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Vernon Gibbons (#46917479)
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Bio Photo I have been working on genealogy for about 25 years. I just found out about Find A Grave a few months ago. What a handy tool this is. I enjoy going around to different cemeteries looking at all the old headstones, and taking pictures for people who might not every see the headstonesof there ancestors if someone didn't take pictures for them.

If anyone finds an error, please let me know and I will correct it. Also anyone who would like to add something, I can also do that for you.

For over 15 years I have been seriously researching my Gibbons family, with a beginning origin in South Carolina (Joseph Franklin Gibbons 1839 and still searching for information prior to that), also researching the Paris family (Rhoda Catherine Paris) from Spartanburg, South Carolina and the Giles families from that area.

From there the search has taken me into Harlan and Bell Counties in Kentucky, and surrounding counties in VA & TN, later on to Rockcastle and Lincoln Counties in KY also. In KY families that connect with our Gibbons are: Fee's, Green, Burkhart, Hensley, Wynn, Wilson and more.

My grandfather Andrew Jackson Gibbons was born in SC, was raised and married Margaret Fee in Harlan County KY. They raised their family in Lee Co. VA. Andrew Jackson Gibbons brothers are, James Giles, John Giles, Spurgeon Gibbons, Willie Gibbons, Campbell Gibbons, Frank Gibbons II and Nathan Gibbons. No known sisters.

If anyone has information of any of these families I would be very appreciative of anything you are willing to share.

I am also working on a register for Rose Hill Cemetery in Robinson, Kansas.

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Patti
Duplicate Memorial for Messner
Memorial # 136570266 for Sydnie Messner is a duplicate that you created today. This memorial was already created yesterday.
Added by Patti on Sep 29, 2014 10:59 AM
Patricia Corbitt
Musicks burried in the Kiser plat.
My name is patricia Harris Corbitt. My grandmother is buried in the same plot with her mom and dad. I would do anything to get a picture of the grave since I was not there when she died Her name was Myrtle Marie (Musick) Harris. Her father was Richard Baxter Musick. andher mother was Mary Bell (Cook) Musick. My distant cousin Iris Deford may be buried there along with Etta Hurt and Sally Minton. I don't know but I would really appreciate it if you could relocate the grave site in Temple Hill, Castlewood Va. and e Mail me pictures of that. I believe that Linkon Kiser and his family are the owners of the plot. Please direct and converations to me at patricia.corbitt@yahoo.com. There no records or pictures that I can find. Thanking you in advance. Patricia Ann
Added by Patricia Corbitt on Sep 26, 2014 12:09 PM
Barbara Butcher
Duplicate Memorial Created Sept. 23
Vernon, please make sure you search a cemetery for a memorial before you create one. Just today you have created a duplicate memorial page (#136293101 in the Blythedale Cemetery) for Elmer Garland Johnston which I had already done. Elmer is a relative of mine. Please delete your duplicate memorial. Barb Butcher
Added by Barbara Butcher on Sep 23, 2014 10:40 AM
Susan W Bartholomew
Henry Edwards
Vernon, thanks for the headstone photo for Henry Edwards. Appreciate it very much.
Susan
Added by Susan W Bartholomew on Sep 11, 2014 10:16 AM
Susan W Bartholomew
And other Dennis' too
Thanks!
Added by Susan W Bartholomew on Sep 10, 2014 11:46 AM
Susan W Bartholomew
William Dennis
Thanks for the photo you posted back in October of last year. Sorry to be so slow. Take care, Susan
Added by Susan W Bartholomew on Sep 10, 2014 11:44 AM
Cis4Chris
Parroting others' sentiments below
Dear Mr. Gibbons:

First, as a fellow findagraver, genealogist, and friend of Martha Menzel, also a findagraver, I find your comments to her regarding "cemetery hoarding" out of line and totally offensive. Martha and her husband do incredible work, and far be it for anyone to "cast the first stone".

I had intended only to defend Martha's work by sending you this message. However, after reading the numerous comments left by other findagravers, it appears that your work smacks of hypocrisy.

As a fervent, courteous request ... please re-evaluate your priorities as you continue to contribute to findagrave. A little honey and good will toward others goes a long way in this community.
Added by Cis4Chris on Sep 06, 2014 10:45 AM
Red Rose
Duplicates
Do NOT create duplicate memorials (see guidlelines which state, in part, Before adding a memorial, you should search the cemetery to see if a record with that name has already been added. If you are adding a memorial for someone who does not have a physical grave or memorial marker in a cemetery (perhaps their ashes were scattered), please do a general search on Find A Grave (do not enter a location) to see if a memorial has already been created for that person.)

You are just a memorial hoarder
Added by Red Rose on Sep 03, 2014 11:05 AM
Janet Roggenkamp
Memorial For Joseph Roggenkamp
This is my father and the memorial you posted for him is incorrect. You have him buried in Kimeo, Kansas. My father is buried in Wheaton, Kansas and I already have a memorial for him posted to this site. Please delete this listing. Thanks.
Added by Janet Roggenkamp on Sep 02, 2014 1:09 PM
Tpeterson
Rose Hill Cemetery, Caroline Snook
Vernon, Thanks again so much for adding (& fixing) the 2 daughter's names - and so quickly. Terry
Added by Tpeterson on Aug 22, 2014 1:33 PM
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