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Barbara Reid Ruiz (#47673477)
 member for 5 years, 9 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo My sister Ann and I started searching for our ancestors in 1978 before all the automation took place. We enjoyed visiting the court houses and cemeteries where our relatives live. Got back into genealogy in 2012 to document what we found and get new information. We are descendants of Samuel Watson Reid (1831-1902) g-grandfather of the Steele Creek area of Charlotte and Manley's of Carnesville, GA.

Past genealogy projects:
1. Volunteer indexer for the 1940 Federal Census
2.Photo Documenting (with the help of my husband) tombstones in Mooresville, Iredell county, NC and listing on
-- Glenwood Memorial Cemetery Mooresville
-- Willow Valley Cemetery Mooresville
-- Green Acres Mooresville
-- Berea Baptist Church Mooresville
-- Rocky Mount United Methodist
-- Fair View United Methodist Church Mt Mourne
-- Iredell Memorial Gardens Statesville
-- Salem Cemetery Winston-Salem
-- Prospect Presbyterian Rowan County
-- Mount Ulla Centenary Church
3. family tree joint with daughter

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Barbara Jean Reid Ruiz
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Carolina Cotton
RE: Caroline Hemphill
You're quite welcome! It took me a little time to figure out if it was the right marker, as it's sunken into the ground a bit. And thank you for your note.
Added by Carolina Cotton on Sep 22, 2017 7:19 AM
RE: Charles S Ivy, Jr and Robert Ramsey Bigelow, Jr
You're welcome!
Added by Brian on Sep 20, 2017 12:35 PM
RE: Alaminta Adams Bowling
You are very welcome. Sorry it took so long though.
Best regards,
Added by Brushbeater on Sep 20, 2017 6:00 AM
Charlotte HW
RE: Charlotte Hutson Martin Wrenn
Yes, she is, Barbara! 95.5 years old:)
Added by Charlotte HW on Aug 18, 2017 4:27 PM
Judy Freeman
Re: Pvt Samuel Harrington
Please contact me regarding the military service record for Pvt. Samuel "Stephen" Harrington. Thank you. Judy Freeman
Added by Judy Freeman on Aug 05, 2017 6:33 PM
David Rea - Steele Creek Presby.
I visited Steele Creek Presby. Church Cemetery in Charlotte, NC, today.

I saw an earlier photo request for a David Rea b.1741 d. 1784 and buried in plot: 7IE.

I looked at the available church listings as saw that there was one David Rea buried there but his death is clearly readable as being 1834.His marker also states he died in his 42nd year of life which would have him being born in 1792.

Finally, this David Rea is not buried at the listed plot: 7IE but instead is buried in plot: EH7
Added by Gayla on Jun 09, 2017 3:48 PM

Still working on Willow Valley. Would you add the Hugh Sloop Find A Grave Memorial# 43285635 family marker grave photo to the memorial for infant his son Richard Find A Grave Memorial# 50536466. Thanks for all your help!
Added by Lanie on Jun 01, 2017 10:19 AM
Susan I. Grills
Sarah Agnes Blackwelder Knox
Thanks for the transfer, Barbara!
Added by Susan I. Grills on May 30, 2017 9:53 AM
Rick Philemon
Anthony Patton
Thank you for taking the time and getting the tombstone picture. Your time is valuble and I appreciate your effort getting the picture and posting it for me.
Added by Rick Philemon on May 06, 2017 8:20 PM
Same Kluttz / Clutts
Hello Barbara, I was looking at the Bethel United Methodist Church cemetery On Find A Grave an saw Sophia Clutts that you have recorded there is also another recorded Sophia Little Kluttz same dates as yours and a stone picture in which I cant make out to see if the last name was Clutts or Kluttz although I believe it is the same member of my Kluttz family ive been working on correcting the spelling of the entire Klotz/Kluttz/Klutz/Clutts/Cluts/Clutz family. seems the spelling has changed some what depending on were you go and who wrote it down I guess but one thing is a fact we are all from the same tap root. Seems the name Klotz started in Germany to Burke County Penn. as Klotz to Rowan County NC as Kluttz then spread to Illinois and Tenn. as Clutts. It may be true that Sophia was buried as Clutts if the stone shows that and the other recorder added her as Kluttz both are correct as I have researched but for the record I would like to record it correctly on my entire Kluttz family tree. If you can get intouch with the other poster to maybe add Clutts if the stone shows that that may clear up the duplicate recordings.
Added by Farrington/Kluttz/KinFolk on Mar 26, 2017 5:32 AM
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