Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Linda T (#46802385)
 member for 11 years, 6 months, 7 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Having more fun walking the older areas of the cemeteries and thinking of the histories.

I have photographed all of Oak Grove and more than half of Lakeside in Pekin, IL. There are alot of missing headstones and quite a bit that are unreadable. Getting what I can before they are gone.

I will transfer ONLY within Find A Grave's guidelines. Though happy to add any information you have to the memorials. This is a memorial site, not a family genealogy site.

I also have spent many an hour walking the cemeteries and transcribing headstones that are hard to read. If you take any of the photos and place them on other sites such as Ancestry, at least make credit back to me. May sound selfish, but giving credit to someone for their work is only correct.
 Contact: Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 15,222 Memorials Added
 • 15,210 Memorials Managed
 • 25 Memorials/Week
 • 16,831 Photos
 • 5 Photo Requests
 • 44 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 4,197 Virtual Flowers
 • 11 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 3 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Bluesmen (11)
Carrington (7)
My Dear Friends (7)
My Mayflower Conections (26)
Pekin High (12)
The Columbia Riverboat Di... (81)
The Shaw Family (206)
The Tillman Family (87)
The Turbett Family (86)
The Young Family (169)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Carol deGraffen..., David C. Hender..., Desiree (Burrel...
Messages left for Linda T (34)[Leave Message]
Robin Louise English Fritz
Maria "Mary" Eva Lux Umdenstock
Added by Robin Louise English Frit... on Feb 26, 2017 1:57 PM
Stephen Lee Krou
Lucy Sours Grave
THANK YOU for trying!
Added by Stephen Lee Krou on Feb 21, 2017 12:44 PM
Robin Louise English Fritz
I submitted an edit to Maria "Mary" Eva Lux Umdenstock to show all her children. It was excepted. Is there a way to remove the original list of Children that is just above siblings? There were only 2 names. That way they will have room to put her birth & death place back on. I guess the list of children took up to much room. Thank you for any help and THANK YOU for all the "Find A Graves" you have done. Robin Louise English Fritz
Added by Robin Louise English Frit... on Feb 20, 2017 10:07 AM
Phaedra Swearengin
Thank you for the transfer!
Added by Phaedra Swearengin on Feb 11, 2017 11:37 AM
Jacque Leehy-Dunning
RE: Edna Bradwell Rudolph
No...Thank you. You did your best. I feel the same way about unmarked graves.

Added by Jacque Leehy-Dunning on Feb 11, 2017 9:35 AM
Janet Hickman
RE: Vena Lambeth
thank you for the new information.
Added by Janet Hickman on Feb 11, 2017 6:57 AM
Darrell S
Martha Blirvernicht
Thanks for taking the time to look for her grave site.
Added by Darrell S on Feb 11, 2017 6:48 AM
Janet Hickman
Vena Lambeth
Could you tell me the problem in taking a picture of the memorial? Is she there or no stone? thank you.
Added by Janet Hickman on Feb 11, 2017 5:51 AM
Jacque Leehy-Dunning
Edna Bradwell Rudolph
Thank you for taking the time to search for Edna's grave site. Her death certificate says she was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, in Pekin but she died in Moline. Edna's first husband and her 3 small children are buried there as well.

Added by Jacque Leehy-Dunning on Feb 10, 2017 11:22 PM
PFC Janssen
Thanks for taking the time to transcribe and send his obit. Very Nice of you!
Added by Debra on Feb 08, 2017 9:40 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service