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Rebecca Reuben Dyer
sophia wade ferguson
if u want my file from sophia to jacob troub, i will need your email

rebeccadyer1799@gmail.com

Added by Rebecca Reuben Dyer on Aug 24, 2014 4:51 AM

larry eanes
Hale Child
Hi Julie, I added the info you sent to the memorial, it is most likely one or the other. Doing good, hope you are also. I plan on going back up that way sometime soon, will check the cemetery to see if anything has changed, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Aug 18, 2014 1:35 PM

Rebecca Reuben Dyer
RE: WM T FERGUSON
I HAD THE SAME INFO ON PARENTS FOR OLIVER
DO NOT LIKE TO GUESS
DEATH REC ONLY SAYS THOS
WILL HAVE TO GO TO CH AND LOOK
I AM NOT IN THIS FAMILY BUT AM RESEARCHING FOR A LOCAL PINCKARD FAMILY
WILL HELP WITH ANYTHING I CAN

ALL THE BEST,
REBECCA

Added by Rebecca Reuben Dyer on Aug 18, 2014 12:02 PM

Rebecca Reuben Dyer
WM T FERGUSON
I WISH THEY WOULD LET US PUT THE DEATH DATE AS "AFTER 1920" OR AS WE DO IN GENEALOGY REPORTS "LIVING ON [DATE].

I COULD NOT FIND ANY OTHER INFO ON WM, WIFE 1 OR 2, OR OLIVIA.

I DID SPEAK WITH LARRY - HE SAYS THE DATE FOR THE OTHER MEMORIAL (CAN'T REMEMBER WHICH - THE ONE WHERE THE DEATH RECORD WAS DIFF THAN TS) WAS NOV. HE COULD NOT DISTINGUISH ANY OTHER INFO. YOU USUALLY GO WITH THE RECORD CLOSEST TO THE EVENT BUT WE STILL DON'T KNOW UNLESS WE GET THE ORIGINAL RECORD. ALSO, I MADE ERRORS ON MY DAD'S DEATH CERT AND THEY WOULD NOT LET ME MAKE ANY CHANGES. KEEP THAT IN MIND WHEN YOU ARE ASKED TO COMPLETE A DEATH CERT. DON'T LET THEM PUSH YOU. GO HOME, GET THE INFO, THINK ABOUT IT, THEN COMPLETE THE FORM.

Added by Rebecca Reuben Dyer on Aug 18, 2014 11:01 AM

Rebecca Reuben Dyer
Oliver Ferguson & Nancy Brown
Since these people are yours, do you know who their parents are? I have a Thomas for Oliver. An Elijah signed the bond for Nancy, but I can find nothing more. Also is Perry on the tombstone. This is the first time I have seen what the P stood for.
SOURCE: WINGFIELD
26 JAN 1837: FERGUSON, Oliver P. and Nancy BROWN, Sur. Elijah BROWN, p86

Added by Rebecca Reuben Dyer on Aug 13, 2014 3:13 PM

Teresa Helen Ferguson Bauer
Charles Edward Ferguson
I am Charles E. Ferguson's granddaughter. My father was Nelson McKinley Ferguson, born from his second marriage with Lula Helen Palmer.

Added by Teresa Helen Ferguson Bau... on Jun 10, 2014 2:34 PM

Kaye (Wickline) Rogers-Wells
Alice Ruth Roundtree
Just transferred Alice Ruth Roundtree to you. Hope you can piece together your family tree together. Hope you have a great day.

Kaye Wickline-Rogers

Added by Kaye (Wickline) Rogers-We... on Apr 28, 2014 10:36 AM

larry eanes
Carrie Young Altice
Hi Julie, this lady just died and is gonna be buried in the Young and Hale Cemetery in Ferrum that you had me do & photograph sometime back. Lots of your relatives are buried there, I Thought she could also be a relative.
Best wishes for a great Xmas & Holiday season to you & your family, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Dec 13, 2013 2:50 PM

larry eanes
Ruth Jarrett Foster
Hi Julie, I entered a memorial in Ferguson-Rakes Cemetery today, Ruth Jarrett Foster #116825548 & linked her to her husband of which you entered. If she is of special interest to you or related, I will transfer to you. Hope all is well, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Sep 09, 2013 2:49 PM

larry eanes
Hale's
Hi Julie, hope all is well. I just recently came across another Hale buried back kindda between Ferrum & Callaway, born in late 1800's, I don't know if she may be a missing piece. She is Mary Hale Prillaman #101202324 buried in Clearview Cemetery, Franklin Co, Va. Later, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Nov 24, 2012 5:23 AM

Charles Ferguson
"Billie" Ferguson
Have you found the info on H.G "Billie" Feguson B.-1913?Uncle"Bill" wasJames Arthur but he isn't listed with the children I have !Always heard my dad mention uncles Sam,Bill and Calvin.No other men other than my granddad Charles Edward. Thanks

Added by Charles Ferguson on Jun 27, 2012 5:27 PM

larry eanes
Ferguson's
The Cemetery I last told you about is now up on f-a-g with memorials & pics. It is called Carter-Ferguson Cemetery, there are around 20 Fergusons in there. Thought you might want to check it out, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Apr 29, 2012 11:50 AM

larry eanes
Ferguson's
julie, hi, I have located a few more Fergusons in Franklin Co., Ferrum area, I was up there last Saturday, but it started raining & I wasn't able to photograph them. I plan on going back this weekend unless something comes up. Hope all is well with you, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Apr 27, 2012 5:34 PM

larry eanes
Ferguson's
Julie, I sent transfers to most of the ferguson's in Young Hale Cemetery, look to see if I missed someone else you would like, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Jan 06, 2012 11:31 PM

larry eanes
RE: Young & Hale Cemetery
Julie, when I am finished with this cemetery, I would like to transfer any of these memorials to you & Shelley that yall would like, as they are family members of yalls. I just enjoy getting out & doing them. I am gonna take one more run back up there very soon to make sure I didn't miss anyone, and take a friend to chalk some of them, see if that helps. Will have more pics soon also, I hope

