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Mary Sue Van Ryswyk (#48205148)
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I am a novice at genealogy but love doing the research. I so enjoy finding graves and taking photos to help others complete their family history. The Carlisle Area Historical Society and its house museum - the Randleman House is a passion of mine. In retirement I hope to do more with a goal of making the Carlisle Cemeteries, the Hartford Cemetery and other area cemeteries 100% photographed.
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Greg Volk
RE: Rex and Florabelle Lukenbill
Thanks, Mary Sue. I did as you suggested. Florabelle was a cousin of my wife's grandmother.
Added by Greg Volk on Sep 19, 2015 9:45 PM
R. N. (Callahan) Males
Abe and Lucinda Wheeldon
Thank you so very much for the photos! It was a very nice surprise to see that someone has attached a plaque to their base at some point since the mortuary records were archived.

I will continue to do some digging on my end to see if I can confirm whether one of the unmarked stones could belong to her (and who the other one might possibly belong to as well). I appreciate all of the work you've done so very much. Thank you again.
Added by R. N. (Callahan) Males on Sep 07, 2015 12:39 AM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Phebe Freel Barge # 30511988
Thank you so much. I appreciate you looking very much. It looks like from the picture on her memorial that there is more writing, but the grass is too high.


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Sep 05, 2015 8:53 PM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Phebe Freel Barge # 30511988

Thank you for attempting to fill the request for her. My reasoning for asking again for another picture is that most of the information is not shown on the photo. I was asking for a more detailed picture so that I might be able to see what is written below her name.

Would you have perhaps written down what was on the tombstone?


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Sep 05, 2015 8:39 PM
R. N. (Callahan) Males
Re: Mahala Lewin and brother Abraham Wheeldon

No hurry on the photos, whenever you get a chance is great. I wanted to let you know, I did receive permission to use the existing photo of Mahala's gravestone (thank you again so much for pointing me in the right direction to find it! I have bookmarked the site for future use). That means I no longer need one for her, however, if you're still interested in searching for her brother and sister-in-law's gravesites I would be very appreciative. :) Have a great weekend!

Added by R. N. (Callahan) Males on Aug 20, 2015 9:38 PM
R. N. (Callahan) Males
Mahala Lewin
Hello Mary Sue!

Thank you for the heads up on where to find a copy of Mahala Lewin's headstone photo. I will be checking that out once I am finished here.

As for her brother Abraham and his wife Lucinda, I have a mortuary record in my possession that confirms (along with an online index of burials for Hartford Cemetery provided by the site for Warren County) that the two were, indeed, buried in there. Their headstones, however, no longer mark their graves according to the record in my possession. All that is left will be the bases that held the stones (there should be three like this, close to each other presumably).

I was simply hoping for a general picture showing the location of where the bases are at (even though I know it will be next to impossible to determine which grave belongs to whom) for my records. Thank you so much for wanting to help keep Find A Grave growing! :) It is much appreciated on my part.
Added by R. N. (Callahan) Males on Aug 20, 2015 2:53 PM
Ron Steenhoek
Nellie Wetherall Sailors

I got notice that you have sponsored this page and a few others.

If you are related please ask me to transfer them to you. The reason we created pages of people buried at Graceland Cemetery was for relatives to find them, claim them or at least add information on them.

Regards, Ron
Added by Ron Steenhoek on May 24, 2015 5:08 PM
Albert Brown
Photo Requests
Thank you for the photo's

Added by Albert Brown on Oct 30, 2013 9:51 AM
Tim Joswiak
Elizabeth Ebee
Thank you very much for your good research and for locating and photographing her stone. Your time and talents are much appreciated!

She was the first wife of Peter Ebe, my 2gr-grandfather. Her maiden name was Elizabeth Winters, and she married in Warren County on 6 April 1859. She bore them a son they named John, but she died soon afterwards. Peter went to war and left the son with his brother, David, who raised John as his own. Peter Ebe was captured a prisoner in the Civil War, at the Battle of Shiloh. He survived and remarried. By his second marriage he had five daughters, but he had no more sons. Elizabeth Winters Ebe's son, John Ebe, took part in the Oklahoma Run, married, and they had a single daughter, who wrote a book about her parents and their lives in early Oklahoma. It is called "Under the Blackjack Tree."

Thank you again for your good detective work, it is so nice to see where she was laid to rest.
Added by Tim Joswiak on Sep 27, 2013 8:51 AM
Abel Allen
Thank you for trying to find the grave of Abel Allen. I made a note on his memorial about it not being found and I will do some more research.
Added by Lanie on Sep 25, 2013 8:06 AM
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