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Kay Cynova (#47064119)
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Bio Photo Director of Interpretive Resources at Stuhr Museum LOVES to work on genealogy in "spare" time.

Family connections include: Wilderman, O'Dell, Craft, Anderson, Aymond, Couvillion and on my husband's side: Cynova, Rohatsch, Duraczynski, Greenwalt, and more!

If I have made mistakes in any of the memorials please let me know and I am more than happy to correct them.

If there is a memorial you want transferred to your care, just let me know - I am happy to transfer, as per Findagrave guidelines. PLEASE use the "Edit" tab in the upper right hand corner area of the memorial to make your request as this includes all the information I need to make this happen.

Working to enter all of the recorded Hall County burials. Most of the small non Grand Island graves have been entered, and as time allows, will work on photo verification. Working on the GI cemeteries as time allows. If the names and locations are posted, it will be easier for everyone to take pictures!
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K Horn
RE: Infant Henninger
I sent an edit regarding a name change for Infant Henninger #31814768 in the Shelton Cemetery. I also added a photo because the dates matched. Now I find another photo I have of an Infant Henninger in the cemetery with the same dates, and this one is just known as Infant Dau. of I.K. and Elizabeth Henninger.

Another entry will need to be added. I can do this or I could leave it for you. It doesn't matter to me, I just need to know if you want me to remove the photo I just added for #31814768 and add the photo for the one known as Infant Dau. or leave it and make the name change and then add a new infant Dau.

Hope this isn't too confusing.

K Horn
Added by K Horn on Apr 25, 2017 4:14 PM
Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell
RE: Celeste Mayeux Couvillion
Yes it is. They're often a great source of info for a number of reasons. Depending on which types of succession documents that can be found, they will often provide you the names of the children of an individual, the inventory of property of the individual, etc. Although they don't always provide the exact date of death, they often provide you with a general idea of the timeframe of death and this can be very helpful in instances where a burial record cannot be found.
Added by Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell on Apr 14, 2017 5:21 AM
Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell
RE: Celeste Mayeux Couvillion
It's definitely her. The synopsis from the St. Paul's book specifically states that she was the "spouse of Adrien Couvillion". Also, I have several of her succession records and they mention her children. For instance, Page 126 of Family Meeting Book A mentions the minor son of both Celeste and Adrien - Jean Baptiste Valsin Couvillion. Her succession records that I've found so far (still going through the succession books) begin on 10 March 1853 - about 2 weeks after her death.
Added by Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell on Apr 13, 2017 5:08 AM
Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell
Celeste Mayeux Couvillion
Kay, I just realized the memorial is still showing her buried at Sacred Heart. Can you move the memorial to St. Paul's by selecting a new cemetery? Thanks!
Added by Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell on Apr 12, 2017 4:17 AM
Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell
RE: Celeste Mayeux Couvillion
Thanks Kay! My lineage is on my webpage ( Would love to know where you fit in. My email is Also, you might want to join us on FB on our Avoyelles Genealogy Research Page.
Added by Cathy (Lemoine) Sturgell on Apr 12, 2017 4:09 AM
K Horn
Margaret Frazell

I have a photo to add for Margaret Frazell in the Shelton Cemetery. There is no memorial for her in Shelton. You have Margaret Frazell #63089299 in the Cameron Cemetery, but state that she is not buried there. There is a link at the bottom of the memorial, but it goes nowhere. I am just wondering if you want to create a new memorial in Shelton, of if you want me to create a new memorial for Shelton, or if that is what the link was originally for and it needs to be fixed.


Kristi Horn
Added by K Horn on Apr 11, 2017 4:01 PM
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I discovered that by going to your message page I could see my original message. Still learning how all this works! Sorry for an extra communication.

B. Lowell
Added by SHL on Apr 07, 2017 8:02 AM
Please send back the text of previous message

In early January I sent you a message about correcting information on a findagrave record. I have not found a way within the findagrave messaging system to see the original sent message. So if you have the original text to which you responded on 4 January 2017 at 9:09pm could you please send back on findagrave or to

Sorry to trouble you, but I forgot which memorial I had contacted you about - I have been working to update/correct so many lately related to my Dull Family research.

B. Lowell
Added by SHL on Apr 07, 2017 7:41 AM
Lynn Lemley
Emma Toff
Thank you for adding Emma Toff grave.
Find A Grave Memorial# 96639572
She was the wife of my wife of 4th great-uncle Isaiah Hyatt 1840-1900
Find A Grave Memorial# 165083968

Isaiah Hyatt & Emily Emma Watson
Marriage 26 Jan 1885 in Burlington, Coffey,Kansas.

Emily Emma Watson
BIRTH 13 OCT 1866 in Franklin, Illinois
DEATH 17 SEP 1947 Aurora, Hamilton, Nebraska

Daughter of Samuel Watson 18091893 & Lucinda Elmira Weidner 18401912
Find A Grave Memorial# 28402241

I added photo's of Emma, Isaiah Hyatt and their childen.

Isaiah Hyatt & Emily Emma Watson Children
Hattie Lucinda Hyatt 18851974
Hezekiah Hardie Hyatt 18871907
Hudson Charles Hyatt 18881944
Herman Hyatt 18931985
Hardy Hyatt 1899
Hazzle Hazel Hyatt 1899 1995

After Isaiah Hyatt's death Emily Emma Watson married Fred W Toff. Marriage 23 Feb 1906 in Kansas. Fred W Toff 1861 1935

Emily Emma Watson & Fred W Toff would go to Florida for the winter and return to Hamilton, Nebraska in the summer by car.
Added by Lynn Lemley on Apr 05, 2017 5:33 AM
Cameron-Ashley Heath
RE: Anna Margaret Hessel

My mistake--It was her husband Augustus that was created same day. What a lot of craziness. I will think about it overnight and try to figure out what is best to do. LF created a Margaret Hessel and I then who confirmed Anna Margaret Hessel was buried with her husband, created one as Anna not realizing Margaret was there.
Added by Cameron-Ashley Heath on Apr 03, 2017 9:11 PM
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