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Nancy Sheads (#47044896)
 member for 9 years, 1 month, 22 days
Jim & Linda Alcott Maples
William B. White
Hi Nancy, thx for adding my 3rd great-grandfather's stone to Find A Grave.

William, a blacksmith, joined in Madison Co., NY, 1864, the 4th NY Heavy Artillery Regiment as an artificer rank of private. William was 33 and had a wife, Louise M. Johnson White and 4 children all under the age of 7 years. Louise died in 1915 and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Madison Co., NY. Wm's tombstone is a memorial stone or what we call a cenotaph.

William died at one of the Confederate hospitals at Parole Camp, Annapolis, MD in Nov of 1864 from dysentery. I have his basic record with cause of death.

His widow never remarried and received a widow's pension and a pension for each child until each reached the age of 16.

William and Louise's 3rd child Cora Estelle White married Perley Chester Bills and had one child, my great-grandmother Alida Mae Bills Alcott wife of Jay Harvey Alcott.

My father Russell Jay Alcott, their grandson, was raised in Schenevus, NY and lived there until he joined the Army Air Corps in Sept. of 1940.
My father died in Huntsville, AL, March of 2010 and was buried at Valhalla Memorial Gardens. I think he is linked to his parents, Jay and Alida Alcott.

Cora White Bills Kern(s) was buried on the grounds of the Utica State Mental Hospital (now the Mohawk Psychiatric Hospital) in Utica, Madison County, New York.

My great-grandparents, Alida and Jay H. Alcott were buried in the Schenevus, Otsego Co., NY, cemetery.

I do not get to go by to say 'hello' to them very often since I was raised and live in Alabama.

I believe William B. White's site is linked to Louise's site on Find A Grave.
At least they are together that way.

When you have a chance can you add some of William's info to his Find A Grave site. Has Co. B on his stone but in official records he was in Co. G.

Thx so much

Linda Alcott Maples in Alabama

Added by Jim & Linda Alcott Maples on Oct 18, 2017 11:31 AM

RE: Eden Street Cemetery
Thanks for your response about the Eden Street Cemetery. Unfortunately, I can't find any info about it. I googled it and found nothing about it, like it never existed.

Added by SusanVHF on Apr 23, 2017 5:34 AM

Eden Street Cemetery
I see that you added 4 of the 5 memorials to the Eden Street Cemetery in Baltimore. My great grandfather's obituary says that he was buried in this cemetery in 1885 but he is not one of the 5 on the list of burials.

I am curious if there really are a very limited number of burials there or only these 5 have been recorded.

Thanks for your help.

Added by SusanVHF on Apr 22, 2017 4:42 PM

Loudon Park National
Thank you very much!

Added by Tanya on Mar 16, 2017 6:50 AM

Carol Topham
Daniel Britton
Thank You for the transfer Nancy, much appreciated, Carol

Added by Carol Topham on Feb 24, 2017 1:40 PM

Kirk LeCompte
Chaytor Family
Nancy - thanks for the transfer! The ancestral Chaytor project is coming along nicely.

Added by Kirk LeCompte on Dec 18, 2016 11:57 AM

Daniel Cole
Thomas Bay Memorial
I noticed that you added a memorial page for Thomas Bay in 2010. You have him listed in Dublin Methodist Church Cemetery. This is incorrect, he is in the Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Madonna. I posted a memorial page for him in 2008 (#24583260) with the correct cemetery. The pictures you have posted on the page are from Bethel, not Dublin, as I have the same pictures posted on my page. Thanks.

Added by Daniel Cole on Dec 05, 2016 3:31 PM

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Baltimore
Hello. Thanks for your work! I saw graves for my grandfather, great grandfather (b1888) and great great grandmother(b 1848). What a shock to discover they are buried a five minute walk from my old elementary school! I've long ago moved away from the area, but it was so interesting to learn more about my relatives from the past. There is a third person buried with my gggrandmother and ggfather...I have no idea who she is, so the mystery continues!

Added by Zee on Dec 04, 2016 12:09 PM

Wayne Jones
Hello Nancy
Peace & Blessings. I would like to know if i can use a pic for my family tree,& credit you for your photography.

Added by Wayne Jones on Nov 28, 2016 9:20 AM

William Williams
Good morning!
I am trying to untangle some graves in Loudon Park National Cemetery. I see you posted a photo for William H Williams (2504513), but it's the same stone that Jim Henwood took a photo of for another William H Williams in a different listed plot (2505409). I am trying to upload a photo of William Williams - plot A 1036. There are several William Williams in Loudon, that's for certain! Can you please confirm the section and plot your photo is for?

Thank you.

Added by Tanya on Nov 20, 2016 6:21 AM

Sarah "Sallie" Gott Collinson
Sallie's first name is likely Sarah because she was listed as Sarah Gott Collinson in the 1850 Maryland First District Census. She likely was named after her mother, Sarah.

