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Bobby Sailors
RE: Directions
Thank you so much for the info. This helps alot and I plan to make the trip soon.

Thanks again
Added by Bobby Sailors on Oct 18, 2014 8:46 PM
Angie Henley
RE: Christoper Sailors
Thank you SO much. Now, wish I could find a document that proves William was his son. So far no luck finding probate records, will, etc., only a story in a book about Jackson County. It tells about William being chased up a tree by wolves and being rescued by an Irishman named Notty Gore. It states that William is the son of Christopher.
Added by Angie Henley on Oct 18, 2014 3:17 PM
Bobby Sailors
RE: Directions
Thanks for any help you can give me.

Bobby Sailors
Added by Bobby Sailors on Oct 17, 2014 1:14 PM
Angie Henley
Christoper Sailors
Hello - I'm curious to know if you have any documentation showing that Christopher Sailors is buried in the Doster Cemetery? I know that the marker at Academy Baptist is a memorial only. Is there a marker at the Doster Cemetery? And is his wife buried there, also? Thanks!
Added by Angie Henley on Oct 14, 2014 6:52 PM
Bobby Sailors
Could you please provide me directions to DOSTER CEMETERY in Jackson County, GA. I think this may be my be my Great Grandfather #6. I have traced my 4th grandfather to Minish Cemetery in Commerce, GA and I have those directions. We are planning a trip and would like to see the grave if we can find it. His tombstone reads "Christopher Sailors, Continenetal Line, Rev War 1760 1850".

Thanks for any info you can provide.

Bobby Sailors

PS: There is also a Christopher Sailors with the same Birth year and Death year at ACADEMY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY in Jackson County. If you know anything about this Sailors or directions to the church, I would appreciate any thing you can provide.
Added by Bobby Sailors on Oct 09, 2014 8:57 PM
RE: William Joseph Elder correction
I would suggest that you connect all three of his wives to his Elder Mill stone, and the owner of the Watkinsville memorial be allowed to do the same with the Watkinsville grave. You and the other owner could agree to have you clearly state on your memorial that he is buried at Elder Mill. The Watkinsville memorial owner would then firmly state that he is not buried in Watkinsville, but rather it is a stone to his memory instead than his body, which instead is interred at Elder Mill.

Ultimately, I understand your concern about his actual burial site, but he does literally have two physical stones to his memory, and each should reflect his full life which includes his many children and three wives. If you are clear where his body is, I do not see his descendants becoming confused. As it stands, it appears there are two separate William Joseph Elders when there is only one. This change is intended to reduce confusion on the technical issue of his having two gravestones.
Added by A M on Sep 29, 2014 7:48 PM
RE: William Joseph Elder correction
I'm confused what's happening here and why you are repeating the same thing that I am agreeing with (that he does have a stone in Elder Mill). I am merely informing you that William Joseph Elder has *two* gravestones and the other one is in Watkinsville. Each stone is with his wives, and thus they are in two different locations because only two of the wives are in Elder Mill and the third and last is in Watkinsville.

He should be connected to all three wives on each of his gravestones, because while they are different stones, he is the same person, which is clear by the identical birth/death dates and the clear genealogical evidence that he alone married Eliza, Cora, and Alice.

In short, he may be buried in Elder Mill but he also has a gravestone in Watkinsville. May I ask what the concern is with connecting these stones with each other? It is obviously the same person.
Added by A M on Sep 29, 2014 4:13 PM
William Joseph Elder correction
I'm not entirely sure where William Joseph Elder is buried, but he certainly has two gravestones in Oconee County. One is at the Elder Mill Cemetery, and the other is at the Watkinsville Cemetery. Each are with his wives. The Elder Mill Cemetery contains the burial site of his first two wives, and the Watkinsville Cemetery has his third and final wife. His have gravestones with each part of his family.

You can see his Watkinsville gravestone on Memorial #38365991 and its respective image here:

The Elder Mill Cemetery has its own gravestone for him in Memorial #34667672 and its image is here:
Added by A M on Sep 29, 2014 1:31 PM
RE: W.T. Fields, Jr.
I don't want to leave a public message.You may contact me at The message was certainly not meant to offend you or anyone else.
Added by Dianne on Sep 25, 2014 8:27 PM
Alta Futch
119904914 Sarah Hart Pittard
The tombstone that is posted clearly shows the death date as 27 Sep 1864.
Any help in getting this corrected will be greatly appreciated.
A. Futch
Added by Alta Futch on Sep 16, 2014 5:49 PM
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