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Debbie J (#46890655)
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Bio Photo I authorize anyone to use my tombstone photos for your family trees.

Please do not ask for transfers outside the findagrave guidelines. Direct relatives - siblings, parents, grandparents, great grandparents. You have any additional info I will gladly add through the edit system. You did not need a transfer to link memorials ( I can do that) or to add pictures to any memorial.

Photographing Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, KY - working on Sec 2 and 7.

Chapel Garden, Maus Bldg 1, 2 & 3, Sec 1, Sec 4 I.O.O.F. lot (circle), Sec 6, Sec 8, Sec 9, Sec 10A, Sec 11, Sec 12 large & small single graves, Sec 15, Sec 18, Sec 21, Sec 23, and Kenton Co Burial Ground are done in Highland Cemetery.


Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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Thanks again for Marvetta's obit. I ended up finding Thomas's kids after all. I must have had a typo when searching the first time.

I do think something is funny, and I winder if you find this if you have relatives in in the Kenon or Boone Counties, area.

I am related to Thomas Bernard McGough by marriage and and I am also related to his brother Carl Clayton McGough by marriage. Their spouses, who I am related to by blood, both descend from my McArthur family.

I am also related to Harry Hischemiller by marriage and his sister Helen (Hischemiiler) Turner by marriage. Their spouses both descend from (Mary) Jane (McCormick) McArthur-Wilson by her second marriage to Charles Alexander Wilson.

I think it's a conspiracy decades in the making to make my head spin haha ;)

Thanks again for all you do.

Added by Brian on Mar 05, 2015 9:39 AM
Thomas I McGough (1939 - 2002)
Hi Debbie,

Thanks again for all your help and work.

I'm trying to sort out Thomas's children and exactly who their mother is/was, and I found a Marvetta McGough living at the same address as Thomas. She died December 17, 2006. I'm wondering if there may be an obituary. I couldn't find one online. I just noticed Thomas "Lenny" McGough so I will try to explore the woman listed as his mother. Thanks again.

Added by Brian on Mar 05, 2015 8:39 AM
Todd Whitesides
They were most likely moved from Craig Street Burial Ground. In 1872 the Covington City Council paid the Highland Cemetery Company its outstanding bill of $397 due for the removal of bodies from the Craig Street Burial Ground.
Added by Todd Whitesides on Mar 04, 2015 8:47 PM

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