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Dan Duke (#46990847)
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RE: Jack Turner
I knew of "Top Hat" through Rosemary Mavene Tallent, and her husband Dolsen. Find A Grave #97587833. They owned a dude ranch named "Glory Ranch." In researching I found that Rosemary owned a share of Top Hat, co-ownership. I assume that after the passing of the Turner's she had full ownership. Top Hat lived at her ranch. She rode him with beautiful silver saddles in many of the Rose Parades. She displayed a full barn at the San Bernardino County Fair each year of Top Hats off spring. I never met the Turner's, and only became aware of them as I researched the history of Top Hat. I found in my research that Rosemary had taken beautiful photographs of famous horses. People have sent me photographs, which I have displayed on her memorial. There are 20 photos in total.

Thank you for contacting me,
Judy Froehlich
Added by Stardust on Sep 14, 2014 1:20 PM
Rebecca Osmond Hold
RE: Duke Side
I don't remember if I replied to this, but I know little about the Dukes. There was a cousin named Carl Helmick who live in CA that did a lot of research on the Dukes. I do not think he is living now. But you may be able to trace his descendents in CA.
Added by Rebecca Osmond Hold on Mar 22, 2014 10:05 PM
Karen B
John Percy Taylor
Thank you for this photo!

Karen B
Added by Karen B on Feb 19, 2014 12:32 PM
Karen B
John Percy Taylor
Thank you for the photo for John Percy. You noted that you had more photos. I would love to see them! You can email me at

Karen B
Added by Karen B on Jan 15, 2014 5:38 PM
Brian S. Billett
How do you update your biography
Dan wishing to change my information thank you Brian
Added by Brian S. Billett on Jul 20, 2013 11:18 AM
Peter Koppe, Jr
Hi Dan,

Thank you so much for posting the picture of my G- grandfather, Peter Koppe, Mound Hill, Eaton, OH. You put this question on the posting: "Not the same date as published and on the reverse of someone slses stone. Do I have this right?" I have his death date listed as 9 Jun 36. I thought I had a copy of his death certificate, but strangely do not. I have his obit, but cannot read the date of the newspaper and the exact death date isn't listed. It states he died "last Thursday." Obviously, the date I have in 1936 is not the same as on his headstone.

Your question indicates you may have seen his name on the back of someone elses headstone. Do you remember the details? I have long wondered if he is really buried in the new section of the cemetery since his wife is buried in the old section.


Pam Koppe
Added by PKoppe on Dec 06, 2009 8:11 AM
Shirley M Eoff
James Deniston, Jr
Dan, thank you so much for the very sharp pictures of the tombstone for James Deniston, Jr.
I would certainly be interested in having the stone repaired. He was my great-great grandfather.

Shirley M Eoff
Added by Shirley M Eoff on Jun 29, 2009 10:08 AM
Thanks Dan :)
I appreciate you uploading that picture :) That's was my 2nd great-grandfather.
Added by Cindy on Mar 21, 2009 2:18 PM

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