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My daughter was born Febraury 20, 2007 and I started on genealogy the summer of 2007. I want her to know who her ancestors are. Thanks to everyone who helps me out. I really appreceate it. We are living in New Castle County, Delaware. Let me know if I can help you out with photos in return.|
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|James Ethridge||Lost Cemetery|
DO you have a street address for Newark Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Delaware? I cannot find it.
You photographed a plaque attached to the gravestone of Christiern and Maria Brynberg in the Old Swede's Churchyard. May I have your permission to use that photo in my tree in ancestry.com? (They were my 7G Grandparents).
I will be more than happy to credit you as the photographer. Thank you very much.
- B. MacBean
Added by MacBean on May 26, 2013 1:55 AM
|Scott Lackey||RE: Ogletown|
you're welcome. i was surprised it wasn't already added when i was looking for it last year. I descend from his grandfather, John Ogle the Immigrant
|Ryan Bolles||Bethel Cemetery|
I'm also the one who has been working to rehab the Bethel Cemetery for the past year. Have you seen it lately?
|Ryan Bolles||RE: Bethel Cemetary|
They are from the Tatnall Tombstone Records. Are you familiar with those?
|A Myatt||RE: James Riddle|
Would the grave be near the other two Riddle graves or not have a headstone? I looked twice but couln't find It.
Added by A Myatt on Mar 07, 2011 12:08 PM
|Danielle R.||RE: Yorba Linda Cemetery|
i am so sorry. I rarely log in, but obviously haven't checked messages in a while. It is in Yorba Linda, CA. I would contact as below for directions:
The history of the Yorba Cemetery dates back to 1834. Don Bernardo Yorba petitioned Mexican Governor Figueroa for 13,000 acres of land on the northern side of the banks of the Santa Ana River. He was granted the land and named it Rancho Canon de Santa Ana, the Canyon of Saint Anne.
In 1858 Bernardo deeded to the Bishop of the Catholic Church a plot of land 1/4 miles west of his adobe ranch house. The land, the La Mesita, was a gently sloping hill with some corrals located on it. It would become the oldest private cemetery in Orange County predated only by the Mission Cemetery in Capistrano.
The cemetery closed in 1939. It fell victim of vandals who defaced and stole many of the rustic markers and marble headstones. As part of their dedication to the preservation of Orange County's cultural history, the Board of Supervisors in 1967 accepted the deed of the cemetery from the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Ranger staff and volunteers are currently trying to restore the damage caused by these vandals and years of neglect prior to the county's acquisition.
Tours are available on the first Saturday of each month from 11:30am to 12:30pm (based on staff availability). To check tour status, call the phone number listed below on the fourth Thursday of each month.
For additional and tour information call (714) 973-3190.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714)973-3190 or (714)973-3191
You were so quick to make the connection on the Jake family.
Dottie (Colleen K.)
Thank you taking the photos of my cousins.
Added by LF on Jun 23, 2009 1:48 AM
|Donna||RE: Gertrude Ross Read|
Thank you SO much for all your help!
Added by Donna on Jun 02, 2009 6:12 PM
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