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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family my Dad's side Keith, Draelants, Ellerman, my Mom's side Eslinger, Reynolds and Hochstedler. I am also doing genealogy for my kids on the Coale, Cargill, Burris and Scales.

I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT THE FIND A GRAVE POLICE, But when suggesting a correction or addition to a certain memorial go to the memorial you are talking about then go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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sbb
Butterfield
Thank you, Tess, for the grave marker photo. You are appreciated.
Added by sbb on Apr 17, 2017 7:49 PM
Treva Poe
Kenneth and Jerri Woods
Thank you for the nice photo of their markers.
Added by Treva Poe on Apr 13, 2017 11:11 AM
Bruce and Wendy Linz
John Carter
Thank you for fulfilling my photo request. I appreciate all your time and efforts.

Semper Fi,
Bruce Linz
Added by Bruce and Wendy Linz on Apr 13, 2017 6:27 AM
D Snyder
Butterfield
Thank you for the information and the picture.
Added by D Snyder on Apr 12, 2017 8:37 PM
Debbie Clardy
Robert Doyal
Thank you so very much for the pictures of Robert Doyals headstone!!!
Added by Debbie Clardy on Apr 12, 2017 2:08 PM
Shirley Hause
RE: nancy wolfe carson
Thank you for the transfer of George Carson and Nancy Carson
Added by Shirley Hause on Mar 30, 2017 2:43 PM
Shirley Hause
nancy wolfe carson
We got the information from ancestry. We have a census in 1850 saying that Benjamin was her father and Isabella Shepherd was her mother. She was 15 at this time. Bob my husband is related to Nancy, she is his great grand mother and her daughter Ida is his grandmother and Ida daughter Mamie is his mother.
Added by Shirley Hause on Mar 30, 2017 12:17 PM
Janet Ward
RE: Earl McNish
Happy to do it! Thank you for all your hard work! Janet
Added by Janet Ward on Mar 23, 2017 9:41 PM
Richard Parker
tombstone photos
Tess,

Yes you may used the tomnstone photos.

Richard
Added by Richard Parker on Mar 20, 2017 9:27 AM
Etched in Stone
RE: Phoebe Jacobina Gingrich Shellhorn
I had sent the same message to both you and the other site manager. The other site manager removed theirs. THANKS
Added by Etched in Stone on Mar 16, 2017 10:25 AM
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