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Jackie Ableman Lara (#46982104)
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By Thelma Greene Regan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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RE: Ableman memorials
You are welcome. I did submit a number of edits: including changing Elizabeth's husband to S.V.R. Ableman instead of Stephen Decatur, added SVR's birthplace, Stephen's death place. I'm going to try to take a crayon rubbing on paper to see what the verse is on the bottom of Elizabeth's and Stephen Decatur's stone's say.
Added by Joan on Apr 24, 2017 12:06 PM
Tahoma Cemetery
We added all the records in Dec 2016. There might be more family members listed on findagrave now.
Added by Kerry on Mar 14, 2017 8:36 AM
Ruth Cleve Harris Dehnhoff 174017797
I have transferred Ruth to you as she is your family.
Added by Kerry on Mar 14, 2017 8:29 AM
Kenneth D. Bogard
RE: How did you know Suki?
I am sorry but I don't know any Suki. I just added the obit from the newspaper.
Kenneth ><>

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Added by Kenneth D. Bogard on Feb 24, 2017 8:42 PM
RE: Christian Ableman
I never got it, Did you send it?
Added by Desertthorn on Nov 06, 2015 9:50 AM
Christian Ableman
I am looking for the burial place of a Civil War soldier Christian Ableman. All I know about him was that he enlisted in the Union Army at the age of 42 in 1861 so he would have been born about 1819. Also he enlisted in Albany so I'm thinking he may have been related to your Ableman's
Thank for anything you might know.
Added by Desertthorn on Oct 21, 2015 11:05 AM
RE: Daniel Richard Fairbanks
Jackie, my pleasure. that's the whole purpose of doing this is for someone who is looking for info and sharing. Look forward to your photos.

Added by B J on Aug 26, 2015 8:50 AM
Dan Fairbanks
Jackie, thanks for the updated information for Dan. He is a great grandfather? Like the poem that you posted.

Added by B J on Aug 25, 2015 9:21 AM
Robert Ableman
RE: Ableman
Look forward to it! How cool!
Added by Robert Ableman on Jul 29, 2015 2:15 AM
Robert Ableman
Jackie Ableman,

Wow, what an interesting find here! I am Robert Alan Ableman; son of Robert Joseph Ableman who is tghe son of Claude Gilbert Ableman and Anna Cecilia Donahue Ableman. I notice that on my Grandpa's place, you only mention William and Tom as his children? There was also Robert, (my dad),and three or four daughters whom I don't remember the names, but certainly could find out.

The recollections of Claude is very different from the man I heard about. Now I am very keen to learn more. You can also reach me at, or anybody with info about Claude & Anna or any of their children.
Added by Robert Ableman on Jul 28, 2015 9:04 PM
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