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Michael Simpson (#46889513)
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James Marshall
Calculator for Grave Stones
Here is a nice page to help calculate the proper dates of birth if you do not have one.
Just want to help. I use it often.

Note Paragraph 7
Be aware of when the calendar was changed from Julian to Gregorian in the country for which you are performing the calculation. See the change from Julian to Gregorian calendar by country.

Added by James Marshall on Sep 05, 2016 1:43 PM
Sally Emerson
RE: James EdwinLyle & wife Mary Neal Lyle
According to her death certificate her maiden name was Neill - however I only find other records that say Neil, and sometimes Neal.
Added by Sally Emerson on Jul 02, 2016 6:06 PM
gordon rogers
mary devlin
You seem to know Mary's (#25455224) maiden name (Rodgers), is there any way to link her to parents or siblings?
Added by gordon rogers on May 17, 2016 3:27 PM
Sally Emerson
James EdwinLyle & wife Mary Neal Lyle
birth date for J. Edwin Lyle, b. 23 sep 1872, Mt. Pleasant, d. 23 Oct 1960, Washington
per obituary:
J. Edwin Lyle, 88, of Hickory, died Sunday, October 23, 1960 in Mary's Nursing Home, Washington. He had been in failing health for the last year. He was born September 23, 1872 in Mt. Pleasant township, a son of James Reed and Sarah Hartford Lyle, and was a lifelong resident of the township. Mr. Lyle was a retired farmer and a member of Mt. Prospect Presbyterian Church at Hickory. His wife, Mary Neil Lyle , died in 1948. Surviving are two sons, Robert R., of College Station, Texas and Donald N. of Hickory; one daughter, Anna, wife of T. Burns Lee,of Hickory and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Thompson of Washington. One son, Clifford is deceased. Services will be held Tuesday, October 25 at the Speakman Funeral Home, Houston with the Rev. C. S. Thomas in charge. Burial in mt. Prospect Cemetery. - Washington Reporter, October 24, 1960.
Mary Neal Lyle, b. 25 sep 1872, Dinsmore Station, d. 13 Oct 1948, Hickory - per obituary:Mrs. Mary Neal Lyle, 76, wife of J. Edwin Lyle, died at her home in Hickory, Wednesday, October 13, 1948, following a lengthy illness. She was a daughter of the late Robert and Mary McGough Neal and was born at Dinsmore Station, September 25, 1872. Mrs. Lyle was a member of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian Church, Hickory, where she was an active worker in the Sunday School and Missionary Society. She was also a member and past president of the Mt. Pleasant Township Society of Farm Women and a member of the Women's Temperance Union, Hickory. Besides her husband, J. Edwin Lyle, she is survived by three sons, Robert R. Lyle, of College Station, Texas; Clifford G. and Donald N. Lyle, at home, also by one daughter, Anna Lyle, at home and one brother, Robert Neal of Pittsburgh.
Added by Sally Emerson on Mar 20, 2016 9:22 PM
RE: Moningers
Thank you so much!
Added by MWH on Jul 06, 2015 10:46 AM
Lone Pine & Bethlehem Lutheran
Maybe just a blanket okay for Moningers? Thanks for all the lovely photos.
Added by MWH on Jun 29, 2015 12:54 AM
Hi, sorry to bother you again. Would you allow me to use your photo of Onias Moningers Headstone on my Ancestry tree?thanks so much.
Added by MWH on Jun 29, 2015 12:47 AM
Steven Smith
Sidney Horn 24575918
Hello Michael,
I've been researching Sidney Horn's family and have learned that when she died her legal name was Johnston.
Her first husband, Amos Swart died in the service during the Civil War. Her second husband was George W. Moninger and her third was James Johnston. Both Mr. Moninger and Mr. Johnston died before Sidney did.
I have a copy of Sidney's death record if you'd care to have it for your records.
Thanks very much!
Best regards,

Added by Steven Smith on Apr 23, 2015 8:49 AM
Bonnie's Daughter
Robert Simpson Memorial
Hello Michael,
Unfortunately, when they merged your memorial for Robert Simpson (1797-1875), they left him in the wrong cemetery. The large stone in Oak Spring Cemetery appears to be only a cenotaph.

Fortunately, someone found his actual tombstone in the right cemetery; please see 142898304.
Added by Bonnie's Daughter on Mar 16, 2015 2:21 PM
Sarah Moninger
Could I use your photo of Sarah Moninger's headstone on my ancestry tree? Thanks
Added by MWH on Jan 29, 2015 4:17 PM
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