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DSON1492 (#46855689)
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I am creating these memorials and adding pictures to help others Only, my source is mainly from the pictures I take.
I believe everyone should have a way to be contacted through a public message.



My Twin Son
Find a grave # 15123713
THANK YOU All For Visiting his Memorial.
Our Granddaughter Memorial 64442314


I Have Enjoyed Genealogy for over 20 years and found I am related to the following Family's, I know i am leaving some out!

Leonard,Hitchcock,Petri,Eversole,Kennedy,Kenneday, Cannaday or Canaday, Spencer,Hedgecock,Coffin,Paddock,Stalker,
Mendenhall,Slade,Coggin,Burns,Petree,Pryor,Bley.
Allen,Cobb,Willard,Garlinghouse,Bennett, Gerves,
,Miller,Dorsey,Stuck,Hacker,Clark,Grove,Ebersole,
Jenkins,Mccawley,Meeker,Edwards,Musgrove,Deneen,
George,McCartney,Cook,Hartford,Jack,Hanshew,Balser
,Bunker,Mayhew,Macy,Starbuck,Compton,Winters,Burns
,Thomas,Eads,Walling,Coats,Demming,Cresswell,
Weinbright,Elwell,Delashmut,Davis,Saylor.Thornburg,
Cox,Jones,Rogers, Shurtleff,Bonnell,Littel,
Thornbury,Manlove,Cooke,Hopkins,Bradford,
Winslow,Peircefield,Chandler,Webb, Tucker
White,Leonard,Parmele,Wynn,Scott,Marris,
Mills,Wheeler,Fox,Ball,Oldham,Stroade,Baker,Cole,
Davis,Godfrey,Hopkott,Fitch,Whitfiled,
Haskett,Groves,Hogg,Hooper,Curtis,Dibble
Leonard,Ross,Osborne,Stanborough,Palmer, Spier,
Dalliber, Kuenkin, Buchanan, Scott, White, Miskell or Mikesell

I Also found that I am a direct descend from over 20 Revolutionary War veterans and Have had family serve during every war since this Great country was founded. God Be With Our Veterans!
We also Found I that we are Mayflower Descendant's, Also descended from The First Settlers of Nantucket Island. and found several towns named after some of my family, "Burnsville" Indiana, and the town of "Wynn" Indiana.

No Pictures are to be used for another web site, all pictures are protected under the FAG guidelines and are to be copied only if permission is given by the owner.


