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Ray (#47188697)
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Bio Photo Feel free to use any of my photos in any way that you wish, especially the older ones. My only purpose in posting them is to share them with those who want them and to help preserve them for posterity, just as many of these were gifts which others (long dead, for the most) once shared so generously with me. History is not for hoarding or profit but for preserving and passing on.

All of my memorials are works in progress, so I'm continually tinkering with them, researching, editing or expanding them. Additions, comments, corrections, criticisms and suggestions are always welcome and considered.

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Needless to say, I will be reading your Veitch information a little each day. It is very informative. Thanks for the link that I will check soon.

I have family buried at Fort Lincoln and I own books from the PG County Genealogical and Historical Society. You will see that there are many dates missing for the Veitch/Boyle memorials.

My childhood home was close to the Cemetery but we moved from that area and now reside close to the Calvert County line. Many of my memorials are from Southern Maryland. We have passed the Veitch's Cove Historical marker many times in our travels.

Please check the remainder of the Veitch family memorials at Ft. Lincoln and see what else you might have to add that will enhance them.

Thank you for your contribution.
Your help is appreciated,

Added by Margaret on Apr 08, 2015 4:26 PM
Patsy White Penney
Weir Cemetery

Mix-up in John Weir(NC) and John Weir SC)
Each had sons Thomas.

Will of John Weir Lincoln Co NC 1818
Son Thomas Weir died 24 Mar 1868 Cleveland Co., NC. He has will also.
Will of John Weir Fairfield Co., SC 1817 Names sons, including Thomas
30 page probate in Talladego Co AL (1848-1853)of wife Mary ( ) Martin reveals the whole family, names all children and spouses and their locations. Have not found her maiden name but Mary had been married to a Martin before her marriage to John Weir and had 2 children.
I would like to connect to the John of NC, the- Rev War hero of King's Mt. but my John of SC was a Rev Soldier from SC whose widow and their children came to MS via AL.

Will be glad to communicate with interested researchers.
Added by Patsy White Penney on Apr 02, 2015 5:50 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Zachariah Taylor Dowdy and Nancy
I am confused, which is not hard for me to do sometimes. Someone has posted a picture of Nancy and Zachariah's stone like the one you took and posted for them in another cemetery by the same name. The other cemetery is up toward Arab. I don't feel like they have the right cemetery. There are many cemeteries in Marshall and DeKalb with the same name making it very hard to post your memorial to the right cemetery. Thought you might want to know. My daughter's husband is the great grandson of Ruth Dowdy who died this time last year in DeKalb Co. AL. I am also interested in the Martin family that, I believe, their daughter married. Thanks for all the bios that you place on your memorials. It does help a lot.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Mar 20, 2015 5:26 PM
Rich Dohm
"Uncle Ben" Reynolds ~
Hello Ray. I have kin at the Mount Ida cemetery, and noticed THIS memorial of yours. You should ask to accept him as famous... after all, who alive has never heard of Uncle Ben? If I was you, I'd add Uncle Ben in the nickname field too.
Added by Rich Dohm on Mar 10, 2015 2:41 PM
Karyl Lee Rodabough
Perry Cemetery Mix UP!!
Please be aware, there are 2 Perry Cemeteries within walking distance of each other in Grenada County, Mississippi. The one furthest to the North, just south of the Browns Cemetery, is the Williams-Perry-Rosamond Cemetery. The other one is located a little south/west, west of Bennett Road and just South of the fork in the Wildlife League Road. There is not a legend on this map so I can't give exact measurements. The map can be found in the Cemeteries Section of "Family Maps of Grenada, Mississippi"; FHL/SLC US/Can 976.2635 E7b, page 146.

There are different people buried in each Cemetery, so this needs to be corrected to show 2 Cemeteries. A - Williams-Perry-Rosamond Cemetery, and B - Perry Cemetery.

Be careful where you put your family!
Added by Karyl Lee Rodabough on Mar 04, 2015 1:08 PM
West/ De La Warr
You have done and awesome job with my Ancestor's Memorials! Thank you, and by the way I love the biographies!
Added by RevMcK on Feb 22, 2015 3:35 AM
mike reeves
Mt. Ida Reynolds & Oden Family Cemeteries
The Heritage Hall Museum here in Talladega had a good digital photo of an oil painting of Maj. Walker Reynolds which I have posted to the memorial you created for him at Mt. Ida Family Cemetery. You had recently mentioned Cpt. Henry P. Oden, 15th Alabama, having been buried in Vicksburg. I saw the excellent photograph of the Oden-Bledsoe-Kelly Plantation home you posted to his memorial and was hoping you would also post it to the "Oden Family Cemetery" listed in Talladega County. His father, Alexander Oden Jr., is buried there and I have submitted a familial edit request to link their memorials. The Oden Family Cemetery, sadly, was said to have been destroyed in the Upchurch county cemetery compilation published in 1989, but they did quote tombstone names & transcriptions from Carolyn Lane Luttrell's field work there during the 1945-'55 period.
Added by mike reeves on Feb 02, 2015 9:17 PM
Mary Tompkins @ Oakwood
I'm going to try and find her for you. Her husband is in L242 so I will look there. She, however, is not listed in the burial log. Are you sure she is there?
Added by scotdeerie on Dec 30, 2014 11:05 AM
Floral Designer
RE: Stt Paul's
There is some confusion due to graves (or at least stones) being moved from other cemeteries to be placed here,

First time David heard of this one.
The person is buried at St pauls. Babies are
often are in unmarked. Their do to money wise
and years of death.
Added by Floral Designer on Dec 27, 2014 1:21 PM
Floral Designer
Stt Paul's
Most of the baby are in unmarked and as David mention in the emails, in this area by Eli ect ect.. If ure doing all of them let me know, and I will call him and see if he can help in his spare time with look ups old book and new that is why he rather take and email to me let me know before I send him these knew ones Thanks
Added by Floral Designer on Dec 26, 2014 8:38 AM
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