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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. . .

THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
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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Gail and Scott Hannah
Bradley
Thanks for quick edit. You are great !!! gail
Added by Gail and Scott Hannah on Aug 16, 2016 5:06 PM
SLGMSD
RE: Henry W. Smith
Got it! Thank you so very much for taking the time to let me know where to find the information. I appreciate it.
Added by SLGMSD on Aug 07, 2016 3:30 PM
Dorothy Adams
RE: Martha Louise
Hi Patty. Thanks! It's #47247110.
Also, I received your message about Meriwether Adams's memorial and I understand the problem. It's OK. I think I'm still a member and may pursue that with TMS later...
Again, many thanks for creating many of my family's memorials, and for your willingness to transfer this one to me!
Best regards,
Dorothy
Added by Dorothy Adams on Aug 01, 2016 6:23 PM
Dorothy Adams
Martha Louise "Mattie" Little Gregory
Hi Patty. I haven't been an Ancestry member for very long and am just now discovering all that it offers. Thanks so much for creating this memorial for my maternal great grandmother!If you'd transfer maintenance for this memorial to me, I'd happily take care of it!
Many thanks,
Dorothy Adams
dja@adamsfordlaw.com
Added by Dorothy Adams on Aug 01, 2016 11:08 AM
SLGMSD
RE: Henry W. Smith
There is a 1901 book by the same name. There is no Henry W. Smith or Julia M. Shreve listed.

I found it in Google books here:

https://books.google.com/books?id=0N1HAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA421&lpg=PA421&dq=The+Genealogy+of+Shreve+Families+in+Northern+Virginia&source=bl&ots=1BMouSiBlH&sig=KnT9iriO95O7HOtRhRhSb87FuzM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiou6zA9Z7OAhWHKGMKHaAfBeQQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=The%20Genealogy%20of%20Shreve%20Families%20in%20Northern%20Virginia&f=false
Added by SLGMSD on Jul 31, 2016 6:14 PM
SLGMSD
Henry W. Smith
Find A Grave Memorial# 38805238

Your edit:
Middle Name:
William

Unable to find a reference for the middle name of William. Can you please refer me to a source for this information? Thank you for your help.
Added by SLGMSD on Jul 31, 2016 3:57 PM
Dorothy Adams
Meriwether Flournoy Adams
Hi Patty,

Judge Meriwether F. Adams was my paternal grandfather. I never knew him because he died before I was born. I'd love to take over this memorial - it'd feel a little like I was doing something for him. If you'd be willing to turn it over to me, I'd be grateful. Just tell me what I need to do.

Thanks so much for creating his memorial!

Best regards,
Dorothy J. Adams
dja@adamsfordlaw.com
Added by Dorothy Adams on Jul 30, 2016 9:02 PM
Travelingal
Wood
Cemetery added...thanks!
Added by Travelingal on Jul 15, 2016 6:17 AM
Cindy Souther
RE: Mattie Zuber Veale
Thank you again Patty!
I appreciate the changes you made!
Cindy Souther
Added by Cindy Souther on Jul 13, 2016 2:33 PM
Cindy Souther
RE: Mattie Zuber Veale
Hello everyone,
Mattie Zuber Veale is my great grandmother.
Her full name is Martha Irene Veale Zuber.
Mattie was a nickname for her.
I thank Patti Shreve for creating this beautiful Find-A-Grave picture for her. I never got to meet her, of course, but, she gave me my sweet Big mama, Pattie Della Veale.
However, there is a correction I need to make.
Mattie's parents are incorrect.
Her father is: John Finch Zuber, dob 1807 and dod 1880. Her mother is Jane Arthur, dob 1810 and dod 1880. They are from Oglethorpe County, GA.
Mattie's spouse is John Franklin Veal. He was born 23 March 1856 Scull Shoals, Oconee County, GA and dod 29 September 1907 in Greshamville, GA.
CindySouther79.
Added by Cindy Souther on Jun 22, 2016 3:01 PM
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