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Jno W. Cole
Is Jno W. Cole buried with his wife Sarah F. Thixton Cole? On the same tombstone?

Thank you,
Added by Julie on Oct 02, 2014 5:01 PM
James Bellert
Thanks for that information, Dean.

I did check the Illinois Death Certificates database ( but there are no entries for these people.

In general, I would tend to believe the dates on grave markers over obituaries or indexes of obituaries, as the markers are "written in stone." The markers must have been seen by survivors and any errors, I'd think, would have been corrected. I know personally that nowadays, markers are made from "proofs" that are approved by the purchaser prior to production.

With obituaries, one person writes them, and maybe the same person relays that obit to an editor at a newspaper, who relays the info to a typesetter. There's plenty of room for error. And in the case of this index, you add another person transcribing what they've seen in a newspaper to the index, and now another person transcribing it to computer formats. More room for error.

Jim Bellert

Added by James Bellert on Aug 25, 2014 7:13 AM
James Bellert

Would you mind sending me the links to the obituaries you mentioned in which the dates of death for both Charles and Cora are off by a year. I tried finding obits online but was unsuccessful. Thank you.

Jim Bellert
Added by James Bellert on Aug 25, 2014 3:28 AM
Mary Bob McClain
Walter Holcomb
Thank you for the update on memorial for Walter Holcomb.
Someone sent me the incorrect info or I miss read their update.

Anyway thanks for helping me correcting the mistake.
"When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure." ~ Author Unknown
Mary Bob McClain
Added by Mary Bob McClain on Aug 16, 2014 12:57 PM
Pat Shaw
Charles M Redmon
Great photos thank you so much!
Added by Pat Shaw on Aug 06, 2014 2:46 AM
Virginia Brown
RE: Mary, Daniel, John, & Elijah Logan
Thanks for looking. I know how much time it takes trying to find missing stones, so I appreciate your efforts.

Added by Virginia Brown on Jul 31, 2014 5:30 AM
C. L. Cramer
Syracuse Cemetery Photo Request Fulfillments Today
Thank you, thank you, thank you for fulfilling my numerous photo requests today for Syracuse Cemetery...I truly appreciate your kindness on my behalf. Sincerely, Cody
Added by C. L. Cramer on Jul 30, 2014 7:46 PM
Virginia Brown
Mary, Daniel, John, & Elijah Logan
Thank you very much for taking the time to take & post tombstone photos on their memorials. They look PERFECT. This means a lot to me. I hope someone does something nice for you in return.

In appreciation,

Added by Virginia Brown on Jul 30, 2014 7:42 PM
Linda S
Carroll Griswold
Thank you very much for the photo of Carroll's headstone.
Added by Linda S on Jul 30, 2014 4:41 PM
Jenny E.
RE: Percy Mackay
Hi D,
You're welcome! Sorry the results weren't better. Seems that when I search in Section 68, many of the graves here are unmarked. Looked for 7 on Saturday and only found that 3 were marked.
Jenny E.

Added by Jenny E. on Jul 28, 2014 9:05 AM
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