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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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Richard Dillon Watson
RE: William Watson
Thanks for the transfer! I have added his photo as well as burial location.

Added by Richard Dillon Watson on Jul 19, 2015 3:37 PM
Agnes Crockett Painter
There is already a site for Agnes Crockett Painter at 41093237, so you may want to make contact to combine the two.
Added by greatscot on Jun 23, 2015 3:28 PM
Diane Simmons
RE: Jonathan Raines King and Ellen Robinson King
Thank you.
Added by Diane Simmons on Jun 22, 2015 8:23 PM
Diane Simmons
Jonathan Raines King and Ellen Robinson King
According to their death certificates, both J R King and his 2nd wife Ellen are buried in Thornsprings Cemetery. I'm assuming they have no marker? Could he be next to Lucinda?
Added by Diane Simmons on Jun 21, 2015 7:05 PM
RE: looking for grandmothers family harless
Thank you for your reply, if you do have time sometime and come across any info i would appreciate it. thank you so much.
Added by FAITH TRASK on Jun 18, 2015 2:31 PM
looking for grandmothers family harless
not sure im in the right place but my grandmother was born in 1899 named grace and had a brother Luther Harless born about 1896 or so, she was put in a orphanage and he wasnt. i cant find much about the orphanage as it had a fire years later and files were lost. my grandmother grew up in the orphanage and moved to new york and married. her mother was India Harless. would mean the world to me to know more.
Added by FAITH TRASK on Jun 15, 2015 8:14 PM
Al Linton
RE: Enora Whitenac and Clyde Chambers
I requested that Roy Clyde Chambers be deleted as a spouse of Enora not added.
Added by Al Linton on Jun 14, 2015 8:58 PM
RFB Jenkins
Lillian Beatrice Grubb Miller

Thank you for providing the burial location and all the information needed to move the memorial.

This was very kind of you

Added by RFB Jenkins on May 29, 2015 12:06 PM
RE: Bales
No I live in Florida , I will be up there June. 19th hoping to make a run up there from rural retreat
Added by cressel/stowers on May 28, 2015 3:28 PM
Sorry son was Charles not Clyde
Added by cressel/stowers on May 28, 2015 1:54 PM
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