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I grew up in the Ithaca area. Most of my family and several generations were from Cayuga County, New York. I do enjoy walking the cemeteries and taking photos of the headstones. When I walk a cemetery where my relatives are buried and see the other headstones, I can only wonder if they knew my ancestors. Perhaps they held their hand during a difficult time or bought them chicken soup when they were ill - I can only imagine. I know where I am going to be buried I knew people who are buried there and I know people who will be buried there. I will be among family and friends and we have shared memories and time together. Did my ancestors too? Too soon people are forgotten and what a wonderful way to memorialize them and share their lives.|
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|EAF||Thank you for timely processing of edits!|
I appreciate that my discoveries are quickly processed to enhance the memorials and enable research.
Added by EAF on Sep 13, 2014 10:30 AM
|CarolBee||Elvira Patterson # 105415595|
I sent you an edit earlier for Zina (Zenas) and Elizabeth (Betsey) Ball Hinkley (various spellings). I wonder if Elvira Patterson is their daughter Alvira who was born in 1804. I don't see her husband anywhere. I believe Alvira Patterson b. 1836 who is with the Hinkleys in 1850 is Elvira's daughter and perhaps Elvira died after the birth. All speculation but I wondered if you had any ideas.
Thank you for your work on findagrave.
Added by CarolBee on Aug 15, 2014 1:33 PM
|Ed M||RE: My mistake|
None are related to me. Since I've already sent you the edits, I think all you have to do is approve them and the changes will become effective.
Just a couple of items - I found the YOUR Field-Howland Cemetery exactly as located on the map for it and the interments that were posted matched up nicely with the ones I found. However, your cemetery photo looks different from the cemetery photos I submitted tonight. Could your cemetery photo be of another cemetery?
Someone else also listed another cemetery as the HOWLAND Cemetery with a slightly different location. Some of the interments are the same as YOUR Field-Howland Cemetery but it also shows many more interments that I don't believe to be relevant to your cemetery; there are too many interments considering the small size of Field-Howland.
I uploaded my cemetery photos for the other cemetery before I realized there were 2 'conflicting' cemeteries; it appears that I cannot remove those photos. I have since uploaded my cemetery photos to your Field-Howland.
LONG story short, your Field-Howland seems to be the 'real deal' with accurate location & interments which matched up with what I found. Please feel free to approve the edits at your discretion.
Added by Ed M on May 10, 2014 7:05 PM
|Ed M||Field-Howland Cemetery|
I'm in the process of adding several photos and some names for the above referenced cemetery. I'll also send you some edits if you'd like to review them.
Added by Ed M on May 10, 2014 9:37 AM
|EAF||Transfer of Mary MCormick|
Thank you for the creation and transfer of my great grandmother's memorial.
Added by EAF on Apr 06, 2014 9:08 AM
|Bruce Hall||Margaret Fallon Wheeler|
Margaret Fallon was a daughter of Margaret ( who lived to 117 years)and Hugh Fallon. Margaret (the daughter) married Christopher Wheeler of Ireland and Lansing NY-then King Ferry. Their only child John Wheeler was my maternal Grandfather. Margaret Fallon and Christopher Wheeler are buried in an unmarked grave in the Lady Of the Lake Catholic Cemetery . I have a copy of the plot map showing the grave site.
|Kay||RE: Michael & Elizabeth Bowers|
Off of the monument. Ken
Added by Kay on Feb 27, 2014 12:05 PM
|Donald ||RE: benjamin Gunn|
Your 3rd great grandfather
Birth 04 MAR 1793 in WEST CHESTER WEST CHESTER NY USA
Death 25 JUN 1882 in WEST GENOA, CAYUGA, NY, USA He married
Your 3rd great grandmother
Birth 18 AUG 1794 in WEST CHESTER WEST CHESTER NY USA
Death 22 APR 1854 in GENOA, CAYUGA NY USA
EDWARD M0UTAQUE KING Birth 02 FEB 1827 in GENOA, CAYUGA, NY, USA Death 7 DEC 1862 in Helena, Arkansas, USA married
ABIGAIL AUGUSTA TOMPKINS
Birth 01 SEPT 1827 in lansing tompkin ny usa
Death 12 JUN 1900 in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, USA
Her sister is
Phebe b. Tompkins
your 2nd great grand aunt
Birth 19 SEPT 1832 in Lansing, New York, USA
Death 5 Jul 1919
NORMAN B. ATWATER
husband of 2nd great grand aunt
Birth 11 Aug 1830 in Genoa, Cayuga, New York,
Death May 15, 1886 in Genoa, Cayuga, New York, USA
Marquis De Lafayette King
Your 3rd great grandfather
Birth 24 Mar 1800 in New York
Death 24 AUG 1876 in GENOA, CAYUGA, NY, USA
is father of Edward king
Your 3rd great grandfather
Birth Dec 16, 1790 in Genoa ,CAYUGA NY, USA
Death 13 Dec 1876 in GENOA, CAYUGA, NEW YORK,
is father of
LUCRETIA M KING
Your 2nd great grandmother
Birth 28 JUL 1812 in Cayuga County, New York, USA
Death 2 JAN 1894 in KING FERRY CAYUGA, NY USA
JASPER D. GUNN
Your 2nd great grandfather
Birth 1822 in New York
Death BEF 1880 in KING FERRY CAYUGA,NY USA
It because of my mother Alice Hendrickson, king and atwater family
My dad was george Wilbur , king family and Gunn family.
I Hope this help you how family came together.
Added by Donald on Feb 18, 2014 4:45 AM
Florence Margaret Atwater married Ivan J. Streeter my great-uncle. She was the daughter of Willis Walter Atwater.
Added by DJC on Feb 16, 2014 9:20 AM
|Marianne Fisher||Re:Mary Bickal Palmer|
Thank you so much for the transfer !
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