|Remembering the Forgotten (#46904923)|
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Raised in Southampton County, VA (Vincents Grove Area) I enjoy helping people find their family. I am NOT related to everyone I add. I do this as a hobby.|
My immediate line: Burgess, Burkett, Joyner, Reynolds
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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|Heather Crumpler||I would like to have Katelyn MacKay's memorial Transferred to me|
I am a family member and I would like to have her memorial transferred to me. I have already sponsored this memorial.
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|Winnette||Houke or Hauke|
I transferred two members of this family to you. It seems no one can agree on the spelling. If you are in the Southampton area, perhaps you could get pics and make corrections to these.
Added by Winnette on Sep 21, 2016 10:44 AM
|Dot Harcum||Musa Britt Griffin West|
Thank you for accepting my corrections/connections to Musa's memorial.
|Ancestor Hunter||Nat Turner Insurrection|
Hi, Do you know if a list of the Nat Turner insurrection victims exists? I notice you have added Captain Tom Barrow but did not find any of the other victims in the county. CindyLee
|Dot Harcum||Infant Worrell|
You created a memorial for Infant Daughter Worrell # 44956252. Would it be possible to visit the cemetery and take a picture of her grave marker?
Another volunteer posted a pic of her stone, but it does not show the dates of birth & death. From that photo it appears the dates are covered by dirt, which may require a small trowel/shovel and soft brush to remove the dirt and reveal the dates.
I think this child was born 1913 rather than 1813 as you indicated on her memorial.
Her marker indicated her parents as W C & I L Worrell.
My research indicates that W C was Washington Cola Worrell and I L was Ilta Lee Spence Worrell.
Washington Cola Worrell is buried in this cemetery; his wife Ilta Spence Worrell remarried Henry Clemmons Francis and is buried with him in Severn Cemetery, Severn, Northampton Co., NC.
Thank you so much for considering my request and hopefully taking and posting another photo showing the dates.
|Rita & Lee Gordon||RE: 128689121|
None are listed for Northampton County.
Please show which cemetery as listed on FindAGrave
|Virginian in YankeeLand||RE: Myrick Cemetery|
Thank you very much! I am sorry if it turns out to be a lot of work -- maybe just a few at a time would work better for you? I could send individual requests if that turns out to be easier.
|Virginian in YankeeLand||Myrick Cemetery|
I wrote requesting a transfer of this cemetery in April, 2014. I'm not sure if this is just me, but I haven't found any reply. My sister and I have done a lot of work in the cemetery, clearing vines and brush. I have photos I'd like to add, and it would be much easier to add them and other information if the cemetery were transferred.
We are the great-granddaughters of William E Myrick, just in case you are wondering about the connection.
Could you please let me know what you think of this?
(also a Find-A-Grave volunteer)
|Jennifer Carter Bohannon||Lloyd Earl Williford 64195024|
He is listed as the son of Joseph Henry & Amelia Corinna Williford. This is incorrect. Their son is Lloyd Vernon Williford Find A Grave# 141723771. North Carolina Birth Indexes list him as the son of Joe Henry Williford and WWII Enlistment Records as the spouse of Ruth Fisher. Could you unlink Lloyd Earl and link Lloyd Vernon? Thanks.
|Dot Harcum||RE: Burgess Cemetery (Conway NC)|
I did not create the Burgess cemetery, but since I'd been there about 2001 and recorded the info from all the graves, I added memorials for ones buried there that the originator of the cemetery had not included.
I do not have the GPS info, but maybe the following will be helpful:
Cemetery is located approximately 3.1 miles west of intersection of Rt 258 & Rt 158 from Murfreesboro to Conway. It is on the left side of Rt 158 (headed to Conway) between houses located at 12606 & 12592. It is back off the road and you have to look carefully to see it, between the houses, addresses indicated above.
Every time I've been by the cemetery, it has been well maintained, grass cut, no weeds, vines, etc; path from road to cemetery, easily assessable.
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