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Donald Tuttle (#47391979)
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Bio Photo Having recently retired from a career in aerospace, the genealogy bug was planted in my ear by my loving wife, Donna. We have been traveling across Texas and New Mexico visiting cemeteries of my ancestors. The picture is artwork in a Texas town along Highway 380.

I have been overwhelmed with a wealth of information (thanks to the internet) on my lines of Tuttle, Means, Thurston, Lake, Brown, Gibson, Bryant, & Pattison. I have just begun!

Donna and I discovered the Aspermont Cemetery in Aspermont, Texas on the way back from New Mexico in October 2010. It struck us that much of the history there was lacking on Find A Grave, and we resolved to document the entire cemetery. A second trip in February 2011 convinced us it was a bit overwhelming; however, we planned a third trip October 2011 and spent three days, snapping away. All our photos are now posted and new pages created.
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 • 1,335 Memorials Added
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LTC Valentine Allen
Hi Don, remember me? I just had to tell you what I discovered last night while researching...your cousin Cathy (my sister-in-law & a descendent of Valentine Allen as you are) is also a blood relative to my husband Bill! I learned that Bill is a descendant of Valentine's sister Susanna and therefore ya'll are cousins. In a separate twist, I've recently found that both my husband and myself are 13th cousins to our son-in-law and therefore we are distant cousins to our grandson as well as being his grandparents! (You're our grandson's cousin also through the Allen line.) What a crazy, small world this is 😄
Added by Mert57 on Mar 07, 2015 12:50 PM
Barbara Hanno
RE: Samuel Rice Find A Grave Memorial# 118565350
Hi Donald, I have moved the photo to the correct memorial. Ashby has some beautiful memorials and they were perfectly lit the day I passed by. Thanks for your alert eye and your attentive care!
Added by Barbara Hanno on Mar 05, 2015 5:48 PM
RE: Samuel Rice FAG #118565374
OK. I'll remove it, since I didn't create it anyway, but I wasn't sure what to do. Thank you.
Added by AlPol on Mar 04, 2015 8:53 PM
Valerie Wixen Thruelsen
RE: John Manning at Ashby
Yes, the information helps a little. After I was thinking about it for a bit, I realized that its entirely possible that at one time the First Parish Burial Ground could have been part of the Village Cemetery. The reason for my confusion comes from the fact that in the Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, the cemetery location is Village Cemetery located in Ashby, 55. (I can't figure out what 55 is) Unfortunately, that's the only info it shows and if I want to see the whole thing I have to order the document. Its from Vital Check. I can't stand the info that doesn't allow me to check the document itself.
Added by Valerie Wixen Thruelsen on Feb 01, 2015 9:30 PM
B. C. B. : : = )
James Harvey Bryant
Your picture on this memorial could be added to his wife's memorial.
Added by B. C. B. : : = ) on Jan 28, 2015 8:58 AM
RE: Hitchings and Simonds
I couldn't find out who is in Grave #1. Would you happen to know who that might be?

Added by DRL on Dec 17, 2014 2:54 PM
RE: Charles and Bertha Hitchings
You're very welcome. I try to get them done within a day or two but this time of year I prefer doing them when it isn't raining or snowing so thought I'd get them done before it rains again later today. Samuel Simonds' grave is unmarked. I put a comment with the photo.

Added by DRL on Dec 17, 2014 12:07 PM
Barnett Hudson
I do believe that the two cemeteries are the same, but will follow your suggestion. Thanks! I will remove my entries.
Hope your holidays are good ones as well.
Added by Nancy on Dec 03, 2014 1:12 AM
Johnson Chapel Cem
I must have had a senior moment there. When I went and checked the memorials, I see what you mean. Yes, these two cemeteries should be merged.....they are the same cemetery. Sorry about that.
Added by Nancy on Dec 01, 2014 7:35 PM
PS the cemetery doesn't need to be merged. She has them in the proper's just that I accidentally posted a duplicate.
Added by Nancy on Dec 01, 2014 7:30 PM
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