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Brenda Reilley Hun (#46581189)
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Bio Photo Family names: Corn, Mickey, Blickensderfer, Gilmore, Mobberly, Reilley, Wilson, Dillon, Knowlton, Cline, and many more.
Please let me know if you have any additional information to add to any of the memorials that I have entered. I may also have some information to share with you. Good luck in your searching.

If I have placed a photo of a grave on a memorial, it is okay with me if you copy it to your ancestry information. Please mention where you have taken the photo from when posting the photo in other places. For example, "permission granted by Brenda ReilleyHun, contributor FindaGrave."

A Poem for Reflection

The limbs that move, the eyes that see,
These are not entirely me;
Dead men and women helped to shape
The mold which I do not escape;
The words I speak, my written line,
These are not uniquely mine.
For in my heart and in my will
Old ancestors are warring still,
Celt, Roman, Saxon, and all the dead
From whose rich blood my veins are fed,
In aspect, gesture, voices, tone,
Flesh of my flesh, bone of my bone;
In fields they tilled I plow the sod,
I walk the mountain paths they trod;
And round my daily steps arise
The good and bad of those I comprise.

~by English poet Richard Rolle, written over 600 years ago

The author may be unknown of this poem, but the name shown at the bottom was cut from a newspaper with this poem as it is written. Perhaps, he wrote it or just submitted it.

I would rather have one little rose
From the garden of a friend,
Than to have the choicest flowers
When my stay on earth must end.

I would rather have a pleasant word
In kindness said to me
Than flattery when my heart is still
And this life has ceased to be.

I would rather have a loving smile
From friends I know are true
Than tears shed round my casket
When this world I've bid adieu.

Bring me all the flowers today
Whether pink, white, or red
I'd rather have one blossom now
Than a truckload when I'm dead.
~John Dillon, Sr.
Frazeysburg, Ohio
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Thats My Cuz
Mobberly
I am glad this has been straightened out.

TMC
Added by Thats My Cuz on Jan 29, 2016 6:39 AM
Thats My Cuz
Mobberly
I am not the one that linked them as spouses so I am not able to make the change myself.

The memorial for his mother (creation of which was unknown to me until I read your message) was created by another member about 6 months after I did the one for the son. The member that created the memorial for his mother linked them as spouses. MAYBE the other member did that because they share the same headstone and the other member did not read my bio for him that states she is his mother. Keep in mind that his father was married twice and he is from that 2nd marriage and the father is apparently buried with the 1st wife.

So anyway, the person that needs to receive the family member edit is the manager of his mother's memorial. Since you "caught" the error, I think you should send the edit to the other member to switch the spouse link on her memorial from the son to the correct spouse. But I am glad that I was made aware of the situation.

Thats My Cuz (TMC)
Added by Thats My Cuz on Jan 18, 2016 7:35 AM
G.M. Genovese
RE: Thank you!
No problem, Brenda. My pleasure.
Added by G.M. Genovese on Jan 16, 2016 3:55 PM
KATHY
Greetings
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Brenda, my Find A Grave friend! Let me hear from you!
Added by KATHY on Dec 25, 2015 10:30 AM
Wayne Cornelius
RE: Ellen Corry
You're right about the year span, of course. I'm embarrassed to make that kind of a math mistake (although I sometimes joke about the three kinds of statisticians -- those who can count accurately, and those who can't).
I'm not personally related to this family. Someone I was researching a couple years ago (encountered in Iowa) happened to have been baptized at Grace Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, and when I realized there was a very intact parish register online I made a project of putting in Find A Grave those recorded burials that had not already been memorialized by others. When I encounter more than one person with the same surname in the same cemetery I like to look more closely at the family using ancestry.com and other resources. Occasionally I notice family historians working on these families who either are relatives or are part of a small community where the family was well known and interact a little with the researcher.
Added by Wayne Cornelius on Nov 06, 2015 12:36 AM
theresa wilson
Law
Thank you so much for taking the time photographic the headstone of my Great-grandfather William and his wife. You don't know how much this means to me.

Thanks again.
Theresa
Added by theresa wilson on Oct 30, 2015 5:26 PM
Jean Doherty
RE: Jean Doherty
The entry in the record book would probably have said (in German) something like: survived by 6 sons and 3 daughters.

The good news is that I have a photocopy of the original record in German and would be happy to send it to you. Use my personal e-mail to send me your mailing address and I will send you copies of all pertinent German records.

I used that format in case I discovered the names of these sons and daughters at a later date and could just fill in the blanks. Because they are not buried in the Moravian Cemretery at Lititz, they may have lived to adulthood, moved away and been buried in another Moravian Cemetery such as Bethlehem or Nazareth. I'm always surprised at how mobile these early Moravians were - going from community to community - and horsepower of the four-legged kind was always involved. No easy task!
Added by Jean Doherty on Oct 17, 2015 9:28 AM
Erin Levack Nijmeijer
Walter Burns Jr
hi - thanks for updating Walter burns Jr mothers name. I also just sent a suggested correction with his full date of birth and death (I have a copy of the death cert from Ancestry ;-)
Oh and his middle name was Joseph.

thanks!
Erin
Added by Erin Levack Nijmeijer on Jul 07, 2015 11:38 AM
Cheryl Jones Smith
Thanks
Thanks for the suggested correction to Harriet Reilley and not Read. I have deleted one and corrected the other. The information is always better when we help each other. Again thanks,
Chris
for
Chris and Cheryl Smith
Added by Cheryl Jones Smith on Jun 01, 2015 3:47 PM
Dani Ryan
RE: Gilmore photo
You're very welcome! Glad I could help.
Added by Dani Ryan on May 22, 2015 5:31 PM
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