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Beth Sparrow (#46549069)
 member for 13 years, 11 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo Beth (Jorgensen) Sparrow living in Polk County, Nebraska. Have photos and information on the following surnames: My father's line: Hanks, Fields, Jorgensen, Foster, Lindsay in Nebraska, Illinois, Germany and Denmark.
My mother's line: Seggerman, Regnier, Junker, Michels, Barber, Sickmon in Nebraska and Illinois, Germany, France, and back to England thru Mayflower passengers.

Have photos and some information on my husband's family: His father's line: Sparrow, Foresman, Richart, Hubbard from Illinois and back east. Currently trying to gather records for my husband's Richart line back to the Mayflower.
His mother's line: Patterson, Thompson, Waterman, Smith and Krieg from Illinois and eastern states.
I also have researched my step-mother-in-law's family: Smith, Steward, Flick, Hill, Hughes, Whitacre, Cross and Glass from mainly Illinois, Indiana and east.

Please see my virtual cemeteries for specific relatives in these lines, and please contact me if you are related to any of these families. I like getting in touch with distant cousins.
Let me know if you want me to transfer someone so you can add more info to a relative. If someone is not my relative, I will usually transfer. Please state your relation in your requests for transfer.
Polk county cemetery info came from the cemetery or from the city/cemetery records. Polk county marriage info comes from the clerk's office at the county courthouse.
I am an avid cemetery photographer fulfilling requests in Polk county and trying to photograph all cemeteries in Polk county (where I live). I will add partial obituaries; I will not add living (surviving) relatives of recent deaths.
IF you use my photos in an online tree, PLEASE give credit by saying "courtesy of Beth Sparrow". It's very annoying to see your own photo in an Ancestry tree with no credit given. And you KNOW it's your photo because the bird poop is in the same place.
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Kasie Pheak
Find A Grave Memorial# 92194028
Hi Beth,
My name is Kasie and I am the great granddaughter of Eliza Mae Miller. She also has a sister Alice Miller (Find A Grave Memorial# 92196681). I can fill in the blanks with the rest of the Miller family and beyond. I would also like to be the one that handles her memorial. Please contact me if you have any further questions. Thank you!
Kasie (Miller) Pheak
Added by Kasie Pheak on Jul 28, 2016 5:27 PM
Pat Shepherd
Fredrick James Dunn
Find A Grave Memorial# 87013240 - Hi, Beth. I come hat in hand as I was wrong with the correction to my grandfather's first name. Instead it was my father who was given the name Frederick. I hope you will forgive me for causing you extra work. I am so embarrassed.

Added by Pat Shepherd on Jul 21, 2016 12:52 PM
Kimberly Prell Clark
Prell, Kiesselbach, Bayrhoffer
Hi, Beth,

I am wondering what you need me to do to transfer the memorials of my Prell, Kiesselbach and Bayrhoffer family member memorials that you may have control of. I am going to post the Find A Grave memorial numbers of the memorials that I would like if you don't mind. They are my aunt, uncles, great grands etc. These are the ones I see that you have right off hand.

Ruth Prell White: # 105332816
Wilber W Prell: # 111402239
Neal O Prell: # 100482655
Victor Wayne Prell: # 100482986
Donald Dean Prell: (not actually buried in Polk Co) # 100482986
GGF: Alexander Rudolph Kiesselbach: # 100826536
GGM: Caroline Emilie Bayrhoffer Kiesselbach: # 100826564
GGUncle: Theodor Carl H Bayrhoffer: # 100826675

Please let me know if you need any more information. I would really appreciate being given care and custody of these family memorials. Thanks in advance,
Kimberly Prell Clark #48433352

Added by Kimberly Prell Clark on Jul 19, 2016 8:01 AM
Judge John Aplin
Thank you so much for the article regarding his death year on the headstone... I love it that he had a sense of humor!
Added by Lynniep2000 on Jul 18, 2016 5:19 PM
Find A Grave Correction: Robert Vaughn
You wrote(July 14, 2016):

Per Polk county marriage records, he married Emma Day, date of license 16 May 1889, volume 2 page 205.

(Find A Grave contributor Beth Sparrow has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Robert Vaughn.
Link to memorial:

Hello Beth-
Thanks for the information. Is this record online? I would like to see the actual record. Thanks.
-Doug Vaughn.
Added by dcvolts on Jul 17, 2016 7:51 AM
Kimberly Prell Clark
Fannie J Kiesselbach Prell # 100482797
Fannie Kiesselbach Prell # 100482797 was my grandmother and if you are not a family member I would love for you to transfer her memorial to me.

Thanks in advance,
Kimberly Prell Clark (#48433352)
Added by Kimberly Prell Clark on Jul 12, 2016 7:51 PM
Kimberly Prell Clark
Raymond R Prell # 100482761
Beth, I am a granddaughter of Raymond R Prell # 100482761. If you are not a family member, I would appreciate the transfer of his memorial to me.

Thanks in advance,

Kimberly Prell Clark (#48433352)
Added by Kimberly Prell Clark on Jul 12, 2016 7:47 PM
Washington Ryan & wife memorians

Thank you very much for the wonderful photo. It is much appreciated.

MTB (#47315654)
Added by MTB on Jun 27, 2016 10:50 AM
The Locator
Blue Ridge Cemetery
Thank you for taking the time to photo the cemetery stone for Ezra and Emma Felton. A job well done and keep up the good work......................
Added by The Locator on Jun 25, 2016 2:32 PM
RE: C. E & Ellen Paulsen in Evergreen
Thank you, I should be able to get the photos this week.
Added by SRGF on Jun 21, 2016 7:55 PM
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