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SWVA Genealogy Searcher (#47214926)
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Bio Photo I began my genealogy researching after my father mentioned that he wanted to know what happened to one of his aunts on his father's side. He didn't know his father since he passed away in 1935 just after he was born. He didn't know a thing about his grandparents on his father's side either, so my search began. I wanted to locate information, any information that I could gather for him.

After I received marriage and death certificates for some of the relatives, names started fitting into place. I found it interesting and intriguing. The journey has taken so far 3 years and I still have a long way to go.

I am now searching for locations of graves/headstones for many of my relatives so that I can let my father know where they are resting.

I am hoping that this site can help me find the relatives long lost. Maybe some of the family headstones that I add can help others in their search, as well.

Family names include: Thompson, East, Roope, Roop, Rupe, Hudson, Wolfe, Loftis, Lewis, Wilbourne, Wilburn, Wilborn, Nance, White, Bond, and many others.

I am having difficulty in locating graves for many relatives. I know where they passed away but where they are resting is a mystery. Maybe some day they will no longer be mysteries.
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Doris Aliff
78671011
I am a bit confused about the cemetery of the person, Samuel Washington Aliff. On his mothers memorial #78671001, is the list of children and he is there twice. Twice is fine, that is better than none. But since I do not know the area of Roanoke Va, I do not know which of the two cemeteries is the right one. Will you please take a look at the two Samuel's and the two cemeteries and let me know what might be the problem. Maybe they are the same but by different names. I have sent this letter to the other person who has Sam in the other cemetery. Hope to hear from you. Thanks.
Added by Doris Aliff on Jan 26, 2016 4:40 PM
Shawn Dawson
Macy Rhoda Ellen Horton Dalton
#37960520. I was wondering if I could add your picture to my ancestry.com page? She was a distant cousin. Thanks.

Shawn
Added by Shawn Dawson on Jan 26, 2016 1:26 PM
Doris Aliff
78671011
Samuel Washington Aliff, same as # 119635206. Please take a look see. While looking for all four of his children I found two of him.
Added by Doris Aliff on Jan 21, 2016 1:47 PM
KATHY
Greetings
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Connie, my long-time Find A Grave friend! Please let me hear from you!
Added by KATHY on Dec 25, 2015 8:57 PM
THE BONZ
William Craighead
Happy Holidays to you and yours too.
Thank you for sending me the obit on William.
Your hard work on find a grave is really appreciated.
Added by THE BONZ on Dec 12, 2015 6:04 PM
Kathy
Lois Aileen Mcabee Dunn
91854685
Would you please transfer management of my Aunt over to me as I would like to update and link with other family members.

Thanks
Added by Kathy on Dec 10, 2015 9:41 AM
Anonymous
Charles A Weiss Headstone
Highland Memory Gardens

I have deleted the photo as you requested. Thanks for catching that.

Best regards, -A
Added by Anonymous on Dec 01, 2015 6:55 PM
Kathy
Betty Baron
Thank you so much for the photo of Betty's marker, and for the information about her date of birth. I really appreciate the time and effort it took to get this information.

I hope you have a great Thanksgiving and a safe holiday season.

Take care.

Kathy
Added by Kathy on Nov 24, 2015 7:50 AM
Sparky
RE: Sheets
Yes Ethel Earhart is my fourth cousin she was married to Clarence. Sparky
Added by Sparky on Nov 19, 2015 3:37 PM
Sparky
Sheets
Thank you very much for your time and trouble for finding and photographing the headstones of the Sheets. Sparky
Added by Sparky on Nov 19, 2015 5:43 AM
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