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Jill (#47128984)
 member for 7 years, 2 months, 12 days
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Lives are commemorated ... deaths are recorded...families are reunited... memories are made tangible... and love is undisguised. This is a cemetery.
Communities accord respect, families bestow reverence, historians seek information and our heritage is thereby enriched.
Testimonies of devotion, pride and rememberance are cast in bronze to pay warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life... not the death... of a loved one. The cemetery is homeland for memorials that are a sustaining source of comfort to the living.
A cemetery is a history of people... a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering ... always.

** A "Forget Me Not" flower left by myself on a memorial is an indication that I have access to documentation be it an obituary, marriage, application, death certificate etc. If you notify me via the EDIT TAB/SUGGEST ANY OTHER CORRECTION OR ADDITIONS on the memorial I can inform you of the documentation and then forward it if wanted. PLEASE DO NOT contact me initially via EMAIL only use the EDIT TAB.

A simple family tree project my son had to do several years ago is what led to my genealogy bug. Every discovery is like opening a present and being a photo lab tech finding a photo is gold. This being said I am always willing to help and share if I am able. I am a member of, Tribal Pages, McKeesport Heritage Center, and World Transcription Project. Most of my contributions are of no personal relation so if you would like transfer of the memorials please notify me. Feel free to use any photos I have personally taken for your own family tree purposes (a note of thanks is always appreciated). The cemeteries I have photographed are done just by walk and snaps so they are not always complete. Any transfers, correction or additions can be suggested to me through "Find A Grave" Please use the EDIT tab on the actual memorial.

Every person matters... whether their stay on this earth was long or short. They have molded us into what we are today. Looking at the big picture we are all related. We all belong to the Human Family.

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Messages left for Jill (445)[Leave Message]
c. holden
Saul M. Holden and wife sara etc
hello these are my grandparents. can you please release them to me so I can add bios etc? I would care for all the HOLDENs in this cemetery there are not many.. thanks for all the work you do! Cindy Holden i have been doing family trees for 45 years.. just got onto find a grave my new best freind! do you do is a forever free site with 24/7 help check it out
Added by c. holden on Jul 20, 2016 2:24 PM
George Bert
Thanks for the information, I've updated the bio and noted you as providing the information - thanks so much for all you do for Find A Grave, appreciated by many.
Added by lolo1951 on Jul 03, 2016 10:20 AM
Marie DeHuff
Thanks for the information, I've updated the bio and noted you as providing the information - thanks so much for all you do for Find A Grave, appreciated by many.
Added by lolo1951 on Jul 03, 2016 10:16 AM
Augusta Bjurman
Thanks for the updated information, I added to his bio and noted information provided by you. Thanks for all you do for Find A Grave, appreciated by many.
Added by lolo1951 on Jul 03, 2016 10:13 AM
Mary Succop
Hello there. Thank you for your edit.

Unfortunately, I declined this edit mainly because I think that her death certificate might be in error listing Maria Eliza Wittop as her mother. I actually think that her mother is Catharina Eliza Buddemyer was her mother (her father's 1st wife) but on the death certificate the 2nd wife was listed perhaps by mistake. Maria Eliza Wittop was born in 1846. Mary Anna Voskamp Succop was born in 1856.

It's a mystery. I might just connect whom I believe are her parents but I have hesitated. They are buried in the same special and reserved section of the cemetery for those that were re-interred from the Oakland Cemetery.

Appreciate all that you do. I thought I'd write you a quick note to let you know why I declined the edit.

Have a great holiday! :)
Added by Alberticoღდ on Jul 01, 2016 10:19 PM
Jennie Morton
Thank you again for the kind information that you sent. I've posted it to her memorial.

Cheers! :)
Added by Alberticoღდ on Jun 26, 2016 6:21 PM
Barbara Mogush
John F. Wheeler
Thank you for sending me his obituary from the Pittsburgh Press!!

Barb Mogush
Added by Barbara Mogush on Jun 24, 2016 2:18 PM
McKelvey Family
I am researching CW soldier Adam McKelvey of 12 PA Res. Inf. from Westmoreland Co., PA. His daughter-in-law Alice Jamison McKelvey (wife of his son Jacob H. McKelvey) is buried at Union Cemetery, Irwin.

I am trying to contact any descendants of this soldier who signed his name on the wall of Liberia Plantation House in Manassas Virginia in 1862. This is a project of the Manassas Museum, more information on the project can be found on the Museum's web site.

Margaret Binning
Museum Volunteer
Added by Margaret on Jun 19, 2016 9:24 AM
George Rogers
Hello Jill, As requested, I tried using the Edit Tab to contact you the first time, but received a 404 error. I was on George W Roger's entry, went to your bio page, and found so many people who said they were related to him. He is my grandfather. Are you related to him?

I appreciate so much your effort, and appreciate seeing the entry you made for him. I do have a picture which I will upload.

Regards, Virginia
Added by vbouchar on Jun 13, 2016 1:23 PM
Lynn Cichon Ferris
William Vance Hays 97688135
Thank you very much for William's obit. It provided some unknown family history. I added it to his memorial and credited you as the contributor.
Added by Lynn Cichon Ferris on Jun 12, 2016 6:03 AM
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