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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.

My maternal
families database

My paternal families

Due to people stealing my tombstone photos without permission and not so much as documentation and putting them on ancestry, I will not grant permission to use any of them. Only one Example arabianvoice Karen Sherrill Sanders, who refuses to take them down after numerous requests.
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Tom White
Memorial 51788547
You have added a newspaper clipping to the referenced memorial of Ann Atwood Hollinsworth. I have read the info several times and find no reference to Ms. Hollinsworth.

Could the clipping belong to another memorial.

Thanks for checking.
Added by Tom White on Nov 23, 2015 6:28 PM
Thank you for linking William Marion Kincheloe to his mother who passed away this week. I appreciate all that you do on this site. Warmly, Helen Murphy
Added by Helen on Nov 16, 2015 9:39 PM
sherri schaefer bagby
Thank you for creating and processing updates for Bagby family memorials !

Added by sherri schaefer bagby on Nov 16, 2015 10:04 AM
RE: Chapman Levy
They were imputed wrong by someone. So it will load once they change the dates.
Added by Nuckolls on Nov 15, 2015 3:52 PM
Mr. Louie
RE: Cornelius Butts
Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates

Added by Mr. Louie on Nov 08, 2015 7:33 PM
Reynolds Ansley
RE: J C Cline Find A Grave Memorial# 92233374
Listed 1850 Catawba, NC as Johnthan Cline parents Michael Cline II and Salome Sarah Bost. Had a child John Calvin Theodore Cline (1862-1939) with Susanah Lucinda Covine Rinck 1841-1932 (did not marry). Listed 1860 as JC Cline age 25, Catawba NC. I would love to see his marker (there is a request). Military Records indicate that he enlisted July 4, 1862 Catawba NC. This would be after his Death 21 April 1862. ??????????
Added by Reynolds Ansley on Oct 29, 2015 10:37 AM
T. Montgomery
Lavina Kinnett
Hi Carolyn,

Did you know Lavina Drake was married before? She married James Morrow on 27 May 1824, in Brown C., OH and later married Arthur Kinnett on 17 Jul 1836 in Brown Co., OH. You're welcome.

Teresa Montgomery
Added by T. Montgomery on Oct 13, 2015 5:35 PM
Donna Dinstel
I am photographing the crypts in Saint Louis Cemetery #2. I sent a note that the Kennedys that I posted pictures for are in Saint Louis #2, not Saint Louis #1. You added the plot numbers, but didn't change the cemeteries. Thomas S Kennedy, Sophia Meisson Kennedy, Catherine Chew Kennedy, Alexander L. Kennedy, Beverly chew Kennedy, Thomas Hall Kennedy, and Dr William E Kennedy are all in Saint Louis Cemetery #2
Added by Donna Dinstel on Oct 12, 2015 7:12 PM
William "Bill" Belzung
Monte Vista Memorial Park
Sounds reasonable, do you want to wait on Find A Grave to merge the two cemeteries? That way for those that do research online first might have
difficulty finding that the two cemeteries are one
and the same. Just a thought.
Bill Belzung
Added by William "Bill" Belzung on Oct 12, 2015 10:01 AM
RE: John Pye and Mary Abigail Mills
Thank you very much!
Added by MidwestFolk on Oct 11, 2015 6:38 PM
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