|Laura Aanenson (#47083735)|
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My interest in Find A Grave began while researching my family history. After creating memorials for my ancestors and extended family, I added information from obituaries in old extant newspapers.|
For the past few years my focus has been on taking headstone photos. I am currently playing catch-up, editing and adding pictures I took in 2015 and 2016.
Like you, I am a volunteer. I participate in this labor of love because I believe it's an important part of our history.
I will gladly update any memorial in my care with a sourced request. Simply share a few details about how you know something to be true when you submit an edit (using the edit tabs please).
Inside voices and good manners are very much appreciated.
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|Brian Scott DONOVAN||RE: Josephine M Cartan Reilly|
Find A Grave Memorial# 124513579
The source of the information is:
Cartan, Josephine M., wife of Dr. Reilly, and sister to Fr. Joseph Cartan, pastor of the Nativity Church, died at her residence, No. 3835 South Halsted street on last Wednesday. She was only 26 years of age and had been married less than 12 months. Her sudden loss is a shock to her husband, brothers, sisters and other relatives. She was a highly gifted amateur vocalist. April 2, 1887 (2) from The Chicago Citizen, 1883-1909, obituaries, marriage and social notices in Tom Cook, Chicago’s Irish Families 1833-1910.
Since there is no way to attach the source of information to the specific points listed under Suggest a correction or an addition on the edit tab. I use the last point: Suggest any other corrections or additions to send my source to the manager of the memorial.
I’m concerned, are you not also receiving the “Suggest any other corrections or additions” when you receive the suggested change?
P.S. The following information concerns her brother, Rev. Joseph M. Cartan, (Find A Grave Memorial# 179695963) mentioned in the above source.
THE REV. JOSEPH M. CARTAN, for thirty-three years pastor of the Church of the Nativity. Thirty-third street and Union avenue, died last evening shortly after 7 o’clock at St. Bernard’s hospital after an illness of six weeks. Father Cartan was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and the following year came to America with his parents. He was educated in the Ottawa (Ill.) schools, and in 1861 the family removed to Chicago. He was ordained in December, 1870, by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Foley of the diocese of Chicago. Funeral services will be from the church Thursday morning at 10:30. Interment will be at Mount Olivet.
“Obituary,” Chicago Tribune, February 26, 1907, 4.
CARTAN—Feb 25, at St. Bernard’s hospital, the Rev. Joseph M. Cartan, pastor of Nativity church. Funeral Thursday, Feb. 28, at 10:30 a. m., from Nativity church, by carriages to Mount Olivet.
“Deaths,” Chicago Tribune, February 27, 1907, 12.
Cartan, Joseph M., 26†; 839 37th-st., Feb. 25.
“Official Death Record,” Chicago Tribune, February 28, 1907, 13.
† If Rev. Cartan was pastor of Nativity church for 33 years, he certainly was older than 26 years.
|Pam R.||Johan Trozell|
Did you read the story I have on Johan Trozell's memorial? He is not related to me but a few years ago I was talking to a land surveyor that we were doing business with, Bill Wells, about my Geneaolgy hobby and he told me about his great (?) grandfather Johan. About a month later I was thinking about Johan and I called the surveyor and told him that I wanted to try to find where Johan was buried. He sent me photos and told me the story about Johan's death. I think he gave me a different spelling of his name. I started searching on Library of Congress Historic Newspapers site for him and no luck. Then I searched "Scaffold falling Chicago Illinois 1898...". Then I got 7 Hits but none in Chicago so I posted this story on "Facebook - Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness" and someone found a news article in the Chicago Tribune and his home address was in the Tribune. The Finder told me there was a cemetery near his address and even gave the phone number of the Cemetery and told me to call there and ask if was buried there and about 15 minutes later the man called me back and said Johan was there and gave me the location of his grave. I contacted Bill Wells, the great great grandson, and gave him my findings and we were both thrilled:). You know I sometimes photograph headstones that are difficult to read and I spray them with clean water beforehand and it makes them easier to read si why don't you try that? Thanks a bunch. Pam R.
Added by Pam R. on May 25, 2017 7:34 PM
|Andy Gappa||RE: Martin S Meeter|
Martin's tombstone sits on the Meeter plot next to Cornelia's (his mother). Here are two pieces of evidence.
Name: Martin Sipke Meter
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1876
Baptism Date: 3 Dec 1876
Baptism Place: Berwyn, Illinois, USA
Description: Membership Records 1867-1950
Father: Jan Meter
I think the date on the tombstone is wrong as it's off by a year and 2 days. I also think there was a transcription error on his obit.
Name: Martin Meeter
Birth Year: abt 1877
Home in 1880: Lake, Cook, Illinois
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: John Meeter
Father's Birthplace: Holland
Mother's name: Cornelia Meeter
Mother's Birthplace: Holland
John Meeter 32
Cornelia Meeter 28
Edward Meeter 7
Herman Meeter 5
Martin Meeter 3
Toney Meeter 9m
I hope this works. Andy Gappa
|Pam R.||Johan Trozell in Oakwoods Cemetery|
Thanks for claiming this photo request. I hope he does have a headstone and if so that it's readable. Could you clean off the headstone if needed and take at t least one closeup? His family in Oregon will be excited to see a photo(s).
Added by Pam R. on May 24, 2017 7:59 AM
|Topeka Tom||Stanley J Sak|
Aha! I remember it now -- it was his Missouri death certificate. You can search it at Missouri Digital Heritage.
I almost sent another edit, then I realized that Find a Grave wasn't yet up to your standards.
|Daniel M. Hogan||RE: Ellis Gary Lee|
I be happy to send my sources, but could you send me the memorial number?
|Topeka Tom||Stanley J Sak|
I found the information, found where it went in Find A Grave, and sent it.
I'm thinking it was yeterday or the day before.
Now you want me to look it up again? Or do you expect me to remember the source? Shoot, I don't even remember the information!
I know the source is important because I know what it's for: your amusement only!
I infer that with a high degree of certainty because I carefully noted the sources already shown on the memorial.
I am too old to play this game. Forget (and lose) the suggestion.
Or, if you care at all, you can to to his record on FamilySearch, where I have been operating generally in parallel, and find it there. But I don't ALWAYS enter in both venues, so I won't guarantee that the source is there. I'm just adding this in case YOU want to do the extra and extraneous work.
|Ronald Greene||RE: Jalmer and Gladys Bergseng|
|Kathy Burr||RE: Burton Kenfield|
California Death Index
SS Application and Claims Index
|Ronald Greene||RE: Jalmer and Gladys Bergseng|
Gladys Bergseng, nee Greene, is my 1st Cousin, 2x removed. I found her birth records and social security records, death records, church records, ect.. for her and her husband thru ancestry.com and other web sites like archives.com and genealogybank.com
I would be pleased to carry the torch for their memorials.
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