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Lesa Epperson (#46576986)
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Bio Photo I have been doing genealogy for many years. One of my favorite things in researching is visiting cemeteries. I love to just walk around the tombstones and try to imagine what the people's lives might have been like. I have been contributing tombstone pictures to this site to help fellow genealogists that are a distance away that can't visit their relative's gravesite in person.

My family has been a big assistance to me in my project for this website. My son, Trenton, my daughter, Alena, and my husband, Terry, have helped me take tombstone photos. So a big "THANKS" goes out to all three of them!!

Quote from Findagrave: "The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. THE ULTIMATE GOAL SHOULD BE TO HAVE MEANINGFUL, ACCURATE MEMORIALS THAT HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF WHO CREATED THE MEMORIAL OR WHO MAINTAINS IT." Please keep this in mind when you request a transfer as it takes a lot of time and money to do research to add memorials to this site. I love working on this site, but I have run into some problems just recently.

I DO WELCOME ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS AND FAMILY LINKS. The more information the better!! I usually get the updates done within 1 or 2 days.
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Orange Yeti
Sylvia Bland
Lesa,
I think you have updated a couple memorials for me. Some times I get so focused on my projects I forget to say/type thank you. Thank you very much updating my great aunt and others you have done for me and I forget about...
OY
Added by Orange Yeti on Apr 25, 2015 12:38 PM
Natalie and Tim Day
John N. Day #49284065
Hi Lesa,

As you may or may not know there is a controversy as to whether John Day's middle name starts with a M or a N. His wife, Nancy Ann Worthington Day seems to have "consort of John M. Day" on her headstone. In texts it is usual to see John M. Day but I have also seen John N. Day. Would you like to weigh in with your opinion? What is actually on both of the grave stones? M or N? --Tim Day
Added by Natalie and Tim Day on Apr 16, 2015 6:16 PM
Daniel Monahan
Henry B. Monahan in Farmers Chapel in Danville
Lesa,
My Great uncle is buried in farmers Chapel Cemetery in Danville IL. His grave may be near his grand parents John Saunders and Susan Elizabeth Saunders tome Stones. he may also be listed as Harry B Monahan or Henry B Monnahan.
His date of birth and death are
Birth 24 Oct 1877 in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Death 5 May 1882 in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, USA
if you get out there and happen on any info I would greatly appreciate it thank you,
Daniel Monahan
Added by Daniel Monahan on Apr 10, 2015 2:07 PM
Pamela Davis-Price
Audrey Gregory-Davis
I just want to thank you for adding my momma to this site. It means so much to be able to go here and visit her grave(I don't live in the same state). Again thank you and God bless you. - Pamela Davis-Price
Added by Pamela Davis-Price on Mar 31, 2015 8:17 PM
Clyde Stevens
Stephens Family
I am descendant of William Stephens and Elizabeth Turner Stephens from Newberry County SC. Would love to know the connection to the above to the ones that you say died in Indiana. I have William Stephens dying in 1806 in Newberry. would love to talk with you about this. Clyde Stevens 205 270 1241 cstevens@watvc.com
Added by Clyde Stevens on Mar 30, 2015 10:22 AM
Carla Clements Goetz
Thank you!
Thank you for this awesome site! Blessings to you for doing all this!
Added by Carla Clements Goetz on Mar 28, 2015 12:07 AM
Donna White
re: Lawrence richardson
can you add your grave photo of Lawrence and Wanda Richardson to his wife's memorial?
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20281354

thanks, donna white
Added by Donna White on Mar 24, 2015 7:54 PM
Donna White
re: Ralph Richardson
can you add your grave photo of Ralph and Ruth Richardson to his wife Ruth's memorial?
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=20281324&PIpi=6684540

thanks, donna white
Added by Donna White on Mar 24, 2015 7:52 PM
Jessie Barzee
Thank you
Your entries have been invaluable to my research efforts in Indiana for my ancestors. You have done for me and many, many others what we could not do for ourselves in recording the burial information for our deceased loved ones. Thank you so very much for your time and dedication.

Jessie Barzee
Added by Jessie Barzee on Mar 21, 2015 8:45 AM
Kimberly Olson
61421149 should say 30495468
61421149 should say 30495468

Sorry I added the wrong number in my last message to you.

Sincerely,

Kimberly Jo Olson
Added by Kimberly Olson on Mar 19, 2015 2:07 PM
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