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SleepingDog (#46607843)
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Bio Photo Born in North Carolina, but have also lived in New York, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, and South Carolina. Graveyards and tombstones have always been a curiosity to me, and I always wanted to know something about the people buried there. I was a data entry operator for many years, also a history and genealogy addict. Since being retired, I've put those things to use to help make sure that people (and pets) that I put into Find A Grave are more than just names on a tombstone.

Since Ancestry owns this site now and since the EXACT places of some of our ancestors will never be known for sure---like those who were buried on their own property and/or have simple field stones for markers---I believe that those people also deserve to be remembered and connected to their families. So I will gladly connect the "unknowns" since they are just as important links as those we do know about. It does help to know the dates, and a probable location if possible--like "on their own property" for instance.

I would like to add that I do try to cooperate with everyone, and am happy to do so, but expect to be spoken to with decency and respect when being asked to make any type of change. (As I've come across a few people that were downright pushy and rude). Advice to nasty people---"let sleeping dogs lie".

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Pamela Hiatt
Benjamin Newton Medders (17204625)
Hi Sleeping Dog (love that name and agree everybody should "play nice") My name is Pamela Hiatt and I have been researching Benjamin Newton Medders. When I was looking in the 1900 Census Benjamin's mother, MARY was listed as born in Dec 1833. I also found on findagrave.com (your page)on his tombstone page in Big Creek Cemetery, Alma, Bacon County, GA that his mother was Mary but when checking on his father's tombstone page it listed Elizabeth Altman (1841-1909) as his wife. I found Benjamin in 1860 Census, Appling County, GA with James Medders and Mary and then in 1870 Census, Appling County where James (his father) and his wife Elizabeth and Mary listed as a domestic. Can you shed any light on this, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Pamela Hiatt
Added by Pamela Hiatt on Jul 29, 2016 4:18 PM
Keith Redmon
John Wesley Petree
Thank for your help anyway. I see that you are already aware of the John Wesley Petree buried at Corinth in Stokes Co.

I do a little research myself. I am descended from the Petree line.

Thanks again
Added by Keith Redmon on Jul 25, 2016 7:27 AM
Keith Redmon
17216786
Would you happen to know who John Wesley Petree's father was?
Added by Keith Redmon on Jul 24, 2016 9:50 PM
Eternity
RE: Leonia Wells McMillan
Thank you for correcting the information for Leonia Wells McMillan. I believe Leonia was the younger half-sister of my 5th great-grandmother, Julia Wells Underwood.
Added by Eternity on Jul 23, 2016 8:58 PM
Coco15
Meekle Ann Johnson Stroud
Hi! Meekle Ann Johnson Stroud is buried at Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church in Pleasant Garden, NC in the same plot as her daughter, Fannie Johnson Siske.

Thanks and have a great day!
Added by Coco15 on Jul 20, 2016 8:32 PM
Tim Day
James fuller yates, jr
Hi. I notice that you have posted a photograph of James Fuller Yates when he was a young man. I am wondering if you are a member of his family. I just recently discovered that his first wife, Helen Smith Yates, who died in 1929, was my grandmother's cousin, and was the daughter of Sam D. and Grace Garland Smith. We are desperately trying to find a photo of Helen, so are looking for some of the Yates descendants who might know something about this. Thanks
Added by Tim Day on Jul 20, 2016 10:01 AM
Richard Berry
RE: Crumpler connection
Thanks again for emailing the info.

R. Berry
Added by Richard Berry on Jul 18, 2016 9:48 PM
Richard Berry
Crumpler connection
Greetings,

Noticed your photo contributions to Mary Frances Crumpler Daniel and George Lee Daniel. Are you related to them? They're my maternal grand-parents.

Sincerely, Richard L Berry
Added by Richard Berry on Jul 18, 2016 2:11 PM
Karyn Buckner Garvin
RE: Fannie Weavil Crews
I think it all looks good now, maybe not the spouse order but the three husbands no longer have duplicate links.

thanks again, Karyn
Added by Karyn Buckner Garvin on Jul 16, 2016 6:32 PM
Lee Brown
Family Service in Winston-Salem
The cleaning of gravestones, refinishing bronze markers, and the flower delivery for families that can't be there, is the way we fund the complimentary cleaning of veteran gravestones.

We service a radius of 50 miles of Winston-Salem, NC. We NEVER power wash, sand-blast or use harsh chemicals on any gravestones. In fact, the chemicals and methods we use are recommended both by the National Park Service and the Veteran's Administration. Please review our web page dedicated to this service:

http://www.carolinawooddecks.com/GRAVESTONE-GUARDIAN.html

You are welcome to tell others about our service. Thanks.
Added by Lee Brown on Jul 16, 2016 9:17 AM
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