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ncsearch (#47413969)
 member for 6 years, 9 months, 19 days
Cindy Womble Billman
Memorial# 36037092
Thanks for the Family Lore info on Peggy (Maggie) - I love these little tidbits!

Added by Cindy Womble Billman on Apr 27, 2017 10:54 AM

Still recovering from the worst snowstome for a 24 hour period in history. 35.5 inches buried my little car. Now we have the meltoff and rain with possible flood conditions near the rivers (not where I live).

Finally got my MIL into the Mayflower society after nearly 10 years (on and off). My wife and daughter got to join as well through her lineage to John Howland.

Still getting requests for pictures in these far fetched abandoned grave sites. Quite interesting, but a lot of work clearing brush to find the stones and try to get good photographs.

Busy busy busy.

By the way. Yes... I am Psycho.

Added by j7dharma on Apr 01, 2017 8:33 AM

Still alive and working?

Your favorite deadman....


Added by j7dharma on Mar 31, 2017 12:28 PM

Asking permission
Re: Find A Grave Memorial # 87474349
Hello fellow volunteer. This request is for use of the gravestone photo of William Boied Maness on my family tree. My tree is private. Little William would have been my grandmother's little nephew, had he lived. Pencie Ida Hill-Maness was her sister. Of course, as always, I would give credit to you for your photo, I am grateful that you took it! While I'm here, would you consider transferring his memorial to me? Kind regards, Kathryn (aka #47926535)

Added by Kathryn on Feb 28, 2017 6:11 PM

G Moore
John W. Moore
I have laid out the sources for John Wilson Moore, son of James N. Moore, and buried at Fifth Creek on wikitree He was not in the 1850 Census with his parents because he was not born until the end of the year. He was a Batchelor and died in Winston Salem.

There is another person, John Wesley Moore, who had a mother named Carah living with him in 1880. He is buried in Proximity cemetery. I don't know who his father was. I put his sources and known family on wikitree at

Added by G Moore on Dec 29, 2016 7:41 PM

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Becky, my long-time Find A Grave friend! Take care, and please let me hear from you!

Added by KATHY on Dec 25, 2016 7:34 PM

MA Murf
RE: Corrections / info
My apologies! I didn't realize there was a limit of 20. I became fascinated with the cemetery over Thanksgiving and have been researching it. I won't send any more.

Added by MA Murf on Dec 03, 2016 6:17 PM

Kayla Covar
RE: Thank You
No problem at all. I actually work for Lafayette Memorial Park and came across this site and saw that people needed photos. It only takes me a second to walk out of the office and make someone's day. Let me know if I can help with anything at all!

Added by Kayla Covar on Oct 29, 2016 5:36 PM

RE: Lydia Allen
Thanks, I know where Gilmer is, but some people go nuts if you don't have exact, LOL! Had one graver that argued because I could not put township in even though Find A Grave did list, bio was enough! Thanks again, enjoy the fall!

Added by Helen on Oct 09, 2016 7:20 AM

Beth Holt
Kristina Hinsdale
Hi -- thanks for your note. Since you aren't required to transfer to me by the site guidelines, my sister, Margie, will join Find-A-Grave and request transfer of the memorial to herself within Find-A-Grave guidelines, since she is Kristina's mother, and we will sponsor it and remove the ads. We very much appreciate the original page manager's creation of the memorial and your later adoption of it. It's nice of you to care. Our family's grief is never-ending, so you can imagine that Margie would like to take care of her daughter's memorial. We were able to figure out which of Margie's friends is your sister-in-law, and i have met her on occasion as well. Thank you.

