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The Real McCoys (#47009066)
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Bio Photo I am more than glad to transfer management of any entry that I am not directly related to. I think Find A Grave is a useful tool for family history searches, but personally I think it is awesome to have a place where EVERYONE can have their own little memorial space. Therefore many of my entries are not my family, but rather my effort to provide a memorial for as many as possible. I also welcome correction requests and will update any memorials that need it.

THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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SMG
Madelyn Shaw
"Madelyn's obit is on the Roberson Funeral Home website."

Thank you, I already found it. I always appreciate when someone gives me additional information for a memorial I've begun.
Added by SMG on May 06, 2014 4:40 PM
JoAnn Adams
Rachel L. Jeffries Brown
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Rachel Jeffries Brown's headstone. I really appreciate you doing this for me. I also would like your permission to use the photo in my Adams Family Tree in Ancestry. Thanks. JoAnn Adams
Added by JoAnn Adams on Mar 21, 2014 6:33 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
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Hello,
Thank you for sharing the information regarding William Chester Whited. I have made all of the necessary corrections to his memorial and then went further to add more.
With appreciation,
Marcia
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Mar 03, 2014 3:22 PM
Rod Hatfield
William "Billy" McCoy
Just a note concerning the newspaper story concerning his death and reason for moving...

Ryan Hardesty states on Facebook---"The person writing the info incorrectly states that he moved from Pike County to escape the Hatfield McCoy feud, but since there was no feuding going on in 1867, we know that's not the case."
Added by Rod Hatfield on Feb 26, 2014 9:53 AM
Britany Elizabeth McCoy
thanks
My grandfather is Cecil Ottoson McCoy son of James Dallas McCoy and that was pretty much all I knew but thanks to you I traced my fathers back all the way to the Revolutionary War, I found my Great great Grandfather Samuel David McCoy and went backwards from there. Just thought I would say thanks.
Added by Britany Elizabeth McCoy on Feb 12, 2014 6:39 PM
laural
Thomas Brinton
Thank you so much for your quick response to my request. I appreciate your work!
Added by laural on Jan 31, 2014 5:08 PM
Wally S.
Mary Riley
Thanks for linking her to her father!
Wally
Added by Wally S. on Jan 24, 2014 7:57 PM
Mike Gillett
Isabella Ramsey Clark
I just posted a photograph of Isabella... feel free to share with your family.
Added by Mike Gillett on Nov 15, 2013 8:48 PM
Mike Gillett
Clark family...
Are you kin to the Alexander and John J. Clark then? My wife is descended from them. I posted an image of John from the Civil War here. I have another of his wife, Isabella, that I will scan and download to her page here. Where did you get the one photo of her? Thanks!
Added by Mike Gillett on Nov 07, 2013 7:16 PM
Zuzu*s Petals
Katharyn Weston
Thank you for the lovely flower you left for my sweet Momma. I appreciate your and thoughtfulness very much!!

Warmest regards - Kathie
Added by Zuzu*s Petals on Nov 03, 2013 12:47 PM
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