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Todd Whitesides (#47553735)
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Bio Photo A native of Louisville, Kentucky, I've lived since 1998 in the Licking River Historic District of Covington directly across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, and have spent much of my time on Find A Grave documenting the Grabinschriften of the German immigrants who settled in such large numbers throughout the Ohio River Valley. At this time I'm primarily researching the family of my great-grandmother Virginia Mahala Lindsey Whitesides. Her great-grandmother Sarah Ann Timberlake Woodfin (1809-1855) died during a yellow fever epidemic in Norfolk, Virginia and was a descendant of Thomas Symes (c.1621-1670) and his wife Amy Bridges Symes (c.1624-1662), who were buried in the chancel of St Michael's Church at Winterbourne in Gloucestershire, England. Many of her cousins, also descendants of the Virginia gentry, settled in Kentucky at an early date, and I've been fortunate to locate several of them in the area around my adopted home in Northern Kentucky, including Gen. James Taylor (1769-1848), Alice Thornton Taylor Berry (1773-1837), and Ann Winston Hinde Southgate (1783-1833) at Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, Maj. William Thornton Timberlake (1789-1857) at Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell, as well as William Hardia (1784-1865) and William Timberlake (1818-1870) at Linden Grove Cemetery in Covington. Further afield, some other near relatives found include Henry Timberlake (1777-1848) and Jonathan Massie (1785-1863) in Paris, Kentucky, as well as James Bullock (1735-1813) in Lexington, Kentucky. Some of her cousins at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville include Edmund Bullock (1763-1852) and John Graham Simrall (1840-1908).
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Armyn family - Lincolnshire
Hello there, I have put a photograph on the memorials to the three people you added to St Peter's church in Lenton. The memorial was to the memory of several members of the Armyn family raised by William Armyn (one of the two you added, I believe). It is thought that the altar part (base) of the memorial was placed there first with a window above. The window was later filled in and covered by the upper part c1605. How's your Latin?!

Best wishes, Yvonne
Added by Vonderene on Dec 26, 2014 3:44 AM
Beatrice Burst
Immigrants from Gomaringen/Hinterweiler/Stockach
For our Historical Society I work on a book about the emigrants from Gomaringen/Hinterweiler/Stockach, over 1200 people. A part of those emigrants I found at ancestry, but there are still missing a lot, especially the ladies.
Next year we are going to have an exhibition about "Emigrants from Gomaringen" and we are still searching more information about the emigrants and their descendants.
Some of those emigrants went to Pennsylvania, Kentucky (Louisville) and Ohio.
Perhaps we are able to help each other.
Please contact me at “burst(at)”.
I would appreciate your help very much.
Added by Beatrice Burst on Dec 21, 2014 4:13 AM
Rob M
You are quite welcome. let me know if anyone has been missed.

Merrie Christmas!
Added by Rob M on Dec 20, 2014 11:20 AM
James (Jim) F. Kelly
Mother of God Church

I like your entry of Mother of God Church. I assumed that these two burials were entered incorrectly until I read your information. Keep up your great work.

Jim Kelly
Price Hill
Added by James (Jim) F. Kelly on Dec 19, 2014 6:12 AM
Sarah Florence Goddard
Oh Im a native of Louisville too, grew up in the Highlands and went to Atherton H.School. Graduated back in 1972. Good to see a fellow Loo -ah -vull person!
Added by Ann on Dec 18, 2014 5:01 AM
RE: Sara Florence Goddard Honaker
Sarah Florence Goddard married Francis William Honaker.
My husband is descended from Francis William Honaker's sister Lula Thomas Honaker who married Aaron Calvin McCurdy.
I don't need transfer of management but it was nice of you to ask.
Yours in Kentucky
Ann (husband is from Stamping Ground, Ky)
Added by Ann on Dec 18, 2014 4:58 AM
Max Fightmaster
RE: photo question
Todd, thanks! I uploaded that photo. I wish I took more but was hustling through the area on my way to Florida. My primary mission that day was to find a cemetery referred to as the "Old Fightmaster Burial ground below Union Ridge". Does that ring a bell? I would have Thomas Fightmaster, Cynthia West, other Fightmasters. I did happen upon another unknown burial plot with 3 markers. I am in the process of trying to figure out how to add a new cemetery. I have the GPS coordinates also, will it give me an option to add that? thanks and feel free to redirect me if necessary. Next time I go back down I will try and take photos of the rest of Hudson Abbot cemetery.
Added by Max Fightmaster on Dec 04, 2014 11:55 AM
Max Fightmaster
photo question
Todd, I added a headstone photo of John W Curry to the memorial you added (Hudson-Abbot cemetery). Also on the photo is a lady, Mary E. Long. She was not added in the cemetery's list of deceased. What would your recommendation be? Add the name? Add as Mary E. Long or Mary E. Curry.

Added by Max Fightmaster on Dec 04, 2014 9:37 AM

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