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David Sawdy (#47398562)
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Sherry W
RE: Glada June Fender King
Ohhh, I wonder if we should even post it until we know for sure?
Added by Sherry W on Jul 28, 2014 7:35 PM
Patti Sanders
forest lawn cem elmira,NY
Is that your family I took photos of?
I was born in that town then transplanted to Jacksonville.FLA. we camp in Yemassee, SC exit 33.
Added by Patti Sanders on Jul 27, 2014 5:58 PM
Patti Sanders
George Nobel Kent 103134681
I was at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung, NY last sunday,
took photos of markers, Phyllis,99382654,
You made memorial for husband George 103134681 Burial Unknown. Now we know where he is buried.
I posted photos for both.
Patti back in FLorida now.
Added by Patti Sanders on Jul 27, 2014 4:22 PM
Patti Sanders
added photo marker
no longer unknown cemetery...

Forest Lawn Memorial cemetery, Elmira chemung ny
Added by Patti Sanders on Jul 26, 2014 9:05 PM
Sandi McGraw-Correia
Coldbrook Cemetary
I did it David, I added Coldbrook Plantation Cemetary...thanks!
Added by Sandi McGraw-Correia on Jul 18, 2014 9:48 AM
judy lakkis
RE: Mahlon Sawdey
You are most welcomed. It is a very nice location by the way..
Added by judy lakkis on Jul 14, 2014 7:57 PM
Patsy Carruth
Sawdey Family Photo
I am the great grand daughter of Grant A. Sawdey, had never seen the picture you posted. Is there anyway I could get a copy, would be more than happy to pay for it.

Thank you,
Jackie Kessler Russell
jackiekesslerrussell@gmail.com
Added by Patsy Carruth on Jul 12, 2014 3:58 PM
Sandi McGraw-Correia
RE: Coldbrook
Yes, Unfortunately I left Savannah 38 yrs ago. I live in Hollywood Fl. I will be in Savannah however in August. The grave you found was the grave of one of the Slaves. there were two, one infant one little girl. We always thought that since Philip Ulmer, ( my ggg grandfather) actually placed stones at their graves he may well have been their father. Philip Ulmer also died in 1856..his daughter Mary Deseverger also buried at Coldbrook , died in 1857. His daughter Eliza died about the same time she was 9 yrs old. there were several buried at Coldbrook about the same time, there may have been a contaigous outbreak, yellow fever or thypoid? when I was young there were still about 9 headstones still there...my mother says she remembers when there were about 15...names I remember there were Philip Ulmer, Charles Ulmer, Eliza Ulmer, Mary Elizabeth Desverger, Jane Ulmer,William Ulmer, ...my mind forgets...I hope you have success when you go back...keep me informed..thanks so much for all you do.
Added by Sandi McGraw-Correia on Jul 12, 2014 8:50 AM
Sandi McGraw-Correia
RE: Coldbrook
David,
I grew up visiting the plantation, as it was my mothers family. I remember when the headstones in the family cemetary were still there. I had a halloween party there in Oct 1972. We had fun...lol.. the headstones were unfortunately stolen from the cemetary one night in the early 80's before Mrs Cooler, the caretaker left.
there was a few graves also located behind a slave cabin that was still standing at the time ( when I was about 14 it was still there)...one of the graves was 1856. it was a little girl...when the plantation house was being moved and the land being subdivided my mother contacted the desendents of the little slave girl to alert them that the grave was in danger of also being vandilized and lost. But they did not take any action. did you get a photo of the headstone you saw? could I see it?
The Ulmer family cemetary, was about 35 to 50 yards, West South West of the bottom step of the front porch of the house. ....
Added by Sandi McGraw-Correia on Jul 11, 2014 8:22 AM
Sandi McGraw-Correia
Not the REAL Coldbrook Cemetary
This Cemetary was the Kessler Cemetary in Rincon on Goshen Rd. This Cemetary is located at the back of a subdivision built in the 1990s named after a former old plantation of the same name...but this is NOT on Coldbrook Plantation and it us NOT the family plantation Cemetary , the REAL COLDBROOK CEMETARY. The Ulmer and Keller family are the ONLY people buried in the REAL Coldbrook Cemetary at Coldbrook Plantation !!!!! I know because I am a part of the Ulmer family!!! The real Coldbrook plantation is at the end of Keller Rd in CHATHAM County...MILES AWAY from this Kessler Cemetary located at the back of the Coldbrook Subdivision in Rincon in EFFINGHAM COUNTY !!!!! Get YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT!!!
Added by Sandi McGraw-Correia on Jul 08, 2014 9:24 AM
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