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Lorna (#47411348)
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Bio Photo CHANGES: Suggest a correction, please! If I duped it, I'll delete it. If you have more info, I'll add it. If I typed something wrong, I'll fix it. I DO NOT KNOWINGLY CREATE DUPES, but I'm human and make mistakes. Although this site asks you not to send too many changes per week, please feel free to send as many as you find. I'm in it for accurate information.

PET PEEVE: Others who input info & don't double check it making it impossible for me to match the photos I've taken. Therefore I create a correct memorial with photo & they come back & say mine's a "dupe" even though theirs was jacked up info :( UGH!!!!! If you DON'T TRY to put something in correctly, don't put ANYTHING in at all or at least have the decency to remove your botched memorial & don't ask the correct one to be removed & the photo be transferred to their corrected memorial. Accuracy is important here - NOT the amount of memorials you can input from bad information & typing skills.

TRANSFERS: If it's your relative or friend (and not my direct line :-), I'll transfer it! Just use the edit request on the memorial and include your Find A Grave member number with your request.

PHOTOS: Permission is granted for others to use photos that I have posted on for personal, non-commercial purposes. If you have a better photo than mine, let me know & I'll delete mine. Things happen & the photo I took might have looked fine at the cemetery & not so fine when I got home :) IF my reflection is in a photo, please let me know so I get it corrected. Contributions are in honor of those who walked before us. No disrespect is intended whatsoever by my submissions to this website.

I hope everyone finds the ancestors & answers they're looking for & it makes my day to think I've helped in some way!!
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Out of the area
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Hanson D. Slaton 96821893, please add Judge Executive before his name.

Thanks, Jon Slaton his 3rd cousin
Added by Out of the area on Apr 26, 2017 8:29 AM
Gale Menzel
A.O. "Andy" Travis and Dasie Travis
Dear Lorna, I really was excited to find this part of our ancestry! Thank you.

The headstone for both my GG Great Grandmother's grandchildren, A.O. and Vester Knox Travis indicate children. However the one for A.O. Travis and Dasie doesn't mention names as the one for Vester Know Travis did. However, on their headstone it indicates Mother and Father, which leads us to believe they had children.

Can you advise us how to find where the children are buried?

I am a direct descendant of the Travis/
Vance/McBroom/Odom, et al descendants.

Thank you for any help. My email address is

Gale E. Menzel
Added by Gale Menzel on Mar 26, 2017 1:09 AM
Re Overby
I thank-you as always.
Hope you and yours have had a Happy New Year,
and a joyious Holiday.
Added by Peabody on Jan 04, 2017 3:20 PM
Sarah Jane Barnett Drury # 89477861
This person also has a record at another cemetery in Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois. Her record number there is 54024732. She was living there in 1930 with her son Layfayette.

I am not disputing your record, as you have a photo attached, but thought you might somehow combine the two. Her husband is buried in Jackson County. She may have been moved back home to McLean. Who knows?
Added by Martha on Dec 30, 2016 12:33 PM
Chris Coleman
Webster County, Kentucky Cemeteries
I have mapped out 25 cemeteries with GPS grids for Webster County, if there a cemetery that you are interested in getting the GPS location for please let me know.

Here are the one that I am in the process of updating.

Waggoner Church Cemetery
37.547125 -87.777366

Star Hope Cemetery
37.447198 -87.662557

Old Cedar Grove Cemetery
37.595874 -87.753847

Todd Cemetery
37.898107 -87.761930

Blackford Cemetery
37.441697 -87.934097

Stone Family Cemetery
37.578402 -87.745052

Rock Stile Cemetery
37.570481 -87.730472

Ashland Cemetery
37.507179 -87.794791

Fairview Church
37.501570 -87.711007

Green Grove Cemetery
37.401042 -87.801363

Groves Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery
37.526590 -87.513296

Hopewell Cemetery
37.440148 -87.865582

Zion Brick Church Cemetery
37.499010 -87.479322

Mount Gilead Cemetery
37.492880 -87.565568

Mount Lebanon General Baptist Church Cemetery
37.554554 -87.611822

Mount Pleasant Cemetery
37.524981 -87.560570

Petersburg Cemetery
37.614583 -87.575384

Pleasant Valley Cemetery
37.371673 -87.778133

Sassafras Grove Cemetery
37.550175 -87.465472

Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery
37.421820 -87688658

Let me know if the grids are incorrect.


Added by Chris Coleman on Dec 07, 2016 5:46 PM
Bob Nelson
Ashby's Headstone
Benjamin Ashby's headstone (photo above) has turned up in an antique shop. Don't know where. Posted to the FB group "The American Civil War." Do you know if he got a new headstone? If you're nearby, could you post a photo of the new one. Thanks very much.

Bob Nelson
Added by Bob Nelson on Dec 04, 2016 6:59 PM
Diana Truran/Truan-Weaver
Thank you Lorna for all the memorial headstone photos you have posted for our COOK family members.
Added by Diana Truran/Truan-Weaver on Dec 04, 2016 1:23 PM
Chris Coleman
RE: Donis Cemetery = Dorris Cemetery
I wasn't sure what the Find A Grave administrators were going to do, or what your reaction would be; so I printed out the information and then I created the memorials for my relatives.

Sorry for all the extra work.

Added by Chris Coleman on Dec 01, 2016 12:36 PM
Chris Coleman
RE: Fraser-Blackwell Cemetery = Vaughn Cemetery
Cemeteries are merged, the following are duplicates and need to be deleted.



Added by Chris Coleman on Nov 30, 2016 8:09 AM
Chris Coleman
RE: Donis Cemetery = Dorris Cemetery
Find A Grave merge Donis and Dorris Cemeteries.

Here is a list of the memorials that are duplicated.

172783095 duplicate of 41136864
172783408 duplicate of 41136877
172697056 duplicate of 173320873
172696935 duplicate of 173320952
172697203 duplicate of 173325077
172697424 duplicate of 173321061
172697350 duplicate of 173321130
172698454 duplicate of 41136677
172776099 duplicate of 41136542

Could you move the pictures from your memorials to the corresponding memorial?

Added by Chris Coleman on Nov 30, 2016 7:46 AM
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