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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 7 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, Miller-Coartney and Fudge. 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, Miller-Coartney and Fudge.
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 numerous others.

NOTE: I just recently obtained a plot map for the Bethel Cem, accompanied by names of lot owners and/or occupants, plus a partial down the row enumeration done by James Heidlebaugh in 1981.

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 actively visit several more cemeteries in this area to search for and photograph markers.

I recently purchased bound copies of the enumerations that James Heidlebaugh compiled for Janesville (or New Gordon), Thomas Lincoln (or Old Gordon or Shiloh), and Beals Cemeteries. They are down the row readings and are VERY helpful in locating 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 usually 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 research and posted. If errors or omissions in content are observed, then a suggestion to the contributor through the Edit process INCLUDING corrections or additional information about names, dates and/or family links would definitely be appreciated.
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Otto Easton
I am his granddaughter and was wondering how you got the information on his family? Was it from Kenneth Easton? Thank you.
Added by Folksandmore on Jan 28, 2015 9:26 AM
Charlene's Song Bird
RE: Photo of Joyce Meyer's marker
Your very welcome....Joyce was my great aunt....I am the grand daughter of Donald Meyer . What a small world!
Added by Charlene's Song Bird on Jan 26, 2015 6:30 PM
Charles West
Thanks so much for the photo! Really appreciate it!
Added by Jeanne on Jan 18, 2015 5:13 PM
K. Medved
RE: Photo lof Phyllis DeHollander's grave marker
You are welcome. It was my pleasure to do that for you. Kay
Added by K. Medved on Jan 09, 2015 2:57 PM
Keith McDonald
harriet lang
thanks for taking the time to get her photo for me.
Added by Keith McDonald on Jan 05, 2015 6:43 PM
James Marvin Williams, Jr
RE: Joseph Cain marker photo
You're welcome. I'll tried to find his obituary, but didn't have any success.
Added by James Marvin Williams, Jr on Jan 03, 2015 8:48 AM
Gary L. Otten
Thank you very much for the pics.
Added by Gary L. Otten on Dec 31, 2014 2:00 PM
J. Robison
Young Photos
Very, very nice. Thank you.
Added by J. Robison on Dec 31, 2014 1:11 PM
Orvis Coble
Thank you for letting me know about the Marker Photo :) - Shari (Dodson) Hanks
Added by Shari on Dec 31, 2014 10:19 AM
Phipps / Rest Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Thanks for taking the photos!
Added by E F on Dec 30, 2014 10:07 PM
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