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Bio Photo ( Have you found out what Picture I am showing yet here? HINT : It is from NASA and my Uncle is a Rocket scientist, too.)

Creation is a wonderful gift. Great management is needed too. Fiscal responsibility is a keyway. Veritas Supra Omnia (Truth Above All)

Leaving tokens, prayers, and love helps the departed also present.

My FIL just died on his 98 th birthday. Please leave a prayer and token for him.
Gino Carmen Di Spirito


Thank-You for your giving/leaving/prayers too.

As well Do Not Forget but remember all our Children and Military passed and current.


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Dads Side::
De Mallie, DeMallie, de Maille, Potter, Campbell, Cook, Mallie, Maille, Hildreth ...
( A work in progress )
~^~ ~^~
My Father: Stephan Potter De Mallie
Stephen Potter De Mallie

My Grandfather:
Issac Ernest De Mallie
A 33rd Degree Mason.

He was born in Rochester, Monroe County, New York at 173 Goodman Street/15 Goodman Street.
The Street Number was changed in 1880.

Died in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

He was a great business, kind, and respected man.

Having a chain of stores until the Great Depression where everything was lost for him and so many of our kin. My dad, his youngest son, had saved over $500.00 in one of the Banks Issac was President of and on the Board of a few others. My dad, all his life was a saver/investor. He was flabbergasted his whole life remembering when he was a young lad had to give up all that $500.00 savings he worked so hard for.

His wife:
Madeline Potter De Mallie

They had six children: All have passed away now.

Campbell
William
Peter
John
My Dad, Stephen Potter
and Sis,
Cynthia

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My fathers Uncle, Abraham William De Mallie was working for my Grandfather (his brother) Isaac Ernest De Mallie,CEO in his chain of stores De Mallie's. Abraham ran the stores in Providence, Rhode Island. Also multi-years he was elected Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge which was/is across the street from the R.I. State House which now a luxury Hotel.
Uncle Abe was a 33rd Degree Mason.

Babe RuthBabe Ruth used to visit with them, they were great friends.

*NOTE* To Join then become a Mason, YOU have to ASK to join.

Order of the Eastern Star (OES) both Men and Women can and should ask too.


For someone who passed away 312 years on my DOB see my dads memorial.

His oldest son, my brother, Stephen Mitchell De Mallie knew well and was/is friends with many from the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was great friends with Mrs. Babe Ruth too. Mrs. Claire Merritt Ruth

Moms Side::
Harvey, Harvie, Bowles, Bryant, Campbell, Hite, Hutton, Stratton, Wilmer..

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~^~
Her father:

May 9, 1887 to Mar. 20, 1978
32nd Degree Mason. Shriner. Knights Templar.

Thomas Bland Harvey A well known admired Christian,32nd Degree Mason, Knights Templar, Shriner; Worlds first Dodge Brothers Dealer, invited by President Thomas Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Mrs. Ellen Axson Wilson to attend his first inauguration and parties as well sit in the front row Washington, D.C. a.d. March 4, 1913.

My Grandfather :
Thomas Bland Harvey, Sr.

My Grandmother (moms mother) Mrs. Marion Belle Bowles Harvey:
Nov. 18, 1900 to Sep. 24, 1945
Mrs. Marion Belle Bowles Harvey

Teacher, US Postmaster Roseland, Nelson Co., Virginia before that "ZIPPY" Made Zip-Codes 22967

They had 5 girls,1 boy all living happily christian lives now.

HARVEY / Harvie
Children of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bland and Marion Belle Harvey ::

Mary Lib
Thomas Bland, Jr.
Thomas Bland, Jr.
Fran
Louise
Dot
Eleanor
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Grand Mothers parents:

Mr. Walter Grey Bowles
Jun. 1, 1873 to May 10, 1944

Walter Grey Bowles

Mrs.Virginia Hutton Wilmer Bowles
Aug. 29, 1875 - Dec. 10, 1962

Mrs. Virginia Hutton Wilmer Bowles

Her Son-In-Law, my Great Uncle my mentor/hero too:

Hon. Elwood Floyd Yates, Sr.
Mar. 18, 1903 to Aug. 31, 2010

A 33rd Degree Mason, Oldest Mason ever; Shriners, Lions Club, Ruritan too.

* Please IMPORTANT NOTE ALL Find A Gravers*
This set a example and Grave Law in all America!

His first bill he submitted, sponsored, and was passed was the Virginia Cemetery Bill, which forbade any destruction and/or plowing them under of them!

He alone saved the Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) from being becoming extinct when he was Chairman of Virginian Wildlife. Yes this is the Bird which the Country TURKEY attained that name. Tom, hen , and poults all.
Benjamin Franklin wanted this as our national Bird.

Hon.Elwood Floyd Yates, Sr.
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Great Aunt Nettie ~O~ and Great Uncle Truman Bowles were both great polyglots. .. Mrs. Nettie Margaret Obenshain Bowles

___________________________
A True American Christian Hero :
Dr. Norman Norman Vincent Peale, a true friend 33rd Degree Mason


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God, Family, Country!
Veritas Supra Omnia !

Life, Liberty, the pursuit of happiness with American responsibility, and, eCommerce with a Conscience.

