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Sarah Johnson (#47287914)
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Bio Photo My name is Sarah Joyce Gibbs Johnson. I am a native of Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama. My parents, William Albert Gibbs and Lemma Lee Otwell Gibbs, are now deceased. I have been actively researching my ancestral families for the past fourteen years. My mother was our family genealogist for almost 50 years and she was instrumental in developing my interest in continuing the search for our ancestors.

Paternal Lineage: Bacon, Barry, Barton, Brewer, Brook/Brookes, Calhoun, Clement/Clements, Collier, Cosper, Cullum/Cullen, Earnest, Gibbs, Glass, Hatton, Hyde, Jackson, Kimball, Kincheloe, Kite, Knapp, Lippincott, Little, McPherson, Nuthall, Phillips, Pottinger, Roberts, Sims/Simms, Small, Smith, Sprigg, Thompson, Vines, Wade, White, Wickliffe/Wycliffe, and Williams.

Maternal Lineage: Abney/De Albini, Albrecht/Albright, Ashley, Bentley, Berger, Billings, Bird/Byrd, Bobo, Brickhmann, Britt, Bull, Canning, Collier, Collins, Cottrell/Cotrall, Crumpton, Davidson, Dobbs, Ebourne, Elliott, Emory, Farlee/Farley, Garrett, Gaylord, Hawkins, Higginbotham, Hold/Holt, Hollowell, Hungerford, Jordan, Joy, Keller, Kendrick, Kenner, Kilgore/Killgore, Layton, Lewis, Lucas, Mann, Maroney/Meroney, Morgan, Moseley, Myrick, Neydeckh, Otwell, Pollard, Pounds/Pound, Prichard/Pritchard, Puleston, Reid, Rothchild, Scates, Scheible, Smith, Sorrell, Spencer, Spraggins, Thompson, Tippen/Tipping, Treat, Warner, Weems, Willet, Williams, Willoughby, Wise, Wofford, and Wood.

My husband, William Alvin Johnson, passed away on December 27, 2012. Bill was also very interested in genealogy. Most of his ancestors lived in Bucks Co., PA and Gloucester Co., NJ, with his earliest known ancestors arriving from Germany in the early 1700s.

Husband's Lineage: Dunk, French, Gibison,
Graeff, Johnson, Long, McIlvaine, Miller, Rufe, Scholl, Starr, Somers, Sumstone/Zumstein, Walters/Wolterink, and Worman.

I am a member of the DAR, based on the military service of my 4th Great Grandfather, George Earnest of Virginia. My sister was a past Regent of the Palm Beach Chapter of the DAR. I am hoping to work on some supplementals as time allows. Our earliest ancestors came to the Colonies of Maryland and Virginia from England in the 1600s, including David Wickliffe, Zachariah (Zachary) Wade, and Thomas Sprigg of Maryland; and Thomas Ottowell of Jamestown, Virginia. In the 1700s, other ancestors, Michael Hold (1717), Georg Sheible (1717), Johannes Albrecht (1732), and Henrick Gasper (1768), along with their families, arrived from Germany; and Gabriel Baubau (1700) from France.

Thank you to all my Find A Grave friends for leaving tokens on the memorials of my loved ones. I appreciate your thoughtfulness so very much. I am currently offline due to cataract surgery in September and have additional cataract surgery scheduled in October, 2014. I hope to be back soon!

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Sandy Lyle Rakestraw
RE: From Sarah
Sarah, I went to this place and it has David Parks Roberts as being born in Jackson Co, GA:
Added by Sandy Lyle Rakestraw on Oct 08, 2014 9:56 PM
Sandy Lyle Rakestraw
RE: From Sarah
Hi Sarah, I am not related to David Parks Roberts. I apparently Googled his name and found that he was born in Carroll County, GA. I do not know if this is correct or not. Go here to see all the Ancestry trees that listed him being born in Carroll Co:
Added by Sandy Lyle Rakestraw on Oct 08, 2014 9:54 PM
RE: From Sarah
It was my pleasure to visit your family and you're welcome. Just get well and praying for a fast healing for you. Don't worry about your family. We'll take care of them while you're gone!

Have a great night!


Added by Joyce on Sep 02, 2014 8:40 PM
RE: From Sarah Again
Thank you Sarah, it's difficult indeed.
I will write you an email regarding my sister in a few days. Stay healthy, I just had a short bout of broncitus,

Added by Saffron♥Wings on Aug 28, 2014 1:58 PM
RE: From Sarah Again
Hi Sarah,

I just wanted to let you know that I'm so glad the antibiotics helped Jet and all is well.
Sorry for the late response, I'm so sorry I have been in my own world taking care of my sister.

I have missed you !!!

Added by Saffron♥Wings on Aug 21, 2014 8:36 PM
Jackie Goff (pinky)
Thanks for your kindness in visiting my dad memorial
(Charles Goff).
Added by Jackie Goff (pinky) on Aug 01, 2014 5:24 AM
James H Roberts-
Trying to find further information on James H Roberts born December 1866 death December 1904. Believed to be my great grandfather
Added by Kenny on Jul 28, 2014 1:44 PM
RE: From Sarah
You're quite welcome & I'm happy to visit your loved ones!
Added by Joyce on Jul 14, 2014 9:32 PM
dorothy kirby chisholm
I was raised in Randolph Co., Al married and moved to Richmond, Va. Buck Earnest and his son came to Williamsburg, Va on business and came by and had dinner with me and we drove out to George and Roses home place. I live in Henrico Co and Hanover is the next county over. I live about 7 miles from the old Earnest Family Home. They looked for the cemetery but didn't have any luck finding it. I have some pictures of Buck and Allen at the home place on my I think it apppears on several family trees from what I find on Ancestry. dorothy kirby chisholm
Added by dorothy kirby chisholm on Jul 06, 2014 9:56 AM
dorothy kirby chisholm
RE: From Sarah
Ardalacy Emily Ellen Kirby (1850-1942) married Jasper wesley Fincher (1848-1915), whoses daughter Mary Elizabeth Fincher(1888-1986) married Allen Brent Earnest (1889-1972).All of these people are in Randolph Co, Al.
Added by dorothy kirby chisholm on Jul 05, 2014 9:24 AM
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