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Ann (#46964942)
 member for 9 years, 2 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo Stories of my Illinois ancestors were shared with me by my great grandmother Grace Ellen Smith Scanlon at an early age and this sparked a deep interest in genealogy and learning more about my heritage. After many years of library and Internet research I decided to visit the areas where my Smith, Rowland, and Wilkerson ancestors once lived. I've now made several trips to Illinois, and over the course of these visits have developed an interest in documenting cemeteries. My main focus is on abandoned family farm and small community cemeteries that are difficult to locate and are in the greatest need of being recorded. Although it has been a few years since I have visited these places in person, I continue to research at home and help fellow researchers on the Historical Society of Montgomery County, Illinois website.

My experiences visiting and documenting abandoned cemeteries in Illinois ultimately led me to return to school and earn a master's degree in archaeology. As part of my master's thesis I researched how the victims of the St. Francis Dam disaster have been memorialized. I am thankful for my many fellow find-a-gravers across the U.S.A. who helped me locate and photograph the grave of each flood victim so they are not forgotten. This research continues. Join our discussions in the FB group "St. Francis Dam Archaeology".

I do my best to provide complete and accurate information in all my postings. Corrections are encouraged! I will gladly transfer memorials to family and I am happy share my photographs, but please give proper credit: "Ann Stoddard, Find A Grave #46964942". If I have offended anyone by adding their loved ones to the site please let me know and I will promptly remove the memorial.

I can be contacted at ann.stoddard@gmail.com
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Joyce Bucci
Frank E. Mott Transfer
That was fast! Thanks so much!
Joyce
Added by Joyce Bucci on Mar 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Pam
Thank you
Thank you Ann.

I do not see any other's at the current time. I do not find her son Charles L 1869 to 1908. I'll contact the cemetery next week. I'm trying to get all the graves for family linked as well as linking everyone on ancestry.

God has blessed me with your work. God bless you this day.

Regards, Pam
Added by Pam on Mar 26, 2017 9:45 AM
Pam
transfer request
75600620 her son
Added by Pam on Mar 26, 2017 9:36 AM
Pam
transfer request
and 75600624 her husband as well
:-)
Pam
Added by Pam on Mar 26, 2017 9:31 AM
Pam
transger request
HEllo Ann,

Thank you for all your work. Could you please transfer 75600623 to me.
She is the oldest daughter of my great great grandfather Thomas LLoyd. Regards, Pam
Added by Pam on Mar 26, 2017 9:30 AM
WDH
Transfer Request
Ann, would you be able to transfer 25711783 & 25711784 to me.. Milners were my Great grandparents on my fathers side. I just came across a lot of Joseph Milner's Civil War Papers and will be making a number of updates soon.. Thanks, Dan
Added by WDH on Mar 22, 2017 7:09 PM
FranA
Edits 75600521
Thanks Ann, I was able to add her mother properly.
Fran
Added by FranA on Mar 16, 2017 6:11 PM
FranA
Annie Ida Tuttle 75600521
Hi Ann, I just submitted maiden name, birth date and place, and parents Anson Thomas and Sarah Preston as Edits. But I think one of the numbers may not connect. Please message me if there seems something wrong. My grandfather's sister.
Thank you, Fran
Added by FranA on Mar 16, 2017 5:36 PM
Missouri Duv
Rhodes family Oakridge
No Ann are you? I will be glad to transfer
Added by Missouri Duv on Feb 13, 2017 2:01 PM
George Garrigues
Death date
I did a Wikipedia article on Thomas Bones at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Bones, and his death date, with other info, is included. Thanks. GG.
Added by George Garrigues on Feb 06, 2017 1:02 PM
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