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Bob Keith (#47378024)
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thomas ray
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There does not appear to be a visible marker for the grave. The name is listed in the transcription as "Adult, No Marker". Also shown buried in plot are William & Mary Thomas - who also do not have stones. A photo of the plot has been posted.
Added by thomas ray on Jan 24, 2016 12:31 PM
Kevin Frye
RE: Jesse Milton Ralston
My pleasure.
Added by Kevin Frye on Nov 07, 2015 6:53 PM
RE: Amelia Winter Freeman
No problem. The sad part is that she is on the back side of her parents' stone. If I would have looked there earlier, I may have figured it out.

Those two sided stones get me all the time.

Have a great day.
Added by cleemiller on Oct 28, 2015 12:19 PM
RE: Several emeorials
You are very welcome.

I should be back at that same cemetery next week. Hopefully I can find the Keith requests that you have listed.

Added by cleemiller on Oct 06, 2015 7:32 AM
RE: Harry Handly Caldwell

I am Harry's first cousin 3x removed.

Harry Handly Caldwell was the son of Jacob White Caldwell b. 1837 who m. Josephine Ralston. Jacob's sister was my Great great grandmother Mary Simpson CALDWELL Armstrong b. 1852 Richmond, KY (m. 1875 steamboat captain Samuel Bailey ARMSTRONG Nashville, TN). Harry was her nephew and how we came by this photo. Mary and Jacob's parents were James Calloway CALDWELL and Amanda Malvina WHITE.

In 1900 census Mary C (Caldwell) Armstrong 'widow' is living in household with her sister Patty White Caldwell b. 1849 and Patty's husband John R. HANDLY b. 1839. and Handly children Fannie b 1871 and Nannie b 1875.
In 1910 census Mary was living with her sister Elizabeth CALDWELL Handly(also widowed from m. Ross Handly) and their son Ross.
So it sounds like the Handly family had multiple relationships with the Caldwells - likely source of his middle name.

I have lots of photos of Mary who d. 1937. She was an amazing woman, widowed with young children (James Caldwell Armstrong and Lilian Bailey Armstrong), she was educated at the Madison Institute in Kentucky and then worked as a school teacher for over 50 years including heading the English department of Hume-Fogg HS 1900-1932 in Nashville). She also escorted young ladies to Europe on cross-Atlantic educational voyages.

Good article with another photo from an interview with his son Harry H Caldwell Jr. in 2000:

I can try to make you a better digital copy if you would like of Harry or other relations and confirm writing on the back. We have drawers full of Ďancientí family photos which I have been cataloguing and trying to get on Geni and Find-A-Grave (because they do not charge a fee) the last 10 years for posterity (to protect them from mold and PC crashes). I am not sure whether this photo is currently in my possession or my momís - but I have seen it recently. I will keep an eye out for it, but do not recall it having a date - It was the original cardboard type that was customarily sent as a gift (not a copy)...There was a note about the Dewey relationship on the back.

Good luck with your research.

My name is Bob Keith, a cousin of H. H. C. My maternal great-great grandfather was William H. H. Ralston, brother of Joseph Neely Ralston, H. H. C.'s grandfather. I am currently writing a book about Harry and his wife Katharine Clark Prosser Hilliker Caldwell. I had not seen that picture of Harry wearing his Dewey Medal. Could you tell me where it was found? I'm trying to determine if he was still an ensign when the picture was taken or an Ltjg. Is the photo dated? place taken?

I have written a book about Judge Ralston, James Hervey [yup Hervey] Ralston, brother of William H. H. and J. N.

Are you related?

Thank you for your help!
Added by ahmurphy on Aug 27, 2015 3:32 PM
RE: Samuel Bird Ralston
I looked for your Mary Ralston but could not find her. There were no visible markers in the section where she was buried. Many of the markers at Mount Auburn are flat cemetery markers that over the years have sunk into the ground and are now covered by grass. If she has one of these markers, it would be difficult to locate.
Added by kck on Jun 22, 2015 4:12 PM
RE: Owen C. Ralston

Let me know if you would like the memorial transferred..
Added by K.B. on May 12, 2015 8:31 PM
RE: Nancy America Ralston
I checked and she is already linked to Silas Holcomb Sr. If this is wrong or I am misunderstanding something, please email me offline at
Added by AllanG on Apr 27, 2015 11:26 AM
W. Warder
RE: Harriet N. Ralston
You are very welcome!
Added by W. Warder on Apr 12, 2015 5:42 PM
Kasey Aubel
Bob would you please transfer 64253136 Rueben Schnell to me as he is the brother of my 3 gr grandfather. Thank you, Kasey #48603103
Added by Kasey Aubel on Jan 13, 2015 5:37 AM
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