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Leslie Ann (#47298082)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 25 days
RE: Barker
Leslie, This usually seems to be the case in the Bear Lake valley. I transferred the two memorials. I had just randomly photographed them when taking other Barker names. I did not know how they were connected to my Barkers, so I didn't link them up. Susannah Barker who married Jacob Michaelson is my connection to the Barkers.

If I have other direct line individuals that you would like let me know. Happy to transfer to family.


Added by Odette on Sep 02, 2010 12:59 PM

Ann Parkinson
Upton Cemetery
I contacted my 'cemetery nut' and here's what he said:
"One of our SGES members from central Florida is connected to the Upton family. She personally raised several of the buried stones and repaired the fence, etc. The Piney Grove Cemetery (black) now completely surrounds Upton (white). The theory is that the black were plantation workers, but when the old folks died off, the blacks stayed and kept on producing offspring. A ditch separated the original cemeteries, but it was closed off when more space was needed. Too bad. I have seen the entire cemetery under several inches of water. Not good." Hope this helps!

Added by Ann Parkinson on Aug 31, 2010 9:19 PM

Karen Bee
Piggott family
I did transfer the 4 people you mentioned. Please let me know if you want others of that family. I also may have a photo still in my camera of Wm/Blanch headstone that I haven't gotten to yet. Thank you for your interest. Karen

Added by Karen Bee on Aug 31, 2010 2:29 PM

Ann Parkinson
Benjamin McNorell
Thank you for taking this photo and your note about the cemetery. I am not related to any that are interred there that I know of. I will forward your info to some 'cemetery nuts' that I know and see if they can offer some help. This Jacksonville native who is now living in TX appreciates your time and your efforts. Best regards, Ann

Added by Ann Parkinson on Aug 31, 2010 10:32 AM

Wiregrass Irisheyes
CWO Lucious Alton "Al" Driggers, Jr.
Hi Leslie,

Deepest, heartfelt THANK YOU's for the tombstone photo of CWO Driggers. I appreciate your kindness very much!

I pray you have a blessed Sunday.

Happy Researching,
Pamela :)

Added by Wiregrass Irisheyes on Aug 29, 2010 7:08 AM


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