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Gina (#46846562)
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy for a long time and enjoy it very much. ."

The two best friends you have for reading gravestones are water, and a reflective surface, such as a mirror. I routinely bring a couple of bottles of water in my bag when I visit a cemetery. often the simple act of putting some water on the stone makes some of the etched words easier to read. Iíve even brought out letters and numbers that were completely illegible.
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Please delete duplicate memorial 179677424 you posted may 25 2017, the duplicate of 179383456 I posted May 15, 2017. thank you Tom Jackson
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Lynda Kennedy
Do you know the section number and lot number. If not its almost impossible to locate the marker in such a large cemetery. If you don't have it you can call the cemetery at 281-332-3111 and they will look it up for you. I will be happy to go photograph the marker for you.
Added by Lynda Kennedy on Apr 11, 2017 3:12 PM
Lynda Kennedy
Do you know the section number and lot number. If not its almost impossible to locate the marker in such a large cemetery. If you don't have it you can call the cemetery at 281-332-3111 and they will look it up for you. I will be happy to go photograph the marker for you.
Added by Lynda Kennedy on Apr 11, 2017 3:03 PM
RE: Mabel Case Ranney
Mabel & Wilber married sometime between 1910 & 1918, haven't been able to find a record.
Mabel's father Mortimer H Case is on findagrave record Find A Grave Memorial# 73581205 - Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford, Illinois;
Haven't been able to find a findagrave for her mother Anne (or Anna or Annie) Lepper Case although her death record (Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 - FHL Film Number: 1684327) says that she was buried in Paxton, Ford on 8 Feb 1932. She died 6 Feb 1932 in Bloomington, Mclean.
I haven't found any obituaries for any of them.
Not much info for you but every little helps.
Best wishes from Normandy, France

Added by normandybrew on Nov 10, 2016 11:51 AM
RE: Mabel Case Ranney
It is Mabel's mother, Anna Maria Lepper who is in my family tree - third cousin twice removed! I don't know anything about the Ranneys I'm afraid, but I can trace Mabel's mother's line back to 16th century in Sussex, England.
Good luck with your research
Added by normandybrew on Nov 10, 2016 10:47 AM
John Reeves
RE: Minnie Rhodes Reeves
Thank you for your message. I just discovered it was there this morning. Minnie was married to a man named Amos Rhodes who died before she married John Trumbull. My grandfather had many half-siblings that were Amos' children, even though he was an only child.
Added by John Reeves on Oct 28, 2016 7:51 AM
Julie Lilienthal Foster
RE: Maudie Mattingly Erps Peak
Sorry it has taken me so long to reply. I haven't done any genealogy research in several years. I have a copy of Maudie Peak Erps obituary and it looks like I found it in the Pekin Daily Times. I'm sure I got a copy from the microfilm that the Pekin Library had on file. I normally document what date I found the obituary but this must have been from very early in my research when I wasn't as good about documenting my sources. I can scan this obituary and e-mail it to you if you'd like.

Mrs. Maudie Mattingly Peak Erps
B: Feb. 9, 1920, Bloomfield, KY
D: Sept. 5, 1979, Pekin Memorial Hospital, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL
Buried: Sept. 8, 1979, Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL

1st marriage: Howard Peak, Jan. 30, 1939 at Lawrenceburg, KY. He preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1961

2nd marriage: Robert Erps, July 6, 1966 in Pekin, IL - he was still surviving at the time of her death.

At the time of her death she was also survived bu one son, Gilman Peak of Pekin and two daughters, Mrs. John (Bonnie) Henderson of San Jose and Mrs. Thomas (Rose) Buchanan of Pekin.

One son, a great-grandchild, a sister and two brothers preceded her in death.

I have Robert Erps obituary as well. He died July 28, 1988, Pekin Convalescent Center, Pekin, IL
Maudie's children were still living at the time of Robert's death.

Hope this helps!
Added by Julie Lilienthal Foster on Oct 23, 2016 4:30 PM
Jacquelyn Ford
RE: John R. Puckett #: 36036396
My husbands Great Grand mother was married to James Price.
Added by Jacquelyn Ford on Aug 28, 2016 1:11 PM
Susan L.
RE: Lindsey Family
The book I wrote follows my family line (James Lindsey, b. ca. 1758; James Alfred Lindsey, b. 1793; David Lindsey, b. 1823; David Alfred Lindsey, b. 1870; David Orville Lindsey, b. 1898; David Nicholas Lindsey, b. 1922). There's little mention of William T. Lindsey. However, if you're interested in what I've put together, email me directly at Thanks.
Added by Susan L. on Aug 02, 2016 3:59 AM
Susan L.
RE: Lindsey Family

Sorry for the delayed response. I had changed email addresses and failed to update my profile at FindAGrave, so I am just now seeing your message.

Yes, William T. (Thornton) is the great-grandson of James Alfred Lindsey, so we're distant cousins.

Added by Susan L. on Aug 01, 2016 12:12 PM
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