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Laura Heckman (#46608184)
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Bio Photo My love of research and genealogy since 1981, and my dedication to the cemeteries that I have been visiting for people to find where their loved ones are buried, is truly enjoying. We enjoy the peace in these old cemeteries. My husband and I love finding and taking pictures of the old headstones and wonder what history they must contain.

If you come across one of your loved ones which I have added, and there is an error, please feel free to let me know. I will be happy to transfer memorials over of your immediate family members, unless it is a family relative.

Please note & take into consideration that I am not related to a lot of whom I have added. I add them to Find A Grave so family members can also find where their ancestors have been put to rest.
Sincerely, Laura

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Eva Hopkins
Pat Charlson
You have a duplicate here.
Added by Eva Hopkins on May 08, 2017 5:56 AM
Ronald Hyer
RE: Edward Kempf Jr
Yes you did.
Added by Ronald Hyer on May 06, 2017 10:16 AM
Ronald Hyer
Edward Kempf Jr.
This Edward Kempf #21653283 is not the son of
Edward Kempf #21651502.Edward W. Kempf Jr. died 11 March 2014 in Sun City, Arizona.
Added by Ronald Hyer on May 05, 2017 8:38 PM
Ronald Hyer
Edward Kempf Jr.
The obit info on his memorial, is his father.
This Edward Kempf #21653283 needs to have that info changed. This Edward was born in 1928 and died in 1983. His father was born in 1906 and died in 1956. The father's # 21651502.
Added by Ronald Hyer on May 05, 2017 8:26 PM
Pierce Dunkelbarger
Thanks so much for the transfer - I truly appreciate the kindness!
Added by bstahl on Dec 31, 2016 12:29 AM
RE: McKie
Hi Laura,

I found another two relatives of mine, many thanks if you can allow me to manage them. Don't think I've sent these through before.

Alexander McKie - Memorial# 20476792

Rosanna McKie - Memorial# 20476788

All the very best to you and your family for


Steve Gilbertson
Added by SteveG_AU on Dec 15, 2016 3:10 PM
RE: McKie
Hi Laura,

Thanks for that, hope your settled into your new place for Christmas.

I found a couple of other ones that I'd be happy to look after. Alexander is/was 4th Great Uncle of mine. Rosanna McKie Find A Grave Memorial# 20476788 and Alexander McKie Find A Grave Memorial# 20476792.

All the best for Christmas and the New Year, hope your settle well into your new home, just wasn't sure what to do.


Steve Gilbertson

Added by SteveG_AU on Dec 11, 2016 7:47 PM
Re: Henry McKie
Hi Laura,

Henry McKie's mother was Augusta McKie nee Ahrens, James A McKie and Augusta Ahrens were married 9th Oct 1879.

Unfortunately I haven't been able to find out what happen to her after they divorced 20 Oct 1898.

They had another child, a daughter Mabel F McKie, she married Harold 'Harry' H Bohls and her memorial is 131998832

Added by SteveG_AU on Dec 10, 2016 11:42 PM
RE: Henry McKie
Hi Laura,

Find A Grave Memorial# 20476781,

I've sent through the correct father for Henry, why haven't you aloud it to be changed ?


Added by SteveG_AU on Dec 10, 2016 11:34 PM
Henry McKie
Hi Laura,

From my research the parents of Henry McKie, details copied and pasted below, cant be James Edward McKie and Augusta Marie Hepner McKie. They weren't married until 17th Sep 1902, James Edward McKie would of been 7 yrs old when Henry McKie was born. James Edward McKie and Augusta Marie Hepner McKie, from what I can find unfortunately only had one child, a stillborn on the 27th Jun 1911 @ Toledo, Lucas, Ohio. I've mentioned this to you before but at that time I didn't know who Henry McKie's parents were, I've since found out that Henry McKie's parents are James A McKie Born 7 Jul 1861 @ New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan and Augusta Ahrens Born Abt 1863 she was 16 yrs old when they Married on 9 Oct 1879 @ New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan. They divorced 20 Oct 1898. Henry McKie is found on the following Federal Census with his father James A McKie, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 & 1940. All of which show their residence at New Buffalo. While James Edward McKie and his wife were in, according to Census, 1910 - Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, 1920 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 1930 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1940 - Tipton, Indiana.

According to Henry McKie's Death Certificate his residence state and address was Box 930, Route 1, New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan. He died of a Cardiac failure on the 17 May 1972 @ 3.10am and was buried on the 19 May 1972 at Pine Grove Cemetery. Place of death was Red Oaks Home, Michigan City, La Porte, Indiana.

Memorial Details

Henry McKie

Birth: Jan. 24, 1884
New Buffalo
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 17, 1972
Michigan City
La Porte County
Indiana, USA

Family links:
James Edward McKie (1877 - 1967)
Augusta Marie Hepner McKie (1877 - 1962)

Pine Grove Cemetery
New Buffalo
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec. # 2, Blk #18, Lot #3A


Added by SteveG_AU on Nov 25, 2016 4:06 PM
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