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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 83 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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Ulysses Sylvester Gunnoe
Happy Researching,
Bud and my sidekick from WV says "Hey There".
Added by Bud on Sep 05, 2014 9:30 AM
May Belle Dalton
Thank you Dolores for the obituary, I have added it. Also, you are in the area of Sunset Memorial and I am transferring May Belle to you. Have a good weekend.
Added by Helen on Aug 15, 2014 2:53 PM
Ruby Louis
Abe Lowen
Thank you for the transfer.
Ruby Louis
Added by Ruby Louis on Aug 14, 2014 4:46 PM
Ruby Louis
Abe Lowen
I would like to manage Abe Lowens grave. He is my uncle. Thanks
Ruby Louis
Added by Ruby Louis on Aug 14, 2014 4:22 PM
Memorial 78735448 Violet Erdlen
Hi -
Violet Erdlen never married, so she has no direct descendants. Her father and my great grandfather were brothers. The Erdlen family is not very large, comparatively, and almost all Erdlens in the US are from a single nuclear family. I would appreciate a transfer of her memorial if you are willing. Thanks so much for your efforts to preserve this history.
Christine Adams
Added by DCA on May 27, 2014 7:00 PM
Sgt Daxter
Transfer - Workman
Thanks for the transfer of the memorial for Paul W. "Pop" Workman. Much appreciated. I also requested his wife Violet Snow Workman at the same time but her transfer didn't come thru. She is the family member I am related to. I want to link her to her parents etc. I will try again for hers.

Dwayne Hawpe
Added by Sgt Daxter on May 13, 2014 4:10 PM
Memorial# 10458028
re: America Harshbarger Rumbaugh.
Her mother is Ellen Reader, not Helen.
SHe has a brother, Charles, whose daughter married into the Morris family.
America's son, James also married into the Morris family via the Cobbs.

Just thought you might like some addiotnal info.

Added by Jackie on Apr 11, 2014 2:38 PM
Zelpha M. Brooks
If she is family or friend and you would like to maintain her memorial I will be happy to transfer her to your care.
Happy Researching, Bud
Added by Bud on Apr 04, 2014 3:06 PM
Yankee Magnolia
Arkie and John Shea
Wow, that was fast! Thank you so much for transferring management of these two memorials. I will do some linking and a couple of edits. My brother-in-law will be very pleased. I appreciate this so much.
Added by Yankee Magnolia on Mar 26, 2014 12:49 PM
James Osborne
Howard G Cochenour
Hi Dolores, Thanks so much for putting all the information on Howard on here. My dad was in Howard's company (Company A, 7th Infantry) and I'm trying to document all the men in the company that were in it during the time my dad was (May 44 - Sep 45). There are 785 men who filtered through the company in those 16 months. If you have any information on Howard's military service you'd be willing to share, I would very much like to hear it. Howard, you and your family have my deep appreciation and respect.

Best Regards,

James Osborne
Added by James Osborne on Mar 19, 2014 3:10 PM
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