|Donna Sutphin Armentrout (#47017964)|
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DUE To a Health issue, I am running behind on catching up on emails and corrections...Please be patient|
**** NEWS ALERT****
I have Many Relatives, Close and Distant Whose graves were NOT marked due to no funds (1600's- present )or so long ago that the stones have deteriorated into the earth
Family Traditions and Family Bibles and Death Records Let many of us know where they rest. So just because there is no stone does that mean they Shouldn't be included in family lines?
Come on people a true Genealogist digs to find the lines...and doesn't jump over those very important limbs of many trees just because there is no marker to prove that they lay X <-- here.
Find A Grave gives us an "Unknown" choice for burials or cremations, etc. and if it's a known fact that these people are dead, and they will most likely never be officially linked to any particular burial place, they also have a right to be remembered and to be linked to their other family members.
I will gladly link those who have an unknown status.
That can easily be changed if they are proved to be in any particular place.
I have been an avid cemetery hunter for at least 35+ years, My Mom had us (her children) off gallivanting cemeteries when she started researching my fathers Sutphin clan in the 70's
While growing up many a weekend was spent looking for long lost graveyards and feeling the excitement of finding the final resting place of our relatives..
All of her children when traveling still go through the local phone books for any Sutphin residents..lol
What Mom instilled into us is a gift in my eyes..to remember and honor those before us and never forget where we came from.
Thank you Mom for being my inspiration and my hero, Without your Love, Support, knowledge and patience of my endless supply of question and your roomfull of notebooks and your years of listening to the family histories told to you by so many this Crazy journey would not be possible.
My Lines of research are are Sutphin, Gilmore, Glick, Goads, Nesters, McPeak and all related families in my Beautiful part of Southwest Virginia
My husbands family lines are Armentrout, Argenbright, Blackwell Burns, McGown and Tylers of Rockbridge County Va. and surrounding counties
I happily accept any help ,corrections, new Friends and family members.
We are all on the same quest of finding our forefathers and our kin :)
A lot of the pictures I have posted are newer graves,when I cemetery hunt, I take pictures of all the stones and resting places new and old, that time or weather will allow I never wish to upset any of the families..I simply am trying to save some steps for future genealogist and maybe allow a family member far away to see a picture of their kins final resting place.
Many of the stones I attempt to photo document need a little enhancement to read the names and dates..due to the controversy of shaving creams,chalk and other sources..I use Herbal Choice, an all natural shave cream.
Special thanks to my Find A Grave mates Rita McKale, Ron Stewart, Victoria True, Denise Horton , Rich Kreiss for Your help being a sounding board when I'm frustrated and when I am stuck in a "That can't be right" moments.
A Thank You for his help and patience goes to my Friend Michael Nestor as I attempt to figure out the Goads and Nesters that touch so many of the family lines in My part of Southwest Va.
Thanks goes to my partner in Crime ,My Snake & spider killer ,Bee and Black Bear chaser offer.
My Hubby :)
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Thank you so much for all of the work you've done on findagrave. I've found many of my kin and relatives that you have done on many of my lines including, Hiatt, Jones, Dawson, Haynes, and many others.
Thank you again!
Added by atom88 on Jan 15, 2017 5:44 PM
|Brian Jonson||RE: Re: Correction|
Thank you very much! I appreciate your help.
|Ck98||Additon to Request of transfer for Laura McPeak|
Would U happen to know if Reed Cemetary is still open to the public? The last person listed on record that was buried there was 2008. I know the cattle feilds that surround the cemetary are owned someone. But was just curious if you knew, or if you know if Laura has a headstone??
Added by Ck98 on Dec 20, 2016 12:03 AM
|Victoria Taylor-True||WELL WISHES|
Prayers for your speedy recovery and sending healing energies.
Think of you daily often and prayers your way.
Wishing you and yours a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and safe Happy New Year 2017
|Ck98||Luara Alberty Phillips Mcpeak|
Will you transfer my Great-Great-Great-Grandmothers memorial to me? Find A Grave memorial number- 100285252
Also sorry to hear about your health issues , you are in my prayers
Added by Ck98 on Dec 18, 2016 4:42 PM
|Michael Garnett McGrady||Mae Oma McGrady Worrell|
Donna, I'm so sorry to read of your health issues. I hope you are well on the way to a complete recovery.///I just submitted a link for my paternal aunt (above) to her parents Richard and Mary Dorinda McGrady.// I hope you are back on your feet soon.// Mike/Garnett McGrady
|Cheryl Nienhaus||Viola Kemp|
I have Viola has being the daughter of William U Lamina. if Viola was born in 1862 and her mother Emeline was born in 1852. The math doesn't work.
Her Daughter requested this change because she wasn't married and Alley was her last name
|Sue Hale Sheppard||Eldridge Crouse #123016431|
Thanks for accepting the edit to link Eldridge Crouse #123016431 to his parents.
And I appreciate all the other edits you accept even though I don't send thanks everytime.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!
|Dana Alderman||Jacob Alderman|
My husband and I climbed up to the Alderman Cemetery Route 628 and took a picture of Jacob's tombstone marker. Would like to have it added to Find a Grave. How can I do this or someone do it for me. Thank you. Hope too hear from you..
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