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Farm Girl from MO. (#47142793)
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Bio Photo We lost our Australian Cattle dog, Blue Too, on April 6th, 2016. She was the best house dog, watch dog, varmit dog and cattle dog. I miss her so much since she kept me company when she wasn't needed elsewhere on the farm. We also lost a very special Gelbvieh cow, Buttermilk, on April 16, 2016. She was so gentle that anyone could pet her. Our whole family will miss Blue Too and "Butters".

Please do not post death certificates or obituaries as photos on memorials that I have created or manage. NOTE: Death certificates do not necessarily contain completely accurate information about the deceased. There are often errors regarding the final burial location (as well as other data).

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PLEASE DO NOT ADD PHOTOS WITH "DATE STAMPS" and preferably without a WATERMARK (Your name), even though a watermark is allowed by FAG I just don't care for them.

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1) If a hyphen or an apostrophe is part of the name, use the punctuation.
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5) Suffixes and Prefixes do not belong in any Name Field.
How do I enter all married names for a woman's memorial when she was married more than once?
The last name is the name that is on the headstone. Include other married names as part of the biography section. The maiden name is only for her maiden name.

I would PREFER to see photos of the whole stone not just a close up of it. If a close up is necessary to read the names & dates then that would be fine. Please take photos at a RIGHT ANGLE to the face of a stone so upright stones do not look like they are falling over. No shadows of body parts, etc. across the stone if at all possible and no reflections of the person taking the photo. No cemetery photos with cars or people in them make for a much nicer photograph. I would still like to continue to photograph all the stones in the La Plata cemetery, La Plata, Macon County, Missouri as a tribute to my mother & a cousin who were both passionate family genealogist but are now deceased. Please give me the opportunity to do this little project myself. I would really appreciate it. Thanks!
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I love to receive edits especially those that link memorials together or add info. but there are a few memorials that I prefer to use HTML coding in the bio. area to do links to parents. Please do not ask me to use the family link option on these memorials.
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One U.S. farmer provides enough food and fiber for 154 people. Farm families make up about 2 percent of the U.S. population, yet provide for themselves and the other 98 percent. The average age of a farmer is 58.3 years and continues to climb with fewer and fewer young farmers entering the business due to the high cost of land, machinery and other input costs as well as all the government regulations that are being imposed on them.

In 1896 William Jennings Bryan said it best, "Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic, but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country." As long as the North American farmer can supply our food at a price that allows us to spend the greatest part of our income for our cars and TV's and recreational items, our high standard of living can continue. But when our farmers can no longer produce our low-cost food, or when they have no economic incentive or ability to produce this food truly again, "the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the county."

Farmers are slowly loosing their land to large electric utility companies and to roads, urban & rural growth, etc. If this isn't stopped soon we will see mass starvation right here in the United States!
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Dispite recent news reports farmers do not set a price for their livestock, corn, soybeans or anything else they raise unless it is sold to another farmer privately. Farmers taking livestock to the sale barns or grain to a local elevator have to accept what ever someone else is willing to pay them! When we go to buy seed, fertilizer, tractors, cars or trucks, food, etc. we have to pay what others are asking for those items. Farmers do not pass the cost of land, taxes, feed or fuel on to anyone else!
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JenX
Guy
Yea it was a quick copy/paste from her obit. Martha wrote it, so not sure how it escaped her. She was a sharp lady usually.

thanks anyway
Added by JenX on Jun 12, 2016 9:42 PM
JenX
Sylvester Guy Wilson
Hello, is it possible to please link his wife, Peachie 164689126 ? I looked for a way to do so and did not see it.

Thank you
Added by JenX on Jun 12, 2016 9:31 PM
Dennis J Carpenter
RE: Related
She is my Great grandmother and Hugh franklin Carpenter is my great grandfather. I have a photo of them. Have some Buck-Hoke Photos also. we will be Going up there from Florida to visit the cemetery this fall. thanks for the work and photos
Added by Dennis J Carpenter on Jun 12, 2016 8:47 AM
Kay Lynn
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Hi Farm Girl from MO:
I am trying to find messages between us and just can't??? I have looked for over an hour now, so I am sorry, here is another one.
I see that you did transfer some graves to me and I want to THANK YOU for that!!!!
I have been very sick this year and sometimes forget to check this site, so I am sorry if I forgot to do something for you!! If you would remind me what that is, I would appreciate it.
Again, Thank you for all the great work you do!
KLynnCarter2010
Added by Kay Lynn on Jun 03, 2016 7:22 PM
Penny Alexander
Koger family
My name is Penny Alexander. Would you mind if I use the photos you posted on Paul Leon Koger and his family on my family tree on ancestry.com? They are ancestors of mine.

Penny
Added by Penny Alexander on May 25, 2016 8:27 PM
Pam Witherow
RE: Mikel Cemetery, La Plata, Macon Co., MO.?
Interesting!! THANKS!!!!
Added by Pam Witherow on May 13, 2016 8:32 AM
Pam Witherow
RE: Mikel Cemetery, La Plata, Macon Co., MO.?
My research lead me to find that MIKEL is same as BRAGG. I had them merged today and can be found by either name. Another mystery solved!!!! (S-M-I-L-E)
Added by Pam Witherow on May 12, 2016 6:44 PM
Pam Witherow
RE: Mikel Cemetery, La Plata, Macon Co., MO.?
Doing some research, will let you know what I find. I received an obit today giving MIKEL cemetery as burial location. Have not yet posted it in bio but will. So has to be an answer somewhere.
Added by Pam Witherow on May 09, 2016 4:07 PM
Vicki Stinson
RE: 66634571
You are just too kind! Thanks so much for all your efforts!! You are the BEST!!! :)
Vicki
Added by Vicki Stinson on May 09, 2016 3:06 PM
Vicki Stinson
66634571
Hello!
Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for the loss of Blue Too and Buttermilk. I searched for two years to find a Schipperke, which is a very difficult breed to find in the midwest. But, I finally rescued an 8 year old female, Lizzie, and she has been a lifesaver.
Now, back to the Poage headstone. If you have some time, I would really appreciate it if you could take a close look at Mary's date of birth. Mary and Thomas were married in December of 1833 and her siblings were born prior to 1821. Her parents, Boaz and Judith Maxey were married in 1809.
Thanks so much! Happy hunting!
Vicki
Added by Vicki Stinson on May 07, 2016 6:19 PM
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