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GaryM (#47588798)
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I have been researching family history since 1995. My ancestors were largely in Iowa by 1860, mostly in Davis, Wapello, Mahaska and Poweshiek counties. My wife's ancestors immigrated from Sweden and Germany in the 1880's, coming to Keokuk County, Iowa. The surnames I am researching include Morrison, Dahlstrom, Robertson, Zimmerman, Forsyth/Forsythe, McKay, Elder, Tharp, Waterhouse, Coughlan, Sidwell, Farr, Sexton, Wynne, Hollingsworth, and more.
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 • 256 Memorials Added
 • 372 Memorials Managed
 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 203 Photos
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Re: James E. in Oakwood Cemetery
Thank you, Gary, that's a good idea! I'll contact the photographer. Take care of yourself 😊
Added by Karat57 on Aug 18, 2015 10:13 AM
transfer #81155388
Archibald Asbury Hayden is my great grandfather; I am wondering whether you could transfer it to me if you are not a relative.

Liz #47407472
Added by lizkwms on Mar 20, 2015 2:24 PM
Re: CASSILL transfer
Thank you kindly for transferring Elizabeth Hulda KINSEL-CASSILL and Albert CASSILL to me.
Added by Kinsel-Konnection on Jul 21, 2014 2:15 PM
RE: Robert Elder (Memorial #69314665
Robert is linked to John. Robert is not my memorial.
Added by Hoby on Jun 30, 2014 7:13 PM
Robert Elder (Memorial #69314665
I don't have the above memorial, not my link.
Added by Hoby on Jun 30, 2014 4:49 PM
Tundra Girl
Robert Elder
Thank you for the feedback on Robert's parents. I laugh when I see other people add parents that were born after their children and you caught me doing it, lol. I'm glad to see it and change it and will research it further when I have time.

Added by Tundra Girl on Jun 28, 2014 1:29 PM
Not Forgotten
Elder Family Headstones
May I suggest that you contact the sexton or seller of headstones to see what kind of headstones are placed and ask them what you can use to clean them up. Some are for mold or moss that has grown over the period of years. This should also help keep them cleaned up for quite some time.
I have done this many times, but with first checking, then cleaning them and taking photo's.
Hope this helps you for any photo's you might want to take in the future or going back to do a retake.
It takes a little prep, time, but the love shows.
Added by Not Forgotten on Jun 05, 2014 10:23 PM
RE: William and Lody Wilcox Memorials
Thank you very much for the transfer of William Wilcox...much appreciated!!!
Added by Vern-O on May 31, 2014 6:52 PM
Nathaniel Morrison
Isn't the obit already on his memorial?
Added by Libby on May 21, 2014 4:06 PM
Nathaniel Morrison
You're right! I didn't read the obit. I must have changed it when you sent it to me. Will change it.

Added by Libby on May 21, 2014 4:01 PM
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