Added by MCK on Nov 05, 2016 12:23 PM

Desie Prince-Missouri
RE: Annie Prince Gravesite Photo
Greetings Nancy. I am so very grateful for all of ur assistance in locating the grave and headstone of my grandmother. Because of ur diligence a 40 year mystery was solved. Also yesterday with Mr Jessee's assistance, which again you provided, we were able to find it, photograph it and lift it to read additional inscriptions. Thank you so much.

Added by Desie Prince-Missouri on Aug 20, 2016 9:01 AM

correction for #72464596
Thanks for all your work. For memorial #72464596 it is indexed incorrectly on Find a Grave. Correct spelling (also on stone) is WROTEN. Do you have higher resolution pic. I'm having trouble reading dates on stone at bottom.

If so, please email to

Added by ayresall on Aug 17, 2016 3:52 PM

Desie Prince-Missouri
Annie Prince Gravesite Photo
Thank you so much for submitting the photo of my grandmother, Annie Prince-Coleman (Addie), headstone. The photo is invaluable to me. Thanks to you, I now know that she has a headstone, and I will continue to walk the Mount Auburn Cemetery, until I find the headstone to place flowers regularly on her grave.

Added by Desie Prince-Missouri on Aug 09, 2016 2:11 PM

John Reeder
Charles Reeder
Thank you, Nancy, for the transfer. Now I have work to do, lol.

Added by John Reeder on Jul 03, 2016 6:46 PM

Henry Ruff, Jr #5117608 and wife Anna
Hi, Nancy,

Thank you for taking the photo of Henry and Anna's gravestone and for uploading it to their memorials.

I would like to ask for your permission to use that photo (and others you may have taken of my husband's ancestors) in my family tree. I have a tree on ancestry and on my computer. Because the photographer has a copyright for each photo, I always ask before using a photo on another web site. If you have objections to its use on ancestry, please let me know, and I can make it private on the tree on my computer.

Thanks for considering my request,
Jacki in Pittsburgh

Added by JackiMex on Jun 16, 2016 6:23 PM

Mary S. (Smith) Collinson
I sent an edit for Mary S. (Smith) Collinson. Her middle name, Smith, is documented in Annapolis Maryland Families by Robert McIntire, Volume 2, page 120. She is named after her grandmother, Mary Smith.
Thanks so much, Mary

Added by MCK on Jun 01, 2016 6:15 PM

Miche Lamb Discher
You are such a gift
Thank you so much for the important work that you do. I'm in California, so it's impossible for me to research in person.

Added by Miche Lamb Discher on Jun 01, 2016 4:02 PM

Thank You
Thank you so much for your work at Mt Auburn. I had given up on locating my family graves, but your picture gives me new hope.

Added by BerryCD on Apr 04, 2016 9:43 AM

RE: Request permission to post a photo
Thank you very much!

Added by dickbelle on Mar 20, 2016 5:15 PM

Request permission to post a photo
Good Evening~
I am contacting you to ask permission to post your photo of the grave stone of Pvt Moses Buckley on his page.
Pvt Buckley is buried in the Annapolis Nat'l Cemetery.
Thank you for considering this request,
Karen Belle

Added by dickbelle on Mar 20, 2016 4:49 PM

Henry Wilhelm
Thank you so much for the transfer. I admit I am surprised, I didn't expect him to not be your ancestor. Thank you, we are please to have him and I will be adding his record in the War of 1812.

Added by Karen on Jan 04, 2016 1:31 PM

Jill Tolby
Rowland Rogers/Catherine Jarvis
Thank you so much for posting my 5x great aunt and uncle's grave marker!!! I'm descended from Catherine's brother John Jarvis and his wife, Sarah Hood. But I noticed a mistake-- the grave marker says that Catherine was born in 1779 and you have 1799- small mistake, if you wouldn't mind fixing it. Again, thank you so much- I am trying to track down proof of John and Catherine's parents and I believe they were John Jarvis and Hannah Hill- and among Catherine's children are the names John and Hannah, sooooo maybe. :) I did my dna and I do connect to John and Sarah, so it looks good. This helps so much! :)

Added by Jill Tolby on Jan 04, 2016 12:57 PM

Henry Wilhelm
Find A Grave# 42775834. Henry is also an ancestor of my husband and I have proved him as serving in the War of 1812. If you are a relative, I can give you the info.

Added by Karen on Jan 03, 2016 3:05 PM

John Roby Morsberger
Earl M & Olive M Ahalt
Earl M. Ahalt Memorial# 48156959
Olive M. Ahalt Memorial# 48156952

February 5, 1915. … Ahalt--Roelkey.
A very pretty wedding took place last Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd R. Roelkey, on the “McDuell Homestead,” near Knoxville, when their daughter, Miss Olive May, became the bride of Mr. Earl Mathias Ahalt … [BRUNS CITZ 12FEB2015]

Source: The Brunswick Citizen published Feb. 12, 2015, “The Latest from the Last CENTURY” (gleaned from The Valley Register) John Roby Morsberger

Added by John Roby Morsberger on Aug 20, 2015 3:54 PM


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