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Linda (#46626647)
 member for 10 years, 7 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo I am a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, the Jamestowne Society, Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, the National Huguenot Society, and the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century. I just love researching family histories. I taught Jr. High English in the public schools for fourteen years. I was an Elementary Counselor and a librarian for fifteen years.

I would love your contributions to the pages I've added. I especially want pictures of the people I have listed here. I am taking pictures of all the tombstones in my area in order to preserve family histories for future generations, especially those who wish to join DAR and other societies. I want to honor these people and truly wish for them to be "Gone but Not Forgotten." I want to create a page for each person with pictures and biographical information. My DAR webpage is at
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Thank you so very much. GOD bless you. Jarrott
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Feb 27, 2015 11:14 AM
Thank you so much for the transfers!
Added by Trudy on Feb 26, 2015 9:10 AM
Karen P.
RE: Woodworth

I try and sponsor each of my many Great grandparents. Thank you for creating the memorial.

I too am a DAR member, and waiting for approval on Mayflower, Jamestown, and Colonial Dames.

I live near Jamestown, so if you every need anything in Hampton Rhodes please let me know.

Regards, Karen
Added by Karen P. on Feb 25, 2015 6:16 PM
Thank you for the additional information concerning Capt Benjamin Harrison and his son William H Harrison, relevant to DAR# for the patriot ancestor. I have added that info to the memorials to assist others who may be interested in pursuing DAR membership under this line.
Added by genie-in-az on Feb 09, 2015 10:24 AM
Ryan O
Old Cavaness Cemetery
Hello Linda,

My spouse and I went on a great hut this Saturday to find Old Cavaness Cemetery. We went out to the Narrow Gap Bluff, and took some beautiful pictures and used binoculars to try and see a hint of a cemetery across the river. After about 30 minutes we were politely interrupted by the land owner letting us know that it was private property (oops!) and the gate had been accidentally left open. He did let us know that several people over the years have been out there looking for the cemetery, and that he grows hay in the field that we were looking at. He has never seen sign of any burials there since he purchased the land (which is now for sale). In the late spring when the ground is dryer, we will get a chance to walk down there and look around again. If you have any more information on this cemetery, I would love to know.

Thanks so much,

Added by Ryan O on Jan 26, 2015 8:03 AM
K. (Salsman) Martin
RE: Merell Cemetery

Thank you so much! After having been to the Merell cemetery before and now seeing it after the clean-up it looks awesome. I cannot thank you enough for all your hard work. I wish I could have helped with the clean up. Unfortunately there are many cemeteries in need of being cared for.
Added by K. (Salsman) Martin on Dec 27, 2014 3:06 PM
K. (Salsman) Martin
Merell Cemetery
Awesome! Thank you for the update. I hope you took before and after photos. I am going to see if they have an updated list of burials now. I am hoping to unlock some family mysteries. Happy Belated Christmas!
Added by K. (Salsman) Martin on Dec 26, 2014 2:03 PM
Eli Henthorn
Frances Woodall Kent
Do you know where on the Kent land she is buried? Thanks!
Added by Eli Henthorn on Dec 23, 2014 3:33 PM
Tony Davies
Thomas Kent 1612-1656
Hi Linda,
My middle name is Kent, and he is my 7th ggf.
I am curious about where you found the information about his burial place, on his own land. Also I had 01 May 1658 as his death date.
I am trying to firm up my information about the Kent side of the family. Thanks for collaborating.
Added by Tony Davies on Dec 21, 2014 6:14 PM
Meda Walker
Thank you for sending the obit on my great aunt Meda Walker. Her husband was my great uncle. If I had only been aware a day or two earlier, I could have gone to whatever services they had for her.
She was a wonderful woman and lived a blessed life.
Added by Rick on Dec 16, 2014 7:39 PM
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