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June Still (#47344181)
 member for 6 years, 6 months, 28 days
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Carroll Craven
RE: William Hill
I sent you an email (the one on your profile). If you want the information I gathered related to the Hills I can resend it to the correct email.

If you give me what you know about William I'll see if I can help. The area is small and well documented it seems.

Added by Carroll Craven on Jan 05, 2015 4:45 AM

Birdgirl
RE: Mary Jane Still Raines
I researched Knoxville, Confederate Cemeteries, military records, and could not find a definite place of burial. You are likely correct in that he was buried where he fell in battle along with others, unmarked.

Added by Birdgirl on Nov 19, 2014 4:12 PM

Jennifer Land
RE: Ezra Talbert
You are very welcome!

Added by Jennifer Land on Nov 08, 2014 1:33 PM

No Guts, No Glory
George Putnam
It is very frustrating...it is not like it is a secret or anything...the obituary is posted in the newspaper for all the world to see, and then they put up a marker to say where they are...it is not rocket science...I have relatives buried in there as well as friends...they know me so well, that if I do not go to where my my family is buried, the send the golf cart out...I know of a few that have snuck in and taken pictures, but for the most part if you get caught, you get escorted out...Good Shepherd across town is the same way 'cause Arnold Davis, the chief of the ancestry division at the public library was escorted off a few years back...I file all of the requests, so if something + should happen, then I am already armed for bear...LOL

Added by No Guts, No Glory on Oct 23, 2014 10:26 PM

Clint Henderson
RE: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Its in waycross , off of city blvd and mount pleasant rd, they have james listed as someone else son, but when james lived in Peirce county his wife would go into the family store take money out of the cash drawer and make trips to fla where she was from, the brothers got tried of it and they moved to waycross so the family had nothing else to do with them

Added by Clint Henderson on Aug 24, 2014 8:14 AM

Pat Terrill
RE: Margaret Simkins
John Custis Matthews, father of Margaret Simkins is buried in Accomack County, Virginia.

Father John Matthews b. c 1660, d. 19 Feb 1717
Mother Elizabeth Custis b. c 1680

Birth* 19 December 1716 John Custis Matthews was born on 19 December 1716 at Northampton Co, VA
Death* 8 April 1777 He died on 8 April 1777 at Northampton Co, VA, at age 60

Citations:
[S2791] Unknown author, Virginia's Eastern Shore, Ralph T. Whitelaw, Picton Press, Camden,Maine, 1989, page 403.
[S2792] Unknown author, Virginia's Eastern Shore, Ralph T. Whitelaw, Picton Press, Camden,Maine, 1989, page 403 & Family Search.

It looked like ancestry might have a findagrave link but I couldn't find it...perhaps you may be able to. The google search with the ancestry link wouldn't work for me. Sorry! Thanks for all that you volunteers do!



Added by Pat Terrill on Aug 24, 2014 12:37 AM

Anonymous
genealogy question
Even though I know you are not a direct descendant of the Tillman family, do you have any information on a Mary LU in Edgefield?

Added by Anonymous on Aug 18, 2014 12:13 PM

Brenda
RE: Gray Family
I'm sure they're out there somewhere! We were at the cemetery until after the office closed so couldn't go back to confirm the location.

Added by Brenda on Jul 28, 2014 7:37 PM

Clint Henderson
jincey turner byrd
I can't add family members to her a son james Emmett Byrd buried at mount pleasant cememtary in waycross, her grandson Gnardy Emmett Byrd at green lawn cememtary a granddaugher Lilian Byrd Broome at mountpleasant, and great granddaughter Juanita Byrd henderson green lawn in waycross

Added by Clint Henderson on Jul 24, 2014 7:17 PM

wmharrell
Millie Ann Harrell Joiner #11479116
Same as Mary Jane Willcox Harrell. Have photos. also Obit,
wmharrell

Added by wmharrell on Jul 19, 2014 1:59 PM

wmharrell
Mary Jane (Wilcox) Harrell #114178673
Have you actually been to this cemetery and seen Mary jane's grave?? This Harrell Cemetery has only 9 headstones and Mary Jane isnt one of them. You have Mary Jane buried in wrong cemetery.
The cemetery (Old Levi Harrell Cemetery) where she is buried in isnt on FindaGrave yet. I have photos of her grave and most all the graves there.
I havent done any Genealogy work in some time and cant tell you the location right now. I believe I still have maps and as soon as I find them I'll left you know the location.
If your email address is still good you should receive photos shortly.
wmharrell

Added by wmharrell on Jul 19, 2014 1:30 PM

Don & Mary Cavender
RE: Lewis Gray
You're welcome.

Added by Don & Mary Cavender on Jun 18, 2014 4:50 PM

Anonymous
Highview/Tillman cemetery
All of the the Highview/Tillman grave transfers have been completed. Thanks for your help with making this possible.

