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Cathy Kessinger (#46997052)
 member for 6 years, 8 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo Hi, my husband (Steve Patterson) and I are interested in our genealogy histories and enjoy the "detective process" of finding our ancestors. After unexpectedly finding images of my great-grandparents' tombstones on the web, I was thrilled - I'd never seen their tombstones before. This helped us to realize that documenting cemeteries on the web is a wonderful way to help other genealogists find their relatives. We enjoy this tremendously and have started planning our vacations around which cemeteries we want to visit.

I am leaning on the tombstone of Alpheus Osborn, my great-great-great grandfather who lived in Fairfax, Iowa.

If you are a close relation to any people that we have listed and would like us to transfer the memorial to you, please let us know. Be sure to include the CEMETERY NAME where they are located and your FAG MEMBERSHIP NUMBER!

Family names that we are interested in are:
Missouri, Polk County: McDaniel, Phipps.
Kansas, Cowley, Sedgwick, Sumner Counties: Kessinger, Cooper, Green, Brenton, Wilsey, Osborn.
Kansas, Rice County: Greenbank, Crawford, Wilsey.

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George W. and Cora V. Kleier
Dear Cathy,

Please transfer memorials for Great-grandparents George W. Kleier, #26845036, and Cora V. Kleier, #26845042. Both are buried in the Belle Plain, KS Cemetery.

Best wishes,
Added by Sue on Dec 29, 2014 6:32 AM
Find A Grave Memorial# 26397224
Thanks for the speedy update . Jarrott
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Dec 21, 2014 10:42 PM
DJ Csikos
Your name
Sorry about the Kathy...went to type a note in my files that I wrote and see that you are Cathy. Again sorry!
Added by DJ Csikos on Dec 10, 2014 7:23 AM
DJ Csikos
George W Cole
Hello Kathy:
Thank you so much for all the effort put forth on your part. The obits really help a whole lot.
I would like a little more information if it is available for George (?my first cousin-4x rmvd)
Find A Grave Memorial# 37760753

I believe his parents to be Richard Cole (born CT) and Priscilla Yokes (PA). They were the parents of 10 children...8 died before 1900 (6 unmarried)
Census for George shows his parents as born CT-PA; Rich&fam lived in Kinsman OH (Trumbull County) which is right on the OH-PA line. Erie County is just north of where this family lived.
The child mentioned in obit as in Ohio was Cassius buried in Kinsman Cem
Circumstantial evidence only. would like to know if there is some specific evidence that George is part of the Richard-Priscilla family.
I would love to link George with the rest of his family--only if we know your George is my George!
Dianna Csikos
Added by DJ Csikos on Dec 10, 2014 7:22 AM
Janet Turnbull
permission to use photo of Q V Bishop grave
May I use your gravestone photo of Q.V. Bishop for a summary of pension files for Civil War soldiers from Fulton Co., IL for I will give you photo credit. Thank you. Janet Turnbull
Added by Janet Turnbull on Nov 25, 2014 2:14 PM
Marie Ann Dubus Garrett
RE: Gustavus Adolphus Arnold # 37760508
I agree with you.....and thank you so much for checking on this for me.....

Added by Marie Ann Dubus Garrett on Nov 09, 2014 7:47 PM
Marie Ann Dubus Garrett
Gustavus Adolphus Arnold # 37760508
Would you please confirm this record. A volunteer who went to the cemetery to take a picture could not locate the grave. Went to the directory posted on the building, and his name is not listed.

If you could provide a location, it sure would be much appreciated....THANK YOU!!!

Added by Marie Ann Dubus Garrett on Nov 09, 2014 6:54 AM
Shawn McCormick

Please transfer George Junior Hively (32182796) in the Mulvane Cemetery to my ownership. I would like to link him to his parents, grandparents, etc.


Added by Shawn McCormick on Oct 05, 2014 11:42 AM
Barbara Lee
RE: Picture of Pvt. C.H. Bate Stone
Thank you.
Added by Barbara Lee on Oct 01, 2014 8:54 PM
Barbara Lee
Picture of Pvt. C.H. Bate Stone
Would you mind if I used the picture of the stone of Pvt. Charles H. Bate? He was a great uncle of my husband. We don't want to sell the picture or profit from the use of it, but would like to include it in our family history on ancestry. If you don't want us to use the picture, we will understand. Thank you.
Barbara Lee
Added by Barbara Lee on Sep 30, 2014 8:25 PM
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