October 2009 archive

Walton Cemetery, Grand Traverse County Michigan

This entry is part 57 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

This cemetery is just west of US 131, about 2 20 miles south of Kalkaska. Walton Junction is a ghost town, little remains of the once thriving logging community. I consulted a book of cemetery transcriptions at the library in Kalkaska, which listed lot A lot was listed on the index as that of containing …

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Chartiers Cemetery, Carnegie, Pennsylvania

This entry is part 56 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

In July, 2007, Papa and I spent a week in Pennsylvania, searching for information on his elusive Warren ancestors. One day, we drove south through Pittsburgh to this very large cemetery where some of his ancestors are buried. I wrote a letter to this cemetery in April, 2001, inquiring about Papa’s ancestors, James and Emily …

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