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Jan Miller (#46607804)
 member for 10 years, 11 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I have been researching my own family and volunteering for the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society now for the past few years. I love wandering through cemeteries and will be willing to take photos of headstones in my town (or within 20 mi. or so) to help other researchers.


PLEASE ASK ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE ME TO TRANSFER A FRIEND OR RELATIVE. I ALMOST NEVER HAVE ANY PROBLEM DOING THIS!

The following poem, which I wrote, has gotten a lot of attention lately from those wishing to share it with others. Please know that I would be honored if you did. You can use my name as author if you like.

THE CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHER


Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone


***PLEASE NOTE NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS!!!! THANK YOU!!***


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Find-a-Grave Friends: Due to several circumstances, I have been delayed at fulfilling transfer memorials and corrections/connections. I plan to begin working on these today to complete these as requested. Thank you all for your patience -- you have not been forgotten -- and although I won't be notifying you individually that the corrections are made, please rest assured that they will be done ASAP. I appreciate your patience! -- Jan
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**************************************************ACCIDENTS SUCH AS DUPES HAPPEN, BUT *PLEASE* MAKE SURE YOU CHECK FOR AN EXISTING MEMORIAL FIRST BEFORE CREATING A NEW ONE! I HAVE HAD TO DELETE A NUMBER OF MY ORIGINAL MEMORIALS BECAUSE OF DUPES THAT WERE CREATED WITH MORE INFO OR PICS AT A LATER DATE. AS I HAVE STATED IN THE PAST, I WILL ALMOST ALWAYS TRANSFER MEMORIALS IF REQUESTED BUT PLEASE, AS A COURTESY, LOOK FOR AN ORIGINAL BEFORE DUPLICATING. THANKS!
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Charlotte Elaine Dildine
Otto Harlan Webb
I recently found his obituary on Genealogybank.com It states that he was married to Nellie Pulley for 66 years.
His Mother Mary Cato Webb was my Great Aunt. She was a sister to my Grandfather Tellis Cato, they were among several children born to William and Jessify Kelley Cato. Elaine Cato Dildine
Added by Charlotte Elaine Dildine on Feb 25, 2015 6:15 PM
Eveline Tiefenbach
Please Link Lois Walsh to father and mother
Greetings from Germany
Could you please Link some person please.

Lois full name is Lois Margaret Hall her parents are Rev. Spurley Aruther Hall 30344779 and Julia Emma Mize 142586627

Lois Margaret Hall Walsh was born in Cario, IL

James Edward Walsh jr was my father,

I have also the link to Raymond Earl Walsh, 30344780 he was Lois and James son, my dads brother

Thank you so much
Eveline Walsh Tiefenbach


Added by Eveline Tiefenbach on Feb 14, 2015 2:14 AM
bob hampton
George Henry Lind
Simmons Cem he had another son die days apart from Paul Lind / Sam Lind who was married to Helen lind his obit is in the so. Illinoisian paper body to be donated to SIU could you please add his name to his family thank you so very much.
Added by bob hampton on Feb 12, 2015 3:02 PM
evagael
Benjamin H Potter
Hi Jan, I have been researching my family, and I can't tell you how much it has helped me confirm information and discover new information because of you and other contributors...so much so that I recently joined findagrave to hopefully do the same for someone else, so thank you. Not sure if Benjamin is a relative, possibly, but noted that his year of birth is 1888 and it is incorrect on the web site, can you please correct this? Thank you -evagael
Added by evagael on Feb 03, 2015 7:33 PM
gladys garrett
RE: Transfer
She is in Emery in Texas County Mo. Also I got the flowers removed that I had asked about. Thank You for Transfering Annie's site.

Gladys
Added by gladys garrett on Feb 03, 2015 7:56 AM
Linda
RE: Frank B. Vollmar obituary
Thank you for the obit. I did a little research last night and connected a few of his children.
Added by Linda on Jan 19, 2015 8:45 AM
Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Hannah Reece Photo
Hello Jan,
I rec'd your message to use your the headstone photo you posted on Hannah Reece's memorial. Thank you, I appreciate your time and efforts on Find A Grave,
Sincerely,
Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Added by Michelle Drayton-Fisher on Jan 08, 2015 2:52 PM
gladys garrett
RE: Annie Barlow Garrett
I would like that very much. This is my husbands people. Thank You Gladys
Added by gladys garrett on Jan 04, 2015 8:51 AM
Rick Riggs
Angel family farm
Jan,
I am looking for the angel family farm cemetery in Crab Orchard Cove Illinios. I was wondering if you could tell me where it is located. My 3 times great grand parents James and Louisa Riggs are buried there. My wife and I am planning to take a trip to the area soon and would like to see it if possible.
Thanks,
Rick Riggs
Added by Rick Riggs on Dec 25, 2014 12:59 AM
sandra plassmeyer
family
I do lots of genealogy. What is your family name.

Sandy


email me at Plassmeyers@yahoo.com
Added by sandra plassmeyer on Dec 13, 2014 7:27 PM
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