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4losthistory (#46983562)
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Bio Photo I have recorded the birth date, death date, and last address of your family members. Now it is your turn to edit and enhance their memorials, for the enjoyment of future generations.

Thank you so much to the people who generously donate their time and money to provide information, photographs, and floral contributions to people who may never be able to thank them. I especially appreciate those who remember this is much bigger than ourselves and consistently maintain their memorials in a professional manner, treating others volunteers in the respectful way in which they like to be treated.
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I HAVE HAD AN OVERABUNDANT AMOUNT OF BAD EXPERIENCES TRANSFERRING MEMORIALS TO MEMBERS WHO QUICKLY LOSE INTEREST AND ABANDON THE MEMORIALS I CREATED. WHEN I LOOK AT YOUR PROFILE AND I SEE YOU HAVE HAD HUNDREDS, OR THOUSANDS, OF MEMORIALS TRANSFERRED TO YOU, I WONDER ABOUT THE NECESSITY SINCE YOU ARE ONLY DIRECTLY DESCENDED FROM 30 PEOPLE ACCORDING TO FINDAGRAVE GUIDELINES. ONE TRANSFER REQUEST CAME WITH A NOTE ABOUT ALL OF THE BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SHE HAD TO POST WHICH CONSISTED OF "THIS WAS MY FIFTH GREAT GRANDPAPPY WHO I LOVED VERY MUCH". THAT, SOMEWHAT SUSPECT, BIOGRAPHY COULD HAVE BEEN POSTED ON A FLOWER TRIBUTE. I RESEARCH ALL CORRECTIONS SUBMITTED TO ME FOR ACCURACY BECAUSE THERE IS A LOT OF MISINFORMATION AND FAMILY TREES WHICH ARE ALL MESSED UP ON RESEARCH SITES. ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS I HAVE BUILT TWO SEPARATE FAMILIES IN FINDAGRAVE SO THAT THEY WILL BACKFEED CORRECTLY INTO ANCESTRY. I AM TICKLED TO RECEIVE NEW EDITS AND LINKS, AND AM EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA EXCITED ABOUT PICTURES AND STORIES TO PERSONALIZE THE MEMORIALS. AND I AM EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA UNHAPPY WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO GET ME TO REMOVE INFORMATION IN ORDER TO REWRITE THEIR HISTORY TO PLEASE THEM.
I AM AN UNBIASED CARETAKER WILLING TO POST ALL THE DOCUMENTED INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE AND HAVE WORKED VERY CLOSELY WITH OTHER FINDAGRAVE MEMBERS FOR YEARS EXCHANGING INFORMATION TO HELP BUILD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY. MOST OF MY DIRECT ANCESTORS WERE BUILT BY AN EARLY PIONEER TO FINDAGRAVE WHO POSTED ALL OF THE INFORMATION I REQUESTED AND TAUGHT ME HOW TO DO IMBEDDED LINKS BEFORE THE RELATIONSHIP LINK FEATURE WAS ADDED. OVER TIME I HAVE TALKED HIM OUT OF A FEW OF THEM, BUT NOW SEEMS TO HAVE MOVED TO FLORIDA AND FOUND SOMETHING BETTER TO DO WITH HIS TIME. [I'M TALKING ABOUT YOU BERN] PUH-LEEZE DON'T OBSESS ABOUT OWNING THE MEMORIALS OF EXTENDED FAMILY.
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Messages left for 4losthistory (58)[Leave Message]
Doc Wilson
Oh, before I forget . . .
Since we're working more and more closely on Chatham County interments, I have something I need to tell you, but I don't want to do it on these message boards. Drop me a line via my email and I'll give you the low-down.

You mentioned that you were jealous of my ability to visit Chatham County cemeteries -- where are you operating from, if I may ask?
Added by Doc Wilson on Jan 24, 2015 10:23 AM
Doc Wilson
re: Leonidas E. Brooks nickname
I found "Lonnie" on a family tree online -- no way of knowing if it was from a Brooks family relative or not. So -- using the standards of evidence you laid out in your last message, since his death certificate reads 'L. E. Brooks', and apparently so does the marker in the cemetery, and I could find no confirmation of anything beyond 'Leonidas' anywhere else, I took it off.

BTW, I have a map I'd like to share with you, if you could email me through the address listed on my F.A.G. home page.

