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David Lacy (#47422746)
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. . . . we blossom and flourish, like leaves on a tree, then wither and perish; but naught changeth thee.
(Hymn: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise)

Artwork by Reva Eley Staggs

I am a 'Connecter' more than a 'Collector'. Each grave memorial is created for an individual, yet it can not stand alone. Linking folks to family is as important as finding where they lie, for their true identity is more than a name, date, and resting place, it is ultimately defined by their relationship to their people.

Link to my wife's family: Gloria Lacy

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Charles Franklin Templeton is linked incorrectly.

His parents were Lucy Frances Johnson (51712111) and William Jasper Templeton (51712121).

If you look at the dates of birth between parents and him as they are currently listed, his parents would be young enough to be his siblings!

The family should be:
Father: 51712121
Mother: 51712111


There is one other son, James Orin Templeton, who I haven't found yet. He was born in 1861.

Susan McNair (related to Lucy Frances Johnson)
Added by sportnmom on Apr 23, 2016 2:31 PM
Hi, are you related to the Reagor family? My 3x great grandfather was Isaac Reagor whose parents were Anthony Reagor and Margaret Shook. I'm always looking for family members. :)
Added by Adrienne on Feb 25, 2016 2:55 AM
Sherry (Bowers) Vandehey
Elizabeth O'Neill
Wow, it looks like you had to do a little bit of digging to see Elizabeth headstone! Thank you so much for your time and effort on posting her marker!
Added by Sherry (Bowers) Vandehey on Jan 30, 2016 10:36 PM
RE: Pvt Richard Hammond Key
Bless your heart, David--
I had lost my reference notes pertaining to this; THANK YOU for sharing---
I've added the reference to both biopages--
Added by BigFrench on Jul 12, 2015 3:50 PM
S Barger
S. D. E. Boone Find A Grave Memorial# 123771206
Hi David,

I've been trying to find something on S.D.E. Boone to get more clues as to the identity, but thus far have come up with nothing. I apologize for not communicating this with you that I have been working on it. You should know that by all appearances this is not a 6 month old child's grave. I've photographed many above ground crypt's for children (photographed several yesterday in another cemetery). But this is a large crypt that appears to be for a full grown person or at the very least a teenager. The next time I'm out that way, I'll take a tape measure.

I hope you understand I don't want to change the memorial to identity the child unless you have found something that positively identifies that crypt as Sarah. However, I be happy to place the information that you sent in the bio as to who you think the identity might be. In the meantime, if you have found anything that supports that this is truly the grave of the 6 month old Sarah, please let me know.

Best Regards,
Added by S Barger on Apr 04, 2015 8:30 AM
RE: Your cheer is deafening!
Yours too!

Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 6:56 AM
It worked!!!
Hope you can hear me cheering wherever you are. There was a delete tab and I used it and the phantom is no more ( I hope)

Hope you are having a wonderful day

Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 6:22 AM
RE: James & Pearle again
Hi David

There is no "delete' tab on Jessie's page. Searching for 131644755 still gets me to James H Quay, I wonder what would happen if you transfer this page back to me, if then I might be able to delete it? If that does not work then perhaps I should contact Find A Grave and request that they remove this page. They did delete my entries for that cemetery and now I have resubmitted the spreadsheet and it is up. Looks like they got everybody this time.
Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 5:46 AM
RE: James H Quay & Pearle Mennie
Hi David

My turn to thank you for your patience. Please do delete the phantom and I will re-enter Pearle with the correct info.
I feel for the staff at Find A Grave , this mess must be giving them nightmares
Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 5:29 AM
Issues with Find a Grave
Hi David
I do not see him listed in Mennie cemetery but my guess is that you added him at the same instant that I submitted Mennie cemetery and the 2 got merged

The message they sent to me mentioned the 60 names I had added but when you look at Mennie cemetery you will see there are only 31 names there. I have no idea where the extra 29 came from or even where they are. I will 'transfer' him to you and hope this resolves 1 problem. I had messages from others with similar 'happenings' from that day , I have asked Find A Grave to remove the file I submitted and I hope they will do that asap and that it resolves the other 28 situations. I would not like to be on their staff trying to wade through the mess the attack caused. I now know of 5 other genealogical sites that were also attacked on the same day and are now struggling to get things right again

Added by Alison on Jun 24, 2014 6:59 PM
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