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kbates1957 (#46892447)
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Bio Photo O.K. I admit it. I am a Genealogy Junkie. I began researching mine and my husband's family history 10 years ago. What started out as a mild curiosity has developed into an obsession that seems to have taken over my life. What could be more fun than a trip to a courthouse, library or cemetery?
You see......It's a sickness.

I love to visit cemeteries and read the epitaphs inscribed on tombstones. I think it is so sad to see so many unmarked graves, everyone should have a tombstone to mark their life after they are gone.

Our most prominent surnames are: Miller, Burnette, Bates, Hood, Gibson, Thomas, Mathews, Evans, Charles, and Stover. Our ancestors lived in the North Georgia mountains. They migrated to this area from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania and other states across the U. S.

If you would like to see my family lines, please visit my web site at:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~batesmillerhistory/



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Wilma Detwiler Ray
John Robert Ray Jr
Thank you for the transfer.
Added by Wilma Detwiler Ray on Jan 10, 2013 1:40 PM
Wilma Detwiler Ray
RE: John Robert Ray, Jr.
Hello,yes that would be nice, my husbands line goes, Robert Ray and Mary Bramlett, John Robert Ray and Elizabeth Swim, John Robert Ray Jr and Elizabeth Evans, then Joe A Ray and Leah Blaylock, and then his biological parents were Joseph Dewey Ray and Vera Ann Candyfire. Wilma
Added by Wilma Detwiler Ray on Jan 08, 2013 9:11 PM
Wilma Detwiler Ray
John Robert Ray Jr
Hello, my husband is descended from John Robert Ray Jr, and Sarah Elizabeth Evans. I noticed you had a memorial for him. Do you happen to know where she is buried? Joe A Ray is my husbands grandfather (son of John Robert Ray Jr). Looking forward to hearing from you.
Added by Wilma Detwiler Ray on Jan 07, 2013 6:26 PM
Sarah J.
Mary Tarpley Craig
Here are Mary's parents pages:
James Allen Tarpley (#62322778) &
Sarah Vann (Austin) (#62322874).
Added by Sarah J. on Aug 06, 2012 11:03 AM
Nancy Cornelius
Shellhorse
I found Ila Hood Shellhorse. While I was at another cemetery, Memory Hill, today I saw another Shellhorse. That person is listed on find a grave. I did not take a picture but if need just request and I'll be glad to go back. This is where my dad is buried.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 10, 2012 4:23 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Shellhorse
I found Ila Hood Shellhorse. While I was at another cemetery, Memory Hill, today I saw another Shellhorse. That person is listed on find a grave. I did not take a picture but if need just request and I'll be glad to go back. This is where my dad is buried.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Jul 10, 2012 4:23 PM
Darrell R Meadows
RE: James and Mary Garrett
You are most welcome
And Thanks for the THANKS
Added by Darrell R Meadows on Jul 09, 2012 9:06 AM
Mike Edwards
RE: William F. Matthews
You're welcome.
Added by Mike Edwards on May 31, 2012 10:08 AM
Georgia Girl
transfer
Thanks for the transfer of Wesley Earp's memorial.
Added by Georgia Girl on Sep 08, 2011 2:59 AM
Elbert Garrett
# 18292214 Jospeh Garrett
Thank You!
Added by Elbert Garrett on Sep 03, 2011 1:17 PM
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