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Gwen (#47569840)
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Bio Photo After 32 years as a teacher, I retired from the classroom, but have not retired from the role of researcher. I am having great fun researching the history of my family as well as the history of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Please feel free to use any marker pictures that I have photographed. I would request that you credit the pictures to me and give the date so that anyone who is researching using your information knows the information. Sadly, we all know that markers become illegible and/or disappear.
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Col Josiah Wyatt
Thank you for your contribution to the memorial for Col Josiah Wyatt. I used the photo and gave you credit. Kathy Hughes, a Wyatt cousin.
Added by kdhughes on Nov 11, 2016 4:59 PM
Vicki Barnett
Duplicate memorial
It was recently brought to my attention that their was a duplicate memorial for (118335744) Michael L. Harris. In September of this year, I took photos of Maple Springs C.P. Church Cemetery, Henderson Co., TN. I created a memorial for Michael Leon Harris (169378731) when I could not find a memorial to go with the photo I had taken. I was contacted by someone telling me that there was already a memorial for Michael Leon Harris at Maple Spring Cemetery, Mercer, TN. I can delete my memorial at Maple Springs, Henderson Co, TN, if you would like to change your memorial to the correct cemetery.
Added by Vicki Barnett on Oct 29, 2016 5:34 AM
Lisa Hendricks
RE: Daniel Roland Hendricks (DR)
Hi Gwen,
Thank you so much for getting back with my about DR Hendricks. I am on, my user name is LisaDNunez. I think you can find me that way.You can email me at I am very interested in my Hendricks line so I would love to connect with another "cousin"!
Added by Lisa Hendricks on Mar 20, 2016 12:35 PM
Lisa Hendricks
Daniel Roland Hendricks (DR)
Hi Gwen, I am so thrilled to find the handwritten minutes you posted to my gg-grandfather's page. What a treasure! Thank you so very much for sharing this. Do you know any more about DR? How did you come to find this document? I am so excited to find new information on my family, especially the Hendricks side. Thank you!
Added by Lisa Hendricks on Mar 17, 2016 9:59 AM
RE: Our mutual Bates grandmother
Hi Gwen, No, I do not have a family tree on I do subscribe to Do you have a family tree on Thank you for posting your 2nd great grandmother's grave stone and information on her death certificate. Great legal PROOF that her parents are Nathaniel & Betsey (Whitemore) Bates! I would love to talk with you more! Yes, Lemuel is my 2nd great grandfather. I am so happy to discover a (new) 4th cousin! ..... Joan
Added by Joan on Feb 22, 2016 9:28 PM
Elizabeth Bates McCaffrey
Elizabeth Bates McCaffrey Memorial #106755197
Gwen, you left a note that she is you 2nd Great Grandmother.
Her brother is my 2nd Great Grandfather. Thank you for posting this grave stone photo.
Added by Joan on Feb 22, 2016 3:42 PM
Lynda Gregory Friesen
RE: Maurice Gregory
Thanks Gwen,

Not to worry, I've done the same thing. Thanks so much!

Added by Lynda Gregory Friesen on Nov 18, 2015 7:50 AM
Diane Addington
Robert Harreld
Gwen, You posted a nice photo of Mr. Harreld's stone from Duncan Cemetery. From the photo, it would appear there are many white stones, very attractive against the green grass. Was it just the angle of he shot, or are most of the stones this same material? It reminded me of Arlington. Do you live near Logan Co, KY? Thanks, Diane
Added by Diane Addington on Nov 11, 2015 12:32 AM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 146787041
Sorry, just realized I made an error in my second reply, in it I said that you cited Feb. 1863, when it was actually Dec. 1863 that you cited, I was still tired after getting home from Dragon Con 2015, sorry for the error on my part.

Well anyways like I said in my first reply, those links I gave are my sources for his death date.

I hope this helps,
Added by Nathan LORANCE on Sep 08, 2015 8:15 AM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 146787041
Sorry, I forgot to mention that Miles BONNER (Jr.) (1839-1914) was known as "Young Miles" & that his brother Thomas M. BONNER (born: c1838) died on February 4th, 1863 from a gunshot wound received in the "Battle of Murfreesboro", but he served in the 16th Reg't. TN. Inf., C.S.A.

Both Miles BONNER's I mentioned in the previous reply were listed as "Present" for the May & June 1863 Company Muster Roll, thus showing they both were alive past the Feb. 1863 date you cited.

Again I hope this helps,
Added by Nathan LORANCE on Sep 07, 2015 7:22 PM
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