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Embalmu2 (#46834659)
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Bio Photo *Please read regarding transfers!: Happy to do transfers but PLEASE request through the transfer request link. You will get them much more quickly than through mail. Thanks!*

I have always been intrigued with the rich history found in cemeteries. My mom always took me (since I was a very small child) with her to put flowers on family members' graves and I suppose that started my love of cemeteries. I am a licensed funeral director/embalmer in MO and IL. I have personally photographed all of the markers at Oak Hill in Kirkwood and am now re-walking each garden to catch any that may have been missed or covered as well. I am using an interment spread sheet that I made for each garden made from the interment books. I have rewalked all of the gardens except New Babyland and the Mausoleum. I did find some markers I missed the first time around and have posted them! Unless the burial is new, if a record doesn't show a marker, it probably does NOT have one. Being an older cemetery, some flat markers may be buried or tablets broken and not repaired. Some of the public lots are in ovegrown wooded areas also. I am trying to list under the inscription section if there is no marker.

In Spring 2016, I plan on returning to the cemetery to walk with my spreadsheet and check each garden AGAIN by section/lot. Please let me know if you have a special request!

I have high numbers because I enjoy spending time in the boneyards with my camera, not because I am a records hoarder! This being said...

*Please note, I will not link family members I have no connection to personally. I don't want to assume and possibly place inaccurate information as fact. If you send me a request to link, I will transfer the record to you so don't be surprised!
*Please ask my permission before using my photos. I am happy to let you use them for ancestry purposes.

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Tracy Perkins-Schmittler
Eleanor B. Hastings in Oak Hill #108367700
Hello, I sent you some edit suggestions for this memorial, but if it is easier for you to just transfer management, go ahead. She was the mother-in-law of my aunt. If any closer relatives emerge I will not hesitate to transfer to them. Thanks!
Added by Tracy Perkins-Schmittler on Jul 15, 2017 6:42 AM
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Eleanor B. Hastingsbin #108367700
Added by Tracy Perkins-Schmittler on Jul 15, 2017 6:40 AM
Mary Lambert
RE: Oak Hill-St Louis
Thanks for your prompt reply. Since both deaths occurred in Missouri prior to 1910, the Death Certificates are not as specific as they are after 1910. They only state "Moselle" and no specific cemetery.
Added by Mary Lambert on Jul 03, 2017 5:03 PM
Mary Lambert
Find A Grave Memorial# 83933888
Julia Krause is my 1st cousin 3x removed. She was married three times. Her first two husbands were buried in "Moselle, Franklin Co., Missouri." I don't know how many cemeteries are in Moselle, Mo. but I would like to add memorials for them if I knew for sure where they were buried. Since you are in the funeral industry, I thought you might have resources to check this out.

Husband #1. Charles P Parke (18581900) Buried in Moselle, Missouri according to City of St Louis Health Dept Certificate of Death, Burial Permit # 1706. He was an Undertaker & Embalmer.

Husband #2 Benjamin Henton DeNice, Jr. (18701904) Buried in Moselle, Missouri according to City of St. Louis Death Certificate # 5652.

I live in Edmond Oklahoma so I don't have any way of checking out the cemeteries in Moselle, Franklin Co., Missouri without actually going there some day.
Added by Mary Lambert on Jul 03, 2017 12:12 PM
George Garrigues
Marguerite Martyn
Hello, Embalmu2!

I am writing a series of books about Marguerite Martyn Kenamore which will include many of her sketches for the Post-Dispatch. I would like to use your photo of her marker in the first of the series. May I have your permission?

Thank you very much.

George Garrigues
Morro Bay, California
Added by George Garrigues on Jun 22, 2017 7:45 PM
Jean-Luc Coubronne
Lydia Foulon Davis
Thank you very much for the transfer (Lydia Foulon Davis).

Jean-Luc Coubronne (France)
Added by Jean-Luc Coubronne on May 23, 2017 3:45 AM
Kathie AAH
Robert J. & Mary Ann Thompson
Thank you so much for the transfer of Robert J. and Mary Ann Thompson's memorials. I really appreciate the time & effort you spent creating them originally!
Added by Kathie AAH on May 21, 2017 4:15 PM
S. Scruggs
mary bennan collins
Mary was born in Texas , Bexar county to Michael Brennan and Catherine Senetan and christen on Mar 31, 1861. as per records in
and 1900 census. She was the wife of Alexander Collins. Mother of anna William grace alexander harry susan laura agnes and Katherine.
Added by S. Scruggs on Apr 16, 2017 9:30 PM
S. Scruggs
anna nolte collins
Hi just a note that anna is anna nolte Collins Heinen. she was married to D. D. Heinen sr. in Texas. Thanks for the help
Added by S. Scruggs on Apr 16, 2017 8:31 PM
Charles Patterson
Homer Kemper
Thank you for the transfer that was vry kind and very much appreciated.
Charles Patterson
Added by Charles Patterson on Apr 02, 2017 9:28 AM
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