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ppdavis (#47699759)
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Apple's Chapel has been my home church all my life except for about 10 years while living in other locations. I am a retired nurse and serve as historian of Apple's Chapel. Welcome one and all to join us for worship.

I started adding memorials from a listing of the cemetery compiled by Norma Gordon. This list is the results of a survey of the cemetery and includes all readable headstones prior to 1982. Any errors will be corrected upon request.
I have reviewed records of funerals in church office from 1987 to current. Also I have been through the cemetery making pictures of head/foot stones. Many markers are unreadable or missing.

References: The Browns of Apple's Chapel by Norma Brown Gordon, 1993; Apple Genealogy--A Genealogical Register of Apple Families Originating in North Carolina by Stephen W. Apple and Karen Booth Apple, 1992; and families of the church. Also funeral records in the church office. The Zimmerman Family History including--Pritchett/Busick/Zimmerman/Huffines/Chrismon. I have started using .
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Bea Mansfield
Hugh Clay Johnson 178231413
Your memorial for the above has been duplicated by another. If you will contact that person, you may be able to transfer management or have the other contributor delete his posting. Each memorial is to be listed only once.
Added by Bea Mansfield on Apr 23, 2017 7:36 PM
Carolina Caswell
Hodges Obituary
Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Carolina Caswell on Jan 21, 2017 6:17 PM
Julie Hampton
Barbara Land
Thank you for letting me know about her obituary
Added by Julie Hampton on Sep 19, 2016 12:15 AM
Linda Ellington
RE: Elizabeth McCollum Carter
Thanks I appreciate it very much, and you had added the obit by the time I went back to the site. Thanks so much again...have a great week.
Added by Linda Ellington on Jun 27, 2016 5:45 AM
Linda Ellington
RE: Elizabeth McCollum Carter
Thanks I appreciate it very much, and you had added the obit by the time I went back to the site. Thanks so much again...have a great week.
Added by Linda Ellington on Jun 27, 2016 5:45 AM
Linda Ellington
Elizabeth McCollum Carter
Would you mind adding Elizabeth Carter's obit to her memorial page, #166089557. She was a very dear friend. If you don't want to add it would you mind transfer the memorial over to me as I have many ancestors buried in this cemetery. Thanks so much Linda Ellington
Added by Linda Ellington on Jun 26, 2016 6:53 PM
D. Fox
Transfer of Janet Fox
Thank you for transferring her memorial to me and for all you've done. Take care.
Added by D. Fox on Jun 17, 2016 9:31 PM
Barbara Register Clark
RE: Ruth Ingle
Thank you so much for the transfer. I really do appreciate you offering to do this.
Added by Barbara Register Clark on Jun 14, 2016 5:01 AM
Barbara Register Clark
Ruth Ingle
Thank you for posting the obituary for my cousin. It was such a wonderful obituary.

Added by Barbara Register Clark on Jun 12, 2016 7:42 PM
Amy Warren Sanders
RE: Joseph K. Wilkins, Jr
Thru census records, marriage and death records I gathered the following:
Joseph Kirby Wilkins Sr. (1877-1919, s/o W. T. & C.J. Wilkins from marriage record in 1903 Danville VA; VA Death Records & WWI Draft list name as Joseph Kirby Wilkins) and wife Edna Alice Jennings (1885-1969, d/o J.H. & S.E. Jennings; she m. 2nd Wilson H. Jarrett) are found on the 1910 census of Newport News VA with son Joseph Kirby "Joe" Jr. (b. 1908).
Joe Jr. (Find A Grave 84767420) is found on 1910 Newport News Census & 1920 Pittsylvania Co., VA censuses again with parents. In 1940 WWII Draft he's in Reidsville NC; the 1940 Census of Reidsville Rockingham Co., NC gives him living in 1935 in Washington DC - he married 23 Apr 1927 in Rockingham to Beulah Virginia Bondurant. Joe and Beulah were parents of 4 children: Joseph Kirby III (Find A Grave 140647666) (1928-2014, m. 1945 to Jackie Mae Cole 1929-2009, divorced 1985, had 2 children; he m. 2nd Brenda ? (wife when he died)), William "Bill" (c.1930-bef. 2014, never married), Dorothy "Dot" (b. 1931, m. 1953 Billy Gene Tuttle), & Virginia Elizabeth (1937-2011, m. Nathaniel Peter Angle Jr.).
Joseph Kirby III (1928-2014, Called Joseph Junior on 1940 census) & Jackie Mae Cole (1929-2009) were parents of Joseph Kirby IV (1947, m. Jenny ?) and Janet Carol (1950, m. Charles "Ceedy" Cook).
Last generations are taken from obits and birth, marriage records of NC.
I recognize that current obits would refer to living or recently deceased with a lower generation number but the records clearly show there have been 4 consecutive Joseph Kirby Wilkins.
Joseph #1 was deceased before Joseph #2 married which would put him in the "Sr." position when his son Joseph #3 was born and when Joseph #4 was born c. 1947, his grandfather #2 was still very much alive.
Hope this will clarify to your satisfaction.

Added by Amy Warren Sanders on May 09, 2016 6:27 AM
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