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Donna V Jackson Kester (#47882456)
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Bio Photo Ex-paratrooper. Graduate Student. Wife. Mommy. GED Examiner. Counseling Intern.

I was working on my and my husband's family tree online and I had pretty much run into a dead end on my side when he showed me a headstone of one of my relatives in Alabama. I was so surprised and asked him where he got it. That was my introduction to

Feel free to use any of my photos, but please include attribution.

My ancestry (Georgia and Alabama) includes the surnames: Jackson-Wherry-Marshall-Wallace-Taylor-Copeland-Damron-Longshore-Kimbrough

My husband's ancestry (North Carolina and West Virginia) includes the surnames: Kester-McCaskill-Spencer-Thompson-Freeman-Lee-Smith-Thomas-Moore-Glover-McKinnon-Love-Parker-McDuffie-Freshhour-Elder-Shields-Weekley-Moore-Shinn-Brown-Munn-Allen-Hyatt-Freeman-Pouncey-Tallent-McVicker-McHenry-Kincheloe

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Daisey Bradford

Thanks for the picture of Daisey headstone. I got additional information to search for.

Bob H
Added by Robert Hartman on Sep 15, 2014 7:06 AM
Muriel Beals
RE: Bonnie Polson
Bonnie is the daughter of Jean Gibson so you can link them if you want. I can't tell you who the father was since he was never in the picture when I knew them. I was told that Bonnie was killed in a motocycle accident. Thanks for replying. Muriel
Added by Muriel Beals on Aug 27, 2014 8:42 PM
Cebron Williams
Thank you very much for the transfer.
Added by Ellece on Aug 09, 2014 1:18 PM
Glenda Barry
RE: Tommie Jane Towsend
Hi Donna,

Thank you for checking on it. Sometimes we just don't know for sure. I appreciate your help, have a good weekend!

Added by Glenda Barry on Jul 25, 2014 12:23 PM
Glenda Barry
Tommie Jane Towsend
Hi Donna,

I was just looking at the dates on her tombstone. Wow!! She lived a really long time! I suspect that either the year of birth is wrong or the year of death. I just wondered if you had any way to verify which it is. Have a good day!

Added by Glenda Barry on Jul 25, 2014 8:58 AM
RE: Doing a Great Job!
Added by ANNA PIERCE on Jul 23, 2014 3:50 PM
Melissa Woods Ledbetter
RE: Faison grave
J R Faison is Rev Jarvis Roscoe Faison. Jarvis Roscoe Faison Jr. was his son that died probably around the age of two or three. Junior was a child from the first marriage. Jarvis Roscoe Jr's mother's name was Bessie Gorham Faison. M. T. Faison was Rev. Jarvis Roscoe Faison second wife. Her whole name is Margaret Turner Faison.
Added by Melissa Woods Ledbetter on Jun 30, 2014 8:34 AM
Melissa Woods Ledbetter
Faison grave
Thank you so much for the picture of my husband's family graves. We found a picture of Roscoe Jarvis Faison Jr grave and a picture of a tombstone that says faison. My husband's mother died when he was young and he does not know if she is buried in the Old Westview Cemetary. I wondering if she may be buried in the faison plot. She was in New York when she died. It would give him some closure if he knew where she was buried. He was shocked to see Jarvis Roscoe Faison Jr. grave site. He did not know his mother had a brother that died as a child. I have been tracing his family history because there are so many unanswered questions. He was raised by his aunt.
Added by Melissa Woods Ledbetter on Jun 28, 2014 12:29 PM
Karen Bump
Oops! New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery and several other cemeteries in Marlboro County.
Added by Karen Bump on Jun 03, 2014 8:37 PM
Karen Bump
Eliza Jane Brigman Stacy
Donna, I have been trying to obtain this photo for a long time. This is my GG grandmother. I thank you very much for taking the time to take the photo and posting it.

I am also looking for her first husband Capers Sweatt (Swett) and her great grandson Cleveland Stacy (my uncle) gravesites which to my knowledge are also in Shiloh Cemetery.

I don't know if you have any other photos of the Stacy/Swett and Brigman family. I would be interested in any that you have.

Thank you,
Karen Stacy Bump
Added by Karen Bump on Jun 03, 2014 8:13 PM
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