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Dorothy Schwemmer (#47225702)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family history since the mid-seventies.On my mothers side: McLane,Moore,Vansant and Singles. On my fathers side:Bosley, Grafton,Singleton and Singleton. Whenever I am cemetery hopping in search of an elusive ancester, if I see an interesting or unusual headstone or a name that sounds familiar I will take a picture of it, When I get home I download the pictures and create a memorial if one hasnt already been created,I will happily give control of any of these memorials to a relative.Please feel free to use any photo I have taken.
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LindaP
RE: James Grafton
Thanks for the info, we are having a severe heat advisory today, will go tomorrow morning early.
Added by LindaP on Jun 23, 2015 11:57 AM
LindaP
James Grafton
Hi,

You made a request for a photo of the headstone for the above.
The cemetery won't give me the location but if you call them at 410-796-8024 and tell them you need the lot location for your relative/family member and let me know what it is I will go out and take a picture.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Linda
Added by LindaP on Jun 22, 2015 9:24 AM
Christine Hanson
RE: Isaac Singleton & Emma Hamilton
I am looking into alternative possibilities for Emma, including re-visiting Bethesda. Most of the stones there were becoming very hard to read. If you have the contact info for the lady you spoke with regarding that cemetery, it would help.

The last of what was 'Old Conowingo' was covered by water (via the dam/power plant) in 1928. According to initial records, there was at least one church and possibly a graveyard that fell victim to eminent domain and the flooded landscape which became Conowingo lake. I will let you know what I find out as soon as I do. Thanks!
Added by Christine Hanson on Jun 21, 2015 4:11 AM
mimi
Saint James of Kingsessing Churchyard
It's the St James Episcopal Church at 6838 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142

I added it to a record and it accidentally went to you, perhaps you had requested a photo of it at some point.
Added by mimi on Jun 10, 2015 8:13 PM
Christine Hanson
RE: Emma Hamilton Headstone
Ok. Thanks. I think this answers some questions. Also, just to let you know, I think I understand the md/pa confusion. More than a hundred years ago, Maryland and PA were still fighting over the territory along the Cecil County northern boundary. So some places ended up being switched from MD to PA and vice versa. Many were simply split and there were two, a MD town and a PA town. As far as I know, there is no Conowingo, PA. There is a Conowengo, but it is much further north, by an hour or more. I will do some further investigating. We are having bad storms this week, so please bear with me. Thank you.
Added by Christine Hanson on Jun 01, 2015 1:05 PM
Christine Hanson
RE: Emma Hamilton Headstone
I am still looking into the matter and will do my best to find out what I can. There are a couple cemeteries in Conowingo which are not named 'Conowingo'. Can you tell me exactly what the death certificate says regarding burial? That might help.
Added by Christine Hanson on Jun 01, 2015 10:35 AM
Theresa O
Holy Cros Cemetery Photo Requests
Please call the cemetery office and ask for the grave location. Photo requests cannot be fulfilled without Section, Range/Row and Lot numbers as cemetery is too big.
Added by Theresa O on May 24, 2015 6:59 PM
SWHendricks
RE: Flowers
You're welcome. I'm planning to do a full cemetery survey there. I did three rows and added at least two dozen previously unlisted graves yesterday. I would have expected this from the newer graves, but it was among the oldest, which was unexpected.

I do a row by row search. Expecting to find "newer" graves based on a date isn't accurate.

So I am very confident there are no monuments for the three Flowers or Mary Smith.
Added by SWHendricks on May 02, 2015 5:53 PM
SWHendricks
Catherine Muriel Stewart Foote
Catherine Muriel Stewart Foote 143591167
I have posted the already existing photograph from her husbands grave to her record. She's buried under the name of Morgan. The dates and part of her name match. It would probably be a good idea to either post the entire biography, explaining her name, or alter your existing findagrave record to match her monument.
Added by SWHendricks on Apr 29, 2015 10:51 AM
Teresa Hines
RE: Benjamin Hipkins
1947
Added by Teresa Hines on Apr 21, 2015 8:10 AM
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