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Carolyn Whitaker (#47049540)
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Bio Photo I have been a genealogist for 27 years. I was born in Kansas and grew up in Kansas until I was a sophomore in high school. We then moved to Des Moines, Iowa where I finished high school. I have lived all over the country and traveled in 43 states. I love the history of our country and studying my families along with their friends and neighbors. I keep a huge database of families because I track them as they travel westward. I have helped many people find their ancestors because I have a gift at tracking families, so I want to share that with others. I don't always find everyone, but my percentage rate is at least 95% of the time. They call me the sleuth!! One of my friends once told me "ya can't hide from you!"

My father was adopted in 1920 and I found our biological family in 1992 when he was 72 years old. I am willing to help adoptees try to find their families, especially the stolen children of Georgia Tann of the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis, Tennessee.

I recently completed research for Hewitt Clarke's new book, "Money and Blood" and am currently doing research for another new book he's going to publish. The story features a section on the family of Filmore Johnson and his wife, Betty Levy and the self made million, Robert Johnson who started BET television, whom is a descendant of Filmore Johnson.

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My paternal families

Due to people stealing my tombstone photos without permission and not so much as documentation and putting them on ancestry, I will not grant permission to use any of them. Only one Example arabianvoice Karen Sherrill Sanders, who refuses to take them down after numerous requests.
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Virginia Brown
Mildred Holbrook
Hi Carolyn,
Thank you very much. She is now in your care.
Added by Virginia Brown on Mar 28, 2015 7:50 AM
david peery
RE: James and Caroline Peery
James and Carolne were my great grandparents. I do have a few photos of them, James brother Benjamin was also in the civil war. I have a lot of information on these folks I would be happy to share
Added by david peery on Mar 12, 2015 4:10 AM
Donna Gunter
John Click, son of Lewis Click
I found an article in the Madison County, NC Record, announcing his death on Jan 11, 1903 and his burial the next day. It did announce his age as 76, which I do question. This is John Click of Hot Springs, NC, son of Lewis and Sallie Crum.
Added by Donna Gunter on Mar 07, 2015 1:53 PM
Dolores Lackovitch
Dear Carolyn Whitaker,
I am a descendant of Joseph Whitaker and Obedience Perdue through their eldest son, James. Very little information on their son Thomas. Please email me at and I want to thank you for your contribution to Find-a-Grave.
Added by Dolores Lackovitch on Feb 25, 2015 3:20 PM
Tommie Moser Nichols
Clifford Robinson
Carolyn, Thanks - you know that I am a stickler for accuracy. We are great and hope that you and yours are also. Tommie
Added by Tommie Moser Nichols on Feb 23, 2015 3:35 PM
Papa Randy
Ruth Ernestine BLAIR Ferren
Thank you so much for the memorial of my Mom's cousin, Ruth Ernestine BLAIR Ferren. Your kindness is greatly appreciated! - Randy Rowe
Added by Papa Randy on Feb 23, 2015 3:35 PM
Cassie Clark
Madge T Smith 110568721
You posted a memorial for Madge T. Smith. I was wondering if her husband's grave was nearby? I suspect that William H. Smith born in 1897 is her husband, but I am unable to verify. Thanks!
Added by Cassie Clark on Feb 16, 2015 7:55 PM
Gayle Noreen Walker
Andrew Jackson Ottinger #95257853
Many thanks for the information. Please check my additions and let me know if I need to add more.
Pay it Forward,
Gayle Noreen Walker
Added by Gayle Noreen Walker on Feb 15, 2015 10:01 PM
Howard A Sutherland
Nell Dyer
Thanks for the information, I have added it to her memorial and corrected her name.
Added by Howard A Sutherland on Feb 13, 2015 5:07 PM
Peggy Schul Biever
RE: Richard H. McCool
Thank you for the offer to transfer the memorial page, but it's not necessary. Only related by marriage.
Added by Peggy Schul Biever on Feb 12, 2015 3:33 PM
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