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L Ferree (#47116659)
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Bio Photo Please use the SAC function (edit button on memorial) to request transfers, and be sure to let me know specifically how you are related.

I volunteer at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, and am working on photo-documenting the whole cemetery. At this point, I prefer not to transfer memorials for this cemetery (other than mandatory transfers, of course) because my research is ongoing. In the meantime, please feel free to send me as much additional info as you wish via the edit button on the memorial.

NOTE: Obituaries are a wonderful source of information, but findagrave has rules about how they may be used. You can always glean facts from them for the bio. If they are out of copyright, or if you hold the copyright, you can transcribe them. Regardless of who has the copyright, you are not supposed to post them as a photograph - regardless of whether you scanned it, took a screen shot, or downloaded it from another website. Please feel free to send me obit text via the edit function, and I will use the info to add to the bio. Obits posted as photos will be removed, and it just ends up wasting your time.
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Charles Walthall
RE: George Washington Bolger
Would you please also add (Stone's River) beside the entry next to Murfressboro? Since there were 3 battles at Murfressboro, it might help to clarify just slightly. I had to go re-read the CSSR's. I was thinking he was wounded after Chickamaugua. And it was actually before, and he returned to duty at got himself on the CROH rolls!
Added by Charles Walthall on Sep 26, 2016 9:36 AM
Gail and Scott Hannah
Thank you for accepting edits so quickly. The info you included on memorials was very helpful. Your work is appreciated, thanks, gail
Added by Gail and Scott Hannah on Sep 24, 2016 9:32 AM
Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
Julia Ann Thompson
I think my dates are correct - if not she would have died before she was born. I almost always look up everything on Ancestry to make sure. I think that is why I have a specific date of birth.
Added by Judy K. Brantley/Wilson on Sep 19, 2016 2:48 PM
Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
RE: Josephine Wood
The Bessie M - 8/1880 is apparently Dessie M. Wood/McKeown. If you want to type obit, I will remove it. I know about the rules, but wanted you to see it with the name of Hammett for Josephine, also the marriage record. She married him in 1903 and is still going by Hammett in 1915. I found a man names Alexander S. Hammett - he is buried in Dallas, Tx - dates seem correct, but hard to say that it is him.
Added by Judy K. Brantley/Wilson on Aug 24, 2016 6:54 AM
Claudia Biddle
RE: Corbin siblings, PS
Wow! You mean I am 75 years old and not even claimed as a child of my father and mother and won't be listed for 23 more years! (If I live as long as my aunts, etc,) You have to be dead to be listed as a child of your parents! Wierd! No, I did not know that! Funny they list you in the Obituary then!
Thank you for the tip, no need to try and even check people for any correct family facts!
Added by Claudia Biddle on Aug 22, 2016 4:05 PM
charlotte Smith
john wesley murphey
the photos are not showing
Added by charlotte Smith on Aug 17, 2016 3:56 PM
Glendia Duren Tucker
RE: James Duren
I understand why you couldn't change the last name and I did see your explanation in the Bio. I appreciate you adding the link I requested and all the things you and others do for Find-A-Grave.

Added by Glendia Duren Tucker on Aug 11, 2016 5:55 PM
Hans Hammer
Moss - Buchannan Lot - Section 21
The photo you have for this lot is not the correct lot. Buried there are Burnley Marshall Moss, wife, Adelaide Frances Knott Moss, some of there children and Adelaide's parents. I posted a some views of the lot - see some of the linked relatives. Hans
Added by Hans Hammer on Aug 09, 2016 7:02 AM
RE: Oakland
Here is what I know:

William Kersey (22 Sept 1817 - 1 Mar 1886)
Married 1846 to
Lucy Weaver (1829-1903)

They had three children survive to adulthood Nancy, Elizabeth, and William.

Nancy “Nannie” Kersey (1849-1932)
Married 11 June 1871 to
Jerry E. Johnson (1840-1890)

Nancy “Nannie” Kersey (1849-1932)
Married 14 Sept 1890 to
William J. Bishop (1845-1902) (No Burial Info on him)

Son of Nannie and William
John William Bishop, Sr. (1891-1940)
Married 1909 to
Minnie May smith (1890-1949)

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Kersey (1853-1894)
Married 29 Jun 1873 to
William Henry Wilmoth (1854-1921)
William Wilmots is buried in Casey’s Hill Cemetery in Atlanta with his second wife Zilla Ann Wilmoth.

William Franklin Kersey (1851-1917) was a carpenter and Bachelor. According to family records he is buried in an unmarked grave at Oakland near his mother.
Added by Autuba on Aug 01, 2016 8:56 AM
I have several relatives buried in Oakland in Section 11 Block 165 Lot 3. You have covered this, but I was wondering if you could provide me with a list of everyone you have record of in this lot (Bought by Jerry E. Johnson) and I could connect them for you.
Added by Autuba on Jul 23, 2016 9:47 PM
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