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Adra Maxwell-Flowers (#47528336)
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Bio Photo Just trying to do my part basically. I've only recently gotten into genealogy on a more full time basis. But because I'm so terribly far from my home town and family I am required to rely on other people's generosity to help guide me. So in turn, I should do the same thing for the next person/people!

If I have a relative of yours that you'd like let me know and I will gladly transfer, assuming I'm not more closely related. I have found that some people on this website are all about numbers. That is not my forte', nor will it ever be.

I think this is a great resource and should be used as such. If you have any additions or corrections, please feel free to send them my way. I think those that have gone before us should not be forgotten. They had a purpose, just as we do.

I have a VERY large extended family. If I ask for a person you can bet your life I'm related. I'm unsure why there is animosity, when we were all brought to this site for one reason or another. We should be here to work together and in harmony. (I've had a few issues arise lately where I was insulted by a fellow contributor remarking that I "have a lot of aunts." My family is large and plentiful; and quite frankly I wouldn't have it any other way!!!! :)

**I have recently started adding additional people with whom I have no affiliation with. But they weren't listed here and I think everybody should be remembered. So I hope by adding these names, somebody somewhere will remember them and come searching for them.**
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history4sure
John Good
No problem...I was just looking for a John Freeman Good; still haven't found him...appreciate your work. cheers, Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Aug 01, 2015 10:07 AM
Tonya Wyatt Splawn
RE: monday's
Do you know if your grandma would've had any pictures of her sister Mary Josephine? I would love to have a picture of her or any of the family. I do know that you still have one cousin left on the Reynold side, Becky Wood. She is 89 years young. I still go by and see her but she dont't really know much about her family. I am making a scrapbook/ancestry book for my mom and would like to get pictures or any kind of information.

Later,
Tonya
Added by Tonya Wyatt Splawn on Jul 24, 2015 1:12 PM
Tonya Wyatt Splawn
RE: monday's
Josie Monday was my great grandma. my number is 706-618-2961, you can text me. I didn't know if you would have any information on the Reynolds. I do know that Josie went blind, not for sure when. I was hoping to find a picture of her somewhere. I showed my mom Lucy's picture and she said that looked just like Josie. I would like to talk more. Just text when you get time.

Thanks
Tonya
Added by Tonya Wyatt Splawn on Jul 21, 2015 12:03 PM
Tonya Wyatt Splawn
monday's
I would like to talk to you more on the Monday's. I think we are kin somehow and would like to see how.

Thanks
Tonya Splawn
Added by Tonya Wyatt Splawn on Jul 16, 2015 9:55 AM
Tonya Wyatt Splawn
shelby monday transfer
I would like for you to transfer Shelby Monday if you don't mind. He is my Great Uncle.


Thanks
Tonya
Added by Tonya Wyatt Splawn on Jun 30, 2015 12:26 PM
Tonya Wyatt Splawn
SHELBY MONDAY
I AM RELATED TO SHELBY MONDAY THROUGH MY MOM'S SIDE OF THE FAMILY. HER DAD WAS CLAIBORN MONDAY AND HIS DAD WAS LEE W. MONDAY WHICH WAS SHELBY'S DAD. I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE A COPY OF THE PICTURE YOU HAVE POSTED ON FIND A GRAVE OR ANY OTHER PICTURES YOU MAY HAVE.

THANKS
TONYA
Added by Tonya Wyatt Splawn on Jun 23, 2015 1:41 PM
Nancy Towns
RE: Lucy Carter
I'll e-mail you later but I'll write a public post first:
Miss Lucy (that's what I called her back in the 1950s and 1960s when I was a child), was one of my favorites in all the world. I was a white child and she was a black school teacher in the days of segregation in the small town of Hastings, Florida. Among other issues during that time, there was a sizable discrepancy in pay between teachers in white schools compared to teachers in black schools in the State of Florida. Many of the black teachers had to work extra jobs to supplement their incomes. That's how I came to know and love Miss Lucy. After school and on Saturdays, she worked for an old Scottish widow-lady named Mrs. Vallance and her daughter who worked full-time named Mary Vallance. I loved Mrs. Vallance as a grandmother so I spent hours at her house. Miss Lucy did light cleaning and cooking for Mrs. Vallance but mostly ironing. That's when I remember our reading lessons. I would sit and talk to her while she ironed and she would go over phonics and the alphabet with me among other topics. She was a TEACHER! I later became a teacher and I modeled my teaching style and my love for children - any child - black or white, able or disabled - after Miss Lucy. I not only became a teacher but I became a professor at a university. Years later, one of her many adopted daughters was a student in one of my classes in the late 1990s. Unfortunately, I've forgotten her name but we had a wonderful time talking about Miss Lucy and her legacy. I'm sorry that your husband never met her. I am richer because I knew her.
Added by Nancy Towns on Nov 26, 2014 12:39 PM
No Guts, No Glory
RE: OOOOOPS
I was searching for someone else before I added mine, and saw yours and theirs. Happy taphophiling. Thanks for being nice about it. ..
Dave
Added by No Guts, No Glory on Sep 11, 2014 9:19 PM
Billie221
Sudie Ingram
Your information about my grandmother, Sudie Ingram, is incorrect. Her name was not Saluda, it was Sudie. There is a Saluda K Wilder who was born in the same area as my grandmother, but she is a Wilder by marriage. I double checked this with my mother and she confirmed that her mothers name was Sudie and not Saluda. If you would be so kind as to make that change it will be much appreciated. Thanks.
Added by Billie221 on Jun 21, 2014 11:05 AM
RidgePerson
Ruby Yeary Maxwell
I just added an obit to this memorial and forgot to change the default from "grave" photo to "other." Fixed it, but probably not before the e-mail was sent to you saying your photo request had been filled. So sorry...you may need to renew your request for a grave photo.
Added by RidgePerson on Apr 01, 2014 4:48 PM
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