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Debbie Z*~ (#47292192)
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Bio Photo I've been researching my families for over 30 years. Currently, I'm trying to scan & share a large collection of old family photographs and documents that have come to me from various relatives, mostly my late grandmother.

As I scan & prepare the photographs, I'm trying to post as many as possible to findagrave for others to enjoy. Especially the very old ones. Some that are labeled are not of known family connections so I'm also researching the names in an attempt to identify them.

One that I am very proud of is Jesse Elton McEwen, buried at Palms Woodland Cemetery, Miami-Dade Co FL. It took a fair amount of research to figure out that he is probably not related, but simply a neighbor of an ancestor in Carroll Co GA. I've created a memorial for him with the information I collected. Please visit his site and show him some love.

Another memorial that I'm very proud of is for my ancestor, William Francis Marion Nobles, who died as a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas IL. His final resting place is Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co IL. Please visit him also.

I hope you enjoy visiting my paternal great grandfather, Hilborn Whit Hulsey. My maternal grandfather, Rev Virgil Sizemore, preached his funeral before there was a family connection. My parents were only 10 years old and I don't think they met until a few years later. If you know any of the people mentioned that aren't linked, please let me know.

Surnames I'm connected to include: Ashworth, Barnett, Beam, Black, Burks, Cates, Clore, Crow, Dickson, Dunson, Gilbert, Hendrix, Hulsey, Leathers, Lowe, Lyle, McBrayer, McGlathery, Meadors, Mobley, Mote/Motte, Nobles, Pate, Parr, Pinson, Reid, Sanders, Sizemore, Stanford, Steele, Stephens, Tomme, Vining, Waldrop, Williams, and others.

Places I'm particularly connected to include: Laurens Co SC, Henry & Clayton Co GA, Carroll & Haralson Co GA, and Blount & Cullman Co AL.

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RE: McPherson
I have done very little to the Reid line of the family. Maybe you can answer this for me? Lewin & Hannah Weir McPherson had a daughter, Nancy that married James Turner MacMurchy who died in 1949 in Chicago. Nancy married a Whitlock and she died in 1994 in Wilmington DE and her body was cremated and ashes scattered. A memorial was placed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Evanston IL. Any info on the"Whitlock" spouse? Also, any idea where Hal Weir McPherson is buried?
Added by DON SHARP on Oct 10, 2015 1:48 PM
RE: McPherson
I am also related to the Reid family. My 3X grandmother is Elizabeth May Reid Adams is buried at Old Bethel Cemetery In Carroll County, GA. Her husband is Absalom Adams.
Added by DON SHARP on Oct 09, 2015 4:23 PM
RE: McPherson
Many thanks,
Are you of any relation to the McPherson family? My 2x great grandmother was a McPherson from Haralson County, GA.
Added by DON SHARP on Oct 09, 2015 3:11 PM
RE: Betty McLaurin Burks
Regarding Haskell D. Burks...
I have been able to "cobble" a little bit on him, but he is rather elusive!
What I have been able to figure out is that he was born 26 November 1926 in Georgia. I found that on a U.S. Directory that placed him at 465 Jeff Davis Pl. in Fayetteville, GA in 1992.
Fayetteville figures into the rest of what I found.
He is the son of
Jesse Kirby Burks
b. 3 Oct 1902 Douglasville, GA
d. 18 Dec 1990 Clayton co., GA
Reba D. Kilgo or Killgore
b. 2 Oct 1904 GA
d. 4 Aug 1998 Fayette Co., GA

Haskell and Betty had 3 children: 2 boys and a girl: Michael D., Alan and Laurie.

I hope this helps you out some.

Maureen Briscoe
Added by maubriscoe on Sep 17, 2015 12:02 PM
RE: Betty McLaurin Burks
Make sure her maiden name is "McLarin" without the u in it.
Her given name was Elizabeth Jane McLarin, but it appears she always went by Betty.
Added by maubriscoe on Sep 17, 2015 11:54 AM
Dana Garrow
Luquer updates
Hi! Thanks for the update to his memorial and the added photo! It's really incredible! If you are in any way related to him, I'd be glad to transfer his memorial to your care! I'm not related at all… just let me know! Thanks! Dana
Added by Dana Garrow on Sep 06, 2015 8:16 AM
Sally Medlen Bishop
RE: Charles Marion Anderson
Thanks for the information. I will do some research and check the history I have to see if I can find out about her and the children. Sally
Added by Sally Medlen Bishop on Sep 04, 2015 10:38 AM
Sandy Lyle
Eli Estes
Hi Debbie, Thanks so much for the information about Eli's step-mother. I unlinked his step-mother on his memorial and put the explanation you gave me on his memorial. I really appreciate it. Sandy
Added by Sandy Lyle on Aug 29, 2015 10:52 PM
There are some Estes in Westview also.
Added by rhondajo on Aug 26, 2015 6:05 PM
Davis Jefferson Reid
Hi Deb,
I am going to transfer this memorial to you. It seems like I should have a connection but I don't see it. A few months ago I had to reconfigure my trees so I may have lost something.
This is what you sent me to update:

Their children were:
Eunice Reid Neal 1907-1996
Ralph Trenton Reid 1908-1961
Mary M Reid 1912-
Iva Gladys Reid Hanchey 1914-1989
Davis Leo Reid 1918-1934

FYI... Eunice was married to Williard Neal & they both died in Fayetteville GA. Haven't found additional info on Mary after the 1920 census. Iva died in DeKalb Co GA.


Added by Ellece on Aug 18, 2015 8:21 AM
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