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Matthew Clark (#48389932)
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Bio Photo I am the Vice President of the Anderson County Historical Society,and a member of the Anderson CO Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution, in Anderson County Tenn. I live in Oak Ridge Tenn in Anderson County Tenn. Find a grave is a great site, cemeteries are a good place to start looking for your ancestors. Some of my lines are Clarke/Clark, Frost, Ivey, Butler, Duckett, Galbraith, Davis, Knox, Matson, Frye, Walls, Floyd, Oliver, Winters, Seiber, seybert, Duncan, Shoopman, Gallaher, Arnold, Rudisill, Raby, Vann, Russell, Smith, Morgan, Key, Geaseland, Patton, Cash, Whitman and many more. I like to study and learn anything I can about German history, I have a lot of German ancestry. I really enjoy doing genealogy. Through my genealogy work I have discovered I am a cousin to President Abraham Lincoln, Rev. Kenneth Ivey, The Actress Dixie Lee Crosby, Henry Timberlake Duncan one of the founders of the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington KY and a close personal friend of Henry Clay, Henry Duncan Jr a two term Mayor of Lexington KY and a founder of the Lexington Daily Press, Dr. Fred A Neergaard, one of the founders of the Harriman General Hospital in Harriman Tenn, the Actor Will Rogers, the singer Johnny Cash, and Elizabeth Cash from the Salem witch trials in Salem MA, Missionarys Marcus and Narcissca Whitman, poet Walt Whitman, William Floyd a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Robert A Smith who was elected as sheriff of Anderson Co Tenn in August 1910 in which office he served for six years he was then elected Tax Assessor of Anderson County, serving for four years, he was also appointed U.S. Deputy Marshall under President Harding, which office he held for 12 years he became sheriff of Anderson County again in August, 1934, and re-elected in August, 1936. Also I found out my mom and dad are 5th cousins twice removed. My 2nd Great Grandfather was Jasper Smith who was a Anderson Co Tenn Historian. My GG Uncle Charles Edward Russell served in germany during WW 2 and fought in the battle of the Bulge in which he received an honorary Bronze Star for stopping a Royal Tiger Tank with a 50 caliber machine gun he earned the rank of Corporal. My 3rd great grandparents Jonas and Sarah Arnold were prominent people in Wheat Tenn, my GG Uncle PVT Glenn Wilson Patton was killed on June 26 1944 as a result of wounds he received during the battle of Saipan in the south pacific, my GG Uncle John Patton was a mortician owning a funeral home in Nashville Tenn, I have Quaker ancestry, a lot of German ancestry, Puritan ancestry, German Lutheran ancestry, alot of Irish Ancestry, and many other roots. My 7th Great Grandmother Hannah Matson Davis was a Quaker Woman, my 7th Great Grandfather Charles Davis was a Quaker Minister. My 4th Great Uncle was Dr. Gideon Morgan, My 11th great Grandmother Mary Floyd was a Lady in waitng to Queen Elizabeth the first. My 8th Great Grandfather was Captain Jacob Seybert who was killed at the Fort Seybert Massacre in 1758. My 9th Great Grandfather was Rev William Duncan a Martyr during the reign of King Charles of England. My 7th Great Uncle Daniel Duncan was a prominent Merchant in Paris KY. My 10th Great Grandfather Nathaniel Floyd Came to the colony of Jamestown VA in 1623. My 4th Great Grandfather Michael Arnold was a Soldier in the Confederate States Army. My 6th Great Grandfather Thomas Frost came to Tenn from VA in 1795 becoming the first recorded white settler in Anderson CO Tenn purchasing 640 acres in Raccoon Valley. My 5th Great Grandfather was the Revolutionary War hero from the Battle of Kings Mountain Micajah Frost. My 4TH Great Grandfather was Dr. John Purris Patton, who was a early Doctor in Roane CO Tenn. My Frost Ancestors were some of the earliest settlers in Anderson CO Tenn. I enjoy doing genealogy and I really enjoy visiting old cemeteries, and studying about different periods of history. God has truly blessed me with my genealogy work. Find a grave is a great site to honor those who have gone on before and who can claim this Scripture...II Timothy 4:7
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Jane Lane
Hi Matthew, I'm related to a lot of the ones you are. If I can share any with you let me know. Happy hunting. Jane
Added by Jane Lane on Jun 01, 2017 6:01 PM
Thomas Frost Sr.
My husband's 7x Great Grandfather is Thomas Frost, Sr. How exciting, ya'll are cousins.

(Thomas Frost Sr.- Micajah Frost Sr.- Elijah Frost - Snow Frost- Vesta "Bessie" Frost/Davis - Gladys Davis/Leisure - Melvin Korthals - Carol Korthals/Savoie - Shane Savoie (my husband)

I see the other comments and there's another family member! Fantastic!
Added by Elisa on Nov 18, 2016 6:56 PM
Leigh Royal Bracking
Hi my name is Leigh Royal Bracking(I have my moms maiden name) my dad was Lynn Purser Frost, my grandpa was Jolyon Purser Frost, my great grandpa was Wanye Purser Frost, my great great grandpa was Anthony Wayne Frost, my great great great grandpa was Elijah S. Frost Jr., my great great great great grandpa was Elijah Frost, my great great great great great grandpa was William E. Frost, my great great great great great great grandpa was Elijah Frost, my great great great great great great great grandpa was Micahjah Frost, and
great great great great great great great great grandpa was Thomas Frost. I saw while doing some geneolgy that you had a lot of stuff on the frosts , I am wondering if we are related, if so I was wondering if there was anyone that you know of that passed down the Frost last name to this day and if it is still being passed down look forward to hearing from you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
Added by Leigh Royal Bracking on Mar 12, 2016 8:47 PM
Kim Luzier
My name is Kim (Russell) Luzier and I believe we are related..I noticed that you added my father (Harry Lee Russell) to the Find a Grave site recently. Also my brother in law Tom Conrad indicated you had left a condolence message on my recently deceased sisters' obituary page in the Times Picayune.

I think you are Rosie's great grandson? So Rosie married a Vann and Freddie was their son and he was your grandfather? I may be off a generation. I am not certain is your Mother Vickie Clark? What does that make us? Distant cousins??

Anyway I am thinking you must have a copy of the Lively family history. Also the Russell side back to Ireland?
Have you ever heard that there is some Cherokee Indian in the family? My Dad always used to say that but in looking at the history and talking to Trish we couldn't figure out who it would have been.
We went to Tennessee when I was a small child but I do not remember very much. My Dad loved to tell stories of his childhood of the good and bad.
Hope that we can connect via e-mail, rather than this public message method.
Kim Luzier
Added by Kim Luzier on Jan 29, 2016 10:04 PM

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