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SleepingDog (#46607843)
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Bio Photo Born in North Carolina, but have also lived in New York, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, and South Carolina. Graveyards and tombstones have always been a curiosity to me, and I always wanted to know something about the people buried there. I was a data entry operator for many years, also a history and genealogy addict. Since being retired, I've put those things to use to help make sure that people (and pets) that I put into Find A Grave are more than just names on a tombstone.

With this exception, I am not one of those people that dictates rules (including my own quirks) to everybody. Everyone has their own way of doing things, and it is not my way to tell other people what to do, nor do I appreciate anyone dictating to me. This is supposed to be a service to people for remembering their friends and relatives, for history, and for genealogy. Also--if anyone duplicates any of my entries---so be it. I'm not going to whine about it. Someone else can do that.

Since the exact places of some of our ancestors will never be known for sure---like those who were buried on their own property and/or have simple field stones for markers---I believe that those people also deserve to be remembered and connected to their families. So I will gladly connect the "unknowns" since they are just as important links as those we do know about. It does help to know the dates if possible. But then you do have some that can't possibly still be alive--and even they deserve our respect.

I would like to add that I do try to cooperate with everyone, and am happy to do so, but expect to be spoken to with decency and respect when being asked to make any type of change. (As I've come across a few people that were downright pushy and rude). Advice to nasty people---"let sleeping dogs lie".
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Ann Taylor
RE: Isabella Swain
The information was yours to do with as you saw fit. You're more than welcome.
Added by Ann Taylor on May 31, 2016 9:24 AM
RE: Stewart, Mary Louise Patterson
Hi. I appreciate your replying. Mary Louise and her older sister Eugenia were my father's sisters. I knew both of them very well, and they did look very much alike. On seeing the photo on Mary Louise's Find-a-Grave website I took it to be a photo of Mary Louise too. But when I searched recently on for a yearbook photo of her older sister Eugenia, it led me to this issue of The Sage, and not to the photo but another page of whimsical comments on students, and Eugenia, not Mary Louise, was named there. That sent me on through the rest of the volume and lo! I saw the picture with the name Mary Louise Patterson over it. The Sage had only the members of the senior class, the class of 1918. Mary Louise was born in 1910 and would have been 8 years old in 1918. Eugenia was born in 1900 and was a member of the senior class. She and a male member of that class came back in 1920 and sang together in a concert in Greensboro, each having studied music elsewhere. Just two years before the picture was taken--in 1916--Mary Louise was described in a newspaper as a "little flower girl" in a relative's wedding. So there's plenty of evidence that the young lady in the photo is Eugenia. But I'm very glad you put it up. Otherwise it would not have occurred to me to look for yearbook photos of them! I think Eugenia herself probably was in on this teenage prank. Pranks ran in the family. The really astonishing thing is that I've been unable to find an issue of The Sage for any other year until, as I recall, about 1950! If you know where I could find issues from the 1920s, please let me know. And please accept my thanks for connecting me with this bit of family past. Cordially, Dan Patterson
Added by Anonymous on May 30, 2016 5:34 PM
Stewart, Mary Louise Patterson
The photograph from The Sage, 1918, p. 44, is not that of Mary Louise (who, as her gravestone shows, was born in 1910 and was therefore 8 years old in 1918). Her older sister Eugenia was the one who graduated that year. Eugenia or the editor was playing a teenage prank. Please remove the photograph but accept thanks for your good intentions.
Added by Anonymous on May 30, 2016 7:34 AM
Don Calhoun
Wayyyy Cute Dog
Added by Don Calhoun on May 29, 2016 10:18 AM
K Fulton
RE: Mary M. Fulp
thank you! I think it is possible that they sent her back if the stone is located next to the other relatives. BUT- who knows? I will email the person who posted the info online and see what I might find out. Indiana has very little on find a grave. Do you know if the stone is next to the other relatives? You have already been kind enough to transfer some of my relatives. My other direct descendants are:

Created by: SleepingDog
Record added: Feb 22, 2009
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Added by K Fulton on May 20, 2016 9:18 AM
Rebecca Bandy
RE: Abner Pryor 1792 ?
Thanks for your response. I have researched the John Henry Pryor/ Margaret Gaines line in depth. Their son Abner died several years before my Lucy was born in 1791. If she is part of this family, and I am sure she is,she would be a granddaughter.
She just doesn't have any history before she married Adam Petree in 1812 in Surrey Co. NC. I've often wondered if she was married to a Pryor and he died...I just have a BIG brick wall. Thanks for your help ....
Added by Rebecca Bandy on May 15, 2016 9:25 AM
Dr. Lauriston Hardin Hill (#8881124)

A detailed biography has been added to the memorial of this interesting Confederate physician.

Thanks again,

F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D.
Senior Technical Advisor to the
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Added by bioengineer on May 15, 2016 7:03 AM
Rebecca Bandy
Abner Pryor 1792 ?
Opps....I get Abner amd Adam names mixed up sometimes....I'm looking for Abner...LOL
Added by Rebecca Bandy on May 09, 2016 1:57 PM
Rebecca Bandy
Abner Pryor 1792 ?
I was wondering if you know anything about Adam's parents and siblings. I have a 4th great grand mother named Lucy Pryor....who married an Adam Petree in 1812 in Surrey Co. An Abner Pryor signed the marriage bond with the time of the marriage. I believe it was your Abner but I can find no parentage for Lucy. The 1850 Indiana Census lists her place of birth as Virginia in 1791. Lucy and Adam moved to Indiana in 1812. No reference to her family has been found...I hope you can tell me about Abner's line.

Sincerely, Rebecca Bandy
Added by Rebecca Bandy on May 09, 2016 1:55 PM
Bertha Sternberger
Hi Friend- sent you an edit for Bertha, I believe she was moved. Her daughter is buried in another local cemetery. Details in the edit. Hope you are doing well.
Added by ncsearch on May 04, 2016 11:43 AM
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