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CaptBrent (#47453724)
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Bio Photo I live in Clear Lake Shores, TX, a small island by Galveston Bay. I've greatly enjoyed fulfilling grave requests, as well as doing some of the historical research on our local area.

Important information:
If you're creating a memorial in Galveston, be aware there is no New City Pottersfield Cemetery, New Potters Field, or any other variant in Galveston. Indigent burials were at Oleander until the 1910s and death certificates often said "Potters field" or some variation. Poor and indigent burials after that time were at Municipal Cemetery at 59 1/2 and Ave T (ref Galveston Daily News article regarding Rosewood Cemetery) and was variously referred to on death certificates as "Potter's Field", "New Potter's Field", and "New City Potter's Field".

Potter's Field is a Biblical term referring to a burial place for the poor and indigent. (Acts 1:19; Matthew 27:7)
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Darrell Mounts
Cora Mounts tombstone
Thanks for the Picture.
Added by Darrell Mounts on Aug 10, 2013 9:52 AM
LaDana Mashburn Stacy
Mason
Thanks for your time and photo
Added by LaDana Mashburn Stacy on Jul 23, 2013 10:27 PM
Susan Zmrzel
Sarah McKee
Thank you for taking and posting photos of Sarah McKee's headstone.

Susan Zmrzel
Added by Susan Zmrzel on Jul 21, 2013 10:19 AM
Julia Young
RE: thank you
I'm more than glad to transfer your family to you, just give me the memorial numbers.
Added by Julia Young on Jul 19, 2013 7:02 PM
Julia Young
Kantner
You're right, I deleted it. I've not been well for some time now and haven't gone into any of these memorials for quite a while. Believe me, I've made my share of goofs trying to get so many posts completed these past 5 years.
Added by Julia Young on Jul 19, 2013 4:32 PM
Julia Young
Sarah?
Looking at the stone it clearly says "wife of" and the age is 6? years not just 6 years old. The married name does look to be Anter or very similar.
Added by Julia Young on Jul 19, 2013 6:57 AM
W AYO
New Pottersfield Cemetery
Thank you for your information.
I have a relative buried there. You stated
that it could be Municpal Cemetery.
I have not found his grave. His name was
Edward A. Moss d. 10-3-1926 in Galveston.
Do you think that all the graves have been
recorded on find a grave? He was the
grandson of Anson Taylor and he had three
uncles that died in the Alamo. I have been
trying to locate his grave for a long time.
Any information you could give me I would
appreciate.
Wanda
Added by W AYO on Dec 22, 2012 10:07 AM
Susan Zmrzel
Cynthia Criss Christian
It was not me that created this memorial it was:
Created by: Delbert McBride
Record added: Feb 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34205295

I don't know where he got the informaton.

Susan
Added by Susan Zmrzel on Aug 11, 2012 11:30 AM
Susan Zmrzel
Cynthia Criss Christian
Thank you for the help. I deleted the request.

Susan
Added by Susan Zmrzel on Aug 10, 2012 9:52 PM
Whispers From The Grave
Wima Byerly
Hi!

I made the changes to Wilma's memorial and transferred it over to you. :o)

Blessings,
Paula
Added by Whispers From The Grave on Aug 01, 2012 9:49 AM
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