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I have always been interested in genealogy and loved walking through cemetery's. While doing my family tree I found this site. |
My husband is a great help to me since my main cemetery interest is in Land Between the Lakes on the Southern end. People were forced out of the area by the government to make it a public recreation area. Most of the cemeteries in the area can be traced back to the 1800's. The cemeteries have been neglected and vandalized.
Interest in Briggs, Cox, Wilks, Amster, Kent, Sykes,Sikes, Wofford, and Russell.
Any of my personal family photo's I have decided to share on this site are NOT to be downloaded for any reason.
If I take a photo for you, you don't need my permission to download it and use it however you see fit.
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|Jessie||RE: Virginia Conway|
No she was born 1919 died 2005, didn't find her here.
Added by Jessie on Feb 09, 2014 7:55 AM
|Jessie||RE: Victoria Amster|
Thank you so much, I appreciate your help. I found out recently that the wrong name for my mother was put on my adoption papers. Illinois now allows original birth certificates to be opened if the birth parents don't object, that was 2 years ago but I just found out in Oct. when I received mine I found out my mothers name was Virginia Conway.
Located the family but haven't contacted anyone yet, my mother passed in 2005.
Added by Jessie on Feb 08, 2014 9:37 AM
Check Sarah Broom Stratton Strong 1839-4/30/1909 at Wildcat. I have a photo up but not sure if there are any others. I remember taking this one, it is enclosed next to Sanger, middle up on left of paved lane into cem. She is #54239968. I just gave it a quick look on f/g.
Added by J. Brown on Feb 02, 2014 6:46 PM
|Dave H||RE: Robert Purnell|
You're welcome, Dot. I don't usually add a picture if there is already one there, but I thought in this case my picture was probably a little better so I did go ahead and add it.
Added by Dave H on Dec 27, 2013 11:44 AM
|TimV||Tellie Amster grave pic request|
I visited Silver Lake Cemetery today and found that most of the area's stones are toppled. I do not want to leave a more detailed message in public, so please email me with your email address so I can give you more info. Thanks, TimV
Added by TimV on Nov 01, 2013 11:27 AM
|Debbie B||RE: Daniel Purnell|
Sure, and I forgot to answer "yes" to your using the Daniel Purnell photo. If there's a place for a photo credit, put "Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest. And please let me know if you find any family members with info on Daniel and Carrie.
Added by Debbie B on Oct 09, 2013 6:28 PM
|Debbie B||RE: Daniel Purnell|
Intrepid photo volunteer Dave was able to find a picture for Robert in his archives and has posted it for you.
Added by Debbie B on Oct 09, 2013 11:53 AM
|Debbie B||RE: Garling-Purnell|
Dot, thanks for your note. Do you know any of their direct descendants? I did post one photo on his F-A-G page.
Added by Debbie B on Oct 08, 2013 1:07 AM
Here in Oak Park, Illinois, we are doing some research on the families of Carrie Garling and Daniel Purnell, and would be interested in any period photos of them, or information you may be able to provide. We are trying to figure out the first owners of a local historic home, who may have been the Garling-Purnells. I hope to hear from you.
Added by Debbie B on Oct 07, 2013 9:53 AM
Hi! Can you please call the cemetery and obtain the grave location (Section & Lot numbers) and ask them whether or not there is a grave marker? Please post this information to the memorial or send it to me.
Forest Home Cemetery: 708-366-1900 or 773-287-0772
Forest Home is a huge cemetery with well over 70,000 burials, and the information is needed in order to find someone there. I go here regularly, and since August I have found over 150 graves at Forest Home that had the location information provided. Thank you! Ace
Added by Ace on Sep 20, 2013 8:42 AM
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