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Roanna Camden Cann (#46932997)
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Bio Photo My family spent many Sunday afternoons visiting our family cemeteries. We would stroll together, sometimes three or four generations at a time, gently touching the stones, whispering greetings, shedding a tear or two, always careful of our steps, sharing memories and legends, passing the stories down from one generation to the next. I always felt like I knew everyone in those cemeteries even though thay had passed away decades, even centuries, before my birth. As children, we would stand before the stone of an ancestor and carefully recite everything we had been told, to the knowing nods or corrections of our elders. I cherish the memories of those Sundays in my adult life. My family no longer lives close enough to each other to stroll through those cemeteries. Find A Grave has allowed me to create virtual family cemeteries that my family can stroll through at any time without the limitations of time or distance. We can't touch the stones or hear the wind in the pines, but we can still whisper a greeting, shed a tear, and remember.
I will gladly edit or transfer any of the memorials that I have submitted that are not in my direct line.
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Ann Eliza Hopkins
I wanted to explain an edit I just put in on her - her mother's maiden name was Mary Ann Gover. Ann was never married.
Thank you!
Added by Pegasus on Aug 18, 2014 3:33 PM
Cheryl Miller
Thomas Lacy Reese # 34518490
Thank you for transferring.
Added by Cheryl Miller on Aug 04, 2014 12:04 PM
Cheryl Miller
Thomas Lacy Reese # 34518490
I am just wondering about the information on his parents. Information that I have is that his father is John Evans Reese but that his mother was Ann Lacy. Thank you.
Added by Cheryl Miller on Aug 02, 2014 9:06 AM
Bernie Radford
Allie Brickey Carper
Roanna, Would you please add the parents of Allie Brickey Carper. Father, John Monteray Brickey 21011695 and mother, Anna Virginia Anderson 21011766. I am a great-grandson of John Monteray, and trying to fill out his Find a Grave family. Thanks, Bernie Radford
Added by Bernie Radford on Aug 01, 2014 2:46 PM
Patty Moseley
Meoney Wright and John Camden
I am descended from Meonie Wright and John Camden
(my 4thGGrandparents (through James Camden and Mary "Polly" Phillips)and have been searching for information on them. I was thrilled to find this! Would you mind sharing your source and any proofs you have for this information?
Thank you in advance for anything you are able to share!
Patty Moseley
Added by Patty Moseley on Jul 30, 2014 2:22 PM
sherri schaefer bagby
Thank you for processing Bagby memorial updates and for the transfer !

Added by sherri schaefer bagby on Jul 21, 2014 3:57 PM
Andrea Moore
I would like to know if I may use the photo you took of the headstone for Martha Elizabeth Brady / Manley Brady in my family research. Manley is my 2nd Great Grand Uncle.
Added by Andrea Moore on May 29, 2014 12:33 PM
RE: Craig County Memorials
Hey thanks! Weather went from winter straight to summer. Still got more in Huffman-slow process.
Added by Carol on May 13, 2014 6:35 PM
Aleda Jeanne Reid
Find A Grave Memorial# 29441620
Good Day 2U Roanna,

Thank-you for all the wonderful work you have done. My 5th Great Grandfather is Francis H. Goodwin Sr, b. 1760 to John Edward Goodwin b. 1734 (Maryland) & Tabitha Pearson b. 1734(Ireland). John & Tabitha were married in 1807, in Essex, Essex, Massachusetts and then Francis was born in 1560.
I believe that my 5th Great Grandfather is not the Francis Goodwin that was born in Ireland. Find A Grave alone has '40' people with the name Francis Goodwin.
I did notice in my reasearch that a Goodwin family member said that this side of the Goodwin has a direct line to England and that someone had put Ireland born in a tree and has been spending a lot of time correcting that error.
I hope the above information helps in correcting this error on Find A Grave.

Thank-you very much,

Owen Family Tree
Added by Aleda Jeanne Reid on Apr 20, 2014 8:02 PM
Rich Bochniewicz
Chariety Lyles phot request
I have walked the cemetery twice and unable to locate any Lyles family memorials. Some of the memorials date back to Colonial times, but are mostly in family plots/sections. Need either accurate section/plot/grave or more information about Chariety; e.g. date(s) of birth/death, other names(s) used, e.g. Maiden? Richard B.
Added by Rich Bochniewicz on Apr 07, 2014 10:34 AM
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