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Shirley Stanton (#46546723)
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Bio Photo Since 1990, I have been working on the genealogy of my husband's family. In 1997 a computer was foisted on me and the real fun started! I began researching my own family in 2000 as a 70th b-day present for my brother. In sleuthing for family gravesites in the Northeast, we have physically unearthed family headstones. During the process of gathering family data, we have had a refresher course in US History as well as some post-grad work. The threads of our country's fabric have been spun from the family histories in our cemeteries.

In 2003-04,I had the pleasure of working with Michael Robert Patterson to identify family genealogy in many burials he had listed on his superb Arlington National Cemetery website. Michael linked the families on the website and supplied copious biographical information. The "family" continually amazed us both.

At the time, I neglected to enter names in findagrave's Arlington list and have tried to catch up, but alas too late to add many of our family ,as others gleaned the information from the above website and added it to findagrave.

I will not link my family to entries created as "burial unknown", for that is not the mission of this website as stated below.
"Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information . . ..
Memorial contributions to Find A Grave must fulfill that mission - registration of the final disposition.
"Location of body unknown is used for recent deaths where the disposition is not currently known. Final disposition must be determined and updated within 30 days."

All of my entries in Find a Grave have been family members,until recently when I put in a few names from some obscure places that may be your family.

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Stanton-Parker Genes 51
Stanton Family

I just wanted you to know that I have been doing Genealogy for over 25 years now. And I have alot of the Stanton family history, and also being that they originated from England, The spelling of Stanton originated from Staunton, and we do have distant relatives that live over there, I am in contact with one of them, in fact he has visited me here. This is just some FYI for you in case you did not know. I have been a Stanton from birth.

Added by Stanton-Parker Genes 51 on Jun 05, 2015 12:47 PM
Polli Sunshine
RE: Isaac Gerow
You are welcome Shirley! Thanks for letting me know which date is correct. Take care!
Added by Polli Sunshine on May 05, 2015 5:55 PM
Brian J. Schifferdecker
RE: Capt John Stanton
You are welcome, Shirley. I am glad that my photo has made your day.
Added by Brian J. Schifferdecker on Dec 21, 2014 12:42 PM
Marshall Lloyd
RE: Susan Macomb d'Hautville
Sure. Thanks
Added by Marshall Lloyd on Nov 24, 2014 9:39 AM
RE: Charles Dabney
I'm always interested in anything historical about Mississippi and the South in general. Love all these type of books written by southerners during the Civil War era. And yes, sadness abounds in almost all of them. Lots of information in them as well. Glad you found it!
Added by gen2003 on Nov 23, 2014 8:51 PM
Marshall Lloyd
RE: Susan Macomb d'Hautville
Thank's interesting. I just found her obit. Looks like she died in Switzerland. Please add to the bio:

Newport Mercury (Newport, Rhode Island, Friday, 5 Oct 1928, P7:C&

THREE DEATHS. Mrs. Susan Grand d'Hauteville, Mrs. Ruth D. Ackley, Franklin White

A cable from St. Legier, Switzerland, announces the death there Friday of Mrs. Susan Grand d'Hautville, widow of Frederic S. Grand d'Hauteville, a former well known summer resident of Newport. Mrs. d'Hautville was formerly Miss Macomb and had spent the summers here, occupying the residence on Bellevue and Victoria avenues. Mr. d'Hauteville died June 16, 1918, and his widow has lived the greater part of the time since in Switzerland, where she had a villa "Chateau d'Hauteville." She was in her eightieth year and is survived by two sons, Frederic V. Grand d'Hauteville and Paul Grand d'Hauteville, and a daughter, Miss Renee d'Hauteville.
Of her sons, Mr. Frederic V. Grand d'Hauteville was engaged in important war work in Switzerland, in charge of supplying the needs of French prisoners in Germany. The other son was engaged in Red Cross work in Paris, and was awarded the honor of Knight of Grace in the Grand Priory of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, for his work as director of the British section of the Bureau du Secours Aux Prisoners de Guerre at Berne. Mrs. d'Hauteville was a stockholder of the Newport Casino, a member of the Newport Reading Room, the Redwood Library and Newport Country Club.
Added by Marshall Lloyd on Nov 13, 2014 6:40 PM
RE: Francis Sweeney
Hello Shirley,

The only information I have on the Sweeneys is what was shown on the tombstone. I've uploaded the images :

Hope it'll help you a little bit.
Samuel Frenette
Added by SamuelFreli on Oct 21, 2014 4:48 PM
C Greer
RE: Capt John Stanton
Sorry, I don't know. I just happened to be there and took random photos.
Added by C Greer on Oct 09, 2014 6:04 PM
Thanks for finding the dupe!
Added by Jeni on Oct 04, 2014 3:00 PM
Linda Kitts Bennett
RE: Isabella Bloomfield# 7940281
Do you want to transfer management to me, or are you satisfied with maintaining her memorial yourself?
Added by Linda Kitts Bennett on Oct 03, 2014 10:03 AM
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