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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family Keith, Draelants, Ellerman, Eslinger, Reynolds and Hochstedler. I am also doing genealogy for my kids on the Coale, Cargill, Burris and Scales.

I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction or addition, or just talking about a certain memorial, go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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Time Jumper
RE: Rosana Emerson
Information from the Henry Co., Iowa marriage book index. I see that you have added the marriage information and other family information. Thank you. Yes, her first name was spelled various ways on census and other documents. Thank you again, from a Tindle descendant.
Added by Time Jumper on Nov 16, 2014 10:10 AM
edwin shaw
cora hann shaw
cora's memorial # 77731906. I am not aware of a find a grave memorial for her father. ann hann's is 499 32 731. she is buried at concord cemetery which is south of bates city in Lafayette co, mo
I have never been able to locate where her father is buried. he died November 1884 leaving 5 children ages 3 to 11 as orphans.
ann's tombstone states that she is the wife of jl.
Added by edwin shaw on Nov 13, 2014 5:11 PM
edwin shaw
cora hann shaw
sorry I forgot to list cora's memorial number which is 77731906
Added by edwin shaw on Nov 12, 2014 5:53 PM
edwin shaw
cora hann shaw
I tried to change the first name of cora's father from janas to Jonas but it was not allowed because it said I did not make any changes. I suppose this info came from cora's death cert which as I recall had less than perfect handwriting. she is my grandmother.
Added by edwin shaw on Nov 12, 2014 5:50 PM
Gordon Tye
Photo of Margaret Hutchinson Grave
Thank you for taking the time to post this picture

Added by Gordon Tye on Nov 09, 2014 10:17 AM
Member #47614207
Wilma Josephine Atkins
Parents :

Father :
Arthur Bray
Find A Grave Memorial# 138480658

Mother :
Jessie B. Walters Bray
Find A Grave Memorial# 138480707

Thank you
Find A Grave Member #47614207

Added by Member #47614207 on Nov 08, 2014 4:26 PM
Will Chalk
Ira and Mary Carver
Hi Tess,

I want to say thank you for your time going out to the cemetery and taking the pictures of my great great great uncle and aunt's tombstone. The pictures are excellent, thanks again for doing this!

Will Chalk
Added by Will Chalk on Nov 08, 2014 4:21 PM
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Wilma Josephine Atkins
Sent you a correction

Her maiden name is "Bray"
Added by Member #47614207 on Nov 08, 2014 4:09 PM
Fred Bradley
RE: Calvird's in Henry County Missouri
No, I'm not related in any way. I just researched them when I fulfilled your photo request.
Added by Fred Bradley on Nov 07, 2014 3:57 PM
RE: Matthew
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Nov 05, 2014 8:39 AM
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