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GenealogyJoan (#47336229)
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Bio Photo Pleased to be here. My hope is that I have helped someone along their way in discovering some small fact in their quest of finding family connections by placing these memorials on this great site.


*I found out the hard way that virtually all of the bio info one places on their precious memorials they created, makes its way directly to world connect rootsweb, family search and ancestrydotcom, and many other personal blogs and sites with no credit of original ownership in place. This is only important if that issue matters to you.

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Rebecca Dunlap
RE: Clarence Rowland memorial
Same here and I do understand! Have a great day!
Added by Rebecca Dunlap on Jan 23, 2017 12:38 PM
C. Wayne Austin
RE: Freemans in t old City Cemetery
I have the book but too late tonight to look up from 6 pages and find these. I don't think there is mention of a lost grave so makes one think there were stones there at one time.

For some reason when I was doing the survey I remembered a Freeman stone but later I did not find any. I have no explanation for that deviation because I was unable to find a photo and thus explain that, but maybe I was just wrong. Anyway the place I was looking for that Freeman stone was in the northwest quadrant of the cemetery in the area near the street. I rarely ever miss photographing a stone.

Added by C. Wayne Austin on Jan 17, 2017 7:55 PM
C. Wayne Austin
RE: Freemans in t old City Cemetery
Their dates match with the ones you mentioned. But I found no stone. Maybe there never was one and you should provide one. I cannot tell you where to add the stones even though I have been all thru the cemetery, because there are lots of broken monuments and large unmarked areas of the cemetery
Added by C. Wayne Austin on Jan 17, 2017 7:46 PM
C. Wayne Austin
RE: Freemans in t old City Cemetery
Well this below is the link where the info is posted, but you have to know how to copy and paste this into the Browser Window & hit GO on your computer to get there.

This is the info if you cannot get there.
FREEMAN, Celia Goode, 1775 - 1849 (Stone not found)
No inscription found today
FREEMAN, Russell, 1775 - Dec, 1852 (Stone not found)
No inscription found today

Added by C. Wayne Austin on Jan 17, 2017 7:43 PM
C. Wayne Austin
RE: Freemans in t old City Cemetery
Don't know the source of this comment because I let it get too old. There are two Freemans in the Old City Cemetery in Shelbyville Tennessee. That is according to the cemetery book of that county but I did not find the stones to accompany those two very old listings.

Added by C. Wayne Austin on Jan 17, 2017 3:40 PM
Mary Lambert
RE: Robert Cooper
You are welcome
Added by Mary Lambert on Jan 11, 2017 8:09 AM
C. Wayne Austin
Freeman Monuments
I have made a very thorough survey using a special technique for reading and a talent for digging out broken stones containing inscriptions. I have found about 50 more than what is on FINDAGRAVE, but not ready to release it to the public until I am through processing the data. However as good as that is it is not absolute proof the Freemans are not there in the Old City Shelbyville Graveyard so I will concede. I just wanted to confirm it was not like the one that said a party died in Flat Creek and was buried here in Shelbyville. That makes me a bit suspicious of that one because there is an old cemetery in Flat Creek that old pioneers could have been buried.

Have a great day.
C. Wayne Austin
Added by C. Wayne Austin on Nov 17, 2016 7:56 PM
C. Wayne Austin
Freemans in t old City Cemetery
Wht evidence do you have that shows these Freemans might be in the Old City Cemetery of Shelbyville Tenn (Bedford Co) I just completed a thorough survey and review of the historical records of that cemetery and did not see your facts.
Added by C. Wayne Austin on Nov 15, 2016 8:15 PM
Thomas Bohnstedt
RE: Erik Lee Bohnstedt
Oh ok, I didn't realize. If you told me and I just forgot, my apologies. I sometimes get so many ops going at once I occasionally forget where I'm at!

Thanks again, Tom
Added by Thomas Bohnstedt on Oct 12, 2016 10:58 AM
Thomas Bohnstedt
Erik Lee Bohnstedt
Hi Joan,

Update; I contacted the funeral home that handled Erik's funeral and they confirmed what you apparently know already; Erik was cremated and the ashes given to a relative, most likely his wife Susan.
Added by Thomas Bohnstedt on Oct 11, 2016 2:03 PM
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