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Ellen Mayes Smith (#47394097)
 member for 4 years, 10 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I have always been interested in family history, but the "BUG" didn't really bite til about 25 years ago. I work at the local historical archives & am the secretary there. I enjoy small antiques, figurines, books & such like that.

I enjoy photography & really like taking photos of gravestones for people.

I am married with two grown & married children & two grandsons & a granddaughter.

The surnames that are in my 5 generation chart are Mayes, Wells, Chaney, Dungey, Pirkle, O'Neal, Trowbridge, Glyn, Moyers, Moore, Bennett, Adams, Thurston, Wright, Hughes & Murray. Farther back are Frost, Swearingen, Butt, Heath, Tennant, Dunwell, Peebles, House, Coulter, Koonce, Bolling, Rolf, Lincoln, etc...

My husbands' ancestral surnames are Smith (try researching that one!), Stanley, Bogle, West, Womack, Akers, Muntz, King, Brothers, Thompson, Alexander, Morton, McEwen, McNaught, McKnight Blackburn, Elkins, Blanton, Rice, Seats, Oliver, Judd, Flete, Lattimore, Hyde, Mainwaring, Caldwell, Sweetenham, Venables etc...

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Hamilton Smith
John Washington Adams
John is the father of Robert Johnson Adams b. 16 Sep 1855, Wilson Co., TN d. 06 Oct 1925, Rutherford Co., TN.

He is the grandfather of Dr. Jesse F. Adams buried in Riverside Cemetery, Cannon Co., TN. Dr. Adams built the Good Samaritan Hospital in Woodbury, Cannon Co., TN.

I didn't know John had two wives.

I believe William Adams' wife, Catherine, had a maiden name of Clarkson.

Barbara Smith Dunn
Tittle/Adams lineage
Added by Hamilton Smith on Sep 06, 2015 1:44 PM
Andrew Jackson Moore 66645247
Andrew's parents were Isabel (Mitchell Willis) and David Moore. He was born in Warren Co, TN. Thank you for establishing Andrew's memorial!
Added by Carol on Jun 10, 2015 8:28 AM
Darla Cannon
I was looking through your Smith's you know Claud Dee "Papa" Smith, father is? I have Smith in Allen co...wondering? lol
Added by Darla Cannon on Jul 22, 2013 1:35 PM
Darla Cannon
Oh thank you !!! for the transfer. You're an awesome contributor. In a wonderful part of the nation.
Added by Darla Cannon on Jul 22, 2013 1:22 PM
Genealogy Bug Kate
Green Lawn Cemetery
Thanks for the photos of William, Sally, Mary, Mary Baird, Johnnie, Felix, Mary E & Infant and Infant Daughters LaRue's markers.
Added by Genealogy Bug Kate on May 12, 2013 3:21 PM
Carole Lee Alexander
Thank you so much! I have wondered for years where they were buried. Yesterday I decided to look for large Cemeteries in Franklin. I looked at the photo requests and saw you had responded to some requests with good information. Then I read your Bio and decided to write you. You have made my Day. Carole
Added by Carole Lee Alexander on Mar 29, 2013 10:06 AM
Carole Lee Alexander
Lewis M. and Elizabeth Birdwhistell
Hi Ellen,

I am hoping you might be able to help me. I am looking for the Cemetery location of my gr uncle Lewis McMurty Birdwhistell who died Dec 11, 1987 and his wife Elizabeth Peffer Birdwhistell who died Apr 9, 1983. Both died in Franklin, Simpson County. They moved out of the Mercer/Anderson area of Kentucky and folks don't remember where they are buried.

Thank you so much, Carole Lee Alexander #47288670
Added by Carole Lee Alexander on Mar 28, 2013 8:44 PM
Perry Brantley
George W. Duncan
Thank-you for the outstanding pic...!
Added by Perry Brantley on Mar 06, 2013 8:18 AM
Mabel Earline Barnard May
Thank you for taking this photo for me. I appreciate your effort very much.
Added by pontrhydyfen on Mar 05, 2013 2:20 PM
David M Wilkins
Thank You
Thank You for the Photo of Henry Woodall.

What an outstanding day for the photo also!

Looks great!

David M Wilkins
Henry, Va.
Added by David M Wilkins on Feb 06, 2013 5:18 PM
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