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Gaye Hill (#46915711)
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Bio Photo "Let us before we die, gather up our heritage, and offer it to our children." Will Durant, "The History of Civilization"
Any photos, bios and or other information that I have entered is avaialble for free use - no paid only websites. I would perfer that credit is given, but I put those materials and images here to be both saved for the future and to be used.
The web site offers date calculations for many of those little genealogical problems and more.
SO much of what is placed on Find A Grave is searchable, but in order to assist others in their research, I also use

Disasters strike us all, and it helps to put family moves into context when they abruptly move, relocate or - frankly - just disappear!

I also note to Find A Grave when I can find an applicable memorial.

Please take a look, it's an interesting site.
In the eastern United States you can often "discover" old cemeteries by the daffodils.

Daffodils are not a feast for deer, they multiply and spread on their own and were often the flower of choice to plant at gravesites.

And I love the sunny, bright daffodil, reminding me the long winter will soon be over and I can get out again to seek and document ancestors - both my own and for others living too distant to be there in person.

If I have "planted" a daffodil on a memorial, it is one which I have directly touched or made an addition.
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RE: Clarence H. Stevens
Hi Gaye,
No, sadly I don't know anything about Clarence just what I can glean from the records, which you probably have. I did not know him personally, and this is a bit of a collateral relation, to even have family stories. On the 1930 census, he is listed as a laborer in a warehouse. In1940, he was working as an attendant at a filling station, in Laramie County. In 1954, he was working as a repairman at Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne.
Sorry I'm not of much help.
Added by Julie on Nov 01, 2013 11:59 AM
David Hibbitts
Orville W. Garland
Orville was the nephew of my G grandmother Fannie Garland Hampton Hicks. Orville's parents were George Bert Garland and Mayme Dezarn Garland. Bert was the son of Jarvis Garland and Polly Ann Proffitt Garland. I have some photos of this line, but none of Orville. If I can be of further help, leave me a message or email me at

David Hibbitts
London, Ky.
Added by David Hibbitts on Feb 13, 2013 10:16 AM
Martha FrazeMartha
Wayman Burial Ground
It's taken a couple of years, Gaye, but I now know where this is! You were right--it's in the middle of a woods with lots of poison ivy! I hope you have a few years to wait--I'm taking graveyard reconstruction classes and am pushing the Henry County Cemetery Commission to let me work some on Wayman. All the stones are down, but they still think it could be restored. More later re this, I hope.. Martha
Added by Martha FrazeMartha on Feb 11, 2013 5:05 PM
Mark Hall
Josleyn, Jhoslien, Jhoslin, Joesselyn

Re: Section A Lot 607 - Hiram Josleyn

There is not a marker for Hiram or any other Josleyn (or any other variation of the surname). However, there I went ahead and photographed everyone in the lot with a marker.

Here are the individuals buried in Section A Lot 607 according the Cave Hill's database.

H. George S Whipple - has a marker
Mary Joesselyn Whipple - no marker
Edward Alonzo Reeves - has a marker
Alice Preston Mason - has a marker
Margie Heywood Mason - has a marker
Marian Caspari Mason - has a marker
Robert Mason - has a marker
Hiram Josleyn - no marker

I know this doesn't help one bit with spelling because I just added another variation by finding Mary Joesselyn Whipple.

My mother's maiden name is Goelzer. You can imagine the variations with name. I feel your frustration. haha

Have a very Merry Christmas!

Added by Mark Hall on Dec 17, 2012 3:34 PM
Anna Schultz
Isbell request
Hi Gaye,
A friend and I headed out this evening to find Isbell cemetery. This cemetery was read in 1973 and the memorials have the same info that the cemetery book has. At that time you had to cross a pasture and go through briers to get there. It is worse now. The pasture is not passable and the land owner said we could come back when we had more light and he would take us back there. He also told us most of the stones are down. This is mostly likely why there is no photo of the cemetery. We will do our best to find what you are seeking. Ancestry trees do have some info on this family.
Added by Anna Schultz on Oct 15, 2012 6:48 PM

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