Added by Beth Holt on Sep 15, 2016 1:35 PM

Gary Nault
Richard May
Hi ncsearch,
I have some information on Mr. May you may want. He was born 11/13/1859 in Chatham Co., North Carolina. Entered Alaska 1906, entered Pioneer home in 2/1/1935 from Fairbanks. Died 9/4/1938. Was a miner and farmer. Worked on Vault Creek then on Pedro Creek; took up homesteading 5 miles from Fairbanks in 1909. Never married. Father: George May, Mother: Julia Harris, both born in North Carolina. This was from a report by Robert N. DeArmond taken from the records at the Pioneer Home. I can send you a photo of the cover page and information page if you like. Hope this helps. Thank you for giving to Find A Grave.

Gary Nault

Added by Gary Nault on Jun 29, 2016 7:17 PM

Beulah Byrd Womble #30907545
Left flowers for Beulah and husband. Checked Norma's YOB versus Beulah's YOB and Beulah was 11 yrs older than Norma. It's possible that when Beulah retired Norma then took that job. Just sent an e-mail to my cousin who was a niece of Norma's asking for verification on name of school where Norma taught. In 1986 when my husband & I were in Monaco in the South of France, as pure coincidence would have it, a couple sunning on the beach beside us were from Sanford. I asked them if they knew Norma and they said she taught at their school. It's a shame I don't remember where they said they attended school! It'll be interesting to find out if my cousin knows. Still need to find time to ck out Womble kinship of Norma's husband to your Womble family.

So you know, the grave marker photo for Wm Sellers, Jr (#106061981) you posted 1/23/16 is the correct photo as DOB & DOD match memorial dates. Just put the photo requests back on F-A-G in case you don't have time to re-visit until sometime in the future. Maybe someone else will save you the time and effort of another trip!

If you need to contact me, you know the system. Thanks so much for all your help and kindness.

Mary (Contributor #47792069)

Added by Mary on May 31, 2016 8:43 PM

Wm Sellers, Jr. #106061981 vs his Father, Wm Sellers

First, thanks so much for going to Green Hill Cemetery and checking out whether there is a grave marker or not Wm Sellers, SR #106061946, Mattie Sellers #106062026, & Lyda Kinney #104218174.

I rec'd your "underground e-mail" message to me. Here's the had fulfilled my request for Wm Sellers, JR (#106061981) when you added his grave marker photo to his memorial on 1/23/16. I sincerely thank you for that!

What happened is on Wm Sellers, SR (#106061946) you accidentally added the grave marker photo of his son, Wm Sellers, JR on 5/30/16, to SR's memorial. I thank you for your time & effort, but you'll have to remove it.

In your message to me, you stated that "the other Sellars and Kinneys are unmarked graves". You said you took photos of each plot and would upload. I sincerely thank you for that but I do have another request. When you add the plot photo for Wm Sellers, SR (#106061946, Mattie Sellers (#106062026) & Lyda Kinney (#104218174) would you please add a caption statement that the grave is unmarked & you personally visited Green Hill Cemetery and the date of your visit? Since I don't manage their memorials, I would appreciate your adding that information.

Also, I left flowers for Pam, your 4 deceased classmates, and your immediate family members. It's my way of saying "thank you" to you for taking your time and effort to fulfill my photo request.

Another thing I wanted to mention is a deceased cousin of mine, Norma Moore Womble taught Home Economics at the high school in Sanford, NC. Saw on your Father's memorial that you were military and lived in different places so didn't know if you went to high school in Sanford or not. Norma's memorial #30907314 & spouse, John Barringer Womble #30907314. Haven't had time to ck your Womble family vs John's Womble family to see if related.

Please send me another "underground e-mail". Sincere thanks for all your time and effort.

Mary (Contributor 47792069)

Added by Mary on May 30, 2016 7:14 PM

Checking in
Since the downfall of the F.A.G. forums, I've pretty much been in "non contact" with anyone from that old group. That sucks because I could always count on people to help with random questions or clarification on most any brick wall solutions I could pose.

I've been busy trying to finalize Mayflower Society applications for my wife,daughter, and mother-in-law. I've hit a bit of a snag and it has slowed me down. I'm getting to old for this kind of needless stress.

