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David Godwin (#46806482)
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Bio Photo I was raised in S/W Vermilion County, Illinois, and served in the U.S. Army from 1963-1966. After the military I worked sometime with Frasca Aviation (at that time located at the corner of Green and Neil Streets, Champaign). I retired from the Champaign Police Department in 1998, having served 30 years. My interest in local history, led to a collection of biographies and obituaries for a book I published on the local masonic lodge and city police department. These interests led to many treks through local and regional cemeteries. If you note any errors or changes neccessary in any of my entries, please feel use the edit tab on the memorial and send me the information. I will gladly answer any and all inquiries. I am interested in family names Godwin, Heubner, Reynolds and Buckles. Most were from south and west central Indiana. If you are a relative (within three generations)I will gladly transfer management of any of my entries, also through use of the edit tab on the memorial. A family member should maintain these and enter additional information.
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Anonymous II
RE: Eleanor Smith
My apologies. I realized I had not given you the numbers as soon as I shut down, but had other issues to deal with. The link between the two has now been made. The site numbers are 105874376 for Ambrose Wood and 61896285 for Eleanor M. Smith Wood. Hilda
Added by Anonymous II on Nov 17, 2014 12:12 PM
Anonymous II
name error submitted
wife of Ambrose Wood (Ambrose "Andrew" S. Wood was Eleanor "Ellen" M. Smith (leave out the "Skidmore" part previously submitted please. hilda
Added by Anonymous II on Nov 17, 2014 6:45 AM
Will Chalk
Kate Finfrock Grien
Hi David,

Just want to say thank you for the transfer. Family will always be important to me, take care!

Will Chalk
Added by Will Chalk on Nov 12, 2014 11:57 AM
Rhonda Bradley
Patricia M Bradley
This is my Mother & I am trying to add a BIO to her listing. I should have full access to her listing. How can this be fixed??
Added by Rhonda Bradley on Oct 29, 2014 7:20 PM
Carol Lynn White
Lizzie Smothers
I got her information from the Illinois Death Index:

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
Name: Elizabeth Catherine White
[Elizabeth Catherine Wels...]
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1860
Birth Place: ??, Kentucky
Death Date: 19 Aug 1926
Death Place: Urbana, Champaign, Illinois
Burial Date: 22 Aug 1926
Burial Place: Woodlawn
Death Age: 66
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Female
Street address: 1002 N. Champaign
Residence: 10y in City
Father Name: Wels??
Father Birth Place: Kentucky
Spouse Name: A.A. White
FHL Film Number: 1613440
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 19161947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records.

Description:
This database contains an index of details extracted from state deaths and stillbirths records.
Added by Carol Lynn White on Sep 28, 2014 12:24 PM
Debbie Hancox McMurry
James Johnson
Thank you!!!
Added by Debbie Hancox McMurry on Sep 09, 2014 10:45 AM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Maguires
Thanks very much for all the excellent gravestone photos!
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Aug 28, 2014 8:54 PM
Steve
Andrew T Merry
Thanks for posting Andrew's marker.

S
Added by Steve on Aug 28, 2014 7:50 PM
Shirley M. Strickland
RE: Transfer of Dale Family
Thanks again. In fact, just working on the
Dale Family. Have a good day. Shirley
Added by Shirley M. Strickland on Jun 28, 2014 12:07 PM
Shirley M. Strickland
Transfer of Dale Family
David, thank you for the transfer of the Dale Family to me and for taking the pictures of the memorials to begin with. I do appreciate the time it took to do this. Shirley
Added by Shirley M. Strickland on Jun 23, 2014 8:14 AM
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