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Deborah S (#47398351)
 member for 5 years, 5 months, 12 days
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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).

I am a member of the DAR. John Jackson Morgan Sr of Nash County, NC is the first Revolutionary War patriot I have been able to prove my connection to.

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.

When contacting me about a memorial or photo I have added, PLEASE INCLUDE THE MEMORIAL NUMBER.
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Bill Beach
RE: Oak City Cemetery
Thanks for the info. I had tried the map link before but did not realize I needed to follow that with the map tab. Works great when you know how.
P.S. Saves me asking about some of the other cemeteries you took pictures of.
Added by Bill Beach on May 07, 2016 9:56 AM
Bill Beach
Oak City Cemetery
I see that you have posted a picture for the Oak City Cemetery in Oak City, NC. Is it possible for you to tell me the address of that cemetery so I can locate in in Google Earth or Maps? I am trying to locate all the different cemeteries for my family members but it is proving to be a challenge when I can't travel to the areas.
Thanks, Bill
Added by Bill Beach on May 05, 2016 8:30 PM
Love my Family
RE: Nolleys in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, NC
THANK YOU! I have noticed your name at this cemetery a lot... personally I would like to thank you for all you have dome here. I have request the Nolley's that is kin. This is a work in progress for me too. Thank you for your help... it shows that you have put your heart in to this
Added by Love my Family on Apr 18, 2016 2:28 PM
Cheryl & Richard Justice
RE: Maplewood Cemetery
Hi Deborah,

Thank you for the photo of Willie Pharoah Bunn. We appreicate you taking the time to go and get the photo of the headstone. And we also wanted to thank you for all of the other photos that you have taken for us in the past, as well as all of the other volunteers who have helped people who are not able to go to these cemeteries and take the photos of our loved ones!

Cheryl and Richard
Added by Cheryl & Richard Justice on Apr 18, 2016 9:24 AM
Garland Lucas
Maplewood Gravestones
Deborah, once again you have come through!
Thank you so much for your time and help.
Added by Garland Lucas on Apr 17, 2016 4:55 PM
RE: Thomas J Newsom
Isn't that wonderful, to see a new headstone for TJN? I sponsored his memorial page a few minutes ago... so now there is extra room for more photos. Thank you so much for your email message, and for adding the two new photos too... what a nice surprise!
Added by MarthaHopscotch on Apr 17, 2016 4:26 PM
William Mills
RE: Wiley and Charity Mills
Thank you for the transfers of Charity & John Mills. I appreciate it :-)
Added by William Mills on Mar 23, 2016 8:51 PM
Sally Williford
RE: 89195980
Yes, and thanks again - I see her connected to her brothers & her parents. She had become "lost" to some of us and it is nice to have this information.
Added by Sally Williford on Mar 16, 2016 3:52 PM
Jim Liles
Mettie Pace Liles
Thank you for the information. I already have that information. Regarding the name Mandy: It was uses in the 1930 census.

Jim Liles
Added by Jim Liles on Mar 15, 2016 6:11 PM
Sally Williford
Hello and Thank you for all of your work! Can you link N Rachel Vick Batts (number above) with her parents and siblings - parents are N O Norville Vick 70349136 and J Bowen Vick 70349513 (buried in Wilson NC Maplewood Cemetery). Brothers are J R Vick 113077179 and W T Vick 90632366. I am a descendant of J(John) R(Richard) Vick as he was my Mom's mom. I recall Uncle Billy well (William Thomas). I heard people speak of Aunt Rachel but do not truly know her - I knew of her daughter Gertrude.
I can find census data to support this - let me know if you need it.
Again, thank you,
Sally (Tapp) Williford now of Cary NC
Added by Sally Williford on Mar 15, 2016 10:36 AM
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