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Nick W. (#46826654)
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Aleta Stafford
Watauga County Cemetery
Hi,

We are trying to get all the cemeteries in Watauga listed and photographed. You are the only one that has taken a photo in Clark's Creek, could you possibly give me any location information. Thanks.

Aleta
Added by Aleta Stafford on Aug 25, 2011 8:55 AM
Chet Walker
Laurel Creek Cemetery
I noticed you recently took a photograph at Laurel Creek Cemetery. I am interested in photographing the remainder of the tombstones there and would appreciate any directions to the cemetery that you might be willing to share. Many thanks.
Added by Chet Walker on Aug 19, 2011 10:10 AM
tommy b
RE: Tracking the Family Tree
yes i would like to help out with the family tree.

Added by tommy b on Jul 25, 2011 10:52 PM
FamilyMan
Pete Hill
Nick,

There has been considerable research into Pete Hill since his enshrinement in the Hall, so much that his plaque was rededicated last year. They had his first name incorrect, they had his date and place of birth incorrect, and they had his death date wrong.

This has since been rectified by researchers from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

First, Pete's first name was John, not Joseph; this was confirmed by passenger lists, census records, and his WW1 draft registration.

We're not absolutely certain of his birth year, but it was much more likely to have been 1882 than 1880, based on same documents.

A SABR member found Pete's death certificate, which shows he died on the 19th of December 1951, in Buffalo, NY.

Finally, acting upon information from the death certificate that said that Hill's body was shipped to Chicago for burial, a SABR member found him. He is buried in an unmarked grave at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago): Grave 3, Lot 20, Block 10, Section 35. He was buried on December 28, 1951, after his body was received.

Full information may be found here:

http://agatetype.typepad.com/agate_type/pete-hill/

And Adam is correct. The second photo (with "Hilldale Giants" across the chest) is Hall of Famer Biz Mackey.
Added by FamilyMan on Jan 18, 2011 3:41 PM
Adam Penale
Cristobal Torriente
And the same can be said for Cristobal Torriente
Added by Adam Penale on Jul 08, 2010 10:54 AM
Adam Penale
Pete Hill
Yes Hello, the memorial you created for Pete Hill appears to have the wrong picture. The picture you added is that of Biz Mackey.
Added by Adam Penale on Jul 08, 2010 10:41 AM
John "J-Cat" Griffith
Arnold Skaaland burial info
Hello Nick, in regards to Wrestler Arnold "Golden Boy" Skaaland burial info, he is not interred at Sacred Heart Church, at 10 Lawton Avenue, Hartsdale, NY. I called there at number (914) 949-0028 and was told there is no cemetery on the church grounds and they know nothing about Skaaland? I will check further to see if he may be inteered at another area cemetry. Thank you for your concern in this matter complete the burial info for his famous entry on Find a grave. Best always, John
Added by John "J-Cat" Griffith on Sep 03, 2008 3:42 PM
 

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