Multiply and prosper I help with.

Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts on UNITED STATES of North America's Major General Benjamin Butler's monument reads.( Only One Day a Year his Cemetery is open!)

"The true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has the right to be the equal of every other man - if he can."


European -UK Premier Harold Wilson:

"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery."

"They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies" ~William Penn~
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Don DeWitt
Witts
Since any message on Find A Grave shows up with my name I assumed you would know who sent the message. Your thoughts on naming conventions does make a point but your comment on John Witt's memorial is confusing to others who are not as well read as you. I have had others ask me what your point was. So I thought I would ask you.

The lack of any children named with Dutch names as was done by the other DeWitts in America at that time in the 1600s also suggests John Witt was not Dutch. Whether john Witt's ancestors came from Holland or elsewhere will probably not be determined unless we find some new DNA matches with people who have new information.

When I first submitted my DNA analysis I thought I descended from the Dutch DeWitts of great fame in NY. But the results sent me in a different direction when I found I was not even a somewhat close match. Later I found I matched other DeWitts and Witts who had documentation supporting their descendancy from John Witt.

So my wishful thinking had to face scientific results that disagreed.

And now we struggle with john Witt's heritage. My road block shifted from 1750s to the early 1600s.

Recently we found another fellow with the last name Lynch to who we match in a way that suggests we had a common ancestor about 700 years ago. The Lynch name also suggests a heritage that is not Dutch.

At this time there seems to be no scientific or historical proof that john Witt was of Dutch heritage.

But as I learned seven years ago...new data could turn our view of family history around a new curve. It is exciting to be able to use scientific information along with historical information to dig into the past.

Thanks for your thoughts

Don
Added by Don DeWitt on Mar 29, 2015 11:09 AM
Don DeWitt
Explanation please
Care to explain your point you made on John Witt's memorial?
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=114614031
Added by Don DeWitt on Mar 29, 2015 8:48 AM
Cynthia Kaley
RE: TNX
I need their memorial numbers, and how you are related before any transfer can be done. Thank you
Cynthia
Added by Cynthia Kaley on Mar 28, 2015 6:12 PM
Bette Hartman
James "The Puritan" Draper
You recently requested that I add "Sr." to this memorial. Although I know he has a son named James, I have found to references to add Sr. to his site. Please provide the source for such an addition, and I will be happy to add Sr. and the source to the memorial.

Bette Hartman
Added by Bette Hartman on Mar 24, 2015 6:44 PM
SRK
Mary Frances Ashton Holmes
Hello,
You have left multiple messages for Mary Frances Ashton Holmes # 8261877. She is already linked to her parents Thomas F Ashton and Eleanor W.. Please remove the messages concerning her parents.
Thank you, Susan
Added by SRK on Mar 24, 2015 6:28 PM
D C McJonathan-Swarm
Thanks
Thanks for your fine research on your own family and your efforts to improve Find A Grave. I do not spend as much time here as I once did, but I still value the site and consider it a very important public source of information. Two suggestions that you made on memorials of my family I was unable to accept. The one where you gave place of birth and death, I will be more than happy to add if you have documentation. I do believe in accuracy in what is posted here and just because the family lived and were buried somewhere is not enough to speculate that this was where they were born or died. This family had property in more than one county in the West Midlands and beyond, so those were not a location to me to speculate.

The other is on the use of "Sr." While is is used by some today, it has never been a correct social custom. The first of a name is the only one at the birth as a child and has no suffix. A son with the same name is the one that is different by the use of Jr. This is confused further when someone born as the III takes Jr. after the death of his grandfather. Thanks again. Doc
Added by D C McJonathan-Swarm on Mar 23, 2015 10:46 AM
ObitsHelp
Cerlin
Hi

My families are the Cirlincione, Cerlingione families, so I am sorry, I wish to retain the Cerlin memorials. And thank you very much for your personal Notes on their memorials.

R
Added by ObitsHelp on Mar 22, 2015 7:01 AM
Patrick Macke
RE: Friedhof St Viktor
I apologize. I thought I was contacting the owner of the memorials, Todd. Thought it was a little strange that the id came u[p the way it did. I will contact Todd through the individual memorials. Thanks for the help and again, I apologize.

Sincerely
Pat Macke
Added by Patrick Macke on Mar 17, 2015 6:49 AM
Patrick Macke
Friedhof St Viktor
Not as many as I first though.

Yours Mine
Bernadina (Wilke-Macke) Buning
142307675 138368904

Maria Anna (Wilke-Macke) Kampsen
142307703 138370414

Bernard Heinrich Lamp
118065791 138371497

Anna Maria Agnes (Burdiek) Macke
142303161 137370585

Maria Agnes (Macke) Wilke-Macke
142305638 138371365

I believe these are the same people. If you need any more information, please let me know.
Thanks for helping correct this.
Add me to your friends if you haven't already.
Added by Patrick Macke on Mar 16, 2015 12:18 PM
abancroft47
RE: FS Dickinson
Thank you for your very kind words- they are truly appreciated. Yes, to your NJ observations, and I live in one of the "villages".
Best wishes-
Ann
Added by abancroft47 on Mar 15, 2015 5:21 AM
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