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Gathering Roots (#47213048)
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Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

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D Snow
RE: Parents of Franklin Reeves
I verified with my Mother. My grandfather is Charles Ernest Reeves. Apparently someone "fatfingered" the father's name on the death certificate.
Thank you for providing the "certificate of death" for Douglas.
Added by D Snow on Dec 18, 2014 11:24 AM
Little Lady
RE: 3 more you can add to Mosley Cemetery
Thank you for the information!
Added by Little Lady on Dec 18, 2014 9:49 AM
Little Lady
RE: Mosley Cemetery
Yes. Thank you. This is the branch of my family line. He later married Lydia "Liddie" Mosley. I will make the connections for him.
Added by Little Lady on Dec 17, 2014 8:12 AM
Michael Silvis
Dora E Silvous 119807348
I notice the last name spell on your Find A Grave on Dora.
It should be spell Silvious. You may have left out i. (Silvous) Everyone else spell Silvious except Dora.

Best Regards,
Mike Silvis
Added by Michael Silvis on Dec 13, 2014 5:07 AM
Renee Clark
Transfers complete
Thank you for transferring my great-grandparents to me.
Added by Renee Clark on Dec 09, 2014 2:56 PM
Ethelred Gay Cutright #59581632
Thanks for your edits. I did a bit more searching and found her and Vernon's middle names. I can't account for the DC showing Ebeneezer Cem. in Barbour Co. Here's the description of Ebeneezer: Cemetery notes and/or description:
Ebenezer Cemetery is just off of Route 57, on your left heading south. It is up a steep hill and in the trees. There are no signs or markings of any kind. All that remains of the old Ebenezer Church is a small pile of rubble nearby.

The tombstone photo on Vernon's memorial has her name on it as well at Adrian, WV so perhaps the person who filled in the DC got it wrong (as they did showing the husband's name in the wrong spot). Or possibly the old Ebeneezer was abandoned and the graves moved??? Just a guess.

Appreciate your help.
Added by GLENDA EISENHOUR on Dec 09, 2014 2:53 PM
Laura Tibbs
RE: Willie Riddle
Great Thanks! I have a death date of April 1933
Added by Laura Tibbs on Dec 09, 2014 12:26 PM
Laura Tibbs
I should have also mentioned that I believe this Willie Riddle to be the daughter of Newton Jessie Riddle.
Added by Laura Tibbs on Dec 09, 2014 6:38 AM
Laura Tibbs
Is there any information that you can give on Find A Grave 99909639 for Willie Riddle? I have a suspicion this is the person I am looking for but I am looking for a girl named Willie who dies in 1933. Just wondering where the info that is on this Find A Grave entry came from so I can rule out the person I am looking for.


Added by Laura Tibbs on Dec 09, 2014 6:36 AM
Renee Clark
Alice Canterbury Clark
Please consider transferring this record to me. Allice is my g-grandmother. Her Memorial #139496922.

Please also transfer Major Clark's record to me. His Memorial #139489325.

Once those transfers are done I can link Major and Alice's son Leon to them!

Thank you!
Added by Renee Clark on Dec 03, 2014 10:45 PM
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