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Sharon F. Corey (#46867193)
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Bio Photo I have been a genealogist for 25 years now. I love local and family history, cemeteries and helping others locate information about their family history. I helped organize the genealogy society in Chesterfield County in 1998 with the main goal in mind that the future members would help clean and care for the abandoned cemeteries there. We cleaned a couple in the beginning and then we became so preoccupied with the duties and responsibilities of the society that we did not have time for the original goal. Go figure!

I continued to be concerned about the preservation of the markers that do still exist in Chesterfield County and knew that I could never take care of all of them myself. Then I found out about Find A Grave through a friend, Jim Rogers, of Florida. Now my goal is to focus my efforts of preserving gravestones AND helping others locate their family burial grounds by photographing as many tombstones as possible and adding them to this website. If you find mistakes in the gravestone information that I have submitted, PLEASE let me know, so that I can make the necessary corrections.

If anyone would like to capture and use my church, cemetery or gravestone photos for ancestral research purposes, that is fine with me.

I have never cleaned a gravestone. I have only cleared my own family cemeteries of excess vegetation and debris. Also, I have NEVER used chalk, shaving cream, flour, baby powder or any other substance to mark or improve the ability to read a gravestone NOR do I approve of any of these measures. I simply photograph gravestones, usually of entire cemeteries, then enter them into the Find A Grave database. In some cases I will try to do a simple search for more information if this is lacking. I do not feel obligated to research the individuals entirely as this should be something for the family of the individuals to do. I simply wish to preserve the cemeteries and gravestones by photographing them as they are and entering them into the Find A Grave database. I do more extensive research on my own family lines, but I enter that informaton into databases created specifically for family research. I also do not feel obligated to flower each and every memorial I create as I firmly believe that caring enough to take the time and other necessary resources to create the memorial is what matters the most.

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Peggy Cunningham
Cousin from Charleston, SC

My name is Peggy White Cunningham, daughter of John Henry White, dob 1918. If I have things straight in my head, my grandfather William Henry "Boss" White and my Uncle Thurman (Thurman E. White), were brothers. I have such fond memories of your mother, Bobbie. When we traveled to Chesterfield for the family reunions, she would always welcome us into her home. I can remember all of us standing in her kitchen while she helped us warm up our food that we brought for the luncheon. I also remember visiting my aunts and uncles who lived on Scotch Road. I get a warm and fuzzy feeling when I think back of the visits with those kind aunts and uncles. My father thought the world of your mother and all of his Chesterfield relatives. Please tell your mother hello for me. Thanks.

Added by Peggy Cunningham on Oct 31, 2016 9:45 AM
Mary Brennan
Allard Belin Flagg #25855124
I believe this tombstone is for my 1st cousin 2xremoved. If it is he was born 10 Feb 1859 and died 17 Nov 1926. According to his death certificate, he is buried at Old Gunn(Prince Frederick)

I have a picture of him and his death certificate.

Mary Brennan
Added by Mary Brennan on Oct 15, 2016 8:36 AM
Shawn Page Larimore
Eliza Lucas Pinckney
Wow... Thank you for the fast reply to this memorial!!!!
Added by Shawn Page Larimore on Oct 05, 2016 12:17 PM
Shawn Page Larimore
Eliza Lucas Pinckney
Hello... I put in suggestions to you some very important information about Eliza her children and her life... Could you please add this to her memorial.
Thank you, Shawn Page Larimore
Added by Shawn Page Larimore on Oct 05, 2016 11:47 AM
John William "J. W." Tarbox memorial
Thank you very much for sponsoring the memorial I created for John William "J. W." Tarbox.
Added by Sebastian on Jul 22, 2016 1:17 AM
Thurman Memorials
Thank you for sponsoring the Thurman memorials. It is always great when someone sponsors a memorial and takes the advertisements off it.
Added by Julious on Jul 04, 2016 1:42 PM
Jimmy Boan memorial
Thank you for sponsoring the Jimmy Boan memorial.
Added by Julious on Jun 01, 2016 12:39 PM
Freeman Memorials
Thank you for sponsoring the Freeman memorials. If they are family and you would like them transferred let me know.
Added by Julious on Apr 16, 2016 9:53 AM
Brewer Horton
It was kind of you to show your interest in John Hayes Allston by sponsoring his Find A Grave page.
Brewer T. Horton
Added by Brewer Horton on Mar 11, 2016 3:24 PM
RE: Re: Edit for Calvin Rollings

Thank you for the work you do for Find a Grave.
Calvin's entry helped me find him. His grand daughter, Myrtle Rollins, is my aunt.

The Rollins name is correct, however I have found it misspelled on other documents with "Rollings, Rallings, and Rallins.

Would you please put a note on his file explaining
the misspelling?

Thanks again,
Bill Hopper
Rock Hill, SC
Added by Bhop42 on Mar 02, 2016 8:31 AM
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