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Shawdau (#47263480)
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Bio Photo I am a direct descendant of the Copp, Brown, Peck, Ward, McIntyre, and Shaw families on my father's side. Roloff, Crescelius, Garbrecht, Pfersich, Zastrow, and Ziemer families from Prussia on my mother's side. I am making a special effort to photograph stones at Terre Haute Cemetery in Henderson County, IL. Many of the stones are faded and breaking off. I want to preserve them digitally before it's too late. My Peck & Shaw ancestors rest at this cemetery, so it is very important to me.

As with everyone else, if you find a relative's memorial that I have created, you can have it to manage. Just drop me a note via Find-a-Grave. I am creating memorials because I can get to these cemeteries to take the pictures. I appreciate the memorials people have made for my family members who are buried far away. Thank you, all!

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Larry Hagemann
RE: Magdalena Strauel
Thank you so much for the photo of the fallen stone.

I am going to speak with the immediate family in Edwards, IL to see about getting it set upright.

Do you recall the general area where it might be located at St. Joseph's?

Thanks again, Larry
Added by Larry Hagemann on Jul 07, 2014 2:49 PM
RE: Sadie Rankin
Just added Sadie's obituary to her memorial. Thanks for sending the information.
Added by Ruth on Jul 01, 2014 3:12 PM
Mike Graham
Thank you for the transfer of memorial...
Added by Mike Graham on Jun 30, 2014 5:51 PM
Jennifer Kersten
RE: Mary Elizabeth Fair
Thank you for the information. I will update her page.
Added by Jennifer Kersten on Jun 27, 2014 1:35 PM
Karen Ziege Bartelt
Re Andrew Goebbels #74575143

I took the photo of the overturned marker. I was curious about the year of death as well, so I asked Springdale. They said he died 29 Sep 1939 at age 83. His last residence was Kokomo, IN, so perhaps that explains the lack of an Illinois record.

Added by Karen Ziege Bartelt on Jun 25, 2014 12:06 PM
Charlotte Viets Fisher
Thank you so much for adding the bio to her memorial so quickly!
Added by Dozard on Jun 24, 2014 9:04 PM
Larry Hagemann
RE: Magdalena Strauel
Thank you so much for the photo I am sorry to learn that it has fallen down...the next thing is that it will disappear from the cemetery unless I can get a local family member to have it made upright again. Thank you for the alert.
Added by Larry Hagemann on Jun 22, 2014 9:49 AM
William Spiker
Thank you for the work you do cataloging family burials. I certainly appreciate the work that volunteers like yourself have done on my family's behalf.

Regarding the Find A Grave Memorial # 75284084. William Spiker was the brother of my husband's grandfather, Samuel Richard Spiker. According to family records, William was born July 9, 1847 in Mercer County Pennsylvania and died due to typhoid at the US Army in Keokuk Iowa.

William's sister Mary Ann Spiker Morgan is also buried at Terre Haute Cemetery. Her Find A Grave # is 58447560.

Thanks again!
Added by Janet on Jun 16, 2014 7:05 AM
RE: harriet kyle nicol
No - I'm related to the Kyle family starting with Silas Price Kyle. It seems you are closer to the Nicol side than I. Thanks for asking though! Have a great day.
Added by Vicki on Jun 09, 2014 7:48 AM
Lois (Steinberg) Adams (Gregory) and Daughters
Klehm and Koerner
Thank you so much for the transfers of my family members. Lois
Added by Lois (Steinberg) Adams (G... on May 30, 2014 5:24 AM
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