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Don Atwell (#47043939)
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I am retired. I have been doing genealogical research on my family lines for about 20 years. For the past few years I've put my research on the "back burner" but now that I've retired, I'm back into it. I enjoy going through cemeteries and each headstone tells only a very short history of that person's life. I now get to do several of my favorite hobbies, all at the same time, history, genealogy research, photography, walking through cemeteries, and motorcycle riding.
Not all of the headstones I list are family lines. If you find a correction or have additional information, just let me know.
If you have any ATWELL'S and transfer them to me, I'll take good care of them, but I will not transfer any ATWELL'S.
In the future, please use the change buttons that FAG has provided. I do check these to see if they are correct, so if it seems to be in error, I will decline them.
I will not link unknown burials.
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Diana Malley
Mary J. Carroll ID#81543225
Need her Maiden name if possible.
Added by Diana Malley on Apr 01, 2015 7:40 PM
Chris Atkins
Other Nichols (47429882)
Don - wow! Technology is incredible! I am doing some research to find out unknown information on my mother's family and I found this photo. I am about 95% this is her brother - the info I am trying to seek is - are there any other Nichols around this one - if so, what are their names? I found the other one you posted (47430212) - if there are, could you please share with me? Thank you so much!!

Chris Atkins
Added by Chris Atkins on Mar 24, 2015 7:18 AM
are we related
Thanks for all you do for I keep seeing your name as I do geneology for my father's family on Today I came across an Atwell who is the husband of my first cousin 1x removed--Alto Lee Atwell. My name is Nan Mundy and I live in Alaska. I can be reached at Take care.
Added by nanmundy on Mar 16, 2015 6:33 PM
Trina Gaffney
Rev J J White, #30424721
Thanks for your wonderful work on Find A Grave!

I was wondering if you could please provide a clearer picture (readable) of Rev J J White's headstone. He is my great-grandfather and I need it for my DAR application.

This assistance will save me a trip from North Carolina. Thank you. Please let me know?????

Katrina Gaffney
Added by Trina Gaffney on Mar 12, 2015 9:48 AM
Joseph Davidson
Hi Don,
I am researching Joseph David Davidson. He was my ggg grandfather. I have confirmed the lineage thru census records, Find A Grave and other sources. I am at a roadblock with JD Davidson and cannot go back further. The family story goes that he was a full Native American who moved from AR to AL and changed his name. No knowledge of what he changed his name from. My grandfather Louis Jethro Teal was going to tell the info but he passed before that happened. The info from Find A Grave states his parents were Daniel Thomas and Mariah Davidson but I cannot find any info about them. Census records from different years state his parents were from AL another from NC. So there is conflicting info out there. Theses records are all linked from the confirmed spouses and children listed in them. If you have any info to further enlighten this process, it would be greatly appreciated.
Added by Lklopp on Mar 11, 2015 9:08 AM
Alton Max Bostic
William Grover Wright
A Correction to William Grover Wright's father
and mother and children of Henry County, Al.

After several days and hours of research

I find that Arnold's Golden Wright father was WILLIAM GROVER WRIGHT

of Henry County, Al.

Your Father Arnold Golden Wright

Grandfather William Grover Wright Born June 23, 1888 Henry Co. Al

Grandmother Maudie Vera Murray Born B Dec 12, 1905 D Oct 28, 1921 Died in childbirth at 15.

They were married in Clay Co. Ga Dec 7, 1920.

William Grover's 2th wife Maggie Vera Kirkland B1902 D SC. 3 Children Alice, Kenneth and Alice Marie Wright

William and Maudie ran off to GA. and got married and returned to Henry co. Al.

Dec 7,1920..Ran away, (He was 32 She 14)

Great Grandfather Silas William Wright

Great Grandmother Emma Alice (Golden) Wright (This is where Arnold got

his middle name)

GG Grandfather Elijah Wright Born B1830 D1902 Al.

GG Grandmother Ritta A. (Golden) B1836 D1903 Al.
Added by Alton Max Bostic on Mar 09, 2015 9:13 AM
Jane Hall
Rodney F Lambert # 111098857
Thank you for all you do on Find A Grave I would like to know if you would allow me to use Rodneys headstone photo on my ancestry family tree. I would give you and Find A Grave full credit for the photo. Will be waiting for your reply. Thank you Jane Leitholt Hall
Added by Jane Hall on Mar 04, 2015 8:51 PM
Bill Blackstock
Teresa Huff
Hi Don,

Teresa Huff was the first friend I made when I moved here to Alabama back in 2010. We hit it off right away and our friendship grew from there. We thought of each other as family, and I am still struggling to deal with her loss.

It was standing room only at her funeral service. She was a very special lady to a lot of people and we are all still in shock at her sudden and unexpected passing.

Thank you for making her memorial, and thank you for transferring it to my care. And please let me know if I can ever be of assistance to you.

Added by Bill Blackstock on Mar 03, 2015 6:13 AM
Debbie Teichert
Betty Stanley
Thank you for adding my Mother. How did you get her info and the gravesite pic is a blessing to me. I live out of town and feel like I can visit her, my Dads and other family members grave now. Thank you again for all you do for so many!
Added by Debbie Teichert on Feb 28, 2015 10:04 PM
Rick & Kat
Transfer of Lee and Harrison
Thank you for transfer of Albert Lee and R. D. Harrison. I have fond memories of both of them from church. Went to school with their son & daughter. Wonderful people and along with their family. Thank you, again and if you want a transfers from me, just let me know and it will be done.
Added by Rick & Kat on Feb 25, 2015 4:50 PM
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