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Anne Sears (#47022078)
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I am a recently retired school teacher. I've been doing genealogy for the past 30 years. I recently joined the Find a Grave website.

I have completed photographing and uploading all the stones from the Little Rock Township Cemetery in Plano, Illinois. I still have about 10 pictures of very old faded stones that I will use the burial index to identify, but that project will wait until spring. If you wish any of the entries transfered to you, please email me.

The Griswold Cemetery south of Plano has now been completed. There are a number of unreadable stones in the cemetery. I have tried to identify them using an early reading of the cemetery, so that is why some stones may be hard to read.

Fowler Grove Cemetery north of Plano has been completed.

Elmwood Cemetery is Yorkville is totally uploaded, thanks to some assistance with some of the stones.

Working on Pratt's Oak Law and Oak Ridge in Sandwich. Pratt's has a great many partially buried stones and who knows how many totally buried.
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Al Hibbard
Emma Goodale Robbins
Thanks for the updates and links made for this record. Appreciated.

Al
Added by Al Hibbard on Apr 13, 2014 3:07 PM
Kristy Gravlin
Marjorie Tyler, LFT Cem, death date
It appears that there is a typo. The stone says 13 Nov 1943 for a death date but the page sats 13 Nov 1945. Kristy
Added by Kristy Gravlin on Apr 06, 2014 3:34 PM
Jill Washay
RE: Harley Francis
Thank you so much!
Added by Jill Washay on Mar 30, 2014 6:21 PM
Jill Washay
RE: Harley Francis
Sorry about that..it didn't load...hey I have a question for you..you live out there.correct? My dad and I want to buy a grave marker for Ida Francis grave in the cemetery.. Would you know a company to call to get info about ordering a stone?

Thank you
Added by Jill Washay on Mar 29, 2014 9:30 PM
Karon Dunifin
Plano Cemeteries
Hi Anne,
Thank you for all of your hard work with getting pictures of headstones and making memorials for the people I greatly appreciate that. Just found my great grandfather in Plano, IL. but it says in the Kendall County website that he was buried in the St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, would you have any idea where that might be? I'd love to know if there is a headstone for him some where in or around Plano.

Thank you for your help with this, and all the work you do to help others.

Sincerely
Karon Dunifin
Added by Karon Dunifin on Mar 09, 2014 3:33 PM
Gary Peifer
Photos
Do you allow your photos to be used on Ancestry.Com family trees???
Gary
Added by Gary Peifer on Mar 07, 2014 7:42 PM
Jill Washay
Alexander and Aileen Washay
Hello,

You created my grandparents gaves

Alexander Paul Washay # 68567555
Aileen Mae Bend Washay # 68567642

Can I ask you to consider transferring their graves to me?
It would mean a lot to me..
Thanks,
Jill Aileen Washay
Added by Jill Washay on Mar 05, 2014 4:49 PM
Kristy Gravlin
J. Nicholas Schneider
Husband of Mary E. Schneider…Elmwood. A large beautiful stone, with both names (and dates) on it. But I could not find him on Find A Grave.
The info is plainly on the stone so I suspect you just forgot to add it. I was going to do that…but realized I don't know how. Maybe I cannot since it is your page. Anyway, knew you would want to know that his name is missing from the index.

I looked for him because I wondered who his parents were. It "looks" like Mary married here father since they seem to have the same name…But birthdates are definitely different. There is a brother of Mary's father who lived in Illinois (Kane?) … his first name was Peter. Could that be the father of the younger John Nicholas?

Don't have to know anytime soon…just have that hole in my notes.
Do NOT go wading in the snow this time. 8-)

Kristy
Added by Kristy Gravlin on Feb 21, 2014 2:43 PM
Kristy Gravlin
RE: Rose Zellar
Don't overdo...not that important. Only wrote cuz I knew you'd done "all". Can't tell without looking. Maybe she was the last to die and no one was there to put up a stone. 8-)

See you in two or three days. Should not need a ride home but will call if it turns out I do.
K
Added by Kristy Gravlin on Jan 29, 2014 1:35 PM
Kristy Gravlin
RE: Rose Zellar
You mean you won't go out and dig through the whole cemetery before 3 today?!!

I'll keep my eye open for a clue. I think I remember her husband there but not her. So I thought it most likely that
suze had something to do with it.

And thought I'd give her a nudge.

But it didn't go to her as I thought it would.

Oh well.

Added by Kristy Gravlin on Jan 29, 2014 11:01 AM
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