|Leigh Compton Smith (#47069426)|
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ATTENTION: I AM NO INACTIVE please do not request transfers and changes from FAG stating that I do not respond. I am related to many of my memorials, so please do not request transfers other than immediate family line.|
My family settled in the Greenville Spartanburg area of South Carolina in the 1700s and stayed here. I have worked on genealogy for over 30 years and loved every minute. I've always loved to visit cemeteries and search for the families of those buried there. I have worked on transcribing and preserving cemeteries for many years. Find A Grave is a great place for us to honor those who have gone before and help families find the resting places of their relatives. I hope to add many more pictures and transcriptions.
If you find any errors, have additional information, or wanta transfer to you, please contact me
I am happy to transfer your direct relatives like FAG rules, but I don't think it is really fair for someone to join FAG and start trying to gather up everyone they know. I could be wrong but I feel unless a contributor is deceased or inactive officially, their contributions should be respected.
****** please do not put death certificates on my memorials, I'll be glad to enter the info from the certificates ***************
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|Hazelnuts & Bolts||Hattie Jones Owens # 90684867|
Hi, Leigh. I was wondering if you are kin to this lady. I believe she was the second wife of my great great grandfather Gideon Owens. I'm not directly kin to her as I descend from his first wife, but I was curious about her. I've found very little info on her. Anyway, if you have info, that's great. If not, I thank you so much for this page and all the others you've contributed. You've done a great job, and I know many of us are grateful to you. :)
|Elizabeth Lester Dillard||Oliver Palmer Smith|
Leigh, We are cousins. My grandfather was Oliver Palmer Smith of Greer. My mother was Emily Dean Smith, his daughter. I have been looking for info re Confederate Soldiers in the family and came across our line. I am married to Scott Dillard and we went to Greer three years ago for me to find my Grandparents graves. I wish we could have met. I find myself getting hooked on the family records now! I never knew I had SO MANY cousins. Even Scott and I are cousins, as our great-grandfathers, married the Greene sisters! (I did know Miss Eva.)I appreciate all the work you are doing at Find A Grave. Wading through it all has been eye-opening!
|Jim Savage||Agatha Chitwood Collins edit|
|Jim Savage||Ulysses Sidney Collins edit|
|emcc||another child of Darling Rogers|
What do you know of Washington Rodgers? I have him as a child of Darling Rogers and have read Will documentation to reinforce. What I know is Washington was married to Adelia Ann Hammett and would have been my great great great grandfather on my mother's side (I do see a grave in NC that would be about the age) - Will data implies he was no longer living in 1882 and I believe he is W. A. Rodgers in the 1870 census. . I cannot locate a death record for him anywhere. He and Adelia had 10 or more children (one that we are still trying to identify as my great great grandmother - family lore would suggest 3 children by 3 different fathers outside of marriage) - so we are trying to backtrack from prior generation to ultimately get to my great grandfather John William Rogers (married to Lillie Drummond)....
Added by emcc on Jan 14, 2017 4:59 PM
|Jim Savage||Rosetta McDowell Shields edit|
Can you check that memorial and see what you think the last name on it should be?
I couldn't find any graves close to that name, but will give another shot.. Just would like to know exactly what name I should be looking for. Somehow, I get the feeling, what you have on there is not the right last name.. Missing a vowel or something.
You seem to have many of my relatives' memorials (maybe we are related, lol) and I just wanted to thank you for your effort. I love learning about my ancestors!
William R. and Alice (Burns) Jones are my great-great grandparents, just in case we actually are related.
Added by Melissa on Jul 30, 2016 6:39 AM
|Legacy||Lela Painter Wilson|
Would you know if there is a headstone on this grave?
Added by Legacy on Jun 26, 2016 1:04 AM
|LateSaint2013||cousins wishing to meet up|
Thanks for your response, Leigh. God bless, and thank you for all your hard work posting the photos from Poplar Springs Baptist Church and keeping up with it.
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