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Stephen Cantrell (#48212706)
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Bio Photo Families that I'm researching include Lapham, Wixson, Hillyard-Hyliard, Jesseph, Rappleye, Van Nuys, Cantrell, Gennrich-Genrich, Wilk-Wilkie-Wilczewski, Hoff, and Filipowicz-Phillips. And my wife's family Sawyer, Mumm, Limb, Curry, Barkuloo, Schmidt, and Green.

Currently working Peoria County cemeteries. Photographed: Prospect, Chillicothe, Streitmatter, Saint Joseph Mooney Cemetery, and am now working the historic Springdale Cemetery. Have 100% photograhed Division A, The Willows, Forrest Lawn, Woodland Heights, Chapel View, Mt. Sinai, Mt. Hope, Washington Heights, and Resurrection Division grave markers in Springdale.

If you make edit suggestions, I do investigate every suggestion before accepting. I do not accept suggestions, where the only source is an ancestry tree. Documentation is required.

A few things I've learned...
Death certificates are good for date and location of death (other info on death certificate is advisory).
Birth certificate is the best source for date of birth, location, and parents.
Info from headstones is also advisory too. Headstones are sometimes put in place decades later by descendants and errors are made.

I will transfer ownership of a memorial to you if they fall within the Find A Grave guidelines, unless they are part of my own genealogical research.

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

I will also admit that I'm reluctant to transfer ownership where an obit is included and all of the links have already been made.

Many of the transfers that I've made, just sit there, no embellishments.
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Jerry C. Goldsmith
Diane Keidel
Steve,

Not sure where the maiden name of Grant came from. I have had other suggested corrections over the years.
Added by Jerry C. Goldsmith on Feb 03, 2016 7:56 AM
LisaS2000
RE: Henrietta F. Lewis
I would appreciate any information that you have on Henrietta Lewis. She has been one of my more difficult ascendants to trace.
Gertrude has also been difficult.
I am descendant from Cora, the Henrietta's third child, William's (Henrietta's husband) second child.

Thank you. What is the best way to email you directly, in the event that you have additional information?

Lisa
Added by LisaS2000 on Feb 03, 2016 7:47 AM
Jerry C. Goldsmith
Diane Keidel
I did post the obituary. Thanks.
Added by Jerry C. Goldsmith on Feb 02, 2016 10:04 PM
labs2006
Clifton Ezra Abernathy
Re: middle name for Clifton
Can you supply some documentation for your suggested middle name for Clifton 140867119?

I got his middle name from his brother, Addison. Clifton got his middle name from his grandfather, Ezra Nelson Abernathy, born March 11, 1863.
Added by labs2006 on Jan 28, 2016 8:39 PM
Cindy H
Gladys Forbes
Stephen,

Thank You for making the changes to her memorial in such a quick manner.

Thank you for all you hard work on Find A Grave it is much appreciated.

Have a great day!
Cindy
Added by Cindy H on Jan 27, 2016 12:33 AM
Shawdau
Hope You're Doing Well
I'm putting pictures on Swan Lake Cemetery tonight - it's going pretty well - Robert J. Webb (1907 - 2005) is buried with an "E. Marie" who was born in 1910 and died 1991. Can you find out about her and put her in so that I can add the picture? Thank You for Everything You Do!
Added by Shawdau on Jan 19, 2016 8:28 PM
JuJu
Thanks for all the info this past year
Just wanted to wish you a Happy New Year!
Added by JuJu on Jan 14, 2016 4:31 PM
Nancy McDonald
Thank you!
Thanks for all the help with the Walter Overmier memorial and for the great photo!
Added by Nancy McDonald on Jan 13, 2016 3:49 PM
Baxter B. Fite III
Wolgamott/Noble feud
Stephen, Thanks for the information about Jonathan Wolgamott and Ed Noble. I have added what you sent me to Jonathan Wolgamott's site as well as another article I found in a Cairo, Illinois newspaper. Let me know if you learn anything more. I wonder if anyone was tried for Ed Noble's murder? His mortal remains were laid a few miles away from Jonathan's at Maple Ridge. Thanks, Baxter
Added by Baxter B. Fite III on Jan 10, 2016 3:00 PM
KATDIAMOND
Rebecca Canaday
Hello, I just wanted to say thank you for finding and photographing the headstone of Rebecca Hall Bassett Canaday at the Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.
Thank you so much!
Added by KATDIAMOND on Jan 10, 2016 9:15 AM
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