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Thank you so much to the people who generously donate their time and money to provide information, photographs, and floral contributions to people who may never be able to thank them. I especially appreciate those who remember this is much bigger than ourselves and consistently maintain their memorials in a professional manner, treating others volunteers in the respectful way in which they like to be treated.
The "Relationship Link" feature is an amazing way to link family members and build your family tree. You can link each memorial to his/her parent(s) and spouse(s). To use this feature:
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I see that you got your information for Lillian from the NC Death Indexes.
Where did you get the information for parents and siblings?
Thanks for all your hard work and postings!
Added by Pam438 on Nov 24, 2014 12:29 PM
The above memorial is for my 3rd Great Grandfather on my father's side, Robert Wallace of Person County, NC. I am now managing the direct line of descendants of his to me (including spouses). I am managing his wife's memorial, Jane #29928672. I would like to ask you to transfer management to me; my contributor number is 47499301, user name NChirco
Added by NChirco on Nov 20, 2014 10:21 AM
|imatarheel||Ray family links|
Happy you figured that one out. So missed her in the same plot as E H Ray. I pulled up the mother's record based on the date and of course a transcribing error maiden name Emary. It was correct on familysearch.org. They do a much better job.
I am trying to find my relative, Borghild Lee. She was born abt. 1902 or 1903 in Aitkin CO., MN to Anne (Anna) Dreyer and Oluf Lee. I don't know who she married, or when she died. The info you have on Borghild Treff is similar to mine, but the parents are different. Do you have any other information on Treff? Borghild Treff's mother's maiden name is also Dreyer.
Added by amh0705 on Nov 13, 2014 10:13 AM
|Randy Butts||JT Oliver|
Thank you for making the edits and links to the Jim Oliver memorial and for all the extra research, it was a big help to me in doing my Everett family tree!
|PKA Mack||Edith Winston|
I am interested in updating information on my fourth great grandparents:
John and Edith Winston buried in the Winston Cemetery in Youngsville, NC on the Long Bay Elementary property.
It is my understanding that the graves are in poor condition but through my six years of research, I have their birth and death dates.
I would like to be able to add information to their find a grave pages and that can be done if you transfer my family pages to me. I've been a member of Find A Grave for six years and have 78 accounts.
You can reach me at:
Please subject it: Find A Grave John and Edith Winston.
Thank you so much for your help.
I read your lengthy information and say thank you. I am willing to forward the information I would like to add to their pages, if you want to maintain their pages. I would like to link them to my family for others in my family.
Thanks so much,
Peggy Kelley Mack
My mother, Ernestine Clara Winston Kelley
Added by PKA Mack on Oct 15, 2014 12:40 PM
|Richard Smith||James L Smith|
Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
James father was Thomas Smith. James and Delilah Hatch were married Oct 2,1867 in orange nc.
Delilah F Andrews was first married to john Hatch Sep 20, 1860 in Orange,nc.
Delilah F. hatch smith that is also in this same cemetery. Her parents were David Andrews and Joanna Edwards.
|SMcGaughey||RE: Hall Otis Seals #46649774|
Thanks...I found several headstones in that area that were moved from East Durham; none of them had dates on the stones. I found a reference in a 1937 list of cemeteries to East Durham cemetery (Col) "near East Durham airport", but haven't found anything else about it. Perhaps it was on land that became RDU. Just guessing.
|Karen Mickel Bennett||Leonidas Oldham|
Thank you so much for the names of his parents. I know it takes time to make edits, but I appreciate them so much! Future generations will thank us all for the extra work we do to make accurate, informative memorials. Again, thank you for taking the time to send me the new info.
Karen Mickel Bennett
|William Zachry||Young Finis Ewing Harris|
Thank you for posting the information on YFE Harris (1815-1870), my wife's 3rd great grandfather.. I need proof that he is the son of William Harris (1792-1845) to complete my son's SAR application. If you have documented proof of that relationship I would be most grateful to receive it and pay any expenses. Again, many thanks for your assistance.
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