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RisingSun (#47306809)
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Bio Photo If you know of relationship links that need to be added or any corrections to be made, feel free to notify me. I will be happy to add any additional information you have on a memorial.Geneology work is much easier due to the information found on FAG. The more information that can be added, the better to help those searching for friends and relatives.If I find a duplicate I will send a message to the person that posted the most recent one. If they do not respond I send it on to the FAG administration. There is no need for duplicates. If I request a correction or addition and it is not acted upon, I send those on to FAG for review.If you request a transfer please tell me how you are related. Also please make sure you have messages on your profile enabled. I have had requests that I would like to respond to but I have no way of contacting the person making the request because their messages are disabled and there is no email listed for them.Thanks!
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Ancestry Chick
Dorothea Testorff
Hi it's me again. :)
I believe there is an error with Dorothea Testorff's (117702233) death date, even though you found it in cemetery records. I just found her death in the Iowa Select Deaths & Burials, 1850-1890 Index. It shows her Death as 04 MAY 1932, and her Birth as 1851. So somehow the sexton or someone who created the death date at the cemetery must have put the death date as the birth date--and confused or mistranscribed the year or something. Here's a link to the Index on Ancestry, if you have an acct:
She was 81 and widowed when she died in Waterloo, Iowa. And since all of the censuses show either 1850 or 1851 as her year of birth, and since she had her last child in 1891, the death date/birth date in the Iowa Death Index must be correct.
Added by Ancestry Chick on Sep 01, 2015 10:02 AM
James Moore
Rorick 84964660
O-o-p's one last thing on the birth year. The census of different years shows his birth year as ABT 1906. Could it be that or 1905 which seems more appropriate? Sorry for the extra problem, hopefully this is the last one! Jim
Added by James Moore on Jul 26, 2015 9:51 AM
James Moore
RE: Rorick 84964660
I am still hoping to find the obit, awaiting an email from the library. I did find a notice he was to be buried at Cherryvale which was wrong. It was dated Dec 17, 1929 so thinks for verifying the date. It makes more sense now! Genealogy can be fun however also frustrating! Jim
Added by James Moore on Jul 26, 2015 9:46 AM
James Moore
Sorry the Find A Grave # is 84964660.
Added by James Moore on Jul 25, 2015 11:28 AM
James Moore
William Richard Rorick
Would you mind rechecking the dates on William Richard Rorick's gravestone and let me know what you find. I am thinking the death date is possibly 12/15/1929. The family is having trouble finding his obituary or cause of death in local newspapers. Thanks, JF Moore, family member to his wife.
Added by James Moore on Jul 25, 2015 11:26 AM
B.J. Waters
Agnes Jagger/Jaggar
Hello! I am about to fulfill your photo request and just wanted you to know that the cemetery record, and the headstone, have her name spelled slightly different. Also, she is buried next to Howard O. Jaggar and I've added a memorial for him.

I hope this information is helpful.

Best regards,
Added by B.J. Waters on Jul 12, 2015 11:30 AM
Mary Cantrell
Thanks so much for the transfer. It is greatly appreciated. Tony and Ann
Added by Cokeman2 on Jul 10, 2015 5:34 AM
Scoville's of Iola
Forgot to leave my email: Also, will post some pictures of the Scoville's.
Added by Fausset-Fasullo on Jun 29, 2015 6:30 PM
Donna (Endorf) Londeen
upside down headstone photo
If you will click on the photo to see the larger view you can read the engraving which is rightside up. (Memorial nunmber 22853090)
I know it looks upside down - but I think that is caused by the repairs material on the stone.
Added by Donna (Endorf) Londeen on May 31, 2015 5:20 PM
RE: Allen & Cook Cemetery
Thanks very much for responding, and for your thoughts about the Allen & Cook cemeteries.

You said you only took photos of Section 12 at Yates Center Cemetery, but four of the five memorials in the "Allen and Cook Family Cemetery" (as Findagrave lists it) have photos submitted by you. I hope those photos really are of tombstones in that little cemetery.

At exactly 1 mile north of 130th on the highway there is a bridge over a creek, shown on maps as Owl Creek. Is the Allen-Cook cemetery on the north or south side of the creek?

According to the early land patents, Hiram Cook owned the north half of the northwest quarter of section 35, which would include the cemetery. Hiram was the father of Henry Cook who is buried there . Henry was married to Elizabeth Allen. Her father, John Allen is also buried there, so my thinking is that the county DOT map calling it the "Allen Cemetery" is wrong, and that it should be named "Allen-Cook".

As for the other cemetery which is behind the ponds, do you know where I might find out if there are any tombstones still there, and who they are? I don't find any land patents for the south half of that section (35) that would tell us who owned that property where the 2nd cemetery is located. I think the county DOT map calling it the "Cook Cemetery" is probably wrong too but I don't have another name suggestion yet.

Added by Chris on Nov 14, 2014 10:38 PM
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