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Laura J. Stewart (#47412616)
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Bio Photo "Remember me in my family tree; my name, my days, my strife; and I shall ride upon the wings of time, and live an endless life."

Gone But Not Forgotten....

**PLEASE DO NOT COPY ANY OF MY FAMILY PHOTOS THAT I HAVE PERSONALLY POSTED ON MY MEMORIALS WITHOUT OBTAINING MY PERMISSION FIRST. THANKS VERY MUCH!**

ALSO WHEN YOU TAKE A SCREENSHOT OF A FIND A GRAVE MEMORIAL, PLEASE INCLUDE THE CONTRIBUTOR'S NAME! I have seen so many posted on ancestry.com with the contributor left off & "courtesy of findagrave". Remember findagrave did not do the research, the contributor did, please give them credit!!


A little about me...
Glasgow High School graduate
Western Kentucky University:
Bachelor of Arts Degree
Masters - Folklore
I have always enjoyed oral history at an early age. Wish I had asked more questions now... In 1994 I was diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer, went through surgery and chemo, I was given 3-6 years to live. So after I recovered from the treatments, in 1996 I decided to sell my home of 20 years and go on the road to research my family 1st-hand that were in my family files. I became a "fulltimeRVer" for six years; following the paths of my ancestors was a memorable experience and very humbling at times. I visited so many places I would never have visited otherwise... courthouses, libraries, cemeteries, meeting family and getting to actually stand on family land that my ancestors owned. Well, I am still here, I guess I still have ancestors to find and their stories to tell..... the oral history is out there, I just have to find the descendant that it was passed down to..

In addition to my family lines, I research Barren, Butler, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe and Warren Counties in KY. (South Central KY)


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Cheryl
RE: Herman Keys # 113406280
Hey Laura, Thanks for catching that. Have a great day my friend! Cheryl
Added by Cheryl on May 23, 2015 6:16 AM
Georgette Lee
RE: Barlow-Mansfield Cemetery..
I have some more photos lost in the ether. I'm about done for the night. I've taken pictures of every engraved stone in the cemetery. I've enjoyed it. May have to go back for a couple of retakes, because of bushes.
Added by Georgette Lee on May 20, 2015 12:23 AM
sbhutson
RE: George W & Mary Bronston Mills
Laura, The deaths of dau Elizabeth H, son Francis M, and dau Emma T are on familysearch.org. Suzy
Added by sbhutson on May 17, 2015 4:41 PM
Georgette Lee
Bridges Cemetery
None of the stones that are there can be read with any type of accuracy. It looked to me if they had any script, it had been hand carved, and is now deteriorated. The sign on the tree gives a list of confirmed burials from the Bridges descendants. I posted it on each memorial.
Added by Georgette Lee on May 15, 2015 7:22 PM
Old Waco
Helen & John Walton Baker, Jr. at Groce Cemetery
Thanks so much for creating these memorials for some of my ancestors!
Best,
TB Willis
Added by Old Waco on May 14, 2015 8:19 AM
Remember the beyond
Selista Deanes Dickerson Crow
Selista Deanes Dickerson Crow, thank you Laura, your a huge help & goodsend
Added by Remember the beyond on May 03, 2015 1:01 PM
cjfletcher
RE: Joseph D Grinstead
Good afternoon, I just hit the send button to soon and did not know how to delete the message to you. Your information is correct, I was looking at my data incorrectly. Sorry!! Thanks for your note
Added by cjfletcher on Apr 26, 2015 4:07 PM
James Richards
James L Whitney
Thank you for the info on J.L. Whitney; I updated his record and connected him to his partents, and added some information to his wife's memorial. Good stuff!
Added by James Richards on Apr 24, 2015 4:09 PM
ET
RE: Spec Howard Scott Magers
Thanks the text about fannie and roger threw me.

gaye
Added by ET on Apr 20, 2015 2:08 PM
Steven Farris
Owen Family Burial Grounds Cave City, KY
Hi Laura,
I'm currently in Cave City, and I visited Owen Family Burial Grounds. I took a few pictures of stones from there and will be adding them as I receive Wifi reception. Some memorials say 'no marker', so I was letting you know that I'm adding some photos corresponding to those.
Thanks!
Added by Steven Farris on Apr 17, 2015 5:31 PM
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