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Sandy Lyle Rakestraw (#47370549)
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Bio Photo In the spring of 2010, I became interested in finding out more about my father's family. My g-g-g-g grandfather, John P Lyle, settled in Paulding Co, Georgia, sometime before 1840. It is thought that he received land in the 1832 land lottery of the Cherokee lands. I worked on the LYLE family tree and then started looking for the graves of my extended family. I spend the majority of my time looking for graves in Paulding County and the counties that surround Paulding. Now that I am retired, this is a great way to fill in those extra hours when I need something to do. I have found it to be very rewarding.
I have to give credit to my brother, Tom 'CC' Lyle, and to my 1st cousin once removed, Dianne Eberhardt, for allowing me to use a lot of their genealogy research information in several of my FAG memorials.
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Martha Hallett
Andrew Mutzko
His Birth date on the marker is wrong does not agree with his military registration card.
Added by Martha Hallett on Jul 16, 2014 2:08 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Mathews at Friendship
I see a memorial for a Unice Mathews, but did not see a stone. All the ones you asked for are in a family plot. There are some unmarked stones in ths cemetery.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 05, 2014 6:36 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Alvin Hollin
Afraid I needed to explain better. The spelling on his memorial reflects the name on his stone. I assume the last name is wrong on his stone. I did put his parents as an edit, but was not sure of the spelling of his last name; so you just need to edit his already memorial.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 01, 2014 8:05 PM
Nancy Cornelius
RE: David Monroe and Victoria Holland
His memorial is posted as Alvin Hollin like his marker
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 01, 2014 7:57 PM
Nancy Cornelius
David Monroe and Victoria Holland
There are several spellings of this last name in this cemetery. Holland, Hollind, and Hollin. Monroe and Victoria I believe has a son buried next to them that has a name of Avlin Hollin.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 01, 2014 1:27 PM
Brenda Taliaferro
Mahulda Kirkland
You have excellent records for Huldy on your sight. I would like a picture of her grave and if her husband George Kirkland is buried there. Her siblings? Her children. One is named Ida Kirkland. Thank you for any help. Thanks for posting her.
Added by Brenda Taliaferro on Jul 01, 2014 1:03 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Matthews at Zion
There is a Matthews daughter of JT who married a Dickens. The stone is hard to read but the memorial is put in as a man... Egbert Dickens. I will ask for an edit. I did not see Egbert's stone.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 01, 2014 12:15 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Holland family
There are alot more of this family than you requested. I think I got them all.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 01, 2014 11:49 AM
Marjorie Crews
RE: Photo Request Oak Hill Cemetery
You are most welcome. Did you want the Milner family too. Ella Milner Cummings family. She married John L Cummings, son of Emma Akins & John L.B. Cummings.
Added by Marjorie Crews on Jun 23, 2014 3:12 PM
Marjorie Crews
Photo Request Oak Hill Cemetery
Regarding your photo request for Milner and Cummings, they have been fulfilled as of today. There are six in all. If you want the Milners too I can handle them also. They are part of the Cummings family and in the same plot.
Parents: John L.B. Cummings and wife Emma Akins Cummings.
Infant Child: Minnie Lee Cummings.
Son: John L Cummings and wife Ella Milner Cummings.
Their son: John L. Cummings Jr whose memorial I added. b.June 2, 1935 - d.July 30, 2006. You may edit it or I will transfer management to you if you wish.
Have a Blessed Week. Maggie
Added by Marjorie Crews on Jun 20, 2014 4:40 PM
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