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Larry Wales (#47374334)
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Bio Photo Started looking for family roots and building a family tree. wow!, can this lead in all directions. Wales line mostly. but also Brown. and others connected to my wife and my family. If I have recorded a memorial of a person you are related to, and they are not part of my, or my wife's extended family, I will happily transfer management over to you, just ask! I do this to help others find their family and links. My pictures are free to use in your family research, Just ask! Will try my best to add additions, or corrections, info as I have time, especialy with large bio's, please use "edit" tab, Larry.
Remember, memorials that I have added, some of them are from other readings, or cemetery records, and I have not personally checked each memorial out for accuracy, and I have found errors when I take pictures of stones. So use the memorials that I have added to help find your ancestors, but remember there may be inaccuracies, especially with name spelling, dates, ages, or maybe they have a stone in two different cemetery's, or have been moved to a different cemetery. ( more common than you would think, especially with the older cemetery's and stones).
"Note": Cortland Rural Cemetery, (RFAC), abbreviation for: (from field research, must have been)" Removed From Another Cemetery", (no information as to original cemetery), and placed in Cortland Rural Cemetery after it opened, around 1854-1855. At least three earlier Grave yards in Cortland were removed to Cortland Rural Cemetery, in late 1860"s, including the Village Cemetery that was moved to make way for the Normal School, and was where the County Court House now stands. Also, Methodist Burial Grounds. These entries are from the Cortland Rural Cemetery records on file at; and research at; the Cortland Historical Society, and contain all the information that I have found so far. The only problem is, we may have earlier readings of other cemetery's that record these same burials before they were moved. So the hunt begins. This work is still ongoing.
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Messages left for Larry Wales (259)[Leave Message]
Ivan Brown
RE: Brown's
Thank you!! I should have responded earlier and don't believe I did. I appreciate your consideration.
Best Regards,
Added by Ivan Brown on Sep 17, 2014 8:59 AM
Daniel Willson
Pliny Willson
Thank you so much for the prompt response to my photo request. It's people like you who put smiles on those of us doing geneological research.
Added by Daniel Willson on Sep 05, 2014 6:58 AM
Virginia Meadowcroft
Greeman at Forest Hill Cemetery
Thank you for the great photographs of the Greeman monument. Your work is very much appreciated.
Added by Virginia Meadowcroft on Aug 27, 2014 10:55 PM
Carol Darling
RE: Gail Darling
Added by Carol Darling on Aug 24, 2014 10:27 PM
Glenwood cemetery
I was wondering if you could tell me where the Potter's Field is located at Glenwood Cemetery in Cortland? Also, I was surprised to see that there are gravestones there. I didn't think they put gravestones on a potters fields.

Added by bam on Aug 21, 2014 10:02 AM
M. Jones
Richard & Eliza Howard
Hi Larry,

Hope you are having a wonderful summer!

I had some information that I was hoping that you could add. Richard Howard #73560600 was born in 1919. His wife Eliza Howard #73560646 was born in 1828, and her maiden name was Eliza A Tinker. She was the daughter of John Bathrick Tinker #73578249, and Hannah Tompkins Tinker #73578255.

Added by M. Jones on Aug 15, 2014 11:44 AM
A. friend
RE: Polly Williams
Thank you for all you do to preserve our heritage. Michele
Added by A. friend on Aug 15, 2014 7:19 AM
Donna Davenport
RE: Potter
Sorry this took so long to reply. Bob Thomas is the only one that I can think of. You will see his name on many of the photos done at Hillington Cemetery. He lives near there and might know who to contact. Good luck. Donna
Added by Donna Davenport on Aug 04, 2014 3:59 PM
Randy Wolf
Crosby Family
Larry, Thanks for the hard work and efforts in posting these memorials.

Much appreciated!!

Added by Randy Wolf on Jul 29, 2014 3:27 PM
Deborah McCombs Moore
RE: Solomon and Martha Aldrich
You are welcome! I'm glad I was able to find it for you.

Added by Deborah McCombs Moore on Jul 29, 2014 5:54 AM
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