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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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Added by Bradley on Apr 09, 2016 12:05 PM
Kimberly Herndon
RE: Esry
No problem!!! I have submitted an edit adding a transcription of Mr. Esry's obit and informed her that an obit for someone else was uploaded on his memorial. If you would like me to send it to you, just shoot me an email!! :)
Added by Kimberly Herndon on Mar 31, 2016 11:00 PM
RE: Birtha Mae Bishop
I am her great grandson and in the 1930 census her brother
Timothy was living with them and my uncle told me.
Added by DAVE & BECKY on Mar 18, 2016 9:07 AM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Hello again Tess,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
Myrtle Ethel Boal Hall # 54689163
to my care.
With your help, I have successfully connected her with her parents, two siblings, husband and three children. As I receive more information, I will be adding it to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Mar 12, 2016 2:55 PM
Thanks for letting me know your decision.
Added by klassikat on Mar 05, 2016 9:17 AM
Shirley Cooper Moss
S. B. Rumley
My aunt told me that her husband murder her. She is the step sister to my grandmother Francis Corda Simmons Cooper and is buried in A 13 9.
Added by Shirley Cooper Moss on Mar 02, 2016 11:06 PM
Shirley Cooper Moss
RE: Bulter Cemetery
No problem. It is on government land, around the lake and only hunter's mainly see it. It is deep in the woods.
Added by Shirley Cooper Moss on Mar 02, 2016 5:25 PM
Nancy Yankie Sidarous
Tess, thank you so very much for these important transfers to head toward closing this family circle. Your work is important, generous and so very much appreciated. Kindest Regards, Nancy
Added by Nancy Yankie Sidarous on Feb 29, 2016 10:53 AM
Shirley Cooper Moss
Bulter Cemetery
Hi Tess, I see you listed Butler Cemetery. Did you go to it and take the pictures and do you know any history? My aunt Dean Gothard talked a lot about it. I believe it was at the back of where Dean grew up. Dean was a Harper and told a story of her grandmother becoming orphaned or left by her parents???, not sure but the Butler's were childless and they took her grandmother in. She was raised as their own. Also, I see you know a lot about the Rowdens. We own lots on the old north Needmore road, now Rd 1975 and my mom always talked about the Rowden Place.
Added by Shirley Cooper Moss on Feb 27, 2016 5:38 PM
RE: Mary J. Mays 1838 - ?
female, white, never married
House work
DOB: Dec. 19, 1869
POB: Rockford, Illinois
Age: 93 y
Father: John H. Mays
Mother: Mary Jane Bensley
DOD: March 6, 1963
POD: Home : Morrisville, Polk, Missouri
COD: Presumed to be natural causes
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bolivar, Missouri
Informant: John Cox, Morrisville, Missouri

Rebecca Mays death certificate has mother Mary Jane Bensley.

thank you,
Added by DKOWN on Feb 06, 2016 9:03 PM
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