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Bio Photo I have had a life-long interest in genealogy cultivated by my grandmother, Edna Leora McConahy. She gave me my start in tracing my family tree, and I have found my family has a rich history that dates back farther than I ever hoped.

I have been on the receiving end of many Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness, and would like to thank the donors.

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 • 96 Memorials Added
 • 104 Memorials Managed
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J.C. Hill
RE: photos for Frank & Ralph Deming
Weather here in Pittsburgh was beautiful today, but the Deming Memorials have sunk a little over time, so they're under a nice film of ice, mud, and overgrown grass...will get back out when it's a little softer to work with...My Best....J.C.
Added by J.C. Hill on Jan 31, 2016 6:02 PM
Amy Elizabeth
RE: Thomas & Margaret Lewis
You're very welcome - glad to help.
Added by Amy Elizabeth on Dec 19, 2015 8:10 PM
Karen Simon
RE: Harry & Leona Lash # 138337708 & # 145552726 &
Happy to help you.
Added by Karen Simon on Nov 18, 2015 9:32 PM
Karen Simon
RE: David Wiley # 132587463
Glad to help you out and that we got it in right before Veterans Day.
Added by Karen Simon on Nov 06, 2015 5:47 PM
Karen Simon
RE: Wm Benjamin & Mary McConahy Wilson and Mary Wilson Cunningham
Glad to help you out. It was a beautiful fall day and a great day for walking the cemetery and taking some photos.
Added by Karen Simon on Oct 24, 2015 12:23 PM
Karyn Buckner Garvin
RE: Mary Ann Phillips Burkhart
Hi, all the children are now linked to her memorial denoting the actual burial site, and the memorial in Georgia is now designated as a cenotaph; the memorial manager of that one put a nice description in the bio to indicate where Mary Ann is actually buried - everything looks great.

Mary Ann's burial location with spouse and all known children linked:

Mary Ann's unused grave plot in Georgia:

Since Mary Ann is your great-grandmother, she falls within the required 4 generation transfer rule that Find A Grave established - you could ask both memorial managers to transfer these to you for your management and that way you can ensure no other memorials get linked to the cenotaph.

thanks, Karyn
Added by Karyn Buckner Garvin on Oct 01, 2015 7:08 AM
Connie Chrisman Hatch
Phoebe Duncan Moore
I just saw your Thank You on Find A Grave for info on Phoebe. She is also my third great grandmother. Would you please contact me about her?
"Cousin Connie"
Added by Connie Chrisman Hatch on Sep 25, 2015 8:19 AM
Karyn Buckner Garvin
RE: Mary Ann Phillips Burkhart
Hi, actually they can both stay. The one next to her husband where she is NOT buried needs to be designated a CENOTAPH. The one where she IS buried should be the memorial that is linked to her husband and children (and parents if they are ever located). The only problem that ever comes up when someone has more than one is other people want to link the spouse to the cenotaph and the burial location memorial too, and it makes it looks as if there's two spouses with the same name (like it does right now). OR sometimes half the children get linked to the cenotaph and the other half to the actual burial memorial, and then they look like half-siblings when they aren't (like some are now, but hopefully all the contributors will respond to the linking edits I sent to link to the burial in Ohio).

I can send in to an Admin to get the one in Georgia marked as a CENOTAPH but it should definitely NOT get merged into the actual burial location in Ohio. Since there's a marker in Georgia it's a legitimate entry on Find A Grave.

Mary Ann Phillips Burkhart is mother to Dolly Burkhart Buckner, who was married to my great-uncle William Elbert Buckner.

Thanks !
Added by Karyn Buckner Garvin on Sep 09, 2015 8:57 PM
Blake Andrews
RE: Wendell E. Mellen# 150403103
You are very welcome, glad I could assist.
Added by Blake Andrews on Sep 06, 2015 6:24 PM
Sons of Liberty
Photo taken by you, thanks
Thank you so much for the photo.
It is so kind of you to help others.
My very best regards,
Added by Sons of Liberty on Jul 02, 2015 1:04 PM
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