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Gathering Roots (#47213048)
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Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

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Ernest Shipe
Thank you for the transfer and for making the edits!!
Added by kimmie925 on Apr 18, 2014 9:02 AM
Edward Brown
Thank you for the request to link the parents of Edward Brown, your request has been completed.
Added by Diana on Apr 15, 2014 5:10 PM
Barbara Dellinger Mathias
Please identify the source of Barbara Mathias's, wife of John Mathias, maiden name. Can not find any verification of Dellinger.
Added by Anonymous on Apr 14, 2014 11:10 AM
Correction for Eugene Cunningham
Where is Farewall Retreat cemetery located? When I put it in, trying to change location- doesn't come up. Is it outside the US? What country?
Added by Gina on Apr 11, 2014 8:48 AM
Ruth (Wilson) Lowell
Ada Wilkins
I connected Ada to her parents. Thanks for information.

Added by Ruth (Wilson) Lowell on Apr 10, 2014 6:14 PM

your SAC to link parents did not give a source that shows relationship as parents.
Please read my profile page.
Added by PaGenieGirl on Apr 10, 2014 9:20 AM
Abe Cemetery-Brelsford's
Hello G.R. -
I want to inquire about the memorials you have for the Brelsford's at the Abe Cemetery in Mineral Co. Would you mind transferring them to me? I could create my own, but I didn't want to have doubles for the same people. My family #'s are, Donald..104428727, Edgar R..64834707, Edgar J..64834667 & Franklin..64834731. My # is 47110266.
Thank you for your consideration, and the enormous amount of work you have done adding all of the memorials!
Added by MelSh on Mar 21, 2014 9:59 AM
Joey Alexander
Susan Elkins
Do you have any other information on Susan Elkins ? 106311933

I am trying to find out if this was my GG Grandmother. If so, She was married to a man named Bill Riley at one point and had a child named Opal Riley who married a Ferguson.
Added by Joey Alexander on Mar 20, 2014 7:09 PM
carol wilson
RE: Lucinda Cook
How do I get in contact with the other lady? Also Joshua and Lucinda cook, Cain are my gr granparents. Thanks.
Added by carol wilson on Mar 20, 2014 6:19 PM
carol wilson
RE: Baldwin-Fitzwater
I don't know who Lucinda 'Rosie Cook"would be,but I do know that picture you all have is a picture of my grandmother, can you tell me where it came from ?
Added by carol wilson on Mar 19, 2014 4:02 PM
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