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teeny (#48170543)
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WWalker
RE: Henry Keechl
You are most welcome!

Added by WWalker on Jul 05, 2016 10:07 AM

Mary Stone Pumphrey
RE: Stone
Good Morning Teeny, Thank you very much for taking the time to go to St. Joseph's and ask for information about my family. You are very thoughtful and so generous to use your time to try and help me locate information about my Grandparents Walter H. Stone and Elizabeth H. Robey. I will call the phone number that you sent me. Maybe they can look up the records and e-mail me copies or maybe they have on-line access to digital records or indexed listings, like the Maryland Archives. I will be going to "the Brick Wall Session" on Saturday, May 14, at the Maryland Archives. . .I hope they might help me locate other documents to help me find Walter and Elizabeth and who their parents were. I saw you note the other day about Bernice (Wheeler) Stone and Helen Teresa Stone I am not sure about them, they might fit into my family, maybe related to Walter or his brothers or maybe Walter's father, if I had more of the names for the men, they might be married to one of these ladies. Did you happen to ask at St. Joseph's about a list or index or map of who is buried there? I was thinking, even if the graves don't have markers anymore, maybe the cemetery has a land plat that tells them where a body is resting. Anyway, I can't thank you enough for going there on my behalf, I really appreciate your help. When the weather gets nicer I want to come down to the Community College at LaPlata, I think they have some historical documents stored there. I looked it up on line and the website suggests making an appointment or at least calling ahead in advance to let them know who I am and what I am looking for. So that is something I am looking forward to. . ."a road trip". Thank you again and it has been a real joy connecting with you. Sincerely, Mary Pumphrey -- searchervlc P.S. When I get down there I am going to try and find that headstone I told you about the one that is "Francis W. Stone", it is in the Norris Family Tree, because this might be Walter H.'s father or brother. This grave stone is not in Find A Grave, it was on Ancestry.com and the caption under the picture says it is St. Joseph's Church. Another piece of the puzzle, maybe. . .I hope you have a happy day, it is raining here. Best wishes...

Added by Mary Stone Pumphrey on May 07, 2016 6:59 AM

Mary Stone Pumphrey
RE: Memorial #116335417 Mary E. Huntt Stone
Oh Teeny thank you so much for volunteering to go to St. Joseph's to ask about burial information about the members of my Stone family. I think I have found that as far back as the 1820 Census there were only six families with the head of household listed with the surname 'Stone'...I found this by accident because on Ancestry.com if I hadn't opened one of the records I would have passed over it because it was listed as 'Cecil County Maryland' but by clicking on the actual record and opening it I found it was really the records for Charles County. Do you think all of the graves at St. Joseph's are marked? If not, I wonder if they know or have a list of everyone buried there? I think my Great Grandparents Walter H. Stone & Elizabeth H. Robey were married there in 1847 or 1848, I don't know where they are buried. I wonder if they have or know where or even if the records are available for just ordinary family members because Georgetown never responded. Also, I found a reference on-line in Charles County Maryland Early Colonial Settlers that leads me to believe that my Grandparents Thomas J. Stone & Mary G. Marr were married on 15 Jan 1886 by Rev. M. McDonald of St. Thomas. Do you think St. Thomas would have a record of this, if so maybe I could write to them to request a copy. Is this St. Thomas connected to the St. Ignatius Cemetery at Oxon Hill because my Grandparents Thomas & Mary are buried there at St. Ignatius Cemetery at Oxon Hill near the Rosecroft Race track. I will keep looking for any items you post on Find A Grave or e-mails back to me. . .I feel like I have met a new friend on this journey of mystery and adventure as I try to find my place in the six Stone Families that I found in the 1820 Census, I just wonder where does my family fit into the history of early Charles County? I know they were farmers and stayed in the area of Port Tobacco, Hill Top & Middletown. Thank you once again for trying to help me. Sincerely, Mary (searchervlc)

