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Kathy Robinson (#47211190)
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Bio Photo I love genealogy and old cemeteries! I am currently working on restoring an old, "abandoned" cemetery near Pleasant Hill in Pike county, Illinois with my father, Lonnie Robinson, and my good friend, Chris Harris. It is a shame to see the final resting places of the pioneers to this area covered in brush, briars and completely neglected. I need volunteers to help keep these cemeteries maintained!!!

Many of the oldest gravestones have toppled or broken and I would like to get them standing proudly again. I'm learning the PROPER way through the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency cemetery preservation workshops. It's a lot of work, but it's definitely worth it.

I welcome any corrections, links, etc. to my memorials and I'm always willing to transfer memorials that aren't my kinfolk to an actual relative. I'm sure I've made many mistakes and I won't be offended if you point them out......:-)

If you appreciate seeing your ancestor's burial location, show your support by donating to that cemetery's maintenance fund. There are a few good folks who volunteer to keep the many old cemeteries in good shape by mowing, trimming trees, clearing brush, etc. and a donation toward their costs is a great way to show your support and appreciation! Without them, all the old cemeteries would disappear......(if you don't know where to send donations, please message me and I will find out for you)

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sherri schaefer bagby
Thank you again for processing updates for family memorials !

Added by sherri schaefer bagby on Jul 24, 2014 9:50 AM
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Sina Daack
Well DUH I guess an email address would help huh!

Added by Tree Shaker on Jul 14, 2014 6:53 PM
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Sina Daack Edit
Please email me directly about this edit.

Added by Tree Shaker on Jul 14, 2014 6:36 PM
Carol Davidson
Sarah Ann Darr
Thank you so much for taking your time to take and post the pictures of the Darr's. It means a lot to me. Sarah "Sallie" took my father to raise from the orphan's home and shaped him into the wonderful man, father, grandfather and best friend that I had.
Added by Carol Davidson on Jul 12, 2014 1:51 PM
Katy Gietzel
Thank you for the photo!
Added by Katy Gietzel on Jul 12, 2014 9:19 AM
Joseph Cecil Burns
Thank you for your kind words and taking time to photograph graves. Since I do not live in Illinois, I get few opportunities to take pictures. I've added the obituary to the record you requested. Let me know if I can be of any more help.
Added by wkfarnbach on Jul 11, 2014 9:39 PM
Ancestral Sleuth
Martin Turner Lumley
Thank you so much for the great photo of Martin's headstone. We appreciate it very much!
Added by Ancestral Sleuth on Jul 11, 2014 9:30 PM
Nancy Charlton
James Charlton
Thank you very very much for getting thid Memorial picture for me. Do you mind if I add it to my Family Tree? Nancy Charlton
Added by Nancy Charlton on Jul 09, 2014 9:48 AM
Lynett Walker
Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to photograph the headstones of James and Flora Ward in the Griggsville Cemetery and John McGaw in the Blue River Cemetery. I was thrilled to see them and I very much appreciate all the time it took to travel to these various cemeteries, then find the graves to photography. Thanks again!
Added by Lynett Walker on Jul 06, 2014 3:14 PM
Judith Hurt
Gladys Breisacher
Thank you for looking for a stone for my Aunt Gladys. I appreciate the time and effort you took in trying to locate it.
Added by Judith Hurt on Jul 06, 2014 12:24 PM
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