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Tina Akans Baker (#46538694)
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Bio Photo I am facinated with genealogy and have been for several years. I love this Find A Grave site and it is especially helpful to see a picture of the grave site. They usually get the spelling and dates correct.

Thanks to all of you that volunteer to put on pictures. After I get my family pictures on I might volunteer too.

Tina
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Echo
RE: Lorenzo Sibert
Yes, Tina, you contacted me about 3 years ago. Thank you again for all your information. Lucy
Added by Echo on May 30, 2016 5:29 PM
Darrell Landrum
RE: James Akans
Yes Ma'am, I have been out there a few times. There is another smaller cemetery right beside it as well. I have four days off work starting this coming Friday, so if you would maybe send me a reminder at my email address listed here on my profile, I will do my best to go there and try to get a photo for you.

Darrell
Added by Darrell Landrum on May 25, 2016 2:21 AM
Darrell Landrum
RE: James Akans
Yes Ma'am, Spring Hill, Fort Hill and Presbyterian are the other three large cemeteries here. There are other small ones in town and in the outlying areas.

Darrell
Added by Darrell Landrum on May 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Darrell Landrum
James Akans
Hi Tina, I spend a lot of time out at Old City Cemetery here in Lynchburg where you have your GGgrandfather listed as being interred. Unfortunately, I cannot find him in the burial records with Old City or Diuguid funeral home who performed almost all of the burials at Old City til the early 1920s. You may want to call the office there during normal business hours to discuss with them.

Sorry,
Darrell Landrum
Lynchburg, Virginia
Added by Darrell Landrum on Sep 28, 2014 3:57 AM
Annette Foster Ditto
William Grant Barrett
He is 2nd cousin 3x removed. I decend from Pericinde Lysander Barrett Find A Grave Memorial# 47382432
Added by Annette Foster Ditto on Sep 15, 2013 8:56 PM
Annette Foster Ditto
Wm G Barrett
I have two William G Barretts in My database. I am kin to the Barretts in the US. My 5th great grandparents were Reuben Barrett and Hannah

Could you give me more information so I can identify which William. Findgravve.com memorial number would help.

Annette Ditto
Added by Annette Foster Ditto on Sep 15, 2013 3:09 AM
Echo
Lorenzo Sibert "Jimmy" Cease
Hi Tina,

I was wondering if you had any information about Jimmy Cease. You put his memorial and photo on Find a Grave. He is my 1st cousin 1x removed. My grandma, Lucy Cease Miller, would have been his aunt, and the family resemblance is amazing! Are you related to him? I found out that he had a son with the same name from Hobbs, New Mexico and I am trying to track him down also. Any information would be welcome on this family. I am a member of Find a grave and ancestry.com.

Thank you,
Lucy Hermes
echohermes@yahoo.com
Added by Echo on May 18, 2013 6:04 PM
Spanky
William Akans
Hi, Tina.

Recently, I found a Lucinda K. Barry Akans, who died in 1867 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She married a William Akans. I saw that there was a William Akans who was your ancestor. Do you know if he was married more than once, and maybe this was his first wife? I do not think that they had any children, as this Lucy Akans died 11 months after they were married. I was just curious if you knew or not because I was going to try to add the links, if this was his first wife. Thanks.
Added by Spanky on Jul 28, 2011 8:00 AM
Janet Tabares
RE: William G Barrett
I spoke to someone at Forest Park Westheimer cemetery awhile back and they said that if a family member wants a photo of a headstone, to use the contact form on this page and that they will take a photo for them. I would also ask for a "Funeral Worksheet". Much of the information that is on a Death Certificate is included on the worksheet, and possibly a copy of the obituary.

http://www.dignitymemorial.com/DignityMemorial/contactus.aspx?id=Contact

They said to explain your relationship to the person, and they'd fulfil it. I wouldn't go into too great a detail if the relationship is a little distant - ie cousin on mother's side - that sort of thing.

Did you want me to transfer the memorial to you?

Anyway, hope that this helps,

Janet Tabares
Added by Janet Tabares on Jun 08, 2011 10:08 PM
Janet Tabares
RE: William G Barrett
Not that I remember. If this is a relative of yours I'll be glad to transfer the memorial to you. I took this one because it was close to a headstone that I was photographing by request, and thought that I'd save someone the trouble of having to ask. I did a number of graves that day in addition to the one I went to photograph.
Added by Janet Tabares on Jun 08, 2011 5:04 PM
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