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Beth Sparrow (#46549069)
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Bio Photo Beth (Jorgensen) Sparrow living in Polk County, Nebraska. Have photos and information on the following surnames: My father's line: Hanks, Fields, Jorgensen, Foster, Lindsay in Nebraska, Illinois, Germany and Denmark.
My mother's line: Seggerman, Regnier, Junker, Michels, Barber, Sickmon in Nebraska and Illinois, Germany, France, and back to England thru Mayflower passengers.

Have photos and some information on my husband's family: His father's line: Sparrow, Foresman, Richart, Hubbard from Illinois and back east. Currently trying to gather records for my husband's Richart line back to the Mayflower.
His mother's line: Patterson, Thompson, Waterman, Smith and Krieg from Illinois and eastern states.
I also have researched my step-mother-in-law's family: Smith, Steward, Flick, Hill, Hughes, Whitacre, Cross and Glass from mainly Illinois, Indiana and east.

Please see my virtual cemeteries for specific relatives in these lines, and please contact me if you are related to any of these families. I like getting in touch with distant cousins.
Let me know if you want me to transfer someone so you can add more info to a relative. If someone is not my relative, I will usually transfer. Please state your relation in your requests for transfer.
Polk county cemetery info came from the cemetery or from the city/cemetery records. Polk county marriage info comes from the clerk's office at the county courthouse.
I am an avid cemetery photographer fulfilling requests in Polk county and trying to photograph all cemeteries in Polk county (where I live).
IF you use my photos in an online tree, PLEASE give credit by saying "courtesy of Beth Sparrow". It's very annoying to see your own photo in an Ancestry tree with no credit given. And you KNOW it's your photo because the bird poop is in the same place.
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Allison family (11)
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Jorgensen family (57)
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Messages left for Beth Sparrow (517)[Leave Message]
Betty Glazier Whipple
Charlotta Hattie Gabrielson
Thank you so much for the transfer. Now I have the four children together. I really appreciate it. Betty
Added by Betty Glazier Whipple on Apr 17, 2015 9:43 PM
Katina Gevedon
charles ludden
Thank you for taking a grave stone picture
Added by Katina Gevedon on Apr 07, 2015 9:36 AM
Pat Fogle
Couch pictures
Dear Beth,
Thank you so much for the pictures you put in Find-a-grave for the Couch graves. I've been working on the Cullers family genealogy for more than 25 years, and am trying to get as many pictures, either of the people or the tombstones to prove that they really lived.
I really appreciate any help I get.
Added by Pat Fogle on Apr 05, 2015 6:05 PM
RE: Celeste Fouts
I will try to check the Dallas Cemetery, but the address of the Harris Cemetery is Dallas City, so that may be the confusion. Probably not the first time it has happened around here.
Added by Nedly on Apr 02, 2015 12:02 PM
Celeste Fouts
I have a picture of Celeste Fouts' stone that I will add. Please note; however, that it is at the Harris Cemetery, not the Dallas City Cemetery.
Added by Nedly on Mar 31, 2015 10:02 PM
RE: Donna Sheetz
You are most welcome!!!
Added by SWessendorf on Mar 26, 2015 5:10 PM
Louis Roth
RE: Dorothy Jorgensen
are there photos of her you can add to the memorial?
Added by Louis Roth on Mar 24, 2015 10:04 AM
Louis Roth
RE: Dorothy Jorgensen
what is the story behind her death ?
Added by Louis Roth on Mar 24, 2015 12:10 AM
merry sunshine
Dorla GIll, Vivian Dunning
Thanks, Beth, for getting those photos. I don't live very far away but seldom get to that cemetery. Thanks again Jeanne Walsh
Added by merry sunshine on Mar 22, 2015 12:00 PM
Steven Lake
Greens in Polk
Thank you for the link to the rootsweb list for Polk county burials. I was able to add a few names to my list. The large Gurley & Ellah Green family connected easily, as well as the larger James & Sarah Green clan. All those individuals are already on and just needed a source or two to confirm each relationship.
It is the remaining handful of individuals who have me stumped. Its not just that I can't connect any of them to another Green in this county, it is that I can't find them in any record anywhere.
Edward Cadman Green 1903-1946
Karna Green 1821-1897
William W. Green 1869-1919
Edna P. Green 1905-1930
Granted I am trying to keep my searching quick and to the point and these few have used up quite a bit of time and just haven't popped.
The one I have the most hope for is probably the most hopeless to connect, the infant born and died in 1882 (b: Aug, d: May probably reversed) and the only Green buried in Blue Ridge. This cemetery is about three miles east of Hoffer, where my C.W.'s uncle Thomas is buried.
I may set this county aside for now and pursue C.W.'s other nine uncles for a while.
Added by Steven Lake on Mar 15, 2015 10:14 PM
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