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Mo and Dave Gates (#46929143)
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Bio Photo We live in a small town in southeast Iowa and spend a lot of time in Graveyards and Cemeteries taking pictures, taking notes, just piecing the families together. Some of these Cemeteries are so old that there are not any other records of the people resting there. When these cemeteries does that person's existence! We would like to thank all of you for your contributions to the preservation of these cemeteries.The peace and serenity found in these old cemeteries is our reward! If there is a memorial we have added, that is not in our family, we will consider a transfer of the memorial to you. Please use the Edit tab, Please do this on every memorial that you want transferred or a correction on and please include your ID number.
Thank You, Mo & Dave

Dave's family names are- Gates,Mohr,Franks,Applegate,Rebo,Mcminn,Rodgers, Hodges,Kutcher,Lang,Mitts,Muhrer.

Mo's Family names are-
Baxter,Caudill,Cupp,Mitcham,Loper,Waters, Parks,Vaughters(Vawters),Hicks,Walker,Grimes, Combs,Smith,Brashear(s),Dixon and related families.

Other family names... Woodsmall,Brownell,Hill,McGuigan,McMullen, Tague, Mullen,Kerfus,See,Schimer,Stodden,Hein,& O'brien...Happy Trails.
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Sandy Johnson
This is the Memorial for my grandmother. The spelling of her name is not correct. Lord knows that no one could possibly know how to spell such a horrid name, but here goes.
Yulda Ella Roe Smith Feehan. I have also added a link to Yulda's mother.

While we are at it, I don't think you did any of my Dad's stuff, but that is another name that is hugely uncommon. Yguerra. Middle name, Thank God, so not used much.

Thank you so much for all the work you do. Not everyone loves cemeteries like us, apparently. They are wonderful places to visit, just for the peace, but the history is amazing.
Sandy Housh Johnson
Added by Sandy Johnson on Aug 07, 2017 2:41 PM
John Hartmeyer

Fredricka Pantzer was my great great grandmother, her brother was Albert Pantzer born either 1845 or 1846. Fredricka was married either 3 or 4 times.

you can see more detail in the public tree

william & dora hartmeyer at

There are more photos and history of our family there too much for an email. Originally I had an error and list her name as PANZER, which is wrong,

this is NOT a AD for them,

please feel free to email me as you wish, John
Added by John Hartmeyer on Jul 27, 2017 2:53 PM
Martha Lee, Henry County
I hate to ask this but do you have any additional information or know how I can get additional information on Martha Lee d. 23 Feb 1875 buried in Forest Home Cemetery? I am trying to find my great-grandmothers grave or any information on her. She lived in Taylor and Henry Counties Iowa and was married to Harrison Lee (my great grandfather) till sometime in 1870's when all records on her stopped and he returned to Indiana. They had 6 children and my grandmother Mary Jane Lee was 5th of 6 born in 1857 in Athelstan and Blockton and died in Indiana in 1914 married to Francis K. Porter.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Glen Porter
Added by keywester on Jul 26, 2017 7:29 AM
Jim Boley
James Boley
Thanks for the edit update. I appreciate your effort!

Jim Boley
Added by Jim Boley on Jul 25, 2017 5:50 PM
Jim Boley
James Boley 88786183
I submitted an edit to include his parents. Father 137627181 and Mother 137627167. Please process my edit or update memorial to include his parents.

Jim Boley
Added by Jim Boley on Jul 25, 2017 2:39 PM
Connie Silk Fenn
Gallaher/Zion Cemetery
Thanks so much for your help. I was able to get in touch with one of the gentlemen you mentioned, and he gave me perfect directions. Thanks again!
Added by Connie Silk Fenn on Jul 24, 2017 10:47 AM
Kalla Byrd
William M. Hinkson
Thank you so much for your information on John
Wesley Hinkson of Henry county, Iowa! I am doing family research and am interested in more information on his father, William M. Hinkson. Do you have any more information or can you tell me where I can find more information on him?
Added by Kalla Byrd on Jul 18, 2017 3:52 PM
RE: Waldrep
I live a couple of hundred miles away. You may find someone by contacting the Polk Co Genealogical Society. When we went to the Waldrep Cemetery, it was fenced in. We climbed over the gate and walked to the cemetery. It might not be very safe now. Someone from the genealogical society might know someone with a key.
Added by betty on Jul 15, 2017 2:44 PM
Michael W. Messer Sr.
RE: Howdy
Hi Mo an Dave, I m so glad to hear from you guys. finally got home the 6th of Dec, and am really enjoying being back home again. The wife and I are really liking the house since they did the remodeling. Makes it a lot easier for me to get around in the wheel chair. I hope that's just a temporary thing though. Ho you guys doing?
Added by Michael W. Messer Sr. on Jul 15, 2017 8:11 PM
Michael W. Messer Sr.
RE: Howdy
Howdy to the two of you too. how ya been? I'm and happier than a rat in a corn barrel, Sorry, that was the best I could come up with. I have been home since the sixth of Dec. and I am really enjoying it. How have you guys been?
Added by Michael W. Messer Sr. on Jul 14, 2017 2:38 PM
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