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Hooked On Family (#47448897)
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Bio Photo I am an Iowa 'farm girl'. I still live in Iowa, just not on the farm!

Upon "googling" my great grandmother's name, I found a photo of her headstone on Find a Grave. I was amazed, became hooked on this site, and have been contributing ever since.

My hope is to leave a legacy here for my children, grandchildren, and others by adding data and links.

I am not trying to amass large numbers of memorials. I just enjoy helping others, and I appreciate that others have helped me.

I create memorials with dignity and respect for those who have passed. I will remove a memorial if it is too sensitive for you, and I will remove photos you do not want on a memorial.

Forgive me for not yet having all burial locations identified. It takes time to research, some whereabouts are unknown, and some obituaries/mortuaries do not list burial or disposition details. Those people still deserve to be remembered here.

Unless it is for my relative, I do transfer memorials if you can and will add information.

Please let me know if I have an error so it can be corrected.

I try to make edit requests in a timely manner.

I appreciate knowing about added posts to my memorials such as photos or obituary clippings that would help me link family members.

I am happy to share photos with you to use in your family albums. Feel free to contact me.

- - - - Projects as of 2016 - - - -

I have taken gravestone photos of these entire cemeteries, although I may not have recent burials. Some stones are photographed, but are not readable, so may not be matched with a memorial. All have been posted for:
Paton Cemetery - Paton, Iowa
Dawson Cemetery near Paton, Iowa
Antioch - Clarksville, Iowa
Lynwood - Clarksville, Iowa
Old Town - Clarksville, Iowa
Pleasant Valley - Clarksville, Iowa
Butler Center - Butler County, Iowa
St. Mary's Catholic - Greene, Iowa
Memorial Park - Austinville, Iowa
Ackley Christian Reform - Ackley, Iowa
St. Patrick's - Parkersburg
Memorial - Austinville, Iowa
Ackley Reformed - Ackley, Iowa

I added many photos for McCallsburg Cemetery and Rose Hill Cemetery in Greene, Iowa. I will be adding more photos when possible.

My wonderful Jiffy has crossed the "Rainbow Bridge". I would love it if you stopped by her memorial. Thanks so much! 🐱
Jiffy Buxton

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Joyce Wigant
RE: Ernest Stevens *not Oliver :)
I understand now that it goes from child to parent..thanks for explaining.
Added by Joyce Wigant on Feb 07, 2016 11:15 PM
Joyce Wigant
Parkerburg Cemetery Pix
I was wondering if you had a picture for a BABY STEVENS(daughter of Andrew Jay Stevens and Flora Celestial Wells Stevens). I don't know if she was given a name. It would be wonderful to have a picture.

Birth 14 SEP 1896 p. Parkerburg, Butler, Iowa, USA

Death 21 SEP 1896 p. Parkerburg, Butler, Iowa, USA

Joyce Wigant
Added by Joyce Wigant on Feb 07, 2016 6:00 PM
Joyce Wigant
RE: Ernest Stevens *not Oliver :)
I was thinking that you could list Truman's son with the link to Ernest's memorial #95482552. This is the first my family has known of Truman having any children. I wasn't sure if that was possible or appropriate.
I did send an update to Ernest's memorial to link to Truman. :)
Thanks for your help!
Added by Joyce Wigant on Feb 07, 2016 5:52 PM
RE: Lillie Crouse

Hi, we corresponded Feb 2015 about Lillie Hudson Crouse. Here"

RE: George and Lillian Crouse
"George and Lillian Crouse
Thanks so much for the marriage date info. How did you know this?"


Lillie is a great aunt of mine.

I've searched and searched the Fort Dodge Newspaper Archives for lots of HUDSON info. Interesting !!


Are you HUDSON related ?

Brooklyn, MI

Added by Jim SIMPSON on Feb 04, 2016 11:25 PM
Who is Maria Twiehaus? I am a descendant of the Twiehaus's from Woodford Co. and surronding cos. My line is from George and Christina Hindersmann Twiehaus's who are from Panola (ca. 1870) from Westphalen. Any help? Will be glad to share inf.
Added by ROBBIE DECKER on Jan 09, 2016 5:36 PM
Merideth Hmura
RE: Anna Hubbard
Hi I am not related. I was working in a cemetery in Las Vegas, New Mexico and did some linking. Thanks! Merideth
Added by Merideth Hmura on Dec 13, 2015 11:33 AM
RE: Ch Tazwell
Hi again,
There appears to be some confusion here. I was correct in my first message - Mary W Eden, 1828-1896, was never married to Charles Tazewell and therefore the link is incorrect. His 2nd wife was called Mary E Eden, 1846-1925, and they married in 1876. She re-married after Charles' death to James L Hunt, in 1889. I have now found her burial details on the findagrave website and she is recorded as Mary E Hunt, 1846-1925, Find A Grave Memorial# 92260449. She is buried with her sister Lavinia J Eden, who never married. I hope this is now clear and the correct link can be added.
Added by lefty9uk on Nov 06, 2015 1:22 AM
Foulke edits
Totally understand how busy you are right now. Your life takes precedence. We've been through the marriages many times and it takes a lot of time to get them ready. Good luck and God Bless the Wedding Couple.
Marjorie (MGlazeHart)
Added by MGlazeHart on Aug 10, 2015 11:55 AM
Cheryl Chatfield Thompson
RE: Link for Maezene 100595061
Maezene Anderson 100595061
she is Maezene Belle (Wamsley) (Bovee) Anderson
Spouse 1:
Eugene Cleveland Bovee 23854841
(1913 - 2005)
married 18 May 1942
3 kids Frances A., Gregory J., and Matthew

She married 2nd William Harold Anderson

I do not have a marriage record, but I do have the index record for divorce
California, Divorce Index:
Name: Maezene W Wamsley
Spouse Name: Eugene C Bovee
Location: Los Angeles City
Date: Apr 1967

Added by Cheryl Chatfield Thompson on Jul 09, 2015 11:08 AM
Linda Gregory
RE: Mary Hoxworth
My mother-n-law was a Hoxworth from southern MO.
Added by Linda Gregory on Jun 10, 2015 1:41 AM
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