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gen2003 (#47193915)
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~*~I don't blame some people for disabling their messages, they do some very RUDE things! They're in it for the numbers and nothing else.

~*~People should never change the traditional names of cemeteries! Old records, documents, newspaper articles, obituaries, older people in the community, records at courthouses and even Google maps have MANY variations to names of cemeteries.
~It makes it hard to find the proper cemetery to add memorials, creates duplicate cemeteries, etc. ~Ask SEVERAL people or find SEVERAL sources before changing the name, don't take one person's word for it.
~Don't rename a cemetery using the oldest person's surname in a cemetery, it may have been their in-laws or others with a different surname that donated the land for the cemetery that deserves to be recognized.
~And again, a family cemetery may have changed to a community cemetery, thus creating a new name and forgetting the original owners.

~*~I also find it very disturbing that people have new headstones made (and the information isn't valid, sometimes) and sometimes TAKE/STEAL the old original headstones.

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~*~Info, obits, and photos welcome on any of my memorials! Just let me know so I can add info to my family tree if need be. And anyone is welcome to any of my photos!

~*~I'll transfer any memorial as long as they are not my relatives, unless you are closer related than me. And I don't bother with the 4 generation thing...And by the way for you sticklers out there----4th generation is up to Great-Great Grandparents, NOT Great Grandparents. That would be including yourself!!!

1. Parents
2. Grandparents
3. Great grandparents
4. Great-Great grandparents

Brother and sisters should not be included as 1st generation either. If you have no siblings it limits the limit!!

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Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts, and no one to thank.
~Christina Rossetti

All this belongs to the past now. The old homestead has fallen into other hands, the old people sleep in their quiet graves, and their descendants are scattered. The brave old days are like a dream of the night, scarcely to be remembered in the realities of to-day.
~Reuben Davis, Recollections of Mississippi and Mississippians

My mother's people, the people who captured my imagination when I was growing up, were of the Deep South - emotional, changeable, touched with charisma and given to histrionic flourishes. They were courageous under tension and unexpectedly tough beneath their wild eccentricities, for they had an unusually close working agreement with God. They also had an unusually high quota of bulls**t. ~Willie Morris

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Ann Berry McNair
RE: Edwatd Butler Parkman
Thanks for the photo of his obit. It adds a lot of information to his memorial.

Ann
Added by Ann Berry McNair on Aug 11, 2015 6:43 PM
Robbie
RE: J M Fulton
I like it. If it's all right with you, I'm going to add it to my ancestry.com page with your gen2003 & references.
Added by Robbie on Aug 11, 2015 12:28 PM
Robbie
RE: J M Fulton
Yes that would be great. or you can send it to me at rfuqua@hotmail.com. He was not a relative of mine but he was like a brother to J.W. Ellis & his wife Lovey and looked over JWs kids after he died & lived on their land, Richland Hill. So he's still a very important part of our family. I wonder if Fulton & Ellis were in the Confederate army together--I wouldn't be surprised. Maybe this info you have will help me with JW's soldier life. Thanks, Robbie
Added by Robbie on Aug 05, 2015 10:02 AM
Sonya Lafferty
Sarah Quimby Memorial
I added the Quimby information you sent me, sorry it took so long.
Added by Sonya Lafferty on Jul 17, 2015 3:39 PM
Robert Miller
JOHN SPICKARD OBIT
"First", I Thank You. I Honored Your Request.

Please, Will You Add His "OBIT", as I Lost Mine.

This Will Be A Blessing.

I Request, And I Want To Say "Thank You" For Beening A Member Of This Most Wonderful Site www.findagrave.com

May Our Lord Continue To Bless You And Your Family Always.

I Remain,

Robert Miller
Native Of Meridian, Mississippi, &
Resident Of Mobile, Alabama
Added by Robert Miller on Jul 12, 2015 8:55 PM
Dulcimer Gal
Kate Martin Death Notice
Your contribution of Kate Martin's death notice would be very much appreciated. Are you part of her family?
Added by Dulcimer Gal on Jul 07, 2015 4:15 PM
Carolyn
RE: Calvin Robert
Thank you sooooo much. Thank you for working to get him famous. I appreciate you very much. My member page doesn't show a star in my list so I didn't know. Thanks again.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn on Jul 03, 2015 10:35 AM
James Richards
Thomas Dudley Brown
Makes sense. I have made a note in his bio and linked him to Elizabeth Young Brown. Since FindaGrave "owns" John Brown's memorial, it has to make the link to his father.
Added by James Richards on Jun 12, 2015 11:43 AM
Duffie and Kathy
M Bethune
"old newspaper article"
Added by Duffie and Kathy on Jun 11, 2015 4:48 AM
Duffie and Kathy
M Bethune
Please send a copy. thanks
Added by Duffie and Kathy on Jun 10, 2015 8:07 AM
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