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M.T. researcher (#47527061)
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I live in middle Ga. and enjoy spending time searching for those out of the way gravesites and researching in general. At times I will post information as well as pictures. There are some gravesite locations that I had to "scratch and claw" to find and the clean up was back breaking. And I'm sure like many other folks I've spent many hours walking,searching and taking pics.
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Bonnie Umbarger
Akin Garvin Cemetery
As far as I know, you can still access this cemetery. I don't remember exactly where it is. I believe it is in Centerville on the end of a dead end street.
Added by Bonnie Umbarger on Mar 22, 2017 8:26 PM
Eric Flint
Mickelberry Merritt
You have posted a map on Mickelberry Merritt's profile. It makes a reference to a house, is that his home, does it still stand?
Added by Eric Flint on Feb 20, 2017 6:56 PM
Popeye
RE: William Carlos Headstone
Hopefully to restore/repaint it??
Added by Popeye on Feb 08, 2017 6:37 AM
Popeye
RE: William Carlos Headstone
It should be OK, if the vandals don't start their crap in Carlos cem. I need to get a few for those CSA in Cedar Ridge, but it seems there's always something else to do.

Keep up the good deeds and have a great day,
Dennis
Added by Popeye on Feb 07, 2017 6:08 AM
Popeye
William Carlos Headstone
Hey, Mike, sorry couldn't make the Headstone setting for William, but looks as if you and friends have done a GREAT job. I'm sure his descendants are proud. Thanx for all you do and have a great day.
Dennis
Added by Popeye on Feb 06, 2017 7:59 AM
Gail and Scott Hannah
Edits
Thanks for accepting edits promptly an for all of your time and efforts, gail
Added by Gail and Scott Hannah on Dec 08, 2016 7:14 PM
Mike Brooks
thanks
I am from middle georgia as well and see your name pop up on alot of pictures. Just wanted to say thanks
Added by Mike Brooks on Oct 18, 2016 12:52 PM
Ralph Williams
RE: 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment roster
Hello, M.T.
Hope all are well.
My cousin Robert George Williams in Fredericksburg, MD had
a researcher double check the Confederate Veteran data on Reuben Williams who had a leg amputated at Spotsylvania.
Interestingly, he found that Reuben was living in Bibb County, Georgia (Macon), in 1892, and moved back to Monroe County, Georgia (Forsyth) in 1896 and refiled for a Pension. No further information has been found on his death, or burial. I personally have done extensive research on nearly every plausible cemetery in Macon and Forsyth, including the Confederate Cemeteries to no avail. His death information eludes us. I can only assume he expired at some point after 1896 in Monroe County, GA. It is interesting that the DAR Cabiness Chapter awarded him the Southern Cross of Honor in 1910. Hopefully, this info will provide some help in locating his date of death and gravesite.
Thanks kindly for all of your help.
Cordial regards,
Lane Williams, Evans, GA
Added by Ralph Williams on Aug 15, 2016 6:53 PM
Ralph Williams
RE: 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment roster
Good morning, Mike.
Hope all is well in 'Middle Georgia.' My spouse and I lived in Macon for many years before we moved to Evans, GA. I attended school, and some college in Macon, and some of our
family is still there. Just thought I would let you know my history, and the fact that I did research on the Williams family at the Washington Library on Microfilm. Fortunately, I had the luxury of meeting a one Henry Williams of Macon, who knew where my Great Grandfather, A.J. Williams, was buried at Parker's Cemetery, and my Great-Great Grandfather, Reuben R. (Robert ?) Williams, was buried with a number of our klan at Midway Baptist Church in Lizella, GA. Per your query concerning your query on the Reuben Williams born in Monroe County (ca. 1840 - 1841) to Jethro Williams, I have never seen a middle initial or name for this particular person. I did read in a UDC publication published in the early 1900's at the Washington Library where Reuben was awarded the Cross Of Honor (apparently as were all Confederate Veterans) when he was a member of the Quitman Guards Camp #1122. Unfortunately, I did not record the specific publication date.
Hopefully my response here is not too wordy; albeit I hope that any data may be helpful with your expertise.
Have a good week, Mike!
Kindest regards,
Lane Williams
813 Deercrest Lane
Evans, GA 30809
lanewms@comcast.net
Added by Ralph Williams on Aug 02, 2016 7:44 AM
Ralph Williams
RE: 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment roster
Hello, Mike.
Thank you for the courtesy of your reply. I do know he was married, and his wife died February 9, 1900, and is buried in
a family cemetery (unnamed) somewhere on Maynard's Mill Road, per the Monroe County Advertiser about that time.
Also, I have seen her on a list ... which I cannot put my hands on... indicating that same info. I think it is a list of Monroe County residents deaths.
Mike - I do remember at some point a number of years ago
that I checked a Monroe County Census sometime after the Civil War, and Reuben was listed as having, I think, only 2 children - one was Margaret, and a son whose name I don't remember.
The census may have plausibly been about 1870 or 1880.
Again, not sure, and this information was recorded back in the1980s when I first got into the Williams genealogy.
I realize this info is sparse, however, hopefully with Mary Williams' death on February 9, 1900, it may provide some clue as
to the whereabouts of her spouse Reuben.
Again, thanks, so much, Mike, and we have been working on this lineage for about 35 years now. Finally got back to NC; albeit not able to identify the specific county our clan emigrated from in one of the land lotteries to Warren County, GA. between 1810 and 1820.
Thanks, Mike.
Lane Williams
813 Deercrest Lane
Evans, GA 30809
lanewms@comcast.net
Added by Ralph Williams on Aug 01, 2016 6:29 PM
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