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Candace Hill (#47629018)
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Bio Photo My current interest is to find the resting places of the early believers of the Baha'i Faith, in America and around the world. As we commemorate the Centenary of the 1912 visit of Abdu'l-Baha to the West, we are remembering these founders of our world-wide Baha'i community. It's nice to keep a record of where they rest.

"I long to visit the graves of the friends of God, could this be possible. These are the servants of the Blessed Beauty; in His path they were afflicted; they met with toil and sorrow; they sustained injuries and suffered harm. Upon them be the glory of God, the All-Glorious. Unto them be salutation and praise. Upon them be God's tender mercy, and forgiveness." - 'Abdu'l-Baha, Memorials of the Faithful, p. 14
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RE: Hi Duane
I don't see these messages often. I do know about Bertha. She was the second Baha'i in Topeka. She created the first community here. When she left, things fell apart. She wrote to Mabel about events here and I'm eager to read those letters, but they've not been accessioned that I know of.

After traveling to Olivet once, I discovered that John was buried in Topeka - in the same cemetery with my mother's parents and many Baha'is. I was amazed. He is our first death-bed conversion. It's in my book (so is Bertha).

Glad to know we have another connection.

I've just posted memorials for my Irish, McAllister family line. Obituaries confirmed stories my grandmother told. That was nice.
Added by dlherrmann on Nov 24, 2014 9:32 PM
Susanna Parrish Allen
RE: Laura Clifford Barney
I think the stone is referring to her spouse. She married Hippolyte Dreyfus. You could update he memorial to her married name as well. I do know about her sister. I think she was one of the first open gay women?
Added by Susanna Parrish Allen on Nov 11, 2014 5:06 PM
RE: May Scheffler at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
I am sorry this is not the correct May. I asked about Carl and Charles, but they are not listed at the cemetery management office that I went to.

There is a second management company who may be able to help you. Please contact Silverman & Weiss: Phone: 708-366-0125. If they have the people you are looking for, please send me the burial plot locations, and I will go back to the cemetery and take photos for you.

In case you do not know, this is a massive cemetery that combined 300 individual cemeteries into one cemetery with over 150,000 burials. There are often duplicate names between the two management companies that take care of the burial plots. Because of my schedule I usually only work with one of the two management companies, but I do take photos of any burial plot throughout the cemetery complex.

Please let me know if you have any questions in regards to this information.

Added by Ace on Nov 11, 2014 8:52 AM
Susanna Parrish Allen
RE: Laura Clifford Barney
I am not sure. The info that I have is that this is her name? Do you know if there was a marriage. I will gladly delete the memorial incase it is a duplicate. Let me know though if you find out about her name. My cousin in France and her kids are working on this cemetery. Thanks
Added by Susanna Parrish Allen on Nov 11, 2014 4:52 AM
May Scheffler at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
Hi! Photos posted for her.

Also there:

Morris Scheffler, 9-10-1982

If you add a photo request for him I will post the photos that I took.

Added by Ace on Nov 11, 2014 3:35 AM
Stephen Crowe
RE: George Eggert
You're welcome!
Added by Stephen Crowe on Nov 02, 2014 10:52 AM
D Jones
RE: Constance Youker
My pleasure....enjoy!

Added by D Jones on Oct 28, 2014 1:50 PM
James Bellert
RE: Dewitt Haywood
I was curious about that nine-pointed star on the top of the bench. Thank you for enlightening me!

Best wishes,
Jim Bellert
Added by James Bellert on Oct 16, 2014 7:43 AM
RE: Alain LeRoy Locke
Thank you so very much for the burial information.
Added by Babe on Sep 12, 2014 5:15 PM
RE: Baha'i Faith
i did not know her only meet her once could not tell you anything about her my new address now is thank for contacting me bill
Added by WILLIAM KIRCHNER on Sep 01, 2014 9:28 PM
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