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Lora (#47379343)
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Bob Cates
RE: Concord Cemetery
I am still looking into Juanita Elaine Cates and John W Collins who I was told were in the Concord Cemetery. As the story goes, they were located in a picket fence area together. After talking with my dad last weekend, He was there in the 60's and described it as being about 2 miles east of Jonesville on the road to LA. The map I was looking at shows Concord slightly nortwest.
Added by Bob Cates on Mar 03, 2012 9:54 AM
Bob Cates
RE: Concord Cemetery
Lora,
I understand the snames issue very well, ran into a cemetey in Georgia that is in similiar condition. Part of the cemetery in now over grown with swamplands compete with gators and snakes.

I am not sure how to find a location of the plots at the Concord Cemetery or who would have a listing of those that are burried there. Below is family I am told are there but do not appear in find Find A Grave. They were in one of the fenced areas, not sure they were togehter or separate fenced areas.

Juanita Elaine Cates
b. 09 Jul 1931 d. 08 Sep 1932

Collins, John W
b. Feb 7, 1897 d. Oct 9, 1918

Hazel Collins
d. 1922

Any help with these would be great.
Thanks
Added by Bob Cates on Jan 01, 2012 11:03 AM
Bob Cates
RE: Concord Cemetery
Lora,
Thanks for the information on Jesse N George at Concord Cemetery. My understanding there are several George, Cates, and Collins burried at the Concord Cemetery that are all related. I beleive I have sent photo requests for all that are listed in FindAGrave. There are several I am told were burried there but are not listed.

The Cates are/where in a fenced in area somewhere at the Concord Cemetery. I have family memembers that were there many years ago and have pictures, but I am having a hard time getting the pictures from them.

I have heard that the Concord Cemetery has gone down hill over the years. Many graves have been damaged.

The family that owns/owned the Hardware store and meusem had some infromation on the Cates Family. Last I heard, the grand kids were running the store. Their grandfather and my grandfather Ralph Radford Cates grew up together.
Thanks again
Added by Bob Cates on Dec 27, 2011 1:19 PM
Evelyn Hatton
Bina Jones Johnston
How are you related to Aunt Bina? Did you ever meet her husband, Mr. Johnston?
Added by Evelyn Hatton on Dec 03, 2011 11:14 PM
Kristina (Covalt) Aldred
Garrett Bond
Hi,

Thank you so much for the picture of Garrett's headstone.

Kristina Covalt Aldred
Added by Kristina (Covalt) Aldred on Aug 31, 2011 5:11 AM
Linda Ullom Buchanan
James Jackson Hill
made changes you suggested. Am not related that I know of.
Added by Linda Ullom Buchanan on Nov 09, 2010 10:59 AM
 

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