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Betty Jane (Taszreak) Davies (#47543083)
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I've started this venture a short time ago to locate my deceased family that immigrated from Poland and the Ukraine. I love going to old cemeteries as there is a history lesson to be learned. Do you ever wonder how they lived, what was there cause of death and why did family members leave the area.

This short poem say's it all:

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 as you lived and loved
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot
and come and visit you.

Author Unknown


Each Life Is a Miracle

We are each of us a miracle
unique in our own ways,
In the heart and soul and inner gifts
we share throughout our days.

And your loved one was a miracle
whom no one can replace
and who gave you special memories
that time cannot erase.

So with these words of caring
comes a prayer for comfort, too.
In unique and loving memories
that mean the most to you.

Author Unknown
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Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
Deao
Thank you very much for the photo's That help a lot for my research into the Deyo Deyoe and Deao connection. Much appreciated. Jeff
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Oct 16, 2014 8:45 AM
Tree Climber
Duke Photo
Thank you so much! This is a wonderful photo and I really appreciate you taking the time.
Added by Tree Climber on Oct 16, 2014 7:30 AM
Susan McCollough
Thank you!
Betty, Thank you so much for the photo of Andrew & Anna Pnakovich's tombstone in Brisbin. That really adds some connection for me to my family's past.

Susan McCollough
Armstrong, Iowa
Added by Susan McCollough on Oct 15, 2014 10:19 AM
Elkv42
Larmouth (Larmonth) in Wells Family Cemetery, Boylston.
I think the last name of these two (Phoebe and J. Gilson) should be Wells, not Larmouth. I sent Tombstone Hunter an email and will let you know what we come up with. Regards, Lori
Added by Elkv42 on Oct 05, 2014 8:49 AM
Elkv42
Larmouth (Larmonth) in Wells Family Cemetery, Boylston.
Hi Betty, I think I left a SAC on J. Gilson Larmouth's memorial, meant for his sister Phoebe's memorial. Please check and let me know. Thanks, Lori
Added by Elkv42 on Oct 05, 2014 8:33 AM
Toni
RE: Samuel C Larkin
Betty Jane,
Thanks so much for taking this photo! You are wonderful. Would it be okay with you if I used this photo in the Ancestry file? If not, I understand. Just let me know.
Thanks again!!!
Toni

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Samuel C Larkin
Hi Toni
You requested a photo of Samuel C. Larkin in the Mexico Cemetery. As I was fulfilling requests in the New Haven Cemetery, I found Samuel buried next to his wife Amy L. and possibly a son Harry M. buried in the same family plot. Here is a link to his memorial : http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Larkin&GSiman=1&GScid=196594&GRid=135950589&

Betty Jane
Added by Toni on Oct 03, 2014 10:48 AM
Toni Morris
RE: Hattie Hindes
Thank you so much for the Wimple/ Hindes stone pictures. It means so much to me <3
Added by Toni Morris on Sep 22, 2014 12:38 PM
Jamie Stimpson
RE: Frank & Josephine Scovern
You're very welcome! I'm glad I was able to help.
Added by Jamie Stimpson on Sep 17, 2014 7:39 PM
Maggie O
Larkin
Hi Betty Jane :)

thanks for the photo of Amy, is she your kin? would you like a transfer, am not realated found her looking for my kin

Maggie
Added by Maggie O on Sep 16, 2014 8:09 AM
Jason A
Thanks :)
Thanks Betty Jane for the two photos I requested.
Thank you so much again for your prompt response and wonderful work :)
Added by Jason A on Sep 15, 2014 8:37 PM
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