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Mo and Dave Gates (#46929143)
 member for 9 years, 9 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo We live in a small town in southeast Iowa and spend a lot of time in Graveyards and Cemeteries taking pictures, taking notes, just piecing the families together. Some of these Cemeteries are so old that there are not any other records of the people resting there. When these cemeteries does that person's existence! We would like to thank all of you for your contributions to the preservation of these cemeteries.The peace and serenity found in these old cemeteries is our reward! If there is a memorial we have added, that is not in our family, we will consider a transfer of the memorial to you. Please use the Edit tab,(upper right hand corner of the memorial) Please do this on every memorial that you want transferred or a correction on and please include your ID number.
Thank You, Mo & Dave

Dave's family names are- Gates,Mohr,Franks,Applegate,Rebo,Mcminn,Rodgers, Hodges,Kutcher,Lang,Mitts,Muhrer.

Mo's Family names are-
Baxter,Caudill,Cupp,Mitcham,Loper,Waters, Parks,Vaughters(Vawters),Hicks,Walker,Grimes, Combs,Smith,Brashear(s),Dixon and related families.

Other family names... Woodsmall,Brownell,Hill,McGuigan,McMullen, Tague, Mullen,Kerfus,See,Schimer,Stodden,Hein,& O'brien...Happy Trails.
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Bruce Tennant
Matthew Patterson Tennant
Thanks so much for this. Matthew Tennant was my great-great uncle. He enlisted underage with his father's permission and died from illness in the Civil War at age 17. I do appreciate this picture.

Bruce Tennant
Long Beach, CA
Added by Bruce Tennant on May 18, 2017 9:39 AM
Dan D. Dawson
John Wesley Dawson
thanks will do
Added by Dan D. Dawson on May 14, 2017 8:42 PM
Mette Holbrook
David Askins 1795-1854
It says he may have been buried in Sample cemetery. Have you found his marker or are you yet to photograph it.

Please contact me at

Mette Holbrook
Added by Mette Holbrook on May 11, 2017 1:57 PM
Photo request
Hi there, Some years back you added a photo to one of my ancestor's profile William H Ogg Jr 101852403. I was wondering if you could add a photo to his wife's profile Amanda Bevans Ogg 101851715? They are buried together at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, IA. I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks Patricia
Added by Patricia on May 10, 2017 11:01 AM
Merilee Speilberg Sommers
Nancy Cox Olinger
I am putting my tree together and have run into a dead end and need to know if you have any information on the birth of Nancy Cox Olinger. She was my 3rd great grandmother. You say she was born in Roane County TN. Other trees say so too but offer no proof. She and John Henry Olinger reared their family in Sullivan Co TN, so she was probably born in East TN, according to a genealogist at the Eastern TN Historical Society. They migrated to SW Iowa sometime after 1859. Any leads about who her parents were? Her marriage date is estimated at 1836. Any other information would be helpful. Thank you.
Added by Merilee Speilberg Sommers on May 09, 2017 8:25 AM
Dan D. Dawson
John Wesley Dawson
Find A Grave# 732023781 Finton Cemetery, Henry Co, Ia.,... is my 2nd great uncle. his parents William and Elizabeth migrated to Kansas in 1870. grandma passed in 1873. parents and most siblings are buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Indepedendence, Montgomery Co.,Ks.,... would you transfer to me. thank you for your great hobby, have spent 8 yrs tracing family.
Added by Dan D. Dawson on May 06, 2017 9:51 PM
Andrew Michaelsen
Nelson Avery Wells
Nelson 58611620 and Mary's eldest daughter, Luna, is resting at Springdale Cemetery in Clinton, Iowa. Nelson was a Methodist Minister in eastern Iowa. Some of his parishes can be tracked by the births of their children. Also, he was either native of Pennsylvania or Erie, Pennsylvania. The GAR records show Erie. You got me.

Thanks for keeping these memorials. Andy
Added by Andrew Michaelsen on Apr 30, 2017 8:15 PM
Betty Glazier Whipple
Carl Edwin Anderson #87470900
I had found Carl Edwin Anderson Obit. in the paper and typed out the first paragraphs but didn't add the rest of the Obit. page so could you add the rest of the obit to it. I'm sorry for the mistake, as that makes it harder on you. I will send the rest of the obit and you can add it. or let me know and I can type it all together and send it. Which works for you. Thank you Betty Glazier Whipple # 48282210
Please let me know.
Added by Betty Glazier Whipple on Apr 20, 2017 1:24 AM
Donna Meridieth
Good Evening,

I am trying to clarify a photo of a headstone that is said to be for Maria Louise Mann Maulding. The photo attached to the memorial states Maria L. with your stating there is an inscription naming the spouse A.P. Maulding, Ambrose Pleasant Maulding. I have found a different regional link that shows a different headstone than the one linked to Maria:

Through multiple Gedcoms I have seen a headstone represented for Maria Louise Mann Maulding that I believe is incorrectly linked. The above headstone lists her name, lists the name of her husband Ambrose, lists her date of death, and lists her age. Through reverse headstone calculator I get a birthdate of 25 October 1830. Ambrose and Maria were married on the 6 of January 1859. Her death on December 10, 1859 correlates to a death from complications of the birth of her first and only child, Charles Albert Spaulding. Many of the birth record Gedcoms show a birthdate of 22 November 1860. I see this date listed by him on his death records. My belief through inductive reasoning is that he was actually born on the 22 November 1859. His mother died 18 days after his birth. To date I have not found an 1860 census for Ambrose Pleasant Maulding to confirm if he was still with Dad. My guess is he was taken into another family members home at this time of grief. I will continue to research each family member on both Mothers and Fathers line to see if he was taken in. I do know he was reunited with his Dad after the marriage to Guilema Mills.

Do you have a method of verifying this photo you have attached to Maria's memorial? I appreciate your time and efforts and am seeking to establish the most correct information possible.

Thank you Donna Meridieth
Added by Donna Meridieth on Apr 12, 2017 12:52 AM
Tom Ballard
Alma Dayle Potts
Thanks for your submission for Alma Potts. It has been entered.
Added by Tom Ballard on Mar 29, 2017 7:05 PM
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