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Jamie Dawn Paul (#46981024)
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Bio Photo I'm a Christian wife & mother of 3. I've lived in Historic New Boston all my life. I'm a 6th generation family member to live in Mercer County. My linage = Gen #1 Col Andrew & Mary (Lloyd) Myers. Gen #2 WM Perry & Mary Elizabeth (Westerblow) Mattson Myers. Gen #3 Nels & Mary Ora (Myers) Nelson. Gen #4 Carl Raymond & S. Marie (Cooley) Nelson Snyder. Gen #5 Mike Russell SR & Carolyn Louise (Nelson) Russell Gen #6 (ME, Siblings & Cousins) Jamie Dawn (Nelson-Russell) Paul. Gen #7 My Children, Siblings & Cousins Children. Gen #8 Some of my cousins have grandkids... SO we are now up to EIGHT Generations & growing strong!

(Be sure to check out my family photo website. It's a work in progress but has family history and photos from 1800's family members to recent Family reunions.) I have quite a bit of family history, newspaper clippings, obituaries and photos of family & friends that I'll be sharing there as well.

I came from a long line of very interseting family who left their mark all over history! Because of this, I'm a huge history buff & very much into genealogy. We live in a very historic area & I don't feel there are enough info websites that even come close to describing the history here in the New Boston ~ Western Mercer County area! It's one of my goals to do what I can to help share what ever history I can.....

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE FIND-A-GRAVE! I enjoy connecting lost family links as I research family history then creating Biographies for past generations & speaking for those who no longer have a voice of their own & to ensure their life stories are preserved for generations to come. I've REALLY enjoyed finding this site!

PS - I don't check my genealogy.nut2 email very often so if you need to contact me you can either leave a message here or send an email to my personal email jamiedawn_65 THANKS & HAPPY HUNTING!
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Holly Coulter Genc
91336395 Donald Munson
I have a request for a correction. There is a Munson tombstone at New Boston that has several relatives that were cremated that are listed together.
Donald Munson (91336395) is not married to Donna. He was married to Louisa (I haven't found her grave). He has Louis D. (my g-uncle "Bud") listed as his son, but they are brothers. Both are sons to Benjamin Milo Munson & Faye U. Hawes. Louis D. Munson was married to Donna R. Garner, also listed on the same marker.
Catherine (Munson) Gabrilska is the daughter of Louis D. & Donna Munson. And Ronald G. Gabrilska is her husband.
Added by Holly Coulter Genc on Jul 27, 2017 6:18 PM
Holly Coulter Genc
126576058 Faye Munson
Hi! This is my family. I can answer some questions on the bio for her. I linked her first husband, Verne Lane (and father to 2 sons with her). He remarried Tillie (or Lillie) Griffel in Dickinson, IA. At some point they moved to Arizona. That is where he is buried. He died 1937.
Added by Holly Coulter Genc on Jul 27, 2017 2:04 PM
Kathleen Coe
Gibson of New Boston
I have been working on the Gibson line and wondered where you found the nice story of Granville. I could use some help with his parents generation and would like to know more about them.
I go to the museum in Aledo a lot so maybe will see you there. Kathy
Added by Kathleen Coe on Jul 03, 2017 9:06 AM
Orin Rockhold
Sarah Jane Sheriff
Jamie Sarah died in Reynolds,Illinois,April 7, 1891. Buried in Reynolds Cemetery, April 9, 1891.The photo of her tombstone is in the Reynolds Cemetery, go to illinoisancestors, Rock Island County, scroll down click cemeteries, choose Reynolds, and of the 23 pages she is on 15.
I take care of Reynolds Cemetery.
Orin Rockhold (
Added by Orin Rockhold on Apr 05, 2017 10:27 AM
#132888078 - Ross A. Turner
Ross Turner's parents were John Haslett Turner Sr and Jemima Ross of the Chester/Lancaster Co,PA area. John H. Turner moved to Illinois between 1850-1856. His first wife died in 1848. Ross came to Illinois after 1860 to be with his father. There is no such person as John Alexander Turner. Ross and his father live with John Turner's parents, Alexander and Mary Haslett Turner in 1850.

Ross married in 1890, Lancaster, PA Margaret Echternach. They had no children. Ross's daughter Ruth Turner was born in 1881, not the 1891 as noted in the 1900 census. Ross's children with Sallie Boyd were: Adda Lou, Mary Ellen "Nell", Lulu Jemima, Leslie B., and Ruth.

