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rschramsr (#47466087)
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Bio Photo Lifelong resident of northeastern Illinois, I enjoy visiting the cemeteries and searching out headstones, photographing and posting them and trying to weave the links together of other family members in that cemetery or other ones nearby, so that other researchers can utilize my findings. My areas of particular interest are Lake County (where my family started off in this country), DuPage, Kane, DeKalb and Kendall counties, and also Morgan and Scott counties in southern Illinois. I'll also sometimes go out of my "comfort zone" if it's something that looks intriguing.
I try to arrange my photo expeditions according to my schedule and by areas, and of course by weather conditions. I only claim photo requests that I can absolutely fulfill, and try to fulfill them as promptly as possible.
As always, if you'd like to copy a photo, ask permission first in order to let me know how and where it's going to be used, and credit my work. Other than that, I'm happy to help you out in whatever way possible, just contact me.
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Sorry please disregard my last message, regarding the Goodrich's. It was sent in error.
Added by LoveHistory on Jun 26, 2017 3:04 PM
Goodrich Transfer Memorials Requests

My reply to you was regarding your request from Nov. 2016 sent to Phyllis Wallington (#47156764)asking for a transfer of below memorials, which she didn't not do yet.

Lucia E Goodrich #47640987
And once again... if you're not related, can you please transfer my great grandmother, Lucia Estelle Goodrich, to my care. She's the wife of Elias J. Goodrich. Many thanks! B Lillis Drake

Elias Goodrich #44904584
Also, can you please transfer my great grand father, Elias Goodrich, to my care as well? Thanks again, B Lillis Drake

Sorry I didn't explain, I hope it's clearer now.

Added by LoveHistory on Jun 26, 2017 3:00 PM
84377344 George Bullard
Hello, and Thank You so much for transferring George Bullard to me. Much appreciation for all your hard work. Sincerely, Mary
Added by 2033481971 on Jun 12, 2017 8:12 PM
William Carlson
The Baker Mausoleum
The Mausoleum probably doesn't need anyone giving money to it because his uncle was John Warne Gates who was the principal stockholder of Texaco and when he died and his wife died the Baker family received all the 35 plus million dollars.
Nina Carlson was my grandmother's cousin and her second husband Seth W Richardson had 5 Presidential appointments four different Presidents the last by Truman. They are buried in Minnesota somewhere.
Note; I have walked through many a Massachusetts burial grounds and have published a genealogical record of the Charter St. Burying Point in Salem Ma.
Added by William Carlson on May 15, 2017 5:56 AM
Christina Knapp
Frank Moore
Thanks for posting this photo and info for my great grandfather,
Frank Moore.
I heard wild stories about him and my great grandmother Rosa whom I knew when I was young. They both worked at the Chicago Exposition in the late 1800s. he was a waiter, a roller skater and a gambler, and a womanizer?

I would like to copy the photo of him as it is the best I have seen.

C. Knapp

Ps. Finally got to visit Chicago last summer, and loved it!
Added by Christina Knapp on Apr 11, 2017 10:42 PM
R. Melissa Reininger
Benjamin Franklin Bosworth Update
# 79858235 - Information is pretty much all incorrect. Was just checking it over again. This Boworth was not connected to Edward Bosworth. I have the line back to the Mayflower. Please contact me for corrections, or transfer to me please. Thanks so much!
Added by R. Melissa Reininger on Aug 07, 2016 8:16 PM
R. Melissa Reininger
Benjamin Franklin Bosworth
Hi! I am wondering if you would be able to transfer this family to me. I am a direct descendant of Benjamin F. Bosworth and have documented his life story and the genealogy for this family. I know how hard it is to get the facts straight, but, I can provide a more accurate biographical sketch for him than the information you have posted. Thank you so much for all the hard work you have done on all of your entries. I know I've e-mailed to you in the past and shared information on this family.
Added by R. Melissa Reininger on Aug 07, 2016 1:45 PM
Shelby Blair
RE: Bates Family
Thank you so much. I had no idea about any of the extra information you told. I have just started working in genealogy fairly recently. I like the tidbits like a whaling captain or tavern owner. That's Awesome! Thanks again for you help.
Added by Shelby Blair on Jul 29, 2016 1:05 PM
Shelby Blair
Bates Family
Hi, I'm Shelby Blair, I was looking for more clues or information on the Bates Family of Lake County, Ohio. Benjamin was a many times over great grandfather that I didn't know about until a few minutes ago. I hope you might have a led to parents and further generations back. Thanks again.
Added by Shelby Blair on Jul 29, 2016 12:31 AM
Bob Meyers
RE: Philip Buck
Today, I also found that Philip Buck's grandparents were Johann and Anna Buck who lived and died in Bertie, Welland, Ontario, Canada. It is thus highly likely that Philip's mother and father (Frederick and Barbara) lived in Bertie at some time. Bob
Added by Bob Meyers on Jul 28, 2016 1:52 PM
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