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Burgess Donnelly (#47214861)
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Bio Photo I now live in Indiana but was born in Walton County, Georgia.

On my maternal side, family names include Burgess, Elder, Michael, Fambrough, Lowe and Maxey - primarily in Walton, Oconee, Clarke, Oglethorpe and Greene Counties in Georgia. The families arrived in America before the Revolution. I have several books covering those families and am happy to do look-ups.

My parvenu paternal side arrived from Ireland in the 1850s and 1860s, settling in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. Surnames include Donnelly, Hughes, Casey, McGarrity and Holleran.

I would be happy to help with research in my local area and exchange information about family connections.

With a very few exceptions, I am happy to transfer any memorial not of my direct family line. The exceptions are a few very close friends or family members with a special connection.

A message including the word "please" will receive a much better reception.

I owe many thanks to the FindAGrave photo volunteers who have so kindly assisted in the compilation of the history of my family lines.

Happy searching and enjoy the chase!

P S If you ask for my help, but have your messages disabled, it is impossible for me to reply. God gave you a brain, please put it to use.

And if you are going to post a long missive on my page, but have your page locked down, please, for all that is holy, tell my WHY you are posting! I am not a mind reader!.

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T. Carter Ross
RE: Susan M. Hunter (#7221563)
Thanks, Burgess, I appreciate the reply!
Added by T. Carter Ross on Sep 24, 2017 7:39 AM
T. Carter Ross
Susan M. Hunter (#7221563)
Hello Ms. Donnelly,

Thank you for your work at maintaining Find a Grave. I was wondering if you had any more details about Susan M. Hunter (daughter of Josiah D. Langford and Damaris Holcombe) and her family. In particular, I was wondering if you knew of a connection between Susan and Angie N. Wilkerson (#7221856) who is buried in the same cemetery.

My great-grandfather's mother was Josiah and Damaris's daughter (Elizabeth Langford). From what I can piece together, it seems she was born shortly after my gggfather (Franklin A. Shaw) was born. According to my grandfather's recollections, Franklin was sent to live with his aunts Angie Nora Langford (Mrs. Lee Wilkerson) and Sarah S---ina Langford.

If you have any connecting information, I would welcome the opportunity to learn from you. Thanks, Carter
Added by T. Carter Ross on Sep 23, 2017 2:03 PM
W. Hall
RE: Holleran
You're most welcome; there's great satisfaction in fulfilling people's requests.
Added by W. Hall on Sep 21, 2017 9:31 PM
RE: Charles Drew
Very welcome.
Added by Roibeard on Sep 11, 2017 1:03 PM
Michael family
Dear Burgess,
I am the gggg grandson of James Knox polk Michael I was wondering if you had any family pictures or genealogy you could share my email is
Added by Rob on Jul 27, 2017 8:17 PM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Julia & Julius Sellers
Got the obituaries...thanks so much
Added by Diane Gravlee on Jul 16, 2017 6:07 PM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Julia & Julius Sellers
Wow, that obituary will steer some poor genealogist astray! Thanks for telling me about the "sons".
Added by Diane Gravlee on Jul 15, 2017 8:47 PM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Julia & Julius Sellers
Thanks for the heads up on Julius' wife's memorial. I didn't have his wife's name or info for my database and will now add it. My husband's grandmother was a Sellers.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Jul 15, 2017 6:53 PM
Mary Enzor Smith
Margaret N. Morgan
I have posted the information you sent on Margaret Morgan's memorial. Thanks much!
Added by Mary Enzor Smith on Jul 15, 2017 1:20 PM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Julia & Julius Sellers
If there is any other info I should post on either of their memorials, just send a note.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Jul 14, 2017 8:55 PM
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