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Mark E. Thomas (#47501294)
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Bio Photo I Have The Honor of Being Able to Use A System Like Find-A-Grave.
To Honor Our Passed Loved One's.
No Matter Who They Where Or Where They Came From. So That They, Will Always Be Remembered.
In There Family Tree's, So Not To Be Ever Forgotten.
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Kathy Collins Rouse Winks
I sent you an e-mail..Good luck, lol I mis-spelt the last name, you will see ha ha silly me
Added by Kathy Collins Rouse Wink... on Apr 21, 2015 2:34 PM
Kathy Collins Rouse Winks
RE: Mary Polly Roberts-Boyd
Added by Kathy Collins Rouse Wink... on Apr 21, 2015 5:36 AM
RE: Mary Polly Roberts Boyd
I will check it out tomorrow.
Added by R.Holly on Apr 20, 2015 4:45 PM
Mary Polly Roberts Boyd
Not sure where you got your information. There is no record of Mary Boyd being buried in Clayton cemetery. Yes her husband John is buried there. He has a military gravestone.
Added by R.Holly on Apr 18, 2015 11:17 PM
Lynn Fischer
Lochridge surname

There is no problem with my email. When I first tried to email you I used your personal email address which is posted on your profile page. Those emails were the ones which kept bouncing back to me. The messages I received said that I had to go through some sort of approval process before those messages would be delivered. That's why I just posted my information as a message to you on your profile page - hoping that the Find A Grave system telling you that you had a message would get through or that you would eventually read the message on your profile page.

The family trees which I looked at on when I was looking for information about Thomas and Irene Lockridge were all PUBLIC family trees. If you have a family tree on Ancestry set as PRIVATE I would have had no way to look at anything there without having previously been granted access by you.

Regarding the surnames on the Find A Grave memorials which I manage for people you identified to me as your 3rd cousins, I am following the Find A Grave guidelines about using the spelling as it appears on the tombstone.

I'm not trying to be difficult - I'm just following the rules.

Lynn Fischer
Added by Lynn Fischer on Jan 25, 2015 1:56 AM
Lynn Fischer
Lockridge vs. Lochridge surnames

Your email keeps bouncing back to me so I'll have to use this method to reach you. I spent two days doing as much as I could to research the family of Thomas and Irene Lockridge. I've been able to locate and link a number of their children (one link still pending processing) and their spouses and have added a few death certificates that I managed to locate. I've also found some obituaries and/or obituary abstracts to help me confirm relationships. Right now I'm trying to get some of the deceased grandchildren linked but that's going to take more work. In every single record I've found the family surname is spelled Lockridge (with a "K").

For two reasons I'd prefer to decline your request to change the surname on the memorials from Lockridge to Lochridge - (1) Find A Grave guidelines say to show the surname as it appears on the tombstone or cemetery marker and (2) it would be totally unfair to the surviving descendants of this couple to change the spelling of their family surname to something that they do not use and have never used. I know I would be really upset to find a memorial for my grandparents or great grandparents where the surname was changed from what they used to a spelling in use over 200 years ago.

For your own personal records or family tree you may have established somewhere online you are welcome to use whatever spellings you choose. However, on Find A Grave, I'm going to follow the guidelines and keep the memorial spellings as they appear on the tombstone (and in other official records).

I wish you much success in your family research.


Lynn Fischer
Added by Lynn Fischer on Jan 24, 2015 9:42 PM
Eagles Nest
Transfer of Cousin
I admire you for your stamina and that you don't give up. I'm so sorry to hear about your other cousin and the problems they created for you! Hang in there and have a great New Year and Happy Hunting !
Take Care and Happy Nee Year!
Added by Eagles Nest on Jan 04, 2015 7:41 PM
RE: About the Message your sent Me Today.
I sent you an e-mail but it was returned due to a security wall. You can contact me at my e-mail address:

Charlotte Niksch
Added by cnn on Nov 26, 2014 7:00 PM
Richard Jacobsen
RE: Headstone Photo Question
There is no marker for Earl Strauch. As there were no other burials found under that name, except the family grouping, I chose to put in a photo of the family plot. That plot is located adjacent (and on the north side) of the mound with the flagpole and Civil War canon.

Please note I also created a memorial for John L. Strauch. If you are interested, I would be happy to transfer management of that memorial to you.

R. Jacobsen
Added by Richard Jacobsen on Sep 16, 2014 2:18 PM
Lori Humble
Webster / Woodlawn Cemetery
Hi Mark,

Just wanted to let you know Matia Websters grave is unmarked. The only stone in the burial area is the name "Fox". Per cemetery records Hazel & J.L. Fox are buried in the same area with Matia. I will post a picture of the area to the memorials.
Added by Lori Humble on Aug 07, 2014 3:00 PM
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