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Jason Presley (#46598252)
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Bio Photo My wife & I have been photographing cemeteries for several years now. We started just as a way to help document our family research, but with digital cameras and memory being so cheap, we thought we might as well take as many photos as we could since we were out there anyway and not everyone can make the trip to visit the graves of their loved ones.


Presley/Gamble - Rooks/Brockett Ancestry

As far as copyright goes, please feel free to use any of my photos as you see fit.

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Judy Cobb
RE: Grandmother, Emma Presley, Wilson
Hello Jason -
Yes, Grandmother Emma is confirmed being buried in Mt. Pleasant by family members years ago. Her grave was found many, many years ago by my mother. I don't know how it was discovered. When my granddaddy remarried, he didn't take my mother and her brother to the cemetery anymore, as I understand,so time erased most of the memories - too bad on that. I wish the cemetery had a map of the graves.

Thanks so very much for all your info.
Added by Judy Cobb on Jul 10, 2014 3:57 PM
Granville Vaughan --- 1871-1952
Hi Jason,

Thank you so much for the work you and your wife so graciously share with all of us. It has been priceless to my family and me.

The information shared here is intended to help you and other members of the Vaughan family in Hardeman County, Tennessee. William Vaughan (01 Mar 1839 -- 07 Feb 1908) is my g-g-grandfather. He is not the father of Granville Vaughan.

After a few phone calls, I located and spoke with the granddaughter of Granville Vaughan. She shared the names of Granville's father and mother: George Peters Vaughan and Juda Catherine Crowley Vaughan. They are both buried at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Hardeman County, the same cemetery as William. Their headstones read: G.P. Vaughan - 19 Apr 1842-16 Jan 1921 CSA, and Mrs. G.P. Vaughan - 1 Apr 1868-10 Sept 1935.

I hope this information will be of assistance to other people searching their Vaughan relatives. Thank you again for all you do.


Added by MissMarple on Jul 10, 2014 12:24 PM
Judy Cobb
RE: Grandmother, Emma Presley, Wilson
Oh, Jason, thank you for your information that you were so kind to send about my grandmother Emma Presley Wilson. Too bad we still don't know about her death; perhaps never will. My granddaddy used to say, "she was too young to have died." It was always a void for my mother, Clarice. Loved seeing the photo; however. My granddaddy had a large photo in a frame that resembled this photo and before he passed, he gave it to my mother. My brother now has it and had it cleaned, etc., and Emma's sewing machine that my mother always had, sits below her picture. Emma made my mother's baby clothes on it and my mother always loved using it - still works as far as I know.

Jason, does Emma have a marker of any kind? My nephew has walked the cemetery and has not come across her grave as of yet. I live in Texas and don't get to Tenn. too often.

Loved the info and hearing from you.

Judy Cobb
Added by Judy Cobb on Jul 05, 2014 5:43 PM
Judy Cobb
Grandmother, Emma Presley, Wilson
Hello Jason -
My mother, Clarice Wilson, Burns is the daughter of Emma Wilson that was married to John B. Wilson. Emma passed away when my mother was 6 years old. Emma had a son, Fred Wilson, I believe 2 years younger than my mother. My mother always wondered what her mother died of, as no one ever told her. My mother passed away in Dyersburg, Tenn., but always had the longing through the years to see her mother. Now, she has with her passing. How are you related to Emma?
Thank you.
Added by Judy Cobb on Jul 04, 2014 7:15 PM
Thank you so very much, Jason! I truly appreciate your prompt transfer. I will never understand those who refuse to transfer memorials to family members. God bless you and I want to say that if not for people like you, many people would not even know where their loved ones are buried. Keep up the great work!
Added by Kimberly on Jul 02, 2014 1:39 PM
Hello Jason,

Would you be so kind as to transfer the memorial on Sgt. Leonard Scott to me? Thank you so much. His number is 12387553, at Stateline Cemetery in Plevna. He is my first cousin; his mother is a Bostick buried there as well (Elaine Scott). I am trying to maintain all my family at Stateline/Bostick Cemetery. Thank you!
Added by Kimberly on Jul 02, 2014 12:29 PM
Maple Hill Cemetery
Hi Jason - You had photographed a grave for memorial 8331843. I was wondering if you knew who had the cemetery records for Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, AL. I am trying to find out more about our Ancestors Nathan Neighbors and his wife Mary and daughter who are referenced on that tombstone. I have the obit but is says nothing.


Added by nnabors on Jun 25, 2014 10:38 AM
J. Reed
RE: Deming Cemetery!
The cemetery is off of Cyprus Tank Road. I will try to get the GPS coordinates as soon as possible.
Added by J. Reed on Jun 15, 2014 1:41 PM
James Garrett
Capt Richard Harris
June 10, 2014.......
An article in The Huntsville Times from April 28, 1953 indicates that Captain Harris is buried in the Harris family cemetery in the Lakewood area of Huntsville. Just would like to confirm that to be true. I have recently visited the Harris Hill Cemetery, east of Huntsville on Highway 72, and I did not find evidence that Richard Harris is buried there.


Jim Garrett
Added by James Garrett on Jun 10, 2014 9:56 AM
Billy Yarbrough
Thomas McBride
His memorial 105752884 shows
his birth as March 1899
The 1900 Census shows a Tomie McBride
son of William C. and Lucy with March 1899
as his birth. I believe this is the answer
you were looking for.

Billy Yarbrough
Added by Billy Yarbrough on May 01, 2014 4:05 PM
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