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Jerry Owen (#46500753)
 member for 12 years, 11 months, 23 days
jay walter stanford
How are the Stanford. Related to john Stanford guyer sr.there was some one that wanted to see if could find out for her.I'm from the william jones Stanford line

Added by jay walter stanford on Aug 24, 2014 12:19 AM

Dale Kilzer
RE: Silver Springs
I've never heard of a Silver Springs Cemetery. The nearest cemetery to where the Silver Springs settlement was is the Richardson/Adams Cemetery. If you look at a section map of Tippah county, Richardson Cemetery is on county road 529. This is in R5E T3S, section 33. Go back to county road 530 and take a left. This road winds to the left and down the hill into the bottom. Silver Spring Creek is in this bottom and that is where the settlement was. Obidiah Reuben Richardson, who is buried at the Richardson Cemetery, owned land in Section 34, and his son, John Richardson, who is also buried at Richardson Cemetery, owned land in Section 27. If you look at the map (which is on the internet) you will see SILVER SPRINGS HILL to the northeast of Silver Spring Creek. That area is not a hill, it is bottom land, now known as Hatchie Bottom. I'm thinking that Silver Springs Hill is probably the hill that Richardson Cemetery is on, there just wasn't room for those words on that exact spot on the map. I have no idea when that map was made. Most of the early burials in Richardson Cemetery were families who lived in the Silver Springs settlement, and I suspect that there are a lot of unmarked graves there. I live in Tippah Co., in the Golden Hill Community. Hope this info helps. I will ask some people who live, or are originally from the Silver Springs and Spout Springs area if they have ever heard of a Silver Springs cemetery, but I'm thinking that Richardson Cemetery is it.

Added by Dale Kilzer on Aug 12, 2014 2:25 PM

Wyndy South
RE: Gray's Cemetery
This is all done. I was creating this from my phone and misspelled Cemetery. I cannot get that corrected. Any hints?

Added by Wyndy South on Aug 09, 2014 5:14 PM

Bunny Shumate Freeman
RE: Bishop Family Cemetery
I got the info from Harriett's (Find A Grave #133969039) obit (1879) that she was buried in the family cemetery near her home. If you know where District 2 is located in the 1870 census, that will be an indication of where the cemetery is located. I have not been able to locate anything that has the map of the districts.

Added by Bunny Shumate Freeman on Aug 08, 2014 2:20 PM

Michael Grilione
RE: Raymond Box

Sent the pic to my sister-in-law.

Here's the info: Annette is on the left, daughter of Raymond (pictured in front) & Rosetta Kilgore Box (only child from that marriage) The lady in front is Vene, Raymond's 1st wife, boys in back are Allen and Gene Box from Vene & Raymond marriage.

Hope this helps.

Mike Grilione
Clovis, CA

Added by Michael Grilione on Aug 02, 2014 8:03 AM

Russ Dodge
RE: Cypress Hills Cemetery
Hi Jerry - someone at Cypress Hills needs information for their records?

Added by Russ Dodge on Jul 31, 2014 7:58 AM

Michael Grilione
RE: Raymond Box

Some of my in-laws are coming to Fresno in a week or so. I will have them look at the picture. Annette is Raymond & Rosetta's daughter. I do not know the other ones in the photo. I only met Raymond once and then he and Rosetta divorced.


Added by Michael Grilione on Jul 30, 2014 9:31 PM

Wyndy South
RE: Blue Mt Cemeteries
Hey thanks for your note. The Grays Cemetery is enclosed in its own white fence with a separate drive and entrance. However from the Flatwood Grove cemetery there is a gate to the Grays cemetery. The Flatwood has no fence other than at the back. The white fence looks really new.

Added by Wyndy South on Jul 26, 2014 12:05 PM

Michael Grilione
RE: Raymond Box
The girl on the left, is my niece thru my wife's side of the family, her name is Annette. She is the daughter of Rosetta and Raymond. The others I do not know. Thanks for the reply.

Added by Michael Grilione on Jul 26, 2014 11:57 AM

Michael Grilione
Raymond Box

Do you have the names of the individuals in the family picture you posted?


