|Mary Schatz (#47226744)|
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I have been doing my family genealogy for over 40 years. All of my ancestry lines go back to Germany and when they immigrated to the U.S. they tended to settle in Illinois - mostly Kankakee and Iroquois Counties. I grew up in Iroquois County and have spent my adult life in Kankakee County. I am a charter member of the Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society and a member of the Kankakee Historical Society. I worked 15 years for Mound Grove Gardens of Memory in Kankakee, Illinois and assisted the Genealogical Society in compiling the Mound Grove book they published. I am a volunteer at the Kankakee Public Library assisting patrons with their genealogy. Genealogy and local history is a passion of mine. I am proud to be a contributor to Find A Grave and welcome additions and corrections to the information I have added to Find A Grave.|
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|Ann Day||RE: Theresa J. Schmitt|
I have no more information than what you can see. All the photos I have from that cemetery were posted. Hope you can find more info!
Added by Ann Day on Apr 26, 2015 3:32 PM
|DBardes||Stephen Richey Moore of Hamilton Co OH & Illinois|
Thank you for your work on the Illinois branch of my immigrant, Charles Moore/Hannah McWhinney family. I am cleaning out some papers and noticed my old notes from one library trip, on Richey Tracks, a book, which included an update (extra book if I am recalling correctly). I do not own it. Here I wrote that on p37 of the update, the Harwood and Moore families were discussed. Stephen Richey Moore/Lucy Ann Cady was designated, 4-38, in its nomenclature.
I sent you several edits for your wonderful Moore entries tonight, but just in case you need other details in the future: my typed notes say Harry MacFarlane (with a final e, but you write MacFarland-I do not know which is more accurate) was husband of Mary Cady Moore b.1861; Edith Moore b. 1863 [so whether the single date of 1864 is actually a late 1863 birth date or not?], a sister to Claude, Alfred, et al; Stephen Richey Moore Jr b. 1865 m. Carrie Hadley; Alfred David Moore b. 1868 m. Mary Byrne. Since none of these remarks are edits-- I add them here in case you need them-- Hope you find some living Moores, and be sure to see the extensive findagrave entries-thanks again very very much!
Added by DBardes on Apr 18, 2015 6:00 PM
|Zella||RE: Chauncey Lake|
Thank you! It does kind of sound like he married her twice, doesn't it? You find things like that happening in modern times, but don't expect it a century and a half ago. :O
Added by Zella on Mar 29, 2015 3:07 PM
Would you happen to have any information of Charles L. Herr and/or his wife Sarah Ann 'Sadie" (Jack) Herr?
He is my GG Uncle and grew up in Piper City prior to making his home in Kankakee.
I have been trying to determine if he had a second marriage after Sadie's death.
Does the name Bessie 'Linnie' Jack mean anything?
Added by JLHM on Feb 08, 2015 12:46 PM
Thank you Mary!
Added by JLHM on Feb 08, 2015 12:44 PM
|Smith||RE: Herbert Hansen|
Do you have the Mound Grove cemetery records, Mary? I've very interested in some names if you do!
Added by Smith on Feb 05, 2015 8:22 PM
|Smith||RE: Herbert Hansen|
Wow! No I didn't notice that until now.
Added by Smith on Feb 05, 2015 7:58 PM
|Jeannie Scarber||Charles E Miller|
The death record for WWI veteran Charles E Miller (memorial #73132439) can be found at
Jeannie Scarber on facebook at
The Great War Doughboy Search:Tucson and WWI
|Carolyn Troupe Stoll||Helen Troup Nichols|
Helens # 96643927, I have her father as Joseph
Troup #96643927 and in ancestry records they
show her mothers name as Margaret Weaver McQueen
# 102440383 Find A Grave. I did not find any other names
for her record. Maybe you could help me out on this
one. Carolyn # 47697510
|Amberly||James G. Moffitt, Find A Grave Memorial# 98337269|
I am trying to learn more about James G. Moffitt, Memorial# 98337269. You created his memorial page. I wonder if you created this from records from the cemetery? Any details you can share are appreciated.
Added by Amberly on Dec 31, 2014 4:19 PM
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