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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family my Dad's side Keith, Draelants, Ellerman, my Mom's side Eslinger, Reynolds and Hochstedler. I am also doing genealogy for my kids on the Coale, Cargill, Burris and Scales.

I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT THE FIND A GRAVE POLICE, But when suggesting a correction or addition to a certain memorial go to the memorial you are talking about then go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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RE: Sam E. Maphies #81806714
You GO girl.........this is such a fascinating and meaningful site for people to find their families and friends. Bless you, Betty
Added by Betty on Nov 24, 2015 4:11 PM
RE: Sam E. Maphies #81806714
Am one of those that wakes up in a new world everyday, but don't rat me out, ha Have a nice Thanksgiving Holiday. B
Added by Betty on Nov 24, 2015 12:44 PM
RE: Sam E. Maphies #81806714
Thank you for correction, mothers headstone shared with Alva Maphies 188-1957 (spots on stone) maybe this is his father? Without any obit info, rather hard to tell. What is your opinion? Appreciate all your help.
Added by Betty on Nov 24, 2015 7:15 AM
Donna B.
Sarah McCrory
We're distantly related thru the Orr side of the family.
Added by Donna B. on Nov 14, 2015 6:30 PM
Donna B.
Sarah McCrory
Thank you for accepting my edit for Sarah. Also thank you for adding and maintaining her memorial.
Added by Donna B. on Nov 12, 2015 10:41 PM
Juanita Scheel
Roy Moser 28993853
Hi Tess

The edit tab would let me go back into the relation names for Roy. I gave his brother's memorial number on accident. I had gone back and thought I was able to correct it, but I guess it didn't work. Roy's mother was Bertha Elenor Baker Moser memorial # 79337112. Thank you for correcting this for me.
Added by Juanita Scheel on Nov 05, 2015 9:30 PM
Susan Renfro Anderson
Maggie Bacht
We have corresponded before because I found your address in my e-mail book. I am still trying to figure out Maggie's last name. Somewhere, I had the actual dates of birth and death for her, so I put it in. I also had listed a son William for her, but can not find anything on him.

I checked the marriage records for Cedar on, but could not find a marriage record for William and Maggie. When my husband and I visited Stockton many years ago, we were researching more Mitchell side of his family. I know from experience that not all marriages are listed in the ancestry marriages. Have you checked for a marriage for Maggie and William?
Added by Susan Renfro Anderson on Oct 27, 2015 8:18 AM
Pat Shaw
Dorothy Bernice Reynolds
I see you changed the name but did not remove the memorial with no cem. The manager of her original memorial with the picture of her headstone was transferred it to me. I have updated it and made the links, so not deleting yours really makes it confusing to have two. Since she is buried in Memorial Park Cem. in St Joseph, Mo. there is no reason to have a memorial floating around in the lost or unknown memorials. Please delete it. I realize you have done a lot of work, but this one needs to be removed. Thank you.

Pat Shaw
Added by Pat Shaw on Oct 27, 2015 1:45 AM
John Klever
thank you so much for taking the time to find this for me!!
Added by FlowerFairy on Oct 26, 2015 8:37 PM
Gerry Stanley
Ryan Schulp #146105820
I added some pertinent information to the bio and it appears there are no deceased family members that could be linked. Per Find A Grave guidelines I don't like adding complete obits to a memorial. If you disagree or would like to add the obit just let me know and I'd be happy to transfer Ryan to your care.
Added by Gerry Stanley on Oct 26, 2015 7:49 AM
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