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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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Traci Crewse Bohannon
Thank you so much!!The pics are really good and you had to work so hard on Zillah's. So appreciate all you did!
Added by Traci Crewse Bohannon on Jul 29, 2016 6:13 PM
Traci Crewse Bohannon
Thank you!
Added by Traci Crewse Bohannon on Jul 28, 2016 8:28 AM
Traci Crewse Bohannon
RE: Weaver Family
Tess, if you check out the 1880 census for Vernon County, Missouri, you have ten year old William and right under him, seven year old Zillah. Their parents were Lewis and Nancy (Turner) Weaver. Nancy married Joseph Reagan after Lewis died in the early 1900s.
Zillah should have been 16 when she died, not 46, however, like I said before, I am not sure where the info on the memorial came from, I have never been to the cemetery in person. I just know what I know from family knowledge of the family and also from records.
Added by Traci Crewse Bohannon on Jul 27, 2016 2:23 PM
Traci Crewse Bohannon
RE: Weaver Family
Not sure where the info comes form that names "Jillah" being the wife of William. William was married to Malinda Thompson. Jillah should be Zillah. She was a sister. This is my father-in-law's family.
Added by Traci Crewse Bohannon on Jul 27, 2016 2:19 PM
RE: Benjamin F. Harrison # 29981078

My apologies to you for having to re-type the obituary. I am actually saving all obituaries that I have typed in order to save everyone from having to transcribe them again.

I do feel that the obituary images do an injustice to the images of the headstones and if able, I would post them below each headstone image.

I have removed the image of Benjamin's obit and the memorial looks great once again.

Added by Jo on Jul 11, 2016 11:37 AM
Ann Pronger Wells
RE: George Cummings
Greetings. Thank you for doing the research. This helps fill in some family gaps. All you do for Find a Grave is truly appreciated. . Take Care
Added by Ann Pronger Wells on Jul 09, 2016 11:25 AM
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Nicholas and Harriet Hawkins
Hi Tess - I couldn't find the transfer link. Would you mind transferring these to me? These are my 3x great-grandparents. My member number is 62462978.

Nicholas Hawkins 54689239
Harriett Hawkins 54689237

Thanks for all of the information on Harriet. I knew none of this. My Dad just gave me boxes of family stuff and I'm hoping to beef our family records up for everyone to see.
Added by Family Huntress on Jul 06, 2016 7:24 AM
James A Gamblin
George Barker
Thank you for the picture of George's grave site.
Added by James A Gamblin on Jun 26, 2016 5:14 PM
Sharon Wallen
William and Margaret Parsley
Thank you so much for their tombstone pictures! It's way too hot to be doing that!! That will make me appreciate them all the more.
Added by Sharon Wallen on Jun 22, 2016 4:57 PM
Thank you for your time to find and photograph their grave marker!
Added by AnitaKilburnPowers on Jun 22, 2016 3:37 PM
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