Michael Gravitt

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Thank you to all who contribute to this site and make it a valuable resource for myself and others. Feel free to use anything I have posted for your own use and benefit. That is the point, right? As a courtesy, when duplicating a photo I have posted, please cite any source or photo credit I have provided in the photo caption. If you find I have posted incorrect information, I am happy to make a correction. Simply submit corrections via "Suggest Edits" in the appropriate Find A Grave memorial.

In 2015, I began researching my family history and virtually all the work I have done on this site is related to that research. My family tree is public on Ancestry.com.

In 2021, I received a Certificate in American Genealogical Studies from the National Genealogical Society in Falls Church, Virginia.

I am a member of the following lineage societies:

1. Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
(Ancestor: William R. A. Berryhill/Alabama)

2. Sons of the American Revolution
(Ancestors: Robert Terrill Sr./Virginia + William Buster/Virginia, Richard Byrd/Virginia, James Holbrook/North Carolina, Alexander McDonald/Virginia, Randolph McDonald/Virginia, Andrew McKillip/North Carolina, Hugh McKillip/North Carolina, Abraham Myers/South Carolina, and Josiah Smith/Virginia)

3. Sons of Confederate Veterans
(Ancestors: James C. Black/Missouri + David Crockett Gravitt/Missouri, William F. McCaleb/Alabama, and William Joseph Ward/Alabama)

4. Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims
(Ancestor: Mary Peirsey Hill Bushrod/Virginia/1623)

5. Jamestowne Society
(Ancestor: Abraham Peirsey/Virginia/1616)

6. National Order of the Blue and Gray
(Ancestors: William R. A. Berryhill/Alabama + Abner D. McClure/Alabama)

7. Descendants of Point Lookout Prisoners of War and Friends of Confederate Memorial Park, Inc.
(Ancestor: William Joseph Ward/Alabama/1863-65)

8. Order of Descendants of Ancient Planters
(Ancestor: Abraham Peirsey/Virginia/1616)

9. Sons & Daughters of the Colonial & Antebellum Bench & Bar
(Ancestor: Abraham Peirsey/Virginia/1624-27)

10. Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters
(Ancestor: Robert Terrill Sr./Virginia)

11. First Settlers of the Shenandoah Valley
(Ancestor: Randal McDonald/Virginia/1740)

12. Descendants of Sheriffs & Constables of Colonial & Antebellum America
(Ancestor: Alexander McDonald/Alabama/1841)

13. Order of the Founders of North America
(Ancestor: Abraham Peirsey/Virginia/1616)

14. Descendants of Early Postmasters
(Ancestor: Martin Shirey/Alabama/1879-81)

15. First Families of Tennessee, East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville.
(Ancestors: Alexander and Margaret McDonald/1791 + Randolph McDonald/1791)

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