My family on both my Mother's and Father's sides are all from the Adair and Knox Missouri Counties. We would like to contribute the death date and cemetery location for my Great-Aunt Eliza Black Payne, who is the oldest sister of my Great-Grand-dad Ambrose E. Black,Nov.9,1845- Feb.5,1904. Their Father was John S. Black, 1805-1870, buried in Baker Cemetery, in Edina, Adair County, Mo. Eliza is the 3rd Great-Grandmother of President Barack Obama. She was born on April 3, 1837, and died in 1921. She is buried in Baker Cemetery,Edina, Mo. Her younger siblings were Thomas Jefferson Black, Alexander Black,George Black, John Henry "Jack"Black, Ambrose Everett Black, and Mary Jane Black.All were Methodists and Republicans! It is funny to me how ALL sets of my Great-Great-Great-Greats all come from England, Germany, Wales and Ireland; by way of Philadelphia,Pennsylvania;then on up to Ohio, or down to Preston County, West Virginia; then to Bourbon County, Kentucky; then to all end up in Knox County, Missouri, all at about the very same time! Meanwhile, they were all intermarrying with each other along the way.
Amy Redman Parents are linked...with thanks to you for sending links. FYI...there is now an edit button that can be used for this project, but I have been busy with household stuff and have not check my edits lately. If you used them to no avail, sorry. Dianna
RE: Iona Black Redman I suspect her husband may also be in Woodlawn because I can not find him listed in the database for Forest Lawn which you can search here:
Also I believe her sister Lucille is in the wrong Forest Lawn cemetery. A search of the database above shows she is in Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills), not Glendale. And, I think Lucille may have divorced Merle because I think this is him: Find A Grave Memorial# 72292372. There are two Merle Smith in Forest lawn, but neither has the right death date.
This is a very distant branch of my Tuttle family which is why I am linking them.
RE: Grace and George Funk It is always good to find a marker that shows us a final resting place of our loved ones and friends. Of course, sometimes they are Cenotaph's, but in this case they were actual--for that we can all breathe a sigh of relief to know the circle in coming together in your family. I am so glad I took the time to walk through Rock Creek Tuesday and check out some of the markers that led me to these!! :-) Not only these, but it took you to some others in your family and it pleases me to know that another time my goal of knocking down brick walls and opening doors put another star on my "tally sheet!" Thank you for moving Grace and George to Rock Creek. I have placed the photos, you will notice that Grace has two. I am wondering if one of the other broken ones that I could not get to because of Poison Ivy might have been the first GW marker like Grace's. The cemetery is very much worth visiting if you ever get the chance to do so. Such a lovely cemetery and is now being kept under the watchful eyes and well taken care of. It was not all that long ago that you could barely get into the cemetery let alone see anything. Perhaps I told you that already, but I can't say enough "happy" talk when I find a sows ear turned into a silk purse--well, still more to do, but a lot of work has been done that I consider it already at the silk purse stage from where it started.
OK, Joyce, I am blabbering, just looked at the clock and I guess it is blabbering time--LOL--I mean bed time. So happy that I was able to open some doors that helped you find important information for your "family tree." You are so welcome, glad to know that I was at the right place at the right time at least one day this week. :-) Good luck and happy searching as you travel up the branches of your "family tree" history line!!