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J Engelmann (#47529005)
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Bio Photo I have added things to my familys virtual graves. Genealogy is my love. I have been doing Genealogy for 18 years.
I love sharing my family history with people. And I connecting my family at find a so you can see kinda what it looks like.

Dear Ancestor,
Your gravestone stands among the rest;
Neglected & alone
The name & date are chiseled out
On polished, marble stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I existed
You died & I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone
Our Blood contracts & 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 & loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

Written by: Walter Butler Palmer(1868-1932)
Published in " Heart Throbs & Hoof Beats"
San Jose, CA, Hills-Murgotten Co, 1922
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