|Deborah S (#47398351)|
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Native of North Carolina.|
I became interested in family history in May 2010 when my mother's sister passed away. All three sisters had passed within three years! It made me realize that the older generation was leaving and if I wanted to know more about our family, I better start asking questions! I got very interested in family history and discovered that I really enjoy visiting eastern NC cemeteries, taking pictures of headstones, and figuring out who the people were and if/how they were related to me. I focus on Martin County (my dad's family) and Wilson County (my mom's family).
This hobby (obsession?) has been a real blessing in many ways. The best part is meeting relatives I never knew I had, and becoming friends with some of the most wonderful people I've ever known.
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|George & Carole Summers||RE: Tomlinson, Lamm, etc.|
Thank you, Deborah, We visited the Rock Hill Cemetery at Milbournie FWB Church & were delighted to meet another distant cousin, Dennis Willamson, who showed us around. It's somewhat different from when we visited about 20 years ago. We found the other direct ancestors you entered, Lamm & Tomlinson, so happy to know their stones are there. Saw probably your Grover Cemetery on the way toward Raleigh. All the best, Carole
|George & Carole Summers||Tomlinson, Lamm, etc.|
Thank you for showing all these relatives, Tomlinson, Lamm, etc. Are you related to folks at this cemetery;
Rock Hill Cemetery, Wilson Co., NC, Milbournie FWB Church? Find we have at least 6 ancestors here. Thanks, Carole Wall summers
|Cheryl Justice||RE: Maplewood Cemetery|
Thank you for the photo of Nanny Matthews Atkins. We appreciate all your help and time.
|Penny Smith Warren||Pennie Elizabeth Bowen|
I am new to this website.....and finding it so interesting. My grandmother was Pennie Elizabeth Price Bowen. She was married several times. her First husband was William Paul Bowen (buried in the Bowen Cemetery in Williamston, NC -Martin county. they had a daughter named Pennie Elizabeth Bowen also buried in the Bowen Cemetery. She was born 1930 and died in 1931. I saw you had posted her information on here. I wanted to know where you got the information regarding her parents names bc I saw you had listed her mother as Mary Elizabeth "Pennie" Bowen and I never knew My grandmother's first name as "Mary"....her birth certificate has Pennie and her death certificate has Pennie....just curious.....if I found something new about my grandmother...I LOVE finding out new things about my family.
|EmilyAnn Frances May||A Big Thank You for Prompt Update|
Thanks so much Deborah, for including all the details for the Lillian Rountree memorial. Her Great Grandson Robert emailed me and was very happy to see the details included.
|Mark W||RE: Woodards in Wilson County|
Thank you very much
Added by Mark W on Aug 15, 2014 6:16 AM
|Mark W||Woodards in Wilson County|
Hello, I am related to the 5 Woodards buried at Healthy Plains Primitive Baptist Church in Wilson County. they are my paternal grandparents and their children that died young. I would like to add more information and pictures, would you be willing to transfer record maintenance to me? my findagrave member number is 48507097. thank you for all of your efforts.
Added by Mark W on Aug 14, 2014 5:42 PM
|J.D. Larimore||Cora Caroline Godwin Bell|
Thanks, Deborah, for Cora's headstone photo. I was so hoping Mr. Bell might have been with her. He's a puzzle.
|J.D. Larimore||KIZZIE & HUSBAND BATTS|
Thanks so much for the headstone photos! It's much appreciated. Your bio reminded me of my beginnings in genealogy in 1986. In 1988, while living in NYC, I took a month long genealogy trip to the West Coast to meet all my newly-found cousins and to visit family. I taped all my interviews with everyone. Just finished transcribing 14 tapes. It was a treat to hear all their voices as they are all deceased now. And there's no one left to tell their stories. I'm so grateful I took that trip and had the foresight to tape record my interviews. Good luck on your future hunt for your ancestors!
|richard finnick||RE: Sallie Roberson Ward; Mem # 64729938|
You are most welcome. Thank you for all of your contributions to Find A Grave. It's a great help to archivists - and has certainly been a great aid to my family trees.
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