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Anthony (#47193286)
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Bio Photo I have been involved in Genealogy for over 27 years. Became a Professional Genealogist in about 2008. I have an Associate of Science Degree in Science that was awarded on 16 Jun 1982. I am presently working on my Certification Portfolio for my CG. Found Find-A-Grave in October 2009, and joined. I feel that it is a good way to keep the memory, of those who have passed away, alive. Will transfer a relative to you, unless it is my relative also.
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Quoting another FAG contributor and agreeing.

"I think it is a real shame what findagrave has evolved into. What started as a noble way to link people with graves of loved ones they could never hope to see, and with the generations that had preceded them, has turned into a game for some. Memorials have turned into a kind of "trading card", a competition of who can own the most memorials and post the highest numbers. What has been forgotten by many is that these were people, loved in life and death, not a commodity to be traded or owned.
With my apologies to those that have pure motives. I hope there are more of us than there are of them".

I would like to thank Contributor Bernice for this thought, and also say that I agree with her and the original poster.
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Angela Wadkins Blackham
RE: Mary Alice Watkins
Thanks! I appreciate you (as always). My book is almost done. I've signed with a publisher and looking to have it to them by December. I'm writing on the last generation now (John Andrew's generation). I'm not going down any further then that, because I don't want to write on people that may be alive.

Hope all is well with you and yours.

Angie
Added by Angela Wadkins Blackham on Jun 17, 2015 6:21 AM
Angela Wadkins Blackham
RE: Mary Alice Watkins
Yes...please. That would be nice. How have you been?
Added by Angela Wadkins Blackham on Jun 16, 2015 8:30 AM
L. Brown
RE: Edits
No problem. Please check my work for accuracy especially when it is your family member. I add what "I think I know" but always defer to those with first-hand knowledge! Thank you for all the memorials.
Added by L. Brown on Jun 05, 2015 9:19 AM
B.J. Waters
Betty Freeman
This is just to let you know that I will be fulfilling your photo request with a photo of the area only. There is no headstone. I am always disappointed when this happens. I am sorry this was not a positive outcome.

Best Regards,
B.J.
Added by B.J. Waters on Jun 01, 2015 5:25 PM
Dale Jenkins
RE: Joseph Jenkins #135620045
Your information is correct and can be verified by the 1830 Tennessee Carter County Census for the Eastern District of TN.I have corrected Joseph's memorial to show 6 May 1797 as the date of birth.Thanks for correcting me.Best regards,Dale.[e-mail dalefran@mac.com]
Added by Dale Jenkins on Apr 20, 2015 8:32 PM
BJLivengood
RE: Samuel McQueen
Hi Cuz, I to have descended from Thomas. Then Thomas and Barbara (Wills) daughter Melinda who married Alfred L. Goodwin.
Added by BJLivengood on Apr 12, 2015 7:10 AM
Linda Lenhard
RE: Wilson Cemetery, Mountain City
My Elizabeth is memorial #96039675. She was married to Alexander Wilson. You can see the info on her memorial.

Her parents were Thomas Stout and Elizabeth Potter.

Linda
Added by Linda Lenhard on Apr 07, 2015 10:07 PM
Linda Lenhard
RE: Wilson Cemetery, Mountain City
My Elizabeth is memorial #96039675. She was married to Alexander Wilson. You can see the info on her memorial.

Her parents were Thomas Stout and Elizabeth Potter.

Linda
Added by Linda Lenhard on Apr 07, 2015 10:04 PM
Linda Lenhard
RE: Wilson Cemetery, Mountain City
Anthony, I have changed the name of Andrew Jackson Wilson to Andrew Wilson. After going through all my records on him, I could not find Jackson as a middle name. I may have picked it up from a child of his. I was working on his family for a long time and getting lots of info because I was following other's work. One of his children, John Alexander Wilson and his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Stout, was listed as the mother of my grandmother. For years, I have worked on this assumption. Then I had the tombstone of the Elizabeth Stout who was really my ggrandmother and with some research found that John Alexander's family was not mine.

I found Isaac's name on the 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 censuses. There were also his Confederate military records with Isaac. One of the records, I can't remember which one, had reversed the names and gave it as Ervin Isaac. Anyway, his marriage record was Isaac also.

Hope this helps. Would you like these two transferred to you since they are not my family?

Linda Walton Lenhard
Added by Linda Lenhard on Apr 06, 2015 3:50 PM
Amanda Bishop Burns
Hazel Keene Webber
Hey there, you added a photo to Fair View cemetery for Hazel Webber. Thank you so much. The photo is rather blurry I got a new photo yesterday if you would like to delete yours.
Again thank you so much for posting. Have a great day!
Added by Amanda Bishop Burns on Feb 05, 2015 6:47 AM
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