Added by Mary Stone Pumphrey on May 02, 2016 5:23 AM

Mary Stone Pumphrey
RE: Memorial #116335417 Mary E. Huntt Stone
Hi Teeny, thank you for answering my request for information about Francis W. Stone; in addition, you are very kind to offer to help me locate information about my family. To say "Thank You" seems insufficient and I am at a loss for words to express my appreciation for your kind offer. I seem to have hit a brick wall in researching my family on my father's side and that is how I stumbled upon the Memorial #116335417 Mary E. Hunt. I seem to be stuck at my Great Grandfather Walter H. possibly Henry Stone born about 1817 and died after 1880 and his wife Elizabeth H. possibly Harriett Robey. I found their names on my grandfather's death certificate. He is Thomas Jefferson Stone born in Charles County Maryland 23 Aug. 1853, married Mary Agatha Marr, according to my Mom, at St. Joseph's Church at Pomfret but I found another reference that they were married at St. Thomas' in Charles County but I don't know where that is. I think Francis Winfield Stone was born in Charles County Maryland in 1849 and I believe he is the brother of my grandfather Thomas Jefferson Stone both of them being children of Walter H. Stone and Elizabeth H. Robey. I found a picture of a tombstone for Francis W. Stone, not the same one you have in Find A Grave but another one with just his name and death date of 6 Nov 1896 at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Charles County Maryland. This is not in Find A Grave and it is supposed to be at St. Joseph's. I was hoping that information about Francis might help find more information about Walter H. Stone & Elizabeth H. Robey. I would love to know if the Francis W. Stone buried at the grave with the date of 6 Nov. 1896 is my grandfather's brother and I would love to see his picture on Find A Grave. Also, I sent an e-mail to Beth at St. Joseph's asking her if they had information about Thomas & Mary's marriage but she said those documents are at Georgetown University. . .I wrote to them but they have never answered my request. Once again, how can I ever thank you for answering my note & I hope this note isn't too rambling. . .sometimes when researching the names and dates, it seems like they all start running together and over each other till I say "who am I looking for"? because my Francis W., I think Francis W.'s father was named Francis and born in 1782 and married Jane Doyne, that she was born about 1782, then there are all the Thomas, Walter Stones and the Walter Marrs and my Marys and Harrietts all start running together. Well, I guess a lot of others have the same overlapping names. The mystery continues. Sincerely, Mary (searchervlc)

Added by Mary Stone Pumphrey on May 01, 2016 7:44 AM

Mary Stone Pumphrey
Memorial #116335417 Mary E. Huntt Stone
Hi Teeny, I am researching my grandfather. He had a brother named Francis Winfield Stone and I know that my grandparents were married at St. Joseph's Church at Pomfret, Maryland. I have been searching the Cemetery records for other family members, trying to fill in information about my grandparents, so when Memorial #116335417 opened and revealed Francis W. Stone as husband of Mary E. Huntt Stone, I was hoping there might be some other family names listed. Did you have access to any of the church's records; if so, do you happen to know any other family names, also, does the 'W.' listed here stand for Winfield? I have written to Georgetown University because I was told that the records for St. Joseph's are stored at the University; however, I have not received a reply to my request for information about my grandparents. Looking forward to hearing from you, it is so nice that individuals, like you, take the time to document and post these pictures for all of us. Sincerely, searchervlc

Added by Mary Stone Pumphrey on Apr 30, 2016 11:19 AM

Lanie
Great Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
Thank you for adding the Mansfield grave photo from Great Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. I really appreciate your doing so!

Added by Lanie on Apr 12, 2016 9:42 PM

Gary Bonney
Everand Arthur Bonney 123014904
Teeney
Please add this Obit to His Bio:

Capital, The (Annapolis, MD) - Saturday, September 29, 2001

The Rev. Everard Arthur Bonney, 83, of Seaford, Del., and formerly of Annapolis, died Sept. 29 at the Methodist Manor House health care center in Seaford.

The son of the late Philip T. and Martha C. Bonney, Rev. Bonney was born Nov. 26, 1917, and educated in Waltham, Mass. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and received a master's degree in aeronautical engineering from New York University.
He then worked for Lockheed Aircraft Corp. in Burbank, Calif., as an aeronautical engineer and subsequently at the Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel for 12 years. He pioneered in the field of supersonic aerodynamics, authoring two books on the subject.
After teaching the Bible in Sunday school classes for several years, he felt the call to ministry and received a master of divinity degree in 1961 from the Gordon-Conwell Divinity School in Massachusetts.
Then he served in churches in Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Annapolis until retiring in 1992. He and his wife, Jean Peeling Booney, whom he married in 1941, then moved to Seaford.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Richard Alan Bonney of Severna Park, Lawrence Arthur Bonney of Wilmington, N.C., and Dale Anne Tarantino of Anaheim Hills, Calif.; five grandchildren; and six greatgrandchildren. He was the brother of the late Norman and Loen Bonney and Thelma Towle.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ridgely and Bestgate avenues. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Hardesty Funeral Home.

Added by Gary Bonney on Apr 05, 2016 10:14 PM

B.G. Wiehle
Matthew Thomas Lightner - duplicates
Hi!
You seem to have created 2 memorials for Matthew Thomas Lightner at Trinity Memorial Gardens (# 122399450 & # 122399454) at almost the same time. I started to add a flower for him, but cancelled it when I realized the 2nd memorial had the photo.

Added by B.G. Wiehle on Mar 15, 2016 1:10 PM

Lavonne Chase
RE: transfer
Thank you so very very much. Have a blessed day!

