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DUVCW (#46829351)
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Bio Photo I am a Daughter of a Union Veteran of the Civil War. (DUVCW) My Great Great Grandfather, John Delong fought in the Civil War. I am unable to find his grave. He died in Spencerville, Ohio on June 17, 1895 at the age of 84.

I volunteer at the Grand Rapids, Michigan Home for Veterans.
I maintain the Cemetery records and make sure the tombstones get ordered and placed at the burial site in a timely manner.

I am an United States Air Force Veteran.

Also I am the secretary for the Grand Rapids Civil War Round Table. And I am a director on our newly formed group, Friends of Michigan Veterans' Homes. We raise money for the little extras for our Vets in the Homes.

It is hard for me to pass a cemetery without stopping. Lucky for me, my husband has the same interests.

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Fantastic....Thanks! I've placed a call to Fairmont Cemetery to get plot and grave numbers.
Thanks again!
Added by Butch on Oct 24, 2016 5:17 PM
Hi, Beverly - Thanks for the updates on Harold Shappell and Edith (Kramer) Shappell. Edith is also buried in Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin, OH. She was never buried at St. Mathews. Harold died first (1988) and, indeed, was buried in St. Mathews Cemetery. His wife, Edith, died in 2000. Her son buried her in Fairmont Cemetery and subsequently had Harold exhumed and moved to Fairmont Cemetery where the two share the same headstone in Tiffin. I've yet to be able to get an inquiry response for exactly where the two are buried in Fairmont Cemetery.
Thanks again for your attention to this matter. I'm like you about cemeteries - each headstone has a lifetime of stories and how great it is to have Find A Grave for others to share tidbits and photos of those who have passed before us. Keep up the good work! Best regards, Butch.
Added by Butch on Oct 24, 2016 1:39 PM
Gary Davis
You're welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by Gary Davis on Oct 19, 2016 2:51 PM
Cynthia Plummer
Norbert & Virginia Landino
Thank you so much for photoing the phone for me. I so appreciate Find A Grave Volunteers giving their time to do this.
Added by Cynthia Plummer on Oct 04, 2016 11:17 AM
RE: Cornells
Hi Beverly,

Thank you for taking the time to check into the Cornell's burial. I've been looking for awhile.

Mary Beth
Added by mbm1311 on Sep 29, 2016 2:32 PM
RE: Lawrence Sr & Kathleen Cornell
Thank you for checking to see if Lawrence Cornell's parents are buried there. As you can see I've found both parent's obituaries and have linked family. So if it is alright with you I would like to add the correct cemetery name, if I can find it. They are family and I've been looking for awhile. I was surprised their obituaries didn't mention a cemetery.

Thank you, Mary Beth
Added by mbm1311 on Sep 27, 2016 11:59 PM
Thanks, I have so appreciated all your work. You have done so much. Thank you Jan
Added by jnwinget on Sep 25, 2016 8:50 PM
Amy Baker
Thank you so much for your very quick response and work and special thanks for your military service, Beverly. Amy
Added by Amy Baker on Sep 25, 2016 7:54 PM
Darwin Beebe (second question)
Darwin Beebe's findagrave page mentions his wife's death date. But, it is the same as his. I wonder if it is possible that this is a mistake. I would be interested in knowing this date as it might confirm my family connection.
Added by booksbystephen on Sep 24, 2016 10:41 AM
Darwin Beebe
I appreciate coming across your record for Darwin Beebe. I think it is possible that my partner's third great grandmother was Darwin's third wife. However, her maiden name was not Darmia, it was Patterson. So, I am wondering if you can share your source for this information. Our records show that Elizabeth Patterson (1835-1924) was married four times. Her first marriage was to Charles T. Pearce; they had several children together; this is our ancestral line. Elizabeth's second marriage was to Thomas Stibbard. Her third was to ? Morris. And her fourth was to ? Beebe. I believe this to be Darwin Beebe because I just received evidence of the married name Morris (around 1901). And, Darwin's marriage record shows that he married Elizabeth Morris June 25, 1906 in Jackson, Michigan. If we can confirm this, I do have a picture of Elizabeth and her fourth husband, Mr. Beebe. (email:
Added by booksbystephen on Sep 24, 2016 10:32 AM
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