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Jim and Elizabeth (#47230507)
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Bio Photo We have been tracing our family trees for a number of decades. As part of that research, we have walked a number of cemeteries photographing the gravestones. Jim's genealogy centers on Mason County, WV and Elizabeth's family comes from the western New York area.

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James Stewart
John J Sweeney
We recently stopped by ( after 604 miles on the road ) at Arcade Rural Cemetery in Arcade NY ! We were looking for the gravestone of John J. Sweeney to clean it. John is a distant distant relative of mine and was touched by the fact he lost his life in the service of our country and as a veteran I feel a need to clean his stone. Well we searched the cemetery for a couple hours and were not successful in finding his stone because it's not an easy one to search. IF you can clue me in to where in the cemetery his stone is I would appreciate it. We did find a stone for a Civil War soldier that was in the 100th. NY Infantry the same unit my great great grandfather was in so we cleaned that one ! Thanks Jim Stewart Shabbona IL.
Added by James Stewart on May 24, 2017 7:28 PM
Cejae Jones
Jacob Backe
Was wondering if you could see if there is a Jacob Backe b. 1860 buried at St Mary's Cemetery in Strykersville, Wyoming County, New York. His older brother Joseph Backe is buried there (Memorial# 51359125) and thought maybe he might be as well. Jacob had two sons Andrew (Memorial# 102074392) and Henry. They are both at the Riverside Cem in Windor, Broome, NY. Unfortunately both St. Mary's and Riverside Cemetery's are so old either of them have an office # you can call for information. I'm thinking Jacob died sometime between 1930 and 1940. His wife ran off on him so he would be buried alone. Any help you could offer would be appreciated. Thank you for our time.
Added by Cejae Jones on May 21, 2017 11:05 AM
Katherine White
RE: Kreutter
I'm so happy you agree! I spent a few additional even after I wrote to you researching away and found info that his parents and numerous siblings were here as well. That's why the surname is crawling all over parts of Wyoming Co. I also found a slight error in the bio I sent. I didn't know at the time Gottlieb had a sister named Catherine (as well as a wife) and that's who he emigrated with. I mistakenly assumed it was his wife when I wrote. I'll rewrite it and send a SAC. Thank you :)
Added by Katherine White on May 15, 2017 11:04 AM
Jennifer Ross
Mary Hamlin #149844703
This Mary Hamlin also is a duplicate as she was John Hamlin's second wife and the person did not know where she was buried. Here is the #93649384 that they created for her with an unknown burial plot. If you would please be willing to remove yours as to save from confusion since it was created second.
Added by Jennifer Ross on May 14, 2017 7:27 PM
Jennifer Ross
Eliza Hamiln #149844700
Hi I was adding some photos in for Oakwood cemetery and checking against records and some already created a memorial for Eliza Hamlin # 93704011 in 2010 as they did not know where she was buried however I found her and it looks like they put a lot of work into what they did and because yours was created second would it be possible for confusions sake if you would be willing to remove the one that you created.
Added by Jennifer Ross on May 14, 2017 7:17 PM
Jean Wilson
Adline Smith Child
I have been looking for a burial in the Nevada Memorial Cemetery in Nevada, Iowa. She is listed as a spouse of Richard Child, but in the bio, she is not listed. I believe someone made an error, & would like to correct it. Thank you.
Added by Jean Wilson on May 11, 2017 10:05 AM
Nancy Wolfe
Memorial management
Wilma Gail Jividen Kenyon is my mother.Would it be possible to change Management of Memorial to me? My name is Nancy Jo Wolfe Thank-you
Find A Grave Memorial# 86958035
Added by Nancy Wolfe on Apr 30, 2017 2:42 PM
Colleen Drum
Victor B Stephens
Jim and Elizabeth:

Cannot find the words to express the feelings when I opened this email to find the picture of my grandfather's stone. My husband and I made a trip to the cemetery on our anniversary and I walked away very very disappointed that I could not find it. I was so sorry to see the damage the winds had caused in the cemetery. I was not sure what to expect for a stone. I was pleasantly surprised! Cannot image where you found it. It looks like it is almost all alone. Thank you, thank you!!!
Added by Colleen Drum on Apr 23, 2017 8:45 PM
RE: Alice Dahn North
Her 2nd husband was Jack Kahn. Unfortunately I can't find an obituary for either of them, but I do remember seeing Alice's some time ago. Thank you.
Added by Sally on Apr 22, 2017 9:21 PM
RE: Alice Dahn North
Her 2nd husband was Jack Kahn. Unfortunately I can't find an obituary for either of them, but I do remember seeing Alice's some time ago. There is also some other evidence if you want it.
Added by Sally on Apr 22, 2017 9:18 PM
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