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Kathy Burr (#47226369)
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Pattie Ford
RE: Edna Ingraham Knoell
ok let me know

Added by Pattie Ford on Jan 11, 2017 8:05 PM
Pattie Ford
Edna Ingraham Knoell
Hi Kathy

I have created a memorial for Edna in Custer Center Cemetery and links to Frank and her parents. Are you sure Edna is buried there? Hope I understood your instructions.


Added by Pattie Ford on Jan 10, 2017 8:08 PM
Amanda Fox
Oscar & Edna Hackett
I've updated their burial location. Thanks for the information.

Amanda :)
Added by Amanda Fox on Jan 08, 2017 9:14 PM
Leonard J. Shorty Grudzinski Jr.
Rosalia Rozmiarek
Kathy I submitted a date change to 1910, not 1916, I went up and took another pix, rubbing the date, as you can see it is a 0 not 6, with the rust spot it look like a 6.
Finding these two articles brought this to question.
ST. PAUL REPUBLICAN Thu, Jul 7, 1910 St. Paul Nebraska Page : 8
Mrs Frank Stenka was seriously sick last week appendicitis being the cause of the illness she was getting worse every day and it was necessary to operate Dr Pedersen with the assistance of a livery man brought the patent to the hospital Monday and Dr performed the operation, and now she is getting along fine.
ST. PAUL REPUBLICAN Thu, Nov 10, 1910 St. Paul Nebraska Page : 8
Mrs J R Stenka died at the Far well hospital Monday after a long illness during during which she battled bravely for life but It was no use The funeral was held Wednesday She leaves a husband and three small children The sincere sympatby of all Is extended to the bereaved family.
Upon finding these articles, question is raised on the dates on the stone. If she died Monday, and the funeral was wednesday, and printed on thursday the 10th, death had to have been 7th, funeral 9th. Verified with picture, it is 1910, not 1916.
Added by Leonard J. Shorty Grudzin... on Dec 28, 2016 12:30 PM
RE: Dembowski
You're welcome!
Added by MrsB on Dec 17, 2016 11:57 AM
RE: Dembowski
Thank you for the offer! I assume you are familiar with the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society

Their obituaries are very brief: name, age, perhaps cemetery, perhaps wife/husband, newspaper and publication data. But they also have links to marriages, divorces, etc. and not just for Douglas County.

It, too, is a free site.
Added by MrsB on Dec 16, 2016 4:12 PM
RE: Dembowski

This one is set to D; but there are other items too: burial plots/marriage licenses, etc. The obits have SOME connection to Washington County, Nebraska, but that said, it may simply be that somebody cleaned out her grandma's house and took a lot of things to Washington County Recycling (where I also volunteer, and where the paper sorters save back funeral leaflets and old newspapers), or that a person attended Dana College, or that somebody's aunt lived in Washington get the idea. We have recently been going through old microfilm/microfiche, and picking off the obits. It isn't perfect, by a long shot, but it is still pretty good, and we are adding to it all the time.

Currently I am proofing the D's, and that is why I sent one to you.

It is free and you don't have to be a member (and though donations are welcome we don't nag).
Added by MrsB on Dec 16, 2016 3:46 PM
You're welcome!
We actually have over 17,000 obits on our free site, and are adding to it.
Added by MrsB on Dec 16, 2016 2:10 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Wauneta Hiner Waln # 30534661
What proof do you have that she was born in Ord, NE and died in Kansas? I don't accept Ancestry trees or personal family histories as proof. At least two of her siblings were born in Arcadia. If you have an obit for her I would gladly add it. thanks!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Dec 14, 2016 8:53 PM
Bradt Family
Thanks for the edits!
Added by MTM on Dec 13, 2016 4:09 PM
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