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Phil Ray (#47110013)
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Bio Photo Searching the hallowed grounds to solve mysteries, to answer the questions that arise in seeking truth in family history.
Attempting to enter all known graves for Lowndes County, Georgia, that have not been downloaded to Find-A-Grave, goal is get all done as time allows.

My main area of focus is south of US 84 in Lowndes County, Georgia will do area north of US 84 later. My family is more concentrated in the southern part of the county.


If any image on any of the profiles I have added to Find-A-Grave is needed for anyone's research, please feel free to use them. NO CREDIT needed nor my name mentioned.

Genealogy is all about the sharing of information, I know I would not be where I am today if someone had not been willing to share.
Small COMPLETED cemeteries:
Belote (Newsome Rd)
Berry Wells Family (Shiloh area)
Bevill/Bevel (Loch Laurel Rd)
Boyd (also called Wisenbaker-Belote)
Crawford Family cemetery (Skipper Bridge Rd)
Dasher Cemetery #2 (African-American)
Dasher-Ulmer (Valdosta)
Franklinville settlement (off Cat Creek Rd)
Ford (Clyattville)
Herring (Jennings, Hamilton County, Florida)
Hunter Family (Ousley Road - African-American)
Hunter Family (3d great grandfather)
Lane Family cemetery (Jumping Gulley Rd)
McIntyre Family
Old Folsom
Old Lake Park
Newsom Family (Ben Lyn Circle)
Payton A.M.E. (Clyattville)
Scaff (Hamilton County, Florida)
Redland (Knight's Ferry Rd)
Strickland cemetery (African-American)
Sunshine Plantation (also called Zeigler Family)
Taylor (off Knight's Ferry Rd)
Wigelsworth (Old Clyattville Rd)
Wisenbaker (Industrial Blvd)
Zeigler #2 (off Lake Park-Bellville Rd)
Zipperer (3rd & 4th great grandfathers)
COMPLETED cemeteries:
Lake Park Memorial
Working on:

Concord Baptist (African-American)
Francis Lake A.M.E. (Lake Park)
Irvin Hill Baptist Church (African-American)
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church

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walter welch
George Brumbow-Are you still looking?
Hi, I have been doing some work at this cemetery.
There are some Brumblow sites. However, I did not see one for George.
The names there are:
Clarence 1907 1975
Ellie 1908 1860
J. Kevin 1857 1983
Troy C. 1927 1976
Troy D 1878 1999

Your George Brumbow is listed on Find A Grave as being buried there but I did not see a head stone.
There is very little damage to stones in this Cemetery.
Any thoughts?
Added by walter welch on Jan 11, 2017 10:58 AM
RE: Tyre's
Can you Please email me @
Thankn you, Beth
Added by LoveAlways on Jul 14, 2016 4:33 PM
RE: My contact e-mail...
It bounced and was undeliverable.
Added by LoveAlways on Jul 14, 2016 4:28 PM
What is your connection to the Tyre Family?
Added by LoveAlways on Jun 28, 2016 5:14 PM
RE: Earl L & Doris L Dempsey Tyre
Thank You,
Added by LoveAlways on Jun 23, 2016 10:20 PM
Earl L & Doris L Dempsey Tyre
Please transfer Earl L Tyre #39797546 &
Doris L Dempsey Tyre #39797545 over to me they are my grandparents.
Thank you,
Beth Ann Tyre-Jones
Added by LoveAlways on May 26, 2016 7:20 AM
Debbie Weaver
Thank You!!!
Thank you for sharing! It is so appreciated!
Added by Debbie Weaver on May 11, 2016 9:38 PM
New Shiloh Church in Thomasville
There is no cemetery named New Shiloh in Thomasville, I suggest this person be transferred to Wilson Cemetery, right up the road.
Added by Winnette on Apr 16, 2016 9:48 AM
Ethel Adell Dempsey Tyre
Find A Grave Memorial# 39797548

This is just a heads up to let you know that I have submitted an edit to change the spelling of Ethel's middle name to match the middle name on her grave marker, i.e., from Adell to Adele.

Do you know if it was just a data entry error, or was there some list or source that showed the name Adell? I don't want to erase the trail to that source, if it exists. (I have already asked Donna McPherson.)

I'm guessing that you ended up with this Florida cemetery because the family has roots in Lowndes County.

Thanks for your help.

Marcia Kunz
Added by MLKunz on Nov 30, 2015 10:31 AM
Sometimes that link won't work but it is a great source! Glad I could help! Cat
Added by Cat on Nov 27, 2015 4:57 AM
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