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Tom White (#47243299)
 member for 5 years, 3 months, 14 days
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Bio Photo I was born in Memphis, TN, raised in Jackson, MS, and moved to Dallas in 1967.

My father was Jesse Thomas White.

My mother was Clara Vanderberg White .

You are invited to visit their memorials to see their ancestors.

I am addicted to FindaGrave and genealogy research in general. I have had the good fortune to connect with a number of cousins through this website.

Most of my research is tracing family members in Mississippi.... Panola, Quitman, Calhoun, Yalobusha and Hinds Counties.

My Family Names: White, Vanderberg, Vanderburg, Potts, Jenkins and Hupperich.

My wife's family: Pitt, Sapp, and Newcomer's, mostly from Oklahoma, and Baldridge from Tennessee.

"I have never met a cemetery I did not like", and
"I can not go to a cemetery and take just one picture".

I am also a volunteer photo taker at Grove Hill, Restland and Oakland Cemeteries in Dallas.

If I have added one of your family members or family friends, let me know and I will transfer them to you.


A number of the pictures added and memorials created in the Memphis and North Mississippi area have been contributed by my cousin, Becky Vanderburg Abbott.


Any photograph I have added to any memorial may be used by the general public, without credit to me.
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Grove Hill cemetery
Tom, I have filed a complaint with the Dallas BBB about this cemetery. ID# 91331989. ck itout
S F Gabriel
Added by searcher on Jun 02, 2015 1:37 PM
Jerry Brewer
Maud Willard Grave Picture
That was so kind of you to photograph my Aunt Maud's gravestone. Thank you so much!

Jerry Brewer
Added by Jerry Brewer on Jun 02, 2015 9:56 AM
Tiny B. Searcy
William Marvin Searcy is her husband #58811825, she might not have a headstone. I appreciate all your help. thank you
Added by Anonymous-F. on May 29, 2015 4:07 PM
Fields headstone
Very much appreciate the photo.
Added by Anonymous-F. on May 29, 2015 2:29 PM
Tiny Searcy-Grove Hill Cemetery
Location of grave: Woodland, Lot: 68, Space: 7
thank you for your time, very much appreciated.
Added by Anonymous-F. on May 28, 2015 2:39 PM
RE: Douglass Family
Thank you for the Douglass transfers, more than just Aileen & Robert. Hope to have my family files (paper) available from storage soon. Meanwhile, will try to connect all bef2 long. Thanks again. AGP
Added by A.G.P. on May 26, 2015 2:25 PM
RE: Douglass Family
Hi Tom, Yes, I sponsored Aileen & Bob Douglass, Sr., and they are family. Thank you for inquiring and also for adding their memorials.

I, too, was born in Memphis (WWII), home of my father's people, Thompsons on the maternal side. Aileen was my grandfather's aunt. I knew Aileen's sister when I was a child, she was my gt.grandmother, and I knew their son, Gen. Bob Douglass, Jr., who later lived in Arkansas.

I appreciate your offering, and yes, I would welcome their transfer if you are comfortable with that. I have recently moved but am hoping to have a new set-up soon for scanning photos & docs I've long planned to add. Isn't Find A Grave wonderful?!

Thanks again, AGP

PS I see Potts is a family name of yours. My father's 1st cousin, a Wellford, married a Potts, both of them from Memphis. I wonder if this rings any bells with you.

Added by A.G.P. on May 24, 2015 10:03 AM
Nora Lea Cooper Willis
Thank you for your time and work on posting. I do however have a correction of information for her. She is the daughter of Joseph and Martha Wages Cooper. J W Cooper Find A Grave Memorial# 89239884 In 1920 Census her son J C Martin was in the household with Coleman & Nora Willis in 1940 Census her brother David C Cooper and son Harold Martin were in the home. Thanks
Added by Belookn4 on May 23, 2015 11:53 AM
RE: Mooney Family
Thanks for getting back to me. Since you know her and I do not, I will transfer memorial to you if you like. Let me know.

Added by Grave_Walker on May 23, 2015 11:13 AM
Edit request
I received an edit request from you to link Vernon Mooney #117914868 to Jessie Lorene Mooney #117623512. Wanting to know what your source of information is to request this change.

I have some issues with making a connection as they both passed away in Dallas but both are buried in separate cemeteries. Will wait to hear from you before making a change.

Added by Grave_Walker on May 23, 2015 9:53 AM
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