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Vernon Gibbons (#46917479)
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Bio Photo I have been working on genealogy for about 25 years. I just found out about Find A Grave a few months ago. What a handy tool this is. I enjoy going around to different cemeteries looking at all the old headstones, and taking pictures for people who might not every see the headstonesof there ancestors if someone didn't take pictures for them.

If anyone finds an error, please let me know and I will correct it. Also anyone who would like to add something, I can also do that for you.

For over 15 years I have been seriously researching my Gibbons family, with a beginning origin in South Carolina (Joseph Franklin Gibbons 1839 and still searching for information prior to that), also researching the Paris family (Rhoda Catherine Paris) from Spartanburg, South Carolina and the Giles families from that area.

From there the search has taken me into Harlan and Bell Counties in Kentucky, and surrounding counties in VA & TN, later on to Rockcastle and Lincoln Counties in KY also. In KY families that connect with our Gibbons are: Fee's, Green, Burkhart, Hensley, Wynn, Wilson and more.

My grandfather Andrew Jackson Gibbons was born in SC, was raised and married Margaret Fee in Harlan County KY. They raised their family in Lee Co. VA. Andrew Jackson Gibbons brothers are, James Giles, John Giles, Spurgeon Gibbons, Willie Gibbons, Campbell Gibbons, Frank Gibbons II and Nathan Gibbons. No known sisters.

If anyone has information of any of these families I would be very appreciative of anything you are willing to share.

I am also working on a register for Rose Hill Cemetery in Robinson, Kansas.

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Rickey "Rick" Boult
TRANSFER
Thank you so very much for the transfer of Edith BOLT.


Very much appreciated,
Rick B.
Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Apr 21, 2016 10:25 AM
Mike Müller
# 161364667 Janice Lewis
Hello, I am Janice's nephew. I created a memorial for her yesterday. Not sure what the protocol is...?
Added by Mike Müller on Apr 20, 2016 8:04 PM
Sandi Evilsizer Koscak
Gaylord Washman
I went to the city this week to research Gaylord.
There is a stone in the cemetery for his sister Nettie Washman. Her obit, her death record and her stone spells name Washman. Her obit names her brother Gaylord Washman in the service. His nmae is consistently spelled Washman in ALL records I found on the internet.The obituary had it spelled incorrectly.

The family must have had a ceremony at Netties marker, but Gaylord was not buried here. Neither were his cremains. My suggestion would be to remove his name from the cemetery, make a note his sister is buried here. Chose the option "cremated, location of ashes not known".

The odd thing is there is no record of Netties burial here. People have been known to place stones in this cemetery without notifying the city. My next plan is to contact the funeral home to see if they recorded the burial.
Added by Sandi Evilsizer Koscak on Apr 16, 2016 1:04 PM
Claire Ehrhart Abel
Mary Harness
You have 2 memorials for her
137459113 and 137501613

Added by Claire Ehrhart Abel on Apr 14, 2016 8:56 PM
Alvin Meyer
Nancy Ann (Meyer) Buckles
TO: Vernon Gibbons,
You have misspelled the last names of Richard M. Meyer and Alvin Meyer on our sister Nancy Ann (Meyer) Buckles site. You have put an (S) on the end of our last name. Please make this correction.
Also, my address is Bolivar, MO. you have Oregon, Mo. I am Alvin Meyer.
You have Richard M. Meyer address as Bolivar Mo. but it should be Oregon, MO.
Please make the above corrections.

Thank you.

Alvin Meyer, Bolivar, MO.
Added by Alvin Meyer on Apr 12, 2016 7:20 PM
RONALD V. BROWN
Find A Grave Memorial# 35912630
You have this one miss-dated for born date!
Added by RONALD V. BROWN on Apr 12, 2016 11:53 AM
Nicole L
Robert Henry Holly
Hey!! Robert Henry Holly was my great-great-grandfather. Do you happen to have more information on him? Or do you know where in the cemetery he is buried?
Added by Nicole L on Apr 05, 2016 12:58 PM
Alvin Meyer
Nancy Ann (Meyer) Buckles
You have entered the obit for my sister and have left out two of her brothers who are living.
I, Alvin Meyer, of Bolivar Mo is the first one and Richard M. Meyer of Oregon Mo. is the other.

Richard and I were left out of the obit in the first publication in the News-Press, but the correction was made later.

Please add Richard M. Meyer and Alvin Meyer who are living brothers of Nance Ann (Meyer)Buckles to the obit you posted.

Thank you!

Alvin Meyer
Bolivar, MO 65613
Added by Alvin Meyer on Apr 03, 2016 1:36 PM
paula dempsey
Carol Gaye Sweet.
You have added her but have the wrong birth date...and I was going to add her myself. She is my sister...I want you to transfer this to me...along with any other members of the Carson...and Liebsch families. Thank you..


Paula Dempsey
Added by paula dempsey on Mar 27, 2016 9:27 PM
Phyllis Krueger
Rowene Schmidt FAG #157148106
You have entered her but not where she is buried. In the Messenger of Truth Vol 114 No. 5 dated March 2, 2016, her obit appears and says she is at the Jamesport Mennonite Church Cemetery, Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri. It states that the funeral services were held at the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, Jamesport, Missouri, on January18, 2016, ...burial was in the adjoining church cemetery. Hope this is a help.
Added by Phyllis Krueger on Mar 22, 2016 10:09 PM
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