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BJWD (#47781959)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family for over 25 years. Any photographs you find on the memorials that I have posted are yours to use on your family tree...after all, they are your relatives, too (credit is appreciated).

I am glad to transfer any memorials that are your family unless they are related closer to me or my husband.

Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and 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 exist
You died and I was born
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood and bone
Our blood contracts and 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 and loved
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot
And come to visit you

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BJWD, I would like to thank you for transferring the Memorials of Chester, Lilian, Medora, Vernice and Willie Russell to me. I also appreciate the photo of Laura and Arthur Raymond Posey headstone which I downloaded and placed in my Posy family tree at Ancestry. I did credit you in the photo caption as the owner. Thank you for all you have done here at Find A Grave...... the amount of Memorials and all the other work is just amazing. Jim
Added by JimMcN on Apr 22, 2016 9:30 AM
Sue Straw
Drisco photos
Hi! I have left gravestone photos for Capt. James Drisco and his wife Elizabeth in the Point of Graves, Portsmouth, NH. I have many more on my website that you are welcome to. The website is devoted to the children buried in the Point of Graves. It is my desire to identify as many as possible and tell their family histories. They made a difference, even if just for a short time.
Added by Sue Straw on Apr 05, 2016 2:15 PM
Cynthia Murr
George W Weatherson
I uploaded a picture for him, I did notice that on the marker it shows the spelling as Weatherston, but all other information matches. It was also interesting to see he was a CPL in 24 Ambulance Co in WWI.
Added by Cynthia Murr on Mar 31, 2016 4:15 PM
Tammy Smith
Old Brookville Cemetery
I am so sorry that I couldn't find the grave you requested, both my daughter and I looked over the entire cemetery. There are so many faceless tombstones that it makes finding someone very hard. Once again I am sorry.
Added by Tammy Smith on Mar 20, 2016 4:47 PM
Thank you for the edits for your uncle
I appreciate these--if there is anything you would like me to add to his bio, please send an edit through the memorial. I am happy to work with you.
Added by MrsB on Aug 03, 2015 5:09 PM
Joan G
Garlands in Rye Cemetery, NH
I also have a photo for a grave of Sally Garland, wife of Benjamin Garland.She died April 5, 1828 age 34 years. She didn't seem to match with either of your two Benjamins. I also found a "MWG" buried between AVG (Annie V) d. 1913 and WHG (Wm Harley Garland), 4/24-1839-8/27/1922.

I don't know why the photos posted sideways to findagrave. They aren't sideways in my viewer. Sorry. Perhaps you can save them and turn them around.

The records of Rye Central Cemetery aren't computerized at all. I looked in the 3 books of graves but couldn't find the other Garlands you wanted. I did find a listing for Mary A Garland, daughter of John Calvin and Elizabeth, but I couldn't find her grave. The book listed it as being in section 2-028.

Happy to be of help. Joan
Added by Joan G on Jul 28, 2015 6:43 PM
Sharon Clontz Rowe
William John Washington Moss
There is a family story that he did serve in the Civil War, so I haven't discounted the possibility. He would have been young. But I haven't found a record. Thanks for answering.
Added by Sharon Clontz Rowe on Jun 24, 2015 5:19 PM
Sharon Clontz Rowe
William John Washington Moss
I am curious as to what source you found for his Civil War service, as I have not found the proof yet.

Thank you,

Sharon Clontz Rowe
Added by Sharon Clontz Rowe on Jun 23, 2015 11:22 PM
Jack D Lovelace
Smith M. Chappell #104279580
According to the Death Certificates in Washington, D.C., Smith died on 13 Dec 1917. If you look real close at the photo of his tombstone, his DOB is Dec something 3, 1917
Added by Jack D Lovelace on Jun 04, 2015 5:49 PM
RE: Rev Miller
Hi Beverly,

I had to look twice when I saw the marker as the intials were only there on Charles Miller's headstone. Anyway thank you for the compliment and glad that I could help.

Added by Anna on May 02, 2015 1:01 PM
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