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Ellen Mayes Smith (#47394097)
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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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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
Marie Kinnaird
Thank you for taking this photo of my relative. I
appreciate your effort very much. I wonder why her husband is not with her with the large stone Kinnaird.
Added by pontrhydyfen on Feb 06, 2013 3:02 PM
John Sammons
Find A Grave Memorial# 99499157
Ellen, Thank you for finding the tombstone of Elizabeth M. Salmons Clark my 1st cousin 5x removed. Also thank you for being a Find A Grave volunteer!

John Sammons
Added by John Sammons on Feb 03, 2013 6:04 AM
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