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Mike (#46775771)
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Bio Photo I live in Augusta County, Virginia. I started out with findagrave by listing family surnames that I am researching - Albert, Sites, & Stokes.

The photo is the grave of my Granddad's little brother Lewis. Family members couldn't remember the location of the grave. Then one day while looking at an old photo album with my Grandma, I asked about a photo. Grandma's answer was the clue needed to find the grave. What was lost was found.

If you have the time, please stop by and visit my heroes. They have had a great influence in my life and I miss them very much. My Granddad Albert & Grandma Albert, my Great Grandma Stokes and my 2nd Mom.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Please include findagrave in the email subject line.

I will gladly add information to a memorial, but in doing so, I will link the contributor to the information provided. If you do not wish your findagrave name to be linked to the information, please do not provide it. I will not add information without the source of that information.
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Willa Wood
Rose Lawn Cemetery
Thanks you so much for the photo take of the cemetery, I have visited the cemetery and saw my brother-in-law grave. Some of his brothers haven't been in good health and haven't been able to travel to the cemetery to visit William M. "Bill" Wood grave and this give them an opportunity to see the cemetery where he is buried, but not his plaque, do you think we could get a picture of it for them to see. Thank You. Willa Mae Carpenter Wood brneyeswood@yahoo.com
Added by Willa Wood on Dec 17, 2014 8:31 AM
Pat Berel
Photos
Mike, I don't see in your bio if you allow your photos to be downloaded to use in a family tree. One of which would be on Ancestry. The photo on Find A Grave Memorial# 13231286 is a wonderful photo and I would like to download it. Thank you for all you do to help others. Pat
Added by Pat Berel on Dec 05, 2014 9:39 AM
Lindsey Bowden
Minnie Bell Lawhorn
Hi! I noticed that you added some things to Houston J. Lawhorn's memorial. Are you related to this family?

If so, would you happen to know anything about Mr. Lawhorn's mother, Minnie Belle (Fitzgerald) Lawhorn's first marriage? She married a Campbell, but he passed away not long after they were married.

Any help that you can give me is appreciated. I am doing research for a friend, and neither of us live in the area.

Thanks!
Lindsey
Added by Lindsey Bowden on Nov 05, 2014 12:49 PM
Jen Walston Harris Hill
James Brown & Emily Wood (MACE) FOLEY THANKS!
Thank You very much for the transfers of my great grandparents! & Thank You so much for adding memorials for them on here!
Added by Jen Walston Harris Hill on Oct 26, 2014 12:38 PM
LNM
Oak Hill Baptist Church cemetery
Hi Mike,
The picture of the cemetery that you placed on Oak Hill Memorial Garden cemetery in Massies Mill, belongs instead with the Oak Hill Baptist Church cemetery in Old Myndus, Nelson County, VA. It is a good picture with a good description of the location. As verification, please check a couple of the names in the picture with the cemetery list.

Thanks for all you do.

Added by LNM on Jun 04, 2014 12:44 PM
Bonnie Umbarger
Harry Heath Powell
Can you please connect him to his wife Della Mae Armstrong Powell. He was my husband's first cousin. Thanks!
Added by Bonnie Umbarger on May 15, 2014 4:36 PM
Susan Bruffey Lehman
# 11842915 Herman Buel Bruffey
I am a Bruffey descendant and have a little information for the biography of your Memorial for Herman Buel Bruffey. He was the 3rd of 9 children born to Emma Jane Spitzer 1867-1950, Grottoes, Rockingham County, VA and Robert Lewis Bruffey 1862-1940, Grottoes, Rockingham County, VA.

believe you have siblings listed, what I have is
Essie M b 1886 death unknown
Charles Lewis b 1887 d 1963, m Ormand Mae Drinkard b 1893 had 2 sons and 1 daughter
for the following have no spouse names.
Martha 1889-?
Lottie Virginia 1894-1974
Mary "Mamie" 1897-?
Robert Samuel 1900-1975
Nellie 1903-?
Cletus Ray 1906-1973
Added by Susan Bruffey Lehman on May 04, 2014 4:41 PM
Craig Kilby
Gen Robert Porterfield bur in Thornrose?
Hello. I am working for the VA SAR for an upcoming book on Rev. War veterans buried in Virginia, as an editor to the existing database. Findagrave is a very useful place to do just that.

For General Robert Porterfield, our data shows that he is buried at Old Presbyterian Church in Waynesboro, not at Thornrose. Our information is a letter from the Historic Commission of Waynesboro stating this, which was included in the nucleus of our database, the JLARC report (Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission) on burials of RW veterans in Virginia.

If this is in error, or there is better evidence that Gen. Porterfield is indeed buried at Thornrose, please let me know.

Kindly,
Craig Kilby
Lancaster, VA
Added by Craig Kilby on Apr 04, 2014 11:33 AM
Charlene Ada ( Bugg ) Willoughby
Harvey Wise
Find A Grave Memorial# 15094094

I am notifying Marlin Diehl of a duplicate she made for Havey Wise and his wife, Find A Grave Memorial# 41154911. I asked her to consolidate them. Thank you!

Added by Charlene Ada ( Bugg ) Wil... on Feb 14, 2014 7:10 AM
Charlene Ada ( Bugg ) Willoughby
Harvey Wise
Find A Grave Memorial# 15094094

I am notifying Marlin Diehl of a duplicate she made for Havey Wise and his wife, Find A Grave Memorial# 41154911. I asked her to consolidate them. Thank you!

Added by Charlene Ada ( Bugg ) Wil... on Feb 14, 2014 7:10 AM
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