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Lisa Denton (#47167183)
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I have been working on my family genealogy for almost 10 years. Most of my branches are in Virginia (Pittsylvania County, Richmond, Halifax County, primarily)or North Carolina (Guilford, Alamance, Caswell, Gaston, Lincoln, and Cleveland Counties).
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Carolina Caswell
Barts
Thank you.
Added by Carolina Caswell on Jun 15, 2013 8:04 AM
Mike B.
Pvt. Isaac Ballinger
Thank you. I didn't have any info on him. I have the soldier who was executed Pvt. Joseph H. Adams, Co. K, 12th Va. Infantry. I did find that he was buried in Sec. D but not the row or grave number. If you find info on him why he was executed please let me know and any info on where he's buried. Thanks again, Mike.
Added by Mike B. on Apr 08, 2013 1:06 PM
Mike B.
RE: J D Brooks, Oakwood Cemetery
No I'm not the man from Georgia. I live 10 miles from Oakwood. I have Sgt. Thomas Nealy Baines great uncle of President Lyndon Baines Johnson # 86080177. Pvt. James R. Phillips boy soldier 11 years old # 9740576. Scott has his memorial. People put names in Find A Grave never do research on the person so sad. Some people think this is a game on how many people I can put in with out the historic background of a person. Just to say look how many people I have. I know there was 40 some North Carolina soldiers buried in Oakwood in the late 1870's I got the news article but have to look it up. I have looked up over 75% of the names now. I'm working on the Smith's right now. There is about five 15 year olds buried there and around ten 16 year olds. The oldest is around 64 years old. There are two civilians buried there. I have many more stories to many to mention. I did fix Jordan Brooks memorial with more information about him. A bus tour is a great idea. I will look and see what else I can find for you. I think they will never know how many soldiers are buried there and who they are. Out of all the soldiers I looked up only one said buried at Oakwood Cemetery. I have a couple I found in newspaper articles who are not on the list. I hope to finish this part of my research by the end of the summer. Then I'll start on the ones I couldn't find at the NPS and Va. Library.
Added by Mike B. on Mar 31, 2013 9:43 PM
Mike B.
RE: J D Brooks, Oakwood Cemetery
Thank you Lisa I been doing research to on all the soldiers buried there. Need to compare notes. Lot of them I found are misspelled, wrong units and wrong graves. A couple not buried there at all. Thanks again
Added by Mike B. on Mar 31, 2013 2:18 PM
Heather Kits
Cathy Wyrick
Thanks so much for the photos of my aunt's grave. God bless u always!!
Added by Heather Kits on May 03, 2012 8:56 AM
Darrell Landrum
Crumpton infants
Hi Lisa, I was recently walking the grounds at Spring Hill cemetery and came upon the marker for both of the children. I posted a picture on both of the memorials you have for them.

Darrell Landrum
Lynchburg, Virginia
Added by Darrell Landrum on Mar 31, 2012 4:40 AM
Dana Spencer
RE: Seven Pines Nat'l Cemetery
Hi Lisa: I wish I had more and if you come up with anything, please let me know. I have enclosed below and can provide more on the line back with each individual.

usin twice removed from Hollis Kendall Spencer, b. 37 Jul 1841 Burke, VT; di. 21 Jun 1862 Seven Pines, VA and supposedly buried at Sandston, VA.
He descends from Gerard-1, Thomas-2, Thomas-3, Thomas-4, Elisha-5, Elisha-6, Erasmus Percival-7 and Hollis Kendall-7.
Private, Company I, 3rd VT Infantry Volunteer, Union, Civil War He enrolled 12 Nov 1861, Island Pond, VT for 3 years; mustered in 5 Dec 1861, White River, VT. He descripted himself as age 20, 5'8', complexion light, blue eyes, hair light, occupation, farmer. 3rd VT Infantry formed 16 Jul 1861 Ref: Military and Pension Records, National Archives, Washington, DC Cook, John F. The Bloody Seven Days' Battle. VT Quarterly, XV (1947), p. 230-235 Glover, Waldo F. Abraham Lincoln and the Sleeping Sentinel of VT. Vermont Historical Society, 1936. p. 114. Janvier, Francis DeHaes, The Sleeping Sentinel. Phila., T.B. Peterson & Brothers, 1863, p. 19.
Added by Dana Spencer on Jan 04, 2012 5:25 PM
B.J. Waters
RE: Seven Pines Nat'l Cemetery
Hi Lisa, and thank you for correspondence. Yes, I am related to Alvin Waters, he was my great-great granduncle, my great-great grandfather's brother (Edwin Waters) who also fought in Virginia in the Civil War. The information on Alvin's Find A Grave memorial is all that I know about him. My father never talked about family history, and all that I know about his side of family I had to find out on my own. You have definitely spiked my interest, though, and I will order a copy of Alvin's military record to see if there is anything you can use. I certainly wish I had photos! Unfortunately, I don't have any photos of him or his brother.

I'll let you know when I receive the records.

Best Regards,
Bonnie
Added by B.J. Waters on Jan 03, 2012 6:33 PM
Judy
RE: Alamance Church records
Thanks - that would be great!!
Judy
Added by Judy on Nov 21, 2011 10:20 AM
Judy
RE: Alamance Church records
Hello Lisa,
Was your Aunt ever able to have a chance to look at the books at the Alamance Church to see if John Hobbs died in 1849 instead of 1839 as carved on his headstone?
Thanks so much for whatever information you can provide.
Judy
Added by Judy on Nov 18, 2011 5:14 PM
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