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Peter Drysdale (#46883597)
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D. L. Lee
Scott Cemetery
Thank you so much for all your help updating the memorials in this cemetery. D. L.
Added by D. L. Lee on Dec 03, 2016 9:37 AM
Carmelita&Maryn
35679139 Richard Smith
I want to apologize that I had sent edit suggestions for the incorrect parents.

I have sent a new edit suggestion to correct my error.
The correct parents are John 'Bike' Smith and Maria Newland Smith (she is my aunt). Sorry to have made extra work for you; I can only blame it on my having a "senior moment".
Thanks for all you do for Find A Grave!
Added by Carmelita&Maryn on Nov 16, 2016 12:54 PM
Janet
Willemina Schulze
Thank You so much for bringing this to my attention. I have removed the photo and posted it to the correct memorial It looks like there is still work being done on this Scott Cemetery and that stones are being repaired and up righted. My husband and I worked on this cemetery with the New Albany Cemetery Assoc. in 2007 cleaning the stones and weeds.
Added by Janet on Oct 31, 2016 6:40 PM
D. L. Lee
RE: Sylvan Sicer - Scott Cemetery
Peter,

I did see where Joseph and Ida were buried in Fairview Cemetery, but with the dates of birth and death of Sylvan being between census records and no birth or death record found, I was also unable to find proof. The only connection I found was that Sylvan was buried next to Ida's parents and that is blurred by the "I. N." on the inscription on Sylvan's marker. Thank you so much for all of your help. D. L.
Added by D. L. Lee on Oct 30, 2016 6:16 PM
D. L. Lee
RE: John Kennedy Very - Scott Cemetery
Peter,

You have done a wonderful job documenting this historic cemetery.

I have posted the picture showing the name of his parents to the memorial under the name John Kennedy Very. The duplication in the transcription of the cemetery was probably due to the fact that there was an individual marker for "John Kennedy Very", and on one face of his parents' marker was "Children of Martin and Eliza Very." He was listed as the oldest child, "John K. - April 13 (or 18), 1835", and only the dates of birth were listed for each of the 9 children.

Thank you for your help, D. L.
Added by D. L. Lee on Oct 30, 2016 6:05 PM
Randy Orrison
RE: Lenimore/Lennimore Cemetery, Arran
Hi Peter,
"The SAFHS may have just arbitrarily given it the nearest place name."

http://www.ayrshireroots.co.uk/Towns/Arran/Burial%20Grounds.htm lists it as Lenimore Cemetery, though it then calls it a burial ground.

I was inclined to think that the historical societies would have been more likely to use an original name, but The Book of Arran (1910 - https://archive.org/stream/cu31924091786255/cu31924091786255_djvu.txt) mentions Thundergay a few times, but not Lenimore or Lennimore, so perhaps that is the older name?

Ayrshire Roots also lists Pirnmill Cemetery, which is probably the same as the Whitefarland Cemetery from the council list. Something to look for on the next visit... Another mention of it is here https://canmore.org.uk/site/83187

Randy
Added by Randy Orrison on Sep 21, 2016 4:56 PM
Randy Orrison
Another thought on Lenimore
Hi again - The Scottish Association of Family History Societies lists this burial ground as named "Lenimore" with an alternate name of Thundergay. It may be worth listing "Lenimore Burial Ground" as the name, and "Thundergay Cemetery" as an alternate (or the other way around).
http://www.safhs.org.uk/burialground.asp?ID=2325
Added by Randy Orrison on Sep 13, 2016 2:32 PM
Randy Orrison
Lennimore Burial Ground
Hi Peter,

There are possibly three small burial grounds along the A841 between Machrie and Lochranza on the Isle of Arran. There's a list at http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/births-marriages-and-deaths/deaths/cemeteries-in-north-ayrshire.aspx - Machrie, Thundergay, and Whitefarland are all along the A841. Thundergay is quite close to Lennimore and the location of http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2448971 - so perhaps that burial ground is "Thundergay Cemetery" from the council list?

Randy
Added by Randy Orrison on Sep 13, 2016 3:44 AM
zumaro
Thanks
I was amazed to find the headstone of Mene Smith photographed by you. A big thanks for your work, and especially for helping me find this elusive ancestor's resting place.
Added by zumaro on Aug 26, 2016 10:39 PM
Kim Goebel
Thank you
I want to send out a huge thank you for all the work you have done! Because of it I am able to get further in my family search!
Added by Kim Goebel on Aug 26, 2016 10:08 PM
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