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Maggie (#46792003)
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Bio Photo Strangers in the Box
By Pamela A. Harazim

Come, look with me inside this drawer, In this box I've often seen, At the pictures, black and white, Faces proud, still, serene. I wish I knew the people, These strangers in the box, Their names and all their memories Are lost among my socks. I wonder what their lives were like.
How did they spend their days? What about their special times? I'll never know their ways. If only someone had taken time To tell who, what, where, when, These faces of my heritage Would come to life again. Could this become the fate
Of the pictures we take today? The faces and the memories Someday to be tossed away? Make time to save your pictures, Seize the opportunity when it knocks, Or someday you and yours could be
The strangers in the box.

If there are any graves that I have put on here that are in your family lines and you want them I will Transfer them. With the understanding that I would like to keep my family lines. I love going to cemeteries and I feel if we dont get the information from their graves now that they maybe lost. Within my short time of doing these photos and graves, I have seen with my own eyes some of these graves are unreadable now. But these pictures have brought them back to life. Find a grave has guideline that in which you can ask for a transfer.

I am doing family genealogy on the DeVore, Kirk, Clark, Ward, Messenger, these are the main ones...
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D Fryman
Francis Ward & Charlotte Ward
The cemetery called back with the burial dates that I was looking for. Seems that they found them, had to look further. Please email me if you are interested in having them. Donna
Added by D Fryman on Jun 30, 2014 1:45 PM
D Fryman
Francis Ward & Charlotte Ward
I am inquiring about your memorials for Francis #72202826 & Charlotte Holmes Ward #72202826. I am looking for an obituary for them and called the cemetery to get a month and day of their deaths. They are telling me they can find them buried there. Could you tell what information you have on their burial? I am related to Charlotte's sister Nackey. Thanks Donna #47988009
Added by D Fryman on Jun 30, 2014 10:24 AM
The Clarks
Hi Maggie!

Thanks for all your research and efforts. I am your mom's cousin from Oregon. I am researching Harry Clark, Pearl's brother. He must have had three different wives and I am interested in the last one Mae E Viviens. I have her name From Goldie Clark's records as Bivens.Have you found her nae anywhere?

Added by Onebeng on May 01, 2014 11:07 PM
RE: Messenger
Thanks for your reply. If there's anything I can to assist in finding your Messenger connection, send me a request with your private email address and we can proceed that way. I don't know that I have everything, but I do have quite a bit of info so maybe I could be of some help to you. Gayle
Added by Gayle on Feb 28, 2014 7:45 AM
charles hanna
Dale Thomas Gillfillan #21874286
Please link Dale to his father Frank #71433599, his mother Esther #71433814, and his 1st wife Alice #21874284.
Added by charles hanna on Feb 24, 2014 8:03 AM
Capt. David Messenger
Maggie -- I am writing to ask if you would please consider amending your note on David Messenger's memorial, (#19690331). Abiah King was not David's mother. While it is true that Nathaniel Messenger eventually married Abiah King (she was his 3rd wife), their marriage took place in 1797 when he was 71 and she, the widow of Joseph King, was 67. Not only well past child birthing age, but also well after David's documented birth year of 1760. I would be pleased to share any documentation you feel you would need to be convinced. I do appreciate you correcting the record. Thank you so much. Gayle
Added by Gayle on Feb 23, 2014 12:21 PM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Phoebe Jane Green/e Ross
No new info, unfortunately. I will, however, let you know if I do.


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Find A Grave 47114736
Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Feb 21, 2014 8:31 PM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Green Family

I noticed in your names of interest is the Green Family of Marion Co, OH. My ancestor Phoebe Jane aka Janie Green married Hugh Wilson Ross, as his second wife on May 1845 in Kenton, Harding Co, OH. They are listed in the 1850 census in Bowling Green, Marion Co, OH.

With his first wife being a Clark/e, and his second wife a Green, and you are researching both names together, and you have the Ross memorial, I am wondering, are you missing a Phoebe? Or possibly do you know of which family possibly in Marion Co, OH she could be connected to?

I just thought it awfully coincidental. You might have my missing link. My Phoebe was born in Pennsylvania according to all the census records. I just went back and reverified it as I somehow had Hugh in Find A Grave incorrect as being born in Pennsylvania instead of Ohio like the census records shows.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Find A Grave 47114736
Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Jan 28, 2014 8:47 PM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Clark and Green families
Dear Maggie,

I noticed that you have been researching the Clark families. I noticed that on the James H Ross Find A Grave 21874908 there is a Rebecca. Since the five names are first David and Elizabeth, they are the parents, with the last three being children. So, this Rebecca would also be a child. She is not listed with another name or any other distinction.

The confusion is Hugh Wilson Ross had as a first wife a Rebecca Clark/e, and she died in 1845, at least according to my grandmother's data, which I am working on verifying. This Rebecca also died in 1845. I am finding that researchers are using the dates of the Rebecca on this tombstone as the dates of Rebecca Clark/e Ross who was the first wife of Hugh Wilson Ross. He is also the son of David and Elizabeth Ross, per information from a descendant of David Curry Ross who has the Ross Bible. I have asked for a photo copy or a picture of the Bible or a transcription, but was denied.

Would you have any info regarding this?


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Find A Grave 47114736
Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Jan 28, 2014 8:30 PM
Beth Birchfield
Peak Cemetery
Hi Maggie,
You had sent me some family linds for 14569163 Madaline Hagerty Long. That memorial number is for a Kerby Edwards. If you want to send the correct memorial number I will make those corrections or I would be more than happy to transfer those memorials to you if they are your family. Your choice. Thanks, Beth
Added by Beth Birchfield on Jan 23, 2014 6:52 AM
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