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C. Bryan (#46788769)
 member for 11 years, 5 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo After several continuous years graving, I've given up walking the lawns. It was fun, but life moves on to other pursuits. 10,000 entries is enough, and these books aren't going to read themselves.

Please use any photos associated with your loved ones' sites as you desire; they belong to you. If you ask for permission I'll know you can't read.
Transfers for anybody but close family if you have a good story - or even a bad lie. You can be adopted, or the ex. Life's too short to quibble, Jim!

A note on why some 'souls' evade discovery: Think about it; there's little entertainment for the majority. One game everyone really gets into is to hide while we seek; hilarious watching us bumble about with growing frustration - using nicknames, omitting dates or the ultimate, not paying for their marker!

Earliest ancestors Philadelphia in 1644 on my father's side - My mother's side arrives in 1749 & 1751. Latest kin here by 1777.
In 1685 a Strode grandfather helped Monmouth's attempt to overthrow James II; and in 1745 another grandpa, this time a Grant, marched with Charles Stuart against George II - both causes failed utterly. Strode's son lost his purchase in England and fled eventually to Philadelphia (aboard a misnamed vessel in which he and his wife perished and his orphans prospered).
The strappan Sawney was transported in May of 1747 aboard the "Gildart', indentured, got a pass - then joined the opportunistic hoards flooding through Cumberland Gap. That whole pack has enough romantic burnishing to fill several Janice Holt Giles novels.

I'm NOT directly related to Daniel Boone of pioneer fame - but to two of his sisters (5th great-grandmothers - Mary's grandson, Luke, wed Elizabeth's granddaughter, Mary Sanders).
I'm NOT related to Gen. John J. Pershing - but his uncle, J.S. Pershing (by another wife of our common sire, J.M. Pershing) is my great-grandfather.
NOT connected to Wm. Jennings Bryan at all - former Secretary of State and thrice Presidential candidate, a dedicated public servant and son of a dedicated public servant, who once lent law books to the aforementioned Mr. Pershing.

My direct lineage seems to have had an aversion to military service but for a maternal great-grandpapa who got himself wounded by the defenders of Vicksburg.
Well, too, there was that earlier trouble in the late mid-1700s; a few grandpas mixed it up in the Ohio Valley, rode with Geo. Rogers Clark and the boys - other scuffles with the Tories in the Carolina and Kentucky hills. Most got pensions for their efforts (them who weren't Loyalists). Myself - I spent three years in the US Army working for the Security Agency.

And - this from another graver:
'Much better to be looking for dead people, than to have dead people looking for you.'

There is an underscore _ in my address below, not a space.
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Duke Fuller
Hello sir, I have made the appropriate edits and I will have some nice pictures for you by tomorrow morning. Thank you for sharing a small piece of his story!
Added by Duke Fuller on Sep 11, 2016 2:28 PM
Mrs. GA T Jr.
Ivo Donald
I looked him up again on the Nationwide Gravesite Locator for veterans. It still states that cemetery, however a lot of veterans have names, dates, etc. in cemeteries and are listed although their remains are elsewhere. It is also possible his remains were re interred elsewhere.
Added by Mrs. GA T Jr. on Aug 26, 2016 7:44 AM
The Herman Family
Thank you for transferring these memorial pages to me. You are too kind. Thank you for taking care of the memorial pages for Harry, Dorothy, Lyle and Ruth Ann.
Added by Becky on Jul 10, 2016 5:07 PM
Judy Wilhite
John Monroe
Thank You for finding John Monroe's memorial for me. Your time and effort is so greatly appreciated. Judy Wilhite
Added by Judy Wilhite on Jun 29, 2016 3:52 AM
Tim Koenig
RE: Adelaide McCarthy
It's all good... Boyd was his middle name. Daniel Boyd McCarthy is now linked to his wife Adelaide (Koenig) McCarthy. It seems Mr. McCarthy was commonly called "D.B."

Thanks again for creating the two memorial pages.

- Tim
Added by Tim Koenig on Jun 21, 2016 9:43 AM
Tim Koenig
Adelaide McCarthy
Hi: Thanks much for creating the memorial page for my cousin, and then generously transferring management of the page. - Tim
Added by Tim Koenig on Jun 18, 2016 11:01 PM
Fran Phillips Geib Gassner
edits and links
Hi, I just posted edits for my cousin 139273151, I think he was named after his father Henry Nicholas Schafer, but as of yet I don't have proof of that. Henry was born in Lowell, Lake, Indiana and died in California. I also linked his parents Henry Nicholas Schafer 139273151 and Matilda Susan 'Tillie' Stark Schafer 18623415.
Thanks for accepting the edits and links, Fran
Added by Fran Phillips Geib Gassne... on Jun 07, 2016 6:23 PM
Rod Williams
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach)
My apologies for taking five months to thank you for taking your own personal time to go out to California Gardens Wall Crypts and fulfill my photo request for: Charles Vincent Elliott memorial #94612172. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated.
Added by Rod Williams on Jun 07, 2016 4:09 PM
Barbie Gant-Hubbard
RE: Jeanie Simchuk - - -
You're welcome! It's my pleasure. Very cool to hear that she was a champion skier. :)

I'm not sure why there is another memorial that has her in Fairmount Memorial Park. She is definitely at Spokane Memorial Gardens. I just added her obituary and it confirms her interment at Spokane Memorial Gardens.
Added by Barbie Gant-Hubbard on May 31, 2016 10:20 AM
RE: Jacqui - - -
Re:hedricks. I already transferred them all to you. I don't think you're greedy, just very thoughtful and kind to want them! If you have "buyers remorse" just transfer them back. I'm fine either way. And it has ALL been my pleasure. Let me know if I can ever help with anything else
Added by Jax on Apr 11, 2016 10:05 PM
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