|George Seitz (#40539541)|
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There is no architecture here, except the cemeteries.|
I know not how to light the path of the future, but by the lamp of the past.
One should appreciate, or even study the past. It will always be there and grows larger every day. The study of time can be abstract. It does not need to be quantified or even orderly. Because it is all-encompassing, there is something for everyone.
I had added some whiny drivel here about the site removing photographs for months. Well, on March 23rd 537 of them magically reappeared. I confess not understanding and being well on the way to not caring. But that is not my nature.
My home is circa 1784. Its situation is such that it fell in the line of battle during the conflict between the States. When my father died, I was too early at the cemetery for the appointment concerning the necessary arrangements. To pass the time I paid a visit to the antique shop close by. Displayed there was a book which possessed a title that gave me the idea that my home may be mentioned within. Upon opening it, the pages fell directly to a description and photograph of my old place. It was not intended for the purpose, but the volume became a much worn field guide as I sought to visit and photograph other antebellum homes in the vicinity. I pursued that objective with interest and vigor. This caused me to notice the old churches en route and I began to photograph them. Behind the churches were cemeteries. Cemeteries that I found to be serene and sublime, full of lore. In turn they led me here and I stayed.
Grave finder - Yes * Genealogist - No
Historian - Yes * Genealogist - No
Biographer - Yes * Genealogist - No
Photographer - Yes * Genealogist - No
No courtesy, no action. You churlish lot best steer clear of me.
Please do not post Certificates of Death on entries of my origin.
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|Virginian||Thanks for being a Photo Volunteer!|
Thanks for taking a picture of the marker for John Samuel Major at Southlawn Memorial Park in Prince George and adding it to Findagrave.
Also, thanks for letting me know his date of birth which I've added to his Memorial. Take it easy out in the cemeteries during the heat.
|Ryan Martin||Selwyn Wood portrait|
Just wondering where you found the picture of Selwyn Wood? His father founded my hometown of Crete, IL. I appreciate you posting his picture to findagrave.
|Andrew baker||sarah vaughs location|
what row is sarah vaugh at antioch united methodist church
|Louis du Mort||RE: Michael|
Sorry for the late response, but thanks for that. I'm not too keen on the "Ride hard, die young" inscription, probably why he's in a grave.
Check this one out - the headstone photo is lousy, the wrought iron cut-out is really cool.
See you down the road...
|Scott Hutchison||RE: James Caskie Cabell|
Recently I received a new history of 60th Virginia Infantry. Over 700 pages!!!
|Betty Eheart||Lucian Eheart 15902567|
Thanks so much... after Find a Grave send me back so may times the edit to add his parents with denied on it. I was so happy I did not get that yesterday and they put it on his Memorial. Now all of the brothers are linked. That is the first time that has ever happened to me when I tried to link parents. Thanks again, Betty Eheart
|Hubert Knauff, Jr.||RE: Andrew Tucker|
Yes, you are probably correct about my error. I allowed a well-versed & educated friend of mine to assist me as I entered the info to this person – something I rarely do. I had just purchased the book “Captains At Rest” (2008) directly from its author, L. Harris Churchwell, at an annual Georgia Sons Of Confederate Veterans meeting. I was checking my information when a friend dropped by my house and took the book to look over it. I assumed he was reading directly from it when I requested bits of information from him. Apparently he either mislead me accidentally or I misunderstood him. Here is what the book states on the lower half of page 206 (the entire page is titled “ JUNIOR SECOND LIEUTENANT ANDREW J. TUCKER):
“Died May 18, 1864, in Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, of a minie ball wound to his right shoulder received at Spotsylvania, Virginia. Buried in Section I, Grave 266, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Wounded in the Battle of Sharpsburg, September 19, 1862. Mortally wounded by minie balls in the thorax and left shoulder at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, May 10, 1864. Unmarried and lived with parents prior to the war.”
The sources used by the author for this page's information & listed ahead of its index & titled “END NOTES” are: 374. Trees, Ancestry.com, pid=134608173; 375. Compiled Service Record, M226, Roll 61; 376. Sexton's record, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.; Mrs. William H. MacFarland, ed., Register of the Confederate Dead Interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, 101. 377. Trees, Ancestry.com, pid=134608173.”
Also, I changed no spelling or punctuation of the above quotes. Note: 'Register of the Confederate Dead Interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia' is in italics.
|Vanessa Wood||RE: William Gregory Brookes|
|Louis du Mort||RE: A.J.|
Thanks for sending A.J. my way.
I too, saw the Mecum auctions and I was blown away by some of those vintage bikes from the early 1900s going for $50,000 plus! Like you, I learned quite a bit - I had never even heard of a Vincent.
In a perfect world, I would have the money to buy any of those bikes and spend my days cruising through cemeteries...
|Chastidy Thompson ||Photo for Leonard Thompson|
Thank you so much!
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