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Ron Mac (#46931715)
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Bio Photo Im a steel/metal fabricator who resides in the historic town of Independence, Missouri. I mainly research and photograph cemeteries in Jackson, Johnson, LaFayette, Cass & Clay counties in Missouri, but occasionally road trip into the northwestern part of the state.

A member of the Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri.


Use the edit buttons to notify me of any corrections/ remove photos/ duplication deletes, or to add any info to the memorials I have listed. Please make sure your info is correct. Always happy to make transfers memorials that aren't related to me. All my work here on Findagrave is to help people find the burial location of a relative/friend and to maybe tell someones story.

Please ask for permission before using/copying my photos.

1/27/2014









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LSbatman
Agnes B McGaw
Thanks for creating the record for my grandmother Agnes. I found the grave and submitted the coordinates. This was my first time and I learned that a minus sign is important for longitude; otherwise, you end up in China.
Added by LSbatman on Aug 17, 2014 1:59 PM
Joseph StCloud IRWIN
Mary Kavanaugh
Mary is buried in the Irwin plot with 5 infant
children of S.H.& J.S. Irwin. From an old Irwin
bible of Mary Hamilton Chiles Irwin, it is said
that Mary Kavanaugh was the D/O Rev William W
Kavanaugh of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Indep. 1832 further that she married Samuel James
Irwin ca. 1830. one of their children was J.S.
Irwin and his wife Sarah. No surviving issue ?
Samuel had two brothers, William Lee Irwin &
Martha Ann Lucas and Joseph Chambers Irwin &
Mary Hamilton Chiles both well known around Indep
He also had two sisters Susan Hall Irwin,
Elizabeth Ann Irwin & John Parker. All of this
leads me to ask you if you know was Mary Kavanaugh
married to Samuel Irwin ? or why is she buried in the Irwin plot ? This is a big piece of the
Irwin puzzle. I would be interested in your
thoughts as I have been working on this since
1977. Sorry for the wordy message. Thanks !
Added by Joseph StCloud IRWIN on Aug 15, 2014 12:09 AM
grandmacarol
Confederates in Concord Cemetery, Cooper County
I recently sent you a note concerning Riley Crawford and the grave location for him that I found in historical society records.

I thought you might be interested to know that there are two more confederate soldiers who died that same year (I'm guessing in the same skirmish), who are also buried in that cemetery.
They are Joshua Lampton # 133882443 and a Jones whose first name is unknown, #133882729

Carol
Added by grandmacarol on Aug 05, 2014 3:14 PM
Sheila
Stayton 29099556
Going through some old emails, discovered I owe you a LONG overdue thank you for a transfer. Even though I'm late, it's still much appreciated.
Added by Sheila on Jul 29, 2014 12:04 AM
Leonard Louis Meador
Lelia J Ruggles, Memorial# 40722213
I noticed on her marriage license her date of birth was given as September 7, 1907 as opposed to September 4, 1907 on her grave marker. Not sure which is correct.
Also gives her place of birth as Purdin, Missouri and widowed 3 times.

Leonard Louis Meador (#46801557)
Added by Leonard Louis Meador on Jul 28, 2014 7:06 AM
Mike 44
John N. Coombes
Ron,
I too am a member of the Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri. I cannot put a face with your name, but presume we have both been to meetings at the same time. We will have to get together and talk Civil War one of these days.

I am looking for the grave site of John N. Coombes. He is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Independence, and you placed a picture of his grave stone in Find-A-Grave. Can you tell me in which section of the cemetery he is buried? Or give me some other identifying feature to help me find his stone.

Thank you for your time and kind assistance.

Best regards,

Mike
klugh148@aol.com
Added by Mike 44 on Jul 20, 2014 3:59 PM
Scot Lady
re: Civil War Round Table
I just read your short bio. The first thing I did notice was your membership in the Civil War Round Table? My brother is Col. Richard L. Davis, a noted Civil War researcher and historian. I am curious if you know or have heard of him? You can contact me at oklady41@wildblue.net . Evelynne "Scot Lady"
Added by Scot Lady on Jul 12, 2014 9:29 AM
Debbie Klotsche
Samuel Shelton Lunceford-Oakland Cemetery
Do you mind if I use your Find A Grave photo on my ancestry family tree?
thanks
Debbie
Added by Debbie Klotsche on Jul 06, 2014 9:06 AM
Debbie Klotsche
Artie Lee "Lee" Lunceford Greathouse-Oakland Cemetery
Do you mind if I use your Find A Grave photo on my ancestry family tree?
Thanks
Debbie
Added by Debbie Klotsche on Jul 06, 2014 8:48 AM
Wilma Younger Norton
Ellen and Francis Younger
Thank you for traansferring these two memorials to me, I will continue searching for Ellen's spouse.
Added by Wilma Younger Norton on Jun 21, 2014 9:56 AM
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