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Ben Tilford Calvert (#47306633)
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I retired from IBM after 30 years of service at Lexington, Ky.
I live in Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky, married for 58 years 3 children, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. I believe Find A Grave is a great service and I am thankful that I am able to travel the Central KY. area and help others.
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Sue (Lumley) Sayre
George Sharpe
Thanks for the pic of the stone. I appreciate your kindness.
Added by Sue (Lumley) Sayre on Dec 05, 2016 11:32 AM
Mary Clarkson Turek
RE: Obid C. Mefford
I am sorry I didn't ask before, How are you related to Obid.
Added by Mary Clarkson Turek on Dec 04, 2016 7:46 PM
Mary Clarkson Turek
RE: Obid C. Mefford
Obid's father Nap.... That is what my grandmother called Napoleon. Nap was the brother of my 2X great Grandfather Francis Marion Mefford.
Added by Mary Clarkson Turek on Dec 01, 2016 11:16 PM
Mary Paterniti
OTWELL Photo
Hi Ben. My cousin and I have a genealogy blog and would like to use the photo that you took of the grave stones for William and Quintilla OTWELL. May I have your permission to use them? I will include your name as photographer. Thanks in advance.
Added by Mary Paterniti on Nov 28, 2016 11:52 AM
Mary Clarkson Turek
Obid C. Mefford
Hi Ben, I was told that you were the one that restored Obid's headstone. Below you will see a message that I sent to Paul Annable. He told me that you and your family were the ones that did the restoring. So I will send my thanks to you and your family as well.

Note to Paul:
I just want to say thank you, as a relative and also for all the other's that you have restored. It means so much that someone puts their heart into doing something like that. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Where my parents, brothers, grand and great grand parents are buried it is an old cemetery with stones falling and is so sad. The city mows it occasionally and I go up when I can and trim around all the headstones.
Thanks to you and to all that go out and put their hearts into trying to restore old cemeteries and without volunteers such as yourself some of us would have no idea where any of our loved ones were laid to rest.

Bless you so much

Mary Clarkson Turek
Added by Mary Clarkson Turek on Nov 26, 2016 9:49 AM
Diane L. Teague Webb
William Monson
Thank you, Ben for trying to find if William Monson had a marker in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Much appreciation for your effort.
Diane L. Teague Webb
FAG47297921
Added by Diane L. Teague Webb on Nov 19, 2016 11:18 AM
Ruth Ellen Bartels
Headstone photos in Frankfort Cemetery
This is another overdue "thank you" for taking all those grave photos of my Owsley & Harper relatives in Frankfort Cemetery. I especially like the extra effort you went to in trying to find a marker for Benjamin Bedford and noting there was none but that he was interred next to his wife.
Added by Ruth Ellen Bartels on Aug 30, 2016 7:27 PM
velma hammer
lindsay cmetery
ben

you entered a great picture of the cemetery. are there names on the tombstones that are readable? if so can you email a list of them? thanks!!

velma (Lindsay) hammer
hammerva5@wmconnect.com
Added by velma hammer on Aug 30, 2016 12:21 PM
velma hammer
william lindsay

thanks ben, William is my gg grandfather. Richard Scruggs was his son, stonewall Jackson, Richard, velma agnes Lindsay (hammer) succession.
would like to keep in touch.

velma hammer
Added by velma hammer on Aug 25, 2016 12:11 PM
Ruth Ellen Bartels
Railey-King headstones
An overdue "Thank you" for the headstone photos of William Railey and his daughter Jennie King in the Frankfort Cemetery. Much appreciated!
Added by Ruth Ellen Bartels on Aug 24, 2016 1:00 PM
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