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C. Fairchild (#46883712)
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I have long, long connections with Wilkes County, NC. I grew up in upper Virginia, the D.C. area to be exact, and would visit here from time to time with my dad, who was born in Wilkes County. In 1967, we moved to CA and I married in 1970 and moved to Oregon where I lived until 2000. At that time, I moved back to CA to help with my parents. Each year, we would visit during late September/early October for family reunions and about two years ago, daddy and mother were getting tired of things in CA in the Bay Area and started thinking about moving. We looked at property in Wilkes County and last September found the home we now live in. We moved from CA to "home" and the moving van pulled up on Dec. 26 of 2007 and in we moved! We are glad to be home among family and friends and while I have never lived here before, it feels like home since my roots go back to the 1770's here and I feel like I know all there is to know about Wilkes (which, I'm sure, is not true!) But, here I am and since I am caregiver for my 90-year old dad and 85-year old mother, (who has since passed away on June 11 2009), I don't work and have some free time on my hands. I am going to attempt to photograph Wilkes County cemeteries over time and since findagrave was so helpful to me, I am happy to be able to add to the lists. I am willing to help with questions and answers about Wilkes cemeteries and history, but cannot guarantee I will do it in "your time". lol I love this website and appreciate all the great contributors.
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curtis lucas
lena lucas
thank you for adding this but my grandma was buried in lucas boswell cemetary across from lee woodard school in black creek nc curtis lucas
Added by curtis lucas on Jun 14, 2017 5:01 PM
Charles Junior CHildress
Hi- you photographed Charlie Childress and wife Marie at Yellow Hill Cemetery. I am trying to find where their son Charles Junior Childress is buried. Would you happen to know if he is there? he was born in 1950 and died in 2008. I can't find an obit for him anywhere online - just birth and death dates. he was a friend of mine. Just wondered of you knew. Thanks. ( I have no contact/message - you can reply via any edit feature on any of my memorials - if you happen to know anything).
Added by HudGen on May 31, 2017 11:59 AM
Fanny McNiel Brown Eller #51279755
You have an incorrect marriage order on her memorial. According the NC Marriage Index, Fanny McNiel married Simeon Eller 16 Apr 1817 and she married Isaac Brown 06 Sep 1851.

Mary Lourcey Jones
Added by jaxjonesing on May 07, 2017 8:46 AM
Deborah Marsh
RE: Zeb Parks Marsh
Ok, thank you! You may transfer this over to me. I have gotten much deeper into my family tree now and am learning more and more about my roots. Thank you so much and God Bless!
Deborah Kay Marsh
Added by Deborah Marsh on Apr 28, 2017 10:41 AM
Christine Wyatt Stockman
Aaron Wyatt
I am so hoping you can help me. I came across your name from the George Wyatt (1807-1889) find a grave site. I am searching all my loose ends trying to find a source for the connection of David Wyatt (1799-1871) and Aaron Wyatt (1765-1831). My great great grandfather was David Wyatt, but I have no sources that prove that Aaron was his dad. Do you have anything that could help me?
Added by Christine Wyatt Stockman on Apr 24, 2017 3:26 PM
RE: Mary Vannoy
Thanks double. What is it about so many of us ... working until 2 and 3 AM in our own little worlds doing much the same thing.
Added by KMN on Apr 13, 2017 9:32 PM
RE: Mary Vannoy
thanks for the help ... and for all your work
Added by KMN on Apr 13, 2017 9:24 PM
Scot Kimel
RE: Miller Presbyterian Wilkes County NC
Thank You, you are right, that is the Ole Garden Cemetery in millers creek. I tried to go remove the photo, but removing the photo was not an option. I tried to edit caption etc... but was unsuccessful. Do you know how to do it??
Added by Scot Kimel on Apr 11, 2017 6:44 AM
Cyrus Sprinkle
Thank you for adding the photo of this veteran's grave!
Added by PhotographicMemory on Apr 10, 2017 12:44 PM
Linda Lenhard
Fannie Belle Phillips (#108088594)
Would you mind if I use your photo of Fannie's tombstone? I will give you credit for originally taking and posting it.

Thank you for helping document my family.

Linda Walton Lenhard (#47483706)
Added by Linda Lenhard on Apr 06, 2017 12:19 AM
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