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Johna Johnson Armistead (#46925134)
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Bio Photo I am a wife and stay at home mom. I started researching my genealogy in 1996. Using Find A Grave to locate some of my ancestors has been very helpful. I have just begun working on linking my family.

A big "THANK YOU" to all the Find-A-Grave volunteers who have taken tombstone pictures for me. My goal is to get a tombstone picture of all my relatives and with the help of FAG I am well on my way. Thanks so much.

I am happy to transfer any memorials I have created that are not within my extended family. Please use the "EDIT" tab on the memorial to make your request.


Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.

Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.

I wonder as you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

Author Unknown
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Elizabeth Turney
McKennon
Hi Johna -
I am a McKennon descendant and saw some of the virtual memorials. I live within a couple hours of Maury Co. TN, so I plan to drive up this summer and see if I can find any actual cemeteries. Any information would be helpful, since I have not really done a lot of research in this area. I will let you and others know what I find, and post on FindAGrave.
Thanks!
Elizabeth T.
Added by Elizabeth Turney on Jun 11, 2015 1:48 PM
Beth Davis
Margaret Henry Hughes Stephenson
Johnna,
Look at the memorial for Margaret. We just found a family photo. This picture is cropped from it.
Added by Beth Davis on May 30, 2015 2:08 PM
Dennis Brandt
RE: Request for David Woodmansee transfer
I am not.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Apr 09, 2015 5:42 AM
Dennis Brandt
Request for David Woodmansee transfer
I must respectfully decline but will be more than happy to work with you in getting the data for David Woodmansee correct and as thorough as reasonably possible. I have updated his record with additional data, a task that was overdue.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Apr 08, 2015 12:54 PM
WorsethanTerse
Elizabeth McKennon
Hi

She is in my direct line as well.

So no, on the transfer.

Sorry about that

Blue

Mine is

John-Elizabeth
Daniel b 1791
Gideon Blakely
Laura May McKennon Freeman Clark
My grandfather
etc
Added by WorsethanTerse on Mar 23, 2015 4:08 PM
nicki
Mariette Clarke
Johna,
I checked the paper to see if anything was mentioned about her death since you provided edits. The note in the paper says she died in Irvington, no idea what state so I did not put her death place to O'Brien County. I did accept your edit on her birth place though. If you know what state Irvington would be in I'll happily add it.

nicki
Added by nicki on Feb 24, 2015 7:06 PM
Bill75773
RE: Elva Wardlaw Picture
You are very welcome.
Added by Bill75773 on Jan 31, 2015 4:12 PM
WichitaFalls
Re: Eliza
You are welcome, Im happy it helped. No I'm not related, I love finding old obits and adding them, some people get upset, Ill remove them but I certainly think it is an asset to genealogist and welcome anything like that on my memorials.
Added by WichitaFalls on Dec 16, 2014 8:41 PM
WichitaFalls
Eliza Anne Tucker Hughes Davis # 139316040
I see on Jimmy Davis (contributor #47353454) messages page you left a message inquiring about Eliza, I found a old obit for her and added it to her memorial, it had lots of info in it that may help you in your research. Also, she is buried in the Cleburne Memorial cemetery, Cleburne, Tx. You might note the obit spells her 1st husbands name as HUES, her son William H Davis Memorial# 106021936, hope this helps.
Added by WichitaFalls on Dec 16, 2014 1:44 AM
Chris Easley
RE: Stephen Davis
You can call the Cleburne Cemetery office @
817-645-0954.

I have a copy of the burial records which were transcribed in 1998 by Donna Brand and later published in her book 'Cleburne Memorial Cemetery of Johnson County'. I have it in PDF for. Prior to the publication of her book, she walked every block in the cemetery visiting every grave, so as to double check the accuracy of the records.

I don't doubt he is buried in CMC, but it appears at least in published records is burial either wasn't recorded or perhaps got lost over time. 1919 is a very long time ago. The cemetery office has really good records, but that doesn't mean every single burial was recorded or didn't get lost somewhere along the way from 1919 till now.

Sometimes we just have to accept the fact that some graves will never get marked. The memorial you created helps to keep the memory of him alive for future generations. Sometimes that's all we can do and most times that's enough.
Added by Chris Easley on Dec 06, 2014 7:36 AM
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