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Judy K. Brantley/Wilson (#46578531)
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Bio Photo I will be happy to transfer relatives into your care - just send me an edit to do so.
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PLEASE.......when you find your relative's page, leave flowers and at least a short note. In that note, state your relationship to that person. This is a great way to find living members of your family. If you leave nothing, they do not know you are out there somewhere. Leaving this lets them know that you are also kin to them and they will contact you. This is a win, win situation.
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The Story Tellers...We are the Chosen.

My feelings are in each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called, as it were, by our genes.
Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story. So, we do.

In finding them, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before now and cried? I have lost count. How many times have I told the ancestors you have a wonderful family - you would be proud of us?

How many times have I walked up to a grave and felt somehow there was love there for me? I cannot say.

It goes beyond just documenting facts. It goes to who am I and why do I do the things I do. It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever to weeds and indifference and saying I can't let this happen. The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh. It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish. How they contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses, their never giving in or giving up, their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family.

It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a Nation. It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us. That we might be born who we are. That we might remember them. So we do. With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence, because we are them and they are us.
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Marvin Hutcheson
A few Questions
One is concerning Two James Brantley's. One born around 1810 and the other around 1811. both born in Washington County both married twice. James M. Brantley gets most of the credit in Washington county where he didn't live. Also they never called him James But Emanuel Jim, He lived in Emanuel and Johnson.county most of his life. Also the picture of him sitting in a chair with a group of veterans is also not him but a Page. They took the picture from this group picture and used it. I have the Vidalia News Clipping. Both of these two men are my Grandfathers. Through Rebecca Brantley who was the daughter of James M. Brantley 1811. Then through James Cooper Brantley whose father was James Brantley 1810.This James never left Washington county Ga. Why is it so Hard to separate these two James.I know that they were born to two Brothers and which makes them first cousins. I need a little help here. If you have any info on these two men Could you please let me have it By the way my Grandmother was Hattie Lee Brantley Cauley Whitaker her last child died 14 Feb 2014 Magalene Whitaker 1927-2014 My mother never got a chance to see her mother because she died from a blood cloot after my mother was born.
Added by Marvin Hutcheson on Aug 03, 2015 10:30 AM
Marvin Hutcheson
A few Questions
One is concerning Two James Brantley's. One born around 1810 and the other around 1811. both born in Washington County both married twice. James M. Brantley gets most of the credit in Washington county where he didn't live. Also they never called him James But Emanuel Jim, He lived in Emanuel and Johnson.county most of his life. Also the picture of him sitting in a chair with a group of veterans is also not him but a Page. They took the picture from this group picture and used it. I have the Vidalia News Clipping. Both of these two men are my Grandfathers. Through Rebecca Brantley who was the daughter of James M. Brantley 1811. Then through James Cooper Brantley whose father was James Brantley 1810.This James never left Washington county Ga. Why is it so Hard to separate these two James.I know that they were born to two Brothers and which makes them first cousins. I need a little help here. If you have any info on these two men Could you please let me have it By the way my Grandmother was Hattie Lee Brantley Cauley Whitaker her last child died 14 Feb 2014 Magalene Whitaker 1927-2014 My mother never got a chance to see her mother because she died from a blood cloot after my mother was born.
Added by Marvin Hutcheson on Aug 03, 2015 10:29 AM
Rachel Gillooly
Cecil Achord
Cecil Achord had a daughter that was given up for adoption. I was her Search Angel tonight and found the rest of her family.

His daughters name was Deb Schaefer

Cecil has a brother buried in Louisiana his name was Melvin L. Achord and he had his nephew Michael Achord also buried in 2007 in Louisiana
They all have the rest of the family listed on Melvin's grave page.

Can you transfer this to me. I told Deb I would try to see if I could. Cecil was her (birth father)
He has 5 nieces and nephews
10 great nieces and nephews
6 great great nieces and nephews and a couple of siblings.
Added by Rachel Gillooly on Aug 02, 2015 12:04 AM
Rachel Gillooly
Cecil Achord
Added by Rachel Gillooly on Aug 02, 2015 12:00 AM
Karen Ivey Herndon
Herndon Transfers
Thanks so much for the transfers ! My husband thinks I'm nuts for digging into all this ancestry, lol.
Karen
Thank you for all your efforts and contributions to findagrave memorials
Added by Karen Ivey Herndon on Aug 01, 2015 2:29 PM
Karen Ivey Herndon
Clifford J. Herndon & Charles Mauton Herndon
Hey Judy, I received your edit request for Clifford J Herndon & Charles Mauton Herndon. I have left an edit request message for you in return for Charles Mauton. I have cited two census records from familysearch.org that shows the difference in the 2 records.
Let me know what you think,
Karen
Clifford J Herndon is my husband's father
Charles Mauton Herndon is my husband's grandfather
Benjamin James Herndon is my husband's great-grandfather
Added by Karen Ivey Herndon on Aug 01, 2015 10:09 AM
rhondajo
Eliza Gardiner
Ok Judy, got her info and added it. Thank you!

Rhonda
Added by rhondajo on Jul 29, 2015 11:13 PM
Karen M. Freeman
Drucilla Catharine Addy (Clower) Milner, FAG # 80426518
Hi Judy,

Thank you for your email letting me know that DRUCILLA CATHARINE "ANNA" ADDY (CLOWER) MILNER had a duplicate Memorial page.

I have emailed the creators of the Find A Grave # 80426518 page, created 14 Nov 2011 to ask them if they would consider deleting this page in favor of the page created 24 May 2008, Find A Grave # 27061625.

Good night,
Karen MILNER Freeman
27 July 2014
Added by Karen M. Freeman on Jul 27, 2015 7:48 PM
Kerry Steiner
RE: Jennie Farr - Hollywood Cemetery
My pleasure, Judy. Well deserved :)
Added by Kerry Steiner on Jul 22, 2015 3:15 PM
Denise Fritts Perry
Dr. Lewis P. Hanvey
Hi again -- well the research has begin in earnest now. His middle name is Petigrew (Petigrue). It was indeed, Ethel, the youngest daughter who was with her mother at the time of the shooting -- so far I have located 100+ articles regarding this event. I have walked the street where it happened and visited the lot where Mrs. Hanvey was living with her mother at the time of the shooting - she was only a few blocks from there when the incident happened. I am still trying the track the elder daughter, Hattie. I will update you when I can. Many thanks -- Dee
Added by Denise Fritts Perry on Jul 17, 2015 2:11 PM
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