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US Completed Requests / Cincinnati Obits
« on: Wednesday 01 September 21 15:10 BST (UK)  »
Looking to find the obits of

Alfred Muehlman, 27 Jun 1889-20 Jan 1958, son of Edward and Mary (Mayme) Miller.

Also, his wife, Josephine Muehlman, possibly 1879-1957.  She married Alfred, Feb. 1919, as Josephine Pelton and had a son by the Pelton marriage.  I don't believe she had any children by Alfred.  There is a Josephine Muehlman in Baltimore Pike Cemetery, which might be her.

Any help appreciated.

US Resources & Offers / Illinois Obituary Index
« on: Monday 23 August 21 14:20 BST (UK)  »
Obituary index from newspaper holdings at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum

US Completed Requests / Obit from Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois
« on: Monday 23 August 21 00:21 BST (UK)  »
Looking for an obit of a George B Price, retired publisher of the Carrollton Gazette, Carrollton, IL.  He died the 5th of Feb 1895.  His third wife was Matilda, and he had previously been married to a Mary Adkins, who died in childbirth circa 1867.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I need some more eyes on this subject.  WHO WAS LYLAN L  ?????? THOMAS

I am looking for the surname of James Hiram Thomas' 2nd wife.  I have all the information I need on his family and that of his 1st wife, but am stuck trying to find LYLAN'S maiden name or the name of her former (?) husband. 

James' 1st wife was LYLA and they divorced in California between 1930 and 1940.  James is single with the children in 1940, so he and LYLAN probably married between 1940 and 1950.  I emailed the cemetery for any information on her, but all they did was confirm the burial location, which I had included on my request.  I waited 6 weeks for that tidbit of redundant information, so that was a waste of time.

I have found a Mrs. LYLAN Lovell in the SF city directories for 1934/35 which states she may be working at Fort Bragg as a clerk, but haven't been able to find her before or after those years.  She is also referred to as Mrs. LYLAN L Thomas in the obit of James H Thomas and as the administratrix of his estate.

There is an obit for her sister, Mrs. Grace Hobson (b ~1889 possibly NY--d. 7 Dec 1963, Santa Cruz), the most recent wife of Thomas Robert Hobson Sr., a butcher from Ukiah.  The obit mentions her husband, his 3 adult children and her sister, Mrs. LYLAN Thomas and states inurnment was in the IOOF cemetery, aka Santa Cruz Memorial Park.
FAG memorial of Thomas R Hobson:

I haven't been able to find the marriage of James and Lylan, nor the marriage of Grace and Thos Hobson, which might lead to their actual surname.

I would greatly appreciate any suggestions on trying to solve this question.

James Hiram Thomas FAG memorial

Lylan L Thomas FAG memorial

US Lookup Requests / Chicago Obit
« on: Tuesday 06 July 21 20:16 BST (UK)  »
Looking for the obit of Hezekiah R Thomas.  Born 18 May 1836 in Cardiganshire, Wales, he was a printer and served in the Civil War.  He died in Chicago, 25 Mar 1909.

Any help will be appreciated.

US Lookup Requests / Looking for California obits
« on: Saturday 10 April 21 16:04 BST (UK)  »
Looking for the obits of the following:

Isabel Gillette Williamson Day, b. 1 Aug 1904 in Illinois to Dr. Charles Spencer Williamson and his wife, Josephine Gillette Williamson; d. 27 Jan 1982 in Santa Clara county, CA.

spouse of:

Lewis Andrew Day, b. 5 Dec 1900 in Glencoe, IL to Charles Lewis Day and Lily McLeish Day; d. 21 Mar 1988 in Santa Clara county, CA.  His residence was listed as San Mateo on the SSDI.

I've looked at the Palo Alto obituary database and the California Newspaper database, but didn't see either listed.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.

ADDED:  They also lived in Essex county, NJ from <1935-1950s.  I'm not aware of when they moved to California

US Lookup Requests / Looking for NY obits
« on: Monday 29 March 21 18:44 BST (UK)  »
Looking for an obit for the following couple:

Pauline M (Mary?) Bingley:  b. 1 Apr 1892 (SSDI)
                                        d.  Jan 1972 NY, NY

George James Bingley:  b. 4 Dec 1892 (naturalization papers)
                                   d. Aug 1971 (SSDI) NY, NY
he was a professional golf instructor

Any help will be greatfuly appreciated

United States of America / Obit request for Sedalia, MO
« on: Tuesday 16 March 21 16:45 GMT (UK)  »
I would like to request a copy of the obituary of Peter Kahrs.  His obit appears in the following:

The Sedalia Democrat
16 Aug 1926, page 5
The Sedalia Weekly Democrat
18 Aug 1926, page 4

Thank you in advance for taking the time to find this obit.

United States of America / Riverside California obits
« on: Friday 12 March 21 14:06 GMT (UK)  »
Does anyone have access to obits for the following:

Joseph S (Stewart) Shockey:  b. 27 Sep 1879, Salt Creek, Mason, IL
                                            d.  8 Apr 1950, Riverside county, CA
                                            parents:  Daniel N Shockey, Will Anna Baxter
children from first marriage to Nora C Snodgrass:

2nd wife: no children
Alvina (ELLA) Louise Shockey:  b. 20 Jul 1884, Ontario, CAN
                                              d.  18 Jun 1958, Riverside county, CA
                                              parents:  John Witt, Martha Tiegs

I have all the other information, but would like to find where they were laid to rest.

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