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Sandi K (#47747668)
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Bryan Anderson
RE: Ward J. Wilson

All I know is that he is listed in the History of the 89th Division. I've done this enough to know that mistakes were common. Whether this source is in error, I have no idea, but it's possible.

I think it's reasonable to include it.

Thank you,


Added by Bryan Anderson on Jan 11, 2017 10:02 AM

Bryan Anderson
Ward J. Wilson
Dear Sandi K,

I am researching my paternal grandfather's WWI army unit, Company B, 355th Infantry, 89th Division. According to the History of the 89th Division, Ward J. Wilson of Decatur, Nebraska was also a member of this unit. His listed as having been gassed on 8/28/1918.

Despite the fact Ward J. Wilson's gravestone says he was part of another unit, I'm convinced this is my guy. Transfers between units certainly occurred and I'm confident he was a part of my grandfather's unit at one time.

I'm not sure where I'm going with my project, but I would like to eventually publish something. When I do, would it be permissible to use your photo of the grave of Ward J. Wilson (Find A Grave Memorial# 103551348)?

Thank you!

With warm regards,

Bryan Anderson

Added by Bryan Anderson on Jan 11, 2017 9:13 AM

Ron Collins
RE: 92380684
Glad I could help. Thank you for all you do, also !!!


Added by Ron Collins on Jan 09, 2017 4:43 PM

Robert Miller
HOPKINS Memorial
Thank You for contacting me. Patsy is my Sister In Law, and she is My Double First Cousin. I already have Lauderdale and Clarke Counties Court House Paper's to add memorial's. I know you did not understand, but 50 Lawyer's Help Us Out.

Any way, I have to do what the paper's say as My Family paied the 50 lawyers a lot of money, but we went farther as we (I Have Connections with A SENATOR AND CONGRESSMAN) so we went far for help, then was contacted. Everything is clear.

Thank You Also For Asking.

Blessings In Christ Always,

Robert Miller

Added by Robert Miller on Jan 03, 2017 8:20 PM

RE: 99045034 Sierra Nevada Stillman
Sorry that happened; I noticed it does happen. Also noticed it has been corrected. Merry Xmas.

Added by PHF on Dec 21, 2016 3:02 PM

Connie Sponder
RE: 91840014 CHW Busse
Thanks. Although I do enjoy looking at all the information, I just don't have the time yet to do the work that goes with it. I still work, and take care of my Mom plus my family and church work. I live in Sioux City with my husband and 2 boys. They haven't flew the coop yet but I'm sure they will soon. When you mentioned Meta, I knew you were a relative. I don't remember her but I do remember the name. Thanks again for all you do. I will keep in touch.

Added by Connie Sponder on Dec 13, 2016 10:14 PM

Connie Sponder
I just found this website today and I really should be doing my job but instead I find myself looking at all the info on this website. Charles H W Busse is my Dad. He is buried in Hillcrest Cemetery in Decatur. If you have any questions, I would love to help. Thanks for all your great work here.

Added by Connie Sponder on Dec 13, 2016 8:02 AM

Rivers Schiefer Phillips
RE: 112789382 Ricky Winters
According to Cemetery records the grave is located in a plot with no headstone. I took the picture with a headstone for reference as to where the unmarked grave is located. I will be happy to remove it.

Added by Rivers Schiefer Phillips on Dec 07, 2016 2:53 PM

Ellen Bishop
I have sent
my copy of the memorial for Elsie Broking Leg back to the person who created it and told her to delete it, although hers was first the other one is from a ground reading with a pictures of the stone and everything, I did what I could.

Added by Ellen Bishop on Nov 29, 2016 4:32 PM

Ellen Bishop
Do you know what
cemetery Elsie Broken Leg is now buried, I mean the name of the cemetery in Todd County, are you saying it is Rosebud Cemetery? I told the other person hers was a duplicate, she will have to do what ever she wants about that, I can't merge them myself.

Added by Ellen Bishop on Nov 29, 2016 12:20 PM

Robert D.Reynolds
FAG#96022833 Joe Ellis
Hi Sandi, Would you please transfer this memorial to me, He was my wife's first cousin.I want to add other photos and make some photo alignments.

Added by Robert D.Reynolds on Nov 12, 2016 9:18 PM

Donald Mikitta
RE: Shindel
Thanks Sandy, I will wait on the certificate.

