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Ron Stewart (#47046011)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 28 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 Richmond National Cemetery in Richmond, VA. Recently completed Mount Calvary Cemetery in Richmond and will be moving on to Riverview and Oakwood Cemeteries, both in Richmond.

I have also photo documented several cemeteries in the Hilton Head Island, SC, Kitty Hawk (Dare County), NC, Leavenworth, KS and Bellevue (Douglas and Sarpy counties), Nebraska 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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Brujohn1
Transfer-Whisenant
Ron

I am requesting the transfer of memorials for Virginia Johnson Whisenant (59382562) and Hugh Don Whisenant (59382528). Virginia is my Aunt.(My Mother is Dorothy Louise Johnson Lenio)

Thank you,

Tom (Brujohn1) (#48650168
Added by Brujohn1 on Jul 29, 2016 8:33 AM
LMB
RE: Thank you
I was very happy to try & fulfill the request, although was saddened the grave was unmarked. I know there is a level of comfort in having that visualization. Thank you for your kind words & for all you contribute to the F-A-G community. The amount of work you've done here is amazing & hopefully you know how much it is appreciated by the family members gifted by your efforts.
Added by LMB on Jul 29, 2016 7:00 AM
Sherry L. Marshall
RE: Susannah Samuel Marshall
Hello Ron,

I thought I had written to you but I don't see my message. First I would like to say I am so very sorry how long it took me to get back to you. I've been dealing with what they use to call "a lingering illness". I've seen that more times than just about anything else. My medication makes things difficult for me to think clearly so I was waiting to write to you when my mind felt clearer, but that didn't happen so I really hope this reply makes sense.

I am the 2x great granddaughter of Samuel Marshall b.1858 Philadelphia PA - d.? The only record I could find of this Samuel was the 1900 North Union Twp Census of Fayette County PA this census lists Samuel living with his wife and kids
Susan Hiles Hawk b. 1844 Dunbar PA d. 1920
Daisy P.
Maizie M.
Charles William (ended up living in Wilkinsburg PA
George Washington Marshall b. 4 May 1883 - 3 Dec 1954 George was my great grandfather. I believe I am in the Marshall group that is descended from John Marshall chief justice.
Please let me know of any information that may be helpful. Samuel is my brick wall. Apparently Samuel Marshall was a pretty popular name in the mid 1800s. I would love to be able to find out what happened to him and where he is hurried. I was told by another researcher that Samuel left Susan and kids (not sure when) to live on a riverboat in Pittsburgh. I haven't been able to verify this info yet so please let me know if you know or see anything come up.

Thanks.
Take Care.
Sherry
Added by Sherry L. Marshall on Jun 24, 2016 2:57 PM
genieresearcher
Flading
You are so welcome. Perhaps you might know if the Fladings of Wheeling were all related? I am not related however connected via some memorials and when it came to Sebilla Flading Heldeffer, I found her immigration document coming in 1859 with mother Margaret Flading. On Sebilla (various spellings found) Flading's marriage record to John Heldeffer in 1871 it was with consent of her mother "Margaretha" ? Flading, difficult to read. Then Margaret lives with the Heldeffers in Wheeling on 1880 census. She was listed as age 61 born Hesse/Germany but disappears after that record. Do you know of any connection to your wife's Flading family? just thought I'd share the info and ask if you have any info on Margaret. thanks!
Added by genieresearcher on May 27, 2016 12:52 PM
L. K. Perry
RE: Wife of Lewis F. Marshall
It says her mother's name was Sarah A. SIMPKINS. I haven't seen the original record, and the index lists no father's name. Do you have a way to look at the original record (or a microfilm of it)?
The 1910 census lists Lewis and Bessie with 2 sons, Lee (age 6) and Benjamin (age 4).
I have not seen a death certificate for Lee. However, the 1969 death certificate for Benjamin Marshall of Chantilly VA says he was born in Carroll County, Virginia, on 11 March 1903, the son of Louis [sic] MARSHALL and Bessie Frances FERRELL. He had never married, and the informant was a cousin, Jesse Marshall. He died on 24 September 1969 and was buried in Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon VA (certificate 69-027977).
Are you related?

Added by L. K. Perry on May 24, 2016 3:49 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Another 2 transfers, another 2 thank yous
Hello again Ron,
Thank you the transfer of Find A Grave memorials for Wayne Elwood Diamond # 65712798
& his brother;
Paul Roy Diamond # 65712794
Working on connecting them with all their family members.
As always you are my hero.
With appreciation,
Marcia
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on May 13, 2016 8:06 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Another transfer and another thank you
Hello again Ron,
Thank you as always for your continuing help in "reuniting" my family members
The transferred memorial;
Amanda Belle "Mandy" Anders Haga # 65713036
has been updated to include her parents and 9 of her 12 siblings, her husband and her nine children.
I will be adding to OUR memorial as I get new information.
As always with appreciation,
Marcia
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Apr 29, 2016 6:41 PM
Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson
RE: Solari
You know, he only used James on 1 census, so this really floors me. Great detective work Ron!
Added by Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johns... on Apr 21, 2016 4:08 PM
Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson
Solari
Yes, Ron! Oh my gosh, that's him!! Here I was looking for Giacomo---and there he is as James, his "Americanized" name! Wow, that is just awesome--thank you so much ffor your diligence!!
Bobbi
Added by Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johns... on Apr 21, 2016 3:53 PM
Deanna Thomas
Stewart family info
I am from Fairmont, Marion County W.V. & descend from Daniel Stewart 10 May 1799 - 29 Dec 1875 spouse Rachel Huggins. I just found your info & was wondering if you know of anyone who had the dna work done for this line? Family legend has it.... one of those deals lol ... anyway, I'm told my biological Father's family was part Indian & was wondering if it had been proven. I would welcome any information concerning this family, as it is the only one I am lacking. My emial is SomewhereInWestVirginia@yahoo.com Thank You & have a Blessed day. <3
Added by Deanna Thomas on Mar 16, 2016 8:52 AM
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