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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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John Paul Baremore
Thank You!
I appreciate all y'all's hard work on Algerine Sutton cemetery in Emanuel County, and for your passing along the oral tradition of Ahimilech and Letty Sutton's burials there - Thank You! - JP
Added by John Paul Baremore on Sep 06, 2015 4:16 PM
Kevin Nelson
RE: Robert Hill
You are very welcome. Robert Hill is my Uncle on my mom's side. I noticed sometime back his photo of his marker was not here on Find A Grave. I went by there yesterday to get his picture of his grave marker.
Added by Kevin Nelson on Aug 27, 2015 4:39 PM
Bill Waters
Confederate Graves
Hi, I read in your Bio about your interest in Confederate graves. Check out Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. Many Confederate graves. The pastor has written a book about the Confederates buried in the cenetery. His name is Keith Hamilton.
Added by Bill Waters on Aug 11, 2015 7:21 AM
Bill Waters
Robert L. McGee, Sr
Thanks for the picture
Added by Bill Waters on Aug 11, 2015 7:11 AM
Clint Robinson
RE: Coleman family cemetery
Thank you for the information. You never know what shred of information will lead to a break through. I appreciate your time. If you are ever able to make it over there I have submitted photo requests. Thank you for your time.
Added by Clint Robinson on May 21, 2015 3:46 PM
Clint Robinson
Coleman family cemetery
correction it is titled: Coleman Family Cemetery. It is located in Dellwood, GA. The link is below.

Find A Grave Memorial# 99299850

The Cemetery here is possibly my 4x Great Grand family. I appreciate your time.

Added by Clint Robinson on May 20, 2015 7:54 PM
Clint Robinson
Dellwood Cemetery
Hello, I see that you posted a small cemetery in Emanuel County, GA named Dellwood Cemetery. I was hoping to get some information and or photos about the people who are buried there. Would you be able to help me with this? I believe that they could be some of my direct ancestors.

Thank you

Added by Clint Robinson on May 19, 2015 9:51 PM
Lynn Cleghorn
RE: Peggy Elizabeth Taylor Hill
I will definitely try
Added by Lynn Cleghorn on May 09, 2015 5:18 PM
Kurt Lau
RE: John & Versie Forehand
You are quite welcome, I'm glad I could help you.
Added by Kurt Lau on Apr 29, 2015 10:06 AM
Olivia Williamson Braddy
Ruth Stone Smith
Added by Olivia Williamson Braddy on Mar 16, 2015 6:15 AM
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