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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family my Dad's side Keith, Draelants, Ellerman, my Mom's side Eslinger, Reynolds and Hochstedler. I am also doing genealogy for my kids on the Coale, Cargill, Burris and Scales.

I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT THE FIND A GRAVE POLICE, But when suggesting a correction or addition to a certain memorial go to the memorial you are talking about then go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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Janet Ward
RE: Earl McNish
Happy to do it! Thank you for all your hard work! Janet
Added by Janet Ward on Mar 23, 2017 9:41 PM
Richard Parker
tombstone photos

Yes you may used the tomnstone photos.

Added by Richard Parker on Mar 20, 2017 9:27 AM
Etched in Stone
RE: Phoebe Jacobina Gingrich Shellhorn
I had sent the same message to both you and the other site manager. The other site manager removed theirs. THANKS
Added by Etched in Stone on Mar 16, 2017 10:25 AM
Carolyn Hartsell
RE: John Eslinger
Tess, I have just sent you an email at your address with the picture of John's headstone.
Added by Carolyn Hartsell on Mar 14, 2017 12:12 PM
Janet Ward
RE: Elizabeth Prouty
OK Tess - I think I have it fixed!
Added by Janet Ward on Mar 12, 2017 11:59 AM
Janet Ward
RE: Elizabeth Prouty
Hi Tess - I'm confused....I didn't delete the memorial, I just changed the cemetery to Hazel Dell, since that's where you said she was buried. I am not related to her - can make a transfer to you or "fix" the memorial however you want.
Added by Janet Ward on Mar 11, 2017 9:39 PM
Janet Ward
Elizabeth Prouty
Corrections have been made. Thanks!!
Added by Janet Ward on Mar 11, 2017 7:20 PM
RE: Marie Scott #88245054
Thank You Tess. I have sent you a private e-mail. I hope I have explained and more. Karen
Added by Karen on Mar 08, 2017 9:22 AM
RE: Lizzie Shaw Floyd
haha - well it doesn't help when one family has the same name for two children, which I've seen more than twice. What were they thinking?! :-)
Added by warden on Mar 04, 2017 1:19 PM
RE: Lizzie Shaw Floyd
Hi Tess!

DE Floyd's first wife was Jean Truman. Jean died in 1918 and her FAGmem is linked to DE Floyd's. DE Floyd married Lizzie Shaw in 1921. Lizzie is on the 1920 census, listed as "single" (but not divorced or widowed) as a house worker in a private family. Lizzie is listed as "Lizzie Shaw" on her marriage license to DE, with her father signing consent. Her daughter Fern only shows up in the 1930 census after Lizzie has married DE Floyd. Fern's age in 1930 is listed as ten, so the math matches Fern's obituary - that is, that she was born before her mother's marriage to DE Floyd.

Lizzie Shaw was born in 1902, so she couldn't have been married in least I wouldn't think so! :-)

However, there were two Shaw sisters that went by "Lizzie". One was Eliza F Shaw and one was Jamima Eliza Shaw. My Lizzie Shaw was Jamima, b. 1902. I suspect your Lizzie Shaw was Eliza F Shaw, b. abt 1894.

I'm on Ancestry and have Jamima Eliza pretty well documented if you'd like to have a look.

Hope that helps!

Added by warden on Mar 04, 2017 9:16 AM
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