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William Harrison (#47153789)
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Bio Photo In honor of my mother, Marjorie Valentine (Sims) Harrison, I am submitting her photo with my profile.
I have been working quite hard on my family history information since 1993.

I have compiled detailed enumerations for 6 1/5 cemeteries here in Coles Co, IL and have posted most of what I have on 5 of those here on Find A Grave at this time. The names of the cemeteries that I have compiled records for are: Stoner, Adkins/Woodson, Brown's (Unity) Chapel, Mt Tabor, McKenzie, Hurricane, and Miller-Coartney. I've worked some on Kickapoo (Mt Zion), Whetstone, and a few other Cemeteries. I've added links and photos to memorials for all known burials at Mt Tabor.
I'm adding family & requested memorials & photos for Mound/Roselawn Cem in Charleston, Bethel and Rest Haven Cems in Lafayette Twp, as well as a few others.
I also have over 100 Williams family kin in Harmony Cem in Cumberland Co, IL as well as having made other submissions on memorials in several other cemeteries in IA, IL, IN, OH, WV, and WA.

As a photo volunteer, I have visited several more cemeteries in this area to search for and photograph markers.

I am part of a small group working on cleanup of the Cossell Cem, located NW of Charleston. We are slowly making progress! I was recently informed that a local Boy Scout Troop has been working on the cleanup. I hope to be able to assist them when the project resumes in the fall of 2014.

I am primarily researching: Harrison, Sims, Williams, Reynolds, Malcom(b), Stotts, McCreery, Stoner, Schnorf, Adkins, Pettit. I attend the annual Sims Family Reunion at Fox Ridge State Park in Coles Co, IL.

And, recently, I have begun searching for information on my wife's ancestry. Names include: Thomas, Elder, Brooks, Blake, Johnson, Pilkington, Miller, Offill, Richards, Elliott, Norman, Davis, Wright, Wallace, Beaman, Dage, Perkins, Clark, Brockway, Cooley, Durfey, Skinner, Goodwin, Hull, Fickle, Slaymaker, Voetgling, Beck, and Tatman. (so far). We attend the annual Miller-Elliott Reunion in Dieterich, Effingham Co, IL.

I firmly believe that anyone capable of finding, reviewing and posting information on FAG does not need specific directives from other volunteer contributors about how to manage the memorials they have spent their time to post. If errors or omissions in content are observed, then a suggestion to the contributor with updated information or courteous guidance would definitely be appreciated.
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Melissa Mengle
RE: Photo of Hannah Jane (Gray) Sims, MaGuire marker.
You are welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by Melissa Mengle on Jul 18, 2014 9:50 PM
janet donner
John sanders
Thanks for looking for john sanders I appreciate the time and effort
Added by janet donner on Jul 17, 2014 6:34 AM
Carolyn Wagner
Fudge graves
Thank You so much for posting photos of the graves in the Fudge Cemetery.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Wagner on Jul 16, 2014 8:03 AM
Dana Cook
Jerry Raymond "Jake" Wilson
Thanks so much for the headstone photo. I appreciate your time.
Added by Dana Cook on Jul 10, 2014 2:18 PM
bstahl
Jessie Sugden
Thank you for adding the photo of Jessie Sugden's marker...I appreciate your time and trouble!
Added by bstahl on Jul 10, 2014 2:09 PM
Donna Pelham
Photo request
Thank you for the photo of Lowell Ingram's head stone
Added by Donna Pelham on Jul 10, 2014 7:35 AM
Donna Pelham
Photo request
thank you for the photo of John Ingram's head stone
Added by Donna Pelham on Jul 10, 2014 7:23 AM
Keith McDonald
grace smith and edna patten
thank you for taking the time to get their pictures for me.
Added by Keith McDonald on Jul 09, 2014 3:00 PM
bstahl
Decker & Barnes photos
Thank you very much for all the photos...I truly appreciate your time and effort! (I have a lead on burial location for Thomas & Mary that I am checking out - thank you for looking in this cemetery.)
Added by bstahl on Jul 09, 2014 11:22 AM
Marie Ann Dubus Garrett
N. Carrell
Thank you so much for the photo of the marker for John and N. Myrtle Carrell.

Your hard work s so appreciated!!
Added by Marie Ann Dubus Garrett on Jul 06, 2014 1:21 PM
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