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Mack (#47947711)
 member for 3 years, 9 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo I have been dabbling in genealogy for about 10 years but have gotten heavily involved since retirement in last few years. Family names include Minor (back to Thomas in Chew Magna England), Schweiger, Mack, Shay, Kennedy (Scotland). Several branches go back to 1600s New England and we are heavily represented in Wisconsin through several branches. I have about 4500 names on tree in

PLEASE feel free to use any of my pictures however you wish. They are there for you and I profess no ownership over them.
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Patricia Redfearn
RE: alice lavinia shay
Yes ma'am, I do! My relationship to this group is that I'm one of Harrison Perry Large's great great great granddaughters. He was a widely-traveled paternal ancestor with at least 5 wives, the last of whom was born Lovica Wright.

In trying to unsort Harrison's wives and children, I obtained a 400+ page file from the National Archives from his Civil War Pension application. In attempting to determine whether or not Lovica was entitled to widow's benefits, two special investigators spent several months deposing people from towns all over Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. The Packer/Parker debate was settled well in all of that.

I know how difficult it is to sort these folks out but believe I have a firm grip on the details. My e-mail is I'll be happy to share the info. with you.


Added by Patricia Redfearn on Apr 10, 2015 5:50 AM
Baxter B. Fite III
Musician Salem E. Martin, 86th Illinois
Mack, First of all, let me Thank You for what you do. Thanks to people like you, I have lived to see hundreds of pictures of tombstones of veterans of the 86th that before I found out about Find A Grave and it's wonderful Contributors, LIKE YOU!, I had no hope of ever seeing in person and little, if any, hope of every even seeing a picture ofSecod, I want to Thank You for making an effort to photograph the tomsbtone of Salem E. Martin, who was a musician in the 86th Illinois.
I take it from your email that you sent me that you were able to varify that Salem E. Martin was buried in Section 8 (Catholic II) plot 100 of Riverside Cemetery but, found no stone for him. Is this correct?
If you ever go back and if the cemetery can identify his exact place of burial, could you flag his grave for me and take a picture of the area surrounding his grave so that I can see where he is buried?
I have been filling out all of the paper work necessary for the 86th veterans whose graves I have found to be unmarked as the government will still furnish Salem, as well as all Civil War veterans whose graves are unmarked, a government issue Civil War style stone like the one he should have received when he died.
Let me know if you can do this for me the next time you visit Riverside. There is no hurry of course, just would like to know for certain he is there and see where he is buried. If there are graves next to him could you let me know this as well? Thanks for all you are doing for Find A Grave and for me! What you are doing is GREAT APPRECIATED and will be so long after we are gone. Thanks Again!! Baxter

Added by Baxter B. Fite III on Aug 01, 2013 2:04 PM
K. Roberts
RE: Nancy Duffy
You sent me an update for the memorial. Because of the differences in date info. I want a gravemarker photo before I make the changes.

But I'm out of photo requests, please make the request so that I can tell which info should be on the memorial.

Thank you
Added by K. Roberts on Nov 19, 2012 11:08 AM
Pennsylvania Lady
RE: Donald Lee May
I am interested in his military history, photos of him, stories that might make him real to someone remembering him.

Since I do not know what you have, of course I am curious.

Added by Pennsylvania Lady on Nov 07, 2012 1:28 PM
Darrel M.Owen
A question Mack
Are you in the Cedar Falls area, or where you passing though?
The reason I ask is as I have had more time to study Amy Woodward Eaton Mole Binder's (72114756) distant picture, I am wondering who is buried beside her.
Added by Darrel M.Owen on Nov 06, 2012 3:50 PM
Tom Duncan
RE: henry matter

Yes, that would be wonderful. Thank you. My email is

Added by Tom Duncan on Nov 05, 2012 1:25 PM
Heather Cottrell
Riverview Cemetery
Thank you very much for posting a picture of my cousin Doris' photo on Find a Grave. It is appreciated.

Added by Heather Cottrell on Nov 04, 2012 3:05 PM
Jo Bengtson Sivley Bledsoe
Thank you for Amy's picture
It means a lot!
Added by Jo Bengtson Sivley Bledso... on Nov 03, 2012 8:29 PM
Crist memorials
Thank you so much for the photo of Harvey Crist's memorial and surrounding family. Much appreciated!
Added by Uncloudy_Day on Nov 03, 2012 8:21 PM
Re: Helen Wallace
Thank you for the correction. Bonnie
Added by Bonnie on Nov 03, 2012 7:54 PM
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