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Churchwell (#46607715)
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Bio Photo IMPORTANT NOTICE: Over the years I have left hundreds of memorial notes on Confederate veteran's FindAGrave memorial pages, using a particular Confederate Flag as a symbol. Recently I discovered that flag had been replaced with flowers. If you see one of my memorial messages left on a memorial page with flowers instead of the flag, please notify me so that I can make the appropriate changes.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Compatriot - Camp No. 1921 - The Tallassee Armory Guards.

Please feel free to use/share photographs and other historical information I've posted to memorials.

The Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society has endorsed FindAGrave and as a member of that society I have visited many cemeteries and added graves/memorials on its behalf.

I manage several hundred memorials in Chambers County, AL that Hank Rogers transferred over to me before he became inactive with F.A.G.

Also, most of the very old newspaper items on my memorials are through the courtesy of F.A.G. Member #47182102 who has painstakingly transcribed volumes of "The LaFayette Sun", the official newspaper of Chambers County, Alabama.

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Pam Smith
Flint Methodist
Hi Don, Um! I know you are right. I guess I was thinking that your comment about Hank's being transferred to you meant you had access to all of his in some way or the other. Now that I have reread your comment, I understand. I will send an email to Find A Grave or do it through the forum. I know you must think that I am crazy, I am just usually busy, busy when I write you and so often don't even make sense to MYSELF. Sorry for the request. Thanks for all you do to preserve our ancestors in East Alabama. Take care, Pam
Added by Pam Smith on Jun 30, 2016 4:05 PM
Pam Smith
Flint Cemetery - Lee County
Please delete these memorials in Flint Methodist Cemetery in Lee County. Hank was never able to find the markers, but Norman took photos this week and since Hank is no longer active he added 2 new memorials. Thus making Hanks duplicates.

The memorials to delete are 92732890 Unknown Vinson and 92732875 Unknown Ray.

I could not make the edit request on the memorials because of Hanks status on these two.

Thanks so much! Pam Smith
Added by Pam Smith on Jun 30, 2016 8:25 AM
Debra Shouhed
RE: Celety Shipp
Thank you for responding to me I appreciate it. Her maiden surname is George. Celeta is actually her proper first name and Celety is the nickname. When I made the suggestion to enter her maiden surname I must have put it in the wrong spot. Please accept my apology. I hope you will include George as her maiden surname. Celeta was my 3rd great-grandmother.
Added by Debra Shouhed on Jun 28, 2016 12:09 AM
Sandy Atchison
William Davis Hubbard(#45291862)
Thank you so much for leaving the memorial note with the Confederate Flag for my Great-Great-Grandfather. I really do appreciate your remembrance of our Confederate Soldiers.
Added by Sandy Atchison on Jun 27, 2016 11:04 AM
Charles Brooks
RE: Telephone Message
Sorry you could not understand me.I am doing the best i can.A LOT of people have the same problem with me as i am 75% deaf.
Added by Charles Brooks on Jun 26, 2016 12:14 PM
Spencersgranny
Children of Simeon Tucker Higgins
Simeon and Anna Jane had 9 children my grandfather being the oldest;
George Edward Higgins 9/30/1888 to 4/14/1976
William Clopton
Lula Irene Higgins Newman
Brooks Higgins
Mary Ethel Higgins
Thomas Higgins
Jessie Homer Higgins
Robert Cecil Higgins
Mattie Ruth Higgins

Linda Higgins Brewer
Added by Spencersgranny on Jun 24, 2016 8:16 PM
Dana Cook
Timothy East
Thank you so much for taking the grave pic. I appreciate it so much. Keep up the good work on Find A Grave.
Added by Dana Cook on Jun 24, 2016 8:23 AM
Pam Smith
Old Sharon (or Sharon) Church
Good Morning Don, would you happen to have or know where I can find any church records for "Old Sharon" Church in Tallapoosa County? Norman has a Satterwhite that married a Hicks that is buried in that cemetery and he is working on a little bio on the cemetery for Tap Roots? Just thought I would ask you because you are our "Church" reference locally. Thanks so much, Pam Smith
Added by Pam Smith on Jun 10, 2016 10:01 AM
Carolyn Whaley Vosburg
RE: William Graggs
I went back into my old notes for this fellow and found that the "P" as a middle initial came from a WorldConnect Gedcom Project submission! It, of course, gives no documentation to prove it. The Alabama Land Grant records show a William RICHARDS Gragg registering lands in Chambers County, but there is no way to know if this is MY ancestor or who exactly it is. So, the mystery continues.

His only son by his first wife, Joseph POST Graggs, my ancestor who later changed his name to Griggs, had the middle initial "P". His oldest son by his second wife was William P. Graggs, but so far I haven't seen him referred to as "Jr." in any records. So, for now, we'll just have to let it go until something concrete shows up.

Thanks,

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Whaley Vosburg on Jun 03, 2016 2:35 PM
Arabelle
RE: Martha McCoy Copeland #138276262
Yes it is very confusing. I'm related through the McCoys. Her mother is my 3rd great grand aunt which makes Martha my 1st cousin 4x removed. So a bit of a distant relation.
Added by Arabelle on Jun 03, 2016 9:22 AM
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