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Jackie Grenda (#47221767)
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I have been interested in genealogy for years. My mother used to take me to Sullivan Missouri and she would comb the countryside in search of family. We found graves in corn fields. Thanks to the internet and "Find A Grave" you can find your family's history, instead of driving miles.

I have two children and live in Illinois. My passion is art, working with kids at church and in scouts, singing, caroling at Christmas, painting and many, many other fun hobbies.
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 • 19 Memorials Added
 • 27 Memorials Managed
 • 46 Photos
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 • 52 Virtual Flowers
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August Schwidde photo

I am so excited to see the photo of August Schwidde.

I recently traveled to Danville National Cemetery in Danville Illinois to photograph the headstone of my wife's great grandfather, Herman Schwidde, and had findagrave correct the name--it had been uploaded as Schwiddle.

Herman is one of August's brothers (which you may have known already). I've been doing a lot of searching for Schwidde information over the years, and yours is the first photo from August's generation I've seen--thanks for sharing!

And, naturally, I'd love to compare notes on Schwiddes!

Added by mahler9 on Jun 06, 2015 6:40 AM
RE: Mandy Rachel Hopper
You are welcome.
Added by Rob5380 on Feb 15, 2014 1:52 PM
Don Green
RE: Fairie R. Wimmer

You're very welcome for the photos, Jackie. Very sorry they couldn't include a marker. Photographed three unmarked graves today :) Bringing too much bad news.

Added by Don Green on Mar 12, 2013 9:51 PM
Bev Golden
Fred Helms
I put Fred in the Helms cemetery as that matched the location named on his death certificate of "Japan, MO." However, the Martin cemetery on AE does, too, so since his wife Caroline is buried there I've moved him there. I've also transferred him to you as you're related and I'm not. Good luck with your research and family reunion!
Added by Bev Golden on Mar 12, 2013 3:10 PM
RE: Rowena Helm
Jackie, All you had to do was remove the data from the flower you put on his memorial. Every thing else was OK. Andrew
Added by Andrew on Feb 10, 2013 9:29 AM
Rowena Helm
A note concerning FLOWERS:
Do not post biographical info, military service records, census data etc. as a flower. This is a violation of the Find-A-Grave guidelines. Use the EDIT tab to provide the info, and I will update the memorial or transfer it to you.

I only find one memorial for Albert C Helm.

However, I will transfer Albert C helm, Rowena Helm and Kermit Helm to you. Am trying to get a map placed on the title page of Old Argo Cemetery.

Added by Andrew on Feb 08, 2013 2:07 PM
Hether Pearson Belusky
I'm so glad you found William Helm's memorial page. My husband is related to William's wife Elizabeth Mestemacher. It's always nice to meet a "cousin". :)
Added by Hether Pearson Belusky on Jun 19, 2010 9:25 PM
RE: My great grandparents headstone

Look now.

Sorry it took me longer than I promised... Life sometimes interupts!


any better? want the rubbings? anyone else?
Added by Ellajean on May 03, 2010 7:48 PM
RE: My great grandparents headstone
I think you will be pleased...

I retook pictures today and can post them tommorrow... I also did rubbings today, in the event the pictures did not turn out well...

to tease:
on the side:
Mrs. J. F. Schultz
June 8, 1849
Feb 15, 1929

on the 'main' side:
Hier Ruhet
J. F. Schultz
Den 11 Feb 1838
Den 14 Dec 1903
Derr herr ist mein hirte
mier wird nichts mangel

You have pictures and the inscription for Henry and Sophia?

btw, the wind was horrid here today!
Added by Ellajean on Apr 28, 2010 5:59 PM
RE: My great grandparents headstone
The lighting was SO bad... I did a rubbing which I have not transcribed yet... however, I hope to do that shortly (IE 2 - 3 days) but I also want to get back there in the later afternoon when I think I can get better pictures.
Added by Ellajean on Apr 09, 2010 9:27 PM
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