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Floyd Strader (#46917613)
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Bio Photo I have been doing cemetery and family research in Boone Co for almost 40 yrs. I have tracked down cemeteries in many odd places. I have searched for cemeteries that have become only memories due to various reasons. My cemetery photo collection covers even some stones that have been moved - lost or just disappeared.

If you have questions about the location of any cemetery - stone - or need additional photos of any cemetery I will try to help.

Some photos may not be quite up to what I
would like. As such as time and all permits
I will be retaking as necessary. If you
find one that you would like a better pic of
- please notify me which one it is and I will correct.

It has been brought to my attention that
there are some people posting cemetery
listings on FAG that they get by going to
their local libraries and copying from work
done by others. Then they 'restrict' your entering info on anyone without
their ''permission'' or you HAVE to send
them the info for them to enter.

I will not have any contact with those
people. All they are doing are looking
for their 'glory' in the number of names
that they can post.

If someone wants to post info to anything
that I have listed - I will either transfer
the listing to them or they can send me the
info and I will post it for them. I do not
restrict anyone from using my listings -
and even will assist in making any
corrections if necessary.

If anyone has questions about my work -
contact me - as I have stated before -
I have been doing this for over 40 yrs.
And I personally have visited every cemetery that I post info or pictures on.

I have even found some photos that I have
taken posted on other sites under someone
elses name. The people that do that need
to remove them unless they have asked my permission and credit me or anyone else
who did take the photos. If I find any
photos that are mine used without my
permission under someone elses name - I
will take action.

The best way to get info about any family
members on FAG is to contact a person that
lives in the area. They will know more
about the family - cemetery or other info
then someone who never has been in the area.





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Jerry
Charles Hudnell 73520307
Charlie is buried in Texas. I went to school at Harrisburg Missouri with Charlie
Added by Jerry on Aug 29, 2015 9:23 AM
Janet Daum
Ruth Mabel Short Hall
You need to CORRECT some of your information on this Ruth Mabel Short - She was born to James Clinton Short b January 29, 1859 - d January 22, 1931, Boone County, Missouri and Eunice Ann Morey b. February 18, 1860 in Illinois d- July 17, 1934 in Boone County, Missouri on May 20, 1900 in Warren County, Illinois. She married Fred Hall b 1898 Calloway County, Missouri d March 19, 1981 Boone County, Missouri. her siblings were Sarilda Philetta Short Barnes b- April 11,1884 Illinois d- June 22, 1953 in Boone County, Missouri; Grace Maria November 29, 1885, Warren County, Illinois d- October 17, 1909 Boone County, Missouri; Mabel b- October 20, 1886 Illinois; Homer Clinton February 26, 1893 d- January 14,1971; James Edgar b- December 20, 1895 Illinois d- February 18, 1895; Leonard Price b- October 8, 1894 Ill d- July 17, 1950;Ruby Pearl (Twin) May 20, 1900 d- March 19, 1980 - The parents you have listed Were William Abbot and Elzora Fiztgerld Roseberry Short are incorrect as I know they were my grandparents Their daughter was, Ruth Mabel was born April 1, 1900 and died January 27, 1901 after being scalded by hot water. How you got these records should have been researched farther. My family that left went to Iowa and tahat was my Aunt Vivian.
Added by Janet Daum on Aug 21, 2015 2:11 AM
Janet Daum
Ruth Mabel Short Hall
You need to CORRECT some of your information on this Ruth Mabel Short - She was born to James Clinton Short b January 29, 1859 - d January 22, 1931, Boone County, Missouri and Eunice Ann Morey b. February 18, 1860 in Illinois d- July 17, 1934 in Boone County, Missouri on May 20, 1900 in Warren County, Illinois. She married Fred Hall b 1898 Calloway County, Missouri d March 19, 1981 Boone County, Missouri. her siblings were Sarilda Philetta Short Barnes b- April 11,1884 Illinois d- June 22, 1953 in Boone County, Missouri; Grace Maria November 29, 1885, Warren County, Illinois d- October 17, 1909 Boone County, Missouri; Mabel b- October 20, 1886 Illinois; Homer Clinton February 26, 1893 d- January 14,1971; James Edgar b- December 20, 1895 Illinois d- February 18, 1895; Leonard Price b- October 8, 1894 Ill d- July 17, 1950;Ruby Pearl (Twin) May 20, 1900 d- March 19, 1980 - The parents you have listed Were W
Added by Janet Daum on Aug 21, 2015 2:00 AM
Bonnie Ward Williamson
Transfer of Mabel May Ward Memorial
Thank you very much for transferring my grandmother's memorial. I read your bio and I would give it a 5-star review for the comments on people adding published material then hoarding it! Even better are the ones who add the published transcription of a cemetery right over the top of the ones that are there and create a mass of duplicates.

Thanks again,
Bonnie

Added by Bonnie Ward Williamson on Jul 07, 2015 5:10 PM
Michael Gravitt
David Crockett Gravitt
Have you ever come across a grave for David Crockett Gravitt (1844-1924)? He died in Boone County, MO. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Creed Gravitt. She is buried in Myers Chapel Cemetery in Burton, Howard County, MO. They are my 2nd great-grandparents.
Added by Michael Gravitt on Jul 05, 2015 2:06 PM
Zane's Mom
Corrections
Hi Floyd,

I have sent you several corrections - if you would, please accept those as soon as possible. Also, the Squiers memorials that you listed in the Centralia Cemetery names are spelled wrong - I have sent you the corrections on the family members that I had been working on but thought you would want to correct the others - it is Squiers not Squires.
Thank you for all your help.
Cecilia (Zane's Mom)
Added by Zane's Mom on Jun 29, 2015 6:05 AM
Patty
Clara Srader
Clara is in lot 124 She has no marker.
She is buried next to the Gibson's in lot 125
Added by Patty on Jun 16, 2015 10:50 PM
Patty
Clara Srader
Clara is in lot 124 She has no marker.
She is buried next to the Gibson's in lot 125
Added by Patty on Jun 16, 2015 10:50 PM
Anne Wagner
James Nevel Rosser
Thank you for contacting me about the error, I'm always delighted to make corrections and additions to my memorials. It's easy to make mistakes and I appreciate help from others to correct them.
Added by Anne Wagner on Jun 02, 2015 9:49 AM
Jerry
Leo Modaff at Memorial
Leo Nicholas Modaff, 90, St. Peters, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Columbia, MO. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.


Leo was born on November 1, 1924 in Aurora, Illinois, the son of the late Charles and Rose (Kieffler) Modaff. He was united in marriage to Blanche (Doerr) Modaff, on July 10, 1954 at St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle, Illinois.


Leo is survived by, two sons, Leo (Janet) Modaff, Jr of Tulsa Oklahoma and William (Julie) Modaff of St. Peters, Missouri; one daughter, Mary (Wayne) Buckner of Columbia; eight granddaughters, Melissa and Nicole Long, Michelle, Emily and Sarah Modaff, and Abby, Sydney and Kylie Modaff and 2 great-grandsons, Peyton and Landon.


Leo served in World War II in the Army Medical Corps in France. Leo was the Chief of the Nursing Service at the Harry S Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, and was with the Veterans Administration hospital system for over 40 years. After retiring from the VA he was an assistant professor at Louisiana State University-Alexandria in the Nursing School; he was also a member of the Sacred Heart Parish Council, State Director for the AARP, a board member of the local N.A.R.F.E. Chapter, Leo attended Mass daily for many years and held Sacred Heart Church very close to his heart.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Church Foundation.
Added by Jerry on Apr 26, 2015 3:38 PM
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