ANY PHOTOS THAT I POST ON FIND A GRAVE ARE OKAY TO COPY FOR GENEALOGICAL PURPOSES. THIS INCLUDES GRAVE-SITE PHOTOS AND INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS. IF THEY ARE PERSONAL PHOTOS IT WOULD BE NICE TO GIVE ME CREDIT FOR OWNING THEM. THANKS!
I grew up in a very small town called Carbonado, Washington. Each memorial day I would travel to several cemeteries with my mother and leave flowers for family members. My mother would tell me stories of the people (graves) that we visited. She told me about her grandpa and grandma and great grandparents, etc. Because of this, I became an avid genealogist. I have researched my family tree for over 35 years. I have travelled across the United States searching for my ancestors graves. I think this site is wonderful. I live in Pierce County, Washington and if you have an ancestor or loved one buried near me, I will gladly go and take a photograph for you! Happy Hunting!
Genealogist caught trying to chop down family tree! Genealogists are like monkeys: always in the trees. Genealogists are time unravelers. Genealogists collect dead relatives. Genealogists do it generation after generation. Genealogists do it in the library. Genealogists do it with a computer. Genealogists don't die, they just lose their census. Genealogists live in the past lane. Genealogists never die they just haunt cemeteries. Genealogists never lose their jobs, they just go to another branch! Genealogists: People helping people.....that's what it's all about! Genealogy - a search for the greatest treasures, our ancestors. Genealogy - Better than the best adventure game and as frustrating. Genealogy - it's only an obsession after all! Genealogy - Will I ever find time to mow the lawn again? Genealogy goes on... and on... and on... Genealogy in the buff, no I mean A genealogy Buff! Genealogy is contagious - seldom fatal! Genealogy is great when you score! Genealogy is like Hide & Seek: They Hide & I Seek!!!!
Alfred Stites' first wife Hi Dawnee, I am wondering if you have run across any evidence that Alfred Stites' first wife was the daughter of Richard Knowles Shaw. I see that Elizabeth Shaw Stites is buried with her parents, but even this doesn't prove her link to them. I am a descendant of Leona Stites Meeks, my gg. Do you know of any proofs for Elizabeth Shaw? Thank you very much, Monica S.
Hannah Aviah Winn Phay Hi...Hannah is my GGG Grandfather's sister. I know she passed in or near Valprasio, Indiana about 1854. Looking for any info/ pictures/ stories of her and her family. Her father, Peter, passed about the same time and was much older than her. I think she was about 24 when she passed. I believe she is buried there, also.Looking for pictures of family and her son, Peter Phay, etc.
Are you related to Clint? Hi..I am Clints Aunt. His father Jeff is my brother. If you wouldn't mind, can we transfer him to me? Thanks. Dawnee McCulley Added by Dawnee Phay McCulley on Jun 26, 2010 5:42 PM
Alva & Eva Bloom's Children I would like to add Alva and Eva's other children to this site. Albert Weldon Bloom was killed in a logging accident. Emma Evylin Bloom 1916-1918 was only 1 year 5 months old when she passed away. Floyd Oscar Bloom 1920-unsure of his status. Bud Evans Bloom 1926-1991. I am Bud Evans grand-daughter.
you were nice enough 2 post Henry's will 13 years ago on a list.....I was just connecting dots to see were they lead
Carrie 2nd cousin 2x removed of my mom she descends from a Amos Rogers in Putnam county who was my mom's 3rd great grandfather. I have a Matilda A. "Nancy" Townsend marrying a William Bird Green that just end up in Michigan from Ohio...the Townsend name intrigued me...until I realized just how many there were...my mom's great grandparents Matilda and Bird have a son Charles Andrew Green who married a Eliza Baker whose mom was a Martha Haviland and daddy a Jonathan Ferris Rogers that descends from a Amos Rogers in Putnam county.
MISS CARRIE SUNDERLIN.
