|Chris McVey (#47858026)|
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Hello everyone, |
I started working on the McVey family tree back in 1979. After the death of my grandfather, James Preston McVey (64288185), my father came into possession of an old humpback trunk that contained a civil war flag, a couple of old double barrel shotguns, tin type photos, and the Family bible. The bible contained the birth dates of my Great-grandfather and his brothers, that was the "seed" that got me started.
I had no idea at the time how addictive genealogy could be.
I ran across Find-a-Grave during a recent research jag. It has become one of my favorite resources. I've always been an avid photographer, so I have plenty of photos from past visits to family cemeteries, I'm attempting to add them as well as the newer ones I have visited.
I hope my additions are as helpful to your research as yours have been to me.
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|Robin Bradford||Thank you|
Thanks so much for those two transfers. I do most of my work in Raleigh County so if you see any of my memorials that are kin to you let me know, and I will transfer to you. Thanks again.
|Robin Bradford||Louisa Dickens Burgess ID# 102300600|
Would you consider transferring this memorial to me. She is my great grandmother and I've been working on this line since I've been a member of findagrave. You found her before I did. As you can see, I've been linking her to her family. Thank you Robin
|Robin Bradford||Lottie Burgess Slack ID 102301472|
Would you consider transferring this memorial to me. She is my great aunt and I've been working on this line since I've been a member of Findagrave. I know she does not fall into the guidelines for transfer, but I would love to manage the care of this memorial. Thank you Robin
|Conservative Patriot||McVey Old Mountain|
You might recall I came across some earlier death certs indicating McVey Old Mountain was known earlier as Fry Cemetery... not to be confused with other Fry Cemeteries.
Researching more, have determined the land the cemetery is on was at one time owned by Jake Fry, the son of Joseph and Jane Hedrick Fry. McVey's owned adjoining land later at some point.
So I think we can with confidence modify the cemetery description to:
(aka Fry Cemetery, aka McVey Cemetery)
|victoriaz||RE: mary goodman griffith|
Thanks so much
|victoriaz||mary goodman griffith|
I was wondering if u could transfer her over to me so I can connect her father and others in thanks so much
|Nancy Horton Gillispie||Wardens|
Thank you very much for the transfer, I appreciate it. Thank you for creating their memorials.
|Conservative Patriot||George Stone at Mc Vey|
Given his birth year and the fact that his sibling and father served in CSA,
I think I shall put some effort into thinking George Stone may have also served in CSA.
Brother Samuel was just about old enough
to have served as drummer boy or later in war as soldier.
|Karen EAGLE Moman||Leona Gibson Painter Caldwell|
Please correct the site to reflect the state of death as OH.
The Leona born in 13 Aug 1913 died 13 Nov 1978 in Massillon ,Stark, OH.
Also I am uncertain of her parents. I am trying to contact her son to find the names of her parents.
This Leona-per her death certificate-SEE BELOW- was born on 14 Jan 1914.
Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 about Leona Caldwell
Name:Leona Caldwell [Leona Gibson]
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1914
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Streetsboro, Portage, Ohio, United States
Death Date: 14 May 1990
Death Time: 06:25 PM
Hospital of Death: Home
Death Place: Streetsboro, Portage, Ohio, USA
Age at Death: 76
Referred to Coroner: Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Filing Date: 22 May 1990
Hospital Status: Other/Residence
Injury in Ohio: Yes
Type Place of Injury: Unspecified Place
Social Security Number: 234-07-8805
Father's Surname: Gibson
Marital Status: Widowed
Industry of Decedent: Homemaker, student, unemployed volunteer
Occupation of Decedent: Homemaker
Primary Registration District: 6704
Karen EAGLE Moman
Hi Chris, just wanted to say thanks for researching and sharing all of these! I do have an update for you for my great-grandfather, William "Willie" Dempsey. His death year was 1915, not 1916. Here is the article/obit for his death (really tragic, as his wife was pregnant with my grandmother at the time of his death!):
Publication: Tribune Published: October 21, 1915 Headline: In Sight Of His Wife / Will Dempsey Killed By Fall of Slate In Little Mine Near His Home At Victor Details of the accidental death of William Dempsey Jr. of Victor, in a small coal mine at his home on Oct. 5, have been received. He had gone to the mine, accompanied by his wife and little son, to mine some coal for home use. While his wife was watching him a heavy fall of slate came in on him, killing him instantly.
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