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Bob King (#47437081)
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Bio Photo I am a retired school K-12 teacher and administrator; grew up in Glasco, Kansas; raised my children in Mason City and Centerville, Iowa; and now live in Center Point, Iowa where I am the Clerk of the Trustees in charge of four rural cemeteries in Washington township.
I'll be uploading pictures and obituaries for my extended family as time allows, and will be happy to respond to requests for help regarding our Center Point and Urbana area cemeteries.

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Flutterby
RE: Thanks for your great photos
You are very welcome, Bob. It was a lovely day to go for a walk. :-)

Also while I was there, I took photos of the graves for "Alma V., wife of H.B. Heath" and for "Infant, son of H.B. and Alma V. Heath." There was no indication of a date on the latter.

I posted the one for Alma on an existing memorial but don't know what to do with the photo for "Infant"--though I did notify the person who manages the memorials for all the Heaths.

On a final note, there is a small broken stone laying down between Alma and "Infant," but I could not read anything on it.

Please let me know if I can be of any more help. I apologize if I have now given you more questions than answers!

Best wishes to you.

Added by Flutterby on Oct 13, 2013 7:55 PM
thoran
Joseph Hickman
Very nice photo. Thank you so much for your time and effort. I appreciate it so much.
Added by thoran on Oct 16, 2012 1:40 PM
mlagrant
RE: Hogshead thank you
Your welcome. That was my husband and dau. I was behind the camera. But it was fun seeing them take an interest in their heritage. I'm just sorry I didnt think to see what requests there were for other photos before we went.
Added by mlagrant on Jul 30, 2012 7:23 AM
Kate Jacques
RE: Work with Delphos Cemetery
Thanks for your note, Bob! I have yet to do the 1950s obits; and if I see any trails left on the Kings I will send them your way!
Added by Kate Jacques on Jul 19, 2012 6:51 PM
Distaffs & Spears
RE: Correction Earl Hunter
Your assistance & updates appreciated. Keep the records (don't transfer to me) as you are closer (for easier visit/reference) and I am in Oregon. Thanks.
Added by Distaffs & Spears on Apr 18, 2012 7:10 PM
Distaffs & Spears
Correction Earl Hunter
My mistake.
There is only one Earl Hunter born 23 Oct. 1881 (your entry: Find A Grave #70649773), husband of Cecil J. Hoglan.
Sarah A. Thompson (born Apr. 1820) was the mother of Joseph Mel Hunter (born 29 Oct. 1859) , Earl's father.
Regret confusion.
Added by Distaffs & Spears on Apr 16, 2012 1:59 AM
Distaffs & Spears
Records Update
Bob,
Your info & updates are welcomed.
To add to your info:
Earl Hunter middle name: Nicholas; birth = 23 October 1881 in Center Point, Linn Co., Iowa; died = 02 June 1940.
Earl's wife: Cecil J. Hoglan middle name: Jane.
Earl's mother: Sarah A. Thompson (Find A Grave #: 75518111)(recommend make connection). Earl's father & Sarah's husband (Joseph Hunter, born 08 March 1816, not in Find A Grave but supposedly buried in same cemetery as wife, Sarah A. Thompson).
Earl's siblings (recommend make connections):
(1) Blanche B. Hunter (Find A Grave #: 26804586)
(2) Elmer Joseph Hunter (Find A Grave #: 85430897)
For Earl's birth date (questioned 1858 or 1859): he died on 14 January 1944 and his age at death is noted at 85 years, two months and 17 days = 28 October 1858 (when calculated), instead of 29 October 1859.
Earl's mother: Mary Ellen Morris died 16 December 1930, your inscription note states "1944" (also, photo shows 1930).
Also, for Mary Ellen Morris (recommend make connections):
Father Joseph C. Morris (Find A Grave #: 44647605) + my 3rd great grandfather, and
Mother Lydia Hulsart (Find A Grave #: 44547711) + my 3rd great grandmother.
Thanks - Chuck
Added by Distaffs & Spears on Apr 15, 2012 2:04 PM
Distaffs & Spears
Husband & Wife Connection
I request that the following two entries by you be updated and connected:
Husband - Joseph Hunter (#70649773), and
Wife - Mary E. (Morris) Hunter (#70649804).
FYI, there were married on February 1st, 1880 in Linn Co., Iowa.
Thanks.
Added by Distaffs & Spears on Apr 02, 2012 8:18 PM
David King
Genevieve Barton photos
Your welcome Bob! And of course you can copy the photos for your Ancestry page. Thank you for the offer of help as well. I am tracing my family tree and if I find anyone close to that area I will take you up on the offer! Take care. - Dave
Added by David King on Oct 02, 2011 9:51 PM
Jan Myers
Thank You
Yes I got the original photos, however, I have not had time to download them yet. Studying for finals! But thank you so very much. They will print nicely for the scrapbook. If you get a better photo sometime of Jane's headstone and if you remember please shoot it off to me. Thank you!!
Added by Jan Myers on May 08, 2011 9:38 AM
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