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jk (#48152443)
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I became interested in FindAGrave when researching my own family tree.

Many of our relatives are buried in Kerley Cemetery, Flatwoods, Johnson County, Illinois. I wondered if everyone there was somehow related, so I started trying to link those in the cemetery to my own family tree. I discovered I could link nearly all of them, and this resulted in my creating a new tree including all memorials in the Kerley Cemetery.
I plan to continue to add memorials as I locate and photograph them, and I have also added some memorials based on obituaries. When I come across a sibling, or parent's, or child's obituary, I sometimes create memorials for those people in the cemeteries they are buried in so that i can link them to relatives in the Kerley Cemetery.
I also enjoy transcribing photos on the FindAGrave site.
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 • 179 Memorials Added
 • 199 Memorials Managed
 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 153 Photos
 • 4 Photo Requests
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 • 51 Virtual Flowers
Messages left for jk (27)[Leave Message]
Vincent Clyde Carruthers
RE: David Adam
You are welcome.

Added by Vincent Clyde Carruthers on Aug 30, 2017 2:11 PM
Mike Berrell
St Mark's, Cheetham
GISBORNE Anne 1831 Anne GISBORNE w/o Hartley P. Gisborne Died: 13 Feb 1831 aged 30 yrs (reconstituted from Les Leggett index) (Manchester, Cheetham, St. Mark (Les Leggett Index))
GISBORNE Anne 1831 Anne GISBORNE wife of Hartley R. GISBORNE departed 13 Feb 1831 aged 30 y. [MI No P74/618 ] (Manchester, Cheetham, St. Mark)
GISBORNE H P Blank H.P. GISBORNE [MI No P72/602 ] (Manchester, Cheetham, St. Mark)
GISBORNE Hartley R 1831 Anne GISBORNE wife of Hartley R. GISBORNE departed 13 Feb 1831 aged 30 y. [MI No P74/618 ] (Manchester, Cheetham, St. Mark)

These MIs may be of interest.

There is no easy access to the graves. See:
Added by Mike Berrell on Aug 12, 2017 5:47 AM
Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee
SImmons Duplicates
Thank you for advising me of those two. I appreciate it.

John Wheeler - member WVGS Cemetery Committee
Added by Wabash Valley Genealogy S... on Feb 14, 2017 10:18 PM
Rosannah Jane Simmons Allard
Thank you so very much for the death information you sent for Mrs. Allard. I have added it to the bio so it will help people in the future. Thanks again!!
Added by chcobe on Jan 29, 2017 3:48 PM
Pastor Ditterline

Thank you very much, jk.
You're very kind.

Added by ErgoSum on Jan 27, 2017 8:01 AM
Thanks - Brighton Cemetery
Ta for your help, will sort it out, not an issue, thanks for letting me know.
Added by Tony on Jan 16, 2017 10:44 PM
RE: Thomson photo transcription
Hi jk

No problem - all sorted

Thanks for letting me know - and for the help given in transcribing/attaching photos

Added by Glenlivet on Dec 01, 2016 4:56 AM
RE: Elizabeth Allard Kerley
I transferred them to you since they are your husband's direct line. Does Ellen have anymore of his direct line? :)
Added by chcobe on Nov 03, 2016 6:50 AM
RE: Elizabeth Allard Kerley
Ellen must have his 1st name incorrectly. I also noticed the marriage date for her parents is listed in Ellen's file incorrectly. She has the marriage date as 24 Aug 1846 but Elizabeth was born in 1830 and Dr. Allard died in 1843. Possibly Mrs. Allard remarried to a Thomas Allard???

Notice on Dr. Allard's memorial page that it has that he was a native of Kentucky but bio of Quillon that you sent said that he was born in Alabama. Maybe he was born in AL and raised in KY. Again...???

I will gladly listed Quillon's bio if you will send me your source for it.

Thank you so very much for all the info you have sent!!! :) Quillon is listed as Ellen's 1st husband's 1st cousin 4 times removed.
Added by chcobe on Nov 02, 2016 4:12 PM
Elizabeth Allard Kerley
Please send me your source for the edit you sent Ellen Manuel. Your edit asked for Dr William Allard to be listed as her father. The file that Ellen sent me has Thomas Allard listed as her father. Her mother is listed as Sarah Murphy.
Thank you
Added by chcobe on Nov 01, 2016 6:32 AM
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