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Vada L. Long (#46807018)
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Bio Photo Hi, I have been doing family Genealogy as far back as I can remember. My Great Aunt Pauline had me walking in cemeteries as soon as I was old enough to walk. My aunt Pauline Myers died in 2000 but I still carry on with her research.

This is a wonderful place to remember our loved ones and too pass along information to others. Coming from a military family I have been trying to record the graves of the Veterans, especially the civil war vets. Many of the old stones are gone but with a sight like this maybe they will not be forgotten. My daughter and I spend weekends finding old cemeteries that have been forgotten, (a lot of walking). We have also recorded cemeteries where all headstones are gone and the only records for these graves are recorded at the county library.

I want to thank Dave and Apple Dwiggins for the info on the Indiana Service men who were killed during World War II, and are buried at the Manila American Cemetery. See their web page here.

My grandma, Inez Rogers (Buried at Grandview Cemetery, Vigo Co. IN) died Aug. 7th 2009 if you have time please visit her memorial and leave a flower.
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Margaret Farris
Hello Vada,

Thank you for the obituary. I have added it to Margaret's memorial. :)

Blessings,
Paula
Added by Whispers From The Grave on Sep 10, 2014 5:08 AM
Kathryn Cox
Obit for Mary Turman
Thanks for the obit. I have added it to Mary's bio. Folks like you are appreciated for the extra info you can provide. Kathryn
Added by Kathryn Cox on Sep 04, 2014 4:01 PM
Mike Lewman
Aquila Laverty
Vada,
I recently had a request to change some info relating to Aquila Laverty buried in Hixon Cemetery, Wabash Twp., Parke Co, Indiana.

I received the following suggested correction: (FindAGrave reference #'s in parenthesis).

"I found that you have Elizabeth Justus Laverty (57186827) married two different Aquilla's.
She (Margaret Justus) was married to Aquila James Laverty (20707825) born in 1822. I have Aquila and Elizabeth's children as Mary, Henry Clay, George W., Jessie F., Irene, Erminie, and Kit Carson.

Aquilla also had children with his 2nd wife Lillian Mann. They were Aquilla b. 1896 and Cecil.

The other Aquila that you (me) have linked to Elizabeth Justus is the son of Alexander (20707825) and Margaret Justus (43175078) Lavertyl. He was born in 1850 not 1857 and died 2 Jan 1910. No date on the tombstone.

I have Aquilla James grandfather as Isaac Laverty and his grandmother, Jane Martin Laverty (57186832). I found Jane at Hixon Cemetery and took a picture of her tombstone.

I wanted to get your reaction to these suggested changes. Obviously, some of these changes would be on FindAGrave entries that you control.

When you get the time, let me know your thoughts on all of this. Thanks very much.

Mike Lewman (mblewman@yahoo.com)
Added by Mike Lewman on Aug 17, 2014 11:19 AM
Armstrong History
Spencer Cemetery Pix
Hi - I came across your pictures and contact info on the memorial pages of the Spencer Cemetery. I am related to Mary Spencer (daughter of Mary Ann Gott Spencer (22578533) and James Spencer. It would be interesting to learn more about the cemetery and who currently owns the cemetery. We live in Wisconsin and plan on driving through Indiana in a few weeks and hope to be able to visit the cemetery. We'd appreciate any info you could share. Many thanks in advance!!
Added by Armstrong History on Aug 17, 2014 2:13 AM
Armstrong History
Spencer Cemetery Pix
Hi - I came across your pictures and contact info on the memorial pages of the Spencer Cemetery. I am related to Mary Spencer (daughter of Mary Ann Gott Spencer (22578533) and James Spencer. It would be interesting to learn more about the cemetery and who currently owns the cemetery. We live in Wisconsin and plan on driving through Indiana in a few weeks and hope to be able to visit the cemetery. We'd appreciate any info you could share. Many thanks in advance!!
Added by Armstrong History on Aug 17, 2014 1:41 AM
Trish Funderburg Walls
RE: Memorial# 12338758
Thank you Vada for this transfer.
Added by Trish Funderburg Walls on Aug 02, 2014 9:25 AM
Roberta Decker
RE: John H Mahan 26462362
Thank you. (You might get two "thank you" replies...just consider that you do a wonderful job and one of the "thanks" is for that.) lol
Added by Roberta Decker on Aug 01, 2014 6:58 PM
Roberta Decker
John Mahan
Thank you very much!
Added by Roberta Decker on Aug 01, 2014 6:47 PM
Roberta Decker
John H Mahan 26462362
John was the third oldest child of Thomas Mahan & Elizabeth McCammon; brother to my gggrandmother. If you are not related, I would appreciate transfer of his memorial. Thank you.
Added by Roberta Decker on Jul 31, 2014 5:38 PM
Adina
Chester Tuttle
Thank you so much for the posting the wonderful picture of Chester Tuttle and Nancy Moore! A friend and I tried to get to that cemetery a few years ago, but some construction kept us out, we couldn't find a way into it. Would you mind if I used this picture on my personal website?

Added by Adina on Jul 26, 2014 1:24 AM
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