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Don Atwell (#47043939)
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I am retired. I have been doing genealogical research on my family lines for about 20 years. For the past few years I've put my research on the "back burner" but now that I've retired, I'm back into it. I enjoy going through cemeteries and each headstone tells only a very short history of that person's life. I now get to do several of my favorite hobbies, all at the same time, history, genealogy research, photography, walking through cemeteries, and motorcycle riding.
Not all of the headstones I list are family lines. If you find a correction or have additional information, just let me know.
If you have any ATWELL'S and transfer them to me, I'll take good care of them, but I will not transfer any ATWELL'S.
In the future, please use the change buttons that FAG has provided. I do check these to see if they are correct, so if it seems to be in error, I will decline them.
I will not link unknown burials.
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Susan Thomas
Dr. James Edgar Foy V Grave
I recently came across a picture of Dr. Foy when the Auburn 1954 yearbook was dedicated to him. I wanted to add it to the site for him that you created but there are already 5 photos. At least two are duplicates.
Would you consider removing the duplicates so that I can add this photo of him to his site? Thanks so much!

Susan Thomas

James Edgar Foy V - # 59926020
Added by Susan Thomas on May 26, 2015 9:55 PM
lynda howard
RE: Alto Atwell
Lila Atwell Skipper buried in Greenwood Cemetery
11th and Lisenby Ave Panama City FL Born in Houston Co., Ala Nov 5,1900 DEC 19,1988.W/O Hazy L. Skipper SR P.H. recipient WW1
I am her granddaughter Lynda Skipper Howard
Added by lynda howard on May 22, 2015 7:23 PM
Joey Bennett
Hello Don I had a question and a favor to ask you but then I read your Bio, the question was I was curious if there is any way at all that you can make an exception for me and transfer a few Atwell's over to me that's buried in Houk Cemetery in Metcalfe County Ky. I am kin and related to the Atwell's as well, My grand mother was Catherine Alice Atwell Hester my moms mother, and I would really like to be able to manage her Find A Grave memorial and a few more that's also there, I also have a lot of info pics and other things that I would like to add to a few of the memorials once they are transferred to me. I hope that you can and will consider and spare a few for me and transfer to me, I look forward to your response. Joey Bennett
Added by Joey Bennett on May 22, 2015 5:16 AM
Donna Chisum Fountain
Ella Mae Harrelson
MY mistake..I edited Ella Mae Harrelson as having the maiden name HENDERSON..I was wrong..please ignore my edit.

Donna Chisum Fountain
Added by Donna Chisum Fountain on May 21, 2015 5:53 AM
Lisa Battistin Bowman
RE: Sylvan Battistin
Don, I did that back in 2005 or 2006 and it was all digital. Somehow the card they were all on became damaged and I was only able to recover a few of the photos. I had other cemeteries backed up onto cd's so they were all okay [Damascus, Galilee, and one or two others that I can't remember off the top of my head [but that was just for Jackson Co. I got a few in Alabama that trip as well. [Abbeville, Lawrenceville, Big Creek].
I really enjoy it for a lot of reasons and have come to the conclusion that I am related to everyone from within a 300 mi radius of Jackson. Now that's a lot of kinfolk, but then you have to take into consideration our ancestors didn't have the great methods of birth control that we have today: electricity and television. Well, when I die, I'm going to be raising a ruckus in Marvin Chapel since I'll be the 6th direct generation from my Gr x plenty Archibald Ball [>Joseph Louis Ball, George Ellis Ball, Pallie Ball Ward, Mary Clyde Ward Battistin then me and even my daughter wishes to be there as well. Are you aware of the "Hamilton Cemetery"? It is on the East side of 77 between the Ward Homestead and what was the Smith Homestead and I believe is still in the family but not sure if the last name is the same. I have posted the pics I took however it was after dusk and they are not all that readable - not sure if daylight would correct that or even if I got them all.
Added by Lisa Battistin Bowman on May 11, 2015 7:18 AM
Lisa Battistin Bowman
Photo for Sylvan Battistin
Thank you, Don. It is much appreciated.

Hope to meet you someday when I can get to Graceville/Jackson Cty.

Thank you again. It is very much appreciated.

Added by Lisa Battistin Bowman on May 10, 2015 12:43 PM
Lisa Battistin Bowman
RE: Sylvan Battistin
Thank you so much Don. You can add it now as I deleted one of the photos. I really do appreciate it as I won't be able to get up there until next year. Again, I thank you very, very much.


Battistin Bowman
Added by Lisa Battistin Bowman on May 09, 2015 5:04 PM
Sheila Parcell
Zedie Taylor
Don, thank you very much for the picture of Zedie's final resting place. It is greatly appreciated.

Have a beautiful day!
Added by Sheila Parcell on May 08, 2015 8:33 AM
Jerry Elmore
Deleted Photo
I deleted a photo from George Washington Ball's photo page that I had posted. Someone posted the same photo. I cannot delete the Cemetery Photo as I didn't post it, but there should be room now for a headstone for George.
Added by Jerry Elmore on May 05, 2015 2:02 PM
Karon Bosze
Obit for Andrew Joseph Johnson
Don, would you be able to correct the spelling of my name in my uncle's online obituary. I asked my other uncle to have it corrected for the paper, but guess that didn't happen. I am the niece listed as "Karen Bosze". My first name is misspelled in the obituary. (Yes, it happens, a lot). My first name is spelled "Karon."

His memorial #: 125332243
at Antioch Baptist Church, Houston, Co., AL

Thank you for all that you do!
Added by Karon Bosze on Apr 26, 2015 7:41 PM
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