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Epictetus (#47920451)
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Bio Photo "In all of us, there is a hunger, marrow deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we came from.

Without this enriching knowledge, we are left with a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, without the sure knowledge of our provenance, this yearning yields to an emptiness, a vacuum and the most disquieting loneliness."

- Alex Haley, author of "Roots"
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Thomas Jackson Harris
Thank you for posting photo of my 2nd great grandfather Thomas J Harris b. 1834
Thomas is my maternal grandmother's grandfather. Her mother was Effie Harris b. 1874 d. 1903 when my grandmother was 2 years old. Raised by her grandmother Martha Harris.
I never thought I would see a photo of this man. Thanks again.
Added by cmrightmire on Aug 12, 2017 3:17 PM
Sam Lyons
RE: Thomas W. Woods
You are very welcome. DEO VINDICE
Added by Sam Lyons on Aug 02, 2017 8:05 AM
cheryl white
RE: Mary Alice Woods Johns
My Grandfather was 1 of her brothers. Donald E. White. His son Max E. White, was my Father.I am the last of Max's 3 children.
Added by cheryl white on Jul 31, 2017 5:37 PM
Carol Ballard
RE: Powell Memorials
I am not from Clay county, but most of my ancestors came from there. No haven't done any DNA. Could you tell me how far you go back in this line? Who is your grandparents? I noticed your memorials didn't include Elisha and Elizabeth Powell. Thanks again for sharing all the information on here.
Added by Carol Ballard on Jun 22, 2017 9:43 PM
Carol Ballard
RE: Powell Memorials
Thanks so much for the quick reply. I didn't know they were family as your name was not displayed anywhere on the memorials. So this makes us family, what line do you go back to as these are my direct line. Thanks for posting all the information on here. Are you from Clay County?
Added by Carol Ballard on Jun 22, 2017 9:05 PM
Keith Edwards
RE: Matthew & Moses Martin in 2nd SC
John, thanks for getting back to me. I saw Matthew, Moses & John Martin's records all back to back at fold3 & all 3 in the 2nd SC Regiment which makes me think they were all related in some way (probably brothers). Siblings often enlisted together in the same regiment. I posted Matthew's muster rolls at his memorial btw.
Added by Keith Edwards on Jun 20, 2017 10:28 PM
Keith Edwards
Matthew & Moses Martin in 2nd SC
Hello again, I found Matthew Martin's muster rolls at fold3 (posted at findagrave) & also Moses Martin also in 2nd SC. How is he related to Matthew wonder? Were they brothers or father & son perhaps. Oh yes, also found William Martin in 2nd SC Rev. War. Thanks in advance.
Added by Keith Edwards on Jun 17, 2017 5:39 PM
Keith Edwards
RE: Matthew & Elias Martin @Harrington Cem.
Thanks brother.

Added by Keith Edwards on Jun 13, 2017 1:26 PM
Keith Edwards
RE: Matthew & Elias Martin @Harrington Cem.
Yes, I thought Moses Martin might be the father of Matthew & Elias. I have read that several times & came up with Moses Martin I, Moses Martin II, then Matthew & Elias, then Moses Martin III. Does that sound correct? Thanks for getting back to me so quickly on this. Have a great evening.
Added by Keith Edwards on Jun 12, 2017 8:50 PM
Keith Edwards
Matthew & Elias Martin @Harrington Cem.
Do you know who their parents were? Sounds like one of the several Moses Martin's could be their father. Elias named his son Moses Martin b. about 1780 & buried nearby at Allen-Shelley Cem. (My ggg thru his son Joseph Martin 1827-1895). Please share you thoughts. Thanks.
Added by Keith Edwards on Jun 12, 2017 2:02 PM
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