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D&D (#47586445)
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Bio Photo 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,Purnell, 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.

Thank you!
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John Epperson
RE: Jesse M Wilks & Aurora visit.
Don't forget to include Branson, MO in your travel plans. We don't really have much here in Aurora, but we are only 45-50 miles from Branson.
Added by John Epperson on Jan 02, 2015 10:21 PM
John Epperson
Old Aurora City Cemetery
Was talking to Mr. Terry Ash @ Maple Park cemetery office today. He informed me that when the City Hall burned down in 1906 or 1909 or something the records were lost. So the actual location of many of the 'guests' is questionable. This is one reason why they no longer bury people there. Over the years, various people have attempted to make records of the place, so much of what he has is from piecing together 2 or 3 records. Accidents, weathering, and vandals have taken their toll on the place, too. I just found out (the day I Photoed Mr. Wilks) I was actually touching the (broken) headstone of someone else I was looking for but it was unreadable. Mr. Ash said today that it was the one NEXT to "Polly". I remembered Polly & remembered trying to read the broken stone. Since the one on the other side of Polly was mostly OK, it has to be the broken one. Now just waiting on weather to clear.
Added by John Epperson on Jan 02, 2015 10:17 PM
John Epperson
Jesse M Wilks- Aurora Grave
First time I've actually been in that cemetery. Been by it many times as I sometimes shop @ 'Price-Cutter (P/C)'. The Cemetery is bordered on the South by the Price- Cutter parking lot. To the north is E. Rock St. On the East is S. Park Ave. which is interrupted by the Price-Cutter parking lot. By the way, All is bordered on the west by S. Elliott Ave (the main N-S route through Aurora). The (E-W) street/ road through the middle of the cemetery is closed to traffic. I suggest you go through the N side of P/C lot and turn N on S. Park Ave. & park in the Church parking lot, to your left (west) is the closed road. The Monument is about 20 feet North of the closed road, about half way through the park. One of the largest monuments in the cemetery.
Added by John Epperson on Dec 30, 2014 6:12 PM
Dan Oh
Myrtle Helms
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34244963

Is James still alive?
Added by Dan Oh on Oct 25, 2014 6:32 PM
Don & Mary Cavender
RE: John Beard
You're welcome.
Added by Don & Mary Cavender on Sep 30, 2014 12:06 AM
Sujava
Roland
Do you know Mr Parkhill?
Added by Sujava on Sep 29, 2014 8:25 PM
M.J. Scanlon
RE: Robert Bryant Morris
You are very welcome.
M.J.
Added by M.J. Scanlon on Sep 17, 2014 6:08 AM
JAC
RE: Webb memorial
I copied the obituary and if family members were mentioned it waas because of the obituary. All obituaries list surviving family members. I do not have a home computer. First chance I have I will review the memorial.
Added by JAC on Sep 07, 2014 7:45 PM
Johnny
Thank you for visiting the memorial for Morgan Thompson
Hello, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for visiting my friend Morgan Thompson's memorial. Thank you and keep up the good work you do within the Find a Grave community. It is appreciated.

Johnny
Added by Johnny on Aug 02, 2014 5:21 PM
Brenda Eilers
RE: J.A.G Cole
If I can edit the pic in any way, please let me know. Brenda Eilers
Added by Brenda Eilers on Jul 27, 2014 5:52 PM
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