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Shmilybrandon (#46939657)
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Bio Photo "When I go to a cemetery, I don't just see tombstones. I see families there. I see history there. I see much more than just a stone..."

I've been working on genealogy for about 10 years now. I stumbled upon this site and so impressed with the idea that I decided to volunteer and add graves as I ran across them. It saddens me to see the state of some of the graveyards I've visited, but I feel like I'm helping save part of history by photographing the stones that are still there. If I can be of any help just let me know.

"Genealogy is the art of collecting tidbits of the lives of those who came before us. And a genealogist sorts, organizes and nurtures this info for the purpose of paying it forward to a future generation's hands. The bucket is in our hands now, for a moment it's "ours", but the rest of the brigade is waiting for that pail of water to be passed to the next soul." Gerblady

if you would like a transfer of a memorial, please use the "edit" button on the memorial and state your relationship. I will gladly transfer memorials within 4 direct generations. Others I will be happy to consider. :-)
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Request for source information
Hello -
Thank you for entering so many pages for folks buried in Zion Cemetery, Raleigh, Rush, Indiana, but I am wondering what you are using as the source(s) for the burials, especially when there is no corresponding headstone photo? I am also hoping that this source might provide some additional leads for some of the people I am researching.
Hope to hear from you.
Best Regards,
Added by cos1776 on Aug 01, 2015 4:52 PM
Stephen Ransdell
Gladys Pease
I would be interested in the Pea or "Pease" family tree since she is my grandmother and I hardly know anything about her ancestors. I believe she had a brother Richard?
Added by Stephen Ransdell on Jul 26, 2015 10:22 AM
Stephen Ransdell
RE: Gordon Ransdell
Yes. My father is the oldest son of Peter and Gladys (although I was always told her last name was "Pease"). They also had 3 other children, Darrel, Lloyd, and Patricia. Lloyd's and Patricia's memorials are also on my page. Darrel was cremated.
Added by Stephen Ransdell on Jul 26, 2015 10:19 AM
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Added by Tamara Bussinger- Krzyani... on Jul 20, 2015 7:47 AM
Tamara Bussinger- Krzyaniak
RE: Sadie Youngblood
For the St. Charles Cemetery, look up The St. Charles Twp. office, they are in ccharge of the St. Charles cemetery. The St. Charles Twp. office claims they do not have records, something about a fire, maybe you will have better luck!! :)
I have very limited information on Montello and Sadies line at all, I was working with Betty Jean and then lost contact with her, when I found her address, it was too late, she had passed away. ( She was the daughter of Montello ( 1901-1973) and Mary Maslowski.
Added by Tamara Bussinger- Krzyani... on Jul 20, 2015 7:41 AM
Robyn Ratcliffe
Lawrence Lovett Allen family - East Hill Cemetery, Rushville, IN
I appreciate so much that you have posted the Lawrence Lovett Allen family in the East Hill Cemetery. LL Allen was my great great grandfather and I would like to link the other family members to him and his wife, Kate Churchill Allen on Find A Grave. If you are not a family member of his and if you are willing, I would be happy to manage the family memorials. Thanks for all you do.
Added by Robyn Ratcliffe on Jul 19, 2015 12:17 PM
Tamara Bussinger- Krzyaniak
RE: Sadie Youngblood
:) You are welcome!
Added by Tamara Bussinger- Krzyani... on Jul 10, 2015 4:09 PM
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RE: Sadie Youngblood
Added by Tamara Bussinger- Krzyani... on Jul 10, 2015 4:06 PM
Tamara Bussinger- Krzyaniak
RE: Sadie Youngblood
I found Sadies death certificate to, she is buried in St. Charles and with no stone. I know that cemetery well.
Added by Tamara Bussinger- Krzyani... on Jul 10, 2015 8:59 AM
Tamara Bussinger- Krzyaniak
RE: Sadie Youngblood
What name is Sadie buried under. Montello is buried in the Garfield cemetery I believe, he has an unmarked grave also in Swan Creek Twp.
Added by Tamara Bussinger- Krzyani... on Jul 09, 2015 3:07 PM
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