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Terry Collins (#47215366)
 member for 5 years, 4 months, 3 days
here vrs hear
Why the heck isn't there/their an edit feature on f-a-g?

Added by historianne on Sep 22, 2014 5:48 AM

Many thanks for your kind (and your funny) words. I do like to add genealogical info to memorials. I didn't use to and hated cluttered memorials but then realized I was fortunate enough to afford Ancestry when others couldn't. So I clutter mine now with whatever I can find to help researchers! I would love to go cemetery hunting. I am pretty free except for volunteering to work at public library book sale first 2 weeks of Oct. I can work around those dates too- or you could come move loads of books too! Anxious to here which cemeteries you want to do.

Added by historianne on Sep 22, 2014 5:45 AM

Judith Frye Gore Wilson
Noe Cemetery in Wayne County, West Virginia
Terry, you have posted several memorials to this cemetery in Wayne County. If you have been there personally, can you give directions on how to find it? Thanks, Judi Wilson

Added by Judith Frye Gore Wilson on Sep 16, 2014 10:45 AM

David & Sherry Winant
RE: Madge Click Prince -photo request
And again, you are most welcome, Terry. Make sure you check out Alethia Minerva Prince (died 1886) we added a photo of her stone as well.

Added by David & Sherry Winant on Sep 07, 2014 8:29 PM

David & Sherry Winant
RE: Alethia McCreery - photo request
Thanks, Terry, it was a pleasure.

Added by David & Sherry Winant on Sep 07, 2014 5:39 PM

Shirley Milliken
Hello Terry, My Great Grandfather was Alec Collins,my grandmother was Ollie Collins Shelton, there are some pictures that you have of her family that I don't, could you send them to my email Thanks so much, Shirley Hodges Milliken

Added by Shirley Milliken on Sep 02, 2014 5:42 PM

Jana Hertz
RE: Ruby Elva Thomas -birthplace

You are certainly welcome. :) Misinformation is one of my pet peeves... in case you didn't know! LOL I try my best to document everything I can! Just visited West Virginia for the first time ... and spent 11 wonderful days with cousins and a Thomas family reunion. Had an opportunity to visit Farley Hill cemetery ... so quaint and so out of the way! My cousin and I photographed the entire cemetery ... even graves marked with stones and flowers but no other information. I have added almost all of the information on the Farley Hill cemetery site ... still have the unknowns to post, in hopes that some loving relative will come along and identify/claim. I have never added unknown graves... have you? How do you go about adding them to the website?
Thanks for your kind comments ... and enjoy your weekend! It's HOT here in California!

Added by Jana Hertz on Aug 16, 2014 2:33 PM

Jana Hertz
RE: Ruby Elva Thomas -birthplace
The information came from my great grandmother - her mother- who stated that she was born at Backus, where they lived when she was born. Since my great grandmother is no longer living, and this is my family, I am trying to correct the misinformation that is out on the internet.


Added by Jana Hertz on Aug 16, 2014 11:41 AM

Robert Chilson Patterson
Thank You
Thanks Terry, for the transfer . I will get a short bio up soon, while I work on a longer more detailed version . thanks again , you made my day.

Added by Robert Chilson Patterson on Jul 26, 2014 3:51 PM

Robert Chilson Patterson
Alethia Phillips Prince - 71749046
Hello Mr. Collins, I'm Robert Patterson and am tracing family roots . Would like a transfer if at all possible. She is the mother of my G,G,Grangfather's first wife. I used to live in her old house in Beckley W.V.,I have some family links I can add and I'm currently researching more info on her and her husbands family so have more personal info coming soon . I'm trying to get the family under one roof so to say, something my Grandmother ( she lived in the old Prince house most of her life )always wanted to do, Both Alethia's daughters married into my family ,by marrying into the McCreery family. Thank for creating the memorial in the first place and if your related, can I ad info ? Would prefer transfer however. Thank you for your time . Robert C. Patterson .

Added by Robert Chilson Patterson on Jul 26, 2014 10:27 AM

Curnette Cemetery
First I would like to thank you for all you do. I have discovered a Great Aunt who died at 10 days old in 1937. Her name was Maria Valma Diamond. She was born March 15, 1937 and died March 25, 1937. Her parents were Burley Diamond buried in the Cox Cemetery Wayne County, WV. Her mother was Docia Berry Diamond. She is buried in Springfield, Ohio. I am just letting you know ; one of your unknown graves in the Curnette Cemetery is most likely her. Her death Certificate states she was buried March 26, 1937 in Curnette Cemetery Wayne County, WV. Thanks again

Added by Bucky10 on Jul 22, 2014 8:35 AM

John Tippet
RE: Beckelhimer Obits
FYI. Based on your results, I subscribed to the newspaper web site whose URL you gave me. I have already found some useful information in just a short period of time. Thanks.

