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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.

06/19/14 -I will be offline and on vacation from 06/23/14 until 07/07/14. Thank you in advance to all my Find A Grave friends for leaving tokens on the memorials of my loved ones during my absence. I appreciate your thoughtfulness so very much.
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dorothy kirby chisholm
Earnest
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 ancestry.com. 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
dorothy kirby chisholm
George Ernest- Hanover County Va.
I see you are related to George Earnest of Hanover Co. He also married into my family of Kirby's from Randolph Co, Al. I have been to his home in Hanover Co., Va. Have pictures of his home. Dorothy Kirby Chisholm
Added by dorothy kirby chisholm on Jun 25, 2014 2:42 PM
Saffron♥Wings
RE: From Sarah
Oh Sarah my condolences to your losses and such a young age as well, I'm sorry I didn't know as I too have been off line helping my sick sister.

Sounds like you did a lot of traveling, wow you racked up some miles. May was very busy for you, congrats on your two granddaughters graduating.

Things are going good with Shelbie as long as we keep her hydrating she seems to act pretty normal, as normal as a cat can act, if that's possible. : )

I hope your kitty is doing well also Sarah.

I'm truly sorry I have not been on Find A Grave to flower much but sis recently got home from out of town hospital and is now starting chemo. I have been busy taking her to appts and spending as much time as I can with her.

I hope you have a beautiful week and know that I think of you and your loved ones,

hugs,
Vikki
Added by Saffron♥Wings on Jun 24, 2014 2:59 PM
Saffron♥Wings
RE: From Sarah
Dear Sarah,
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your daughters sister in law. My prayers go out to you and the family.

Sincerely,
Vikki
Added by Saffron♥Wings on Jun 15, 2014 12:36 PM
Remembering YOU Always.....LOVE PAULA
RE: From Sarah
THANK YOU FOR YOUR WELL WISHES,I AM FEELING BETTER,I JUST HAVE TO REST A LOT,I WAS VERY LUCKY THAT MY LASTING EFFECTS ARE THE PAINS BEHIND THE EYES AND IT LEFT A SPOT ON MY BRAIN,I AM SO GRATEFUL TO OUR LORD THAT I WASN'T PARALYZED!
HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR VISITS! HUGS,Paula
Added by Remembering YOU Always...... on Jun 07, 2014 6:57 PM
Robin Cowan
my father
my father was James t Collier,,Iam Robin Lynn Collier Cowan Looking 4 any family members,,,I live in Auburn,upstate ny 315-246=7410 email rcowwan@yahoo.com any thing at all u can help me with I know he married a lady named Jessie and had stepboys,,,and I have many uncles and aunts but don't know any of them.my fathers parents were Indian. Thank u so much 4 ur time
Added by Robin Cowan on May 23, 2014 7:55 AM
Dianne Nabors
RE: From Sarah
Thanks, Eba's father was James Tonnie Whitman, son of Hiram Alexander? Whitman and Margaret Salome (Lomie) Jones. Hiram Alex? was son of Hiram Jackson (Jack) Whitman and Sarah Jane Hamm. This is info I believe to be correct, just looking for someone who can verify these descendants. Still searching for info on other Whitman's buried in this cemetery, May be some others related to Eba.
Added by Dianne Nabors on May 13, 2014 2:00 PM
Dianne Nabors
Harris & Whitman Family of Alabama
I am researching the above families around Anniston and Heflin Alabama. I notice on Find A Grave that you are listed for many of the Whitman's buried at Macedonia Baptist cemetery. My connection is Milton Howard Harris and Eba V. Whitman of Blue Mountain. If you have info, I would be happy to share. Thanks, Dianne Nabors 48004618
Added by Dianne Nabors on May 12, 2014 4:57 PM
God is Love<3
RE: From Sarah
Awww of course ❤and a very Happy Easter to you and yours as well.
Added by God is Love<3 on Apr 16, 2014 8:50 PM
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