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Chet Walker (#47314925)
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If you know the location of any cemetery in Ashe Co., NC which does not already have a map on FindAGrave, I would appreciate very much hearing from you.

I would like to transfer my non relative memorials to any relatives who are active users of Find A Grave. Just ask. I make mistakes. Contact me with changes, corrections, etc.
My family surnames of interest are Walker, Starr, Sadler, Rumph, Jones, Moreland, Summers, Anderson, Shields, Thiesen, Couper & Traylor.
You are welcome to use my photos for any noncommercial use (eg post on your or other genealogy site tree- public or private).

Beginning in 2011, I have completed the photographing (often begun by others) of the following:

Alleghany Co., NC: 2 Cemeteries

Ashe Co., NC: 384 Cemeteries

Avery Co., NC: 22 Cemeteries

Caldwell Co., NC: 27 Cemeteries

Watauga Co., NC: 94 Cemeteries

Wilkes Co., NC: 2 Cemetery
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Cheryle Latour
Cooper Cemetery in Todd, NC
Decided to update my Cooper side of the family. Thank you very much for updating the photos. When I was there it was dusk. Since you took the photos you know that it is in a wooded area which isn't much help. I wish that I had checked this sooner, but it is never to late to say thank you.
Samuel is my 1st cousin 4 times removed. - God Bless you, Cheryle Anne (Priest) Latour, in Indiana
Added by Cheryle Latour on Jul 19, 2016 10:27 AM
David Mayo
RE: Ray photos
You're very welcome and absolutely. As far as I'm concerned, the photo is yours.

Added by David Mayo on Jul 12, 2016 7:37 AM
RE: Holy Trinity- Ashe Co., NC

I took photos of all the outdoor gravestones but I did not take any indoors.
Added by Bracky on Jul 11, 2016 7:49 PM
Christopher Columbus Davis
Thanks for the transfer, Chet!
Added by LarryEldreth on Jul 11, 2016 7:17 PM
Janice Edens Pilling
RE: Sarah H Hollars Find A Grave Memorial# 75498097
Yes, It matches his death record and says husband of Sarah Hollers Hodges. That married name of Hollars was the name she went by on her marriage record. We women don't just go back to our maiden names after our husbands die or are divorced. I just didn't request this link to James Monroe Hodges because I thought it might get confusing. But this is good. I think that she can be found by anyone looking for her now that she is connected to her children and parents.
I wish I could find some record for her first husband. I am wondering if he maybe died during WWI. I found one unnamed son born to them 3 July 1916 in Watauga but no grave for him either.
Thanks again.
Added by Janice Edens Pilling on Jul 11, 2016 9:09 AM
Janice Edens Pilling
RE: Sarah H Hollars Find A Grave Memorial# 75498097
Thanks. This was a hard memorial to know what to do with it? -I think the H was for her maiden name Harrison -I don't see a tab to write a bio to explain why Hodges is on the marker. Maybe those tabs just show up for the markers that we create. Sarah Elvira Harrison married Charley Hollars on 15 March 1899 in Watauga, North Carolina and then she was married to a James Monroe Hodges 19 March 1939 in Watauga Twp, NC. They are on the 1940 Census together. So her name at death in 1956 was Hodges. James Hodges died 1961.
I just discovered this later marriage after I found this memorial and was searching for Sarah's death record.
If you have a bio tab and want to add this explanation, feel free to do so.
Added by Janice Edens Pilling on Jul 11, 2016 8:23 AM
Janice Edens Pilling
Sarah H Hollars Find A Grave Memorial# 75498097
Hi Chet,
I finally found Sarah Harrison Hollars Hodges death Certificate with this last name of Hodges. I hadn't relalized her last husband was James Hodges.
As I got looking further at this memorial page you created, I noticed that you had Hodges as her maiden name. SO I figured this might have been a later marriage and the name she died with...and Bingo! I finally found her death Cert.
So her maiden name was Harrison and I found her parents...
So I requested to link her with her parents. But could you also put Harrison as her maiden name?
Again, her memorial is # 75498097

Added by Janice Edens Pilling on Jul 10, 2016 8:58 PM
J. E. Cox
RE: Rhoda M. Benge
Chet, she was the wife of Jesse C. Benge -- Rhoda M. Parsons.
Added by J. E. Cox on Jul 10, 2016 12:11 PM
Larkin Pennington Cemetery
I was glad to see that you got up to that cemetery. I talked to one of his descendants when I was there in 2009...but it wasn't possible to get up there. Great to finally see a picture!

Carmen Johnson
Added by CarmenJ on Jul 09, 2016 1:23 PM
J. E. Cox
Rhoda M. Benge
Hi Chet, Rhoda's maiden name was Parsons according to death record of daughter Virginia Dora Benge. Rhoda was daughter of James Parsons and Rebecca Younce.
Jerry Cox
Added by J. E. Cox on Jul 07, 2016 7:10 AM
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