Miss Carrie Sunderlin , daughter of the late John Sunderlin , formerly of Patterson, died very suddenly of dropsy of the heart, at the residence, of her sister-in-law, Mrs. M.A. Sunderlin , Galesburg, Ill, on Sunday evening, May 19th, at 7:30 o'clock. Her home was at Milan, Ill., and she had gone to Galesburg the previous Wednesday, on a visit. Her illness was only of a few hours duration and she was conscious to the end.
We make the following extract from the obituary published in the Galesburg Daily Republican Register of the 20th ult.:
"Miss Sunderlin was fifty-nine years of age, having been born on a farm near Towner's Station, Putnam County, New York, in 1842. Her early life was spent at her birthplace, and later the family moved to Pawling, N.Y. Ultimately her parents and two brothers died, and five years ago she came to Milan, Ill., to reside with an uncle, Peter Rogers. He died in June, 1899, since when she had lived alone at Milan. She joined the Baptist Church when she was sixteen years old, and she taught Sunday School for twenty-one years.
Besides her sister-in-law and other relatives by marriage living in Galesburg and other places she is survived by a cousin George E. Sunderlin , of Carmel, N.Y., and a niece, Mrs. J.R. Moore, of Kewanee. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but the burial will be in Galesburg."
Putnam County Republican, CARMEL, N.Y., JUNE 1, 1901.
Will of Henry Cargill 7 April 1894 , Gailsburg, Knox County, Illinois.
The following is copied exactly as is. It is the will of Henry Cargill born October 27, 1815 in Phillipstown, Dutchess Co., NY. He married Susan Caroline Townsend on December 24, 1836 in Coldsprings, Putnam, New York. She was the daughter of James Townsend and Polly Baldwin . She was born on October 11, 1817 in Coldsprings, Putnam, New York. She died March 24, 1898 in Gailsburg, Knox, Illinois. Henry died on April 07, 1894 in Gailsburg, Knox, Illinois. They had eight children: James Townsend, Sarah M., Isaac M., Frances Melissa, Mary Adelia, David Elmer, Alice Jane, and William .
I Henry Cargill of the City of Gailsburg, Knox County, Illinois do hereby make publish and declare this and this only to be my last Will and Testament.
First--It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be justly paid.
Second--After the payment of my debts and funeral expenses, I give declare and bequeath to my wife Caroline Cargill all the estate whether of real estate personal property or property of whatever nature or wherever that I may own or possess at the time of my death to be used and enjoyed by her for and during her natural life.
Third--after the death of my said wife I direct that my executor shall sell all of my real estate without the necessity of an order of the court which sale may be made either at public or private sale.
Forth--I give, declare and bequeath to my sons James T. Cargill and David E. Cargill of Pentleton, Oregon each the sum of two thousand dollars.
Fifth--I give declare and bequeath to my daughters Sarah M. Barton of Gailsburg, Illinois, Frances M. Haskill of Creston, Iowa, Alice J. Wallace of Chilhcothe, Illinois, each the sum of two thousand dollars.
Sixth--I will, declare and bequeath to my daughter Mary D. Sunderlin of Gailsburg, Illinois the sum of one thousand dollars I having already given her a house and lot in Galesburg, Illinois.
Seventh--I give declare and bequeath to my granddaughter Carrie Sunderlin the sum of one hundred dollars.
Eighth--I give declare and bequeath to my grandson Henry Cargill , son of James T. Cargill of Oregon the sum of one hundred dollars.
Ninth--after payment of said above specified legacies by my executor after the death of my said wife, it is my will and desire and I do direct that whatever money is left after paying said legacies shall be equally shared among my children then living on if any of them should be dead the share of said child shall go to their children.
Tenth--I hereby appoint my wife Caroline Cargill and JB Beggs of Gailsburg Illinois executors of this my last will and testament revoking all former wills by me made and confirming this said this only to be my last will and testament., In testimony where I have set my hand and seal this 24th day of January AD 1891. /signed/ Henry Cargill