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Stephen Cantrell (#48212706)
 member for 3 years, 9 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo I would like to tip my hat to those intrepid volunteers that take photographs in cemeteries. Getting a good photo is not easy! The angle of the sun, clouds, grass clippings, over grown weeds, etc. If you have a better picture to upload than I've taken, let me know and if I concur, I'll delete mine. If you want to upload a picture to a memorial I've created, let me know and I'll request one! Photographers deserve as much reward as they can get!

Families that I'm researching include Lapham, Wixson, Hillyard-Hyliard, Jesseph, Rappleye, Van Nuys, Cantrell, Gennrich-Genrich, Wilk-Wilkie-Wilczewski, Hoff, and Filipowicz-Phillips. And my wife's family Sawyer, Mumm, Limb, Curry, Barkuloo, Schmidt, and Green.

Working Peoria County cemeteries. Photographed: Prospect, Chillicothe, Streitmatter, and Saint Joseph Mooney Cemetery.

I am now working the historic Springdale Cemetery. Have 100% photograhed Division A, The Willows, Forrest Lawn, Woodland Heights, Front Lawn, Chapel View, Mt. Sinai, Mt. Hope, Washington Heights, Resurrection, Masonic Garden, Last Supper, Sermon on the Mount, Gethsemane, Good Shepherd, Valley View, Hillcrest Division, Garden of Memories, Glen Division / Glen Ext., Hickory Slope / Ext., Lawn Division and Fairview Lawn (with embedded Orchard Hill and Summit Range) grave markers in Springdale. Working the Mausoleum, North Division and Old Public Lots Divisions now.

Many - many thanks to Mel Slane for finding in excess of 3,000 obituaries for Springdale memorials!

Photographer A D Rogers has photographed and uploaded images for all of Sunset Terrace, Middle Valley, and Rose Hill. He's also photographed all of the Mausoleum.

If you make edit suggestions, I do investigate every suggestion before accepting. I do not accept suggestions, where the only source is an ancestry tree. Documentation is required.

Please do not ask me to link a memorial to burial "unknown", this web site is for the known dispostion of the remains. Let's keep it that way.

A few things I've learned...
Death certificates are good for date and location of death (other info on death certificate is advisory).
Birth certificate is the best source for date of birth, location, and parents.
Info from headstones is also advisory too. Headstones are sometimes put in place decades later by descendants and errors are made.

I will transfer ownership of a memorial to you if they fall within the Find A Grave guidelines (*with one exception), unless they are part of my own genealogical research.

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

*Once a memorial is complete: death record added, family links made, obituary added, etc. please do not ask for a transfer.

Many of the transfers that I've made, just sit there, no embellishments.
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Steve Burton
Find A Grave Memorial# 135018510
Below is what I received. Do you mind putting your statement that you require documentation for every correction at the beginning of your BIO? You are the only one I deal with who makes this statement, and I don't want to have to read all of everyone's wordy bio. When you reject a correction, I'd like to see your documentation for rejecting it. Does that work for you?


This is an automated email letting you know that your recent edit for the Etta McCormick Hayes (1911 - 1999) Find A Grave memorial has been declined.
General reason: Not accurate - Their data conflicts with my data.
Added by Steve Burton on May 25, 2017 2:44 PM
Georgia Smith
RE: Lucille Glowacki Cummings 144095795
I got the M from her obituary on find a grave and the Marie from another family member's tree. Georgia
Added by Georgia Smith on May 22, 2017 9:28 PM
William Scoon
Anna Micheal
Hi Steve, Thank you for photographing Ann's grave. I appreciate you taking the time to provide the photograph.
Bill Scoon
Added by William Scoon on May 12, 2017 3:23 PM
Helen Leighton
Thank you for the photo of Helen's gravesite. I really appreciate it.
Added by PassingTime on May 10, 2017 9:21 AM
Beulah Bivins
Thank you very much for the additional information about Ms. Bivins' burial place. I appreciate your time.
Added by Ruby on May 03, 2017 8:37 AM
RE: Emma request

Thank you so much for your response and for all of your efforts!


Added by JAQ on May 02, 2017 6:20 PM
Kenneth L. Gailey
RE: Leonora
Nora would be her nickname last half of her first name not a middle name :)
Added by Kenneth L. Gailey on May 01, 2017 10:21 AM
RE: Re: George F. Pollman
George Pollman was my Mother's, Mary K. Pollman Brees, Uncle. She gave me the information before she died. Also, he is listed on the 1920 and 1930 US Census as being born in Illinois. On the U.S. Social Security Death Index it has the following:

Name: George Pollman

SSN: 331-01-8003

Last Residence: 61554 Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, USA

BORN: 9 Nov 1911

Died: Feb 1975

State (Year) SSN issued:
Illinois (Before 1951)

Added by Victoria on Apr 30, 2017 8:25 PM
Dan Ryan
RE: Mary Collier
You're welcome.
Added by Dan Ryan on Apr 28, 2017 6:02 AM
Agnes Bullock
RE: Springdale photo requests
Was not paying attention when I requested some of the photos

Do want panoramic views of their family plots and actual locations
Added by Agnes Bullock on Apr 20, 2017 7:05 AM
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