|Kristy Schultz (#47543234)|
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I have always loved walking through cemeteries and reading the inscriptions on the stones, so this is the perfect volunteer opportunity for me! I am more than willing to take pictures of headstones in my area, just ask! Feel free to copy any of my pictures for your own use. |
I will gladly transfer any of my memorial who are not related to me, within FAG guidelines. Please use the edit tab for all requests and corrections/additions. If you are requesting a transfer, please state how you are related to the deceased.
Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and 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 exist
You died and I was born
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood and 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
Walter Butler Palmer
TO THOSE WHO SLEEP IN UNMARKED GRAVES:
We have searched diligently for your identity but too many times in vain. You have a right to a stone with your name and dates marking the six feet of earth where you sleep. Many of you once had stones, but time has taken its toll. Your descendants live in faraway places or are no more. The land has changed ownership many times. The fences are gone and livestock wander your graves. Grasping hands always wanting a few more feet of land, and now your gravesite is lost forever to a subdivision. We know you were placed there by loving hands and broken hearts many years ago. We know that you were happy; you were sad; you laughed; you cried; and that you loved. We gaze in admiration when we find the tall cedar trees, the yellow buttercups, the blue periwinkle and the white bridal wreath blooming each spring for you, and in loyalty to the one who planted them there on your grave.
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|lauren stott||RE: Zibe Barber|
Thank you. I was able to figure his parents names out. I know that Thomas' fathers name was John, and if what I have found is correct his father's name was also John and he was a Captain in the Revolutionary War. And if that information is right, his fathers name was George and he was born in London England in 1704. I would love to check out your ancestry page. I am like a kid in a candy store with all of this information! Zibe is my 4th Great-Grandfather. Like I said, I am just now finding out about him and it turns out he is buried in the same area that I grew up! What son of his did your family branch from?
|lauren stott||Zibe Barber|
i see where you maintain the page for Zibe Barber at Edwards Cemetery in Independence County. He and Carolina also had a son named James Jackson that wasn't listed. He and his wife, Julia, had a daughter, Tina May, that married Hubert Brightwell. They had several children, the oldest being Allethea Ernestine. She married Lewis Lindsey. They had three children, Jane, Jack, and Joy. Jack was killed at 14 in a freak car/train collision and Joy died only a few days old. Jane married Tommy Gipson and had a daughter and then two sons. Their daughter Laura, is my mother. I only became aware of Zibe a Carolina a few weeks ago. Coincidently we both have sons named "Riley."
I was wondering if you might have any information of who Zibe's parents were?
|Mike Casey||RE: Nelson Harpine|
You're welcome, and thanks for all your efforts.
|Denise Rennells||RE: Alvin and Myrtle Schultz|
Your very welcome, it's an interesting hobby...
I am sort of in the family if you don't check too close. I have been interested in Mary Bertha.
I would like to find out if there is any information about her mother. I am hoping you are able to tell me where she was from, her last name prior to marriage etc.My name is Andres and our family left the area of Eichoff,Germany in 1883.
By then her father Ed had re-married into my family. I know very little about the Hartfeldt family prior to their arriving in Mason City.
If you have the time and are able to contact me I would be very grateful.
|Robert||Links to parents|
Thank you very much for linking John Wesley Garner to his parents for me. Much appreciated!
Added by Robert on Jun 29, 2014 7:09 AM
|J & J Wiggins||Jimmie Watts|
Kristy, I have connected Mr. Watts to his parents per your request. Thank you for the information.
|Missouri Duv||Mynatt Scott|
I received a large business size envelope today with the sad news of Mynatt's passing. His daughter enclosed a short note, the obit and a speech she had written and the "brochure" celebrating his life. It grieves me, that I did not hear of this in time to attend the funeral but treasure the few visits we did share. Thank you for your wonderful entry. Are you related?
|Kim Ehlers||Berniece Schultz|
Please accept my sincere apology for placing Berniece on Findagrave. I used records from the library to put records on-obviously those records are not accurate!
I loved your quotes. I borrowed or stole one of them. The last one. I am going to put it on Facebook.
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