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wayne (#46954396)
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Bio Photo Born 1946, Chandler OK; US Army, Vietnam, 1968-69; Ph.D. University of Kansas, 1976; current residence: Tokyo, Japan.

Author of two books of family history: "North of Deep Fork: An Oklahoma Farm Family in Hard Times," which deals with Lincoln County; and "The Fate of Bones: Adventures in Family History," which follows the Pound/Pounds family from Virginia in the mid-1600s to Oklahoma at the start of WWII. Available from Amazon.

Recently I have written about early-day killings in Lincoln Co. Oklahoma. I have a group of seven stories which will be published late this summer (2015).

I run a Lincoln County Oklahoma website at The Table of Contents for the new book is posted there. And I've just started a new website for McCorkle Cemetery in Lincoln Co. because the FAG contributor who controls most of the sites there suffers from terminal inertia: Right now, I am working on a book about the vanished village of Clematis, south of Davenport in Lincoln Co. It's not by chance that its rise and fall coincides with that of the Oklahoma Socialist Party.
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Alfred Pierpont Morewood
Hi there--I gladly made the edit and am transferring him to you; now the family is together. Best wishes to you.
Added by Memories of You on Sep 03, 2015 11:07 AM
Julien Melville
Hello Wayne,
Thank you for the link to Julien's first wife. I connected the two of them and asked the owners of his childrens'memorials to link them up as well.
Best regards,
Added by Chloe on Aug 30, 2015 5:37 PM
RE: Melville's in Pittsfield Cemetery
The next time I visit Pittsfield Cemetery, I will inquire about Melville's buried there and let you know.
Added by BScapin on Aug 27, 2015 6:51 AM
Morewood's in Pittsfield Cemetery
Wayne, I called the local Herman Melville's Arrowhead Museum (413-442-1793) and they told me he is buried in the Bronx but didn't know which cemetery. You might be able to find him on Find A Grave. If you give them a call, they can explain the distant connection to Morewoods. He started explaining it to me, but I got confused.
The reference to 21 Terrace Grove: Terrace Grove is the section of Pittsfield Cemetery, and 21 is the lot number.
Added by BScapin on Aug 26, 2015 8:32 AM
John Rowland Morewood
Think I solved one mystery. Per Family Search, 1900 US Census, Elizabeth City, Union, New Jersey, there were two John Rowland Morewood's. Looks like one is grandfather, born 1821 in England and the other a grandson, born 1880 in New Jersey. Do you want to post the memorials for all these people or I can:
Son, William Morewood (B1847 New York); William's wife, Maria Ganesvoort Morewood (B1849 New York; William and Maria's family: Daughter, Agnes Morewood (B1879 New Jersey); Son, John R. Morewood Jr. (B1880 New Jersey); Son, Thomas M. Morewood (B1882 New Jersey); Son, Alfred P. Morewood (B 1885 New Jersey); Daughter, Helen Ganesvoort Morewood (B1886 New Jersey); Daughter, Margaret T. Morewood (B1888 Mass); Son, Henry Ganesvoort Morewood (B1889 New Jersey); William's Father, John R. Morewood (B1821 England).
Added by BScapin on Aug 25, 2015 7:19 PM
Morewood's in Pittsfield Cemetery
I photographed a lot of Morewood graves at 21 Terrace Grove in Pittsfield Cemetery.
You mentioned in Alfred Pierpont Morewood's memorial that you did not find evidence that he was married. Per Family Search, he was married to Sarah Langdon H. Hopkins on May 9, 1883 in Manhattan, NY. I have two Alfred Pierpont Morewood grave photos. I have a photo of Sarah's memorial.
Also, I have two John Rowland Morewood's (died 1903) and (1880-1916) - dates are different from your memorial. Could the second be his son?
Also, took photos of Anna Waller Morewood (1905-?), Helen Ganesvoort Morewood (1886-1970), Henry Ganesvoort Morewood (1894-1976), Margaret Thurston Morewood (1888-1963), Maria Ganesvoort Morewood (1849-1935) Thomas M. Morewood (1882-1950) and William Barlow Morewood (1847-1923).
Added by BScapin on Aug 25, 2015 6:30 PM
Carol Chapin Porter, M.A.
RE: Robert Orr in Scotch Covenanter Cem.
Dear Wayne, I sent all the vital info and additional photos to your contact email address

Hope this helps,
Carol Porter
Added by Carol Chapin Porter, M.A. on Aug 19, 2015 3:32 PM
Carol Chapin Porter, M.A.
RE: Robert Orr in Scotch Covenanter Cem.
Dear Mr. "Wayne", I send you an email to the address that you have on your profile (, and I have included a great deal of information regarding the ORR family plot at the Ohio cemetery. I also forgot to include "Son of S & M Orr" on my previous "Find-a-grave" message (sorry, but I didn't know how to edit my previous message)
Added by Carol Chapin Porter, M.A. on Aug 17, 2015 6:19 PM
Carol Chapin Porter, M.A.
RE: Robert Orr in Scotch Covenanter Cem.
Hi. Sorry if the photo was not clearer. Many of the gravestones are becoming very worn away by the weather, etc. This is what the grave stone says:

Robert W.
Died Jan 28, 1882
28 Y 8 M 1 D

The Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall shall lead them to living fountains of waters and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. Revelation 7:17

I will try to post another photo that may be a bit clearer.
Sincerely, Carol Porter
Added by Carol Chapin Porter, M.A. on Aug 17, 2015 5:40 PM
Nancy Marks
Request for Womer Cemetery in Smith County, Kansas
My 3 Grandchildren and I walked the entire Cemetery and there were no Headstones with the name of William Pounds.
I plan on contacting the Womer Cemetery Board and finding out what they know,if he is buried there, was there a Headstone at one time, or has there never been a Headstone...
This has to be done by slug-mail, but when I get a reply, I will let you know what information I receive...
Sorry I couldn't get a picture for you.
Nancy Marks
Added by Nancy Marks on Aug 17, 2015 12:52 PM
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