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jrpv (#46972216)
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Bio Photo Social Life is the aggregate of all the individual men's Lives who constitute society; History is the essence of innumerable Biographies.

- An oft-quoted "admission" by Thomas Carlyle in his 1830 essay On History

Dear Folks,

Originally, the Christian names, maiden names, surnames and dates which appear as titles for these Find A Grave cyber-memorials, and by which these entries are indexed, were as they appear on the stones and, in some instances, on undertaker markers (because, ordinarily, inscriptions are primary evidence for the individuals memorialized in these cemeteries, at least when placed by contemporaries).

Over time, I've begun to enter the transcriptions, so that now, many memorials include maiden names and full names (and additional dates and places) where they can be added with a high degree of confidence. The "Bio" sections may include genealogical deductions which are based on a number of documents, including both primary evidence and secondary sources.

The on-line availability of Georgia death certificates from 1919-1930 allows us to add memorials for burials for which no stone or marker was found in a cemetery (more than a hundred such entries), and allows us to supplement the information for burials which do have extant stones or undertaker markers.

Inevitably, mistakes occur; I very much appreciate your leaving me a message when you notice misreadings, misidentifications, or other errors in the memorials, including misdirections for the embedded links. I will do my best to make corrections promptly and, when practicable, to verify the information.

May God Bless Each of You and Your Families

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you. Philippians 4:4-9 KJV

NOTICE: My years of care for my father are at an end; we've buried his body, he has gone on to Glory. When some related affairs are settled, I will turn my attention to FindAGrave. Some folks have requested edits, additions, corrections, &c. The number of such requests is not quite "legion," but it's getting there. Please understand that your aid is valued and will get consideration in due time. I thank many of you for your patience, and now for your understanding. For the very few with that snide attitude that requires pointedly commenting yet "AGAIN," I apologize for your extreme anguish and have reason to regret your inability to realize that life exists beyond FindAGrave, that there are "seasons of life" (your pastor can help you with that concept), and that we gravers and genealogists are sometimes reminded that the living (and the dying) most likely should come ahead of the dead.

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L Lincoln
RE: HODGES Screven and Effingham Counties, Georgia
Thank you. Did you send those to my Facebook page? I am unaware of how to find the 'other' folder. Thanks in advance for your help.
Added by L Lincoln on Jun 27, 2014 1:31 PM
L Lincoln
The Hodges Family
Thank you so much for the detail you provided under Samuel Hodges. I descend from Phillip R Hodges, who left and moved West to LA. I have detail on his life once he arrived in LA but very sketchy research about his younger years and life in GA. Do you keep a public family tree?
Added by L Lincoln on Jun 10, 2014 9:24 AM
Mark & Jeannie Irwin
Letha Mae Creech Arledge, James McCoy Arledge
Hello, My name is Jeannie and recently became a Find A Grave member. My husband and I bought markers for my Great Grandmother Letha Mae Arledge (40013934)and Great Grandfather James Tommy Arledge (Memorial Not Created yet) and we are planning to purchase a Marker for my Great Uncle James McCoy Arledge (40014002)soon. We would appreciate it if you could transfer management of them over to us. I have to create a Memorial for my Great Grandfather which apparently the original grave marker was missing. Once I have access, I will post pictures of the 2 new Grave Markers and other information of their family.

Added by Mark & Jeannie Irwin on May 07, 2014 11:42 PM
Mary McCord
Myrtie J. Smith
Hello, Please add Myrtie J. Smith's maiden name of Jeffers and add her as a daughter of James Osborne Jeffers 31325573 and Annie Venola Bazemore Jeffers 31325574.
Thank you.
Added by Mary McCord on Apr 28, 2014 7:25 PM
Mary McCord
Mary McCord here
PS My email is listed on my registration. Thank you
Added by Mary McCord on Apr 22, 2014 6:58 PM
Mary McCord
James O. and Annie V. Jeffers
I have submitted an edit to complete their names. They are my maternal great grandparents. I also have their parents and their parent's parent's names and dates that I would like to add if you would be willing to transfer them to me. I did read your bio and I understand.
I am new to findagrave and am trying to catch up and add a few pieces of information regarding my family.
My name is Mary McCord and my id is 48394637.
Thank you for your consideration of this.
Added by Mary McCord on Apr 22, 2014 6:33 PM
Mary McCord
James O. Jeffers and Annie V. Jeffers
My name is Mary McCord (ID # 48394637.) Would you transfer my great grandparents to me please. They are James O. Jeffers 31325573 and Annie V. Jeffers 31325574.

Thank you very much. I am new to findagrave and am still looking for my family, so I may be back in touch.

Added by Mary McCord on Apr 22, 2014 2:23 PM
Would you please transfer Ezzie Counts to me. D. Blitch 47497875. He is related to me on my mother's side. I always called him Uncle Ezzie. God Bless and Keep You!
Added by DBlitch on Apr 14, 2014 7:22 PM
I am curious about your information for the Hodges family...particularly

William Hannes Hodges (1844 - 1927)

I know the Hodges family married into my Mottweiler family through:

Tom Hendricks
Added by thendricksguy on Apr 08, 2014 10:16 PM
Robert Thompson
Find a grave 31617858
For some reason the message below was bounced back to me.

Find A Grave contributor Robert Thompson has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Lillie Odom.
Link to memorial:
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Their suggestion:

please add maiden name KEMP so that she can be searched by Maiden name

please add

Georgia Death Certificate
Name: Lillie K Odom
Death Date: 12 May 1950
County of Death: Richmond
Gender: F (Female)
Race: White
Age: 59 Years
County of Residence: Richmond
Certificate: 11327
Added by Robert Thompson on Mar 17, 2014 11:18 AM
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