I live in Northeastern Ohio, however many of my ancestors lived in Bond, Madison, Fayette and Clinton County Illinois. I have compiled quite a data base on them and other relatives that I have found on my journey through history. Feel free to email me if you would like more information on any of the memorials that I have posted.
Staffen & Rackow families Hi Dave, I have some questions about this family and didn't know if you could help me. I tried emailing you but it came back undelivered. My GGG grandma was a Staffen and I have her photo album with lots of pictures of people with these names, but I can't tell how they all fit. If you can help me I will send you my email address.
Gina Reese Hi, Dave. I transferred Gina's memorial to you. I emailed you before about her memorial, when you sponsored it, but the email bounced. I couldn't find it to send it again, but you basically know everything I told you in it anyway.
Yes, I knew her. She moved back to this area (Russell County, KY) for a few years before she went to Maine. Her parents and grandparents were from here. I lost touch with her too and found out about her death through a Google search.
I hate that she died alone and went for months without a burial. I did speak with the woman that made the arrangements to express my gratitude; she didn't even know Gina but spearheaded the effort to finally get a proper funeral for her. And Gina was a veteran. That is shameful.
Thank you for sponsoring her memorial. Sorry to be so late responding to you.
Friends Dave, I added you to my Friends list. I live near the Madison-Bond County line and if you need any more pictures, let me know via Find A Grave or email. I'd be happy to help you out. Best regards, Jim
Grave photo You're very welcome, Dave. Did you see the directions to the stone? If not, click on the photo and the caption will tell you where to find it. Then just enlarge the map and the directions will make sense. Best wishes.