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Stephen Cantrell (#48212706)
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Bio Photo I would like to tip my hat to those intrepid volunteers that take photographs in cemeteries. Getting a good photo is not easy! The angle of the sun, clouds, grass clippings, over grown weeds, etc. If you have a better picture to upload than I've taken, let me know and if I concur, I'll delete mine. If you want to upload a picture to a memorial I've created, let me know and I'll request one! Photographers deserve as much reward as they can get!

Families that I'm researching include Lapham, Wixson, Hillyard-Hyliard, Jesseph, Rappleye, Van Nuys, Cantrell, Gennrich-Genrich, Wilk-Wilkie-Wilczewski, Hoff, and Filipowicz-Phillips. And my wife's family Sawyer, Mumm, Limb, Curry, Barkuloo, Schmidt, and Green.

Working Peoria County cemeteries. Photographed: Prospect, Chillicothe, Streitmatter, and Saint Joseph Mooney Cemetery.

I am now working the historic Springdale Cemetery. Have 100% photograhed Division A, The Willows, Forrest Lawn, Woodland Heights, Front Lawn, Chapel View, Mt. Sinai, Mt. Hope, Washington Heights, Resurrection, Masonic Garden, Last Supper, Sermon on the Mount, Gethsemane, Good Shepherd, Valley View, Hillcrest Division, Garden of Memories, Glen Division / Glen Ext., Hickory Slope / Ext. and Lawn Division grave markers in Springdale. Working the Fairview Lawn / Orchard Hill / Summit Range Divisions now.

If you make edit suggestions, I do investigate every suggestion before accepting. I do not accept suggestions, where the only source is an ancestry tree. Documentation is required.

Please do not ask me to link a memorial to burial "unknown", this web site is for the known dispostion of the remains. Let's keep it that way.

A few things I've learned...
Death certificates are good for date and location of death (other info on death certificate is advisory).
Birth certificate is the best source for date of birth, location, and parents.
Info from headstones is also advisory too. Headstones are sometimes put in place decades later by descendants and errors are made.

I will transfer ownership of a memorial to you if they fall within the Find A Grave guidelines (*with one exception), unless they are part of my own genealogical research.

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

*Once a memorial is complete: death record added, family links made, obituary added, etc. please do not ask for a transfer.

Many of the transfers that I've made, just sit there, no embellishments.
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tom tabor
RE: photo request for Della Simmons 138266457
Thank you so much. I'll get with my aunt. Which fella is her aunt. An see if we can get a marker put down for her.
Thank you so much for your time
An effort on this. An thank your fellow photographer.
Sincerely tom
Added by tom tabor on Jan 19, 2017 4:12 AM
132095870 Ruth Lois Dingledine Eichhorn
Hi Steve:

This is my Mother and her middle name is Lois. Please update your info.

Thank you.
Nancy Hendricks
Added by Anonymous on Jan 16, 2017 3:34 PM
William Scoon
Ann Micheal, John Fisher
Thank you for adding my cousins' Find a Grave entries---I very much appreciate them.
For Anna (Ann) Schmidt Micheal (Memorial # 173069859), she told me Louise was her middle name in letters about our family history.
For John Fisher (Memorial # 169548991), the picture of the tombstone gives (Ann's sister) Agnes' first name, middle initial, and year of birth. Additionally, his wife, Agnes Schmidt Bertinotti (she remarried after the death of John Fisher) (Memorial # 62242931) shows Ann was her sister and their parents, her middle initial, and year of birth---same as on John's tombstone. For their father, Charles Schmidt (Memorial # 155863223), he had the same parents as my grandmother, Lena Schmidt Scoon (Memorial # 136809052). Charles Schmidt had another sister Louise Feazel (Memorial # 175210671) that Ann is probably named after. Charles had a brother, Edward Schmidt (Memorial #107975383) buried by their parents in Lacon. The father was born 3-12-1846 in Germany and died 3-13-1895 in Lacon. It is hard for me to identify them in US census because their name keeps changing: in 1880 for Lacon, Marshall county, the father is listed as Chales Smidt with wife Anna, son Charles, & daughter Louesa. Then, the 1900 after his death, the family is listed under Anna Schmidt but the son (Charles) is misidentified as Carl with daughter Lena and son Eddie Schmidt. Think when they transcribe the census records it is hard to read the handwriting. Thanks for you consideration, William Scoon, cousin of Anna & Agnes; and great-nephew to Charles Schmidt (my grandmother's brother).
Added by William Scoon on Jan 13, 2017 9:28 PM
Graver Gal
Joel McClendon
Thanks Stephen. I'll delete mine.
Added by Graver Gal on Jan 12, 2017 10:28 PM
H. Eugene Johnston
RE: Mary Kimbrough Antoine 135890184
Illinois, Select United Methodist Church Records 1824-2009 listed her name as "Mary Katharyn Kimbrough"

William Jacquot also has detailed information and photographs of this family with her complete name.

FYI, I would not have submitted change unless I was certain (link to my tree).

H. Eugene Johnston
Added by H. Eugene Johnston on Jan 12, 2017 3:07 PM
John Wendt
Hello I'm John Wendt ( a find a grave contributor John Wendt (#46867850)member for 10 years, 3 months, 11 days). I would like to request a transfer of Simon B. Traub. Simon was my father in law and I just posted today the memorial for my mother in law Edith Traub. Would appreciate your considering transferring Simon memorial. My wife and I would like to maintain the memorial. We have photos we can add.
John Wendt
Added by John Wendt on Jan 12, 2017 1:10 PM
Margaret C Cowles
RE: CPL Ruth L. Dingledine Eichhorn 132095870
I got in touch with a Nancy Hendricks (her daughter) who had given her middle name as Lois on a family tree in Ancestry.

