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Jim Bohn (#46927026)
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Bio Photo I have lived in south-central Indiana all of my life and I have been living in Bloomington since the Fall of 1982.

In 2004, I started wandering cemeteries locating veterans who died while in service to our country. I have quite an extensive collection of photographs and bios. In 2013 I started extensively photographing the gravestones at Clear Creek Cemetery in Monroe County, Indiana.

I find that cemeteries are fascinating, peaceful and contain a wealth of history if people will only take the time to look and wander.

My hobbies include reading, photography, spending time with family & friends, watching Indianapolis Colts football & IU men's basketball, and wandering through cemeteries.

I pride myself as a photo volunteer of taking the best photo(s) that I can for the requester. I have been enjoying photography since I bought my first 35mm film camera in 1978. I have been shooting all digital for several years now.

If I have added a family member of yours and you would like for me to transfer the memorial to you, let me know and I will gladly do that.
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Christopher Ware
RE: Bloomington World Telephone obituaries
Found some more:

James S. Storm in 1952
James W. Storms in 1983
Added by Christopher Ware on Feb 22, 2017 9:59 AM
Christopher Ware
RE: Bloomington World Telephone obituaries
And a Jessie Storm (spelled Storms) in 1911.
Added by Christopher Ware on Feb 22, 2017 9:42 AM
Christopher Ware
RE: Bloomington World Telephone obituaries
If you don't mind, there's another one I just found: Clara May (maiden name Koontz) who died in 1973. Thanks ahead of time!
Added by Christopher Ware on Feb 22, 2017 9:41 AM
Christopher Ware
RE: Bloomington World Telephone obituaries
Jim, do you live in Monroe County? If so, the library will send you a copy for free from what I can tell on the website. Search for Ruth McGown at the link below (she is the only result that pops up). There will be a link below that says "County residents: Order online". If that's easier...

https://mcpl.info/indiana/monroe-county-obituary-index
Added by Christopher Ware on Feb 22, 2017 9:37 AM
Christopher Ware
Bloomington World Telephone obituaries
Hi Jim, you seem to have access to obituaries printed in the Bloomington World Telephone. You have a couple posted on memorials #152083217 and 152083162. Absalom's daughter by his first wife was Ruth (Storm) McGown. She passed in 1950 and had an obituary published in The World Telephone on 13 Feb 1950. I was wondering if you could look that up to see if you could find it and see if it mentions where she is buried. Thanks for your time!
Added by Christopher Ware on Feb 21, 2017 3:45 PM
Chambers
RE: Thank you!
Thank you Jim. You are always so kind. I really appreciate you.
Added by Chambers on Sep 18, 2016 12:21 PM
GenealogyByBrenda
RE: Bodenhamer
Hi Jim,

Thank you so much for the transfers! It's difficult to find people willing to share their work, but it makes us appreciate contributors like you who share so willingly. THANK YOU! I know you put a lot of time and effort into your work. It is a selfless act, but one that is sincerely appreciated. Take care.
Added by GenealogyByBrenda on Jul 05, 2016 5:58 PM
Kourtney76
Thank you
I want to thank you for the time and work dedicated to creating and maintaining the memorials. I truly appreciate your transferring my family members memorials.

I wish you the best of luck in all of your searches.

Best,
Kourtney
Added by Kourtney76 on Jun 11, 2016 12:28 PM
Nancy Moore
Thomas E. Madden and Lucinda "Lucettie" Madden
Jim,
Thanks for creating the memorials for Thomas E. and Lucinda Lucettie Mitchum Madden, I sure appreciate it and the obituaries that you posted were wonderful to find.
Thomas ( His name was originally Edmond Thomas) was my great uncle and it is great to obtain so much info on him. You have done much to help others in their research by creating these memorials! You may transfer the memorials on Thomas and Lucinda "Lucettie" to me if you wish. Did you take a photo on Isabell Madden who died in 1926 and was buried at Clear Creek? She was Thomas' third wife.

Thanks again,
Nancy Moore
Added by Nancy Moore on Aug 29, 2015 7:34 PM
Lynn
Elizabeth Vint
Jim,

Thanks for finding the grave of my Aunt Lizzie's father and sending me the link. You do wonderful work!

Lynn
Added by Lynn on Nov 09, 2014 7:53 PM
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