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Mike & Nancy Ridgdill (#47585642)
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Bio Photo My philosophy about F/G is really simple. Treat me like you want yourself to be treated. Very simple. If I see a memorial that I'd like to have transferred to me, I'll simply ask for it. Likewise, if you see a memorial I've submitted that you'd like to have transferred to you, just ask for it. I could care less if the person is related to you, or not. If you want it, and there's no reason for me to keep it, you can have it. It's just that simple. I do this because I love it. A lot of people just don't have the time to do this. In reality, I have no connection to at least 90% of the memorials I submit. I submit them because no one else has.

Like all of us, there are some memorials I won't transfer. But, the only time I won't transfer a memorial is when the person is in one of my direct ancestry lines, my aunts/uncles, a few cousins, and a handful of friends I hold dear to my heart. As for the information I post, feel free to use any info I submit. You do not need my permission. That's why I put it on here in the first place.

If I request a memorial to be transferred to me, it is usually a direct ancestor, or a very close aunt, uncle, or cousin. On rare occasions, I may even request a memorial of a very dear friend. The only deviation from this is that from time to time I may request the memorial transfer of a Confederate soldier, if it's apparent the soldier is probably not related to the submitter. But, no matter who's memorial I request, I always stipulate, "unless this person is your relative." However, if you don't want to make the transfer, at least give me a good reason why you won't.

Please, if you're going to take the time to create a new cemetery, make sure you have the correct name, provide the complete address, accurate written directions, and the correct map. It doesn't take much time, and can ensure future submissions are added to the right cemeteries.

Otherwise, I have been researching my family genealogy for over thirty years. I have published three books so far, Confederate Graves of Emanuel County, Georgia, in 2009, a color edition of the book in 2010, and The Ridgdill Genealogy, in 2011. All are available online.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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charlie brown
RE: Jenkins Cemetery, Canoochee
did you know lacy frye,he was butch fryes,your former supt of education, dad
they are my 4th cousins
butch and i are 2nd great gran children of sam scoven the founder of deep creek bapt church
i unveiled a plaque in 1948 at deep creek
with a wiggins cousin which says that he founded the church
you say you have written some books do they have info about jacksons,carters,jenkins, wades,partridge
and scoven
if so let me know how much they are.

Added by charlie brown on Feb 05, 2016 2:54 PM
Quantrell Hannah
I added the obituary, however, I removed the names of the grandchildren and great grandchildren in case any of them are minors. I have had people over the years object to minors being listed. Hope you understand.

Thanks for the contribution!
Added by pdeneen on Feb 05, 2016 12:07 PM
Kim Boshers
Thank you
Hi, I just wanted to say thank you for the picture and information on my distant cousin Lavinia Merietta Cobb Lane Rountree and for giving your permission to use the information you shared.

Thanks again,
Added by Kim Boshers on Feb 02, 2016 1:47 PM
charlie brown
RE: Jenkins Cemetery, Canoochee
mr b johnson own the property where it is(he has pasted away)
when the jenkins owned the property starting in the 1850's they started burying people there.
when mr johnson was a small child in the early 1900's
he remembered going to services with his parents on this spot.
years later he purchased the property,that was planted in corn.there was no sign of a cemetery
so he took it upon his self to mark the the spot with a granite marker and kept it up till his death.his grandson does it now.
it is off mt olivet church rd to the left on sand lane rd.go about 1000 ft down sand lane the cemetery is on the can not be seen from the cousion lacy frye who lived in millen found it in the 90's.he to has passed away.
i have photos of the marker but find a grave said it was not a good enough picture .i plan on my next trip to put up a small sign marking it on sand lane
needless to say it was a great find for my family
thanks for the interest!!!
Added by charlie brown on Jan 11, 2016 6:02 PM
Honoring My Ancestors
Re: Carter information
I just wanted to tell you both how very appreciative I am for the information on Jeremy Carter's obituary postings, they yielded additional information to help make his memorial complete. Contributors like you two is what makes recording others' lives even more important, and I thank you. Warmly, Helen Murphy, Nashville, TN
Added by Honoring My Ancestors on Dec 29, 2015 4:26 PM
Diana B
RE: Augustus Moore 78227753
This is not a relative. I came across his information while updating Moores of Burke county.
Added by Diana B on Dec 19, 2015 9:11 AM
Diana B
Augustus Moore 78227753
I have a death certificate if you would be interested.
Added by Diana B on Dec 15, 2015 1:35 PM
Clint Robinson
Jonathan Coleman
Your note should be
Note: Son of Charles Coleman Sr & Mrs Rachael Coleman. Charles and Rachael children: Charles Jr, Patience, Sarah, Jonathan Sr.

If anyone would like to dispute this, my email is (I am a biological Coleman named after stepdad)
Added by Clint Robinson on Dec 13, 2015 7:05 PM
Clint Robinson
Jonathan Coleman
His profile has Jonathan Sr and Jonathan Jr mixed up a little:

Jonathan Jr (1763-1841) married Mary Polly Walker (1767-?)
Child: 1 Sarah (1806-?) married William Bishop
Child: 2 Matthew (1807-?) married Rachel Scarboro
Child: 3 Rachel (1809-?)
Child: 4 Lindsey (1811-?) married Eliza Caroline Pritchard and then Hetty M Green
Child: 5 Elisha (1813-?) married Matilda Hall
Child: 6 Demricas (1815-?)

We have a DNA surname group for all the Colemans with 193 members. Of those 193, our set of Colemans have 13 male members who have tested their y-DNA. If any others wish to join, the website is:
Added by Clint Robinson on Dec 13, 2015 6:48 PM
Clint Robinson
Jonathan Coleman
I understand, thank you for your timely response. I would like to request an update on his profile then. I have done more up to date research on him and his sons. The "Colemanac" and family bible have been proven wrong. With documentation and DNA we have been able to correct these errors.

what we have so far:
Jonathan Coleman Sr (1743-1825) had 2 wives:
1- Keziah Price (1740-1778)
Child: 1 Jonathan Jr (1763-1841)
Child: 2 Jesse (1764-1839)
Child: 3 Jacob (1765-1838)
Child: 4 Charles (1771-1831)
2- Amelia Pittman (1766-1839)
Child: 5 Rev Elisha Coleman (1789-1876)

I can send you the documents if you wish.
Added by Clint Robinson on Dec 13, 2015 6:41 PM
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