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One Foot In The Grave (#47388650)
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*** Our group coordinator John Melton died August 12. 2011. You can continue to send messages to the group, or contact one of the other members listed below. Mel Slane Sept.8,2011. *****

Our Mission:
Putting the "Find" in Find A Grave!

We concentrate on cemeteries serving communities in northern PEORIA COUNTY, ILLINOIS, in an arc stretching from Brimfield to Chillicothe.

Most of the memorials are supported by gravestone photos, which can be attached / e-mailed upon request.

We're always in search of complete information and will respond promptly to any queries / suggestions.

Members include Steve, John, Amy, Bruce, Janine, Jeanette, Mel, Mike, Teresa, & Tracy, plus Civil War expert, Baxter Fite, III.

Please direct queries / suggestions to above members regarding memorials.

We're here to help!
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Rhonda Tollenaar-Lindemann-Huffman
McClenahan Cemetery
Was wondering if you were related to the McClenahan's that you have listed in the Cemetery and if not would you transfer them
Thank you
Added by Rhonda Tollenaar-Lindema... on May 29, 2015 8:32 PM
Kathy Burr
RE: Elizabeth
I totally agree!!!! I WILL request a photo/reading, and will you please add the info I gave you?
Appreciate greatly that you answered me so quickly!!! :) k
Added by Kathy Burr on May 20, 2015 1:23 PM
William LaFollette Jr
RE: Adam LaFolette
Sure send him my way and thanks :)
Added by William LaFollette Jr on May 11, 2015 8:48 AM
Bill Williams
Doris Mae Williams Arganbright
Thank you for the transfer!

Added by Bill Williams on May 11, 2015 5:17 AM
Boylans in Chillicothe
Does anyone at One Foot In the Grave have any records on the Nora M. Boylan seen in this 1900 census, or her older sister Mary Boylan who was born in 1862? Your former member John Melton was working on these two ladies prior to his passing. They were born as Chillicothe residents, and may have married there, or perhaps died there unmarried under their maiden name of Boylan. Nora's first name could have been Eleanor, or Honora, which was a popular Irish name. Mary would be a good bet for Nora's middle name. Her older sister Mary's middle name is unknown. Their father was Thomas Boylan, and their mother was Margaret McCullough Boylan. Thanks so much for any assistance.

Name: Nora M Boylan
Home in 1900: Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois
Age: 22
Birth Date: Nov 1877
Birthplace: Illinois
Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter
Father's name: Thomas Boylan
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: landlord
Household Members: living in a fully owned home in Chillicothe
Name Age
Thomas Boylan 67 born Feb 1833 in New York, both parents born in Ireland
Thomas H Boylan age 38 born Aug 1872
Regenia Boylan 24 born May 1876
Nora M Boylan 22 born Nov 1877
Anna B Boylan 19 born Jan 1881
Added by Deir on May 08, 2015 9:20 PM
Wilhelm family
Would appreciate any info anyone at One Foot In The Grave might have on Helen and Ed Wilhelm's one surviving child, Katharine or Kathrine Wilhelm, who moved back to Chillicothe in middle age. She would be 97 years old today in 2015 if she is still living. She was unmarried and therefore would have been known by her maiden name of Wilhelm.
Added by Deir on May 08, 2015 8:26 PM
Wilhelm family in Chillicothe
Hi -

Could I please request the transfer of the following family to my account? They are my great uncle, aunt, and kids. I was a good friend of John Melton, and worked with him on the Wilhelm family story. I gave him the correct spelling of the name "Semptner", which he acknowledged at 2am one night when we both happened to be up on opposite coasts. Thanks so much.

Helen Semptner Wilhelm
# 37373649

Edward Albert "Ed" Wilhelm
# 37373647

Mary Edna Wilhelm
# 37373530

Edward Anthony "Tony" Wilhelm
# 37373734

I am Deir at:

Added by Deir on May 08, 2015 8:22 PM
please add my cousin Don's mother # 135868529

Thanks! Cathy Schmidgall Bartlow # 47350072
Added by CBartlow on May 01, 2015 11:29 AM
please add my cousin Cecil's mother # 135868529

Thanks! Cathy Schmidgall Bartlow #47350072
Added by CBartlow on May 01, 2015 11:28 AM
Sue D
Basilius German 31412703
Basilius ia my 2nd great grandfather. I was wondering if you have an obituary or wedding announcement on him, or information on his wife or parents. He is buried in Saint Mary of the Woods Cemetery in Princeville, IL. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
Added by Sue D on Apr 29, 2015 9:50 AM
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