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LSP (#46860931)
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Bio Photo I'm doing my best to connect family links (parents and children) to my kin (direct and collateral) and really appreciate all who have kindly added the connections for me. I'm glad to add yours also.

Check out http://www.graveaddiction.com/symbol.html if you're interested in the symbols found on gravestones. Neat informative site. Are you a taphophile or tombstone tourist? I am.

Check out Scotch-Irish Presbyterians From Ulster to Rockbridge, by © Angela M. Ruley, 3 October 1993. Angela headed the Rockbridge Area Genealogy Society and wrote several impressive publications on Rockbridge Co.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~varockbr/scotpres.htm. This well written article combines pretty much everything I've found and more.

I welcome all additions, connections, corrections or changes and transfers so please feel free to contact me.

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CONTACT ME FOR GENEALOGICAL HIRE for research, especially in VA/MD/PA, through any of my memorials.

Please send REQUESTS for CORRECTIONS, CHANGES OR TRANSFERS through the EDIT feature on the specific memorial (top right).

Please let me know if you catch my errors, I missed them. Mea maxima culpa

Leave Public Message below with FINDAGRAVE SITE # or if any CHANGES or ADDITIONS are requested, please leave them on a specific Findagrave site for me.
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familysearcher
Ulster Scots
Many Ulster Scot descendants don't know this story. To think Scot Presbyterians had their fingers chopped off and their children killed only because of their religion!
Added by familysearcher on Feb 27, 2015 6:37 PM
familysearcher
Thanks!
Thank you! There are very few Scotch Irish from Ulster descendants who know this heritage. I think it is an interesting story.
Added by familysearcher on Feb 22, 2015 3:45 PM
familysearcher
Question
Is Scotch Irish Presbyterins From Ulster by Angela M. Ruley a book or an article? If it's an article could you tell me the name of the publication? Thanks!
Added by familysearcher on Feb 22, 2015 10:07 AM
Patrick Craig Conway
Find A Grave memorial for Mary Cabe.
"...Would you please change Mary’s father to the older site for Gilbert Strayhdorn, since the newer one will be deleted soon? Older site is Find A Grave #30412831 (2008) & you currently have it connected to the 2009 site..."

Please explain to me what you are talking about. I was under the impression that the site was findagrave.com. My personal email is oldranger68@windstream.net.
Added by Patrick Craig Conway on Feb 21, 2015 4:26 AM
Marilyn Pederson
Robert B. Strain
For what its worth I found this on ancestry.com today:

Robert Bogle Strain
Birth 14 Jan 1825
Death 16 Oct 1865

Serena Elizabeth Grisham
Birth 25 Nov 1829 in Tennessee,
Death 10 Dec 1865 in Tennessee,

It gives Robert Bogle Strain Parents as:

Allen Strain
Birth 28 Jun 1786 in Augusta/Rockbridge County, Virginia
Death 03 Mar 1858 in Blount County, Tennessee
Burial Baker's Creek Cemetery, Blount County,Tennessee

Jane Higgins
Birth 04 Aug 1793 in Tennessee
Death 29 May 1865 in Washington, D.C.
Burial1865 30 May Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.


Added by Marilyn Pederson on Feb 20, 2015 5:02 PM
Marilyn Pederson
Mollie (Strain) Armstrong
I connected her to her parents, I have been trying to get caught up on this family for some time, I had some information a cousin gave me back in the 1980's that her mother and grand mother did back in the 20's and 30's and I was trying to prove most of it, but neglected to add it to her memorial on find a grave,thanks for calling it to my attention, Marilyn
Added by Marilyn Pederson on Feb 20, 2015 8:52 AM
NANCY M
RE: Anne H Ruffner Barclay, 110228621
Oh, I see. I thought I was suppose to do something, but had not done it. I realize now that I had requested you to lmake the link! Thanks for clarifying.
Nancy
Added by NANCY M on Feb 04, 2015 7:49 AM
NANCY M
RE: Anne H Ruffner Barclay, 110228621
I am not sure what you need me to do. I am confused by your email, as I do not recall rejecting anything. If you would like to manage this memorial I will happily transfer it to you. Just let me know.
Nancy
Added by NANCY M on Feb 03, 2015 11:07 AM
E49
Maxine Orris, 24740597
Dear LSP,

Don't know how I would have missed the PoD, that is not like me as I am always trying to enhance memorials. Whatever happened, I'm glad you caught it.

Best wishes to you and yours for a very happy 2015 too.

Always,
e49
Added by E49 on Feb 02, 2015 4:47 PM
M W Reed
John McFadden again
According to USGW archives for Slate Ridge Cemetery, Mar 29, 1884 is the death day for R. Oscar McFadden. John McFadden's death day was Dec 23, 1833.
Added by M W Reed on Feb 01, 2015 2:37 PM
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