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G Shewan (#46881166)
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Bio Photo I am an amateur military historian and genealogist. I am interested in researching the burial locations of U.S. military service men and women, particularly at Arlington National Cemetery in Fort Myer, Virginia, and the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland.

I am also researching my family tree, particularly the Shewan family members who originated in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and their descendents throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

My Scots great-grandfather, William J. Shewan (1867 - 1947) and his son, my grandfather, William W. Shewan (1895 - 1973) arrived at Ellis Island on July 2, 1911 and settled in Erie, Pennsylvania.

In addition to my paternal line, I am researching other family lines, including:

* Akre (originally Aakre in Norwegian)
* Clabeaux
* Devincentis
* Mangin/Mangini
* Sauer
* Stormo
* Thaler

Other cemeteries of interest:

* Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colorado Springs, CO
* Barrancas Nat'l Cemetery, Pensacola, FL
* Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
* Fort Rosecrans Nat'l Cemetery, San Diego, CA
* Golden Gate Nat'l Cemetery, San Francisco, CA
* Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
* Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC
* Quantico Nat'l Cemetery, Triangle, VA
* Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington DC
* Soldiers' Nat'l Cemetery, Washington, DC
* West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY

Some of my photo contributions can be seen here.

To all the Find A Grave photo volunteers who have been kind enough to take photos of my family's gravestones at my request over the past year, I thank you most gratefully for your time and effort. With graves throughout the United States, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, it would not be feasible for me to visit them all and take my own photos. I am extremely grateful to Find A Grave, and to the photo volunteers, for helping me to research my family.

I give my permission to use any of my photos, providing 1) it is not for commercial use, and 2) attribution is given.

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your maternal ancestor
If you are related to Noble Bruce Pearen, then you are related to me through our mutual ancestor, Robert Eady who served in the British Army 37th Regiment of Foot at Gibraltar in 1813. He came to Canada before 1817.
Added by ShelleyS on Sep 17, 2015 4:52 PM
Dawn Stewart
Kinloss Abbey Cemetery - Shewan family

I am on holiday in Moray, Scotland at the moment and I have been to Kinloss Abbey cemetery a couple of times to try to find the grave of Mr John Shewan for you. Unfortunately, I have not been able to find it yet. I have found, and photographed, the headstones of Charles Shewan (died 1972) and Diane Grace Shewan (died 1963) also in Kinloss Abbey cemetery. Would you like me to send you these pics?

Kind regards,

Dawn Stewart
Added by Dawn Stewart on Sep 03, 2015 1:35 PM
J. Edward Ross
RE: COL Kenneth Block
I've updated my memorial page based on your suggestion. Thank you for your time and efforts.

Have another great day,
Ed Ross
Added by J. Edward Ross on Aug 30, 2015 7:49 AM
James Seidelman
RE: COL Kenneth Block
Thanks for the note, but it's not memorial. I only took the photo of the gate. You need to contact J. Edward Ross who created the memorial. Mr. Ross is very good at military memorials.

Created by: J. Edward Ross
Record added: Nov 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100368110
Added by James Seidelman on Aug 29, 2015 1:27 PM
RE: Shewans in North Embro Cemetery
I will not submit photos per your request. As well, there were no other Shewans in this cemetery as I was looking for the other names you had listed. Best of luck in your search.
Karen VN
Added by KVN on Aug 24, 2015 9:41 PM
Mike Ritchie
RE: Shewan Family
Just a quick note to say that I have added another Shewan Headstone at Huntly Cemetery, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The family ties in with my Shewans.

Added by Mike Ritchie on Aug 24, 2015 12:15 PM
Ronald W. & Ruth M. Shewan
I have seen the headstone for Ronald W. Find A Grave #103937833 and Ruth M. Find A Grave #103937917 in the North Embro Cemetery in Ontario. However, there is no death date carved into the headstone as yet, only birth dates. Do you still want me to post a photo? Thank you.
Karen VN
Added by KVN on Aug 24, 2015 8:46 AM
RE: Joan Kelly (Mair)
Thank you so much, everything is fine now.

Cheers Sheena
Added by wigtownlass on Jul 23, 2015 10:31 AM
Ross Adam Wood Sr.
RE: GEN Paul Malone
You are most welcome, sorry about the earlier confusion. Have a great weekend.

Added by Ross Adam Wood Sr. on Jul 17, 2015 9:02 PM
Chris Wood
RE: Margaret Elizabeth Peat Shewan
You're welcome. Glad I can help.
Added by Chris Wood on Jul 17, 2015 5:07 PM
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