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Larry Wales (#47374334)
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Bio Photo Started looking for family roots and building a family tree. wow!, can this lead in all directions. Wales line mostly. but also Brown. and others connected to my wife and my family. If I have recorded a memorial of a person you are related to, and they are not part of my, or my wife's extended family, I will happily transfer management over to you, just ask! I do this to help others find their family and links. My pictures are free to use in your family research, Just ask! Will try my best to add additions, or corrections, info as I have time, especialy with large bio's, please use "edit" tab, Larry.
Remember, memorials that I have added, some of them are from other readings, or cemetery records, and I have not personally checked each memorial out for accuracy, and I have found errors when I take pictures of stones. So use the memorials that I have added to help find your ancestors, but remember there may be inaccuracies, especially with name spelling, dates, ages, or maybe they have a stone in two different cemetery's, or have been moved to a different cemetery. ( more common than you would think, especially with the older cemetery's and stones).
"Note": Cortland Rural Cemetery, (RFAC), abbreviation for: (from field research, must have been)" Removed From Another Cemetery", (no information as to original cemetery), and placed in Cortland Rural Cemetery after it opened, around 1854-1855. At least three earlier Grave yards in Cortland were removed to Cortland Rural Cemetery, in late 1860"s, including the Village Cemetery that was moved to make way for the Normal School, and was where the County Court House now stands. Also, Methodist Burial Grounds. These entries are from the Cortland Rural Cemetery records on file at; and research at; the Cortland Historical Society, and contain all the information that I have found so far. The only problem is, we may have earlier readings of other cemetery's that record these same burials before they were moved. So the hunt begins. This work is still ongoing.
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Molly H.
Thank you SO much!
Hi, Larry, I really appreciate the transfers.
Thank you so much for your volunteer work and for creating the memorials in the first place. It helps SO much with tracing family history!
Thank you again!
Added by Molly H. on Aug 31, 2015 10:50 AM
Comfort Record
Hello my name is Cliff Record. I’m looking for family member information for…

Comfort Record (father)
Married to Rachel Porter
1768 - 5/23/1850
• Birth Place: Washington County, Richmond Town, Rhode Island 1768
• Residence: Washington County, Richmond Town, Rhode Island 1768 - 1790
Joseph Sheffield Record (son)
Married to Amy S. Record
1797 – 3/10/1863
• Birth Place: Washington County, Richmond Town, Rhode Island

Any tips or information you could provide would be greatly appreciated!

Added by recordnj on Aug 13, 2015 12:46 PM
Dale Shoop
John McClaskey Miller
Thank you for the transfer and all your efforts for the memorials of our dearly departed.
Find A Grave would be lost without members that give as much as you.
Again Thank You.
Added by Dale Shoop on Aug 10, 2015 11:18 AM
Kay Cynova
RE: Amanda L. Monroe or Manrose
And by the way THANK YOU for the pictures of the monuments!!!
Added by Kay Cynova on Jul 28, 2015 9:15 PM
Kay Cynova
RE: Amanda L. Monroe or Manrose
In looking at the two memorials Amanda Manrose and Amanda Monroe - the headstone is the same. The picture you took is better. Can you please add your picture to the other (Manrose) Memorial? the same person made both memorials. I am going to let her know she made a duplicate.

The death dates on the marker for Daniel and Mary Monroe match the genealogical information I have for Daniel and Mary Manrose.
Added by Kay Cynova on Jul 28, 2015 9:14 PM
Kay Cynova
RE: Amanda L. Monroe or Manrose
In looking at the two memorials Amanda Manrose and Amanda Monroe - the headstone is the same. The picture you took is better. Can you please add your picture to the other (Manrose) Memorial? the same person made both memorials. I am going to let her know she made a duplicate.
Added by Kay Cynova on Jul 28, 2015 9:09 PM
Kay Cynova
RE: Amanda L. Monroe or Manrose
Larry, As far as I know the name has always been Manrose. It has been a challenge to research. My 2 times great grandmother was Margaret Manrose, and she married Geo. Craft in Corning, IA in 1887. Her parents were Nathan Burr Manrose(Born in Ohio) - who seems to have fallen off the face of the earth, and Catherine Loyise Gee, who died and is buried in Corning, IA.. Nathan Burr's parents were Philander Manrose and Sarah Ann Robertson. Daniel- the father of Amanda is a brother to Philander. It would not be the first time I have found misspelling - or downright name butchery - on a headstone.
Added by Kay Cynova on Jul 28, 2015 9:03 PM
Julie Louis
Thank you!
I just wanted to thank you SO much for the new photos of James Montgomery's stone. He was my 4th great grandfather. You just made my day :)
Added by Julie Louis on Jul 28, 2015 1:46 PM
D L Melville
photo request
thanks for fulfilling my photo request. much appreciated.
DL Melville
Added by D L Melville on Jul 26, 2015 6:52 PM
Jackie C
Frank Salisbury
Hi Larry. Thnks for your message concerning Frank Salisbury. Yes, I noticed there were 2 FAGs for Frank Salisbury in Killawog Cemetery - for 2 different people per each having different dates - but both having died quite young. I may not be telling you anything you do not know as you have per your efforts had a bit of knowledge regarding the Sherwood and Salisbury families of that locale. Lorin/Loren was Noyes' brother so it makes sense to conclude the Frank Salisbury on the Lorin/Loren Salisbury lot is indeed Loren/Lorin's son. The "other" Frank Salisbury is buried in Sherwood Cemetery, and while I can not aascertain from the Find A Grave memorial for certain, I suspect is buried with hiw maternal grandparents (Noah Sherwood and Rebecca Everett). I suspect he was buried there as his parents (Noyes Salisbury and Dianna Sherwood) probably did not at the time of his death have the plot they subsequently purchased in Killawog Cemetery. When they did purchase their Killawog plot (perhaps with the death of their other son, Arthur who also died young) - they either (1) simply memorialized their other son, Frank, on their family stone or (2) actually re-interred him from his original burial in Sherwood Cemetery. For Find A Grave, it remains valid to have each stone recorded as they both physically exist. As to where Noyes's son Frank may actually be interred, if some records exist by which that could be determined, it is additional information that could be used to distinguish the 2 Find A Grave memorials as one being a cenotaph and could be so reflected on the Find A Grave memorial to which that designation applied. Even if this can not be determined, notation on the memorials "acknowledging" the existence of the other with commentary will provide understanding for others who also are researching this family. As I noted, I am a distant relative and not of direct descent. I came to this family working one of the many branches of my family, and like you, try to share what I have learned so others may benefit from that knowledge in their genealogical quests. BTW, who knows, we too may be cousins of some form. Members of the Isaiah White family who lived in Chenango County new York are in my tree and some of the Whites of that locale married members of the Brown family, and I see Brown is among the family surnames you cite as being in your tree. We may nt be related, but, I also wouldn't be surprised if we were either :-) Goodd wishes, Jackie C
Added by Jackie C on Jul 26, 2015 2:24 PM
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