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Cheryl White (#47328595)
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Bio Photo I've been collecting family history for the last 35 years. My husband and I have deep Kansas roots. His are in Ottawa, Lincoln, and Cloud counties; mine are in Wabaunsee, Pottawatomie, and Shawnee counties. Our people have been in this state since 1857, and I find more little items about their everyday lives as I read the old weekly newspapers on microfilm at the Kansas Historical Society's archives in Topeka.
I post family trees at Rootsweb and Ancestry, and post obits on the surname pages at Rootsweb if I don't know the cemetery where the burial is.

I'm currently working on four projects:
1. Working with others to photograph Mount Hope Cemetery, one of the large city cemeteries in Topeka, Kansas.
2. Reading my way through the Cloud County, Kansas, Glasco Sun, sharing obits as I find them. Most connect to one of my husband's family lines.
3. Reading old issues of the Alma Signal/Enterprise, Wabaunsee County
4. Reading old issues of the Cherokee Sentinel, Crawford County, adding obits to the Cherokee cemetery.

NOTE: If you would like me to look for additional information on burials in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, or Cherokee Cemetery in Crawford County, please let me know via the edit tab on the page.
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DAnn
Magnuson
Cheryl, I have made the correction. Great pictures too! Thank you, D'Ann
Added by DAnn on Feb 21, 2015 9:08 AM
LizzP
Sarah Dovey Warner Memorial
Hi, Cheryl.
You created a Find A Grave memorial for Sarah Dovey Warner (Memorial #110243504). Sarah is my great grandmother.

Would you please add the following children to the Find A Grave Memorial? Her children include:
Lillian Edna Warner - Find A Grave Memorial #79295792
Elmer John Warner (no Find A Grave Memorial - date and place of death unknown)
Clarence Earl Warner - Find A Grave Memorial #3904427
Berniece Beatrice Warner - Find A Grave Memorial #94924698

Thanks, Cheryl. Our "ships" continue to pass in the night.
Best Regards, Liz Post
Added by LizzP on Feb 18, 2015 6:48 AM
Larry Gardner
Love Cousins
I'm hoping some day to find the grave of my gg grandmother, Mary Going. I'm thinking she was buried somewhere in Cloud County, Kansas. The Love family returned to Indiana about the turn of the century, and she did not come with them. Her son in-law, Harvey Love, (my g grandfather) was first cousin to Permelia (Love) Winters whom you created a memorial for in the Glasco Cemeter # 60194500.
Added by Larry Gardner on Feb 15, 2015 9:33 AM
Brandy
David Willis
What a wonderful surprise it was this morning to find that you had added the obit from the Cherokee Sentinel to the page of David Willis. I had never seen that before and it meant a lot to me.(He's my 3x great grandfather.) Thank you!
Added by Brandy on Feb 13, 2015 2:12 PM
Michael Crimmins
Requesting Memorial Additions
Hello Cheryl,
Last November I had you add my mother's name to her brothers memorial #120344910 Orville Leroy Madison in which you did a wonderful job. I was wondering if you could add the following to my mothers parents and other brother.

Grave Memorial #30837846 Orville Lee Madison
My Mother Florence Ellen (Madison) Crimmins was the daughter Of Orville Lee Madison and born in 1928 and passed away in 1991.

Grave Memorial #30837835 Loretta Faye (Hite) Madison. My Mother Florence Ellen (Madison) Crimmins was the daughter of Loretta Faye Madison and born in 1928 and passed away in 1991.

Grave Memorial #30329328 George E. Madison
My Mother Florence Ellen (Madison) Crimmins was the sister of George E. Madison and born in 1928 and passed away in 1991.

Thank You Mike Crimmins
Added by Michael Crimmins on Feb 12, 2015 6:25 PM
Geniereese
Lillie Wiles
Hello Cheryl,
Thanks for sending Lillie's place of birth. I am very distantly related to Lillie thru my WARREN family line. I would appreciate any additional info you are willing to share...thanks for offering. Genealogy Blessings!
Geniereese
Added by Geniereese on Feb 10, 2015 10:54 AM
Deb
RE: Carrie Etta Baxter, 132078603
Cheryl,

Thanks for finding and posting the additional info--very useful.

Deb
Added by Deb on Feb 03, 2015 9:00 PM
Thomas Hotchkiss
Clair Hepworth
Thanks for adding the additional information.
Tom Hotchkiss
Added by Thomas Hotchkiss on Feb 03, 2015 12:13 PM
Jack Gilchrist
RE: Bertha Turner, 106438794
I have updated my records to match your input. Various (unsourced) suggestions for where her siblings were born. Michigan, Ohio and PA.

My best swag is that her parents (John Hahn & Mary Ellenberger) were married in PA, had most of their children in Michigan.

But some time after 1872 and the birth of their last child (Paul) they moved to PA. When Mary died in 1883 her husband John (Bertha's father) returned to MI for the last few years of his life.

I will keep Bertha's parents on my research list until facts emerge to support their specific locations at specific dates.

Thanks for bringing this to my attention.
Added by Jack Gilchrist on Feb 03, 2015 11:03 AM
Deb
Carrie Baxter
Cheryl,

Thanks for the speedy update.

Deb
Added by Deb on Jan 31, 2015 4:29 PM
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