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Tombstone Tuesday – Jackson Tripp, Jr.

Today, I have a picture of my uncle, Jackson’s headstone.   He is buried in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove, WI with his wife Jordia. 25 more words


Tombstone Tuesday and Civil War Letter Family Part 1

As I go along exploring the Civil War Letters, I am also exploring the family as well. The Judkins family letters focus on the family of Phebe Ann (Simon) Judkins and Stephen H. 553 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Mattie Grace Grob Large (1892-1992)

Some Tombstone Tuesday articles just beg to be written because the subject lived such a long and purposeful life.  Today’s article is one of those. 544 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday - Jordia M. Tripp, 1918-2006

My aunt Jordia M. Tripp, (nee: Kirkland) was the wife of my uncle Jackson.  I have posted a picture of her headstone.  For some reason her 1st name, Jordia, and middle initial, M, is inscribed on the stone without any surname.  37 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Mathias and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Noehl

At the tail end of the nineteenth century, two German immigrants made the decision to forge their lives together in America. Mathias Noehl was born to Michel and Magdelena (Hoffman) Noehl on 22 April 1868 in the village of Holsthum, Germany,1 and Elizabeth Hoffman was born to Mathias and Anna (Marbach) Hoffman on 16 September 1869 in the neighboring village of Prümzurlay.2 They never met as children, and both made their own ways to America, Mathias in 1886 and Elizabeth in 1890.3… 540 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Greenup Raney

Greenup Raney was born on August 7, 1846, according to an entry at Find-A-Grave (and his grave stone), although he could have been born anywhere from 1847 to 1849, based on various records.  752 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday – Cornelia Cooper, 1919-1995

Today, I have a picture of my aunt Cornelia’s headstone.  She is one of the daughters of Will and Jennie (nee: Benton) Gilstrap.   She was born in 1919 in Jasper, Monticello, GA.  40 more words