|Lois Branch (#46771718)|
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I have been researching since the late 1960's. Back when we used manual typewriters, carbon paper and hand wrote many letters. My research can be found at Rootsweb World Connect.|
My main areas of research are in Logan, Marion, Wayne and White Counties of Illinois as well as Columbia County, New York.
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|Johnny||Thank you for visiting the memorial for Morgan Thompson|
Hello, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for visiting my friend Morgan Thompson's memorial. Thank you and keep up the good work you do within the Find a Grave community. It is appreciated.
Added by Johnny on Aug 02, 2014 7:16 PM
|Kathy Jennings Brown||Old New Britian Cemetery|
It appears you may have been the person who created this cemetery. Could you please correct the spelling or contact findagrave staff to correct the spelling to "Britain" not "Britian?" Appreciate it. Sincerely, Kathy
|Johnny||RE: Irvin Family Tombstones|
You are welcome. Glad I was able to help.
Added by Johnny on Jun 09, 2014 2:37 PM
|Roslyn Roisman-Patchi||NEW SAC FUNCTION|
I sent a few SAC's to you a couple of weeks ago using the new edit feature which makes life a lot easier. Just go to your profile page and hit the new edit tab on the upper right corner. Then just follow the directions.
|Diane Mills||I meant Matilda|
I am sorry I am very tired right now.
Please substitute Matilda for Emma in my previous message below.
Gravestone Records of Lenawee shows Emma d. May 29 (not 28)
|Diane Mills||West Rome Fergusons|
At Lenawee Museum, an obituary card for Jerry Ferguson:
Jan. 27, 1893 Geneva: d. at res. of his bro-in-law, taking away another of Lenawee co. pioneers. He was buried at West Rome Sun.
From Hudson Gazette, also Ad. D. Times and Expos. 1-23-1893 p 3 col 2
From Gravestone Records of Lenawee County, Vol. 2 by Harriet Cole Bowen, page 76:
Ferguson, J.E. b. Aug. 26, 1812 d. no ins.
Matilda L., wf. b. May 28, 1816 d. Jan. 7, 1882
Sarah B. S. b Jan 17, 1818 d. Feb. 8, 1896
Emma, dau. H. & S. d. Aug. 26, 1860 ae 16 days
Note: I removed the photos and replaced them with the new photos I took yesterday (except the lot photo) I was wrong about the side Sarah's inscription is on--it's on the left or north side of the monument.
I did not detect any other inscriptions on the other two sides of the monument, but it was very difficult to tell as it is so soiled.
The first headstone to the north (two stones left of the big monument) is a "Mother" only stone. I don't know if it really belongs to the Fergusons or not.
I do not know if the info. for Emma is inscribed on the monument (and (I just wasn't able to uncover it) or if it is on a headstone that is misplaced.
|Diane Mills||Matilda Ferguson|
Hi I haven't had a chance to get out there yet, but I looked at Jeremiah's memorial and I noticed his birthplace. Have you checked with the historical society there? See this
perhaps they can shed more light?
On Wed. I'm at Lenawee Museum and I will look for cemetery tombstone records and obits on the Fergusons.
|Valerie Wixen Thruelsen||Ferguson's|
You're very welcome. I need a little help tho before I can post the Find A Grave...
You mentioned Matilda but I need to know which one. The one who was married to Jeremiah Ferguson...what was her maiden name?
|Diane Mills||Ferguson again|
I'm getting ready for work now, but I just wanted to add this--as if this isn't hard enough--at the bottom of the JE and Matilda side (the front) there is a long verse that is tiny!
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