|Texas Chessher (#47068932)|
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I have always enjoyed walking around cemeteries and reading headstones since childhood. I feel that even though they are not walking among us they are still here in spirit and that in some way it may feel good that someone takes the time to stop and read their headstone. |
I enjoy helping others with their searches and it is very rewarding to be able to find information for those of us looking for someone.
Every visit I make to a cemetery I take lots
of photo's, so if I have added a family member and you would like me to transfer just ask.
I add these memorials so that one day someone looking for them will be able to find them.
When I found FindAGrave my hope was to find my little sister's grave in Florida, 34 years had passed since we laid her to rest and moved back to Texas.
My wish was fulfilled by New York Historian, and I am forever thankful. He lives in NY and was vacationing in Florida and took my request with him, even knowing there was no marker, he tried and succeeded.
When I saw the flowers marking her spot it
filled a huge void I carried for 34 years. FindAGrave has become my way of giving back
by helping others with same hopes.
*Special Thanks to New York Historian.
You are an amazing person!* :)
My family surnames include:
Wilkinson, Pryor, Dickinson, Anderson, Fisher, Herriage, Goodman, Cline, Rankin and others I have yet to discover.
My husbands family surnames: Chessher, Lancaster, Arnold, Robinson, Tipton, Cooper, Burgin, Dunlop/Dunlap, Barnett, Goss
I am also seeking information
for the surname WISECUP and
SHAFFER, located primarily in
Georgia, Ohio and possibly
Words of wisdom:
**If you ever need a helping hand,
you will find one at the end of each of your arms. As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands; one for helping yourself,
and the other for helping others..**
Poem: THIS IS A CEMETERY
Lives are commemorated – deaths are recorded -
families are reunited – memories are made tangible – and life is undisguised.
This is a cemetery.
Communities accord respect, families bestow
reverence, historians seek information and our heritage is thereby
Testimonies of devotions, pride and remembrance are carved in stone to pay warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life – not death –
of a loved one. The cemetery is homeland for family memorials that are a sustaining
source of comfort to the living.
A cemetery is a history of people – a personal record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering - ALWAYS.
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|Robert Hague||Penelope Elizabeth Bailey Lingan-Forest Park Lawndale|
I have posted a memorial for Penelope Elizabeth Bailey Lingan on Find A Grave for the Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. I have posted the burial plot on her memorial. Her memorial number is: 106612703. When I called the cemetery I was told there is a marker and she is buried on the 'Crew' or 'Krew' family plot. If you are going to be in the area, I would appreciate you taking a photo of her grave.
|Melissa||Find A Grave Memorial# 36044852|
There is some incorrect information on Daisey Grant Bailey's Find a grave memorial.
Her mother's name was Caroline Hartwig Grant. (Caroline also married twice more after Mr. Grant died--Smith and Johnson were her last names after Mr. Grant.)
It is correct that Jessie James Bailey was her husband and Edw. Allyn Bailey was her son, but she also had other children.
Here are the children's names in order:
Walter Hartwig Bailey
Edward Allyn Bailey
Karl Howard Bailey
Merrill Birney Bailey
Jesse James Bailey (died in infancy)
Helen Edith Bailey Eubanks
Francis Earl Bailey (died in childhood)
Daisey's full name was Dorothea Rosalee Grant Bailey.
She was my Great-Grandmother.
Could you change
Added by Melissa on Mar 12, 2015 8:38 PM
|Ruby Mordecai||Claude Kirkum Griffin|
Hi Texas Chessher,
Please check your Profile Page on Find A Grave and accept or reject the Edit I sent you re Claude. This allows you to link him to his parents quickly and easily. This is a fairly new feature which is very helpful in adding links, etc.
Thanks in advance for your help.
|Arlene Schroeder||Massey Headstone Photos|
Thanks so much for the headstone photos. Would it be okay with you if I uploaded your photos to my family tree, giving you photo credit, of course? Thanks again!
|Judith Cartwright Morris||Ernest Marvin Faulkner|
And thanks for adding the links for cousin Marvin too!
|Judith Cartwright Morris||Charles James "Jim" Faulkner|
Thanks for adding the information on my great uncle Jim's memorial! I really enjoy seeing family members linked.
|Mary Watts||Albert Fredrick Gardiner|
I would like to get permission to use your photos on F/G for my personal family tree. I will be certain to give you credit for the photos.
|Phenia Sue(Moore) Reynolds||Mildred Stewart|
Could you please link Mildred (the L is>Lucille) with her father # 124581851 and her mother # 124582089 and her spouse # 33588984...her maiden name was STONE.....and her dates are:
Birth 3 MAR 1914 in Santo, Palo Pinto Co., Texas
Death 12 DEC 2003 - Highlands, Harris Co Texas
Thank you so very much
|Jan||Memorial # 32584031|
Her name is
Ola Clementine Jeter Allen
Born 6 Feb 1882, Alabama
Died. 9 Dec 1974, Highlands, Harris, Texas
Her husband is
Charlie Fletcher Allen, memorial 32584182
Her daughter Jessie Allen Allen is my aunt. Jessie is listed on her mothers page.
Added by Jan on Feb 09, 2014 10:13 PM
|J M Dedman||Mem 35456911--Harry Borum|
Your memorial shows the name of this person as Harry R. Borum, Jr. You show that he is the son of Harry R. Borum (Sr.) and Elizabeth Hightower.
This is an incorrect name. He was Harry H. Borum, Jr. (Your photo of his stone on your memorial clearly shows an H. as his middle initial). My earlier messages to you requesting a correction must not have gotten to you.
He was Harry Hill Borum, Jr., married to Josephine D. Moore, who is buried in that same cemetery. His father and mother Harry Hill Borum and Elizabeth Hightower are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, TN, as are his wife's parents, James Henry Moore and Gladys Bill Dedman.
You show his military service in WWII in the 15th Infantry, and you mention his Korea service. In Korea he served in the 21st Infantry Division.
Thanks for your assistance and your work on Find A Grave.
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