Re: Vital Information - joan m larkin
Subject: Re: Vital Information
From: joan m larkin
Date: February 16, 1999

Congratulations!!  I know how important this is to you.  No one should be
without a tombstone.  Still looking for the grave of my Great, great
grandfather James S. Roach who died at Richmond, VA 1863.  Joan

Roach, Ragsdale, Allen, Reece,Hillhouse, Crownover,  Machen,  Ballenger .
Mauldin, Wood, Lively, McCay, Dangar, Helton, Jemerson, Pittman,  Bramblett,
O'Bryant, Griffith, Forrester, Parks, Dobson, Goss, Harbin, Bearden, Smith,
-----Original Message-----
From: Jane Benson 
To: [email protected] 
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 1999 6:07 PM
Subject: Vital Information

Any paper that provides important documentation/verification is very
>necessary in researching our ancestors.  Age, date of birth, place of
>birth, parent's names, etc. are very vital pieces of information that must
>not be overlooked no matter what.  I know at least 153 members on this list
>that will be very happy for me when I tell you that I am now in the process
>of being able to obtain a tombstone marker for my great grandfather, Reuben
>Ashley, who served as a guard at the prison in Andersonville during the
>Civil War.  Thanks to my research and the documents that I have been able
>to obtain, it is now becoming a reality.  It should be about 8 months
>before the actual placement of the tombstone marker and in that length of
>time I am hoping for a miracle for I am still hopeful of learning who my
>Reuben's parents were.  But, even without that vital piece of information,
>I cannot stress enough the importance of making sure that all of your
>information is documented and verified.  Without it, you have no proof of
>who your ancestors were or that they even lived.

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