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Donna V Jackson Kester (#47882456)
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Bio Photo Ex-paratrooper. Graduate Student. Wife. Mommy.

I was working on my and my husband's family tree online and I had pretty much run into a dead end on my side when he showed me a headstone of one of my relatives in Alabama. I was so surprised and asked him where he got it. That was my introduction to

Feel free to use any of my photos, but please include attribution.

My ancestry (Georgia and Alabama) includes the surnames: Jackson-Wherry-Marshall-Wallace-Taylor-Copeland-Damron-Longshore-Kimbrough

My husband's ancestry (North Carolina and West Virginia) includes the surnames: Kester-McCaskill-Spencer-Thompson-Freeman-Lee-Smith-Thomas-Moore-Glover-McKinnon-Love-Parker-McDuffie-Freshhour-Elder-Shields-Weekley-Moore-Shinn-Brown-Munn-Allen-Hyatt-Freeman-Pouncey-Tallent-McVicker-McHenry-Kincheloe

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Jo Terry ღ
Gibson-Wallace Cemetery
Nice Gibson photos you added yesterday for Gibson-Wallace Cemetery. I have removed those added by me in 2011 as yours are by far more superior, as usual :)
Added by Jo Terry ღ on Dec 18, 2014 9:33 AM
RE: Flora Anne Holder
Donna, thank you so much for the additional information on sweet Flora Holder Smith, #120324674. In the Bio section, I put that she was the daughter of Arthur and Linda Holder. Her mother's name was Lucy! I don't know how my fingers typed Linda. I'm so sorry to be so much trouble. Would you mind fixing that? I'm sorry.
Added by bur3bet on Dec 14, 2014 11:23 PM
Brandon Burns
To Donna
Hello I want to say thanks for adding some of my family members on Find A Grave! one's at Mary Love Cemetery & Richmond Memorial Park, both cemetery's in my home county of North Carolina.
Added by Brandon Burns on Dec 01, 2014 7:55 PM
Karen Frazier
Headstone for Hattie R Watson
Hi. I was doing some research to find my grandmothers headstone & I found it & saw that the pictures were submitted by you. Wondering if we are related?? If not just wondering how you found the information you posted.
Her name is Hattie R Watson.
Thank you. Inquiring minds want to know
Added by Karen Frazier on Nov 21, 2014 7:49 AM
Alta Mitchem Durden
RE: Betty Jo Newsome Meachum
You're a brave lady, Donna!

Other than the Pankey Cemetery in Richmond County, (where six persons are said to have been buried, including one Revolutionary War soldier), I am most anxious to have a photo of a double gravemarker for William Smith Meachum, d. 1859, and his wife, Martha Winfree Meachum, d. 1854. This monument is on private pasture land below Lilesville in Anson County,presently owned by descendants of Streeter, I believe, but once owned by William Smith Meachum. On the Find-A-Grave site, it is incorrectly stated that this grave is in the Smith Cemetery. As I understand it, the burials are within a fenced area and permission should first be obtained from the current owner before going onto the land.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Added by Alta Mitchem Durden on Nov 18, 2014 7:22 PM
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Mary Margaret Evers
Thank you for the photo and posting to her memorial.
Added by Past Participle on Nov 15, 2014 8:50 AM
Alta Mitchem Durden
Betty Jo Newsome Meachum
Appreciate so very much your photographing the stones for this lady.
By the way, do you think it's cold enough now that snakes are no longer crawling in Anson County?

hanks, again. Alta Mitchem Durden -
Added by Alta Mitchem Durden on Nov 13, 2014 12:32 PM
Karen Mathis Hudson
George Paul headstone
Hello Donna,
Thank you for your time in fulfilling my photo request. I appreciate your help.
Thank you again,
Added by Karen Mathis Hudson on Nov 12, 2014 5:28 PM
Bob Rich
Alexander Caulder
Thank you so much for providing the photos and document of Alexander Caulder. I've waited a long time. He is my wife's grandfather. If you could, could you email me a copy of the photos and document to Thanks again.
Bob Rich
Added by Bob Rich on Nov 12, 2014 1:27 PM
Helen Hill Halterman
Wallace Turner
Thanks so much for the photo!

Added by Helen Hill Halterman on Nov 11, 2014 8:44 PM
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