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Ernest Rucker (#47197764)
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Bio Photo All photographs accredited to me are merely visual representations of various tombstone listings, and, as such, are available for use by anyone, for any purpose, on any other site or publication with the understanding that the user need not gain my express permission for such use; however, credit to the photographer must be given.

The son of a career US Air Force pilot (KIA Vietnam), I am a retired US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer, and a retired Contract Administrator/negotiator/writer for the nuclear power industry.

My interest in family research and cemeteries goes back to my teen years and my mother's interest in the subject. Every summer was spent in Mississippi at the old (ca. 1835) plantation home owned by my grandmother and her brother.

My goal here is to document, through personal visits and photography, all known cemeteries in a two county area in Mississippi. I will also include cemeteries that were at one time surveyed along with the recorded graves, but that I cannot (and others) locate after diligent search.

I gladly will transfer memorials to family members within FAG Guidelines, and may also consider transfer requests from others with a pressing need. I also solicit any and all corrections and expansion of the data I enter (I am not a perfect typist).
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Polly Terry Day
Willie Briscoe #49270237
Willie Briscoe is the son of my husband's great grand aunt and uncle, William J. Briscoe and Sarah Ann Darden. Would you mind telling me where the date of birth and death came from. I am researching my husband's ancestry and have come across an 1860 US census that lists Wm J Briscoe, Jr. with his mother and father, Wm J Briscoe and Ann (Darden) Briscoe. Wm Jr. was listed as age 6 years old. I have some Lineage papers on the heritage of the Briscoes in America and it states that Wm. J Briscoe and Sarah Ann Darden Briscoe had one son but he died at age 9 years old. It doesn't give his name though. Just trying to work all this out. I'll look forward to hearing from you.
Polly Terry Day
ID # 48198780
Added by Polly Terry Day on Jun 27, 2015 11:31 AM
Tom West
Transfer Sidney L Davis
Hi Ernest would transfer Sidney L Davis he is the first husband to my greatgrand aunt's daughter Jennie Pearcefield Pearce. Thank you Tom
Added by Tom West on Jun 25, 2015 5:41 PM
Tom West
Transfer Ida & William Groome
Ernest would it be possible to have Ameila & Prosper Pearcefield Daughter Ida Groome #10332006 and her husband William # 104331948 transferred to me . Thank you Tom
Added by Tom West on Jun 25, 2015 4:42 PM
Tom West
Transfer of relatives
Hi Ernest my name is Tom West would it be possible to have Amelia Brown Herring Pearcefield #104332128 and her husband Prosper Montgomery Pearcefield #104332069 transferred to me also Ameila's son David M. Herring. Thank you Tom
Added by Tom West on Jun 25, 2015 4:33 PM
Tom West
Wade son D.S.Burch
Hi Ernest, Could you transfer Wade Burch #79672640 to me , he is D.S.Burch's son.Thanks Tom West
Added by Tom West on Jun 10, 2015 4:13 PM
Tom West
Capt. David Staton Burch
Hi Ernest , my name is Tom West and wondered if you might transfer D.S.Burch #46234283 to me he is my GGgrandmothers Brother.His mother is Martha Conger Sims Burch Brock and she is the hardest one I have ever looked for. I believe she is to be found in Mississippi. Thankes Tom
Added by Tom West on Jun 10, 2015 4:04 PM
Rebecca Hynum
William Shaw
Ernest, have you acquired any more Scottish history on William Shaw, such as his parents, grandparents, etc. Online records reflect his father was also William, but state he was born in 1720, 20 years after our William was born. I would just like more info on what this family was doing in Scotland, info on their clan, etc. There is so much on the Cromarties and hardly anything on the Shaw side. Would appreciate you sharing any additional info you might have. Thanks, Becky
Added by Rebecca Hynum on May 29, 2015 2:15 PM
Deb
Dougald G McCall # 49880596
Hello ...

Dougald is double linked to his wife Susan. One entry is the correct original memorial and is the one he should be linked to. The other is a duplication and should be unlinked and ignored. The creator of the duplication has also done several more and it has caused much confusion.

He should be linked to # 110828219, Created by: avis walton ....not the other one.
Added by Deb on May 20, 2015 9:31 PM
David W. Herr III
Ward B Mower
Thank you! Ward is my wife's Grand Uncle with a colorful past and we lost track of him after 1935.
Added by David W. Herr III on May 16, 2015 4:59 PM
S. Scott
Scott Family Cemetery

I am the grandson of Stewart Scott listed in the Scott Family Cemetery in Rodney, Mississippi and a neophyte genealogist. Thanks so much for documenting this.

This cemetery is supposedly the 2nd family cemetery located in the area. There is from family oral history a much older one somewhere in the area.
Added by S. Scott on Apr 18, 2015 6:28 PM
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