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SWVA Genealogy Searcher (#47214926)
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Bio Photo I began my genealogy researching after my father mentioned that he wanted to know what happened to one of his aunts on his father's side. He didn't know his father since he passed away in 1935 just after he was born. He didn't know a thing about his grandparents on his father's side either, so my search began. I wanted to locate information, any information that I could gather for him.

After I received marriage and death certificates for some of the relatives, names started fitting into place. I found it interesting and intriguing. The journey has taken so far 3 years and I still have a long way to go.

I am now searching for locations of graves/headstones for many of my relatives so that I can let my father know where they are resting.

I am hoping that this site can help me find the relatives long lost. Maybe some of the family headstones that I add can help others in their search, as well.

Family names include: Thompson, East, Roope, Roop, Rupe, Hudson, Wolfe, Loftis, Lewis, Wilbourne, Wilburn, Wilborn, Nance, White, Bond, and many others.

I am having difficulty in locating graves for many relatives. I know where they passed away but where they are resting is a mystery. Maybe some day they will no longer be mysteries.
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GStaples
Merryman Family Cemetery
Hello. You are shown as the person adding records for my great great grandparents, Watkins Lee (102093519) and Lucy Willie Merryman. Can you please provide location information to help find the cemetery? So far I'm having no luck on any public records. Not surprising, given it's an old family cemetery.
Added by GStaples on Jul 22, 2017 11:49 PM
Nic, H
RE: Thank you for the add
Thank you so much. :)
Added by Nic, H on Jul 09, 2017 5:37 PM
GiGi
Correction
Mildred Maxine Gullett Martin's #85666697 memorial has been placed in the wrong cemetery. Her memorial is currently placed in the Union Cemetery in Fayette County, Indiana. I was unable to find a marker for her there. Her obituary, which is attached to her memorial list burial in the Gardens of Memory, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana. There appears to already be one for her in that cemetery, (121593938) but yours was created first and is much more complete.
Added by GiGi on Jun 07, 2017 9:16 PM
Shirley Goingღ
RE: Taylor Cemetery
Sorry meant James and Pricilla Fox Taylor. Are they in this cemetery? Thanks for your patience.
Added by Shirley Goingღ on May 31, 2017 9:23 AM
Shirley Goingღ
Taylor Cemetery
James and Rebecca Taylor, Taylor Cemetery are my 4th grandparents
Added by Shirley Goingღ on May 28, 2017 9:06 PM
shirlee king smith
RE: location of cemetery
thank you very much for the reply. I will try again this summer to find it. if still unable I will email tammi ramsey. thanks again. shirlee
Added by shirlee king smith on May 20, 2017 6:15 PM
Shirley Goingღ
Taylor Family in Taylor Family Cemetery South Hill VA
These are members of my family. Could you give me any information on any of these Taylor members or a picture would be so wonderful if you would be willing to share. Anything you have on these family members or others you have records of would be greatly appreciated.
Added by Shirley Goingღ on May 20, 2017 5:04 PM
shirlee king smith
location of cemetery
I have tried for several years unsuccessfully locate the Simpkinstown cemetery, also known as Creed Hedge cemetery. can anyone help me with some directions. ? many thanks, shirlee
Added by shirlee king smith on May 15, 2017 8:24 PM
Christy Michelle Banks Anderson
Aird update
Thank you for updating the name and mother for Mary Ellen Aird.
Added by Christy Michelle Banks An... on May 01, 2017 5:37 AM
Linda Lenhard
Aaron Ferry Walls (#155198016)
I'm sorry, I meant to ask if I may use your photos of a couple of tombstones for my Ancestry, familysearch and other genealogical sites? I will give you credit for the photos.

Thank you for all you do to help us find our ancestors.

Linda Walton Lenhard (#47483706
Added by Linda Lenhard on Apr 07, 2017 11:08 PM
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