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Silent Stories (#46583980)
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Bio Photo Born in La Farge WI, 03/17/33. Graduated LHS 1951. US Army 1953-1955. Worked and lived in Janesville,WI. GM -39 years. Retired 1992.

Your tombstone 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 and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
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Ms. N.
Auley McAuley memorial
Thanks for the transfer.

Nancy (Daisy)
Added by Ms. N. on Nov 12, 2014 11:21 AM
We're all connected
RE: Arnol Ferring memorial
Thanks so much, I'll take good care of it.
Added by We're all connected on May 15, 2014 9:25 AM
Cheryl Ayres
Tom Tower
I will send a sac with the evidence you need, 3 censuses prove he was married 3 times, I have the marriage records for his 1st Hannah Maria "Maria" Livingston & 3rd to Rosalia McAuley, the censuses & marriage records of one of his daughters stating parentage as proof of a marriage to Ann Lester. I totally understand why you question the marriage & I am only glad to give the sources as evidence but it is way to long to put on this message board.

Added by Cheryl Ayres on Mar 21, 2014 3:17 PM
Vince Santana
Tennessee Emiline Kuykendall White
Is Tennie White a relative of yours? If so, I will gladly transfer my memorial for her to you. I really don't want to lose the picture of Tennie.
Added by Vince Santana on May 20, 2013 11:49 PM
George Olson
Lester Gudgeon
Thank you so much for taking the picture of Lester Gudgeon's stone. I really appreciate the time you've taken to do this.

George Olson
Added by George Olson on Aug 19, 2012 9:25 PM
TL McQueen
Harold T Hill
Thank you!
Added by TL McQueen on Aug 14, 2012 5:37 AM
J. Pacholke
Thank-you for your time in submitting the photos of the family tombstone. I appreciate it and you. Jackie
Added by J. Pacholke on Aug 06, 2012 7:29 PM
Marie I.
Grave Picture
Renae, thanks so much for sharing the picture.... I just love working on our Witting heritage..... Marie Ippolito
Added by Marie I. on Aug 06, 2012 7:11 PM
Barbara Bates-Sickenberger
Harriet Claybrook
Regarding the Huffar [??] relationship to Harriet Claybrook.
Louisa Belle Huffar is the sister, not the parent of Harriet Claybrook. They are both children of William M. and Nancy Hannah Bates.
Also buried at Bear Creek is a
brother Jesse Thomas Bates [my great grandfather] and another sister Lydia Frye.
Added by Barbara Bates-Sickenberge... on Mar 16, 2011 1:20 PM
Darvus Russell
Again I thank you for your photos of my relatives Hannah and Mary Russell at the Dickson Cemetery. Really appreciate it.
Darvus Russell
Added by Darvus Russell on Aug 30, 2010 9:38 AM
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