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Matthew & Chrissy (#48170267)
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Bio Photo We are Matthew and Chrissy Myers. We have been into old stones and cemeteries for years, and got back on the site a while ago. We are working on a project to do Military and Civil War graves in the NC area mostly and love taking road trips and have discovered a few old cemeteries and added them on here. I have been in the military for 16 years now.

PHOTOS - We will add better photos if stone was not cleaned or clear for clear photo, Or does not take the whole stone, or it needs a close up to read the info. Also if the pic is discolored.


Most of our family are from PA, and CT.

Family on Matthew's Fathers side are, Myers, Kerner / Karner, Carner, Domer, Grantham, Stroup, Lusher, Mitchell, Van De Kuil, Kuil, Pryer,Turk .

Matthew is a descentant of John Kerner / Carner, who was married to Magdalena. They had a son John Carner JR, who married Susan Stroup. John and Susan had a daughter Susan. Susan Carner married George Domer. George and Susan Domer and a daughter Sarah Belle, who married My Great Great Grandfather Samual B Myers. Samual and Sarah had a son Ralph Otto Myers, my Great Grandfather, who had Ralph Clair Myers, who married my grandmother Alice Grantham Myers. They had a son Ralph Kriss Myers, who married my mom Mary Louise Evans. ( In my Myers Virtual Cemetery )

Family on my Mothers side are, Evans, Hunter, McNaughton, Monross, Ball. ( In my Evans Virtual Cemetery ) Related to Lucille Ball.

I am happy to transfer grave memorials outside my family to family members, and I welcome corrections and additions. Just use the edit tab to send your request.

I have no problem doing a photo request if someone needs one that is in the Raleigh area or close. Send me a request and Ill try to fill it. I would appreciate a comment on my page after I fill your request. Thank you.

Here are some very helpful websites or reference materials:

Ancestry.com

Johnston County Heritage Center

Harnett County Library Cemetery Database:

Pitt County Cemetery Census by J. L. Jackson for 1940's & 1950's:

Pitt County Family Researchers:

Cemetery Census of North Carolina

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John Evans
RE: Oak Grove Cemetery, Wilmington
No I did not create it you can sent Find A Grave the Coordinates in there forum page and they will change it.
Added by John Evans on Aug 26, 2015 12:47 PM
Jan Brown
Godwin graves
Thank you for your help with the Godwin graves. I greatly appreciate the photos!
Added by Jan Brown on Aug 24, 2015 11:36 PM
ellechelle
Frank and Bertie Morris
Thanks for going out and looking for the headstones of the Morris'. I'm going to see if I can find contact information of the cemetery and maybe get plot information. Anyway, thanks again!
Added by ellechelle on Aug 20, 2015 2:45 PM
Terry and the Pirates.
David Stephen & Cornelia Parrish
And lastly, thank you for these photos. You do such a great job. The close-ups and away shots give me a feeling for their resting place. I hope you have a great week.

Thanks again.
Terrill Parrish.
Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Aug 20, 2015 12:32 PM
Terry and the Pirates.
Infant Parrish.
Thank you for these photos.

Terrill Parrish.
Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Aug 20, 2015 12:27 PM
Terry and the Pirates.
Addie Vaster Parrish Jordan
It looks like you've been busy again! Thank you for this wonderful photo.

Terrill Parrish.
Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Aug 20, 2015 12:25 PM
Kimberly Barrett Johnson
James Fletcher Wallace Jr.
Hello!

Just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for searching for the gravesite of my little nephew, James. His death cert states the place of burial to be Cedar Hill cemetery but perhaps they didn't place a marker on his site. Oh well, the search goes on. Thank you, very kindly, for taking the time to try and locate him for me. I am so grateful. - Kimberly Johnson
Added by Kimberly Barrett Johnson on Aug 18, 2015 9:47 AM
Nancy Towns
RE: Hi Nancy
Hi, It's good to hear from you. It's funny that I just thought about you, Matthew. I'm in Erie, PA visiting my son and his wife, Steve and Libby Diehl Towns, who moved there a year ago. Libby is a native of Erie but Steve is Florida born and raised.
I'll have to go through my records to see if any Parish/Parrish family members lived in Johnston County. I know that my great great grandfather, Samuel Matthew Parish, is buried in the Old City Cemetery in Raleigh but I don't know where his father, Matthew Parish, or grandfather, Brissy Parish, is buried. It could be Johnston but it also could be Granville where Matthew Parish was listed in the 1850 Census. Some of my younger Parish relatives are buried in Oakhill in Raleigh. The spelling of the name Parish and Parrish has been used by children within the same family.
Added by Nancy Towns on Aug 15, 2015 11:30 AM
Thomas Justis
Mary Temple
Thanks so much for your efforts in getting this pic!
Added by Thomas Justis on Aug 14, 2015 6:51 AM
E. Middleton
RE: Thomas A. Middleton # 136014390
Thanks so much for the information. If they were there you would have probably added them.
Thanks again, Earl
Added by E. Middleton on Aug 13, 2015 6:51 AM
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