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FRRoss (#47557508)
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Bio Photo I am a retired Master Chief Petty Officer, US Navy, and have been researching History and genealogy for 11 years. I have also been researching graves and graveyards for many years. I currently live in Pensacola, Florida, but travel frequently around the Eastern US searching for graves. My family history site is public on I am a genealogy Addict, and will work up a family tree on a whim, just because!

If you are looking for permission to use one of my photos on your own genealogy site: Limited Permission is granted for all not-for-profit publication, as long as proper photo credit is given, such as "Find-A-Grave memorial #012345 photo by F R Ross on 5/12/2013."

If you are requesting an edit to one of my memorials, I usually take care of edits within 36 hours, unless you are member "Anonymous (#46603377)"; or any other member who has disabled any message links; Then, Tough Luck! I will not even consider your often ill advised information!

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Ole Arvold.
thanks for the info
Added by Donna on Jun 28, 2015 11:54 AM
Mark Peebles
(Brotherhood) This guy really needs to go away!!! I actually talked to someone at Find A Grave about this individual yesterday so lets see what happens.

Mark Peebles
Added by Mark Peebles on Jun 13, 2015 6:22 PM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Harry Reed # 74761474
Here is yet another "Thank you" to me:
Thomas infant death
Hoy a las 9:42 A.M.
Thanks so much! What an oops. I fixed the date. Robin

I advise you to urgently see a doctor to treat your high bloodpressure, as you so are incensed by my simple message:
"PLEASE revise dates".
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Jun 08, 2015 9:11 AM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Harry Reed # 74761474
After 28,000 corrections and thousands of "Thank you" replies, people can judge for themselves what YOU wrote:
RE: Harry Reed # 74761474
Rude, crude?, Yes you are. I have asked Admin at Find-A-Grave to review your latest string of blunt and non-informative communications with other members, and your reprisals and threats to report them. You may feel your are contributing to somthing, but I fail to see any merit in allowing you to continue to harrass people doing a fine job.
Added by FRRoss on Jun 07, 2015 7:54 PM
Re: Harry Reed # 74761474
"Please Revise The Dates"??? You have been warned many times about submitting improper requests for revisions. Here's one for you! "Clean up your act"! You are now on my "Ignore" list.
Added by FRRoss on Jun 07, 2015 12:04 PM

Added by Robert Brotherhood on Jun 08, 2015 8:25 AM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Ann Briggs
It seems you display the same despicable character to other people asking you to CORRECT your incorrect entries (people, see messages below):
"Wow before being so rude you should take a more careful look at the edit suggestions. You've created memorials for 2 Ann Briggs.

Ann Briggs #133275469 (1796-1841)
Maiden Wilkie

Ann Briggs #133275470 (1809-1888)
Maiden Cogswell

BTW You have incorrectly linked the spouse to both persons which is wrong."

Change your attitude towards other contributors!!
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Jun 07, 2015 2:40 PM
Robert Brotherhood
RE: Harry Reed # 74761474
So you enter incorrect dates and then send impolite messages and ignore a simple request: "Please revise dates"!?
I am GLAD I do not have your despicable character...
Added by Robert Brotherhood on Jun 07, 2015 2:28 PM
Cindy Arnett
RE: Henry E Post Jan 1862
Hi and thank you for such a prompt reply. I don't think the Posts that you mention are part of my family. Henry Post who was my maternal grandmother's father was born in 1854 and grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was a boatman. He died in North Greenbush, NY in 1911. I know that his father was John H. Post a boatman and his mother's name was Anna but there is more than one John H. Post and many Henry Posts. Both Henry's parents died prior to 1899 when my grandmother was born. I know the names of Henry's siblings - most of which my mother remembers. But I'm really not sure which John H. Post and which Anna Post are his parents. It looks like Anna was Anna Burger who is listed on the Terpenning family tree. I really appreciate any info/help/guidance you can give me. I want to return to NY this summer and would love to visit whatever cemetery my John H. and Anna Post are buried in. Thank you for all you do for so many of us on Find A Grave. Cindy Arnett
Added by Cindy Arnett on May 11, 2015 2:57 PM
RE: Ann Briggs 1787-1841
Wow before being so rude you should take a more careful look at the edit suggestions. You've created memorials for 2 Ann Briggs.

Ann Briggs #133275469 (1796-1841)
Maiden Wilkie

Ann Briggs #133275470 (1809-1888)
Maiden Cogswell

BTW You have incorrectly linked the spouse to both persons which is wrong.
Added by SJB on May 10, 2015 8:34 PM
Cindy Arnett
Hi sir. First I want to thank you for all you do regarding the info you post on this website. I too am very interested in geneology. I have been searching for sometime now for info regarding the Post family from Poughkeepsie. My maternal great-grandfather was Henry Post born around 1859, grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and died 1911 in Greenbush, NY. He was a boatman on the river. I believe his parents were Capt John H. Post and Anna Burger Post who are buried in Ulster County possibly in the Terpenning family cemetery. I live in Tennessee so it is not possible for me to physically check records and/or cemeteries up in NY. My searches have been exciting and frustrating as I thought I had traced the Posts much further back only to discover I had the wrong information. Any info you might have or suggestions on how I can more effectively search would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Cindy Arnett
Added by Cindy Arnett on May 06, 2015 8:14 PM
RE: Henry Jonathan Briggs b 20 Sept 1820
Thank you for helping me dig into this family more! This is where it's been confusing for me because it seems there are two Henry Briggs born within a few years of eachother, marrying Maryettes or Mary Ettes.

I'm related through Charles H. Briggs b. 1868 Buffalo, Erie NY d. 1941 Buffalo, Erie NY (Although he lived in Los Angeles CA with wives and children from 1910-about 1936 before moving back alone.) His marriage records list parents Henry F. Briggs (Sometimes just listed as Henry Briggs) and Mary Ett Spaulding. I've found Henry and Maryette in the 1850 census in Newstead, Erie, NY with no children, ages 30 and 23. 1870 census in Buffalo, Erie County, NY - Henry F. 50 Maryette 43 Noah 9 Charles H. 2 don't see them again until 1891 Census of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - Henry 70 Widowed Noah 30 Charles H. 23. I know they were dairy farmers. All this info seems correct because Charles H.'s first wife was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Death dates or places of Henry and Maryette unknown. Just last night I learned Charles' brother Noah's middle name was Spaulding. Noah Spaulding went on to live in Dunkirk and owned Brigg's Dairy, later called N. S. Briggs & Sons Dairy.

I did late last night come across a very interesting newspaper article from 1935 listing descendants of John Briggs Revolutionary War Veteran of Skaneateles. (Sorry this link is really long, if you wanted to check it out.)

It lists his 4th son as Noah Briggs m. Deborah Foster. First child of theirs listed is a Henry (birthdates left blank), 2nd son George b. 1823 and then lists 2 more sons with birthdates. I'm suspecting this very well could be the right Henry but still looking for any more solid proof I can find. Timeframe of birth would be right, Henry F. could very well be Henry Foster carrying on the mother's maiden which was definitely common in my Briggs line on down for the oldest sons. And my Henry F. did name his oldest son Noah (after his father if this is the right line). And it does coincide with Henry listing Onondaga County on 2 census records as his I'm hopeful maybe this is it!

Thank you for taking the time that you have looking into this for me, some of these records can be very tricky!
Added by SJB on May 01, 2015 3:02 PM
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