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Dee (#47939585)
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After retiring from the US Air Force in 2011, I decided to embark on a new hobby; finding my ancestors. I continue to look for Yanish (Illinois), Arnold (east coast of US and Wales), and Cloy (mostly Mississippi). Some of the biggest stumbling blocks have been Swingell (Illinois) and Mosher (prior to Mississippi).

I enjoy searching for cemeteries and collecting data for others. Most are interesting but some are sad, especially when I find a cemetery that has not been kept for a long period of time.

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Veloyce
Leggett Graves
Thank you for trying to locate the graves in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery. I appreciate you taking time to look for me. Veloyce
Added by Veloyce on Aug 11, 2014 2:28 PM
John Chisholm
Lee Jones Photo
Thanks so much for providing this photograph!
Added by John Chisholm on Jul 06, 2014 8:11 AM
Pat Arnold
RE: Gravesite of Ora Lee Arnold
Hi Dee

Thank you for responding.
This is not the Ora Lee , I'm searching for.
Her parents are John Robinson and Katie Boggs Arnold.
But again
Thank you
Added by Pat Arnold on Jul 04, 2014 5:54 PM
Alvin Oglesby
William Cloy
there must be 2 William Cloys's

William H. Cloy was married 2 times. His 2nd wife, Lizzie H.(HALFORD)Cloy is bried in Providence Cemetery (photo attached to memorial).
Added by Alvin Oglesby on Jul 19, 2013 8:30 AM
Beatrice Bennett
Vera Warrick Oglesby
Thank you so very much for Vera's marker photo.
I do appreciate it.
Have a great weekend...Bea.
Added by Beatrice Bennett on Jul 19, 2013 7:43 AM
janine mcquiston
RE: Ruby Launa Rodriguez
I have moved Ruby to Old Wright Cemetery. Thanks for calling this to my attention. I got my information from a cemetery book, so now I wonder if I have any more in the wrong cemetery. If you notice any more, please let me know. Thanks so much, Janine
Added by janine mcquiston on Jul 19, 2013 6:24 AM
Bettye B Forster
Thanks
I appreciate so much your making the photo and putting it up for Frances E Boyles Hill. She is the youngest of the children of my ancestor James Anderson Boyles Sr and wife Cynthia Webster.

Thank you.
Bettye Boyles Forster
Added by Bettye B Forster on Jul 17, 2013 7:55 AM
Jon Horine
Cain cemetery
Thank you for posting the picture of Ms Rhodes stone. Her school book has been handed down thru the family and it is great to know where she is buried. Can you tell me if her father is next to her? He married Rebecca F Cain and worked on the Cain plantation when he died. His name was James Wright Rhodes. I know where Rebecca is buried but have to assume that James would be next to his little girl. Please let me know if you saw or have a picture of his stone. Again many thanks for your help. Sincerely, Jon
Added by Jon Horine on Jun 14, 2013 8:31 PM
Connie Chrisman Hatch
RE: Porter Cemetery
I don't live around there. I live in So. Utah, and I was visiting my sister who lives just
behind the cemetery. That picture was taken from her driveway. Now you see why you
won't be able to get a mower or a weed eater in there!

Here are the coordinances: N31 degrees 36.101' W090 degrees 59.984'
I couldn't figure them out. I think that's the info. to her house, but it will work
for the cemetery. It's up the road from the Greendale United Methodist Church,
if that helps you out any. It's on McNair Rd.

I wrote to Findagrave with the above information and asked them to figure it out
and put it on the Porter page. We'll see if they do it. Usgenweb for Franklin County,
Miss. has no record of the cemetery either. I also wrote to them with this same information.

I hope this info. helps you out.
Connie
Added by Connie Chrisman Hatch on Jun 14, 2013 1:10 PM
Connie Chrisman Hatch
Porter Cemetery
Dee,
I have written to Find A Grave to have them add the GPS coordinances to that cemetery. I couldn't figure it out, so I'm leaving it up to them. By the way, it is in the woods, overgrown with brush, weeds, etc. It's also invaded with huge rattlesnakes. I'll send you a recent picture of one caught on the property.
Added by Connie Chrisman Hatch on Jun 13, 2013 5:01 PM
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