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Deb Bernard (#46821590)
 member for 8 years, 7 months, 1 day
sue sullivan
James stones
found three James' stones in the Bethel cemetery--

Added by sue sullivan on Jul 15, 2014 6:39 AM

sue sullivan
wines- in Martville
do you know where this stone is located?

Added by sue sullivan on May 24, 2014 6:26 PM

sue sullivan
Freddy James in Fairdale
do you know who his relatives are?-might help with my search

Added by sue sullivan on May 13, 2014 4:28 PM

Frances Weir
Hi Deb,
I am a gggrandaughter go Catherine Champion. I live in Victoria BC.

My mother was Mary Nelson
her mother was Lena Joyce Evans
her mother was Mary Amelia Bernard
her mother was Catherine Champion
her mother was Barbara Warren

So, happily I have just found a photo of her gravestone thanks to you.

I guess that makes us distant cousins. I am 66 and have two sisters and a brother and well as more cousins. I would love to hear from you if you want to .

Best regards,
Frances Weir

Added by Frances Weir on Apr 08, 2014 1:47 AM

sue sullivan
correction--George Mayer(not Charles)
do you know who his parents were?

Added by sue sullivan on Mar 13, 2014 7:58 PM

Bobby Cheney
Deb, please contact me reference Axtell Family,, Deposit, and Long Island, New York

My wife Marilyn Axtell Cheney is daughter of Harold Elmer Axtell and Emma Biebart

Thank you,

Added by Bobby Cheney on Feb 13, 2014 1:28 PM

Darleen Dorenkamper
Find A Grave Memorial# 36153576
Daniel Vaughan - Find A Grave Memorial# 36153576
Daniel's first wife was Mary C. Buell: b 18 Dec 1809 Norwich, Windsor County, Vermont d. 06 Sept 1842 New Hudson, Allegany County, New York. They were married in 1828.

As best I can determine from censuses, Daniel and Mary had 5 children: Diana C. 1829, Roxanna D. 1832, Hannah E. 1833, Mary Jane 1837 ad William 1840.

After Mary Buell Vaughan's death in 1842, he married Caroline Dutton in 1843. He fathered 3 more children with Caroline: Mary Amelia 1845, Squire 1847 and Ellen Florence 1849

I have been unable to find the burial place for his first wife, Mary C. Buell Vaughan. I would assume she is buried somewhere in Allegany County, but there are no Find A Grave records for her that I can locate.

Do you go to the Black Creek Cemetery, Black Creek, Allegany County, NY where Daniel Vaughan is buried, as well as his 2nd wife Caroline? If you do, perhaps you can find where Mary C. Buell Vaughan is buried. If so, PLEASE share that info with me.

Added by Darleen Dorenkamper on Jan 06, 2014 3:27 AM

Angelina (YEO) Boundy
Angelina (1846-1927)PEI is wife of my 2GGU Daniel Richard Cornish Boundy (1845-1915)PEI who is s/o my 3GGParents, William & Maria (Cornish) Boundy, both came from Kilkhampton, Cornwall, England; died in PEI.
Daniel & Angelina had 8 children, 2 of which: Clara Hamilton Boundy (m. Thomas Wrigley of USA) & Mary Ann "May" Boundy (m. Jarvis Billings). Might you have anything on the burial grounds for these two?

Bob Ramsay - Ottawa

Added by RamsayArch on Nov 10, 2013 10:35 AM

MacIssac Family
Your listing for Mary MacIssac MacDonald lists her parents as Angus MacIssac and Eliza McPhee. I'm wondering if this is the Angus MacIssac, son of Roderick MacIssac from Scotland and Micmac woman. I don't have her actual name. My Angus was born in 1810. His siblings were Allan Seal River, Rory, Donald China Point, John Foreman, Flora, Mary and 2 other girls. Flora married John (Black Jack) MacInnis. Flora and John MacInnis are my greatgreatgrandparents. I'd appreciate any additional information on this family!

