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Janet Crain (#48113733)
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Bio Photo I started my interest in cemeteries by helping my grandmother clean our family plot. The poetic inscriptions and the sculptures on the gravestones fascinated me. The gravestones seemed to me to be works of art that needed to be shared and preserved.

My interest then moved to genealogy when my daughter got a school assignment to trace her family roots. I got hooked on Find A Grave when I found my grandfather's grave and his Naval Service portrait while doing some random family line searches. The ultimate "hook" was when I found my husband's father's grave in Kentucky. He teared up - he had never seen it.

Family surnames I search are - Ackerman, Austin, Hargrove, Owens, Cummings, Crain, Crosby, Sineath, Crump, Horsley, Duncan.
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Messages left for Janet Crain (9)[Leave Message]
Steven James Coker
James Earl Grooms
Can you send me the picture of his grave stone? I can't read the birthdate of his wife or the marriage date on the low resolution version you posted on his memorial.
Added by Steven James Coker on Oct 01, 2014 11:41 PM
Nancy Ziemba Gleaton
RE: Re: Timothy Ackerman
That clears up some gaps in my data. Thanks!
Added by Nancy Ziemba Gleaton on Jan 17, 2014 4:07 PM
Nancy Ziemba Gleaton
Re: Timothy Ackerman
Just saw your grandmother's beautiful bio on her memorial page. If I understand correctly, her 1st husband was Tim Ackerman. I recently ran across his obituary which lists "Lottie G." as his widow, so I'm guessing she was his 2nd wife. It also lists a third daughter married to King Parker. Since you list two daughters by Tim, I can only assume this third daughter was with Lottie. Can you help shed some light? Thanks.
Added by Nancy Ziemba Gleaton on Jan 15, 2014 6:36 PM
Carroll Easton
John Noel Cummings
I am hoping that you may be able to help me in my search for information on John Noel Cummings. He was my 3rd great grandfather on my mother's mother's side. My grandmother's name was Helen M. Cummings and she married Julius Lynch. Any information you might be able to provide will be greatly appreciated.
Carroll Easton
Added by Carroll Easton on Oct 15, 2013 12:17 PM
Bernita
RE: Spencer Minick Grave Photo
You are very welcome.
Added by Bernita on Oct 07, 2013 6:27 AM
Robert Buckels
RE: Baby Buckels Photo request.
unfortunately no. I was hoping this would have visible information to tie it to a known family member in my tree on ancestry. We know the Buckels/Buckles were in South Carolina, but not when they got there or exactly when they left. only that it was after 1810 but before 1833.
Added by Robert Buckels on Jun 24, 2013 7:19 PM
Robert Buckels
Baby Buckels Photo request.
Thanks for looking. I know most infant graves go uncared for and often are lost to the elements, but I thought I would try.
Added by Robert Buckels on Jun 23, 2013 12:33 AM
Ron Kinney
RE: Photos of John & Bertha Crain's headstone
Hi Janet,
You and your husband are most welcome, glad to help out.
I go past Forest Hill a few times a day and I have a plot map, so if a headstone exists, I can usually find it quickly.
Sincerely, Ron Kinney
Added by Ron Kinney on Jun 04, 2013 6:04 AM
William Noon Woodward
RE: Photo of Uncle's Grave
Thanks for your thanks and comments. My pleasure! - Bill W
Added by William Noon Woodward on May 14, 2013 9:02 PM
 

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