Added by Anonymous on May 15, 2014 12:36 PM

Anonymous
Duplicate posting
The duplicate page for Bennie Tillman Ryan has been deleted. Please consider removing/deleting two of the the three tributes you posted on the remaining site. Three posts seem excessive. Thank you.

Added by Anonymous on May 13, 2014 12:18 PM

volgadeutsch
Chapel Hill, DeWitt, MI
Please contact the cemetery and post grave locations; I'll look for them

Added by volgadeutsch on May 02, 2014 6:45 AM

Anonymous
Bennie Tillman Tyan
Please remove your duplicate page for Bennie Tillman Ryan. I have politely requested this many times.

Added by Anonymous on Apr 29, 2014 12:36 PM

Jerry Moore
Reese Children Transfer
Yes mam, transfers done. I know you had created so many of those sites in the Thurmond-Reese Cemetery with a lot of work getting it done. Just felt it was natural you should have those two children I came across. --Jerry

Added by Jerry Moore on Jan 01, 2014 6:59 PM

Jerry Moore
Reese Children
June, if you wish to have the new graves from the two young Reese children I discovered...let me know. I loaded them in the cemetery page with the headstone they share. I don't mind either way, but you may have some info on them to connect a parent.

Added by Jerry Moore on Dec 31, 2013 11:17 PM

Jerry Moore
Photo
I added the wide-view photo of the cemetery where William is & added the caption below:

Thurmond-Reese Cemetery shown here and WILLIAM THURMOND stone could not be verified. However, there are many "Thurmond" stones here and this would be the area he is laid to rest. Time has took it's toll on the legible inscriptions on many of the "Thurmond" stones. In fact, the stone (left of photo & slanted back) only has the name THURM readable and nothing else as an example) --This research done Dec 2013

The second photo I added to the cemetery homepage and shows the view from the roadway. Your welcome to save that pic and add it too if you wish. It hurts me I couldn't locate Williams stone as I know it had to be one that has lost the inscription over time. -Jerry

Added by Jerry Moore on Dec 31, 2013 9:04 PM

Jerry Moore
Thurmond - Reese
Yes, mam.. they are all 3 combined. Now that I have been there, I know. This is a large cemetery although private. Filled with Reese, Thurmond, & Green stones -some are readable and some are not. The land used to be owned by a "Thurmond" and was sold off to some degree. The Thurmond land is huge but this very portion where the graves are have become private property if any of this helps. So, yes... this one cemetery online is the only one. It was enjoyable to research, walk through, and photo the readable stones. Many unmarked stones are there even for slaves. Hope this helps... Jerry

Added by Jerry Moore on Dec 31, 2013 8:48 PM

Jerry Moore
Thurmond - Reese (added graves)
PS...

I found two graves where children were sharing one stone and loaded them. If you wish to have them via transfer, let me no. Thank you mam, Jerry

Added by Jerry Moore on Dec 31, 2013 3:10 PM

Jerry Moore
Thurmond - Reese Cemetery
Hi June, I was actually filling a photo request for someone else and couldn't locate her specific person (William Thurmond) but did find a treasure trove of others I could photograph and saw where you just happened to manage those. Do you know a way to delete the other two Thurmond Cemetery's -as it just seems to confuse things with multiple listings. I happened to notice there were two more but only with one or two graves. Have a happy new year... -Jerry

Added by Jerry Moore on Dec 31, 2013 3:07 PM

billy parker
RE: AC Leonard
I don't think there was any indication of his being a confederate soldier.
By the way, I also took pictures of other Leonard
family headstones. Just look under find a grave for Columbiana cemetery. They were listed but had no pictures of their headstones. Two of them looked like children. I believe one was less than two years old.

Added by billy parker on Dec 31, 2013 1:25 PM

Nora
RE: Cansater Gray 54363046
Yes I am aware of that. The cemetery has always maintained the name Phoenix cemetery.It is on the grounds of a church that was originally named Phoenix Church. I saw the cemetery listed on F.A.G. but had not one entry and that is why I went and did my walk. This church has changed names several times over the years. When I added the names to Phoenix cemetery at the request of our family, I had not seen the entries under Salvation & Deliverance. Once we connected, I was told that was the name that was on the church when she did her walk. That is why she listed the cemetery under that name. By the time we connected our family had printed Phoenix cemetery in the family reunion booklets as the place our ancestors are buried, because that is where they know them to be buried for years. No matter what name the church undergo, the cemetery has always been referred to as Phoenix. I have no problem with the two cemeteries, I know when a relative is looking for our ancestor they will be looking for Phoenix cemetery not Salvation

Added by Nora on Dec 16, 2013 7:49 AM

Terry and the Pirates.
Jesse A Jackson
Thanks June! I'll update tonight.

Terrill

Added by Terry and the Pirates. on Oct 27, 2013 7:05 PM

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