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Chris Barlow (#47072293)
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Bio Photo I live in Tennessee and I am looking for the surnames of Barlow, England, Matthews, Ward, Poston, Masters, McGee, Allen, Lee, Grant, and Bradley. I am trying to locate as many generations of these names as I can for my own family research. While I am knocking around the cemeteries, I will do what I can to help anyone with documentation of other burials.
If anyone in Overton county, or the surrounding counties has an ancestor as a veteran, and the current marker is in really bad shape, I can help get a new VA marker put up for free. We put up several every year for families, free of charge and they are very happy with it.
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william campbell
Leta Olive Bilbrey Matthews photo
Hi Cuz
I added her picture & Sister 's
Happy Turkey n Dressing Day,
Bill n Lois
Added by william campbell on Nov 26, 2015 6:39 PM
Joyce Crouch
RE: Henry A. Clark
Thank you very much.

Joyce Crouch
Added by Joyce Crouch on Aug 13, 2015 5:45 AM
tim barlow
RE: Old Barlow pictures
I finally found the picture for Pickens Barlow and wife Mary Jane which my father, Curtis, got from his father, Freeman Barlow. Uncle Pick is not in uniform. I was wrong about that. My grandfather Freeman wrote "Uncle Pick on it."

Also, somehow our picture of Thomas Barlow is missing. The one we used to have looked identical to the one you have so someone must have copied it and gave it to everybody. We gave Jack Masters the picture of Delia and her 8 sons, another of Delia and her siblings. So we have those 2.

I have one more picture. It is much older than Pick and Mary Jane's picture. The picture is medal. It is a couple and it can only be Freeman's line. No name written on it. So who are they?

Tim Barlow
Added by tim barlow on Aug 12, 2015 5:43 PM
Eunice O'Neal Dillen/Dillon
Hi Chris, First, Thank You so much for all your work on this project. Eunice O'Neal Dillen was my GGgrandmother and she was born in Washington Co. Va. She was the daughter of Charles and Martha LOWERY O'Neal O'Neal who went to Overton, Tn. from Wash. Co. Va. in 1830-32 along with her sibblings Margaret Ann (Bilbrey), Jane (Ray), Hugh Mack and Jim. Her sibbling Elizabeth (Wm. Dillon) and ??William were born in Tn. I am in hopes that you can correct this and maybe add her parents names. Thank you SO much. Dixie
Added by Dixie on Jul 13, 2015 10:45 PM
Ruth Wilson Walsingham
Fentress County Ghost
Hi Chris,
I have a GGrandfather that absolutely died in Fentress County but can't find any records.
Thomas J. Wilson (b) October 1854 in Overton County. Father Isaiah Wilson (b) 1830 Overton County, Mother Mary Polly (Wilson) (b) 1828
Thomas has 2 sons buried in Wilder Cemetery, Shug Wilson 1891-1932 "WWI Vet" & Kye Wilson 1897-1930
Shug is my Grandfather and I'm not sure what condition his headstone is in, but it's a great thing you're doing replacing the destroyed ones for their families!
Strange thing about this is my GGrandmother (Thomas's wife Mary Jones) is also missing. She moved to TX with family after Tom died. A lot of the Jones family migrated to Texas. But no record of her death either.
Anyway, more to the point, I'm looking for Thomas J Wilson's date of death and hopefully where this ghost has been all this time!!!
Thank you for your dedication.
Added by Ruth Wilson Walsingham on Jun 07, 2015 4:06 AM
B. J. Farley
Child of Thos J. Murphey

You have a daughter listed for the above person on Find A Grave, and he had a childless marriage. He did remarry after Malinda Goodpasture Murphey died but both were older and no children from this marriage either. Thanks so much for correcting this.
Added by B. J. Farley on Feb 24, 2015 4:57 PM
Eugenia Slaydon
John Matthews
Hi Chris,

On the memorial for John Matthews #32733207 you have his middle name listed as Gilbert. Do you have a record that lists this? Like a bible record or something? I see it isn't on the tombstone and was wondering where it came from. I have also seen it on some ancestry trees as Stewart (his mother's maiden name). He is my 4th great grandfather.

Added by Eugenia Slaydon on Nov 30, 2014 4:59 PM
Next month's Vacation
Hi Chris,
It would be great to see you and the Poston Homeplace. Vacation has been set for 14-17th of Sept. It really depends on my mother's surgery. They still haven't let us know that yet, so we shall see.
Added by Rhonda on Aug 19, 2014 6:30 PM
Hi Chris,
My husband is a descendant of Hiram Poston. We are going to be in Overton co Tn next month, we would love to meet you.
Added by Rhonda on Aug 12, 2014 10:30 PM
David Cox
JW Clements
Chris, thanks for all the hard work you do. Are you sure about JW Clements, (Hughes Cemetery, Bakewell, TN Hamilton County) being Confederate? That looks like a Union headstone. Most all of my relatives from this area were Union with the exception of my great great uncle who was a CSA veteran.
Added by David Cox on Jul 21, 2014 1:41 PM
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