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Jennifer Thompson
RE: 8th Indiana graves & Thomas W. Coffin
My book on the Eighth Indiana has been published in a four volume series entitled, Above Us or Around Us. Volume I: The Story of the Bloody Eighth tells the history of both the three-month and three-year Eighth Indiana Infantry regiments from April 1861 to August 1865. Readers will learn how they chose their motto "Above Us or Around Us," how they earned their nickname "The Bloody Eighth," and what occurred during each battle. They will also learn about the soldiers' family ties, claims to fame, and tragic endings. This volume includes poems about the Battle of Cedar Creek and poems written by James Whitcomb Riley, whose father, uncle, and favorite teacher served in this regiment, and includes regimental correspondence. Volume II: The Men of the Bloody Eighth A-K and Volume III: The Men of the Bloody Eighth L-Z continue the story of the Eighth Indiana Infantry through the biographies of the soldiers and contrabands who served in this regiment. Readers will learn about the regiment's Medal of Honor recipient, the soldier who made and sold the first ice cream cone in the world, James Whitcomb Riley's teacher and relatives of James Whitcomb Riley and Carrie Nation, the soldier who held ten patents for his inventions, and the soldier related to Presidents William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. Two soldiers in this volume named the town of Windfall, Indiana. One soldier and his brother built the first threshing machine in Indiana. Several soldiers experienced close encounters with death or PTSD, which led to suicide. Some became murder victims or committed murder. These biographies will leave a lasting impression on readers as they learn more about the men of the Bloody Eighth. Volume IV: The Story and the Men of the Bloody Eighth in the News includes the newspaper articles that provide reports during the war and about brigade reunions after the war. The articles also help readers learn about tragedies, special events, and the deaths of the soldiers in this regiment. Readers can also follow a Tennessee murder trial. The men of the "Bloody Eighth" lived up to their motto "Above Us or Around Us" and are men to be remembered for years to come. This series is now available on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&text=Mrs.+Jennifer+Thompson&search-alias=books&field-author=Mrs.+Jennifer+Thompson&sort=relevancerank
Added by Jennifer Thompson on May 26, 2017 9:05 AM
Carol Hopper Bader
RE: Rolla Robert McCombs
Thanks for your research on Rolla McCombs. I agree with you that the Rolla I want died in 1960. I appreciate your kindness.
Added by Carol Hopper Bader on May 24, 2017 2:08 PM
Myrtle Ennis
RE: Carl
thank you so much for the transfer-most appreciative m m ennis
Added by Myrtle Ennis on May 19, 2017 4:23 PM
Kathy G.
Hutchens tombstone pictures
Thank you.
Added by Kathy G. on May 16, 2017 10:46 AM
Kathy G.
Hutchens tombstone pictures
I am writing you to ask permission to use the tombstone picture from the memorial of John Hutchens and Janetta Sparks Hutchens in my family history. I will give you credit for the picture.
Thank you for all the work you do on Find A Grave.
Added by Kathy G. on May 15, 2017 11:38 AM
Zach Dilly
Reece Family
Are you a direct descendant of Charles S. Reece (1880-1956)? My Great Great Great Uncle Wendell Wharton was married to Charles's sister Grace. When Wendell & Grace's oldest daughter Ruth Huss died her daughter sent me all of Ruth's very old family photo's. Some of them were of the Wharton Family but I am thinking that the other's are of the Reece Family. The bad thing is that none of them have names so I have no clue on any of them. I was wondering if you could ID any of Charles parent's or siblings? If you can I would really appreciate.

Thanks.
Zach Dilly
Added by Zach Dilly on May 13, 2017 1:52 PM
Deb Gipson
RE: Lex Family
Your are welcome...and sorry people can be so rude , only if they would take the time and realize how much of your time you take and how many people do appreciate it. If you want to transfer my grandparents that is fine and I will go from there. My cousin that did my mom's used her maiden name on the memorial ,Viola Lex , and named my dad as her spouse , they was divorced and remarried to other people for about 10 yrs before she passed even if they remained good friends , but he does have my mom's marker in the picture which is Viola F Smith ( Dilly )"Bo" , but the other marker I found of my mom's is just under Viola Smith so would it be best that I just get permission to edit that one since I want to add he siblings and parents?
Thank you once again for everything. With people like you doing this I was actually able to find my great-grand father's grave in TN , he died before I was born and I love finding family history. I want my children and grandkids know their heritage. Thank you again.
Added by Deb Gipson on May 12, 2017 2:07 PM
Paul Warner
RE: Photo
Hi Dave,
I had inadvertently post the same picture of the grave stone. I did not think I could delete it
which is what caused me to ask that of you. But then I did figure out how, deleted it, but forgot to tell you. Sorry for the confusion.
Added by Paul Warner on May 11, 2017 1:34 PM
Paul Warner
Photo
Please deleat the photo I added to Joseph Nearon in Mt Summit Cemetery, Mt Summit, Indiana.
Added by Paul Warner on May 10, 2017 4:21 PM
Pamela Thompson
RE: James Thompson
Thanks--now I see it: James Alan Thomson, Memorial# 85012967. Maybe I'm not looking at it from the same perspective as you, but my request doesn't seem rude or inconsiderate:

"Is it possible to get a photo of higher resolution? It's difficult to read the names and especially the dates."

When I see a photo posted that is low resolution or has some other problem, I assume that the photographer posted his best and probably only photo and that asking him directly for a better one is counter-productive. Am I wrong about that?
Added by Pamela Thompson on May 10, 2017 1:45 PM
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