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L Evans (#47540766)
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Bio Photo I have working with Quaker records for several years now and transcribe from original records... I have used "Old Style" recording of dates. Usually, this means a difference of 2 months prior than converted dates. The old calendar year started in March, not January, as it does now. I write this to help cut down on edits and to clarify when people are wondering if this is their relative or not. This link is VERY useful.

Thanks to Bill Bodkin, for thousands of photos in Allegheny, PA cemeteries.

When writing, use the edit tab on the memorial and please share a bit your relationship to the person.
Blessings to You and Yours, Enjoy Each & Every Day, and Let the Ones You Love.... Know it,
L Evans


My feelings are in each family we are called to find the ancestors.
To put flesh on their bones and make them live again,
To tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.
To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead,
Breathing life into all who have gone before.

We are the story tellers of the tribe.
We have been called as it were by our genes.
Those who have gone before cry out to us:
Tell our story.
So, we do.
In finding them, we somehow find ourselves.

How many graves have I stood before now and cried?
I have lost count.

How many times have I told the ancestors
you have a wonderful family, you would be proud of us?

How many times have I walked up to a grave
and felt somehow there was love there for me?
I cannot say.

It goes beyond just documenting facts.
It goes to who I am and why I do the things I do?
It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever
to weeds and indifference and saying I can't let this happen.
The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh.

It goes to doing something about it.
It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish.
How they contributed to what we are today.
It goes to respecting their hardships and losses,
their never giving in or giving up.

Their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family.
It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a Nation.
It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us
That we might be born who we are.
That we might remember them.
So we do.
With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence,
Because we are them and they are us.
So, as a scribe called, I tell the story of my family.

It is up to that one called in the next generation,
To answer the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers.
That is why I do my family genealogy,
And that is what calls those young and old to step up and put flesh on the bones.

[Author: Della M. Cumming ca 1943.]

"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
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You didn't have to do that but thank you and I'll let Janice know
Added by Marianne on Jul 25, 2016 5:24 PM
Stanley Tykarski
Arnold Knadler
Transfers done. Glad I could help. Stan
Added by Stanley Tykarski on Jul 25, 2016 1:54 PM
Vivien Garrigues
Susanna Lightfoot Garrigues
Thank you for contacting me, with regard to the email you received. I got the same email and wanted to check out the information. Neil is correct, I found the Quaker record. Susanna married 1st at age 24, she married Edward G. when she was 31.
I will update Susanna's bio.
If you need a copy of the Quaker record, please let me know. I do have the record in my tree, on Susanna's page.
Blessing to you too. Have a nice weekend - Vivien
Added by Vivien Garrigues on Jul 23, 2016 9:24 AM
RE: Caleb Antram
Thank you for taking the time to reply.
As in alot of the early records-I think the person doing the writing must have wrote the names as they thought they were spelled.
Thank you again,
Added by nannette on Jul 22, 2016 6:54 AM
RE: Michael Margitan
I need a "Thumbs Up " button !
Added by Marianne on Jul 21, 2016 9:03 PM
Melanie Schall
Malissa Blose Graham
Are you a relative of hers? I am descended through her sister Ada Mary Blose Schall. I have some family photos that may be of her? I have also photos of her parents & sisters.

Let me know, Melanie Schall
Added by Melanie Schall on Jul 21, 2016 1:01 PM
Caleb Antram
memorial #143208847
Caleb married my third great grandaunt.
Is there a photo of his/their headstone? I'm curious because the spelling of surname is listed as Antrim in all the Redstone meeting pages; and I wondered when it changed to Antram.
I saw the headstone for son-Joshua and it is spelled Antram for him.
Thank you,

Nannette #46825463
Added by nannette on Jul 20, 2016 11:35 AM
Julie Fitzpatrick
RE: Edward Weston Knevals - Your Suggestion
Thanks for the suggestion - I put the link on his find-a-grave with a note correcting his gandmother's name.
Added by Julie Fitzpatrick on Jul 16, 2016 3:08 PM
Julie Fitzpatrick
RE: Samuel Dutton Knevals - #132676972
Thanks - nicely done!
Added by Julie Fitzpatrick on Jul 16, 2016 3:06 PM
charlotte Smith
RE: Elizabeth Gorham
I am so sorry my old hands just didn't hit the keys right.
Alley is correct..thanks
Added by charlotte Smith on Jul 16, 2016 8:39 AM
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