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Faded Genes (#46891429)
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Bio Photo I have been doing genealogy since 1979. I co-authored the Morgan County Cemetery books in the 1980's. I have published a book on my Compton family and my Lynn family. Also several publications for the Morgan County Genealogical Society.

I have been married for 58 years. We have two children and five grandchildren living and one that died at age two years and three great-grandchildren.

I enjoy scrapbooking, cemeteries, photography and antique shopping.

If I have entered incorrect information or you have something to add to a memorial, please let me know via the SAC on the memorial. I will be glad to transfer memorials to a member according to FindAGrave guidelines. Send your requests via the SAC on the memorial you want transferred; otherwise I will not transfer.

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Please visit baby Zack's memorial and leave him a flower. I miss him so much.


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Janice Cross
RE: JAMES RATLIFF
Yes there is an old fence around it. It is difficult to find if you don't know where to look. I'll send you directions later. It's on private property and you would need to get permission to see it.
The larger cemetery where James Ratliff the son is buried is in front of the house that he built. Most interesting place to visit.

Janice Cross
Added by Janice Cross on Jun 17, 2015 8:34 AM
Sherry Winchester
RE: Mary Wilhite Johnson/Henry Thomas Johnson
Thanks so much for the reply.

Sherry
Added by Sherry Winchester on Jun 05, 2015 12:52 AM
Sherry Winchester
Mary Wilhite Johnson/Henry Thomas Johnson
I was hoping for your help with a problem I am having.

Nancy Jane Wilhite Johnson (Alfred buried at Wilhite Cem) she is the daughter of Ezekiel and Mary Powell Wilhite.

I believe that Mary Elizabeth Wilhite Johnson (Henry Thomas Johnson) is also the daughter of Ezekiel and Mary Powell Wilhite, but no proof.

I have found some info on Mary's descendant's:
Daughter Zenia Johnson (Barney) Lynn b 7-6-1889 - d 1-10-1985)
buried Powell, sons Spurge Johnson 1894-d 1-6-1936 buried Powell,
Clay Johnson. Stepdaughter Jessie Inez Johnson (Arthur) Ball buried
Powell Cem. Zenia’s daughter Annie Ruth Lynn (Robert) Ball married
12-12-1945 Morgan Co. Al

I seen in your bio that you had done a Lynn family history. Do you happen to know if Mary & Nancy are sister's?

Do you know how close the graves are to each other??


Hope to hear from you.

Sherry
Added by Sherry Winchester on Jun 02, 2015 2:16 PM
Anne Foreman
Wilson foreman 32870526
Hi there this is my ancestor! He was married to Anna Pace Foreman. I have added his birth date and locations in the edits. Do you have a photo of his marker. I think Ann is buried in Alabama, I will find her and have that linked up.
Added by Anne Foreman on May 29, 2015 8:10 PM
Martha Jean Holmes Saint Grimes
Mary Edna Thompson
Thank you so much for the obituary. Edna is my Great Aunt and I really appreciate this, but this isn't the first time you've sent an obit to me, you sent me one on my grandfather Thomas Price Thompson also. Again thank you so much.

Jean
Added by Martha Jean Holmes Saint ... on May 14, 2015 4:43 AM
Janice Cross
James Ratliff
These graves aren't in the large cemetery in front of the old home. The larger cemetery is where James Ratliff's son is buried also named James. I took these pictures and the graves are located about a mile from there. Anyone have any questions they may contact me.
Added by Janice Cross on Apr 13, 2015 6:02 PM
Gordon Houston Holmes
Photo Requests
Thanks Dene

I always read your notes and somehow missed those, should have known better. Always appreciate your efforts.

Gordon
Added by Gordon Houston Holmes on Feb 09, 2015 2:53 PM
Don Herring
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The headstone photo you posted on the above memorial shows b: June 1, 1838 and Memorial Page shows b: June 15, 1863. The 1900 Census on Ancestry.com shows b:June 1864. Is photo of headstone for a different person?
Added by Don Herring on Jan 19, 2015 12:52 PM
mike reeves
RE: McElderry
I don't have a copy of the family bible, contributor Charles McCarthy's posting of Col. McElderry's obit, acquired from McAdory's "History of Alabama" and/or "Dictionary of Alabama Biographies, motivated me to do family links. I've used McAdory's "Revolutionary War Soldiers in Alabama" in the past, which is available online at the Alabama Department of Archives & History (ADAH) website: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/al_sldrs/r_list.html

Good luck in your quest, those fragmented marble slabs are indeed heart-breakers.
Added by mike reeves on Jan 18, 2015 7:08 AM
jcq
Edward Rolfe
Thank you so much for the transfer of Edward Rolfe. I really appreciate it.

Tammy
Added by jcq on Jan 06, 2015 6:57 AM
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