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Michael Coppage (#47303247)
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Bio Photo Semi-retired model railroader who has just discovered the addiction of genealogy. I live in South Saint Louis County Missouri, but I am close to Jefferson County Missouri and right across the Mississippi River from Monroe and Saint Clair Counties in Illinois.
I most enjoy trying to link families together, finding out who are the parents, aunts and uncles, and grandparents of various people I have discovered here. When possible I try to find obituaries at the library and copy them into the bio.
If I can help you, please contact me.
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Susan Ing
Oak Grove Cemetery
Since Oak Grove has worked so hard to clean up the cemetery and trimming around all stones and flats. This is a perfect time to snap photos before the leaves go crazy. Next Saturday the 22nd is good to try and snap as much as possible. Around 10 am. Not much is photographed there.
Added by Susan Ing on Oct 16, 2016 5:03 PM
Randy Watkins
RE: Patricia A Davanzo updates
I have seen that also. If you submit a change, I assume that you have already done the research and all I have to do is make the change. If I think something is wrong, I do the easy think and transfer the management to the person requesting the change, then they can answer the questions. The vast majority of ones that I have entered are not my family, so I would rather transfer them to the actual family. I was going to send you an email today since I noticed that you took a lot of pictures of headstones at Jefferson Barracks. I started a personal project a year ago where I photographed the entire cemetery and now I am uploading them to Find a Grave. I use the Transcription program to upload these photos and the only problem is that it does not tell you if a headstone photo already exists, it just adds it. So you may see on some of your photos there is a duplicate of mine. If you want me to delete mine, just let me know which one
Added by Randy Watkins on Sep 09, 2016 1:06 PM
Gracie's Grammy
Timothy Thompson
Hi I just read the obit for him. I hope you will add it to his memorial.
Added by Gracie's Grammy on Aug 11, 2016 6:50 PM
Transfer Memorial
I was wondering if you could transfer my grandma's memorial to me. Her name is Glenda Evelyn Pretto. Also, you could transfer all the Prettos in Immaculate Conception cemetery to me if you'd like. I am related to them all on my grandfather's side. Thanks!
Added by sesakaso on Jun 18, 2016 2:43 PM
Max S. Kaiser, Jr.
Fr. James J. Rodis
MIKE, great job on Fr. Rodis memorial.
His ordination date was April 2, 1960,by
Joseph Cardinal Ritter at the New Cathedral.
I will delete my page. Thanks for noting the above. Max K.
Added by Max S. Kaiser, Jr. on Feb 23, 2016 1:12 PM
I have transferred your brother, Terrence, to your care.
Added by OkieBran on Feb 15, 2016 4:47 PM
Travis Franklin
Fr Wilke, suggestion
Thanks for the update. I have added your suggestion.
Added by Travis Franklin on Jan 24, 2016 8:08 PM
RE: Sr Emerita Mary McManus
Thank you for your kind words! I taught at St. Mary's for one year before the school closed, so the Sisters have a special place in my heart. I add memorials for them whenever I can. Anytime you have information to add, please forward it. And of course, the offer stands. Anytime you see a memorial you'd like transferred, just let me know. I always transfer to friends and family unless the memorial is part of my tree!
Added by IlliniMom on Jan 03, 2016 10:31 AM
Jeffrey LeTempt
Duncan Stewart Fults Correction
Thank you Michael for all the work you have done. Like you, I have got the genealogy bug...bad lately. I wanted to point out an error on the entry for my great grandfather, Duncan Stewart Fults. His father's information is correct, but the mother you have listed is actually his grandmother. It can be confusing with the Fults name because there were so many Jacob Fults. Duncan's mother was actually Caroline Kline-Fults. She lived from 1840-1929, but I cannot find anything on her on
Added by Jeffrey LeTempt on Jan 03, 2016 9:30 AM
RE: Sr Emerita Mary McManus
I have accepted your edits for Mary McManus (16540930). I'd be happy to transfer management to you, if you want me to. Just let me know.
Added by IlliniMom on Jan 02, 2016 10:45 AM
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