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Ruth Breslin (#46604179)
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Walking, I am listening to a deeper way.
Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me.
Be still, they say. Watch and listen.
You are the result of the love of thousands.
~ Linda Hogan (1947-present)
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"No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." 

~ Francois Mocuriac
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THE FORGOTTEN GRAVE

After a hundred years
Nobody knows the place, --
Agony, that enacted there,
Motionless as peace.

Weeds triumphant ranged,
Strangers strolled and spelled
At the lone orthography
Of the elder dead.
Winds of summer fields
Recollect the way, --
Instinct picking up the key
Dropped by memory.
~ Emily Dickinson
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by JOHN MASEFIELD (1878-1967) found after his death in a note left for his"Heirs, Administrators, and Assigns":

Let no religious rite be done or read
In any place for me when I am dead,
But burn my body into ash, and scatter
The ash in secret into running water,
Or on the windy down, and let none see;
And then thank God that there's an end of me.
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A COUNTRY BURIAL

Ample make this bed.
Make this bed with awe;
In it wait till judgment break
Excellent and fair.
Be its mattress straight,
Be its pillow round;
Let no sunrise' yellow noise
Interrupt this ground
~ Emily Dickinson
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"They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days." ~ Garrison Keillor
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Reebok
RE: George Cardiel
He's buried at Rose Hill in Whitter. Unfortunately, I did not take the picture of his grave stone. Sorry.
Added by Reebok on Jun 04, 2015 12:44 PM
Romper90069
Beverly Kay Anderson
Hey Ruth, I just posted a photo of Beverly from the "Totem". James
Added by Romper90069 on Jun 01, 2015 7:04 PM
Chris Mills
Robert Gunckel 137989005
Hi Ruth,

Got it, thanks!
Added by Chris Mills on May 08, 2015 12:53 AM
Robert Chatfield
Mary Breslin
I searched Holy Cross Cemetery but I could not find a marker for Mary Breslin. Just like my family member who I drove there to locate, only a plot of grass.
Added by Robert Chatfield on Apr 19, 2015 5:50 PM
Davis Arnold
Tanda Pratt Photo request
Hi - I could not find a headstone for Tanda Pratt. Sorry. It may not have been placed yet. The yellow flower should mark the spot.
Added by Davis Arnold on Apr 08, 2015 8:31 AM
Bill McKeeman
David and Darwin Hand
Thank you for the pictures of my uncles.
/s/Bill
Added by Bill McKeeman on Mar 23, 2015 3:32 PM
CRob
RE: Sgt Thomas L Wilson
You are welcome Ruth and thank you for your kind words. CRob
Added by CRob on Mar 21, 2015 9:25 AM
wwii researcher
WWII veterans
Greetings,

Many of our WWII veterans who are buried in Europe, have been adopted by local families who are grateful for their ultimate sacrifice in liberating their country. I have met a few of these adopters and find they treat our fallen (or MIA) veterans with respect and dignity. These people help these men be remembered.

I am volunteering with a Dutch non-profit group which is assembling a database of our veterans in 3 cemeteries in Belgium and Holland. This site (http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/) is searching for information and photos of these men.

You have a picture of Capt Walter Whiteside which is not posted on the Veteran's website. I would like to ask your permission to use the photo so he can be known to many. Is that possible?

Thank you in advance.

Terry
Added by wwii researcher on Mar 14, 2015 10:32 AM
decent1
William Floid Luckie (Memorial# 87797230)
William Floyd Luckie is my Great-Great Grandfather, thanks for posting the photo! My Luckie line research ends with James Luckie (1780-1843). If you have any further info it would be greatly appreciated.
Sincerely, decent1
Added by decent1 on Mar 01, 2015 8:04 PM
Lynn Mullis Wright
John Wooten, Sr.
Hi, Ruth,

I'm a descendant of William Wooten and I've found on Ancestry.com that John and Mary Wooten are his parents but there are no citations that prove this. The person who posted this virtual grave is no longer living and I saw that this person is your 5X great grandfather. Do you have any records of his descendants? I'd like to know if William Wooten was really John Wooten's son.

Thanks,
Lynn Wright
Added by Lynn Mullis Wright on Feb 14, 2015 4:32 PM
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