Mike Grilione
Clovis, CA

Added by Michael Grilione on Jul 26, 2014 9:57 AM

Wyndy South
Lucy Gray
Hello. It's Wyndy South again. Lucy is actually buried in the Gray's cemetery which is next to the FlatWood Grove Chirch cem. I took photos of it and added the cemetery today. Wyndy South.

Added by Wyndy South on Jul 26, 2014 9:32 AM

Wyndy South
Shirlene Carroll
In the Flatwood Grove Church Cemetery in Blue Mountain, Tippah Co. MS. She is actually buried as Shirlene Bedford. Her grave is sunken in and I barely saw it. I added the memorial and noticed yours as a Carroll. I photographed it. Would you like me to transfer it to you? Let me know. Wyndy South.

Added by Wyndy South on Jul 26, 2014 9:29 AM

Vicki Hittson
RE: Beck Cemeteries
Found that Benton County was originally Marshall County. My roots are in Marshall and Tippah so I'm assuming it's all one area where I will look for specific sites. Thanks Jerry!!

Added by Vicki Hittson on Jul 25, 2014 1:46 PM

Vicki Hittson
RE: Beck Cemeteries
Are there two separate "Beck Cemeteries?"

Added by Vicki Hittson on Jul 25, 2014 11:11 AM

Vicki Hittson
Beck Cemeteries
Jerry, are Benton County and Marshall County close together? My death records show Beck family members death in Marshall County, but they are posted in Benton County cemetery. I noticed you are the photographer so I hope you can help me out. I'll be visiting there in September.
Much love,
Vicki Hittson

Added by Vicki Hittson on Jul 24, 2014 11:47 PM

evelyn carrico
This has answered many ?, Paralee is my GGGM and Josiah was her Stepfather. Thanks, Evelyn

Added by evelyn carrico on Jun 30, 2014 10:10 AM

evelyn carrico

Added by evelyn carrico on Jun 30, 2014 10:09 AM

Norma Smith
Lawrence Emerson Robinson
Birth Date should be May 29, 1901.


Added by Norma Smith on Jun 24, 2014 3:44 PM

John Bauer
Dora Davidson
Thanks also for photographing her stone! -- John

Added by John Bauer on Jun 13, 2014 12:06 PM

John Bauer
Charlie & Myrtle Daniel
Jerry, thanks for photographing their stones. Much appreciated. -- John

Added by John Bauer on Jun 13, 2014 12:04 PM

Roy Leo Wilson Sr.
Couple of edit corrections on Find a Grave info for Roy Leo Wilson Sr., DOB is 2 Jan 1929, sister is Bobby (not Robbie) Wilson McCaskill and he had a second brother who precided him in death, James Oliver Wilson Sr. I'm his nephew, son of Johnny Forest. If oyu prefer you can switch him to me for editting. Thanks

Added by SCOTT WILSON on May 31, 2014 9:08 PM

Karen Langridge
Thank you
Thank you, Jery, for adding Abbott Coleman Rucker, Sr., as child to Henry Tate and Nancy Ann Kavanaugh Rucker.

Added by Karen Langridge on May 08, 2014 6:44 PM

Karen Langridge
Cpt. Abbott Coleman Rucker , Sr.
Would you please add Henry Tate Rucker (memorial 9181002) and Ann Kavanaugh Rucker (memorial 9181017) as parents of Abbott Coleman Rucker, Sr. (memorial 29866008)? He's recorded as their son on page 119 of The Rucker Family Genealogy by Sudie Rucker Wood, c. 1932, Old Dominion Press, Inc., Richmond, Va.

Thanks for your consideration.


Added by Karen Langridge on May 05, 2014 9:06 PM

Patricia Mosley
You have helped me on so many photos. I really appreciate all your help.

Added by Patricia Mosley on May 03, 2014 9:40 PM

Vicki Hittson
Frances Watts Beck
Thank you for all of your hard work on Find A Grave. Frankie Beck is my 4th GGM and through DNA I have finally been able to prove her and her family as my own. Are you aware of a burial site for her husband, John Emasy Beck, who died 1840 at the Beck Plantation in Northern Division of Marshall County, MS? Much love, Vicki

Added by Vicki Hittson on Apr 22, 2014 9:29 PM


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