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Iriss Hill (#46617720)
 member for 11 years, 6 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo Family history has long tugged at my heartstrings. It has also been a vehicle for meeting "cousins" and new friends as we assist and exchange data. Inevitably, errors occur so, please inform me of any you may discover on the info I have added (and I'm happy to place additional facts...THANK YOU IN ADVANCE! If I have inadvertently overlooked anyone, please know that I am sincerely appreciative of your input.) to this fantastic site directly from that memorial.

Will consider transfer of family members to "per Find A Grave guidelines "(Please contact the Find A Grave member who created the memorial via the "Suggest a Correction" link under the "edit" tab on the memorial in question with your request to have the memorial transferred to you. Please, DO NOT post requests on my Bio page as it is very time consuming to search for those memorials and less accurate. Also include in your request your unique Contributor ID # which is displayed to the right of your member name on your profile page. Transfers: Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested if you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request. With hundreds of thousands of contributors, we have many overlapping family trees and it would be impossible for all contributors to manage their entire tree."Transfer requests should be for direct relatives WITHIN FOUR GENERATIONS, this would be your Siblings, Parents, Grandparents, and Great-grandparents. EXPLAIN your Relationship in the request. Any non-direct relatives (Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, etc.) are Not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not want to make the transfer. BULK surname requests should not be made. Be advised that memorials listed as famous or maintained by Find A Grave will not be transferred.Please use the original memorial page to make updates and add information.). I will ONLY TRANSFER management of memorials to immediate relatives as defined in the Find A Grave rules...this is their policy. Other requests WILL be ignored. AGAIN, PLEASE USE the "EDIT" and "SUGGEST A CORRECTION". Additional data should not be placed in the flower/token area of the memorial page. I also need an email address, or way to contact you when you send me requests and questions. Many Newbies are not making themselves familiar with site guidelines and sadly, some simply do not care. I'm also very capable of adding data so, please do not ask me to transfer and you'll transfer the memorial pg back to me after you've added more data. The guidelines also state to allow 30 days for updates. Patience is necessary as I have a life beyond this site. In the event of the same memorial listed twice on the same day, please refer to the MEMORIAL number. The lowest MEMORIAL # was the one added first, with the highest MEMORIAL # being the duplicate.

If you find a memorial has been added but has incomplete or incorrect information, INSTEAD OF CREATING A DUPLICATE MEMORIAL use the tools provided to submit corrections, additions or a transfer request via the "Suggest A Correction" link under the 'Edit' tab on the upper right of the memorial. NEVER Deliberately create a duplicate memorial.

Virtual cemeteries are the way to "gather" your ancestors together. I respect all contributors of FAG and do expect the same from them. Also, please keep in mind we are contributing this very important data for future generations so they might continue the wonderful work that we are currently peforming. The focus is assisting others and remembering those who passed before us.

I'm honored to add those who have passed into their eternal life as they should never be forgotten. ALL of these wonderful memorials are NOT related to me as I have added others I "met" while doing research at cemeteries, libraries, or seeking data on the Internet. Feel free to visit and leave floral/tokens/messages. Heartfelt thanks also to my fab ancestors!

Here is a list of our (deceased) Fallen Gravers @ Memorial #33083506
you may wish to visit and leave a token for.

Websites that calculate the birthdate for you:

"I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love." Leo F. Buscaglia

“Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit; for, without being seen, they are present with you.”
―Saint Francis de Sales

Note surnames I'm associated with and branches extended from: Ancell, Barber,Brink, Council, Cresse, Davis, Finney, Hall, Hardy, Henry, Hill, Hughes, Matthew, McBee, McKennee, Overstreet, Pierce, Rathsack, Reagan, Redmon, Rue, Sewell, Skinner, Sullivan, Terhune, Tippett, Toebben, VanMeter, Winterbauer, Yadley, Yadkowsky, etc.

