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Ed Elam (#46629771)
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Bio Photo I have been working on my own family tree since about the Fall of 1999. I started this project by doing transcripts of my own family's cemeteries and taking photos of the stones. I am sure this is how most folks get started doing this kind of thing.

On my father's side, I am researching these names; Campbell, Clouse, Donalson, Edwards, Elam, Engle, Faris/Farris, Gillum/Gilliam, Harris, Hodge/Hodges, Hutton, Keck, Owsley and Riddle at this time. These surnames are from Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas, with ties to England, Germany and Scotland.

On my mother's side, I am researching these names; Cantley, Clay, Gibbs, Rorrer/Rohrer and Turner at this time. These surnames are from Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, with ties to Switzerland, Germany and England.

You have my permission to use any photos posted here as long as it used for research and not for profit.
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Wendell Walker
James P. Scoggins Correction
Ed,
Correction, the lady who also has a memorial
of James P. Scoggins and Nancy Swafford has
them buried in Rockwall, Texas.
Not Sunnyvale, as you have your memorial.
Which one is correct?
The two memorials even show two different
headstones with same birth/death dates??
Thanks,
Wendell G. Walker
Added by Wendell Walker on Jan 11, 2016 8:17 AM
Wendell Walker
James P.Scoggins & Nancy Swafford
Hi Ed,
I noticed you have a memorial for James P.
Scoggins and Nancy Swafford.(from Tn.)
You have them buried in Sunnyvale, Dallas Co.
Texas. Your memorial is dated 2006.
There is another memorial posted for James P.
Swafford and Nancy Swafford by a lady dated
in 2014. She has them buried in Sunnyvale,
Dallas Co. Texas.
I do not know which memorial is correct, yours
or the other person's.
Please check and confirm where James P. Scoggins
and Nancy Swafford is buried? Either your
burial place or the other persons is incorrect.
Thanks,
Wendell G. Walker
Added by Wendell Walker on Jan 11, 2016 8:14 AM
Elsie Gambrel
Stacey Cemetery Requests
Hi Ed, I just wanted to let you know that great Grandpa Hiram Martin and Great Grandma Nervesta Clouse Martin do not have markers in the cemetery.
Added by Elsie Gambrel on Dec 31, 2015 9:00 PM
Debbie Colledge
RE: Julie E Sturgill
Hi Ed, Disregard my previous message. I don't have any information on Julie Sturgill except I did find a city directory that lists her with Raymond B Sturgill (who is my relative). In the directory, her name is listed as Julia. If I had her surname, I could probably gather more information. Sorry. Debbie
Added by Debbie Colledge on Nov 21, 2015 4:38 PM
Debbie Colledge
RE: Julie E Sturgill
Hi Ed, I don't have any information on Julie. However, her headstone says Julia? Do you happen to know her surname? If I ever come across a picture, I'll let you know. Debbie
Added by Debbie Colledge on Nov 21, 2015 4:32 PM
Debbie Colledge
Julie E Sturgill
I notice that Julie's headstone says 'Julia E'. Can you tell me which is correct? Thanks for your efforts in find a grave! Debbie
Added by Debbie Colledge on Nov 17, 2015 3:58 PM
Diana Truan-Weaver
Sampson Cox
Thank you Ed for trying to find this gravesite. It is sad to hear of so much vandalism at cemeteries. How very very sad, Thank you for all your work. Di
Added by Diana Truan-Weaver on Nov 02, 2015 12:40 PM
Cora L Richardson
Obi Farris
Hello I stumbled across a bc for Obi Farris 154486124. I noticed you man his parents, if you would like me to trans, just let me know. Thank you, Cora
Added by Cora L Richardson on Nov 01, 2015 5:14 AM
Karen Farris
RE: FARRIS family ties
Your FARRIS line:
Ian Esom Farris
Henry Farris
James Esom Farris, Sr
John Esom Farris
John Isham Farris
James A Farris
Rachel Ann Farris

My husband's FARRIS line:
Ian Esom Farris
Henry Farris
James Esom Farris, Sr
Isham Farris
James Isham Farris
James Henry Farris
Added by Karen Farris on Oct 08, 2015 5:37 PM
Mike (AKA) Gabby
RE: Roy Gabbard
your very welcome...
Added by Mike (AKA) Gabby on Sep 22, 2015 7:37 AM
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