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Vicky Valenta (#46951392)
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Bio Photo "Dear Ancestor"
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and the date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
Walter Butler Palmer (1868-1932)
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Carol Chidlow
Victoria Conkling
Thank you for your efforts and the photo. Thanks also for supporting the Find A Grave community.
Carol Chidlow
Added by Carol Chidlow on May 17, 2014 11:46 AM
Margaret Grover
Photo, Libbie Curyea
Vickie,
Thank you very much for the photo of the stone for Libbie Curyea. I appreciate your time and effort.
Margaret
Added by Margaret Grover on May 05, 2014 5:07 PM
Mark Williams
George Nahley Photo
Thank you Vicky for the Photo and research you did on this memorial. It has helped us, and wanted to thank you for your time involved.
You are a great asset for all of us. :)
Added by Mark Williams on Apr 28, 2014 7:40 AM
Paula
Mary Mahanel Acken
Vicky, I should have read further down my list of emails before sending my thanks. Oops. Anyway thanks again for the photos. Paula
Added by Paula on Apr 25, 2014 7:55 PM
Paula
William Acken
Vicky, Thanks for the photo for this memorial. I appreciate all your time and effort. I enjoyed reading the poem on your bio! Paula
Added by Paula on Apr 25, 2014 7:23 PM
Mary Anne
William E. Starrett
Hi Vicky,
Thanks very much for making the transfer and dupe deletion. You are, as always, so responsive! I was happy to be able to link my great uncle to his parents, my great grandparents. (Enjoyed your message - good to "see" you again also!)
Mary Anne
Added by Mary Anne on Jan 26, 2014 11:15 AM
sniksnak
RE: Walter C. John, Code Talker

You're most welcome, Vicky. It's a pleasure and an honor to sponsor Mr John's memorial.

Wishing you a safe and blessed Christmas, Suse
Added by sniksnak on Dec 19, 2013 4:25 PM
Cindy (Seifert) Cooper Abelson
Owen Clark Rogers
Thank you for letting me know he does not have a Head Stone. He was in the Military so I will try to see if I can get him a Head stone through them. Thank You for all you Time.
Thank You Very Much
Cindy
Added by Cindy (Seifert) Cooper Ab... on Oct 16, 2013 8:51 AM
Chandler Rotherham
RE: Dorothy Trausch
I would like that, my email is chandler.rotherham@hotmail.com.
Added by Chandler Rotherham on Oct 12, 2013 7:52 PM
Richard Rhode
Dear Ancestor poem
Lovely poem. It was written in 1906 by Walter Butler Palmer (1868-1932).

See http://www.bufordfamilies.com/Dear%20Ancestor.htm
Added by Richard Rhode on Oct 12, 2013 11:23 AM
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