|Kent Kooi (#46562030)|
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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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|The Locator||Charles Shaw|
You created a memorial (#66695295) for Charles. Wondering where you got the info that he was a "Reenlisted Vet" as we show that he died in Sept 1862.
|Vicki Edwards||Your Photo|
Your photo is precious! I checked your bio as I found your photos at the Cates Cemetery in Caldwell County. I then looked at your page and just had to tell you it's one of best photos I've seen for a Find A Grave volunteer.
(Researching my Sloan line in Caldwell County)
|Dr. Warren Burge||Addison Burge|
Their is a family member who has done great research I am going to contact him for a possible transfer to him
Thank you very much
|Dr. Warren Burge||Addison Burge|
Hi he is my 1st cousin 5 times removed
I an certain of his parents.
Please accept my suggestions.
I have information about his wife and child.
Each summer I and in Jamesport several times.
Thanks so much for the transfer of my gr gr uncle...I appreciate the kindness.
Added by bstahl on Apr 08, 2016 3:18 PM
|Marvin & Samme Templin||Kathleen Page|
Thanks for filling our request.
|Colleen Cornell||RE: Mathias Schmitz|
Sorry Kent, I just now saw your message. Unfortunately, I don't have any information on Mathias military service record. I have seen the widow pension, but unable to verify if it is my gGGrandfather. Good luck with your search..
|Pat Shaw||RE: Watkins cem.|
Thank you Kent! That would be good if you could do that. And yes I was in awe of that house even that long ago. My love of history and old houses seems to have always been a part of me. I have seen the house at Watkins Mill and to me James Watkins home was more impressive. Don't remember how high the ceilings were but they were very high, I remember the going up the main stairs and going thru the bedrooms, and down the smaller stairway down to the kitchen. It needed a lot of work but still so beautiful.
Thanks for helping
Added by Pat Shaw on Jan 22, 2016 8:35 PM
|Pat Shaw||Watkins cem.|
Thanks for the transfer of Jane.
Do you have any idea how to straighten out that the two Watkins brothers have a family cem. on their farms and both are named Watkins ? It is a little confusing as they are several miles apart in the same county. Is there way to have Find A Grave at least name one James Watkins Cem. and the other one Waltus Lockett Watkins Cem.???
I was lucky to have been in the James Watkins house before it burned. Was truly beautiful we had a friend that had bought it and was trying to restore it.
Added by Pat Shaw on Jan 21, 2016 7:47 PM
|patty gschwender||Alexander Shelton Judy#41879202|
Hi Kent I was wondering if you would transfer Alexander Judy to me he is part of my moms Bradley family from Fleming co Ky. Also i was wondering if you can help me. I have also found another Alexander Judy#24910488 buried in Shady Grove Cem Clay Co Mo. They have the same birth and death dates. So i do not know which one of them is part of my family. From what i know is that the Alexander Judy #41879202 is the one i am looking for he married Susannah"Sukey"Bradley born 1808 Ky died 1864 Clay Co Mo and married Alexander Judy b-1903 d-1872 3-25-1825 in Bourbon Co Ky. Alexander also remarried 1-27-1866 Buchanan Co Mo to Susan Adaline Sails they had no children. I hope you can help me. Thank you Patty#47517041
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