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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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T. Montgomery
Memorial #91028108
Hi Carolyn,
I believe that Narcissa Glaze b.abt.1829 in OH was a daughter of Alexander Glaze and Elizabeth Kinnett. The 1850 Byrd, Brown, OH census lists Narcissa Kinnett along with her husband George Kinnett. Also living in the household is Elizabeth "Gage" age 65 b. 1785 in PA.

Added by T. Montgomery on Oct 07, 2015 7:17 PM
Janet Hickman
Mildred Alma Matthews
Good morning, I am letting you know that the above was married to Roy Harrison Hedrick, not Roy Lee Hedrick. Could you change your memorial? If you have ancestry, you can find their marriage license. I attached his findagrave as her husband. Thank you. Janet Hickman
Added by Janet Hickman on Oct 05, 2015 6:07 AM
Janice Henry
Clara L Wright Woodby
Hi Carolyn,

I unable to process your request of proof that Clara L Wright Woodby's parents are Andrew Jackson & Amanda Louvenia Lowe Wright (Woodby).

It would require me to print a document from Ancestry then scan it and send it to you. I have 21,309 people in my tree and I am finally getting to connecting family on find a grave.

If you need proof then don't bother.
Added by Janice Henry on Oct 02, 2015 7:15 AM
charlie shores
Bishop Asbury Shores
Hello, Bishop Asbury Shores, Find A Grave Memorial number 117585454, is my paternal great great Grandfather. His wife's name was Nellie A. Shores and his son is Willis Asbury Shores i have alot of information on the family and would love to have it updated on his memorial if you would have time to do so or if you would be willing to transfer his memorial i would be most willing to add the updated information. thank you, Charlie
Added by charlie shores on Sep 25, 2015 12:18 AM
Carol M Byers
Do you have Carol's maiden name? I would like to find more information.
Added by fpw on Sep 09, 2015 9:49 AM
Susan Galicia
Thomas Leon Whitaker
Hello. My name is Susan Patricia (Whitaker) Galicia, I am the daughter of Virlon L Whitaker 11/14/1916-09/25/1972. He was the son of William and Mary Ethel. I am trying to find out information on my dad's family. If you can help me, please message me. Thank you
Added by Susan Galicia on Sep 08, 2015 8:49 AM
Dick H.
Thank you for updating Joan's memorial.
I'm still looking for her husband, Edwin Thomas Greninger (1918-2007). Here's hoping he might be in your data base...

Dick H.
Added by Dick H. on Sep 07, 2015 10:42 PM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Letter mentioned on Henry Jackson Click's memorial
Dear Carolyn,

You posted the following on Henry Jackson Click's memorial, the following:

Letter from Louisa "Lou" Denton Sisk of Birdsville, Cocke Co. Tennessee dated 1888 to Mary Jane Click Doughty Bearden addressing "dear niece". Sister of Temperance Frances Denton.

I was wondering if you would be willing to share a copy of this letter with me as I am a descendant of Temperance's? I come thru her daughter Sarah Frances Murrell Allen Click Clevenger, and granddaughter Lena Rivers Allen Lorentz.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Sep 07, 2015 5:05 PM
Benj Sanigle
On the 1850 Census....already saw that on something you posted and added it to Mr Sanigle's (lol) memorial. THANK YOU.
Added by SMG on Aug 20, 2015 7:57 PM
Margaret Swingle
Thank you for Margaret's maiden name and documentation. I've added the info to her memorial.
Added by SMG on Aug 20, 2015 7:51 PM
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