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Dana Cook (#47733985)
 member for 3 years, 1 month, 26 days
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Bio Photo I am researching my family surnames on my Father's side (Galloway/Carter/Cook/Oliver (SC/AL/GA) and my Mother's side Traffenstead/Traffanstedt/Garrett (AL/GA/TN/SC) Hartsfield/Cross (AR). I've been interested in geneaology since August 2006 when I started looking for my Mother's biological family whom I found within 2 weeks. From my Mother's side, I am Catawba Indian "People Of The River", German, and British. I'm still working on my Father's side.

Please take a moment and visit my family. Thank you so much.

My Daddy
My Mama
My Brother

This dear sweet woman has been part of our family since I was a little girl. She will never be forgotten. Love you Ms. Frances.
Frances Braxton

Taken too soon:
My Niece
Kristin Castro

My Nephew
Ferin Searer

My Cousin
Timmy Gorecki

Kaleb "Bubba" Schwade
Kaleb was a victim of Shaken Baby Syndrome by his babysitter when he was 5 months old.

Please visit this young American Hero from our little town.
Lance Corporal J.T. Sims


If I have offended anyone, please let me know and I will remove the memorial of your loved one. If you aren't a part of Find A Grave, you can still contact me through the edit tab of the memorial. I don't mean to offend anyone. All memorials are created out of respect. The purpose of me adding names is because I believe that people should never be forgotten, and also I like to help people who are searching for their ancestors. I am so thankful for Find A Grave because not only have I found many of my ancestors, I have found many related family members alive.

I will be happy to transfer memorials that are a part of your family with the exception of the ones of my family within Find A Grave's 4 generations guidelines. Any requests outside the 4 generations will be considered on an individual basis. You MUST state the relationship with your ID number. All RUDE requests will be ignored!

Duplicates - These are errors, and not created on purpose. I search before I create a memorial and after every time. Please bring any errors or duplicates to my attention so I can correct them. If I have created a memorial and you create a duplicate, do not send me a message that the one I created is a dupe and for me to delete. I will not delete any memorials if you created a dupe. Don't create a dupe memorial just because you're related. If you are family, kindly ask for a transfer or you can add photos and send me information to be added and I'll be glad to add it. If you are within the 4 generations, please ask for a transfer. Please read the FAQ's for this site on creating memorials.

Feel free to use my photos 📷 as long as you give me credit and do not make any money off them.

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Zane's Mom
Spc Zane Lee
Thank you Dana for visiting my son's memorial and leaving a token. I fell for your loss too. Blessings to you.
Cecilia (Zane's Mom)
Added by Zane's Mom on Apr 17, 2015 8:32 PM
Saundra Dowling
Dana, I am sorry to read about your brother. I know 1st hand the pain of seeing someone you love slip away. Our middle son James (Find A Grave Memorial# 140937054) who had been clean for just over 10 years got hooked again on pain pills after neck surgery. He and I both spoke with his dr before his surgery and he requested not to be given pain pills but the dr told him they had to keep in still after the fussion in his neck to prevent any other injury as he recovered in the hospital. When he came to our house after he was discharged he asked me to keep his meds so we all know he was taking them correctly as he was so worried about getting hooked. But his fear became his reality. He was hooked again this time on Oxycodone. Just 1 year and 7 days after he moved back home from Ragley, LA he died from an accidental overdose. He was living with a girlfriend who was also using. We saw the wt loss and question him but as everyone who uses he said he was taking what the dr was giving him. We had spoken just 7 days before his death and he told both his dad and I how much he was looking forward to Christmas and how much he loved us. We got the call that everyone fears at 5:10 AM that he was found dead in his home. The pain our family has with James passing has been so deep. Your father is a brave and WISE man to share your brothers story. Maybe your brothers story and our son's story can help someone. God bless, Saundra Dowling
Added by Saundra Dowling on Apr 13, 2015 10:13 PM
rita walden
RE: Hi Rita
hi how you doing I back off some don't know yet if going back full time hope you better rita
Added by rita walden on Mar 23, 2015 10:31 PM
Gerry Hill
Yes it was a cut and paste from the Census record.

Here is the next one.
1910-Census-Nixburg, Coosa, Al
Jefferson B Taunton 58
Virginia B 48
Milton D 7
Loel B 6
Jim H Taunton 26
William W 19
Warner L 17

I could not see my note when I was answering you.

