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The Real McCoys (#47009066)
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Bio Photo I am more than glad to transfer management of any entry that I am not directly related to. I think Find A Grave is a useful tool for family history searches, but personally I think it is awesome to have a place where EVERYONE can have their own little memorial space. Therefore many of my entries are not my family, but rather my effort to provide a memorial for as many as possible. I also welcome correction requests and will update any memorials that need it.

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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Updated the Bio-Thanks for the Pro Pic & if He is Family or someone U know I will Gladly Transfer! John in San Diego, CA
Added by JKBXJKS on Jul 25, 2016 8:32 AM
Anita Dennis
RE: William Blessing
WWI Draft Registration Card lists him as William Carl Blessing, but as he "made his mark", we're relying on the registrar's spelling.

12 Ancestry Family Trees use Carl, one (which attached the death certificate) uses Carrl.

Added by Anita Dennis on Jul 18, 2016 6:25 PM
Mildred Rinehart 14889660
Thank you for the obituary for Mildred. What newspaper did it come from?

Added by Goddess on Jul 07, 2016 4:32 PM
George Scott, at Kidwell
Thank you so much for posting the photograph for G.Scott at Kidwell.
Added by Tricia💜 on Jun 09, 2016 10:17 AM
Ted Calvert
Geneva Venoy Snipes Lindsey headstone
Thanks for the picture!
Added by Ted Calvert on Jun 07, 2016 3:24 PM
Mountain Traveler
RE: Dorothy McVey/Oakland Cemetery
It IS the right stone. She was an infant or child, I was just trying to read that death year to be sure of the date. Thank you!
Added by Mountain Traveler on Dec 17, 2015 6:08 AM
Mountain Traveler
Dorothy McVey/Oakland Cemetery
Thank you so very much for going and finding this stone, that was probably not easy to find, and taking a photo for me. In the photo I am not sure if the death year is 1920 or 1926? Should be 1920.
Added by Mountain Traveler on Dec 15, 2015 12:30 PM
Hi Cuz
Dicy Mirah Perkins Milner,is my branch on the tree,Glad to meet you!I'm in K.C. been GPS the family when I can for now and furture generations making it faster to find maybe promoting visiting there pioneer relativies there stones are still in good shape considering there age and material there made of.
Added by Richard on Aug 21, 2015 5:25 PM
Mariah & Ruben Perkins
Thank You, for adding the GPS locator to there memorial pages.If you ever want to transfer there pages,I would be happy to take them.There my 2X Great Grand parents.
Added by Richard on Aug 21, 2015 4:59 PM
Sebird Rhea
Thank you,for adding the GPS locator to the Sebird Rhea memorial page. If you ever want to transfer his memorial page,he's my 3X Great Grand parent,and I would enjoy having it.
Added by Richard on Aug 21, 2015 4:50 PM
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