|George Seitz (#40539541)|
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My home is circa 1784. Its situation is such that it fell in the line of battle during the conflict between the States. When my father died, I was too early at the cemetery for the appointment concerning the necessary arrangements. To pass the time I paid a visit to the antique shop close by. Displayed there was a book which possessed a title that gave me the idea that my home may be mentioned within. Upon opening it, the pages fell directly to a description and photograph of my old place. It was not intended for the purpose, but the volume became a much worn field guide as I sought to visit and photograph other antebellum homes in the vicinity. I pursued that objective with interest and vigor. This caused me to notice the old churches en route and I began to photograph them. Behind the churches were cemeteries. Cemeteries that I found to be serene and sublime, full of lore. In turn they led me here and I stayed.|
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|A AAA American at Find A Grave||RE: Mary Bowles Yates|
Dear George Seitz,
You are a true friend!
Thank you is one, two, and sometimes three words.
Keep up the wonderful work you have done, are doing, and shall do too. It is well !
On "Erin Hill" in Downtown Powhatan, Virginia
Yes my Great Uncle and mentor, Honorable E. Floyd Yates , Senior and his wife Mary Bowles were the owners and cared for Erin Hill near his Yates Motors New Ford Agency location. We spent many nighjts in in it. Do you ever see Maxie up near the County Courthouse at Maxies?
He built, down the road, Erin Oaks too , which I was just talking about at Thanksgiving feast with my mom, wife, and friends we had cooked for on Thursday. Yes that holiday President Abraham Lincoln, a Republican declared.
We as well inasmuch as celebrate the holiday General George Washington declared, " for all eternity " of Evacuation Day which always is on the 25th day of November.
On Erin Hill where my one Aunt Fran and Uncle Jack Mc Conogahy held the wedding ..when you took the picture, it was in 2014.. was it still a B&B? I thought it had been SOLD and now going to be a group of Condo's?
May you and your families have a blessed and Merry Christmas. GOD Bless you!
Jonathan Robert De Mallie
Mrs. Mary Bowles Yates
Seasons Greetings Mr. De Mallie;
I hope you are in accordance with me adding a photograph of Erin Hill to Mrs. Yates entry. I took the opportunity to photograph it in 2014, and since you mentioned it with such regard I thought it appropriate. Of course the order can be altered.
|sherri schaefer bagby||RE: Dr William Edward Armstrong|
Yes, I did enjoy. Thank you for adding it and for letting me know !
|JMB||RE: Morrison McClurkin Edgar|
Glad to do the transfer.
A happy season's greeting to you as well.
Added by JMB on Nov 22, 2015 10:01 AM
Sorry, I would if I knew. None of his obits. mentioned his service record. I did locate his brother Robert/ Find A Grave Memorial# 55577356
|wil bowler||RE: Benjamin Pitts|
You may contact me via my email address JMKLAAR@aol.com regarding Benjamin Pitts.
You are welcome anytime.
Added by JMB on Nov 14, 2015 10:21 AM
|Rebecca Emmett||Henry S. Johnson 24517425|
Thanks for the bio information, George. Hope you're doing ok.
|bur3bet||RE: Emmett J. Burgess|
Oh, when I looked at his memorial yesterday, one wife was doubled. Right now, his memorial is fine. No really! Haha. So thanks anyway, however it got fixed, it's fixed now.
Added by bur3bet on Nov 09, 2015 6:14 PM
Thank you for adding the great photos from the McDonogh Institute. I really appreciate your doing so! I didn't know that his children were buried there with him and have added memorials for them if you would add your wonderful picture of the grave that would be so much appreciated as well - Thomas Find A Grave Memorial# 154608634 and Lucy Find A Grave Memorial# 154608606. Thank you also for the great portraits of him. I will now try to find the rest of his family and link him up. Thanks for all you do on the history side!
Added by Lanie on Nov 04, 2015 11:39 AM
Thanks for connecting Robert to his father. Much appreciated!
Added by MKH on Nov 04, 2015 9:19 AM
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