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Liz (#46589096)
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Bio Photo I will not process Edits from anyone who does not have Messages enabled on their profile page. I must be able to contact potential contributors.

Please allow thirty (30) days for edits... I have a life outside of

With the exception of links, POB/POD; I usually DO NOT accept blind edits, so please do not be offended when I request your source.

I appreciate additional info to memorials which I've created/maintain, but PLEASE LIMIT your info. This site is called FIND-A-GRAVE, not "Find The Genealogy History Of...".
I do not feel it at all appropriate to turn a memorial into an entire "genealogy work". Certainly it will be ONE, OF MANY valuable resources for genealogists in their research.

I will not accept "cut & paste" items from Aside from it being PROHIBITED by their website, it's just tacky, tacky, tacky!

For those genealogy novices who like to think every "record" hosted at is correct, THEY ARE NOT, as any seasoned genealogist will attest. For the purpose of this site, I record dates as inscribed on headstones. When presented with the possibility the stone info may be incorrect, I will certainly add a note regarding alternative dates.

Need to contact a contributor who has submitted edits/Info for a memorial I maintain? Cut & Paste the following link, then enter their ID#.

***I DO NOT POST OBITS, post 1922***
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I will not list a person who does not have a DOD inscribed on their stone, unless I have verified their death. Many people have pre-ordered their cemetery markers for the "inevitable", thus their name and DOB being posted online BEFORE THEY DIE, is a violation to their privacy.

I endeavor to compare NAMES and DATES, so that I don't create an entry for someone previously listed by another variation of their name, so please let me know if I have duplicated a memorial.

NOTE: 99% of the headstone photos I've added are best viewed when "clicked-on".
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Gayla Freeman
Agnes G. Mould
I saw you left flowers. Are you related?
Added by Gayla Freeman on Jul 25, 2015 8:37 PM
Tom Lee
RE: Mary Shaw Edit
Susan is in the 1860, 1870, 1880 census, age consistent with being born in 1859 or 1860. That may be what she based the age on.
Added by Tom Lee on Jul 10, 2015 5:58 AM
Tom Lee
RE: Mary Shaw Edit
This is what I used, is it appropriate?
From: Daphne Boman
Subject: [SHAW-L] SHAW, Bibb Co, AL, 1855
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 10:26:08 -0600

Here is what I know about my SHAW line. This article will appear in The
Heritage of Bibb County, Alabama, planned for release in April 1998.
Hope there is a connection out there!

John Thomas Shaw

John Thomas Shaw was born on January 31 1855 in Bibb County, Alabama.
He was a self-made individual who founded Shawtown, Section 20 and
Township 22 South, Range 6 West. He was baptized in September 1892 at
Mt. Moriah Church and was a Baptist Delegate to the Tuskaloosa
Association Meeting in 1896 representing (First Baptist Church of)
Woodstock. First and foremost, he was a farmer, but he also served as a
barber, a dentist and a sheriff, as well as managing his own commissary.
He died December 26 1937 and was buried in Caffee Cemetery, Bibb County,
Alabama (Caffee).

John was married first to Susan (Susie) Rogers who was born in 1851 and
died in January 1884; she was buried in Caffee. Their children were
Jack Shaw, born June 8 1876 and died July 25 1969 with burial in Mt.
Carmel Cemetery, Bibb County, Alabama (Mt. Carmel); J. Monroe Shaw, born
June 8 1878 and died December 30 1950 with burial in Mt. Carmel; and
Mary Shaw, born January 25 1882 with death and burial dates unknown.

Jack was married to Cynthia Champion on June 13 1901 in Bibb County, and
they had the following children: Myrtle, Willie Mae (who resides in Bibb
County), Maud, Andrew, Susie, Lucille, Annie and Marie (Sammie).

J. Monroe was married to Ruby Kornegay on April 13 1906 in Bibb County.
They had no children.

On February 16 1888 John married Mary Agnis Acker. Mary was born in
1860 and died on June 14 1898 with burial in Caffee. John and Mary had
no children.

In 1898, John gave shelter to an unwed mother in exchange for
housekeeping services; her name was Sarah Reaves. Sarah was born in
1860 and died June 18 1900 with burial in Caffee. Sarah gave birth to
Forrest Reaves in August 1898, and Forrest remained with John after
Sarah's death. In the 1900 Census, Bibb County, AL, PCT 1 Kingdom Beat,
Forrest is shown as a boarder, but in the 1910 Census, Bibb County, AL,
PCT 1, Kingdom Beat, he is listed as adopted.

