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JanisCJ (#47095198)
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Bio Photo All requests for information changes of any kind must come through the Suggest A Change function of the Edit tab of that specific memorial.

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This account was shared by my husband David T. Jones until his passing on 24 Feb 2014. His memorial is #125581979.

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Keeper of the Stars
RE: Balcums
Hello,Janis,Thank you so much for the transfer of Samuel and Caroline Bolcum! My husband was born just outside of Redfield (Florence)NY. All his family is from the area on his mother's side of the family. He attended school in Redfield for a time. I have been to the area for family reunions. His parents moved to New England when he was about 11. I am certain if we were to walk through the cemeteries up there we would find many relatives. Again,I thank you for the transfers. Thanks for all that you do for Find A Grave! Blessings,Susan♥
Added by Keeper of the Stars on Aug 20, 2016 7:20 PM
Keeper of the Stars
Balcums
Hello,Janis,You have two memorials that are my husband's 3rd great grandparents; SAMUEL BOLCUM # 74933294 and his wife,CAROLINE (POWELL) BOLCUM # 74933427. Would love it if you would kindly transfer them to me. Thank you, Susan
Added by Keeper of the Stars on Aug 19, 2016 9:54 AM
Lirumica
RE: Memorial #88376853 George Lewis (1705-1795)
Thank you Janis for your reply. Yes, I was aware that anyone can add to a memorial without notification to the owner. I apologize if you felt that I implied otherwise. Kat indicates that she does not know where the photograph came from, she found it somewhere on Ancestry and attached it to your post. One of the reasons I hoped you might have other supporting evidence. It appears that you are well aware of the confusion and pitfalls associated with tracing the Lewis line. More than once I have abandoned that line and went onto another for a time. Look forward to hearing from you some time in the future. We come to WV every year for a family reunion, it would be a bonus to seek out George when we are next there. Sorry to hear about your accident; best wishes for a complete recovery. Perhaps we are cousins! A new avenue to explore.
Added by Lirumica on Aug 17, 2016 9:54 PM
Lirumica
Memorial #88376853 George Lewis (1705-1795)
May I ask the source of the information posted on this memorial. Like several others, I believe George to be my ancestor. However, a crosscheck of a cemetery survey done in 1986 by the Greenbrier Historical Society and the surrounding Blue Sulphur community, indicates there are only 13 souls buried at Caraway Cemetery -- none of them Lewis.

There are many George Lewises buried in Greenbrier County. Five in the Blue Sulphur district where Caraway is located. Four of them died much later than 1795. The only unmarked grave attributed to George Lewis in this district is at M.C.P. Cemetery (Muddy Creek Presbyterian).

What source did you use to determine that indeed George Lewis (1705-1795) is buried at Caraway? And the picture of the headstone added by kat -- if there was no marker in 2012 when you posted, where did it come from in 2014 when kat posted? Hoping to gain some clarity. Church records, family records, any secondary proof.
Added by Lirumica on Aug 16, 2016 3:08 PM
BoneDigger
RE: Lorena V Carpenter Shyers
Sorry for being so late...but yes I have Ancestry.com
There were Allan's in the vicinity of where she was born...so that could be a possibility. Thanks
Added by BoneDigger on Aug 15, 2016 3:05 PM
BoneDigger
Lorena V Carpenter Shyers
Hello:
Lorena was my great grandfathers 1/2 sister...I was wondering if you have any more info on her as I do not know who her father was. Also is there anyway you could get a picture of her headstone?
Thank you, Larry B.
Added by BoneDigger on Jul 17, 2016 2:17 PM
Deb McCallister
RE: John P. Unknown
The first initial of the father is J. and it looked like the mother's first initial was J. too. Thanks.
Added by Deb McCallister on Jul 17, 2016 10:00 AM
Leilani
Thank you...
for letting me know about my duplicate for John Denny at Tollgate Cemetery in Boston. I deleted mine.
Added by Leilani on Jul 17, 2016 7:29 AM
Mary Lou Dixon
RE: Your last two messages
Thanks again, Janis, I will be sending you my other transfer requests soon. No, I hadn't even considered applying for First Families of Ohio. But now that you mention in, I probably will. I did have our farm designated as a Century Farm back in the 1970s and had been considering submitting an application for First Families of Licking County. It probably wouldn't take much more work for me to do both. Good luck on getting your application submitted. I know how easy it is to put off things like that. Hope you're having, or had, a fabulous Fourth!

Mary Lou Dixon
Added by Mary Lou Dixon on Jul 04, 2016 8:02 PM
Mary Lou Dixon
Thank You for Transfer
of my 3x ggf John Dixon, Jr. #85127904 to me. There are quite a few more of my Dixon relatives buried in the Patterson Cemetery. And as Isabella (nee Patterson) Dixon was my 3x ggm, other relatives, as well. John and Isabella's son, Isaac Newton Dixon (#58129511), built his home on the farm that John and Isabella purchased prior to 1810, and which borders the Patterson Cemetery. My sisters and I eventually inherited this farm and I have in my possession many family bibles,and other documents of these family members. Therefore, I will request transfer of each of these relatives as time permits. Would you prefer that I send a complete list of these transfer requests as a group or each individual one at a time?

Thank you for your dedication and hard work.
Added by Mary Lou Dixon on Jul 02, 2016 12:49 PM
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