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TJ Norman-Vacha (#47407877)
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Bio Photo Seasoned novice genealogist, working on my family tree and outlaying branches since the late 1970s with my grandparents. I prefer accurate and well documented proof of family lineage.

My family genealogy centers around genealogical records/cemeteries in Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia and Ohio.

Family surnames through great-grandparents include Norman, Gibson, Mills, Cole, Grissom, Barnett, Howell, Welch, Scott, Dial, Gilliam, Tucker, Clark, Neathery, Harris, Robinson,Vacha, Rebman, Curry, Psota, Collier, Rinker, Wright.

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Byrd Family (27)
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John Early Andrews & Susan Sullivan Andrews
RE: Major Crum Howell
I have deleted the duplicate and apologize for that.
Added by John Early Andrews & Susa... on Aug 09, 2016 3:28 PM
Joyce Payton
Gilliam Family
John Henry Gilliam (1800-1898) is my 3x Great Grandfather.

I'm on

My email is

Point of interest, James Riley Gilliam's sister, Sarah, was the mother of Charles Arthur Shires (1906-1967) who played with the Chicago White Socks and the Braves baseball teams. Kind of a Ty Cobb ball player, always in trouble. I have pictures of him and his baseball cards and club photos.
Added by Joyce Payton on Jan 15, 2015 1:59 PM
Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman ♥
RE: Hello
I am back... Just stopped doing this for a long while. Hard to do when Mom's and dads on both sides die all in the same year. It was hard ...but it is time to get back into things. Because it is the right thing to be doing .... Not sure where your email is...but email me at same Email me. I check it often.
Added by Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman &#... on May 27, 2013 3:18 PM
Pat Cribbet
Scott family
I descend from Thomas Scott who is buried at Chaffin Cemetery. He was my ggg-gdfather. I have been researching this line for some time. Circumstantial evidence suggest that his sister is Martha Scott Kerbey whose husband was Bennett Kerby. Bennett donated the land for Chaffin cemetery. The marker for Wm. S. Scott was donated & erected by a cousin Wesley Pullen. Wm. was Thomas' eldest son.

Added by Pat Cribbet on Mar 15, 2012 3:00 PM
Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman ♥
RE: William Frank Norman
Sorry it was the 1880 census W. P. F. Norman ---
Added by Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman &#... on Sep 17, 2011 12:48 AM
Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman ♥
RE: William Frank Norman
Hello, Got it off his death certificate
Added by Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman &#... on Sep 17, 2011 12:35 AM
Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman ♥
RE: Seley Cecila Howell Norman
Hello, Sorry I did not see that. Can you please add the info to yours and I will delete mine. It happens some times. Thank you for pointing it out to me.
Added by Wendy EBENSTEIN Norman &#... on Sep 17, 2011 12:12 AM
Howell Cemetery
I tranferred You A person I saw Mary Bob's note.

Would you be interested in doing a decoration/cleanup of the Cemetery. My Daughter Candice married Randall Howell, he has ancestors buried there also. please contact me at or leave it on Find a grave.
Added by Peggy on Jan 21, 2011 5:24 PM
Don Cox
RE: Albert Foster
Hi TJ,

I enjoy visiting your website and the family pictures you had. I have always wondered when the Gibsonville Cemetery was founded and by whom. WOW you are a relative of mine. Nice to know someone is interested in the Fosters from Giles/Maury County, Tennessee. I have pictures of a lot of John Wiley Fosters children and even Wiley himself. Do you know if a Bible record of the family survived. I knew some of the older Howell family members and they said one did exist, however I have never located it. We can share information if you want by using my e-mail address Thanks for your interest and look forward to comparing notes.
Don Cox, West Linn, OR
Added by Don Cox on Jan 20, 2011 11:15 AM
Don Cox
Albert Foster
Hi TJ,

Thank you for taking the time to find and take a photo of my great-great Uncle Albert Foster. I have been to the cemetery a few times, but never knew he was buried there. Again thanks so much.
Don Cox, West Linn, OR
Added by Don Cox on Jan 17, 2011 10:11 AM
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