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Sarah Johnson (#47287914)
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Bio Photo My name is Sarah Joyce Gibbs Johnson. I am a native of Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama. My parents, William Albert Gibbs and Lemma Lee Otwell Gibbs, are now deceased. I have been actively researching my ancestral families for the past seventeen years. My mother was our family genealogist for almost 50 years and she was instrumental in developing my interest in continuing the search for our ancestors.

Paternal Lineage: Bacon, Barry, Barton, Brewer, Brook/Brookes, Calhoun, Clement/Clements, Collier, Cosper, Cullum/Cullen, Earnest, Gibbs, Glass, Hatton, Hyde, Jackson, Kimball, Kincheloe, Kite/Kight, Knapp, Lippincott, Little, McPherson, Nuthall, Phillips, Pottinger, Roberts, Sims/Simms, Small, Smith, Sprigg, Vines, Wade, White, Wickliffe/Wycliffe, and Williams.

Maternal Lineage: Abney/De Albini, Albrecht/Albright, Ashley, Bentley, Berger, Billings, Bird/Byrd, Bobo, Brickhmann, Britt, Bull, Canning, Collier, Collins, Cottrell/Cotrall, Crumpton, Davidson, Dobbs, Ebourne, Elliott, Emory, Farlee/Farley, Garrett, Gaylord, Hawkins, Higginbotham, Hold/Holt, Hollowell, Hungerford, Jordan, Joy, Keller, Kendrick, Kenner, Kilgore/Killgore, Layton, Lewis, Lucas, Mann, Maroney/Meroney, Morgan, Moseley, Myrick, Neydeckh, Otwell, Pollard, Pounds/Pound, Prichard/Pritchard, Puleston, Reid, Rothchild, Scates, Scheible, Smith, Sorrell, Spencer, Spraggins, Thompson, Tippen/Tipping, Treat, Warner, Weems, Willet, Williams, Willoughby, Wise, Wofford, and Wood.

My husband, William Alvin Johnson, passed away on December 27, 2012. Bill was also very interested in genealogy. Most of his ancestors lived in Bucks Co., PA and Gloucester Co., NJ, with his earliest known ancestors arriving from Germany in the early 1700s.

Husband's Lineage: Dunk, French, Gibison,
Graeff, Johnson, Long, McIlvaine, Miller, Rufe, Scholl, Starr, Somers, Sumstone/Zumstein, Walters/Wolterink, and Worman.

I am a member of the DAR, based on the military service of my 4th Great Grandfather, George Earnest of Virginia. My sister was a past Regent of the Palm Beach Chapter of the DAR. I am hoping to work on several supplementals on other ancestors as time allows. Our earliest ancestors came to the Colonies of Maryland and Virginia from England in the 1600s, including David Wickliffe, Zachariah (Zachary) Wade, and Thomas Sprigg of Maryland; and Thomas Ottowell of Jamestown, Virginia. In the 1700s, other ancestors, Michael Hold (1717), Georg Sheible (1717), Johannes Albrecht (1732), and Henrick Gasper (1768), along with their families, arrived from Germany; and Gabriel Baubau (1700) from France.

Thank you to all my Find A Grave friends for leaving tokens on the memorials of my loved ones. I appreciate your thoughtfulness so very much. I am currently offline due to health issues. I hope to be back soon!

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Vance Harris
Benjamin Franklin Collier
I have a question about this man. Where was he living at the time of the civil war? I am looking for a Benjamin Franklin Collier who enlisted in a Georgia unit which contacted men from Monroe and Butts County. He is a little on the old side but he also enlisted relatively late in the fall of 1863 and there were other relatively aged men in this company as well although if this is the correct Benjamin Franklin Collier, he would have been the oldest. Just curious if I should look elsewhere.
Added by Vance Harris on Jul 22, 2017 10:02 AM
Janet Turnbull
Ashley connection
Hi Sarah: If my research is correct, Emma Ashley Tighe married Oran Jackson Gibbs on 11 May 1915 in Davenport, Iowa. She was 15 and he was 20 years old. Emma was my father's aunt. Emma and Oran had a son, Robert Glendale Gibbs, who died in 1920 when he was four years old. Do you have any information on Emma Ashley you could share? Thank you. Janet Turnbull
Added by Janet Turnbull on Jul 03, 2017 7:50 AM
Howard h Roberts
Hi Sarah, It has been a long time since we have talked. Can you tell me how you know Howard Harry Roberts, who is buried in Jefferson Co Al?

I am kin to you on your Gibbs line. We did find my William J goes back to Rev John b 1755 who married a Connelly.

Look forward to connecting again!

Anita Sue
Added by on Jun 19, 2017 1:34 PM
Larry Reams
Mary L. Patterson Reams: FAG Mem.#92724941
Hello: You left flowers on this memorial, but she is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery
Elmore County
Alabama, USA

See: Find A Grave Mem. #103123974

Larry L. Reams, 4th Cousin-4x
Added by Larry Reams on Apr 24, 2017 6:19 AM
Ralph Daniel
RE: From Sarah Again
Yes Sarah. Bartiller B. beget Bartiller Randolf which begat Rev Alvah Nathan Daniel .Nathan's son was my father Ralph Edward Daniel..I am his only child since he was killed in WWII.....My father's sister is Nancy C. Daniel
Added by Ralph Daniel on Feb 05, 2017 5:03 PM
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Sarah, my Find A Grave friend! Take care, and please let me hear from you!
Added by KATHY on Dec 25, 2016 9:27 PM
Diane Lancaster Lovejoy
Elisha Christian/Gregory Earnest
Very nice write up on his memorial page. I had questioned who he was in my notes. Now I know. Thanks for sharing!
Added by Diane Lancaster Lovejoy on Nov 19, 2016 4:02 PM
rhonda de alvarado
john Alexander "Alex" Bentley
Riverside cemetery Magnum, Okla. Do you know if his parents were Sherrard and Amanda Bentley who are buried in Wildcat Cemetery? Thanks! Rhonda Bentley De Alvarado
Added by rhonda de alvarado on Oct 29, 2016 7:46 PM
Barbara Campbell
Holt, Jeremiah # 33695319

I was looking over old WPA records and found a listing for this gentleman. In the WPA records his death date is shown as 1817. I read your information on his memorial and looked at probate records. I found him listed under Orange county in 1817 as deceased. Alamance was part of Orange until 1849. So the date of 1817 is more likely accurate. Also of note one of the administrators for his estate is listed as William Holt.
Added by Barbara Campbell on Oct 22, 2016 2:01 AM
Saw that she had not been photographed. Thought you would enjoy.
Added by Ernie on Oct 19, 2016 2:07 PM
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