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Shawdau (#47263480)
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Bio Photo I am a direct descendant of the Copp, Brown, Peck, Ward, McIntyre, and Shaw families on my father's side. Roloff, Crescelius, Garbrecht, Pfersich, Zastrow, and Ziemer families from Prussia on my mother's side. I am making a special effort to photograph stones at Terre Haute Cemetery in Henderson County, IL. Many of the stones are faded and breaking off. I want to preserve them digitally before it's too late. My Peck & Shaw ancestors rest at this cemetery, so it is very important to me.

As with everyone else, if you find a relative's memorial that I have created, you can have it to manage. Just drop me a note via Find-a-Grave. I am creating memorials because I can get to these cemeteries to take the pictures. I appreciate the memorials people have made for my family members who are buried far away. Thank you, all!

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Sarah Ann Robinson

First I want to thank you for the gravestone pictures. Second, I was wondering where you found Sarah Ann's wedding date and parents' names. They would be very helpful but I wanted to confirm their source before I use them. Her Memorial# is 122584491. Thanks again.
Added by Angie on Mar 29, 2015 12:25 AM
john haines
Ethel Ray Watson
Hello Pat,

My memorial, 138805339, was drawn from the Del Norte County burial permit. Illinois location explains why remains were sent to Grants Pass for shipment to unnamed place. Husband, Pete, did not know names of wife's parents to complete form.

I will delete with your posting edited for name, dates and links to parents.

Added by john haines on Mar 22, 2015 10:36 AM
Pat Patience
# 75772768
Thanks to you, I now know when my paternal grandmother died, and where she is buried. I also now know she remarried, and her new last name.

Your contributions are very much appreciated!

I have only contributed a few pictures and sites, but you are an inspiration to me to continue.

Thanks again.
Added by Pat Patience on Mar 22, 2015 6:45 AM
Abraham & Phebe Magie
Thank you very, very much for the transfer. It is deeply appreciated and the pictures are perfect.
Added by NotYourTime on Mar 19, 2015 8:40 PM
Austin and May (Padburg) Gittings
On memorial #132856941 you have a list of their children. Can you give me any more details?

Thank you,

Ned Eckhardt
Added by Nedly on Mar 19, 2015 9:37 AM
Orrin Patch, info
Thank you, I didn't know if I had given you that information...doesn't matter. just thank you for being so nice about adding all I sent to his bio.
I noticed "Copp" is a surname you research. Do you have a Copp in your line, buried in Oak Grove Cem. Hillsdale, Mich? His wife was named Ellen Copp, and he was a professor in the school there and she also taught. They're both buried in that cemetery.
Added by winnie on Mar 12, 2015 8:20 PM
Rev. Orrin Patch - add'l info
I thank you very much for adding all the information I sent. Hope your eye surgery is coming along well. I didn't mean to sound impatient, but sometimes contributors don't receive the written bios...I will now take him out of my "wait" list. Thanks again. wvy
Added by winnie on Mar 11, 2015 4:12 PM
Stephen Cantrell
RE: Hey Again
That's great news! I wondered why you had been so quiet? Maybe you went south for the winter? Best to you!
Added by Stephen Cantrell on Mar 07, 2015 4:32 PM
RE: Eliza Jane Wilson McCormick
Thanks, with all we do its easy to get confused.
This is a great link for this Lineage application as the gravestone has the death date of Eliza Jane on it. Thanks so much for posting this Memorial.
Added by Juliaom on Mar 06, 2015 10:08 PM
RE: Eliza Jane Wilson McCormick
Sorry, I thought Joe was the one who posted the photo. Sometimes they are different from the Memorial poster. Thanks.
Added by Juliaom on Mar 04, 2015 4:50 PM
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