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ReLyRoTh (#46556292)
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Bio Photo Finding the graves of ancestors can be an overwhelming challenge. What started out years ago as an innocent quest to find the graves of my grandparents has become my passion. Vacations often end up with side trips to libraries or cemeteries, camera in hand, documenting the final resting place of my ancestors and special people. It is my contribution to others who share the special connection to those who are gone, but not forgotten.
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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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Don King
RE: Thomas Rhodes
Thank you so much. This is exactly what we were looking for!!
Don King
Added by Don King on May 04, 2015 8:44 AM
Don King
Thomas Rhodes
Please help me locate the father of Alvin Benjamin Rhodes.
Alvin was born 1904 and died 1973. His father was Thomas Rhodes from the Crawfordville, Ga. area.
Thank you,
Don
Added by Don King on Apr 30, 2015 8:50 AM
Colman
RE: Michael and Mary Garrigan
This family grows larger the more I look into it, and there are some names that reappear often, in this case "Bridget."
"Bridget" is the daughter of Mary (Keegan) Garrigan and Michael Garrigan.
"Bridget Alice" is the daughter of Michael's brother, Philip Garrigan, and Philip's wife Alice (Toher) Garrigan.
There are other Bridget's as well.
When you link "Bridget Alice" to Philip and Alice Garrign, you will see that she is the sister of Bishop Philip J. Garrigan.
This family is full of interesting people!
I am a descendant of Michael Garrigan and Mary (Keegan) Garrigan.
C.
Added by Colman on Apr 27, 2015 2:13 PM
Colman
Michael and Mary Garrigan
I see that you recently left flowers for Michael Garrigan and Mary (Keegan) Garrigan. Are you related?
C.
Added by Colman on Apr 19, 2015 7:34 AM
Bill McEvoy
Doyles at Catholic Mount Auburn, no headstone, do you want these?
22-Apr 1868 DOYLE, JANE YES 1 YEAR 7 MONTHS D 7 EAST SCARLET FEVER BOSTON SUMNER STREET # 254 BOSTON ALEXANDER (IRELAND) & JANE (IRELAND)
25-Nov 1880 DOYLE, JENNIE YES 3 YEARS 2 MONTHS D 7 EAST CROUP BOSTON SUMNER STREET # 354 BOSTON ALEXANDER (IRELAND) & JANE (IRELAND)
24-Feb 1861 DOYLE, JOHN YES 1 YEAR 9 MONTHS D 7 EAST CEPHALITIS BOSTON STILLMAN STREET # 6 BOSTON ALEXANDER (IRELAND) & JANE (IRELAND)
8-Jun 1861 DOYLE, JOHN YES 77 D 7 EAST DEBILITY LABORER BOSTON MECHANIC STREET #17 IRELAND MICHAEL (IRELAND) & ANN (IRELAND)
3-Feb 1864 DOYLE, MARY (HOUGHTON) YES 58 D 7 EAST PHTHISIS BOSTON MECHANIC STREET # 17 IRELAND WIDOW OF JOHN PATRICK (IRELAND) & BRIDGET (IRELAND)
28-Nov 1862 DOYLE, ROBERT YES 16 MONTHS D 7 EAST TUBERCULOSIS BOSTON CROSS STREET # 102 BOSTON ALEXANDER (IRELAND) & JANE (IRELAND)
Added by Bill McEvoy on Apr 16, 2015 4:16 PM
Chiquita
Peachtree Road Baptist Church Cemetery
Hi there, am requesting your permission to repost the beautiful photo of Peachtree Road Baptist Church that has been placed on James Russell Hornsby's memorial page, (#52098634). What a gorgeous photo. I always give proper credit and sources for any photos requested and used, as should be. Thanking you in advance for the consideration, Chiquita in Florida (#47559633)
Added by Chiquita on Apr 13, 2015 10:39 PM
JoyePusser
DAR lineage
Hello, I am trying to prove DAR lineage through:

Ralph H Purser, Jr (1944 -) ->
Ralph H Purser, Sr (1903-1994) ->
Joseph D. Purser (Pusser) (1883-1906) ->
Elizabeth Juliette Holland Pusser (1858-1960) ->
Josephine Donaldson Holland Causey (1842-1907) ->
Susannah Odom (1819 or 1813) ->
James Madison Odom (1779) ->
Archibald Odom (1758)

Mind if I ask you some questions on the data in this site? Thanks!

Joye P.
Added by JoyePusser on Apr 08, 2015 9:09 AM
Becky Helms Hice
Photos
May I copy any photos of my family members that you have taken for my files. I will give you credit for the photos. Your consideration would be greatly appreciated.
Becky Helms Hice Find A Grave member # 47009908
Added by Becky Helms Hice on Mar 18, 2015 11:09 AM
William Carson
Vans Randell Brinson Clinkscales
Hello, I entered Mrs. Clinkscales memorial and noted later that you had also entered a memorial with a higher number. I live a few miles from Jackson Memorial Gardens and maintain numerous memorials there for both family and close friends. Please advise, William Carson #47628920
Added by William Carson on Feb 20, 2015 6:46 AM
Virginia
Sarah Ann Higdon Holland Odom Taylor
Sarah Ann Higdon Holland Odom Taylor
Find A Grave Memorial# 53898290

That wasn't clear. I meant documentation that ties Sarah to Burrell and Nancy. Thanks. Virginia
Added by Virginia on Feb 17, 2015 10:20 AM
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