Added by Lin on Aug 22, 2013 11:53 AM

Maiden name
Hi Deb,
I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction. I am trying to find my great grandmother's maiden name. She is one of your listings you posted. Her name is Frances R. Ewanski. It has been driving me crazy that I have not been able to find it and my mother did not know her being that Frances died at such a young age. I have looked up on but there is nothing with her maiden only could find that her parents were from Germany but no last name. Any help would be great!


Added by Julabec on Aug 07, 2013 1:15 PM

william blaisdell
just curious how you found so much information about Mr.Blaisdell....after going through the abstract of title to my house, I found out Mr.Blaisdell lived here from 1936-1941. I just found it fascinating he was a civil war vet and wondering if there's any old photos of him. (out there anywhere) Thanks

Added by pumpkin on Jun 30, 2013 6:13 PM

Mary Russell
Kate mallory
I have the old obiturary on this person out of the newspaper and I thought you might like to know that she was married to Roland mallory Jan. 3 1882. Her maiden name was Hanna

Added by Mary Russell on Jun 10, 2013 10:02 AM

Herb Reed
Elisha B. Hall
Just signed on for the first time in a few months. Had other demands on my time, unfortunately.
According to, yes, Elisha is a son of Alexander and Jane. He has a sister, Nettie, as well. There are pics of them on the site if you have access. He had 3 children, Burton, Nettie, and Raymond. I've updated my email at Find A Grave.

Added by Herb Reed on May 03, 2013 8:47 PM

RE: Sylvanis Merriman # 34345210
It is possible I sent the wrong information for
Sylvanis 'Capt' Merriman (1778-1860)
Nile Cemetery: Find A Grave Memorial# 34345210

I've done things like that before, and more frequently as I age.

His parents should be listed as;

Samuel 'Capt' MERRIMAN II (1749-1824)
Sand Hill Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 44286964

Thankful HALL (1742-1823)
Sand Hill Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 44286988

Added by archtype on Feb 27, 2013 5:41 PM

You posted the burial of Roswell Wheeler in Little Lakes Cemetery, Herkimer Co., NY. in 1853. I have been looking for this data for years - will you tell me where you found the year and the confirmation of his burial there?

Thanks, Mary Beth Wheeler

Added by MBW on Jan 05, 2013 12:53 PM

Bob Wilson
Hillside Cem., Central Square
Hello from Oregon!

I noticed that you have done quite a bit of work on the listings at Hillside Cemetery in Central Square, so I am hoping that you can point me in the right direction.

I am trying to locate my GGG Grandfather, Levinus Dunbar, who died in Central Square in 1872. He was born in Albany in 1799, and I found this brief death notice online:

The Mexico Independent
Mexico, New York
Wed., April 24, 1872
Page 3, Column 4
In Central Square, on the 13th inst., Levi Dunbar, aged 73 years.

Although the name is shortened a little, I am quite sure it is him, in light of the precise age and the unusual name. Levinus actually had a son named Levi, whom I believe died (at Parish?) between 1865 and 1870.

Levinus does not appear in any of the online cemetery listings that I have seen, but the most logical place to look is Hillside. His daughter's inlaws (my other GGG Grandparents), James & Catherine Wilson, are buried at Coit Cemetery, but that seems to be quite a bit smaller in addition to being a few miles away. I don't know specifically where the family lived; just the general area of Hastings. By 1872, most (if not all) of his surviving children were in the Midwest, scattered over Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. His wife Margaret, who died in 1890, is buried in Wisconsin, near one of her sons (

I would greatly appreciate any information that you might have on the subject, or any suggestions for further research. Thank you very much, and have a great New Year!