He was with 2nd wife by this time- and her two children at the top.
Added by Gerry Hill on Mar 23, 2015 9:43 PM
Gerry Hill
RE: Thanks
They are all Taunton. You are probably referring to census records which spell it several ways.

I am not which of them you are referring to as "Her" as I made a bunch of additions tonight.

Two marriage- several had also.
Bartow Virginia married 22 Oct 1901
Martha M Graham-the other wife 27 Feb 1872

Son Milton married Carene Dean 1924
No date on other wife Laura Lucille Pratt

I had hip replacement Nov was a year ago, and am just now walking better, and not wobbly. I can walk to the mailbox without tiring, but tried the walking track, and even sitting 3 times-the 3 times I went around did me in for a couple of days.

So I know that bit. I have a right hip that also needs it-but it is not bone to bone yet like the other was for over a year. I went four years before I had the surgery, and it went very, very well, but I hope I don't have it again. Also do traction 4 times a day for 5th & 6th vertebrae. And other body giving way bits- just apparently did not take care of me like I should have. But I am going in the right direction now, and doing more and more around the house. I want to work in the yard,but am still careful what I do. No shovel. I take a chair to weed. I had a walker, then a wheel chair for years, so happy to be walking at all again....
Ancestry has been my salvation with so much bed time. It keeps my mind going anyhow. I used to do professional genealogy- before and after I retired at 70, but I had to give that up. Can't even lift those big heavy books,and could not tromp around graveyards or courthouses any more.
I don't even try to do it anymore. All of it calls for some outside research. Sitting is the Pitts, like a library hard chair. A couple of hours and I am done for. I make myself go to DAR, Genealogy Meeting and Red Hat monthly...just to get out- a few other things, but I don't really enjoy it anymore, and do enjoy Genealogy- and adding to findagrave too, when I can. Most of what I added was from my days of doing surveys for our Genealogy Society. And I had some WPA records,and others that people sent me over the last 36 years. Most of my pictures were old ones, but I still stop anywhere I pass and get a few, on my few excursions. I enjoy it- but for short spells...only. Looks like we had the surgery the same month. I was in the Hospital during Thanksgiving, then to a swing bed for a month, then still in bed most of another month. But he said I could drive by Christmas, I was just not quite confident enough until after. I did really well...they said. Had therapy at home for a month, I think.And a nurse and even someone to bathe me and make up my bed. But I still don't want it again! At my age (77) just the anesthesia an do you in, and blood clots etc.You take your chances. They say knee is harder. I have a hospital buddy who had that.
Added by Gerry Hill on Mar 23, 2015 9:40 PM
Gerry Hill
for the grave picture of Martha Graham Taunton.

May I use it?

I have ask to have her husband added. His name is on her stone (by you) on the grave. The marriage is on ancestry 27 Feb 1872 Tallapoosa, Al. I have added that, and a 2nd marriage.

She had

Wiley Tanton

James H Tanton

John A Tanton

Sally Taunton

Wiliam E Tanton

Lester Tanton

Added by Gerry Hill on Mar 23, 2015 8:27 AM
Rickey Boult
You are a very nice and sweet lady, thank you so very much. If I can ever do anything for you,just ask.

Forever at your service,
Added by Rickey Boult on Mar 19, 2015 5:48 PM
Rickey Boult
You have 5 BOLT family members listed, they are my dads cousins and their parents. We are a very close family and I am the BOLT family historian, could you be so kind as to transfer them to me. If you can only give me one, please make it James T Bolt, US Army, I love to take care of the VETS as I am one also.

88632030, 88632031, 88632032, 88632033, 88632034

thank you for all you do on FINDAGRAVE.

Rick BOLT/Boult
Added by Rickey Boult on Mar 19, 2015 1:37 PM
Catherine Parker Adkins
You have Catherine Parker Adkins memorial in Bellview Baptist Church cemetery in Morgan County, Ala and she was buried in the Bellview Baptist Cem in Lineville, Alabama.

Please check the obit and see the info is all in Lineville, Ala and not in the North Ala area.

Faye Terry
Added by FHTerry on Mar 17, 2015 9:23 PM
Teresa Renee Moore
Ollie D Mountain #95052949
Would love if you could please transfer this memorial to me. Thia was my great grandfather. Thank you for all you do. Those who are gone from this life should never be forgotten. Much love!

Teresa Moore #46584425
Added by Teresa Renee Moore on Mar 10, 2015 10:39 AM
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