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Larry Wales (#47374334)
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Bio Photo Started looking for family roots and building a family tree. wow!, can this lead in all directions. Wales line mostly. but also Brown. and others connected to my wife and my family. If I have recorded a memorial of a person you are related to, and they are not part of my, or my wife's extended family, I will happily transfer management over to you, just ask! I do this to help others find their family and links. My pictures are free to use in your family research, Just ask! Will try my best to add additions, or corrections, info as I have time, especialy with large bio's, please use "edit" tab, Larry.
Remember, memorials that I have added, some of them are from other readings, or cemetery records, and I have not personally checked each memorial out for accuracy, and I have found errors when I take pictures of stones. So use the memorials that I have added to help find your ancestors, but remember there may be inaccuracies, especially with name spelling, dates, ages, or maybe they have a stone in two different cemetery's, or have been moved to a different cemetery. ( more common than you would think, especially with the older cemetery's and stones).
"Note": Cortland Rural Cemetery, (RFAC), abbreviation for: (from field research, must have been)" Removed From Another Cemetery", (no information as to original cemetery), and placed in Cortland Rural Cemetery after it opened, around 1854-1855. At least three earlier Grave yards in Cortland were removed to Cortland Rural Cemetery, in late 1860"s, including the Village Cemetery that was moved to make way for the Normal School, and was where the County Court House now stands. Also, Methodist Burial Grounds. These entries are from the Cortland Rural Cemetery records on file at; and research at; the Cortland Historical Society, and contain all the information that I have found so far. The only problem is, we may have earlier readings of other cemetery's that record these same burials before they were moved. So the hunt begins. This work is still ongoing.
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RE: Frink & Brown
You are welcome. Thank you for uyou have done so much. You have added alot of my relatives and added photos. Thank you :)
Added by hillbillywitch on Mar 23, 2017 8:09 AM
Scott Davis
William Ransford
Look for records related to William Ransford, son of William, son of William. I have located grave of his father d. Oct 26,1826, b. in Mount Hope Cemetery New York. 1st William was married to Abigail Hascall. The 3rd William I am looking for was married to Emily Phelps who is direct line to my wife's family.

Any help would be appreciated.

Scott Davis
Added by Scott Davis on Mar 09, 2017 4:35 PM
Underwood Photo's
Thanks for the photos of Grace, Ogden and Jennie Underwood. I was in High School when Grace passed away so she is the only one I remember from my youth. We live in Florida now and it is difficult to arrange to travel to Marathon for photo's. Your help is much appreciated .

Added by CRP on Mar 04, 2017 4:35 PM
Kathleen Rayburn
Earl Rayburn headstone photo
Dear Larry,

I and my family would like to let you know how much we appreciate your effort to grant us this photo of Grandpa's headstone. I have shared the link throughout the Great Grand Children's generation too.

Hugs from the Rayburn clan.

Kathy Rayburn
Added by Kathleen Rayburn on Mar 02, 2017 6:38 PM
Richardson Family
Thank you so much for photographing the Richardson family headstones. It means a lot to us to have them.
Added by Sue on Mar 01, 2017 9:12 AM
Kate O
Thanks for the photo's from the Marathon cemetery. I have also just put up a few more. Two of them are for Susan Winter's infant son and her mother.

Thanks again.
Added by Kate O on Feb 28, 2017 4:46 PM
Simply Me
Delvino Steward
I can't figure out whose child Delvino Steward was. The only place I have run across his name is on Find A Grave. If I had to guess I would say he is Marvin Sr and Maria's son. But that is only because his name is on the same stone. But he could also could be a nephew of theirs. I am sorry that I am not more help.
Added by Simply Me on Feb 18, 2017 12:36 PM
Simply Me
Delvino Steward
I don't care what you do. I just stumbled across the two names when searching for Stewards and thought that I would mention it to you. I am actually amazed that there wasn't a Delrino Steward only because my ancestors like to make things difficult for me by spelling their names differently on each record. Thanks again!
Added by Simply Me on Feb 17, 2017 9:28 AM
RE: D. Webster Smith
Thank you for the information on his name. Now that I look at the photo, there does seem to be another letter in front. I have updated his memorial. Kim
Added by Tink on Feb 09, 2017 8:19 AM
Kate O
Elisha Winters
Thanks for the photos Larry.

Now the puzzle grows. He also has a monument at Cortland Rural. He divorced his first wife in 1870's and married 2nd wife in Michigan (she was from Cortland County) in 1880's. He is on Marathon marker with 2nd wife.
Added by Kate O on Dec 04, 2016 7:09 AM
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