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moraycc (#46909452)
 member for 9 years, 11 months, 19 days
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I maintain the following websites:

Ray County, Missouri, GenWeb:

Ray County, Missouri, GenWeb Archives:

Excelsior Springs Museum & Archives:

One of my projects is to visit, map, and gather information for all the cemeteries in Ray County, Missouri. So far there are about 180 cemeteries in the county; many of them have been abandoned:

Another ongoing project is to gather & index all the current obituaries from the Excelsior Springs Standard, Richmond Daily News, and Lawson Review. The index is posted on the websites.

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Linda Dukes
RE: William Creason/Ray Co MO
Sorry. I do not use this site for numbers or how many memorials I can post... I could care less about that stuff...I don't need credit for anything, and I never think that way. Also, I would never post a duplicate memorial on purpose. I use it as a genealogical tool...Sorry for the mix up.
Added by Linda Dukes on Oct 15, 2016 7:48 PM
Linda Dukes
William Creason/Ray Co MO
I see you are "mapping" Cemeteries.
I am related.
I am sure you wouldn't mind deleting your memorial,
since I put a lot of family info & links on mine.

Added by Linda Dukes on Oct 14, 2016 12:10 PM
Stephanie Perry
25819802 Thomas Henry Loyd
Thomas Henry Loyd's sister was my great-great-great grandmother Martha E. Loyd Hartung 1833-1888. I cannot find her final resting place. In addition, I cannot find their father's gravesite (Henry Loyd 1801-1861). Henry's wife and Thomas Henry's mother Nancy Tarwater Loyd is also buried in Riffe. Do you have any insight? Thank you!
Added by Stephanie Perry on Aug 24, 2016 8:28 PM
Mary Allen Bliefnick
Leona Miller Johnson #17350855
Hello there. Leona Miller Allen Johnson is my great grandmother. I wonder if I might be able to manage this memorial? I provided the photos to Marian Presswood who posted them here before I was able to have the time to really get into researching. She helped me a lot. Anyway, thank you for what you do and let me know what you think

Best regards,

Mary Allen Bliefnick
Added by Mary Allen Bliefnick on Aug 18, 2016 6:35 PM
Bonnie Shirley Amery
RE: Ida Blanche Grigsby Memorial# 163393767
You are welcome.

Perhaps I will have the opportunity to search for additional siblings.
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Added by Bonnie Shirley Amery on May 29, 2016 2:12 PM
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Ida Blanche Grigsby Memorial# 163393767
Dear moraycc
Recently I was in Harris Cemetery. I took a photo and created a memorial for Ida Blanche and linked her parents. I thought you would want to know.
Bonnie Shirley Amery

Added by Bonnie Shirley Amery on May 28, 2016 7:56 AM
Carolyn (Smith) Szafran
Coloma Cemetery, Missouri
Thank you so much for the map to this cemetery. Is this a public cemetery that I can visit. Also, is there an office so I can ask about other family members. Thanks again.
Added by Carolyn (Smith) Szafran on May 18, 2016 10:07 AM
Carolyn (Smith) Szafran
Coloma Cemetery, Missouri
I am hoping you can help me with information about this cemetery. Is it public and would I be able to visit? Is it on private property or abandoned? I tried looking up a phone number with no luck. Thank you.
Added by Carolyn (Smith) Szafran on May 17, 2016 7:31 AM
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Daniel Rowe Memorial# 29492879
I hesitated to add another headstone photo for Daniel, but I believe the photo will give you additional information for his memorial.
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Added by Bonnie Shirley Amery on Apr 25, 2016 7:28 PM
Barbara Chisler
Dave Estes
Would you consider transferring this site to me as I take care of all of Salem's burial records. #93315764
Thank you
P.S. Salem is in Clay not Ray county.
Added by Barbara Chisler on Feb 06, 2016 2:38 PM
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