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richard kimble (#47432041)
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Bio Photo 2012-- from Upper Tract, West Virginia
Two years ago I had no idea where most of my ancestors were buried. I googled my g-g-grandfathers Isaac Alt and Alfred Kimble and found them on this site. I thought I might be able to link my family to them. That's how I got started. I had my sister go with me to show me where the Shreve and Kimble graveyards were in Smoke Hole. I must have caught some kind of bug in those graveyards that I can't get over. I'm adding the graveyards in the Upper Tract area. Most of them are not my relatives so if any one would like a transfer or link made just let me know. Feel free to copy any photos on my memorials for personal use. If added to another site, it would be nice to state where it was found. Let me know if you find any mistakes for I know they will be some.
I would to thank Jennie Hott for asking me to help record the updates for the cemeteries in the Upper Tract,Kline, Smoke Hole area for the new Pendleton County grave register that the historical Society has done. Also thanks to Denton Alt and Jack Hedrick for taking me and finding the cemeteries.

The following poem was written in 1906 by Walter Butler Palmer.

Dear Grandfather,
Your tombstone now,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 before I was born.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse, Entirely not our own.
Dear Grandfather, the place you filled One hundred years ago.
Spreads out among the ones you left, Who would have loved you so.
I wonder how you lived and loved, I wander if you knew,
That someday I would find this spot, And come and visit you.
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Shock
RE: Obituaries
If you transfer all them to me that I ask for, I will make the updates (add obits and link) and transfer them back. LOL I have done that before with other contributors. Does that sound fair to you?
Added by Shock on Sep 24, 2016 12:52 PM
Tracy Wright
RE: Golden Kimble
Thank you so much Richard. I will get photos of the grave marker next time I get up to Elk Garden. My cousin Richard Kimble, Goldens son, may have a photo of him also.

It's so wonderful to be able to see photos and be able to locate loved ones. Thanks for all of your hard work. It is greatly appreciated!!

Tracy
Added by Tracy Wright on Aug 25, 2016 4:06 PM
Shayla Judy
Lydia Ann Kimble Graham
She would be my 3xgreat grandma. I was wondering what information you have about her and Isaacs son whom I keep getting that was born years before the married??? My email is sexy_baby10_9@hotmail.com
Thank you
Added by Shayla Judy on Jul 27, 2016 1:55 PM
stonelink
Isaac Mowery
Hello, saw your memorial for Isaac Newton Mowery 101511050. He is a son of Isaac T. Miller who is my 2nd great grandfather through his oldest son Johnson T. Miller 14965807. Would like to share any information you may have on Isaac Mowery.
Dennis Miller
Added by stonelink on Jul 15, 2016 1:49 PM
B Newman
Russell Bowers and Dan Bowers
It seems odd to me that Russell (memorial #135790452) and Dan (memorial #135790575) share the same headstone, but not the same parents. Is this correct?

I have a Dan (Denner, Denver(?), Glenn) Bowers born 2 July 1917 to Charles W and Barbara Margaret (nee Harold) Bowers. (And I probably sent the request for the edit to Dan's parents). But this seems strange to me...
Added by B Newman on Jul 03, 2016 9:51 PM
Barbara Carver
Amtower Cemetery on Oakdale Rd. near Scherr
My name is Barbara Amtower Carver. I did extensive research on the Amthor (Amtower) family. The info on the large tombstone is taken directly from my research. Adam Amtower is not buried with his family there. He is buried at Queens/Meadow Point Cemetery at Keyser, WV. Would you please remove him from this cemetery? Thank you!
Added by Barbara Carver on May 21, 2016 12:00 PM
clarissa k markle
I made Rebecca's headstone
Hello,Rebecca was my 3 times great grandmother,been trying to find more of my family history and photos,please fill free to contact me
Added by clarissa k markle on May 17, 2016 2:38 PM
Roger Miller
RE: Alt cemetery
Thank you
Added by Roger Miller on May 06, 2016 9:19 AM
Roger Miller
RE: Alt cemetery
Many years ago when my family had their reunion in the Smoke Hole park (Shreve/Alt) I remember some of the family walking through the park into a field and then walking up the mountain to go to a family cemetery. Would this be the cemetery I am looking for? And would it be easier to find the cemetery this way. I know the gate at the park is closed. But I guess I could park along the road and walk back in.
Added by Roger Miller on Apr 30, 2016 6:04 AM
Roger Miller
Alt cemetery
How do I get to the Alt cemetery where Michael Alt (1831-1902) is buried?
Added by Roger Miller on Apr 28, 2016 5:11 AM
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