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Sarah Johnson (#47287914)
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Bio Photo My name is Sarah Joyce Gibbs Johnson. I am a native of Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama. My parents, William Albert Gibbs and Lemma Lee Otwell Gibbs, are now deceased. I have been actively researching my ancestral families for the past fourteen years. My mother was our family genealogist for almost 50 years and she was instrumental in developing my interest in continuing the search for our ancestors.

Paternal Lineage: Bacon, Barry, Barton, Brewer, Brook/Brookes, Calhoun, Clement/Clements, Collier, Cosper, Cullum/Cullen, Earnest, Gibbs, Glass, Hatton, Hyde, Jackson, Kimball, Kincheloe, Kite/Kight, Knapp, Lippincott, Little, McPherson, Nuthall, Phillips, Pottinger, Roberts, Sims/Simms, Small, Smith, Sprigg, Vines, Wade, White, Wickliffe/Wycliffe, and Williams.

Maternal Lineage: Abney/De Albini, Albrecht/Albright, Ashley, Bentley, Berger, Billings, Bird/Byrd, Bobo, Brickhmann, Britt, Bull, Canning, Collier, Collins, Cottrell/Cotrall, Crumpton, Davidson, Dobbs, Ebourne, Elliott, Emory, Farlee/Farley, Garrett, Gaylord, Hawkins, Higginbotham, Hold/Holt, Hollowell, Hungerford, Jordan, Joy, Keller, Kendrick, Kenner, Kilgore/Killgore, Layton, Lewis, Lucas, Mann, Maroney/Meroney, Morgan, Moseley, Myrick, Neydeckh, Otwell, Pollard, Pounds/Pound, Prichard/Pritchard, Puleston, Reid, Rothchild, Scates, Scheible, Smith, Sorrell, Spencer, Spraggins, Thompson, Tippen/Tipping, Treat, Warner, Weems, Willet, Williams, Willoughby, Wise, Wofford, and Wood.

My husband, William Alvin Johnson, passed away on December 27, 2012. Bill was also very interested in genealogy. Most of his ancestors lived in Bucks Co., PA and Gloucester Co., NJ, with his earliest known ancestors arriving from Germany in the early 1700s.

Husband's Lineage: Dunk, French, Gibison,
Graeff, Johnson, Long, McIlvaine, Miller, Rufe, Scholl, Starr, Somers, Sumstone/Zumstein, Walters/Wolterink, and Worman.

I am a member of the DAR, based on the military service of my 4th Great Grandfather, George Earnest of Virginia. My sister was a past Regent of the Palm Beach Chapter of the DAR. I am hoping to work on several supplementals on other ancestors as time allows. Our earliest ancestors came to the Colonies of Maryland and Virginia from England in the 1600s, including David Wickliffe, Zachariah (Zachary) Wade, and Thomas Sprigg of Maryland; and Thomas Ottowell of Jamestown, Virginia. In the 1700s, other ancestors, Michael Hold (1717), Georg Sheible (1717), Johannes Albrecht (1732), and Henrick Gasper (1768), along with their families, arrived from Germany; and Gabriel Baubau (1700) from France.

Thank you to all my Find A Grave friends for leaving tokens on the memorials of my loved ones. I appreciate your thoughtfulness so very much. I am currently offline due to personal reasons. I hope to be back soon!

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Glenn Giddings
RE: From Sarah
Thank you. Richmond was my grandfathers brother.
Added by Glenn Giddings on Oct 25, 2015 10:46 AM
Glenn Giddings
Richmond Pollard
Would you add Moman Pollard 88573947 (father) and Dora Franks Pollard 88573949 (mother) to Richmond Pollard 71034007 memorial. And if you could do it where the link will automatically add all the brother's and sisters. Julius Pollard is my grand father who is Richmond's brother. I have gone thru and added Moman and Dora to all the siblings except Kizzie Pearce Mann. I cant locate her grave. Thank you so much.
Added by Glenn Giddings on Oct 19, 2015 7:14 PM
RE: David Wade
You're very welcome. There are about 15 other Wades buried there. If you want any other photos just make the usual requests.
Added by Roibeard on Oct 13, 2015 10:08 AM
David Wade
I posted a photo of David Wade's tombstone on his memorial at Find A Grave Memorial# 8804208
Added by Roibeard on Oct 10, 2015 6:49 AM
Greg Barrontine
Roberts Lineage
Hey Sara,

We must be related somewhere down the line. My Maternal Grandmother was Ada Mae Roberts Buttram, her father was Pulasco Lee Roberts, his father was Joseph Little Roberts and his father was Joshua Roberts. So looks like Joshua was both our Great great great Grandfather...

One of my cousins on the Roberts side supposedly has the Roberts lineage, not sure how far back, but mom is supposed to see about getting a copy. I'll be glad to share if she does.

On the Buttram side the last I knew they had traced back to William the Conqueror.

Added by Greg Barrontine on Aug 23, 2015 6:32 PM
Ralph Daniel
RE: From Sarah
Hi Sarah,
Yes, he is my wife Susie and I went on a day trip and found his grave...also his mother and fathers grave site..
Added by Ralph Daniel on Aug 15, 2015 9:03 AM
Fred Cook
RE: Myrtle Lois Hines, 150672014
I don't have the close up, but will make an effort to go back and find it again. This is a very large cemetery with app. 4,200 in it. May take a few days, but I will sure give it a shot.
Added by Fred Cook on Aug 13, 2015 7:08 PM
Janet Tranum
RE: From Sarah
I don't have a death date yet for our Martin Dobbs. I believe he died between 1860 and 1865, possibly in Alabama. So sorry, I didn't remember that I added the link for William. I will fix it. I will let you know if I get any additional information on our Martin Dobbs.
Added by Janet Tranum on Jun 16, 2015 3:33 PM
Janet Tranum
Martin Dobbs - Rock Island Cemetery
Today I found this Martin Dobbs' age from the 1861 Alabama Civil War Muster Rolls on He was 32 years old, which would mean he was born about 1829. It also stated that he was in Co. F, 19th Alabama Infantry, which proves this is the soldier buried in this grave. So, he is not the Martin Dobbs who was the father of Thomas Dobbs (b. 1829) and William M. Dobbs (b. 1827). Would you please add his birth year this memorial and remove the link to William Dobbs?
Thank you.
Janet Tranum
Added by Janet Tranum on Jun 16, 2015 1:18 PM
Janet W
RE: From Sarah
Thanks. Janet
Added by Janet W on Jun 13, 2015 8:14 PM
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