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Embalmu2 (#46834659)
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Bio Photo *Please read regarding transfers!: Happy to do transfers but PLEASE request through the transfer request link. You will get them much more quickly than through mail. Thanks!*

I have always been intrigued with the rich history found in cemeteries. My mom always took me (since I was a very small child) with her to put flowers on family members' graves and I suppose that started my love of cemeteries. I am a licensed funeral director/embalmer in MO and IL. I have personally photographed all of the markers at Oak Hill in Kirkwood and am now re-walking each garden to catch any that may have been missed or covered as well. I am using an interment spread sheet that I made for each garden made from the interment books. I have rewalked all of the gardens except New Babyland and the Mausoleum. I did find some markers I missed the first time around and have posted them! Unless the burial is new, if a record doesn't show a marker, it probably does NOT have one. Being an older cemetery, some flat markers may be buried or tablets broken and not repaired. Some of the public lots are in ovegrown wooded areas also. I am trying to list under the inscription section if there is no marker.

In Spring 2016, I plan on returning to the cemetery to walk with my spreadsheet and check each garden AGAIN by section/lot. Please let me know if you have a special request!

I have high numbers because I enjoy spending time in the boneyards with my camera, not because I am a records hoarder! This being said...

*Please note, I will not link family members I have no connection to personally. I don't want to assume and possibly place inaccurate information as fact. If you send me a request to link, I will transfer the record to you so don't be surprised!
*Please ask my permission before using my photos. I am happy to let you use them for ancestry purposes.

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Ann O
Albert and Beatrice Bruce
Thank you for transferring the memorials for Albert and Beatrice Bruce.

I am impressed with your systematic process for recording gravesites and your dedication to the accuracy of the records!

Ann O
Added by Ann O on Jun 05, 2016 4:36 PM
Jan Bateman
Transfer of Memorial
Hi, could you please transfer June D. Miller #20303872 to me. She is related to the Bateman family. I would like to add her information and link her to her family. Thanks so much, Jan Bateman #48996568
Added by Jan Bateman on Jun 04, 2016 3:11 PM
Donna White
Thank you ever so much!

Have a great weekend!

Added by Donna White on May 15, 2016 10:18 AM
Donna White
Thank you ever so much!

Have a great weekend!

Added by Donna White on May 15, 2016 10:16 AM
Donna White
Please would transfer the rest of our family over to me. We took a drive to get maps, dates,photos in order to confirm and they are all family.

1. Charles Selleck 87183140
2. Alice Roby Selleck 87196991
3. Augusta Edna Selleck 84666674
4. Gertrude Jenkins-Regis 146467580

Appreciate it so very much

Added by Donna White on May 14, 2016 5:02 PM
Donna White
Gertrude J Regis 146467580
Please could you transfer
146467580 to me, this is a Great Aunt.

Added by Donna White on May 14, 2016 7:18 AM
Laura Whistle Cates Duncan
John Tudor - #28924525
If I go to the trouble of "keying" and sending to you a "biographical sketch" from, "Portrait and Biographical Record of Randolph, Jackson, Perry and Monroe Counties, Illinois" by the Biographical Publishing Company, published 1894, concerning John Tudor, will you consider using the content to expand his FAGrave memorial? I realize the document is not a primary source and therefore, you may be hesitant to rely on it. Laura Duncan
Added by Laura Whistle Cates Dunca... on Apr 20, 2016 8:40 AM
Jennifer Burton
Greatly appreciate the time you give & thank you so much for an easy & painless transfer!
Added by Jennifer Burton on Apr 17, 2016 11:41 AM
Donna White
Gertrude J Regis 146467580
Possible to transfer family membwr to us.

Would appreciate it very much.


Added by Donna White on Apr 14, 2016 11:32 AM
Annette Hulse
I submitted some edits on the Lemcke family
#108853063 (Henry)
# 84818173 (Marie)
#108853062 (Hans)

If you want to transfer these records to me, I would be happy to take over management as they are my family members.

Added by Annette Hulse on Apr 07, 2016 12:24 AM
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