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Laura Aanenson (#47083735)
 member for 7 years, 6 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo My interest in Find A Grave began while researching my family history.

For the past few years the focus has been on taking headstone photos. I add pictures and/or memorials to Find A Grave nearly every day.

I will gladly update any memorial in my care with a sourced request. Simply share a few details about how you know something to be true when you submit an edit (using the edit tabs please).

Like you, I am a volunteer. I participate in this labor of love because I believe it's an important part of our history.

Inside voices and good manners are very much appreciated.

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mary mckillip
RE: Mary Kilbridge
Laura, thanks for verifying. Here's my source for her birth:
Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916
Mary Killbridge
Birth Date abt 1812
Birth Place Ir
Death Date 18 Aug 1894
Death Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Cemetery Name Calvary
Death Age 82
Marital Status Widowed
Gender Female
FHL Film Number 1032979

Also, Mary Kilbrdige's maiden name was Burns according to her daughter's death record:
Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
Mary McEnery
Birth Date About 1845
Birth Place Ireland
Death Date 8 Dec 1928
Death Place Aurora Township, Kane, Illinois
Burial Date 11 Dec 1928
Burial Place Chicago, Ill.
Death Age 83
Occupation Housewife
Race White
Marital Status W
Gender Female
Residence Chicago, Illinois
Father Name Patrick Kilbridge
Father Birth Place Ireland
Mother Name Mary Burns
Mother Birth Place Ireland
Spouse Name John McEnery
FHL Film Number 1642973

Mary McKillip

Added by mary mckillip on Jul 27, 2016 10:50 AM
Elithe Stuart
Thank you for taking and posting the marker photo for Elithe Stuart. You're a great help!
Added by cwdalzell on Jul 25, 2016 12:28 PM
Maryann Smith
Lena K Randall
Laura, I believe I have sent this to you once already but I will enclose it again.
1910 United States Federal Census

Lena Randell
Age in 1910
Birth Year
abt 1901
Home in 1910
Coldwater Ward 4, Branch, Michigan
Relation to Head of House
Marital Status:Single
Father's Name
Norman Randell
Father's Birthplace
Mother's Name
Estella Randell
Mother's Birthplace
Attended School
Household Members
Norman Randell 40
Estella Randell 32
Homer A Randell 13
Nellie Randell 11
Lena Randell 9
Rose Randell 5
Olive Perkins 19

Added by Maryann Smith on Jul 25, 2016 7:27 AM
Maryann Smith
lena k Randall Johnon
Hello, I received this message from you and I am not sure what it is you are referring to?
Please let me know.

Lena Katheryn Randall Johnson
Good morning Maryann,

Thank you for your suggested edit (father's name) of the memorial above. Would you please provide the source(s) of your information?
Added by Maryann Smith on Jul 25, 2016 7:03 AM
RE: Harriet, Rose and Samuel Pascal
WHY are you declining all of the data I have sent?
the marriage record states: COOK COUNTY, Illinois.

The stone inscription, there for everyone to read, you declined!

What is the problem here?
Added by PJM on Jul 24, 2016 4:44 PM
Doreen Wright
Hello Laura, I see that you have no birth or death dates on the memorial for Doreen Wright, Find A Grave Memorial# 147042976. Her memorial stone, taken by you, has the year she was born and the year she died, however, it appears that you took the photo in a hurry and did not take the time to even clear off the stone (some scattered pine cones) so as to make the dates visible in the photo, the stone is in very good condition, the year of birth and death are on the stone!
Added by Sandie on Jul 24, 2016 12:38 AM
RE: Joseph Bonk
Thanks for making the links to his parents. I have added a link to his wife, who is buried next to him and will add his daughter soon. He was born in Chicago on 1 Jun 1982 and he died on 27 Jan 1943 in Manteno, Kankakee, IL per his death record (even though he lived in Chicago at the time of his death), if you want to update the record further. His full name was Joseph Harry Bonk, Sr.
Added by Deanna on Jul 23, 2016 10:32 AM
Maryann Smith
Lena Katheryn Randall
Laura, I have noticed that you still have not made the name change on Lena after receiving the info that you had requested. I am submitting it again. As you can see, it clearly states that her middle name is Katheryn.
Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952


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Anton S Johnson
Birth Year
abt 1892
Birth Place
Deluth, Minnesota
Marriage Date
25 Sep 1922
Marriage Place
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, USA
Residence Place
Deluth, Minnesota
Record Number
Film Description
1921 Wayne - 1922 Genesee
Household Members
Anton S Johnson
Augusta Lindgren
Albert John??
Lena Katheryn Watson
Stella Day
Norman Randa??

Added by Maryann Smith on Jul 23, 2016 7:23 AM
Lani Bartelt
RE: Rosemarie Harmer & Mabel G Helbling
yes you can just transfer the Memorials to me (incl Sonny Harmer, and Harry Helbling too if they are also yours.
Lani Bartelt
Added by Lani Bartelt on Jul 21, 2016 6:11 PM
Lani Bartelt
RE: Rosemarie Harmer & Mabel G Helbling
yes you can just transfer the Memorials to me (incl Sonny Harmer, and Harry Helbling too if they are also yours.
Lani Bartelt
Added by Lani Bartelt on Jul 21, 2016 6:10 PM
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