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James Von Kannon (#47150525)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in family history for about 31 years, with the invention of the World Wide Web my research has taken off. Find A is another very useful tools in the arsenal of places for the genealogist to use. There is still nothing like getting away from the computer and getting down and dirty digging for information that you want. I believe there is still tons of info that is not computerized. Have fun but be careful doing it. Any Memorials that are yours I will be glad to transfer custody per Find A Grave guidelines
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Nena Smothers
RE: Robert Smithers
I can't remove the pic James, the one who put it there has too, happy trails~~
Added by Nena Smothers on May 01, 2013 6:21 AM
Nena Smothers
Memorial# 5646683
So good to finally know his dates thanks kindly for photo...would you delete the 2nd one thou one is fine the first one is bit clearer than 2nd one.
did you find other Smithers, Richard had few more kids suppose to be buried there
here they are

1Nancy Smithers b 1850 ILL
+ ? Bell
"The body of Mrs Nancy Smithers Bell, dau/o Robert Smithers, was removed 1896 fr Old Cem to Galesburg to be beside the grave of her father, Robert Smithers." [MDJ]

2James E Smithers b 1853 ILL

3John B, son of R and M, died 31 August, 1856

4Lizzie Smithers b 1860 ILL
+1 William E. Duffy 15 Dec 1879 Knox,Ill age 21 b 1858
+2 Charles I Bolick Oct 2 1884 Knox Co ILL age 29 b 1855
do you go to Vail Cem or Macomb at all? I have a note from a gal see below that would help.
a couple siblings to Richard are also suppose to be there too. here they are

6Thomas T SMITHERS Jr b 29 Jan 1830 Columbia, Adair, KY d 11 Feb 1908
+ Sarah E GUNTER 1850 Rushville, Schuyler, IL

7Sarah E SMITHERS b 9 Oct 1835 McDonough Co IL d 13 Oct 1856 McDonough Co, IL
bur Macomb Cemetery, Macomb, McDonough Co ILL
Sarah E., daughter of Thomas Smithers, died 13 October, 1867, age 21 years, 4 days.

at the Gen Soc Room (Library) in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois contact the people in Macomb and they are very glad to help anybody.
The book reference to ask for is Smithers in the "Old Macomb" Cemetery Book, pub. by the McDonough Co Gen Society. They should know right away what you are after. The photos included are of Sarah E (?)daughter of T&A Smithers, the other has two stones to read on one side:
Thomas and Joseph : the third is a line of stones which I believe were of more Smithers.
Added by Nena Smothers on May 01, 2013 5:24 AM
bonnie carroll
Fred/Amelia Demrow
Thanks for your input. I have added it to Find A Grave.
Added by bonnie carroll on Apr 05, 2013 6:03 AM
Roslyn Roisman-Patchi
Pvt Columbus C. Penny
Thanks so much for the excellent photo and explanation of the condition of his headstone!
Added by Roslyn Roisman-Patchi on Feb 15, 2013 5:01 PM
Thank you!
I really appreciate the photos of my Great Great Grandfathers grave. He died so very young.
Added by Stewart on Dec 13, 2012 8:29 AM
Sharon Wiertsema
RE: Josephine Liurance

Added by Sharon Wiertsema on Sep 12, 2012 9:02 PM
Jim Ferris
Thank You
Thx so much for the Ahlenus photo, really appreciate it.
Added by Jim Ferris on May 09, 2012 10:52 AM
bonnie carroll
Wilhelmina Seeman Demrow
info added. I am wondering if the birthdate is 1857 or 1867? It looks like a 6 on the headstone but I could be wrong, especially if you have it in writing.
Added by bonnie carroll on Apr 30, 2012 7:15 PM
bonnie carroll
Amelia Demrow
Thanks for the info. If you ever need me to transfer the person to you, feel free to ask.
Added by bonnie carroll on Apr 30, 2012 7:13 PM
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Wm. Demrow
Information added. Thank you.
Added by bonnie carroll on Apr 30, 2012 6:49 PM
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