Added by Lavonne Chase on Dec 10, 2015 6:09 AM

Lavonne Chase
Peter Copsey
Hi, I am the granddaughter of Peter D Copsey and Maime. My father, Webster Copsey passed in 2000 and his brother, my uncle, Louis Daniel passed as did thier thier sister Evelyn Black. I was wondering if you could transfer them over to me to maintain?
Thank You.
Lavonne Copsey-Chase

Added by Lavonne Chase on Dec 08, 2015 6:52 PM

Debbie Johnson
RE: Aaron Pettry
Thank you very much! Have a blessed day!

Added by Debbie Johnson on Mar 22, 2015 10:44 AM

Diane Pollard Keiser
Thomas H. Rainier (Memorial #127979448)
Thank you so much for transferring Thomas H. Rainier to me. Your hard work on Findagrave.com is greatly appreciated by me and his nephew.

Diane

Added by Diane Pollard Keiser on Mar 19, 2015 1:28 AM

Diane Pollard Keiser
Thomas H. Rainier (Memorial #127979448)
Are you related to Thomas H. Rainier (Memorial #127979448), and if so, how are you related?

I have been researching my financee's family. His mother, Hilda, is the sis/o Thomas Howard Rainier, Jr.

If you aren't related to Thomas and/or his family, I would like to ask if you would mind transferring his memorial (#127979448) to me, Diane Keiser (#46615652). It would be greatly appreciated.

Diane

Added by Diane Pollard Keiser on Mar 18, 2015 4:54 PM

Cookie Jarvis
Ridgelawn Cemetery photos
Thanks for taking time to put the photos of mom,dads and my brothers headstone to the site. Awesome job. Thanks again.

Added by Cookie Jarvis on Mar 05, 2015 8:04 PM

Debra
RE: Huddle
Thank you for your help!

Added by Debra on Mar 02, 2015 12:42 PM

Debra
136205256
I requested changes again to James as I found out the I had the wrong parents and birthplace. Thank you for your help.

Added by Debra on Mar 01, 2015 10:32 AM

Debra
RE: Memorial #136204804 Huddle.
Sorry...I was looking at the wrong number...If you could transfer the memorial for Allta, it would be most appreciated as she is my aunt. Thank you!

Added by Debra on Mar 01, 2015 8:30 AM

Debra
RE: Memorial #136204804 Huddle.
Hello. I appreciate your offer to transfer but as I am not directly blood or closely related I will just say thank you for the offer and for creating memorials!

Added by Debra on Mar 01, 2015 8:27 AM

Debra
Memorial #136204804
Hello. I wondered if you are related to Allta Jewell (Morrison) Huddle or her husband James Roy Huddle. She is my aunt and I am searching for family history. Debra Morrison

Added by Debra on Feb 27, 2015 2:04 PM

Bonnie Sallada
Request to Add Photo to Memorial
I added a memorial for Mildred E. Hall, #142438420. wife of Fred W. Hall, #122398882. Since you created the memorial for Fred and included a photo of his grave marker, would you please post the same photo on Mildred's memorial since her name is on the same marker? She passed away a few months ago. Fred was an uncle to my first husband, Thomas Hall. I am a contributor to Find A Grave, and I appreciate your dedication to this great project. Thank you.
Bonnie Sallada

Added by Bonnie Sallada on Feb 10, 2015 12:42 PM

Laurie Davis Hannah
RE: Evelita Williams
I've changed the date on the memorial. Thanks for the info. Laurie

Added by Laurie Davis Hannah on Jan 29, 2015 3:44 PM

Susie Blackwell
RE: fort lincoln
Teeny, Thank you for pointing out I had the wrong Fort Lincoln selected on one of my find a grave contributions. I have changed the one in error. I do have a number of relatives buried at Fort Lincoln. Find a grave have been instrumental in our family history search. Kind Regards, Susie

Added by Susie Blackwell on Jan 26, 2015 6:47 PM

Joe Sasnett
transfer of Nell Hornsby
Thank you very much for fulfilling my transfer request on Find A Grave. I appreciate your efforts in establishing the memorial originally and also your generosity in sharing memorials you are not particularly interested in. It also inspires me to reciprocate in kind when similar requests are made of me.
Thanks again, Joe Sasnett

Added by Joe Sasnett on Jan 18, 2015 6:15 PM

Carmen Proctor
Antonio R. McVicker
I stumbled across this by accident. After reading about the site I think all of you are awesome. I lost my son to a senseless homicide at the age of 17 and to come across this picture meant a lot to me. Antonio McVicker was the most compassionate and caring person I knew. Thank you for what you do!

Added by Carmen Proctor on Jan 09, 2015 8:33 AM

Annie Duckett Hundley
RE: William Henry Van Alstine
Thanks so much!

Added by Annie Duckett Hundley on Jan 01, 2015 4:08 PM

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