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I got the genealogy bug when my great-aunt's grandson sent me a photo of my 2nd great-grandparents on their 50th wedding anniversary with the entire family. Only 4 people in the photo were identified. Since that time I have contacted relatives I did not know I had. I have also been able to identify everyone in the photo now. I have done research not only on my surname but grandparents, 2nd great-grandparents on both sides. I especially love doing research on my mother's parents because Parke County has a great website. I am at a stand-still on my own surname as I don't know exactly where in Prussia my 2nd great-grandfather was born. I always love to get in contact with new "cousins".|
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|Allen Austin||RE: Charles William Coombes|
Sorry no other Coombes were listed in the cemetery index book done by Sue Williams and Bettye Flatcliffe.
Headstone photos on Hayner Library website.
Here is what is recorded.
Name: COOMBES, Charles W
Date of Burial: 01/11/1933
City & State of Death: ALTON, IL
Burial Block: East End
Row: 29 Grave: 22
Headstone Photo: Yes
|Graver Gal||Dr. William Critchlow|
I had Dr. Critchlow as a doctor many years. In fact my sister-in-law was his nurse many years.
He and his wife were wonderful, kind people.
I did not know if you knew them personally. I just wanted to pass this along to you.
|Graver Gal||Wanda Critchlow|
SIKESTON -- Mrs. Wanda Critchlow, age 96, died at 2:38 p.m. July 17, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
She was born Wanda Fern Radcliffe on Nov. 6, 1915, near Matthews, to Frank and Bertha Evans Radcliffe. She grew up on the farm and graduated from Matthews High School.
On April 8, 1939, in Sikeston, she married William C. Critchlow, also from Matthews, who was at the time a medical student at St. Louis University. During World War II, they lived on the coasts of Oregon and Washington where Dr. Critchlow served in the Army and she took care of their two sons. Following the war and further medical training, the family moved to Sikeston. Here she made a warm and loving home and raised their five children, along with several of their friends. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and was a lifelong member of the Christian Church, being very active in the Sikeston church as long as she was able to attend.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years; and her sister, Barbara Proffer.
She is survived by: five children, Dr. Jim and Diane Critchlow of Dexter, Joe and Barbara Critchlow of Houston, Texas, Dr. Tom and Tonya Critchlow of Cape Girardeau, Dr. Mike Critchlow of Sikeston, and Debbie Critchlow Yorke and Jay Yorke of Dexter; and 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Ponder Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21. The Rev. Mary McCord, pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston.
|Memories From The Mist||RE: Sarah Jane Sales Abernathy and Ezra Abernathy|
Pleasure was all mine...Happy New Year!
|Nat Sanders||RE: Dr. Martin Vivan Marshall|
Yes, Martin V. Marshall's parents were Vivan Dean Marshall and Marie Emma Church
|Sheila Cooper||RE: Mamie Kasson Holbert|
I am referring to Mt Olivet in Saginaw, Michigan. I will transfer to you.
|Patricia [FERGUSON] Gerkin||RE: parents of Lola Payton Ferguson|
Thank you so much for trying, I wasn't able to make the trip this year because of my back surgery,but will try again next summer. Is there any way to find out her grave lot number or section or anything? Also could you let me know when your book becomes available? Thank you again,
Patricia (FERGUSON) GERKIN
|B. Felix||RE: George and Rosemary Conway|
You're very welcome.
Added by B. Felix on Nov 01, 2016 5:42 AM
|Tina Galey-Horrall||RE: Esten and Norma Fuson|
Hi Jim! Foot is great; total of 8 breaks in on foot! Hopefully, NO more:-)
I am trying to get Roselawn and Highland Lawn completed before the first snowflake!
Hope all is very well with you:-)
|Carole Evans||RE: Hubert Gilles|
Hi, I checked all the Calvary photo requests on the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's database ("cemeteries.org") before I went to the cemetery yesterday. Hubert, Nora and Ludwig are NOT listed on this database. Willy and Louis are.
If you know they really are there, then I suggest you contact Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee, where all of Calvary's records are kept. Ask them about your family.
FYI. Calvary is the oldest Catholic cemetery (with over 32,000 burials) in Milwaukee, dating to 1867. As such, many people do not have stones, or the stones have disappeared, or the stones are illegible. We spent close to 2 hrs. yesterday looking for some of the photo requests. We only found one person who died in 2000 before giving up.
Good luck in finding your relatives.
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