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Cheryl (#47770411)
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Bio Photo 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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CeeCee
Hattie Kroplin WAGNER
Thank you for the information on Hattie as she was married to my Uncle Fred (Alfred) Wagner. Aunt Hattie died of lung cancer when I was 15 years old. I use to spend time with them during school breaks and enjoyed the hill behind their house. I will try and research her mother and come up with a true maiden name for her. The one thing I remember about their house when I was very young, is that they had an old crank phone that you had to crank three times to make calls. I too am from the Danby area originally and love visiting my relatives who came to the area in 1806. I am not sure others will visit them after I am gone. Thanks again and happy searching.
Christine BENNETT Courtwright
Added by CeeCee on Mar 08, 2015 12:26 PM
Karen Pederson
Change memorial management please
Dear Cheryl,
Could I please take over management of memorial 136129564 for Mary Ostrander. Her parents were my direct ancestry and would please like to add that info to her memorial.

Karen Pederson
Find A Grave #47002629

I tried to do this in the 'edit' but the option for changing management was not listed.

Thank-you for your time.
Added by Karen Pederson on Jan 30, 2015 10:18 PM
Barbara Doxey
RE: Elizabeth Noyes Peake
Hi, Cheryl,

Greetings from Long Island from a long retired teacher. Please do not apologize for the error among all the accurate information. I would never have known where she was buried if you hadn't posted the information that you had. It was easy for that mistake to occur that Elizabeth Noyes Peake was the wife of William Woodhouse Peake instead of his sister. There is no need to transfer the grave to me.

The Peakes in this graveyard were somewhat distant relatives. One of my great grandmothers was Helen Peake (1829 to 1891) of Hudson, New York who married in 1864 at Hudson, New York Joseph Steevens Farrand as his second wife.

Thank you for all the effort and care you put into doing the work that you do.

Cordially,

Mrs. Barbara Ann (Farrand) Doxey

Added by Barbara Doxey on Jan 23, 2015 2:57 AM
SANnurse
Helen L Gunn
Cheryl,
Helen L Gunn is my Grandmother. There seems to be a mistake as the cemetery is correct however, the photo is not. My Grandmother is resting beside her husband, Benjamin Gunn. When you enter the cemetery, take a right and follow the fence line. Their headstone is probably 30 feet past the end of the road. Thank you.
Added by SANnurse on Dec 27, 2014 12:50 PM
JLYmn1
RE: Henry Gunn
I believe it was the 1860 census, if I remember correctly! So glad you are out of the cold and snow!
Added by JLYmn1 on Nov 18, 2014 4:34 PM
JLYmn1
Henry Gunn
Cheryl, Just wondering if you have any pictures of Henry Gunn or his grave marker. He is listed as Henry J. Gunn and as Henry H. Gunn in different places. Once again winter is here. Hope you are well! Jeanette
Added by JLYmn1 on Nov 17, 2014 6:05 PM
EAF
RE: Susanna Goodyear
Thank you Cheryl. I've ask FindAGrave to help in merging the two.
Added by EAF on Oct 15, 2014 3:02 PM
Fred/Kathy
Sarah Butts
Hi - I located the grave marker for Sarah Butts
it has weathered to the point the name does not show in the photo ( if you are there and run your fingers over the letters you can feel it out)
maybe someone with more camera skills could bring it out - dates seems to be 8/12/192 - 9/26/1944 (can't be sure of that)
seems to be a connection to the name "Hubbell" associated with the marker.
Added by Fred/Kathy on Sep 18, 2014 11:57 AM
EAF
Thank you for timely processing of edits!
I appreciate that my discoveries are quickly processed to enhance the memorials and enable research.
Liz
Added by EAF on Sep 13, 2014 10:30 AM
CarolBee
Elvira Patterson # 105415595
Hi,
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.
CarolBee
Added by CarolBee on Aug 15, 2014 1:33 PM
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