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Sharon Frank Patrick (#47852495)
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Bio Photo Thanks to Bentley Fallis for the following info for the unmarked graves in Hillview East:

During the great flu epidemic of 1918 my dad was all of twelve years old and he said that CW Coleman , who wrote the county history, was a scout leader and a school official got a group of scouts together to dig graves as there were so many dying and having to be buried hastily during the epidemic. Maybe the city kept a record. In the old days the lots were sold and there is an actual deed recorded in the Troup county courthouse. I know as I have the deed from my grandparents lot from October 1923.
They also helped during the night that the tornado literally (1920)removed houses in the SW end of Callaway village I believe the end of Stonewall and Troup streets. Anyway the only light they had searching for people was Mr. Coleman's car which my dad learned to drive that night at 14 years old. He also had to go get gas and kerosene to help out.

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There are over 400 "unknown" in the Hilview East also known as Hillview Annex Cemetery in LaGrange, Georgia, in the Pauper Section.. If you know who any of them are, please contact me. Of the 19 that have been identified by family and now have a marker with name and dates, the death year ranges between 1900 and 1949.

If you have a loved one that died in LaGrange Georgia or Troup County Georgia, and you have not found their grave, consider that they may be here.

I would appreciate it if you could leave a few flowers on their memorials. They are listed as Pauper Unknown and have the number that is on their marker.

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THE CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHER

Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone.

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Larry Burford
RE: T G Haynes in Hillview
Thank you for your help.
Added by Larry Burford on Feb 13, 2016 7:26 AM
Rebecca Martin
Francis Siggers Hill
Thank you so much for taking a photo for me of Francis Hill's grave. I appreciate the time and effort you put forth to accomplish this.
Sincerely,
Rebecca Martin
Added by Rebecca Martin on Feb 13, 2016 6:16 AM
David Autrey
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Thank you for Transferring Gail Deering to me I'm her brother in law. Gail and her family are very dear to me..
Added by David Autrey on Feb 12, 2016 2:44 PM
Connie Meeks Duffey
Ozley
thank you for the Ozley transfer

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Added by Connie Meeks Duffey on Feb 10, 2016 2:23 PM
Daniel Champion
Winchester
Had family was from Heard County, Georgia and I see a couple of people buried there: Jessie and Jessie D Wincheester. Is this a real cemetery for
them?s
Trying to get some info of folks there and even on the county and settlement in Heard County and having trouble finding much info.

Added by Daniel Champion on Feb 08, 2016 8:18 PM
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Emerson White
your recent edits for this memorial now appear along with a courtesy tag in your name... thank you for all you do with find a grave. Bren
Added by Love in Family on Feb 08, 2016 2:51 PM
Sarah Black
112367620
I found an insert in an newspaper i believe it to be to the Grave#112367620 and a possibility that Charles is also buried there. but i didn't want to add it without your approval.
1885 DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN HEARD COUNTY

A letter from the Texas district of the western part of Heard county says: "
Last Friday evening, John and Charles James, who were drinking and playing cards, fell out about the game. In the difficulty which ensued, John raised his shot gun which was loaded with buckshot and discharged the load into Charles' abdomen producing a wound very likely to cause his death. As Charles fell, he shot with a pistol, killing John instantly, the ball taking effect near the heart. John James was Charles James' uncle and the former was forty
years of age, the latter thirty years of age. Both leave a wife and children.
Added by Sarah Black on Feb 07, 2016 4:34 PM
Susan R. Whatley
Floyce Howard
Thank you for all of your work and for this transfer.
Added by Susan R. Whatley on Jan 28, 2016 7:32 AM
Frankz
Rutledge cemetery
Got it. It was a typo, 1 digit off. I've sent in a correction for it.
Thanks
Added by Frankz on Jan 26, 2016 11:53 AM
FrankA.
Glen Gibson, #130807517
The obituary has been added. Check it over and let me know if there are any errors and I'll correct them. Take care.
Added by FrankA. on Jan 15, 2016 9:02 AM
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