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Robert Miller (#46933197)
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I am Robert Paul Miller a resident Of Mobile, Alabama (Mobile County, Alabama) and a native of Meridian, Mississippi (Lauderdale County) I have been interested in genealogy for 46 years. I have walked cemeteries, photographed, and recorded graves.
Some of the surnames of my family are, Hughes, Snellgrove, Bunyard, Miller, Terrell, Booker, McInnis, Eubanks, Roe, Butler, Smith, Salter, Golsan, Gholson.
If any one finds in errors or misstakes please inform me where I can make corrections. My E-Mail Address is:
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Ruth Fisher
Pvt William J Baldwin
William Baldwin is my great-grandfather and I think some of the information that you have on find-a-grave is incorrect. First the middle initial of J has never been proved to my satisfaction. Every official document with his name on it is only William Baldwin. I also disagree with the parents that you have listed. I believe his parents to be Daniel Baldwin from Ashtabula, Ohio and Mary Withrow. I believe I have substantial proof to prove this. Also, he had many more children than Ferdinand R. Baldwin including my grandfather, Sam Neill Baldwin. If the parents are incorrect, that makes his siblings incorrect. I don't know the proper way to get this corrected. I am the person that ordered his grave marker from the VA and our family had a dedication at his gravesite in 1994. Your assistance in this situation will be appreciated.
Added by Ruth Fisher on Mar 04, 2015 1:16 PM
Dave & Lee Burns
Irvin C Elkins
I just went back and checked my file and the land records also list him as Irvin C. Elkins
Added by Dave & Lee Burns on Mar 03, 2015 9:49 PM
Dave & Lee Burns
Irvin/Andrew Elkins
The marriage records of Barbour County Alabama have Sarah Bentley married to Irvin Elkins. In the 1850 census he is I.C. Elkins. In the 1860 census he is listed as Andrew. I will transfer both Irvin and Sarah to you. They appear on a tree that I did for a friend of mine. If you have access to Ancestry you might see what we have done in the Sumrall/Lavinghouse Tree.

Added by Dave & Lee Burns on Mar 03, 2015 9:39 PM
Diane Gravlee
Gaines Family Cem
Found a local person to direct us to this cemetery in the woods. The coordinates (map) as listed previous to today are totally off. We took new coordinates and photos of the cemetery and area, which will get added in the next day or so to the cemetery webpage. There were only the 3 burials and the markers were obviously not original ones, but were placed there about 30-40 years ago according to the local person. It was satisfying to have found this on our trip to Texas from SC. There is no evidence of the plantation anymore. Diane
Added by Diane Gravlee on Feb 24, 2015 8:48 PM
Ginny Lesak Jakoubek
Hello Robert,

Thank you for the message. Yes, I am related to the Wall family as distant cousins through my Caraway & Tisdale family lines. Much of my maternal family was born in Mississippi! Wall, Caraway, Tisdale, Addy, Belew, Smith & Johnson are some of my surnames.

Take care,
Ginny Lesak Jakoubek
Added by Ginny Lesak Jakoubek on Feb 17, 2015 1:26 PM
Earth Angel
Your very welcome
Added by Earth Angel on Feb 12, 2015 7:10 PM
Mary Ann
Thank you so much, Bob. Other than the bible, which I am surprised to hear about, I believe the other instances of the name all came from that same census. I uploaded some photos of Carrie Etta (one with her mother Matilda, her daughter, and grandson, and the other of her alone) - I imagine you've seen those by now. I would love to hear your old stories. I found your "Female Side of Our Family" genealogy on the Lauderdale Historical Society site and am very much enjoying reading through it. I wish the Meridian Star had online historical archives - I would love to read the Alfred Snellgrove Blazed a Trail... article. I'll email you so that you can contact me privately if you'd like to share any stories. I have death dates but no sourcing, so I'll wait to submit those until I can prove them. Thanks again for your quick changes!

Mary Ann
Added by Mary Ann on Dec 28, 2014 8:50 PM
M.C. Brown, Bear Creek, N.C.
A Commendation for YOU!
Hey Robert,

Can it be that you have left almost as many virtual flowers(7,942) as you have created memorials. It is so sad to see the number of memorials in the thousands and only a few flowers left by the contributor so I say hats off to you and keep up the good work.

Marlene Clapp Brown
M.C. Brown (#48216494) contributor on Find a Grave.
Added by M.C. Brown, Bear Creek, N... on Nov 22, 2014 9:52 PM
Thelma Kittley
Robert, Thanks for your valiant and successful efforts to correct this posting! Everything seems to be just fine now. Kudos and many thanks to you!!
Added by Marge on Nov 19, 2014 7:14 AM
RE: Thelma Elizabeth
Thanks for your valiant efforts to correct this obituary. There is still one more correction to make. In the first paragraph of her obituary it says "Thelma Elizabeth Erickson was born to Don Erickson and Helga Lundquist." It should read that Thelma Elizabeth Erickson was born to John J. G. (not Don)Erickson and Helga Lundquist Erickson.Thanks again for trying. I know that it can be confusing when it is not your own immediate family and I thank you for your efforts on my behalf.
Swede was a wonderful and very loving person. I only heard from her once or twice after my husband passed on as we both got busy just trying to live life and take care of our families, but she really was a sweetheart.
Added by Marge on Nov 15, 2014 7:32 PM
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