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|Rev. Dale Sims (#47238797)|
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I have been doing genealogy for several years and have taken several pictures of my family and relatives grave stones. I am a retired pastor and my wife and I do a lot of traveling. I have many hobbies but photography probably tops the list even though some pictures don't come out the way I want. When I take a picture I try to make it as readable as I can and try to post all that is on the stone. I'm not just trying to post to get a large number but to help others with genealogy as I have been helped.|
I have found a lot of newspaper articles and the funeral brochures that my parents had of people that I didn't know but I have posted several. I would be glad to help in any way that I can. I will transfer your relatives or close friends if they are not my relatives.
You may use any pictures that I have posted for genealogy purposes only.
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|Brenda Tyree Holder||RE: Dennis Carman|
My pleasure!! I very much enjoy giving memorials to relatives!
|Sherry Smith-Stanford||Mary Thomas Knox|
Dale I have added a pic of the gravestone of Mary Thomas Knox as we had it lifted for cleaning and resetting. One can now read the "AGED" date fully. Thought maybe you would like to add the number of days, too. She is reset, but, once again, the bottom of the inscription can't be read. I'll add one more pic after we get her all cleaned. Thanks. sherry smith-stanford
|Angela Gritzmacher||Joseph Bernardi|
You have two listing for Joseph. Both were entered on the same day. You do have a photo attached to one of them. I was wondering if you would remove the other.
I am sure your computer just got stuck or something. Just wanted you to be aware of the second one.
|Sherry Smith-Stanford||RE: Two Wm. Rudicills/Rudisills|
I'll work on it this week, Dale. I'll keep you posted. sherry
|Sherry Smith-Stanford||Two Wm. Rudicills/Rudisills|
Hi, John. I am still working at Bliss Cemetery in Champaign County, Illinois. There are 2 different William Rudicills/Rudisills at the cemetery. You have them both entered, but you have the same gravestone photo for both. I'm going out Sunday, and I will verify which William the photo you have goes with. I think it's the William whose Dad is Washington, but I will double check. I'll also try to track down the other William's stone. Their surnames are spelled differently. Thanks so much. sherry smith-stanford
|John M. Nance||John H Nance Big John|
Hi John is my father. You entered his info and I thank you.
However the dates are wrong and as a contributer I'd like to take it over. Thanks again and God bless.
John M Nance
|Susan Hill||Andrew Shehorn, 48th Illinois Infantry Regiment, 181940346|
I am the Maple Hill Cemetery Historian and presently researching and locating all Union Soldiers that died here in Huntsville, Alabama between 1861-1865.
Being that the Union soldier was in *gasp* the South, they were sadly placed in unmarked graves.
I was able to connect Andrew to his family by researching the Pension papers that I obtained from several sources and the state of Illinois.(http://www.ilsos.gov/isaveterans/civilmustersrch.jsp)
At this time, Andrew does not have a "marker" but he soon will as it is part of a project that will be taking place over the next few years.
Of the 228 (to date) soldiers that I have found as having died here in Huntsville, Alabama, during the War of 1861, I found approx. 10% have Find A Grave memorials (i.e. buried in National Cemeteries and/or hometown cemeteries).
My desire is to give these soldiers a memorial that gives information on their life while in the army and what caused/lead them to come to Huntsville, Alabama where their life was ultimately taken either by skirmish, train accident and/or disease.
In the 48th Illinois Infantry Regiment, Andrew had the fellow soldier William Connelly (memorial not created as of today) and William Turnham (181819229)that died here also.
If you have more information on Andrew (his life before the war) please let me know. I would love to be able to give him a 'beginning to end' bio on his memorial.
Maple Hill Cemetery Historian
Huntsville, Alabama Volunteer
|Camille Jenson||William Blue|
Thank you for taking an excellent photo of a very old monument.
|Eileen Bridges||Union Cemetery|
No, I don't know. It is usually a township supervisor. You can call one of the funeral homes in Shelbyville and they could probably tell you.
|My Family United-LTK||Carr|
Hi there - its been a long time since we helped each other - I know you helped me a lot. Do you want the three Carr's memorials in Union - If so let me know and I will transfer them to you.
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