|John Vincent "VINCE" Powers (#47110613)|
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"A people that takes no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendents." – Macauley.|
I'm a Homesite Acreage REALTOR in Montgomery County, Texas...working on my Family History when I can...joined F-A-G not long ago and have already had alot of success, I think this is great and would like to applaud all involved!
I am also a Member of the Class of 1979 at St. Frederick CHS (Go WARRIOR'S!) in Monroe, La., and have begun a new project...gathering F-A-G info for all our deceased ALUMNI....and would like to THANK all my fellow WARRIORS for any assistance!!
NO WARRIOR LEFT BEHIND!
...and now I've been vol-recruited by the 75th Ohio Inf (yep, YANKS!), to help get all members of the original CW Regiment located &/or memorialized! This was the unit in which a GGGrand-Uncle, Capt. Thomas J. Wheeler (#22988649) served with until his death in 1863...he died of multiple GSWs inflicted on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg!
NO WARRIOR LEFT BEHIND!
On 1/19/2011 my father, CMDR Thomas J. Powers passed away suddenly....upon hearing the news I immediately sat and began his Memorial (Find A Grave Memorial# 64427239) which I posted to F/B as I was unable to speak of it on the phone. He was very proud of the work I had been doing on Ancestry & F-A-G, both for the Family...and for the "forgotten" CW Vets! He had just visited "Chancellorsville" the day before his death and purchased 2 books for me there, one was "The Last Days of Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson"! RIP Dad.
NO WARRIOR LEFT BEHIND!
"Restoring HONOR, and TRUE American History.....one or two profiles at a time!"
PLEASE JOIN/LIKE my new "FRANK & JESSE JAMES" Page on F/B....THANKS! JVP, TX
SUMMER 2011...Frank & Jesse James CAPTURED!
In my TREE!!! My Dad died suddenly in Jan, leaving a lot of unanswered ???s on his maternal side as his mother had died just after his birth, and her mother died when she was only 4, and her mother, when she was 22....3 generations all died young in Ark, away from the Old Kentucky Home!!? Then a 2nd cousin of Dads found me thru F-A-G, who provided a lot of new info that sent me up several of his "lost" maternal lines and resulted in several surprises such as his GGG-Gpa was GEN Jesse Cole Lindsay (KY Militia)! I was excited with this till I discovered his sister was the Grandmother of FRANK & JESSE JAMES....making me their 2nd (4x's) Cousin!!! Then also there was my GGG-Uncle, COL John Anthony Lindsay (CSA-Ark), #75652636, who served GEN Sterling Price in the 1864 MO Campaign as his Guide!!! I finally found those REBELS in the woodpile I've been in search of all my life...in SPADES!!! Iiiiiiieeeee!!!
My Dad never knew any of this....DA*N!
Last words of a mortally wounded 20yr old Confederate Officer: "No, I am done for. You can do me no good. Save yourselves and tell Pa good-bye and I died right. I did my duty. I died at my post." ~RIP Sir
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|Kimberly Marine||Wrong birth year|
My husband is Steve Marine. I saw that you created a memorial page for him. I didn't even know this was here until now. I am his wife and wanted to thank you. Also, I wanted to tell you that he was born in 1962, not 1963. Out of respect and etiquette I thought that the wife was first noted on the obituary when someone passed, followed by their child (Ashton Curtis), then his mother and so forth. I know that his sister put it in the paper as such, but we were the most important people in his life. I would love to see this part edited since you have the power to edit this because you created it. Moreso, I know that Steve would have wanted it that way, no doubt in my mind!! I would greatly appreciate it. further, I added more pictures of us to the page. Thank you very much for your assistance.
|Skye d brennan||ISO My Birth family|
Hello. I found this site and the names on here by my DNA being matched to a cousin of mine on Ancestry.com. He had his Grandpa as Mr Thomas (from his mother's side) in this memorial. I have been searching for my Birth family since I can remember. I don't know why I am creating this message on here. But If my DNA connects the grandson of Thomas then so should I be connected to him in some way. Hopefully one I will find out the connection.
|Lindan S Caldwell||Col Torrey|
Col Jay Lynn Torrey was a Rough Rider.
|Family Finder||Nelson J Lee|
I know you are on the Soldier thing. So I have a queation for you ..
I sent you a Obit on James Nelson Lee, then I saw a Nelson J Lee. both were in the civil war. One colored in Obit born 1840, the other that you have is born 1845.
Will you look at this and let me know if you think they may be the same person.
both are in Greenwood, Muscatine.
|Amy Trent||AJ & Lydia Delancy|
I am glad to have come across the family photo you added of my ancestors, Andrew and Lydia Delancy. I am curious to know where and how you obtained the portrait, maybe who from, and hoping you or they can tell me who all are captured in the photo. Oda Mae, their daughter, is the mother of my paternal grandfather's mother. Follow? :)
Looking forward to your reply,
Amy Trent née Enloe
|Russell Kasper||PVT Samuel Shaw|
According to GAR records and 1956 edition of "Honor Roll" Champaign County, Veterans Commission, Pvt Shaw is buried in Middleton Cemetery, Mahomet, Champaign Co., Il. I have a memorial in there for him # 140360960. If you have other supporting documentation showing he is buried in this cemetery, I would appreciate knowing more. I am documenting all civil war buarials in Champaign County, Il., and would like to be accurate. Thank you.
|Lt. Don Wilt||RE: Pvt Jacob Wilt|
Nice work adding that image of the flag to Pvt Jacob Wilt's memorial. Yes, I did send a message to the 75th reenactors. That was some time ago. In March of this year I retired as 1st Lt. Adjutant of Company B, 8th Regiment California Infantry, SVR. I was retired with the rank of 1st Lt.
As Past Camp Commander of the General George Wright Camp 22, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, I hold the rank of Captain.
Now, I am getting to old to walk the cemeteries. My legs are giving out, making it hard for me to walk the uneven ground.
Keep up the great work that you are doing.
In F. C. & L.
1st Lt. Don Wilt, PCC
Asst. Graves Registration Officer
General George Wright Camp 22
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Sacramento & Elk Grave, California
Co. B, 8th Reg. CA Inf., SVR
|Ronnie & Marjeana||Grandma Shaw|
We just took photos at Bryant Cove in Conway Co. Ark. and we did not find Grandma Shaw. We did find a Grandma Brabshaw. She is beside Elsie (1864 ~1954) & Wm. (1872~1912) Archer. There graves are the same. They both have concrete borders around them. May this be your Grandma Shaw?
|C. Dean||request transfer?|
Vince, I have requested a few times, & haven't gotten a response? Would you please transfer my relative [# 55425987], to my acct., please?
Added by C. Dean on Sep 20, 2014 9:11 PM
|William Taylor||Capt. John Johnson|
I found your listing for Capt. John Johnson, link:
Birth 1588 in Hertfordshire, England Se
Death 30 Sep 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Not sure, but could his parents be John Johnson
Birth 1550 in Wilmington,,Kent,England
Death 1643-12-14 in Wilmington,,Kent,England
and Hannah Throckmorton
Birth 1570 in Wilmington,,Kent,England
Death 1667 in Wilmington,,Kent,England
Seems to match up with my ancestry tree. If so he may be my 11th GG. Thanks!
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