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KesterDV (#47882456)
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Bio Photo Ex-paratrooper. Graduate Student. Wife. Mommy.

I was working on my and my husband's family tree online and I had pretty much run into a dead end on my side when he showed me a headstone of one of my relatives in Alabama. I was so surprised and asked him where he got it. That was my introduction to

Feel free to use any of my photos, but please include attribution.

My ancestry (Georgia and Alabama) includes the surnames: Jackson-Wherry-Marshall-Wallace-Taylor-Copeland-Damron-Longshore-Kimbrough

My husband's ancestry (North Carolina and West Virginia) includes the surnames: Kester-McCaskill-Spencer-Thompson-Freeman-Lee-Smith-Thomas-Moore-Glover-McKinnon-Love-Parker-McDuffie-Freshhour-Elder-Shields-Weekley-Moore-Shinn-Brown-Munn-Allen-Hyatt-Freeman-Pouncey-Tallent-McVicker-McHenry-Kincheloe

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Brandon Burns
RE: Brandon Hunter Phagan
Oh never mind I see it on the list. my bad.
Added by Brandon Burns on Oct 04, 2015 1:20 PM
Brandon Burns
Brandon Hunter Phagan
Hello, I need your help to add Brandon Hunter Phagan on the Richmond Memorial Park name list, his number is 153245219.
Added by Brandon Burns on Oct 04, 2015 12:11 PM
Brandon Burns
Morgan Blair Conyers
Hi, if you don't mind can you please transmit the memorial of "105295510" of Morgan Conyers from Richmond Memorial Park to me, she use to date a friend of mine.
Added by Brandon Burns on Sep 06, 2015 3:13 PM
Brandon Burns
Garnett Burns.
Hello, can you pretty please transmit memorial "113913270" Garnett Richard Burns of Mary Love Cemetery to me if you can!
Added by Brandon Burns on Aug 29, 2015 4:15 AM
Velva Lorina Cheek
My mother
You posted a picture of my mothers gravestone and I was wondering how you are connected to her ? Rebekah Bass Cheek
Added by Velva Lorina Cheek on Aug 26, 2015 8:06 PM
L Pearson
Transfer Request
Hi! I'm requesting management privileges for the following family members:

Martha M. Blackman 132673895
Harold T. Blackman 132673897
Added by L Pearson on Aug 13, 2015 9:40 AM
S Johnson
Andrew Hampton Gulledge
I don't think this is Andrew's tombstone... the inscription reads "J. Hampton Gulledge". Andrew Hampton Gulledge was born in Aug 1830 and died in 1909. Please correct this memorial.
Thank you,
Susan Johnson
Andrew Hampton Gulledge's 2nd great-granddaughter
Added by S Johnson on Aug 12, 2015 6:21 PM
Cheri Reeves
RE: Green Dixon Tyson
I do not have any documents other than the census records, which all have him listed as being a decade older. If I could see the stone, I might be able to determine that the date was either an error actually on the stone or if perhaps the gentlemen who did the transcription mistook a 1 for a 2, which was common then and still is today. But alas, I am in CA. Hard to look at it from here. The only other thing I have is a Tyson Family History, which has a listing of all the Tysons who first settled in the colonies and their descendants. The problem is, this is technically a tertiary source, not official in any way. I would not want to change this without proof, but I also dislike people having incorrect information. I can send you copies of the census records but we both know how inaccurate they can be. Would it be possible to include a note that other sources show his birth year as 1814?
Added by Cheri Reeves on Aug 12, 2015 3:14 PM
Cheri Reeves
Green Dixon Tyson
According to various census records, G D Tyson was born in 1813/1814. The info listed on you memorial for him lists 1824 as his birth year, although the day and month are correct according to various family trees. Do you have access to a record that states 1824 definitively?
Added by Cheri Reeves on Aug 12, 2015 1:00 AM
Peggy Rocchio
Saint Nicholas Cemetery
Sorry for any confusion and thank you so much for ALL you do on Find A Grave. Have a great week!!!
Added by Peggy Rocchio on Jul 20, 2015 8:10 AM
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