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David ~ Effie (#47109465)
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Bio Photo We are David & Effie. We were born and raised in upstate South Carolina. I found Find A Grave in 2009 and now David has joined me in a search for our "lost" family members. We sincerely hope that along the way our contributions to this site will help others find theirs.

We wish to thank those who have made memorials for our family members and those who have transfered management of them to us. We especially want to thank those who have made the corrections we requested, as correct and complete data is the key to accomplishing our goals.

Our primary sources of information for our memorials, other than direct knowledge of burial, are grave marker photos and obituaries. We use these sources as backup for our entries, as we DO NOT make any without proof of burial location.

Our motto is... to err is human, and to correct is necessary. Please contact us if you find an error on our memorials or if you have missing information that we can add to make an appealing and honorable memorial. We will gladly correct any errors on our entries, make additions, add links or transfer memorials if they are not related to us. (please use the EDIT tab and make a suggestion option on the memorial for any request.)

We understand that a photo says more than a thousand words, and is a very important part of family research. It is our pleasure to offer our photos for personal genealogical purposes. You may re-post on Find A Grave if you will have the courtesy to give us credit in the caption of the photo. Otherwise, DO NOT RE-POST!

Everyone is welcome to visit and leave a flower for our immediate family members listed below or any of our memorials and once again, we wish to thank all of our Find A Grave friends who have done a wonderful job in helping preserve our heritage and making this a wonderful site.

David's Family
Ruthel Grady Coward
Lila Mae Stewart Coward

Ted Lewis Coward

Effie's Family:
Stella Louise Dove Headen
Lee Roy Headen

Jerry Dean Headen
Thadieth Coy Headen
Billy Ray Headen
Harold Vernell Headen
Thomas Eston Headen
Mariam Lee Headen Smith
Jewell Jean Headen

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Dianne Boiter
Berea First Baptist

P.H. Elliott is burried at White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery in Anderson County, beside his second wife(McCoy)
Added by Dianne Boiter on Aug 20, 2016 6:39 AM
Sylvia Mintz Thomas
Jack Dean Mintz

Thank you for creating my fathers memorial on Find A Grave. Thank you also for transferring his memorial to my care. Forever indebted.

Sylvia Mintz Thomas

Added by Sylvia Mintz Thomas on Jul 29, 2016 9:19 PM
Ret Msg Larry G Robinson
Thanks so much for the transfers. If i can do anything for you just ask. Love you guys!!! Thanks again.
Added by Ret Msg Larry G Robinson on Jul 26, 2016 9:04 PM
Ret Msg Larry G Robinson
The Chaffins at Zion Hill Cemetery
David and Effie, my cousin, bet you did not know that you made the memorials for most of my moms people.Every time i find one your name is there!!Thanks very much!!Now if i can only find out what happened to my grandfather.He was Robert Lee Pearson born in 1899. he was in the WW1 draft.maybe some of the Chaffins will see this and help me.Thanks again.
Added by Ret Msg Larry G Robinson on Jun 19, 2016 5:42 PM
Nicki Bowman
Inquiry for Grave Marker/Information

I am working on genealogy for my maternal line and have been stumped for awhile about my great grandfather. His name was Claud Henson and the only information I've been able to find so far about his family is that his father was John Henson and his mother was Lillie Henson (as listed on his death certificate). It said they were born in NC and were buried in Oak Grove Cemetery. You can't imagine how many Oak Grove Cemeteries there are in NC and SC. :-)

So I found your contributions for JP Henson and Lillie Smith Henson for Oak Grove Cemetery in Spartanburg and was hoping that maybe you might be able to locate one for Claud Lee Henson, born on July 1, 1884 in SC and died on March 7, 1884 in SC. He was supposed to be buried in Oak Grove as well. He was married to Francis Leila Forrester if that helps.

I appreciate any assistance you can provide with this.

Best regards,
Added by Nicki Bowman on Dec 19, 2015 10:50 AM
Shirley C McKenzie
Nancy Colville
I had never seen this Find A Grave record until our friend, Doc Colville and Nancy's husband died last week. He will soon be joining her and life in peace in death as he did in life. With his Nance. Thank you for posting this record. We have so many happy memories of our life-long friendship with this couple and I am glad their name is listed for other searchers to find them. Thank you for the work you do. Ken and Shirley McKenzie.
Added by Shirley C McKenzie on Aug 05, 2015 7:02 AM
Carolyn Threadgill Kiker
Memorial #147658613 Julian Ceasar Allen
Would you please be so kind and remove this memorial from this Bennett Cemetery. This is my family cemetery on m mother's side of the family. I went there on Saturday (8-1-205) to double check and he is not buried there. There is another cemetery that is known as Bennett Grove Cemetery. No sure who this person is. Thanking you in advance.
Added by Carolyn Threadgill Kiker on Aug 03, 2015 6:12 PM
Nancy Y Parker
Old Coward Cemetery
David~Effie, In an effort to correct memorials that were wrongly combined with Upper Coward Cemetery (NC, Jackson Co., Cowarts) when "also known as Coward Cemetery" was added, I have created a page/location for Old Coward Cemetery.
If you wish, change the burial location for the following memorials to: Old Coward Cemetery. (Beware: Copy & Save Pictures, since they sometimes disappear with transfer or edit.
Added by Nancy Y Parker on May 19, 2015 1:17 PM
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
Lawsons, Cudds, Willards
I would like to personally thank you for your work with Find A Grave. It is no longer possible for me to visit cemeteries. When I started my genealogy journey back in the80's I frequented many cemeteries. Now thanks to you and other Find A Grave friends I can visit them that way. May God richly bless you for helping others like me. It means so very much to be able to visit the graves of our extended families. I am still working hard on my family genealogy on Ancestry and Family TreeMaker and thank you for allowing me to get copies of my extended family markers.
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
PS May you be able to keep helping others through your work with Find A Grave for many years to come. It is truly a blessing to so many people.
Added by Eleanor Morrison Lawson on Apr 17, 2015 1:34 PM
Nancy Y Parker
Coward Cemeteries Caney Fork NC
FYI: On F-A-G, there should be 4 Coward Cemeteries on Caney Fork: Coward, Old Coward, Upper Coward (2 ducks), and Lower Coward. Someone has combined the first 3, and thrown in some Lower Coward burials under the name "Coward (also known as Upper Coward) as if they were one cemetery. Lower Coward entries still seem to be OK.
Added by Nancy Y Parker on Feb 09, 2015 11:49 AM
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