|Rebecca Marden (#47961573)|
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|I live in Maine, and am married with no children, unless you count the four-legged variety. I just adore cats. I LOVE Civil War history, and genealogy and family history too. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2011, but I'm doing okay, all things considered.|
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|Rebecca (Jacobs) Purington||COUSIN TO RICHARD STOUT|
RICHARD STOUT I SEE WHERE I GET MY COURAGE AND STRENGTH FROM..THE STOUT FAMILY ENDURES REALLY WELL.. MY GRAND FATHER WAS A STOUT.. SO WE ARE RELATED SOMEHOW. I HAVE NOT DONE THE RESEARCH YET.. I AM NOT SURE IF I WILL.. I HAVE GLAUCOMA AND DO NOT SEE TO WELL.. TRYING TO GET THINGS DONE BEFORE I GO BLIND.. WELL YOU KNOW HOW THAT CAN BE YOU GET BUSY WITH LIFE AND BEFORE YOU KNOW IT LIFE IS GOING BY..WE HAVE FACEBOOK FOR THE FUN OF IT.IT HAS HELPED A LOT TO FIND OUT ABOUT OUR LINE.. WE HAVE SO MANY FAMOUS PEOPLE IN THE FAMILY LINE.. WOW. WE HAVE ABOUT 5 OR 6 ACTORS AND ACTRESSES. A COUPLE OF PRESIDENTS AND A SINGER SO THEY SAY.. BUT WOW WE HAVE YOU AND YOUR BRAVERY.. IN THE STOUT FAMILY MADISON WISCONSIN NAMED THERE AIRPORT AFTER HE CRASH IN TO A MOUNTAIN, WE HAVE STOUT INVENTOR . . WOW & SO MUCH MORE OH YES WE HAVE ROYALTY IN THE FAMILY IT IS ALSO INTERESTING THAT WE ALL COME FROM PENELOPE HAS SO MANY DIFFERENT NAMES FOR HER..SHE WAS MARRIED BUT HE WAS KILLED WHEN THEY CAME TO AMERICA TO NEW AMSTERDAM.. PENELOPE & HUBBY WERE ATTACKED HE DIED AND SHE WAS SCALPED,STABBED IN THE ARM AND DISEMBOWLED BUT LIVED TO BE 110 YEARS OLD SEE SAW 502 DESCENDANTS BEFORE SHE DIED. WELL THIS IS HARD ON MY EYES SO I AM GOING. OUR FAMILY IT HAS BEEN FIGURED OUT TO BE ABOUT A MILLION PLUS.. JUST IN THE USA. WOW..
|Dennis McWilliams||James David Vernay|
Hello Rebecca. I would like to thank you for posting flowers on my great great grandfather's page. I just found it today. Are you related at all to the Verney's?
|Keeper of the Stars||Happy New Year!|
Hi,Rebecca, Thought I'd drop you a line and see how you are doing. We both have a passion for our Civil War Vets. When I am flowering them,I come across your name all the time. I pray you are strong and healthy this January. Blessings, Your friend from southern Maine, Susan♥
|Phd||RE: Isaac W. Estes|
Rebecca, according to records that I have read, he died of wounds in the 5th Corps hospital at Gettysburg and buried east of the house (which probably was the hospital). In my research of Maine Civil War soldiers, I have found many "memorial" markers in their home towns in Maine, but have found their actual resting places in National Cemeteries.
In 1865 troops were sent out to various battle grounds and preexisting Corps hospitals to find Union graves and to re-inter them at the new National Cemeteries. Some still had primitive headstones, others didn't or could not be read and were unfortunately buried in Unknown graves. I have found that if a soldier was from a well to do family, usually an officer, they could afford to have the body shipped back to Maine or if not, the family would place a "memorial" headstone in their family cemetery in Maine. Is his stone in Maine a Military headstone or a family headstone?
Added by Phd on Dec 19, 2014 1:21 PM
I noticed you left a flower on Adam White's Find A Grave site. Are you related to him?
I am he is my Great Great Grandfather on my mother's side?
I was wondering if you know where in the cemetery his grave is located. I am planning a trip and I would like to visit his and his wife Magdelena's grave.
Added by Sandrak on Nov 30, 2014 6:15 PM
|Cari Curtis Horton||RE: Keene Curtis|
I am LDS too. So was he but he did not go to church . But a man with a great heart. He would have appreciated the gesture so much! Thank you!
|Cari Curtis Horton||Keene Curtis|
Just curious how you know Keene Curtis. You left him a flower. He is my uncle. Very kind of you. CH
Gilbert is a handsome cat! I was wondering how old he was?
Added by C.S. on Mar 02, 2013 1:24 PM
|A Marine's Daughter||RE: Greetings from Montana|
I only saw Pres. Hinckley once in person. I was a teenager and he was an apostle, in the early 1980s. He was extremely friendly and seemed to genuinely care for strangers he met on the street. I've never seen Pres. Monson in person. I do have a letter from Pres. Benson. My senior year in HS was BOM and our stake seminary had a fancy scroll made up saying that we'd all read it. We all signed it. He wrote back and we each got a copy of the letter.
|A Marine's Daughter||Greetings from Montana|
I saw a flower you left for President Hinckley and figured you had to be a member. Just thought I'd say hi. Take Care & God Bless
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