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Melody (#46891027)
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Laura Aanenson
Margaret V Carmical
Good morning Melody,

I received your suggested edits of the memorials above. Would you please provide the sources of your information? Thank you for helping keep Find A Grave an accurate and valuable genealogical tool!


Added by Laura Aanenson on Aug 28, 2015 6:17 AM

RE: Samuel Crazier Cook
I'm a descendant of James S. Cook.

Added by ChilledByStone on Jun 28, 2015 4:30 PM

Kitty Walker Lennard
Valley Hill
Hi Melody. They are 2 different cemeteries. They have absolutely no connections except for location. There is a fence which seperates the 2 cemeteries , but the fence is torn in a section that You can walk through if it has not been fixed since I was last there.Valley Hill Memorial Gardens has 1 entrance and it is on 231, Coming from Shelby Co. it will be on the right side of 231. After You go past the 1st red light , it is just a short distance ahead. There is a 2nd red light just past the Cemetery. At the 2nd red light if You turn right , the entrance to Valley Hill is also on the right side of the road. This one is almost hidden though. there are 2 buildings and then the entrance to the Cemetery. It looks like a bad road at the entrance and the sign is up at edge of cemetery and hard to see from the road. Next to the driveway of Valley Hill . there is a small shopping plaza. I believe You will have no problem.Both of My parents were born and raised in the area of those Cemeteries and was raised with the people who began both cemeteries. My Dad was born in 1904 and was 20 years old when the Roberson's donated money for Valley Hill Cemetery. I believe there may have already been a couple of Roberson's buried there when cemetery was created. My Dad was raised in Cropwell and graduated from what was then Cropwell High School.
My Mom was born and raised in what was Easonville. Easonville was just a few miles from Cropwell and was covered with water when Coosa River was backed up to become Logan Martin Lake. She grew up with the Nixon family and they are who developed and also own Valley Hill Memorial. Most of the people who are burie at Valley Hill were either , friends , neighbor's or relatives of My parents.
On the Brasher / Brashier / Brazier family. They are probably related if You back far enough. When I first started doing genealogy , I found an article at the Birmingham library that explained abt the Brasher family and I believe it said they came from S. Carolina and I believe it was an Uncle and 2 nephews and according to that article all of the Brasher's here came from those men. Now it has been 20 plus years since I read that article and I am not sure that I would be able to put My hands on it now.

Added by Kitty Walker Lennard on Apr 14, 2015 10:42 PM


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