Joel Seagraves Swafford was born in 1846 in Tennessee, and died in 1919 in Missouri. He married Margaret Hedrick, and they had 6 children. He fought in the American Civil War in the 2nd Regiment, Missouri Light Artillery; which was a Union unit.
These are the tombstones for Michael Sanor, aka Zeynor/Zehner. He was an American Revolutionary War Patriot. He served in the 8th Pennsylvania regiment under Captains Eli Miers and Michael Huffnagle, and Colonels Brodhead and Mackey. The stone on the left is his original one, and the one on the right is for his military service. As you can see, the stone on the left reads ‘Michael Sanor’, and the one
Today is the 3rd anniversary of Illuminated Ancestries blog. Thank you to all my readers, followers, and subscribers! It has been a great three years, and I’m looking forward to my next year of blogging. Carol Genung
This is the tombstone of Robert J. and Alice K. (Whiteleather) Crist. They are buried in Moultrie Chapel Cemetery, West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio. They are both cousins of mine, but from different ancestral lines. Robert is, of course, from my Crist line, and Alice is from my Sanor/Zehner line. Both of these families settled in northeastern Ohio in the early part of the 19th century. This tombstone has