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Betty (#46800909)
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Bio Photo I cannot remember not being interested in my family's history.

It is important to preserve our family history and this is a great site for doing just that. One of the ways I preserve our history is adding a new marker in front of the old illegible tombstones and marking unmarked graves.

I am a member of Colonial Dames 17th Century , Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Confederacy, Henderson County NC Genealogical and Historical Society, and SC State Archives. I am also on the Board for Save the Light to save Morris Island Lighthouse

In 2001 I completed a book on Holston Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The project started with my cousin, Margaret Metcalf Foster and I surveying the cemetery. After seeing how many graves were unmarked in the cemetery and knowing that many of these people were related to me, I decided to find out who they were. Working five years in five funeral homes, I was able to identify and mark 100 graves at Holston Creek Baptist Cemetery. When available, I added parents, spouse, and full birth and death dates to each person buried there in the cemetery book. Later, I entered all the names on Findagrave from this cemetery. As time permits, I am linking the people and adding more information about them. Since this is my project and I am related to many of the people buried here, I am not interested in transferring them. Thanks for understanding.

At the present time, I am doing a book on James and Ann Cole Johnson and their children all the way down to the present. It is the most time consuming project I have ever done. Please get in touch with me if you are a descendant and would like to be included in this book.

PLEASE do not use my photos without my permission.
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Melissa Richardson
RE: Mary V [Johnson] Edgar
Thank you for your response. I was able to contact Find A Grave and get those memorials transferred to me.

Thank you again
Added by Melissa Richardson on Apr 27, 2017 11:19 AM
Bertha Ruth Hill Mullins

Ruth Hill Mullins was my GG Grandmother

Her Grandson John Wesley Mahaffey

Was my Grandfather. Grandmother Rebecca's

Sister Aunt Louise birth is listed as

1875 on her death record. The understanding

that Ruth's death is 1865 does not fit.

I would like to know the dates and burial

Locations of Ruth and Uriah Mullins

Bennett Mahaffey
Added by Bennett on Apr 23, 2017 10:05 PM
Rebecca Mullins Mahaffey

Rebecca was the daughter of Uriah Mullins

And Bertha Ruth Hill dates of Uriah And Ruth

Are unknown to me Rebecca and Wesley Wiles

Mahaffey had another son Aaron Bennett

1889-1894 buried at Bethlehem Baptist

Church in Roebuck, S C Wesley and Rebecca,s

Son was my Grandfather

Bennett Mahaffey
Added by Bennett on Apr 23, 2017 9:44 PM
Mary Mahaffey Strange

Mary had a brother Aaron Bennett Mahaffey

1889-1894 He is buried in Bethlehem Baptist

Church Cemetery at Roebuck, S C

Mary was my great aunt. Her brother

John Wesley was my grandfather.

Bennett Mahaffey
Added by Bennett on Apr 23, 2017 9:32 PM
William Cole
Hugh Cole I
Hi Betty,
Just want to thank you for your devotion to this task. Never dreamed there were individuals that would do this, it is much appreciated. I was
wondering if you would give me permission to use your pics as I would like to include them in my records. Hugh is my 6th g. grandfather. My line is from his 10th child Benjamin, Ebenezer, Freegift, David, Nathanial, Eugene, and my father Arthur.
Thank you, Bill
Added by William Cole on Mar 22, 2017 9:12 PM
Melissa Richardson
Mary V [Johnson] Edgar
I saw that you now manage Mary V [Johnson] Edgar's Memorial page (#112645244)and that you were a Find A Grave Friend of hers. My question as about the memorials she managed. Did you happen to become her Steward of her memorials? If so I would like to request a correction on a family member of mine. Maude Little Hundley (#86245661) Birth and Death dates are incorrect, according to her headstone. If you are the steward of this memorial, would you change the dates for me or transfer her memorial to me so that I may do it? If you are not the Steward, please let me know so I can email Find A Grave directly.

Thank you,
Melissa Richardson
Added by Melissa Richardson on Mar 18, 2017 4:19 PM
Todd Whitesides
George Cotton (d. 1545)
I have added a few more family connections to his memorial in case you are interested.
Added by Todd Whitesides on Sep 10, 2016 8:15 PM
nancy vice jones
Hi Betty,
Thank you for all of the Research that you have shared.
You have spent timeless hours,you are truly blessed.
I never found the message about the Vice"s .
I noticed that Joseph was not listed as one of James
and Ann's children . Wishing you a safe Summer!
Love, Nancy
Added by nancy vice jones on Aug 13, 2016 7:32 PM
Angie Swann
RE: Memorial # 68058156 for Mary Foxwell Cole
I am so glad you went to that lenghth that lets those who can see it in person can still have a visual.(hope That makes since) Who do you descend from?

Hugh Cole Mary Foxwell
Hugh Cole
Hugh Cole
Joseph Cole Jr
Ann Cole
Joseph McClure
Dorcas McClure
Nettie Ann James
Faye Etta Dosher
Pat Neugebauer (Mom)
Added by Angie Swann on Jun 20, 2016 6:14 AM
Ret Msg Larry G Robinson
Frank Lee
Are you any kin to Frank Lee,buried at Zoar in Greer SC.?
Added by Ret Msg Larry G Robinson on Jun 01, 2016 11:13 AM
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