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Linda T (#46802385)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 12 days
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Having more fun walking the older areas of the cemeteries and thinking of the histories.

I have photographed all of Oak Grove and more than half of Lakeside in Pekin, IL. There are alot of missing headstones and quite a bit that are unreadable. Getting what I can before they are gone.

I will transfer ONLY within Find A Grave's guidelines. Though happy to add any information you have to the memorials. This is a memorial site, not a family genealogy site.

I also have spent many an hour walking the cemeteries and transcribing headstones that are hard to read. If you take any of the photos and place them on other sites such as Ancestry, at least make credit back to me. May sound selfish, but giving credit to someone for their work is only correct.
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Messages left for Linda T (27)[Leave Message]
Michaele Harrington
Re: Bernice Derry Gray
Hello Linda- I just posted a photo of this person's mausoleum stone and noticed the inscription says: wife of Kenneth Gay not Gray. I also submitted an edit suggestion to that effect. Mikielynne
Added by Michaele Harrington on Jul 02, 2015 7:41 PM
Linda Jones
I have left numerous corrections and additions for this memorial in addition to additions on her husband and parents. Please update at your earliest convenience. She is my former mother-in-law.

Thank you.

Linda (Weitekamp) Jones
Added by Linda Jones on Jun 30, 2015 2:11 PM
Cindy Kaye
RE: Ieres Meahl
Thanks. I'll check to see if this name or similar are in the branch of the Meahl family in my tree. It is a very strange name, but then one of the siblings of Arless Sr. was named Luscious and his father was Royal.
Added by Cindy Kaye on Jun 30, 2015 5:07 AM
Huffman, Ervin Wesley Jr. "Sonny"
Lydia Oltman
I am running backups right now but may have more photos for you. I will have to check. Lydia is my great grandmother.
Sonny Huffman
Added by Huffman, Ervin Wesley Jr.... on Jun 25, 2015 2:21 PM
Mabel York mem d 1950
Hi, if you'd like her obit please email me #47489588 it was not the person I was looking for and would pass on the info, will scan
Added by JuJu on May 21, 2015 11:54 AM
Sam Andrusko
Info on Werts family

Was delighted to find the entries you made for Anderson Werts, his wife, and son. Information I had was "Wertz" and had seen also the name as Weerts.

I noticed, however, that for the entry for the son, Elmer Louis Werts (90243303), you say the father, Anderson, was born in Tribble IL, but under the entry for the father (90242607), you say he was born in Trumbull Co Ohio, so can you confirm which is correct and change the other? Could not find a Tribble IL nor any town named Tribble in the US Board of Geographic Names database.

Thanks again for this valuable information.

Sam Andrusko (a Fl*g*l family researcher)

P.S. Anderson Werts also had a son Eugene and a daughter Goldie. Oh, and under Elmer, it says his mother was born in Bloomington, but under her entry (90243090), it just says Indiana.
Added by Sam Andrusko on May 20, 2015 8:09 AM
David W. Jent

Thank you for completing my photo request at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin for Wanda Lee Bennett. Your time and dedication to the findagrave site is greatly appreciated. I appreciate your time, your thorough documentation and source verification processes that you complete in order to makes this site a reliable resource. May that same enthusiasm be transformed to those that utilize the site aimlessly whenever they encounter a memorial, photograph, or source of information where you are referenced as the contributor and where they refuse to comprehend the importance of accuracy or validity.
Added by David W. Jent on May 02, 2015 1:34 AM
Jeffrey Graham
Thomas Turbett
Hi. Is it possible for you to correct one of the children's spouses of Thomas Turbett? I am a descendant of his daughter Mary (known as Polly which is on her gravestone in the Ashland Cemetery in Carlisle, PA). Polly married JOHN Graham, not George Graham.
Are you related?
Jeff Graham
Added by Jeffrey Graham on Apr 25, 2015 9:52 AM
Henry Epkins grave
Thank you so very much for the picture of my grandfather's and grandmother's headstone! Your tai me and effort is greatly appreciated! Bonnie Epkins Cockrum
Added by BCockrum on Apr 18, 2015 9:45 PM
RE: Marion J. Benassi
Okay! I sent a request to the other contributor. Thanks for the information.

Added by Jeanette on Apr 18, 2015 7:47 PM
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