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Ruth Moss (#46583722)
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Mary Achterhof
Find A Grave Memorial# 8549214

Article from the Abilene Daily Reflector, Abilene, Kansas, 14 July 1888 reads...


Omaha,Nebraska, July 13 - Jacob Miller, an old and respected farmer near here, committed suicide last night by shooting. He was driven insane by the heat, the temperature here yesterday reached 106.

Added by Mary Achterhof on Dec 14, 2016 6:04 PM
Sarah Polke wife of Wm. Polk 1775-1843
I am from Wm.'s brother Charles JR. born in captivity in Ft. Detroit.

On June 27 Monday 2016...the city of Ft.Wayne..and the IN. state Archivist..etc. John Corridan is holding a ceremony for the recently found grave in BROADWAY CEM...ON BROADWAY Ft. Wayne, Now a Park...for the tomb of
I will be in question since I have done little research on Wm. because I am not descended from how did his wife come to be buried in Nebraska??

Christiana Polk ( Wm. 's Sister ) who married the Missionary to the Indians...Isaac McCoy.....Is also buried out west...far from places she lived as a child.

Please help me solve this mystery...The oldest Polk from Capt. Charles and Delilah Tyler Polke..via...the Child born in age in North Port, FL ..a retired IU graduate and Pastor and editor and Author. No Children. His Brother is JAMES R. POLK a Pulitizer Prize winner for Journalism during the Nixon Years....recently retired from CNN..Marietta, GA
I am a retired educator...nearest to Bardstown and Vincennes...where the Polk's were before..Wm. left Vincenes, Knox Co., IN ...where Capt. Polk of the Rev. is buried...near present day Oaktown, IN on the Old Lower Freelandville, IN rd. between the hamlets of Oaktown and Freelandville.
Added by R.A. DUNLAP on Jun 21, 2016 10:56 AM
Mary Harris
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Which is correct? 9 Aug or 10Sep???

SS and the tombstone say 10 Sep
Added by Mary Harris on Mar 19, 2016 10:05 AM
Moss brat
I wonder if you are related to any Missouri Moss's?

My maternal grandmother came from a large extended Moss family in Missouri and Indiana.

If interested I will share other info, if not, have a very nice day. Thank you.
Added by IamMe on Jan 25, 2016 6:33 PM
Betty Paulsen
Daisy M. Cram
The information I got from the Washington County Genealogical Society Cemetery search. Could you please put her in.
Washington County Genealogical Society Cemetery Search.
Name: Cram, Daisy M.
Death: 19 Dec 1887
Cemetery: Herman Cemetery Section 2, Row 6
Comments: daughter of C.E. & Nettie Cram
Age: 3 y7 m

!Washington County Genealogical Society Cemetery Search
Name: Cram, Daisy M
B. May 1884 d. 19 Dec 1887 Age: 3 y7 m
Cemetery: Herman Cemetery Plot:2
Comments: daughter of C E & Nettie Cram
Charles Edmund Cram & Emma Annette Robinson

Thank you Betty Paulsen
Added by Betty Paulsen on Dec 13, 2015 8:07 PM
James Stewart
Fayette MARKS
Dear Ruth I am a very active Genealogist FindAGrave member and Cemetery preservationist. I restored a cemetery in Shabbona Iiilinois where I live. One of the persons buried in the cemetery is William Marks and I am gathering information on him and his family. Iíve done pretty well with this but William had a son Fayette who was born in New York in 1816 and lived in Shabbona in 1880 but all of a sudden he is in Fremont Nebraska and from piecing together info from here and there he dies on 12 Dec 1890 and is buried in an unmarked grave in the Ridge Cemetery there ! What I need help with is : 1. Is this true ( he is not on the FindAGrave list for the cemetery ) 2. Is his wife buried there ? 3. He is listed as a Civil War vet why does he not have a stone and the list I saw has no unit listed ? 4. ANYTHING else you can shed on this !
5. Is there a sexton or place where the records are held for the cemetery ?
Thanks for all you do ! Jim Stewart
Added by James Stewart on Nov 10, 2015 6:58 PM
Cheryl Tolman
Would like to have permission to use any stories, pictues, etc that you enter on any of the memorials from my family. Thank You
Added by Cheryl Tolman on Sep 05, 2015 10:50 AM

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