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Ancestral Sleuth (#48171177)
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Bio Photo Updated: November 2016
Consciousness: That annoying time between naps.

"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon."
-Napoleon Bonaparte

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history.” —Cicero

Chief Petty Officer, US Navy, retired.

Enjoying the fruits of my labors - children and grand children - to the best of my abilities.

Traveling around North America in my RV with my dogs!

Currently, my favorite bumper sticker is "My grandchildren are cuter than yours"

If you have a problem with something I posted, please email me or click on suggest a correction instead of posting it on my contributor page. I will address the issue as quick as I possibly can.

If you would like a transfer, I do not follow FAG transfer guidelines, so feel free to ask. But if they are a relative of mine, let me know how you are related and we will figure it out from there!

The purpose in life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can tell the morals of a culture by the way they treat their dead. ~ Benjamin Franklin

To Err Is Human, To Correct Divine. If you come across any errors or have additions to the memorials I maintain, please let me know. I strive to provide accurate information and will be happy to make any changes necessary, or transfer them over to your care.


The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future. ~ Herbert Spencer

Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories. ~ Unknown

Remeber and learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

"There are things that we don't want to happen but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn, and people we can't live without but have to let go." ~ Author Unknown

"Lest they be forgotten."

"May they live forever."

"When an old person dies, a library burns..." African proverb


Life is not a journey to the grave, with the intention of arriving safely, in a well-preserved body. Rather to slide in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming.."WOW, that was a Great Ride!"
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Isaac Taylor Miller 10296615
Hello, I messaged you about a year ago regarding my 2x great grandfather Isaac T. Miller memorial. Would you transfer his memorial to me. He is my ancestor through his son Johnson Taylor Miller, my grandfather Herschel Sidney Miller and my father Stewart Duane Miller. I have been researching Isaac for a little over 20 years and wrote the bio currently on his memorial. I also ordered his Confederate grave marker in 1998, and have provided all know photos and information on Isaac. recently I sent you some obituaries I would like to add to his memorial. Thank you,
Dennis Miller
Added by stonelink on Dec 07, 2016 8:14 AM
RE: Beckham
Actually, I didn't do much sleuthing. I go into these cemeteries and photograph every stone.

I didn't know Pearl Hill had so many requests. I have photographed probably 90% of the stones in Leake County.

Too bad my great great grandfather and grandmother weren't included in that number.

Added by Mimosa on Dec 07, 2016 7:37 AM
John W Littleton III
Margaret Trureblood
Would you be kind enough to correct. Mrs. Trueblood is not buried in Cox's Cemetery Athol. She was buried in Cox Cemetery Annapolis Maryland. Please note the Portion of Obituary with the burial details.

Graveside services are 2 p.m. CST Saturday in Cox Cemetery in Annapolis, with graveside military rites performed by the combined funeral honors detail of American Legion Post 69, Robinson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4549, Crawford County Amvets Post 33, and Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. There will be no visitation. Prust-Hosch Funeral Chapel in West Union assisted with arrangements.
Added by John W Littleton III on Nov 27, 2016 11:38 AM
Corp Trueblood photo request
Corporal Trueblood is among those known to be buried at Shiloh, but whose specific grave locations are unknown. Those graves are marked by either short numbered blocks or by headstones that say "Unknown." I've added photos of both styles to his memorial.
Added by OBXr on Nov 27, 2016 9:29 AM
Renee S Carolan Hopper O C
Thank you
Added by Renee S Carolan Hopper O ... on Nov 24, 2016 7:59 PM
RE: Daisy Hornbaker Baker
Well, I love your bio, especially the definition of consciousness! When were you in the Navy? I did my time in the late 60s... Navy Nurse. GO NAVY! Too bad Army can't play football. HAHAHAHAHAHA

Happy Thanksgiving!

Added by Daddys♥Girl on Nov 22, 2016 7:50 PM
RE: Daisy Hornbaker Baker

Yes, I sure did! A "little" wind won't hurt me; I weigh enough that it can't blow me away. :-)

Glad to do it!

Added by Daddys♥Girl on Nov 22, 2016 7:30 PM
Gloria Logue
Your Find A Grave Memorial 127361742 is for the same person as Find A Grave Memorial 144857537 Mrs. Gloria Claire Logue. The difference is it is listed in the cemetery (Rosemound Cemetery) in Waco where she is buried.
Added by barb162 on Nov 22, 2016 2:23 PM
Sharon Irvin
RE: Lafayette Cox
You are so very welcome.
Added by Sharon Irvin on Nov 21, 2016 8:09 PM
Steve Poole
Trueblood transfers
If there are extended Trueblood family members, I will gladly transfer.

Added by Steve Poole on Nov 20, 2016 7:48 PM
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