|Carolyn Thomas Sorensen (#46924949)|
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Her passion was genealogy, she loved it! For years my mother researched; wrote letters; purchased b/m/d certificates. She was known as a great genealogists by our entire family. The computer was intimidating to her, but daddy always said "There's never been a computer built that could match your mamma's memory." He was right! We kids thought her passion for the dead was silly. Then when my mother-in-law passed away, I realized that my husband's family history went to the grave with her. I started searching for info on my grandfather & an uncle...I got hooked, BIG TIME! Needless to say, mother was thrilled that I was finally interested in genealogy. We'd talk for hours on the phone about this one & that one. Mother wanted me to get everything she had gleaned, entered on the computer. Then 2 months ago I found this website & started entering everyone's data. I'd print the pages & mail them to mother for her proofing & approval. I never dreamed that just two months later I'd be memorializing my mother here. What little bit of work I'd done on FAG before mother passed away was rewarding. However, I found it healing to enter her biography & honor her memory. I'd be thrilled to have you visit my mother's (Wynona Thomas) memorial. Thank you, FAG for this forum to honor our loved ones. In the 2 months I've been entering data here, I've had several volunteers take photos of my loved one's tombstones & share them with me. Thank you all for this wonderful gift. If I can assist anyone with photos, please let me know.|
PLEASE do not copy or upload my photos to any other websites. Its copyright infringement, and I do not want my volunteer work given to any for profit sites.
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Hi Carolyn, Thanks You so much for all your hard work and information. Josiah Maples (1746) is my
GGGGgrandfather and my DAR ancestor. I also have not been able to prove who his parents are and wonder if you have a record or piece of info that would help me do that. Thanks so much. Dixie
Added by Dixie on Feb 21, 2014 3:16 PM
|Kinseeker's Cousin||William Maples|
Can you please direct me to some sort of documentation that William Maples, memorial #39868090, was the father of Josiah Maples, #8088233. I'm having a difficult time with making the connection because there were so many Williams and so many Josiahs in the family. Any help would be appreciated.
GGGGG Granddaughter of Josiah
|Stacy Mills Gore||RE: Josephine Tucker|
|Jeanine ||Minnie Greaves|
My name is Jeanine and my great grandmother was Minnie's sister, Lilly Mae. I would love to talk to you and share information.
Added by Jeanine on Jan 02, 2014 2:01 AM
|Carol Jones||Granville Jones|
I notice that you manage the memorial for Granville Jones who is buried in Desdemona Cemetery. I suspect he may be a distant cousin of my great-grandfather, Crawford Frances Jones, who is buried nearby, but none of my Jones relatives know of a kinship. Now I'm suspecting, because of supporting DNA evidence that there is likely a connection between these Jones families. I'm contacting you in hopes that you might have some information about Granville and his relations.
Thank you, Carol Jones (great-great granddaughter of Crawford Francis Jones)
Hi Linda. I have made the link you requested! Yes, Rosa Belle and Aunt Josephine Sutton were sisters. Josephine's husband, Ancil Thomas was the brother of my grandfather, Labin Gilbert Thomas. So I suppose we are cousins by marriage. I am in close contact with another cousin of yours..actually two cousins of yours. If you'd like to contact them; email me and I let them know. Blessings!
Very nice to meet you. I have actually come across two cousins accidentally on ancestry.com. I'm wondering if the cousins you referred to are Vondia and Diana. If there are more cousins out there (and I know there are many) I'd like to know about them. I couldn't find a way to email you.
Added by Linda on Nov 02, 2013 9:40 PM
In the information given I see that Elizabeth was married to John Riley Cornelison. The grave stone says John J. John Riley would be my husband's great great grandfather. We are interested in visiting his grave but wanted to make sure this was the right person. Can you explain the discrepancy? Thanks for you help. trueblue
|Jim Ramey||Joseph Carter Headstone|
Carolyn, my name is Jim Ramey, I was born in Rye Cove, Scott County, Virginia. I to am related to a Joseph Carter. During my research. I found the head stone you have pictured, at The Joseph Carter Cemetery located on Rye Cove Memorial Hwy in Rye Cove Va. Go to the Scott County Va. Historical Society web site and you will find it is also listed and shown there. I don't know if you Joseph Carter & my Joseph Carter are the same but the birth & Death dates are the same. Thank you & I hope this is helpful.
Thanks so much for the quick response on getting these photos!
|SD Braddy||RE: LYLE & LAIRD|
Thanks Carolyn. It's nice to chat with you again. I hope all is well with you.
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