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richard kimble (#47432041)
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Bio Photo 2012-- from Upper Tract, West Virginia
Two years ago I had no idea where most of my ancestors were buried. I googled my g-g-grandfathers Isaac Alt and Alfred Kimble and found them on this site. I thought I might be able to link my family to them. That's how I got started. I had my sister go with me to show me where the Shreve and Kimble graveyards were in Smoke Hole. I must have caught some kind of bug in those graveyards that I can't get over. I'm adding the graveyards in the Upper Tract area. Most of them are not my relatives so if any one would like a transfer or link made just let me know. Feel free to copy any photos on my memorials for personal use. If added to another site, it would be nice to state where it was found. Let me know if you find any mistakes for I know they will be some.
I would to thank Jennie Hott for asking me to help record the updates for the cemeteries in the Upper Tract,Kline, Smoke Hole area for the new Pendleton County grave register that the historical Society has done. Also thanks to Denton Alt and Jack Hedrick for taking me and finding the cemeteries.

The following poem was written in 1906 by Walter Butler Palmer.

Dear Grandfather,
Your tombstone now,stands among the rest; Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out on polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care, It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist, You died before I was born.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse, Entirely not our own.
Dear Grandfather, the place you filled One hundred years ago.
Spreads out among the ones you left, Who would have loved you so.
I wonder how you lived and loved, I wander if you knew,
That someday I would find this spot, And come and visit you.
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Geneva Champ Weirich
transfer family members to me
I want to thank you sooo very much for helping me get my family together.You and everyone at Find A Grave,and sister sites are a GOD sent.Thank you from the bottom of my heart
Added by Geneva Champ Weirich on Mar 23, 2017 6:59 AM
Diane Flanagan
RE: Kile Cem
I just wanted to let you know that near this Kile Cem. is another called the Smith Cem that I just posted. Looks like some of your ancestors also. Thanks, Diane If you need directions let me know.
I don't post exact directions being on private land.
Added by Diane Flanagan on Feb 05, 2017 3:28 PM
Diane Flanagan
Kile Cem
Hi, I found the Kile Cem at Cabins and took the photos but I see that you already had started it. Were you going to go and take the photos or would it be alright if I added them. There is other graves in there also. Either way is fine. Just let me know. Regards, Diane
Added by Diane Flanagan on Feb 05, 2017 8:12 AM
Brenda P
mowery cem
hi richard thank you very much for your help on finding the isaac mowery cem now i hoping you can help me find the mowery cem #22 the one with anthony mowery in .i would be coming from harman wva brenda
Added by Brenda P on Sep 29, 2016 9:09 PM
Thank you very much for the transfers!! I really appreciate it a lot!
Added by Stoogette on Sep 28, 2016 4:50 PM
RE: Obituaries
If you transfer all them to me that I ask for, I will make the updates (add obits and link) and transfer them back. LOL I have done that before with other contributors. Does that sound fair to you?
Added by Shock on Sep 24, 2016 12:52 PM
Tracy Wright
RE: Golden Kimble
Thank you so much Richard. I will get photos of the grave marker next time I get up to Elk Garden. My cousin Richard Kimble, Goldens son, may have a photo of him also.

It's so wonderful to be able to see photos and be able to locate loved ones. Thanks for all of your hard work. It is greatly appreciated!!

Added by Tracy Wright on Aug 25, 2016 4:06 PM
Shayla Judy
Lydia Ann Kimble Graham
She would be my 3xgreat grandma. I was wondering what information you have about her and Isaacs son whom I keep getting that was born years before the married??? My email is
Thank you
Added by Shayla Judy on Jul 27, 2016 1:55 PM
Isaac Mowery
Hello, saw your memorial for Isaac Newton Mowery 101511050. He is a son of Isaac T. Miller who is my 2nd great grandfather through his oldest son Johnson T. Miller 14965807. Would like to share any information you may have on Isaac Mowery.
Dennis Miller
Added by stonelink on Jul 15, 2016 1:49 PM
B Newman
Russell Bowers and Dan Bowers
It seems odd to me that Russell (memorial #135790452) and Dan (memorial #135790575) share the same headstone, but not the same parents. Is this correct?

I have a Dan (Denner, Denver(?), Glenn) Bowers born 2 July 1917 to Charles W and Barbara Margaret (nee Harold) Bowers. (And I probably sent the request for the edit to Dan's parents). But this seems strange to me...
Added by B Newman on Jul 03, 2016 9:51 PM
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