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Since 2009 I have been working on preserving the Greenwood Cemetery. I started out taking care of a few family members there and then found more and more. I am related somehow to almost 1/2 of the cemetery.
I have been going through the cemetery stone by stone trying to physically place all the graves. I'm also trying to add names to the stones that are unreadable, which is very very hard! Sometimes I find a stone which just says mother or father even
I have been going through obituaries, church records, cemetery books, county birth records, funeral home records, and death records just trying to make sure every one is found and taken care of.
If you are within the FAG guidelines I will GLADLY transfer too.
I'm just about done with the cemetery now. :D
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|Donna White||re: Walter E White|
Thanks, I don't know how I could have messed up on my grandfather's death date. Not sure how that happened. Thanks for catching the error. donna white
I cleaned up my emails and cleaned toooooo much. I cannot find your email address.
Look forward to chatting again when you have time.
Hope your winter has been going well.
Added by PMH6179 on Feb 27, 2015 2:39 PM
|Nancy Guziec||RE: Pomeroy Randolph|
Hi, Yes, I have that Myrtle was the wife of Pomeroy Harned, but I have no other information on her. Uncle Roy, as I knew him, was a brother to my maternal grandmother and lived in the same town. He lived with the widow of another brother for years and it wasn't until I started doing genealogy that I realized he had ever been married or had a child. I never met Ben. I've always assumed that there was a divorce or something that separated them. I've only found one census where they are together. If you have more information, I would love to have it.
P.S. If you want to reach me privately, you can do so at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Kathy Margrave||RE: Thanks again!|
Yes-that is the correct county/ cemetery😄
|Kathy Margrave||The Gorrells|
Hi :) It IS confusing how they name the cemeteries, isn't it? I have added photos to your memorials and deleted mine--you can correct the location now. Thanks and take care. Kathy
|Donna White||RE: Edits|
I am a direct White descendant of Peregrine White. There are trees on ancestry.com that say that he had a son named after him. I am asking for no major change. I don't see what the problem is with this. You can check other trees on ancestry. You can check census data to verify it also. donna
You are very welcome. Sometimes I revisit a memorial of my own and catch a typo, so I knew you would want those pointed out.
Hope you aren't getting too much snow there! I was up shoveling this morning at 5:30 a.m. Summer can't get here fast enough!
Added by Zella on Jan 30, 2015 6:47 PM
|Margaret Reed Maryott||Jeremiah R Sweeney-#30826909|
Hi cataholic4ever, Thank you for responding so quickly to my request for a photo of Jeremiah's headstone. May I have your permission to use it in my genealogy records? (Giving you full credit for taking the photo) God bless you for all that you do on Find A Grave. Margaret
|Margaret Reed Maryott||Jerry Sweeney #88606035|
This is a duplicate of memorial #30826909 which was done by Anonymous on 24 Oct 2008. Your memorial #88606035 was done on 16 Apr 2012. Information for Jerry Sweeney is as follows: Jeremiah R "Jerry" Sweeney born on 06 Dec 1842 in Green, Indiana, Pa. He died on 19 Feb 1891 in Allegheny, Allegheny,Pa. He is the brother of the wife of my great uncle.
Thank you for your help, Margaret
Please email me when you have time.
I might have found more details on George Mets, 1906, Union Star Cemetery in Sioux County, NE.
I have copies of the newspaper article also if you would like.
Added by PMH6179 on Jan 19, 2015 7:12 PM
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