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|Dolores J. Rush (#47849893)|
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MY RESEARCH STYLE - FANS (friends, associates, neighbors): I research not only my ancestors, but also their FAN's, hoping to connect the dots (primary doc'uments) between them.
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QUESTIONS: My father always told me to ask questions, for how was I to learn anything if I didn't, therefore I pick brains. If I picked yours today, consider it a compliment, cause you have a whole library in there! :)
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DEATH RECORDS: can be found not only on
1. gravestones, but also in the cemetery caretaker's records
2. in Area Newspaper Death Notices &/or Obituaries
3. in Death certificates -- many states now have them online. Missouri Does! (1910 )
4. on Rootsweb, www.rootsweb.ancestry.com
5. in Doctor/Hospital Records
5. in Funeral Leaflets
6. in Funeral Home/Mortician Records
7. in Ministerial/Church Records
8. in Coroner Inquest Records
9. in Probate records
10. in Published genealogies or scrapbooks at your local Genealogical Center or library
11. or in Family Bibles & Letters.
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CALCULATING BIRTHDATES: When you see a tombstone with only the death date and age, use this handy tool to calculate their approximate birthday: https://www.timeanddate.com/date/dateadd.html
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CITATIONS: When citing sources on your memorials, please include the repository where the material was found, so others can look it up there also.
"Title of Article or Chapter" Author. Title of Book. Author. Publisher, Publisher's City/State; Date Year of Publication. Volume (if there is one); Number (if there is one), Page Number. Repository: (source of material, where you obtained it, be it the library, genealogical society library, National Archives, a website, etc.).
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GRAVESTONE PRESERVATION: Did you know in many states it is against the law to vandalize cemeteries, graves, or to deface tombstones? In Tennessee, for example, it is a felony. In Missouri, it is a class A misdemeanor. See Missouri's Revised Statutes -- Chapter 214, Cemeteries, Section 214.131 (passed into law in 1987).
However, when taking a photograph, please trim the grass around a tombstone with hand trimmers and brush it away with a soft bristle brush to get the best possible picture. While down there for both the trimming and photograph, record the name, dates, cemetery name and location on a clipboard. Very helpful when taking many photographs in one day.
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LINKS: Links are possible between family members even when you do not have a parent to connect them. Findagrave provides HTML coding to link them together. Go to "Help FAQ's" in your side menu, type in "Links" in the search engine; then scroll down to question "How do I add a link from one memorial to another?"
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|JARROTT P. COX||Andrew Jackson Tolly|
Seems like I should know something as this is my area of operation but drawing a blank, I will research it some and get back with you or something. Jarrott
|Kendel Culbertson||RE: Question -- Lulbegrud Church|
It does not surprise me that there are several different names for this cemetery. I only post cemeteries that I have personally been to. There are a few exceptions but I add a note where the information came from. Many people post cemeteries from obits of family records without searching Find A Grave to see if the memorial all ready exists.
As for the church records, I do not know of any records. I named the cemetery the Boone Cemetery because it was the only name I found in the cemetery at the time I was there. Here is a copy of the inventory sheet I prepared when I was there.
Directions: From US 60 at Reid Village, take Prewitt Road south 2.1 miles. The cemetery will be on the left in a field.
Date recorded: 2/08/2001
Recorded by: Kendel Culbertson
Location: Prewitt Road, Montgomery County, KY
Unmarked graves: 0
Quad: Mt. Sterling Lat: 38 0112 Long: 835920
NAME DOB DOD NOTES
KELLEY BOONE 6/12/1895 5/24/1901 S/O N.M./SALLY
NOAH M. BOONE 4/06/1850 10/09/1913
SALLIE BOONE 7/27/1786 12/31/1861 W/O THOMAS
SQUIRE G. BOONE 1850 1910
THOMAS BOONE 12/24/1785 9/22/1855 H/O SALLIE
REMARKS: This cemetery is not fenced and livestock have severally impacted the site. Most of the stones have been stacked against Thomas Boon's monument. There may be other burials here but I was unable to tell. John Prewitt told me at one time there was a church at this site. He gave me a photograph of the church and cemetery and there appears to be several more graves here. This church was used by the early settlers and later became a church for the local colored people.
Hope this helps,