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Feel free to use any of my photos in any way that you wish, especially the older ones. My only purpose in posting them is to share them with those who want them and to help preserve them for posterity, just as many of these were gifts which others (long dead, for the most) once shared so generously with me. History is not for hoarding or profit but for preserving and passing on.|
Attribution is not expected. With that said, however, the serious researcher/historian records the source for photos and rare documents. So while I don't need to be acknowledged or "thanked," I have tried (not always successfully) to list where most of my photos came from. If I have posted one that came from you, please let me know, or remind me, or suggest proper attribution.
Lastly, all of my memorials are works in progress, so I'm continually tinkering with them, researching, editing or expanding them. Additions, comments, corrections, criticisms and suggestions are welcome and always considered.
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|Samantha Johnson||Old Dutch Cemetary|
Hello Ray, I am trying to get some information on the old Dutch cemetery. It states that it is located in Wilkes county north Carolina, right across from Antioch church (where my family is buried). It shows up as only being 2 miles from my home location. But I cant seem to find it to fulfill photo requests. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!
ray, i just wanted to take a moment to thank you for all your hard work over the years for all of the rest of us who can`t travel to all the places. you`ve let us see places we can never visit. i`m sure our ancestors are looking down saying "thank god for ray telling our story accurately for the rest of them".
|Donna Spears||Louise B Hutson 32766982|
You requested a photo for this person in the Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, MO, in 2014. Her name is actually Laura Bessie Hutson. Maybe if you mention that in the photo request someone will find her. Thanks.
|Nancy Cornelius||Honeycomb cemetery|
FYI… This cemetery is in disarray from grass and other growth. i went out there this am thinking I could get about. Rough grounds with a lot of pot holes. Multiple unknown rocks/markers. There is a lot of damage to this cemetery from campers. I do not know of anyone that upkeeps this cemetery, and by the looks of it , no one. A lot of stones are broken. I did not see a Jones or Upton. I will leave your request for now and maybe when the grass dies down someone can get out there and look again.
|Robert Worden||RE: Torrey plot|
I did look for the others. A couple times. I even brought my poker as you can see it in pic. You are more than welcome
|Steven H.||RE: Swancutts|
You are most welcome! it was my pleasure to photograph the gravestones for you.
|Linda Claxton||RE: Photos|
You are most welcome!
|Scout Finch||Schluter links|
I appreciate YOU for sending those in! Thanks again!!!
|VyAZ Whitaker||Whitaker Memorials|
Hi Ray, my name is Vy Whitaker
I've just found your wonderful memorials to many of my Whitaker Family... Thank you so much for sharing with all of us!
Joshua & Margaret (Lisle) Whitaker are my 9th great grandparents.
My line is from Peter Parker Whitaker & Mary Huntley in Wagontown, PA. 1) Are u a Whitaker? 2) Do you happen to know which Cemetery Peter Parker Whitaker is buried? probably some where near Wagontown, Chester County, PA. 3) I'd
love to communicate with you, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Very best to you and again many thanks!
|Pam Wagler||Angevine family|
Wow...thank you SO much for all of the information you have provided for this family. Louis and Esther Secord Angeline are my 7th Great-Grandparents. I am overwhelmed with all the work you have done on their family. Thank you so very much. This is the first I'd heard of the connection to James Fenimore Cooper's Angevine family.
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