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Laurie Stewart Tokarsky (#47375347)
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Member Find A Grave: 7/23/2002 - name: Snowbird * Genealogist for 44 years, since 1972 *
* (8th generation Western New York'er) *

****[My Husband,Paul Tokarsky died August 3, 2015. I am behind with Find A Grave photos & information. I will be back to Find A Grave after the New Year. Please send emails or corrections for approval.] ****

"Every cemetery gives a history of people that once lived, loved & worked hard to scrape up a living for their Families. It's important to take Photos of All Gravestones while they are Still Readable, Writings Wash Out or Vandalism Destroys them". Laurie S Tokarsky

" Consider, Friend, as you pass by: As You are now, so once was I. As I am now, You shall be. Prepare, therefore, to follow me ". A Scottish Gravestone epitaph.

The Rose Upon The Wall
" A Rose once grew where all could see,
sheltered beside a garden wall,
And as the days passed swiftly by,
it spread its branches, straight and tall...

One day, a beam of light shone through
a crevice that had opened wide
The Rose bent gently toward its warmth
then passed beyond to the other side.

Now, you who deeply feel its loss,
be comforted- the Rose blooms there -
it's beauty even greater now, nurtured by
God's own loving care " a shorter version
of A L Frink's Rose Beyond the Wall

" Dear Ancestor,
Your gravestone stands among the rest;
Neglected & alone
The name & date are chiseled out
On polished, marble stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I existed
You died & I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone
Our Blood contracts & 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 & loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you ".

Written by: Walter Butler Palmer(1868-1932)
Published in " Heart Throbs & Hoof Beats"
San Jose, CA, Hills-Murgotten Co, 1922

* My OLD New England Lines:
Spring, Tarbell, Wilder, Walker, Proctor, Powers, Upham, Nourse, Persons, Whitcomb,Cowels/Cowls, Frost,Root, Spaulding/Spalding, Chase & Bloomer & Darrow, Stowell, Frost, Sewall, Converse, Keep, Hildreth, Blaisdell, Prescott, White, McClure, Bartlett & Bolles & Lines & Griswold, Wolcott, Colton, Leonard, Tilden more....

* My Scottish and /or Canadian Lines:
Stewart, Gordon, Millar/Miller, Hogg/Hog/Hogue, Kydd/Kyd/Kyde, Lumsden, Marshall, Trail, Boyles, Clarke, Reid/Read, Ogilvy, Corsar/Corsair, Coulter, Powers, McKee, Kerr, Graham, Merritt, McLean, McAdam, Cummings, Jackson, Foye, Byrd, Keeler
& more .....

* My Welsh Lines:
Evans,James, Davies & Rees/Reese, & more ....

* My Eastern European Lines:
Tokarsky, Hoch, Korba, Milyan, Marco/Marko & Patlovich, Zulick, Barna, & more.....

* My German Lines:
Eller, Kibler, Ruhl, Reichart, Sweger & more....

Most families came from USA states of MA,ME,CT,VT,NH,RI,PA,OH & New York Counties: Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Allegany, Chautauqua, Otsego, Westchester, Erie & Washington

Canadian families are scattered from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewa, & British Columbia.

Daughters of the American Revolution(DAR) & some United Empire Loyalists(UEL) & Mayflower Families & many others.

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JanetJanet Cobb
capt.leonard Proctor 1734
Laurie,, First Id like to ask how your connected to him..I don't know for sure at the moment..I
have Josiah Proctor & Susan chamberlain comes from Mass,to Vt,then to Canada..They are my grampa & grama. Ira R Proctor & Harriet E Butler my gramp,gram,#1..Their daughter Hattie? married Peter J Knight,,Ethel born,she married Burton J Cobb,,they had Maurice R Cobb(dad).Im trying to piece in puzzle..I have Susan Wise??Have you heard of her??I found her on messege board..Looking for Josiah & Susan,,Figures she connected...
Added by JanetJanet Cobb on May 25, 2016 3:44 PM
Carol Barber
Wheeler - White Cemetery
HI Laurie,
Just wanted to comment on Gilbert Wheeler, Fannie Wheeler and Lyman Wheeler in Rushford Cemeterys.
Lyman couldn't have been Gilbert Wheelers son if he died in 1817 - Gilbert wasnt born until 1813.
I have a copy of Gilbert's obit and it lists 5 children, but not Lyman.
Carol Barber
Added by Carol Barber on May 16, 2016 10:21 PM
Dr. J
Duplicate - Emarilla Huyck
East Colborne Cemetery
Northumberland County
Ontario, Canada

Created by: Laurie Stewart Tokarsky

Find A Grave Memorial# 118602542
Find A Grave Memorial# 118602520
Added by Dr. J on May 13, 2016 6:57 PM
High Plains
Duplicates in Kincardine
You have duplicated a lot of memorials in the cemetery. You might want to go back and remove the dupes.

Added by High Plains on May 12, 2016 5:24 PM
High Plains
Duplicates in Kincardine
You have duplicated a lot of memorials in the cemetery. You might want to go back and remove the dupes.

Added by High Plains on May 12, 2016 5:24 PM
RE: Capt. Aaron Kellogg
Done- Thanks!
Added by SRBentz on May 11, 2016 7:32 PM
C. Rose
Hillside in Lewis Co; Hillside in Jefferson Co
I think all of your memorials in Hillside Cemetery, Lewis County, are actually in located Hillside Cem in West Carthage, Jefferson County, near the county line with Lewis. I have seen many that are duplicates - some with plot numbers noted or photographs of the memorials located in W. Carthage. It would be easier if you would check this and delete your memorials. I was suspicious when I found no Hopkins in the Lewis Co Cem. Thanks, Charlotte
Added by C. Rose on May 11, 2016 9:13 AM
Cindy Davis
Alton and Beuah Davis
Alton Brooks Davis, Sr. #122975238 and Beulah Belle Steffenhagan Davis #122975266 are my grandparents. Would you consider transferring management of their memorials over to me? I would really appreciate it.

Thank you, Cindy Davis
Added by Cindy Davis on Apr 24, 2016 4:39 PM
memorial for Rev Elbert O Taylor, no. 40558095
I would like your permission to attach the memorial photograph of Elbert Taylor and wife Elizabeth Winegar in my personal genealogy program. If I ever publish you would receive photographic credit.
Thank you for taking the picture and creating the memorial pages.
Added by Neetz on Apr 17, 2016 10:47 AM
Karin Lau
Oliver & Zulima Root
Hi...FYI Oliver Root Jr. 109082044 and his wife Zulima 109082431 are not buried at Mount Prospect Cemetery in Franklinville. They were buried in the family cemetery on their farm outside Franklinville. I created pages for both with photos of the tombstones back in 2010.
Added by Karin Lau on Apr 15, 2016 5:55 AM
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