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Sue (#47214540)
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Bio Photo Please leave flowers for my husband, Andy.

Let me know if you notice errors or have additional information - use Edit/Suggest a Correction link on the memorial page. I am very glad to transfer memorials as long as I am not related; please use Edit/Suggest a Correction.

Many of my photo requests are for projects by ShaneO #47009366 and Russ Pickett #46575736. Thanks to all who support projects honoring our veterans.

Some useful links:

Free census images online! You can use the free census indexes at FamilySearch, and then get the census images free from
e.g. https://familysearch.org/1940census
or the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, IN:
http://www.archive.org/details/us_census

Newspapers by State, many online newspapers:
http://guides.library.upenn.edu/historicalnewspapersonline

1930s Graves Registration Survey
Most Iowa Counties are transcribed:
http://iowawpagraves.org/

Iowa Gravestone Photo Project
http://iowagravestones.org

Johnson Co., Iowa Cemeteries:
http://iagenweb.org/johnson/MainGroup/Cemeteries.html

Muscatine Co., Iowa Cemeteries:
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iamusca2/cemetery.html

Iowa City Burial Permits, 1856-1919:
iagenweb.org/johnson/BurialRecords2/BurialsW2.htm

Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, online records & maps!!!
http://www.map.ramaker.com/IowaCity/

An Iowa Genealogy search page:
http://iagenweb.org/state/countygrid.htm

USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project
http://www.usgwtombstones.org/

North Carolina newspapers:
http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/resources/newspapers.html

Some NC Cemeteries
http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/index.htm

Smith Cemetery, Granville Co NC
http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/gran/cem125.htm

Satellite Views of Cemeteries, etc.
http://www.satelliteviews.net

FindAGrave Cemetery mapping:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/mapCems.cgi?countryer=4&stater=17&countyId=823

Tombstone Birthdate Calculator:
www.searchforancestors.com/utility/birthday.html

Reporting duplicate cemeteries:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?searchArg=duplicate&page=listFaqs#158

How to link:
< a href="http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=XXXXXXX">Name< /a>
where XXXXXXX is the GRid number of the memorial you want to link. Remove the spaces after the <

Notes to self:
NoPhoto/Cem
CambridgeAmerican through Gardner
Go through my "No Cemetery" list, have gotten to Farnham.

Sent to FindAGrave, Jan 7, 2013:
Please merge [url=http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2445943]Saint Joseph Cemetery (New)[/url] with [url=http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=96123&CRid=96123]Saint Joseph Cemetery[/url]. The "New" cemetery is a section of Saint Joseph Cemetery, it is not a separate cemetery; it is contiguous with the old section and owned and managed by the same organization.

Please add this text to [url=http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=96123&CRid=96123]Saint Joseph Cemetery[/url].

Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa USA
Postal Code: 52245
Phone: 319-351-7126

Saint Joseph Cemetery consists of an old section (entrance at 900 North Summit Street) and a new section (entrance at 1122 North Dodge Street). The sections are contiguous and are managed by the same organization. To learn the location of a grave, please call the cemetery office. Phone: 319-351-7126

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Jason Townsend
Egbert Townsend #36887657
Yes please email the clipping, I would appreciate that as well.
Added by Jason Townsend on Apr 01, 2015 11:41 AM
Linda Linn
Levica Stover McLaughlin
Thanks so much for taking and posting the photos for Levica. We appreciate your time and effort.
Added by Linda Linn on Mar 31, 2015 11:16 PM
Sarah Quinn
RE: Frank Roberts # 143838932
You are very welcome for the token. It was a joy to leave it. Best ever, Sarah.
Added by Sarah Quinn on Mar 31, 2015 1:44 PM
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Ralph Young Jr. 52799256
I am writing this for my mother Emilie.
She would like to know if you can transfer her husband to her #47535332.
We would like to add something about his death to the page.
Thank You Darlene Barney
Added by Family Grave Hunters on Mar 26, 2015 2:30 PM
Dustin Austin
beat
Thanks for the H/S photo!
Added by Dustin Austin on Mar 25, 2015 6:57 PM
HC Hughes
RE: William Shepard #87464063
Hi Sue,

Good question! The grave photo I uploaded for William Shepard was very definitely taken in Block 12. If you take a look at #144017272 Edmond Shepard, you'll see that I found his headstone in that same area... northwest corner of Block 12. William & Edward Shepard's headstones are even of the same style as William & Laurena Wadsworth's.

The documents on the eCIMS site indicate that the western half of lot 64 (bordering on Governor Street) was owned by Mary F. Wadsworth, and the eastern half by A.J. Shepard. But given my GPS coordinates and your original note about where William Shepard's stone is in relation to Wadsworths, I'm thinking that William Shepard's headstone must actually be in the space labeled Block 12, Lot 64W, Space 5 (or very close to it).


Now you've got me curious... what's the connection between the Wadsworth and Shepard families? Is there really another William Shepard (who died the same year) buried over in Block 5? And how the heck did I make it home without a single photo for Frank Wadsworth, Albert Shepard, Mary Shepard, or Carrie Shepard?

:) Heather
Added by HC Hughes on Mar 24, 2015 1:44 AM
ear6800
Chipman
Thank you for helping out with this. Helped me to properly identify an additional spouse. Thanks again.
Added by ear6800 on Mar 18, 2015 8:26 PM
Fawn
RE: Dora
It's actually been up for awhile......I had created another memorial for Dora and because yours had her maiden name, the tool that searches for duplicates missed it! So I deleted mine and added the photo to yours :)
Added by Fawn on Mar 16, 2015 10:42 AM
klhlonghorn
Christian
THANKS so much!!!
Added by klhlonghorn on Mar 15, 2015 6:56 PM
Susan Smith
Vinopal
Found a half dozen Vinopals. Not the one you wanted:(
Added by Susan Smith on Mar 13, 2015 11:02 AM
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