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My name is George Muse Gaston and for the last many years I have been tracing my family ancestors by walking through old family cemeteries and checking with county registers where known relatives have lived. It all started when I was nine or ten, helping a 1st cousin on my father's side of the family. For several weeks "Aunt Puddie", as she was known lovingly by the family, and I would head out early in the morning searching for old grave stones from Savannah to Edgefield, South Carolina. I can't remember who we were looking for, but I learned a lot about our family and the social history of the South.|
Family ancestors that I am researching are: Gaston, Muse, Devlin, McKell, Bell, Bradley, Montgomery, Pressly, Alston, Lyon, Glenn, Miller, Flenniken, Moore, May, Weir, Goode, Greneker, Calhoun, Dickinson, Service, Barnhill, Boykin, Wilkinson, Nicholson, Hemphill, Howard, Ochiltree, Howell, Witherspoon, Schley, Snellings, Lankford, Kyte, Kimball and Kerr. Find-a-Grave has been invaluable with my journey.
You'll see many entries here from the old family church, Cedar Springs Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (1780) in Abbeville County, South Carolina. I have fond memories of going there as a child and having "dinner on the grounds" after Sunday services. Here I have many relatives and always enjoy stopping by and having a long visit when I am in the area.
Since joining "find-a-grave" I have met many wonderful people and appreciate their help in my never ending search of ancestors past. If I can be of help to you in your searches, please email and I will try my best to assist.
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Thanks for your kind words, you made my day. I enjoy volunteering on the site, and to be appreciated for what I enjoy makes it even more gratifying.
Thanks again for your help getting the family linked!
Thanks for the additional info. I appreciate the help, if you'd like the memorial transferred, just let me know.
|Bill Gaston||RE: Joseph Randolph Gaston|
Just passing through double checking file information and happened to note a difference. Thanks for the offer and thanks for your contributions.
A "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982" - search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=txdeathcerts&MS_AdvCB=1&rank=1&new=1&MSAV=-1&gss=angs-d&gsfn=Randolph&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=gaston&gsln_x=XO&mswpn__ftp=Texas%2c+USA&mswpn=46&mswpn_PInfo=5-|0|1652393|0|2|3249|46|0|0|0|0|&mswpn_x=XO&mswpn__ftp_x=1&ossyear=1850&ossyearend=1880&catBucket=r&uidh=ats&pcat=34&fh=0&h=30285206&recoff=9+10+50&ml_rpos=1
Name: Joseph Randolph Gaston
Birth Date: 1 Aug 1863
Birth Place: Tennessee
Father: Williams Parter (I believe Porter) Gaston
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Radgers (I believe Rodgers)
Age at Death: 63
Death Date: 20 Nov 1926
Death Place: Wells, Cherokee, Texas, USA
|Meredith Mitchell Clapper||RE: John Stephen Creel|
You are most welcome. My Burdettes and Adams families married into the Martin family. I try to keep tabs on the siblings and realized I had left Margaret Samantha Martin Creel out. Glad I found the obit for her.
|RM2013||RE: Andrew Russell Gaston|
You're welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by RM2013 on Sep 23, 2014 2:06 PM
|Robert Abney||Mary E. Abney Black|
Mary E. Abney Black, 97250867, can be crossed with her mother, Eleanor H. Abney, 135985036. Thanks for your work. Robert
|BigFrench||Dashiell - Sparrow|
Thanks much for the Dashiell - Sparrow links--
quite interesting to see the connections..!
Thanks for adding the photo of my Uncle Phil. How did you come to connect it with him?
Added by Deb on Sep 13, 2014 8:01 AM
transfers are complete :)
Added by kfrenfro on Sep 11, 2014 10:03 AM
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