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Gerald Staggs (#20947500)
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Bio Photo I am Gerald Staggs, parents are Ollie Andrew Staggs and Mamie Robb, natives of Maury County and Lawrence county Tennessee.I worked 40 years in the grocery business. I have been married to Reva Eley Staggs for forty eight years. Family is known to be buried at the following locations:
Brush Creek, Columbia, Tri-cities Memorial Gardens in Florence Al.and Spencer Hill and Anderson Creek in Maury Co. TN, Walnut Grove in Wayne Co. TN. and Kidd Cemetery, and Lucy Cemetery in Lawrence Co. Tennessee, Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia,
Arlington, Rose Hill.
I am Reva Eley Staggs, a retired teacher. I am a decendant of the Eley, Spencer and Bearden families in Bedford and Moore Counties. Some of my early ancesters, including a Revolutionary soldier, are buried in the Old Flat Creek Cemetery, some in Lynchburg City Cemetery and others in Booneville Cemetery. The Eley family is mostly buried in Unionville Cemetery. Some of the Spencer family is buried at Lois community.My parents are buried in Tri-cities Memorial Gardens in Florence, Al.

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David Whitehead
Sarah J Staggs(Sook)
You have her born in tn. See info at

I am researching for a friend so have no other interest.
Added by David Whitehead on Feb 12, 2016 11:43 AM
This is my Mother! I want to care for her page. I have even " sponsored" her page. But you say "please do not ask for transfers"? How would you feel if this was your Mother. I would be glad to also update info you don't seem to have. Please, for what ever time I have left on this earth, let me have it taking care of my Mom's FAGM page. Thank you for you time.
Added by Graniema on Feb 08, 2016 1:06 PM
cindy mcanelly
#25409919 james mcanally
Newspaper article on this site is Wonderful. I have been looking for info to verify somethings for about 20 years. This has helped so much. John (James Uncle)went to Ill. that is my direct line. John changed McAnally to McAnelly the line went on to texas.
Added by cindy mcanelly on Jan 19, 2016 9:51 AM
Ron Johnson
Sallie A Colvett Walker
I took pictures of the Robertson Fork Cemetery yesterday (FYI: it's always windy up there and don't go there when it's cold) and took som epictures of the graves. I found Sallie and thee is no mention of a marital name. But when I looked in, a "Sally A Colvett" did marry a "Newton J Walker" on 28 Jan 1885 in Marshall County. I coun't find him though there are Newton B Walkers (same guy, two cemeteries) in Marshall County. Just thought I should let you know.
Added by Ron Johnson on Jan 19, 2016 8:38 AM
Ron Carroll
Malinda "Jane" Walker Grubbs

The biological father of Malinda "Jane" Walker Grubbs (83714249) was not William Calloway Walker.

If you check the 1850 census, her surname and that of her mother, Bethena, and her sister, Ellen, was Cannon.

Her father was probably, T. N. Cannon, who I think was the only 1840 Cannon head of household in Bedford County TN, who was not living in 1850.

Someone has theorized that Bethena was the sister of William Calloway Walker.

Ron Carroll
Added by Ron Carroll on Jan 11, 2016 11:50 PM
Randy Bearden
Bearden Family
Hi Gerald, I would like to correspond with you if possible. I am descendant of James Monroe Bearden brother to Charle. C. "Crow" Bearden, other brother is Henry Clay "Pony" Bearden.
Randy Bearden
Added by Randy Bearden on Dec 31, 2015 9:56 PM
Nell Clark Parker
Thank you so much for the record on Mrs. SPRINGER
Added by Nell Clark Parker on Dec 09, 2015 10:21 AM
Donna B.
M.W. Bills
Gerald, thank you for transferring my great granddaddy to me. I appreciate the work you did on adding and maintaining his memorial. You do a great service for those of us who live a distance from our loved ones burial site. May God bless you and keep you safe and in good health.
Added by Donna B. on Oct 27, 2015 1:07 AM
Ron Carroll
James B. Wheeler + Martha Jane Floyd
fyi: As part of researching all Brown records in Bedford County TN, I have discovered that James B. Wheeler (95163574) + Martha Jane Floyd (95164272) were each married twice - this was their second marriage.

The death record for Parmelia Edaline Wheeler lists her parents as Jim B. Wheeler + Maggie Brown (don't know which Brown she is, but her mother's name might have been Parmelia - James B. Wheeler's mother was Edaline White).

I have located the 1873 marriage record for J. B. Wheeler + M. M. Brown. The marital status for James B. Wheeler in the 1880 census is widowed. He married M. J. Osteen in 1893, where Martha Jane Floyd had married John W. Osteen in 1876.

All 3 marriages occurred in Bedford County TN.
Added by Ron Carroll on Oct 26, 2015 7:28 PM
T. McLean
Mary Wilkes Muse Findagrave #79681710
I have submitted an edit to change Mary's maiden name to Chapman. She was md (1) to Joseph A. Wilkes, who died around 1868/1869. I have not yet found where he is buried, so cannot link her to him.
In 1874 Mary (Chapman) Wilkes md (2) John William Muse and had children with him. They are shown on the 1880 census, with her Wilkes children from the first marriage living in the household.
As I can find the burials of the other family members on findagrave, I will link them.
Thank you for all your hard work on making these family records available!
Added by T. McLean on Oct 25, 2015 11:22 AM
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