|Roanna Camden Cann (#46932997)|
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My family spent many Sunday afternoons visiting our family cemeteries. We would stroll together, sometimes three or four generations at a time, gently touching the stones, whispering greetings, shedding a tear or two, always careful of our steps, sharing memories and legends, passing the stories down from one generation to the next. I always felt like I knew everyone in those cemeteries even though thay had passed away decades, even centuries, before my birth. As children, we would stand before the stone of an ancestor and carefully recite everything we had been told, to the knowing nods or corrections of our elders. I cherish the memories of those Sundays in my adult life. My family no longer lives close enough to each other to stroll through those cemeteries. Find A Grave has allowed me to create virtual family cemeteries that my family can stroll through at any time without the limitations of time or distance. We can't touch the stones or hear the wind in the pines, but we can still whisper a greeting, shed a tear, and remember.|
I will gladly edit or transfer any of the memorials that I have submitted that are not in my direct line.
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|Cliff Johns||RE: Cliffs Cemetery|
OK, sorry. I am still finding my way around the site.
|Cliff Johns||last post|
1752 vice 1852 - old eyes at 80.
|Cliff Johns||Gregorian calendar|
I should have said the Quakers used the Julian Calendar until 1852
instead of the Gregorian Calendar; sorry. My mistake. Cliff Johns
|Cliff Johns||Richard Johns, b. 1645 Bristol, England|
I just found a memoir in the Quaker records written by Elizabeth
Johns/Troth/Stevens, the youngest child of Richard Johns and
Elizabeth Kensey Sparrow, written in 1718. If it is of interest, I
can add it. It does pin down his birth date, place, marriage and
death. If you think it would be of interest, I will add it.
I trust your superior time and contributions to this site, and don't
want to overload it. Regards, Cliff Johns
|Cliff Johns||RE: Johns in the Cliffs Burial Ground|
Understand, and rightly so. Good work on your part. I will just
add as I can to hopefully improve the records. Many thanks..
|Cliff Johns||Quaker records dating method|
The Quakers used the Gregorian Calendar until 1752. The first
month in their dating method prior to this is March, thus the 12th month is Feb., the 11th is Jan. and so on.
|Cliff Johns||Johns in the Cliffs Burial Ground|
Thanks so much for your great work. I am descended from Richard
Johns and have done extensive research on this family. I would be
happy to take over as custodian of these Johns buried here if you
wish. I am an experienced genealogist of 25 years. Cliff Johns
|Nancy Slade||John Brown Descendant|
I have been starting back to researching my family tree and found your information about John B Brown. My g grandfather was Joseph Brown son of John J Brown, born1868 died 1890.
So thankful for your write up - gives me a good prospective of my g g g grandfather John B. Brown. Have you any more information of his mother or father prior to 1778?
Thanks Nancy Brown Slade
|frank mcgee||william a. coleson|
Hello Roanna Camden Cann, It was brought to my attention by Rich Kreiss, another contributor, that we have two William A. Coleson's with about the same birth and death dates in two different Willoughby cemeteries in Hertford County, NC. One was contributed by you in 2011 and one (in the other Willoughby cemetery) by me in 2012. Yours is Memorial #675602250 and mine is Memorial #139926111.
I think we reported on the same person. I first assumed it was my mistake. But then, I found my field notes and my information came from a barely legible grave marker at the William Preston Willoughby cemetery off Vann Rd. near Ahoskie, Hertford County. This marker is beside one for John R. Coleson who may be W. A. Coleson's father. Your reported dates are probably the more accurate. Mine came from the worn marker.
I would like to sort this out with you. Please advise. Sincerely, Frank McGee
|Dennis York||FAG Tranfer Requests|
Hello Roanna Camden Cann (#46932997):
I am Dennis York#47405652 who grew up in Randolph County, North Carolina. I have been researching ancestors and cemeteries for over 46 years on many different families. I want to thank you for Several Find A Grave memorials you have created of my family members. I have done extensive research on the York and Marley families in Randolph County.
I would be very pleased to receive a transfer on Find A Grave memorial #36731656 for Polly York my 2nd great aunt. I also would be very pleased to receive a transfer on Find A Grave memorial # 36731576 for John Marley husband of Polly York my 2nd great aunt.
Thank you for your consideration of these requests. You have done some very excellent work with your Find A Grave memorials.
Dennis York #47405652
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