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Gathering Roots (#47213048)
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Bio Photo DEAR ANCESTOR
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and 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.

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I ran across something very interesting,on a profile saying this site isnt made for family trees,I have to disagree considering it has supplied us with Family links to add parents etc...
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Clyta Anderson
Solman Nelson
After checking some records I found that Solman is buried in the Chapman Cemetery near Harrison West virginia. This is what is recorded on his death certificate also.
Added by Clyta Anderson on Apr 24, 2014 8:26 PM
Clyta Anderson
Solman Nelson
Can you check your records to vertify Solman Nelson is buried in the Moore Fork Cemetery at Big Otter West Virginia He is not listed in the Cemetery Book for that Cemetery. A Grandson states he is buried at Inydale West Virginia,and my Mother-in- law states he not buried there either, and no head stone or marker can be found for him. Thank you in advance for checking this. Joyce Anderson
Added by Clyta Anderson on Apr 21, 2014 3:39 PM
kimmie925
Ernest Shipe
Thank you for the transfer and for making the edits!!
Added by kimmie925 on Apr 18, 2014 9:02 AM
Diana
Edward Brown
Thank you for the request to link the parents of Edward Brown, your request has been completed.
Added by Diana on Apr 15, 2014 5:10 PM
Anonymous
Barbara Dellinger Mathias
Please identify the source of Barbara Mathias's, wife of John Mathias, maiden name. Can not find any verification of Dellinger.
Added by Anonymous on Apr 14, 2014 11:10 AM
Gina
Correction for Eugene Cunningham
Where is Farewall Retreat cemetery located? When I put it in, trying to change location- doesn't come up. Is it outside the US? What country?
Added by Gina on Apr 11, 2014 8:48 AM
Ruth (Wilson) Lowell
Ada Wilkins
I connected Ada to her parents. Thanks for information.

Ruth
Added by Ruth (Wilson) Lowell on Apr 10, 2014 6:14 PM
PaGenieGirl
Heishman

your SAC to link parents did not give a source that shows relationship as parents.
Please read my profile page.
Added by PaGenieGirl on Apr 10, 2014 9:20 AM
MelSh
Abe Cemetery-Brelsford's
Hello G.R. -
I want to inquire about the memorials you have for the Brelsford's at the Abe Cemetery in Mineral Co. Would you mind transferring them to me? I could create my own, but I didn't want to have doubles for the same people. My family #'s are, Donald..104428727, Edgar R..64834707, Edgar J..64834667 & Franklin..64834731. My # is 47110266.
Thank you for your consideration, and the enormous amount of work you have done adding all of the memorials!
Added by MelSh on Mar 21, 2014 9:59 AM
Joey Alexander
Susan Elkins
Do you have any other information on Susan Elkins ? 106311933

I am trying to find out if this was my GG Grandmother. If so, She was married to a man named Bill Riley at one point and had a child named Opal Riley who married a Ferguson.
Added by Joey Alexander on Mar 20, 2014 7:09 PM
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