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Alana Morgan (#48060147)
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Bio Photo I have been actively researching genealogy for over twenty years. In my experience, I have ofttimes been surprised to learn just how much misinformation is erroneously passed on from generation to generation via family members.

In my investigations, I make every attempt to carefully validate and cross reference each entry that I record. I welcome anyone who comes into possession of contradictory information to immediately contact me so that together we may arrive at a copacetic determination.

It is my primary interest to reflect only the facts in regard to past events in the lives of our loved ones, irrespective of how often the truth may be difficult to accept.

Some of the family names I am researching are Burton, Clinton, Coker, Garrison, Hooper, McClure, Martin, Morgan, Watson, White, and Word.

Please feel free to copy and use any photographs that I have contributed to FAG. No photo credit is necessary. I have a hard time understanding the mindset of those who do not want to share freely the photos of loved ones. It isn't as if these individuals aren't the bona fide relatives of countless other descendants. It would be different if someone walked into their house with a gun and robbed them of the original prints. They're only copies! Lighten up folks!

People who have large numbers of no name cemeteries are, in my opinion, abusing the system created by Find-A-Grave. If you have large numbers of no cemetery memorials, I will not delete a duplicate memorial because of your abuse.

I will not link to burial unknown or no cemetery unless it fits the criteria set by the site:
Under the new guidelines, burial unknowns are subject to removal after 30 days.

****The Clock Of Life ****

The clock of life is wound but once,
And no man has the power
To tell just when the hands will stop
At late or early hour.

To lose one's wealth is sad indeed,
To lose one's health is more,
To lose one's soul is such a loss
That no man can restore.

The present only is our own,
So Live, Love, toil with a will --
Place no faith in 'Tomorrow' --
For the clock may then be still.

Robert H. Smith

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Nancy Cornelius
Louisa Sylvania Gorham
I have a page in an old Bible that has HM Gorham Jr. siblings with dobs. This Bible has her dob as Feb 16, 1852.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Apr 28, 2015 12:37 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Louisa Sylvania Gaskin
Alana, Nancy Baily and Sylvania Gaskin I have tried to find in this cemetery. Someone said they thought that Nancy was buried somewhere in the valley...ha ha ha ....the valley is a big place. According to all records Sylvania should be here. I took an aerial pic. Do you think she could be next to JW? There is an empty spot next to him and then there is a small sand stone. Odd that JW and Polly Gaskin would have a child with the name of Louisa. Maybe they knew Sylvania before Polly died, and the child is a name sake.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Apr 28, 2015 12:26 PM
Ken Record
RE: Photo for Elizabeth Morgan
I am not showing an Elizabeth Morgan in the Edgemont Cemetery. Can you give me a full name and I will double check.

Also I usually put the plot in the picture caption. double click on the picture to see the caption.
Added by Ken Record on Apr 28, 2015 5:57 AM
samantha escue
So how do u merge memorials?
Added by samantha escue on Apr 20, 2015 5:23 PM
Sherlocks Cousin
Betty Hixson Barrett
I fixed her maiden name and will add the obit you provided to me. Just an FYI - There are Hixon (without the 's') families in Hamilton County as my husband and I went to school with some of them:) So, it is spelled both ways. The MaryK I posted is a contributor on Find A Grave - now which one I don't have a clue.
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Apr 06, 2015 3:14 PM
charles klingel
Nettie Elizabeth Smith Lawson
Alana thanks again for Nettie's photo.
Added by charles klingel on Apr 02, 2015 6:58 AM
charles klingel
William Herbert Lawson
Alana thanks for the photo for William.
Added by charles klingel on Apr 02, 2015 6:56 AM
Clarence and Bonnie Marler
I want to thank you for your time in taking the photo and posting them on Find a Grave. I appreciate this. I think Find a
Grave is a fantastic site. With your photo and post, the history is a little more complete.
Thank you again
Mary Ann
Added by MAKY on Mar 31, 2015 6:24 PM
Robert Steven Ramsey
William & Emma Bishop
Thank you for the info for their correction of burial. I updated to Chattanooga Memorial Park per Emma's death record. Is this the correct location?
Emma's Find A Grave Memorial# 121543891.
Added by Robert Steven Ramsey on Mar 31, 2015 1:56 PM
Vicki Edwards
Thank You - Frank Morgan Marker Photos
Hello Alana,

Thank you so much for the very nice photos of Frank Morgan's marker. He was the husband of a woman in my ancestral Jehle family and I know a fair amount about his life.

This photo also confirms the date of his death; I don't know why the cemetery office told me he was buried 26 Dec 1936! I will now correct the year on his memorial.

I want to let you know I'm especially grateful you wrote the caption on the one photo noting Mae Morgan Harpold was also buried in front of the large Morgan marker. She was Frank's sister and someone I tried to find earlier but I didn't know her married name. Thank you for writing that caption; I doubt I would have ever known she was there otherwise!

Vicki Edwards
Los Angeles
Added by Vicki Edwards on Mar 24, 2015 10:09 PM
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