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Jim Cook (#46817587)
 member for 9 years, 9 months, 22 days
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Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.


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Bonnie's Daughter
Merry Christmas!
Many blessings to you and yours.
Added by Bonnie's Daughter on Dec 23, 2014 11:39 AM
RE: Transfer Memorial
Transferred !!
Added by SBC on Nov 30, 2014 3:56 PM
Hoosier Medic
RE: Floy Critchlow
Hey Jim,

Yes you made the edit and thank you!
Added by Hoosier Medic on Nov 24, 2014 4:36 AM
Gwen Bergeron McMillin
Wanette Morrish memorial
Thank you Jim for transfer. I appreciate it.
Added by Gwen Bergeron McMillin on Nov 10, 2014 11:26 AM
Renee Herres
Such a beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing.
Added by Renee Herres on Apr 18, 2014 3:12 PM
Kari Olson
Effie Irene Rule
Hi and thanks for the info. Are you sure the spelling of her mothers maiden name? KEWEN?
We have a lot of KEWINs around here.
Added by Kari Olson on Oct 02, 2013 7:34 AM
Nancy Bickford Fisher
Holm Monument
I've posted Bernard F and Bernard E Bickford monument pictures and information on Find a Grave, but I am looking for a picture for Franklin and Ethel Bickford Holm monument that I've been unable to attain. Will you be able to take a picture or steer me to someone who will take a picture for me I would much appreciate it.


You're doing a wonderful job on the Motley Cemetery. Didn't know it was so large.
Added by Nancy Bickford Fisher on Sep 01, 2013 10:29 AM
Jani Nebeker
RE: David Lyman Raymond
I have just made the change.
Added by Jani Nebeker on May 29, 2013 12:01 PM
RE: Sally I. Mitchell - Find A Grave Memorial# 100658112
Jim, The Ireland name has been added to Sally's memorial. If you find additional info, feel free to contact me, or I will transfer if you wish. Ray
Added by TheGhost on Mar 10, 2013 10:44 AM
Norma Faller
RE: Abraham Adams
he had 2 wives.
Name: Abraham Adams
Spouse: Mary Caudill
Marriage Date (Day, Month, Year): 1803
City: Wilkes Co
State: NC

and Name: Abraham Adams
Spouse: Katherine Swartzlander
Parents: Adams
Birth Place: Loudoun Co, Leesburg, VA
Birth Date: 10 Oct 1767
Marriage Place: Surry
Marriage Date: 23 Mar 1790
Death Place: Ovid, Madison Co, IN
Death Date: 1 Jan 1846

No, I don't have any records proof that he is the son of Nathaniel Adams, but trust me, it's true.
Added by Norma Faller on Jun 25, 2012 6:45 PM
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