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Sarah Johnson (#47287914)
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Bio Photo My name is Sarah Joyce Gibbs Johnson. I am a native of Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama. My parents, William Albert Gibbs and Lemma Lee Otwell Gibbs, are now deceased. I have been actively researching my ancestral families for the past fourteen years. My mother was our family genealogist for almost 50 years and she was instrumental in developing my interest in continuing the search for our ancestors.

Paternal Lineage: Bacon, Barry, Barton, Brewer, Brook/Brookes, Calhoun, Clement/Clements, Collier, Cosper, Cullum/Cullen, Earnest, Gibbs, Glass, Hatton, Hyde, Jackson, Kimball, Kincheloe, Kite/Kight, Knapp, Lippincott, Little, McPherson, Nuthall, Phillips, Pottinger, Roberts, Sims/Simms, Small, Smith, Sprigg, Thompson, Vines, Wade, White, Wickliffe/Wycliffe, and Williams.

Maternal Lineage: Abney/De Albini, Albrecht/Albright, Ashley, Bentley, Berger, Billings, Bird/Byrd, Bobo, Brickhmann, Britt, Bull, Canning, Collier, Collins, Cottrell/Cotrall, Crumpton, Davidson, Dobbs, Ebourne, Elliott, Emory, Farlee/Farley, Garrett, Gaylord, Hawkins, Higginbotham, Hold/Holt, Hollowell, Hungerford, Jordan, Joy, Keller, Kendrick, Kenner, Kilgore/Killgore, Layton, Lewis, Lucas, Mann, Maroney/Meroney, Morgan, Moseley, Myrick, Neydeckh, Otwell, Pollard, Pounds/Pound, Prichard/Pritchard, Puleston, Reid, Rothchild, Scates, Scheible, Smith, Sorrell, Spencer, Spraggins, Thompson, Tippen/Tipping, Treat, Warner, Weems, Willet, Williams, Willoughby, Wise, Wofford, and Wood.

My husband, William Alvin Johnson, passed away on December 27, 2012. Bill was also very interested in genealogy. Most of his ancestors lived in Bucks Co., PA and Gloucester Co., NJ, with his earliest known ancestors arriving from Germany in the early 1700s.

Husband's Lineage: Dunk, French, Gibison,
Graeff, Johnson, Long, McIlvaine, Miller, Rufe, Scholl, Starr, Somers, Sumstone/Zumstein, Walters/Wolterink, and Worman.

I am a member of the DAR, based on the military service of my 4th Great Grandfather, George Earnest of Virginia. My sister was a past Regent of the Palm Beach Chapter of the DAR. I am hoping to work on some supplementals as time allows. Our earliest ancestors came to the Colonies of Maryland and Virginia from England in the 1600s, including David Wickliffe, Zachariah (Zachary) Wade, and Thomas Sprigg of Maryland; and Thomas Ottowell of Jamestown, Virginia. In the 1700s, other ancestors, Michael Hold (1717), Georg Sheible (1717), Johannes Albrecht (1732), and Henrick Gasper (1768), along with their families, arrived from Germany; and Gabriel Baubau (1700) from France.

Thank you to all my Find A Grave friends for leaving tokens on the memorials of my loved ones. I appreciate your thoughtfulness so very much. I am currently offline due to cataract surgery in September and additional cataract surgery in October, 2014. I hope to be back soon!

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Joyce McLaurin
Good Morning from Mississippi,
Looking for information on Clements from Jasper, Walker, Alabama.
Alexander M. Clements: b 1948
had a twin brother Ezekiel
Father was Thomas Clements from Tuscaloosa, Al.
Mother was Ann Bolton
Trying to connect him to my great grandmother Josephine Clements-Bryant
Have found a lot of incorrect information.
Hope you can help

I thank you for your time.

Merry Christmas
Added by Joyce McLaurin on Dec 17, 2014 10:50 AM
James Johnson
Bridget Mary & James Joy
I'm very thankful for the information I've learned on this website concerning my great great grandparents. I was wondering if you knew Bridget's maiden name (born approx 1855). Thanks
Added by James Johnson on Dec 16, 2014 8:07 PM
Lonnie Moore
RE: From Sarah (typo correction)
Sarah -I really appreciate it when you and others fill in such good bio information on Find A Grave. It makes it a lot easier at times, particularly when ancestors have nicknames and multiple spellings. The Moores married into the Cosper line as well, and that is how I have a connection to Ransom, albeit pretty distant "husband of sister-in-law of great grand uncle" according to
Thanks again.
Added by Lonnie Moore on Dec 11, 2014 10:02 PM
Hi Sarah
I hope you are doing well.
Added by amyr on Dec 02, 2014 11:27 AM
I am so far behind
Hi Sarah,
I have not sent out that email yet regarding my sis.

They just put her in the hospital about 3 hrs from our home town. They say this chemo should knock out the tumors but that's what the other Dr said here as well on the other chemo plan. She wasted 3 months on that chemo just to find out her markers went sky high.

Just wanted to let you know I am thinking of you and your furbabies,


Added by Saffron♥Wings on Nov 02, 2014 8:07 PM
Richard Ferguson
RE: From Sarah
Sarah I never did get the email. Please resend. Richard
Added by Richard Ferguson on Oct 23, 2014 9:05 PM
Richard Ferguson
RE: From Sarah Johnson
Sarah I don't know if you have the new email address?
Added by Richard Ferguson on Oct 23, 2014 12:16 AM
Richard Ferguson
RE: From Sarah Johnson
Hey Sarah, it is good to hear from you. I will make the correction.
I would like to apologize for not getting in touch with you soon after Mary Ann's death. I had over a year of a real bad time. I didn't think I was going to make it through her death and I was a basket case. With help from my son and a lot of prayer I am getting much better. I still miss her every day. I still have a lot of days that I cry like a baby but we were inseperable for almost 45 years and you just don't get over that kind of loss.
I would like to tell you that I appreciate your friendship to Mary Ann. She thought so much of you. You and she identified in so many ways.
If there are any of Mary Ann's memorials that you would like to manage just let me know. I have started transferring the ones that are not relations to family members. I am getting from 3 to 5 emails a day wanting me to add or correct information and I just don't have time to do them all.
Best wishes. Richard
Added by Richard Ferguson on Oct 22, 2014 11:23 PM
Sandy Lyle
RE: From Sarah
Sarah, I went to this place and it has David Parks Roberts as being born in Jackson Co, GA:
Added by Sandy Lyle on Oct 08, 2014 9:56 PM
Sandy Lyle
RE: From Sarah
Hi Sarah, I am not related to David Parks Roberts. I apparently Googled his name and found that he was born in Carroll County, GA. I do not know if this is correct or not. Go here to see all the Ancestry trees that listed him being born in Carroll Co:
Added by Sandy Lyle on Oct 08, 2014 9:54 PM
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