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EddieM (#47083914)
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Bio Photo Hello from New Mexico.
I've been excavating and cataloging pioneer cemeteries for over 30 years. In the 1980s I even published a few works on the subject. Like most of you, I'm also an avid genealogist. While I enjoy finding the graves of famous people, I'm more interested in the common soldier and pioneer. Every one of them has a story.

As for genealogy, I am currently working on the surnames Trine, Minter, Dozier, Shackleford and Marquez. I'm also collecting the names and graves of the Maryland 6th Infantry.

I'm usually "on the road," so my photos come from wherever I happen to be. I've had the pleasure of meeting hundreds of wonderful people who share this love for history. Contact me if I can be of any help to you.

ABOUT TRANSFERS: I am happy to transfer anyone who is not my direct ancestor.
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Frank Passic, Albion Historian
RE: David Trine Photo
E-mail me at my private email albionfp@hotmail.com.
Added by Frank Passic, Albion Hist... on Feb 28, 2015 2:40 PM
Frank Passic, Albion Historian
RE: Trine Memorials.
I have a SPringport signal from the 1890s where it gives a bio of Trine where I got that photo of him from. it was a school class special issue and the school board was also featured.
Added by Frank Passic, Albion Hist... on Feb 28, 2015 2:20 PM
myta
Col. J. Patrick Egan
He is listed in a book I have as Col. J. Patrick Egan, died 17 Apr 1888 at the age of 56 years, served in the Civil War, and buried in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery.

His death certificate says he was 49 years old when he died and has his name as Patrick Eagan.
Added by myta on Feb 09, 2015 10:16 AM
Steven Riley
RE: Littleton Parker Ewell
Hi Eddie,

Thanks for getting back to me in regards to Littleton Parker Ewell, buried in St. Mary's cemetery in Pocomoke, Md. Sorry the police harassed you while in the cemetery. If you'd had a shovel, I could understand them being suspicious, but not a camera and clipboard. Geesh. I'm glad you found my ancestor's grave before they asked you to leave. What an amazing thing it is for you to have found his grave and me to have checked on "find-a-grave" again. I had checked a few years back with no luck finding him. Littleton Parker Ewell was a Confederate soldier in the 39th Va. Inf., but when they disbanded, he went missing and no other information on him has been found til you found his grave. Yes, if no other descendants of his come forward, I would be interested in taking charge of his memorial page. Thanks very much, Eddie. My "find-a-grave" membership number is: #48630833e

Thanks again!

Steven Riley
Added by Steven Riley on Jan 29, 2015 5:21 PM
Frankie
RE: Jacob Leightner
Eddie,

Sorry, but I just realized I called you Edie in my prior message!

"Frankie"
Added by Frankie on Jan 29, 2015 1:18 PM
Frankie
RE: Jacob Leightner
Edie,

I found him through a Pennsylvania veteran's burial card on Ancestry.

And, yes I have Keefer (Kiefer) as the last name for the older children. However, I have Margaret as her first name - according to his son William's death certificate!

And I haven't been able to find where Margaret (Rebecca) is buried. I'm thinking maybe Mt. Zion, since both George Michael & his 2nd (or 3rd) wife, Hester, are buried there. And their daughter Amanda is also buried there.

I've also seen where he might have been married between Margaret (Rebecca) & Hester. To an Elizabeth Yost - with a son John. But I don't know if that's accurate or not.

Don't know if that helps or not, but that's what I have so far. Along with several variations of the spelling - Lightner, Leitner, Leightner!

If you have more information, I'd love to hear from you.

"Frankie"
Added by Frankie on Jan 29, 2015 1:17 PM
Joni Spellman Krause
Simeon Clay Family Photos
May I put your photos on Ancestry.com with credit given to you? Thank-you, Joni
Added by Joni Spellman Krause on Jan 29, 2015 11:15 AM
Fred Wyrick
Mary Elizabeth (Jarnagin) Harris
I ask that you correct the spelling of her (maidenname) from JAENAGIN TO JARNAGIN. Close examination of your photo will show this to be correct. Thank you.

Fred Wyrick @ powellwyrick@aol.com
Added by Fred Wyrick on Jan 28, 2015 8:16 PM
Steven Riley
Memorial for Littleton Parker Ewell
Hi Eddie,

Littleton Parker Ewell (Memorial #89771240) is my 3rd Gr Grandmother's cousin. He was a Confederate soldier in the Civil War and I never knew where in Pocomoke, Md. he was buried til I came across his burial site that you provided. I am curious as to how you found him and who, if any, of his descendants requested it as I'd like knowing more about his service. Thank you kindly.
Added by Steven Riley on Jan 27, 2015 7:03 PM
Betty
RE: Alberta Johanna Long Trine
Eddie, please send me her daughter's Find a Grave number and I will transfer Alberta's memorial to her.
Best Regards,
Betty
Added by Betty on Jan 27, 2015 10:36 AM
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