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JB (#47863655)
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James Seidelman
Composites and Restores
Yes, I do these for free for Findagrave members. You can scan and send copies to me personally at: seidelman@aol.com or post them in the photo gallery of the forums.If you post them in the forums, other members may also work on them, too.
Added by James Seidelman on Feb 06, 2013 1:16 PM
James Seidelman
Laura Bertelsen
Only the person posting flowers and tokens can remove them.
Jim
Added by James Seidelman on Feb 05, 2013 12:13 PM
Loretta Castaldi
Nathaniel Owens #74660204
Hi,

on 11/27/12 you sent me a suggested correction for Nathaniel Owens buried in Arlington National Cemetery. You indicated that he was born in 1730 in Fauquier, VA and died Sept 1807. I suspect that the Nathaniel for which you've provided dates is different from the Nathaniel buried in Arlington Cemetery for two reasons:

1) Arlington Cemetery wasn't founded until 1864. Since your Nathaniel died in 1807 the death date doesn't support a burial in Arlington. Nathaniel could have been re interred so the dates aren't conclusive evidence. However,

2) The online cemetery burial records for N. B. Owens indicates that he was a pvt in the 6th US Cav. According to Wikipedia, the 6th US Cav was formed in 1861.

Given that the dates don't support the death date you've provided, I don't believe it's the same person.

Do you have additional information that might contradict the above conclusion?

Best,
Loretta
Added by Loretta Castaldi on Nov 27, 2012 12:58 PM
Just Me
Edward Dorsey
I pulled up photo requests for Harford County and saw your request. If indeed the cemetery is in Columbia Maryland that is in Howard County not Harford County. Now that information must come from the original addition of the Major's Choice cemetery to the Find A Grave site. Not something you've done. But If I'm correct in my thinking and it is in Howard County the photo request might not get fullfilled.
Added by Just Me on Oct 05, 2012 1:52 PM
Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
Col. Edward Dorsey
Hey there JB - I am also a direct descendant of Edward Dorsey - shoot me an email at Corey.MarshallSteele@gmail.com - I'd love to compare our lines. Cor
Added by Corey & Douglas Marshall-... on Jul 28, 2012 8:09 AM
Lawrence Rogers
RE: Col Edward Dorsey Jr
You could try contacting the Harford County Historical Society (www.harfordhistory.net) to see what information they have.

I tried using Google Maps to see if I could see any obvious open spaces that weren't developed. Go to Bel Air, MD and zoom in on the town. Major's Choice is roughly bounded by Moore's Mill Road, E Broadway & Hickory Avenue. Besides a community park, I found what turned out to be some small play areas for kids. There is also a significant amount of wooded land within the described triangle.

I hope this information helps.
Added by Lawrence Rogers on Jun 28, 2012 5:40 AM
Lawrence Rogers
Col Edward Dorsey Jr
I have lived outside of Bel Air MD for nearly 40 years. Major's Choice was developed into a large residential community around 1980. I don't know if a family cemetery still exists but would be willing to look for you.

Larry Rogers
Added by Lawrence Rogers on Jun 27, 2012 10:37 AM
 

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