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Kate Messer (#47451562)
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Bio Photo I was born Elizabeth Kate Orr (always gone by Kate) to Webster Thaxton (Web) and Josephine Marie Wilson Orr in Rayle, Georgia. I would say that the majority of my family are from Wilkes and Oglethorpe County, Georgia. I no longer live in Rayle, Georgia, but Roswell, Georgia with my husband, Clay, and our two dogs. The house where I grew up is still in my family and I try to get down there every few months to visits cousins, do research, etc. I started doing genealogy research where my mother left off (she and my father are both deceased). She had researched both her and my father's direct lines fairly far back and she had some information on the siblings of my direct ancestors, but I wanted to learn more so I've been collecting more information on both my direct and indirect ancestors. Who they were, what they did, what they looked like, where they are buried. So most of the cemeteries I have entered into Find A Grave are those I have gone to in search of my ancestors. I'll often take a picture of the gravestone, enter it into my Family Tree Maker and figure out the connection. Which is why when I upload the information to Find A Grave, people may wonder why only pictures of select graves were taken and not all of them, also why everyone buried in the cemetery is not listed. There are times when others are owners of information they submit, I try to only ask for my direct ancestors to be transferred to me, but there are also times when I ask for my aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. to be transferred to me. Many times people enter information into Find A Grave from books, etc. and once they've entered the information they no longer really maintain the record, how could they, they don't even know the person. Even if I've never met the person, I know them from my parents research or from the records they saved, etc. So I really appreciate it when these records get transferred to me.
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William Hollis
Lexington and Rayle Cemeteries

I have a lot of ancestors from the Maxey's, Lexington, Rayle and Washington areas (Jackson, Colley, Callaway).

Trying to find where they are all buried.

I too live in N.Atlanta.

Looking for directions right now to the Nash McAvoy Family Cemetery where my Colley ancestors are buried.

Any help is appreciated.

Thank you.
Added by William Hollis on Sep 08, 2015 6:35 PM
William Hollis
Lexington and Rayle Cemeteries
Added by William Hollis on Sep 08, 2015 6:32 PM
Ed Saye
RE: Saye Family
Yes, Florence Elizabeth Saye is the daughter of William Bibb Saye & Sue Whitten.

Ed Saye
Added by Ed Saye on Aug 19, 2015 3:46 AM
James Morgan Lindsey, Jr.
Hi, I just suggested the "Jr.". I believe he was briefly married to a relative of mine, but have limited information. Below is my link to him. I did figure out some of his info, but no one seems to be following him, which generally means he had no offspring.
Added by hosea49 on Aug 01, 2015 7:02 AM
Jack Johnson
Azalee Bridges Johnson
Please delete the temporary grave marker on her memorial since she now has a headstone. Thank you
She is Azalee Bridges Johnson, in Resthaven Cemetery, Wilkes County, Georgia

Added by Jack Johnson on Jun 13, 2015 7:52 AM
Brenda A. Darbyshire
I declined it because you requested it as her middle name. Resubmit correctly and I will honor it!
Added by Brenda A. Darbyshire on Apr 20, 2015 10:17 AM
Nikki Lynn
Zachariah Darden
Hi Kate thank you for Zachariah Darden headstone picture.
I'm glad you saw the snake in time.
Thank you again and becareful out there.

Nikki Lynn Herring
Added by Nikki Lynn on Apr 20, 2015 7:23 AM
No Guts, No Glory
Sometimes I feel like an idiot. I dutifully check every memorial I enter just to prevent duplicates and then I find out that someone puts folks in before they die. You do a search on their name and their death date, but Find A Grave won't pick out unknown death dates. Oh well, what's a graver to do.
Added by No Guts, No Glory on Apr 19, 2015 9:34 PM
Westover Memorial Park
Thank you for the info on the Evans family from Westover Memorial Park. No need to check Sardis I called Westover. I really appreciate your help!
Added by Lanie on Apr 13, 2015 11:03 AM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 107433617
You are WELCOME! This "find" was especially fun....FIRST time that I have EVER located a headstone in the "historical district" at Roselawn!
Added by Vickie on Oct 27, 2014 3:51 PM
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