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Lilbuddy (#47845606)
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Bio Photo "It wonders me!"

Learning and sharing stories is what I find fascinating...

There are going to be events in our past which raise more questions and answers; like finding out that ancestors actually fought on different sides at the same conflicts during the Civil War, but one sad fact in my family roots involved a gift of a slave child as a wedding present. A striking example of the cruel oddity.

I share with you Ann Melinda "Black Ann" Lewis Hilliard.

A link to an ancestral past of mine was noted in a grave marker, as follows:

Oh let me not forgotten lie,
Lest you forget that you must die;
For Death's a debt to nature due,
Which I have paid and so must you.

Esther (Reed) Edgerton [1766-1792]

Remember those old puzzles that sat in Grandma's closet, boxed up and presumed to have all the parts, yet used and abused by all of your older cousins and siblings getting dragged out again when the old folks started talking genealogy and there was nothing else for us kids to do?

Inevitably, there were missing piece or pieces where some of the image was missing. The family line is reported to be true, but the participants aren't around to tell us if the pieces fit better somewhere else!

Yet those puzzles can still be assembled. There might be a few holes here and there, but the frame is together and there is a connection from side to side and top to bottom. The picture is not as clear as we might like to see it if we wanted a print to frame and put on the wall, but you can still tell that it's a lion, or kitten, or pig, or whatever sort of puzzle you intended to put together. (Let's not get started on knowing when the pieces from the pig puzzle get mixed in with the lion puzzle that's a whole story unto itself.). Let's all help to get the picture right again!

Have a great day!
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Sarah Speer
Hetty Elizabeth Speer
I have her correct birth place.
Added by Sarah Speer on Jul 01, 2017 8:59 PM
Sarah Speer
Hetty Elizabeth Speer
I have her correct birth place.
Added by Sarah Speer on Jul 01, 2017 8:58 PM
Sarah Speer
Are you still on find a grave. The last message sent before mine was 3 years ago. I would email but have no email. Thanks.
Added by Sarah Speer on Apr 10, 2017 11:42 AM
Sarah Speer
Elizabeth hetty Speer
I think you have yhe incorrect birthdate for her. Tombstone says 1906 and I think she was born elsewhere. I will check
Added by Sarah Speer on Apr 09, 2017 4:55 PM
Peper Family of Pultneyville,NY
Thank you so much for the photos of the Peper family in Pultneyville, NY. Do you know if the stones for the rest of the family are still there?
I really appreciate your work for Find A Grave. There is no way I would have ever been able to see these if you hadn't posted them.
Added by P.Brewer on May 13, 2014 6:39 PM
Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman ♥
Abraham Peper Memorial# 93500665
Hello, Is there anyway that you can get a copy of this obituary. I seen you made his memorial for Abraham Peper and his wife.

Pultneyville, Wayne, New York, USA; Obituary notice appeared in " Wayne County Sentinel" May 21, 1845

The book you talked about has this as to the obituary.

They are my 4th grandfather and grandmother.

Thank you for your time
Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman
Added by Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman &#... on Mar 15, 2014 2:30 AM
Lyrita Gochenouer
Here's a little more on the Utz family. Vaughan's mother's full name was Louisa Magaret (nee Weekly) Utz. She was born in Madison Co., Virginia to Wesley and Edna Yowell Weekley, per MO death Cert 6479. She and her husband, James W. Utz, are buried in Ridge Park Cemetery.
Added by Lyrita Gochenouer on Sep 10, 2013 1:54 PM
Lyrita Gochenouer
Your asked about his parents on the Ridge Park Memorial for Mr. Utz. His father was J.W. Utz from Virginia. HIs mother was Louisa Weakley Utz, also born in Virginia. Vaughan was married to Virginia Price Utz. His birth date is 8/25/1887; death date is 3/8/1942. Cause of death was Lympho Sarcoma of the Ileum. MO Death Certificate #12188. Born in Glasgow, Vaughan was a farmer and a policeman.
Added by Lyrita Gochenouer on Sep 10, 2013 1:49 PM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Etta Hopkins Mettick
Your page was created based on a maiden name. Mary Etta was buried under Minnick, not Mettick and listed as Minnick in church, county, and State records. Her legal name upon death is Mary Etta Minnick, death certificate # 1983-MN-013545.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Sep 04, 2013 4:53 PM
MN Headstone Hunter
Trinity cemetery , Renville county
Would you be so kind to delete the Etta Hopkins memorial please? She is buried in this cemetery under her married name Minnick; I can sure transfer the Minnick memorial to you.
Thanks so much.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Sep 03, 2013 8:30 AM
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