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David ~ Effie (#47109465)
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Bio Photo We are David & Effie. We were born and raised in upstate South Carolina. I found Find A Grave in 2009 and now David has joined me in a search for our "lost" family members. We sincerely hope that along the way our contributions to this site will help others find theirs.

We wish to thank those who have made memorials for our family members and those who have transfered management of them to us. We especially want to thank those who have made the corrections we requested, as correct and complete data is the key to accomplishing our goals.

Our primary sources of information for our memorials, other than direct knowledge of burial, are grave marker photos and obituaries. We use these sources as backup for our entries, as we DO NOT make any without proof of burial location.

Our motto is... to err is human, and to correct is necessary. Please contact us if you find an error on our memorials or if you have missing information that we can add to make an appealing and honorable memorial. We will gladly correct any errors on our entries, make additions, add links or transfer memorials if they are not related to us. (please use the EDIT tab and make a suggestion option on the memorial for any request.)

We understand that a photo says more than a thousand words, and is a very important part of family research. It is our pleasure to offer our photos for personal genealogical purposes. You may re-post on Find A Grave if you will have the courtesy to give us credit in the caption of the photo. Otherwise, DO NOT RE-POST!

Everyone is welcome to visit and leave a flower for our immediate family members listed below or any of our memorials and once again, we wish to thank all of our Find A Grave friends who have done a wonderful job in helping preserve our heritage and making this a wonderful site.

David's Family
Ruthel Grady Coward
Lila Mae Stewart Coward

Ted Lewis Coward

Effie's Family:
Stella Louise Dove Headen
Lee Roy Headen

Jerry Dean Headen
Thadieth Coy Headen
Billy Ray Headen
Harold Vernell Headen
Thomas Eston Headen
Mariam Lee Headen Smith
Jewell Jean Headen

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David Franklin
Bessie M McCain
Your memorial for Bessie McCain has her in the wrong cemetery. Find A Grave memorial # 87736350. She is in New Armuchee cemetery not Armuchee Baptist church cemetery. I created a memorial for her with a tombstone photo yesterday and ran across your memorial for her while I was searching for her parents. One of us needs to delete their record. It doesn't matter to me. I can delete mine if you will correct yours and then I will add the photo if you wish. Let me know. The memorial I created is 151406631

Added by David Franklin on Aug 30, 2015 8:22 AM
Joseph R. Gainey
Alice Celestia Peden Parsons (1860 - 1948) edit
Thank you.
And, thanks, again, for all that you do for everyone who uses Find A Grave!
Jim Savage
Added by Joseph R. Gainey on Aug 09, 2015 12:04 PM
Record Hunter
RE: Obits and Death Certificates
I appreciate the quick answer. I am getting on in age and am not as quick as I once was. Anyway, I no longer scan obits to memorials, since threatened to close my account if I didn't stop. So, I stopped. I now rewrite the obit according to Findagrave rules and send to the edit page, for the owners of the memorials to decided to add or not. In the future, I will be sending only the source of the obits, thanks and regards.
Added by Record Hunter on Aug 05, 2015 8:21 AM
Shirley C McKenzie
Nancy Colville
I had never seen this Find A Grave record until our friend, Doc Colville and Nancy's husband died last week. He will soon be joining her and life in peace in death as he did in life. With his Nance. Thank you for posting this record. We have so many happy memories of our life-long friendship with this couple and I am glad their name is listed for other searchers to find them. Thank you for the work you do. Ken and Shirley McKenzie.
Added by Shirley C McKenzie on Aug 05, 2015 7:02 AM
Carolyn Threadgill Kiker
Memorial #147658613
Further information on the memorial of Julian Ceasar Allen he is buried in the Bennett Grove Cemetery and he is linked to his parents that are buried in the Eastview Cemetery. His memorial number is #36778131. Son of Corp George Wilson Allen and Mary Turner Allen. Husband of Annie Capel Allen.
Added by Carolyn Threadgill Kiker on Aug 03, 2015 6:51 PM
Carolyn Threadgill Kiker
Memorial #147658613 Julian Ceasar Allen
Would you please be so kind and remove this memorial from this Bennett Cemetery. This is my family cemetery on m mother's side of the family. I went there on Saturday (8-1-205) to double check and he is not buried there. There is another cemetery that is known as Bennett Grove Cemetery. No sure who this person is. Thanking you in advance.
Added by Carolyn Threadgill Kiker on Aug 03, 2015 6:12 PM
Nancy Y Parker
Old Coward Cemetery
David~Effie, In an effort to correct memorials that were wrongly combined with Upper Coward Cemetery (NC, Jackson Co., Cowarts) when "also known as Coward Cemetery" was added, I have created a page/location for Old Coward Cemetery.
If you wish, change the burial location for the following memorials to: Old Coward Cemetery. (Beware: Copy & Save Pictures, since they sometimes disappear with transfer or edit.
Added by Nancy Y Parker on May 19, 2015 1:17 PM
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
Lawsons, Cudds, Willards
I would like to personally thank you for your work with Find A Grave. It is no longer possible for me to visit cemeteries. When I started my genealogy journey back in the80's I frequented many cemeteries. Now thanks to you and other Find A Grave friends I can visit them that way. May God richly bless you for helping others like me. It means so very much to be able to visit the graves of our extended families. I am still working hard on my family genealogy on Ancestry and Family TreeMaker and thank you for allowing me to get copies of my extended family markers.
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
PS May you be able to keep helping others through your work with Find A Grave for many years to come. It is truly a blessing to so many people.
Added by Eleanor Morrison Lawson on Apr 17, 2015 1:34 PM
Nancy Y Parker
Coward Cemeteries Caney Fork NC
FYI: On F-A-G, there should be 4 Coward Cemeteries on Caney Fork: Coward, Old Coward, Upper Coward (2 ducks), and Lower Coward. Someone has combined the first 3, and thrown in some Lower Coward burials under the name "Coward (also known as Upper Coward) as if they were one cemetery. Lower Coward entries still seem to be OK.
Added by Nancy Y Parker on Feb 09, 2015 11:49 AM
Keith Brown
Ellen Black Vaughn
Hi David & Effie!
I saw your info and pic of the gravestone of the above in Lavonia, GA. Do you have any personal info on this lady? According to my great grandmothers social security application her mother was Ellen Black Vaughn and she was born in 1886 one mile from Lavonia. I've not been able to verify the connection. The application also listed the father as Alvin Vaughn. Thanks so much!

Keith Brown
Added by Keith Brown on Jun 06, 2013 11:56 AM
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