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James (#47037235)
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Bio Photo My interest in cemetery transcriptions started with discovering my family history. The first cemetery I entered was Mount Olivet Cemetery on Frederick Rd located within Baltimore City, my mother's side, Durham, is buried there. I entered the Military at a very young age,17. I was stationed Futenma Marine Corps Air Station Okinawa, Japan, during the Saigon Evacuation. I joined the Marine Corps 9/72 and my service ended 6/76. After leaving the military I used the GI Bill to attend school finishing in 1987, majored in Business with a minor in IT. Some of the Surnames in my research include:


Bell, Beall, Birnie, Bowie, Bourne, Boutte, Broussard, Chesley, Clagett, de laHoussaye, Douglas, Dugas, Duffield, Key, Langla, Love, Provost, Scott, Syester, Williams just to name a few.

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Voixloup
RE: Edward
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=listFaqs#44
Added by Voixloup on Dec 09, 2014 10:22 AM
Voixloup
RE: Edward
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=78062197&CRid=67785&

This is the picture of the gate that I submitted for approval to the admins of Findagrave. I have told Olivia Williams Braddy and I am now telling you that this picture is put on all memorials and I cannot remove it from an individual memorial, ESPECIALLY a memorial that I do not have possession of. I will contact an admin to ask them to explain this to you since I am not being clear enough to help you understand what the gate shot is. Memorials can have only 5 pictures, unless they are sponsored. If you choose to sponsor the memorial, significantly more pictures can be added.
Added by Voixloup on Dec 09, 2014 10:17 AM
F. Hylton
RE: Harry Cemetery Mercer County WV
I hate to hear that the cemetery is overgrown.A lot of family cemeteries are just abandoned and forgot about.Hopefully this winter he will be able to take some pictures. Thanks for letting me know. F. Hylton
Added by F. Hylton on Oct 10, 2014 6:24 AM
F. Hylton
RE: Harry Cemetery Mercer County WV
Your welcome James, Hope you can get the pictures of the Cemetery real soon. If you need anything let me know..... F. Hylton
Added by F. Hylton on Oct 05, 2014 2:04 PM
F. Hylton
RE: Harry Cemetery Mercer County WV
Good, Glade that you located the cemetery. I did not know for sure whether it was before or after the gate. If you come in to take pictures don,t forget to take a couple of pictures of two street signs, Harry St and Hale St. I guess named after Calvin Harry and Mary Hale. take care F. Hyltion
Added by F. Hylton on Oct 05, 2014 9:20 AM
F. Hylton
George R Bowling Jr
Hi James, Transferred George to you, could not find much on him. I thing he is the grand son of George W Bowling and Lillie Alice Harry.
Added by F. Hylton on Oct 03, 2014 8:46 AM
Larry Veach
RE: Harry Cemetery Mercer County WV
James,
I've gone up the road looking for it on two different occasions. For the life of me I have not been able to locate it. My next step is to visit funeral homes listed in obituaries to see if they can give me an exact location. Do you have any ideas?

Larry
Added by Larry Veach on Sep 28, 2014 5:04 PM
F. Hylton
Cephas Dexter Harry
Sorry, Didn't know which Harry Cemetery you was looking for. you got the right one. I been trying to photograph the cemetery but the road has been blocked off. Now it looks like a farm in there. So i would say you would have to have permission to get up to it. F. Hylton
Added by F. Hylton on Sep 26, 2014 6:44 AM
F. Hylton
Cephas Dexter Harry
Hi James, I think you still have the wrong Harry Cem. Find A Grave shows two in Mercer Co Wv both has a map. The one you list shows it off of old Bramwell Rd. The other one shows it being in Green Valley. F. Hylton
Added by F. Hylton on Sep 26, 2014 6:27 AM
Judy Llamas
Harry Cemetery - Mercer Co., WV
Hi, James,
I've noticed that the interments have been removed from this cemetery. (?) This Harry Cemetery is located at latitude 37.309048, longitude -81.115365. It is 2 miles SW of Glenwood (probably east of Green Valley?). To get to it, go east on Clover Dew Dairy Road. Just before Stone Mt. Drive diverges to the left, the cemetery is on your right in a patch of woods behind a cleared field. There are many family cemeteries in Mercer County - probably where the families had farms. Good luck!
Added by Judy Llamas on Sep 22, 2014 2:31 AM
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