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My ancestors are almost all from the lower Georgia and South Carolina areas and came here in the 1700s or earlier. I love learning more about them and end up dragging my poor kids to cemeteries to look up tombstones.|
I mainly have my own relatives' pages (my cousin passed down some to me as well), but I try to add graves for strangers too when I find them. If they aren't my relative or you are more closely related than me, I would be glad to transfer their page to you.
UNFORTUNATE FINDAGRAVE BULLIES....
If someone who very politely asks to update an ancestor's page that has been prior to the request left virtually blank or politely points out a duplicate causes you to make false accusations against the original page maker and that person through numerous bullying tirades.... please go outside and get some fresh air and take a break....maybe some wine or Xanax?
I found this poem on Sherry Leverett's page and since I have spent the last few years desperately trying to connect with older relatives and scan their photos and negatives, it resonated with me. My aunts and I sit around a table trying to figure out who the cute kids are from 1910 and other mysteries.
Strangers in the Box
By Pamela A. Harazim
Come, look with me inside this drawer,
In this box I've often seen,
At the pictures, black and white,
Faces proud, still, serene.
I wish I knew the people,
These strangers in the box,
Their names and all their memories
Are lost among my socks.
I wonder what their lives were like.
How did they spend their days?
What about their special times?
I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time
To tell who, what, where, when,
These faces of my heritage
Would come to life again.
Could this become the fate
Of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories
Someday to be tossed away?
Make time to save your pictures,
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours could be
The strangers in the box.
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|jacquelyn cowan||RE: Cornelia Waters 70324010|
Thanks so much, I will add that. How did you know this? She was my Great Grandmother, would love to have you email me with information.
|maryam1891||Groover Cemetary Bulloch Co. GA|
Is the Wm. Abner Groover related to those in Dixie Ga. You have done a lot to correct the location of the burials for the Groovers. Thank you.
|Lori ||RE: Newmans in Grovetown|
Marshall Columbus "Lumby" Newman was my great grandfather. Please email me at email@example.com I would love to hear from you!
Added by Lori on Aug 23, 2015 8:16 AM
|Lori ||Relatives in Cemetery #36|
Thank you for the invaluable information listed on my relatives find-a-grave page. This information has been extremely helpful as I am tracing my family tree! (Marshal Columbus Newman m/t Sarah Etta (Tucker) Newman; Nathan Newman m/t Mary Laura (Anderson) Newman)
Added by Lori on Jul 27, 2015 5:06 PM
|nu2ga||RE: little note|
I totally agree with you. Find-a-Grave is a wonderful tool for family research.
Added by nu2ga on Apr 19, 2015 3:32 PM
|nu2ga||RE: John McElveen 81397077|
Since this is a family member of yours, I have transferred the memorial to you. I'll let you make the corrections. If I've created any other memorials for your family members, just make a request on each memorial page and I'll be glad to make the transfers.
Added by nu2ga on Apr 18, 2015 10:15 AM
|KBStewart||RE: 84499181 L Williams|
According to the database "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98" on Ancestry.com, which is based on data drawn from GA Death Certificates, he died in Richmond Co., GA.
|WILLIAM K. Bowen||SARAH HUNTER BOWEN GROOVER, # 138206548|
REFERENCE: SARAH HUNTER BOWEN, B. 27 DEC 1807, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA, D. 04 DEC 1881, BULLOCH COUNTY GA., BURIAL: GROOVER CEMETERY. (age 73, 11 months, 7 days).
I called our ELISHA BOWEN, B. 19 JAN 1778, D. 1826 AND PENELOPE EVERETT B. 19 OCT 1782, D. DEC 1849 family genealogist, Frances Caroline Dean McKinley, originally of Savannah, Georgia, who lives with her husband in Brandon, Mississippi to be near her only son, and only grandson to verify the source of this death date which has been in the Bowen Family Record for many years, she said. She is currently working on it, as time permits. My cousin, Julianne, spent a few days, and many hours, cleaning up the overgrowth at the Groover Cemetery, this past year. If you can, and are related, please furnish you email address so we can correspond with you. We've been seeking, several direct descendants of my great aunt, Sarah Hunter Bowen,Groover, and her husband.
Looking forward to knowing you.
|Traci's Mom||RE: Eddie S Grover 5893404|
Ronnie, my policy is that I don't add info to memorials when I personally have no knowledge of the info.
Pls send me a direct link to Eddie's memorial page along with your findagrave member number and I will be happy to transfer that memorial to you.
Sharon (Traci's mom)
|WILLIAM K. Bowen||Sarah Hunter Bowen Groover, # 138206548|
Add following to her biography:
FOLLOWING ARE ALL THE SIBLINGS OF SARAH HUNTER BOWEN, INCLUDING HER, IN BIRTH ORDER:
1 ROBERT BOWEN, B. 04 MAR 1804, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA D. 1804 BULLOCH COUNTY, GA (age less than one year old).
2 DEBORAH BOWEN, B. 25 AUG 1805, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. D. 01 JAN 1866, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. (age 60). BURIAL: ATWOOD FAMILY CEMETERY, EXCELSIOR COMMUNITY.
3 SARAH HUNTER BOWEN, B. 27 DEC 1807, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA, D. 04 DEC 1881, BULLOCH COUNTY GA., BURIAL: GROOVER CEMETERY. (age 73)
4 EMMALINE BOWEN, B. 12 MAY 1809, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA, D. 20 MAR 1884, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. BURIAL: WILSON CEMETERY. (age 74)
5 MACY ANNE BOWEN, B. 09 JUN 1811, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. D. 22 JAN 1889, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. BURIAL: KENNEDY MOORE CEMETERY. (age 76)
6 SILAS ELISHA BOWEN, B. 05 JUN 1815, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. D. 04 SEP 1896, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. BURIAL: BOWEN-DEKLE FAMILY CEMETERY. (age 81)
7 JOHN HUNTER BOWEN, B. 17 OCT 1817, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. D. 02 OCT 1871, BULLOCH COUNTY. BURIAL: BOWEN-DEKLE FAMILY CEMETERY. (age 53)
8 JAMES JACKSON BOWEN, B. 18 AUG 1819, BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. D. 24 JUL 1897 BULLOCH COUNTY, GA. BURIAL: JAMES JACKSON BOWEN FAMILY CEMETERY. (age 77)
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