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David Smith (#47566001)
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Bio Photo I am a native of Taylors, SC, near Greenville, SC in Greenville County, SC. I now live in Johns Creek, GA (also called Alpharetta, GA) which is in North Metro Atlanta, GA.

My father was John Milton Smith, who grew up in the Highland community of Northern Greenville County, frequently referred to as the "Dark Corner." I have a number of primary source materials from the area and still have distant relatives that live there.

My mother is Shirley Ann Grant, who grew up in Taylors, SC. Her father was Horace Wesley Grant whose family was known to live in McRae, GA as well as Toccoa, GA and in Greenville County, SC.

The names I have traced in my father's genealogy are: Smith, Robertson, Lindsey, Center, Moon, Walker, Stewart, Gosnell

The names I have traced in my mother's genealogy are: Grant, Marshall, Patterson, Caminade, Farmer, Greene, Free, and Walker

I continue to discover more ancestors and so far have traced my father's family back to Lunenburg, VA - Gideon Moon, b 1740, d 1790.

I also trace genealogical records for my wife's family - Vicki Aronson Smith.

My wife's father was Clarence "Cal" William Aronson who died in Woodbury, Vermont. The names I have traced in my wife's father's genealogy are: (Vermont) Aronson and Corliss

My wife's mother was Betty Jane Walters Aronson who died in Charleston, South Carolina. The names I have traced in my wife's mother's genealogy are: (NC and SC) Walters, Clemmons, Harper, Ward, Spivy, Long, and Sasser
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Johnny Cooper
RE: Photo Thanks!
You are quite welcome!! I have some other Ackerman headstone photos and visit the UDC cemetery in St George sporadically (lots of Ackerman burials there. So if any in particular are needed let me know.
There is no Death Certificate with DHEC for Elizabeth Ackerman Walters. Do you know a family member who may have a copy?
Added by Johnny Cooper on Mar 06, 2014 6:16 PM
RE: William M. Grant
I do not have any information on the father of William M. Grant or where he is buried. Good luck to you though in finding this information.

Added by YukonOkie on Jan 05, 2014 8:13 AM
RE: Lieutenant William Grant
There was nothing that I could read on the foot stone to his grave. The local information that I had found before hunting for his grave listed him as being the only one buried there. There were no other markers around and nothing that looked like it may have been a marker at some point in time. (not even spots that looked like there was someone there but just no marker) So I can't say for certain but it does not appear that anyone else had been buried there.
Added by L N M W H on Nov 29, 2013 5:25 PM
Kelly Jane O
RE: 1st wife of J L Stewart
I have no info on her
Added by Kelly Jane O on Nov 24, 2013 4:11 AM
Monica Woodward
RE: Martha Odom Stewart
I don't have further info on her but you can try contacting Jane o Kelley who added a photo on her husbands memorial or the other contributor who left a family photo, if you haven't gone this route yet. Im sorry I cant be of more help.
Added by Monica Woodward on Nov 15, 2013 9:15 AM
Monica Woodward
RE: Martha Odom Stewart
Im sorry, no I don't know where she's buried.

Added by Monica Woodward on Nov 08, 2013 6:42 PM
Farmer/Free family lines
My maiden name is Wood, and I have traced back my lineage to James P Farmer. I am greatly interested in communicating with you about that side of your family. I am fairly new to all of the genealogy tools and things. I would be interested in seeing what information you have and would certainly share any that I have with you. Thanks for your help.
Added by sundrop on Nov 05, 2013 12:36 PM
Kelly Jane O
RE: 1st wife of J L Stewart
hi there David - it is my understanding that she died enroute to TX with the wagon train so no I don't know and it could have been anywhere along that route. Sorry I could not have been more helpful. Kelly jane
Added by Kelly Jane O on Nov 03, 2013 3:23 PM
RE: Photo Request Fulfilled Aronson
Your Welcome ..
Added by JoeyC on Jun 23, 2013 3:54 AM
Maxwell Center, Jr.
RE: John Center
Mr. David Smith, I have no information about John Center that I can be sure about. There were more than a few men named John Center in North Greenville, SC. A John Center lived on Center Road near Glassy Mountain. But, as far as I know he was not the one who married Hettie.

Added by Maxwell Center, Jr. on Nov 24, 2012 8:16 PM
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