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Ernie Fuhr (#46490489)
 member for 16 years, 2 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo I am a high school teacher and a history buff. I used to live a few blocks from Greenwood, Rockford's oldest and most historic cemetary. I started carrying a camera with me wherever I went so that I can add records to findagrave~ prominent local people, war veterans, interesting headstones, and of course, my own friends and family.

I remember when I was a kid, my grandmother, Eva Powell Fuhr, would index cemetaries and research geneaology. She kept very meticulous records, on handwritten cards and notebooks. She wrote two family histories on an electric typewriter. She corresponded with people all over the world, and truly worked to get her information (This was back in the days before the internet). Grandma's research was her life's work and she was a proud DAR member. Grandma passed on in 1985, but she left behind a great deal of material. So whatever research I do now, I shall dedicate to her memory.

If I have listed someone from your own family, and you want to list it yourself, or you want to add something to their listing, just email me and we'll work it out. I don't mean to offend anybody. The memorials are made as a tribute to the deceased. All of whom were loved and have a story to tell.

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RE: George Brown
what find a grave memorial number does he have?
Added by JJ on Sep 14, 2017 5:31 PM
Emily Stephens
RE: Fred Sterling
Hi, Ernie,

We drove through the cemetery and saw Fred's headstone. It was pretty quick. Just luck.

Added by Emily Stephens on Jul 01, 2017 9:26 PM
Natalie Woodall
Oscar G. Buttolph
Dear Mr. Fuhr, When you took the picture of Oscar's stone, did you happen to see a stone for his wife, Martha Rose Demont? She died in May 1929 in Chicago but I am wondering if she might be buried next to her husband. I am interested in these people because I am writing a book on the 110th Regiment, of which, as you know, Oscar was a member. Many thanks for any information you may be able to provide. Best wishes, Natalie J. Woodall, PhD
Added by Natalie Woodall on Sep 02, 2015 8:54 AM
John J. Long
Lieut Cyrenius Woods Memorial #26754555
Dear Ernie,

Would you consider a transfer of Woods' memorial to me because he is my great great grandfather?

I have already submitted a couple of suggested changes for his memorial, but I'm now wanting to do more. My project will link more family members and add biographies and managing his memorial will allow me greater ease to accomplish these goals.

I appreciate your consideration. Thank you.

John J. Long
Added by John J. Long on May 17, 2015 2:18 PM
RE: June Mason's headstone
No problem taking the picture. The cemetery is in Henry County, Illinois, about 4-5 miles north of Osco. It is in the country. I guess it is called Morristown Cemetery, but I couldn't find the name anywhere in the cemetery. Across the road, there are about 3 or 4 houses. I have been by it several times, but I have never heard of Morristown. I added the other Mason tombstone pictures also. Thanks, Roger.
Added by rognliz on Apr 09, 2015 10:05 PM
Ken Grainger
Photo Taken
It wasn't any trouble getting that photo for you I was there getting one of an aunt of mine and saw you had a photo request and since I located the headstone I took it for you. Just wondering I used to work for a Norm Fuhr at Caterpillar in Mossville, IL any relation.

Ken Grainger
Added by Ken Grainger on Jul 18, 2014 8:34 PM
Bob Mebane
memorial transfer
Ernie I would like to request management transfer for the memorial on Thompson G. Dicks, we wish to centralize control of all alumni honored on The Citadel Memorial Europe website. My membership number is 47303096. Thanks you, Bob Mebane MAJ, USAR, AN ret.
Added by Bob Mebane on Mar 31, 2014 7:04 PM
Charles Harrison Hevrin
Thank you so much for linking him with his father,
Added by cheekybones on Mar 22, 2014 4:14 AM
Chris Klauer
RE: Memorial Transfer
Thank you so much! I have been very busy too and not worried about it at all! I do appreciate it though!

Added by Chris Klauer on Aug 18, 2013 5:27 PM
Mia Houghton
Alonzo Stalker # 37529409
Please link to parents Alexander Stalker 22334404 and Cornelia Schoonmaker Stalker 22334405
Added by Mia Houghton on Aug 17, 2013 11:20 AM
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