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Pamela Bacon (#47735302)
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Lainie Cat
According to the website link that I originally sent you, Lines 1 - 11 contained 239 plots. That would have been a lot of headstones to store. In the remainder of the old section, only 1/3 of the headstones remain. The stones that were used were not very resistant to weathering and erosion. Many are broken, ad completely smooth and unreadable. I know it doesn't help, but perhaps that's what happened to the headstones of your family members.
Added by Lainie Cat on Oct 13, 2015 6:30 PM
Lainie Cat
Leasing graves
Hi Pamela. The bodies are not removed. Since both the body and the coffin undergoes a lot of decomposition after 99 years, they can easily be compressed downward to make room for other burials above them. Although in theory all cemeteries can resell the plots, this is the first cemetery that I've come across that actually did it. I'm very sorry.
Added by Lainie Cat on Oct 13, 2015 12:47 PM
Eugene Gordon
Henry Gordon
There seems to be some confusion. You said that the Henry Gordon I referred to in the Federal Census records could not be yours because your Henry married Sybil Garwood and was buried in Seneca Nebraska.
If you checked the census records I listed, you will see that Henry's wife was named Sybil, and that the 1900 census I referred to was for Seneca, Nebraska.
Added by Eugene Gordon on Nov 15, 2014 2:33 PM
Eugene Gordon
Henry Gordon
I have found nothing in my research to suggest the Gordon's I am researching may be closely related to your Henry Gordon.
You stated that "I have searched high and low on the Internet and have not been able to find him anywhere."
He is on the 1880 Federal Census, Holt, Nebraska; 1900 FC, Seneca Nebraska.
Added by Eugene Gordon on Nov 13, 2014 4:24 PM
Nancy Gibson Lowe
RE: James Johnston
Thanks for your advice. I'll avoid Ancestry's temptation.
~ Nancy
Added by Nancy Gibson Lowe on Nov 11, 2014 6:52 AM
Nancy Gibson Lowe
RE: James Johnston
Sometimes when I'm on Ancestry I'm tempted to take them up on their offer but so far I've been able to resist the temptation.
Added by Nancy Gibson Lowe on Nov 10, 2014 2:16 PM
Nancy Gibson Lowe
RE: James Johnston
We'd like to have our DNA tested but the cost is prohibitive just to satisfy our curiosity. Sorry to disappoint you. Thanks for your suggestion though.
~ Nancy
Added by Nancy Gibson Lowe on Nov 10, 2014 1:57 PM
Nancy Gibson Lowe
RE: James Johnston
I can't understand people who clutch their research to their breasts so to speak. Some people create memorials on F.A.G. and, when requesteed to transfer an ancestor, demand proof - practically in blood :) - that you are related. I enjoy sharing my research and glad you found what I have on the Johnstons helpful. I think you and my husband are somehow distant cousins. His many time removed g-grandmother, Sarah Johnston (parents James & Nancy), was married first to Thomas Johnston (her cousin) and Denny's line continues from Sarah & Thomas's son, Thomas.
Added by Nancy Gibson Lowe on Nov 06, 2012 7:16 AM
Nancy Gibson Lowe
James Johnston
James Johnston was one of my husband's great-grandfathers. Here's what I have in my RootsWeb file:
~ Nancy Lowe
Added by Nancy Gibson Lowe on Nov 05, 2012 7:55 AM
Robert Duran ~
Hello Pamela,
Thank you so much for your support. I still havent found my cat Max. It don't look good. It is very nice to meet you and I do know where Littleton is. I use to work in Littleton. I was living in Denver but now I live up north in Westminister. I apreciate your kindness...~
Added by Robert Duran ~ on Oct 14, 2012 9:35 PM
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