|Judi McGarvey (#47550134)|
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I have enjoyed wandering through cemetery and graveyards all of my life. Now I can't resist clicking through findagrave whenever I can. In 1977, when I began compiling my family history in earnest, I felt drawn to the gravesite of each relative I studied, so during the 1980s, my husband David and I often spent our vacations traveling from one cemetery to another – mainly in the Midwest and Northwest. In the 1990s, I organized volunteers from the Fairfax County Genealogical Society to survey over 350 cemeteries and burial sites in the county and oversaw the publication of Fairfax County, Virginia Gravestones, volumes I-VI.|
Now that I have discovered findagrave, I am delighted to have a place where I can share hundreds of photographs we have taken of gravestones and memorials all over the country. My thanks to all the contributors who have built this site and to all those who have helped me since I have become a member.
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I want to thank you for the work you have done. I have located my grandmother's grave and headstone picture in Alexandria, VA thanks to you.
Added by Vicki on Nov 25, 2016 10:36 PM
|Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin||RE: William Clarkson|
Love finding this stuff and helping preserve the memories of the folks.
|Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin||William E. Clarkson #147928106|
I have found a small obituary for Mr. Clarkson in the Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) of 11/15/1916. It gives his wife and daughters names. I thought you might like to see it.
|Richard H. L. Chichester, III||RE: Josiah F. Chichester|
Thank you for your response and attention to this.
Yes, Col. Richard is my ancestor;
Col. Richard Chichester + Sarah McCarty
Daniel McCarty + Elizabeth Gray
William Henry + Jane Elliott Peyton
Daniel McCarty + Agnes Robinson Moncure
Cassius Moncure + Virginia Archer Page
Richard Henry Lee + Agnes Lee Fuller Bower
Thank you for all of your contributions to Find A Grave.
|Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin||Nevell Greenaway #125061838|
I like reading old newspapers (Library of Congress website) and then trying to fine the people mentioned in the old articles. I believe I have fount Mr. Greenaway. It would appear he was a clerk for the City of Alexandria.
Thought you might find this interesting.
|EGF||RE: Ralph Severson|
Added by EGF on Sep 01, 2016 4:57 PM
|BigFrench||George Washington parental links|
|AlPol||RE: Henry Keene|
For this my puzzle you are the first responder where t'was NGS' wont to ponder therefore cast we up our eyes in wonder and surmise. As in this, so in all, to you our Thanks be due, withal. That puzzle must begone, replace'd with another one anon, but hear! my verse is done.
Added by AlPol on Aug 02, 2016 5:24 PM
|Terry Magyar||Per your trcommendation|
I removed the picture of the military marker I posted for David Proudfit (1770-1830), #54262647.
|Jane Perry||RE: Grace Gillis|
Thank you for your help, Judi!
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