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Anne Sears (#47022078)
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I am a recently retired school teacher. I've been doing genealogy for the past 30 years. I recently joined the Find a Grave website.

I have completed photographing and uploading all the stones from the Little Rock Township Cemetery in Plano, Illinois. I still have about 10 pictures of very old faded stones that I will use the burial index to identify, but that project will wait until spring. If you wish any of the entries transfered to you, please email me.

The Griswold Cemetery south of Plano has now been completed. There are a number of unreadable stones in the cemetery. I have tried to identify them using an early reading of the cemetery, so that is why some stones may be hard to read.

Fowler Grove Cemetery north of Plano has been completed.

Elmwood Cemetery is Yorkville is totally uploaded, thanks to some assistance with some of the stones.

Working on Pratt's Oak Law and Oak Ridge in Sandwich. Pratt's has a great many partially buried stones and who knows how many totally buried.

Millington-Newark has now been completed. That pretty well finishes the cemeteries in my neighborhood.
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TCEng
Hummel Site OakRidge Cem
Thanks Annie for all your work at Oakridge Cemetery.

When Co. F 127 Ill Volunteers returned in 1865, a freed slave came with them. He's buried in Oakridge. Would you know his name?

I am trying to assemble a complete list of Peter and Bathsheba Hummel's children. I cannot read that old marble tombstone correctly. Is there a source with a 98% reading for the whole Hummel Plot?

chris english, descendent Gladys Lillian Hummel Davis
Added by TCEng on Mar 13, 2017 12:43 PM
Dena Palcek
Thank you
Thank you so much for creating this project. I have been looking for my mom (Ardi Raske) since she passed away, over eight years ago now, and thanks to your work I have found her and can finally visit. She is at peace and so is my family, thank you again😊
Added by Dena Palcek on Jan 13, 2017 5:42 AM
M. R.
John "Peter" Johnson
Hi,
You photographed the grave of John P. Johnson and stated his middle name is Peter. That name isn't on his grave marker. Please kindly tell me where you learned the name Peter. I suspect he is my great grandfather. LDS records show the death record for him only shows JOHNSON as his father and no mother name is present. Peter is a suitable middle name for my ancestor.

Thank you!
Mitch
Added by M. R. on Dec 11, 2016 2:08 AM
Jan Summers
Janet Balentine Ferguson
Hi, Anne, thank you for updating Janet's place of birth. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on Nov 15, 2016 10:43 AM
Jan Summers
Janet Balentine Ferguson
Hi Annie, Thank you for linking Janet to her parents. I have submitted an edit request to change her place of birth. I know that her death record gives Paisley but her birth was recorded in Stevenston, Ayr, Scotland. Thank you and best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on Nov 07, 2016 8:41 PM
Tami
Stockham
Thank you thank you so much for the edit update on Hiram Stockham - # 91514151.

I appreciate it!

Tami
Added by Tami on Sep 07, 2016 8:12 PM
Kendall Mellem
#72935369 again
Henry Clay's marriage record names his wife as Eliza Jane Perkins. The photo on Henry's memorial is probably that of her grave. The memorial for her at #72934448 lists her only as Eliza.

Added by Kendall Mellem on Aug 23, 2016 8:54 AM
Kendall Mellem
Find A Grave Memorial# 72935369
Hi, Anne. Please check the photo you've posted on memorial 72935369. Unless I'm misreading it, it appears to be on the wrong memorial. It's such a great photo, but it looks to be for someone named Jane, and it's posted on the memorial of Henry Graves. My apologies if I've misunderstood. :-)
Added by Kendall Mellem on Aug 23, 2016 8:44 AM
Serena61
Dianne Klinge
Thanks for the info. Memorial has been updated.
Added by Serena61 on Jul 29, 2016 7:28 PM
rhonda carver buffington
Duplicate
These appears to be a duplicate to
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jan 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23833277
Added by rhonda carver buffington on Jul 15, 2016 9:14 AM
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