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BETTY M
RE: Your edit for Martha Macon Curry
OK - this is what I have

1. Siblings born 2 yrs before and 3 yrs after were born in TN. Although when she was abt 5 they temporarily lived in Logan Co., KY So it is possible that she was born in KY.

2. Early census records indicated TN but may not be reliable because all other children were TN

3. Birth date of Oct and 1864 true. 18th very well inaccurate due to handwriting. I am changing dob to 15th. (I am sure children would know her birth date.)

Added by BETTY M on Apr 17, 2015 7:48 AM

AvA powell
Abigail Wright
Hi I was wondering if you would be kind enough to transfer Abigail Wright # 23681616 grave to me .She is my 3rd GreatGrand Mother on my Mother's side Wright .Thank you so much for your hard work ,an thank you for caring. Ava Powell

Added by AvA powell on Apr 16, 2015 10:06 AM

Russ Marti
Speckart Photo
Hi
Thanks so much for the photo of Sister Speckart, I have been looking for her for quit a while. And thank you so very much for her obit. There was only a small obit in the Highland German paper which I can not read. Again thanks so much for your help. Would you be able to help me with another person from the Springfield area?
Russ

Added by Russ Marti on Apr 14, 2015 4:38 PM

bill buhrman
Otto Heinrichs
Thank You for your interest in Otto, Corrected spelling- He died (1973 In Springfield, was married to my Aunt Helen Ione Wells (1907-1986)
Otto graduate from Grinnel and was a native of Storm Lake,Iowa. Owned Commercial Finance Co. Thanks Again. Would appreciate photo of graves if you Have time.

Bill Buhrman

Added by bill buhrman on Apr 13, 2015 11:53 AM

Michael J. Von Gebel
Anna Jones/ Strother Jones
If you want I would be happy to put something on Anna's memorial that would cover it I believe. Just to clarify I double checked my records, Strother divorced Lucy Newton, Nov., 1850 in Sangamon Co., IL. She married a second time to Ferdinand Meeker. If you want maybe a brief statement to the affect: "While we are not sure that Anna Gable and Strother G. Jones were ever formally married, their romantic liaison produced one daughter Katherine. Evidence to the relationship is found in numerous Springfield Directories listing Anna as the widow of Strother. Also in 1883 Katherine marries W. J. Corcoran in Decatur, Illinois and lists Strother G. Jones as her father on her marriage license. Katherine is not mentioned in her father's 1901 obituary which leads us to believe all events concerning Strother, Anna and Katherine occurred outside the vows of holy matrimony."

Added by Michael J. Von Gebel on Apr 12, 2015 8:12 PM

Michael J. Von Gebel
Anna Jones linked to Strother
Hi,

Anna had a daughter out of wedlock between his first marriage to Lucy Newton whom he divorced in 1852 and his marriage to Lucy Cass. On his illegitimate daughter's marriage license she states her father is Strother G. Jones. Also in many of the street directories Anna Jones, widow of Strother. Problem was he wasn't dead. She took the Jones name as her legal name even though I like you have never found a marriage for her or a divorce. I did not put this on the memorial as this whole affair has been upsetting to the other Strother descendants. There was a book being done on Strother when the lady doing some research on the family bumped into the guy that was to write the book I guess after she told him about the divorce and the illegitimate child, the book was cancelled. She told me the guy was really upset. Hope this finds you well and hope this clarified the situation.

Michael

Added by Michael J. Von Gebel on Apr 11, 2015 9:40 PM

Mary(Coggin)Russell
RE: Epler Mills
Great! Love it!

Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on Apr 11, 2015 4:21 PM

Mary(Coggin)Russell
Epler Mills
I added the much improved photo of him in his uniform.

Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on Apr 11, 2015 8:48 AM

Mary Jane Presley (Leese)
RE: Alex & Sarah Pender
No, but thanks for all of your help!!!

Added by Mary Jane Presley (Leese) on Apr 10, 2015 10:38 AM

Cindy Brooks
Richard Sterling Brooks
Thanks so much for adding my uncle's gravestone picture to his page.

