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James Lemon (#46987614)
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Bio Photo I am very much enjoying doing our family genealogy and learning about our family. The "Lemon/Coburn" side, the "Eastman/Beals" side (my mother's side) and the "Reid/Dull" side (my wife's). If anyone has any stories about our families I would love to see them.

I am working with Family Tree Maker 2014. I really enjoy working with this program. This project helps to keep my mind active. Originally from Galesburg, Michigan we now live in Lady Lake, Florida.

Please help me with corrections.If you have additional info or a correction to one or more of my memorials please use the edit button then suggest a correction on that memorial. Leaving me a message makes it harder to make that correction.

Submitting a SAC ("Suggest a Correction" on the Edit tab) is the ONLY way to give me the information I need for corrections or transfer requests. I will not make changes from public messages. Please don't make me turn off public messages. (Public messages don't have the necessary links to do changes efficiently.) I take a lot of time posting these memorials. I am only too happy to make changes when I make a mistake but most of the time these public messages don't have enough information and don't even tell me what cemetery the person is in. I'm an old man and have a severe case of CRS so I'm not going to try to find your memorial in error.

BEFORE you post a memorial please be sure to check to see if there is a memorial already posted. Duplicate memorials make it confusing for another researcher knowing which one to link to. I have posted memorials up to 8 years prior to someone else but they knew more information than I did so they posted their memorial and then asked me to delete my posting, saying that because they had more information theirs took presidence. VERY inconsiderate. I, and most other members, am ALWAYS willing to correct any mistake or add any additional information or link. Let's keep this FREE Find A Grave website for it's original intention and respect each other. We are not in this for a contest. We are trying to help distant family members find the burial location of their family members.

Connie and I have taken Genealogical trips researching our families and taking pictures of headstones in many cemeteries. We have been to Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, & Canada recording cemeteries. If anyone has any further information or corrections please feel free to contact me so I can make this information as complete and correct as possible. If I know we have family members in a cemetery I usually take pictures of every legible, and some barely legible, headstones.

These trips have afforded us the pleasure of meeting many distant cousins and we even found the original "Lemon" house built in 1809 and still being lived in in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. I had the pleasure of talking with a man that had grown up in the house and could tell me many stories of its history.

A picture is worth a thousand words. Consequently I don't always record every inscription on the headstone. It is already written in stone.

We don't take all these pictures as if we're in some sort of a contest. We do it so we can help other people researching for their family members. I much prefer having a picture of the headstone. It is my belief that in death the family is much more likely to record the proper/correct information. It is true that upon rare occasions an engraver will make a mistake but much less likely than a census taker. Census records are a good guide but some people are very lackadaisical in giving the correct information to the census taker or the census taker is only trying to earn a pay check and just writes down what he/she wants, the way he/she hears it and many times very unledgible.

Unfortunately, Connie passed away on February 12, 2011. I will carry on but researching is not the same without her help. I truly miss being able to use her as a sounding board for ideas and problems. We really enjoyed traveling and taking photos of cemeteries.

Family research can be an addiction, it is for me, but it can be very rewarding and is a great avenue for meeting and corresponding with many distant relatives. I wish everyone happy hunting in your research.

