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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family my Dad's side Keith, Draelants, Ellerman, my Mom's side Eslinger, Reynolds and Hochstedler. I am also doing genealogy for my kids on the Coale, Cargill, Burris and Scales.

I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT THE FIND A GRAVE POLICE, But when suggesting a correction or addition to a certain memorial go to the memorial you are talking about then go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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Virginia Brown
Cort Lindley
Hi Tess,
You have made my day! Thank you very much for the transfer of Cort's memorial. I'm looking forward to adding information to his bio.

I hope someone does something nice for you in return.
Best regards,
Added by Virginia Brown on Sep 29, 2015 7:51 PM
Yes i was right about this,, its confusing,lol i have her U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 but i thought she stayed in Missouri but i guess not.
Added by Tina on Sep 22, 2015 3:50 PM
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I am so sorry the information i gave you is on a Charlene from Missouri, Please delete him.
Added by Tina on Sep 22, 2015 11:33 AM
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Charlene Lucille Botts is the wife of William Franklin Botts 21 Sep 1914 Iowa, death 4 May 1998,They had 1 son that i have found so far but i don't know if he has passed but she was a mom.Daughter of William Laws abt 1879 Missouri,Death abt 1954,Mother Ruth Black abt 1896 Missouri,abt 1950 Missouri.I am still researching her Laws line. I know i'm kin just don't know how yet.
Added by Tina on Sep 20, 2015 5:04 PM
Julie McLaughlin - Wilson
RE: John J. Coulter 1812
Sorry about that! Thank you for following up.

Added by Julie McLaughlin - Wilson on Sep 20, 2015 10:40 AM
Sharon Wallen
RE: James Wallen
Thank you!
Added by Sharon Wallen on Sep 19, 2015 6:15 PM
Sharon Wallen
James Wallen
Thank you for looking for James for me!
Added by Sharon Wallen on Sep 19, 2015 2:09 PM
Georgya Irene Davison
Sorry, my mistake. When filling it out, I must of just put it in the wrong box. I apologize for the mistake.
Added by angelsaroundme2 on Sep 18, 2015 8:33 PM
RE: Sarah A. Crosson
Glad to do it
Added by Anonymous on Sep 12, 2015 6:42 PM
Marvin Edwin Erwin Jr.
Photo for Harriett Miskimen
Thank you for taking the time to take the photo for Harriett Miskimen grave marker for me.

Marvin Erwin
Added by Marvin Edwin Erwin Jr. on Sep 11, 2015 10:33 PM
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