|Celeste Simmons (#47318155)|
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My family originated in England and I also have Native American roots. My ancestors are BASS, HOOSIER, HOLLIE, ASHWORTH, GOINS, NICHOLS & PERKINS amongst others. The BASS'S landed in Virginia and migrated to North Carolina. John HOOSIER married Jeremiah's daughter, Nancy Charity Bass. John was living in North Carolina near Jeremiah Bass when the boundary line for Tennessee moved. At this point they became citizens of Carter County Tennessee. They followed the Natchez Trace to Natchez Mississippi where they both received land grants. When Jeremiah died, John and Nancy Charity Bass, his wife, pulled up stakes and moved to Louisiana settling in the Neutral Strip. Most of my family stayed in Louisiana, but some moved on into Texas. My BASS and HOOSIER Ancestors are some of the first settlers of Virginia, North Carolina (See Bass's Choice), Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana.|
I spend every free moment working on my genealogy and documenting cemeteries. For me it is not just a hobby, but a passion. While traveling on business, I always take the opportunity to locate the nearest cemeteries.
I am not picky about transferring non-family member's memorials. Just contact me and we will see if we can work something out. If you see a memorial that needs correction, feel free to contact me and give me the details, but please remember to BE NICE. If I have taken a photo of one of your ancestors headstones, feel free to use it. That is why I do what I do. You don't have to ask either, I believe that by freely sharing we all benefit.
For those that have photo requests, remember to say thank you to the contributor that fulfills that request. We spend our time and gas going to cemeteries that are not always near. It is always so nice to hear from people that find a loved one that I have been able to create a memorial for.
I live in Northern New Jersey, and in the winter months, I won't be able to go to the cemeteries due to weather but will make every effort once spring and time allows.
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A AAA American ..., Barbara Anne (B..., CajunPaul, Herald, J L Bryant, jonesbitt, Lee Manning, Melissa Daigle, Oscar M. Clark, Superkentman, William Nees, Willie
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|Vicki C.||Marie Gamo|
Thank you for the transfer of Marie Gamo.
Added by Vicki C. on Jan 20, 2015 12:39 PM
Thanks for adding the links.
|Leslie Dare||Transfer - Brown|
Would you be wiling to transfer these memorials to me? They are my husband's g-g-g-grandparents
81630443 - Sedgwick Brown
81630473 - Annie Atchley Brown
Thanks for considering this request!
|John N Colby, Jr||Grave of Samuel Cook, Dorchester, MA|
Thank you for posting this grave, he is my great great grandfather, I have been searching for info on him for years. His being from Vermont had me searching there, not in Massachusetts. The last record I had of him was at the Soldiers Home in Revere, MA. The unbelievable part of this is my parents, my sister and my brother are all buried in this cemetery, also. I will be looking up his grave on my next trip to the cemetery and will leave flowers. Thank you, Again
|Sheila Miller Mason||lewis e. marshall|
Thank you so very much for your time and efforts to get this photo for my genealogy research. It is greatly appreciated. May God be with you.
|Tim Bear||Bonnie Hill|
Thanks far the picture.
Added by Tim Bear on Nov 24, 2014 7:36 PM
|Ethel Brooks||RE: Laura Forward|
Okay, good deal
|RiverFallsHistory||RE: Hoyt family|
I have used that resource yes. This is how I traced them from Wisconsin back to New Jersey. I'm not too interested in land records, but possibly an obituary if there is such a thing in a local newspaper of the time or even if you could tell me a newspaper or two that may have had it I could order it here and look myself. Thank you for your reply. - Dan
|Dan Anderson-Little||Link one of your memorials to her parents|
I am the grand-nephew of one of your memorials - Emma Little Scaff (72897227). Would you mind linking her to her parents?
Henry Little (28057794)
Isabella Ganse Little (28057809)
Thanks so much!
|Barbara Hunter-Holmes||Jacob J. Banta # 93321318|
In researching this family I noticed there are a few duplicates you've created in regards to the Banta family & Oak Ridge Cemetery.
This one in particular is a dupe of Karen's memorial page for Jacob # 11058276.
If there is anything I can do to help just let me know.
Thanks so much,
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