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Valerie C (#46774607)
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Bio Photo I've been researching my family genealogy for a quite a few years now and it's become one of my passions.

I've found cemeteries to be such a valuable resource for genealogical information and have lengthened the branches of my family tree - thanks to physically visiting cemeteries and by 'virtually' visiting cemeteries on this site.

I hope that by recording graves in the cemeteries that I visit will help others. Feel free to use my headstone photos for your research and give credit (my name or a link to the memorial page).

I worked very hard to add these graves and photos to this site. I am more than happy to add any additional information to any memorial. If you are requesting a transfer, please make sure that it is within guidelines (they are a direct relative within four generations). Also, please make the transfer request through the "edit" tab on the memorial page.

Obituaries: Please note that according to the Guidelines, it is against policy to copy and paste obituaries word for word onto memorial pages. Any works published since 1923 are under copyright. I will not make these edits.

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Southern Muse
William Parker - Memorial 18141425
Hi, if William Franklin Parker is your direct line, I have found some info that may help. There is a second, very brief, death notice in the |North Georgia Citizen| (Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia), 18 July 1895, page 4, stating that "Will Parker" died in Atlanta on Sunday (which would have been the 14th). That article mentions his wife as "Miss Mamie Cummings." Using that info., I found the marriage of W.F. Parker, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Mary Hall Cummings, of Maysville, Kentucky. They married 7 June 1892 in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, at the home of J.T. ?Straite? Both bride and groom were 22 years old, and this was the first marriage for each. W. F. Parker was a traveling salesman.
Added by Southern Muse on Mar 25, 2017 2:52 AM
Scott A. Steinbrink
Rosena Livsey Thompson
I am going to request that your memorial, along with the cemetery information be deleted as it is duplicate. is the correct one. I personally walked through and photographed everything 8 years ago.
Added by Scott A. Steinbrink on Jan 21, 2017 2:33 PM
Thomas Barker
peter ouzts
Hello Valerie my name is Tom Barker my grandmother was Florence Ouzts and i am trying to get a copy of Peter Ouzts the 1st and his decendants i had a copy but my father let a girl with the maiden name ouzts borrow it wich i was against and she moved to Florida and i never saw the book again i do have copies of pages but would like to get the book if possible . i was told there were only 3 or 4 copies printed if you have any info pleas contact me thanks
Added by Thomas Barker on Dec 29, 2016 5:48 PM
Bobbie O'Barr
Your photo in Rock Branch BC cemetery

You have added a photo to the wrong memorial in Rock Branch cemetery. The photo is of the headstone for Ella Richardson. There are two "Ella Richardsons" in this cemetery.

You added the photo to memorial #52711734. It should have been added to memorial #52727147. The dates on the headstone verify this. Please correct, thanks. -Bobbie
Added by Bobbie O'Barr on Dec 27, 2016 10:56 AM
Carroll Family
Hi, you created memorials and photos for a family of four in Westview, section 13. Their names are Eva, J. M., Hattie, and Elizabeth Carroll. I'm not quite sure how they are related, although it seems as though Elizabeth is the mother of J. M. If you know about this family, could you link them together?

Thank you!
Added by rhondajo on Dec 25, 2016 6:25 PM
Lisa Brown
William P. Cosby & Family Photo
I am of no relation to this family and want nothing from this except to give out the information in hopes this makes it back to its family. Anyway,my husband and I recently were at a local antique store in Auburn and found a photo of the William P. Cosby Family in front of a large house, there are 4 young men on the porch, and the following are all in front of a picket fence in front of the house: a middle aged woman in front of the fence in front of the house, a young girl & an older lady sitting in a chair, an older man sitting in a chair and 2 men who appear to be in their 20's standing by him. It was taken in 1895 and is in good condition. The names of the family are written on the back and are as follows:

Mr.& Mrs. W.P. Cosby
Oscar Cosby
B.O. Cosby
Blanche Cosby
Ermine C_____

printed on the front underneath the photo on the left is AMERICAN VIEW 00, in the middle is the date 1895 then on the right is BLACKSBURG, S.C.
I did a search for a couple of the family members on ancestry and it says they lived in Bens Smith, Gwinnett County, GA, Hog Mountain, Gwinnett and there is a census of them in Auburn, Barrow County, GA.

If anyone is interested in this photo you can contact the owner at Frank's Consignment in Auburn, GA, the number is 678-508-9603 and his email is franskconsignment@yahoo. We just met the owner & were talking to him about genealogy and how it was our hobby to find lost photos/bibles/items & help get them back to families & he showed us the photo. I don't know how much the photo is, you'd have to ask Frank. You can also tell him that it was Mark & Lisa Brown who gave you the information. I hope this finds a home !
Added by Lisa Brown on Dec 10, 2016 2:31 PM
Ms. Clyde
Macon Ogletree
Your memorial for Macon is 61201816

Macon McCollister Ogletree, Jr., age 93, of Lawrenceville died Tuesday, September 18, 2007. Born April 1, 1914 in Anniston, AL, Mr. Ogletree was in the poultry business with his father in Jacksonville, AL, Cumming, GA and Lawrenceville, GA. He started Ogletree's Supermarkets in 1964 in Sandy Springs, Cobb County and Dunwoody. He was a Christian since his teen years and a member of Sunrise Baptist Church and a member of the Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include wife of 62 years, Rosalyn D. Ogletree; daughters & son-in-law, Elizabeth Ogletree, Lawrenceville. Martha & Jack Hamilton, Covington; sons & daughters-in-law, Thomas W. & Patsy Ogletree, Lawrenceville. Macon & Adrian Ogletree, III, Social Circle, and Louis & Grace Ogletree, Banner Elk, NC; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Flowers or donations to Sunrise Baptist Church Building Fund, 3000 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Ga. Funeral Services will be held 2PM Friday, Sept 21, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Dr. David Poe will officiate. Burial Shadowlawn Cemetery, Lawrenceville. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM, Thursday, Sept 20, 2007 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Ga. Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Sept. 19 to Sept. 20, 2007.
Added by Ms. Clyde on Nov 14, 2016 2:09 PM
Gail and Scott Hannah
Omer Christian
FYI. Great article at website Historic Rural Churches of Georgia about this church and cemetery. Super photos also of inside and out.
Added by Gail and Scott Hannah on Nov 14, 2016 1:24 PM
Memorial #61435911
I sent in an edit for George Peter "Peter" Ouzts,I, to add his mother, Anna. Thanks for doing this, but it also added his same spouse again. Thanks for correcting.
Added by DOROTHY BANKS on Nov 01, 2016 1:48 PM
Jennifer Thompson
Find a Grave photos
I am writing a two-volume book on the 8th Indiana. I would like to include photos of the soldiers and their headstones with their biographies. I would like to use some of your photos in the book and will give you credit in the caption for each photo. If you are interested, I can let you know when the book is published. If it is ok to use your photos, could you also give me your first and last name for the captions?
Jennifer Thompson
Added by Jennifer Thompson on Oct 25, 2016 12:37 PM
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