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Matthew & Chrissy (#48170267)
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Bio Photo We are Matthew and Chrissy Myers. We have been into old stones and cemeteries for years, and got back on the site a while ago. We are working on a project to do Military and Civil War graves in the NC area mostly and love taking road trips and have discovered a few old cemeteries and added them on here. I have been in the military for 18 years.

PHOTOS - We will add better photos if stone was not cleaned or clear for clear photo, Or does not take the whole stone, or it needs a close up to read the info. Also if the pic is discolored.

Most of our family are from PA, and CT.

Family on Matthew's Fathers side are, Myers, Kerner / Karner, Carner, Domer, Grantham, Stroup, Lusher, Mitchell, Van De Kuil, Kuil, Pryer,Turk .

Matthew is a descentant of John Kerner / Carner, who was married to Magdalena. They had a son John Carner JR, who married Susan Stroup. John and Susan had a daughter Susan. Susan Carner married George Domer. George and Susan Domer and a daughter Sarah Belle, who married My Great Great Grandfather Samual B Myers. Samual and Sarah had a son Ralph Otto Myers, my Great Grandfather, who had Ralph Clair Myers, who married my grandmother Alice Grantham Myers. They had a son Ralph Kriss Myers, who married my mom Mary Louise Evans. ( In my Myers Virtual Cemetery )

Family on my Mothers side are, Evans, Hunter, McNaughton, Monross, Ball. ( In my Evans Virtual Cemetery ) Related to Lucille Ball.

I am happy to transfer grave memorials outside my family to family members, and I welcome corrections and additions. Just use the edit tab to send your request.

I have no problem doing a photo request if someone needs one that is in the Raleigh area or close. Send me a request and Ill try to fill it. I would appreciate a comment on my page after I fill your request. Thank you.

Here are some very helpful websites or reference materials:

Johnston County Heritage Center

Harnett County Library Cemetery Database:

Pitt County Cemetery Census by J. L. Jackson for 1940's & 1950's:

Pitt County Family Researchers:

Cemetery Census of North Carolina

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Mary Ann Loss
James Cofield
Hi there, Would you kindly consider deleting a photo that you added to #3273063? It's the wrong Cofield. I've also asked Find A Grave to do the same and am sending this note to cover all bases. Thanks so much, Mary Ann
Added by Mary Ann Loss on Apr 25, 2017 6:58 PM
Sarah Locklin Taylor
Skidmore Memorials - First Presbyterian Church Columbarium
Hello Matthew & Chrissy!

Thank you so much for the work you do on FindAGrave, most especially with Military memorials.

I was contacted, today, and was informed that there was another memorial created for my cousin, Cynthia Inez Brown Skidmore. At the time I created her memorial, I did not know where her remains/cremains were placed, as it was not mentioned in the obit. I had also created memorials, in the same matter, burial location unknown, for her husband, the Col. Lloyd James Skidmore Jr, and their son, Lloyd James Skidmore III.

I would like to request, and hope you will oblige, that you add the photos from the memorials you created to the ones I created and allow me to continue to maintain the original memorials and remove the ones you created. I would so appreciate it.

Your Memorials:
Cynthia Inez Brown Skidmore - 138855673
Col. Lloyd James Skidmore Jr - 138855408
Lloyd James Skidmore III - 138854958

Thank you for your kind consideration.

Best Regards,
Sarah Locklin Taylor
Added by Sarah Locklin Taylor on Apr 19, 2017 1:33 PM
Tommy Taylor
Lydia Fields Woody
Many thanks for the transfer!!
Added by Tommy Taylor on Mar 29, 2017 8:59 AM
Tommy Taylor
Lydia Fields Woody
Many thanks!! You are fast!

If possible and appropriate, remove the actual obituary and just leave the summary. I sent the actual obituary only for your information. If you want, just delete everything below...."July 20, 2002"

Added by Tommy Taylor on Mar 29, 2017 7:47 AM
Gale Olsson McHale
RE: Pvt Roman Ovenburg
Good evening!
I went to the cemetery today and found Roman's family plot. I was pleased to find a headstone for Roman. Although it's not a military marker, it does note his military service. Just wanted to let you know that the photos are posted. I may send you some edit requests for him.


PS Thanks for taking a look at the information for Alban W Purcell. In addition to feeling that our veterans should be paid special attention to, I thought his information was particularly interesting as he seemed to have many different facets to his life. Did you happen to see that one of the actors he was in a supporting role to was John Wilkes Booth? Ironic. Yes, could be another one, but ... And, no, that's NOT why I referred you to the article. I just happened to notice it while I was reading after I clipped.
Added by Gale Olsson McHale on Mar 07, 2017 7:05 PM
Brendan Knauf
RE: Col John McMahon
Great great grandson. Brvt. Brigidier Gen. John McMahon- John Heber McMahon to Charles McMahon to my mother. Eileen.
Added by Brendan Knauf on Feb 02, 2017 1:19 PM
R.B. Adams Cemetery
Thank you for taking and sharing the photos of R.B. Adams Cemetery in Four Oaks, Johnston County! Much appreciated!
Added by hamlet on Dec 10, 2016 10:05 AM
Gayle Lyon Meldau
RE: Patrick H. Hackett
Thanks so much for the good info, and adding the parent links. I've added the photo to Patrick's memorial.

Gayle Lyon Meldau
Added by Gayle Lyon Meldau on Oct 22, 2016 4:33 PM
Hodges Family Cemetery in Dunn, Harnett County, NC
I see that you added a photo of this cemetery:
Added by: Matthew & Chrissy

Did you happen to survey this cemetery while there?

Thanks for all your photos! I see your names quite a bit!

Added by hamlet on Oct 22, 2016 9:24 AM
Strickland families
I used to live in Wake County, and remember seeing the Strickland name scattered around north Wake County, near Raleigh. Also there is Strickland Rd, that runs from Falls of Neuse out west towards the airport, with a few Stricklands scattered about. Good luck in your research.
Added by sticksandstones on Sep 12, 2016 12:23 PM
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