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Melody (#47137329)
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Bio Photo GENEALOGY has been in my life for over 50 years. Putting Madison County graves and photos on Findagrave is my personal goal. Findagrave is an awesome database. If you are close kin to anyone whose grave I photographed/memorialized and wish to "manage it" please notify me. I will ask for your relationship so have your genealogy handy. Corrections and/or additions are also appreciated. I also welcome any additional information about infant graves.(i.e. who are/were their parents)
Hoping this site has aided you in your genealogy.:)

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K Mitchell
James P Mitchell
Melody, are you related to James P Mitchell?
Added by K Mitchell on Jul 19, 2016 5:38 PM
He was my great grandfather. His father's name was John D McClendon #94471050 His mother was Sarah Caroline Franklin McClendon Moore #94470883

2 more of his children are on Find-a-Grave

It's listed as Rubie but should be Rubin #61996741

& Samuel Lee McClendon #85172276

He also had another daughter Nettie Belle McClendon b March 1890 and died after Feb 1920 I can't find her burial info.

Added by SMBufford on Jun 21, 2016 6:08 PM
Jeff Fisher
RE: Richard Stutts Gravestone
You are most welcome! I saw the request, but it looked like there was already a photo on the memorial page? I tried to take the picture so it showed the Bryant name more. I'm in that area frequently, so if you want a different photo, please let me know.
Added by Jeff Fisher on Jun 17, 2016 7:27 PM
Mary Tiffany
William Harris #75446139
Melody, please ignore the request I just sent to you about changing William's DOB. Sorry, looked at wrong info.
Added by Mary Tiffany on May 09, 2016 5:43 PM
Terry Butts
Fannie Mae McMillan
I was so impressed to find a picture of my grandmother's grave on this website and even more impressed to see that someone had actually taken the time to photograph my father's grave (Clifton B Manning, Jr.). I did want to add a little info on Fannie. She also had a daughter, Aline Mozelle Manning Whitten, my dad's older sister. She passed away in May, 1997. I will have to find the dates and info if you are interested.
Added by Terry Butts on Mar 26, 2016 7:23 PM
Brenda Ashford
Oscar Mason
Thanks so much for the transfer!
Added by Brenda Ashford on Mar 23, 2016 3:45 PM
E. K. Goree Phootgraph
Dear Ma'am,
Hello my name is Joe Owen and I am currently doing research about the soldiers of Hood's Texas Brigade that fought at the battle of Antietam in 1862. One of the soldiers is E.K. Goree of Texas. I noticed that on his memorial on find a grave there is a photograph of him.

With your permission I would like to use a hi-definition photograph (tiff file 1000ppi or better), if you have one. If you don't, would you happen to know who has the original that I can contact and possibly use? I will of course, give you the acknowledgment in the book as the source of the photograph.

Thank You for reading this and I look forward to hearing from you.

Joe Owen
Added by jlhist64 on Feb 06, 2016 12:06 PM
RE: Madison Cemetery
Not a Mr but I sent a request to findagrave. I don't know where the name came from originally
Added by MB on Jan 18, 2016 2:44 PM
Elihu Polk and Debby Alcorn Benton
Hi, Melody ... the above-referenced are my great-great grandparents; their son Milton 'Dutch' is my great-grandfather; his daughter Gladys Mae is my grandmother; her daughter Opal Mae is my mother. I am thrilled to see the photo of Elihu and Debby, and wonder if you have the original - or know where I might look for it or other family members? I have no idea what my great-grandfather looked like. Thanks for any assistance you may offer!
Added by Sharon on Dec 29, 2015 9:20 AM
Joshua C Brown
My great grandfather, name above, and his wife, Martha Angelina Stockton, are supposed to be buried in the Madisonville City Cemetery. In the 1970's I met with Mrs Boney, who was in charge of the cemetery at that time. She actually remembered Joshua, he was the Madisonville Postmaster from 1890's to 1913. She said they are buried in the part of the cemetery where all the markers were of wood and so there was no way to determine actual location. I was wondering if there has been in change since then. Joshua died in 1916, Martha, 1923. My grandfather is also buried there, also I believe unmarked, Albert Sidney Brown, died about 1922. My grandmother is buried there with her second husband; Ebby Katherine (Harper)Brown Hollis and J. A. Hollis.

Dale Brown
Added by RDB1950 on Nov 20, 2015 5:28 PM
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