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Chris McVey (#47858026)
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Bio Photo 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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Debbie Scott
Overton Famiy
Is it ok if I use the gravestone picture for a family tree I am doing for a friend?
Thank you for all you do for findagrave!!
Added by Debbie Scott on Nov 11, 2015 7:34 AM
Susie
Clifford Workman
May I use some of your pictures in my online family tree? I will give you credit for the photos. Thank you Sue
Added by Susie on Oct 23, 2015 7:14 PM
Nel Lehman
# 107167466
Gillespie Ellsworth Lehman & wife Mary Baker Lehman, Children were: David Robert Lehman 1909-?
William Arthur Lehman 1911-1980, Harry Irvin Lehman 1912-1979, Clyde Ellsworth Lehman 1914-1973, Cora Milla Lee Lehman 1916-1983, Alonzo Burton Lehman 1918-1990, Oliver Stuart Lehman 1920-1997, Archie Milton Lehman 1922-1996, Sara Gwen Lehman 1924-1999, Oscar Hilton Lehman 1925-1991, Mildred Beatrice Lehman 1928-2009, Barbara Marie Lehman 1931-2009

Alonzo died in Columbus Ohio
Oliver died in Lorain Ohio
Cora died in California
Mildred died in Oceanside California

Just in case anyone is interested.
Nelda Bennett Lehman
Added by Nel Lehman on Oct 13, 2015 5:18 PM
Sandy Littlejohn
RE: I. Mitchell 102310151
Yes, I find mistakes all the time on both headstones and on death certificates. But if you look closely at the headstone, it's handmade and the bottom of the "J" is faint, but it's there.
Did you go to the link showing the death record?
There are no records that I can find showing that John and Caroline had a son named I. Michael Mitchell. There are records showing they had a son named James Michael Mitchell who died October 28, 1874 in Cabin Creek.
Added by Sandy Littlejohn on Oct 02, 2015 2:43 PM
Sandy Littlejohn
I. Mitchell 102310151
I was at Dry Branch the other day and took a picture of I. Mitchell's headstone. I think it says J. Mitchell (James M. Mitchell)
James was the son of Caroline Cole (102309857) and John Mitchell (102309811)
Born August 20, 1869 - Died October 28, 1874.
Here is a link to his death record: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcdetail.aspx?Id=5432077
Let me know what you think. I didn't want to create a memorial for him because I really think this is James.
Thanks!
Sandy
Added by Sandy Littlejohn on Oct 02, 2015 8:46 AM
Lisa Gentry
RE: Sarah Lusk
You're welcome!
Added by Lisa Gentry on Aug 19, 2015 5:49 PM
MPM77
Mrs. Alex McVeigh
Hi
your memorial 106484591 appears to be that one of an author, I suppose you may know. Here is some info about her:
http://chnm.gmu.edu/dimenovels/the-authors/mrs-alex-mcveigh-miller
Added by MPM77 on Jun 03, 2015 2:26 PM
Debbie Johnson
Ingabo Pettry Mirick/Marks - 102315801
Request for transfer of my great great aunt. Thank you in advance for your consideration.
Added by Debbie Johnson on Apr 30, 2015 9:43 AM
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.
Added by Robin Bradford on Mar 31, 2015 5:28 PM
Robin Bradford
Louisa Dickens Burgess ID# 102300600
Chris,
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
Added by Robin Bradford on Mar 31, 2015 11:51 AM
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