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Suzi Dewsnap Terrell (#46902002)
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The Hunt

It started young with bedtime tales
Of years that had gone by
Gramps told of how they use to live
And how they all had died.
It made me wonder who they were
And what they all had been
So the hunt began for names & dates
To look up all my kin.
I knew there were some famous ones
Like Daniel Boone and Dewey
But had no idea that I would find
that most of them were screwy!
Like old maid Flo who had a fear
Of men and all their groping
She wore a whistle round her neck
(... but I think she was just hoping!)
And then I found an Uncle George
Whose stories send you reeling
He was caught with someone's horse
So they strung him up for stealing.
Next I found old scarlet Lucy
Who ran a house of sin
Till they closed it down & locked her up
For her wicked way with men.
After hearing bout Grandpa Henry
I put my hunt to rest
Could take no more afraid I'd find
That my bloodline's not the best.
So be prepared when you start your hunt
For those ghost that once lay hidden
Could raise and haunt you in the night
And you might regret the diggin!

 by Suzi Terrell 
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Edna Mae Martin Sunvison
RE: Lois Harwood
Added by Edna Mae Martin Sunvison on May 29, 2017 5:38 PM
Johannes Schatz
Thanks for adding his obit so fast ! One of the grandchildren buried in Robert Bird cemetery is the infant son of Fred Schatz,possibly the Johnny Schatz with no information.The child's death notice didn't give a name,just a male infant.I found where the grave is located,but short of going to the cemetery I can't know for sure.You can list the credit as SDT (#48294079).
Thanks !
Added by SDT on Feb 12, 2017 12:30 PM
Barbara Wolf
RE: Thanks Barbara!
I'm always disappointed when I can't find a tombstone. Unfortunately, it seems to happen to often in my opinion. You are welcome. Have a nice weekend.
Added by Barbara Wolf on Jul 29, 2016 6:31 PM
Gerry Jean
RE: Edward Phelan
Glad to help, Suzi!
Added by Gerry Jean on Jun 18, 2016 7:41 PM
Tryon in Wallkill
hi Suzi
I found a few more Tryons on Friday :-) Thought you might like to know.

have a great day!
Added by LadyGoshen on Apr 03, 2016 8:25 AM
RE: Willie Batdorf #18916077
Well this is a first and I thought I had seen everything, ha! Willies parents are:

64995904 William Lewis Rae
18916330 Louise Batdorf

Thank you
Added by PassingTime on Mar 17, 2016 10:04 AM
RE: Willie Batdorf #18916077
I re-sent the links through the edit tab. Thank you for letting me know you didn't get them.
Added by PassingTime on Mar 16, 2016 8:10 PM
Willie Batdorf #18916077
Just an FYI for you on a link to Willie's father that I sent. His biological father is William Rae (which is the link) I don't know if Samuel adopted him or not. His mother married Samuel after his fathers death. I noticed on his headstone it shows Samuel as his father which is why I thought I better explain it to you. Thanks
Added by PassingTime on Mar 16, 2016 4:23 PM
Janet Hickey
RE: Tryon Grave Photos
You are very welcome Suzie. I will have to go back at some point to find Charles Tryon. I found Frances his wife but will look closer for Charles. My research shows they both died just a few days apart in 1885. He may be on the same stone but I did not take the picture of the other sides of the stone if it was unreadable. I'll double check next time.
Added by Janet Hickey on Nov 15, 2015 8:23 PM
Kathy Bates-Lande
RE: Margaret Rayburn Dawes Bates
Hi Thanks, I have lots to post for her. That grave has 1/2 of my moms cremains so she could be near her sister and her other half is with my dad at Valley Center. Per her request.
So I linked her to both places. Thanks for passing it on to me and also putting it up in the first place. I am linking all our ancestors on moms side. And I was not quite ready to add her because it was hard to do so soon. With dad gone and the long winter nights, I have the time now and the desire.
Thanks again, Kathy
Added by Kathy Bates-Lande on Nov 11, 2015 6:54 PM
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