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Tonya Sapp Hames (#46793226)
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Bio Photo My name is Tonya Sapp Hames. I was born & raised in Laurens, SC & lived there for 25 years. I now live in Ladson, SC, with my husband, Stephen, and son, Christian.

I stumbled upon FAG by accident when I Googled my father, Robert E. Sapp, who passed away in 1991 & his name came up on this website. I have always been fascinated by genealogy. I have mostly been researching the following family names: Sapp, Nelson, Moore, Helms, Ball, Story, Belk, Kell, Woody, Fuller, Campbell, Richards, Myers, & Taylor; along with Hames, Crowder, Gregory, Kirkley, & West. However, along the way I have been doing other genealogy work as well. I am a FAG County Keeper emeritus for Dorchester Co., SC.

If you have any information that may help me with my research, please feel free to contact me. Also, when reviewing any of my work, if you see that I have made any error, no matter how large or small, please do not hesitate to contact me & let me know. I will ask, that when contacting me, you please do so in a respectful manner & allow for the corrections to be made. As FAG is NOT my full-time job, I do NOT work on my FAG information everyday, therefore, quick fix items will be taken care of in a more timely manner than other items which may take more research to complete.

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cheri booth
Thank you
Thank you for posting my sister's gravesite. I was only 4 when she passed, now I know where to find her.
Added by cheri booth on Oct 04, 2016 7:10 PM
Lisa Albanese
RE: Luther Leander Strickland
You're welcome...
Added by Lisa Albanese on Sep 30, 2016 1:17 PM
Rickey "Rick" Boult
Thank you so very much for the transfer of Dorothy BOLT Hellams Robertson.

There are 2 memorials, I submitted to get them merged.

Thanks again,
Rick Boult "BOLT"
Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Sep 21, 2016 8:25 PM
Lisa Albanese
Luther Leander Strickland
Find A Grave Memorial# 95878219

I found, and added a picture of a grave for Luther L. Strickland with the same birth and death year as the memorial you added.

He is laid to rest at:

Westminster Memorial Park
Orange County
California, USA

If you don't think it's the correct Luther, please let me know, and I will remove the picture...
Added by Lisa Albanese on Sep 17, 2016 10:09 AM
Joseph Allen photo
I took the Joseph Allen photo today at Saul Dam Cemetery. The family name on the headstone is Elsey. Apparently Joseph and Allen are his first and middle names. You might want to change that on his memorial. Sincerely, Bob
Added by RoMoJo65 on Aug 18, 2016 12:27 PM
Cathy Welch Glover
Moorefield Plantation Cemetery
Hi Tonya,
I am a member of the Mccants /Owens/Welch families and am doing genealogy research on my many and varied families! Did you actually visit the Moorefield Plantation Cemetery on Hwy 6 or was the information obtained through county records? If you did visit the cemetery, can you give me a more exact location with landmarks, etc? I would really like to visit the cemetery if it still exists.
Thanks for your help!
Cathy Welch Glover
Added by Cathy Welch Glover on Jul 23, 2016 11:43 AM
32547158 Courtney Snowden
Do you know how I can find the obituary or the parents name of little Courtney. I have her grandparents name.
Added by Teresa on Jul 06, 2016 9:34 PM
Grave Marker Mistake
Dear Tonya Sapp Hames, Please forgive me. I forgot to give you Infant Son Lacey's Memorial # for It is Memorial # 46155463. Thank you and again I am sorry for forgetting this oversight. Sincerely, Sheryl Merritt
Added by sherylann on May 18, 2016 10:17 AM
Grave Marker Mistake
Dear Tonya Sapp Hames, Thank you for all you do to contribute to find a grave burial sites. You stated on my ancestors site that if you spotted a mistake large or small to let you know. Well, I found a little mistake. The year on the infant Lacey boy's death is listed as 1928 but I distinctly see 1938. Could you please take another look at it please. This is very important to me. Thank you. Sincerely, Sheryl Merritt
My email is ... and my phone# is
(801) 546-5646 if there are any questions.
Added by sherylann on May 18, 2016 10:07 AM
Marian Flood Penny
Thanking you
Thank you so much for your dedication and research to Find A Grave I'm from New York and I don't have time to visit family that has passed away this site has given me the opportunity to place flowers and leave a note to special loved ones of mines again I appreciate your time and effort that you put into find a grave 😧✌👍❤
Added by Marian Flood Penny on Apr 07, 2016 6:54 AM
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