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

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Donna Sutphin Armentrout (#47017964)
 member for 7 years, 2 months, 16 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

What Mom instilled into us is a gift in my 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 :)

Leave Public Message
 Forums: thetrouts
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 13,103 Memorials Added
 • 12,779 Memorials Managed
 • 35 Memorials/Week
 • 24,508 Photos
 • 8 Photo Requests
 • 397 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 16,713 Virtual Flowers
 • 12 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 18 Fame Ratings
 • 20 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 (3)
My Branch of the Powell C... (16)
My Gilmore Branch (9)
My Glick Branch (3)
Special Friends (4)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Brushbeater, Deborah Shelton..., Greg Alger, James Brady, kathy nester, KJHall, Lesley Bodemann, liz, loriques, Marcia Lynne vo..., Michael Garnett..., Michael Nestor, Patrick Ryan Mc..., Randy Shepherd, Rita McKale, Ron Leonard, Ron Stewart, Shelly, Val Baugh, Victoria Taylo...
Messages left for Donna Sutphin A... (394)[Leave Message]
Rickey "Rick" Boult
Hope you are doing OK.

Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Aug 17, 2015 1:04 PM
Martha Allison Quesenberry
Donald Reece
I don't mean to get in on your records but, as I know the Dock Reece Family and went to school with his children I have tried to post Donald but it went on a separate thing.I tried to let you know that he is a child of Dock and Dicie Reece .Edwards obituary also states this.Appreciate all you do.Hope this is helpful.
Martha Allison Quesenberry
Added by Martha Allison Quesenberr... on Aug 14, 2015 4:47 PM
Cheryl Nienhaus
Lydia Jane Sutphin
Death Certificate for Virginia has her date of death as 2/14/1916, instead of 1910. Just letting you know, since we are family.
Added by Cheryl Nienhaus on Aug 11, 2015 12:50 PM
Annie Reyna
Lillie Maude Rakes Edwards, I'm sure it's a typo, as the other sibling before her had parents are Charles Jackson Rakes & Caroline Clifton. I certainly wish I could find her on Find A Grave & her Parents. The Clifton line are in my family thru her father Emanuel Clifton & Ruth Ingram Clifton. Emanuel was my great great Grandfather. Thanks
Added by Annie Reyna on Aug 08, 2015 5:34 AM
Nancy Horton Gillispie
RE: re: Lloyd Paris Owen
You are welcome, I enjoy doing it!
Added by Nancy Horton Gillispie on Aug 07, 2015 8:55 AM
Rickey "Rick" Boult
I sent you an email, I am in search of 2 different George Washington Bolt's.

any help or info would be great.

Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Aug 04, 2015 7:35 AM
Mary Lee (Marie) Sutphin Patton
Hey Donna ... I wanted to give you a heads up on some new information I found. Nothing really on Marie but it might give us some new leads. I came across a letter that mentioned that Charlie Patton remarried on May 7, 1955 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He married Viola Lee Bennett-Bunch. I'm assuming back in 1955 you were not able to be married to two people at one time so I'm currently waiting for a response from the Tennessee archives on a divorce record for them. If I receive something I'll let you know.

Added by Shelly on Jul 31, 2015 10:28 AM
Richard Dillon Watson
RE: David Watson
Thanks for the transfer!

Added by Richard Dillon Watson on Jul 19, 2015 3:35 PM
Rickey "Rick" Boult
I am not in any hurry distant cuz, take your time.
I just appreciate all your help.

Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Jul 06, 2015 5:58 PM
roger lineberry
Virginia Payne Dotson
Thanks for the transfer of Virginia Dotson.
Also, thank you for all that you do.
Added by roger lineberry on Jun 22, 2015 5:47 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service