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Steven Keller (#47478415)
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Bio Photo Greetings enthusiasts! A librarian by trade, I love research and genealogy. I am mostly interested in the Keller and Klevorn families (my mother's maiden name is Klevorn). As I come upon other people of interest, I add them also.

I am of the opinion that cemeteries are places to honor and remember the dead; they are also places of healing and forgiveness. Our faith tells us that individuals who die in God's grace are part of the "Communion of Saints" -- to this end we need to approach this work with much reverence.

Fidelium animę, per misericordiam Dei, requiescant in pace. Amen.

All ye, who would honor
The saints and their Head,
Remember, remember,
To pray for the dead;
And they in return,
From their misery freed,
To you will be friends
In the hour of need.
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RE: Hello
Thanks Steven I will. I'm a grandma now and by hobby is taking second place.
Added by My Family Circle on Aug 23, 2016 1:48 PM
randal nichoalds
RE: Father John O'Fallon Pope
You are really doing a lot of research. Your work is very detailed and makes a great memorial to. I think I was able to get to a few more located on the very Large O'Fallon family plot. O'Fallon Park is located across the highway from Bellefontaine Cemetery and part of the cemetery is located on what was the O'Fallon family land.

Added by randal nichoalds on Aug 22, 2016 5:21 PM
randal nichoalds
Pope (Bellefontaine Cemetery)
I was able to get the 3 Pope members photo's that are buried on the large Ofallon Family plot. Would you have information as to how they relate to O Fallon family. As Well Benjamin S. Pope is buried close to Charles A. and Charles W. is he another son of Charles A. Pope?

Thanks for any help
Added by randal nichoalds on Aug 19, 2016 12:35 PM
P. Perry
RE: Sister Leonilla
You're welcome. Happy to have been able to help. 😎
Added by P. Perry on Jul 09, 2016 11:11 AM
P. Perry
RE: Sister Leonilla
You're welcome. Happy to have been able to help. 😎
Added by P. Perry on Jul 09, 2016 11:08 AM
Lisa Stewart
RE: Thank you!
You are more than welcome! We really thought, with 30 requests from that cemetery, that we would find at least half of them. We did not find ONE. I called before going to see if they had records but as usual, no one had clear complete records. Then to see all the crumbling tombs, it was disheartening. You would think the church would step up and at least preserve the headstones that list who is in there.
Added by Lisa Stewart on Jun 23, 2016 11:29 PM
Jerry Eby
RE: Thank you!
You are very welcome. I'm very glad I could share this with you.
Added by Jerry Eby on May 11, 2016 11:21 PM
Philip D. Markham
Lyda & Anna Laney photos
The photos are perfect Steven ! Thank you for your help. It really looks nice & most of all it is accurate ! Thank you.......
Best Regards,
Philip D. Markham

I have a new email address but not sure how to inform you, maybe it will show here....
Added by Philip D. Markham on Apr 09, 2016 6:40 PM
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Trooper Stratford Buschman
On behalf of the late veterans of Squadron A, a big THANK YOU for the transfer

Vince Katinas
Squadron A Association
Added by squadron a association on Mar 29, 2016 11:09 AM
Anna Jaech
A Long Line
Greetings. I appreciate your sentiment for cemeteries. I was raised in a small town in Missouri. About the time of the Civil War a large city cemetery, Hillcrest, was opened on a hilltop. My gg grandfather purchased ten plots. He owned the newspaper and recorded all manner of news.
He lost his health in a dramatic way. Died in 1882. The fancy funeral carriage was hired. People came from all around bringing the flowers of spring. He was the first burial in our family lot.
Among the mourners was my grandfather, Brent, age 6. He had already been put to work at the newspaper. In 74 years, my father would lead the procession that took his body to it's rest - a place he had taken me many times at sunrise or sunset. He, too was a newspaper man and knew much about people. There was a prosody about him that is within me. Exactly how did it get there?
Many would say, "Oh yes, I see the line of carriages forming on the hill. Those little children have work to do; but they'll be carried here." We were, after all, southerners of the root and of the limb. One at a time, and every time we had all changed. Fashions changed.
Who was the first to arrive in a special motor car? Who was the first to experience the indignity of being placed in a concrete vault? I know who was the kindest and sweetest; and I certainly know who was the cruelest. The lot is full. We no longer visit en masse. I doubt that many of us linger. It's one of the customs that has changed.
Annie Jaech
Added by Anna Jaech on Feb 03, 2016 12:53 PM
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