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Mo and Dave Gates (#46929143)
 member for 9 years, 11 months, 14 days
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Bio Photo We live in a small town in southeast Iowa and spend a lot of time in Graveyards and Cemeteries taking pictures, taking notes, just piecing the families together. Some of these Cemeteries are so old that there are not any other records of the people resting there. When these cemeteries go...so does that person's existence! We would like to thank all of you for your contributions to the preservation of these cemeteries.The peace and serenity found in these old cemeteries is our reward! If there is a memorial we have added, that is not in our family, we will consider a transfer of the memorial to you. Please use the Edit tab, Please do this on every memorial that you want transferred or a correction on and please include your ID number.
Thank You, Mo & Dave

Dave's family names are- Gates,Mohr,Franks,Applegate,Rebo,Mcminn,Rodgers, Hodges,Kutcher,Lang,Mitts,Muhrer.

Mo's Family names are-
Baxter,Caudill,Cupp,Mitcham,Loper,Waters, Parks,Vaughters(Vawters),Hicks,Walker,Grimes, Combs,Smith,Brashear(s),Dixon and related families.

Other family names... Woodsmall,Brownell,Hill,McGuigan,McMullen, Tague, Mullen,Kerfus,See,Schimer,Stodden,Hein,& O'brien...Happy Trails.
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Connie Silk Fenn
Gallaher/Zion Cemetery
Thanks so much for your help. I was able to get in touch with one of the gentlemen you mentioned, and he gave me perfect directions. Thanks again!
Added by Connie Silk Fenn on Jul 24, 2017 10:47 AM
Kalla Byrd
William M. Hinkson
Thank you so much for your information on John
Wesley Hinkson of Henry county, Iowa! I am doing family research and am interested in more information on his father, William M. Hinkson. Do you have any more information or can you tell me where I can find more information on him?
Added by Kalla Byrd on Jul 18, 2017 3:52 PM
betty
RE: Waldrep
I live a couple of hundred miles away. You may find someone by contacting the Polk Co Genealogical Society. When we went to the Waldrep Cemetery, it was fenced in. We climbed over the gate and walked to the cemetery. It might not be very safe now. Someone from the genealogical society might know someone with a key.
Added by betty on Jul 15, 2017 2:44 PM
Michael W. Messer Sr.
RE: Howdy
Hi Mo an Dave, I m so glad to hear from you guys. finally got home the 6th of Dec, and am really enjoying being back home again. The wife and I are really liking the house since they did the remodeling. Makes it a lot easier for me to get around in the wheel chair. I hope that's just a temporary thing though. Ho you guys doing?
Added by Michael W. Messer Sr. on Jul 15, 2017 8:11 PM
Michael W. Messer Sr.
RE: Howdy
Howdy to the two of you too. how ya been? I'm and happier than a rat in a corn barrel, Sorry, that was the best I could come up with. I have been home since the sixth of Dec. and I am really enjoying it. How have you guys been?
Added by Michael W. Messer Sr. on Jul 14, 2017 2:38 PM
betty
RE: Waldrep
William Baxter , b. 10/15/1844, Alabama, d. 1912, Polk Co, Tx, married Mary Jane Waldrep b.10/18/1949, d. 02/24/1886, Polk Co, Tx. I don't know they were buried.
Added by betty on Jul 14, 2017 5:29 AM
betty
RE: Waldrep
Mona, I don't know of anyone else that may be buried there. I've been there a couple of times. There are rocks marking unknown graves. A tree, supposedly, marks Sarah Jane Waldrep Mathews' grave. If I can be of any help, let me know. Betty
Added by betty on Jul 14, 2017 4:47 AM
Mike Easter
Anna Belle Keck Easter 32077903
thank you for the Transfer.

Very kind of you.

Mike Easter 48737981
Added by Mike Easter on Jul 12, 2017 7:37 PM
Mike Easter
ANNA BELLE KECK EASTER
Mike Easter (#48737981)

Anna Belle Keck Easter 32077903

This is my Great Grandmother married to Charles W. Easter my Great Grandfather.

Would it be possible to transfer that Memorial to me?

Thank you
Mike Easter 6418911622
Added by Mike Easter on Jul 11, 2017 9:12 PM
Connie Silk Fenn
Zion/Gallaher Cemetery
Hello, I am a descendant of George Gallaher, whose burial place is in the Zion/Gallaher/Fleener cemetery in Des Moines County. I see that you have taken photos in that cemetery. I will be in that area this week, and wonder if this cemetery is still in existence, and if it is possible to visit it. George Gallaher is the only ancestor in Iowa whose gravesite my family has not visited to pay our respects. Any information/advice would be appreciated. Thanks so much.
Added by Connie Silk Fenn on Jul 09, 2017 9:33 PM
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