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mlc (#47882577)
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James Hadfield
Sorry, forgot one can add info (for review) using the edit on that persons' site.
Added by Dee on Nov 24, 2014 1:00 PM
James Hadfield

I have additional info for James Hadfield

Birth 22 Jun 1827 in Poynton Worth, Cheshire, England
Death 1 Dec 1908 in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois

Wife: Anna Fletcher
Birth 3 Jun 1823 in Poynton Worth, Cheshire, Eng.
Death 4 Nov 1881 in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois

You already have a site for one of their daughters, Eliza Hadfield Wandless # 125388728
Added by Dee on Nov 24, 2014 12:46 PM
Elizabeth Sarah Lawsen Wandlass
Thank you very much for taking a photo of my gg grandmother's headstone at Caseyville.
Added by Dee on Jun 12, 2014 8:06 PM
C Heilig
RE: Shantek
I'm glad I was able to find John Vlahek. I do remember the name. I do not have access to actual cemetery records at Mount Hope and only base my entries on grave markers. Unfortunately, Joseph may either be unreadable or unmarked. I will keep an eye out for Vlahek markers as I make my way through this part of the cemetery.

Added by C Heilig on May 18, 2014 5:36 AM
C Heilig
RE: Shantek
Let's see if Cathy McElroy responds to my message to her. With it being your Aunt and Uncle, I would suggest simply deleting her memorials and making a note in yours about the spelling on the tombstone. That would seem to be the best way to eliminate duplicate memorials, but we'll have to wait to hear from her.

If you have any other family buried in Mount Hope, a couple of us are working section by section to photograph and create/update memorials in the system. I have completed photography and entry work on the Memories Section (where the Shanteks are buried) and have created a virtual cemetery for the 2 parts of the Memories Garden/Section in the system.

If I can be of any more assistance, please let me know.
Added by C Heilig on May 17, 2014 8:09 AM
C Heilig
RE: check the memorial
I guess she was born in Minnesota, but her family ended up in New Athens. I think we got her info and links correct. Thank you for making the edits.
Added by C Heilig on Mar 27, 2014 3:57 AM
C Heilig
RE: check the memorial
Since we were working on Helen Wellenkotter Polka Strautz, I did a simple query and her parents are in the database as well. Based on the obituary, Helen's parents were

Franz "Frank" Wellenkotter (Memorial #119182908) and Helen Kanz Wellenkotter (Memorial #119182961). Both are buried in New Baden, where Helen was born.

Thank you again.
Added by C Heilig on Mar 26, 2014 4:38 AM
C Heilig
RE: check the memorial
I have added the photo of the grave marker to the Helen Polka Strautz memorial. Thank you for the expanded information. I wish there was a way on Find a Grave to list the other married names for people in a way to separate them from middle names and to make it more searchable.

I will delete the duplicate memorial I created for Helen Strautz.
Added by C Heilig on Mar 26, 2014 4:26 AM
Cyndi Wiseman
RE: James M Plogger

Please go to James' memorial page and click on the 'Edit' tab at top right to send corrections/suggestions and family links.

Thanks very much for your help!

Added by Cyndi Wiseman on Mar 10, 2014 2:27 PM
Terenda Curtis Wyant
H. Keith Schardan
Memorial updated Thanks
Added by Terenda Curtis Wyant on Feb 23, 2014 7:12 PM
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