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Betty (#46800909)
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Bio Photo I cannot remember not being interested in my family's history.

It is important to preserve our family history and this is a great site for doing just that. One of the ways I preserve our history is adding a new marker in front of the old illegible tombstones and marking unmarked graves.

I am a member of Colonial Dames 17th Century , Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Confederacy, Henderson County NC Genealogical and Historical Society, and SC State Archives. I am also on the Board for Save the Light to save Morris Island Lighthouse

In 2001 I completed a book on Holston Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The project started with my cousin, Margaret Metcalf Foster and I surveying the cemetery. After seeing how many graves were unmarked in the cemetery and knowing that many of these people were related to me, I decided to find out who they were. Working five years in five funeral homes, I was able to identify and mark 100 graves at Holston Creek Baptist Cemetery. When available, I added parents, spouse, and full birth and death dates to each person buried there in the cemetery book. Later, I entered all the names on Findagrave from this cemetery. As time permits, I am linking the people and adding more information about them. Since this is my project and I am related to many of the people buried here, I am not interested in transferring them. Thanks for understanding.

At the present time, I am doing a book on James and Ann Cole Johnson and their children all the way down to the present. It is the most time consuming project I have ever done. Please get in touch with me if you are a descendant and would like to be included in this book.

PLEASE do not use my photos without my permission.
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Casey Bridges
Dolly Johnson
Just wanted to let you know that I added the grave pictures for Dolly and her parents in Oakwood.
Added by Casey Bridges on Dec 13, 2014 5:03 PM
Cathi Lee
Johnson question
Hello Betty,

I am a fellow DAR member and looking for proof of John Walker's child named Elizabeth. I see no child by that name in the DAR index for patriot A119449.

Cathi Lee
Added by Cathi Lee on Nov 03, 2014 10:41 AM
Bette Keene Scavone
Elizabeth Woodson
Thanks for all your good work. Bette
Added by Bette Keene Scavone on Sep 25, 2014 7:14 AM
Bette Keene Scavone
Robert Woodson
Thanks Betty for filling in the Woodson gaps.
Love Find A Grave sights. Bette
Added by Bette Keene Scavone on Sep 25, 2014 7:13 AM
Bette Keene Scavone
Robert Woodson
Thank you Betty for sponsoring our relative's memorial. It has been so much fun learning about
the Woodson Heritage. I am a 3 great granddaughter of Elizabeth Mosby Woodson Allison. Bette
Added by Bette Keene Scavone on Sep 24, 2014 3:32 PM
Holston Creek Baptist
I just wanted to thank you so much for looking up so many unmarked graves at Holston Creek.

Added by Jeni on Jul 28, 2014 11:06 AM
Irdle is Andrew Jackson Richmond's daughter. Andrew (born abt 1855)is the younger brother of my great grandfather Thomas Jefferson Richmond(Born May 8, 1849). Andrew's wife we believe died in childbirth. He can be found in the census living with his daughter Irdle and mother, Nancy J. Box-Richmond in Texas.
Added by MARY RICHMOND on Apr 26, 2014 3:07 AM
Vicki Hittson
Mary Polly Wingo High
Betty, thank you again for sponsoring our memorial for Mary Polly Wingo High.
Much love,
Added by Vicki Hittson on Apr 14, 2014 9:33 PM
Vicki Hittson
Swepson High
Betty, thank you very much for sponsoring the memorial for Swepson High. Much love, Vicki
Added by Vicki Hittson on Apr 14, 2014 9:24 PM
Rod & Kay Smith
I just noticed your visit to Edward Shelby's memorial page. How are you connected? I am Edwards great grandnephew. My mother was Peggy Lou Gilliland-Smith- Raab. My grandfather was Hoyt Gilliland and I am researching our Clan. What a surprise to find Edward buried just five blocks from the home mother was living in when she passed. She started the research and never knew he was here.
Added by Rod & Kay Smith on Apr 08, 2014 1:10 PM
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