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Can anyone tell me who maintains or has the old records from Lowell Cemetery?
I am helping a friend in Texas do some genealogy work and we are trying to
establish an exact date of death for a Eugene Rainey that died in 1952. Does
anyone know how we could find that information, without waiting to obtain a
copy of the death certificate?
Thanks for your help.
I just recently returned from visiting a cousin in Henry
County, IA. She has in her possession 10 pictures of Civil War Soldiers
from Iowa that joined the First Missouri Engineers. I made copies of the
pictures, which she is going to be giving to the Genealogical Society in
The names are:
Henry Flack- Colonel Eng. Reg.
T.H. Lindeman (?) Wapello, Louisa County
Charles W. Morrison
James Carlin - Burlington, Iowa
A.S. Cone (?) Crowe(?)
If anyone is looking for these people, I can send you a copy of the photo.
The University of Pittsburgh in conjunction with the Historical Society
of Western Pennsylvania is in the process of creating a digital library
of 19th and early 20th century books. There is also a nice map
collection. The Full-Text Collection currently contains 190 books from
the 19th and early 20th centuries. More books will be added on a
I could spend hours on this website. Perhaps you wil find it useful
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David Samuel Hitt was born February 22, 1822 in PA and died February 22,
1893 in Mt. Pleasant, Henry Co., Iowa. He married Paulina Willeford who died
January 16, 1904 in Mt. Pleasant I believe. The had two daughters, Eliza A.
born August 1849 in Mt. Pleasant, died after only a few months and Laura
Meeker who was born April 13, 1865 in Mt. Pleasant and died February 13, 1936
in Bend, Deschutes Co., Oregon.
Laura married George Emory Reinhart September 11, 1880 in Appleton, Swift
Co., Minnesota. Though they lived in Appleton, MN they moved back to Mt.
Pleasant as two of their children were born in Mt. Pleasant, IA. Their
children are as follows:
David Raymond Reinhart born May 22, 1882 Shible Twp., Swift Co., Minnesota
Grace Cora Reinhart born April 18, 1884 Center Twp., Henry Co., Iowa
Hattie Paulina Reinhart born February 18, 1886 Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Charles Henry "Jesse Harry" Reinhart born March 17, 1888 Shible Twp.,
Swift Co., Minnesota
Clarence Arthur "Robert" Reinhart born July 03, 1890 Shible Twp., Swift
George Ernest Reinhart born August 08, 1893 Shible Twp., Swift Co.,
Lee Henderson Reinhart born January 01, 1897 Shible Twp., Swift Co.,
Susan Leota "Dorothy" Reinhart born January 18, 1902 Appleton, Swift Co.,
I would like to exchange information concerning the Hitt’s or Reinhart’s
with anyone researching either of these families or anyone related to them.
Bill Ross -- BillR16643(a)aol.com
Can any one tell me any information about the town of Lowell? My ancestors, the RAINEY family, lived there from probably the 1850s to ??? Can anyone tell me any info about the Lowell Cemetery? I am sopposed to have RAINEY ancestors buried there also.
Henry County researchers,
The Mt. Pleasant News online edition had an article on the
restoration on the Willeford Cemetery by the Pioneer Cemeterey
Commission, Aug. 16, 2000. After Labor Day I will be able to
post the paper, longer version of the article.
You can acess the article at the Mt. Pleasant News site,
On the left side of this page click News Archives. A search page
will come up. Search for Willeford in the title space and you
will be able to get the headline and click on it for the article.
To read more about the Pioneer Cemetery Commissions go to
Leslie W. Saint