In July 1900, John married Mari Etta Bowman (daughter of Wilson Bowman
and Emma Taylor) who was born June 10 1868 and died April 14 1941 with
burial in Caffee. John and Mari Etta had six children. Winnie Mae was
born June 25 1901 and February 4 1996 with burial in Caffee; Minnie Fay
was born September 19 1902 and died February 15 1927 with burial in
Caffee. Linnie Jay was born December 19 1905 and died December 23 1996
with burial in Mt. Carmel. Willie Ray and Lilly Day were born June 27
1908. Lilly died December 27 1908 with burial in Caffee; Willie still
resides in Shawtown. Marion Michael (Mike) was born August 8 1912 and
died August 26 1988 with burial in Mt. Carmel.

Winnie was married to Reverend William Fredrick Graham in mid-1925 in
Bibb County, and they had two children: Margie Ruth, born December 5
1925, and Daniel Pelham, born July 3 1928. Margie and Dan reside in

Minnie married Rufus Posey in 1917 in Bibb County, and they had three
children: John Delora, born February 4 1921 and died January 16 1981
(Sgt. US Army WWII); Evelyn, born 1919, and Harold, born February 1927
and died October 1927. Evelyn Posey Hardemon resides in Woodstock.

Linnie married Eugene (Gene) Holland on July 23 1925 in Bibb County by
S. A. Henderson, M.G. They had ten children: John Edward, James David,
Franklin Eugene, Joyce Elaine, William Grant (died young), Carolyn
Virginia, Jon Shaw (f-died young), Rosemary Eugenia, Dorothy Jean and
Thomas Huey.

Willie married Hazel Auderey McClendon in 1927 in Bibb County, and they
had three children: James Harold, born June 16 1928; Thomas Earl, born
March 16 1931 and resides in Shawtown; and Willo Dean, born June 7 1934
and resides in Shawtown.

Mike married Margarete Hayes in 1934 in Bibb County, and they had three
children: Marion Fay, born 1935; Mildred Yvonne, born 1943; and Ronald
Wayne, born 1948.


Daphne Boman
Administrative Assistant
The University of Alabama System
401 Queen City Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Added by Tom Lee on Jul 09, 2015 1:07 PM
Chris J. Welsh

Can you please put Emil Otto Alexy middle name on his memorial id # 61259577.

His son name is Herbert R. Alexy July 28, 1929- Sept 16, 1999. His id # for his memorial is 61223090. He is the brother to Jane.


Added by Chris J. Welsh on Jun 24, 2015 12:52 AM
Timothy Wayne Thomas
RE: Mary Outlaw Keathley
Thats her parents. Thank You.
Added by Timothy Wayne Thomas on Jun 02, 2015 1:40 AM
Mary Elizabeth ARNOLD Chamblee
I did send you the sources for my information that I thought you might add. Mary Elizabeth ARNOLD Chamblee

Death Certificate: died 5 Mar 1938 in Blountsville, Blount, AL; parents - Lemuel ARNOLD and Tally WHITAKER

Marriage Certificate: Robert L CHAMBLEE m.15 Mar 1885 in Blount Co, AL to Mary E. ARNOLD if you want to add that in notes.

Thanks for the consideration of adding this info. If you don't feel that is good proof then it is alright to leave it as is. It was just some added info.

Many thanks,
Added by Dianne on May 30, 2015 1:29 PM
RE: Re: Mary Haddow McLean
Thanks for the tips... I am new to being active on Find-A-Grave. The Census info was no trouble - I just copied and pasted. I thought you might also want the date of marriage, etc.

Thank you again for the updates!
Added by Debbie on May 29, 2015 3:42 PM
RE: Re: Mary Chamblee
Which Mary CHAMBLEE are you talking about? I need her maiden name to look for her on findagrave and in my database but would be glad to oblige with adding sources for dates.

Added by Dianne on May 29, 2015 11:12 AM
RE: Re: Mary Haddow McLean
Hi Liz,

Thanks for your care in checking up on facts. The birth info was taken from the 1900 Census:
Name: Mary Mc Lean
[Mary Mclean]
Age: 51
Birth Date: Nov 1840
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1900: Robinson Springs, Elmore, Alabama
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: William Mc Lean
Marriage Year: 1867
Years Married: 33
Father's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother: number of living children: 3
Mother: How many children: 4

I think that it should certainly say Glasgow, Scotland, especially as that's on her stone - I believe that when I tried to put it in, I got hung up on the choices from the drop down list, and couldn't find the one that seemed correct. I was trying to find the equivalent of Glasgow County, rather than Glasgow City, as I knew that she was from the Glasgow area, but wasn't certain if it was the city. My apologies for any confusion!

Added by Debbie on May 29, 2015 10:55 AM
Dorothy Jo Sunday
RE: Re: Benjamin Sundey
You are welcome. Thanks for all of the work you have done.
Added by Dorothy Jo Sunday on May 27, 2015 5:11 PM
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