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GMG (#47391530)
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Bio Photo My name is George Muse Gaston and for the last many years I have been tracing my family ancestors by walking through old family cemeteries and checking with county registers where known relatives have lived. It all started when I was nine or ten, helping a 1st cousin on my father's side of the family. For several weeks "Aunt Puddie", as she was known lovingly by the family, and I would head out early in the morning searching for old grave stones from Savannah to Edgefield, South Carolina. I can't remember who we were looking for, but I learned a lot about our family and the social history of the South.

Family ancestors that I am researching are: Gaston, Muse, Devlin, McKell, Bell, Agnew, Bradley, Bigham, Montgomery, Pressly, Alston, Lyon, Glenn, Miller, Flenniken, Faulkner, Moore, May, McDill, Weir, Goode, Greneker, Sligh, Clark, Calhoun, Caldwell, DeWolfe, Dickinson, Rosborough, Emory, Service, Barnhill, Boykin, Wilkinson, Nicholson, Hemphill, Howard, Wylie, Strong, Gardiner, Goslan, Ochiltree, Howell, Holloway, Ladd, Witherspoon, Wiseman, Schley, Snellings, Sanders, Lankford, Kyte, Kimball and Kerr. Find-a-Grave has been invaluable with my journey.

You'll see many entries here from the old family church, Cedar Springs Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (1780) in Abbeville County, South Carolina. I have fond memories of going there as a child and having "dinner on the grounds" after Sunday services. Here I have many relatives and always enjoy stopping by and having a long visit when I am in the area.

Since joining "find-a-grave" I have met many wonderful people and appreciate their help in my never ending search of ancestors past. If I can be of help to you in your searches, please email and I will try my best to assist.
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Charlotte Schipman
RE: Reuben Woodard, Find A Grave Memorial# 82164435
Duh! Thanks for posting this -- it may prove helpful for finding more information about this family.
Added by Charlotte Schipman on Sep 20, 2016 2:46 PM
Charlotte Schipman
Reuben Woodard, Find A Grave Memorial# 82164435
You have added a photo of a newspaper obituary for Reuben Woodard to his Find a Grave memorial. He MAY be my 3rd great grandfather. Anyway, I was wondering about the source for this clipping and if you have any more information about him and his family.
Thanks for posting this, and for any further assistance you can give me.

Charlotte Schipman
Added by Charlotte Schipman on Sep 18, 2016 12:01 PM
RE: Judge George Tod
Thank you for the help!
Added by LHSinterpreter on Aug 30, 2016 9:59 AM
Judge George Tod
Hello, I work for the Litchfield Historical Society and I was wondering where you got the picture of George Tod. I am doing research work on students that attended the Litchfield Law School (first in America). He is one of our students, and I would like to add the photo you used, but I need the source. our website for his profile and for other students is:
Added by LHSinterpreter on Aug 27, 2016 2:01 PM
Gail and Scott Hannah
RE: Liberty Methodist Church
welcome. This website has some great info on many churches.gail
Added by Gail and Scott Hannah on Jul 04, 2016 6:28 PM
Gail and Scott Hannah
Liberty Methodist
Great article on this church on website "Historic Rural Churches of Georgia". gail
Added by Gail and Scott Hannah on Jul 04, 2016 5:28 PM
Sherry Dennewitz
Elza Worth Heald
I am hoping to get your permission to use the obit of my cousin, on My Family Tree, and any other photos you have taken. I will Give You Credit for Your Efforts.
Sincerely Sherry
Added by Sherry Dennewitz on Jul 01, 2016 4:24 AM
RE: Wilkinson, McNeel, Smith
Not a problem - always happy to do updates!
Added by Deb on Jun 23, 2016 4:25 PM
Sonia Davis
Will and Fannie McMillen
Love the pictures!! Thanks
Added by Sonia Davis on May 28, 2016 3:24 PM
Carol Allen Storm
RE: Mrs. Wilhelmenia Mertins
Added by Carol Allen Storm on May 18, 2016 9:28 AM
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