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Anna G Wenger Gish
Hello again - I am confused about Anna G Wenger whom married Jacob B Gish (1767-1836). There are two different memorials for his wife Anna # 53201928 and then there is # 123512240
Is it because it is unclear when she died and who her parents are? I do still want to thank you for posting all this information - it is nice and I appreciate the time it takes. Kimberly from KS

Added by Kimberly on Jul 21, 2015 6:30 PM

Jacob B Gish # 53042039
Thank you for the wonderful write up on Jacob B Gish's Find A Grave Memorial. Kimberly from KS

Added by Kimberly on Jul 21, 2015 6:07 PM

Christian Gish #53042474
I'm pretty sure the spelling of the religion is "Dunkers" not "Drunkards." They were of the Old German Baptist Brethren faith.


Added by Grams on Jun 23, 2015 2:46 PM

David P. Wilson
Eva Sporny Witkofsky
Hi there, Bill. I was just noticing that a few years back, when we were discussing Sporny genealogy, that Eva's memorial didn't get linked to those of her parents, Joseph and Anna (Lewandowski) Sporny. I've just submitted to you a linking request for Eva memorial to theirs, if you'll check for and clear it when you get a chance. Thanks! I'm trying to ensure Joseph and Anna get linked to the memorials of each of their kids. Best regards, Cousin Dave Wilson

Added by David P. Wilson on Mar 05, 2015 12:17 PM

Sandra Bertram Meier
Richrds - Saint Holland
Please remove the photo from memorial 24484147. This is his father. Note SR on the stone. The story information is correct. Birth and death is incorrect - have requested it be changed to known until we find the correct information.

Added by Sandra Bertram Meier on Nov 05, 2014 3:01 PM

Justiann Ard
Bedford Presbysterian Church Cemetery
Hi! Thanks for listing Hilkiah Rosbrugh. I was wondering if you have the address for the cemetery. I'm having trouble finding it on google maps.


Added by Justiann Ard on Jul 03, 2014 5:53 PM

Jacob Gish info correction
Jacob Gish's first wife was Anna Vineyard, Wingert, Wenger. She was the mother of all of his children. His second wife was Catherine "Caty" Snider Stover, the widow of John Stover. (Stover was the father of all of her 1 children.) John died in October 1829 and she married Jacob in Dec 1830. Catherine was my 2x grgrmother on my maternal side. Jacob Gish was my mother's father's father's mother's father, and thus my 3x grgrfather. So Jacob Gish was both my 3x grgrfather and my 2x step-grgrfather.

Patricia Prickett Hickin, 13 March 2014

Added by path1209 on Mar 13, 2014 9:07 AM

Terry Foenander
Edward Langford Bridges
I have the following data on Confederate Navy midshipman Bridges:

Edward Longford Bridges, resident of Richmond, Virginia; midshipman in the Confederate States Navy; served on the school ship, Patrick Henry, James River, in 1865; accompanied the guard that protected the Confederate Treasury, at the fall of Richmond, in April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Houston, Texas, June 21, 1865; married at Washington County, Texas, on March 1, 1871. [Confederate Navy subject file, R Prisoners and Prisons, RL - Paroles, A-W, page 16; Texas Confederate Pension application of Minnie A. Bridges.]

Added by Terry Foenander on Jan 15, 2014 9:26 AM

Sandra Bertram Meier
Holland / Berryman - Grimes County

I do believe that you have confused two cemeteries here. After researching we discovered that the directions on the home page for Holland Cemetery are the directions to Berryman Cemetery. It is marked Berryman.

We took all the tombstones photos yesterday and they match with findagrave records for Berryman and not with Holland.

The picture that you have of Holland has a comment written on it that this Cemetery is located on St. Rd 6 in Navasota, TX next to Crossing Community Church in Navasota. The photo you posted is of Holland and that is right. Only the directions are wrong.

Could you contact findagrave administration and have the directions to Holland Cemetery corrected. This was very confusing for us - Thanks

Added by Sandra Bertram Meier on Nov 06, 2012 6:39 PM

Hello- I saw your wonderful memorial to John McCausland of the Revolutionary War. So much care and effort went into it that I feel certain that he was your personal ancestor. I am curious as to whether you have a family tree of McCauslands. I have an ancestor, Mary McCausland, who was born in Virginia in the 1785-1795 range. She married William Evan Grant in 1816 in Frederick, Virginia. Anyway, that is the little info that I am certain of. There are many family trees that try to place her as a child of Oliver McCashland,1748-1824... Due to the fact that this Mary McCashland (born 1788) was married to a John Lake, who died after her, I am unsure. Anyway, thank you for your time. Beth

Added by Beth on May 06, 2012 8:44 AM

Photo Request Gate of Heaven
This is a huge cemetery, and without grave location, impossible to find. Grave location is not given to anyone but family.

