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JD Day (#46967895)
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ALL SAC's/ transfer requests Must use the EDIT Button
Please DONOT send just the name or the memorial number, I need more information than that. It will help me to do the edits much quicker. In fact, I usually delete any email without the edit.
I've been doing geneaolgy for about seven years and am hooked.
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Charles W
RE: Charles Edward Graves
Sorry for the confusion. Your current entries for Charles Edward Graves are correct.

Wynona Nell Graves Baker was the daughter of Charles Edward Baker.

Emma Elizabeth Weatherly Baker "WAS NOT" the daughter of Charles Edward Baker.

Thank you for correcting my mistakes.
Added by Charles W on May 24, 2016 7:35 AM
Alan Eugene Koch
Thanks so very much for transferring the twins.

Added by Alan Eugene Koch on May 16, 2016 9:02 AM
Alan Eugene Koch
Shriver twins
Hello JD,

Cynthia and Rebecca Shriver were the twin daughters of my cousin Janice E.(Witt) and Edwin Shriver (divorced in 1983).

I communicate regularly with Janice but she is not interested in pursuing genealogy and her parents are no longer living.

Best Regards, Alan

Added by Alan Eugene Koch on May 12, 2016 10:44 AM
Beryl Gordon
Can you tell me why there are two listings for this Cemetery? One has 147 and the other 21 and some of the same people listed on each

Beryl Gordon
Brother of isolene (Gordon) Jones
Added by Beryl Gordon on Apr 12, 2016 11:41 AM
Jeff IL
RE: Jacob Cable
Hopefully, you know about the online resources for Galva, Illinois.

For the Galva News Newspaper From 1879 to 2012-

For Galva Cemetery Interment Records-

Added by Jeff IL on Apr 03, 2016 7:18 PM
Jackie Plemmons
RE: Lilburn Tabor
No, I was hopeing you did. Are you kin to the Tabors? My husband is kin to the Nolans. A few of the Tabors married into his Nolan family.
Added by Jackie Plemmons on Mar 30, 2016 4:00 PM
Jackie Plemmons
Lilburn Tabor
J. D. Lilburn was Benjamin Lilburn Nolan b. 1-26-1880 in Swedeborg, Mo. d. 3-18-1961 Pulaski County, Mo. You can see his death cert on line.
Jackie Plemmons
Added by Jackie Plemmons on Mar 30, 2016 7:41 AM
RE: Twila Henson
You're welcome! :)
Added by b1scarlett on Mar 29, 2016 9:39 PM
Jeff IL
RE: Jacob Cable
From Hannah's obit-
*Obit - The Galva News, Galva, IL Thu 1 Aug 1918, p 5: Hannah Messmore Cable d. 28 Jul 1918 at son's, Earl, home, Galva, IL; bur. date not given Galva Cem; b. 14 Feb 1865 Victoria Twp, Knox Co, IL to William-d. 12 Mar 1911 & Lucy Messmore-d. 30 Jun 1906; m. 12 Apr 1893 to Luther Melvin Collinson-d. 25 Aug 1906; ch-John Wesley, Earl Abram, Judson Vernon, Charles William, Edna Loraine, Melvin Daniel; m. 12 Oct 1916 to Jacob Fredrick Cable; stepch-Otto, Milo; siblings- Mary Jane Martin, Charles, Daniel

From Jacob Fred Cable obit-
*Obit - The Galva News, Galva, IL Thu 9 Jun 1938, p 6:Cable was born in New York state November 10, 1866. and came to Illinois in early childhood, locating in the vicinity southwest of Galva where he spent the greater part of his life and where he passed away. As a
young man he was united in marriage with Lydia Colllnson, a sister of Oscar Col­linson of Galva, and she passed away in 1905. She left two small sons. In 1907 Mr. Cable was united in mar­riage with Mrs.Hannah Messmore Col­linson, wife of the late Luther Collin­son, and the couple took up their resi­dence on the Collinson homestead there.

The IL marriage index does not cover the time frame in question if they were married in Knox Co.

Added by Jeff IL on Mar 29, 2016 5:08 PM
RE: Charles Sherrfius
Thank you for the message. Charles Sherffius, Sr., was my 2nd great grandfather.

He died in Leoti, Wichita County, Kansas, on March 7, 1929. After his wife Mary died, he moved to Leoti to live with one of his daughters (Susie Smith) and her family.

I have two sources: (1) the 1920 US Census and (2) a digital copy of his actual newspaper obituary. incorrectly has him listed as Charles Sharllens and his daughter incorrectly listed as Susie Sharllens in brackets, although if you look at the actual census record, I don't see how they could make a mistake like that.

I would forward a copy of his obituary to you, but I don't know how from this message. If you show me how, I sure will.

If I can help in any other way, please let me know and thanks again.

- Brad
Added by Sherffius on Feb 11, 2016 3:11 PM
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