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Barbara Spears Pipek (#46800452)
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Bio Photo After moving around the country for 38 years, I moved home to Wilkes County, North Carolina where I grew up. I have been searching for my ancestors for almost 50 years now. A lot of the first settlers in this area (Wilkes) migrated on to Georgia, Tennessee, Missouri and many other states. I am a 6th generation descendant of Sarah Boone, the sister to Daniel Boone.

I live within 3-5 miles of the following Baptist Church Cemeteries in the county: Big Ivy, Yellow Hill, Blue Ridge, New Hope. Stony Hill is just up the road and the Lenderman-Powell Family Cemetery is on our property.

In addition to Boone, my other surnames are: Spears, Hamby, Dillard, Cardwell, Ashley, Owens, McGee, Church, Shepherd, Cartwright, Greer and Woodie to name a few.

My grandmother told me when I was growing up ... how do you know where you are going, if you don't know where you have been... I have been chasing those ancestors ever since.

I also do Genealogy Research and would be glad to assist you.

All memorials are entered with the greatest respect.

Please let me know any corrections needed or additions I can help with.

Photos of gravestones are free to use. Personal photos of individuals are copyrighted by this writer and can only be used on other sites by request and acknowledgement or original owner of the photograph.
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Steward Bishop
I have no clue how that went in! So sorry for whatever happened. His name is Steward. I don't remember sending two edits, so just decline that one. Thanks for checking, though! I appreciate all you work on memorials! :o)
Added by StratasFan on Feb 23, 2017 7:57 AM
RE: Steward Bishop
Thanks! Actually, I'm not related. I've been researching some WWII soldiers who were from North Carolina, and I was just adding their photos here, as well as obits or stories about them, if I had found any. Thanks for adding it! I always enjoy finding out more than just what the tombstone says. ;)

Added by StratasFan on Feb 21, 2017 5:49 AM
Cindy S Munson
Adams family
I think Daisy is on the far right side of the picture.
Added by Cindy S Munson on Feb 01, 2017 10:08 PM
Lillian Cardwell
What is your source for the middle name? You may respond on the memorial or via me email address on my bio page.
Added by Apollymi on Jan 31, 2017 1:05 PM
B. Felix
RE: Ervin Preston Spicer
You're very welcome.

Added by B. Felix on Oct 24, 2016 4:34 PM
Alice P.
Squire Boone
Find A Grave contributor Kindred Kel has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Squire Boone.
Link to memorial:
Link to contributor profile:

Their suggestion:
The photo " Barbara Spears Pipek" is of his son, Squire Jr., not the Squire Sr.
Added by Alice P. on Oct 22, 2016 9:35 AM
RIcky Clark SCV Camp 1835 North Carolina
Sarah Pell
Barbara thank you so much for adding her Stone. It looks really great. Do you know if Dan Pell stone is there.
Added by RIcky Clark SCV Camp 1835... on Sep 08, 2016 1:56 PM
V. Case Ford
124298592 Mary Hurst
Barbara, This grave is probably unmarked. I have walked the cemetery a number of times, did not find her today, but photographed the area where the Hursts are buried and did post that photo. Sorry not to find more. She is listed in the TN GEN WEB survey of the cemetery.
Added by V. Case Ford on Sep 07, 2016 4:13 PM
Edgar Byers Father
Hi Barbara,
I was going to note this on Wilkes FB page, but thought I would here. I have submitted the father's memorial for Edgar Byers (my 2nd great uncle). The death cert is incorrect; his father was Garfield Byers (memorial# 41130905). Here is the family in 1910:

The one labelled as "Lina or Liza" was my great gma Elizabeth Hazel Byers.

Added by lalena948 on Jul 31, 2016 1:31 PM
David McGee Senior
Barbara, your information and memorial for one of my ancestors was new to me and I thank you for your research on the McGee family. We have talked before by email as we are connected to the same North Carolina surnames.
Added by Sherlock on Jul 29, 2016 10:03 AM
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