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Robert C Johnston Jr (#47057826)
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Bio Photo My name is Robert C. Johnston, Jr. I live in Wetumpka, AL and have been researching and documenting my family tree for nearly 20 years now. I am a member of the National Society Sons of American Revolution, having proven my lineage to William Cornelius, an Artillery Matross in the Continental Line Army under Gen. Washington. I love researching in courthouses and walking old cemeteries, taking photos and transcribing tombstone inscriptions. I also love hunting down and photographing my ancestor's old homesteads across GA, AL, and MS.My Father's lines are all from MI, OH, and RI. Some of his ancestors have been in Colonies since the 1630's and several of his ancestors were founding fathers of Rhode Island, including Samuel Gorton, John Warner, Stuckley Westcott, and Gov. Benedict Arnold. Many of my Mother's lines can be traced back to 17th Century Virginia. My primary maternal surnames I'm researching are WHITE, OLIVER, NEWMAN, MCCOLLUM, WIMBISH, ALLEN, SHELTON, GOSS, CARTER, WILLIAMSON, HEARD, HAMLET, CORNELIUS, CARLISLE and GILLILAND, mostly migrating from VA>GA>AL>MS. My paternal surnames I'm researching are Johnston, Francis, Wilson, Beckwith, Eddy, Arnold, Westcott, and Woodhead.Dear Ancestor,Your tombstone stands among the rest;Neglected and alone,The name and date are chiseled outOn polished marbled stone.It reaches out to all who careIt is too late to mourn.You did not know that I exist.You died and I was born.Yet each of us are cells of youIn flesh, in blood, in bone.Our blood contracts and beats a pulseEntirely not our own.Dear Ancestor, the place you filledOne hundred years agoSpreads out among the ones you leftWho would have loved you so.I wonder if you lived and love.
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Jim Edwards
49th Alabama Infantry Regiment
Would you add my GG Grandfather Col Jeptha Edwards to your 49th Al virtual cemetery?
Added by Jim Edwards on Apr 11, 2016 9:05 PM
RE: Rev. A. C. Yeargan

I've added the newspaper account you sent from "The Roanoke Leader" as well. All of this info on a memorial adds a lot. I hear from people quite frequently who appreciate all this. Also it's good to hear from you again.

Added by Churchwell on Oct 18, 2015 7:46 PM
28th Alabama Infantry
Please add Francis Asbury Musgrove, #36780225, to your 28th Alabama Infantry virtual cemetery
Added by Bham85 on Oct 16, 2015 3:15 PM
Maude Kerner
I do believe the cemetery will give information to family about burials. I was only able to get the location of her burial since I was not related.
Added by BeckyT on Jun 15, 2015 7:45 AM
Maude E Kerner 1874-1944
Per your request for a photo of her headstone, I am sorry to say per cemetery records, she does not have a headstone. The section she is buried in is called "New Single". The photo I posted shows the area of her burial plot. In the photo is a white board about where she is buried. On the photo I have put her name (In red)in the area she is buried. The photo is looking north towards the Garden of the Apostle monument in the cemetery.
Hope this helps you.
Added by BeckyT on May 30, 2015 7:34 AM
Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler
Aerial shot

Adding the aerial photo to Stukely's memorial was fantastic touch!!

Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler
Added by Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler on Sep 22, 2014 12:43 PM
karen boyd
RE: Saloma Cozby Grave
i grew up within walking distance of this cemetery,and often walked in it. I was happy to take this picture for you.
Added by karen boyd on Sep 07, 2014 12:22 PM
Sandra Moore
RE: Joseph Eddy (b 1821) Niles Cemetery

Sorry I am not related.

Sandra Moore
Added by Sandra Moore on May 30, 2014 12:53 PM
Lynda Gibbs
Wiley Columbus Ellis
Wiley is from my Ellis line. I am trying to prove that he was married at least 3 times and the Nora Emyo Ellis Rainey w/o Jesse Rainey is from his 2nd marriage to Martha A Kincer.

Can you give me what data you have on this family so I might figure out how all those kids fitted in??
Could Wiley have used the name William at times???

Lynda Ellis Gibbs

my tree is New_EllisKeener on ancestry.
Added by Lynda Gibbs on Apr 29, 2014 9:09 AM
Sandra Bonner Adair
RE: Daniel Easterwood
Try this link for information about Richard and Julia. There is more information about the Hamlets than the Easterwoods.

Hope this helps.

Added by Sandra Bonner Adair on Apr 07, 2014 10:12 PM
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