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Hi, I am a native of Bay City, TX. My main cemeteries that I take pictures at are: Cedarvale-Bay City Cemetery, Roselawn in Van Vleck (in process of documenting the whole cemetery), Historical Matagorda Cemetery in Matagorda, Eastview in Bay City and Hawley in El Maton. I am also a member of the Matagorda Co. Genealogy Society and the Matagorda County Historical Commission. SO...any pictures that I take will also appear in the TXGENWEB--Matagorda Co. (which is a great place to find interesting facts about Matagorda County.)|
Thanks to everyone who submits information, but. . .please do not place copies of death certificates on memorials. This information can be typed into bios and leaves room for photographs.
I enjoy the search and challenge of finding the graves. Photo requests get my highest priority. When I go out to fulfill a photo request, I photograph all the markers in the family plot. The rules I follow; "Photograph the grave/gravesite "in-situ", or as it appears in that moment in time. The purpose is to show the grave as it is, be it dirty, cluttered, broken, or pristine. It is not your job to clean it, clear it, fix it, or decorate it. The graves are not yours to do as you please. Remember, one person's "good deed" just might be another person's vandalism. Go take lots of photos...but do it like an anthropologist and do not disturb the grave site. -AJ" Mar. 10, 2013
If I can be of any assistance, please contact me. Blessings...Prissy53
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|Anonymous||RE: Goodall, Daniel & Rhoda|
My other great grandparents are also buried at this cemetery. James Warren Powell and Margaret Irene Duffy Powell.They have memorials, but no pictures of their graves.I am guessing they could not be found. I know their has been to much rain to do anything for awhile, but if there is any information you can give me about their grave sites,I would greatly appreciate it.
Thank you for all that you do!
|Anonymous||RE: Goodall, Daniel & Rhoda|
Thank you for taking the pictures of my great grandparents Daniel and Rhoda Gooddall's graves.
|Shirley Dunaway-Vachon||Dunaways, Nolans, Bennetts, Nowaks|
Thank you so very much for your kindness of transferring my parents, sister and aunts as well as grandparents. You truly have a Heart of Gold and are Appreciated!
|Mary Tate||Celia Ann Thompson Dodd|
Please add other siblings:
Mariah Thompson Moore Guin (1838-?)
George W Thompson (1845-?)
Andrew Jackson "Jack" Thompson 1851-1906)
Thank you for adding Merritt C. & Ruth Simsí gravestone in Van Vleck (my PeePa & Grandma). Her middle name is actually ĎAnoraí, though Iím surprised a middle name is included on the listing since itís not on the stone. Since youíre a native of Bay City you may have known my cousins, Neil & Milton Sims.
Added by SusanES on Jan 12, 2016 9:11 PM
Thanks again - I think I have him in the right cemetery now and re-linked to his spouse and children.
Added by SWM on Dec 29, 2015 11:17 AM
|SWM||RE: James Preddy|
Hi Again - I put James Thomas Preddy in the Matagorda Cemetery. Thanks so much!
Added by SWM on Dec 28, 2015 10:38 PM
Hi There - you sent me an edit for James Preddy - but without dates I'm not sure if it is James Thomas Preddy or his son James Reynolds Preddy who is buried in that cemetery. Can you send me more information? Thanks
Added by SWM on Dec 17, 2015 10:46 PM
|Sheila||RE: Moon Family|
I am resending right now. Thanks for letting me know
Added by Sheila on Oct 23, 2015 1:29 PM
Name: Sussana Henry dau of Jacob Pfrimmer
Birth: 13 May 1852 - Germany
Death: 18 Jul 1931 - Palacios, Matagorda, Texas
I think tis the actual info for this person, but according to death certificate she is buried in Palacios. I know the Annie Henry #121323150 info is correct except her full name was Sarah Jane Susanna "Annie" Shaw Henry and she was the wife of 121436572. but this other Sussana Henry is a mystery to me. B
Added by Belookn4 on Oct 12, 2015 10:59 PM
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