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CemeteryMan (#46921477)
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Don't bother posting pictures lifted from other web sites. It is against the site rules and I will have those removed by administrators without comment. Death Certificates are the only document approved for inclusion. Please pay attention to the drop down menu categories when adding images. Photos of people, family and homes are not graves.
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I don't do obituaries but I will extract appropriate information to include on my memorials if you send them to me. Names of any surviving family member will not be included. Photos of obituaries are out of guidelines. Photos of the deceased taken from obituaries are also unacceptable.
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Ken Wise
Younger Huckabee
Hello. I have a 1850 Census for Younger and his family. If you'd like to have it, Id be happy to send it. I dont get on the computer often, but I will somewhat soon. lol
Ken Wise
Added by Ken Wise on Oct 04, 2017 10:22 PM
Alan & Suzanne (Wheaton) Sanborn
RE: Nell & Julius Sipple
We took the pictures a couple days after Irma left.
Added by Alan & Suzanne (Wheaton) ... on Sep 16, 2017 12:56 PM
RE: duncan no. 126843227
Ok..thank you
Added by tcaulder on Aug 12, 2017 2:09 PM
RE: duncan no. 126843227
Can you look in the book and see if there is a picture of Duncan's headstone. It's so grown up you can't see but a few headstones. Please and thank you...
Added by tcaulder on Aug 12, 2017 9:46 AM
John Mallory Land
RE: Mem. #168014272
I appreciate your message and am looking forward to the email. And yes, is still my current address.

I am about a year into a volunteer project to update the Linwood Cemetery records and also to make the Linwood presence on FindAGrave as complete and accurate as possible. I estimate that I have another year or two to go, and I hope at the end to have a book suitable for publication. For burials after JUN 1866, anywhere in the cemetery except the Old Cemetery section, the Linwood office can tell in what lot an individual's grave situated (in most cases, and assuming the entry in the burial register is accurate). However, they do not have locations of grave plots within the lots, unless the graves are identifiably marked. An extensive survey of the cemetery was done in the 1990s by Dolores Autry, who created a manuscript that later was edited into a 3-volume published work by Lea Dowd (who passed away recently) et al. While not complete or entirely accurate, that work is quite useful for locating marked graves and lots on the ground and, in many cases, inferring the locations of unmarked ones. In the WATSON Lot (Autry’s Section F, Lot 166), she reported only 3 marked adult graves and 3 marked children’s graves, none having identifying markings.

Autry’s F-166 corresponds with Section 2, Lot 172 in the Sexton’s records – owner of record for this lot is W. T. WATSON (date of purchase not reported in my source). In addition to John W. SCARBROUGH, others reported to be buried here include his daughter Emily J. (SCARBROUGH) WATSON (1859-1940) & her husband William Thomas WATSON (1844-1923); Mrs. J. A. WATSON (buried 04 APR 1887, aged 37 years); Thomas WATSON (buried 04 OCT 1888, aged 18 months); George Thomas HODGES (buried 16 JAN 1904, aged 12 or 13 years), apparently son of John W. & Etta (WATSON) HODGES, who married 27 NOV 1889 in Muscogee County, Georgia; Mrs. Omie or Onie (WATSON) PARKER (buried 27 NOV 1912, aged 34 years); and Rudolph Anderson WATSON (buried 02 JUL 1928, aged 2 years). Also said to be in 2-172 is W. E. FUTREL (buried 02 AUG 1895, aged 46 years), but I have not yet learned if or how he may be kin to the WATSON family. William E. FUTRAL married 31 JUL 1880 in Muscogee County, Georgia, to Mary A. KINSEY.

I went to Linwood this morning and took lot photos. I only observed 4, not 6, marked graves--but the other 2 reported may have been covered over since Autry surveyed. When I go again, I will probe and see if I can locate them. Also, this summer, they have been mowing the grass less frequently than usual, and this lot had just been cut but the clippings had not been cleared, and I didn’t have time to do much of that, as I was on my way to work. I will go again this weekend and rake, etc.

I am still planning to go by the library this evening to look for John’s service record – will let you know what I come up with. Thanks again - jml
Added by John Mallory Land on Aug 10, 2017 4:42 PM
duncan no. 126843227
Hi my name is Teresa Parker Caulder. I seen were you cataloged the Lester cemetery hwy 385. It said marker was found. The cemetery is grown up kind of bad. Did you take pictures of Duncan Caulder buried their. Thank you.
Added by tcaulder on Aug 10, 2017 9:57 AM
John Mallory Land
Mem. #168014272
Hi -- Thank you for the suggested edits and the information you’ve provided for John W. SCARBROUGH and his kin. Because his grave is not marked, he would be eligible to receive a headstone from the Veterans Administration, if I am able to verify his service. However, since I am not related (as far as I know), I would need authorization by a relative for the application. Would you be willing to sign a letter of authorization for it? If the application is approved, the VA would pay for the manufacture and shipping of the headstone. It would be received and stored by the local sexton until volunteers can set it on the grave. There is no cost to the family or the applicant. I have successfully ordered and placed about 40 of these locally over the past few years. I hope to get by the public library here tomorrow evening to track down his service record (they have all of Georgia and most other states on microfilm). Also, I believe I know what lot he is in – it apparently does not have any identifiably marked graves in it but has a nameplate or threshold bearing the surname “WATSON.” I plan to go by Linwood when I have time in the next couple of days and take photos. Thanks again for the updates you provided. – John in Columbus, GA
Added by John Mallory Land on Aug 09, 2017 11:55 AM
Emma E Walling
RE: Elizabeth Pate
Hi Joe,
I am sorry that I could not find a headstone for Mrs. Pate. I am always disappointed when that is the case. There is only one headstone inside the Pate enclosure and that is Mr. Pate. I checked all the stones in the cemetery and none were Elizabeth Pate.
Added by Emma E Walling on Feb 14, 2017 8:35 PM
Rena Greene Mulder
Clarissa Shook
Her mother was Margaret Correll McLean wife of Andrew Jackson McLean. Whoever wrote up her DC mistakenly listed Clarrussa herself as mother.
Added by Rena Greene Mulder on Nov 15, 2015 7:17 PM
Church, Norman & Calloway Family Cemetery
Hi, you kindly added a cemetery photo of this cemetery in Watauga (Church, Norman & Calloway Family Cemetery) and under your photo you put that the last burial was 1979.

Sadly we had to add another family member here a few weeks ago. So although not important, if you get a chance, you might want to change that to read the last burial was 2015?

Kind Regards, Jayne
Added by Mopsy on Sep 10, 2015 9:13 PM
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