Regards,
Doc
Added by Doc Wilson on Jan 24, 2015 10:20 AM
Marcellaus Joiner
Neal Family
Thank you for allowing the edit of my Great Grandfather (Grover Giles Neal Sr.). I have covered allot of ground in my research of the Neal family. Most of the do to the fact that I work and supervise a genealogy room in a library. I would like collaborate with you sometime on research of the Neal family. I have traced them back to my Great-Great-Great Grandfather (William Neal 1818-1888 slave owner) and my Great-Great-Great (Zilphy Ann Neal 1832-1890 slave). Zilphy is where Ive hit a wall cause I can't find documentation that mentions her before she arrives on the Neal plantation.
Added by Marcellaus Joiner on Jan 22, 2015 3:42 PM
Sarah Fitzgerald
Rice family
If you are working on the Rice family I can send you more information on this family in Frederick County Maryland. You did a great job on the Indiana Rice family.
Sarah Fitzgerald
sslagle2@verizon.net
Added by Sarah Fitzgerald on Jan 18, 2015 9:47 AM
Milli Sandrone Hammer
Susanna A Beaver
The memorial you created for Susanna is so good and very complete. I do sincerely thank you for adding the information on her children - George Henry is my grandfather. When you have time, Susanna's mother was Elizabeth Gean. Also, of interest to family, but maybe not for Find-A-Grave, we have DNA evidence from male Glosson descendants and Male Beaver descendants linking the four male Beaver childen to a Glosson father. In addition to the information you included about James Henry Beaver's death certificate showing Jesse as his father, both Franklin Bernice and James Henry Beaver were born when Susanna was living with her sister Mary L Beaver Glosson in Jasper Glosson's household. Thomas Pinkney Beaver and George Henry Beaver were born after Mary died in 1861 and Jasper married Eliza Margaret Poe about 1874/5. Jasper and Eliza had two children, Jasper L Glosson and Alfred R Glosson - both of whom claimed relationship with the Beaver siblings. In fact they held an annual Beaver/Glosson reunion at the home of Jasper L. Glossonup until 1935 when it was cancelled due to the polio epidemic.

I can't link George Henry Beaver to his mother since I didn't create his memorial either, so I appreciate you adding his name to the memorial you created.

One other thing - you have Susanna's spouse as Jasper Glosson - don't know the technicalities but the two did not marry. Their relationship was widely known in the area, but the did not marry.

Thank you for all you do - Milli


Added by Milli Sandrone Hammer on Jan 16, 2015 7:18 AM
Judith Marshall Stell
Ellen Williams-Beechwood
Memorial 47180920, Ellen Williams's death certificate says she was age 17 and date of death is December 23, 1931. I wonder if the date December 27, 1931 is a burial date? Her mother was Ellen U. Fitts and her father was Harrison Williams (death certificate).
Ellen's mother remarried and her death certificate shows she is also buried at Beechwood Cemetery. She was born November 15, 1895 and died February 9, 1949 and she may have gone by Ellen or Ella Jones, maiden name Fitts. Don't know if she has a headstone and am not finding her listed at Beechwood.
Ellen/Ella Fitts Williams Jones was the daughter of WMB Fitts, Memorial 47476564
Just passing information along. - Judy Stell
Added by Judith Marshall Stell on Jan 11, 2015 7:08 AM
Lynn Simon
Henry Grier Goodman, Sr.
Thanks for your work on Find A Grave. I have decided to work on my nephew's father's family tree and your memorial to his grandfather certainly helps me begin.

Find A Grave not only has expanded my connection to those of the past, but also with new family members of the present. Thanks for your contribution.
Added by Lynn Simon on Jan 07, 2015 9:15 AM
Lisa Williams
Historic Cemetery Committee
Hello!

The Town of Hillsborough, NC, has formed a new committee, the Historic Cemetery Committee. Its focus is restoring and preserving the Old Town Cemetery, Margaret Lane Cemetery and the old section of the new Town Cemetery (for now). The committee is also researching cemetery records and locating lost stones that may have sunk into the ground. I see that you have listed many, many names in the Orange county cemeteries. I was wondering if you would be interested in joining this committee.

Please email me at wmamalisa@gmail.com if you are interested or not. Your research experience would be very helpful to this group.

Thank you!
Lisa Williams
Added by Lisa Williams on Jan 02, 2015 7:01 PM
april mccormick
Quincy Johnson
can you add rest of his children..
also how or if you are related ?
please free feel to email if you wish to answer any questions
aamccormick24@yahoo.com
Added by april mccormick on Dec 30, 2014 6:23 PM
Karen Mickel Bennett
Charles Reddish
Thank you again for sending additional information to me! I am always thrilled when someone takes the time to send additional information to add to memorials. Future generations will appreciate the time and work we all are trying to accomplish! Thank you for all your hard work! Have a Merry Christmas.....
Added by Karen Mickel Bennett on Dec 22, 2014 12:21 PM
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