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|Pamela P. Lavery||Cuthbert Burials Kensington Burial Ground|
Are you descended from John and Lydia Cuthbert? I have information about Lydia Matthews Cuthbert's ancestors, had been trying to find what happened to her when I found records you contributed by accident.
|Shannon Carr||Swiss Gravesites|
I am just wondering how you find out what grave sites your ancestor would have been buried in Switzerland? I have many death records but they don't state where the burial took place. Thought you could help me learn this. My email address is Scarr @ Westliberty.edu (no spaces). Thanks for your help!
Did Christian and Christiana die in Philly and do you know where buried perhaps? Yes I too have encountered many brothers marrying sisters etc. and if one dies young they sometimes marry another sister too.
Hello, thanks for reply. Yes difficult when also spelled Zimmermann. I love 'reuniting' family members on here, even if I am not related. Wish I knew where some of their other children are buried, could have them linked. thanks
|jeannette rook||Augustus C Frommeyer Date of Burial 17 Oct 1975|
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 about Augustus C Frommeyer
Name: Augustus C Frommeyer Event Type: Burial Death Date: abt 1975 Burial Date: 17 Oct 1975 Burial Place: Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Organization Name: Westminster Cemetery Co. Source Citation: Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Burial: Westminster Cemetery Bala Cynwyd Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section 11, Lot 407, Grave 3 Created by: Längenberger Familien
Record added: Oct 28, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 119443884
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|Lisa Finger||RE: Sarah Kochensperger - Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Queens|
Thank you for the corrections. All have been added. Do you want the memorials transferred to you?
|Iola||RE: Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisberg|
For instance, without doing much more than the necessary cutting, your bio could look like:
British colonial administrator. Born at Galt, Ontario, Canada, the eldest son of Frederick Guggisberg and his wife, Dora Louisa Willson. After the premature death of his father in 1873, his mother moved with her sons to Portsea, Hamshire, England. He was educated at Burney's School, near Portsmouth. In 1887, he enrolled at the Royal Military Academy of Woolwich graduating in 1889. The same year he received his commission as a lieutenant with the Royal Engineers. In 1897, was appointed as an instructor in fortification at Woolwich Military Academy. In 1900 he published his first book "The Shop: The Story of the Royal Military Academy", followed in 1903 by "Modern Warfare" under the pseudonym "Ubique". In 1902 he was employed under the Colonial Office on a special survey of the Gold Coast Colony and Ashanti, and in 1905 was appointed director of surveys in that colony. He was created Commander of Saint Michael and Saint George (C.M.G.) in 1908. In 1910 was appointed director of surveys in Southern Nigeria. Upon the unification of Southern and Northern Nigeria in 1913, he was appointed surveyor-general of Nigeria. In 1914 he was appointed director of public works on the Gold Coast, but on the outbreak of the European War rejoined the army, and commanded the 94th field company, Royal Engineers, from 1915 to 1916; he was in command of the Royal Engineers in the 8th division during the battle of the Somme, and in the 66th division from November 1916. He was brigadier-general commanding the 170th infantry brigade 1917 to 1918, assistant-inspector-general of training, general headquarters, France, in 1918; and in command of the 100th infantry brigade in 1918. The French government made him a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1917. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.). In 1919 he was appointed governor and commander-in-chief of the Gold Coast. In l928, he was appointed governor and commander-in-chief of British Guiana, but owing to failing health he left the colony in 1929, and soon afterwards resigned the appointment. He died at Bexhill-on-Sea at age 61.
And you could fine tune it further. Good luck.
Added by Iola on Mar 14, 2014 3:00 PM
|Iola||RE:Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisberg|
I'm flattered. But perhaps we can vet your efforts for the admins, the famous form is pretty straitlaced, they like it streamlined and short. Rule of thumb, never go over 500 word if you can help it, and 300 is better. At a guess I'd say you have half again as many as the top end, cut it to the bone. After a sentence or two on origins, list only what made him famous. Only list family if they are famous too. Do not reiterate birth and death dates within the bio. Do not make paragraph breaks. For templates check Field Marshal Edmund Allenby or Sir Howard Elphinstone or Cyril Barton. Hope this helps and you can get him accepted. Feel free to drop a line.
Added by Iola on Mar 14, 2014 2:43 PM
|Lisa Finger||Sarah Kochensperger|
Hi. At the very bottom of the stone, just above the grass, there is a German inscription "Zur Erinnerung von (illegible) Mutter & Gatten" (In memory of (illegible) mother & spouse) and the name below that. there are several lines inscribed above the German inscription that cannot be made out.
|Mary Harrell-Sesniak||RE: Memorial# 44609443 William C. Kochersperger|
So glad you appreciated Mom's research and help. She did a lot to help others with their genealogy.
If there are any other memorials you wish to manage, please let me know and I'll transfer, unless some of our closer relations.
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