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Jade Schmitt (#46951936)
 member for 7 years, 17 days
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Bio Photo I am a healthcare professional, originally from Madison, WI. I spend a lot of my free time doing genealogy & caring for old family photos. I also collect antique books, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.

These are my main surnames of interest- please contact me to exchange info/photos: Mayville, Diebold, Star[c]k, Walsh, Hurst, Tice, Walter, Emmerich, Hess, Hagemann, Brandmueller, and Liebenow, among many others. I have also worked extensively on documenting in Wisconsin the entire lineage of Starck emigrants from the city of Orenhofen, region of Trier, Germany.

Check out my Brick Walls. Maybe you can help!


Please credit me if using my photos elsewhere!! This includes, your personal genealogy page, etc. I don't mind if you use my photos, just please cite your source!

Please submit any additions, corrections or transfer requests via the "edit" tab on each individual memorial.

I have no problem transferring as long as they are not my family; however, I do not support "memorial collectors." The goal of find-a-grave is not to "own" memorials for each member of your family, but to make sure each memorial is as accurate as possible.


My most meaningful work on Find-a-grave are the cemeteries I have fully photographed / transcribed. These cemeteries are special as I am related to many buried there:

-Lawrence/Cady Cemetery (Brown Co., WI 2006-07)
-Saint Louis Catholic Cemetery (Caledonia, WI 2009-10)
-Fairview Cemetery (Greenleaf, WI, 2010)
-St. James Catholic Cemetery (Oak Creek, WI 2010)
-Saint Mary of the Lake Catholic Cemetery (Westport, WI, 2012)

and the following portions of Resurrection Cemetery in Madison, WI:
Section 1, Blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 (2012-13)
Section 3, Blocks 11, 12, 13, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32, 33 & 42 (2013-14)
Section 4, Blocks 11, 12, 13, 21 & 22 (2014)

I have photographed the following but haven't uploaded yet:
Section 2, Blocks 5, 6, & 7 (2014)
Section 8 (2014)


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*If you volunteer on this site but decide that you do not want to maintain your memorials anymore, PLEASE transfer your records to an active contributor who is willing & able to manage your memorials. This avoids a lot of hassle and headache to any who wish to edit your memorials in some way down the road.

If you have found a contributor willing to maintain your memorials, email with your contributor ID # as well as the ID # of the person taking over for you. I am one of many contributors who are willing to maintain memorials if necessary, so please contact me to discuss.

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Frances Ragsdale
I can't thank you enough sweetie! Happy Thanksgiving!
Added by Marie Nail- on Nov 26, 2014 10:15 AM
Marie Nail-
Thank You ever so much!
Added by Marie Nail- on Nov 26, 2014 10:14 AM
Lewis Thomas Hardy Photo
Thank you so much for the picture. God Bless you and yours.
Added by skidder2 on Nov 25, 2014 5:45 PM
john mize
Grave Photo
Added by john mize on Nov 25, 2014 12:27 PM
Peggy Scott
RE: Photo Request Smith graves
Lewis Robert was my grandfather, Lewis Clinton was my uncle, son of Lewis Robert and Emma Bessie. I will wait a little to do anything on Lewis Clinton, as his wife recently died and was interred in the grave with him. Their children are doing a memorial stone for them, and I don't believe it has been placed as of now.They may want to take over the management of his memorial. I will put up information for Lewis Robert, though. Thank you so much for your help. BTW, I read your biography. Do you now live near Mt. View church? I am related to the Simmons, Brock, Smith, Worley families, almost everyone in the NE Georgia Mountains! i am working on the Simmons and Worley charts now, as I have time. One of my cousins has done the Maxwell line already. (Virginina and James Lafayette Maxwell were the start, I believe. Thanks, and I hope you and your family have a very happy Thanksgiving!
Added by Peggy Scott on Nov 25, 2014 10:09 AM
Donna D. McGinty
RE: Donald Purcell
I have only been there once years ago. But the lady at the office said to go in the back entrance of the cemetery and you will see a statue of the risen Christ -- that is the area of lawn crypt and he is buried near there -- She also said, if you have a problem they will be happy to take you?

I do requests at a cemetery here in Florida - they were great about helping when they thought I was a family member and a possible customer. When I went offen, they were not so friendly. I only go when I can't find the grave - here, that usually means they don't have a marker and I want to confirm that for the requester.

She said it was snowing - sorry I can't be of more help.
Added by Donna D. McGinty on Nov 25, 2014 7:23 AM
jane austin
RE: Begg/Schrooten
Okay. Will do! It appears that there's not a tight connection, but I'll see what turns up. :)
Added by jane austin on Nov 24, 2014 10:51 PM
Peggy Scott
Photo Request
Thank you so much for fulfilling my photo request. This lady was my Grandmother. Peggy Scott
Added by Peggy Scott on Nov 24, 2014 5:10 PM
Donna D. McGinty
RE: Donald Purcell
I had a doctors appointment - just got home
Donald Purcell is in the Lawn Crypt section - if you go into the back entrance there is a statue of the risen Christ - (he is buried near the statue according to the lady at the office) he is buried in same grave as wife Angeline Bray. Row 10 Grave 23. I know nothing abt Angeline except her name.

His father was Stanley William Purcell and mother Mary C Purcell - I have their stones again thanks to you.
Take Care
Added by Donna D. McGinty on Nov 24, 2014 10:23 AM
jane austin
RE: Begg/Schrooten
Hi, Jade,

No, I'm not related, however, I am a friend of the family. I have a classmate whose mother was a Begg and she passed away this past week. Her name was Juanita Begg Hoeppner (139107212). If you'd like me to put you in touch with the family, I will be happy to pass your message along! :)
Added by jane austin on Nov 24, 2014 12:13 AM
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