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Carolyn Whitaker (#47049540)
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Bio Photo I have been a genealogist for 27 years. I was born in Kansas and grew up in Kansas until I was a sophomore in high school. We then moved to Des Moines, Iowa where I finished high school. I have lived all over the country and traveled in 43 states. I love the history of our country and studying my families along with their friends and neighbors. I keep a huge database of families because I track them as they travel westward. I have helped many people find their ancestors because I have a gift at tracking families, so I want to share that with others. I don't always find everyone, but my percentage rate is at least 95% of the time. They call me the sleuth!! One of my friends once told me "ya can't hide from you!"

My father was adopted in 1920 and I found our biological family in 1992 when he was 72 years old. I am willing to help adoptees try to find their families, especially the stolen children of Georgia Tann of the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis, Tennessee.

I recently completed research for Hewitt Clarke's new book, "Money and Blood" and am currently doing research for another new book he's going to publish. The story features a section on the family of Filmore Johnson and his wife, Betty Levy and the self made million, Robert Johnson who started BET television, whom is a descendant of Filmore Johnson.

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If you use any of my data all I asked is that you give me credit for my work.
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Vonnie Cantrell
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 53780675
Carolyn -

The reason I am asking about Isaac White is just this reason: I am working on a project to protect the integrity of the actual participants of the Battle of King's Mountain. One person in particular, Trish Carden, has done a great disservice to history in general by posting online her version of the Roster of the participants. She, however, has taken great liberties with reality. She has included many soldiers who fought with Sevier and Shelby in other battles and not specifically the Battle of King's Mountain.

I am trying to identify the correct parties.

Thank you for your help.

Added by Vonnie Cantrell on Jul 22, 2014 3:28 PM
Vonnie Cantrell
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 53780675
who is the correct Isaac White - do you know where he is buried? Is this your ancestor?
Added by Vonnie Cantrell on Jul 22, 2014 3:22 PM
Thomas Finley
Joan Webb Crowe

Thank you for transferring my aunt, Joan Webb Crowe, to me for management. Appreciate your herculean efforts in recording almost all of Monte Vista.

Tom Finley
Added by Thomas Finley on Jul 18, 2014 6:39 PM
Perkins Family
Hi Carolyn,
I just want to thank you again for all the Perkin Family transfers you have giving me. Maybe now I can fill in some of the holes in my family tree, and thanks to you I now have a lot of info. to start with.
Added by SteveDM on Jul 12, 2014 2:55 PM
Julia Ather
Earl H. Fife memorial
Thank you so much for all your help with the memorial! I don't know how you did everything so fast, but I really appreciate the way you solved the problem. You're one of the nicest, most helpful contributors I've met on FindaGrave!
Added by Julia Ather on Jul 03, 2014 6:18 AM
Thomas Finley
Joan Webb Crowe
Thank you for the quick additions for my aunt's memorial.

Added by Thomas Finley on Jun 14, 2014 11:16 AM
Carol Lynn White
Are you related to the family of Daniel McGuthry Whitaker, 1855 Iowa - 1938 Pineville, MO.?

Carol Lynn White
Added by Carol Lynn White on Jun 11, 2014 2:01 PM
My Aunt Francis L White
My Aunt was Francis L. White, her find a grave number is 112709139. She is my mother's older sister. I am doing family research and am looking for any family pictures of my Aunt and perhaps her brother's and sister's and parents. Father Darius Robert Littlejohn and her mother Emma Sue Johnston Littlejohn. I am at a dead end.
Thank's for any help my email is My name is Patti Campbell Williams.
Added by Georgiesgirl on Jun 05, 2014 5:29 PM
Glenda Frank Moser
George Parkes Faw
Beautiful photo of the restored headstone of George Parkes Faw, thank you so much for adding it to the memorial. Sincerely, Glenda Frank Moser
Added by Glenda Frank Moser on Jun 02, 2014 6:06 PM
Martha Beard Ogden
Thank you for the biographical information about my grandmother, Martha Beard Ogden. She was married to my grandfather, James Davidson Hill Ogden, in 1906, but they divorced when my father, Horatio Nash Ogden born 1909, was 4-5 years old. My sister and I were always told that they had remarried, but I have not been able to find any records to prove that. I am wondering if you have any further information.

Mary Ogden Ellis
Added by Anonymous on May 28, 2014 11:36 PM
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