Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Donna Sutphin Armentrout (#47017964)
 member for 8 years, 7 months, 3 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo DUE To a Health issue, I am running behind on catching up on emails and corrections...Please be patient

**** NEWS ALERT****
I have Many Relatives, Close and Distant Whose graves were NOT marked due to no funds (1600's- present )or so long ago that the stones have deteriorated into the earth

Family Traditions and Family Bibles and Death Records Let many of us know where they rest. So just because there is no stone does that mean they Shouldn't be included in family lines?

Come on people a true Genealogist digs to find the lines...and doesn't jump over those very important limbs of many trees just because there is no marker to prove that they lay X <-- here.

Find A Grave gives us an "Unknown" choice for burials or cremations, etc. and if it's a known fact that these people are dead, and they will most likely never be officially linked to any particular burial place, they also have a right to be remembered and to be linked to their other family members.
I will gladly link those who have an unknown status.
That can easily be changed if they are proved to be in any particular place.




I have been an avid cemetery hunter for at least 35+ years, My Mom had us (her children) off gallivanting cemeteries when she started researching my fathers Sutphin clan in the 70's

While growing up many a weekend was spent looking for long lost graveyards and feeling the excitement of finding the final resting place of our relatives..
All of her children when traveling still go through the local phone books for any Sutphin residents..lol

What Mom instilled into us is a gift in my eyes..to remember and honor those before us and never forget where we came from.

Thank you Mom for being my inspiration and my hero, Without your Love, Support, knowledge and patience of my endless supply of question and your roomfull of notebooks and your years of listening to the family histories told to you by so many this Crazy journey would not be possible.

My Lines of research are are Sutphin, Gilmore, Glick, Goads, Nesters, McPeak and all related families in my Beautiful part of Southwest Virginia

My husbands family lines are Armentrout, Argenbright, Blackwell Burns, McGown and Tylers of Rockbridge County Va. and surrounding counties

I happily accept any help ,corrections, new Friends and family members.

We are all on the same quest of finding our forefathers and our kin :)


A lot of the pictures I have posted are newer graves,when I cemetery hunt, I take pictures of all the stones and resting places new and old, that time or weather will allow I never wish to upset any of the families..I simply am trying to save some steps for future genealogist and maybe allow a family member far away to see a picture of their kins final resting place.

Many of the stones I attempt to photo document need a little enhancement to read the names and dates..due to the controversy of shaving creams,chalk and other sources..I use Herbal Choice, an all natural shave cream.


Special thanks to my Find A Grave mates Rita McKale, Ron Stewart, Victoria True, Denise Horton , Rich Kreiss for Your help being a sounding board when I'm frustrated and when I am stuck in a "That can't be right" moments.

A Thank You for his help and patience goes to my Friend Michael Nestor as I attempt to figure out the Goads and Nesters that touch so many of the family lines in My part of Southwest Va.

Thanks goes to my partner in Crime ,My Snake & spider killer ,Bee and Black Bear chaser offer.
My Hubby :)

 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 13,826 Memorials Added
 • 13,450 Memorials Managed
 • 31 Memorials/Week
 • 24,702 Photos
 • 6 Photo Requests
 • 406 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 18,185 Virtual Flowers
 • 12 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 34 Fame Ratings
 • 25 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Ambrose (6)
Argenbright Family (1)
Armentrout Family (1)
Blackwell Family (1)
Foreman (1)
My Branch of Sutphin Clan (7)
My Branch of the Powell C... (16)
My Gilmore Branch (9)
My Glick Branch (3)
Special Friends (5)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Bill Entsminger, Brushbeater, Deborah Wood, Greg Alger, James Brady, kathy nester, KJHall, Lesley Bodemann, liz, loriques, Marcia Lynne vo..., Mary A Sutphin, Michael Garnett..., Michael Nestor, Mike Sutphin, Patrick Ryan Mc..., Randy Shepherd, Rebecca Cockram, Rita McKale, Ron Leonard, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Donna Sutphin A... (468)[Leave Message]
atom88
Thank you!
Thank you so much for all of the work you've done on findagrave. I've found many of my kin and relatives that you have done on many of my lines including, Hiatt, Jones, Dawson, Haynes, and many others.

Thank you again!
Added by atom88 on Jan 15, 2017 5:44 PM
Brian Jonson
RE: Re: Correction
Donna:

Thank you very much! I appreciate your help.
Added by Brian Jonson on Jan 15, 2017 7:06 AM
Ck98
Additon to Request of transfer for Laura McPeak
Would U happen to know if Reed Cemetary is still open to the public? The last person listed on record that was buried there was 2008. I know the cattle feilds that surround the cemetary are owned someone. But was just curious if you knew, or if you know if Laura has a headstone??
Added by Ck98 on Dec 20, 2016 12:03 AM
Victoria Taylor-True
WELL WISHES
Prayers for your speedy recovery and sending healing energies.
Think of you daily often and prayers your way.
Wishing you and yours a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and safe Happy New Year 2017
Love
Vickie
Added by Victoria Taylor-True on Dec 19, 2016 1:03 PM
Ck98
Luara Alberty Phillips Mcpeak
Will you transfer my Great-Great-Great-Grandmothers memorial to me? Find A Grave memorial number- 100285252
Also sorry to hear about your health issues , you are in my prayers
Added by Ck98 on Dec 18, 2016 4:42 PM
Michael Garnett McGrady
Mae Oma McGrady Worrell
Donna, I'm so sorry to read of your health issues. I hope you are well on the way to a complete recovery.///I just submitted a link for my paternal aunt (above) to her parents Richard and Mary Dorinda McGrady.// I hope you are back on your feet soon.// Mike/Garnett McGrady
Added by Michael Garnett McGrady on Dec 12, 2016 9:37 AM
Cheryl Nienhaus
Viola Kemp
I have Viola has being the daughter of William U Lamina. if Viola was born in 1862 and her mother Emeline was born in 1852. The math doesn't work.
Added by Cheryl Nienhaus on Dec 10, 2016 2:58 PM
roger lineberry
155940945
Her Daughter requested this change because she wasn't married and Alley was her last name
Added by roger lineberry on Nov 26, 2016 1:54 PM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Eldridge Crouse #123016431
Thanks for accepting the edit to link Eldridge Crouse #123016431 to his parents.

And I appreciate all the other edits you accept even though I don't send thanks everytime.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Nov 24, 2016 6:13 AM
Dana Alderman
Jacob Alderman
My husband and I climbed up to the Alderman Cemetery Route 628 and took a picture of Jacob's tombstone marker. Would like to have it added to Find a Grave. How can I do this or someone do it for me. Thank you. Hope too hear from you..


Dana Alderman
Email address is jesusiscomingm@aol.com
Added by Dana Alderman on Oct 27, 2016 10:08 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service