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Bill Siddall (#47142982)
 member for 7 years, 11 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo Board member of Oakland Rural Cemetery, Town of Porter, Niagara County, New York State.
Board member of the Town of Porter Historical Society.
Genealogy hobbyist.
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RE: George Moote
Hi, Bill,

Thank you! You made my day - both with your understanding and with the story. We live in a strange new world.

Things look a lot better, Moote-wise. I had a time last night trying to figure out what I had done wrong so I could undo it!

I still have a lot of photos to post to memorials for folks in Fillmore-Halstead. Hope to get that done soon.

Thanks, and take care.

Added by Kathy on Nov 02, 2016 11:14 AM
Beamer's in Oakland Rural cemetery
Sorry about the multiple messages - they are getting sent before I click the send button.

1st wife Sophia is #39961583

Daniel Beamer married (2) Olive Force - children Elmer & Frank (Olive is #39961584)

He married (3) Sarah Jane Whitney - children Harmon, Annie & Charles.

I wondered about the memorial for Francis Beamer #95788927 - she died at age 6 months - could the death year be 1857 or 1859?

Also the memorial for Daniel Beamer #9578881. Daniel Beamer died 7 Jun 1911 in Wellandport, ON.
Is there a marker that shows a Daniel Beamer died in 1860? Possibly that is a son? Would be same death year as Sophia.

His son Charles probably died in infancy in early 1880's.
Added by Cathy on Sep 04, 2016 9:17 PM
Beamer's in Oakland Rural cemetery
Added by Cathy on Sep 04, 2016 9:05 PM
Beamer's in Oakland Rural cemetery
Hi Bill,

Just noticed your Beamer memorials in Oakland Rural cemetery.

Daniel Beamer married (1) Sophia - they had children Henrietta & Francis
Added by Cathy on Sep 04, 2016 9:04 PM
RE: Halstead-Fillmore Cemetery
Hi, Bill,

Okay, so we're only shirt-tail cousins.

There are some photos that were taken by others, but you've taken the most. The stats say it is only 37% photographed.

I'm sure you have enough other things to do. As I said, it will be a couple months before I'd be able to get to the cemetery, but I'm more than happy to take photos if you don't get an itch to go out that way before then. I intend to go anyway, because I'd like to check on the exact location of some of the folks in whom I'm particularly interested for any relationship clues that might offer. Let's leave it that I'll plan on photographing the whole cemetery unless I hear from you or see that a bunch of new photos have been posted.

Thanks, again, for all you do.

Take care.

Added by Kathy on Apr 03, 2016 12:02 PM
Halstead-Fillmore Cemetery
Hi, Bill,

I hope you are doing well.

I was looking for the children of some folks buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Wilson tonight. I think there is a possibility that several of them are in Halstead-Fillmore, but none of them have marker photos. Because you posted so many of the memorials, I was wondering if you knew if the lack of photos is because no one has had a chance to get out to take them, or because a lot of markers are missing/illegible/whatever. If it's the former, I have camera, will travel. It would probably be a couple months before I could get over there, but I'm more than happy to do some photography.

I was also wondering if you have an Ortt in your ancestry - perhaps a Harriet Ortt who married Charles Siddall? If so, we're distant cousins.

Thanks for any help and/or guidance you can give me. I really appreciate all of the work you've done on find-a-grave.

Take care.

Added by Kathy on Apr 03, 2016 12:54 AM
Grace K. (Crewe) Austin
39962021 DIEZ
Bill the Find A Grave # for Benjamin's mother Lillian Pearl NICHOLS Wagner is: 157831570, she is also the mother of Helen DIEZ Fletcher who you also have # 399627730 I don't see a William DIEZ JR. who died in 1907 as an infant BUT if you have him, he too is a child of Lillian & her 1st husband William DIEZ who died in 1916. REASON I'm getting these all completed is for the 200th Anniversary Celebration of OUR Ancestor ROBERT NICHOLS who settled here in 1816 Lillian was one of his descendants. Celebration is being held June 4, 2016 at the Cambria Fire Hall IF you know of anyone related to this PIONEER have them contact me: for details
Added by Grace K. (Crewe) Austin on Feb 05, 2016 9:23 AM
Grace K. (Crewe) Austin
3996021 Benjamin C. Wm Diez
Bill could you please add the parents for Benjamin as father: William C. Diez #39962017 and his birth mother is located at Oakwood as Lillian Pearl NICHOLS Wagner, I'll have to get back to you with her Find A Grave #. Thanks Grace
Added by Grace K. (Crewe) Austin on Feb 05, 2016 9:03 AM
Walter Bennett
Thank you for updating his memorial, much appreciated.
Added by Lavelle on Dec 01, 2015 11:10 PM
RE: Pauline Sullivan
I know what you mean. I entered the sisters and brothers in the bio section of Agnes, too, because of the limitations of the linking. Glad to help. We're still trying to decode Agnes' headstone but we're having great fun doing it on Cemetery Oddities on Facebook. I actually volunteer at Oakwood so I just have to get into their books and do a little detective work to solve that little headstone mystery.
Added by scotdeerie on Sep 29, 2015 1:24 PM
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