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Larry Wales (#47374334)
 member for 5 years, 11 months, 6 days
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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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Cindy Coffell
Denton at Marathon
Thank you, Larry, for the Denton grave photos and for the Turners as well. Looks like you had a pretty day to photograph. I appreciate you!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Sep 14, 2016 2:35 AM
Robert Matteson
John Ferris
Larry do you know where the Adams farm Plot is ?? I have found John Ferris's Burial plot and it's not anywhere close to where this Find a Grave is showing it.
Added by Robert Matteson on Sep 10, 2016 11:55 AM
Cherri M. Carter Fellows
Dear Larry, thank you for also including Ross Hamilton for me also. What a wonderful double gift. Thank you for your time, work and generosity. You have made not only me but also my mother so very happy, you can not know. Again thank you and God bless! Sincerely, Cherri Carter Fellows
Added by Cherri M. Carter Fellows on Sep 07, 2016 7:24 PM
Cherri M. Carter Fellows
Photo for Frances Cook
Thank you so much for the photo of my 2nd great grandparents headstone. I did not know her husband Ross was buried there also as he isnt listed in interments there so have been looking to no avail trying to find where he was buried. You have no idea how happy you have made me. Thank you, thank you so very much, your kindness is appreciated. God bless you! Sincerely, Cherri Carter Fellows
Added by Cherri M. Carter Fellows on Sep 04, 2016 7:12 PM
Chuck Black
Richer photos
Blessings upon you and yours.
Your colleague, Chuck Black
Added by Chuck Black on Sep 04, 2016 3:53 PM
Kathleen Bernstein
Thank You!
For taking a photo of Polly Cook.
Added by Kathleen Bernstein on Sep 04, 2016 1:40 PM
Jay Follett
Samuel Follett Photo
Thanks very much for the photo and this priceless piece of history
Added by Jay Follett on Sep 04, 2016 11:02 AM
Looks good. I'll send edits through the edit tab later with more info on Phebe and more children to connect.Thanks for the clarification on the centotaph.
Added by ConnieB on Sep 01, 2016 10:16 PM
Thanks for posting the photos of John and Phebe Hammond so quickly. Maybe you can help sort out a problem for me. I know my ancestor John Hammond was married to Phoebe Davis Hammond. I have original family photos labelled and past down directly. It appears they are yours in Marathon Village but the John Hammond in Freetown shows same death date and has all the family links except for any wife. Do you why? Which is right? Maybe one a cenotaph. Thanks.
Added by ConnieB on Sep 01, 2016 7:12 PM
Sandra Moore Jackson
RE: John Houlton
Thank You Larry
Added by Sandra Moore Jackson on Aug 25, 2016 6:34 PM
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