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Susan R Perhala-Horry County Cemetery Registration (#47605660)
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April 2016 Current survey work completed for Horry County, SC:
Pine Island near Socastee, SC (620+ burials).
Mount Calvary #2, Little River, SC is surveyed now for Horry County (May 23, 2016).
Durant Cemetery just outside of Conway off Hwy 905 -12 burials (May 20, 2016).
St John Freewill Baptist (187 burials) 5/29/2016.
Union Chapel (51 burials) 5/29/2016.

Volunteering with the Horry County Historic Cemetery Registration Project has taken us to cemeteries a good distance away as Horry County is quite large. The goal of this project is to support the existence of a cemetery for the future, the location of it's burials and names of the deceased buried there. The project consists of surveying the entire cemetery by photographing and gps'ing each gravesite. This information is kept by the Planning Department of Horry County and made available when building permits are requested. Our photos are also posted to findagrave in the hopes of helping others with their family research. Hopefully our efforts will be used by many who are researching their ancestors and who want to visit the final resting places of their family members. If you would like to use any of our stone photos we have taken you are welcome to do so.

“There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.” - David Eagleman

The Grand Strand Genealogy Club held in Chapin Library, Myrtle Beach, SC, meets 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 am 1st floor conference room.

RESEARCHING: Rogerson, Clemons, Godwin, Porter, Wiehrs, Asendorf, Wittschen, White, Lancaster, Tarver, Partridge. Husband's side: Perhala, Zima, Kuchta.

My personal belief: "To each of you reading this, if you are a cemetery walker, then God Bless for your energy. And if you document your findings with photos or entries on, God Bless again and I'm grateful for your work done and your future efforts. Each grave contains someone's loved one who has passed away. Each life had meaning and still influences those left behind. We carry our loved ones in our hearts even after they are gone from this earth."
Susan Rogerson Perhala

spray water may help, sometimes in combination with a soft toothbrush. Sometimes I put the toothbrush into the dirt beside the stone, using the dirt like nature's ink, and rub the toothbrush (dirt and all) across the inscription/dates. Too much water and you get nothing.

Another option is to use aluminum foil on the stone surface. Enough foil to wrap around the corners of the stone. Use soft toothbrush to brush across the foil and get an impression of what's on the stone. Remove the foil and take it to a shaded place to be able to read the impression on the foil.

Sometimes I am lucky enough to find the information I need on ancestry, maybe a birth or death certificate, sometimes an obit that gives date information or names spouse/parents, etc.

4828, 4941 3/13, 3/17-4946, 5/31/2016 5643
5239, 5352 3/13, 3/17-5357, 5/31/2016 6055
14300 13546 2/11-13431, 2/13-13489, 3/07-13672, 3/13, 3/17-13697, 3/26 13775, 4/01 13731, 4/5 13705 (my doings),4/8 13693, 4/10 13677, 4/13 13616, 4/15/2016 13449, 5/31/2015 14275
Our family's pet: Dixie

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Carolyn Seals
This is what said ît said...still might not help edit requests. Findagrave editors have been able to assist when I uncover edit needs.
Added by Carolyn Seals on Jun 23, 2016 8:33 PM
Carolyn Seals
Not sure what you need?
Added by Carolyn Seals on Jun 23, 2016 8:00 PM
Bonnie Peltier
RE: Christian Chapel AME
There's a mistake with the information you have for Arthur G. Bellamy. His tombstone says he died on Jan. 2 and you have Jan. 1.
Added by Bonnie Peltier on Jun 23, 2016 4:13 AM
Bonnie Peltier
RE: Christian Chapel AME
Oh yes there were many you could read and just as many you could not read.
Added by Bonnie Peltier on Jun 22, 2016 5:09 PM
Bonnie Peltier
RE: Christian Chapel AME
I was able to go down to the area away from the church and look for the requested stones but there were so many with no markers or that had been reclaimed by the woods. I actually found one burial marker with a name on it thrown into the woods and a headstone that had only about 3 inches of the very top of it still exposed. Another had a large animal hole right next to one of the cement grave covers. I found about 30 metal wreath stands as well as old flower arrangements just thrown into the woods. I've never seen an active cemetery in such disrepair. Very sad.
Added by Bonnie Peltier on Jun 22, 2016 4:56 PM
RE: Boleslaw
Not a religious belief, just the way the run this cemetery.
Added by joiseygirl on Jun 11, 2016 1:14 PM
RE: Boleslaw
You put his plot as "Poor". In Holy Name's poor section they do not allow individual headstones or markers of any kind because there are several people buried in each grave.
Just last year they placed that "Rest in Peace" headstone to accommodate everyone in that section. They also removed all the row markers and more or less leveled the ground and put grass seed down.
I have not been out there this year to see what else they have upgraded or downgraded, but I do hope they put the row markers back so anyone looking to pay their respect could at least find the general area of their loved one.
Any questions, just ask.
Added by joiseygirl on Jun 10, 2016 8:01 PM
Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
Thanks so much for trying to find Sharlotte and Joseph.
Added by Sharlotte Neely Donnelly on Jun 08, 2016 9:00 AM
Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
death certificate for Sarvis & Neely?
In all your Horry County searches, have you run across death certificates for my great-grandparents, Sharlotte (Charlotte) Ada Sarvis Neely (born 1854) and Joseph E. Neely (born 1862)? Thanks for any help.
Added by Sharlotte Neely Donnelly on Jun 07, 2016 10:35 PM
I Rutter Parker
RE: Kuchta
You are very welcome Susan.
Added by I Rutter Parker on Jun 03, 2016 8:32 PM
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