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Patty Shreve (#47563794)
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Bio Photo Lake Sinclair, Putnam County, Georgia

Welcome! Just to let you know, most of my family roots are in Kentucky; so, if related, I am more than happy to transfer the memorial pages I have created. I love to reunite families with their loved ones. If needed, feel free to use the photographs I have posted on Find A Grave for your personal ancestry documentation. If so inclined, you can always give credit for the source.

I stumbled upon the following poem and thought it was so succinct in describing why we do what we do. . .

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others 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 hallowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
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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FYI - Flowers

Limit flowers to no more than one flower per memorial per day.

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Added by SLGMSD on May 22, 2016 9:02 PM
FYI - Flowers

Limit flowers to no more than one flower per memorial per day.
Added by SLGMSD on May 22, 2016 9:01 PM
America # 28945779
Hi Patty- I accepted your edits. I also added the full inscription, and some other family data. Are you family, by any chance? I am looking for some more of my Ferguson family, and they are hard to find!

Edmonds, WA
Added by Tami on May 13, 2016 8:18 PM
Joe Stoner
RE: Bethel Cemetery
It turns out that Robert was probably born at his Grandparents Goodman's home, which is definitely Breckinridge County.
Added by Joe Stoner on May 13, 2016 8:22 AM
Joe Stoner
RE: Bethel Cemetery
Let's talk about Robert Wilson's birthplace. Robert was my first cousin. He was born at home, I think. The farm was on the Meade/Breckinridge border line. To my knowledge, the home was on the Meade County side of the farm. What is your source?
Added by Joe Stoner on May 12, 2016 3:48 PM
scott sheppard
it does... just looking at the names and knowing something about them ( Paschals and related family ) it seems to be ALL African American to me as well... the Alfords in this cemetery have a connection to the Paschals somehow... because the white Paschals who were slave owners were related to some Alfords who were also slaveholders... If I figure it out, I may be sending some BIO info on more ppl
Added by scott sheppard on May 07, 2016 1:55 PM
scott sheppard
any idea whether this cemetery buried both withe and black people ?? It sure seems so
Added by scott sheppard on May 07, 2016 1:43 PM
RE: Bethel Cemetery
You're welcome. From my understanding if there's any duplicates it's typically the one that is created later that is to be either deleted and/or merged with the original memorial.
But I also know that some contributors aren't available to change these or some just flat out won't. I'm not sure how Findagrave handles those or settles the dispute.
Added by Phantasm on May 05, 2016 10:19 AM
Margaret Chism
Thank you Patty for the death Certificate. Phil
Added by Wildcajun on May 03, 2016 6:17 PM
Joe Stoner
Crofal Board
Thanks, Patty
This is great information. Crofal was my mother's second cousin. I had his name wrong and hadn't made the connection to this grave.
Added by Joe Stoner on Apr 28, 2016 6:32 AM
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