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macklin (#47294290)
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Bio Photo After a long hiatus, I am back searching the cemeteries of central and southern IL looking for ancestors. I always take my camera, but don't have a lot of time. Summer of 2011, I hope to get to Perry, Williamson, and Saline counties. If you have a request, please give a detailed description of who's stone you would like a photo of, ie: Cemetery, Names, dates, plot # if possible.
Whenever I create a memorial, I try to give as much info as possible about that person. If you find a mistake, please let me know (courteously, of course) and I will make a correction.

---Also, I don't mind anyone using my photos for their own records, but please do not post my photos on other websites (especially Ancestry or other pay to use websites) as your own. I believe in free genealogy & I certainly do not want my work charged for by others!

Surnames that I am researching in Cent. and
South. IL: Patterson, Fouts, Breeze, Copple, Cowgur (Cowger), Gunter, Crabb, Bateman, Noller, Brittain, Just, Kramlich, Cochran, Sieka (Sicka), Schubert, Worden, Nevers, DePontaut, Stein, Geiger, & Kuhn. I am open to exchanging genealogical info on any of these families.

I also would like to thank all the cousins out there that have made contact and contributed information and files for our family on this site.
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Scarlett Troutman
Thanks so much for posting the photo of Col. Alexander Lile and of his wife Lydia. They are my 4th great grandparents. I had never seen a photo until I found your photos today! Thanks!!

Maria Troutman
Added by Scarlett Troutman on Mar 29, 2017 1:39 PM
John Thomas Pruitt 52523195
Yes, he is my 2x great grandfather
Added by Candi on Jan 04, 2017 2:27 PM
John Thomas Pruitt 52523195
Hello John Thomas Pruitt is a brother to Burrell Pruitt
Added by Candi on Dec 31, 2016 1:54 PM
RE: Bridgewater and more
Hello, do you still have those notes, and is there anyway I could pay for copies of them>>

thank you very much looking forward to hearing from you
Added by susan on Sep 16, 2016 8:23 PM
Joe & Linda (Ashley) Conroy
Little Grove Cemetery
Just a note to say thank you for all the work you have done in this cemetery. I know how much time it takes to do this and wanted you to know it is appreciate.

Take care-

Linda Ashley-Conroy
Added by Joe & Linda (Ashley) Conr... on Sep 02, 2016 9:40 PM
John Sinks
L R Woolard
Good evening.

I am reasonably certain that the tombstone photo you have posted is actually L B Woolard, Lawson Brock Woolard, my Great Great Great Grandfather. See the memorial to him, also at Ebenezer.
Added by John Sinks on May 22, 2016 9:45 PM
Wait Worden
I added a link to Wait and Clarissa's son Isaac who is buried in Woodland Cem, Xenia Ohio
Added by RWM on Dec 13, 2015 6:58 AM
Bridgewater and more
Thank you for all your work. I appreciate your attention to detail. I was wondering if you had any information on where Rebecca Crain Thomas Bridgewater Abner is buried. She is my great great great grandmother. We think she was nee Crain, married an unk Thomas, married a Andrew M. Bridgewater (1800-1844), and then married Abner Evans 1860. i would love a DOB, DOD, verification of her maiden name, and who ____thomas was. ETC!
I saw where you listed Josephine Yancy in Sprague Cem as niece of Sarah Thomas Sprague and Elizabeth Bridgewater Brown. Josephine's parents were John H. Yancey and Margaret E. Bridgewater, this Margaret's mother was Rebecca Crain Thomas Bridgewater Evans.
Wow, i know this may be too much information. Just wondering if you had any info. Thank you for reading this and I am looking forward to hearing from you!! Susan
Added by susan on Nov 07, 2015 7:43 PM
Breeze duplicate (etc) info


Thanks for the help and the heads up, too.

Added by ErgoSum on Oct 24, 2015 7:52 PM
John William Copple grave
Hi Macklin,
I believe the John William Copple grave is not correct. The name John William Copple is correct, however, John William is my gr gr grandfather who died on May 2, 1857. There is another John Copple grave in Little Grove for the correct John Copple's family that you have on your description. That John died on March 17, 1858. A photo of this John is included in his page on
By the way Catherine's, John William's wife, gravestone is just to the right of John William's.
My gr grandfather is Isaac Copple. His mother, Elizabeth Chance Copple, is buried in the Salem East Cemetery near her daughter, Sarah Copple Young.
If you need any other information, please let me know.
Thank you,
Frank Copple
Added by ftc513 on Oct 04, 2015 12:38 PM
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