Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Jay Wright (#47711501)
 member for 3 years, 3 months, 4 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Personal: Grew up in Indiana-polis. Army veteran. Married. Retired in Central New York.

Professional: BSJ, MSJ, Northwestern Univ; PhD, Syracuse Univ; post-doctoral MSL, Yale Law School. Professor, Syracuse Univ, 1967-2011; Professor Emeritus, 2011 to date.

Thanks to you SAC-senders for generously donating your time to make our memorials more accurate and more complete.

Phony "rules." A few Gravers create faux rules, like "no death certificates on my memorials," despite the fact that the FAQs are perfectly clear: "Death certificates may be added...." Maybe these folks missed the "follow the rules" and "play nicely with others" lessons in kindergarten.

 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 3,866 Memorials Added
 • 4,152 Memorials Managed
 • 23 Memorials/Week
 • 9,076 Photos
 • 1 Photo Request
 • 3 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 13,387 Virtual Flowers
 • 9 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 19 Fame Ratings
 • 27 Sponsorships
 • 32 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
48th Ohio Vol Inf (76)
57th Ind Vol Inf (28)
Achor, John (1758-1840) &... (15)
Burials unknown (15)
Civil War Uncles & Half-U... (10)
Highland Cemetery (OH) Ci... (33)
Maternal ancestors (44)
Paternal ancestors (74)
Revolutionary War Ancesto... (7)
Find A Grave Friends
BACB, BjJ, Bob Ankenbauer, Cheryl White, CWGC/ABMC, Dıehard, Dave Mills, DKT, ejeCarman, Eric Lowman, frenchy, Jane Gilbert, Jim Priestaf, John & Charlene..., John C. Anderso..., Judy Mayfield, Linda Mahan, M & K Fine, Marianna Kerns ..., Mark E. Wirey, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Jay Wright (472)[Leave Message]
Ray Vick
Vergie Tolle Clevinger
Curious if you are related to her. She is a distant counin of mine.
Added by Ray Vick on Apr 26, 2015 7:04 AM
Alice Brosey
Peter Cowman
There's a "query" on the page about Peter Cowman, discounting him being named Johann Peter. It was common in the German community that he was in, to name many children Johann XXXX and then they would go by XXXX. The church baptismal records frequently support this concept. He would have gone by Peter in common use, but his name may have been Johann Peter. It's not that big a mystery, once you study the german lines. It was Kaumann in the church records, also.

~ A descendant of Lydia Grim Cowman Fairley
Added by Alice Brosey on Apr 18, 2015 1:25 PM
Geraldine Barnett
Wood
Are you related? Thanks for the document and I will gladly transfer to your care. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Apr 17, 2015 11:30 AM
Jennifer
RE: SAC re Jonathan Barrett
Jay, thank you for the kindness of your reply. I need to refind the information about his birth. It was something I came across in review of Quaker history. It contained his baptism and reported birth date. I cannot locate at it right now for some reason as I do my research late at night. Retracing my steps and will follow up with you soon. Thank You, Jennifer
Added by Jennifer on Apr 10, 2015 10:46 AM
david weaver
Duckwall Cemetery
Hello again Jay and all:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ls55/duckwallcem/pic1.html

In case that does not work, I found it again by googling Charles K. Duckwall 1859-1926.

Happy hunting!

Dave

P.S. Sorry for not using the personal mail thing. I cant get it set up on my computer.
Added by david weaver on Apr 06, 2015 10:11 AM
david weaver
liberty township, highland county ohio Duckwalls
Hello Jay and all:

I live near the Liberty Township Duckwall cemetery in Highland County, Ohio. While working some geneology for an Evans family, I stumbled into the Duckwall lines. You may already know this, but the Liberty Duckwall cemetery has a website with information you may be interested in.

Have a perfect week!

Dave Weaver
Added by david weaver on Apr 05, 2015 4:32 PM
Tiffany
Thanks
Thank you Jay! I have accepted all SACs. Let me know if you have additional info. If she is related I would be happy to transfer.
Added by Tiffany on Mar 30, 2015 7:39 PM
Tiffany
Hildebrecht
Hi there! I received your suggestions for Lucille Hildebrecht and had a couple questions. Was her Maiden Holmes or is that another married last? I see on 1940 census her son is listed with the last of Holmes. I cannot find any further information on her and was wondering if you had more information?
Added by Tiffany on Mar 30, 2015 5:47 PM
David H. Sweeney
Tossie Cowman
Tossie Cowman
Sent by: Marianna Kerns Morgan
Mar 25, 2015 6:19 PM


Birth Place:
Huntington
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA

Death Date:
Oct. 15, 1973

Death Place:
Greenfield
Highland County
Ohio, USA

This info was in my edits
Added by David H. Sweeney on Mar 29, 2015 8:54 AM
David H. Sweeney
Tossie Cowman
Spouse 1 96264388, info from Marianna
Added by David H. Sweeney on Mar 29, 2015 8:52 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service