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Matthew & Chrissy (#48170267)
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Bio Photo We are Matthew and Chrissy Myers. We have been into old stones and cemeteries for years, and got back on the site a while ago. We are working on a project to do Military and Civil War graves in the NC area mostly and love taking road trips and have discovered a few old cemeteries and added them on here. I have been in the military for 16 years now.

PHOTOS - We will add better photos if stone was not cleaned or clear for clear photo, Or does not take the whole stone, or it needs a close up to read the info. Also if the pic is discolored.

Most of our family are from PA, and CT.

Family on Matthew's Fathers side are, Myers, Kerner / Karner, Carner, Domer, Grantham, Stroup, Lusher, Mitchell, Van De Kuil, Kuil, Pryer,Turk .

Matthew is a descentant of John Kerner / Carner, who was married to Magdalena. They had a son John Carner JR, who married Susan Stroup. John and Susan had a daughter Susan. Susan Carner married George Domer. George and Susan Domer and a daughter Sarah Belle, who married My Great Great Grandfather Samual B Myers. Samual and Sarah had a son Ralph Otto Myers, my Great Grandfather, who had Ralph Clair Myers, who married my grandmother Alice Grantham Myers. They had a son Ralph Kriss Myers, who married my mom Mary Louise Evans. ( In my Myers Virtual Cemetery )

Family on my Mothers side are, Evans, Hunter, McNaughton, Monross, Ball. ( In my Evans Virtual Cemetery ) Related to Lucille Ball.

I am happy to transfer grave memorials outside my family to family members, and I welcome corrections and additions. Just use the edit tab to send your request.

I have no problem doing a photo request if someone needs one that is in the Raleigh area or close. Send me a request and Ill try to fill it. I would appreciate a comment on my page after I fill your request. Thank you.

Here are some very helpful websites or reference materials:

Johnston County Heritage Center

Harnett County Library Cemetery Database:

Pitt County Cemetery Census by J. L. Jackson for 1940's & 1950's:

Pitt County Family Researchers:

Cemetery Census of North Carolina

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Gale Olsson McHale
Francis Enders - Find A Grave Memorial# 119134915
I took a photo of his headstone when I was taking random photos in Section 9 East at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe county, NY. When I went to post it, I saw another volunteer had already posted one. However, the birth year you have for the memorial is 1826 and his marker has 1805 (a 21 year difference). You might want to investigate this further or at least make note of it on his memorial.
Added by Gale Olsson McHale on Sep 18, 2015 4:29 PM
charles klingel
Gillham Mary & Hal
Matthew & Chrissy thanks for the nice photo
Added by charles klingel on Sep 06, 2015 12:41 PM
Devil Kitty Designs
Margaret Blake
Thank you for your message about the duplication of memorials. I meant to do something about that awhile back, but haven't had much time for Find A Grave the past few months.

The problem with the Margaret Blake memorials are confusing. There are multiple Margaret Blake's buried in the cemetery. The two that appear to be duplicates really are not.

The burials are in two different plots, 184 and 149, and the confusion came about when someone sent me a copy of an old transcription that apparently confused the two as being the same person.

Margaret Mary Blake is listed as being born in 1834 and dying in 1865, making her 31 at the time of her death.

The second burial is for Margaret Blake, infant daughter of James H. and Margaret A. Blake. But in an old transcription it lists her as "born March 20th 1834 and died December 28th 1865", the same dates as those given for the other Margaret Blake, and obviously an error, as no one in their right mind would consider 31 years of age to be an "infant." The infant Margaret's headstone no longer exists, but a stones does exist for the older woman.

I have removed the incorrect dates from the infant's memorial and hope that I will be able to find the correct dates for her soon.
Added by Devil Kitty Designs on Sep 05, 2015 1:00 PM
John Evans
RE: Oak Grove Cemetery, Wilmington
No I did not create it you can sent Find A Grave the Coordinates in there forum page and they will change it.
Added by John Evans on Aug 26, 2015 12:47 PM
Jan Brown
Godwin graves
Thank you for your help with the Godwin graves. I greatly appreciate the photos!
Added by Jan Brown on Aug 24, 2015 11:36 PM
Frank and Bertie Morris
Thanks for going out and looking for the headstones of the Morris'. I'm going to see if I can find contact information of the cemetery and maybe get plot information. Anyway, thanks again!
Added by ellechelle on Aug 20, 2015 2:45 PM
Terry and the Pirates.
David Stephen & Cornelia Parrish
And lastly, thank you for these photos. You do such a great job. The close-ups and away shots give me a feeling for their resting place. I hope you have a great week.

Thanks again.
Terrill Parrish.
Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Aug 20, 2015 12:32 PM
Terry and the Pirates.
Infant Parrish.
Thank you for these photos.

Terrill Parrish.
Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Aug 20, 2015 12:27 PM
Terry and the Pirates.
Addie Vaster Parrish Jordan
It looks like you've been busy again! Thank you for this wonderful photo.

Terrill Parrish.
Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Aug 20, 2015 12:25 PM
Kimberly Barrett Johnson
James Fletcher Wallace Jr.

Just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for searching for the gravesite of my little nephew, James. His death cert states the place of burial to be Cedar Hill cemetery but perhaps they didn't place a marker on his site. Oh well, the search goes on. Thank you, very kindly, for taking the time to try and locate him for me. I am so grateful. - Kimberly Johnson
Added by Kimberly Barrett Johnson on Aug 18, 2015 9:47 AM
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