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RTerry (#46537864)
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I enjoy photographing cemeteries and posting the information here on Find-A-Grave for all my fellow genelogists to use. I know how difficult it is to find burial sites of elusive relatives.

As for **transfers** of these memorials, I am glad to do it, provided your request falls WITHIN the Find-A-Grave transfer guidelines. I find that sticking to the guidelines keeps everyone happy and polite.

Regardless, I am always happy to add links, family information, or obituaries to any of these memorials. Just use the EDIT tab and ask away. I often add links myself based on information in an obituary or on a gravestone.

Happy hunting!


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C Buchanan
RE: We share a memorial :0)
Charles is a mystery, for sure. Being so new to searching, I am still finding sites. I will definitely check this one out.

You seem like a good person to ask. My g-grandad was an orphan. His mom died in 1909, when he was 10. His brothers and sister were adopted out close to home, but he was sent to live in an orphanage in Winston-Salem. I have emailed the Home, but haven't gotten a response yet.

All of my research, all records that I have seen, I have not been able to find a father for any of these kids. My g-grandad or his siblings. I have seen two birth records, for his baby brother and younger sister, each have a "-" through father. The last name seems to have been passed down from the mother's side of the family. My g-grandad was named after HIS grandad.

It's a fascinating story, but I am confused as to how a young woman could have had 5-6 kids without being married or listing a father. My g-g-grandmother's father passed away the year she was born, so her mom was left to raise 6 young kids on her own as well. This is the late 1800's, near the mountains of NC. Another question we can't figure out is why my g-grandfather would be sent to an orphanage halfway across the state, when the others were adopted out close to home, to farm if nothing else.

I have completely unloaded this on you like you have all the answers. Any suggestions or advice on where I can look to get some insight?

I have gone as far as ancestry.com will go, familysearch only gives me so much. I've looked through the state archives.

I fear I may just have to live with these questions.

Thanks again, I'll look through the cemetery website for help with Charles. The pastor is getting some of the older members of the church involved, they have some of the older record books. It's very interesting.

~ Carly
Added by C Buchanan on Aug 19, 2016 8:27 PM
C Buchanan
RE: We share a memorial :0)
Thank you for responding. As far as grandma, either way, doesn't matter. As long as she is on here.
Since I'm new to the site, if I have information on any family members, other than the bio shown, how do I edit or add? Do I get in touch with the person that listed them?

My husband worked at Maplewood. It's an awesome cemetery. My great-uncle, grandma's baby brother is buried there. I believe you also posted his memorial...lol. I was linking g-ma's brothers and sisters to their parents and came across it.

McMannen Cemetery is where my granddaddy's brother was buried in 1924. He was 6, died of acute tonsillitis. My daughter and I have combed that place twice looking for him. We've even enlisted the pastor and church secretary for help. We've looked at the old burial records, but there is no mention of him. Pop says it was a small, flat, bronze marker. I'm a little concerned it may have been sucked up by the earth by now. His name is Charles Taylor Choplin, born 1918, died 1924, 6 yrs old. Pop say he thinks this is what was on the plaque.

You wouldn't happen to anything about the Roberts family of Butner, would you? The Roberts' cemetery was off of Range Rd., but when Camp Butner moved in and bought the land, some of the graves were moved.

I appreciate all of your help and insight.

Carly
Added by C Buchanan on Aug 19, 2016 8:01 AM
C Buchanan
We share a memorial :0)
Hello there, RT. First of all, let me say thank you for all of the memorials you have created over the years. I believe our loved ones should not be forgotten just because they are no longer with us. I love walking through cemeteries, so the idea of passing from grave to grave, taking pics, and posting them for future loved ones to find and link, is amazing.
That being said, and I say thank you again, because I know that my grandmother is not forgotten, but apparently we created a memorial for my sweet grandma, Frances Choplin Find A Grave Memorial# 166523235, on the same day.
Do you know if it is possible to link the accounts, or should 1 just be deleted to avoid confusion?

Thank you again! Without this website, and generous people, like yourself, I wouldn't have gotten as far in my ancestry search as I have.

Thanks, Carly
Added by C Buchanan on Aug 18, 2016 4:52 PM
Betty B
RE: Re: Montague Cemetery
Hi Robert,

I believe your Lt. William L. Montague #154264909 is buried in the Montague Family Cemetery. The unreadable photo that I took does have death date of 1865. I'll send it to you.

Betty
Added by Betty B on Aug 05, 2016 12:42 PM
Betty B
RE: Re: Montague Cemetery
You're very welcome, Robert. I had one photo that I didn't put up because it was unreadable. I want to go back up there and try to get a better shot. There was a lady who lived nest door to the cemetery who was very nice. She was Mrs. Montague's daughter.

Take care,
Betty
Added by Betty B on Aug 03, 2016 6:13 AM
Richard Easingwood
RE: Re: Edwin Montague
I would love your Montague data. My wife's side consists of Montague/Carr/ and Allen on her father's side and Stevens/Hood/Hooks on her mother's. ALL NC folks except for the Virginia Montagues.
My personal e-mail is EASICREA@EARTHLINK.NET

Dick
Added by Richard Easingwood on Aug 02, 2016 6:34 AM
Richard Easingwood
RE: Re: Edwin Montague
I have messages out to the great-grandchildren, my wife's cousins) for any information. I do know that the death certificates for the Rev and wife both state Montague Family Cem. Still looking and I will keep you informed if anything comes up.

Dick Easingwood
Added by Richard Easingwood on Aug 01, 2016 3:17 PM
Richard Easingwood
RE: Re: Edwin Montague
Rev EJ is my wife's Great Grandfather. I have talked to several grandchildren, including my father-in-law, Garland, and they all said that he had property next to the old wooden church that he preached in. The church is gone and I fear that the grave sites are overgrown.
Added by Richard Easingwood on Aug 01, 2016 8:23 AM
Joe Pape
Edith Copenhaver
memorial number 14769524
please add:
Father John D. Pape 92574073
Mother Eleanor L. Pape 92574047
Added by Joe Pape on Jul 22, 2016 6:54 PM
Carolina Caswell
Edits
Thank you!
Added by Carolina Caswell on Jul 15, 2016 6:37 AM
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