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Reggie Hughes (#47319389)
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Bio Photo I brake for Headstones!

Genealogy and family is the history of ourselves. I am truly amazed why and how I made it on this earth, at this moment in time, after uncovering the hardships of my ancestors, especially during the War for Southern Independence. I enjoy stories and pictures from the past, and passing them along to others, through e-mail and social media.

If I can help others uncover clues to their past, I will feel blessed by the Lord in many way. So please don't be afraid to ask for help.

THE STORY TELLERS - by unknown
We are the chosen. My feelings are, in each family, there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but,instead, breathing life into all those who have gone before.

We are the storytellers of the tribe. All tribes have one.

We have been called, as it were, by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story.
"Those we love don't go away...They walk beside us every day...Unseen, unheard, but always near...Still loved, still missed and very dear."

Reginald L. Hughes - 2nd Lieutenant
Capt. John Rayburn Camp 452
Marshall Co. Alabama
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William H. Lyon
I have some clarification on the stone at Rock Springs on William H Lyon and also the marker in the Lyon plot in Arab. My wife's cousin in Arab placed them there several years ago before she died. Neither of them are actual grave stones. Also we found quite a bit of information on Sterling Lyon. He was not in the Civil War having died in 1836/37 in Social Circle, GA. We would like to share data on the Lyon family.

John Huggins
Daphne, AL
Added by John on Apr 04, 2014 11:21 PM
Susan Sparks Leasure
Fred Goodwin grave
Reggie, thank you so much for the pic of my relative's grave.
Susan Sparks Leasure
Added by Susan Sparks Leasure on Feb 19, 2014 10:54 AM
Thank you so very much for your thoughtful consideration and for taking the time to photograph the tombstone! Your help is greatly appreciated!!!
Sincerely, Kathy
Added by HanlonTX on Feb 01, 2014 10:43 PM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
Thank you very much for transferring the memorials for these family members of my husband's family.

Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Aug 06, 2013 3:07 PM
Joyce Mize Worsham
RE: Elizabeth Delaney Bunt Lyon
I only have that Edith Lyons Mize mother was born in S.C. 1/31/1817 no other info about her parents, sorry. I was following the Mize family line.
Added by Joyce Mize Worsham on Jun 14, 2013 2:24 PM
Rose Chambers Carpenter
I had not noticed that anyone put a memorial on Findagrave for Sarah E Estes. Maybe she is buried there. There are only a few graves at Enon and half of them are not marked. I didn't know there was any death record of her on ancestry, will look it up. The last record I saw of her, she was living with George, do you think he was living in Bibb Co. when she passed away? George has another great grandson, William Estes, living close to me in Hamilton. I had no idea he had any family here. William connected with me on Findagrave and now we are Facebook friends. I found Estes graves recently in Hamilton, going to check them out when I have time to see if they are family. It was you who sent the pictures to me wasn't it?
Added by Rose Chambers Carpenter on May 31, 2013 8:44 AM
Rose Chambers Carpenter
Estes Family
Do you have any idea where George Marion's mother is buried? I can't find any record of her death. The last records on her that I have seen were when she applied for widow's pension and she was living with George at the time. I know where his dad is buried; about 25 miles from where I live.
Added by Rose Chambers Carpenter on May 30, 2013 6:51 PM
Rose Chambers Carpenter
RE: Estes
I am the great-granddaughter of George's brother John Henry. How do I find your ancestry tree and I'll see If I have any you don't have.
Added by Rose Chambers Carpenter on May 28, 2013 6:14 AM
Nancy Cornelius
Concord cemetery
Just an FYI... Concord cemetery Marshall Co.and Concord Blount Co. were the same cemetery and has now been combined to the Marshall Co. Concord.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Apr 27, 2013 12:50 PM
Michelle Urban
Hambrick cemt.

I saw that you have been to Hambrick Cemt. In the description it says west of Princeton. Can you help me out with better directions to this cemt?
Thank you

Added by Michelle Urban on Feb 26, 2013 8:48 AM
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