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If I've added any memorial of a relative that you would prefer to maintain yourself, let me know and I'll be glad to transfer ownership to you.|
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|Death is only the beginning||Jessie Marie Reavis Jochims|
This was my great grandmother. Buried in Oak Hill in Tama, Iowa. My family went all over that cemetery today but couldn't find it. I see you did, but there was no photo, so we couldn't locate the grave. Could you tell me where the grave is located? Thanks!
|Lavidaloca||Caroline Hite Baightel|
Are you related to Caroline?
|Cindy Lovell & Steve Hols||RE: Memorial #89320197|
Taken care of.
|Katie Lou||RE: Grave Markers|
Probably permission to use my grave photos for your tree.
Zinkers are "stones" made of zinc. They were advertised and sold as "white bronze". They were manufactured c. 1880 to World War I when the metal was needed for military purposes.
See my Find A Grave homepage for a link to a virtual cemetery of white bronze. In Montezuma, Francis and Mary Johnston have one. Out walking and looking for the white bronzes, they have a somewhat blue shade. The stones were manufactured in several places but most in this area were made in Des Moines by the Western White Bronze Company.
The memorials were essentially put together as needed; panels could be added easily when a new family member joined the plot. The panels were screwed into place as needed. Many thought them tacky/cheap and some cemeteries banned them. Woodland in Des Moines is chock full of zinkers.
Added by clio on Dec 19, 2016 4:45 PM
|maryb||RE: Calvary Cemetery-Mary Hummer|
Wow! That is strange! I will check into this and get back to you! Maryb
Added by maryb on Dec 08, 2016 1:58 PM
|Anonymous||RE: Fairview Cemtery|
The information comes from her death certificate. You can access this information for free at seekingmichigan.org they have death records from 1897 to 1952.
|Dave and Pam Jindrich||RE: Kirker in Guernsey Cemetery|
Locator, I added John Kirker and need his first wife, Elizabeth. He has a daughter that passed at a young age before 1881. They should all be in the same section. Thanks again, Dave Jindrich
|Dave and Pam Jindrich||Kirker in Guernsey Cemetery|
I'm looking for the internments of John and Elizabeth Kirker; John's second wife, Sarah or Sally Kirker. John's children from the first marriage names Kirker, and Sarah's children from a previous marriage named Hungerford. They should all be in Guernsey Cemetery near Laura Kirker. If you have a little time to verify the information, I'm most appreciative. Thank you, Dave Jindrich
I just want to thank you for all the corrections and helping make the memorials more complete, I really do appreciate it . The new correction system makes it so easy to do them now, it is amazing and such a time saver, since my 1 and 3 yr old take up a lot of my free time it allows me to get them done in just a few minutes ! Thanks again and keep em coming :) Have a great memorial day weekend !
Added by svandee on May 22, 2014 7:53 AM
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