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Bonnie Martin Cornish (#47418564)
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Bio Photo John Hopwood, Revolutionary soldier, is my 5th Great Grandfather buried in Hopwood Cemetery who Hopwood, Pa is named. Because of him I found my ancestors, 2 wonderful hobbies, graving and genealogy and enabled me to be accepted in the D.A.R. of Bethel Fife & Drum Chapter; son & brother & husband are now in the S.A.R. John Hayden, Col.Thomas Gaddis & Dennis Springer, Rev. soldiers are also gggggrandfathers. I am also a Mayflower decendant thru Priscilla Webb to John Alden.
A member of the 1812 Dolley Madison Society thru Moses Hopwood and a Daughter of the Union Veterans of the Civil War thru my 3xgGrandfather, Frederick R. Martin.
I was born & raised in PA.; graduated
from North Union H.S. and then attended business school in Pgh.; mother of two children and 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.
I feel everyone deserves to be "remembered" for passing thru this way and touching our lives in some way. I hope my efforts help to do just that; grateful for this website that helps us to do that in our small way.
Feel free to copy any photos as others have helped me, why would I not allow others to enjoy and sure they are memorializing them in an honorable way.
I would transfer anyone that's important to you too. BUT PLEASE IF YOU WANT ME TO TAKE A PHOTO - SEND THE SECTION & PLOT NO.
Dear Ancestor
Your tombstone stands among the rest; neglected and alone. The name and date are chiseled out on polished, marbled stone. It reaches out to all who care. It is too late to mourn. You died and I was born. Yet each of us are cells of you, in flesh, in blood, in bone. Our blood contract and beats a pulse entirely not our own. Dear Ancestor, the place you filled 100 years ago, spreads out among the ones you left who would have loved you so. I wonder if you lived and loved, I wonder if you knew- that someday I would find this spot and come to visit you.
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Gene Brierly
RE: Glovers
Bonnie; I did a search in my reference to the Glover Family and My only significant connection was in the marriage of Elizabeth Jane Glover to Samuel N Bird. He was a brother of my GGreatfather
Henry S Bird. Elizabeth would have been a cousin

I also looked at all of the Glovers in Beaver Creek Cemetery and found no connection to the Bird/Burd Families of Fayette CO PA

If I do later find a connection, I will get back to you.
Gene Brierly
Added by Gene Brierly on Apr 24, 2017 2:15 PM
Gene Brierly
RE: Glovers
Bonnie; I am unaware of a cemetery across from the restuarant. If you find it please copy down)if possible) as many of the markers as you can and send it to me

Gene Brierly
Added by Gene Brierly on Apr 24, 2017 7:00 AM
Gene Brierly
RE: Glovers
Please send me copies of the photos. I always like to get these types of information,You may have gotten something I did not get.
Many thanks
Gene Brierly
Added by Gene Brierly on Apr 24, 2017 6:56 AM
Cashie
RE: Peter & Agnes Pegg
Sorry, my listings are from a transcription, so no help on locations.
Added by Cashie on Apr 07, 2017 9:20 AM
dbudd
RE: Glenn and Ida Mae Mitchell
You can use the photo. Glenn Mitchell's sister Alice is she buried in Green Ridge Cemetery and if she is married what is her married name. When you find out just add her to the find a grave site on Green Ridge Cemetery. Thanks
Added by dbudd on Apr 04, 2017 6:55 AM
Rebekah Billings
RE: Peter PEGG
Hi, I created this memorial from a list of burials compiled by other researchers. I have not visited the cemetery and do not know where the plot is. If you would like to manage this memorial, just let me know and I'd be happy to transfer. Here's some information about the cemetery that you might be interested in, from another website (PA Gen Web): "Directions: From the overpass where Rt 119 passes over Rt 40 in Uniontown, go north on Rt 119 for 4.3 miles and bear off on ramp to Connellsville St Ext. Go 0.2 miles to the bottom of the ramp and turn left (Gallatin Ave Ext). Go 0.1 miles and turn right on Connellsville Street. Go 2.7 miles and the cemetery in on the left just past the entrance to St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery. The entrance is a gravel lane entering between two stone walls with lion statues on top.

GPS Location:
39.90225 N
79.69754 W

Known as Park Place Cemetery for generations, this cemetery fell into a state of disrepair during the 1980s. About 1990, the cemetery was sold for back taxes. The owner, at that time, allowed the cemetery to deteriorate further. Grass was mowed only once or twice yearly and massive trees fell and were left to cover turn of the century grave markers. Trash and construction waste was dumped in a gully along the property line, covering marked and unmarked graves for eternity.

About 2004, the cemetery was sold, once again, to a realtor from Monroeville, who proceeded to clean the property and perform regular maintenance. A new sign was posted with the name Park Memorial Cemetery and once again, lots were offered for sale. Within months, the cemetery was quietly placed on the market for resale.

In 2005, it was purchased by Oliver Development Corporation and was quietly rezoned to 'vacant' commercial status, instead of the 'Cemetery' designation the adjacent St. Mary's Cemetery has."
Added by Rebekah Billings on Mar 30, 2017 5:10 PM
The Ancestor Hunter
RE: Thomas Brownfield - Mt. Moriah Cem
Thanks, Sent bio to other poster
Added by The Ancestor Hunter on Mar 26, 2017 6:53 PM
S. J. Noel Kondek
RE: Glenn and Ida Mae Mitchell
I'm sorry, I did not know your aunt and uncle. I added your uncle as part of adding all Mitchells that I found in the Triblive.com obits because I do have a Mitchell in my ancestry; I thought there may be an unknown relative among the Mitchells. Consequently, I known nothing more than the contents of the obit. I'm glad you found the posted memorial useful and good luck in your search. By the way, Triblive.com no longer publishes all the obits the way they used to, so I'm really glad I posted memorials then and for as many as I did.
Added by S. J. Noel Kondek on Mar 25, 2017 4:09 PM
Judith
I feel the same way
Dear Bonnie, I love the poem you included on your profile, and I feel the same way about the work I do in genealogy. I put together a family tree for my husband's great aunt, Ann Evans Colwell. She is the second wife of his great uncle, Harold W. Colwell, and they had no children. I wanted Ann to know that somebody cared about her and her ancestors, even though I have no genetic link at all. Now widowed and in her 90s, Ann treasures the four binders I put together for her. Occasionally there is a glimmer of recognition. Most of all, I wanted Ann to know she is not alone, for I believe the spiritual presence of all who came before her are ever present to guide and protect. It is a sacred honor to do this work.
Added by Judith on Dec 05, 2016 1:45 PM
Chris Bergstrom
Maggie Parnell and William Wilson
Wonderful to come across you're memorials for Maggie and William and to see there photo you uploaded! I have Parnell Family Reunion photo from Sept 11 1949 and Maggie and William are in with a bunch of her siblings, and other cousins of hers.

Maggie was a first cousin of my Great Great Grandfather Clifford Purnell.

It's interesting some of the descendants went by Parnell and some by Purnell, and a few went by Pernell.

We have a Purnell Family Heritage group would love to invite you to join us there.

Email me anytime
chrissbergstrom@aol.com
Added by Chris Bergstrom on Jun 12, 2016 2:43 AM
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