|Dixie Shacklett Hatfield (#47123513)|
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A precious one from us has gone,|
A voice we loved is stilled,
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.
In loving memory of my family and friends.
I'm a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. My gggg-grandfathers John Shacklett FAG #45092203, Richard Ashcraft FAG #96952717, Joseph Newton Fox FAG #47960698, Thomas Thomas FAG #56840518, and John Wimp FAG #30181373, served in the Revolutionary War. John Shacklett served as a Private in Captain Nicholas Shinn's Company of Rangers. Richard Ashcraft served as an Indian scout in western Pennsylvania along the Monongahela River serving in Captain Bazil Bowell's Company. Joseph Fox served as a private in the 11th VA Regiment of the Continental Army under Captain David Steel. He spent the winter of 1777-1778 at Valley Forge. For his services he received 336 acres of land in Perry Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, patent 15, January 15, 1814. He chose a grassy knoll on his property as his final resting place. Thomas Thomas served as a Pvt. Maryland, 3rd Regiment Maryland Line. On 1-11-1796 he was issued 100 acres in Prince George's County, MD., for his service. John Wimp served as a sergeant in Captain James Floyd's Company of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia, commanded by Colonel William Chambers. John Wimp was a Mason and frequently spoke of having met General Washington in the Masonic lodge at Fairfax.
I have to laugh every time I see this quote from members who have THOUSANDS of entries on FAG: "Transfers will be made according to FAG guidelines, direct relatives within four generations, this would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents." One man who loves to quote this has over 356,000 entries and he states that 99.99% are not related to him. He enters thousands of people who are not related to him, but makes a family member follow the direct relative four generation rule. I just can't see the logic in that.
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|Theodore Calvert||RE: Richard Calvert|
All I can tell you about him is that he was born around 1861, married Mary E. Webb Jul 20, 1895, and died somewhere between 1903 & 04. This is the obstacle in my road, because I can't find anything on his parents via internet.
|Theodore Calvert||Webb/Calvert - Ferguson Cemetery|
I was just curious where you gathered your information about Benjamin Calvert and Mary E Webb, both buried in Ferguson Cemetery in Bullitt County, Kentucky. Benjamin is my great-grandfather, and Mary is my great-great-grandmother. She was married to my great-great-grandfather before Robert Horine. I am trying to find where Richard Calvert is buried, and his lineage before that. Any info would be most welcome.
|Becky Wilson Thissen||Pictures|
|Becky Wilson Thissen||Enoch Morgan boone|
Enoch Morgan Boone picture and tombstone
|Becky Wilson Thissen||Photos|
Could I use your photos for my family history?
|Eli Henthorn||Joseph Fox Greene Coutny, PA|
I saw where you added a picture of the Joseph Fox headlstone to his memorial here on findagrave, and I was wondering if you could give me directions to the cemetery as everywhere I go no one knows where it is at.
Thanks a bunch!
|CemCreeper||RE: Eva Moore Turner|
You are welcome. Let me know if you find anything I need to change. I added the note about Luceil's name and birth date on her memorial.
|William Mattingly||Henry Clay Gardner|
Wasn't this the husband of Fannie Brit Nalley? I know Mary Elizabeth was married to a Gardner but I only find one Henry Clay. Hope you can help me out of this quagmire I'm in. Based on Mary's obit, she was bearing children about the same time as Fannie.
|Joan Harrison||RE: Emily Ray|
Thank you Dixie. Every little "clue" is interesting to me.
|Joan Harrison||Emily Ray|
Just now looked at the memorial I had put in for my husbands' great grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Sanders and was shocked to see a second wife, Emily Ray. I am not doubting her existence, I was just never aware of it. No one in my husbands' family ever mentioned another wife. My husbands' aunts and uncles surely knew about it as they were all born by the time of the marriage and they all lived on the same property. All of these folks are gone, now, so I can't ask for details. I see that Emily died soon after the marriage. I had photos of the headstones for Benjamin and Marilda (first wife and my husbands' great grandmother). I have had the photos for years, but failed to include them in the memorials...I don't know if the marker is still in that spot. Can you share any more information with me? Joan
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