Added by larry eanes on Dec 13, 2011 5:50 AM

Charles Ferguson
RE: Oliver Perry Ferguson
Thanks so much !I get all this from you and Shelley and I am so delighted !Never in my 46 years have I recieved ANY info,stories or reminisces of my ancestors.You don't know how much I appreciate it.I look forward to more info.I so can't wait to get back to Virginia again.I am so busy with work,life and .........you get the picture.We really need to talk one day.803-295-8346 Call me this weekend if you have time.


Charlie

Added by Charles Ferguson on Dec 12, 2011 2:27 PM

Bill Carter
More Rakes family info.
John Marshall Rakes' parents are listed as Lewis Marshall Rakes and Nancy A. Smith Rakes on Rootsweb. Here's the link
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wade-doyle&id=I21360
It also lists Lewis Marshall Rakes mother as Celia Leffew which is another link between the Rakes and Leffew families. I believe Nancy Janney Rakes grandmother was also a Leffew. I also found 2 more of Robert and Nancy Rakes children and got them linked. I had heard growing up that they had 16 children; according to a page copied from a family bible that I have only 14 are listed. Perhaps the 16 includes the 2 infants that are buried at the family cemetery. One of the children I linked was Laura Rakes Young. Her and her husband are buried at Maple Grove church cemetery which is nearby the family cemetery. I posted photo reguests for both. My uncle told me that Aunt Laura was instrumental in getting all her grandparents graves marked towards the end of her life, so I think she would appreciate that we are interested in preserving family histories. I've also posted pictures of John Rakes (from WV) and Laura and Lillie Rakes Young. I've got pictures of some of Robert and Nancy's other children but I don't think they are on Findagrave. Also the Rootsweb page with the info on Lewis Rakes lists the family cemetery as the Samuel H. Ferguson cemetery so I guess the Ferguson's were there first lol.

Added by Bill Carter on Dec 10, 2011 5:37 AM

Mike Sutphin
Mary Ferguson's Parents
I added Mary's parents - thank you for providing the information.

Mike

Added by Mike Sutphin on Dec 09, 2011 5:51 AM

Bill Carter
RE: James M. Rakes & John M. Rakes
Robert and Nancy Rakes had a son named John, born July 21, 1900. According to my uncle(who took me to the cemetery a few months ago and gave me a brief Rakes family history), John Rakes moved to West Virginia and lived there as an adult. My uncle didn't mention the John Rakes who is buried there being part of Robert and Nancy's family. Not sure who he belongs to.

Bill

Added by Bill Carter on Dec 07, 2011 4:28 PM

Bob Tuggle
RE: Rakes-Ferguson Cemetery
When I search for Rakes Cemeteries in Virginia the Ferguson Cemetery does not appear. i can see why tyou would want no duplication but I want the Rakes family members to find it as easily as the Ferguson family.

So no. Not without further understanding of how this works for the Rakes descendents.

Thanks.

Added by Bob Tuggle on Dec 07, 2011 9:50 AM

Bill Carter
RE: Ferguson-Rakes Cemetery
I can transfer my Rakes listings to the Ferguson-Rakes cemetery if you like. Robert and Nancy Rakes were my great grandparents; I have some of their children(including my grandfather) who are not buried there linked to them, as well as Nancy Rakes parents and a couple of her grandparents linked as well (along with pictures for some). So I would prefer to leave my entries intact if that's ok. I agree that duplicate listings and two names is confusing. I think its amusing (though not surprising) that the Rakes descendants call it the Rakes/Ferguson cemetery and the Ferguson's call it the Ferguson/Rakes. There are a few other entries that I didn't post so you may need to contact them also. I didn't create the listing for Rakes-Ferguson either so I don't know what to do about that. Let me know if this is good with you.

Added by Bill Carter on Dec 06, 2011 2:54 PM

SweetVirginiaGirl
RE: Manda F. Oyler
Glad I could help. Happy Holidays to you and yours! Debbie

Added by SweetVirginiaGirl on Nov 26, 2011 2:08 PM

Charles Ferguson
RE: Velma Ferguson
My God,I have missed so much !We have to talk one day.We always visited the Fergusons in Roanoke/Salem and they never talked about family history.It seems as though they didn't care about it.I never visited Rocky Mount as a child and I only met Eva a couple of times.That is a sadf fact.For someone who love shistory so much,I have missed so much on my family.While I am saddened,I am also thankful that kin like you are here to tell me the stories you have heard.When the older folks pass away,they take so much with them.Thank you so much.Only now do I realize you were the JDN on Find A Grave.DOH !!
Hope your Thanksgiving holiday is a great one.I will be thinking all day now about Velma.

Added by Charles Ferguson on Nov 23, 2011 3:52 AM

larry eanes
Katie Ferguson hancock
Hi, that was a real nice picture you added to the Katie memorial, and I see you linked her daughter. So glad that I was able to get this info on Katie for the family, Larry

Added by larry eanes on Nov 22, 2011 6:43 PM

Mike Sutphin
Ruby's Birth Date
I added the information you requested to Ruby's memorial. Thanks for providing me with the update.

Added by Mike Sutphin on Nov 15, 2011 5:09 AM

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