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Linda T (#46802385)
 member for 11 years, 7 months, 7 days
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Bio Photo Having more fun walking the older areas of the cemeteries and thinking of the histories.

I have photographed all of Oak Grove and more than half of Lakeside in Pekin, IL. There are alot of missing headstones and quite a bit that are unreadable. Getting what I can before they are gone.

I will transfer ONLY within Find A Grave's guidelines. Though happy to add any information you have to the memorials. This is a memorial site, not a family genealogy site.

I also have spent many an hour walking the cemeteries and transcribing headstones that are hard to read. If you take any of the photos and place them on other sites such as Ancestry, at least make credit back to me. May sound selfish, but giving credit to someone for their work is only correct.
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Messages left for Linda T (39)[Leave Message]
Mary Elizabeth Bourgoin Welty
Thanks for your time and effort on trying to locate Mary Welty's grave. Will try to get a death certificate for her and see what cemetery she is actually buried in. Sorry for the wild goose chase! Thanks again.
Added by letterman1959 on Mar 28, 2017 5:53 PM
Darrell S
Andrew & Sophia
Thanks for the attempt.
Added by Darrell S on Mar 26, 2017 6:23 AM
RE: John W Largent
Hi Linda,

I am typing/indexing Tazewell County Death Certificates for Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society which begin in 1877. John Largent's death certificate indicates clearly 1879 as death year.

Added by Diane on Mar 15, 2017 4:32 PM
SFC Shirley Ann Smith
George Clifford Smith
I didn't know a memorial existed until I ran into it today
Added by SFC Shirley Ann Smith on Mar 13, 2017 3:58 PM
Karen Bracey
Thank you for letting me know that Charles Robertson was buried in Lakeview rather than Lakeside Cem.
Added by Karen Bracey on Mar 02, 2017 11:45 AM
Robin Louise English Fritz
Maria "Mary" Eva Lux Umdenstock
Added by Robin Louise English Frit... on Feb 26, 2017 1:57 PM
Stephen Lee Krou
Lucy Sours Grave
THANK YOU for trying!
Added by Stephen Lee Krou on Feb 21, 2017 12:44 PM
Robin Louise English Fritz
I submitted an edit to Maria "Mary" Eva Lux Umdenstock to show all her children. It was excepted. Is there a way to remove the original list of Children that is just above siblings? There were only 2 names. That way they will have room to put her birth & death place back on. I guess the list of children took up to much room. Thank you for any help and THANK YOU for all the "Find A Graves" you have done. Robin Louise English Fritz
Added by Robin Louise English Frit... on Feb 20, 2017 10:07 AM
Phaedra Swearengin
Thank you for the transfer!
Added by Phaedra Swearengin on Feb 11, 2017 11:37 AM
Jacque Leehy-Dunning
RE: Edna Bradwell Rudolph
No...Thank you. You did your best. I feel the same way about unmarked graves.

Added by Jacque Leehy-Dunning on Feb 11, 2017 9:35 AM
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