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barbara sterling (#47067092)
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Bio Photo My family noted for are Turner/Hose/Nesselrodt/Nazelrod/Ritchie/ my husbands side. Sterling/Purcell/Poulson.
pic is my mom Nellie Hose Turner
We Are The Chosen Author Unknown
My feelings are in each family we are called to the ancestors.To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, To tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.To me.doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but,instead,breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the storytellers of the tribe. We have been called as it were by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us; Tell our story,So,we do. In finding them,we somehow find ourselves. How many times have I told the ancestors you have wonderful would be proud of us? It goes beyond just documenting facts.. It goes to who I am and why I do the things I do? The bones here are bones of my bones and flesh of my flesh.It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what are ancestors were able to accomplish.How they contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses,their never giving in or giving up. Their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a nation. It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us. That we might be born who we are.That we might remember them. So we do.With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence. Because we are them and they are us. So, as a scribe called,I TELL THE STORY OF MY FAMILY. It is up to that one called in the next generation, To answer the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers. That is why I do my family gealogy.
When I first started my family resource. it was with great honor and respect to remember those who were my dearly closet family members. honored person's to served my country to keep me free.friends and most of all that that gave me live my dear loving parents. Noah and Nellie Turner.In the close five years that I have been searching for my family. friends I also wanted to add those whom I did not help others who's love ones they may not be able to locate.this time the search for my love ones over the past few years has become more difficult then I expected, all thou, I still hope and pray by the will of God that I will beable to add or help anyone whomay want resource on a friend or family member that I have all ready added.but please do not ask me to transfer any of my family or closes friend. and picture maybe copied, but not transferred, and hope that its not for a sale to someone eles. remember you copied it FREE.when I started this I was in company with a very dear niece. who so enjoyed this.and helped me to get 2013 along this past years I have losted afew close other relatives., that were apart of my life. or just there to talk to.this year alone I losted a dear niece.two great nephews.a niece has lost her mother-in-law, another niece has losted her father-in-law. what may behold in store for the rest of the year only the Lord knows.i look say here as I have so many times before. my resource is not to be counted my names or pictures. but remembering, honoring. missing terribly.theses family names for me are Turner's and Hose's are from Hardy Co,Wv,and my Sterling family is from Crisfield MD of the Eastern Shore.

It was the first day of Census,and all through the land.The pollster was ready,a black book in hand.He mounted his horse for a long dusty ride;His books and some quills were close by his side;
Along winding ride down a road barey there;Toward the smell of fresh bread wofting up through the air.The woman was tired with lines on her face;and wispe of brown hair,She tucked into place.
She gave him some water,as they sat at the table.
He asked of her children.the best she was able.The oldest was twenty,the youngest not two.She held up a toddler with cheeks round and red;his sister she whipsered was napping in bed.
She noted each person who lived there with pride.and she felt the faint stirrings of the wee one inside.He noted the sex,the color,the age. The marks from the quill soon filled up the page.At the number of children.She nodded her head.and he saw her lips quiver for the three that were dead.The places of birth she never forgot,Was it Kansas?or Utah? or Orgean? or not?They came from Lithuania of that she was clear.But she wasn't quite sure,Just how long they been here. They spoke of employment of schooling and such.They could read some. and write some.though really not much;
When the questions were answered his job was done.So he mounted his horse.and rode toward the sun.We can almost imagine, his voice loud and clear May God Bless you all for another ten years. TO Those of you who keep reviewing my resources. ido not know how you can seek someone out who is trying to honor and remember their love one. several times i have bben ask to remove several of my immate family members.because considered dupleted. have you took a real hard look at mine as their there for remembrance not number like i believe all of yous who do big count numbers, mine are not there for num,bes but remember, i suppose not even 1/2 of yous dont even know all the people that yous add for numbers. well mine is not the case, all pics resouce and obits etc are all my finding and doing, by visiting, talking to such as family, friends, i have visited several of thses cemeteries thru the years, such as it may be of yous who add my family with a name poss headstone, why dont you check mine with full family resouce, and i do not have e-mail, nor do i use it.
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C. R. V. Hall
Stephen Carroll Sterling duplicates
I believe this veteran is buried in Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron, MD. The memorial# is 155856582, and was created Dec 09, 2015.

Your memorial 94826276, created Aug 04, 2012 has him buried in Spring Hill Cemetery in Girdletree, MD.
Added by C. R. V. Hall on Aug 22, 2017 10:40 AM
Alan Wetzel
Ralph V. Pratt 49747141
I have a very good photo of Ralph in his uniform during WW II. I would like to post it to his memorial. Would you be so kind to delete the photo of his wife (the same photo of her is on her memorial)? Only five photos are allowed, and I believe his military photo should be on his memorial.
Alan Wetzel #47743679
Added by Alan Wetzel on Aug 18, 2017 11:53 PM
Beverly Albert
Full / Dove
My grandmother, Minnie Ethel Dove married Wade Marshall Fulk .
Added by Beverly Albert on Jun 17, 2017 1:26 PM
patricia whitehair
Emma Helmick
Yes i see your quite familiar with Simon Peter Hose and Emma Helmick i was asked to find by another family member to find a picture of Emma Helmick when i said i would try my best to do i figured i would ask you if you have any known pictures of Emma helmick it would be greatly appiciated Sincerly
Patricia Whitehair
Added by patricia whitehair on May 11, 2017 12:32 PM
Michael Baker
memorial #76207953
You have Michael Baker listed as born in 1750, and his father linked as John Baker born in 1760. Possible typo on these dates?
Just thought you might want to correct this.
Added by PraterAndHillKin on Apr 26, 2017 11:23 AM
Turner Photos
Hi Barbara!
I love your tributes to Noah and the family!
Your photos are awesome!
I am working on my tree at and would love to include some of the pictures if it's okay.
My Great Grandfather is George Washington Turner, Noah's brother.
Thank you,
Elizabeth Turner Bearman
Added by ElizaBear on Mar 16, 2017 9:40 PM
Diane Flanagan
Davis Cem
Hi, Was wondering where this Davis Cem is located at Peru? Is it in the same area as the Judy Cemetery, which is past the Country Store and Peru Community Center. I was told about a cemetery in that area that might have some of my ancestors in it. They person that told me didn't know who was buried in the cem. Thanks, Diane
Added by Diane Flanagan on Dec 31, 2016 6:09 PM
Donald Turner
Turner Family
Hi Barbara,

I've recently started back researching the Turner family after a short 15 year break. Back when I was first researching the Turner's I connected with a distant cousin researching the same line. She gave me much of the information that I have now from Cyrus U. Turner back to David Benjamin Turner from Maryland. I would love to help if there is anything I can do. I'm in SC so not able to visit the sites easily but am planning a trip to Ohio this summer to photograph as many gravesites as possible and look up records. Would love to share/exchange any information I have with all interested parties.

Don Turner
Added by Donald Turner on Dec 26, 2016 8:58 AM
RE: turner
Hi Barbara, sorry for the delayed response! Thanks for that information, I'm hoping to visit Rockingham County on my next visit to Virginia, but my husband's family lives in the Hampton Roads area. Thanks for letting me know about the book, I am going to look it up and see if it's available online at all. Did you say had a question for me?

Merry Christmas :)
Added by AmandaLasen on Dec 21, 2016 2:23 PM
James Turner I House
Hi Barbara,

It's Amanda again.

I saw the photo of the James Turner home that you uploaded onto his memorial page. It looks like that came from a Newspaper? Do you happen to know which one and roughly which date or year?

Thanks always, your memorials aid so much in my research.

Added by AmandaLasen on Dec 12, 2016 7:46 AM
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