|LeeAnne Peterson (#47481604)|
| || member for 5 years, 11 months, 23 days|
| [Add to MyFriends]|
|Bio and Links|
|I am retired employee of the County of San Luis Obispo. I have three children and am the widow of George Wendell Peterson. One child and George are memorialized here at Find A Grave.|
MY SINCERE THANKS TO EACH OF YOU WHO HAVE LEFT FLOWERS FOR MY LOVED ONES...
I would like to add a note to members that I have made it a point to leave a memento for each veteran that has no token listed..I have a soft spot for veterans and their families ..I DO NOT DO GENEALOGY..I LEAVE THAT TO THE PROFRESSIONALS.
|Find A Grave Friends|
Angel of Flower..., Ann, Barbara Hunnicu..., Broken~★~..., Cori H, Eliza, Evangelineư..., GPoppa, Gravedigger, Hutch, JS, KAREN LOVY, kathy barnett, Liberty ღ..., Monika♥, NicS, peggy chesteen ..., Rhonda C./Frien..., Rick, Ron West, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
|Messages left for LeeAnne Peterso... (15)||[Leave Message]|
|Wanda Pezzaglia||Bill and Della Ward #23608492|
LeeAnne: I noticed the flowers that you left for Bill Ward #23608492 and his wife Della Gaither Ward
#23608493 Fresno California and was wondering if you were related to them?
If so, I have a photo of a Bill Ward that I would like to share with you.
Looking forward to hearing from you. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Sue K||Archibald Raynes|
Memorial # 142818534. Lee Anne are you related to Archibald? I am looking for info on an Archibald Rains, Raynes, Ranis who =witnessed a deed in the County of Isle of Wight 1708. Any knowledge on him? Thank you, Sue Knudsen, Seattle
Added by Sue K on Mar 16, 2017 9:55 PM
|Melisa Price||Baby William Northcraft|
Please contact me at email@example.com asap...thank you very much in advance!
Thank you for putting flowers on my Grandma's grave. I didn't know her very well, but I loved her dearly, thank you so much.
|Vonnie L Cantrell||RE: Allen Sarrett|
First, thank you so much for your help in this matter: you have made my day! You are a true friend indeed. So many others would not have gone to the trouble you have. You are certainly the kind of person I need in my life. I never forget anyone who shows me kindness and if ever I can do anything for you, please permit me the privilege.
How did you get Find A Grave to reinstate the memorial? Do you think they have others that I created? Do you mean that they didn't destroy those and there may be the opportunity to retrieve any of the others?
If so, you have given me hope. How did you approach them? Do you think they would listen to others? You can imagine the emails of protest to the deletions I have received.
Let me tell you what has happened lately. I received an email from an SAR member advising the City Council of Kings Mountain, NC, plans to change the name of Kings Mountain Boulevard to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Although Dr. King deserves to be honored, it needs to be in a different manner and I sent the Council several suggestions. I wrote everyone I could to approach the Council protesting the change. I can't imagine the lack of respect to those Heroes.
In all this, I explained to that member of the SAR my need for place - hopefully in Kings Mountain (although the battle was fought in South Carolina) - where we could locate a Memorial Garden. He gave me names of several people who may be interested in helping me and I have sent emails to several. I don't need a large space. I would love for the city fathers to agree to allocate space on the grounds of the Kings Mountain Museum.
Wouldn't that be wonderful? That would be so much more appropriate than my yard. For one thing, I can not have the public on my land: the opportunity for injury is great and the cost of insurance prohibitive.
I married last year and moved to Alabama. I permitted my ex-fiancé and his present fiancée to remain on the property. We are all good friends: they and their families have treated me with great kindness. Although I really should sell, I just cannot bring myself to do so. The setting, consisting of six acres, is beautiful, albeit rustic. I left it as natural as I could when I moved on it, so it is covered with trees with the exception of a surprise treat: a fairy circle located near the back border. No one knows it is there and we don't tell anyone. The back boundary of the property borders a creek and across the creek, there is a miniature horse farm. I love it and dread the thought of letting it go. I sold my property on the river in North Carolina and it is one of my major regrets.
Neither my ex or his fiancée is the least bit interested in history. They don't understand that others may be. Understandably, they don't want strangers showing up.
My husband is a wonderful man and he has more direct ancestors who fought at King's Mountain than I do. He allocated 1/4 acre of the 5 acres (and more if needed) we live on in Alabama so I could have my Memorial Garden. Then I realized our land just will not sustain visitors. Aside from practical matters - parking, bathrooms needed, trash cleanup, et cetera - we have a huge dog. He's very friendly, too much so, and wants to greet everyone. I don't want to chance, though, that he will accidently knock down a child or jump on someone, causing an injurious fall. He knocked me down and I suffered a black eye. Nor do I want to upset his routine or ours.
Sorry - always TMI. Succinctly, how do you think I should approach Find A Grave? I can reproduce the memorials: I still have my research, so it will take me 3 - 4 months rather than the 2 -3 years I have invested. I just haven't had the heart or stamina to begin until I have a location that Find A Grave will recognize as official.
Thank you again, my Friend -
|Vonnie L Cantrell||RE: Allen Sarrett #126253630|
Thank you for recognizing how upset I am.
Find A Grave states that they are a site for identifying the burial site of the deceased. The site does not want "burial unknown", so has deleted all those.
Don't you love it? If I knew how to make a Webpage, I would make one to record our Patriots.
I am so upset, but I will get over it and a flash of brilliance will come to me. I have been traveling a lot lately and I am very tired now, so haven't been receptive to that flash.
|Vonnie L Cantrell||RE: Allen Sarrett #126253630|
Find A Grave, in their infinite wisdom and wish to support history, deleted hundreds of memorials. The memorials represented 2 years of my research.
|April Anderson ||Memento for Melvin Lee Pressley|
Thank You for placing a flower on my grandfathers page. I appreciate that very much!!! Be blessed
|Anne Wyatt||RE: Memorials|
Awwww. Thank you so much. Made my day. I love my boys in grey and blue. Working and researching and I always have to leave a flower or a flag. Again, thank you for the kind words.
|Tom Hintz||RE: Ledbetter|
Ken has Lola Nancey Ledbetter, b. 1900, daug. of George Melton Dallas Ledbetter, son of Benjamin, son of Buckner, son of Arthur Ledbetter. 'Milton' makes more sense. He lists 10 children for George and a few families beyond for some of them. 3 children are listed for Lola.
James Calvin Ledbetter is son of Levi, son of Aaron, son of Buckner, son of Arthur. There are two cousins with the name James Calvin so researchers need to be careful. Anyway, your connection with us is Buckner. You're right, it's a little distant.
James died West of Burksville, KY and the family scattered. One son settled in Westfield, IL and you'll find his mother, Sarah Jane Long Ledbetter buried there in the Maple Hill cemetery.
|[View all messages...]|