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Katie (#47010886)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 8 days
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Bio Photo Taphophilia: a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries.

I have photo-documented Sts. Peter & Paul and New Mount Sinai Cemeteries in St. Louis. If you are aware of errors in any of my entries, please let me know. PLEASE USE THE "EDIT" LINKS AND PROVIDE YOUR MEMBER NUMBER (located next to your name on your member page) if requesting a transfer.

PLEASE NOTE: Because I receive a lot of email, I typically do not reply when sent an edit - just check back in a couple days and you should see it. I usually make edits within a couple days. If it has been over a week, please resend as I may not have received it.

HOWEVER, if you send me an edit that includes a question, please make sure your email address is available on your page, so I can respond.

Please don't add death certificates that are readily available on-line to memorials.

In addition to adding my family, I enter other graves. I am always happy to transfer a grave to a family member, or to update the grave as requested.

Families I am researching for my family include Mueth, Heidenfelder, Bockius, Buehler, Danneman, Frank/Franck, Freymyer, Meurer and Zieger--primarily found in the U.S. in St. Louis and Southern Illinois.

My husband's last name is Torrence. For him I am researching Torrence, Findley, Watt, Comstock, Peterson, Norton, Brown, Bieth, Sentman, Ritchie and Sixbury--from all over the Northeast.

Please ask permission before posting my personal family photographs or biographical material I have written from my memorial pages on this site to Ancestry.com or any other website or personal webpages.

Lately I have received messages asking for additional information on a memorial I have added. I am happy to help, but if you do not provide an email address or have your messages turned off, there is no way for me to respond.
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Terri Tuffo Thompson
Joseph Tobie Shoults #108083489
Thank you for creating this memorial, as I know it represents a lot of time and dedication.

Would you consider transferring the memorial for Joseph Tobie Shoults to me? He was the grand uncle of my husband's grandmother, Julia Bonneville Thompson. My father-in-law's baby sister was interred in the grave with him, likely because her parents did not have the means to bury her upon her untimely death.

Thank you.
Terri Tuffo Thompson
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Added by Terri Tuffo Thompson on Jul 30, 2016 8:52 PM
nixwg
RE: Julius & Joseph Michalke
You were correct about these two infants. There were no headstones.
Added by nixwg on Jul 26, 2016 9:02 PM
nixwg
RE: Julius & Joseph Michalke
Thanks. I'm familiar with this section and didn't have much hope of finding a stone. I copied down other people in the two rows that these children are in. I hoped to at least determine that I was in the correct location. After that I'll let the requester know there is no stone.

We swapped emails quite awhile ago and you said you had just finished photographing the entire cemetery. My compliments on the excellent photography. Too often people do that by zinging from one stone to the next and not even bending over to get a close-up.
Added by nixwg on Jul 26, 2016 2:24 PM
stella torrance
Thomas Torrance
Hi Katie,
Thank you for all the work you do.
May I ask for a transfer of management for Thomas Torrance. He is a direct ancestor of mine.
Find A Grave Memorial# 47642711
Thank you
stella torrance (#48065257)
Added by stella torrance on Jul 25, 2016 5:48 AM
John and Courtney Atkinson
RE: Barbara Atkinson Frese
Thank you for the email. Yes, I had originally had her buried somewhere else as the family had given me the wrong location. I'm not sure how two memorials were created, but I deleted the second one (both were mine). Thanks again for bringing my sister's memorials to my attention.
Added by John and Courtney Atkinso... on Jul 18, 2016 11:01 AM
Connie Hilker
Mary Hilker
Thank you, Katie. Love you, Connie.
Added by Connie Hilker on Jul 17, 2016 12:33 AM
Connie Hilker
RE: Alan Hilker
Hi Katie,
I am so grateful for your help recently with my father's Find a grave. Then of course the ball dropped. Thanks for your sympathy. I just wondered and probably know that you are local. I went to St. John the Baptist (you know that's the favorite question in St. Louis). Feel free to communicate thru Find a grave or to connieinls@yahoo.com. I believe she will be interred on 7/25/16. Of course she will be in the niche with dad. Info for you: Mary Frances (Bilyeu) Hilker, born 3/26/1938 in Paragould, Ark. Death 7/6/2016 in St. Louis County, Mo. I will fill in the rest. Her name may be inscribed soon. Thank you so much.
Added by Connie Hilker on Jul 13, 2016 4:58 PM
Ms Martie M
James Gallagher; 48407425
Hi; you added a obituary to this memorial and another contributor notified me of the error. If you note, the death date is different and he was only 17 so probably not father of the many people mentioned.
Due to this information, could you please remove it from this memorial.
Thank you,
Martie
Added by Ms Martie M on Jul 13, 2016 11:25 AM
prosecutrix
Adam Torrence sr
Where did you get information referencing his death. There is book written about the battle at his tavern that indicates that he was murdered that day at the tavern by the British.
Added by prosecutrix on Jul 10, 2016 5:42 PM
Connie Hilker
Alan Hilker
My mother, his wife died yesterday. how can I get a memorial set-up for her? Thank you for your help. I am 1st born child, Connie.
Added by Connie Hilker on Jul 07, 2016 3:34 PM
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