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Barbara Spears Pipek (#46800452)
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Bio Photo After moving around the country for 38 years, I moved home to Wilkes County, North Carolina where I grew up. I have been searching for my ancestors for almost 50 years now. A lot of the first settlers in this area (Wilkes) migrated on to Georgia, Tennessee, Missouri and many other states. I am a 6th generation descendant of Sarah Boone, the sister to Daniel Boone.

I live within 3-5 miles of the following Baptist Church Cemeteries in the county: Big Ivy, Yellow Hill, Blue Ridge, New Hope. Stony Hill is just up the road and the Lenderman-Powell Family Cemetery is on our property.

In addition to Boone, my other surnames are: Spears, Hamby, Dillard, Cardwell, Ashley, Owens, McGee, Church, Shepherd, Cartwright, Greer and Woodie to name a few.

My grandmother told me when I was growing up ... how do you know where you are going, if you don't know where you have been... I have been chasing those ancestors ever since.

I also do Genealogy Research and would be glad to assist you.

All memorials are entered with the greatest respect.

Please let me know any corrections needed or additions I can help with.

Photos of gravestones are free to use. Personal photos of individuals are copyrighted by this writer and can only be used on other sites by request and acknowledgement or original owner of the photograph.
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Edgar Byers Father
Hi Barbara,
I was going to note this on Wilkes FB page, but thought I would here. I have submitted the father's memorial for Edgar Byers (my 2nd great uncle). The death cert is incorrect; his father was Garfield Byers (memorial# 41130905). Here is the family in 1910:

The one labelled as "Lina or Liza" was my great gma Elizabeth Hazel Byers.

Added by lalena948 on Jul 31, 2016 1:31 PM
David McGee Senior
Barbara, your information and memorial for one of my ancestors was new to me and I thank you for your research on the McGee family. We have talked before by email as we are connected to the same North Carolina surnames.
Added by Sherlock on Jul 29, 2016 10:03 AM
Mary Adams #85309043
Thanks for the input.
Added by Anthony on Jul 17, 2016 4:54 PM
Loyal Limb
RE: John Ashley
You're welcome. I'm happy to help.
Added by Loyal Limb on Jul 05, 2016 8:51 AM
David Fortin
Catawba Memorial Park
This has nothing to do with this memorial. This is a request that you are asking for at the Catawba Memorial Cemetery. In order to get a memorial from this cemetery you must do the following. First a family member must call them up to find the location of their burial. Next, you will need to supply this information on the request a photo section. You will need to know the section, row, grave # ect.ect...You must then inform them who is going to go there to take a picture for their family member.....They will not let us in without all this information. TY!
Added by David Fortin on Jun 25, 2016 5:56 PM
Aretta Lewis
Daniel McCoy D. 1843
Is there a tombstone for this person...? Could be my brick wall. Contact @
Added by Aretta Lewis on Jun 23, 2016 12:48 PM
Tony Hill
RE: William Cardwell
I'll try to go and get a picture of Mrs Cardwells grave
Added by Tony Hill on May 14, 2016 12:32 PM
Erik Gregory
RE: Hazel Mae Cardwell Shaver and Orville A Shaver
Your very welcome. I'm happy I could find their headstones for you!

Erik Gregory
Added by Erik Gregory on Apr 24, 2016 2:10 PM
Vicki Bullard
Johnson McKee Memorial
Thanks so much for the photo you added to John McKee 's memorial and for the interesting additional info. Sounds like it would be a good story.
Added by Vicki Bullard on Apr 17, 2016 10:12 AM
Carol 1951
RE: William Lesley Ashley
Sorry your pic is upside down
Mine is right on this end .when viewed on Find A Grave it's fine.
Added by Carol 1951 on Mar 24, 2016 4:45 PM
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