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The Root Digger: Yvette Porter Moore (#46997741)
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Bio Photo Please Notify me if You would like to manage an ancestors memorial. I will gladly transfer to you. Thank you.

I enjoy writing reading, politics, Being creative, listening to Gospel & Jazz music, theater, and Genealogy. I am currently writing a family History book on my Cully Family of which Zara Cully Brown of the "Jefferson's" was a descendent of.

I am researching "Sugar Hill" Manhattan NY from the 1920's to 1950's, where my mother was raised. My mother Betty Mae Peters was writing her memoirs, but never got around to putting them together completely. The journals and notes she left inspired me to begin researching about my family.

I am also researching the Cully, Dove, Whittington, Carter, Willoughby, Becton, Martin, Fenner, Foreman, Singleton, Gilliam and Moore families (Not inclusive) of North Carolina, Maryland, and Virginia so that I have a thorough background history of the families that lived in Craven County areas of NC.

Within this research, I am looking at the Free People of Color and their relations to society as a whole in an America that was not pro-diversity.

My research has led me to Boston & Worcester, MA, Harlem, NY, Washington, DC. I am also writing a book on my Adoption search and the journey that helped me to embrace my identity.
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Warren Weimer
RE: Michelle Bradley 71295034
You need to contact GreenHillsStonesCalling who is now the manager of that memorial.
Added by Warren Weimer on Jan 20, 2014 5:53 PM
Beth Ellis DeMarco
Cherry Point Cemeteries

Here is a link to the document I was talking about. It has a lot of extra information about the cemeteries and grave sites. The study was done in 1985, so some markers that are no longer there may have been present when the survey was conducted.
Added by Beth Ellis DeMarco on Jun 30, 2013 1:18 AM
Ricci Byrd
Hi Yvette- I was greatly helped by your
entry for Ricci Byrd!! I am also interested
in genealogy. Recently Ricci's 3rd wife, who was my cousin, Betty Turner Alston Byrd, passed away. I inherited all her photos including an old photo of a young woman. I believe she may be Ricci Byrd's mother, Carrie Alice Douglas Cooper Byrd. Could you write and tellme if you have any more information about her?The photo was taken by a studio in St. Paul Minnesota around 1905. I have found Carrie
in the census records of 1920, (state) 1925
and 1930. No mention of Minnesota.

Please write me back! Gigi
Added by Gigi on May 23, 2013 10:24 PM
Phantom Plot Picster
RE: Baby Cully
My Pleasure!
Added by Phantom Plot Picster on Apr 12, 2013 9:28 PM
RE: Johnny Roy Mitchell
Transfer on the way!
(sorry for the delay, am out of town....)

Added by WMP on Mar 17, 2013 6:51 AM
RE: Memorial# 27890338 Izora Culley George
You're very welcome.
Added by Patricia on Nov 12, 2012 7:34 PM
RE: 60125123 Felipe Espinoza
Gladly done!!
Added by JAB on Nov 11, 2012 10:24 PM
RE: Memorial# 27890338 Izora Culley George
It's done. - Patricia
Added by Patricia on Oct 21, 2012 10:26 AM
GreenHills Stones Calling
RE: Dorothy Bradley # 71295018
I have transferred the memorial for your Aunt Dorothy into your care.
Best wishes,
Added by GreenHills Stones Calling on Sep 19, 2012 5:02 AM
Alice Michael
RE: Christine G Cully
Hi Yvette, I was glad to be able to help. Your cousin sounds like she was a remarkable woman. Sincerely, Alice Michael
Added by Alice Michael on Nov 03, 2010 9:01 AM
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