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Kathie (#46970958)
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If I posted a picture for a photo request, Please check the Caption on the photograph for more information. Especially if, there is a general lot shot from St Louis Calvary.

Don't you ever turn a photo over to see if anything is written on the back?

Please Read the Cemetery Main Page. Maybe they have an online burial search.

* I recently had to change my findagrave email please use the new one of

I will not add cut and paste Obituary's to anyone's page, see the Find a Graves rules. Be original. But I will posted the Newspaper, Date and page location. Nor will I add surviving family, per FaG guidelines.

I am still new to the whole genealogy thing. I have only been doing for about 15+ years. I am hoping that my children will continue the search.

If you want one of my photos, that is fine, but I DO WANT CREDIT. I however would prefer that they are not added to Ancestry. I know the rules have changed to allow 'sharing within the Ancestry bubble' but really people, give credit - Site the Source.

Thank you.
Just another twig in the tree.

Helpful Missouri Websites:
Somehow all my html links have deleted Again... so if you want them you have to copy and paste them, or you can just google for them.
. . .
That are Free!

Missouri Death Cert Advance search (had to shorten it)
or deathcertificates/advanced.aspx
(but get rid of the space before Deathcertificates...)

St. Louis Genealogical Society
St. Louis County Library Genealogy Dept

St. Louis Archdiocese Burial Search

St. Louis Public Library Obit search for Select Years

Illinois Death Cert

and more Bellefontaine Cemetery

St. Peter's Cemetery Burial Search

General Calvary Map

St. Louis Archdiocese Burial Search

Myself and several others, including Elaine and Sharon, do most of the Photo requests for the St. Louis Calvary Cemetery. We share a google document to do this. We will typically look at every request. Which means - we will check to see if is duplicate, see if they are really buried their (see the archdiocese website) and then enter it onto the spreadsheet. Which is sorted usually by sections. It is a Very large cemetery (470 Acres 400,000 burials, and 27 miles of roads), so we do sometime wait until there are more than one request in that section.

Most, but not all, have already been added into Find a grave by TVFTH. BTW, they are terrible spellers/ transcribers, so be creative. For the most part they are/were added originally, according to how the Archdioceses spelled their name. Death dates that are just Month and year are based off of the persons burial date.--

Sections 5 & 16, and all their lots, do not have maps, so those have to be walked, but they were VERY sparsely marked. And none of us like them because so few are marked, so it actually makes it very difficult.
-Section 10 is done, there are only maybe 20 stones. ---Section 37 are re-internments from Washington Park Cemetery, so all there "death" dates are actually there re-interment dates, as we get photo request we adjust their death dates to their true death dates.

Then we each have our favorite sections to do. If you have any questions about St Louis Calvary I will be happy to try to answer it. If I don't know, I will try to find the answer for you.

Happy Hunting :)
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Thomas Fife
Louis Hayes
Thank you Kathy!

Added by Thomas Fife on Oct 15, 2016 8:17 PM
James Burke
RE: Borowski @ StL Calvary
Hi Kathie,

Thanks so much for all your help with these photo requests. The marker looks wonderful, I'm very happy with it. Thanks also for the photo of the marker in relationship to the other family graves. Thanks again!


Added by James Burke on Oct 15, 2016 4:18 PM
Costigan and others.....
Hello Kathie,

Want to send you a big bouquet for all of this
wonderful information and the very useful websites for research, you are one in a million!!!!
Having had experience for surveying some cemeteries
I can appreciate the time involved.

Mary Ann
Added by MyRootz on Oct 15, 2016 5:02 AM
RE: StL Calvary FYI
We did not do well on photo requests, the ones I choose to look for were a bust. I found some other stones of interest and it was a great learning experience!
Added by Chelsea on Oct 12, 2016 2:05 PM
Christopher Ware
photo requests in Calvary Cemetery
Thank you for the photos!
Added by Christopher Ware on Oct 12, 2016 1:01 PM
RE: E Govern @ StL Calvary
Thank you, Kathie!
Added by JJG on Oct 11, 2016 12:12 PM
Mary Davy
RE: Devoy @ StL Calvary

Thank you so much! You are very kind to have taken the time to do this for me. I live in California and am helping my brother in law with his Devoy family history.

Mary R. Davy
Added by Mary Davy on Oct 11, 2016 10:03 AM
Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwyer/George
Thank You
Dear Kathie,

Thank you for going to the cemetery and taking a photo of the grave site for Elizabeth Cornett with the headstone photo showing grave next to her.

Many Blessings to you,
Added by Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwye... on Oct 11, 2016 7:34 AM
Photo Request--Dennis Sleater
I'm sorry it has taken so long for me to thank you for fulling my photo request for Dennis Sleater's (#47215435) grave. Thanks to your photo, I was able to submit an auto edit to complete the birth and death dates on his memorial.

I haven't checked that particular old G-mail account in quite some time and had almost forgotten about it.

Thanks again!
Added by DogMama08 on Oct 10, 2016 11:19 PM
Charles T. Ryan
Many thanks for your time and efforts in locating and photographing this headstone. Keep up the good work!
Added by TurningHearts on Oct 10, 2016 12:57 PM
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