Added by Kat on Nov 10, 2011 10:15 AM

Kerin McAfee
RE: 52595049 Mary Emola
Thanks so much for the transfers.

Added by Kerin McAfee on Aug 21, 2011 6:59 PM

Kerin McAfee
52595049 Mary Emola
Would you mind transferring Mary Emola to me? She is a relative and I would like to be able to make family links.
Thanks in advance,

Added by Kerin McAfee on Aug 20, 2011 8:32 AM

Bill Daugherty
Hi Bill,

Have fun with the transfers.

Bill D.

Added by Bill Daugherty on Jun 23, 2010 11:38 PM

D. Sjolander
Rebekah Brantley
Thanks for the transfer.

Added by D. Sjolander on Jun 19, 2010 4:47 PM

Holly Ann
Anthony Cardwell/ Misenheimer Cardwell Cem
Hi. Anthony Cardwell was my ggg grandfather through his daughter Sarah Angeline Cardwell Johnson. The Meisenheimer Cardwell Cemetery is located outside of Lockhart Texas off of FM RD 2001. Off of 2001 turn on County Rd. 234. It is a gravel road. Follow it around until you come to the cemetery on your left. This is a dead end road so you will have to turn around shortly after the cemetery. You can go to the Texas Historical Atlas page and look for historically designated cemeteries in Caldwell County and you will find it listed there with directions. We do have an active cemetery association and will be meeting in Lockhart on October 2.


Added by Holly Ann on Jun 18, 2010 9:15 PM

Bill Daugherty
Mary Glenn
Hi Bill,

I did look in the area in Spring Creek Cemetery where your Mary Glenn should be but did not find her or Hamil Glenn. I did find the other Mary Glenn, and took a photo of her marker, and John C. Glenn. They could be somewhere else in the cemetery. I did not find them yet, however.

Are these Shirks related to the Shirks that owned McClanahan's Drugstore?

I'll keep my eyes open for other Shirks as well. I copied the info you sent to Storres. He's helped photograph some markers for me as well.

Bill D.

Added by Bill Daugherty on Jun 16, 2010 11:06 PM

Jim Tipton

Please send links to the memorials to info at and we will review them.


Added by Jim Tipton on Jun 14, 2010 11:05 AM

Thank you for the transfers of the Fuqua memorials!

Added by Rajordan on Jun 08, 2010 12:34 PM

Chris Sly/e
Emily Sly Coles

Regarding subject memorial #53204987, I found that Emily's married last name was Coles. Also found a picture of her gravestone that shows her surname as Schley. Curious why she would have used her maiden name (?) on tombstone. Also found out that others in her family also used the surname Sligh and also Sly - 3 surnames- WOW!.

Can you tell me what the numbers represent that are in brackets following each parents and siblings names?



Added by Chris Sly/e on Jun 07, 2010 5:56 PM

Chris Sly/e
THANKS for the transfer!!


Added by Chris Sly/e on Jun 07, 2010 3:05 PM

RE: Hubert Martin, Spring Hill Cem.
Hi Bill - Welcome to F.A.G. and thanks for your nice note! You're very welcome for the photos; I was glad to get them. I wanted to let you know that Hubert is right between his 2 wives; Hettie is on the right and Sammie is on the left. If you are interested in Sammie's info & photo, let me know. I can set her record up & transfer it over to you or I can send her info to you to do yourself. Either way is fine with me.

I hope you enjoy F.A.G.; it's a great site! Nice to meet you. -- Eileen

Added by EFG on Jun 02, 2010 9:20 AM

Smetana Cemetery
The Smetana (Moravian) Cemetery is 6 miles out from the Courthouse on the Caldwell Highway near Byran, Brazos Co, TX. After going 6 miles, turn right (North) and the cemetery is 1/4 mile down the road.

Bill, I didn't actually visit the cemetery. The Texas Research Ramblers have taken photos of the tombstones and they are on the website listed above. They only ask that you give them credit, which I did.


Added by Texan5099 on May 28, 2010 11:37 AM

Neil D Scheidt
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 47836216
Simply enter Casper Sherk 1734 into google and you should find large resource of information on his family.
Good luck, Neil

Added by Neil D Scheidt on May 26, 2010 10:30 PM

Storres Myers

Thanks for your response. What is the name of the cemetery near Centre Country Club? Have a nice memorial Day.


Added by Storres Myers on May 26, 2010 7:13 AM


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