August 22, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday – Clinton Iowa War Memorials

Jim’s home town of Clinton, Iowa has a very nice display of war memorials for the most recent wars: Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean and Vietnam.  The Civil War era memorial is for William B. Mayes who enlisted in DeWitt, […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Russell W. Volckmann

On a recent visit to Iowa my husband Jim found the gravestone of Russell William Volckmann  that I have written about several times in this blog.  The headstone is located in Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa (FindAGrave location).  There are several […]

Tombstone Tuesday: David and William Holmes

david-holmes-grave-mo

Through sheer luck and a lot of networking, I’ve been able to obtain quite a few tombstone pictures for our family history. Two of them are for a father and son, David and William Livingston Holmes and they are my […]

Tombstone Tuesday: The Wilkersons of Pleasant Grove, Iowa

George Wilkerson gravestone

Headstones of Joshua, George and Amanda Wilkerson Back in 1995, Jim and I thought we hit the jackpot when we found this cemetery at Pleasant Grove, Iowa.  It’s located at Shinar Cumberland Presbyterian Church not far from the now deserted […]

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