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Krauss/Gronek (#47079849)
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Bio Photo My mom and I have been able to find some pictures of head stones on this site that we most likely would never have seen. It's helped us in my search of our family history. "Thank you".
If we've made any mistakes or you have any suggestions for any of the ones that we've placed in here, please let us know.
If you'd like us to transfer a site over to you, just ask. As long as it's not someone that is a part of our family I will be glad to transfer.

** Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting "Holy Shit... what a ride!" **
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Justin K Houser
Anthony W. Myers
THANK YOU SO MUCH for piecing together and photographing Anthony Myers's tombstone for me. I can see that it looks like 55y 2m 29d which enables me to calculate a birthdate for my 5th great grandfather. I really appreciate the help!
Added by Justin K Houser on Apr 12, 2017 4:41 AM
Cynthia Meiners
Pioneer Uptegrove Cemetery
Good morning,

I see that you have photographed cemeteries in & around Pike & Lincoln Co's in MO. I am looking for a cemetery that is between Corso & Louisville called the Pioneer Uptegrove cemetery. Many of the relatives of those buried in Old & New Liberty are there. I have bee twice to look for it around that area but have had not luck. The best instructions I can find are on the attached link:

Would you happen to have any idea where it might be? The uploads on Find A Grave from Mae Damron come directly from me, so she has not been there. Any assistance appreciated! Cynthia
Added by Cynthia Meiners on Jul 30, 2016 10:36 AM
Mastin & Margaret Parsons Moore
Mastin born 12 Nov 1808 Pittsylvania County, VA
Margaret m born 17 Feb 1814 Pittsylvania County, VA daughter of David Parsons and Elizabeth Bailey Parsons
Married 8 March 1832 Pike County, MO
Children of Mastin and Margaret were Elizabeth, Mary Ann, James Bailey, Emily F, William L., and George W..
2nd wife of Mastin Catherine M. they had one son John W.
Mastin was the son of James Moore and Elizabeth Shellhorse.
Added by Donna on Mar 14, 2016 5:48 PM
Carter D. Lovelace
Siblings of Carter D. Lovelace

Susan Lovelace Butler
James Lovelace
Barnett H. Lovelace
Phoebe Lovelace Cobb
Brewis Webster Lovelace
Mary Lovelace Cobb
Carter D. Lovelace
Lucinda Lovelace Jones
Jesse Lovelace
Zachariah R. Lovelace
Elizabeth Norman Lovell
Added by Donna on Mar 14, 2016 4:52 PM
Carter D. Lovelace

Carter Lovelace Will Book 4, pg. 59 Lincoln County, Missouri Probate
wife - Pelletier Jane Lovelace
brothers and sisters - Mary Cobb, Susan Butler, Barnet H. Lovelace,Brewis W. Lovelace, Lucinda Jones, Jessie Lovelace, Zachariah R.Lovelace, Elizabeth Lovell, the heirs of James Lovelace, decd., and the heirs of Phebe Cobb, decd.
Dated 15th day of February 1859, probated September 15, 1884
Witnesses: Lewis Duncan, James A. Motley, W. W. Shaw


Carter D. Lovelace of this vicinity died a few days since of general debility. Mr. Lovelace was born in Caswell County, North Carolina moved to Missouri in the fall of 1833; was 77 years old. He was a quiet,peaceable and respected citizen.
Added by Donna on Mar 14, 2016 4:44 PM
Delilah Picard Cobb
Missouri Death Certificate # 23872
Delilah Picard Lovelace
Female White
DOB June 3, 1828
84 years 1 month 22 day
Birthplace: North Carolina
Name of Father: Henry Cobb
Birthplace of father: N. Carolina
Maiden Name of mother:
Mary Lovelace
N. Carolina

Informant: P. D. Lovelace
New Hartford, Missouri
Death at 7:35 pm July 25, 1912
Paralysis, Senility
Indian Creek Church July
Delilah Pickard Cobb b: 03 Jun 1828 in Caswell County, North
Carolina, d: 25 Jul 1912 in Pike County, Missouri married 1st to Andrew
S. Love (b: 1826, d: before 1853 in Pike County, Missouri) on 17 Dec
1846 in Pike County, MIssouri; married 2nd to Samuel William
Lovelace, (b: 06 Mar 1830 in Harford Township, Pike County, Missouri,
d: 08 Nov 1909 in Pike County, Missouri) on 08 May 1853 in Pike
County, Missouri.
Added by Donna on Jan 28, 2016 1:40 PM
Tracey Crow
RE: Crows
Hi, yes I'll manage the Crows. Thank you very much. Sorry to say I have not researched the Pritchetts yet. I only know a couple of things. Nancy married a Ripperdan and 3 of their sons located near where I live in California. I've been in touch with one of their descendants who lives in Southern California. Abraham K. Ripperdan Jr. has the largest monument in Acacia Cemetery. Memorial # 17836868.
Is is true that Prickett's Fort in West Virginia was built by some of our Pritchett family? thanks
Added by Tracey Crow on Nov 19, 2015 6:30 PM
Tracey Crow
Crow's in Old Ashley
Hi, Susan Pritchett Crow is my 3rd great-grandmother. In 1849 Susan's husband Walter went to California during the gold rush. He came back to Pike County, gathered up sons, in-laws and other men and drove cattle back to California. He died shortly after he reached California. My line is through Walter and Susan's son John B. Crow & Perthania Eastin; their son John B. Crow & Clara Braly (Clara's aunt was married to Alexander Majors of Pony Express fame}. Perthania died about a year after moving to California. John and his brothers founded Crows Landing in California. I wrote a book about our family titled Crow Family History which is available on Amazon. You can see some pages of it on that site. I was just at Old Ashley Cemetery and I saw that stones are being repaired and the cemetery is being taken care of, which I appreciate. It looks so much better than when I first saw it a few years ago. thanks
Added by Tracey Crow on Nov 19, 2015 7:57 AM
RE: Morris/Watson
I will enter Eliza Ferry Morris. I'm not sure about the Ada thing. I'll keep looking. Right now I'm going by late 1880s census. I haven't seen an Ada. there is an Ida F, but she's the daughter of John N., not a sister of his. Still working on that generation. Who knows. it's hard to tell that long ago.
Added by AKC on Oct 07, 2015 1:34 PM
RE: Elizabeth Morris
I appreciate it ! If you'd like to enter it, I would not be offended at all. If you don't, I think I would try what you suggested. It doesn't matter to me at all. I live in Texas, and have only been to Elsberry 3 x in my entire life. I have family in Elberry cem, Watts cem (which is abandoned) and the Kemper cem. (also abandoned). I don't anticipate going back up there any time in the near future. Create one if you like, and link it up to her spouse. just let me know. I'll have to get back into ancestry to even see where I was on that.
Added by AKC on Oct 06, 2015 10:14 AM
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