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|George Seitz (#40539541)|
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There is no architecture here, except the cemeteries.|
I know not how to light the path of the future, but by the lamp of the past.
One should appreciate, or even study the past. It will always be there and grows larger every day. The study of time can be abstract. It does not need to be quantified or even orderly. Because it is all-encompassing, there is something for everyone.
I had added some whiny drivel here about the site removing photographs for months. Well, on March 23rd 537 of them magically reappeared. I confess not understanding and being well on the way to not caring. But that is not my nature.
My home is circa 1784. Its situation is such that it fell in the line of battle during the conflict between the States. When my father died, I was too early at the cemetery for the appointment concerning the necessary arrangements. To pass the time I paid a visit to the antique shop close by. Displayed there was a book which possessed a title that gave me the idea that my home may be mentioned within. Upon opening it, the pages fell directly to a description and photograph of my old place. It was not intended for the purpose, but the volume became a much worn field guide as I sought to visit and photograph other antebellum homes in the vicinity. I pursued that objective with interest and vigor. This caused me to notice the old churches en route and I began to photograph them. Behind the churches were cemeteries. Cemeteries that I found to be serene and sublime, full of lore. In turn they led me here and I stayed.
Grave finder - Yes * Genealogist - No
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Biographer - Yes * Genealogist - No
Photographer - Yes * Genealogist - No
No courtesy, no action. You churlish lot best steer clear of me.
Please do not post Certificates of Death on entries of my origin.
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|Russell Kasper||RE: Theodore Tesch #7069594|
Go to original findagrave memorial and delete your photo of Theodore. I already copied and pasted to new memorial, and gave you full credit. only you can delete a photo you apply to a memorial. Thank you.
|Russell Kasper||Theodore Tesch #7069594|
Turns out this Theodore Tesch was not the CPL form Co. B, 26th Wisconsin Infantry. His military pension card indicates he died 23 May 1915 in Ixonia, Wisconsin. I am transferring info and your picture of him to the correct memorial. It is memorial 7789487.
|Carolyn Thomas Gratton||RE: Vernon Ford|
Uncle Vernon's dad was Bruce Nicholas Ford and his older brother was Bruce Garnett Ford. His brother went by Garnett. I never met his dad, just his mother Mamie when she lived in the little house behind Uncle Vernon and Aunt Louise's house on Old Washington Highway.
|Babe Ruth||Sarah Vaugh|
hi George is sarah vaughs grave near the front with the vaughs
|ParkeCustisMackubin||RE: Colonel Charles Euker|
Morning! ill be happy to add the info. My friend Bill owns that house (Marburg) so I have numerous pictures that I can use. thanks for your edit!
Thank you, George. I think that you found the correct place for me. I appreciate your time.
Added by mbown on Aug 10, 2017 5:11 PM
I was wondering if you could help me as I saw that you have taken photos in Wytheville.
I have a death record for a family member and I would like to add her memorial. Her record has listed Sherwood Abby Cemetery. It is not listed so obviously the name isn't correct. Would you have a guess as to what else it could be called?.
Added by mbown on Aug 10, 2017 11:21 AM
|Elizabeth TC||Marion M Seay|
|Virginian||Thanks for being a Photo Volunteer!|
Thanks for taking a picture of the marker for John Samuel Major at Southlawn Memorial Park in Prince George and adding it to Findagrave.
Also, thanks for letting me know his date of birth which I've added to his Memorial. Take it easy out in the cemeteries during the heat.
|Ryan Martin||Selwyn Wood portrait|
Just wondering where you found the picture of Selwyn Wood? His father founded my hometown of Crete, IL. I appreciate you posting his picture to findagrave.
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