|Ernest Rucker (#47197764)|
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All photographs accredited to me are merely visual representations of various tombstone listings, and, as such, are available for use by anyone, for any purpose, on any other site or publication with the understanding that the user need not gain my express permission for such use; however, credit to the photographer must be given.|
The son of a career US Air Force pilot (KIA Vietnam), I am a retired US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer, and a retired Contract Administrator/negotiator/writer for the nuclear power industry.
My interest in family research and cemeteries goes back to my teen years and my mother's interest in the subject. Every summer was spent in Mississippi at the old (ca. 1835) plantation home owned by my grandmother and her brother.
My goal here is to document, through personal visits and photography, all known cemeteries in a two county area in Mississippi. I will also include cemeteries that were at one time surveyed along with the recorded graves, but that I cannot (and others) locate after diligent search.
I gladly will transfer memorials to family members within FAG Guidelines, and may also consider transfer requests from others with a pressing need. I also solicit any and all corrections and expansion of the data I enter (I am not a perfect typist).
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Short obit for Mr. Reed is in the Natchez Democrat dated Jan. 11, 2008. In the paper his first name is spelled Isaiah.
Thanks, S. Riley
Added by Sall on May 22, 2017 11:10 PM
|Sall||Lucy Mae "Lulu" Parker|
Hi, I have an obit for Mrs. Parker from Natchez Democrat Newspaper dated Dec. 7, 2007.
Would be good to have it at her memorial for family and friends and those searching for roots...
Thanks. S. Riley
Added by Sall on May 22, 2017 2:01 PM
|Robert Abney||Bolls Cemetery|
Do you think a group of cemetery restoration folks, Southern Historical & Restoration Network, could gain access to the Bolls (James) Cemetery out from Fayette to restore and add (VA) markers? Robert
|John Van Zandt||Correction for Edwin's Memorial|
In my last requested corrections, Edwin's mother was listed as his spouse. His memorial # 117553784 and his mother, Jane # 117553394. Please correct this to list her as Mom, and not as his spouse, as I listed her in the wrong box on relationships.
Thank you, John.
|J Pickle||Robert Ray - Waterloo cemetary damaged military grave|
I have information on a damaged grave at the Waterloo cemetery in Mississippi. The grave belongs to a Robert Ray.
According to a written affidavit, the grave was identified by Robert Dudde on 8-17-1941 in response to a request by a Mrs Comfort. See link- https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GP3S-KH9?i=34&wc=9B4C-ZV3%3A211900201%2C212085201%3Fcc%3D1919687&cc=1919687
The nps.gov site shows only one black navy Union soldier from the state of Mississippi. Born in Marion, the soldier served on the vessel 'Louisville' from Sep 30 1863 to Dec 31 1864.
Added by J Pickle on Mar 15, 2016 12:54 PM
|brenda (sillers) moore||sillers cemetary|
hi, ernest, my names brenda (sillers) moore and the pictures you had took of the sillers cemetary are of my 5th great grandparents. I have been doing alot of research on the sillers family, and so fasinating, I have a very interesting family history im still trying to go farther back than john and elizabeth sillers, with no luck
|Patsy Cate Creech Beatty||Darden-Killingsworth Cemetery|
Find A Grave Memorial# 60273924
Do you have any more information on Elizabeth Scott wife of James Scott late of South Carolina. I think she may be in my direct line but I need to know some dates for her. I would be connected through the Scott line. You say part of the stone was buried but I hoped you might have found some dates on it. I know I am grasping for a straw but thanks anyway.
|Benjamin Rice||Bennye Chatham (# 83941057 )|
I have sent a previous message concerning Bennye
Rice Chatham ( #83941057 ). Please link her mother
Mary Elizabeth Burnett Rice ( #23999783 ) to her
memorial. The family wishes her to show up as a
sibling. I have helped with all other siblings
that have passed on. She shows up with her father.
Thank you for your help.
|Benjamin Rice||Bennye Chatham (#83941057)|
Please ink her mother to her memorial.
Mary Elizabeth "Nannie" Burnett Rice ( # 23999783 ).
Thank you for your assistance.
Rev, Benjamin Rice ( # 48848191 )
|Patty Ward||Church Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery|
I failed to mention a few other relatives of mine in this cemetery.
Walter Ander Gill was the younger brother of my grandmother, Deba Gill Pickering, and his wife was Lillian Whittington Gill, and 3 of his infant children are buried here: Betty L, James C, and Joel David Gill.
James Edgar Montgomery was the infant son of Mamie Pickering Montgomery (still living), a daughter of Frank and Deba Pickering, and her husband, Samuel L. Montgomery, Jr. (also still very much alive).
Now I think that I have explained the relationships of all 24 of my relatives buried in the Church Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.
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