Ruth L Dingledine Eishhorn's middle name is Lois. You can reach her in Ancestry or wait for her to reply to you - I left her note in Ancestry to get in touch with you thru her mmother's memorial page.

I usually have source cited in my tree. It took a bit to get it all okay'd.
Added by Margaret C Cowles on Jan 12, 2017 11:04 AM
Deb McCallister
RE: Fred John Yeck 142929317
I couldn't remember is I had sent the name change or not. In our family records it shows legal name Frederich and called Fred. My Grandma wrote down all the family info she got. My Great Grandad Emil Blumenshine gave her the info on his side of the family. Frederich was his dad Charles's cousin. We have many in that side of our family have gone by "nicknames". Have a good week!
Added by Deb McCallister on Jan 08, 2017 8:44 PM
Linda T
Otto K. Apfel
Seems he is buried in Glendale Cemetery. I made a listing for him and linked to wife and parents. Heading to work so you can link with children. Seems there are quite a bit in Lakeside. Have a good day. Linda
Added by Linda T on Jan 02, 2017 5:55 AM
F J Stanley
Re: Dora B Standley Leach
(I hope I'm doing this right - 1st time!)

The first "record" I ever found regarding the details of the family of "Joe Cephas" Standley and Eliza Jane Hunt that I ever found was through the LDS, decades ago. It was some sort of family group sheet or such, and it was authored by "Alta Rae Bateman". I guess Alta has been married a number of times, but she was the eldest daughter of Therlow Ray Leach, who was a son of Theodora.

I had occasion to talk to Alta on the phone in 2000, and she said that when she filled it out it was to fulfill some sort of obligation from her being a Mormon. (She later got into genealogy as a hobby).

In an email at that time, she said "My gr uncle James Andrew died and he left my grandmother executor of his estate but before she got there someone had broken in and taken anything of value. Most valuable to us was the genealogy. All she found were some letters from my grandmother and a few scribbled shetts not much information. But with that help I have been able to do what I have so far. I have looked for years for someone who had some of his work. He worked with a George M. Wood and had done a lot of work together. I know no more than this as this happened before I was born."

James Andrew Standley had corresponded with George W. Wood because his wife was part of the Wood family. A woman named Bonnie Pattok, of FL, had a series of web pages with information on this family, and I believe she said that she had ended up with the research of George W. Woods (I think she has since died). The applicable web page said:

"Josephine Flint, born at Wood's Cross, Davis Co., Utah, Nov 3, 1873.
Lillian Fuller Gilbert, Born Brigham, Box Elder, Co., Utah
Joe Cephus Standley is buried in Shelton, Neb.
Joe Cephus Standley born at Rose Point, Laurence Co., PA, Aug 9, 1845. Died Dec 6, 1909, at Lincoln, Neb.
Married Jan 21, 1869 Eliza Jane Hunt who was born Jan 9, 1850 at Harlansburg, Lawrence Co., PA and died Sept 23, 1889 at Shelton, Buffalo Co., Neb. They were married at Harlansburg, PA.

Their children were:
James Andres, born Oct 20, 1869 at Rose Point, Laurence Co., PA. Married Dec 1, 1897 to Josephine Flint at Ogden, Weber Co., Utah, Divorced Feb 24, 1903. Married to Lillian Fuller Gilbert June 26, 1908.
Children of J.A. and Josephine Flint Standley:
All born, married and died in Pocatello, Idaho
Ruth L'Dea b. Dec 16, 1898 d. Oct 8, 1899
George Winter b. Sept 23, 1900 d. Feb 6, 1901
Ida May b. Jan 6, 1902 d. Oct 25, 1902
Manning Lorenzo, b. May 13, 1871 at Role Point, PA. Unmarried

Adaline Lenora, born Dec 16, 1872 at Shelton, Neb. Died Oct 21, 1881 at Shelton, Neb.

Orvis Errett, born Sept 14, 1874 at Shelton, Neb. Died Nov 11, 1889 at Shelton, Neb. Buried Shelton, Neb.
Levi De Parry, born Sept 14, 1876 at Shelton, Buffalo Co., Neb. Unmarried

VI (Twins) Theodosia born and died Jan 29, 1880. Buried in Shelton Neb.
Theodora Birdena, born Jan 29, 1880. Married Jan 1902, Lincoln, Neb to Walter E. Leach.

VII (Twins) Edgar Lang, born June 22, 1886, married Feb 20, 1909, Seward, Neb to Magdalena Lawson, born Feb 13, 1881, Seward, Neb.
Edwin Sylvester, born June 22, 1886, Seward, Neb. Unmarried.

VIII Lyda Jelana, born Sept 19, 1887, died Oct 25, 1889 at Shelton, Neb. Buried at Shelton, Neb.
Information from J.A. Standley, Pocatello, Idaho Letter, Sept 13, 1922"

The FindaGrave page for Dora's infant twin used to have Dora's name, so I'm unsure if the middle name there is accurate (unless they made it the same as Dora's).

Also, after having screwed it up for decades, I've finally sorted out the "Joe Cephus"s real name was actually "Josephus" (it's on a land grant record) - which matches what you have in Dora's obit.

Thanks for the work you have done here on FindAGrave! Are you a relative? I would love to hear about any more research that anybody has done on this family!
Added by F J Stanley on Dec 31, 2016 11:18 PM
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