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Sylvia Sine Whittaker (#47119342)
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Bio Photo The Recording of A Cemetery
By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely windswept hill:
Today we talked where others 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 heartbreaks 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.

Note: With the confusion about pictures:::::: Permission is granted for any tombstone picture that I have taken and post to be use on personal web pages, no copyright laws apply to pictures I have taken. The reason we do this is to share. Sylvia Whittaker

My husbands grandmother, sister and mother, saved obituaries all their lives, pasted them in old sears books, they were saved from being tossed out and given to me. I paid my son 1 penny to paste them onto index cards. There are no newspaper names or dates. I've been sharing the information from them as I find that persons burial place. History saved for all, thanks to Rosella, Glover Criss Mildred Criss and Wilma Criss Whittaker

I was given hundreds of old obituaries last year and a few years ago a lady in Wetzel county gave me her book of hundreds old obituaries dating back to 1940's I hope to find a way to put them online, since I don't have enough time in my busy life to type them all.

I recently realized that I can't add the obituary copies as a photo,thus I'm going over all my past post and removing all information and donating the old/papers articles to genealogy societies or libraries if they will take them. So it looks like 100s of the years of history saved will have to be found for some another way. I'll try to type them and add or send to be added to obituaries but the process will take much time which I don't have at the moment.
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Del Groves
James Burl Hawkins #53905674
My aunt remarried to Jack Hawkins b. 26Mar or Apr 1933 and d. 13Apr2017 in Akron, Summit Co, OH. I don't know anything about Jack's lineage - I do know that he was previously married and had a son that died around Akron after falling from a balcony. I looked on and find a 1940 census that looks to be your James Burl with a son Jack so this may be his family. Can you shed any light on this?

Del Groves

1940 Paw Paw Magisterial District, Marion, West Virginia, United States

Burl Hawkins Head M 33 West Virginia
Hazel Hawkins Wife F 32 West Virginia
Oneda Hawkins Dau F 11 West Virginia
Donna Mae Hawkins Dau F 9 West Virginia
Jack Hawkins Son M 7 West Virginia
Rose Ellen Hawkins Dau F 5 West Virginia
Added by Del Groves on Apr 16, 2017 10:47 AM
Researching my family history
I am interested in learning more about my family history, and who they were, also to see if any members of my family fought in the civil war. My grand parents were Gerorge W. Monroe, and Elsie nola Martin, who later married a gentleman by the name of William Fox. My father was Adam Ambrose Monroe, he had several brothers and sisters in the fairmont area. My name is ?Jerry Monroe, I was born in Fairmont West Virginia.My father died at an early age, like his father before him, I have lost of ties with related family that might still be alive. I would very much like to hear from any that are.My eamils are
Added by JERRY MONROE on Nov 29, 2016 6:10 AM
Margaret Ruth Sine Folger 141491223
Love the pictures. Tx.
Added by LindaC on Sep 23, 2016 2:33 PM
Warren Ammons photo
Thank you very much for the photo!

Added by Anna on Sep 21, 2016 7:11 AM
Dan Moran
RE: Kennedy Phillips Moran
sent you an email through gmail.

glad to meet you.

Dan Moran
Added by Dan Moran on Sep 09, 2016 2:41 PM
Diane Flanagan
Shaw Cemetery
Hi, Was wondering if the Shaw Cemetery you posted in Preston County would be the same as the Shaw Roe Cemetery?
Also is there other unmarked graves. Thanks, Diane
Added by Diane Flanagan on Aug 31, 2016 12:48 PM
Jamie West
Parents' names
Hi Sylvia, my name is Jamie West and I'm trying to research my family's line. I saw on here that you had a bio on my great great great great grandfather John D. West but no mention of his parents. I then tried his wife's line and became stuck on William and Margaret Sine. I was curious as if you had information on their parents? Any help would be wonderful. Your work and dedication is absolutely wonderful. Thank you, Jamie
Added by Jamie West on Aug 25, 2016 12:43 PM
Marybeth Henthorn
Memorial #61764340
Do you have any information you could share on Howard D. Conaway? I am interested in finding information on his Grandmother Matilda Nay who lived in Marion County West Virginia.

Marybeth Henthorn
Added by Marybeth Henthorn on Aug 02, 2016 8:42 AM
Liz Watson Hester
Hobert and Ethil Bohon
Sylvia: Could you please transfer 80937105 Hobart Delton Bohon and 80937125 Ethil Virgil (Bohon) Bohon to me? These are my grandparents. My mother Opal Melissa (Bohon) was my mother. Thanks!
Added by Liz Watson Hester on Jul 29, 2016 9:56 AM
Daniel and Malinda Conaway
I was going back over info sent me by email and saw that Daniel and Malinda are in your direct line. Sorry that I missed that before. I have transferred them to you.
Added by MDG on Jun 29, 2016 6:51 PM
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