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Jenny Crosson Sparrow (#47170190)
 member for 4 years, 11 months, 30 days
Kathryn Ryan
Stancill, Stancel, Stansell family
Hi Jenny, I am interest to know if you are related to the Stancill family members in the old
Stancill Cemetery in Pitt County,NC. Nobel Stansel is my 5x great grandfather and Godfrey Claxton Stansel is my 6x great grandfather. This Godfrey was born in 1734 and was Godfrey Stancill Jr. (1776-1850)my 5x great uncle's, father. The Stancel,Stancill name is spelled so many ways. My
4x great grandfather was also a Godfrey, born in 1800. He married Penelope Barden and they had my
3x great grandmother Mary J. Stancell.
Would love to hear from you.
K. Ryan

Added by Kathryn Ryan on Jul 29, 2014 3:07 PM

Stacy Ann Williams Heslop
Pitt County, NC
Hello Jenny!

You have made photos for the Stancill Cemetery. I am showing duplicates of some of those memorials at Gum Swamp FWC Cemetery & was wondering if they are in fact two separate cemeteries or if they are side by side, possibly. If you know, could you let me know before I completely delete duplicates? I would appreciate it greatly!

Thank you!
Stacy Ann Williams Heslop

Added by Stacy Ann Williams Heslop on Jul 24, 2014 1:59 PM

Thank you for honoring my many recent request for updates.

Added by Anonymous on May 17, 2014 6:53 PM

Donna Strother Deekens
William Carey Strother
Hi Jenny (and anyone else who may be able to lend assistance)!,

I am doing research and writing a book on William Carey Strother (Bill Strother), who listed his home as Stantonsburg, NC, from about 1910 - 1930s. His father was Simon Strother and his mother was Alice Eason Strother, and they are buried in the Stantonsburg Town Cemetery. (You posted a photo of their monument.) Son Bill was known as "The Human Spider" (and in some cases, "The Human Fly"), climbing buildings throughout the US and Canada from 1917 - 1930, for charity and corporate promotions. He became quite famous and even co-starred with comedian Harold Lloyd in the classic silent film, "Safety Last!" in 1923 ~ he can be seen in the long shots scaling a building. Following his climbing career, he was a popular Santa Claus for the downtown Richmond, VA Miller & Rhoads department store from 1942 - 1956. I visited him as a child when he was Santa,, and my father always said we were related. Indeed, my sister has traced our ancestry and has discovered that we do come from the same Strother line. Tragically, Bill was killed in an automobile accident in Hollywood, CA, in 1957. I am looking for his grave site, and was hopeful that he and his wife are buried with his parents in Stantonsburg, but it doesn't look like that is the case. I am thrilled to find this monument of his parents, however, and I am looking for any other information that sheds light on his early years in Stantonsburg. He climbed buildings in Wilson, Fayetteville, Winston-Salem and Raleigh as well. Any information you or any of the readers seeing this can give would be greatly appreciaed. My book is scheduled to be released in October, 2014, just in time for Christmas. I am on a tight deadline, so any photos, recollections of Bill climbing, etc. would be great! I understand that the First Baptist Church in Stantonsburg has a house behind the church that is used for church offices, called "The Strother House," and I have left several messages for someone to call me back to see if it is perhaps the Strother "homeplace," but no one has returned my calls. If anyone knows about that as well, I would be pleased to hear from you! Thank you so much for your kind assistance and interest in this fascinating project! Donna Strother Deekens, (804) 240-8436.

Added by Donna Strother Deekens on Mar 31, 2014 10:28 AM

joanne buckalew
RE: George Crosson Photo
Your very welcome.

Added by joanne buckalew on Mar 15, 2014 5:50 AM

Gloria Starling Johnson
Jordan Cemetery
Hi Jenny, The Jordan Cemetery has been duplicated. Please see Cornelius Jordan #106920852. Thanks...Gloria J.

Added by Gloria Starling Johnson on Feb 15, 2014 4:44 PM

Moseley Family
Thank you for posting the Moseley cemetery and for linking Essie Lee with her parents.

