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Dawn Stewart (#46839075)
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Bio Photo Please visit my new website, Peninsula Genealogy, if you have ties to the Hampton Roads area. I'm documenting obituaries, marriage, birth and death records there, and linking all obits back to findagrave so people can see additional info on their loved ones.

I have been doing my genealogy for over 13 years now. I started visiting the local cemeteries in my area looking for my relatives. By doing that, I realized how much I like to go there and how I enjoy helping others find their relatives. I am willing to do cemetery lookups in my area (Hampton, VA), so email me if need some help. Will also look up obituaries at our local library. I just love to do research!

I am currently transcribing and posting pics of cemeteries around Hampton VA. I have completed most of the smaller cemeteries (less than 1000 graves) and a few larger ones. I'm hoping by doing all this, it will make it easier for many people to find their loved ones.

My maternal grandfathers family was from MA (Mackay, Martin, McGlew, Traill)

My maternal grandmothers family was from VA, NC and PA (Gildner, Broadstreet, May, Bridgland, Smith, Arnold).

My paternal grandfathers family was from WY, NE, WI and SD (Allman, Caddy, Simons, Carberry, Rogers, Stuart)

My paternal grandmothers family was from CA, Washington, DC and OH. (Ehrmantraut, White, Gerhold, Dolph).

My husbands family is from NC and SC. (Orr, Malone, Boone, Clement, Mckay, Stewart, Vaughan Garrett, Hatchell).
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Roberts Girl
Alice Smith #45704389
I'm hoping you can help me with information on Alice Smith. I put in a photo request for her grave marker, but was told it could not be found. Do you remember if this memorial was added from a visit to the cemetery or from cemetery transcripts? I'd love to be able to discover the exact location of her grave.

I believe this may be Alice, daughter of Ezra M. and Martha Johnson Smith. According to family, our Alice was born Feb. 3, 1861 in Jasper County, Iowa, and died Sept. 26, 1863 most likely also in Jasper County, as that is where census records place her parents. In the 1860 census, they were living with Daniel, Elizabeth and Steven Johnson assumed to be family to Martha. I'd love to confirm this is our Alice Smith. I'd also love to uncover more information on Ezra and Martha. Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated!
Added by Roberts Girl on Oct 04, 2015 7:11 PM
Wilson Hunt
Clark Cem. Fox Hill
I will be in Fox Hill Oct 2-6. I would like to come and visit you and discuss how to get the most of out of find a grave.
My cell 269-370-1125

Will be with Judy Clark and Katie Arredondo regarding genealogy.

Look forward in seeing you

Wilson Hunt
Added by Wilson Hunt on Sep 30, 2015 4:28 PM
Gale Harvell
Hello Dawn, Found some dates for Jane Elizabeth Owen, through family records. 80 years old Born- Feb 13,1835 Born in Hampton, Virginia. Her death date is Aug.6, 1915. Father was Charles Davis Cake and was from Matthews County,Virginia. Her mother was Rebecca Brown Cake. There was a son Walter Earnest Owen. when you get chance could you add to her memorial? Buried in St Johns, Hampton. Thanks Gale H.
Added by Gale Harvell on Sep 19, 2015 10:09 AM
DJ Csikos
George M Csikos
Made an entry this week that really hurts...check out the above name. The man that made my heart sing has passed on to the next world. Really a big ouch BUT he had cancer in multitudes of places & hurt like crazy, so he is now at peace!
Added by DJ Csikos on Sep 01, 2015 9:20 AM
Anne S.
RE: Thomas Johnston & Mary Baer
Dawn, WOW! You went all out for me. The time & effort you put into my request for help was so
extraordinary. I want you to know it was very much
appreciated. Will see if I can contact the church.
Will keep you updated. Mary Baer is part of my dad's
Added by Anne S. on Aug 26, 2015 11:45 AM
Elijah Wilcut
Thank you so much for passing Elijah on to me
Added by Judy on Aug 25, 2015 2:40 PM
Anne S.
Thomas Johnston & Mary Baer
Daughter, Dorothy C Johnson married Donald Guy Shifler. Donald Shifler was born in Maryland on
Sept 7 1924, however he died Apr 21, 1994 in
Newport News, Virginia. I have his whole famiiy in
Maryland, but cannot locate where he is buried.
Can yu help me?
Anne S. from Pt. Pleasant, NJ
Added by Anne S. on Aug 25, 2015 10:34 AM
Ellen Bishop
I put Louis Simons in BHN
because his wife is there and I couldn';t imagine that he would not be buried with her
Added by Ellen Bishop on Aug 21, 2015 8:00 PM
D Rausch
Ore's at Mountain view cemetery, WY
I see that you are working on Orr's. Are you related to the Ore's at Mountain View cemetery, Riverton, Fremont, WY?

I looked at your Orr's and I couldn't see a connection between the two. The Ore's above are originally from Missouri, went to Neb and onto WY.

If you do not have a connection would it be possible to transfer them to me. They are not directly related but are in my family and it would be easier to add info if I didn't have to go through someone.

Thanks for any help.

DRausch Find A Grave #46811795

Diane Rausch

Added by D Rausch on Jun 10, 2015 11:50 AM
Martie Groome-McGirt
Andrew Jackson
Thank you so much for doing the research and putting a link to his 1935 obituary. Your kindness has solved a 10 year mystery for our family! Many thanks for everything you have done on this site.
Added by Martie Groome-McGirt on May 29, 2015 11:47 PM
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