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Cindy TM (#46849602)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family history since I was in junior high school, and was very fortunate to have access to a lot of family records. As a child I was extremely scared of cemeteries, but as I grew in to my teenage years and became more intensely involved in my research, I found myself tromping through a lot of cemeteries. Unfortunately, I found so many monuments that were barely legible, and thought then I should try to transcribe as many as possible so that others could find their family members too. Though I have been researching for over 30 years now, I am fortunate that I still find new cousins quite regularly. I hope that some of my postings will help others to find their relatives.

I want to thank my family who have helped me transcribe in the early days, then assist with photos in more recent years. Not many spouses and/or siblings are willing to go to a cemetery on a freezing cold Thanksgiving day to help transcribe and/or take pictures but mine do.

If you find anything that needs to be corrected, please let me know, and we will resolve this together. If you are a family member of one I have transcribed, and I am not, I will be happy to transfer your family member to you. I believe family members should be able to take care of their family memorials here, just as if you were taking care of the actual cemetery regardless of how closely you are related.

If you are a "cousin" I would love to hear from you and exchange information. Some of my direct family surnames are: Borders, Botner, Harman/Harmon, Houchin, Jackson, Pearman, Peery, Short, Smith, Taylor, Thorne, Benke, Clark, Denisiuk and Piper. And my husband's side include Matuse, Privette, Davis, and Boykin.

And lastly, if you would like to copy any pictures, please let me know, and if you add it to a family tree, please note it came from me. I have seen many of my photos on with no mention that the photo was mine. Thanks.
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Mary Malinda H. Davis ~ 8353552
Thank you for the wonderful memorial for Mary Davis!
I recently found a marriage license for Mary and Silas Davis, Jr. It has them married on October 2, 1868, Vermillion County, Indiana.

Is this record an error?
Thank you, Susan
Added by Susan on Sep 22, 2017 3:51 PM
David Oxford
Daisy Dell Oxford
Hi Cindy

It HAS been a long time no talk. Thank you much for the obit. The written history I have is definitely in error and your obit corresponds with the death record (Hoosier deaths were available only in past year or so, and I haven't kept up). Re obit, I'm not sure where Salem cemetery is although Old Salem Church is very near Helts Prairie Cemetery and that may have been the old name. Thanks much for your input.
Added by David Oxford on Sep 01, 2017 9:27 PM
Judith Head
RE: Celia Stout Thorne
Thanks Cindy,
I made another mistake myself in saying Fielden Stout's first should read "Fielding" not "Fielden". Fielding and Margaret Ann Bullock Stout are buried in the Chenoweth Run Cemetery in Fern Creek, Jefferson County, KY and are on this Find A Grave website.
Thanks for helping with getting Celia's information right.
Judith Head
Added by Judith Head on Aug 24, 2017 6:56 PM
Judith Head
Celia Stout Thorne
Hello Cindy,
I was just going back and looking at my family genealogy to see what had been added and noticed your information on Find a Grave for my 2x Great Aunt Celi Stout Thorne. She was the daughter of Fielden and Margaret Ann Bullock Stout.. Her mother, Margaret Ann Bullock was the daughter of Richard Bullock 18041828) and Mary Elizabeth Graham (1806-1884). Mary Elizabeth married Jonathan Woolett after Richard Bullock died and Jonathon was probably the father that raised Margaret but he was her step father. If you need more proof of this please feel free to contact me. I would like for Margaret's maiden name to be corrrected if you would do so. The Proof can be found in a Jeffersontown Historic Society book. I will give you the name of it if you need it.. Fielden and Margaret Ann are my GGGrandprents. I actually am the one that visited their graves and took pictures of the stones in Jtown.
Judith Johnson Head
Added by Judith Head on Aug 21, 2017 3:11 AM
Highfill Cemetery
I did create a listing for Highfill Cemetery and had very specific driving directions and how far it was from a town north of it and a town south of it.

However, it was later discovered that the cemetery was already entered as Johnson Cemetery so the cemetery listing I created was removed. Whoever was in charge of cemeteries at that time made the decision to not keep the directions.

I guess they thought the map was easy enough as they did keep the gps coordinates for it. I cannot go back as I live near Indianapolis and the instructions were notes I threw away after typing in the information so I have no way to retrieve them. However, it is fairly easy to find as it is right off the main road. If the map itself is not sufficient, you can probably use Street View in Google Maps to see exactly what it looks like.

If you don't have a smart phone with Google Maps, you can look it up on your computer and have it print directions.

Added by J.Sullivan on Aug 06, 2017 1:39 PM
Carey Fosburgh
RE: Lucy Jane Goode Watson
We just got back. I need the plot book for Helt's & Higbie cemeteries. Think we found Joseph Goode's marker. I live in Grovertown IN abt 3.5 hours north of Clinton. Jeanetta & Dick Riva were talking about the Earnie Pyle school and old fun days While we were there in Shephardsville. Also met Dick's Sister Suzie. None of the Walworth's want to meet with us. I was sad as they are also grandchildren of my Great Grandma Flora Blackburn. Their family got to grow up with her-1964. My Grandpa Harlow Good had to grow up in an orphanage as his parents William & Flora drank. At least I think she had a good life with Thomas Walworth. Thank you for the stories, would love to hear more. Why did your dad grow up with Grandpa John? Gary is abt an hour West of me. there are a lot of Taylor's living here as well. I will have to look up Maria Pyle.
Carey Ann Fosburgh
Added by Carey Fosburgh on Jul 13, 2017 2:35 PM
gary bowen
Joshua Taylor
We are currently restoring the Dix family cemetery in Jefferson County Kansas. We have found a grave stone with the name Mary Elen Taylor (only one l in Ellen) . We have not been able to find any information about her. The Taylor farm adjoined the Dix farm. This cemetery has 14 graves. (We have found). They range from 1858 to 1870. Do you have any information about her?

Gary Bowen, Meriden, Kansas

Added by gary bowen on Jul 10, 2017 4:42 PM
Carey Fosburgh
RE: Lucy Jane Goode Watson
Thank you! We walked all of Helt's Prairie and did not find the marker. We also walked the Higbie Cemetery (after finally finding it) and think we found Joseph Good. We are not sure, but found a very simple small headstone that read J. G.

We plan on more trips to Clinton and just run out of time. We will locate some plot maps and look for where William Irven Good is buried on the next trip.
Where do you live? I would love to know more about
your husband and his memories of family.

Can I email you?
Thank you,
Added by Carey Fosburgh on Jul 09, 2017 8:38 PM
Carey Fosburgh
Lucy Jane Goode Watson
Hello Cindy,
Fortunatus Good is my 2gGrandfather. Lucy is his sister. I could not find Lucy's grave/marker in the Helt's Prairie Cemetery today. Do you know where? Also do you know where William Irven or Erven Good is buried? He died in Watseka hoping a train. He is my gGrandfather and would love to know where he ended up. Are you related to Lucy or
Mary Jane Watson Pearman?
Thank you for all your work. I do appreciate all you have done on findagrave!

Carey Good Fosburgh
Added by Carey Fosburgh on Jul 07, 2017 6:14 PM
Cris Brown
RE: Chester Thompson
Thank you..I know we are all dependent on those corrections we receive and it's not your fault at all..just wanted to make you aware of the problem. Like I said easy to do with two Chesters, with no middle names to distinguish. Appreciate your attention to this. Cris
Added by Cris Brown on Jul 03, 2017 6:12 AM
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