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melanie (#47199377)
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Bio Photo It all started with Deep Branch Baptist in Lumberton, NC and Clover Hill Methodist in Lawndale, NC on my mom's side and Walnut Grove Baptist in Moravian Falls, NC on my dad's side. It was amazing to me that I was related to that many people buried in those cemeteries.

MATERNAL MATERNAL line includes: Burgin, Digh/Dye, Freeman, Gattis/Gettys, Kelly, Ledford, Newton, Self, & Swofford in Burke, Cleveland, Gaston, McDowell, Orange, and Rutherford Counties in North Carolina

MATERNAL PATERNAL line includes: Dees/e, Dyal/Dial, Hammond/s, Hunt, Jones, Locklear, Lowry/ery/rey/rie, Paul, & Sampson in Cumberland and Robeson Counties in North Carolina

PATERNAL MATERNAL line includes: Brown, Coleman, Jarvis, & Money in Iredell, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin Counties in North Carolina

PATERNAL PATERNAL line includes: Campbell, Curry, Hayes, Moore, Treadway/away, Smith, & Williams in Alexander, Anson, Iredell, Wilkes, and Rowan Counties in North Carolina

***NOTE: If there is a headstone or footstone photo that I have taken and posted on findagrave.com but not on my Ancestry.com tree, just email me and I will gladly send you a copy for your personal use.
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wheatshocker
Lottie Lowry question
Melanie:
Do you happen to know what percent Indian (Lumbee?) that Lottie was?
Were both of her parent full-blood Indians, or just one? Which one?
Thanks,
-wheatshocker
Added by wheatshocker on Nov 26, 2014 6:58 AM
Rosanna Bencoach
Thank you
Thank you very much for taking and posting the photo of Faye Medford's tombstone.
Added by Rosanna Bencoach on Nov 13, 2014 9:24 AM
Armantia
Jacumins
Willl try to check Bollingers today. It's not far from my home.
Added by Armantia on Nov 10, 2014 9:40 AM
Kim & Dana Grissom
Thanks
Thank you for the photo of Loy Burris headstone.

Thanks
Kim
Added by Kim & Dana Grissom on Nov 08, 2014 5:27 AM
Armantia
Jean Jacumin - 2 stones?
I don't know. I will have to physically check to see if there are two stones, or if one of us made an error. Looking back at my photo files,I was mowing rows at Bollingers and there is no way it was taken in another cemetery. It is entirely possible that one is a cenotaph, though.
Added by Armantia on Nov 07, 2014 7:24 PM
James A Gamblin
Mildred Deal
Thanks for the photo of Mildreds grave site.
Added by James A Gamblin on Nov 07, 2014 11:14 AM
Brian Curdy
Max Curdy and Ann Hinkson
Dear Melanie,
Thankyou for the corrections, documentation, and suggestions which I have applied. My paternal uncle, Max Agassiz Curdy passed away in Icard in 2008 and my first cousin Ann (Curdy) Hinkson passed away two weeks later. When I left the US Marines in 1980 I moved back to the "old country" (Switzerland) wher I Married and settled down. The Curdy name is a common one here. Although I corresponded with Ann and members of her congregation it was hard to get information and the funeral home informed me of "cremations". Thankyou for helping me get the memprial data straight. I dearly miss both Uncle Max and Cousin Ann - Sincerely, Brian Edouard Curdy. PS: Please let me know if I can be of further help to you in your research - and thankyou again for your generosity and devotion -Brian
Added by Brian Curdy on Sep 05, 2014 4:02 PM
Douglas C. Jonas
Rev. Henry H. Lowry
By chance would you have a photo of Rev. Henry H. Lowry? I am the President of the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church Historical Society. We are trying to locate a photo. Please email me at dcjonas52@hotmail.com. I am willing to cover the cost if any if you have one. Please let me know.

Douglas Jonas
Find A Grave #: 46501716
Added by Douglas C. Jonas on Jun 05, 2014 9:32 AM
ljordan
Margaret Jones (Windy Gap)
Wow!!
Thank you so much for the photo.
I didn't think she had a stone. If and when you go back keep your eye out for other Jones and Lunsfords. When my health and the weather is better I hope to visit the grave. Heat felt thanks
Linda
Added by ljordan on Jan 09, 2014 9:00 PM
Serena DeHaven
James & Edna Sampson
Melanie,
My email is DeHavenjays@aol.com if you would like to add any of Atelia Sampsons info. There is a great picture of James & Edna Sampson in the book "LUMBEE INDIANS DURING THE JIM CROW SOUTH" BY MALINDA MAYNOR LOWERY IN CH 3 .
Added by Serena DeHaven on Aug 03, 2013 7:56 PM
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