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From: Mary A Grindol< >
Subject: Re: tombstones
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 14:00:29 -0500
On Sun, 15 Mar 1998 19:21:32 +0000 <> wrote:
<While going through the Jefferson and Schoharie cemeteries, we noticed a
tombstone in each that appeared as if it were a tree truck. We remarked
on the uniqueness and didn't further think on it. Well, today on the
HUNGARY-L list, I think we found an answer and would like to share it
our fellow listers [about Woodmen of the World].>
I have also heard that a stump means "a life cut short." However, I'm
certainly going to follow up on your hint, because my "tree trunk"
ancestor was not particularly young when she died. Thank you.
(Mary A. Grindol < >
Mary Alice Benedict Grindol, Editor
FULLER-BUTTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER
THE KALAMAZOO VALLEY [Michigan] HERITAGE
BENEDICT FAMILY HISTORY NEWS e-mail: < >)
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