Bob Wilson
Harrisburg, Oregon

Added by Bob Wilson on Jan 03, 2013 3:33 PM

J L Bryant
RE: Sylvenus Cooper ?
Dear Debbie,
Thanks again for the transfer, and sorry to re-ask about this memorial you created for Sylvaneus Cooper in Prosperity Cemetery, PA, but can you provide a source for Sylvaneus being there (PA),,, or is he only in Iowa? I hesitate to delete the PA memorial without your 'ok'.
Thanks again for resolving this puzzle.
Yours, Jeff

Added by J L Bryant on Dec 12, 2012 2:45 PM

Dox family
Added two photos to Dox family. I have two others photos that may also be John L. Dox. One is a military headstone and the other is a larger headstone. Not family just happened to be in the area and took these photos. Thanks DR

Added by DR on Jul 29, 2012 7:45 PM

RE: Annise Mack Arnold
She was married to my great great grandfathers brother but I do have a cousin that is a grandchild to her. Do you know any of her descendants? Are you interested in any of her descendants. I could put you in touch with him.

Added by BArnold on Aug 20, 2011 5:37 AM

Linda and William S.
Axtells, in Greenwood Cem.
Hi. Next to Clarence is the AXTELL marker; on the OTHER SIDE of the marker are a husband and wife named Norman and Hattie SCHOENFELDER.These 4 people--Schoenfelder's and Axtell's--are buried in a straight line across the plot. Norman was a Pfc. in the U.S Army, in WW2. Do you know anything about them; if/how they're related? I thought that Hattie might be a dau. of Manley, but she's not listed in Manley's memorial, so I don't know how they connect.

Added by Linda and William S. on Jul 17, 2011 7:36 AM

Dee Billings-Gonzales
Family tree
Hi Deb,

Hey, what do you know about Genevieve McLeod, if anything? James & Minnie Reigles daughter? I'm trying to put the McLeods names together on Garden of Memories. Do you know anything? Maybe you haven't gone into the Reigles side of the family. Not sure what all you have. You can email me if you would prefer not to have that info out to the public.

Added by Dee Billings-Gonzales on Jun 23, 2011 6:56 PM

I love reading through the memorials. You have alot of good work on here! I was reading your mom's. I have lost my mom also. Thanks for the info on your line. I now have you and your ancestors correctly added in to my ancestry tree.
Keep in touch,Dana

Added by InSearchOf on May 15, 2011 4:51 PM

Dee Billings-Gonzales
Alvin Axtell
Hi Deb!

Me again! Hey, you will never believe how I found Alvin's headstone. I was in the Oceanview Cemetery in Warrenton, OR looking for part of the Beemer families in my lines? I walked by this Alvin Axtell, and decided when I got home I would try to find out who he belonged to. I had lost the photo that I had taken (computer went down) so someone else went and took this photo for me. It's amazing what we will find, if we just look! Amen? Whenever I am in a cemetery, I am always looking for names that sound familiar.

Have a great weekend!

Added by Dee Billings-Gonzales on May 13, 2011 10:26 AM

Dee Billings-Gonzales
RE: Thomas Axtell
You are SO is very addicting! But so much fun, right? Most people get bored with research, but I love it. It only takes one nugget to send me on a search for weeks. However, we have another cousin that probably has 40,000 people in her tree now. Had 30 about a year ago. But she doesn't verify information very much and has a lot of info in her tree that isn't accurate. I see so many people using her information too, which is the sad part. So, many people do this for the numbers? I just love seeing my ancestors and knowing about their lives. Did you ever hear the story about Rufus Bean Axtell? How he lost his leg? If not, let me know, I'll write it out for you so that you can add it into your information. Possibly I gave to you previous to this, don't remember. But, I'll write it out if you would like. It is a really interesting story.

Gotta go for now. Just took a break from packing!
'Cuz Dee

Added by Dee Billings-Gonzales on Jan 16, 2011 2:06 PM

rantoul, Illinois
The cemeteries in Rantoul, Illinois are MAPLEWOOD, EDEN PARK, HOLY SEPULCHRE, and ELMWOOD. There is no Rantoul Memorial or Rantoul cemetery. I hope this helps you in placing these stones in their proper place. Thank you. SANDY 10/10/10

Added by sandy on Oct 10, 2010 3:46 PM


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