Cindy Brooks

Added by Cindy Brooks on Apr 08, 2015 5:12 PM

Elaine B.
Byers Family
Thank you so much for all the updates on the Byers Family this week! I know it will help many people.

Added by Elaine B. on Apr 08, 2015 7:06 AM

Jan
Jane Brokaw Roll
I thank you for sending the obituary for Jane...I have added it to her memorial. You work at Find A Grave is greatly appreciated...

Added by Jan on Apr 07, 2015 5:20 PM

Curtis Conkle
Lucy Maybury Pehlman

Obit. added to her memorial.
Thanks so very much for the info.
It is people like you that make this site so great.
Thanks again,
Curtis

Added by Curtis Conkle on Apr 07, 2015 10:51 AM

Iriss Hill
Happy Easter!
I hope this finds you & family enjoying this blessed holiday weekend. Appreciate all of the fantastic contributions you bring to this site too!

Added by Iriss Hill on Apr 04, 2015 2:03 PM

Jessica Dulis
Annie Louise Burkhardt Booth
Thank you very much for the photos of Annie's and Alfred's gravestones.

Added by Jessica Dulis on Mar 31, 2015 3:21 PM

Nathan Hall
RE: Elizabeth Pefferle Moore #63162186
That's great and I found her kids so confirms it's her. Don't know what happened to James. This makes sense why she wasn't in the IL death index because it doesn't go to 1969. Thanks for looking into that! Looking at the gravestone, it only has her first name, not her maiden or married names. The obit also gave her parents names which is good to know. Sorry it took me a while to get back to you.

Added by Nathan Hall on Mar 30, 2015 12:45 PM

"J" Kevin T. Purkaple
RE: John Franks photo request
That would be fine, thanks.

Added by "J" Kevin T. Purkaple on Mar 30, 2015 11:06 AM

Nathan Hall
RE: Elizabeth Pefferle Moore #63162186
Hi, I'm getting back to you regarding your 2/3 message about Elizabeth (Robson) Pefferle Moore. To answer your question, I cannot find any information for her death which seems strange. She is in the 1920 census with James E. Moore and her Pefferle son and Moore daughter. She's in the 1930 census with James. All the while she's in Springfield. If she passed away in IL, she should be in the IL death & stillbirth index, but I can't find her. Based on the photo of the grave marker that it is difficult to see the death date on there, but I would think it would be recorded.

Added by Nathan Hall on Mar 30, 2015 7:32 AM

"J" Kevin T. Purkaple
Fig?r? Family
Thanks for the e-mail :)
I will remove the memorial's link to the cemetery, and keep it on "UNKNOWN" burial until I learn more.
- J Purkaple

Added by "J" Kevin T. Purkaple on Mar 29, 2015 8:19 PM

shazza
RE: Isabel Williams photo request
Thank you VERY much for your efforts!

Added by shazza on Mar 29, 2015 7:14 PM

macklin
Mary Copple Bayly
Recently you sent me an edit request to Mary Bayly (92636235) to add her maiden name 'Copple'. I was wondering if you knew who her parents were (I am a Copple descendant).

Thanks in advance,
Macklin

Added by macklin on Mar 29, 2015 3:40 PM

Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Thank you
Hello,
RE: Amanda Nuckolls Davidson # 96018112
I have added the obituary just as you asked.
Thank you for taking the time and making the effort to send it to me.
I always appreciate when someone goes the extra step to help me enhance the memorials that I so carefully create.
With sincere thanks,
Marcia

Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Mar 28, 2015 8:23 PM

Ellie Sparks
Julius Kussmaul
Thank you so much for taking the photo of the family plot & finding that Julius has not stone. Your time is much appreciated.
Ellie Sparks

Added by Ellie Sparks on Mar 28, 2015 10:44 AM

Ellie Sparks
Johannes Rohrer obit
Fantastic! I am so happy to get his obituary. Thank you so very much.
Ellie Sparks

Added by Ellie Sparks on Mar 27, 2015 7:52 AM

Diane
RE: Barney Clem
Thank you so much for finding and adding the obit for Barney Clem!

Added by Diane on Mar 25, 2015 5:20 PM

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