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Carolyn Whitaker (#47049540)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo I have been a genealogist for 27 years. I was born in Kansas and grew up in Kansas until I was a sophomore in high school. We then moved to Des Moines, Iowa where I finished high school. I have lived all over the country and traveled in 43 states. I love the history of our country and studying my families along with their friends and neighbors. I keep a huge database of families because I track them as they travel westward. I have helped many people find their ancestors because I have a gift at tracking families, so I want to share that with others. I don't always find everyone, but my percentage rate is at least 95% of the time. They call me the sleuth!! One of my friends once told me "ya can't hide from you!"

My father was adopted in 1920 and I found our biological family in 1992 when he was 72 years old. I am willing to help adoptees try to find their families, especially the stolen children of Georgia Tann of the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis, Tennessee.

I recently completed research for Hewitt Clarke's new book, "Money and Blood" and am currently doing research for another new book he's going to publish. The story features a section on the family of Filmore Johnson and his wife, Betty Levy and the self made million, Robert Johnson who started BET television, whom is a descendant of Filmore Johnson.

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My paternal families

If you use any of my data all I asked is that you give me credit for my work.
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jim ravencraft
I gave the person the information that you sent to me. He really appreciated the help and sends you a THANK YOU and Happy Thanksgiving.

Added by jim ravencraft on Nov 17, 2014 1:10 PM
Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Samuel Sigmon/Sigman
Opps, didn't see your other SAC's till after I sent message below. Thanks again.
Added by Sue Leitzsey Bradley on Nov 13, 2014 7:12 AM
Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Samuel Sigmon/Sigman
Thanks Carolyn for informing me of the duplicate I made. Samuel's was not the only one I duplicated using Sigmon instead of Sigman. I have deleted all of them.
Added by Sue Leitzsey Bradley on Nov 13, 2014 6:48 AM
Donna Gunter
Benjamin Jackson Ford
Carolyn, for some crazy reason, I put that Ben Jack was the son of Thomas Ford and Leah Price in a note that you posted on Ben's memorial. Would you change it to John T. Ford and Annie McMullen?
Many thanks,
Added by Donna Gunter on Nov 06, 2014 4:50 AM
Long Black Veil
RE: Buford D Good
Brother sounds better. I'm not sure who this person is, but they have a lot of their memorials messed up big time.

Thanks you and God Bless
Added by Long Black Veil on Sep 04, 2014 3:55 PM
Bernard Johnson
Can you tell me where you found that funeral record for Martha Winifred Bonfils (Annie Laurie). I do not find the N. Gray records for that time period. Thank you.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 27, 2014 6:54 PM
Randall G. Goodwin
Julia Cummins Houston
Thank you so much for transferring the Julia Cummins Houston memorial to me. I greatly appreciate it.
Thanks again,
Randal. Goodwin
Added by Randall G. Goodwin on Aug 22, 2014 6:46 PM
Randall G. Goodwin
Julia Yeager Cummins
Julia Yeager Cummins, Memorial# 125470160, is my wife's 2g grandfather. Would you consider transferring her memorial to me?
Thank you,
Randall Goodwin (#47673272)
Added by Randall G. Goodwin on Aug 22, 2014 4:57 AM
Amanda Hoyle
Sarah Nellie Lyle
I post an article to Sarahs memorial from August 19, 1880. It's about her being attacked by "an old sow". As always, I will remove if you want.
Added by Amanda Hoyle on Aug 15, 2014 9:13 AM
Michael Kinner
Sgt Arthur Kinnett Glaze
Hello, I am a decedent of this person through Sarah Ann Glaze. I notice there is no photo of his gravestone. I live about 14 miles from this cemetery and would be happy to find the grave and take the photo. I am working on my ancestry through and have much of it but need to verify it. I hope to hear from you, Thanks, Michael Kinner
Added by Michael Kinner on Aug 14, 2014 1:37 PM
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