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Rick Dillman
Leona M. Remington obit
Leona M. Remington, age 99, of Bloomingdale, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Meadow Woods Nursing Home in Bloomingdale. Leona was born October 28, 1917 in St. Joseph, the daughter of Julius and Mariea (Winkel) Greiffendorf and lived the majority of her life in the Bloomingdale, South Haven area. She was a member of the Eastern Star and Bloomingdale Christian Church. She always had a big flower garden, did lots of canning, freezing of vegetables and fruit, and enjoyed drawing. She loved spending time with her family. Surviving are her 4 children, Sharon (Rudy) Sauer of Bloomingdale, Bob (Kathie Miller) Remington of Bloomingdale, Gerald (Lucy) Remington of Bloomingdale, Sally Blink of Gobles; 14 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; a sister, Nancy (Bill) Banks of Greenville; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph in 1969; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Remington; son-in-law, John Blink; 2 sisters, Jane Woodhouse, Ruth Reuschel; and 3 brothers, Walter, Julius and Alvin Greiffendorf. The family will meet friends 10-12 noon Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Bloomingdale Christian Church where the funeral service will be 12:00 Noon with Tim Remington officiating. Interment will follow in Baseline Cemetery, Cheshire Township. The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of SW Michigan or to the Bloomingdale Christian Church. Arrangements were entrusted to the Bloomingdale Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home.
Added by Rick Dillman on May 25, 2017 10:47 PM
David McNally
RE: King Family
Thanks Jim, will do :-)
Added by David McNally on May 21, 2017 5:03 PM
Dee Prusakowski
RE: Joseph Brown
I see there is a Joseph Brownsen who died in 1873. That is the year of the Joseph Brown I am looking for. His wife would be Elizabeth who died in 1875. Any chance there is a typo?
Added by Dee Prusakowski on May 21, 2017 5:02 PM
Barbara A. Seitz
Hello James
I have been asked by a member, how a picture with my name below it has my name on it? Whom you created. I myself can not explain it.
178174557 Elizabeth C Cram Stickles

When you have a moment would you look into this, many thanks, Barbara
Added by Barbara A. Seitz on May 21, 2017 3:00 PM
B. C. B. : : = )
Wilkinson / Alliston

I will try to find it next time. I just got back
from the Cemetery in Alliston.
Took 3 Hrs. of looking and snapping.

Sorry to see your note on Connie. My wife Betty passed a year before your wife. (almost to the day)

I understand how you miss her.

I also am no spring chicken.
Added by B. C. B. : : = ) on May 20, 2017 4:40 PM
David McNally
King Family
Hi James,

Thank you for having taken the time and trouble to photograph and post the King family gravestones. I really appreciate it. I have two requests that I'm seeking your permission for; may I have your permission to post the photos on the Genealogy Profile web pages I've created for each of them? And, would it also be alright rather than repeatedly bothering you each time I find a photo you've taken of a family member to also place them on my family members profile pages as well. Thank you for considering my request.

- Dave
Added by David McNally on May 20, 2017 7:48 AM
Thank you for adding my father's grave information & pictures. I have never been able to visit his grave, and have never seen it. I am tickled pink to see it.

I just happened to be working on my own family tree. May I used your pictures, please?

Thanks again. I'm in your debt.

Darren Meahl
Added by DARREN MEAHL on May 14, 2017 5:11 PM
Frederick Appleby
Thank you for posting Frederick Appleby's information. He was my great grandfather, now I am trying to find out where his wife Ada Appleby was buried.
Added by Jan on May 05, 2017 5:52 AM
Paul Murphy
RE: Murphy Burial
Will this is coincidental - I posted a request using the edit form, and the grave that was listed simply under Robert Murphy that was my great uncle has been changed to Robert Elliot Murphy information and is now listed in the cemetery twice both showing the correct headstone. I just looked at that this morning, I swear on my life, and my great uncle was listed but it had the wrong picture! :-( Thanks for responding! I need to try and get Robert C Murphy info and his headstone there now....
Added by Paul Murphy on Apr 18, 2017 3:50 PM
Paul Murphy
Murphy Burial
Good morning James. I just wanted to point out a correction on one of your burial photos. It is for Robert Murphy in the Florida National Cemetery that was a private in the US Army, died 1996, born in 1919. The photo you have for him is for a Robert Elliot Murphy, who was in the US Navy and born in 1924 - not the same person. The Robert that was in the Army is my great uncle - I have not seen any photos yet of his grave, but according to Veteran Burial records from the US Govt, he is in Section 203 Site 582. Thank you for all you do by adding photos - it is very much appreciated. Hopefully soon I can find a headstone for Robert as well as get more information from his wife!

Thanks James!
Added by Paul Murphy on Apr 18, 2017 7:30 AM
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