two? The memorial you created has the photo of his grave & the menorial I created has almost all his family links, etc (otherwise I would have simply deleted it). The # for the duplicate I mistakenly created is: 165235557.Thank you!
Added by Jeanne O on Jan 02, 2017 5:34 AM
Katherine L (Patch) Short
cemetery stone upload
Thank you for adding the photo of my great-grandparent's double headstone to their Pleasantville Cemetery memorials:

Alexander Culbertson [55857956]
Lydia Elizabeth Routh Culbertson [55858172]

Thank you,

Katherine
Added by Katherine L (Patch) Short on Dec 08, 2016 7:52 AM
Donald Carl Barker
RE: Winchester Cemetery
Hello Roxanne,

Has your husband done a DNA test? It would be interesting to see if and how we are related.

This is a place he might want to join:
http://www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/barker/pats

Let me know what you think.

Don
Added by Donald Carl Barker on Nov 22, 2016 1:08 PM
Anita Dennis
RE: Palestine Cem
Thank you! I did.
Added by Anita Dennis on Nov 21, 2016 2:51 PM
Anita Dennis
Dobbes memorials, Palestine Cemetery
Would you please add a copy of the tombstone photo on Andrew Dobbe's memorial (117525571) to the one I just created for his wife Mary? (172735707)

Thank you!
Added by Anita Dennis on Nov 14, 2016 4:33 PM
Donald Carl Barker
Request a Transger
Can you transfer the following record to me as they are supposedly my relative:

Elizabeth English Barker 148642334

My ID is: 47578342
My Name is: Donald Barker

Thanks in advance.

PS. If you have any addition historical information on this person or line I would appreciate learning about it.
Added by Donald Carl Barker on Oct 06, 2016 11:37 PM
Michael Shaug
William Henry Shawk (Shaug)
Hello again Roxanne,
I received your notice from Find-A-Grave a couple months back on the grave of my 4 great grandfathers, William Henry Shawk (Shaug), that update information I sent you on him was declined as it conflicted with your research. I wanted to send you a quick update that I recently found the probate/will record of his mother Susanna Stoy Shawk, wife of Dr. John Michael Shawk (Shaug)dated 1856 and executed upon her death in 1863 listing as heirs to the properties and monies she owned to her 3 sons, and one daughter. The daughter was Caroline Shawk Woodruff, and the 3 sons were John Michael Shawk, Jr, Charles Stoy Shawk, and William Henry Shawk (all of whom were doctors). This documentation proves that the William Henry Shawk who is buried in Iowa is the same man who was the son of John Michael and Susanna Shawk (they are buried in Fairfield Ohio, gravesites pictured on F-A-G). It is worth mentioning also that on William Henry's gravestone is marked D.D for Doctor of Dentistry, a profession that was also followed by one of his grandsons I recently found out. I also recently finally found the F-A-G registry on his wife, Hannah Sherwood Shaug (she was a descendant of William Bradford of the Mayflower) who died in Livermore, CA in 1878, and who had been incorrectly listed as Hannah S. Haug. I can send you copies of all this new paperwork for your review if you would like (I also have all of the National Archives records for his service as ensign "surgeon" in the War of 1812 from Ohio I can send you). Please let me know, I can mail them to you. My e-mail address is shaug.mike@gmail.com I hope this new information will help in amending the F-A-G listing you have with correct information as needed. Thanks so much Roxanne for your time and assistance on this, I really appreciate, and I hope to hear from you again.

Best Regards,

Mike Shaug 9-27-16
Added by Michael Shaug on Sep 27, 2016 9:40 PM
Dwight
Jane (Kenney) Davison
In the South Plain Grove Cemetery (Old Section, Row 12, Grave 5), Plain Grove Twp., Lawrence County is the grave of Jane (Kenney) Davison (1780-1845) (Memorial# 112110186). I contacted the memorial's creator, Douglas Melcher to inquire as to where he got Jane's maiden name. He said that you provided it.
I have reason to believe she was the daughter of James Kennedy of Huntingdon County. Can you give me the source from which you got her name as Kenney? Thanks.

Dwight Kennedy
Added by Dwight on Sep 09, 2016 6:21 AM
Jean Wilson
W.w.Moore
I was going to add the info on Mr. Moore, but there's still some confusion. I see u switched him to Glendale on the report, but it's still the same mausoleum pic & still under Woodland. I think it needs to be deleted. Sorry.
Added by Jean Wilson on Aug 19, 2016 9:56 PM
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