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Ray Bobo (#46978725)
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Bio Photo I am an 11th generation descendant of Gabriel Baubau (also spelled Beaubeau, Babeau, Baubeau, etc.), who is believed to be the first Bobo immigrant circa 1700. He came from western France to Virginia under the headright system. For more information on the headright system click here.
For documentation about Gabriel Baubau and his descendants click here.
Though Bobo is an uncommon name, there are thousands of us all over the US. It is absolutely amazing how quickly a family can grow from an original pair. Why, just look at the human family! Bobos have fought in every American war since the Revolution. One was awarded the Medal of Honor, and several are on the Viet Nam Wall.

PLEASE LEAVE ONLY THANK YOU NOTES ON THIS PAGE!! Send personal notes to email address below. Thanks.

Sadly of late it seems that Find A Grave has turned into Find An Obituary. I do not post obits word for word from the newspaper. First of all, out of respect for the living, and second because once the funeral is past it is old news. Yes, I post deceased relations and other pertinent information. I especially dislike scanned obits that are posted as photos of the individual.

Here is a poem I like by Emily Dickinson

I Died for Beauty, but was Scarce

I died for beauty, but was scarce
Adjusted in the tomb,
When one who died for truth was lain
In an adjoining room.

He questioned softly why I failed?
"For beauty," I replied.
"And I for truth, -the two are one;
We brethren are," he said.

And so, as kinsmen met a night,
We talked between the rooms,
Until the moss had reached our lips,
And covered up our names.
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jan
Thanks!
I appreciate the beautiful photo of my father's grave. (Jesse Lancaster)
Added by jan on May 23, 2014 10:13 AM
Ron Pendergast
RE: Martha Bobo Dyar
Thanks for your respone re: Martha Bobo Dyar and all the other info you have made available about the BOBO FAMILY. Doris
Added by Ron Pendergast on Mar 30, 2014 10:48 AM
Richard Shedenhelm
John M. Peden
Thanks for your information about John Peden in particular and having gone through the cemetery so thoroughly! Best, Richard
Added by Richard Shedenhelm on Mar 18, 2014 2:36 PM
Record Hunter
Duplicate
Thanks for the heads up about the duplicate Margaret Sloan memorial, it has been removed, Regards.
Added by Record Hunter on Mar 11, 2014 11:41 AM
Patrick Ryan & Doris W, O
Mary Miller
Thnaks for the transfer Ray I appreciate your kidness.
Added by Patrick Ryan & Doris W, O on Jan 23, 2014 5:21 PM
George Rogers Park
Frank & Margaret Bolton
thanks for the photo
Added by George Rogers Park on Jan 16, 2014 3:50 PM
George Rogers Park
Alfrd & Margie West
great photos thanks
Added by George Rogers Park on Jan 16, 2014 2:44 PM
Amanda Lane Beck
Martha Walker
Thanks for checking Hill Family Cemetery for Martha Walker. I was hoping her tombstone still survived, since there is a photo of her husband's, William.
Added by Amanda Lane Beck on Jan 02, 2014 2:13 PM
ConnieYK
Thanks so much!
Thanks for the update and transfer, Ray. I'll take good care of this memorial. Thanks again for all you work and the speedy response.
Added by ConnieYK on Dec 07, 2013 7:38 AM
Waynell
Nettie Jannie Castine
Ray,
I just noticed today that you took a picture of my aunts grave marker for me. Thank you so much for taking the time to do this. You don't know how much this mean to me. THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!
Added by Waynell on Dec 06, 2013 2:25 PM
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