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Gathering Roots (#47213048)
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Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

Author Unknown

I ran across something very interesting,on a profile saying this site isnt made for family trees,I have to disagree considering it has supplied us with Family links to add parents etc...
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Wanda & Diana

I was recently informed that 4 memorials that I manage are duplicates. I did not originally create the memorials but now manage them. Since you created the first memorial and are a longstanding contributor, I felt it was only appropriate to give you the option of you would like to delete yours or if you would like to update yours with the information I have on mine so that they match and then I would delete mine after you make the updates. I am related to all of them but not directly. They are cousins and one great great aunt (Tryphena is the great great aunt). The memorials are as follows:

Ethel Smith my memorial # 86663654, your memorial number 82950817.
William Morgan Bean my memorial 90396011, your memorial number 66422102.
Tryphena (Buckley) Bean my memorial 90396039, your memorial 66422085.
Grover Bean my memorial 90380817, your memorial number 66422038.

Thank you Diana (member #47787438)
Added by Wanda & Diana on Jul 12, 2014 4:42 PM
Henny R
Lorentz Ley #94311910
Added headstone photo to your memorial. Have Bio info to share. Let me know if you are interested. Will forward by e-mail or public message if you prefer.
Added by Henny R on Jul 11, 2014 9:58 PM
Bill Beane
Charles Elswick
Find A Grave# 104439672
Please transfer this listing to the
Gibson Landers Cemetery in Kanawha county, WV
The post that you made was to a small private Family cemetery...Thanks...Bill
Added by Bill Beane on May 31, 2014 5:43 PM
Susan Bruffey Lehman
Mollie Bredon bruffey
ooops, made a typo,
Added by Susan Bruffey Lehman on May 31, 2014 4:46 PM
Susan Bruffey Lehman
Mollie Breedon Bruffey
I finally got Mollie's memorial edited and her parents and husband linked together! I was so tardy, not on purpose, but because we lost or home in a 2012 CO Wildfire and have been in the midst of rebuilding, and of course my husband had to have a total hip replacement to boot.

Check out her memorial 79203380,
your Find A Grave friend,
Susan Bruffey Lehman
Added by Susan Bruffey Lehman on May 31, 2014 4:45 PM
Carol Hardman
Thanks for making the link -- much appreciated. Carol
Added by Carol Hardman on May 29, 2014 12:41 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
FYI--Someone duplicated your site.
Whitehair, Conrad 120610464
b. Jun. 20, 1831 d. Mar. 5, 1919 No cemetery
Click name for details

Whitehair, Coonrod "Conrad" 127443106
b. unknown d. Mar. 5, 1919 Simpson Cemetery
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA

Someone found burial location & duplicated your site.
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on May 29, 2014 12:34 PM
Henry Mingle
Thank you for adding Henry Mingle. I have been searching for him forever.
Added by heavilin2 on May 28, 2014 7:34 PM
Carol Hardman
Thank you for making the edits I sent. William is my husband's 1st cousin 4x removed so I won't ask for a transfer. I note that his spouse is listed twice on his memorial. Is that something you can fix? Thanks again, Carol Hardman
Added by Carol Hardman on May 27, 2014 10:06 AM
J. L. Fraley
My mistake
Please ignore my posted edit to Alberta Dorsey Calhoun, it was listed in the cemetery index as Albert, when I looked closely at the picture that I took it's clearly Alberta. My mistake!
Added by J. L. Fraley on May 23, 2014 8:45 AM
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