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BJWD (#47781959)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family for over 25 years. Any photographs you find on the memorials that I have posted are yours to use on your family tree...after all, they are your relatives, too (credit is appreciated).

I am glad to transfer any memorials that are your family unless they are related closer to me or my husband.

Dear Ancestor

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

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Sharon Clontz Rowe
William John Washington Moss
There is a family story that he did serve in the Civil War, so I haven't discounted the possibility. He would have been young. But I haven't found a record. Thanks for answering.
Added by Sharon Clontz Rowe on Jun 24, 2015 5:19 PM
Sharon Clontz Rowe
William John Washington Moss
I am curious as to what source you found for his Civil War service, as I have not found the proof yet.

Thank you,

Sharon Clontz Rowe
Added by Sharon Clontz Rowe on Jun 23, 2015 11:22 PM
Jack D Lovelace
Smith M. Chappell #104279580
According to the Death Certificates in Washington, D.C., Smith died on 13 Dec 1917. If you look real close at the photo of his tombstone, his DOB is Dec something 3, 1917
Added by Jack D Lovelace on Jun 04, 2015 5:49 PM
RE: Rev Miller
Hi Beverly,

I had to look twice when I saw the marker as the intials were only there on Charles Miller's headstone. Anyway thank you for the compliment and glad that I could help.

Added by Anna on May 02, 2015 1:01 PM
Anna Maria Dietrich Getgen

I recently found out that Anna Maria Dietrich Getgen is my fifth great grandmother. I am having trouble tracing her parents. There are several trees that mislead me to believe that her parents were Maria Catrina Schneider and either Johann Ludwig Dietrich or Johann Adam Dietrich which lead back to Martin Stupp being my 8th great grandfather. I do not see any evidence that is true now. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)
Added by luvpiggy on Mar 29, 2015 6:57 PM
Just Starting My Tree
Hi - I just started to look at my Family Tree and I stumbled onto this have provided a great bit of information! Thank you!
Added by GK on Feb 22, 2015 8:01 AM
RE: Worcester Family
You are welcome. I have been working on the Wilson and Berlin cemeteries for a while. I try to take pictures when the weather is good and post them in the winter.
Added by kwhitco on Jan 27, 2015 7:48 PM
Ed Gensemer
RE: Kelchners
Your Welcome.
Added by Ed Gensemer on Jan 27, 2015 5:23 PM
David Edsall
RE: Daniel and Susan Worcester
Hi - I'm glad you found their memorials. I have been working on that cemetery for some time, and will again when the snow clears. Do you have other relatives buried there? Best, David Edsall
Added by David Edsall on Jan 27, 2015 3:28 PM
David Oxford
re: J.D. Gordon
Beverly - Thanks for your kind remarks. Your comments regarding J.D. is further testament to his outstanding character. Without doubt, he and Ruby were Good Folks!
Added by David Oxford on Nov 22, 2014 10:57 PM
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