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Allan Joyce (#46514124)
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Bio Photo I have been tracing the various branches of my family tree and my spouse's for around 35 years now, and have always had a keen interest in small family cemeteries.
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D.J. Baker
RE: Prospect Hill Cem, Cass Co, MI
Thanks leat I now know there is one some where, maybe in VA....Daundra
Added by D.J. Baker on Jan 10, 2015 1:55 PM
Steve Hinds
RE: James Elton Cameron (1927-2009)
That is very interesting about the connection between two of the grandchildren and your oldest brother. You are probably well aware that James Elton Cameron was married to Lucille Cameron, sister of Mac Cameron. My wife and I are friends with Mac and Brenda and have visited with them several times when we are in the Carthage/Sanford area. I discovered them while doing research on the Cameron family for a book I wrote. I am currently writing my second Cameron book.My wife and I live in Greenwood, S.C.
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Added by Steve Hinds on Jan 09, 2015 5:16 PM
D.J. Baker
RE: Prospect Hill Cem, Cass Co, MI
Oh Great...does that mean you have an obit. for Sampson Friel Brannock who died 8-7-1937? We have been looking for one...WHERE-WHERE? Could you send me that info...Please, and thank you for your time...Daundra
Added by D.J. Baker on Jan 09, 2015 10:41 AM
D.J. Baker
Prospect Hill Cem, Cass Co, MI
Dear Friend,
Could you please inform me as to the source of your information that, Sampson Friel Brannock (1854-1937) #136390439 is buried in, Prospect Hill Cem, Cassopolis, MI. I have, him, my grandfather, as being buried with his wife in Grayson Co, VA and have pictures of the grave marker, we have visited there several times.....
Thank you...Daundra #47430735
Added by D.J. Baker on Jan 07, 2015 8:52 AM
Bob Carter
If they lived in the western side of Yadkin in the Windsor Crossroads area, Walter & Elizabeth may have married in Wilkes or Iredell counties too. Here are the WINDSOR marriages in Surry from 1771-1899.

Amos Windsor & Mary McDaniel, 12/20/1823, Bk B pg 296
Daniel Windsor & Sally Arnold, 12/14/1808, Bk A, pg 6551 & 6552
Elisha Windsor & Clarissa Johnson, 12/13/1849, Bk A, pg 6553
Enos Windsor & Nancy Jones, 10/14/1816, Bk A, pg 6554
James A. Windsor & Nancy Walker, 3/14/1837, Bk A, pg 6555
James R. Windsor & Susan Minish, 8/4/1836, Bk A, pg 6556
Jesse Windsor & Lucinda Denny, 11/20/1835, Bk A, pg 6557
Samuel B. Windsor & Sarah Morgan, 3/14/1848, Bk A, pg 6558
Added by Bob Carter on Dec 10, 2014 10:24 AM
Bob Carter
RE: Rebecca Bell
The citation for Elizabeth being 75 was from a transcription of the 1850 Surry census (south division) published by Carol Leonard & Agnes Wells. I'll send you a pdf file showing the data of her and Walter living next to Cranberry Bell.

As to connections in GA? I'm from Savannah and my mother and her folks were from Pilot Mtn, but have no direct connections to Yadkin. Great times in the 1950s going up to Pilot Mtn and seeing what farm life was all about. Am thankful for the memories God let me experience and try to get up there once a month or so to see my 91 and 94 yr old aunts. Sometimes I just ride thru the countryside just to breath the country air. :-)

Added by Bob Carter on Dec 10, 2014 9:12 AM
Coy O. York
Pleasant Home Baptist Records
Hi again, I forget to answer you question on cemetery records at Pleasant Home in Roaring River. All I've seen is a map of the cemetery with names of those buried there.... and it is not complete. If you need something specific let me know and I'll research it for you. I know over the years some graves had only rocks as a marker, and some of them were discarded many years ago.
Coy Pleasant Home Baptist Chairman of Deacon's
Added by Coy O. York on Nov 30, 2014 4:16 PM
Coy O. York
James A Jolly 90783761
Hi Allan,
Yes you're right. I found the problem and submitted a edit for it. Jennifer Norman created that link from Opal's memorial 73212820. Seems she has two husbands.
Added by Coy O. York on Nov 30, 2014 4:12 PM
RE: Mahala Kimble Atherton @ Paupack
Allan ~
I hadn't realized you harken back to 8 of the families @ Wallenpaupack!!

Please do let me know if you have any history or genealogical articles online for linking to, or would write for, the Minisink Valley Genealogy projects... there's now the original blog, a Facebook page, and a Flickr group. Photos, scans of documents, etc are always welcome.

This article may be of interest to your heritage:
"9000 Acres on the River Lachawaxen, 1785"

The home page:


flickr group:

Best, Jane
Added by ATJ on Nov 26, 2014 6:29 PM
Mahala Kimble Atherton @ Paupack
Looking at the cut of the stone in the one photo, after the fact, hours after having left the cemetery, I'm wondering if her stone ever had her name ... should have examined the top edge, may have been the remnants of "Mother" ??

It is a lovely graveyard, set on a hill above the lake (which was created many many years after burials began)in a pine wood, and surrounded by a lichen covered stone wall. There are a couple dozen unmarked field stone headstones.
Added by ATJ on Nov 25, 2014 4:52 PM
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