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Rommy Lopat (#46949852)
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I love history, genealogy, and photography, and have fond memories of my grandfather taking me to his favorite cemetery and telling stories of all the people he knew. But it wasn't until I was researching the history of our house(s) that I found myself trying to figure out whether previous owners had stuck around and were buried in local cemeteries. I took a photo and then another and another.

I love hearing from people all around the world who are looking for a loved one or a long lost relative.

If everyone who died in a war, declared or undeclared, was listed on FAG, there would be no more wars. I love the idea that people can be remembered, forever.
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priscilla ross-fox
I don't know
what I'm doing! LOL I know I sent some requests for additions to several of the McHenry Co, IL Richardson folks but now I'm so hot and tired I can't think any longer.
I hope you might remember me from the forums here. I can no longer access them and fear I will lose more of the memorials I had entered as that's what happened the last time.
Anyway, that's for all you do on F.A.G.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Aug 20, 2016 1:04 PM
Janet Polep
Minnie Jensen
Can you tell me the best way to locate the headstone for Minnie Jensen, buried in Lake Forest Cemetery? The poor kid came from Denmark in 1899 to help her half-sister, my Grandmother, Anna Jensen Larsen, take care of her two kids, ages 3 and 6. Minnie had an appendicitis attack and died within days at Alice Home hospital at the age of 17, in 1903. There is a big headstone for the Larsens in the old part of the cemetery. Maybe it is over that way.
Jan Larsen Polep
Added by Janet Polep on Aug 09, 2016 10:59 AM
LCpl Willie R Cauton
Hi Rommy,
Thank you very much.
Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Jul 06, 2016 1:14 PM
Jayne Beers
RE: Nadyne Clow bio / Lake Forest IL
Yes, William Ellsworth Clow was married twice.
m(1) Isabelle Patchine Mann m. bef 31 December 1939. She died in 1939.

They had two children Beatrice & Francise.

m(2) 30 December 1939 in Fountain County, Indiana to Nadyne McNeill.
Added by Jayne Beers on May 20, 2016 8:16 PM
Grave Recorder
RE: Elizabeth McGrew in Lake Forest IL Cemetery
Added the info. Thanks
Added by Grave Recorder on Apr 26, 2016 10:27 AM
RE: Otis or Otheo Hayes in LF
Does the burial book list a plot or birth/death dates for "Ottis"? If it helps: Otheo's marker is in section E, in the first row on west most edge (along the chain link fence) about the middle of that north/south running row; it is three markers away from Albert & Eva Virden and two away on the other side from Helen MacGregor Faithfull/Elizabeth Phelps. Otheo's mother Edna Mae Hayes d. 1944 and brother Nathaniel Hayes d. 1942 are also buried in Lake Forest but do not have stones near Otheo (are they listed in section E?). Otheo and his father share the same name (they are Sr. and Jr.) and are shown in various census/death/work records as O. Titus, Otheo T., and Titus, which in variation could then be in the cemetery record book as "Ottis". ??
Added by J B on Mar 24, 2016 12:14 PM
Don Calhoun
RE: Edward Geisler at Lake Forest, IL
You are right. I've taken 20,000 stone photos and frequently find an open slot on the death and the person is over 100. Turns out they re-married after their spouses death. I also could check the cemetery records for him in Utah.
Added by Don Calhoun on Mar 20, 2016 12:19 PM
Linda Kestner
RE: McGrew's in Lake Forest
Thanks for checking on my Frances McGrew. She died at age 38 in Evanston IL. Perhaps she had gone there for treatment of some sort and never made it back to Lake County. Dr. McGrew remarried and then they went on to have a child, perhaps named Danielle. By 1940, baby was two years old and he had a whole new life. He didn't live very long either, just 50 years old. Life was very precarious in those days. I'll keep looking for Frances. Thanks again.

Linda Kestner
Jacksonville OR
Added by Linda Kestner on Mar 15, 2016 12:04 AM
Linda Kestner
McGrew, Donald John
Thanks you for posting this burial. I notice another person posted a duplicate within a few days of yours. Coincidence? Anyway, you have Mr. McGrew's date of birth. Was it in the cemetery records? I ask because I'm looking for his first wife, Frances Ruth Holiday McGrew who died in 1933. He later married his second wife who you also kindly posted, Elizabeth Christine Holtenhoft. Sure would like more info on these folks but don't want to inconvenience you. I will request a photo in hopes of more detail. Again, thank you very much!

Linda Kestner
Jacksonville OR
Added by Linda Kestner on Mar 12, 2016 7:14 PM
bill preston
Robert Nelson Landreth & Suzanne Landreth
Thank you very much for updating their memorials. Bill Preston
Added by bill preston on Mar 11, 2016 2:41 PM
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