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LEONADA9 (#47695856)
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Arthur Gustorf at Forest Home Cemetery
Hi! Photos for him posted.

Also there:

Ruth Gustorf, 1846 - 1939
Harriet Gustorf, 1813 - 1894
Frederick Gustorf, 1839 - 1912
Sarah Collins, 1847 - 1897
Florence M. Gustorf, 1871 - 1937
Alice Maude Gustorf, 1873 - 1951
Harriet Gustorf Gates, 1870 - 1904

If you add photo requests for them I will post the photos that I took.


"GUSTORF - June 25, at Oak Park, aged 81 years, Harriet, mother of Frederick and Arthur Gustorf and Mrs. W. Stone of Peoria. Funeral from Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park, Wednesday the 27th at 10 . m. (Peoria papers please copy.)" Source: Chicago Daily Tribune, June 27, 1894, Page 8

"GUSTORF - Sarah E. Collins, wife of Frederick Gustorf, age 50 years, June 13. Funeral from residence in Oak Park, Wednesday at 10 a. m. Burial private." Source: Chicago Daily Tribune, June 15, 1894, Page 5

"GATES - Harriet Gustorf Gates, March 26, Oak Park. Funeral 316 Wisconsin-av., at 10 a. m. Wednesday, March 30. Interment private." Source: Chicago Daily Tribune, March 29, 1904, Page 10

"GUSTORF - Frederick Gustorf, aged 73 years. Funeral service 2 p. m. Sunday, 316 Wisconsin-av., Oak Park. Burial private." Source: Chicago Daily Tribune, February 10, 1912, Page 13


Added by Ace on Oct 25, 2015 4:57 PM
Peter Miller wives
Peter was only married once, to Frances "Fanny" Eunice Pike Hale. She was born about 1805 in New York, NY. Her first husband Ozias Hale died about 1848. Eunice then married Peter Miller on 1 Jul 1849. I don't know whether Eunice is buried in Jones Cemetery or not. I am not related to this family, just looking up some information for some friends so I will not be very helpful to answer most questions although if you want to contact me, I will try to provide answers to your questions based on what research I have done. Many of Peter's descendants and allied families are buried at Enfield, White Co and Sangamon Co IL. Many of the related names are White and Edwards. Karen
Added by Karen on Aug 28, 2015 12:18 PM
RE: Wayne A. Mitchell
Hi, No I am not related. I just created the memorial for him. I've gone ahead and transferred it over to you. -- Beth
Added by Beth on May 06, 2015 9:20 PM
1869 census correction
I believe the correct 1860 census listing is that of an 8 yr old Lucy Quick (Louisa's nickname) who lives with her parents Robert and Loveday (misspelled Dovede) Quick, and siblings in Richwoods township, IL.
Added by WendyK on May 04, 2015 5:58 PM
Betsy Christison
RE: Frederick Gustorf Photo
Thanks for the update on the technological issues with the photo of Frederick Gustorf. That makes more sense! ...I will have it looked into. I wonder if it was a photo of an older picture of him that one of the descendants took? Maybe I will have someone at the Peoria Historical Society look at it....they have a guy there who is really into vintage photography who might know. Thanks again..
Added by Betsy Christison on Apr 20, 2015 12:19 PM
Baxter B. Fite III
Woodman Hunt
Thanks for letting me know about the duplicate cemetery listings. I got Woodman moved. Thanks, Baxter
Added by Baxter B. Fite III on Apr 19, 2015 10:51 AM
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
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