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Leon Lane Sr (Rocky) (#46818242)
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Bio Photo The end of a poem written by an old man who had to spend his golden years in a rest home
this is my inspiration to keep going and stay busy.
May I go standing on my feet with dignity still able to think and walk.

A Crabby Old Man

And now and again .......my battered heart swells.
I remember the joys.............. I remember the pain.
And I'm loving and living.............life over again.

I think of the years ...all too few......gone too fast.
And accept the stark fact........that nothing can last.
So open your eyes, people .........open and see..
Not a crabby old man. Look closer....see........ME!!

I am a retired carpenter,farmer and proud to call my self a Jack of all Trades.

I plant a large garden on my small farm and enjoy the fresh fruit and vegetables that i get for my work.We raise enough produce for canning and have some left over to sell at the local farmers market

Photography has always interested me but I never had the time nor money to pursue it till the Digital camera came out. I have a lot to learn
as my pictures are far from perfect but i am trying
I process the pictures mostly in the winter time and spend my spare time in the summer visiting cemeteries here in Central WV and it is good to know my time is not wasted when I am able to find and photograph a memorial requested by friends or relatives.

Good hunting to all
Rocky
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Anonymous II
Jacob & Hulda Brown
Check for duplicated sites for Jacob Brown numbers
47667297 and 47721921. First wife of Jacob was
Angeline Diggs, b. 1846, m. 6 Aug 1871 Healing Springs, Bath Co., VA; bk 1 page 622. hilda
Added by Anonymous II on Aug 19, 2014 4:02 AM
Jennifer Blair
Jacob Wagner (Wagoner)
This is my great-grandfather, Jacob Ellsworth Wagner. HIs name is misspelled on the tombstone; I just saw it today. His children were Mamie Willard Wagner, Wilda Naomi Wagner Stout, and Vigil Lewis Wagner, my grandfather. If you need any further info on the family, please contact me through ancestry.

Sincerely, Jennifer Blair
Added by Jennifer Blair on Aug 10, 2014 3:38 PM
sunshinekutch
Christian Simon and Mary Simon
I had sent you an email some time ago about the possibility of transferring Christian Simon (29863673) and his wife Mary Simon (29864583) as they are my ggg grandparents.

If they are your relatives, I understand, but would at least like a reply.

Thanks for your time.

Rebecca Jones Kutcher (47854220)
Added by sunshinekutch on Jul 27, 2014 11:25 AM
Anonymous II
#45855995 Ada B. Hornbeck
Can you confirm the birthdate? Hilda
Added by Anonymous II on Jun 30, 2014 7:33 AM
Anonymous II
47667297 Brown tombstone
I have added "Jake" to your site and created a site for his wife, "Hulda". Will you transfer the tombstone photo to 132033762 please. Hilda
Added by Anonymous II on Jun 29, 2014 4:30 AM
jessica long
elizabeth reed zirkle
63470483 b. 1/12/1839 barbour co.
Added by jessica long on Jun 28, 2014 9:45 AM
Nancy Fleetwood Miller
Hunt Family
Hi Rocky!

You have been busy!! Thank you soooo much for editing the Hunt family members in Heaston Cemetery...their memorials just look terrific! You've done so much to care for these memorials and it is so appreciated!! Hope you're well and having a great start to the summer! Nancy
Added by Nancy Fleetwood Miller on May 31, 2014 9:24 AM
Lynn
Alice B Simon
Hi Rocky, Thank you for posting the Memorial of Alice B Simon Memorial # 19446032. She is a direct ancestor (unless there are 2 Alice's married to a George E. Simons in Mt. Zion). Do you mind adding some additional information for her? Or, if you prefer, you can transfer her to me (member # 47864103).
Her full name is Ruth Alice Berthena Simons (maiden name is Lamb). She was born 15 Sep 1873 in Gilmer Co., WV (not Upshur). Her parents were Henry Cornelius Desard Lamb and Clarinda/ Catharine Dennison. She married George Ellis Simon on 16 Jun 1895. She died 8 Feb 1957 in Upshur Co, WV.

Thank you, Lynn
Added by Lynn on May 26, 2014 10:33 AM
Kevin Titus
Cemetery locations?
Hello,
I am looking for directions to the Tenney Family Cemetery and Elbon Cemetery in Upshur County West Virginia.

I have family burried in them both. I am planning a trip with my 81 year old father to visit a bunch of cemeteries in West Virginia. I see you have taken pictures at both.

Kevin
Added by Kevin Titus on May 12, 2014 11:21 AM
jessica long
hi
On hamrick u have the wrong cemetery it is mnt union cemetery
Added by jessica long on May 10, 2014 7:16 PM
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