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Shmilybrandon (#46939657)
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Bio Photo "When I go to a cemetery, I don't just see tombstones. I see families there. I see history there. I see much more than just a stone..."

I've been working on genealogy for about 20 years now. I stumbled upon this site and so impressed with the idea that I decided to volunteer and add graves as I ran across them. It saddens me to see the state of some of the graveyards I've visited, but I feel like I'm helping save part of history by photographing the stones that are still there. If I can be of any help just let me know.

"Genealogy is the art of collecting tidbits of the lives of those who came before us. And a genealogist sorts, organizes and nurtures this info for the purpose of paying it forward to a future generation's hands. The bucket is in our hands now, for a moment it's "ours", but the rest of the brigade is waiting for that pail of water to be passed to the next soul." Gerblady

if you would like a transfer of a memorial, please use the "edit" button on the memorial and state your relationship. I will gladly transfer memorials within 4 direct generations. Others I will be happy to consider. :-)
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Penny Wood Spaziani
RE: Millie Transfer
Thank you very much for transferring Millie to me. Thank you for all your work on Find A Grave. I appreciate all your work, you are most kind.
Penny
Added by Penny Wood Spaziani on Feb 13, 2017 6:34 PM
Karen S. Cowger
RE: Morgan Cemetery
Thank you.
How can I get a copy of the transcription these records? Was this transcription just for the Morgan Cemetery or other cemeteries in Rushville area?

Again Thank you for your work.

Karen S Cowger
Added by Karen S. Cowger on Jan 04, 2017 11:59 AM
Karen S. Cowger
Morgan Cemetery
I see your name on the memorials for this cemetery in Rush County, Indiana.

Do you have pictures of all the stones?

My GG grandmother (Elizabeth Ann (Caldwell) COWGER passed away in 1842 in Rush County, IN. Her husband's uncle David COWGER (1802-1842) is buried in the Morgan Cemetery and your name is on his Memorial. I have added Elizabeth to this Cemetery because Rush County cemeteries, do not have her listed anywhere.
I am hoping that she is buried in Morgan Cemetery and you might have documentation on the burials that you have found.

Any help will be appreciated,
Karen S Cowger (#47092422)
Added by Karen S. Cowger on Dec 20, 2016 7:14 PM
Dianna K. Flynn
Joseph P. Mauzy #50533516
Please remove Gertie (Elson) Anderson from this memorial, she is not a parent of Joseph P. Mauzy. Gertie (Elson) Anderson memorial is: 20533526. I think this is a OOPS moment. Gertie is a distant member of my family.

Please correct, thank you.

Dianna Flynn
Member # 46517996
Added by Dianna K. Flynn on Dec 14, 2016 9:35 AM
Robert Steen
Theresa Plessinger (56885144) maiden name
Hi,

I put in a change to the name for Theresa the other day to change it to True. However, I have done some more research and it turns out that she was a distant cousin to Morrison Plessinger and her maiden name is in fact, Plessinger as well. Morrison's father was Hugh Plessinger who's father Philip was the brother of Theresa's father Jacob Plessinger. This is not the only time when one of Hugh's children married one of Adam's. Theresa's sister Laura married Loraine Plessinger also one of Hugh's sons. I guess this was not an uncommon practice back in the day.

Thanks,
Bob
Added by Robert Steen on Dec 03, 2016 9:57 AM
Reba
Boon Lacy Sorrell
Hi, Lacy Sorrell was my Uncle through Mamie Sorrell Snedegar/Snedigar my Grandmother

Boon Lacy Sorrell was born Sept 20 1890 Bath County Ky
He died at the Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville Indiana at 6:55 am
Lacy had resided in Rushville from 1948 to 1963
then in Spiceland In, He was a retired farmer.
Lacy married Grace on Oct 16 1913
Lacy and Graces children
Emmett, Manuel,Stella Green,Edna Hunt,Pearl Rice,

siblings
Mamie Sorrell Snedegar 1894-1971
Lillie Sorrell 1887-1904
John Clay Sorrell 1890-1955

Thanks Reba Snedegar
Added by Reba on Nov 15, 2016 2:08 PM
Will Motsinger
James Dinkens
The memorial has been complected with all the known information with the exception of the linking of your memorial to Martha Jane Dinkins Palmer, # 60474248. Your cooperation in this matter has been outstanding & very much appreciated.
Added by Will Motsinger on Oct 09, 2016 9:53 PM
Susan Fudge-Will
Raymond and Marcella Harris
I noticed you input a lot of names for Ebenezer Cemetery. I show that Raymond Harris, dod 1977 and wife, Marcella, dod 1988 were buried there. Do you have access to records?

Thanks for your help.
Susan
Added by Susan Fudge-Will on Sep 21, 2016 5:55 PM
Connie Heck
Erastus & Charlotte Ogle
Thank you for the photo of their markers. Thanks for helping find a grave locate and document our families.
Added by Connie Heck on Sep 11, 2016 5:46 PM
Mary Louise Reynolds
RE: Ebenezer
You're welcome. I photographed the whole cemetery about three years ago when I was there to photograph some relatives' stones--it's not very large. I don't mind contributing the pictures, if you don't mind my doing so.
Added by Mary Louise Reynolds on Sep 08, 2016 6:03 AM
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