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Ronald Welch (#47688450)
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Bio Photo Portland, Rideau Lakes Twp., Leeds County, Ontario, Canada

I've been working on my wife's and my ancestry for a number of years now. The majority of my memorials are in our backgrounds, however if related or not, I feel the more research done, and information provided to each memorial, as well as linking family members, the greater benefit it is to the next person researching.
Please feel free to use any of my photos, I am not looking for recognition. They have been taken to assist others.

Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone.
The names and the dates are chiselled out
on polished marble stone.
It reaches out to all that care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse,
Not entirely on our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred 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.
Author - Walter Butler Palmer
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Susan Garske Sylvester
Katherine Fox Bass
Ron and Margo, Thank you so much for the transfer of Katherine Fox Bass the sister of my great-grandfather Edward J. Fox. I added some more pictures. I think you will find she has an interesting history. Susan Garske Sylvester
Added by Susan Garske Sylvester on Feb 15, 2017 10:23 AM
Eliza M. Short's parents
They are listed on the Beechwood register Thomas Short and Eliza Derrick. Let me know if you have need of any other info and I will see if I can find it.
Added by yithio on Jan 12, 2017 7:26 AM
Eliza M Short
Hi, the stone says that Charles A Morris is buried with his wife Eliza M. Short (1872-1951). Nothing about Sarah Morris!
Added by yithio on Jan 12, 2017 7:20 AM
Charles' wife
Hi Ronald--I actually gave you the wrong surname for the wife he is buried with so let me get back to you on that.
Added by yithio on Jan 12, 2017 7:18 AM
Charles Morris
Hi there - just wanted to send a note to say that Charles Morris' stone marker is a ground stone, so won't be visible for sometime, as it's currently buried under snow! Either myself or someone else should be able to get a photograph of his stone by at least the spring, possibly April...or if the weather is like it is today, sooner!
Added by yithio on Jan 11, 2017 10:26 AM
Muriel Butler
Stanley Horning
Memorial for Stanley transferred to you.
Added by Muriel Butler on Nov 20, 2016 5:12 PM
Chris Doran
Lakeman and Biggs Horning at Walthamstow

You'll be pleased to hear that I've found the grave and will upload pictures shortly. Edward James Horning (d 29-May-1947 a 69) is there too. If you'd like to do the honours and create his memorial, I'll add pictures for him too.

Regards, Chris
Added by Chris Doran on Nov 13, 2016 7:28 PM
Jenny Neubs
Hello Ron,

Have just had a great afternoon - checking out all
the Best family from Benjamin and Dorcas LANGDON.

This family is connected to me via Benjamin's Grandfather Matthias and Elizabeth(Jane)FORD - Matthias is my GGG Grandfather. My GG Grandfather who is a brother of John BEST (the father of Benjamin)came to Australia in 1854.

He was a Benjamin as well. Anyway if you are interested I have much on the family of Bests in Qld Australia. Realise they are far and wide and you may not even be connected.

Would love to hear from you or your wife if we are connected.

Many thanks - have put up a number of photos - nothing like as many as you on the web site - of the BEST Family in the Yandina Cemetery in Queensland if you would like to have a look.


Added by Jenny Neubs on Nov 11, 2016 8:53 PM
Headstone photo of William Yates
I have seen the headstone photo of William Yates in a number of locations. On it is mentioned his wife Chloe Parish (who had a second husband Otis Bullis). Everyone seems to interpret the photo, and the Find a Grave entry, as evidence of Chloe's grave. However, the way I interpret the headstone photo is that it is William's grave and the headstone just happens to mention that his wife was Chloe. Can you provide any insights? Is this the actual gravesite of Chloe Parish and William Yates?
Added by Imasham on Sep 24, 2016 3:35 PM
Arlis Ross
Hi Ronald.
I've created a memorial for Emily's Father Weir.
Would you link her to his memorial.
The number is 169024468. thanks a bunch
Added by Arlis Ross on Aug 28, 2016 6:02 AM
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