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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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Terry Harney Harp
RE: William Wiley Jones FAG #26995144
Thank you very much
Added by Terry Harney Harp on Aug 15, 2016 1:13 PM
Terry Harney Harp
William Wiley Jones FAG #26995144
I'd like to request the use of your headstone photo for William Wiley Jones Find A Grave #26995144 and his wife Minnie May Hodge Jones Find A Grave #26995244.

Thank you,
Terry Harney Harp
Added by Terry Harney Harp on Aug 15, 2016 12:54 PM
Sharon Wray
Camden Cemetery
We are trying to get the location of the Camden Cemetery. We used to take Ethel Davidson, Ruth Davidson and Lily Davidson up there to a cabin that was near the cemetery. Could you give me the route numbers of how to get to it? Thanks.
Added by Sharon Wray on Aug 01, 2016 7:37 AM
Sallie Pierdolla
computer crash
Roanna please email me. My computer has crashed and I am back on line. All My emails were lost along with contacts
Added by Sallie Pierdolla on Jul 20, 2016 8:32 PM
Sallie Pierdolla
computer crash
Roanna please email me. My computer has crashed and I am back on line. All My emails were lost along with contacts
Added by Sallie Pierdolla on Jul 20, 2016 8:31 PM
James Graham
RE: ancestor
Edwin Duncan Camden
Added by James Graham on Jun 22, 2016 9:49 AM
James Graham
i do not know how... but i am related to you. and i would like to talk to you. also do you or anyone have a picture of Edwin?
Added by James Graham on Jun 21, 2016 10:52 AM
Jon Carpenter
Wiley Jones (Baldwin City Cemetery) Kansas
I see you left a message indicating Wiley Jones was your ggg grandfather. Which one of his children does your line flow through? My Great Uncle Charles married Mary Jones in Baldwin in 1873. His property was situated just north of my Great Grandfather, James E. Carpenter. I decided to take a shot that you might have some interesting information to share and I might have some for you. Here is a link that shows their properties in 1857 and they are just East of Prairie City, Kansas.

Please write back and let me know if we have a connection! Thanks, Jon Carpenter
Added by Jon Carpenter on Apr 26, 2016 7:55 PM
Kay Nichols
I was so pleased to see that you had published the information on Corp. Joseph Shields Camden. He is a son of my 2x great-grandfather Benjamin Franklin Camden and grandson of my 3x great grandfather Pvt. George Washington Camden. The Shields is his mother's last name and her parents lived on the farm next door to them in the 1850 census. I was both thrilled and proud to find a soldier who fought at Gettysburg, but sorry to find that he fought for the Confederacy. Still wonderful to find this. Thank you. I have recently found many many relatives from these earlier generations and they come from a reliable source. If you would like email me at or text me at 7658601990. Thanking you so much,
Kay Annette Camden Nichols
Great-Great-Granddaughter of Benjamin Frankin Camden
Added by Kay Nichols on Apr 14, 2016 5:27 PM
Dolores Lackovitch
William Jones
I believe you are a descendant of William Jones. I recent joined Daughters of 1812 under William Jones. I places a few copies of his War of 1812 on his Find a Grave site. I have a copy of all the papers in his 1812 file, if you are interested.
Added by Dolores Lackovitch on Apr 01, 2016 3:10 AM
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