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My name is George Muse Gaston and for the last many years I have been tracing my family ancestors by walking through old family cemeteries and checking with county registers where known relatives have lived. It all started when I was nine or ten, helping a 1st cousin on my father's side of the family. For several weeks "Aunt Puddie", as she was known lovingly by the family, and I would head out early in the morning searching for old grave stones from Savannah to Edgefield, South Carolina. I can't remember who we were looking for, but I learned a lot about our family and the social history of the South.|
Family ancestors that I am researching are: Gaston, Muse, Devlin, McKell, Bell, Bradley, Montgomery, Pressly, Alston, Lyon, Glenn, Miller, Flenniken, Moore, May, Weir, Goode, Greneker, Calhoun, Dickinson, Service, Barnhill, Boykin, Wilkinson, Nicholson, Hemphill, Howard, Ochiltree, Howell, Witherspoon, Schley, Snellings, Lankford, Kyte, Kimball and Kerr. Find-a-Grave has been invaluable with my journey.
You'll see many entries here from the old family church, Cedar Springs Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (1780) in Abbeville County, South Carolina. I have fond memories of going there as a child and having "dinner on the grounds" after Sunday services. Here I have many relatives and always enjoy stopping by and having a long visit when I am in the area.
Since joining "find-a-grave" I have met many wonderful people and appreciate their help in my never ending search of ancestors past. If I can be of help to you in your searches, please email and I will try my best to assist.
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|BigFrench||Dashiell - Sparrow|
Thanks much for the Dashiell - Sparrow links--
quite interesting to see the connections..!
Thanks for adding the photo of my Uncle Phil. How did you come to connect it with him?
Added by Deb on Sep 13, 2014 8:01 AM
transfers are complete :)
Added by kfrenfro on Sep 11, 2014 10:03 AM
|George Seitz||Thomas Holloway Kinney|
Hi - I hope you do not mind that I added a photograph of Dr. Kinney's home, The Elms, that you reference in the historical note. It is in my area. Photographing old homes is an avocation.
|JMB||RE: Kinney Family|
Thank you for the additional information and adding the information was a pleasure.
Added by JMB on Sep 04, 2014 5:04 AM
|William F. Heustess||Elizabeth Henegan Hamer|
Thanks for adding the obituary for Elizabeth Hamer.
|James Sullivan||David Griffin Dorroh|
Thank you for posting David's obituary! He is my 2nd great grandfather. Warmest Wishes James Sullivan
|Kathie Trent Kingery||Thomas W Trent|
Thank you for posting the obituary for Thomas W. Trent. I transcribed it onto his bio.
|Kevin ||RE: Joseph and Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson|
Added by Kevin on Jul 18, 2014 6:47 AM
|Tim Oliver||Mary DuBose memorial|
George, Thank you very much for adding the additional information to her memorial. I appreciate your kind gesture.
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