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<<< Click on the photo to << read the CAPTION
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
Please Read the Cemetery Main Page. Maybe they have an online burial search .
Most Defunct Cemetery have No Heastones.
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.
Photography is relaxing for me...so I take photos and add them. There is cemetery that I am working on that across the street from my children's school. 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. It is more that you might credit me, but the person that acquires it from you might not.
PLEASE -Turn on your messages. You are missing out on A LOT of info that people may want to share with you.
Please remember, when you start researching a new geographic area, that those living in the area, probably know more than you, but there are some that don't. Like St. Louis City and St. Louis County are very separate, but very connected. Please look at an actual map that has city and county boarders, that is dated for that era, NOT a current map. For example, much of what is warehouses now by river, used to be housing.
Just another twig in the tree.
Helpful Missouri Websites: . . . That are Free!
Missouri Death Cert Advance search
Missouri Digit History Home page
St. Louis Genealogical Society
St. Louis Archdiocese Burial Search
St. Louis Public Library Obit search for Select Years
Illinois Death Cert and more
Index to St Louis CITY wills
Thank you Lynn Vint for the wonderfully simple directions to make the links work with a click of button!
St. Louis Calvary Cemetery
General Calvary Map
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.
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.
Most, but not all, have already been added into Find a grave by TVFTH. BTW, they are terrible spellers, so be creative. It is a Very large cemetery, so we do sometime wait until there are more than one request in that section.
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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|Phineas A. Gates||Lewis Maguire's grave|
Thank you for the information on Lewis Maguire's grave.
You asked me to move my picture to the original and delete the duplicate, but I don't see a picture on the memorial nor do I see a duplicate. Did you mean this for another memorial?
|Gwen Cottingham||Loretta & Fred Krause|
Thank you so much for taking the photo of their gravesites; also providing the information they do not have a stone. I appreciate it. Gwen
Thanks very much for posting the photos for Mr and Mrs. Fred Trost Sr. Your time is appreciated.
|b g||Cora Tritsch Welsh|
Thank you very much for the photo. That was very nice of you.
Added by b g on Aug 01, 2015 8:19 PM
Thanks for taking picture and posting to Find A Grave
Added by Marie on Aug 01, 2015 8:12 PM
|jada gipson||RE: Hinkle @ StL Calvary|
I Would Like Thank You For The Picture You Took It Was Lovely Thank You For The Time Out Of Your Day To Take The Picture Thank You
|Barbara Ann D.||Vincent Dobelman|
Thanks again for taking such a nice photo for me of his headstone. Thanks Thanks Thanks!
|Barbara Ann D.||RE: TB Owens @ St Peters|
Thank you so much for all that you do for find a grave. You are nothing short of wonderful!
|Anna Jaech||Waugh & Zoe Tracy Benedict|
I have deleted Mr. Waugh & asked for a merger for Zoe as the article is helpful. I don't know how I failed to find Waugh, but I remember how I found Zoe. I was reading an old article about the Faribault School for the Deaf which was seeded by the Missouri School. Mrs Benedict was identified as a STL Papin & I thought, "What a small world," & added her to the article I was writing. At that time I did not know the name Tracy. Thank you for calling this to my attention. I do try!
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