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Sandy Springs Cemetery

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Green Twp.
Adams County

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For those that are perhaps seeing these transcriptions for the first time, the transcriptions may give on first glance, the appearance of a great many typos, so I feel obligated to explain that the abundance of y, m, and d represent abbreviations for year, month and day. Although you will find most engravers follow similar patterns, it seems there are several different abbreviations used to represent these three time terms including: y, yr, yrs, yr's & years; m. mo, mos, mo's, and months; d. da, das, da's, and days and on rare occasions, h, hr, hrs, hr's, and hours. I tend not to use commas except to separate surname from given name, given name from date, except where found on actual inscription, same goes for the [.] (period). When you see the symbol [_] (underscore), I use it to represent missing or unreadable letters, or if a lot of letters are unreadable I may express it by several periods, such as Jos...h . Sometimes you will find raised letters such as "c" in surnames such as in McClain, or if the engraver added smaller letters that were left out and added later, when I encounter them, tend to express them, when possible, as found on the stone. Sometimes engravers will use the latin term Æ or æ, this is just a term that generally replaces the word "aged". One last comment, all actual text found engraved, will come first in bold text. All comments, observations, personal knowledge remarks added by submitter, concerning an individual, but not inscribed on stone, will then proceed in regular text. ~R.M.Sizelove~

These tombstone photos have been generously donated by Terry Church, on 12 Apr., 2007.
The most recent update to this page made on 16 May, 2007.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Adams, Daniel S., Feb. 1, 1842 - April 23, 1934, -Father-, Company F, 193rd Regiment Civil War Veteran
Adams, Barbara K., wife of Daniel S. Adams, June 16, 1877 - January 31, 1934 -Asleep in Jesus- My grandmother
Adams, Robert D., Aug. 3, 1908 - Aug. 27, 1996 World War II Veteran. My uncle.
Adams, Edward D., Ohio, Pvt Rtry F, 70thArtillery CAC, World War I, May 28, 1878 - Sept. 21, 1953 Edward is a son of Daniel S. & his first wife, Anne (Treber) Adams.
Adams, Robert, died July 16, 1845, In his 57thyear -g.g.[engravers mark at bottom of marker]- Robert is an older brother of my great-grandfather Moses Adams. He was born in Westmoreland, now Fayette Co., PA.
Hart, Susannah, Relict of Jno. Adams & J. Moore, died Jan. 21, 1861, aged 90 years 5 mos & 10 days Susannah Hart/Adams is the mother of Robert & Moses Adams. "Relict" meaning outliving/surviving, husband/husbands.
Taylor, Alfred, 1851 - 1922; Margaret, his wife, 1854 - 1932 This is Alfred Taylor, Sr. and his wife Margaret (Rothwell) Taylor. They are the parents of Barbara Taylor/Adams, wife of Daniel S. Adams.
Taylor, Janie, 1880 - 1965 Emma Jane is sister of Barbara (Taylor) Adams.
Taylor, Alfred, 1892 - 1984; Sarah, 1898 - 1982 Alfred, son of Alfred & Margaret (Rothwell) Taylor & brother of Barbara Taylor/Adams. He is buried next to his wife Sarah (Furnier) Taylor. image pending

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