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Betty (#46800909)
 member for 10 years, 1 month, 29 days
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Bio Photo I cannot remember not being interested in my family's history.

It is important to preserve our family history and this is a great site for doing just that. One of the ways I preserve our history is adding a new marker in front of the old illegible tombstones and marking unmarked graves.

I am a member of Colonial Dames 17th Century , Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Confederacy, Henderson County NC Genealogical and Historical Society, and SC State Archives. I am also on the Board for Save the Light to save Morris Island Lighthouse

In 2001 I completed a book on Holston Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The project started with my cousin, Margaret Metcalf Foster and I surveying the cemetery. After seeing how many graves were unmarked in the cemetery and knowing that many of these people were related to me, I decided to find out who they were. Working five years in five funeral homes, I was able to identify and mark 100 graves at Holston Creek Baptist Cemetery. When available, I added parents, spouse, and full birth and death dates to each person buried there in the cemetery book. Later, I entered all the names on Findagrave from this cemetery. As time permits, I am linking the people and adding more information about them. Since this is my project and I am related to many of the people buried here, I am not interested in transferring them. Thanks for understanding.

At the present time, I am doing a book on James and Ann Cole Johnson and their children all the way down to the present. It is the most time consuming project I have ever done. Please get in touch with me if you are a descendant and would like to be included in this book.

PLEASE do not use my photos without my permission.
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Dave Davenport
Added by Dave Davenport on Oct 04, 2015 9:13 AM
Corrie Allen Johnson
Just doing some work on the McBrayer line and noticed that Corrie Allen Johnson, wife of Hugh Francis Johnson was the daughter of Robert W Allen and Jane McBrayer, and granddaughter of Andrew McBrayer and Sarah Johnson!
Added by Anita on Aug 08, 2015 8:23 AM
RE: Johnson Reunion this coming Sunday
Just sent it! Looking forward to Sunday!
Added by Anita on Aug 03, 2015 8:38 AM
Julia G
RE: Louise & Malcomb Kammerer
Absolutely! Feel free to use pics wherever you'd like and don't feel like you have to give me credit. I am happy to share with all. Have a wonderful day!
Added by Julia G on Jun 27, 2015 4:12 PM
RE: Johnson reunion
I think I just might be able to make it this year (fingers crossed!)
Added by Anita on Jun 21, 2015 9:25 PM
Johnson reunion
Hi Betty, your long lost Johnson cousin from South Carolina here, I was wondering if the reunion is happening this year, and what date?
Added by Anita on Jun 21, 2015 6:39 PM
Frances Cotton Abell Sponsorship
Thanks so much for sponsoring the memorial of my 10th great grandmother, Frances Cotton Abell, #45819044. Appreciate it!
Added by CW on Jun 14, 2015 9:36 AM
Wilma Younger Norton
RE: Younger Family
You're welcome.
Added by Wilma Younger Norton on Jun 10, 2015 6:24 PM
Wilma Younger Norton
RE: Younger Family
Yes, this is my current email address. My phone is 209-210-7196. I would be happy to talk to either of them.

Added by Wilma Younger Norton on Jun 10, 2015 11:58 AM
Cathi Lee
RE: Johnson question
I am in the DAR in SC. I was doing research helping a prospective member prove ancestry to James Johnston and Ann Cole. I think we have her information now. She was trying to go in under John Walker whose descendant married into the Johnston/Johnson line. Thanks for your help any way. Find a grave is a great resource!
Added by Cathi Lee on Jun 05, 2015 12:26 PM
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