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John Mallory Land (#46870015)
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Bio Photo John has been a genealogy hobbyist since 1990, and although he grew up in Texas, he considers Columbus, Georgia, "the old homeplace." He is also passionate about theater, particularly playwriting. He currently sits on the Executive Board for the Clapp's Factory Cemetery Preservation League (which he serves as President).
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Bob Jones
John -

Thanks for the transfers for our Jones family - and thanks for all you do in helping promote family history research.

Bob Jones
Added by Bob Jones on May 26, 2016 6:29 PM
Tree Climber
Thank you for all of your valuable information - Marie
Added by Tree Climber on May 24, 2016 9:08 AM
Tree Climber
RE: Mary J. (WATKINS) HOWELL's daughter
John, on second thought, I am not convinced that is the same person. Don't you think the person writing the obit would have used her married name...

Added by Tree Climber on May 24, 2016 7:03 AM
Tree Climber
RE: Mary J. (WATKINS) HOWELL's daughter
Hi, John:

Thanks for the info. Evelyn, I noticed, was on the 1940 census as Mary Evelyn Blanchard. Does that mean she was also adopted? I checked to see if there were any death records for Evelyn and found this:

Mary Evelyn Blanchard Howell in the U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930 - 2015
Name: Mary Evelyn Blanchard Howell
Gender: Female
Age at Death: 80
Birth Date: 26 Aug 1934
Birth Place: Tyler, Smith, Texas, USA
Death Date: 24 Apr 2015
Obituary Date: 3 May 2015
Spouse: James Jim Howell
Parents: Zena Parks Blanchard

Children: Karen Moon and her husband Gary Moon, of Tyler, and Sandy Golden, of Edom

So sorry you could not make the connection, but maybe you can contact one of her children…

With regards to the family line connection on my former husband and my family line – what makes it so strange is that his family was from New England to Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, areas. My family came from the New England area to Texas by way of a North Carolina route.

You state in your bio your heart is in the Carolina Mountains while you live in Texas, what part of Texas, I am in Houston.

Tree Climber # 48776139
Added by Tree Climber on May 24, 2016 7:00 AM
Tree Climber
RE: Mems. #63598136 & # 63598084
Hi, John:

What was weird about this line is I was researching the McCracken line belonging to my former husband (now deceased). As I was going through all the records, I noticed all of a sudden, through Ancestry, I was looking at people related to my family line. I have to go back now and find where the change came about.

Alma L. Watkins – was my cousin 3 times removed
Birth: May 7, 1870
Death: Mar. 9, 1930

Lovic Theodore Watkins - was the husband of my 3rd cousin, 3 times removed.
Birth 1865 • North Carolina
Death 1941

It appears we have a difference in the spelling of L T Watkins name, I will go with your spelling and if I find otherwise I will let you know.

Added by Tree Climber on May 23, 2016 5:58 PM
RE: #100445891
Happy to do so and nice to meet family! I just found this site yesterday. There is other info that I believe I can add in the future, I just have to find the time...but this was important to me. Have a great week-end!
Added by Gtlsc on May 21, 2016 6:14 AM
Pat Lowe
Marriage for Clyde & Emma
I just thought I would let you know that I found the marriage of Clyde and Emma. I can't take too much credit for it since it was a hint on familysearch. But I thought you would like to know.

Name Ernest Clyde Land
Gender Male
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 28 Oct 1943
Event Place Chambers, Alabama, United States
Age 50
Birth Year (Estimated)1893
Father's Name Aaron Brewster Land
Mother's Name Mattie Tabitha Miller
Spouse's Name Emma Gretrude Teal
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Age 27
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated)1916
Spouse's Father's Name Tom Teal
Spouse's Mother's Name Anna Cook
Page 529
"Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950", database with images, FamilySearch( : accessed 8 May 2016), Ernest Clyde Land and Emma Gretrude Teal, 1943.

I hope this gets to you. I have written to both email addresses.
Please let me know you got this.
Pat Lowe
Added by Pat Lowe on May 07, 2016 6:44 PM
Sizemore Family
Hello I saw your memorial for George Washington Sizemore, I descend thru William Sizemore and his first wife Margaret Smith, their daughter Elizabeth Ann Sizemore who married Dudley Bowling, they were in Calhoun/Benton county, Alabama in 1850 then moved to Franklin county, Alabama. Ged
Added by Ged on Mar 30, 2016 3:05 PM
Love in Family
Centerville Cemetery, Talbot Co., GA
Thank you for the recent additions to yours memorials there, I know I added a lot to get through. My day there was beautiful and I so enjoyed taking the photographs. Again thnk you for all you do with find a grave. What you are doing do not go unnoticed !! Regards, Bren
Added by Love in Family on Mar 18, 2016 3:44 AM
Kristina Egusquiza
have you found your birthfamily?? I believe we are related
Hi John,

Sorry this is public however, I have been unable to contact you. My grandmother was Eula Jeanette Pate of PHenix City, Al .. Please email me for more information..
Added by Kristina Egusquiza on Mar 14, 2016 4:45 PM
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