Happy Thanksgiving! I will not be on this great site as frequently as I also desire to enjoy the season! Please be patient! Thanks!
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Connie F
Irene Cookson
Thank you VERY much for letting me know about Irene. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the information you sent. I had her in the local cemetery and didn't realize she would be in one in Quincy. Thank you also, for all the contributions you have made in findagrave; you are very dedicated. Connie
Added by Connie F on Nov 21, 2015 9:42 AM
Shirley Jack
The 2 brothers buried in Old Sackett Cemetery are
Benedict Schelble (your 94560035). He was born 9 Mar 1836, Baden. He died 12 Sep 1874, Illinois

Your 94560164, Unknown Schelble is Xaver Schelble who was born 12 DEC 1851, Germany. He died 1870-1880, Illinois.

Their parents were Benedict Schelble (died in Germany) & Nothburga (Spitznagel) Schelble who died in Salisbury 15 OCT 1889.
Added by Shirley Jack on Nov 12, 2015 4:29 PM
Barbara Carpenter
Richard Boeller
Thank you for your help, and transfer.

Added by Barbara Carpenter on Nov 11, 2015 9:30 AM
Connie Rifenburg
This is a duplicate record to the memorial you created. You may wish to contact the other person and merge the memorials since both have photos and additional information.

Connie Rifenburg
Added by Connie Rifenburg on Nov 09, 2015 8:56 PM
Amy Axtell Matthew
John T. Matthew
Thank you for your response. I will change mine to John T. from John M.
If you find any additional documentation, please let me know.
Again, thank you for your information.
Added by Amy Axtell Matthew on Nov 03, 2015 9:41 AM
RE: Weauneta Wood
Weauneta Pauline Brogden Thomas Wood (adopted to become Thomas, by her step father Woody H Thomas because her father Paul Brogden died at age 23)then she married Raymond C. Wood only relationship - I know to the Hill's - at least to me, being a Hill is, Weauneta was my maternal grandmother, my mother's mother who died giving birth to my mother. My mother, Wilma Jean Wood Thomas Hill Thomas (adopted to become Thomas by Woody H Thomas) then she married O. R Hill Jr, who she divorced in 1978 and re-married to Jack L Thomas.

Weauneta and Wilma are buried to the left of Woody H Thomas, and Weauneta's half- Sister who also died giving birth to her daughter who also died at birth, Pattie Lenora Thomas McGee. I am placing her FIRST headstone on her grave next spring - as part of my mothers dying wish. You can find Pictures of that stone by visiting Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson Oklahoma. Woody H Thomas was my mother's (Wilma) Step-Grandfather and Wilma's Adopted Father. Is that confusing enough? Further confusing, Weauneta's Husband Raymond C Wood's mother was a Hill, Alice Hill - Wood whose father was John H Hill, of Oklahoma - his brother was a Oklahoma Congressman. I can't find anything that ties my Hill family to that Hill family - - YET? feel free to contact me direct at
Added by mrh808 on Oct 31, 2015 8:09 AM
RE: Stiles
Hello Iriss, We were at St. Thomas Episcopal Church this morning doing a photo request, and Doug saw that there were 2 Stiles memorials there - those being Sanford and Dorothy Stiles. Not sure if they are among your Stiles family tree, but if they are - and if you would like to have a photo of their markers - just let us know and the next time we're there we will take them for you.

Paula and Doug Smith
Added by Ancestry/searcher on Oct 30, 2015 9:46 AM
M.J. Dietzer
Thank you for making the addition and correction to the memorial for my teacher Merrill Jacob Dietzer. I was a member of his first class.
Added by Patrivia on Oct 26, 2015 10:40 AM
Florida Cracker
Thank You
Thank you so much for the transfer of management of Carlene's account.
Thank you for all the hard work you do. I know somewhat of what you go through daily,but it is a labor of love.
Added by Florida Cracker on Oct 21, 2015 6:57 AM
Amy Axtell Matthew
Mary 'Polly' Pollock Mathew
My record and those that I searched in Member Connect show that she was married to John M. Mathew (1789-1868) and not John T. Mathew.
Do anyone have any further documentation to clarify this?
My records show that John T. was married to Peninah Matthew and Lizzie A. Williams Matthew and was the son of John M. Matthew and Mary Pollock Matthew. Of course the name Matthew goes from Mathew to Matthew at times.
Added by Amy Axtell Matthew on Oct 19, 2015 10:35 AM
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