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Susan R Perhala-Horry County Cemetery Registration (#47605660)
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Bio Photo Last logged in: January 19, 2017
Current survey work completed for Horry County, SC:
1/04/2017 Unknown cemetery
12/30/2016 Booth
12/30/2016 Anderson#2
12/30/2016 New Home
12/27/2016 Sessions
12/20/2016 Brinson Cemetery, Loris, SC
12/15/2016 Gerrald Cemetery, Nichols, SC
12/14/2016 Mountain/Chestnut Graveyard
370 Known cemeteries (in Horry County, within and outside the city limits
249 have been Inventoried
210 have been included in the Horry County Historic Cemetery Registration Project.

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.

Our family's pet: Dixie

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Nancy Lee Huggins
RE: William Richardson
You are welcome.
Added by Nancy Lee Huggins on Jan 17, 2017 6:37 PM
Doug Williams
RE: Duplicate cemeteries

Sounds like the thing to do since there are photos at Jones for all but one and that young boy is probably there with his parents and has no headstone. I took photos (and posted them) of every readable stone there a couple years ago.

I'll leave the forums to you.

Good working with you!

Added by Doug Williams on Jan 17, 2017 7:16 AM
Doug Williams
RE: Duplicate cemeteries
I agree with your assessment but haven't contributed anything to the Jones Family Cemetery and have no way of correcting the problem that I know of. I would contact the gentleman who added the first memorial to it and see if he is willing to merge or delete the small one. Doug
Added by Doug Williams on Jan 17, 2017 6:29 AM
re: Trees
Hi - thanks for writing. I think you'll laugh at this explanation. Those memorials for "trees" refer to actual trees planted in the cemetery, which would make that particular plot unusable for a burial :-) I've submitted all of them for deletion. Of course, Tree is a real surname, too. There are over 600 bonafide Tree memorials on Find A Grave.

~ Chris
Added by Chris on Jan 16, 2017 6:53 PM
C. R. Skidmore
RE: Rev. Edwin Joseph Hopkins (#117156675) & Sarah Ricaud Martin Hopkins (#117156755)
I have sent another e-mail to you at the address provided on your profile page.

C. R. Skidmore
Added by C. R. Skidmore on Jan 14, 2017 1:18 PM
C. R. Skidmore
RE: Rev. Edwin Joseph Hopkins (#117156675) & Sarah Ricaud Martin Hopkins (#117156755)
I appreciate the comment you recently left on my profile page, and I have sent my reply to the e-mail address provided on your profile page.

C. R. Skidmore

Added by C. R. Skidmore on Jan 11, 2017 7:00 PM
C. R. Skidmore
RE: Rev. Edwin Joseph Hopkins (#117156675) & Sarah Ricaud Martin Hopkins (#117156755)
Many thanks for so promptly processing my recently-submitted edits to your memorials for Rev. Edwin Joseph Hopkins and Sarah Ricaud Martin Hopkins. Thank you, too, for so thoughtfully crediting me for the information I provided. All very much appreciated!

C. R. Skidmore
Added by C. R. Skidmore on Jan 09, 2017 12:10 PM
Patti Yourko Burns
RE: Rose Hill
Thanks I dont know think so just trying to provide information for folks who might want it.

Added by Patti Yourko Burns on Jan 04, 2017 8:41 AM
Alton Rabon
Do you have any information on Ada's family? My great grandfather was Josephus Bellamy.

Added by Alton Rabon on Jan 04, 2017 5:47 AM
Candace Smith
RE: Reading difficult stones
Sounds like a good idea. I hate to touch the stones or even move things away from them when I am doing my photographs. Thank you for the tip. Candace Smith
Added by Candace Smith on Dec 25, 2016 8:58 PM
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