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Glendora (#46931045)
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looking for ancestors of Edward Washington Pugh
Hi Glendora, I see that you have added several Pugh's to Cave Hill Cemetery. I am wondering if they include siblings of my 2x great grandfather, Edward Washington Pugh, who was born in Louisville on 10 August 1830 to Samuel (born in VA, perhaps to a portion of VA that became Kentucky, and died in 1905 in a farming accident) and Alice (born in MA) Pugh. Other than his birth, I can not trace anything for Edward until 6 April 1859 when he married my 2x great grandmother in San Bernardino, CA. I'm wondering if you know anything more about the Pugh's buried in Cave Hill Cemetery; perhaps Samel W. Pugh is Edward Washington Pugh's brother?
Added by cpugh on Feb 26, 2017 10:12 AM
Gloria Moore
RE: MyGrandFather*
Let's take this to email
Added by Gloria Moore on Feb 25, 2017 8:03 PM
Gloria Moore
RE: MyGrandFather*
About Chris Zimmerman being buried at Cave Hill..... is that near Fern Creek?

I do know he is buried at the same Cemetery as two of his daughters and their husbands....but I don't live in Louisville and I don't have a record in writing...I just remember going to the Cemetery. Thanks.
Added by Gloria Moore on Feb 25, 2017 7:13 PM
Gloria Moore
RE: MyGrandFather*
It was the year I was concerned with

He did not die in 1956 was my point

Christopher Christian Zimmerman was born in Switzerland and came to America at the age of 8 in 1883

:) Are you a Relative?

Added by Gloria Moore on Feb 25, 2017 7:11 PM
Gloria Moore
Hi Glendora,

My Grand Father was Christopher Christian Zimmerman born May 13, 1875

You have done a Find A Grave Memorial for him but you say that he died Oct 3, 1956 and he did not die until 1966.

Perhaps it was just a typo.

Added by Gloria Moore on Feb 25, 2017 11:52 AM
Alberta Pettis
RE: Charles Martin & Sherman Wiggins

Many of the people you mentioned (Gilbert Alvin Wiggins and Alberta Marie Elizabeth Martin Wiggins - MY parents; Charles Martin and Eleanora Hunn Martin - my maternal grandparents; Ranson Alvin Wiggins and Mary Coder Wiggins - my paternal grandparents; Sherman Wiggins and Kitty Hatfield Wiggins - my paternal great-grandparents; Martin Van B. Coder and Mary Snow Coder - my paternal great great grandparents) are my direct ancestors. And whoever posted my grandmother's information (Eleanora Hunn Martin) does not know how it is spelled. It is NOT Elenora. So this is supposed to be accepted by my relatives?

I was prepared to submit information about these people that other relatives might find interesting. I have never heard of the people who have posted. These people are not relatives and are not related to the people I have mentioned and I do NOT see why my information must be merged with their information.

I received this message from one person in December:

"RE: Martin Van B Coder & Mary Snow Coder
Hi Berta!

"Your second great grandparents are of no relation to me. Some where along the line, through my volunteering with Find A Grave, someone asked me for a photo of the gravesite. Your relatives were likely in the vicinity and I took theirs as well as the photos requested.

"I am happy to transfer management of their memorials over to you. Better in the hands of a loved one than a perfect stranger."

Members of my family would not recognize this person's name and would properly question the accuracy of any information posted under his name or any of the other people who have posted for my DIRECT relatives.

And another comment about other ancestors to FindAGrave by a contributor. Appears this person has the same problem as I do with you.

"I received your message. Please donít tell me how to manage MY memorials. If I want to add obituaries or articles that I find meaningful, I will. As a family historian and genealogist, I know firsthand how important such information is. I have received many words of thanks from people for adding such information to memorials. I will gladly remove any obituaries I may have put on any of your memorials, but I will not remove them from mine. I will respect how you manage your memorials. Please respect how I manage mine."

Before I posted my information, I searched carefully on your site for my relatives' names and at the time I could not find that they had already been posted. I searched through last names, birth dates, cities, maiden names, etc. and could not find them listed. Perhaps there is something wrong with FindAGrave and not with my own searching. Several members of my family have become very interested in learning about their ancestry. Frankly, the policies that you have adopted do not help.

Perhaps I will just leave FindAGrave, even though I paid "some" money to contribute to it. This link might not be for me and has too many rules. I think it's more important to have entries from actual FAMILY MEMBERS than from an outsider who is just "doing research." A family member has birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, etc. Outsiders do not have that information, so why is their information the one that must be allowed and not a child's, grandchild's or great-grandchild's?

I suspect I will need to look for alternative places to post my information. I know there are some around.

Added by Alberta Pettis on Feb 25, 2017 11:09 AM
Alberta Pettis
Charles Martin & Sherman Wiggins
Why do I need to delete mine? I have more information in mine, including my Great Grandmother, Kitty Ann Hatfield. When I entered mine, I looked to see if these were already entered and I could not find them listed. So, since I have more information, why can't mine stay as they are?
Added by Alberta Pettis on Feb 21, 2017 10:49 AM
Jocky Meredeth's
Dear Glendora, I'm searching for photos' and any information about The Meredith's in Edmondson, Kentucky. My mother Lola Dennison 83 years old is the only living child of Mary Magdalene Meredith and Irvin Perry Meredith any information could be appreciated Thank you Bonnie Riggs
Added by Ky,BlueBird on Feb 19, 2017 7:15 AM
Chris Philpot
Could it be possible to transfer a memorial of my great uncle
Sgt Roy Lelan Powell
Find A Grave Memorial# 45814047
If you wouldn't mind it please and thank you
Added by Chris Philpot on Feb 16, 2017 6:41 PM
John M.
RE: Poplar Spring cemetery in Edmonson Co. KY
Thanks for your quick reply. I am planning to make a trek down to the old graveyard in the spring, and I can get the GPS location then.

I am wondering where you obtained the information for the Poplar Spring burials that are older than 1928. Did you have a list from someone? I'm asking because someone may already have an index of the old cemetery, and I don't want to repeat work that has already been done.
Added by John M. on Feb 16, 2017 12:20 PM
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