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Lifelong resident of northeastern Illinois, I enjoy visiting the cemeteries and searching out headstones, photographing and posting them and trying to weave the links together of other family members in that cemetery or other ones nearby, so that other researchers can utilize my findings. My areas of particular interest are Lake County (where my family started off in this country), DuPage, Kane, DeKalb and Kendall counties, and also Morgan and Scott counties in southern Illinois. I'll also sometimes go out of my "comfort zone" if it's something that looks intriguing.|
I try to arrange my photo expeditions according to my schedule and by areas, and of course by weather conditions. I only claim photo requests that I can absolutely fulfill, and try to fulfill them as promptly as possible.
As always, if you'd like to copy a photo, ask permission first in order to let me know how and where it's going to be used, and credit my work. Other than that, I'm happy to help you out in whatever way possible, just contact me.
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|William Carlson||The Baker Mausoleum|
The Mausoleum probably doesn't need anyone giving money to it because his uncle was John Warne Gates who was the principal stockholder of Texaco and when he died and his wife died the Baker family received all the 35 plus million dollars.
Nina Carlson was my grandmother's cousin and her second husband Seth W Richardson had 5 Presidential appointments four different Presidents the last by Truman. They are buried in Minnesota somewhere.
Note; I have walked through many a Massachusetts burial grounds and have published a genealogical record of the Charter St. Burying Point in Salem Ma.
|Christina Knapp||Frank Moore|
Thanks for posting this photo and info for my great grandfather,
I heard wild stories about him and my great grandmother Rosa whom I knew when I was young. They both worked at the Chicago Exposition in the late 1800s. he was a waiter, a roller skater and a gambler, and a womanizer?
I would like to copy the photo of him as it is the best I have seen.
Ps. Finally got to visit Chicago last summer, and loved it!
|R. Melissa Reininger||Benjamin Franklin Bosworth Update|
# 79858235 - Information is pretty much all incorrect. Was just checking it over again. This Boworth was not connected to Edward Bosworth. I have the line back to the Mayflower. Please contact me for corrections, or transfer to me please. Thanks so much!
|R. Melissa Reininger||Benjamin Franklin Bosworth|
Hi! I am wondering if you would be able to transfer this family to me. I am a direct descendant of Benjamin F. Bosworth and have documented his life story and the genealogy for this family. I know how hard it is to get the facts straight, but, I can provide a more accurate biographical sketch for him than the information you have posted. Thank you so much for all the hard work you have done on all of your entries. I know I've e-mailed to you in the past and shared information on this family.
|Shelby Blair||RE: Bates Family|
Thank you so much. I had no idea about any of the extra information you told. I have just started working in genealogy fairly recently. I like the tidbits like a whaling captain or tavern owner. That's Awesome! Thanks again for you help.
|Shelby Blair||Bates Family|
Hi, I'm Shelby Blair, I was looking for more clues or information on the Bates Family of Lake County, Ohio. Benjamin was a many times over great grandfather that I didn't know about until a few minutes ago. I hope you might have a led to parents and further generations back. Thanks again.
|Bob Meyers||RE: Philip Buck|
Today, I also found that Philip Buck's grandparents were Johann and Anna Buck who lived and died in Bertie, Welland, Ontario, Canada. It is thus highly likely that Philip's mother and father (Frederick and Barbara) lived in Bertie at some time. Bob
|Bob Meyers||RE: Philip Buck|
Hello. Thanks for getting back to me. I have found that Family Genealogy can lead me down strange and confusing paths. I am fairly certain that the Phillip Buck who died in Elgin, Kane County, Illinois is my 3x great grandfather. Could there be more then one Philip Buck buried in Kane County causing me more confusion? In my research, I found his name and family listed in family search.org in an 1870 U.S. census that says he was born in Canada in about 1800. In a genealogy, it says the town was Bertie Township, Welland, Canada. Genealogy also mentions a wife Maria (1805-1870). I did find in the genealogy that Phillip's father was born in Pennsylvania (1772) and died in New York (1820) so I am confused of the Canadian birth place also. I am presuming that maybe his father was pro England during the Revolutionary War and may have temporarily moved to Canada. I also found that Philip's wife Maria was a McNeil and the McNeil's were from Canada (maybe McNeil and Buck families are friends); again maybe giving them a reason for living in Canada for awhile. Sorry, I can't give more specifics. Thanks for all you do; Bob Meyers
Thanks; I deleted the duplicate
Added by BobH on Jul 26, 2016 9:19 AM
I see your suggested edit for Leo and his parents. Can you please tell me your references? I am not familiar with his parents. Only his wife and child from my youth in DuPage Co.
Added by David on Jul 23, 2016 1:37 PM
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