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LEONADA9 (#47695856)
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 • 391 Memorials Added
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Betsy Christison
RE: Frederick Gustorf Photo
HI Leonada9
I am fairly sure that the photo you have questioned IS of Frederick Gustorf (Sr.) because the handwriting at the bottom saying "grandfather Gustorf" is definitely that of H. C. Stone, my great grandfather. His mother was Gertrude Gustorf Stone who was the daughter of Frederick Julius Gustorf which would make the Frederick Gustorf Jr. you think may be the person in the photo his uncle. H.C. Stone's handwriting is extremely unique and I have other items with his handwriting on it that confirm that. I don't think he would have written 'grandfather Gustorf' on a photo of his Uncle, whom he would have known. Anyway, the photo has been in my family obviously for many generations and has been passed down with the ID of the elder Frederick Gustorf. Thank you....
Added by Betsy Christison on Jul 08, 2014 8:23 PM
Mike McMullen
RE: Laura Dailey Mitchell
You are correct the parental links I suggested where a cut and paste error.

Added by Mike McMullen on Jun 24, 2014 6:09 AM
Fanny Ford Mitchell
Hi Leonada!

I am a gggrandaughter of Wm & Fanny Ford Mitchell (Wm Mitchell/Emily Ann Mitchell/John E Harding/Leona Harding/me). On your site for Fanny you have Robert Ford listed as her father and Eliza Ford Stear as her sister (as well as other family members). Can you tell me how you determined this relationship? I have heard this from other family members also(who said Ora Burdette told them this) but have not been able to find records relating them.

I would be very grateful for your help. Looking forward to hearing from you!

MaryJo Young
Added by MJ on Jun 20, 2014 11:56 AM
Arthur Gustorf at Forest Home Cemetery
Good morning Sir/Ma'am. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to contact Forest Home Cemetery and obtain the grave location (Section & Lot numbers) for your photo request(s), ask them whether or not there is a grave marker, and then either post this information to the memorial or send it to me.

Forest Home Cemetery: 708-366-1900 or 773-287-0772

Should you choose not to accept this mission, your photo request will most likely continue to go unfulfilled. This message will not self destruct in five seconds. Good luck! Ace

His memorial:

Forest Home is a massively humongous cemetery with well over 100,000 burials, and the information is vital in order to photograph a grave for you. Forest Home disavows all photo volunteers, refusing to aid them in finding graves, so your mission is indispensable and integral to helping fulfill your photo request.

From the Find A Grave Dossier: All personnel are advised that Find A Grave states it is the responsibility of the photo requestor to provide the grave plot (section and lot number) to assist the volunteer photographers.

Mission Success: Last year I successfully completed 200 photo missions at Forest Home Cemetery that had the grave location provided by the photo requestor. In just over a year I have successfully concluded over 1,400 photo missions with over 600 already successfully completed in 2014.

Mission Failure: Impossible
Added by Ace on Jun 05, 2014 3:18 AM
Rose Carpenter
Ron Remmers
Memorial has been transferred
Added by Rose Carpenter on Jan 30, 2014 6:35 AM
Betsy Christison
Link to daughter
Thanks for creating this and letting me know about it.. I linked Gertrude Gustorf Stone to Harriet....wonderful to see a picture of her! She is my great great great grandmother!
Added by Betsy Christison on Jan 28, 2014 5:33 PM
Dave H
RE: Harriet Gustorf transfer
No problem. I'll transfer them to you today.

Added by Dave H on Jan 28, 2014 11:11 AM
Memories From The Mist
thank you
Thank you for the correction on Frank Siegel's memorial...truly appreciate it!
Added by Memories From The Mist on Nov 01, 2013 5:36 PM
Bob Reneau
Bruel W Rollins
I noticed you took over the maintenance for this memorial. I'm hoping you are related in one way or the other. I'm trying to track down old photos of past family members to help me identify my granddad's collection. Any feedback you could provide would be greatly appreciated, including any other leads that might help me find old photos.
Also feel free to forward any or all of my contact info to anyone interested in genealogy.
Bob Reneau
Added by Bob Reneau on Mar 18, 2013 2:17 PM
Evelyn Bennett-Price
RE: Jane Benn Burdett
We have just discovered that this Jane Burdette is not our relative. Thank you for your response. We were on the wrong trail.
Added by Evelyn Bennett-Price on Feb 14, 2013 10:04 AM
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