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Star Rhodes (#46878998)
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Bio Photo Ever since I can remember, I have had a fascination with cemeteries. There was one right down the street from our school, we used to walk through it often, It was so peaceful and the monuments were so beautiful. My father Calvin Russell Swallow is buried there now. My sister Mel and I have gone back to Massachusetts and other New England States and explored the cemeteries looking for ancestors. Genealogy and searching cemeteries for family has been a treasured time with my sister. What a gift it is to have a sister to share your interests with.

I am hoping to make connections with distant cousins and share pictures and stories. I have posted many branches to our tree to do this.

I AM VERY LIBERAL WITH TRANSFERING MEMORIALS. MY PHOTOGRAPHS ARE FOR EVERYONE (COPY THEM AT YOUR PLEASURE) AND I FEEL NO SENSE OF OWNERSHIP OVER MEMORIALS THAT ARE NOT MY FAMILY. I LOVE DOCUMENTING GRAVES. I AM SOMEWHAT OFFENDED BY THOSE WHO DO NOT SHARE THAT SENSE OF GIVING. WE GET NO POINTS IN HEAVEN BY HOW MANY MEMORIALS WE CONTRIBUTED TO FINDAGRAVE. THERE ARE MANY FINE CONTRIBUTORS TO FIND A GRAVE AND A FEW THAT NEED TO GET OVER THEMSELVES. Remember...."God Loves a Cheerful Giver"!!

A POEM FROM ALL OF US AVID GENEALOGIST'S!!

DEAR ANCESTOR

Your tombstone stands among the rest; neglected and alone. The name and dates are chiseled out on polished, marble stone. It reaches out to all who care; it is to late to mourn. You did not know that I exist; you died and I was born.

Yet each of us are cells of you in flesh, in blood, in bone. Our blood contracts and beats a pulse not entirely on our own. Dear Ancestor, the place you filled one hundred years ago. Spreads out among the ones you left who would have loved you so.

I wonder as you lived and loved, I wonder if you knew that someday I would find this spot, and come to visit you. - Walter Butler Palmer 1906

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Lyn Cohen
Clifton Lafrenier
#22200047

Clif's wife's information is given as

WIFE: Lillian P. Warrington, daughter of Harold R. Morrison and Helen M. Morrison.

Lillian's parents were Harold Warrington and Ellen Mae Morrison (known as Mae). Harold R. Warrington was her brother.

Clif and Lillian were my parents, and Harold and Mae were my grandparents.

Could you make this correctin?

Thanks very much,
Lyn Cohen
Added by Lyn Cohen on May 18, 2015 2:44 PM
Lyn Cohen
Lillian P Warrington LaFrenier
#22199836

The correct listing for her mother is Ellen Mae Morrison, known as Mae (not Helen M.). Lillian was my mother and Mae was my grandmother. Could you correct this?

Thanks,
Lyn Cohen
Added by Lyn Cohen on May 18, 2015 2:42 PM
Lynette Johnston Duckworth
Francis Cowling Johnston
Francis's husband, Carl R. Johnston, was my grandfather. I am the daugher of his oldest son, D. Lynn Johnston, by Carl's first marriage. I know my dad lived with Carl and Francis in the Rio Grande Valley and was living with them when he graduated from high school. I met Bettye Jayne and Raymond when I was a girl and have lost touch with them. Could you please tell me if they are still alive and if so, where they are living? Also, in Francis obit, it states that Carl and her had another son, William Paul Johnston. My dad never mentioned him. Is he still alive? Any information you can give me will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Lynette Johnston Duckworth
Added by Lynette Johnston Duckwort... on Apr 05, 2015 4:36 PM
Ross A Peot
Humphrey Johnson 20548304
I did search for the book you had mentioned but couldn't find one that I could just review. Did you have a link you could review it from? Ross
Added by Ross A Peot on Mar 24, 2015 9:21 AM
Ross A Peot
RE: Humphrey Johnson
Thanks for that info. I will check it out.
Added by Ross A Peot on Mar 23, 2015 2:29 PM
Ross A Peot
HUMHPREY JOHNSON
I was hoping that maybe you had a little more info on him reference his service. I haven't been able to find anything else so far. Ross
Added by Ross A Peot on Mar 09, 2015 2:30 PM
Ross A Peot
Humphrey Johnson 20548304
Hi Star: Ross, Fredericksburg, VA
Humphrey is my 8th grand uncle. I am working on a special project of all those who have served in the military. I found some very interesting data on his brother Captain Isaac. Humphrey was apparently in the same company. I was wondering however is you may have run across any particular data on Humphrey's military service. Are you a decedent?
Added by Ross A Peot on Mar 07, 2015 1:37 PM
Ross A Peot
Humphrey Johnson 20548304
Hi Star: Ross, Fredericksburg, VA
Humphrey is my 8th grand uncle. I am working on a special project of all those who have served in the military. I found some very interesting data on his brother Captain Isaac. Humphrey was apparently in the same company. I was wondering however is you may have run across any particular data on Humphrey's military service. Are you a decedent?
Added by Ross A Peot on Mar 07, 2015 1:37 PM
Linda
Brogden/on Genealogy
Star: We've communicated before about Malcolm Brogdon. I'm still hoping to find who Silas Brogdon was and what happened to his 11 children. Silas married Christian McPherson ca1804 in Cumberland County, NC. They are on the 1810 and 1820 census records for Chesterfield County, SC. Then the family disappears.

Have you by chance run up on records for Silas Brogd*n? He also fought in the War of 1812 but I haven't found a service record for him.

Thank you!
Linda
Added by Linda on Feb 27, 2015 3:29 PM
RTC3rd
BENJAMIN CLARK
B. 9 Feb 1644; m. 1665, Dorcas Morse. Thought you might be interested in this profile of his parents, Joseph Clarke & Alice (Brass) Pepper I found on Ancestry.com. It's from the Pennsylvania and NJ, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 on that site:

http://interactive.ancestry.com/2451/42154_343714-00030/2023173936?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fgst%3d-6&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults
Added by RTC3rd on Feb 27, 2015 3:09 PM
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