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SWVA Genealogy Searcher (#47214926)
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Bio Photo I began my genealogy researching after my father mentioned that he wanted to know what happened to one of his aunts on his father's side. He didn't know his father since he passed away in 1935 just after he was born. He didn't know a thing about his grandparents on his father's side either, so my search began. I wanted to locate information, any information that I could gather for him.

After I received marriage and death certificates for some of the relatives, names started fitting into place. I found it interesting and intriguing. The journey has taken so far 3 years and I still have a long way to go.

I am now searching for locations of graves/headstones for many of my relatives so that I can let my father know where they are resting.

I am hoping that this site can help me find the relatives long lost. Maybe some of the family headstones that I add can help others in their search, as well.

Family names include: Thompson, East, Roope, Roop, Rupe, Hudson, Wolfe, Loftis, Lewis, Wilbourne, Wilburn, Wilborn, Nance, White, Bond, and many others.

I am having difficulty in locating graves for many relatives. I know where they passed away but where they are resting is a mystery. Maybe some day they will no longer be mysteries.
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Cassandra Davis
Flora A. Manuel Byrd
Thank you for the obituary for Flora A. Manuel Byrd. I apologize that this hadn't been done sooner, but the email from Find A Grave had been misplaced in my email inbox. :)

Also - I noticed a discrepency. On the obituary it states that her death date was Aug. 21, 1978, but on the gravestone, it shows 1977. Can you clarify this information?
Added by Cassandra Davis on May 23, 2015 11:40 AM
Cassandra Davis
Mack Neal Wall, Jr.
Thank you for the obituary for Mack Neal Wall, Jr. I apologize that this hadn't been done sooner, but the email from Find A Grave had been misplaced in my email inbox. :)
Added by Cassandra Davis on May 23, 2015 11:26 AM
Cassandra Davis
Roger Lee Adkins
Thank you for the obituary for Roger Lee Adkins. I have added it to his memorial page.

Beth Holmes Davis
Added by Cassandra Davis on May 23, 2015 10:11 AM
RE: Margaret Trail
Yes that is the correct one, thank you so much!!!
Added by kittyheather on May 08, 2015 3:57 AM
William Fuller
RE: Transfer of Memorial
Thank You Connie!
Added by William Fuller on May 06, 2015 1:17 PM
RE: Jane and Emma Groseclose
Yes, Emma Pearl was John Kelly's infant daughter that died....sister to Ballard, etc. Are we related? :)
Added by Ann on May 06, 2015 8:35 AM
Margaret Trail
Thank you so much for posting the grave for my grandmother! It is greatly appreciated! If you want, I can take it over for you.

Added by kittyheather on May 06, 2015 2:49 AM
William Fuller
Transfer of Memorial

Would you please tranfer my cousin Odell Fuller Sr. # 49050794 memorial to me for management with the rest of the Fuller Family. Thank You

William Fuller
Added by William Fuller on May 05, 2015 6:59 PM
Jeff Lovelace
RE: Lovelace
You kindness is heartwarming Connie.
Thank you again,
Good night.
Added by Jeff Lovelace on Apr 20, 2015 8:03 PM
Victoria Lambert
Lawrence Dobbins
Thank You so much!!! God Bless You for what you do!!! Victoria Lambert
Added by Victoria Lambert on Apr 15, 2015 11:17 PM
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