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JanMary (#47242653)
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After the horrendous earthquake in Haiti recently, I decided to read a book I inherited years ago, but had no interest in until now. (The Black Rebellion in Haiti" by Pierre Etienne Chazotte, and edited by his grandson, Charles W. Platt) When I did some research, I learned that Pierre or Peter, is my 4th great grandfather and Charles W. Platt is my great grandmother's brother. In reading the book I learned that Pierre was one of only a couple of white people who were able to escape the massacre of multiple thousands in 1804, partly because he had American citizenship. The unedited version is in the Library of Congress. In my research, I stumbled onto Find a Grave, and discovered that many kind people had made memorials for a number of my ancestors, for which I'm extremely grateful. Some have become friends and are assisting me in further family searches! Thank you all! Especially my friend in Reno!
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Tom Spiegel
RE: McCotter
Yeah. There are thousands of reburials in Greenwood. The data base lists only burial dates which, in most cases going to be the proper month and year, but not always such as in the case of Hannah McCotter
Added by Tom Spiegel on May 18, 2016 4:43 PM
Tom Spiegel
Thanks for the edit on Hannah McCotter
Added by Tom Spiegel on May 18, 2016 4:28 PM
mark foster
RE: P.S to Madge....
Please send me your email address so I can reply to your last question.


Added by mark foster on May 01, 2016 6:14 PM
mark foster
RE: P.S to Madge....
I had looked there when you first posted this and saw all those other articles but nothing about the wedding?

Added by mark foster on Apr 28, 2016 2:04 PM
mark foster
RE: P.S to Madge....
Hi Jan,
Thanks for getting back to me with all those details. I never knew of a 1st Marriage! I've made note of them and will add them to my Tree as confirming certificates turn up.

Thanks for your help and please don't hesitate to ask if I can help you with anything.

Added by mark foster on Apr 28, 2016 10:46 AM
mark foster
Madge Fiederlein
Hi Jan,

OK, I think there must be two names for the same cemetery. I know it as Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens. I stood right there and took that photo a couple of years ago.

Yes I did know Madge, she was my grandaunt. She was the wife of John Mario Fiederlein and the mother of Paul Alexander Fiederlein.
If Madge was Johns second wife I don't know that.

So, please tell me how you connect to John?

Do you have a Tree on Ancestry?

Added by mark foster on Apr 22, 2016 6:49 PM
Cheryl Hanson
Wilma Ellensohn
Hi JanMary,

I received the messages you sent. In looking at this it appears she is still living. I will do some more checking but if that is the case the memorial will be deleted. There was a guy who added lots of living people to this cemetery. I've had a lot of them deleted but have not finished doing all of them yet. When they were transferred to me I had no idea most were still living.

Thank you,
Added by Cheryl Hanson on Apr 03, 2016 6:47 PM
Don Calhoun
RE: James Roberts
Thank you for the pat on the back, I needed that.
Just feeling a little bummed.

Yes Jim's stone & flowers look great. I'm still not impressed with your mom's stone, too much shade. Gotta try a re-shoot before the leaves bud out.

I'm so glad that somebody appreciates me. Thank You for that :)
Added by Don Calhoun on Mar 12, 2016 9:07 PM
Thank You for the Miller Transfers have a great day and God bless you.Jarrott
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Mar 08, 2016 1:47 PM
Thank you for the unexpected transfer! I will try to get it in shape. Best regards--HJ
Added by HJ on Mar 03, 2016 4:19 PM
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