Added by John Tippet on Jul 09, 2014 3:04 PM

John Tippet
RE: Beckelhimer Obits
I uploaded the obit of James Harrison Beckelhimer. This was the only one that had already been transcribed. The obits are now all posted. Thanks.

Added by John Tippet on Jul 09, 2014 8:21 AM

John Tippet
Beckelhimer Obits
Terry: FYI. I uploaded all of the obits that you sent me except for memorials that already had transcriptions of them. Thanks.

Added by John Tippet on Jul 07, 2014 8:23 AM

Ira W. Butcher
I want to thank you very much.I didn't expect you to transfer it to me though it is much appreciated.


Added by Lorraine on Jul 03, 2014 3:09 PM

Ira W Butcher
oh, sorry forgot can you also add:
Uncle Ira's date of birth is Aug 14, 1904 and date of death is Jun 5, 1978 and Aunt Stella Gay Nicholas Butcher was born May 7, 1910 and don't know the month and day of death.

Thank you

Added by Lorraine on Jul 02, 2014 11:14 PM

Stella G. Butcher
Aunt Stella's maiden name is Nicholas

Thank you

Added by Lorraine on Jul 02, 2014 11:03 PM

Ira W Butcher
Ira is my great Uncle and his parents are Aaron and Mary Butcher can you please add the numbers for his parents so he can be linked with his family. Dad is 78618456 and his mom is 78618567

Thank you

Added by Lorraine on Jul 02, 2014 11:01 PM

Kelly Craig
RE: Prince data
Terry, you're welcome for the photos of the Prince family crypt and the ones I was able to get through the doors/window. They were very difficult to get, but I was happy that you could read the names once I got them on my computer and edited them a bit.

As for the other info as to who else is entombed in the crypt, do you have an e-mail address I could send it to? I actually created a graphic showing the names, dates and where they are located inside the crypt. Unfortunately, I'm not able to post the image to your Find A Grave page or insert it in this message. I also have a couple other photos I took of the inside of the crypt that were not posted on the memorials you requested photos for, if you'd be interested in those too.

Added by Kelly Craig on Jun 14, 2014 9:56 AM

Kelly Craig
Terry, I fulfilled your photo requests for William Prince Jr., Letitia Smith Prince and Isaac C. Prince, who are all laid to rest at Wildwood Cemetery in Beckley, WV. They are interred in the Prince family crypt, which is locked. I was able to look through the windows to see the names of who is laid to rest inside the crypt, but it made taking photographs rather difficult, as there is wrought iron on both of the windows on the doors and the stained glass window on the other end of the crypt. I did my best without being able to get into the locked crypt. I also have names and dates of the other people laid to rest inside the crypt, if you want that information. (Several are not even listed on Find A Grave at Wildwood yet. I will be creating memorials for them in the next few days, as I have time.)

Added by Kelly Craig on Jun 08, 2014 2:46 PM

Barbara Gil Scranton
Terry, I have been researching for information on my relatives and thanks to your posting, I was able to view the headstone for my great grandfmother and great grandfather (Sarah Nancy Catherine May Richardson and B P Richardson). If no other relative has requested, I would like permission to post this to my profiles for them. Also I will be traveling near Crow, WV on July 3 and would like to visit the gravesite. Any information you can provide to assist me in finding their gravesite would be appreciated. Again, thank you so much.

Added by Barbara Gil Scranton on Jun 05, 2014 5:49 PM

Sandy Barrett
RE: Helen I. Kiefer
Hi Terry, I ask because I wondered if you were a relative. I try to avoid making duplications. When I created aunt Helen's memorial record, I was told she was buried in a different cemetery, also using her married name to her first husband, therefore there was no record as far as I was concerned. I was getting ready to ask someone to take a picture of her headstone, and did another search and I found your memorial-with her second husband's last name, and where she really is buried. At this time I changed the burial place to be more accurate and contacted you.

I thank you for your time and efforts that help those of us not close by to find records and bring families and information together. Also, thank you for the transfer. I do appreciate that kindness. I will clear up the duplication.

Added by Sandy Barrett on May 31, 2014 8:38 PM

Sandy Barrett
Helen I. Kiefer
Hi, Terry,

Are you related to Helen I. Kiefer, #100833858? She is my great Aunt. Thanks, Sandy

Added by Sandy Barrett on May 29, 2014 11:00 PM

RE: Gracie Evelyn Workman Wriston -obituary
You are very welcome! My hope is that it helps someone in their research.

Added by mom2mine on May 22, 2014 7:44 AM

Robin Bradford
Sidney Preston Daniel
Would you link Sidney to his mother and father for me?
His Father is Lewis Daniel ID# 108389936
His Mother is Sarah Daniel ID# 108389848

Also could you change the initial F you have in his name to Preston?

And would you hook Sidney's wife Locke to his memorial as well? Locke's ID is 64208341

Both are in the Mt. Tabor cemetery
Thank you

Added by Robin Bradford on May 22, 2014 5:14 AM


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