Saturday, January 30, 2010

David & Sally Drew’s Baby Children

The tombstone of three of David and Sally Churchill Drew’s children , Solomon, Lucinda and Solomon Augustus, who died as babies in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  They are buried in the Burial Hill Cemetery adjacent to the graves of their parents.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Sunday, January 10, 2010

John Vance – Killed by Indians

John Wesley Vance was killed by Indians in Utah on 2 Jun 1867.  He was buried on top of the hill north of Mountainville, (now Alpine), Utah.

Alpine City Cemetery

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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Charles Henry Drew Tombstone

Charles Henry Drew was  born in Plymouth, Massachusetts on 27 Aug 1844, the youngest son in the family.   His oldest brother, David Lewis Drew had migrated to California during the Gold Rush

The generations old family business of sailmaking was on the decline with technological changes, so he followed David west to Calaveras County, California to make a life and fortune.

Charles married Emma Louisa Burger on 22 May 1867 in Copperopolis, Calaveras, California. 

They had four children, Anna Belle, Ada May, David Henry and Maud Alice.  Anna and David died before their twelfth birthdays.

On 31 Jul 1890, Charles died at the age of 45, leaving Emma to raise their surviving young daughters.

He is buried in the Copperopolis Cemetery in Calaveras County along with his wife, brother, sister-in-law and nephews.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Andrew - Elizabeth James Logie Tombstone

Andrew and Elizabeth James Logie Tombstone in the Bellie Cemetery, Morayshire, Scotland.  Also buried with them is their daughter, Isabella.

James Helen Loige headstone Bellie Cemetery 25Feb2006

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