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Raymond Roberts (#48001852)
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James Skrentner
Joseph Simons
Today Joseph's stone was returned to the Thompson cemetery, after being missing from the mid 60's, found about 20 years ago and sitting in a DNR maintenance shed for approx. the last 20 years.

I took a couple photo's of the event, if you would like, I could email them to you.
Let me know.

James Skrentner
Skrentner@gmail.com
Added by James Skrentner on Sep 20, 2014 1:39 PM
James Skrentner
Joseph Simon
Here is an update. His headstone has been retrieved from the DNR by the commission and is due to be returned to the Thompson Cemetery on Sept. 20. So after being missing for 50 some years it will be back where it belongs.

I am planning on attending the event and will take some photo's.
Added by James Skrentner on Aug 21, 2014 6:54 AM
RAP
RE: Nutt's at Demorest Cemetery
Hello, I recd your request for an edit to link Leo Nutt's parents. I am not use to using that feature and thought I accepted both parents. I just looked at it looks like only dad got linked. Who was his mom? Or I can transfer to you if you are interested.
Added by RAP on May 15, 2014 9:28 PM
RAP
Nutt's at Demorest Cemetery
Hello you have a request for Nutts at Demorest Cemetery in Tuscola Co MI. Just wanted to let you know over the next couple days I will be adding some of their photos. There were quite a few buried there.
Added by RAP on May 09, 2014 6:05 AM
James Skrentner
Joseph Simon
As Terry Shaw indicated there are only two graves with headstones and two bases in the cemetery.

I heard there was going to be a talk about Thompson Cemetery in Hale last night so I went.

Joseph was mentioned, so I asked some questions. This is what I learned.
Joseph was a civil war veteran and most likely got his section on land given to him. His land abutted Thompsons, there are believed to be 1 child or more buried here. There was a stone, but it was stolen in the 70's.
It was found by the Michigan DNR several years ago and resides in a DNR warehouse, it is in two pieces. The Iosco County Historical Commission is trying to make arrangements for it's return. Because Govt. wheels turn slowly they think it might take most of the summer. I also heard that it was rumored that he was buried in his uniform.

I will keep an eye on things, so keep your request active to act as a reminder to me, and I will be glad to photograph it upon it's return.
Added by James Skrentner on Apr 16, 2014 1:13 PM
Jerry Lynn Shaw
joseph simon
I have recently been to the cemetery and there are very few graves that can be found. once it dries out I will try again but the cemetery had been run down for so long there are two head stones that are missing the top part and so we do not know who's grave it really is.
Added by Jerry Lynn Shaw on Apr 06, 2014 12:21 PM
Sharon W
RE: Timothy R Nutt
You're welcome. We just beat the freezing rain.
Added by Sharon W on Dec 21, 2013 7:09 PM
JD Edwards
Elva Vanpelt Brannon
Thanks very much for taking the picture of Elva's headstone.
J.D.Edwards
Added by JD Edwards on Sep 16, 2013 11:52 AM
Liz Colton
RE: Howard Dunsmore
You are welcome and if I can assist with others in Northern Michigan please let me know. Liz
Added by Liz Colton on Jul 06, 2013 6:38 PM
William E. Scialdone
Fairfax Cemetery
Raymond, Thank you for the photo's of Harry Watkins, Frederick Holbrook and Benice Holbrook.
Added by William E. Scialdone on Jun 16, 2013 7:09 AM
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