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Thucydides (#46887174)
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Dark hills at evening in the west,
Where sunset hovers like a sound
Of golden horns that sang to rest
Old bones of warriors under ground,
Far now from all the bannered ways
Where flash the legions of the sun,
You fade--as if the last of days
Were fading, and all wars were done.

(The Dark Hills by Edward Arlington Robinson, first published in 1920)

O Memory! thou midway world
‘Twixt earth and paradise,
Where things decayed and loved ones lost
In dreamy shadows rise,

And, freed from all that's earthly vile,
Seem hallowed, pure, and bright,
Like scenes in some enchanted isle,
All bathed in liquid light.

(Verses 2 and 3 from My Childhood's Home I See Again, a poem written by Abraham Lincoln and published in the Quincy [Illinois] Whig by editor Andrew Johnston, 1847)

And am I born to die
To lay this body down
And must my trembling spirit fly
Into a world unknown

(first verse of 47b Idumea from The Sacred Harp hymnal, original text by Charles Wesley)

A tended cemetery is itself a living creature of earth and candles and flowers. But when there are no living to remember the stories and faces and names of a cemetery's dead, a cemetery dies.

(Time's Magpie by Myla Goldberg)

Es heißt nicht sterben
Lebt man in den Herzen
der Menschen fort, die man
verlaßen hat.

(Zitat auf einem Grabstein auf dem jüdischen Friedhof Ullstadt, ursprünglich aus dem Buch Charakter vom schottischen Schriftsteller und Reformer Samuel Smiles)

Media vita in morte sumus (Unknown, ca. 750 A.D.)
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Laurie Yanda
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Hello, # 14558765, I do not want to confuse you ...but it will be anyway. Find A Grave has my Aunt as Elenora Yenda at address 3148 W. 48th St. Cleveland. She was born Eleanora Janda 24 Dec, 1911. Died on 18th Apr, 1912 Buried on Apr 20, 1912. The death records has her as Glenora Yanda. And not to make this any worse...{she has a Sister Elinore Yonda July 21, 1917 birth and July 31 Death buried Aug 1, 1917. (United Cemetery Allegheny, PA)} You have to love some trails. Thanks Laurie Yanda
Added by Laurie Yanda on Feb 01, 2016 1:11 AM
Ron Goertz
Lewis Edwards (119253817) & Selina (Harrison) Harrison (127295514)
While the inscription on Selina Edwards' tombstone is reported to say "Selina, wife of Lewis Edwards, died January 30, 1880, age 23 yrs, 5m, 18 days," the obituary accompanying Lewis Edwards (119253817) says "Edwards-Lewis, age 78 years, husband of Margaret..." What leads to the conclusion that the two Lewis Edwards are one and the same? That they were added to the database 6 months apart would lead one to believe they were not buried next to each other...
Thank you.
Added by Ron Goertz on Jan 31, 2016 5:29 PM
Peggy Rocchio
Bartul Anton "Tony" Palcic
Happy Holidays! I know this memorial is good hands. If I find out any further information, I will be sure to pass it onto you.
Added by Peggy Rocchio on Dec 18, 2015 4:40 PM
Fred Stohlman (155539220)
Good catch on finding the death record for Mary! I missed that. I've updated her record.

Yes, I did a full photo sweep of both St. John's in Garfield Heights (several years ago) and of Zion in Maple Heights (earlier this summer.) I don't claim to be perfect on them, for reasons of human error, unmarked graves, and illegible graves. But I didn't find Fred and Amanda in either place.

Yes, someone must have messed up Fred's death record. He can be in Maple Heights, or he can be in St. John's, but he can't be in St. John's in Maple Heights.

My best guess is that he is or they are in Zion, unmarked or missed by me. I looked through the history of St. John's Church, and the only confirmation in St. John's for a Stohlman was the oldest brother, Henry William. There are no other Stohlmans buried in St. John's. I suspect the family belonged to St. John's when their address was in Cleveland, but shifted to Zion when they moved to Bedford (later called Maple Heights.) So, my vote is Zion since almost all of his family is there, and her parents and siblings are there too. (Maybe I missed them over near her parents somewhere? I remember the parents' stone, and for some reason the photo didn't upload. I'll have to go back one of these days...)
Added by Janice on Dec 05, 2015 6:36 PM
Mabel (Zuelch) Link
Thanks for the heads up on her cemetery location.


Added by LindaC on Dec 02, 2015 9:28 AM
Frank K.
Nice photos taken at the Lohtorfriedhof. Thank you.
Added by Frank K. on Oct 03, 2015 8:12 AM
Bonnie Schow
RE: Lura Cochran
Thank you for the info! I am on ancestry and I found the tree to which you referred. It makes sense to me that she was married before. I really appreciate the help.
Added by Bonnie Schow on Sep 05, 2015 6:21 PM
R. Sage
Kolar photo request
Thank you so much!
Added by R. Sage on Aug 03, 2015 4:13 AM
Steve Newnom
Thank you very much for the headstone photo, I appreciate it!
Added by Steve Newnom on Aug 02, 2015 6:16 PM
Janice Hollandsworth
George Andreason
Thank you for the photos of his grave site. I appreciate it.
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Aug 02, 2015 3:00 PM
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