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Ashley (Killian) OBeck (#47093636)
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Bio Photo I began researching my own genealogy at the age of 15 in 2000 when my Mother got me interested in it. She had started genealogy in the 1970s, but it had come to a halt when she needed the 1910 census to be released. Since then I have become addicted to researching my family, my husband's and a few of my friend's as well. If I neglect to leave a thank you note for anyone who fulfills any photo requests, I'm sorry. I get bombarded with genealogy contacts every day and sometimes I lose track. I know that genealogy would be much more difficult than it already is without the help of volunteers. So thank you all, for everything you do.

Names I research:
Killian, Solomon, Catlege, Eckhardt, Olesinski, O'Beck (originally Hoebeke), DeGlopper, Fochtman, Alexander, Eastwood, Couts, Meredith, Vigil, Burris, Casey, and many others.

Anywhere I travel, I usually stop and visit cemeteries that are old or interesting. If I have posted photos from other states or areas outside of Southern California, I took those photos on a trip, and unfortunately cannot take volunteer photos for those locations.
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Mary Arvidson
RE: St Adalbert Cemetery-John(Jan) Kilian gravesite
The pictures have been added...Mary
Added by Mary Arvidson on Jul 11, 2016 8:52 PM
Mary Arvidson
St Adalbert Cemetery-Kilians in Term Graves
Hi again Ashley-Aniela Kilian and Frank Kilian are buried in unmarked graves in Term Grave Sections. A term grave was essentially leased by the family for 20 years and if at the end of the 20 years the grave was not purchased outright the grave would have been resold and reused. The original burial would have been deep and any subsequent burial above. The Archdiocese no longer has term graves and has converted most term sections into regular sections. When they were converted they were renumbered and renamed so it is not possible to determine the exact location of original graves. I have put a caption on the section overview photos for Aniela and Frank explaining that they are unmarked and identifying the current section name...Mary
Added by Mary Arvidson on Jul 11, 2016 8:37 PM
Mary Arvidson
St Adalbert Cemetery-John(Jan) Kilian gravesite
Hi Ashley-John (Jan) Kilian is buried with his wife, Anna Kilian (1891-1962) and his son, Jozef Kilian (1915-1971). I took pictures of all their headstones too so if you make pages for them let me know and I'll post the pictures...Mary
Added by Mary Arvidson on Jul 11, 2016 8:27 PM
RE: Ronnie Gary
You're welcome. He was my husband's brother-in-law.
Added by afrancis on Jul 06, 2016 5:50 PM
Jack Franke
RE: carrie mcmanus
I will do this request. She has a marker.
Added by Jack Franke on Jun 05, 2016 6:25 PM
Newton Gately
I could not locate a headstone for Mr. Gately. I photographed the area where the grave his. Unfortunately, you can not see other headstones in the area because we have had a lot of rain for the past month and the ground has been too wet for mowing, so the grass is hiding the headstones in the area. If you do not want this photo let me know and I will delete it.

Bob Young
Added by rwy on Jun 04, 2016 10:48 PM
Jeff Phillips
RE: Jeanette westra
This headstone says Grandmother on the top, very hard to read but the only Lucy buried in the Ball lot in Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo Mi.'s records as Lucy Meurs.

Added by Jeff Phillips on May 30, 2016 10:37 AM
Jeff Phillips
RE: Jeanette westra
I deleted the Jane Ball memorial & added Jeanette Westra and added info in the photo caption.
I did find her marriage to Simon Westra. Sue Starr has submitted a name change to it so we'll have to wait and see what she changed. I see Jane's maiden name was Mieras.
Added by Jeff Phillips on May 28, 2016 5:01 PM
Jeff Phillips
RE: Jeanette westra
I thought she might have remarried but didn't find a marriage for her but Wilhelmina Ball daughter of Cornelius has a record being married to Guy McDonald.

I did post the photo for Jane.

Added by Jeff Phillips on May 28, 2016 1:46 PM
John Budreau
Hello! I was curious if you were related to Phillip and Barbara Killian buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery in Lafayette, In. in Tippecanoe County? If so, then we are distantly related!
Added by John Budreau on Mar 25, 2016 1:36 PM
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