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EddieM (#47083914)
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Bio Photo Hello from New Mexico.
I've been excavating and cataloging pioneer cemeteries for over 30 years. In the 1980s I even published a few works on the subject. Like most of you, I'm also an avid genealogist. While I enjoy finding the graves of famous people, I'm more interested in the common soldier and pioneer. Every one of them has a story.

As for genealogy, I am currently working on the surnames Trine, Minter, Dozier, Shackleford and Marquez. I'm also collecting the names and graves of the Maryland 6th Infantry.

I'm usually "on the road," so my photos come from wherever I happen to be. I've had the pleasure of meeting hundreds of wonderful people who share this love for history. Contact me if I can be of any help to you.

ABOUT TRANSFERS: I am happy to transfer anyone who is not my direct ancestor.
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Steven Riley
RE: Littleton Parker Ewell
Hi Eddie,

Thanks for getting back to me in regards to Littleton Parker Ewell, buried in St. Mary's cemetery in Pocomoke, Md. Sorry the police harassed you while in the cemetery. If you'd had a shovel, I could understand them being suspicious, but not a camera and clipboard. Geesh. I'm glad you found my ancestor's grave before they asked you to leave. What an amazing thing it is for you to have found his grave and me to have checked on "find-a-grave" again. I had checked a few years back with no luck finding him. Littleton Parker Ewell was a Confederate soldier in the 39th Va. Inf., but when they disbanded, he went missing and no other information on him has been found til you found his grave. Yes, if no other descendants of his come forward, I would be interested in taking charge of his memorial page. Thanks very much, Eddie. My "find-a-grave" membership number is: #48630833e

Thanks again!

Steven Riley
Added by Steven Riley on Jan 29, 2015 5:21 PM
Frankie
RE: Jacob Leightner
Eddie,

Sorry, but I just realized I called you Edie in my prior message!

"Frankie"
Added by Frankie on Jan 29, 2015 1:18 PM
Frankie
RE: Jacob Leightner
Edie,

I found him through a Pennsylvania veteran's burial card on Ancestry.

And, yes I have Keefer (Kiefer) as the last name for the older children. However, I have Margaret as her first name - according to his son William's death certificate!

And I haven't been able to find where Margaret (Rebecca) is buried. I'm thinking maybe Mt. Zion, since both George Michael & his 2nd (or 3rd) wife, Hester, are buried there. And their daughter Amanda is also buried there.

I've also seen where he might have been married between Margaret (Rebecca) & Hester. To an Elizabeth Yost - with a son John. But I don't know if that's accurate or not.

Don't know if that helps or not, but that's what I have so far. Along with several variations of the spelling - Lightner, Leitner, Leightner!

If you have more information, I'd love to hear from you.

"Frankie"
Added by Frankie on Jan 29, 2015 1:17 PM
Joni Spellman Krause
Simeon Clay Family Photos
May I put your photos on Ancestry.com with credit given to you? Thank-you, Joni
Added by Joni Spellman Krause on Jan 29, 2015 11:15 AM
Fred Wyrick
Mary Elizabeth (Jarnagin) Harris
I ask that you correct the spelling of her (maidenname) from JAENAGIN TO JARNAGIN. Close examination of your photo will show this to be correct. Thank you.

Fred Wyrick @ powellwyrick@aol.com
Added by Fred Wyrick on Jan 28, 2015 8:16 PM
Steven Riley
Memorial for Littleton Parker Ewell
Hi Eddie,

Littleton Parker Ewell (Memorial #89771240) is my 3rd Gr Grandmother's cousin. He was a Confederate soldier in the Civil War and I never knew where in Pocomoke, Md. he was buried til I came across his burial site that you provided. I am curious as to how you found him and who, if any, of his descendants requested it as I'd like knowing more about his service. Thank you kindly.
Added by Steven Riley on Jan 27, 2015 7:03 PM
Betty
RE: Alberta Johanna Long Trine
Eddie, please send me her daughter's Find a Grave number and I will transfer Alberta's memorial to her.
Best Regards,
Betty
Added by Betty on Jan 27, 2015 10:36 AM
Betty
# 138512756 Alberta Johanna Long Trine
Eddie, is Alberta related to you??
Find a Grave # 138512756

Betty
Added by Betty on Jan 27, 2015 8:40 AM
carol sigafoose
ALBERT DEWITT
Hi would like it very much if you would transfer management of Albert Dewitt #134238629to me he is my husband great grandfather I have some thing to add to his grave page i'm logged in as carol Sigafoose contributor my email csigafoose1@hotmail.com
thank you
Added by carol sigafoose on Dec 22, 2014 3:18 PM
Chris
Baby Jenks Southfied Cemetery
Hello Eddie: (Good name it was my father's name). Indeed, there are two baby Jenks buried in Southfield Cemetery. The one that died in 1887 was the child of Oliver and Eva. I made a memorial for him and linked him to his parents. The other baby must belong to Albert. I think we straightened it out. Thanks for getting back to me. Enjoy the holidays...
Added by Chris on Nov 12, 2014 11:22 AM
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