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Dan Cowgill (#47381861)
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Bio Photo Born in Winchester, VA - lived outside of Romney, WV for a few short years - in Delaware now. Picked up on family genealogy where my mother left off after her passing in 1988. Also have a deep interest in the Civil War and soldier burials - primarily Hampshire County, WV and surrounding areas in VA and MD.

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

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Pat Boone
Levels Cemetery Janet Moreland
Would you please add the date of Janet Moreland
Find A Grave Memorial# 98343026 Death and the following obituary to her Memorial.

United States Obituary Collection

Janet Moreland,
Gender: Female
Age at Death: 70
Death Date: 26 Aug 2014
Obituary Date: 10 Oct 2014
Newspaper Location: Connecticut, USA
Birth Date: 24 Jan 1944
Residence (at time of death): Little River, South Carolina, USA
Spouse's Name: Gail
Source Citation
Publication Date: 10 Oct 2014; Publication Place: Connecticut, USA
Source Information United States Obituary Collection [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.
This database is a compilation of obituaries published in U.S. newspapers, collected from various online sources. Obituaries can vary in the amount of information they contain, but many of them are genealogical goldmines, including information such as names, dates, places of birth and death, marriage information, and family relationships.

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Pat Boone
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Added by Pat Boone on Jul 30, 2016 7:58 PM
Tammy Abe Harbaugh
Philip Haines
Hi Dan,

I changed my Ancestry account to public if you want to see what info I have.

Added by Tammy Abe Harbaugh on Mar 12, 2016 3:44 PM
RE: Bethel Cemetery
Dear Dan
Thanks for your response. I visited lovely Chesapeake City, November last and found most of what I was looking for and a few surprises. Bethel Cemetery was easy to search and located many of my ancestors. Along with your postings I knew what I was looking for. Having stayed at Dr Smithers B&B even found the Barwick house on Bohemia Ave. Your input here on F.A.G. was a big help Thank You for your contribution to my research. Yours truly Robert Barwick
Added by Wyck on Mar 11, 2016 7:44 AM
Tammy Abe Harbaugh
Philip Haines
Hi Dan.
I also descend through Philip's son, Benjamin Markwood Haines, then through his daughter Etta Victoria Haines who married Robert Beauregard Nelson. You are welcome to see what I have in my tree. It is located on titled Tammy Abe's Roots and Branches. If there is another way to share, please let me know. Any information you have would be welcome, also if you find mistakes I would like to know.

Thank you,

Tammy Abe Harbaugh
Added by Tammy Abe Harbaugh on Mar 09, 2016 9:06 AM
Camp Hill cemetery

Do you know of any historical society that may have newspapers that had covered the Paw Paw area in the late 1800's? If so, any idea where I can obtain copies? I am curious as to the cause of death for Harry Catlett 80339815 buried in Camp Hill cemetery.

Thank you,

Added by Brendan on Nov 29, 2015 10:27 AM
Bethel Cemetery
Dear Dan
I have enjoyed connecting with my ancestors through Your Photographs. Your work at Bethel Cemetery in Chesapeake City is greatly appreciated. I'm planning trip this fall and am wondering how familiar you are with the 'lay out' of this Cemetery. Might there be a map with reference coordinates to facilitate location of final resting places. My primary interests are Barwick, Clark, Colmary, & Hammond Families Thank You again Robert Barwick (Wyck)
Added by Wyck on Sep 02, 2015 1:49 PM
Lydia Jane (Miller) Rainey
Thank you for the transfer of the memorial for Lydia Jane (Miller) Rainey (# 83938346). Your work is much appreciated.
Rhetta (#48765189)
Added by RhettaSue on Jul 31, 2015 6:30 PM
And if they are not my soldiers and I find info/I send to whomever has them--they don't always add the cw info and I can't make them. If I leave the info on a "flower" they remove. I have found that if I have a pic to post, I can add it under the photo in the caption area.(just discovered I can do that)
Added by gennie on Mar 31, 2015 7:51 AM
I have gone into those cems-photo'd EVERY grave that is there with a stone-whole or broken.....if they have a name on the stone-am adding the name/info on stone.

IF there is broken stone or grave with unreadable stone or only a cast of a grave with no stone(indentation or discoloring of grass) I then go thru old records to FIND out who is there and find as much info as I can about that person to add to the cemetery listing.

If the names fall within Rev/CW/SpAM wars, I then go thru old military records to find out if they have served if possible...Russ Pickett also has alot of the old soldiers....sometimes I give to him, sometimes I get his help with info...FOR exam: In Goshen cem in Milton-I found a Rev/War soldier who piloted the FIRST boat FOR GEN.Washington to cross the Delaware.......or in my digging of an old soldier I discovered his son and a local boy was one of the FIRST Tuskegee Airman and I did his bio and gave to Russ so that he would get more recognition with people doing later wars...

And I find graves in clumps of woods etc that I document BEFORE someone illegally moves their stones so that they can sell property and their resting places are no longer visible.......

I have access to historical info/records that I use to document. There have been ALOT of soldiers in Union and ME that do not have for one reason or another a stone--ie in Union there are several that ONLY have a number inscribed on a concrete chunk--these were soldiers who could not afford a stone so "in respect" they were done in replace of a real tombstone.
Added by gennie on Mar 31, 2015 7:45 AM
btw-Prettyman's in Seaford Odd/laurel Odd/Milf Odd are my relatives, and they were civil war-documenting them also as I come to their info
Added by gennie on Mar 30, 2015 3:41 PM
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