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Brent Gillespie (#46899345)
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Bio Photo I guess I was about 7 or 8 yrs old when I first remember my dad taking me to cemeteries to trace our roots. Now I am an addict to genealogy and cemetery hunting!!! (I think it is from the Mingo Swamp water!!) So if you need something from Stoddard Co., MO, I will do what I can.
This is a wonderful website it has helped me leaps and bounds in my personal genealogy quest!

I like to transcribe entire cemeteries so loved ones can be found, mine & yours. So most of the memorials I post I am not related to. If you see a relative or someone close to you that I have posted & wish to manage there memorial, please just holler & I can transfer it to you as long as I am not related.

I have posted many photos on this site & anyone may use them for there family tree. If you make a million off one of them, please at least buy me dinner.

If you see a mistake or just have more info just leave me a message or E-Mail me. I will be happy to add the info for any additions or corrections.

A question has been asked several times here lately. "Why do you put 'Bio Info Courtesy of' & link that person to the info?" Well I like to keep track of my sources & who sent me what for whom. Also it gives that person the credit for all the hard work they have done. If you do not want your name attached to a memorial that you have given me info on, please just tell me & I will not attach it.

Please do not get upset if I do not answer your messages & e-mails right away. I get alot of messages & e-mails everyday. I try to answer them all quickly but some take longer than others, but I will get to them!! Currently I am working on messages, requests & transfers from Dec 2012.

Happy Hunting !!
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Francis Boone Butz
Relatives transfer, please
Dear Mr Gillespe,

Would you transfer my great grand parents Bunk Boone #30299968 and Minnie Lee Hoggard Boone Thomas # 30299888.

Thank you so much for the consideration.

God bless ...,
Francis
Added by Francis Boone Butz on Jan 28, 2015 8:56 PM
Patricia Clement Baker
(John W. Davenport--# 25947555)
Hello Again, I'm repeating my request for the management of my grand uncle's memorial, (John W. Davenport--# 25947555), As I believe I mentioned before, he is buried in the same grouping as my grandparents and aunt, which you were kind enough to transfer. I appreciate the creation of his memorial, but unless you are related, I can't understand why you seem to be unwilling to transfer his memorial to me. Thanks. Pat
Added by Patricia Clement Baker on Jan 26, 2015 10:55 AM
Mary TS
Sarah Elzady Shelby Elsworth #30912773
Hello!

You were the originator of this memorial, which includes a great excerpt from "Doris DeGrote's "Mack & Effie". I am assuming that you were the one who placed Doris' excerpt on the memorial.

My query concerns Doris DeGrote. I am researching an Irwin A. DeGrote, who was married to a Doris (born 11 Dec 1913 in Illinois; died 17 Jan 1999). Could this be his wife? All I would like to know is her maiden name, which has eluded me thus far.

Thanks for any help you can offer,
Mary TS (member #47531690)
Added by Mary TS on Jan 20, 2015 3:46 PM
Kel-lea Barnett Erickson
Zachary Taylor Spears
Thank you for the picture of Zachary Taylor Spears headstone
Added by Kel-lea Barnett Erickson on Jan 14, 2015 6:34 PM
Ken Buttry
Charles D Cooper
Hi Brent, You have created memorials for Charles D Cooper, Alta Pearman Cooper Doublin, John Roy Cooper and Leslie Cooper Fortner but do not have them connected. Charles was the first husband of Alta and the father of Roy and Leslie. He died about the time that Leslie was born. Alta then married John W Doublin.

Have a Merry Christmas and keep up the good work in the New Year!

Ken Buttry
Added by Ken Buttry on Dec 23, 2014 11:13 AM
Robert Taylor
Nancy (Johnson) Munden
Brent,
Nancy Munden Find A Grave# 32924892 was my great grand aunt. Her first husband was John Persinger, a Civil War Veteran. They had five children. Her second husband was Jacob Munden Find A Grave# 3292488 and they had three children. If you are not related could you transfer these memorials to me so I can take the time to add information and link the spouses and children together. Thanks for your time, it's volunteers like you who help families trace their roots.
Added by Robert Taylor on Nov 28, 2014 11:22 AM
Theresa ( Rogers ) Griffiths
P.S. Audrey LANE 37468435
Brent,

Just found a another death same parents and the cemetery they are buried in is Barker Cemetery.
Can you please delete Audrey LANE from the Essex Cemetery you have her in.
I will add the LANE's I found in the correct cemetery.

Thank You
Added by Theresa ( Rogers ) Griff... on Nov 24, 2014 5:48 PM
Theresa ( Rogers ) Griffiths
Audrey LANE 37468435
I have her death certificate and it shows she was buried in B_____(sp?) can't make out the full name,but you can see the B plain as day.
I will post it to her page and can you go look at it I just want to make sure she is in the right cemetery.

Thank You
Added by Theresa ( Rogers ) Griff... on Nov 24, 2014 4:25 PM
Jake Barker
William Riley Barker
Brent,
If you would, please transfer management of William Riley Barker, Find A Grave Memorial #107594723 my grandfather, to me Jake Barker Find A Grave contributor #48223704

Thank You
Added by Jake Barker on Nov 15, 2014 6:46 PM
Linda Parks
Cora Morgan/dudley,MO cem.
Hi. I unknowingly duplicated Cora Parks Morgan on Find-a-grave. She was my husband's great aunt. I would like to manage her memorial, please. Thank you.

Linda Parks
Added by Linda Parks on Nov 05, 2014 11:01 AM
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