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Historical Headstones II (#47339089)
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Bio Photo We photograph cemeteries in Johnson County Indiana. If you need help with research from Johnson County, or need a headstone photographed, led us know. Historical Headstones #48091606 or me.

I love Genealogy, History and researching my family tree. Find A Grave accidentally helped me find Cousins I didn't know I have, and the best part of that is they are still alive so we can share information! Some of the surnames I am researching are: Buck, Plummer, Wells, Coleman, Szatkowski,Drake, Foley, Moulder, Fisher, Foster, Wiegert, Foley, Flake, Hutslar.

I presently live in Johnson County, Indiana



Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe

At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone.

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Linda Doile Morris
RE: Emma Winterburg Mutz
Diane, This is most generous of you and I welcome the chance to add everything I think will help family to find themselves. Thank you very every much.
Added by Linda Doile Morris on Oct 13, 2015 1:06 PM
Linda Doile Morris
RE: Emma Winterburg Mutz
The thanks are to you. This is my family and I am now trying to add anything I can. I must before I get any older. Ha ha. I am 71.

Added by Linda Doile Morris on Oct 08, 2015 7:33 PM
Steve Baldwin
Nancy Jane Lash Branigin
Obits are NOT official records, but when I quote them I do it verbatim whether they're right or wrong. I base my research only on official cemetery records with headstone verification.
Added by Steve Baldwin on Oct 04, 2015 7:58 PM
RE: mary tilford
Rick Jones sent it to me too - and I made it all out except the last line. I'm still working on trying to read it off of his picture. Can't believe someone didn't have pictures of this huge beautiful stone already!!! THANK YOU.
Added by CatheaC on Sep 28, 2015 3:23 PM
mary tilford
Thank you for the very nice photo of her stone.
Added by CatheaC on Sep 28, 2015 1:34 PM
clarissa burgett
Stacey - good pic of the stone!
Added by CatheaC on Sep 26, 2015 3:39 PM
Thanks for the pic Stacey!
Added by CatheaC on Sep 25, 2015 1:55 PM
Donna Wagner Hodson
RE: John Coleman
Your welcome Stacey.
Added by Donna Wagner Hodson on Sep 25, 2015 7:15 AM
RE: Clara Leach
Going thru these papers week by week you would not believe how many people died from typhoid fever, diphtheria, or consumption (tb). It's really sad - some families had lost all of their children to diseases that we have immunizations for now.
Added by CatheaC on Sep 24, 2015 9:48 AM
RE: Mary Shuck-obit transcriptions
Hi Stacy,
Thank you for your generous offer. Please contact me at and we can discuss how to proceed.

Lois Johnson
Johnson County INGenWeb Coordinator
Added by lebj on Sep 23, 2015 7:49 AM
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