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cataholic4ever (#46531689)
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Since 2009 I have been working on preserving the Greenwood Cemetery. I started out taking care of a few family members there and then found more and more. I am related somehow to almost 1/2 of the cemetery.

I have been going through the cemetery stone by stone trying to physically place all the graves. I'm also trying to add names to the stones that are unreadable, which is very very hard! Sometimes I find a stone which just says mother or father even

I have been going through obituaries, church records, cemetery books, county birth records, funeral home records, and death records just trying to make sure every one is found and taken care of.

If you are within the FAG guidelines I will GLADLY transfer too.

The Greenwood cemetery is done. There maybe the occasional found ancestor in the obits or death certs, but all the photos (Except for recent burials like 2013 to 1016) have been taken of every stone I could find.

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Sharon Hann
RE: Elsie Grager
The 1930 US Census showed it as Eloise, but when I looked at the census report just now and blew it up, I realized that they made a mistake. It is really Elsie, so I will send in an edit to FindAGrave. Thanks for correcting this error.
Added by Sharon Hann on Feb 17, 2017 8:53 AM
David Schmerbeck, Jr.
RE: John A. Schmerbeck
Thank you!
Added by David Schmerbeck, Jr. on Feb 14, 2017 1:41 PM
Steven M. Hall
RE: Albert Grant Smith family
I have a feeling from what Clare Smith's widow, Leta told me in September 2008, via email, that Louis's surname was Kauffman from the 1920 Census. They were living in North Platte at the time and Louis was 40 and Gladys was 29 and daughter, Iris was 5 years old. Elgin Smith, Gladys brother, was living with them, and he was 18 years old
Gladys is buried in North Platte is all I know.
I have Gladys marrying also a Louis Franklin Cauffman. He was born in 1882 in Kansas and he died 1953. Not sure my source, but probably Leta Smith again. Louis and Gladys had 3 children: Madeline Delores, born 1909 in Curtis, Nebr.,
Neva Vera born and died in North Platte, Nebr. b-29 June 1912 and died 14 Aug 1912 as an infant
I have a daughter Iris Maxine born 15th of Aug 1914 in North Platte. Not sure my source.
About all I can tell you.
I may not be able to communicate more. Hope this helps. Steve Hall
Added by Steven M. Hall on Feb 06, 2017 10:27 PM
Steven M. Hall
RE: Albert Grant Smith family
Hi, I have limited internet access. I have Gladys Irene Smith 10 Mar 1890 Stockville, Nebraska

She was separated from her husband. She lived with another man who had a Butcher shop. I need to check the North Platte Cem records at the FH Library here in Salt Lake City, to get her death date, etc.
Her marriage date and place came from Ida Coykendall Smith's notes that Vera Smith Sears sent me in July 1997. Her birthdate came from the same source, Ida's notes. Gladys lived in North Platte, Nebraska, per Albert G Smith's obituary when he died in 1914.
According to Leta Smith, she thinks (email from her Oct 1 2008): that Gladys married Louis F. Kauffman but he remarried Mary Amelia Knox in 1937 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She thinks Gladys must have remarried Lew Smith. As far as I am concerned, I have to study this more. Its seem very confusing to me at this point.

DEATH: Also shown as Died After 1930 &Bef 1950
Added by Steven M. Hall on Feb 06, 2017 10:18 PM
Geo Clinton
Thanks for the extra information. I have added it to the memorial. Geo
Added by Geo Clinton on Feb 06, 2017 6:48 AM
Jeanie Emerson
RE: Middle name for Elizabeth Dawson Smith
I hope to ALWAYS keep searching!! one never knows when a new clue will turn up !!!
You also, have a good day!!!
Added by Jeanie Emerson on Feb 01, 2017 11:30 AM
Linda L Lofgren
James Henry Wright 36144138
James and Lucretia Wright are my Great Great Great Grandparents, thank you for photographing their headstone! Their son James F & Janetta Wright lived there, had a son Cecil Earl Wright born in 1886 and died in 1887. They moved to Wayne Nebraska a few years later and that is where the majority of the family is buried. By any chance, is there a baby grave near by James and Lucretia? I don't know where else they would have buried him. If you locate a headstone, could you photograph it for me?

Thank you,
Lincoln, NE
Added by Linda L Lofgren on Jan 29, 2017 7:13 PM
RE: Anna Collar
Thank you for transferring Anna Collar to me. There is a whole row of my Collar relatives in Bloomington Cemetery. Her husband was Jesse B. Collar. Their son Arthur B. Collar was my great-grandfather. Arthur's young daughter Hattie Myrl is also buried there. I live on the West Coast but was able to visit that cemetery once.
Added by Lanette on Jan 29, 2017 2:58 PM
Jeanie Emerson
RE: Middle name for Elizabeth Dawson Smith
OOPS! I see I did respond to your earlier message.

I am currently "hooked" with Ancestry and what I wrote a few minutes ago is what I found on those census records. You can leave her name as Elizabeth J.... since we really don't know for sure.
On my ancestry account, I put a ? by the Jane middle name.

Added by Jeanie Emerson on Jan 29, 2017 12:54 PM
Jeanie Emerson
RE: Middle name for Elizabeth Dawson Smith
Sorry if I have not previously responded to your request.... I don't think I had.
I just added several census records to Elizabeth J Dawson.
I think I came up with Jane from the 1860 census. there she is listed as Jane E Smith. and, a Mother-in-law? of Elizabeth! maybe this listed her middle name as main name for lack of confusion?!
In the 1870 census, lists her as Elizabeth J and a daughter of Elizabeth M. !!! Too many Elizabeths in that immediate family!
If you think this is wrong.... I will take off the Jane middle name and make it just a J. I, too, strive for accuracy.
Others, and myself, have found errors! which I gladly correct!

you said you are related.... are you a direct descendant???
She is 3rd Great Aunt to me. Her parents Tabitha and Thomas are 3rd great grandparents to me.
Added by Jeanie Emerson on Jan 29, 2017 12:12 PM
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