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Where did the time go?
Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.
Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me.
Still glides the Stream, and shall for ever glide;
The Form remains, the Function never dies;
while we, the brave, the mighty and the wise;
We Men, who in our morn of youth defied
The elements, must vanish; - be it so!
Life must go on;
I forget just why.
-Edna St. Vincent Millay
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
"Life isn't fair.
Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug."
"I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches."
-Alice Roosevelt Longworth
"Is that all there is?"
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|glen ||Whitington / Bjerke|
I was looking at Sylvie Bjerke buried in Forest Hill in Owatonna; in the comment, it mentions that Sylvie was married twice. I'm not aware of this (he was my dad's cousin) - Sylvie's brother, Alvin was married twice (Alma and Clara); After Sylvie's death, his wife Faye remarried. I thought maybe if you had a little more information I could do a little more digging. Thank you - glen
Added by glen on Sep 02, 2016 12:48 PM
|Arizona Kid||RE: James Cowman|
You are most welcome. I ended up going a second time as the stone was hard to read (debris on the stone). I washed it off with water and a rag and it came to life.
As far as his wife, Elizabeth, I could not find a readable stone next to his. There is an unreadable one there that I assume is hers but will try to confirm it soon with the sextons office there.
If there was a long delay between when you requested the memorial be posted and now I am sorry. I have just come on board as a volunteer (again)and seems no one has bothered doing the requests for several years. I am getting caught up
with them. Thankfully the cemetery isn't all that big.
|B.J. Waters||Clarence Tryon|
Hey! Thanks for letting me know! Unfortunately, I looked for the correct photo and cannot find it. I have photos on flash drives going back several years, but for some reason I can't find the Tryons. I will get another photo soon. I can't believe it took nearly 2 1/2 years for someone to notice this error!
|Colleen Miller||RE: Clay Eugene Riches|
|D Sharp Major||RE: William Mallett|
Not a problem :) I'd never stopped at St Elizabeth's before. From there now I have 38 photos I'll have to find time to upload :D
|E. Bennett||RE: John Wilson|
My pleasure - happy to help.
|Mat Tackett||Tomas Wilson|
Hello we at Friends of Athens Asylum Cemeteries have been working on Thomas Wilson's stone request. If you would please contact Berta Lockheart at email@example.com Thank you for your time.
|K Stone||RE: John Ogden|
I can't find an original source for the middle name of Michael for John Ogden 1700. It was listed that way on geni.com....I probably used that as a mental marker to define him from the others...for memory. Sorry I can't be more help. I'll let you know if I come across it. Also, the line I found on geni was incorrect based on the info online regarding the family bible...if that's correct. ?? The site has John 1700 as the great-grandson on John the Pilgrim. According to the article in the link I'm attaching he was his grandson...not great.
Added by K Stone on Apr 17, 2016 2:34 PM
|MT EJ||RE: Charles W. Wilson|
You are welcome. Good luck in your search. EJ
Added by MT EJ on Feb 18, 2016 6:18 PM
Thank you for sending the Quaker records, it is much appreciated. This is not my family, but I will see what else is available. I no longer use Ancestry.com.
Added by Margaret on Feb 09, 2016 11:14 AM
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