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Laura Plummer Ranville (#47069796)
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Bio Photo I love this site! I appreciate the work of people who make these memorials and those who take the photos to match. Because of the work of others I have found several 'long-lost' ancestors. I don't know that I would have found them any other way. Thank you to all who have made an entry, taken a photo, made a transfer, or created links between family members.

I am a retired teacher and I live in Michigan. I have been making entries and taking photos of the cemeteries around me in several counties. I'm happy to make edits and links and transfers.

I'm not the best photographer around, but I'm learning as I go. Please feel free to use any photo I've taken.
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Cherie_in_OC
Clista and Monty Miller
Laura, I don't know if I ever thanked you for posting the photo of my aunt and uncle's stone, and if I already did, well...thank you again. My heart is warmed every time I visit her memorial. She was my special angel.

And, thank you for ALL the work you do on Find a Grave. I have found other photos of my relatives you have posted, too.
Added by Cherie_in_OC on Aug 22, 2014 5:21 PM
Paul Sutton Kamalsky
RE: Charlotte Gaylord
Dear Laura,

You are most welcome. I was very happy when I saw your grandmas
stone. Those guys really did the work and on their own volition. Few
town agencies would go so far to make restorations

Paul
Added by Paul Sutton Kamalsky on Jul 25, 2013 5:13 PM
Mona Rhone
John Gaylord 1714-1778
According to the book "Families of Ancient New Haven" by Donald Lines Jacobus, John Gaylord was born in Durham, Ct and died in Bristol, CT.

While looking for Benjamin Gaylord, I found this information and thought you might want it. There are several pages of Gaylords in this book and if you are interested, I can scan the pages and send them to you in an email. The date range is 1641 to the mid 1800's. These books were written in 1923.
Added by Mona Rhone on Jul 15, 2013 6:24 PM
Sara Buntyn
RE: Crawley-Futral Cemetery
I originally found the information in a book at Clayton Library in Houston. The title is _Cemeteries of Spalding County, Georgia, vol.1_, published by the Griffin Historical and Preservation Society in 1986.

I searched for it on the web just now and found that the society has digitized all five volumes of the set.

The link for vol. 1 is:
http://www.griffinhistory.com/includes/cemeteries/Cemeteries%20of%20Spalding%20County%201.pdf

The CF cemetery is listed on p. A-9. The directions from 1986 are not as accurate now, but I was able to locate the cemetery while on a visit in 2011. If you look at the CF cemetery page here at Find A Grave, you will see it on the map - if you zoom in, you will see a little parallelogram - that is the exact location from GPS coordinates.
Added by Sara Buntyn on Jul 03, 2013 2:37 AM
Marshall Lloyd
RE: Phaneufs
Sorry yes those are Minne and Charles' children. Let me see what I can find about your husband's family. Joseph Phaneuf had a brother Maxime Faneuff and Julianne had a sister Hermine Beaugrand. They too married, so their descendants are my double cousins. There are a variety of spellings.

Added by Marshall Lloyd on Feb 04, 2013 9:50 PM
Bill Powers
Nazareth Baptish Church Cemetery, Zebulon
I tried to find the Nazareth Baptish Church Cemetery in Zebulon, Ga and could not. I finally figured out it has changed its name to Open Arms Baptist Church. Do you know how we go about changing the name of a church/cemetery? Bill from Williamson, GA
Added by Bill Powers on Aug 04, 2012 5:22 PM
I Remember When
RE: Lydia Gaylord Hess Montague
You're very welcome Laura! It's always a joy to find these items and then share them on the pages with others. What's so great about it is people get to read it in the actual newspaper print.
As far as how you did it, it's fine. I have just been putting a note at the top of the page that says:

Photo at right
Microfilm archive
Carthage Weekly Banner
Week of September 30, 1886

That way when they look to the right at the photo, they know that's what your referencing.
However you want to do it is fine. :)
~Nancy
Added by I Remember When on Feb 05, 2012 12:13 PM
Anne Mount West
RE: East Line Cemetery/Inyo Co, CA
I got the list of names from the cemetery office years ago. There is also a West Line Street Cemetery. There could be burials in East Line Street that the office does not know about. I know for a fact that they were digging for a burial and came across a casket that was not on their list as being buried in that location. I have a contact with the Supervisor. I can ask for an email or phone number if you want to contact the office. Let me know. Anne
Added by Anne Mount West on Jan 24, 2012 8:54 AM
Georgia Girl
Oops ... Mary B. (Bonner?) Harper Horton
Do "not" have any proof/documentation. Her date of birth of 1794 would be between William Turner Harper, Jr., b. 1792 and Wyatt Harper, b. 1799.
Added by Georgia Girl on Oct 06, 2011 10:26 AM
Georgia Girl
Mary B. (Bonner?) Harper Horton (1794-?)
Looking at the possibility she was the d/o William Turner Harper (#60714586) and Sarah Jane "Sallie" Bonner (#60714767). Do no have any proof/documentation. I'm descended from Edward Harper's (m. Ann Turner) sister, Frances Ann Harper (m. Thomas Hunt, Jr.). Their parents were William Harper and Frances (Wyatt) Harper, Sr. So we are Harper cousins!
Added by Georgia Girl on Oct 06, 2011 10:21 AM
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