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GeneaProtector (#46869823)
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Bio Photo I have been in this business for almost 16years and find myself learning something new on a daily basis. I originally researched only my family's roots however I soon found that my talents could assist others in their quest for knowledge.

Any information on my memorials is either my own or taken from public historical documents. If you are on a memorial with a photo I took, then please ask me if you can use the photo. Thanks!

If you would like assistance with your genealogy or more information on any of the individuals in my database, then please e-mail me!


I have put the following cemeteries into FAG:
Christ Lutheran (ORLAND PARK, IL)
Barclay - WI
Bell/Kelsey - Palos, IL
Brooks - Homer Glen, IL
Brown - Lemont, IL
Christ Lutheran - Orland Park, IL
Coffman - Sullivan, IN
Culver - Lasalle, IL
First Evangelical - Blue Island, IL
Old German Methodist - Orland Park, IL
Palos Oak Hill - Palos, IL
Pauper - Harrisburg, IL
Sauerbier - Palos, IL
St. Paul's Lutheran - Haven, KS
St. Stephens - DuPage, IL
Tinley Park Mental Hospital - Tinley Park, IL
Wagner -
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RE: Baby Incense Stephanie
Do you have a date of death for Incense? There are no dates for her in the memorial. Thanks! Ace
Added by Ace on Mar 14, 2017 3:00 AM
Scott McManimen
Paul Thaddeus Krynski
Someone contacted me and asked if Paul could be added to C.S.H.S. class of 1997...

Find A Grave Memorial# 12653542
Added by Scott McManimen on Mar 12, 2017 8:29 AM
Miss Mary
First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Cook County
Thank you so much for photographing the graves from this cemetery, especially the Jensen graves. One of them is my 90 year old father-in-law's uncle. He has told us stories about visiting the family in Blue Island as a child, but did not know when his uncle had died or where he was buried.

I've been able to link in other family members including his uncle's first wife.
Added by Miss Mary on Mar 04, 2017 5:08 PM
Margaret Sopp
Ada & William Walker transfers
You asked me to transfer these two memorials to your care. My connection to William and Ada is through Ada's brother, John Stern, who married my cousin, Edith Ann Sprankle. I do like to manage the memorials for my "blood" cousins and their spouses, and since I am not "blood" related to William and Ada, I am willing to transfer. Perhaps you can return the favor one day. :-)
Added by Margaret Sopp on Feb 08, 2017 8:03 AM
Cindy Taylor-Matuse
Willard Piper
Yes, he is my family member. But I will be happy to add any information to his memorial you may want to add. Thanks.
Added by Cindy Taylor-Matuse on Feb 06, 2017 2:21 PM
Celtic Queen
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 24040167
I agree with you, Grace Edith Daniels Hannum is buried in Illinois, and we have the Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 record of her death - which I note you've added information from that to her Find A Grave record.

Roy Chance Hannum is buried in Missouri, according to the Missouri death records, which someone referred to on his Find A Grave memorial.

Grace died in 1945, age 63; Roy died TWENTY YEARS LATER, in 1965, age 81.

Whatever family members were living who ordered the tombstone for Roy's grave in 1965 may have thought about moving Grace's remains to Missouri, or not. Who knows. Maybe they just thought it was a nice gesture to put both names on the same stone. Possibly when Grace died (in 1945), Roy had his name engraved on that gravestone, thinking he would join her there. Many people do that. But he didn't die until 20 years later, in another state - Missouri.

They were married on 21 January 1931, Cook County, Illinois; she was 49, he was 46. They had no children.

For future reference, can you add Roy's Find A Grave Memorial# 100607098 to her Find A Grave Memorial record?

I've puzzled over this problem long enough and I'd like to put it to rest. :) While researching the Hannum family for a friend, I ran across the mystery. This is the first time in 40 years of genealogical research that I've run across gravestones in two different cemeteries for the same two people. I'm sure there are other similar situations.

Thanks for your input. It always helps to have another viewpoint.

Paula Kelley Ward
Added by Celtic Queen on Jan 30, 2017 8:52 PM
Rich M
RE: Kirk Family
You are most welcome, it was my pleasure.
Rich M
Added by Rich M on Dec 14, 2016 9:54 AM
Tony D
Joseph & Loveen Certo
Hi Genea,
I transferred Joseph & Loveen Certo to you. I am a relative by marriage. My son Aaron is married to Caitlin Certo (the daughter of Joe & Judy).
Tony D.
Added by Tony D on Dec 06, 2016 5:07 PM
RE: Lenores Alaks Dykes
Lenore is my husband's grandmother. Are you related?
Added by njpodlesak on Oct 27, 2016 7:27 AM
Sherri Greenwell
Barbara Keller Riehm and Michael Riehm

My 3x great grandparents are Barbara and Michael Riehm. Memorial #'s 100089020 and 100089028. I noticed on the photo's that these were new headstones throughout the cemetery. Barbara's shows her's in front of the old memorial. Could you tell how all this came about and are there any existing photo's of the original headstones or memorial?.
The new headstones definitely make things easier to read and I appreciate seeing them.
Their daughter Sophia Riehm married Otto Horner and they moved to Minn Sophia's memorial # is 162354819. I have a photo request for their memorial's.
Thank you for your lovely memorials for my great great great grandparents.
Sherri Greenwell # (#47350102)
Added by Sherri Greenwell on Sep 24, 2016 4:49 PM
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