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Myra Nease Camp (#47941544)
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Bio Photo I have a baby daughter buried in San Diego, California, & a findagrave contributor was kind enough to get a picture of her headstone for me. It really touched my heart...

I recently returned to my hometown, the Tri-State area of Ohio, WV, & PA. The ancestry I'm researching are Nease, Wright, Zirkle, Camp, Allmon, Seevers, Cheek, Higgins, McGraw, Bishop & Shriver.

Every ancestor has a story. It's my goal to tell it!

*You are welcome to use any picture that I have contributed in any manner you deem appropriate.

Prayer for Genealogists

Lord, help me dig into the past
And sift the sands of time
That I might find the roots that made
This family tree of mine.
Lord, help me trace the ancient road
On which my fathers trod
And led them through so many lands
To find our present sod.
Lord, help me find an ancient book
Or dusty manuscript
That's safely hidden now away
In some forgotten crypt.
Lord, let it bridge the gap that haunts
My soul when I can't find
The missing link between some name
That ends the same as mine.

~by Curtis Woods

​The Dash

​I read of a man who stood to speak
at the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
from the beginning…to the end.

He noted that first came the date of her birth
and spoke of the following date with tears,
but he said what mattered most of all
was the dash between those years.

For that dash represents all the time
that she spent alive on earth.
And now only those who loved her
know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own,
the cars…the house…the cash
What matters is how we live and love
and how we spend our dash.

So, think about this long and hard.
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left
that can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
to consider what's true and real
and always try to understand
​the way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger
and show appreciation more
and love the people in our lives
like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect
and more often wear a smile,
remembering that this special dash
might only last a little while.

​So, when your eulogy is being read,
with your life's actions to rehash…
would you be proud of the things they say
about how you spent YOUR dash?

​~by Linda Ellis

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled 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, in 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.

~Author unknown


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C. Campbell
RE: Betty Jane Swartz & Harry M Tice
Myra, I sent an email to your address. The Penn Death Certificates 1906-1926 have just come online Ancestry today. Carrie
Added by C. Campbell on Apr 18, 2014 8:31 PM
C. Campbell
Betty Jane Swartz & Harry M Tice
Myra: Is Betty Jane Schwartz ( wife of the late Harry McClure Tice)the daughter of Burdell Umlauf and Walter August Schwartz. Carrie C.
Added by C. Campbell on Apr 16, 2014 4:40 PM
Jerry Blakley
RE: Harry W Ammon 24531240
Hello Myra,
I've been taking another look at Juanita (I updated the note with the flowers with her maiden name McKinnon). She married John Nease, your grandfather, I gather, in 1941. I don't have more but do note through the city directory records at Ancestry that she was living in Liverpool in 1951 with John listed as her spouse, but that in 1953 she seems to have retaken her maiden name. In 1958 and 1960 she is listed with spouse Harry Ammon. Her death certificate and social security information lists her last name as Rickerd, so she must have married Mr. Rickerd (I can find no information on him) after Harry Ammon passed away, which was 1971. She is listed on her death certificate in 1985 as "married" so presumably Mr. Rickerd was still living at the time.
I did update my tree at Ancestry with the city directory records.
Good luck!
Added by Jerry Blakley on Apr 11, 2014 11:39 PM
Bruce Knox
RE: Suggested Edits for Bessie Arnott
Myra -

It is done!

Added by Bruce Knox on Feb 09, 2014 5:01 PM
Bruce Knox
Suggested Edits for Bessie Arnott
Myra -

I believe that I have made all of the edits which you sent me. Please view it and let me know if there are any others which I missed.

Added by Bruce Knox on Feb 09, 2014 4:16 PM
Mahlon G. Hubbard, Sr
Yes, you have my permission to use the photo of Mahlon G Hubbard, Sr. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Please use this line:

© 2011 by LKat on Find A Grave. Used with permission.

Thank you very much for being considerate in asking if you could use the photos.

Added by LKat on Feb 08, 2014 6:17 PM
Ernie Wright
This is what I received yesterday from find a grave

Feb 5 at 7:27 AM


Find A Grave contributor Fran has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Maggie Morris.
Link to memorial:
Link to contributor profile:
Email address of contributor:

Their suggestion:
Please connect to parents

Mother -50785888
Added by Ernie Wright on Feb 06, 2014 8:19 AM
George and Rachel Rinehart
Yes they had a daughter named Lulu E. born 1871 in Harrison, WV has the record;

Name: Lulu Rinehart
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 21 Oct 1871
Event Place: Homers Run, Harrison, West Virginia, United States
Gender: Female
Race: W
Father's Name: George Rinehart
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Rachael Rinehart
Added by Fran on Feb 05, 2014 4:57 AM
Denise Seevers
Re Carrie Cheek Seevers
You're welcomed.
Added by Denise Seevers on Jan 27, 2014 6:55 AM
T M & M L
RE: Meghann Nign

Here is the link to her obituary:
Added by T M & M L on Jan 26, 2014 10:09 AM
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