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Dacanta (#47158985)
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Bio Photo I'm researching the Rev David Rice line in VA, KY and TN; and the Philip Walker line in MA-RI-CT-NY-WI. If you have, or need, information about these families, please contact me.

I'm a cantor, organist and conductor, and I enjoy photographing old gravestones.

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RE: Check your edits please.
Thanks for all you help!
Have a great day!

Added by gkradcliffe on Aug 02, 2014 7:20 AM
George Long
Gorenza Dow Hosey
Lorenzo Dow Hosey, born 1860 Va his wife was Marye E Brooks Curtis b abt 1872 in WV and d March 6 1936 in WV. Lorenzo's father was Jacob Abner Hosey b Feb 1828 in Braxton Co.WV and d
June 16, 1913 in Grantsville, Calhoun Co. WV his mother was Nancy Carpenter b abt 1828 in VA and d aft 1880 in WV. His wife was also married to Frank Hosey, don't know the relationship with Frank to Lorenzo.
Added by George Long on Jul 02, 2014 10:42 AM
RE: margaret thompson
Thank you very much for replying to my message. My mistake, but will keep trying to find identification.

Added by Anonymous on Jun 10, 2014 3:47 PM
Freda Saiger
Family links for our Barbara Brumbach Strickler Kauffman
Have been working on our Shenandoah ancestors. I now maintain three more grave memorials. Would you please link our Barbara #71772463, to her parents - Johann Heinrich "Henry" Brumbach, #59044451 and Anna Kauffman Brumbach, #59044520. Happy Easter, Freda
Added by Freda Saiger on Apr 15, 2014 9:02 AM
Craig Kilby
RE: valentine peyton
Just an update. We have removed Valentine Peyton of the RW as being buried at Western Hospital. Thank you very much for your help and in making this correction. Kindly, Craig Kibly
Added by Craig Kilby on Apr 07, 2014 2:29 PM
Craig Kilby
RE: valentine peyton & Thomas Lewis
OK. First to explain my interest in these two men. I am working for the VA SAR for a book on burials of Rev War veterans in Virginia. My major role in this is not the research, but in vetting and editing the entries on a spreadsheet. These two men are shown to have been buried at Western State. The source for Thomas Lewis is a four-volume work by P.L Hatcher, *Abstract of Graves Revolutionary War Patriots,* (2001). Since the hospital opened in 1828 and he was alive in 1832 and of Augusta County when he applied for a pension, this does seem plausible though I do NOT know the source Hatcher used.

For Valentine Peyton I see that the dates do not work at all. The source for this came from a book on cemeteries in STAFFORD County, which is where he was born. A man by this name does, however, show up as being buried here. Considering his rank at the time of his death in 1780 (in South Carolina), this does indeed seem incongruous.

I have asked Mike Lyman, the man both doing and compiling the research, to look into both of these. Many thanks for your replies. Craig Kilby
Added by Craig Kilby on Apr 04, 2014 6:46 AM
Craig Kilby
RE: Thomas Lewis
I didn't say he was born in 1832. I said he applied for a pension in 1832 and gave his birth date as 26 Jan 1760.
Added by Craig Kilby on Apr 03, 2014 10:37 AM
Todd Whitesides
Amelia Timberlake Merrick
Thank you for the transfer.
Added by Todd Whitesides on Mar 27, 2014 10:23 PM
Western State Hospital Cemetery
May I ask where you obtained the grave listing for Western State? You did an excellent job of listing these often-sought but long forgotten graves.
I understand that some people have been denied access to the cemetery by the new owners (Villages at Staunton) of the property.
Added by VATraveler on Mar 26, 2014 9:28 AM
Leslyn Lang
Louisa Lipscomb
Can you please transfer Louisa Lipscomb to me please? Her memorial number is : 42273915

My number is: 47413755

Thank you.
Leslyn Lang
Added by Leslyn Lang on Feb 16, 2014 1:35 PM
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