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Deborah S (#47398351)
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Bio Photo Native of North Carolina.
I became interested in family history in May 2010 when my mother's sister passed away. All three sisters had passed within three years! It made me realize that the older generation was leaving and if I wanted to know more about our family, I better start asking questions! I got very interested in family history and discovered that I really enjoy visiting eastern NC cemeteries, taking pictures of headstones, and figuring out who the people were and if/how they were related to me. I focus on Martin County (my dad's family) and Wilson County (my mom's family).

This hobby (obsession?) has been a real blessing in many ways. The best part is meeting relatives I never knew I had, and becoming friends with some of the most wonderful people I've ever known.
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William Low
Rosa Margaret Potter Ward
Thanks so much for taking the time to take and upload the photos of Rosa and her husband.

It's altruistic volunteers such as yourself that enable people to have photos they might not otherwise be able to obtain on their own.

Thank you, again.
Added by William Low on Jul 29, 2014 7:08 PM
richard finnick
RE: Sallie Roberson Ward; Mem # 64729938
You are most welcome. It was my pleasure.
Added by richard finnick on Jul 29, 2014 1:50 PM
richard finnick
Sallie Roberson Ward; Mem # 64729938
If you're interested in adding a bio for Sallie, she married John A. Ward on 22 Oct 1878 at Martin County, NC. Her marriage record gives her name as Sally. Understand your "obsession" and it never seems to wane.

Dick Finnick
Added by richard finnick on Jul 28, 2014 10:59 PM
Tammy Hall Shropshire
Hattie Winstead
Thank you so much for taking this photo! I truly appreciate your time and thoughtfulness.
Added by Tammy Hall Shropshire on Jul 28, 2014 9:24 PM
Gloria Starling Johnson
Hi Deborah,

Made those moves. Thanks for the corrections.

Gloria J.
Added by Gloria Starling Johnson on Jul 27, 2014 12:30 PM
Roberta F. Bobbi Jenkins
Frances Robena Jenkins

Thank you for the headstone photo and additional information

Added by Roberta F. Bobbi Jenkins on Jul 26, 2014 4:44 PM
Cindy Hinton
RE: Willard Earl Bullock and Williaman Billie Phillips Bullock
Hey Deborah. Thanks for the kind note. I believe her name really was Williaman. I wasn't certain until you posted a photo of her grave marker. Information on showed her name as Williaman, but mostly it was shown as Willie Mae. I think that's just the way the handwriting was interpreted when the documents were transcribed. Her grandmother (my great-great grandmother) was named William Ann. I believe that she was named after her grandmother. Or she may have received a combined name after her father, William, and her mother, Annie. It was a very unusual name. Thanks again for the photos.

Added by Cindy Hinton on Jul 26, 2014 10:18 AM
Cindy Hinton
Willard Earl Bullock and Williaman Billie Phillips Bullock

Thank you so much for adding photos of their grave markers and for providing me with the links to Willard's parents. I also changed Williaman's name to reflect what is shown on her grave marker.

Cindy Hinton
Added by Cindy Hinton on Jul 25, 2014 6:33 AM
Bill Bland
Emma Wynne Bland
You asked why I showed the maiden name as Wynne. That was incorrect,it is actually her middle name. According to her death certificate, her father's last name was Parasher. Maybe she was married to someone with the surname Martin. I do not know. If you want a copy of the death certificate let me know and I will email it to you.
Added by Bill Bland on Jul 24, 2014 5:45 PM
Cheryl Justice
Grietje Dekeyzer
Hi Deborah,

Thank you for the message. I deleted the memorial we made. If you see something else that can be added or deleted on any of our memorials please let us know. We don't mind making changes. Take care.

Added by Cheryl Justice on Jul 19, 2014 6:35 AM
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