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Tombstone Tuesday - Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson

In this past Sunday’s Obituary Post, I shared Fr. Edward’s obituary.

Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.   30 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Lycurgus Dinsmore Bigger

Lycurgus Dinsmore Bigger was born September 19, 1843 in Blue Ball, Warren County, Ohio to parents James and Elizabeth (McCandless) Bigger.  I wouldn’t pretend to know the origin of his first name.  1,056 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Bigger Head (1812-1912)

Bigger Head was born in Highland County, Ohio on October 12, 1812 to parents William and Mary (Elder) Head.  According to the Head family genealogy, William and Mary were cousins and together they had fourteen children, with ten of them living to adulthood.  803 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Lewis Hogg Fargason

Lewis Hogg Fargason was born to parents Johnson and Mildred (Hogg) Fargason on May 27, 1802 in Newberry, South Carolina. It appears Lewis was named after both his maternal grandfather Major Lewis Hogg and great-great grandfather Lewis Hogg. 559 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: William Amos

William Amos was my 3x great grandfather.  I believe he fought in the Civil War, but I don’t have any concrete records of that yet. 60 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday : Rev. Georg Bernthal

Georg Bernthal (09 November 1837-08 March 1913) was born in Roßtal, Bavaria, the youngest child of Georg Martin and Anna Barbara (Bloß) Bernthal. He immigrated to Frankenmuth in 1846, arriving with the second group of settlers. 95 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Nancy Stilley

Nancy Stilley was raised on the Illinois frontier, and died a pioneer in Kansas. From what little I know about her life, she’s a perfect example of a… 680 more words