Ross's father is buried in Oak Ridge along with his second wife Mary Jane Riddle. These graves do no show up in Findagrave.

If you have any questions about the Turners, let me know.
Added by JEMcQ on Mar 20, 2017 12:53 PM
Talbott edits
Thanks for the edits on Leona & Riley Talbott at Little York Cemetery. I was able to link both with their parents.

A vast part of this cemetery is tied to my family so I'm always thankful to get more info on anyone else buried there.

Thanks DHutson
Added by dhutson on Mar 17, 2017 7:46 AM
E. M.
RE: Augustus & Abbie Craig
Okay sounds good. I will wait for now. And I have added the photos to Sarah Willits memorial. Thank you for moving her memorial over. Yesterday, I almost duplicated a few of your Aubrey family memorials in Greenmound cemetery because the surname is spelled Awbrey on the stone, but I happened to catch it. I visited Greenmound for the first time this past weekend. Hope to get back for more photos once the weather warms back up.
Added by E. M. on Mar 09, 2017 3:47 PM
E. M.
Augustus & Abbie Craig
Hello! Thanks for letting me know about the duplicates. This definitely is a bit confusing! In the past I have asked Find A Grave to mark one as a cenotaph, but in this case not sure as to which one is which. And combining them would delete one, but again not sure which one to delete. I honestly do not know what the correct procedure is in this case. I'm open to whatever you feel is best. Below is what the FAQ's state about cenotaphs.

"A cenotaph is a marker within a cemetery placed in honor of a person whose remains are
buried elsewhere. It may also be the original
marker for someone who has since been
reinterred elsewhere. To add a cenotaph, create
a memorial. Then email with
a link to the memorial and request to have the
memorial designated a cenotaph. Please only add
relationship links to the actual burial
memorial when both a cenotaph and actual burial

I'd also like to mention that I did find an inscription for Sarah G. "Sallie" Campbell Willits (Memorial# 35445430) on her husband's stone in Davis cemetery. Her obituary states she was buried in Davis cemetery. I added the photos to her husband John's memorial, but will gladly add them to her memorial also if you would consider moving her memorial from New Boston cemetery to Davis cemetery. Unless of course you know for sure she is buried elsewhere. Below is her obituary.

"As the sun reached the zenith, on Sabbath, July 3d, the spirit of Mrs. Sarah G. Willit (aunt Sallie, as she was familiarly called,) took its flight. She had been in delicate health for several years, and for six month she had been confined to the house, a good part of the time to her bed. She suffered from chronic lung trouble, bronchitis or consumption. She was born in Pennsylvania, Sept., 1810. Her parents died when she was quite young, and she went with a sister to Wayne Co., Ind. Some of her childhood days were spent at Lebanon, O. She was married in 1830 to John Willits. In 1834 she with her husband moved on the farm where she died, where they lived and prospered till 1864, when by the stroke of death she became a widow. Mrs. Willits was blessed with nine children, Josiah G., Eliza E., James W., Martha G., Linnalus H. and Sarah E. are deceased. She leaves to mourn her death Mary J. (Mrs. Wolfe,) William N. and Thomas W. She was aged 76 years, 9 months and 26 days. A large concourse of relatives, friends, and neighbors, sufficient to fill Palestine Church, where the services were held, assembled at 10 a.m., July 4th, to pay the last sad rites. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Beall. The interment was in Davis' cemetery. She was an energetic and thoroughgoing woman, a good neighbor, a loving mother, and will be sadly missed by those at home."
Added by E. M. on Feb 04, 2017 10:26 PM
Holly Coulter Genc
Faye U. (Hawes) Munson
Hi! So are you related to her somehow? She was my great-grandmother. Thanks for all the info. I can tell you, her first husband remarried in 1916 to a Tillie Griffel. I am a decendent from her and her second husband, Benjamin Munson - through their daughter, Ruby to my dad, Dennis Coulter.
Added by Holly Coulter Genc on Feb 03, 2017 11:52 AM
Ron Chapin
Fred Lyle Mannon in New Boston
I was researching another topic and came across Fred Mannon's death certificate. Looks like he passed on his birthday due to complications from appendicitis at the Burlington Hospital.
He was living in Oquawka at the time. Death record says he was married to a lady named Leona.
He had taken over the Happy Hour Restaurant in Oquawka in April of 1921.
I'm not related, just adding info.
Added by Ron Chapin on Dec 09, 2016 6:22 AM
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