|Joe Chester (#47184077)|
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I've been researching my family history for almost 30 years and this is an absolute passion :)|
Primary surnames are McCluskey, Curran, Barber, Neil & Edgar (maternal) and Chester, Thompson, Slawson, Templeton & Holmes (paternal).
I share with many the firm belief that we are merely stewards of 'our' memorials - we manage them and are entrusted with their care and maintenance, but we do not technically 'own' them. As another member so eloquently stated, the ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away - regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it.
Working within the FAG rules, I'm certainly open to transferring memorials or updating as needed; my goal is to 'connect not collect'. Please use the Edit tab.
You are welcome to copy and use anything I post in any way you like.
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|Michael Aitken||Jeremiah Timothy Hughes|
Thank you for your generosity in letting your pictures be used; I feel the same way and I wish more people did too! Maybe he is only my 3rd cousin 5x removed, but it means a lot as I put my family together! Warm regards and best wishes to you!
|Northern Neighbors||Thank you|
for the prompt response!
|Debra Stanley||RE: Wesley Slawson (101430487)|
I have the following information on Wesley Slawson buried here:
He was 60 years old at the time of death. He died from consumption. He was a member of the GAR, Co. F 189 New York Infantry during the Civil War. His nativity was New York. His wife was Lucy and they had a daughter named Hattie.
Hattie married a man named Morgan Walker then married a man named Andrew Jackson Stone.
Wesley, Lucy, Morgan, Andrew, and Hattie are all buried on the same lot here.
I do have a newspaper clipping about Wesley that I can e-mail to you if you'd like.
We do not have any information on siblings or parents, though.
Hope this helps!
|Sunshine||RE: Peter Barber @ Leslie Cemetery|
You are so very welcome.
Added by Sunshine on Jun 30, 2016 11:25 PM
|Sunshine||RE: peter barber|
Was having trouble with something, pics downloaded properly, but when I placed some on Find A Grave, they tipped over. Find A Grave is correcting.
Added by Sunshine on Jun 30, 2016 6:46 PM
You are most welcome
Added by Sunshine on Jun 30, 2016 6:42 PM
|Margot||RE: Hobby/Slauson @ Middle Patent|
It was my pleasure, thank you for the note! I hope it helped you! That's why I post on find-a-grave it's a been a great help to me from time to time!
How are you connected to the Hobbie/Hobby's? If you don't mind my asking.
Added by Margot on Feb 15, 2016 3:35 PM
|Dan T.||RE: Wilbur Arthur Bowsher @ Oakwood/Fenton|
Thanks Joe. No transfer necessary. Like you just came across him while doing research on the Bowsher Line. My Wife's mother maiden name was Bowsher.
Added by Dan T. on Jan 22, 2016 1:26 PM
|Tammy M.||3 soldiers|
Thank you so much for the edits. I hope it helps the families find them.
Added by Tammy M. on Oct 21, 2015 3:08 PM
|amelia silva||RE: J W Slawson|
Hi .. Anything is possible..may have been relocated .. The two guys were cousins .. Mine is J Warren, Pvt- the other is J Wesley, Col from Ohio.
Thank you so much for following up on this. I appreciate the work you have done on this..
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