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Allan Joyce (#46514124)
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I have been tracing the various branches of my family tree and my spouse's for around 35 years now, and have always had a keen interest in small family cemeteries.

On frigid cold winter nights I transcribe burial records to Rattlesden Churchyard, in Suffolk County, England. This information comes from, "Notes on the Church & Parish of Rattlesden, by J. R. Olorenshaw.

On the inside: Only 200 copies of this work have been printed, of which this is No. 174

Printed 1900

Price 10s. 6d. nett

I tend not to change spellings in this work, to modern day spellings. We're the ones who changed it, not them.


If I ask a member of find-a-grave to link children to parents I always have sources. Just ask.

My goal, as far as a family historian, is to link together my ancestors and their progeny, down to the present day. (Excluding the living)

My research is concentrated in; North Carolina: for Alleghany, Surry, Yadkin, Stokes, Forsyth, Rockingham, Alamance, Gaston, Union, Buncombe and a few coastal counties.

Pennsylvania: for Wayne, Pike, Lackawanna, Montgomery, Northampton, Berks, Northumberland, Montour, Monroe, Lycoming, Columbia, and Allegheny.

Virginia: Floyd, Patrick, Henry, Nelson, Henrico, Fluvana, Elizabeth (defunct), Norfolk, Culpeper, and others close to these.

Missouri: Henry, Johnson, Osage, and Jackson.

When I find a small cemetery to transcribe, I usually have to machete my way to each stone, I then take multiple photos of each stone so I get the dates and spelling correct. I don't clean stones. So sometimes I just can't read it, sorry.

And one pet peeve that I have here is I have photographed entire cemeteries before, here in Alleghany and have gone back at a latter date to do an edit, and lo and behold - all my photograph's are gone, only to be replaced by Beckey Russell & Family (#46946721)'s photo's, if there is already a good photo there, why replace it?
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Small World
We may be related--I am originally from North Hampton County, Pa.
Added by SGM HORNE on Sep 20, 2017 6:39 PM
Gracie Katherine
Opie Lawrence edit
Please send sources for parental link edit. I am sorry to hear about your pictures. Thank you for all of your work on Findagrave.
Added by Gracie Katherine on Sep 16, 2017 2:59 PM
John V. Burns
RE: McCallum Family Cemetery, Candor, NC
I been trying to remember. Went thru what notes I can find. I came aross that cemetery during one of my road trips one day. I find the name I will let you know.
Added by John V. Burns on Aug 25, 2017 8:14 AM
John V. Burns
RE: McCallum Family Cemetery, Candor, NC
I been trying to remember. Went thru what notes I can find. I came aross that cemetery during one of my road trips one day. I find the name I will let you know.
Added by John V. Burns on Aug 25, 2017 8:13 AM
RE: Arthur Brown #
Thank you so much. Have a great day !!
Added by gardengirl on Aug 03, 2017 7:31 AM
LaDon Brennan
Mollie Joyce Coffelt
Thank you for the information re Mollie's first marriage, and I appreciate the links you sent as your source. I have updated the memorial which is much more complete. Do you have knowledge of what happened with first husband? I note he isn't buried in Osage, or at least there is no memorial for him. If you locate him, I'll be happy to do a link.
Added by LaDon Brennan on Jul 27, 2017 9:54 AM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 111582157
I do not have pictures of Virginia Andersons parents. I am related to her because she is my Great Grandma.
Added by EmySue on Jun 06, 2017 5:52 PM
Travis Wright
Harvey Blackburn Montgomery
Hi, I resubmitted an edit which I think was declined in error. Hiram Spears 114809556, as far as all of the research I have done, and what others have found, is Harvey Montgomery's father. Almost all of Hiram's children took their mother's name, and there were several mothers. My mother's relatives took their mother's last name of Dunn from Polly Dunn, with whom Hiram had 9 children. I thought Harvey's mother, Charlotte Montgomery and Hiram were actually married when their 3 children were born, but perhaps not. If you have different information please let me know.

Thank you!
Added by Travis Wright on May 27, 2017 10:35 AM
Craig Thweatt
RE: Newton Cemetery, Trigg Co., KY
Allan the Newton cemetery is on the same road as the Jenny Ridge Cemetery in trigg Co.
It is off the 453 hwy which is called the Trace that runs between the land between the lakes.
The Jenny Ridge road is called road 153.
after you turn on the jenny ridge gravel road then im guessing it is 2 miles down on the left side of the road sort of up on a small hill but you can see it from the road good.
Just look at the map for the Jenny Ridge cemetery in Trigg Co kY.

Added by Craig Thweatt on May 08, 2017 3:26 PM
RE: Harrison Kimble #100630949
Harrison Kimbles' wife was Majesta Mary Whiting. from Western, New York.
Added by Maryann on Apr 29, 2017 5:44 PM
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