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Rosetta (#46558106)
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Bio Photo Lots of information about our family was on the verge of being lost, so I began researching both my and my husband's extended families plus families from the small towns we both came from.

Family connections expanded. I received much material for the Dare/Twitty/Baker family from Dare researcher M.Doris Provart Gower, who graciously agreed to my sharing with you. Darnell-Hollaway/ Holloway family got help from Evah Hollaway Lager Picard, Grace Norris Hollaway and Lee Ann Hollaway Bailleu.

The Zahn/Brand/Schneider Kukuck & Voigt family was assisted by Talisman Temple Barbosa, Mary Farley Cummins and David Peipho. The Steinberg/ Koerner family has research from cousins Don & Janet Dickason, Lois Steinberg Adams and Ruth Koerner McCabe.

The extended Martin/Snelling/Shupe family come from my interviews with family members and the research of Terry Harper of Albion, IL, a fellow family member.

The Witt/Hoffman/Franks family has material from Mary Ann Franks O'Neill, Eleanor Hensen Kerber and the website of John Franks.

The Gerken-Helmers (Meyer/Martens, Brandt) family is mostly mine with help of cousins Mary Ann Hill and Eunice Martens Blissard.

Other individuals added information for their extended family. Most of them are credited in their additions. St. John's Lutheran church of Anchor, IL has a public website which gave much data for my great-grandfather and those families who lived near my childhood home.

Now I can share what I've found with others and get even more accurate data. I have used the best information I have, but will gladly correct errors and add or subtract material or transfer memorials if requested by someone closer.

Happy family researching!!
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Tricia Holt
RE: Rev. Young
I distantly related to Rev. Young but if you want to transfer I will be glad to manage the memorial. I am just beginning to unravel this branch of my tree - it seems the tree never ends!

Thank you for posting the memorial, Tricia
Added by Tricia Holt on May 21, 2017 12:41 PM
John & Sydney
Transfer request
Hello, I'm writing to request transfer of memorial #9324434 to me (#47677584). This is my great great grandfather and I'd like to fix his memorial. Thank you so much!
-Sydney Burkett Carrillo
Added by John & Sydney on May 09, 2017 12:13 AM
Helen (Gorden) Threlfall ~Livermore Falls, ME
Hi, ☺

My Find A Grave number is # 47312104

No, she is not family, I only want to correct her burial.

Added by Ms.Cook~Maine on Apr 29, 2017 3:25 PM
Helen (Gorden) Threlfall ~Livermore Falls, ME
Hi, ☺

I've been to Helen's grave. She is not buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, but the first cemetery on left, Pleasant Hill Cemetery. NOT the Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery, which is very often confused.

I was wondering if I could have Helen's memorial transfered so I can correct the burial place. If you want to I'll transfer her memorial back to you.

~ Haley 💖
Added by Ms.Cook~Maine on Apr 28, 2017 2:59 PM
Dorothy Marie
Find A Grave Memorial# 9923558
John Brandt had two wives which get confused in the records. John's full German name was Johann Franz Jacob Brandt. Later his records indicated John P Brandt. His first wife is Wiebke Margaretha Rhode, born 1850, died 1876. His second wife is Margarette (Katharina) (Molck, Moelk??) born 1842, died 1913. John's four children were all born of his first wife Wiebke. You can see where the name Margaretha and Margarette get confused. Both of them are buried in Sibley, IL. Confusion also exists with the oldest daughter, Margaretha (Maggie) P Brant, born in 1872.


When Johann Franz Jacob Brandt (John P Brandt) was born on May 19, 1846, in Wöhrden, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Johann, was 25 and his mother, Weibke, was 21. He married Wiebke Margaretha Rohde and they had four children together. He then married Margareta "Maggie" Moelk in 1876 in Melvin, Illinois. He died on June 6, 1912, in Bloomington, Illinois, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sibley, Illinois.
Added by Dorothy Marie on Apr 23, 2017 6:33 PM
David E Wanzenried
Joel Pace transfer
Thank you!
Added by David E Wanzenried on Apr 15, 2017 8:41 AM
RE: Ben S. and Nancy K Martin
Not related. Thanks for the offer.
Added by Airrow on Mar 20, 2017 6:31 AM
R Anderson
RE: Stinson Anderson
Sure - I am new to this , I have been searching for names on find a grave but am just now learning to use the some of the applications. I have some additional information about him and his sons.
# is 48773451
Added by R Anderson on Mar 10, 2017 9:21 PM
R Anderson
RE: Stinson Anderson memorial.
thanks posting the info to begin with. Stinson Anderson is my great great grandfather.
Added by R Anderson on Mar 10, 2017 9:04 PM
Cindy & Sarah
RE: Jpseh Dodds
I have added the photo I took at the Historical Village in Mt. Vernon Illinois. It is only a partial headstone with the name Joseph Dodds.
Added by Cindy & Sarah on Sep 28, 2016 7:43 PM
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