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richard kimble (#47432041)
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Bio Photo 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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L. A. McGriff
Amtower Memorial Pictures
Thank you for adding the memorial pictures for Robert & Sena Amtower
Added by L. A. McGriff on Jul 18, 2014 9:25 PM
Jean Morgan
John Isaac Graham
Hi Richard,
John Isaac Graham #102224512 is the son of Isaac Graham # 65487778 and Lydia (Kimble) Graham #69538283. This is from his granddaughter - Lola Graham of Upper Tract, Wv, and also what I find from my research. John Isaac Graham married Amelia Puffenbarger - their son - William Perry Graham is father of Lola Graham of Upper Tract,WV. Great lady! You have his parents as Isaac Graham & Mahala Shreves. If you know something different, please let me know. Isaac Graham & Barbara Coil/Kile Graham are my GG Grand parents.
Jean Morgan
Added by Jean Morgan on Jul 16, 2014 9:10 PM
RE: Jasper Kimble
I am. Me -> Edward William -> Ernest Webster -> Elmer Webster -> Daniel Moses -> Arnold K -> James -> Adam -> John -> Johann. Elmer moved to Hagerstown, MD from WV sometime between 1910 and 1920. I have rock solid links up to Daniel and the rest are pretty solid after him, but not absolute. There are a LOT of Kimbles - I had no idea! I never met my father or his family (until recently, when I met one of my brothers!), which was the motivating factor in starting my research.

Long answer to a short question, eh?
Added by Joanie on Jul 07, 2014 11:26 PM
Jasper Kimble
Thanks so much for taking the photo!
Added by Joanie on Jul 07, 2014 5:36 AM
Jim Simpson
RE: keplinger
Thanks for fixing this, Richard!
Added by Jim Simpson on Jun 04, 2014 5:19 PM
Richard (Dick) Messinger
Rose Vance
Links have been made to her parents
Added by Richard (Dick) Messinger on Apr 20, 2014 12:08 PM
Theresa Shifflett
RE: misspelled name
Thanks for correcting the misspelled word. I was just surfing the web when I ran across the web site. Thanks for all the information on my grand parents. You can keep their records. I wouldn't be able to keep up on this. Thanks again for doing a great service!
Added by Theresa Shifflett on Apr 19, 2014 1:38 PM
Theresa Shifflett
misspelled name
Hi Richard,
I was looking up my grandmothers grave and noticed that you misspelled my mothers last name.

My grandmothers name is Delphia Mae Evans,Maysville,wva
her daughters name is Lucy Mae Nazelrod
Added by Theresa Shifflett on Apr 15, 2014 1:49 PM
Jean Morgan
Andy Kimble #117038114
Hi Richard,
I believe you may have an error on Andy Kimble's birth & death dates on Find A Grave. Son of Abraham Kimble & Eva Full. Pendleton Co.,WV birth records have him listed as born Jan 1872. He is also listed in 1880 Census - household of Abraham & Eva as Andy Graham, Son, Age 7, which would put it about 1872...not 1852 as you have listed. I cannot find another death date, but he is listed in 1880 Census.

Also, I notice we do work on a lot of the same families. I am from Isaac Graham & Barbara Coil/ Kile. They were my GG-Grandparents, through their daughter Cynthia. I research Graham, Judy, Coil/Kile, Kisamore, Harper, Pennington, Long, and several others.
Thank you for your attention to this.

Jean Morgan
Find A Grave # 47428414
Added by Jean Morgan on Mar 25, 2014 9:54 PM
Barbara Nicholson
Ethel Hopkins
Richard, I connected her to her parents. Thanks for the information. Nice photo. If you are related go to edit and let me know will gladly transfer to you.
Added by Barbara Nicholson on Mar 23, 2014 12:37 PM
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