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L Ferree (#47116659)
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Bio Photo I prefer to limit transfers to established, regular contributors to Find a Grave who demonstrate an understanding of the FAQs and purpose of the site. Please use the SAC function (edit button on memorial) to request transfers, and be sure to let me know specifically how you are related. If you are brand new here, welcome! Folks come and go often, and I like to make sure you're going to stick around and contribute regularly before I transfer. You may want to read the "help with Find a Grave" section to understand the purpose of the site.

I volunteer at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, and am working on photo-documenting the whole cemetery. At this point, I prefer not to transfer memorials for this cemetery (other than mandatory transfers, of course) because my research is ongoing. In the meantime, please feel free to send me as much additional info as you wish via the edit button on the memorial.

NOTE: Obituaries are a wonderful source of information, but findagrave has rules about how they may be used. You can always glean facts from them for the bio. If they are out of copyright, or if you hold the copyright, you can transcribe them. Regardless of who has the copyright, you are not supposed to post them as a photograph - regardless of whether you scanned it, took a screen shot, or downloaded it from another website. Please feel free to send me obit text via the edit function, and I will use the info to add to the bio. Obits posted as photos will be removed, and it just ends up wasting your time.
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Diane Rawa Bronakowski
RE: Leslie Nathan Neigenfind Memorial# 94597883
Sorry about that. Guess my fingers or eyesight were off. Resubmitted.

Thanks, Diane
Added by Diane Rawa Bronakowski on May 12, 2015 8:33 PM
Deb
Photo for son also please.
Would you please add your photo that is on Martha # 52700186 & Thomas # 52700257 Frierson’s Memorials to their son Charles Memorial # 52700138.
The edit tabs will not work for this request.
Thank you.
Added by Deb on May 11, 2015 9:24 PM
Deb
Photo for son also please.
Would you please add your photo that is on Martha # 52700186 & Thomas # 52700257 Frierson’s Memorials to their son Charles Memorial # 52700138.
The edit tabs will not work for this request.
Thank you.
Added by Deb on May 11, 2015 9:23 PM
Alberticoღდ
Frederick William Schwartz
Thank you very much for the transfer! It really means a lot to me and I'll take good care of him. Cheers my fellow Findagraver! :)
Added by Alberticoღდ on May 07, 2015 8:47 PM
judythj
The Youngblood graves in Oakland
Thank you for your reply. I believe you are correct. Perhaps she is the next generation back.
Added by judythj on Apr 25, 2015 7:51 AM
judythj
Sarah Gilstrap Youngblood #134633184
First,thank you for your work. Findagrave is a treasure to researchers.
I believe that this lady was the wife of G G [George G] Youngblood #142452102 and mother of G G Youngblood #142452119. She married George in Carroll Co in 1845 with the name Sarah McGinnis. In your experience, is her flat stone too modern for 1879? Is it a more recent addition? Her birth year was much later than 1805--perhaps 1825 because she had her first child in 1847. Clearly, someone believed her maiden name was Gilstrap enough to place it on the stone. Regarding her son G G born 1847, he was living in the 1860 census, but the memorial says he died in 1857. Is there a stone for him?
Added by judythj on Apr 24, 2015 9:11 PM
xcoal5555
RE: jasper nix
You are correct, I did in fact get the two mixed up. Thank you for the correction.
Added by xcoal5555 on Apr 04, 2015 1:59 PM
Carol Robertson White
PHOTO UPDATE
As lovely as it is, you may want to remove the cemetery photo for Frank Crawford Armstrong and add the photo and bio instead:
Born in the Choctaw Agency, Indian Territory (Oklahoma) on November 22, 1835, Francis “Frank” Crawford Armstrong was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 2nd U. S. Dragoons in June 1855. Promoted to captain in the spring of 1861, Armstrong led his company of dragoons at the Battle of First Bull Run on July 21, 1861. He resigned for the U. S. Army the following month and joined General Benjamin McCulloch’s Confederate forces in Arkansas.
Armstrong saw a great deal of combat during the remainder of the war. He served as an aide to Colonel James McIntosh in the Indian Territory in late 1861 and early 1862, and served with General McCulloch during the Pea Ridge campaign. After McCulloch’s death at Pea Ridge, he accompanied General Earl Van Dorn to the other side of Mississippi and was named colonel of the 3rd Louisiana Infantry. In July 1862, Armstrong was appointed acting brigadier general by Sterling Price and given command of all cavalry units in the Army of the West. He led a cavalry brigade at the Battle of Thompson’s Station, Tennessee in March 1863, and after being promoted to brigadier general the following month, took command of a brigade in General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s cavalry division. He led a division at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, a brigade during the Atlanta Campaign, and helped cover the retreat of John Bell Hood’s Army of Tennessee after the Battle of Nashville. His last action was at Selma, Alabama in April 1865; he surrendered the following month.
Following the war Armstrong served as United States Indian Inspector and Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Armstrong died in Bar Harbor, Maine, in 1909.

Photo and bio located at: http://civilwartalk.com/threads/soldiers-of-the-trans-mississippi-theater.78531/
Added by Carol Robertson White on Apr 04, 2015 9:46 AM
Dwight Brooks
Charles Wells Marker
Thank you for posting the images of Charles Wells marker. i appreciate it.

Regards,

Dwight
Added by Dwight Brooks on Apr 02, 2015 9:36 AM
Deborah Ridgway
Martha Anne Wynne Sigman
I moved her to Oakland. Is there a reason why she wasn't buried next to her husband?
Added by Deborah Ridgway on Mar 31, 2015 8:39 PM
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