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CONNIE FYFE (#47434291)
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Bio Photo Born in North Platte, Nebraska. Currently live in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Please feel free to request transfer of memorials. I grant management of memorials that I have created, to both family and friends. As long as their is positive intent, I have no problem relinquishing management of memorials. The whole point of graving is remembering those gone before us. This is information to be shared, not hoarded.

Here's a little personal dittie that I have written about graving

"Tis rock and stone and fence and mound I seek.
A lonely grave on a grassy knoll, inside my heart I keep.

A grandfather, not once but twice my great,
was buried there a'fore my eyes opened
for the first time.

An Auntie took me there, so long ago. I myself have been there, so I know
That there he rests, among the hills, and calves, and grass, and sky, and wind.

But I myself like him, am now so old, I can't remember all the stories told. Nor where exactly lies this grassy grave. Where a man once homesteaded and stood so brave.

I want to put a flower on his stone, to let him know that he is not alone. Round the bend, I go and carry with, My honor and my love, for Grandpa Smith.

But sun is going down, and I don't see, the very place I seek where he should be. Perhaps tomorrow will find me, finding him. If not, the grass keeps blowing in the wind."

In memory of Edmond Elliot Smith (1840-1908)
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Kate O
RE: Elijah and Fanny Sturdevant
Glad you liked them. I posted a few other family members as well.

I was in the cemetery looking for a particular early gravestone carver (found 11 of his in Lacey St. Cemetery a few miles away) and just happen to take the right stones. I knew that not many pictures had been listed and we were looking for graves from about 1800-1830.

Wish I had taken a few more. This cemetery is easy to find just off of Rt. 6, on "Old route 6" which is a small spur. Many of the markers here are just field stones.

Good luck in your family research.
Added by Kate O on Oct 14, 2014 4:32 PM
Sheila
103054082 (Margaret Peak)
Hi Connie,

You uploaded the photo to the correct place, but not as the correct thing. When uploading, it will have options to select what the photo is of (headstone is the default).

Click the drop down, and in addition to headstone, it will also allow you to select family, person, a couple of other things. Select person.

Selecting person puts an icon of a picture and frame on the listing to alert members there is a portrait attached to the memorial.

Copy and paste this, please:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GSfn=ter&GSln=sull&page=gsr&GSmid=47702527

See the portrait on that listing, as well as a headstone? That informs there is a person's pic as well as a stone photo.

Also, uploading as a portrait keeps it at the top of the uploads by default.

Hope this helps, and thank you,
Sheila
Added by Sheila on Oct 08, 2014 3:15 AM
Sheila
Margaret Peak, # 103054082
Hi Connie,

Will you kindly re-upload Margaret's photo as a portrait so the proper icon appears on the listing? I guess it was mistakenly uploaded as a stone. Done it myself.

You still in Bossier? I just got back from Florida; family issues. I have only been back a few days, and hardly home at all anymore. It's a little strange going from city traffic to trees and more trees, and deer, and where did all these coyotes and wild dogs come from? Lord!

Appreciate ya, and thanks in advance,
Sheila
Added by Sheila on Oct 07, 2014 10:44 AM
Bettie
Michael John Fyfe
Connie,

Thank you for the correction. I feel like since you have the last name, you are related and if you want to maintain Michael's memorial I will transfer it to you. Just let me know.

Bettie

Added by Bettie on Jul 26, 2014 10:19 AM
Carole Marie (McMahan) Selby
RE: George Beal
Thank you so much that means a lot to me that I helped you out! Good luck with your research!
Added by Carole Marie (McMahan) Se... on Jul 09, 2014 12:06 PM
SteveDM
RE: Eleazer Thompson
You are very welcome Connie, I have searched Senecaville Cemetery many times and I have 2 James Thompson's but not the ones you are looking for and also 1 Eliza Thompson. Next time I'm at Senecaville I'll search for the ones you are needing. That part of the cemetery is very old and a lot of the stones are unreadable or broken.I have taken 30 pictures of Thompson headstones in that cemetery. One of the Thompson's is Mary Thompson and said to be the sister of President Andrew Jackson.
Steve
Added by SteveDM on Jun 10, 2014 5:24 PM
Lorraine Bailey
RE: Elijah Sturdevant
Hi Connie,Please let me know if I can help.And thank-you for your reply.Lorraine
Added by Lorraine Bailey on Apr 15, 2014 9:25 PM
Lorraine Bailey
RE: Elijah Sturdevant
Hi Connie,Please let me know if I can help.And thank-you for your reply.Lorraine
Added by Lorraine Bailey on Apr 15, 2014 9:25 PM
Lorraine Bailey
RE: Elijah Sturdevant
Hi Connie,Please let me know if I can help.And thank-you for your reply.Lorraine
Added by Lorraine Bailey on Apr 15, 2014 9:25 PM
Lorraine Bailey
RE: Elijah Sturdevant
Hi Connie,Please let me know if I can help.And thank-you for your reply.Lorraine
Added by Lorraine Bailey on Apr 15, 2014 9:25 PM
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