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Dolores Cochenour Carlson (#46778543)
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Bio Photo I've been interested in genealogy for many years. After I retired in 1985, my husband and I made many trips to Virginia and Pennsylvania searching for information on our families. Now I can sit at my computer and find most of the same information; although walking through cemeteries where ancestors are buried and going through old courthouse records was worth the trips. Now that I'm 86 and can't walk as well as I used to, I'm grateful for the computer.

My husband died in 2008 and is buried in Sunset Memorial Park in South Charleston, WV. I have been looking up obituaries on those buried in Sunset and adding their names, if they are not already listed. If I have listed anyone you are related to or want to manage, just let me know and I'll transfer the names. Just click on the Edit button.

If you see any errors I've made (fact or typos), please let me know, I will appreciate it.

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

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Sandy Littlejohn
Charles Allen
Dolores, Obituary added. Thanks!!
Added by Sandy Littlejohn on Sep 08, 2016 1:07 PM
Jan Summers
Houston Chesney Young
Thank you for the edit suggestion to link Houston to his parents. I have taken the opportunity to update his bio and also suggest some links for his parents as well. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on Aug 31, 2016 7:39 AM
Thomas Vought
Charles Leo Merwin 145001879

Thank you for the obituary, it did clear up the place of death!
Added by Thomas Vought on Jul 23, 2016 7:42 AM
RE: Re: U. G. Fletcher
Yes, I think the certificate is wrong...they put his mother's first name instead of wife Ida.
Added by SueMac on Apr 01, 2016 2:19 PM
April Uhl Brooks
Russell Howard Norman
Deloros, I have found a connection for their parents. And I have removed my memorial for Russell :). You have the right one:

Here is the information for you to connect their families:

Silas Anderson 149974028
Malanda Anderson Anderson 149974068

Mother/father Laura Justine Anderson 89222933
her Husband Rueben Martin Norman 89222854
His father / mother Elijah Norman/Rachel Briant

Son Russell Howard Norman 159075182
his wife Lettie May Cavender 149975166

If there are any others you would like to maintain..please just let me know and I will transfer them to you
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April Uhl Brooks
Added by April Uhl Brooks on Mar 11, 2016 4:37 AM
April Uhl Brooks
My Norman has one note: Grandson of Silas and Malanda Anderson Kanawha Co WV
I also found Silas and Malanda in the same Cemetery as our Normans.. and in Ancestry. I found them in a search with a child Laura Anderson who married Reuben M Norman born abt 1858 North Carolina. Reuben and Laura Norman had the following children.
Cecil Norman 22
Arnold Norman 19
Lewis E Norman 17
Gladys C Norman 14
Russell H Norman 11 (he married Lettie May Cavender)
Russell's Last Residence:
25311 Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 26 Mar 1908
Died: 8 Nov 1989
State (Year) SSN issued:West Virginia
Added by April Uhl Brooks on Mar 10, 2016 5:22 PM
April Uhl Brooks
RE: Russell Norman - Lettie May Norman
That thought has been in my mind too. I updated the cemetery for some one else and I need to go back to my files to find it. Thanks for the support and help in figuring this out...I do not like put wrong information out there...upsets me..
ok..please stay in touch...I will let you know what I find.
Your Find A Grave friend April Uhl Brooks
Added by April Uhl Brooks on Mar 10, 2016 4:58 PM
April Uhl Brooks
Russell Norman - Lettie May Norman
Hello Delores,
I received your emails and the information to update, for these families.
Would you like me to transfer them to you?...I was helping a friend update and added this cemetery. I appreciate all that help with Find a Grave and the care of its records.
April Uhl Brooks :)
Added by April Uhl Brooks on Mar 09, 2016 8:45 PM
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Have not heard from you in a while. Bill Neff
Added by Neff Family Historical So... on Feb 20, 2016 5:32 PM
Thank you!
I want to say thanks for helping with some of the information you shared in my Rickard family who lived around Charleston but we're from Mason County. You have done some great work. From one addicted genealogist to another, God bless you. Sharon
Added by SGirton on Jan 24, 2016 5:00 PM
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