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Joe Mckenzie (#46854853)
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The best way to contact me about additions, corrections, updates, etc., is by clicking the "Edit" tab on the memorial page, then clicking on the link to suggest a correction. Those go to a special inbox on my email account.

I have over 140 Virtual cemeteries listed To the Right. Most of these Cemeteries are within 40 Miles of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland.
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stacy thomas
George Burchus & Mckensie family
I couldnt help but notice your last name is Mckensie, along with the George Barchus info , are you related to this George Barchus? The reason I ask is cause Im also related to a George Barchus and his mother is Margaret (Mckensie) Barchus . Please answer back if you can.
Added by stacy thomas on Jul 02, 2016 10:25 AM
Penny Banks
Mary A. Riordan
My name is Penny Banks. My mother is Anna Margaret Mayer Banks. She is now 98. I have information from you received from you many years ago.

My question is about Mary A. Riordan. I had her listed as wife of William Hammond, parents to Margaret, Jane, Nellie. But in newspaper articles and in the census she is listed as aunt to those girls. And I cannot find William Hammond. Do you have any more info? Also in a newspaper article, it mentions Mrs. Anthony Riehl/Rhiel as a sister to Margaret, Jane and Nellie.

Hope you can help.
Added by Penny Banks on Jun 29, 2016 2:10 PM
pj
please add obit
OBIT- FITZPATRICK JOHN JOSEPH 1897 - 1972
CUMBERLAND News
THU 6 JAN 1972
DIED 3 JAN l972
John J. Fitzpatrick
OAKLAND--John J. Fitzpat-
rick, 74, af Swanton, died Mon.
day at his home.
He was a son of the late
Thomas and Rose Cunning-
ham) Fitzrpatrick, and a ret-
ired machinist.
Surviving is a brother, Tom
J. Fitzpatrick, New York City.
The body is at the Minnich-
Stewart Funeral home where a
Christian wake service will he
held tomorrow at 7:30 pm
Friends will be recieved today,
from 7 until 9 pm and tomor-
row from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9
pm
Mass will be celebrated Sat-
urday at 10;30 am at St. Pe-
ter's Catholic Church.

Added by pj on Jun 20, 2016 4:36 AM
Shayna Holbrook
RE: Alva Ray Gear
Thank you so much! Yes, his father, my Gran, passed when I was little. I have been trying to locate his obituary in my Grama's old papers so I can create a memorial for him as well. I truly appreciate it-- thank you for all of your contributions to this page!
Added by Shayna Holbrook on May 29, 2016 6:15 AM
Shayna Holbrook
Memorial transfer
Hello! I was writing to request for my father's memorial (Kevin Gear #116446178) to be transferred to me. Thank you so much!
Added by Shayna Holbrook on May 24, 2016 10:59 AM
Del Groves
Fortney
Thanks for the transfers.
Added by Del Groves on May 05, 2016 5:24 AM
Del Groves
Gertrude E Fortney #37741937
FYI - more support for this memorial actually being Gertrude Elizabeth Vannata Fortney.

Name: Gertrude Fortney
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Clark Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 37
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Birthplace: West Virginia
Birth Year (Estimated): 1903
Last Place of Residence: Same Place
District: 17-34
Family Number: 204
Sheet Number and Letter: 12B
Line Number: 43
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 4408
Digital Folder Number: 005462135
Image Number: 00942


Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Albert Fortney Head M 44 Washington
Gertrude Fortney Wife F 37 West Virginia
Alberta Fortney Daughter F 17 West Virginia
Billy Fortney Daughter F 16 West Virginia
Skippy Fortney Son M 9 West Virginia

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7CZ-HW7 : accessed 4 May 2016), Gertrude Fortney in household of Albert Fortney, Clark Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 17-34, sheet 12B, family 204, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4408.
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Here is marriage of dau. Billie June Fortney:

http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcdetail.aspx?Id=116085
Added by Del Groves on May 04, 2016 2:19 PM
Del Groves
Gertrude E Fortney #37741937
I believe this woman is most likely Gertrude Elizabeth Vannata, wife of Albert Allen Fortney buried in the same cemetery.

I have not found her death record or their marriage record. But, have found marriage records of some children. see at:

https://familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3A%22gertrude%20e%22~%20%2Bsurname%3Afortney~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1902-1902~%20%2Bdeath_year%3A1975-1975~

On the same page, you'll see a 1910 census for a Gertrude H (not Gertrude E) b. 1902 Ohio to Charles & Nellie. It seems a simple coincidence they were both b. 1902. Let me know what you think?

Trying to determine if these Fortney belong to mine. I have also not found a death cert for Albert, Sr. but his draft card states he was b. in Seattle. Yet, he is in West Virginia so makes me believe he was in WV because of relatives.

Del Groves
grovesdel@gmail.com
Added by Del Groves on May 04, 2016 2:10 PM
Carol Askey
Transfer of Gannons
Joe,

I will be happy to maintain these memorials and will requests transfers on any subsequent edits. I finally set my computer so that the mail form actually works.

Carol
Added by Carol Askey on Apr 27, 2016 5:51 PM
James Printy
Transfer grave
Joe
I wondered if you might transfer my parents' graves to me: Richard Lee Printy #42375229 and Mary Jane Printy #45287088. I have just started into this great adventure of looking at my family history. Thanks for all your hard work.
Jim Printy
48958862
Added by James Printy on Apr 27, 2016 3:03 PM
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