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Cecil Vaden Jr. (#46998439)
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If you want to use any of my photos that I have posted on Find A Grave you are welcome to do so as long as it is for genealogical research and is neither immoral or illegal!

I respectfully request that death certificates not be posted on any memorials I manage.

My Grandparents:
Virgil Vaden & Kara Alta Hollis Vaden
Ray Adams & Gladys Taylor Adams

G Grandparents:
William Thomas Vaden & Mary M. Dyer
Caswell Webb Hollis & Drucilla B. Smith
Walter W. Adams & Catherine White
John W. Taylor & Sophronia E. Smith

G G Grandparents:
John David Vaden & Mary J. Moyers
Apollas Dyer & Sarah C. Myers
William Bennett Hollis & Lavinia Jones
Samuel Sample Smith & Mary Jane Dillion
Samuel Spencer Adams & Sallie Harrison
Seymour White & Susan A. C. Hudspeth
John Bemish Taylor & Isabella T. Bennett
Madison Monroe Smith & Zemly Gill

My Wife's Parents:
T.W. Bryer & Zula C. Ritchie Bryer

Abraham T. Bryer & Gladys A. Dodd Bryer
James H. Ritchie & Flora I. Brown Ritchie

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Jill Nelson
Kathlene Wesley Henson -- Kenneth Henson is her son per, can you change??
Added by Jill Nelson on Aug 02, 2017 11:09 AM
carol egan
RE: Mary Margaret Meis Murray
Thank You Cecil for the reference of me on her edits I made to her memorial do appreciate it. Carol
Added by carol egan on Jul 10, 2017 11:45 AM
William Earl Whitley
RE: Bessie Lee Ferro McCann
Bessie Difuro Ferro is Mary's mother id number
180966285 there isn't a duplicate for her..... If it showed mccann must haven't copied when I attempted to copy and paste number to you.... Thanks
Added by William Earl Whitley on Jul 04, 2017 6:40 PM
James Fiedler
RE: Zachary Leger
Cecil, Appreciate your prompt reply. I need to see if he is family before requesting a transfer, will get back to and thanks again!
Added by James Fiedler on Jun 19, 2017 4:01 PM
James Fiedler
Zachary Leger
Mr. Vaden,
I have reason to believe that this gentleman was my grandfather's, John Leger of China, TX, brother or cousin. My grandfather passed away in 1956 #83519613, and "Uncle Zack" as he was known, came by to see my grandmother, who was still living at the time, and I was fortunate enough to be there and meet him. I remember him telling us his wife's name was Margaret and recall a son mentioned named Tommy or Thomas, and that he lived in Houston. Is there any chance you are acquainted with the family and could put us "in touch"? Thanks for your help in this matter. James Fiedler Find A Grave # 47248600
Added by James Fiedler on Jun 19, 2017 10:13 AM
James Hargrove Smith 73908573
I'm hoping you can help me and straighten out my tree. I have a Jonathan Hardy Smith , son of Joseph Duncan Smith and Susanna Boze. Jonathan married a Judith Gibbs. The memorial you have for James Hargrove Smith has my Jonathan's exact birth and death dates. Some people on their tree have my Jonathan married twice and Judith is one of the marriages. I'd like to have the correct information on my tree , especially the name. Can you clear up the confusion PS. my dna just matched me to a direct descendant of Jonathan Hardy Smith so I'd really like to get this figured out. THANK YOU Cindy Bennett
Added by CINDY BENNETT on Jun 12, 2017 5:31 AM
Lucinda Baker Phillips
memorial transfer
Hugh Rigsby was my maternal great grandfather. Would you please transfer his memorial to me? Thank you
Added by Lucinda Baker Phillips on May 18, 2017 2:17 PM
C L Otts parental links
You're more than welcome for the info. I'm connecting all the family members from my Smith line. I had my info posted since 2002 on gencircles and it disappeared but I'm thinking this will reach more people in the long run.
Added by Bloodhound on May 03, 2017 4:07 PM
Susan Overstreet Russell
Hi - I've been trying to 'track down' Susan Overstreet Russell's 1st husband - Mr. Dickens. Some oral records indicate his name was Isaac Newton Dickens, but I'm inclined to think it was Jesse Newton Dickens. Below is one of the transcribed marriage records on

Name Jessy Newton Dickens
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 05 Aug 1869
Event Place Smith, Tennessee,
Gender Male
Spouse's Name Susan E Overstreet
Spouse's Gender Female

On the 1870 Smith Co Census with Susan, he is J.N. Dickens - age 21.

I think this might be Jesse Newton Dickens - below***.

1850 Jackson Co TN Census
Bopy Dickens M 27 Tennessee (this is Bryant Dickens)
Delaney Dickens F 26 Tennessee #20718245
Lewis Dickens M 6 Tennessee #71010700
Tiny Dickens F Tennessee #178906172
>>Jesse Dickens M 2 Tennessee ***
Rebecca Dickens F 75 North Carolina

Another detail that makes me think this is 'the' Jesse that married Susan Overstreet is their son, Rev James Bransford Dickens - #71010155.

The Jesse in the 1850 census is a brother of Lewis Bransford Dickens - #71010700. Susan and Jesse named their son after Jesse's older brother. ??? Lewis was also a minister per his death record. Both are buried in the same Dickens cemetery.

What do you think?

Take care,

Added by BF on Apr 30, 2017 4:40 PM
Bonnie & Marvin Harris @ Ridgewood
Thank you for clearing up that cemetery mixup so quickly!
Added by CousinOnceRemoved on Apr 17, 2017 4:32 AM
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