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SWVA Genealogy Searcher (#47214926)
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Bio Photo I began my genealogy researching after my father mentioned that he wanted to know what happened to one of his aunts on his father's side. He didn't know his father since he passed away in 1935 just after he was born. He didn't know a thing about his grandparents on his father's side either, so my search began. I wanted to locate information, any information that I could gather for him.

After I received marriage and death certificates for some of the relatives, names started fitting into place. I found it interesting and intriguing. The journey has taken so far 3 years and I still have a long way to go.

I am now searching for locations of graves/headstones for many of my relatives so that I can let my father know where they are resting.

I am hoping that this site can help me find the relatives long lost. Maybe some of the family headstones that I add can help others in their search, as well.

Family names include: Thompson, East, Roope, Roop, Rupe, Hudson, Wolfe, Loftis, Lewis, Wilbourne, Wilburn, Wilborn, Nance, White, Bond, and many others.

I am having difficulty in locating graves for many relatives. I know where they passed away but where they are resting is a mystery. Maybe some day they will no longer be mysteries.
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Kamela Mitchell
RE: Markers and Head stones
Wesley Chapel CAME Church on Oak
Level Rd, Halifax Virgina.
Added by Kamela Mitchell on Aug 30, 2017 4:42 PM
Kamela Mitchell
Markers and Head stones
I have complied a list of names and submitted the form to find a grave of all the markers currently posted as of 18Aug2017 while searching for my family history. There are several weathered down headstones with no information as well as some makers with missing or illegible information.
Do you know who the Sexton is of the church?

Added by Kamela Mitchell on Aug 26, 2017 8:45 PM
RE: Merryman Family Cemetery
Thank you ever so kindly!!!!!!
Added by GStaples on Aug 20, 2017 8:58 AM
Carolyn Shockley
Forest Methodist Church Cemetery
Winnifred Rhudy Harris Find A Grave # 61795478 was listed in Find A Grave by you. She does not come up listed in this cemetery. I went to her husband William C. Harris and clicked on her name and she came up. Must have been some glitch in Find A Grave or something if you can get it corrected. Thanks. Part of my family.
Added by Carolyn Shockley on Aug 15, 2017 2:14 PM
Anne S.
Constance Milligan
Appreciate you adding the date of birth
Nov 12, 1913 Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, Pa.
Thank you
Added by Anne S. on Jul 25, 2017 7:57 AM
Merryman Family Cemetery
Hello. You are shown as the person adding records for my great great grandparents, Watkins Lee (102093519) and Lucy Willie Merryman. Can you please provide location information to help find the cemetery? So far I'm having no luck on any public records. Not surprising, given it's an old family cemetery.
Added by GStaples on Jul 22, 2017 11:49 PM
Nic, H
RE: Thank you for the add
Thank you so much. :)
Added by Nic, H on Jul 09, 2017 5:37 PM
Mildred Maxine Gullett Martin's #85666697 memorial has been placed in the wrong cemetery. Her memorial is currently placed in the Union Cemetery in Fayette County, Indiana. I was unable to find a marker for her there. Her obituary, which is attached to her memorial list burial in the Gardens of Memory, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana. There appears to already be one for her in that cemetery, (121593938) but yours was created first and is much more complete.
Added by GiGi on Jun 07, 2017 9:16 PM
Shirley Goingღ
RE: Taylor Cemetery
Sorry meant James and Pricilla Fox Taylor. Are they in this cemetery? Thanks for your patience.
Added by Shirley Goingღ on May 31, 2017 9:23 AM
Shirley Goingღ
Taylor Cemetery
James and Rebecca Taylor, Taylor Cemetery are my 4th grandparents
Added by Shirley Goingღ on May 28, 2017 9:06 PM
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