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Marie & Dale V. (#46627636)
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Bio Photo We are a retired Navy couple, so please let us know if there is a military headstone you need that is in our area, will make sure you get it...

We are working on getting the GPS locations and pictures of the Prince William County area cemeteries. if you need anything, just let us know.

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photo: Sarah Wilmoth "Willie" Clatterbuck Bolton
Thank you so much for the photo!
Added by LRobin on Oct 14, 2017 2:49 PM
L. K. Perry
RE: Ballard Snyder Obituary
I am sorry you could not load the page. The Prince William County Library has put a lot of images of the old Manassas weekly newspapers online. They are wonderful resources even though they are not indexed or OCR'd and you have to look around a lot to find what you want.
You may have more luck accessing the newspapers from here:
Anyway, here is my transcription for Mr. Snyder's page.
The Manassas Journal
Manassas, Virginia
Thursday, 1 March 1934 (page 1, column 6)
Ballard Preston Snyder Answers Last Roll Call.
Mr. Ballard Preston Snyder an esteemed resident of the Manassas vicinity, passed away at Warrenton Hospital on Sunday night, February 18, at the advanced age of 90 years. He was a gallant Confederate veteran and had never been seriously ill throughout his long lifetime until the attack of pneumonia which proved fatal. His wife died here about 18 years ago and his eleven children live at distant points. One son, Mr. Harry M. Snyder, made the journey from Spokane, Wash., in record time to be present at the funeral.
Mr. Snyder is survived by eleven children, Richard R. and Mrs. William Brown, of Spokane; Walter J. and Thomas P., of Honolulu; Mrs. H. S. Ellington, A. W. Snyder, John G., F. B. Snyder, Henry C. and Herbert L., all of Spokane.
The deceased had been a Mason of more than fifty years and the services at the grave were conducted by the local Masonic Lodge. The passing of this venerable citizen was the occasion of much sorrow among a wide circle of friends.
Note: The count of children is 11 if you add Harry M.
-- L. K. Perry (#47129998)
Added by L. K. Perry on Sep 24, 2017 1:41 PM
Mari Burda
RE: Susannah Croy Horn photo
Sorry I just saw this, so I guess, better late than never! Absolutely use the picture in your family tree!
Added by Mari Burda on Sep 23, 2017 9:47 PM
Char Bah
Primas Cemetery
Marie & Dale V,

Thank you for posting the picture of the Primas Cemetery. I am writing a book on a Freedmen's Cemetery in Alexandria, VA.

The Primas' family is related to one of the families in my book. Can you give me an address for the Primas Cemetery or an address near the Cemetery.

I do not live in Prince William County and I would like to visit that Cemetery. Thanks again!!
Added by Char Bah on Sep 02, 2017 12:20 PM
Marian Johnson
John Schwartz
I have noticed that you have a listing for John Schwartz - Find A Grave Memorial# 22633934 - in Congressional Cemetery, in Washington, D.C. and that another memorial - Find A Grave Memorial# 6724595 is also for John Schwartz, but is listed as buried in a different cemetery - Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading, Burks County, Pennsylvania. Is having two listings for the same person allowed?
Added by Marian Johnson on Aug 23, 2017 12:38 PM
Patrick Ham(b)rick headstone
I would like to use the two photographs you posted 16 Jan 2007 on Find-A-Grave page for Patrick
Ham(b)rick, #17497643. It is to post with his profile on WikiTree. I will source the photos to you of course.

Thank you for the work you are doing by documenting this type of information. It is important.
Lynn Hemrick
Added by Ruby7 on Aug 05, 2017 9:29 AM
Arlis Ross
Wolfe Island
Hello, I am wondering how much you know about Wolfe Island history. I am looking for my GGG Grandparents, Weir McCrea and Delilah Ellis McCrea.
I believe Weir may have used different spellings for his surname and that he remarried a lady named Nancy. All I can find on Find a grave for a Nancy on Wolfe Island, is a Nancy McCready. I am not sure if she remarried or if she is the same person. I visited Wolfe Island last summer but had no luck finding their graves. Any information or help you might provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Arlis Ross
Added by Arlis Ross on Feb 19, 2017 3:07 PM
Brian Nix
Memorial #22210257
"Mary Mariah Hartman Bowden" is confusing her with her daughter-in-law (Nancy Maria Hartman Bowden), the wife of her son Caleb A. Bowden >>JR<<.

her grandson John Martin Bowden (1880-1969, #85629508) was erroneously placed as her son; see 1900 census, where Nancy M. Bowden (age 50) is listed as the mother of John M. Bowden (age 19), which makes more sense than she having him at age 60 (not impossible, of course, but not too likely.)

I have no idea which Mary the photo belongs to.

Both children Shadrich (b. 1844) and Julia (b. 1862) Mary Etchison listed as their mother's maiden name on their death certificates, so this is her name.

As for the birth date, I can't completely make out the day (it looks like 26 to me) but the year is clearly 1820, which also matches her age in census (and makes her old enough to be the mother of a son, John, born about 1841 - in 1860 census.)
Added by Brian Nix on Feb 17, 2017 8:13 AM
Larry Young
Bradley Cemetery
Marie and Dale, Thanks for the directions. I found it and took as many photos as I could. On to another cemetery in PWC. Larry
Added by Larry Young on Jan 30, 2017 9:11 PM
RE: Duplicate of memorial #30323377 posted on 10/5/2008
I totally understand. I am not related nor am I find-a-grave, and I understand the problems with this website as well. I just found the duplicate and gave you a heads up. I appreciate you giving me a history lesson of problems with other memorial.

I, too, believe it should stay with family. Good luck and again, thank you for all the work and time you have put into preserving your family.
Added by TombstoneChavers on Jan 07, 2017 12:23 PM
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