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David (#47307560)
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Bio Photo In my leisure time I sometimes walk through cemeteries and record those who are beneath my feet.

I find walking cemeteries to be good exercise and by the task of documenting cemeteries a way of helping families visit their loved ones.

Should you find I've made an error in a memorial of perhaps a friend or loved one be it typo or missing info please POLITELY let me know. I stress the politeness as I see all too often people here on this site demand things rather than a pleasant request.

Thank you,

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Kenny Dee
Update Jose Melena # 98807509
Update to Jose Melena Find A Grave Memorial# 98807509
Added by Kenny Dee on Aug 13, 2015 4:13 PM
Courie Cox request
Stopped by Bazine today. Still no permanent marker on her grave site.
Added by Suz on May 31, 2015 9:10 PM
Gerald Gordon
RE: Richard Etheridge
The Etheridge family owned many slaves and they all took the slave owners last name. My two relatives in North Carolina were slaves of the Etheridge family. When the Union Army came into North Carolina, many of these Etheridge slaves joined the Union Army. I can not prove that Richard was related by blood to my Etheridge family. Further research is being done on this subject.
Added by Gerald Gordon on May 18, 2015 4:43 PM
Art Gordon
RE: Spegal of Nebraska
Yes I am a distant relative of the Spegel's of Nebraska. That is if you are looking into the Spegel's from the Buffalo/Lexington communities.

David, if you are related to these Spegal's I would like any information as to how you are related. Likewise I will provide you with the genealogy data that I have acquired.

I see that you manage the gravesites of Jack and Patricia Spegel. They would be a second cousin to me.

Art Gordon

Added by Art Gordon on Jan 29, 2015 8:48 AM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
RE: Hamilton Co., IL
Yes, I've ran across the family name Kuykendal in Hamilton and here in Franklin. Many years ago they ran a business here in West Frankfort. Kaye
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Dec 14, 2014 7:57 PM
Jim Weinmann
William Acks
David, thank you for the grave posting for William Acks. My grandmother Paula Acks was William's second wife. Her maiden name was Beeler, and her first husband Ernst Weinmann passed away, and she moved to southern Illinois and married William Acks.
A correction to your listing-
In the 1930 census listing, my father Ernest's (and my) last name spelling is Weinmann. If the census spelled it as Weinmany, that was an error.
The same for my Aunt Eva.

A message left for you by Eileen M. last November stated there was no stone for William. The Findagrave website also lists a grave for a William Acks in St. John Nepomucene cemetery with birth and death dates similar, but not the same (b. 1866, d. June 18, 1938). Could this be the missing stone for the William in Oddfellows?

Added by Jim Weinmann on Aug 22, 2014 11:17 AM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
RE: Photos left?
I went to Mt. Zion Cemetery and took better photo's of John Joseph Parkhill's military marker and of his and his wife, Reuverta Anna Wilson Parkhill's grave marker. I also took picture of Anna's parents, Thomas Wilson & Mary (Butler) Wilson's grave marker. Either Ginger Vick or JF Ehrhart had to have deleted them. If you want them send me your email address and I will email them to you. Kaye Harkins McClintock #47734417
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Jan 26, 2014 11:10 PM
K. Roberts
Lucille Weisbruch
Doubled checked info is correct brothers William and Bernard (Deno)
Added by K. Roberts on Dec 06, 2013 4:21 PM
RE: Robert Smith #58425704
David thanks for all your input and all your everything else. When I get time as I am busy as a hospice volunteer I haven't had time to update your 1001 request but trust me when I get time I will. I hope you can put your focus on someone else. Thank you very much for all your thoughtfulness. Good luck on your many adventures... No response is necessary as Im off to hospice.
Added by Liz on Oct 25, 2013 12:20 PM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
#106716270 John Joseph Parkhill
Well our John Joseph Parkhill is really getting around for me not being able to find him! Just now found Mr. & Mrs Parkhill under different memorial numbers and JF Ehrhart (#47847353) added them Mar 14, 2013. Would you believe he has him in Mt Olive Cemetery at Bluford, Jefferson County, IL? I wrote him a message asking if he took the photo's and when. I also asked where even though he has Mt. Olive listed? I believe them to be Betty Albright's photos. I cannot believe I missed their grave today. There is not that many buried there. I did find Reuverta A. Wilson Parkhill's parents there? JF Ehrhart has no clue that Ginger Vick has them already listed. I am calling it a night, this has given me a headache! Kaye Harkins McClintock #47734417
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Sep 23, 2013 10:24 PM
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