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Dale Schaefer (#47452604)
 member for 6 years, 6 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo Born and raised in Western South Dakota with strong Germans from Russia roots, but now live in Tennessee. Primary family lines I'm following include: Schaefer/Lux/Deutsch/Littau/Drefs/Mundt/ Schatzthauer/Hogg...and then some. Would like to find the final resting places of as many relatives in the US as I can, but am going to need some help. In return I'm hoping I can assist folks looking for families in the Memphis area.

If you'd like a memorial transferred to you just ask, follow the FAG guideline of including your ID #, and unless they are part of my family tree, I'd love to transfer them to you. If they are part of your tree they belong with you not me. My pay-off is in connecting folks up with their history.

"Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them." George Eliot
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Barbara Donnelly
Thank you Dale
Thank you Dale for adding the two photos to my husbands (MSgt Richard (Don) Donnelly, USMC) post....I really appreciate it very much.....I miss this man so very much.....he was one of a kind......God bless you Dale for the wonderful work you do..
Mrs Barbara Donnelly
Added by Barbara Donnelly on Sep 08, 2017 10:31 PM
Don Stout
Garrett & Eliza Huls Photos
Thank you so much for the wonderful photos. Your help is truly appreciated! Have a great day... Don Stout
Added by Don Stout on Aug 20, 2017 10:41 AM
No Record For Nettye Moore.
Thamkx for trying .

Added by Eden1415 on Aug 20, 2017 6:41 AM
Northern Neighbors
huntington photos
Thanks so much for adding to George and Flora's memorials. It is appreciated!
Added by Northern Neighbors on Aug 19, 2017 1:06 PM
Jerry Fair
Andrew Jackson Edmondson
Mr. Schafer, thank you for adding a memorial for a War of 1812 Soldier.

You stated that A.J. Edmondson has no grave marker which is sad considering he served our country in it's time of need.

Would you be so kind as to contact the VFW, American Legion or county veteran representative so that a grave marker can be installed for A.J. Edmondson. I am sure the any of these organization's would be more than happy to honor a veteran.


Jerry Fair

U.S. Army veteran
Added by Jerry Fair on Aug 16, 2017 5:27 PM
Joni Rabena
Jesse Herrington
Well, according to a write up in a book on the Herringtons in Kentucky, they list 10 children and the last born was a Jesse Jones Herrington. He was listed as Jesse on the 1850 and 1860 census and was Jesse on his marriage record.

I had actually thought of this before, but any kind of record lists him as Jesse.

A real puzzle.

Added by Joni Rabena on Aug 04, 2017 4:01 PM
Joni Rabena
William H. Herrington
Hi, Dale,
I took another look at the death record. My view had cut off the very left-hand side, so I didn't see it said Father. This is driving me crazy, as if you didn't know. I will have to see what I can find out about the Informant.

What is just too weird is that the William Houston Herrington who married Carrie McHenry had one child named Jesse. And they had another child named Leallian (William Houston's brother).

This makes sense especially when you see the Social Security Application form.

If I ever figure this out, I will be sure to let you know! Thanks for putting up with me!

Added by Joni Rabena on Aug 04, 2017 1:12 PM
Joni Rabena
William Houston Herrington
Hi, Dale,

It's me again. You mentioned that the information on William Houston Herrington came from his death record. I just looked through the actual record, and I cannot find where he lists his father as William H. Herrington. So many people have his father as William H. and the other half have it as Jesse J.

Any suggestions?

Joni Lee Rabena
Added by Joni Rabena on Aug 04, 2017 11:12 AM
Anna Herrera
Mike Russell
Thank YOU, Dale, for the photo of Mike's headstone. Your time and effort on my behalf is greatly appreciated...Thanks..
Added by Anna Herrera on Jul 31, 2017 4:08 PM
nancy rushing candella
Photo - loyd johns
Thank you so very much for your quick response.
Added by nancy rushing candella on Jul 31, 2017 3:58 PM
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