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Ron Stewart (#47046011)
 member for 7 years, 1 month, 4 days
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Bio Photo Retired military. Genealogy is a passion but I slow down when football season arrives. Willing to help others as much as possible. I focus on my Stewart roots (West Virginia and Pennsylvania) and the Marshall family on my mother's side (Virginia).

I have photo documented local cemeteries in my area of James City County, Charles City County, Williamsburg and York County, VA. Have also worked on cemeteries in Surry, Sussex, Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties, VA and Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, VA and on Richmond National Cemetery in Richmond, VA. I am currently working on Mount Calvary Cemetery in Richmond.

I have also photo documented several cemeteries in the Hilton Head Island, SC, Kitty Hawk (Dare County), NC and Leavenworth, KS areas while on vacation.

If I have added a memorial for one of your family members just let me know your Find A Grave member number and I will transfer it to you.
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Marcia Bryan Curtis
RE: Mary Margaret McDonough Howard
Wonderful, Ron! My # is 47891148 Marcia Bryan Curtis.
Added by Marcia Bryan Curtis on Oct 01, 2015 7:24 PM
Marcia Bryan Curtis
Mary Margaret McDonough Howard
Ron, thank you so much for completing these!
Myrnie was my aunt - my mother's sister, and, of course, Bobby Howard, my uncle by marriage.
Added by Marcia Bryan Curtis on Oct 01, 2015 3:22 PM
Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson
RE: Solari/Whitlock plot at Mount Calvary, Richmond
Thank you SO much Ron!! I truly appreciate this, and yes--it has revealed more info for me. My grandmother's sister (Agnes, Memorial# 81551655) married a Solari. Such a large family they are!

Have a wonderful day!

Added by Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johns... on Sep 30, 2015 8:38 AM
Marilee Mouser
Rebecca Jane McFarland Stewart
Ron, I can tell you more about her parents--her mother was Mary Ann Mouser, descended from German Protestants who emigrated from Oeschingen in Wuertemberg to Philadelphia 1751. I think we're cousins, of a sort!!!
Added by Marilee Mouser on Sep 25, 2015 5:07 PM
Donald Coho
I. Mamer / J. Maurer @ Hampton NC
Two things about this record:

1. The Digital Archives at the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Archives don't include an "I. Mamer" I checked it today.

2. During the Civil War, all records were kept in cursive & I have witnessed some UNBELIEVABLE 'conversions' due to misinterpretations of cursive records. One example is the conversion of "G. MAUK" in cursive to "G. MANK" on a headstone.

As a ironclad rule, Civil War regiments did NOT have a company "J". That's right, the "J" was SOOO obscure in the script of the day, creating great confusion, they skipped it completely. So they went, ABCDEFGHI_K. Can you imagine, "I" was 'safer' than "J" back then?

Combining the problems with "J" from the period with George Mauk's humpy letter problem, and guess what: One man's "J. Maurer" is another man's "I. Mamer" Yes, I'm saying... ...this is an EXTREMELY PLAUSIBLE misinterpretation.
Added by Donald Coho on Sep 20, 2015 4:24 PM
Michael Stills
James A Marshall
Hi Ron,

I suspect that it is highly likely that Jame's middle name is Andrew but I have not yet seen a source for this. Can you provide one? It would be great to have to settle this elsewhere.

Added by Michael Stills on Sep 14, 2015 9:39 AM
Hi Ron,
I just wanted to say thank you so much for listing my Grandmother in findagrave. I have been searching for her for 15 years! I had no idea she'd be in Virginia. Could you transfer her page to me? She is Jane Olivette Leonard #59598355 and I am Mary Richmond #47042214. Thanks again for your kindness and your time. -MARY DEE RICHMOND-
Added by MARY RICHMOND on Aug 22, 2015 5:17 PM
Missy Roberts
Mary Elizabeth Brown Stewart
Mary is my second great grandmother and Ive hit a total brick wall on her parents. I think I found her family on the 1860 census but lose track of them. Do you happen to have any info on her parents or siblings?

Thanks in advance!
Missy Roberts
Added by Missy Roberts on Jul 13, 2015 9:57 PM
Bobby Ark
God Send
Thank You Sir. (for your continued service to everyday life)

I am taking a last minute weekend trip to Williamsburg VA.
A dear friend of mine dead and buried in July 2005.
I have tried to get in contact with family members to let someone know that I will be paying my respects, but they have seemed to... I don't know or want to say.

Basically, I am digging around the internet, first my Facebook Tribute page is now inaccessible, then I thought I was going to have to hassle Nelson Funeral Home for info.

But in the end, this webpage and you Sir have came through. *so you never know what actions will get noticed, but we do it anyways* Now I don't have to be overwhelmed walking around.

Thank you, Dalit Arkarath (Cpl USMC 2005-2009)
Added by Bobby Ark on Jul 10, 2015 6:53 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
and another 2...Whoa
Dearest man,
Ron, thank you as always for your continuing help.
The recent transfers of:
James Cleveland "Red" Carico, Sr # 65666363
& his wife;
Rachel Lee Fielder Carico # 65666362
are updated and most of all very appreciated.
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Jul 03, 2015 6:09 PM
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