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Carolyn Wilson (#47102911)
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Bio Photo I enjoy doing research in family history, and especially like to search the old Swedish parish records for ancestors of my family who arrived from Sweden in the 1850's. These immigrants ended up settling in Paxton (Ford Co.), Illinois, where most are buried in Glen Cemetery.

Currently I maintain the records for the Lyman Township Cemetery in Roberts (Ford Co.), Illinois. Find A Grave now contains records for almost all of the burials at this cemetery. Most of the information is based on written records that have been kept from the first burial in 1868 to the present. I'm trying to add more family relationship links and bio details and to contribute more photos. I am also working on adding GPS coordinates for the memorials that I manage and can provide those numbers for any grave at Lyman upon request. I'm happy to fulfill requests for volunteer photos at this cemetery.

You have my permission to use any photos that I have posted for genealogy purposes.

"Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past." -- From The Song of Moses, Deuteronomy 32:7a.
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Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: Mildred Kottke
My pleasure! Thanks for bringing it to my attention Carolyn.
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Feb 16, 2017 5:05 PM
Michael Stanley Klimczak
Mildred Kottke
Just talked to Mildred's daughter-in-law and I'm told she is in fact still kicking at 103; she'll be 104 later this year. Remarkable! Thanks for letting me know. I've removed the memorial.
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Feb 16, 2017 4:19 PM
Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: 176262343
I know for a fact that she never remarried and is not buried elsewhere. I'll check with her son, Neal, to find out if she's still alive. I'm almost certain he told me a few years back that she passed. As a side note: not all stones get their final engravings after the second spouse dies...a sad reality.
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Feb 16, 2017 4:10 PM
Michael Stanley Klimczak
176262343
Mildred's name is on the same stone as her husbands. Is she still alive? If so, she'd be over 100 now.
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Feb 16, 2017 3:54 PM
Tom & Carol C
RE: William F. Foster
"Happy Dance" This is why I enjoy Find A Grave.It makes me happy to help someone find there family.

I have been going thru Fairmount's burials, adding all. William is buried in I guess you could say a paupers grave, the cemetery, so they could easily find a grave years later (if a marker is not purchased), would identify it by a number, and stamp it on a cement tablet. They placed it at the grave. During this past summer I photoed and added several in that section. I know nothing else about him but do know that the davenport public library has obits. Do you have a obit? Maybe this would help?
Tom
Added by Tom & Carol C on Oct 24, 2016 7:06 PM
Beth Sparrow
Foster cousin
Hi. We must be cousins. William and Jane (Kirkpatrick) Foster are my 3-great-grandparents. I have information; let me know if I can help. I live in Nebraska.
Added by Beth Sparrow on Oct 23, 2016 2:26 PM
Andrew Daft
Transfer
Thank you!
Added by Andrew Daft on Sep 28, 2016 10:22 AM
Dolores J. Rush
Re: Lorenzo Dow Ullom
I appreciate you looking for me. I didn't know if you would know of any such document for him or not. As you could see by the articles on my blog, I have more on Hannah's family than him. I've also spent more time researching a paternal ancestor (50298335) that left Christian County, IL in 1855 and settled close to where I grew up. Again, thank you.
Added by Dolores J. Rush on Sep 09, 2016 1:29 PM
Dolores J. Rush
Re: Transfer
Thank you.
Added by Dolores J. Rush on Sep 09, 2016 8:44 AM
Dolores J. Rush
Re: Lorenzo Dow Ullom
(55570209) Did he have a will, probate or death record?
Added by Dolores J. Rush on Sep 09, 2016 8:31 AM
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