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Kent Kooi (#46562030)
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Bio Photo I retired in 2001 after 31 years as an agent with the U.S. Border Patrol and USINS. I also then worked two years on a contract with DHS. I have been active in cemetery research in Clay County, MO, for a number of years. I have also enjoyed doing research to locate the graves of some of the Medal of Honor recipients whose graves were never marked, or who never received the recognition due them.

Anyone may use any of my photos from Find A Grave for their own historical research. If you need one of my memorials transferred to you, let me know.

Lately, I have been trying to track down the graves of the men of the 4th Iowa Cavalry. I have met some very helpful members, and thank them for everything they have done to help me.
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micosay
Adam Freeman
Kent,

Thanks also for Adams headstone Photograph

John Reppert
Added by micosay on Jan 20, 2015 1:30 PM
micosay
Nina Eldridge Anderson
Kent
Thanks for getting the photograph.

Since Christmas I have been under the weather with the flu and not able to get out.

So I am working on my wifes family, the Eldridge line, and realized there was no picture on the Find a Grave page.

Thanks again for your help and have a Nice Year

John Reppert
Added by micosay on Jan 20, 2015 1:28 PM
Donald A. Ford
John R Story
Kent;
Thank you ever so much.
Added by Donald A. Ford on Jan 19, 2015 7:58 PM
SWessendorf
Ethel Waring
Dear Kent,
Just noticed Ethel is also in the same location. I will go tomorrow and take a picture of her plate as well. Take Care
swessendorf
Added by SWessendorf on Jan 09, 2015 8:17 AM
SWessendorf
Harry Waring
Dear Kent
Today I was able to take a photo of Harry Waring's name plate. I also took a larger more inclusive picture of the area. Would you like me to post it on his memorial, email it to you or not post at all. Please let me know.
take care
swessendorf
Added by SWessendorf on Jan 08, 2015 9:20 PM
karen ahn
Nathan A. Flanders
I found another memorial for Nathan A. Flanders #8948185. His first wife and son Nathan are buried with same stone. Hopkirk Cemetery, Jefferson County Iowa. The person probably thinks he is buried there but no stone. I will let you figure this out. My memorial #120314763.
Karen
Added by karen ahn on Jan 03, 2015 8:10 PM
Linda Thompson
RE: Sgt Gillham's DOB
Hi, I will try to find the obit for you. The small library in Westcliffe has all the old newspapers on microfilm so will do a search and let you know in a few weeks. Linda
Added by Linda Thompson on Dec 03, 2014 10:17 AM
Linda Thompson
RE: Sgt Gillham's DOB
Hi, my information source is from burial records for the Silvercliff cemetery located at the West Custer County Library. I plan to search obituaries there this winter so sure I will find more confusing dates. If you wish, I can check for Mr. Gilham's obit much sooner let me know and I will try.
Added by Linda Thompson on Nov 23, 2014 11:54 PM
Nancy
RE: Whitmores in Iowa
Thank you, to info, will change dates in my Ancestry.
Added by Nancy on Nov 13, 2014 2:19 PM
Nancy
Whitmores in Iowa
Thank you for all of your hard work. I know because I used to be able to go to cemeteries here in SE Iowa. You have a memorial for John W. Whitmore, his marker says he died in 1918'. , not 1913 as the memorial reads.
Added by Nancy on Nov 12, 2014 4:58 PM
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