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Forrest Fothergill (#46917725)
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Bio Photo I've entered burials in all the Union County Pennsylvania cemeteries as transcribed by Mrs. Martha Bartol between 1915 and 1924. Mrs. Bartol was historian for the Shikelimo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1912 to 1931 and as such conducted the earliest known effort to record all the inscriptions found in the Lewisburg Cemetery as well as all the early burials county wide. Many of the stones she recorded are no longer legible or are now missing so her transcription is an invaluable resource for the counties cemeteries. Keep in mind that some of the stones were already difficult to read when she recorded them, so there will be some errors. The entries will have a note that Mrs. Bartol was the source for the information. Sam Alcorn's transcription (available from the Union County Historical Society on CD) was used to complete the record for those people who were still living in 1924 but had already erected a stone in the Lewisburg cemetery.

I'm happy to transfer these memorials if I have no relation to them.

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Kathy Veliz
RE: Ebenezer Kentfield
Thank you and I will definitely go to your ancestry page and in my familysearch I will link it so you have the credits

Added by Kathy Veliz on May 01, 2015 6:56 PM
Kathy Veliz
Ebenezer Kentfield
May I have your permission to use your photo? I would like to use in my and
Thank you
Kathy Veliz
Added by Kathy Veliz on Apr 12, 2015 11:53 PM
edward smith
Hi Forrest, I am wondering if you would mind me using some of your photos for my family tree.
Added by edward smith on Mar 28, 2015 5:20 AM
Marcia McClure Sugumele
Edward McClure....this cannot be correct
Birth: 1789
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1810
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA

aged 21y

Family links:
Alexander McClure (1796 - 1853)
Elizabeth Humes McClure (1812 - 1892)

Edward McClure (1789 - 1810)
Caroline Humes McClure (1838 - 1904)
Added by Marcia McClure Sugumele on Mar 25, 2015 2:12 PM
Wayne Officer
RE: Proctor's
Good morning Forrest. I'll be happy to give Mrs. Bartol credit for the profiles. Have a great day. Thank you.
Added by Wayne Officer on Mar 16, 2015 5:47 AM
Fred & Betty Pauly Knecht
RE: Lydia Scofield
Forrest: Thanks for transferring the memorial.
I will certainly leave the note about Mrs. Bartol as the source. Thanks again, Fred
Added by Fred & Betty Pauly Knecht on Jan 01, 2015 8:51 AM
Photo permission request
Hello. I recently found your photo of the stone of Jacob Winans. May I please have your permission to include some of your pictures in my family records? Credit for the source would be included, and copies would be for personal use, not for publication or posting elsewhere on the internet. Thank you very much!
Added by bvn on Jan 01, 2015 8:38 AM
Carl Catherman
Verna Heim
Forrest, thank you very much for updating Verna's memorial. I appreciate your quick response. I'm done with Find A Grave for a while now. I've got to get working on an index to my K/Catherman genealogy, somewhere around 19,000 names.
Added by Carl Catherman on Dec 10, 2014 5:39 PM
Ann Bradford Dimmick (1699-1788) - Pink Cemetery
Belated thanks for the much needed and more recent photograph for this memorial which I just discovered you added - in 2013!

Philip in NYC
Added by pkarchs on Dec 08, 2014 4:55 AM
Barbara Hacker
Dear Forrest, Thanks for all the good work you and the other volunteers do. I'd like to offer some information. The posting for Donna M. Cawley in Highland Cemetery, New Colombia, PA who was born 1962 and died 1968, incorrectly lists her parents as George P. Cawley and Mildred Ranck Cawley. They are actually her grandparents. The father is their son Robert LeRoy Cawley and wife Betty Jane George Cawley. I think the ages and dates will support this.
Added by Barbara Hacker on Oct 25, 2014 6:22 PM
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