To top things off, we are redoing our kitchen and downstairs. That is a process and not very convenient. Memorial day is a busy time for me because i "flag" the graves of soldiers in lost cemeteries locally. Nobody else cares it seems but it is important to me.

Keep well.

Added by j7dharma on May 24, 2016 6:35 AM

RE: Joseph Bolot
Thank you for rechecking and posting the photos. I appreciate the time you took to honor my request.

Added by am on May 23, 2016 11:35 AM

Floral Gardens
Thanks for the info on them. It is getting beyond crazy what they will not allow!

Added by Lanie on May 06, 2016 10:36 AM

RE: Hi
Well Hi yourself. I am in the process of composing a private note to you "as we speak". Good to hear from you, friend!

Added by KATHY on Feb 27, 2016 8:16 PM

Pauline Miller photo
Thanks for going after the photo request. The other photo has only been there a couple days, I'm baffled that it got there without fulfilling and removing my request. But ... Stranger things have happened. Thanks for all you do

-- ddj
Dave Johnson

Added by ddjohnsonri on Feb 27, 2016 3:43 AM

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Becky, my long-time Find A Grave friend! One other thing ... I would truly be honored if you were to add me to your Find A Grave Friends List! Please let me hear from you!

Added by KATHY on Dec 25, 2015 7:43 PM

Was thinking about you. Hope you are safe and dry during this serious flooding.

Added by j7dharma on Oct 04, 2015 7:36 AM

RE: Elizabeth corrected
You did what you could. That's all anyone can ask. Thank you very much.

Added by IamMe on Sep 26, 2015 1:37 PM

RE: My dad's memorial
you've a lot on your plate xx

Added by Daff on Sep 18, 2015 5:36 PM

RE: Hi
Indeed. I am STILL "finding" graves. Over time, I've discovered something I once thought was kinda cool but now I find it a bit disturbing.

We have a very large cemetery locally that has two choices for burial. You can be cremated and put into a nitch in a crypt or buried in the ground with a flat brass or bronze plate with your information flat on the ground. Looking at the grounds you could hardly tell anyone was buried there at all except for the occasional flowers left by some.

I've tried finding people who have photo requests in this place. Even if I have the plot number, it is very difficult. If the grave is left untended for years, it slowly sinks into the ground and gets covered by dirt and lost to the common search.

I've grown to love the traditional cemetery that has stones that say, "I lived. I was here. Remember me. I am not lost."


Added by j7dharma on Sep 13, 2015 6:50 AM

Yancey Francis (again)
Yancey's ex-wife, Gillie might be buried in Leemont Cemetery in Danville because two of her sons are buried there. But I wasn't sure so I just made her an unknown.

One of her sons death certificate has that his father was Basil LaPrade---but I couldn't find Basil anywhere either.

I love trying to find the people that are hard to find. I was thrilled when I found Yancey finally.

Now I need to find some of the other children--none of which were Yancey's as far as I know.

Added by SleepingDog on Aug 10, 2015 4:12 AM

Yancey Francis
This might confuse you.

I've been looking for Yancey in Virginia, and seem to have found him here in NC where he was born.

It looks like he was married at least three times---once to Gillie Dickerson LaPrade (a widow). but since she outlived him, it looks like they divorced eventually.

(They did). He married Gillie in Danville on Oct. 13, 1906. Divorced on March 21, 1919 in Pittsylvania Co. Va. (They have a different marriage date on that record---so maybe they were married twice???).

He had married a Laura Williams on Jan. 17, 1897 in Pittsylvania Co. Va. She must have died since he was listed as a widower when he married Gillie.

But I'm pretty sure this is the same Yancey that Gillie had been married to.

Since he divorced Gillie, I don't know whether to send in a connection to her or not. But he used to be considered a step-father to her kids at one time. (She's entry number 150391318).

Added by SleepingDog on Aug 09, 2015 9:49 AM


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