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Allan Joyce (#46514124)
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Bio Photo 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, 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.
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Rick Boardman
RE: Clara Kling Epler
Allan, I told my wife you said if I ever need help in NC to let you know. She said tongue-in-cheek, "Ask if he lives near the beach." Thank you and I am sure our genealogical search paths will cross again. Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Feb 19, 2017 7:00 AM
Rick Boardman
RE: Clara Kling Epler
Hi Allan,
David and Ethel Wetzel are buried in "Juniata Memorial Park," Lewistown, Mifflin County, PA. Ethel's date of death is 24 Dec 1979. David and Ethel specified with the cemetery that no dates of birth were to be put on their tombstones and the dates of birth were not supplied to the cemetery. Their obituaries also did not give their dates of birth. David was born in New Berlin, Union County, PA the son of Harry & Kate Sanders Wetzel. He died at the Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA. Since these are your relatives, do you prefer to input the memorials or would you like me to do it? Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Feb 16, 2017 8:10 PM
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Ethel (Epler) Wetzel
I promised to do what I could to help you find where Ethel & David are buried. Have been digging and digging and finally have an answer for you. However I want to get one more piece of info. and I will send it all to you tomorrow and since they are your relatives you can input them if you wish. Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Feb 15, 2017 2:17 PM
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Lottie Baird
Allan, You have been very busy. Thanks so much for all the updates and additional information. Also, I am still actively looking for Ethel (Epler)Wetzel. So far I've not had success, but I am still looking. Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Jan 24, 2017 6:33 AM
Rochelle Horney
RE: Munson's in Rattlesden
Hi Joyce. I just noticed your message. Thomas Munson arrived around 1640. Thank you, Rochelle
Added by Rochelle Horney on Jan 13, 2017 11:46 AM
Rick Boardman
RE: Clara Kling Epler
I will work on it and see what I can find. Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Nov 25, 2016 12:24 PM
Rick Boardman
RE: Clara Kling Epler
Hi Allen,
I am not related, but if you tell me the daughter's full married name I'll see if I can find out. Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Nov 21, 2016 9:13 PM
Rick Boardman
RE: Clara Kling Epler
Thank you. Glad I could help. Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Nov 19, 2016 2:59 PM
Susan in Cville
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I am glad to fill your requests at Riverview Cemetery if you can tell me the plot locations. If you contact the Riverview office at 434/293-4767 or they should be able to provide the information.

There are 154 requests for photos at Riverview and I will be glad to fill any and all requests if the plot information is provided.
Added by Susan in Cville on Sep 12, 2016 9:21 AM
RE: Harrison Kimble #100630949
This line has been such a brick wall for me. There are quite a few Harrison Kimbles... I'm appreciative of your help. Maryann
Added by Maryann on Aug 25, 2016 7:44 AM
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