Added by Donald Mikitta on Nov 08, 2016 10:36 AM

Donald Mikitta
RE: Shindel
Sandy, thanks for the quick turn around. Lucinda G Crookham Shindel has been the target.
We have George (1873- 1928) and Lucinda (1879- 1920) in Etna, Iowa, 1910 census .
Son Paul born in 1910, passed in Mar 1911, buried in Oak Hill. (death certificate 338.) Mother listed as it looks like Louse.)
George and Lucinda separated, and George and daughter Beulah were in the 1915 Iowa and 1920 Trafford PA.
Lucinda listed as living and working in Gary city directory.
Lucinda listed with death certificate 10 Mar 1920 Dupage, Ill . (Looking for this, my sister in law located it once, we have not obtained the certificate yet. 0
My wife is Beulah granddaughter, Beulah passed away in 1995.
Story was that at Lucinda death , her mother came to Gary to bury Lucinda, and retrieved two other children. George had legal restriction that prevented access to Lucinda.
George died in 1928, apparent suicide.

Does this help?

Added by Donald Mikitta on Nov 06, 2016 11:36 AM

RE: 1953
Bless you for those kind words. I will be more than happy to help with your project. Just let me know what you need. I am on FB so be sure to add me to your friends list. My pic on FB is me with a red shirt on standing in front of a wooden fence.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Added by TexasBluebonnet1953 on Oct 29, 2016 5:07 AM

David H. Sweeney
Are you related to the green's?

Added by David H. Sweeney on Sep 30, 2016 3:35 PM

RE: 99045034 Sierra Nevada Stillman
I just wanted to add her Dad; Allen C. Root
Created by: Sandi K
Record added: Nov 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100257577

Added by PHF on Sep 25, 2016 7:56 AM

Nancy Baxter
RE: 139584246 Jennie Southard
I do not know if I ever responded to this! I checked on Find a Grave & she is linked to Robert Southard (both of them on tombstone), but I'm confused re a Richard Southard. It has been awhile since I worked on that line so please let me know what I need to correct. Also, if she is your family, please let me transfer the memorial to you. Thank you.

Added by Nancy Baxter on Sep 21, 2016 7:50 PM

Edward LaMere
I haven't worked on this for some time. I was looking up Antione LaMieux & his wife at the Holy Cross cemetery for a family in Minneasota. Seems to me I came across this at Parks Cemetery & emailed them about it & if it was in their tree. It was, so the gal asked me to do a memorial for him. I put Patty Jo on it as a child as I believe that was next to or on the tombstone. I would have to email them, if I still have the address & ask them of this situation & see what they want to do. I know some of the memorials I had transferred over to them. They were here earlier this Summer to visit the cemeteries & research at the history center. Their was some LeMieuxs' or LaMeres' that they had written to some years back to see if they were family connections but never heard from them. So don't know if this is one of the people they were trying to connect with. I will get back with you. Trace

Added by Trace on Sep 16, 2016 11:08 AM

Keith English
Wow, that was fast! Thanks for the edit to the Land memorial.


Added by Keith English on Sep 05, 2016 9:26 PM

RE: Melissa Stillman-Hillcrest Decatur
Keep the marriage; 13 Oct 1898.

Added by PHF on Aug 26, 2016 10:57 AM

Beverly Zimmer
RE: Louise Stayaert Franke 78353907
You are welcome. It's very relaxing and interesting to read stories about these individuals.

As I mentioned to Kara Graper and Kelli - I'm not trying to overstep bounds....and I realize death certificates and obits are not always 100% accurate but at least it's another clue to help someone researching the family.

Take care,

Added by Beverly Zimmer on Aug 25, 2016 8:32 AM

rhonda carver buffington
RE: Mary Kirk Info
No I just like to send the documentation, This way you know that the information is fact, and helps with the updates, with out you having to research it again.

Thank you

Added by rhonda carver buffington on Aug 07, 2016 9:53 PM

Jennifer Waggoner
RE: Rosa Prophet Edit/113013227
No, I am still researching all information. So leave the information has is right now. I have been seeing both 1876 and 1878. Not sure which one is correct.

Added by Jennifer Waggoner on Jul 27, 2016 10:16 AM

RE: James Edward Nader, Jr 128557416
Thank you!

Added by Diane on Jul 23, 2016 2:43 PM

RE: 151329214 Victoria Schuman
Hi Sandi,
There is no tombstone for Victoria in the cemetery. There were tombstone surveys done in 1932, 1950, 2003 & 2013. And she is not on any of those lists.
Gail went back thru the original hand-written Sexton's list of burials, but no record of Victoria. The burial plot info does not match anything in our cemetery.
We can not say that she is definitely not in our cemetery, but we have no evidence of her burial here, & believe it is very unlikely.

Added by SHARON NEIMAN KLEINSTUBER on Jul 21, 2016 10:44 AM


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