Added by Anonymous on Feb 06, 2014 5:43 AM

Jeff Donaldson
Walton Jones Stancill Jr. "Buddy Boy"
Hi! This is Jeff Donaldson. Do you know where Walton Jones Stancill Jr. grave is at? I Peter 5:7

Added by Jeff Donaldson on Feb 03, 2014 11:17 AM

Mary Ann Loss
Ella Mills
Montlawn is a huge cemetery. As you are requesting a photograph of a grave marker, please contact the cemetery at (919) 772-1073, find out the plot information and add it to the memorial page. Thanks, MA

Added by Mary Ann Loss on Jan 20, 2014 2:18 PM

Terry Foenander
George Washington Bowen
Just a note to let you know that G.W. Bowen was a Confederate Marine during the Civil War, and had served aboard the CSS INDIAN CHIEF and the CSS COLUMBIA at Charleston harbor. His brother, Henry Hunter Bowen (for whom there is also a FIND A GRAVE entry) had also been a Confederate marine, and had also served on the CSS COLUMBIA.

Added by Terry Foenander on Jan 13, 2014 2:24 PM

Roberta F. Bobbi Jenkins
Ben Heath
Thank you


Added by Roberta F. Bobbi Jenkins on Jan 06, 2014 10:04 AM

Tracie Curnell
Tomlinson Cemetery
Thank you for the info.If you can still edit the cemetery page,will you add the GPS coordinates please?


Thank you,
Tracie Curnell

Added by Tracie Curnell on Dec 14, 2013 7:52 AM

Tracie Curnell
Duplicated Cemetery
Do you know what to do about your cemetery you posted in 2012-Tomlinson Cemetery with 5 names---I went and took photos today and someone else renamsd the cemetery Jonathan Tomlinson Cemetery and posted pictures as well in 2013. I,ve always been told to check the dates and the first posted is the right one,but if I add photos to your 5 and add memorials for the others I found--then my memorials would be duplicates? Do you know how to contact FindAGrave?
Help please.

Tracie Curnell

Added by Tracie Curnell on Dec 13, 2013 2:00 PM


Added by atf on Nov 19, 2013 11:58 AM

Robert C. Peurifoy
Purifoy memorials
Thank you for helping with all the links and additional information. This is part of my family and it's a big help to have the information here.

Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Nov 02, 2013 7:01 PM

Walter Raleigh Terry Jr
White Oak Cemetery
Hi Jenny:
I had a request for a photo in White Oak Cemetery in Saratoga,NC Wilson County and if you can add the GPS to the cemetery site-- it would be helpful?

Latitude: 35.656048 and Longitude: -77.774082 and location of Church Street -Highway 111 heading North of Page Street.

Hope to met you on the trail.

Thank Walt Terry

Added by Walter Raleigh Terry Jr on Oct 12, 2013 7:27 PM

The Lassiters
Transfer please?
Will you please transfer Redick Webb 95135937 to me? He is my Great-Great Grandfather. My great Grandmother Lety Webb 109815124 was his daughter. Thank you.

Added by The Lassiters on Sep 18, 2013 7:13 AM

The Lassiters
Transfer please?
Will you please transfer Redick Webb 95135937 to me? He is my Great-Great Grandfather. My great Grandmother Lety Webb 109815124 was his daughter. Thank you.

Added by The Lassiters on Sep 18, 2013 7:12 AM

Not sure who requested the photos but I just posted the large headstone.

Added by dorisG on Sep 16, 2013 1:02 PM

C Wilson
Rader Memorials ~ Hollywood Cem
Thanks for adding the family links & updates to the Rader memorials

Added by C Wilson on Sep 11, 2013 9:04 AM

Gus Little
Thank you for the updates to the memorial for Gus Little.

Added by Anonymous on Sep 01, 2013 1:06 PM

Mewborn Family
Thank you for the updates to the Mewborn family.

Added by Anonymous on Aug 26, 2013 8:54 AM

David A. Sherman
I felt like a 49'er at the Gold Rush. A lot of discovery and a little digging, too. I am sure the photos will answer a few questions and create some new ones. Enjoy the photos.

Added by David A. Sherman on Aug 18, 2013 9:19 PM

jerry l.m. phillips, m.s.
Mildred Elizabeth Ellis Winstead
Does Mildred Elizabeth Ellis Winstead have a tombstone?

Added by jerry l.m. phillips, m.s. on Aug 15, 2013 5:34 AM

Eagles and Mercer updates
Thank you so much for the updates to the Eagles and Mercer families.

Added by Anonymous on Jul 28, 2013 6:21 PM


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