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Nancy Cornelius (#47621517)
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Bio Photo I live in Marshall Co. AL, and have for some 55 years. Like most people on find a grave I love genealogy. I have been using this site for some time in finding my family. Someone asked me if I had ever thought about helping find a grave with taking pictures. I challenge you to join in this group of people. Find an old cemetery, and start taking pictures. These old stones are not going to hold up to nature.
My family list includes: Birdsong, Brumbeloe, Cobb, Cornelius, Culpepper, Davis, Dobbins, Edmonson, Garrett, Gilbreath, Gorham, Jordan, Larmore, Martin, Pruitt, Roden, and Sims.
You need to claim a photo request before you take a picture. This way no one else goes out of their way to take the picture and the photo request will be fulfilled. Please do not post a picture on a memorial that has been claimed by someone else. The photo request will not go away when you do this, and you do not get credit for the pictures.
I have chalked stones in the past, but due to rules brought to my attention I will not be able to chalk stones any more. Please see:

Fill free to send any edits you may need by using the edit button. I will be glad to transfer any memorial I have opened unless they are my family. Any picture I have taken you can copy, I just ask that you give find a grave the credit. This is a wonderful site for genealogy study.
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Jerry Swain
RE: Homer and Viola Brumlow
You're very welcome Nancy. It's a pleasure helping a fellow volunteer who has taken so many pictures for others. Thanks for the offer to help me with photos in AL.
Added by Jerry Swain on Aug 25, 2015 6:04 PM
James Garmon
RE: Brumbelow
I am so sorry ......I do not know if Jimmy Franklin Brumbelow had a daughter named Angela.

So sorry I could not help you.

James Garmon
Added by James Garmon on Aug 17, 2015 3:31 PM
Johnny L. Williams
RE: Sarah Jane Davis, Martin
According to Sarah's death record her father was Mack Davis but I couldn't find him in the census.

here is all that I have in my notes.

Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974 Name: Sarah J Martin, [Sarah J Davis], Birth Date: Abt 1855, Death Date: 11 Jan 1931, Death Place: Painter, De Kalb, Alabama, Death Age: 76, Marital Status: Married, Gender: Female, Father Name: Mack Davis, Spouse Name: J M Martin, Fhl Film Number: 1908485

Birth 17 Mar. 1854 in Anderson SC on

1880 Census Fayette Co., AL Page 530A&B, Township 14 Range 13, Hico Beat #7, 23 Jun
Jacob E. Martin 34 SC SC SC
Sarah J. Martin 24 SC SC SC
William Martin 8 AL SC SC
Mary C. Martin 6 AL SC SC
Marthy J. E. Martin 4 AL SC SC
Pamelia E. Martin 2 AL SC SC
James M. Martin 3m AL SC SC Feb

1900 Census Dekalb Co., AL Page 248B, Precinct # 27 Johnson, 14 Jun
James M Martin 20 AL SC SC
Angie M Martin 20 AL AL AL
Sarah Martin 46 SC SC SC (mother) widow, 9 children 3 living
Florence Martin 14 AL SC SC
Lennard Martin 12 AL SC SC

1910 Census Dekalb Co., AL Page 154B, Whiton Precinct,
Williams,John W. 40 AL AL AL Married 1 time for 10 years, Farmer
Etta 34 AL SC AL (wife) 2 children, 2 living
Hoyt 7 AL AL AL (son)
Dewey 5 AL AL AL (son)
Martin, Sarah J. 50 AL US US (Mother in law)

1920 Census Dekalb Co., AL Page 264B, Whiton Beat 24, 17 Jan
Williams, William J. 49 AL AL AL Married, Married 1 time, Farmer, Owns Farm
Etta 42 AL SC SC (wife)
Dewey 15 AL AL AL (son)
Martin, Sarah 65 SC SC SC (mother-in-law) Widow
Added by Johnny L. Williams on Aug 15, 2015 1:54 PM
Peggy Dean Finch
Bowen & Finch Family
Please get in touch with me. Peggy Dean Finch at Gertrude was a sister to
my father-in-law and I have the memorials for their
father, mother, brothers and sisters.

Thank you,
Peggy Finch
Added by Peggy Dean Finch on Aug 06, 2015 11:08 PM
Michael V Camp
Thomas and Sally Collier
Hello Nancy. I hope everything is going well. I ran across this bit of information and wondered if you were familiar with it. Pasting it here as I found it: Source: "The Chinabeny Tree Colliers," by Dwight A. Collier. . Thomas and wife are buried in the Old Collier Cemetery near Abertsville, Alabama off of Highway 75 on Needmore Road in a wooded area near 599 Needmore Road. The property is owned by a Mr. Turner. The location is found in "The Cemetery Records ofMarshall County 1973 by Louise Mayben Jocob. There are twelve markers which could be headstones Only one stone is legible It has the name of J. F. Collier 1891 - 1892 and M.S. Collier 1853- 1892. The Cemetery was located on a part of the old Merrel Collier farm.

Thanks in advance and have a wonderful day.
Added by Michael V Camp on Jul 31, 2015 5:06 PM
I truly understand your confusion with no headstone, it's sad & those funeral home markers are short lived. I have uncles,cousins that don't have one either. It don't exactly speak too highly of their children.
Added by CP on Jul 23, 2015 6:20 PM
RE: Thank you!
Hi Nancy! I am sorry for not responding sooner. I'd be happy to share details if you'd like to email me?
He was in Germany and the battle of the bulge.Did you see the photo of Arnold I posted on his memorial?
Added by tombstoner on Jul 12, 2015 3:12 PM
Thank you!
Thank you, Nancy for the info you have on Arnold R Cornelius.I found docs on ancestry as well. I am going to assume he was the Arnold Cornelius my Dad knew in WWII. If you are in touch with Mr. Godwin, could you let him know my Dad was at the Bulge, 1st Infantry Division. You can keep in touch with me if you'd like at
Thanks again for all you do.
Mary Rountree
Added by tombstoner on Jun 24, 2015 2:28 PM
Arnold R Cornelius
Thank you, Nancy, for your prompt reply. Rountree is my married name but, it's a small world and I do know there is family in the idea. I'll check it out on my Rountree Tree. I found Arnolds grave. Are you his daughter? Do you know of his military record? I just want to make sure he is the Arnold Rufus Cornelius my Dad remembers from The Bulge.
Thank you so much,
Mary Rountree.
PS Was Lenford Godwin in The Battle of the Bulge as well?
Added by tombstoner on Jun 23, 2015 2:48 PM
Arnold R Cornelius
Hello Nancy!
My name is Mary Rountree and I am looking for my Dad's old WWII they alive or passed. Arnold R (for Rufus?) Cornelius was one of the names he remembers. My Dad is John J Murphy. He is 95 so I am trying to work fast, here!
My Dad was at The Battle of the Bulge. Was Arnold?

I want to make sure I have the right guy before yacking too much!

I Look forward to hearing from you!

Added by tombstoner on Jun 21, 2015 11:29 AM
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