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Jim Bohn (#46927026)
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Bio Photo I have lived in south-central Indiana all of my life and I have been living in Bloomington since the Fall of 1982.

In 2004, I started wandering cemeteries locating veterans who died while in service to our country. I have quite an extensive collection of photographs and bios. In 2013 I started extensively photographing the gravestones at Clear Creek Cemetery in Monroe County, Indiana.

I find that cemeteries are fascinating, peaceful and contain a wealth of history if people will only take the time to look and wander.

My hobbies include reading, photography, spending time with family & friends, watching Indianapolis Colts football & IU men's basketball, and wandering through cemeteries.

I pride myself as a photo volunteer of taking the best photo(s) that I can for the requester. I have been enjoying photography since I bought my first 35mm film camera in 1978. I have been shooting all digital for several years now.

If I have added a family member of yours and you would like for me to transfer the memorial to you, let me know and I will gladly do that.
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Lanette Estill Cooper
Arizona Young Cox
Hi Jim,

I just sent you an edit for Arizona Cox regarding her birthplace. I know her death certificate listed her birthplace as Indiana, but she was actually born in Pulaski County, Kentucky. She and her parents, Talbert and Lucinda Young, are all listed in the 1880 census as living there, not Indiana.

Thanks for all you do for findagrave!!

Added by Lanette Estill Cooper on Oct 17, 2017 4:00 PM
Jennifer Festa
Terrific job
I live near Rose Hill Cemetery in Bloomington and walk it regularly. Your bio for Sgt John Heitger is terrific. Thank you for taking the time to research the memorials. I saw his grave yesterday and went online to see what I could find out. You had already done the research for me.

Thanks again, Jennifer
Added by Jennifer Festa on Oct 09, 2017 8:12 AM
Terry Harney Harp
RE: Family members headstone photos
Thank you very much Jim. Looks like I have quite a lot of family buried in the Clear Creek Cemetery. Just discovered the link yesterday. So wonderful to add the headstone photos.

Terry Harney Harp
Added by Terry Harney Harp on Aug 26, 2017 11:13 AM
Terry Harney Harp
Family members headstone photos
Hello Jim,
Today I've been working on the family of my 4th great aunt. I noticed that you have photographed a large number of the headstones. And I'd like permission to use them on my family tree. These are a few;
headstone Sarah Ann Dudley Burris #130298051 and her husband Albert Adison Burris #125041360
Chesley A Burris #130298362 and his wife Nellie M Treadway Burris #130298294
Samuel Edward Burris #153797759 and his wife Alma Wampler Burris #153797718
Perry Burris #136476908 his wife Lilian V Wood Burris #136476976 and their son Herman Gaylord Burris #136477041
Molly F Burris Cantrell #146143937 and her husband Fred Cantrell #146144014
Mattie Burris Humphrey #138553797 her husband Homer L. Humphrey, Sr #138553828
Orville Fred Humphrey #40621499
I assume I will find more as I work on their families.
I appreciate the work your doing.

Terry Harney Harp
Added by Terry Harney Harp on Aug 25, 2017 6:07 PM
Clarice Mabel (nee Rupert) Vint Underwood
Hi Jim,

I received your suggestion to switch the order of the first and middle names for Clarice "Mabel" (nee Rupert) Vint Underwood. Despite the fact that most public documents and records list her name as Mabel Clarice, and all of us in the family knew her as Mabel, her actual maiden name was Clarice Mabel Rupert.

My cousin, Tom Vint, and I have done a great deal of research together over the years on our family tree. Mabel was married to one of our cousins, Roy "Carson" Vint. When we were updating and confirming information for relatives all the way to the present time, Tom contacted one of Mabel and Carson's daughters, Martha (nee Vint) Page.

After Tom spoke to her, Martha sent us two obituaries for her mother that both gave her name as Mabel Clarice Underwood. However, Martha added a handwritten note on the page next to the obits that specifically stated:

"Mom's real 1st name was Clarice Mabel, but she went by Mabel."

I can email you a copy of Martha's entire signed letter with the notation written between the obits if you would be interested in seeing it for yourself. Feel free to let me know if you think it would be helpful to have a copy for your files.

Your suggested change made me realize that I need to add a note to Mabel's bio in order to clarify the reason why the name on the memorial reads as it does. I thank you for bringing that to my attention.

I respect your work so much that I didn't want to decline your suggestion without a detailed explanation. Or would you rather remove the suggested change instead? I won't do anything in regard to the edit for a few days, in case that would be your preference.

Please don't ever hesitate to let me know if you have additional information for any of my memorials, or if you come across something else that might be incorrect. I care deeply about making them all as complete and accurate as possible.

Your great photographs and the obits you have added to the memorials for many of our Monroe County relatives have been tremendously helpful. You have no idea how much Tom and I--not to mention the entire Vint family--appreciate all your wonderful contributions to Find A Grave.

Cordially yours,
Lynn V.
Added by Lynn on Jul 09, 2017 9:11 PM
Juanita Arnold
Sarah Catherine Voyles
Sarah Catherine Young Voyles is Abraham Voyles wife. She was married to John Bennington first. I believe that she is buried with his family. She had two children by him and two by Abraham (Able) Voyles she had Earl and Retta Voyles. Retta's first name is actually Saretha, went by Retta. Retta married a Bush and then Roy Jackson Pope. She was married Orville Kenneth Bush who also went by John.
Added by Juanita Arnold on Jun 14, 2017 2:32 PM
Juanita Arnold
Abraham​ Voyles
Burial at Clear Creek

Monroe County Indiana Death Records 1921-1940. Do you have that book? There may not be a stone for him. My information says says that is where Abraham Voyles is buried. It also has Sarah Catherine Voyles, but she is in a different cemetery.
Added by Juanita Arnold on Jun 12, 2017 3:57 PM
Ellen Todd
Hello Jim!
Thank you so much for sending the links to her parents. I do appreciate it. Hope you are doing well and it has been awhile since we have "spoken"
My very best to you and your family.
Added by WDK on Mar 26, 2017 11:02 AM
RE: Thank you!
Thank you Jim. You are always so kind. I really appreciate you.
Added by Chambers on Sep 18, 2016 12:21 PM
RE: Bodenhamer
Hi Jim,

Thank you so much for the transfers! It's difficult to find people willing to share their work, but it makes us appreciate contributors like you who share so willingly. THANK YOU! I know you put a lot of time and effort into your work. It is a selfless act, but one that is sincerely appreciated. Take care.
Added by GenealogyByBrenda on Jul 05, 2016 5:58 PM
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