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From: Dorothy Hinchcliff Goodrich <>
Subject: Re: [VA-SOUTHSIDE] ???
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 20:51:18 -0500
In-Reply-To: <011001c7351c$735b2ce0$02ba9904@Junebug>


Hi, Christine,



it was Cedar Grove Cemetery, which I was told is the oldest cemetery in
Portsmouth. I had to call Oak Grove Cemetery though, because they now hold
the records for Cedar Grove.



Dorothy



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Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 8:04 PM
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Subject: Re: [VA-SOUTHSIDE] ???



HI Dorothy,



Which cemetery did you contact, just curious.



thanks,

Christine

----- Original Message -----

From: "Dorothy Hinchcliff Goodrich" <>

To: "'Paul Drake'" <>; <>

Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 6:55 PM

Subject: Re: [VA-SOUTHSIDE] ???





> Hi I just saw your message and thought I'd reply! I just signed up

> recently

> and haven't seen much activity either.

>

> However, I'll put a question out:

> I am researching Alfred H. Hingerty, my GGG-grandfather, and his family,

> which lived mainly in Portsmouth, Va., and Suffolk, Va. I have already

> gathered quite a bit of information on him. He was a boatswain in the U.S.

> Navy and served on many ships, including the USS Constellation, now docked

> in Baltimore.

>

> He was married three times and had many children, including my

> GG-grandmother, Hannah C. Hingerty, who married Justin Turner from

> Brooklyn,

> N.Y.

>

> Alfred was born sometime between 1800 and 1809 (different records show

> different ages) and he died in Suffolk in July 1875. He was married three

> times, and I am interested in trying to find more information on his

> parents

> (who he lists as from Loudon County when he married his third wife) and

> possible siblings as well as info on his first wife, Mary Jane Howard (my

> GGG-grandmother). He and Mary Jane were married in Washington, D.C., in

> 1834. I would be interested in any ideas on how to find out when Mary Jane

> died or any more about her family. I've contacted the cemetery in

> Portsmouth

> that was in existence in the 1850s but they could not find a record of her

> being buried there. She and Alfred are listed in the 1850s Census in

> Portsmouth, but in 1858 he married his second wife, Ellen Wright.

>

> If anyone thinks they are related to any of these people or has

> suggestions

> on how I can obtain the information I'm looking for, that would be great.

>

> Thanks!

> Dorothy

>

> -----Original Message-----

> From:

> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Paul Drake

> Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:30 PM

> To:

> Subject: [VA-SOUTHSIDE] ???

>

> Is anybody there? I seem to receive NO mail from any of the lists

> ????????

> Thanks. Paul

>

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