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Dan Silva (#46781334)
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A short walk through Trinity Churchyard in 2004 got me interested in older cemeteries. A few years later, I found it difficult to research my family geneology. I started adding names here to maybe help others with their research. I'm also a big Revolutionary War buff and I have been searching for graves of anyone who somehow participated in the Revolutionary War.
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Allie Nelson
# 41642551
You are so kind to transfer this memorial to me! Maybe I'll achieve a little sanity this fall by luring my husband away from that time wasting Fantasy Football!!
Added by Allie Nelson on Aug 03, 2015 6:53 AM
Heather Bauer
Capt. Peregrine White, Sr.
You took a photo of a news article for the death of Capt. Peregrine White, Sr. He died in 1704. He lived in Marshfield, Plymouth, Mass. He was born on the Mayflower. Anyway, would it be acceptable to you if I could gain a copy of this article from you??? I would really appreciate having it for my files as I build one branch of my family tree. Hope to hear from you soon. Thanks for your time. and my name is Heather
Added by Heather Bauer on Jul 28, 2015 9:39 PM
Doug Marion
RE: William Irvine tombstone
Thanks again for all your help.

Added by Doug Marion on Jul 20, 2015 5:57 PM
Doug Marion
RE: William Irvine tombstone
I appreciate your allowing me to use your photos.

I assume that you think that there is no reason to pursue trying to get a better photo of the inscription.

Thank you so much.

Added by Doug Marion on Jul 20, 2015 2:51 PM
Nancy Morebeck
Could you list me as the manager of Ralph Hylton who died in 1753 as he is my 5th great grandfather.
Find a Grave # 12389943
Thank you very much.
I have more information other that his birthdate to supply.
Added by Nancy Morebeck on Jul 10, 2015 1:15 PM
Doug Marion
William Irvine tombstone
Dear Dan,

Thank you for posting the photo of William Irvine's stone at Gloria Dei in Philadelphia. Gen. Irvine is my 5x great grandfather. I am putting together a book of Irvine family pictures for my family for Christmas. First, I would like to ask permission to use the photos that you posted in my book.

Secondly, can you tell me if there is any legible inscription on the obelisk or the flat stone in front of it?

I have a copy of what was supposedly the original inscription from his stone at the Presbyterian Church in Phialdelphia, but do not know if the same marker was used when his grave was moved from there to Ronaldson's cemetery and then to Gloira Dei.

Any help that you could give would be most appreciated. I have had no luck in contacting Gloria Dei. They do not respond to emails or letters.

Doug Marion
Chester, SC
Added by Doug Marion on Jul 10, 2015 11:38 AM
Mark Maxwell
Ephraim Seeley

I have been notified that your entry is a duplicate of an entry I made 2 years prior. Also note, that I personally visited & photographed Ephrian Seeley's grave site in Old Presbyterian Church Cemetery, a couple miles north of Old Stone Church Cemetery, indicating your entry is not in the correct cemetery and should be deleted.

Added by Mark Maxwell on Jun 21, 2015 11:13 AM
Jay Led
Jane Minugh Memorial
Thank you, Dan.

My now deceased mother and I tried to find this grave in person, many years ago, when I lived in Manhattan. How I wish she was still alive, so I could share this page with her.

Many of our ancestors, including Jane's parents, William and Abigail, lived in lower NYC in its earliest days. They were mainly seamen. One ancestor, John Minugh, was a harbor master, during the era of Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Our Minugh history in the USA is documented, all the way back to New Amsterdam. "Valentine's History of Old New York City" lists our family name among the Huguenots, who fled to America with the Dutch in the 1600's.

Added by Jay Led on Jun 18, 2015 4:25 PM
Shelley Fleming
Thank you Dan
for transferring my GGF James West to me.
Very appreciative of your time and dedication.
Added by Shelley Fleming on Jun 07, 2015 2:18 PM
Julia Kaiserjewelya
Samuel Pierson
I am related to Samuel Pierson and can trace the lineage as far back as 1634. Samuel was a messenger for general George Washington during the battle of Monmouth. Samuel Pierson was a fine Horsman and a man of great courage and strength who Washington entrusted with several important and Perilous commissions in caring out one of these during the battle of Monmouth, Pierson was compelled to ride right in front of enemy lines of barrel and in full range of their guns; two horses were shot from under him, one of which in falling, injured the riders leg, but he was mounted on the third and carried out the commanders orders. Washington warmly commended him, and said "I feared when you set out with the orders that I should never see you again."
Added by Julia Kaiserjewelya on May 25, 2015 11:55 AM
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