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centavo (#47155688)
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I've been an amateur genealogist for almost 40 years and I'm still continually amazed by the openhandedness I encounter among my fellow researchers - genealogists have to be the most generous bunch of people in the world.

I try to pass on records I come across that establish relationships, maiden names, AKAs and so on. I'm sure I can be quite annoying trying to make sure this information is as close to accurate as possible but it seems like the least we can do for our ancestors.

I feel especially compelled to create pages or fill in the biographical blanks for fallen soldiers, whether or not I'm directly related and regardless of the conflict or the cause, especially for those who seem to have been forgotten because they had no spouse or children or surviving parents to memorialize them. It just seems wrong for someone's ultimate sacrifice to go unremarked.

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Wes Phinney
William G Statham
Additions made to memorial as suggested.
Added by Wes Phinney on Dec 17, 2015 5:53 AM

Nice to "meet" YOU!! :) Our Newmans came from England in about 1635 to Virginia...then, migrated to South Carolina...maybe we ARE related! :) THAT would be a HOOT! :)

The three sons that came in 1635 were John, Thomas, & line comes through Thomas (b 1620, London, England)...

Goes, as follows:

Thomas Jr. (b. 1648 VA - d. 1705 VA)
Thomas III (b. 1687 VA - d. 1730 VA)
George (b. 1725 VA - d. 1801 SC)
Reuben (b. 1757 VA - d. 1849 SC)
John Henry (b. 1790 SC - d. 1868 MS)
James Basil (b. 1830 SC, GA, OR MS - d. 1914 TX)
Thomas Wiley (b. 1869 MS - d. 1954 TX)
James Leon (b. 1891 TX - d. 1978 AR)
Edna Lucille Newman Newman Brumett (b. 1924 TX - Still Living - my Mother)

Do any of these ring a bell? :)

I'll be happy to help, anytime, if I can! Nice to know I'm not the only one that feels memorials are made to MEMORIALIZE...not just log... :)


j* (Judith L. Newman - Mesquite, Texas)
Added by j* on Nov 24, 2015 4:39 PM
I saw your message re: Lamar P. Davis...I am not leaving you a message ABOUT him...but, I wanted to say I AGREE WITH YOU!

I'm speaking about this message:
RE: Lamar P. Davis
First, I have no quibble with your not linking Lamar to his father since that's obviously at your discretion. But, rightly or wrongly, I comprehend the mission of FindAGrave more broadly. Because otherwise, it would rule out memorial pages for Civil War soldiers who fell in a known battle on a known date who can only be assumed to have been buried where they fell because there's no record showing the disposition of their remains. It would rule out people whose date and place of death are known from other official records like widows' pensions and court documents but who died before there were death certificates to give cemetery information (which not all of them do), or lived where there was no local newspaper to publish a death notice, or left surviving family too poor to put a permanent marker on their final resting place in an old church cemetery.

I've always viewed FindAGrave as a unique and invaluable place to share information about where people died as a way to connect them to the living, but if its mission is simply to catalog official death records and cemetery markers then I may, indeed, be in the wrong place.

I have relatives that I've made memorials for, not necessarily in the military...but, people who I'd LIKE remembered...and, cannot CONFIRM their exact burial place....and, whether some people like it or not, I feel Find-A-Grave is for MEMORIALIZING people as WELL as being a registry of graves. I just wanted to say THANK YOU for stating it so well...and, that I agree with YOU!

I have even had reference to a burial / cemetery on a state death certificate that I've made a memorial for...only to have a relative that I hadn't met, as yet, inform me that the person was, in fact, buried someplace else...and, that the burial reference on the death certificate was incorrect....

I try to follow the rules....but, as with anything - there is a "{fine line", if you know what I mean, as to how closely you can follow them when relying on only documentation that, as we know, can be incorrect, sometimes...

I'm just saying that people should not be so rigid....just sayin'...

So, anyway: Thanks for the well-thought-out, wonderfully stated message...I AGREE! :)

Let me know if I might be able to help-you-out in any way....I'll be happy to!

Take Care...

j* (Judith L. Newman - Mesquite, Texas)
Added by j* on Nov 11, 2015 5:37 PM
Lamar P. Davis
Find A Grave Memorial# 55912650

Your edit:
Jerry L. Davis
(1830 - 1876)

Will be declined as the memorial for the father does not contain the final disposition of the remains. FindAGrave is a grave registration site. There are other websites where you can link family trees.

Please see FindAGrave FAQs:

Memorial contributions to Find A Grave must fulfill that mission - registration of the final disposition. If the memorial contribution corresponds with only the main mission, then the memorial fulfills its purpose as part of Find A Grave's mission.
Added by SLGMSD on Nov 07, 2015 10:37 AM
Centavo....I didn't receive the
Please the e-mail address as it can be hard to spell....thank you....
Added by CoastGuardMedic on Nov 02, 2015 11:18 PM
Cornelia Lamkin Seibles
I've updated her memorial.

Thank You
Added by Denise on Nov 02, 2015 6:42 AM
RE: coastguardmedic
I'm sorry.....I accidentally deleted it.....would you send it again, please.....could you use a title with all CAPS?......I get tons of junk mail, and I must not have noticed it....thanks...
Added by CoastGuardMedic on Oct 29, 2015 10:13 PM
my non-home e-mail is me there and I will send you my home e-mail address...thanks....
Added by CoastGuardMedic on Oct 25, 2015 2:24 AM
RE: Newman photo
No, I didn't receive it....I will send you my e-mail in a private message...
Added by CoastGuardMedic on Oct 25, 2015 2:20 AM
RE: Susie Scaff Newman
Yes....I would appreciate a pic.....thank you....and have a safe and happy time this upcoming holiday season.... :)
Added by CoastGuardMedic on Oct 21, 2015 10:24 PM
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