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David Dawson (#47042341)
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Bio Photo Born in Japan, thanks to the US military. Live in Charleston, SC. Went to college in Charleston and never wanted to leave. My father was from Ohio, mother from Michigan. Ancestry is primarily English/Irish/Scots/German/Bohemian. Because of some unique circumstances there is not much available about my family beyond a few generations.

My wife's family, however, is from Lee County, South Carolina, and her lineage has been easy to trace.
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Debra Allen
Rose Drayman Smith Glidden
Hi David,

I am Debbie Palmer Allen, Teresa's cousin through Margaret's sister Barbara. Rose's middle name was never Ethel. It should have been Ella like Ethel's mother's name, but was only written as El.

I have found the Canadian cousins and have enjoyed corresponding with them. My grandmother shared a lot of information with me and gave me pictures of her grandfather David McLaughlin and one of herself at the age of 16.

I have also found her sister Betty in the 1930 census and in a number of California directories. It is sad that she ended up insane as did her mother Ethel.

I am still searching for traces of Rose and Betty after their mother left and still haven't found out when or where there father died.

Good luck with your research! Just didn't want you to keep Ethel as her middle name when that wasn't what was intended.

Added by Debra Allen on Jan 06, 2014 2:25 PM
C Burson
RE: Grantham
Who is her grandmother? Could we be related???
Added by C Burson on Oct 14, 2013 6:07 PM
Blue Ribbon 78681
RE: Arella Grantham.
Thank you. I did have birth year wrong in info I sent you. I found her death certificate which has correct date. My nephew's wife is our connection.

Added by Blue Ribbon 78681 on Oct 14, 2013 4:32 AM
C Burson
RE: Martha Jane Morris Grantham
Thank you for your reply.
I descend from the Grantham line. Alexander Matthew being my 3x great grandfather and Martha Jane my 3x great grandmother. James Matthew Grantham, their son, is my 2x great grandfather.
Are you related to either the Morris' or the Grantham's?
Added by C Burson on Sep 25, 2013 1:31 PM
Fran Bundy
RE: Blanche and Dalton Thomas
No relation. I'd rather it go to family. I'm only assisting somone who is related. Thank you for all your assistance. Fran
Added by Fran Bundy on Sep 17, 2013 8:11 PM
Cindy Taylor-Matuse
Edna Lloyd Matuse
Hi, David! Thanks for the transfer. I appreciate all you've done!
Added by Cindy Taylor-Matuse on May 05, 2013 9:00 PM
Caryn Curry
Tabitha Hattaway
Thanks for the transfer and for the work you do!

Added by Caryn Curry on Mar 07, 2013 6:29 AM
Shadrach Grantham
David, Thank you for linking Shadrach to his mother and Father. I appreciate it. God bless.
Added by Johnny on Feb 16, 2013 4:43 PM
RE: Mary Grantham
David, Thank you very much for adding these memorials for Mary and Shadrach Grantham and all the work you do within the Find a Grave community. The links look good and thank you. Since you added the link that completes all of the deceased children of my Aunt Maybelle Watkins Turner. I put in a photo request for Mary and Shadrach. Mary and her twin sister Martha were people that if you ever met you never forgot. Have a blessed day and keep up the good work .

God bless,
Added by Johnny on Feb 13, 2013 9:53 AM
Simpson Mixon
David, His Daughter N. Elizabeth married a Beasley (as did Catherine), and their daughter Sarah Frances married a Reuss from Southern Illinois and they are my Great grandparents. Please send me an e-mail so I can see which branch your wife (my cousin) is descended from. I did contact Sondra and she has given me permission to copy the photo. Thanks.
Added by KLynn on Jan 24, 2013 9:04 AM
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