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Phyllis Tichenor Couch (#46928531)
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Bio Photo I was born and raised (to age 26) in Owensboro/Thruston/Philpot areas of Kentucky. Moved to Atlanta,Ga and lived there and in the suburbs til 1998.Now live in God's country,Van Buren County,Tn. I visit Owensboro about 4 times a year to visit family and love to visit cemeteries there ( and the library! the people in the Kentucky room there are very knowledgable and are glad to help with anything they can which is a lot!) PLEASE FEEL FREE TO USE ANY PHOTOS I HAVE POSTED AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO CREDIT ME,JUST HAPPY TO SHARE. Phyllis Couch
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reba anderson
Invite to multiFamily Tree on
Hey Phyllis, Thanks for that invite into the multiple family tree of Bell and 3-4 others, but I do not find any Stiles in the bunch. Perhaps some of the Stiles listed are still living..... therefore, the little boxes only say 'Private' w/the male or female silhouette pic. :-(

Rebecca (Stiles,Rogers) Anderson
Murphy, NC
Added by reba anderson on Sep 08, 2014 11:32 PM
reba anderson
Stiles Family Tree
Hey Phyllis, Feel free to email me at my private email, as I have trouble getting back to read messages in Find A Grave (I find it very busy and confusing). I'm at

No, I've not signed up with, as I'm attempting to ferret out as much basics in all tree lines until I can go no further. I can't spend as much time as I'd like to get my bang for the buck....Ancestry is expensive and time consuming.

I think you asked for some John Whigfall Stiles' children's names & burial sites. I can provide names and some sites....still checking them out. I at least know the states they are buried. I attended my own Grandpa's funeral back in 1979 up in Ohio (James M. 'Jake' Stiles) and can't recall the name of the cemetery. I'll have to ask my older brother, as he and my other older brother were pallbearers. Grandpa was one heck of a guy! I loved him so much! Rebecca
Added by reba anderson on Sep 08, 2014 1:26 PM
reba anderson
John R Stiles -vs- John Reid Stiles
My note of last night to John R Stiles:

I just learned about you, Great Uncle John R. Stiles by digging around in I never knew my dear Grandfather lost a baby brother! Anyone reading this: Rebecca Jean Anderson, Granddaughter of James "Jake" M. Stiles born 1893 Cherokee Cty, NC & died 1979 Summit, Ohio. My mother is: Virginia Anderson born in Struthers, Ohio.
- Rebecca Jean Anderson
Added: Sep. 1, 2014

Phyllis, John R Stiles (15Sep1894-31Aug1895) and Rev John Reid Stiles (1843-18??) are two separate individuals. My research shows me that the good Rev John Reid Stiles was the great grandfather of the baby John R. Stiles that died 31Aug1895 & is buried in the Tomatla Cemetary - Memorial# 45383007 The baby was my maternal grandfather's little brother.

My research also tells me that one of John Reid Stiles & Rebecca Stamey Stiles' male children named John W. Stiles was: John Whigfall Stiles (11Jun1866-25Dec1945). Rebecca's grave is here on the outskirts of Murphy, NC at the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetary. Memorial #8346580 That is Rebecca's headstone marker, as I see it fairly often when visiting other family members buried there & have taken her flowers, as she helped raise my grandpa Jake Stiles after his mother passed on and his daddy, John Whigfall remarried a young Indian girl 40 yrs his junior....Hollie Lillie Anne Loundermilk. You can find Hollie Stiles' name on the Baker Registry that was completed in 1924 by the federal government. This is a list of names who's Indian families were displaced (isn't that a nice word for what was done to them) off their lands and who is allotted compensations through their direct lineage.

As a matter-of-fact, Hollie & John Whigfall Stiles' last remaining living child passed away in 2009. Her name was Viola E? Stiles Shields. She was 91 yo. You can find her obit and movie pictorial on the web at Townsend Rose Funeral Home here in Murphy, NC (google it) There are quite a few pictures but w/o names. A few of the pictures might be of her daddy, my great grandpa...not certain.

If you learn any more, I'd be grateful for your input.

Kind Regards,
Rebecca J. (Stiles-Rogers) Anderson
Murphy, NC
Added by reba anderson on Sep 02, 2014 8:56 AM
Benae Williams
James M. Couch (20915734)
Do you know anything more about James M. Couch? Are you related to him? I have a James M. Couch in my lineage and am trying to locate him. Any information you may be able to provide would most certainly be of help. Thanks in advance for any assistance you may be willing to provide.
God bless you and yours,
Benae Williams Hogan
Added by Benae Williams on Aug 17, 2014 6:54 PM
Chuck Garland
RE: Use of photos
You are welcome to use any of my photos you would like.
Added by Chuck Garland on Jul 04, 2014 12:27 PM
RE: G'day from Down Under
Ta for the offer Phyllis, but those names don't ring any bells, but you never know. Hope the research goes well. Regards Tony Woods
Added by Tony60 on Nov 04, 2013 12:37 AM
G'day from Down Under
G'day Phyllis, saw a message you left regarding DUNN on a lady's Find A Grave page that had Fambrough connections. I have been given George W Dunn born 2 Mar 1882 in KY who married Corra Lee Fambrough. His father was Ammon Dunn & mum was Martha Elizabeth Dickerson - any help to you?
Added by Tony60 on Nov 02, 2013 3:03 AM
RE: Mem# 88480459,Dunn
I'm sorry I'm not kin to them and I don't have any more info. I just completed the photo request because I was going to be at the cemetery anyway. Thanks! :)
Added by Jessica on Oct 06, 2013 6:38 PM
Susan Boyett
RE: Mary and Thomas Wood
Thank you Phyllis...
Have a good day, Susan
Added by Susan Boyett on Sep 12, 2013 1:05 PM
Susan Boyett
Mary and Thomas Wood
Hi Phyllis,
If you are not a family member; I would be happy to maintain the memorials for Thomas and Mary Wood. They are distant cousins in my family line..
Thank You for your contribution to find a grave. It is always pleasing to find extended family members.
Susan Newton Boyett
Find A Grave Memorial# 20936578 Thomas Wood
Find A Grave Memorial# 20936585 Mary F Wood
Providence United Methodist Cemetery
Added by Susan Boyett on Sep 12, 2013 8:53 AM
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