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Suzannah McCuen (#47283313)
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Bio Photo Besides working on my own family tree I'm building trees here and on Ancestry.com to link the men, women and children buried at the state hospitals in Morganton and Goldsboro and at the Caswell Training Center in Kinston, NC and Letchworth Village in NY to their loved ones.
I grew up in Greenville county, SC, first in the city of Greenville, then at the foot of Glassy Mountain in the "Dark Corner" where my maternal grandmother and her parents and grandparents were born. My mother, Anne Ballenger King McCuen, worked for decades as a meticulous land historian in upper SC and published several research texts. My father, William Garrison McCuen, MD worked for decades as an internist/general practitioner caring for many of the upstate SC residents in their homes, hospitals, the Veterans' clinic and his office.

Now I am in the foothills of NC, but enjoy maintaining family property near Glassy Mtn.

You hereby have my express permission to use ANY photo I have posted to Find a Grave for your own purposes - but I would appreciate a credit notation as the source should you repost it on your family tree, for this reflects the efforts made in preserving the record and may also provide a link to others interested in that person or cemetery.

I "inherited" a number of memorials posted by Buck Buchanan who introduced me to FAG and will happily transfer them to family. Just send a SAC stating your relationship and I'll be pleased to turn them over to your care.


As for those of you who assist me in making these memorials useful and respectful, "thanks" and please keep your helpful edits coming.

A lot of conflicts might be avoided among us if each of us will accept and act as if this is about those who've gone before and NOT about us.

"Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come."
Rabindranath Tagore
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DebbieLee (Graveyard Granny)
RE: Lydia Frye
Have you looked at her family members on her memorial page?
Thank you for your time!
Debbie
Added by DebbieLee (Graveyard Gran... on Nov 20, 2014 5:30 AM
Pat Moran
Cofield--Coffield
Am wondering where you got information on RUffin W. and Rosa Coffield and their children. Information from family members gave seven children. The data on George Herman Coffield and my data are the same, except that family members added that he was very good-looking. Louise was called Sunbeam by family. I would like to communicate further. These people would be my greatgrandparents (by marriage).
Added by Pat Moran on Nov 07, 2014 1:05 AM
MSL
RE: Lydia Gibson Watson
Hello,

I've sent you an e-mail, Hoping that it doesn't go in your "spam" folder :)

MSL
Added by MSL on Oct 29, 2014 11:31 AM
David Marshall
RE: Martha Jane Marshall Nichols
There is a marker, but I do not have a picture. I live in West Columbia, SC, so I can't get to the cemetery easily to make a picture.
Added by David Marshall on Oct 28, 2014 5:01 PM
Robert C. Peurifoy
Cherry Hospital
Thanks for the update. I spend about half an hour last night on google Earth trying to see potential burial areas. It would be nice if some group in that area could undertake cleaning it up.
Thank you for your work in listing these people. On the Find A Grave Volunteer Facebook page you read of similar hospitals, prisons, institutions where many forgotten people are buried.
Thanks for your work.
Robert
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Sep 18, 2014 3:33 PM
Robert C. Peurifoy
Cherry Hospital
Was just looking through some family names. Noticed that Cherry Hospital has almost no graves photographed. Is this because there are no markers? I go through Goldsboro couple of times a year and can take some pictures if there are markers.
Robert
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Sep 17, 2014 7:41 PM
melanie
RE: memorials
Suzannah,

Any transfers would not be necessary. I am gradually trying to photograph Burke Memorial Park, and when I post photos, I request links and name/date edits.

Thank you for all of your help,

melanie
Added by melanie on Aug 28, 2014 6:48 AM
Shannon Dobbins
RE: machen-mckenzie cemetery
Suzannah,

If you will send me your email address, I will email you a PDF of the directions I put together including a satellite picture showing the cemetery in relation to the closest road.

Shannon
Added by Shannon Dobbins on Aug 27, 2014 2:28 PM
ncsearch
Peggy ( Maggie ) Womble
In reference to
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36037092

This woman was actually named Maggie Bell Yarborough - she was married to my Uncle Ralph Womble. For whatever reason she changed her name to Peggy. Maybe she is listed as Maggie B Womble- which is what I had always heard her called.
Added by ncsearch on Aug 26, 2014 4:44 PM
Memory Maker
RE: James C Jackson
I have looked at both memorials for James C. Jackson and Sarah Jackson....I don't see any linking on my part, if you could explain how you have come to this conclusion I will gladly look again. Sorry.
M/M
Added by Memory Maker on Aug 22, 2014 7:07 PM
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