|C. Bryan (#46788769)|
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Regarding SUNNYSIDE on Signal Hill - - Photo requests posted without location data are suspect since they might be for Forest Lawn on San Antonio at Cherry (which was called Sunnyside prior to 1978). I have a liaison position with management, and they are good about giving me sites. This arrangement is necessary because of past abuses of good will. I will post locations for the requests in the "problem notice," and maintain currency. Your cooperation assures accurate data and a satisfactory conclusion.|
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I'll transfer anybody but close family if you have a good story - or even a bad lie. You can be adopted, or the ex; I don't care.
íLa vida es demasiado corta como para objetar - Life is too short to quibble!
Please use any photos associated with your loved ones' sites as you desire; they belong to you. If you ask for permission I'll know you can't read.
A note on why some 'souls' evade discovery: Think about it; there's little entertainment for the majority. One game everyone really gets into is to hide while we seek. They hold real still, and they don't give each other up; hilarious watching us bumble about with growing frustration. Using nicknames instead of real ones, omitting dates, or the ultimate - not paying for their marker!
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Earliest ancestors Philadelphia 1697 on my father's side - My mother's side arrives in 1749 & 1751. Latest kin here by 1777.
In 1685 a Strode grandfather helped Monmouth's attempt to overthrow James II; and in 1745 another grandpa, this time a Grant, marched with Charles Stuart against George II - both causes failed utterly. Strode's son lost his purchase in England and fled eventually to Philadelphia (aboard a misnamed vessel in which he and his wife perished and his orphans prospered).
The strappan Sawney was transported, indentured, got a pass - and joined the opportunistic hoards flooding through Cumberland Gap.
Or not. That whole pack has enough romantic burnishing to fill several Janice Holt Giles novels. 'Guid books, those.'
I'm NOT related to Daniel Boone of pioneer fame - I'm related to two of his sisters (5th great-grandmothers - Mary's grandson, Luke, wed Elizabeth's granddaughter, Mary Sanders).
I'm NOT related to Gen. John J. Pershing - but his uncle, J.S. Pershing (by another wife of our common sire, J.M. Pershing) is my great-grandfather.
NOT connected to Wm. Jennings Bryan at all, former Secretary of State and thrice Presidential candidate, a dedicated public servant and son of a dedicated public servant, who once lent law books to the aforementioned Mr. Pershing.
My direct lineage seems to have had an aversion to military service but for a maternal great-grandpapa who got himself wounded by the defenders of Vicksburg.
Well, too, there was that earlier trouble in the late mid-1700s; a few grandpas mixed it up in the Ohio Valley, rode with Geo. Rogers Clark and the boys - other scuffles with the Tories in the Carolina and Kentucky hills. Most got pensions for their efforts (them who weren't Loyalists). Myself - I spent three years in the US Army working for the Security Agency.
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And I stole this from another graver:
'Much better to be looking for dead people, than to have dead people looking for you.'
There is an underscore _ in my address below, not a space.
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|Gary Craver||Elijah Freeman|
Thanks for the information on the Elijah Freeman memorial
|Susan McMullin||Reginald Sheppard photo|
Thank you so much! That was fast!
|Brigitte Tucker-Ford||Sam Buffone|
Thank you so very much for taking the time and the trouble in not only locating the burial site of my great-uncle Sam Buffone, but for taking the photo of his marker. You went above and beyond for me, and I am most grateful. I love the red flower, I am truly touched.
Its people like you, that make this site so wonderful.
Thank you for all your hard work!
|Barbara A. in CA||Esther and Gerald Kurkowski|
Thank you very much for posting the photo of Uncle Gerald and his wife Esther.
Barbara A in CA 47024710
I would like to thank you for the timely response and picture of the requested grave site. Thank you.
|Donna Newell||Royalty photo|
I want to thank you for the photo of Wayne and Geraldine Royalty. The flowers were an extra nice touch. I really appreciate the special care you took to make the picture really nice.
Thanks again for your great effort.
|Lori Humble||Ramirez, Wilma & Pio|
Thank you very much for the photos!! I appreciate you taking the time to photograph them!!
Thank you for the transfer - the Paul family came up in a project I am doing on the Bermuda family graves, so I wasn't going to ask, but I'm happy to manage her memorial.
Thank you very much for the photos of John Paul's grave - they are beautiful photos.
|Scott Thompson||Euvon Stephenson|
Thank you so much for the photo of Euvon Stephenson! Scott Thompson
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