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wvy (#46555353)
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Bio Photo I've been able to visit my ancestor's grave that someone had posted. I probably will never get to visit in person, so I appreciate that "proxy" visit you provided.

On my memorials, I include the parents' names and place of birth if I can find them, as it certainly can help knowing which "John/Jane Doe" it is. I also like to add a title such as "Rev." or "Dr." to a memorial if appropriate, as it can save time in doing a search with 45 names all the same, in same state. I see some with titles on the tombstone, yet it is not entered with the name (perhaps the photo was added a guess.)

I honor veterans (all wars) with a flag, or floral tribute, especially if they don't have one.

I welcome information or a correction to a memorial. I usually don't edit or check to be sure it is accurate, nor do I act as judge and jury over whether to add it. Check it if you doubt it. I try to check the state and other records to assure it is accurate, but still make mistakes. Use the white Edit tab at right top of the memorial. I will transfer a memorial if you are a relative, but I'd expect you to transfer if someone else asks you and they are closer kin.

My Family names I research: Vance/Sinclair, Yarbrough/Ellis/Young, Montgomery/Posey, Barnett/ Reynolds; Yandell/Sparks, Lee/Durham, Ward, Powell/Weaver.

With the "new edit" method, I don't always write a 'thank-you' nor do I expect one. We all have plenty to do to keep up. BUT, be assured that I do APPRECIATE any addition/correction, or PHOTO REQUEST you fulfill for me. Please accept this as my thanks for your efforts.
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Isaiah Lee
Hello, I found new information for Isaiah Lee, He died in Walnut Hill, Rapides Parrish, Louisiana,22 Aug. 1857, I cant find out where he was buried may have been a unmarked grave.
I got this from his wife Elvy Carlton Lee's Pension Application for her husband being in the Florida War with the Creek Indians 1838-1839 Vol. Ware County, GA. for 3 months, His rank was Privet.
They married in Lowndes County, GA. on 2 Jan. 1839.
also have the Civil War service record for there son William Lee he died March 10, 1862 in Albuquerque, his horse was killed in battle at Valerde
Added by Rex on Apr 16, 2015 1:48 PM
Jon Tallman
Ezra Tallman
Thanx & Tip o Hat for the bio Winnie
Added by Jon Tallman on Apr 13, 2015 7:18 PM
s schmidt
Howard information
Thanks a bunch for the interesting information regarding this minister. I have included it in the memorial.
Added by s schmidt on Mar 20, 2015 6:29 PM
RE: Rev. Harry and Martha Gidney, ME
there was no visible stone there for Martha. but on the Cary Library (Houlton, Me) genealogy database she is listed as buried there.
Added by Lorry on Mar 15, 2015 3:38 PM
RE: Orrin Patch, info
I am definitely a Copp. John Scott Copp was the son of John B Copp and I have a John BROWN Copp in my family tree. I'll have to check on him. I come from the family of Moses Copp (1706), his son Joshua Copp (1741), and then Moses Copp (1763) and Anna Mills (1761 - 1845) - the names sound familiar, don't they? They are buried at Bullock Cemetery in Georgeville, Quebec. The names Hubert and Ernest are very common in our family - there are plenty of Hubert Copp's and Ernest Copp's.

I was lucky enough to visit Georgeville during its 200th anniversary and have the book published for the anniversary. I found out so much about the Copps, Browns, and Mills during that visit. Thank you again for your help - I certainly appreciate it. Ruth
Added by Shawdau on Mar 14, 2015 3:11 PM
RE: Rev. Orrin Patch - add'l info
You're very welcome. I found his birthdate on ancestry - I think I had the date he became a minister (1861) in there as his birthdate. Thank you so much for the biography. Ruth
Added by Shawdau on Mar 12, 2015 7:59 PM
Mary Briggs
Hi wvy,

You requested a change of spelling of the surname on my Find A Grave Memorial# 81469572 for Ebenezer Seelye to Seeley the more common spelling of today. I keep the old spelling but am not sure when it changed. I looked at Joyce Tice Cemetery records to see how that transcript was spelled and found it to be Seely.

I will request a headstone picture. I like to have the name the same as the headstone or the Sexton's records when possible.

Let me know what you think.

Mary Briggs
Added by Mary Briggs on Mar 11, 2015 11:20 AM
Thanks for the info regarding Seth Parker at Steuben Cemetery.I was able to confirm and add much of it to his memorial.

Added by Treeclimber on Mar 11, 2015 8:44 AM
Nancy Mitchell
RE: Fenton Young
No, Winnie. I did not get your email. I have been having computer trouble. Jut got it back about an hour ago. But your email is not on there.

I would love to hear from you. Please email me at:

Loot forward to hearing from you.

Added by Nancy Mitchell on Mar 06, 2015 3:09 PM
Orrin Hatch
Thank you so much for the information on Orrin Hatch - I found him, but don't have much info. on him. I appreciate anything that can be added.
Added by Shawdau on Mar 02, 2015 8:33 PM
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