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Ann Parkinson (#45284853)
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Bio Photo "She is insane, of course. The family history has become a mania for her."
~~Hercule Poirot

Family Historian for Bassett, Blitch, Bruce, Burgsteiner, Crawford, Gibson, Haupt, Lanier, Nance, Parker, Parkinson, Parrish, Sanders/Saunders, Starkweather, Wilson, Wolfe and allied families. I have been actively researching for over 25 years and am a 5th Generation Floridian. I am a...
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Brenda Brubeck
RE: Marion W Mann
He was my mother's cousin. His mother Minnie Estelle Browning was my grandfather's half sister (my mother's aunt). So we must be related. I live in northeast Florida, born in Jacksonville. Is this for Sr or Jr? Jr was born in Raiford and died in Ocala. He would have been my cousin. I remember him and his brother, Willard. Maybe you and I have met. My mothers father was Judge Archibald Browning Sr (1880-1960) Mama is next to the youngest of 8 children and the only one alive now. She will be 90 on her next birthday. I will be 67 this month. So how are we related?
Brenda Chandler Brubeck
Added by Brenda Brubeck on Apr 09, 2015 8:32 PM
respects life
RE: William & Odessa Person
I photographed Susie's grave which the groundskeeper told me was the section you mentioned. It is under her name in glen havens register of names.
Added by respects life on Apr 09, 2015 3:02 PM
Robert D.Reynolds
Velda Vickers Knight Memorial
Ann, I have deleted the one that I created as per Find a Grave Guidelines. Also submitted an edit on her Birth Year. It should be 1927. Thanks
Added by Robert D.Reynolds on Apr 04, 2015 7:05 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser
Hugh Tidwell
Thanks for telling me this is a duplicate. Unfortunately, since I did not create it, I cannot delete it. Thanks anyway.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser on Apr 04, 2015 12:15 PM
RE: Allen Gardner
You're very welcome! Glad we could help!
Added by stoneseekers on Mar 29, 2015 4:18 PM
James Ray Hill 135383976
Hi Ann,
Please check this memorial. Peebles Cemetery is

Added by Virginia on Mar 26, 2015 4:58 AM
Marcus Whitt
Elsie Quarterman Memorial
I am glad that her memorial is updated. After I noticed her name on the plaque, on the trail at the park, I decided to do a follow up on her information. I thought she might have been buried in the Nashville area. I was amazed when I read her obituary.
Added by Marcus Whitt on Mar 22, 2015 4:38 PM
jamie johnson
Nettie Vittitow
She is laid to rest next to husband in Rosewood ,Porter
Added by jamie johnson on Mar 22, 2015 3:23 PM
Davis Arnold
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Reported by: Linda Lennard on Apr 09, 2013
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Details: My name is Linda Adams Lennard and I am a contributor of I am writing you because you had requested information for a person buried at the Florida State Mental Hospital's cemetery in Chattahoochee, Gadsden Co., FL.My husband's grandfather died there in 1926 and we have been searching for years for his grave. I chanced upon a study that was done in 2011 by the Chicora Foundation ( They are a non-profit that does cemetery surveys and are based in South Carolina. Chicora's specialty is in cemetery preservation. The Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Department of Children & Families of Florida, requested the survey be done after learning about two cemeteries that are not being maintained and are in a wooded area. These are cemeteries #3 and #4.Dr. Trinkley of Chicora and his team have done an excellent job in filing a report on, not only the current cemetery #5, but the lost cemeteries #1 through #4. To access the report and save a copy to your file go to: Go to Publications along top bar. Click Research Contributions. Click Research Publications (451+). Scroll to #537. The report is a 243 page PDF file but can be saved to your file. It is one of the most thorough reports and has one of the most complete listing of burials in all 5 cemeteries.Dr. Trinkley has also given data on grave preservation and maintenance for each cemetery. The property that #3 & #4 cemeteries is on had been leased to the Department of Corrections but in the last few weeks has been turned backed over to the Department of Children & Families who is responsible for the Florida State Hospital. I have been in touch with Mr. Bill Bridges, Senior Architect, Department of Children & FamiliesOffice of General Services Design & Construction to find out plans for preservation and maintenance. And, of course, as we all know it boils down to money. I am in the planning stages of contacting our representatives on the state level to, not only make them aware of the cemeteries and the condition, but to propose some sort of assistance in providing funding for their care.I also will be attending my local genealogical meeting this Saturday (April 13) to drum up support for contacting representatives. If you are interested in joining this endeavor please contact me either by replying to this message or by my contact info below.Linda Adams Lennardlennard8564@gmail.com850-585-0173 (mobile)
Added by Davis Arnold on Mar 22, 2015 10:23 AM
RE: William Cogswell
Two different General Cogswells from the Civil War? Seems kinda unlikely. The Wikipedia article gives his full name and mentions that he married into the Rhodes family in Florida. So, what you're suggesting is Wikipedia has mashed together the histories of two different General Cogswells. I kinda doubt it. Seems much more plausible to me that the marker there in the Rhodes Cemetery indicates something OTHER than him being buried there. And yeah, the date thing is weird, too.

Did you find a marker for his wife? I didn't even think to look. There's no marker right next to his. Perhaps that marker IS the marker for his wife -- but the markings would be almost unbelieveably confusing, it doesn't say "wife of" anywhere on it.

As for me, no, I'm not related to the Rhodes. In fact, I have no relatives this side of Tampa. My wife and I moved to this area in 1985 and live in Havana. We just enjoy visiting local cemeteries, and sometimes hiding letterboxes in them if the mood strikes us.
Added by Kirbert on Mar 16, 2015 10:58 PM
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