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Al Linton (#47024263)
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Bio Photo I live in Roanoke, Virginia and more recently I retired from the History Museum of Western Virginia. I am a member of the Historical Society of Western Virginia and the Botetourt County Historical Society.My current interest is family history research from a military service perspective.
I am a member of both the Sons of Union Veterans and the Sons of Confederate Veterans of the Civil War where I serve as Camp Genealogist for both camps. I am also a member of the National, State Society, and serve as Secretary of Fincastle Resolutions Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. I am primarily of English, Scot-Irish, and German descend. Therefore, the surnames that I have researched for over forty years include the following: Paternal - LINTON, ADKINS, HOGAN, BISHOP, LOLLIS, PICKERING, CALDWELL, HOLSTEIN, TAYLOR, CLAXTON, RICHARDSON, HIX, BOOTH & WEIR. Maternal - BLANKENSHIP, BAKER, GOFF, PREAS, PARKER, HALL, CLAYTON, YOPP, LITTON, LYKINS, WILBUR, IDDINGS, STEWART, REYNOLDS, & LYON. Allied Families - MAXEY, AKERS, BOOTH, KEATON, FISHER, CARTER, MISNER, BRILLHART, BECKNER, SHROPSHIRE, CONNER, MUNCY, STUART, COOPER, DOGGETT, PALMER, McDANIEL, GRAHAM, GRIGGS, KING, UNDERWOOD, PRATT, BOHON, JONES, & MELTON.
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Tracy C.
RE: Stewart Cemetery
Thank you so much for your message. While I certainly don't do this for recognition, I love it when I locate something someone has been searching for. The cemetery is located on Seneca Hollow Rd. After you go under the railroad tracks, it is approximately a mile on the right. There is an old barn with a broken cattle gate. It is posted, but... If you are at the barn, just behind it, on a little knoll, is where the cemetery lays. You cannot see this from the road or the barn. I didn't see any stones till I was right there. I went in December, so any time before fall is probably not going to yield results. I can give you more precise directions, if you like, and even screen print the topo map and email it. Just let me know what I can do to help.
The graves are scattered and there are bushes in the midst, so there very well may be more there.


Added by Tracy C. on Sep 01, 2015 1:13 PM
RE: Linnie Gruff
Thank you - I thought so too based on the detail I found in my research. I will get the edits together and send them to you as soon as I get the chance. Thanks so much for your prompt response.
Added by boomergirl on Aug 15, 2015 6:50 AM
Chuck Garland
The person that put on Roy Clyde Chambers link them so I can not fix it sorry
Added by Chuck Garland on Jul 04, 2015 5:58 AM
SWVA Genealogy Searcher
Clyde Chambers
Sorry misunderstood about adding. The edit came in as an addition.

Added by SWVA Genealogy Searcher on Jun 18, 2015 2:04 PM
Iddings family links

I have your request to connect children of Henry & Martha Iddings to their parents. Problem is, there are duplicate memorials in duplicate cemeteries. Those in Iddings Cemetery, Terry's Fork were created Sept. 10, 2012. There are three memorials in that cemetery listing. Those in Iddings Cemetery were created earlier, Mar. 19, 2012. I did not create either of these memorials.

I photographed and entered memorials for most of the latter in June, 2013. I began with the earliest Find A Grave cemetery and was not aware of the duplicate records listed for Iddings Cemetery, Terry's Fork at the time. There are now 158 memorials in Iddings Cemetery.

I would suggest that we link your Iddings family relatives to the earlier memorials in the larger cemetery data base.

Added by MOW on Jun 14, 2015 4:59 PM
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Enora Whitenac and Clyde Chambers
Hello Al,

You sent an edit to add Roy Clyde Chambers as spouse to Enora's memorial but she was born in 1870 and he was born in 1910. I did a lot of research and only found Delaware Merit as spouse and he is buried next to her. Found no connection to Roy at all. Could you tell me where the info connects Roy to Enora?

I am out of town for a few weeks but will check messages.

Added by SWVA Genealogy Searcher on Jun 13, 2015 12:07 PM
Gay Hockman
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Hi, Do you have any info on Bessie Kittinger Harper? Her parents? Thanks, Gay Hockman
Added by Gay Hockman on Jun 07, 2015 5:10 PM
Carla Brown
Maudie Lee Deaton Grice
Would you please correct the last name for Maudie Lee Deaton Grice. It currently shows the last name as Shice. Her memorial number is 118663663. Thank you!
Added by Carla Brown on Feb 26, 2015 2:48 PM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Charles Cline #106128468
Thank you for updating the memorial for Charles Cline #106128468

If you haven't already, I would be pleased if you would read my Bio and visit my parents' memorials by clicking on their links.

Thanks for any flowers you have strewn through the virtual burial grounds for our departed.
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Dec 06, 2014 5:07 PM
Capt. Robert Day
Al, I transferred him to you so you can add whatever you want. Please keep.
Added by Karen on Nov 11, 2014 2:33 AM
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