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Hardy (#46589607)
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Bio Photo I hope to add many of my ancestors' graves to this site. Most from the state of South Carolina. If you have bio info on any of the photos I have posted, I will be glad to add it or transfer if you like.
Sorry, I don't do chalk or shaving cream on markers. I try my best to get pretty good photographs with help of a mirror or manipulating photo after I take it. I sometimes use the water in spray bottle method. I figure there isn't usually enough water in a cemetery to clean off the stone if you do put something on it and you can't depend on Mother Nature to do it for you.

I try to do as many volunteer photos as I can in my area when requested. If the photo I take is not sufficient (you want chalk ...) please feel free to request again for someone else to take it. I really don't mind.

I also do not enter information directly from my collection of cemetery books (most are copyrighted). Too many mistakes in the books. If I actually see the grave I am less likely to put the information in the wrong cemetery and also have a picture of the grave to confirm information. If you do, please consider sending a donation to the group that provided the information. At lot of hard work goes into documenting the cemeteries.

Please send all corrections and additions thru EDIT from the Memorial page.

I also help with the Aiken Barnwell Genealogical Society. Find us on FACEBOOK.
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Wayne Foster
William Wilkins
I am trying to locate a source for the 12 names of the children of William Wilkins. Do you know if the book you referenced on his page has such a source? Thank you, Wayne Foster
Added by Wayne Foster on Apr 24, 2016 8:10 PM
Donna Sikes Holley
Eliza Caroline Overstreeet Crawley
Thank you!
Added by Donna Sikes Holley on Mar 19, 2016 3:47 PM
Jeanie Smith Hill
RE: Smith FamilyCem/ Aiken Co
Dear Hardy,

Yes I can help with the directions to the Smith cemetey.

From Batesburg take 391. Go to Mt. Ebal Baptist Church. You will pass the church a very short distance and take a left on Highway 134, Huckberry Finn Road. You will go out that road till you get to the first dirt cross road, dirt roads on both sides, which is Holder road on both sides. You are going to take a right. Go down that road till you see the first dirt road on the left. DO NOT TURN LEFT. The road to the cemetery is on the right. This is a little rough road. Make sure to stay to the right when you first get on the road to the cemetery. At the end of the road is the cemetery. You can also see this on Google maps. The cemetery is in a circular shape on the map.

The Hall cemetery is also on the other side of Holder Road. There are a lot of graves there as well.

Hope that this helps you to be able to find the location. There are a lot of Smiths in that area and a lot that came from that area. My great grandfather use to ride the dirt roads to get back in that area.

Let me know if I can help with any thing else.

God Bless,
Added by Jeanie Smith Hill on Sep 20, 2015 6:29 PM
Donna Sikes Holley
Abel and Clarissa Pool Gunter
Thank you for the photos!
Added by Donna Sikes Holley on Jul 06, 2015 8:33 AM
Wilson McElveen
RE: Peeples Cemetery
Thank you. I think I have finally figured out the location - I didn't realize there was a map included on the cemetery page.
Added by Wilson McElveen on Mar 23, 2015 7:18 PM
Wilson McElveen
Peeples Cemetery
Can you tell me the location of the Peeples Cemetery? In your biography of Rev. Darling Peeples, you state he dies on the Peeples Planation. I can locate where his place was on the 1825 Mills Atlas of Barnwell District. I am interested because family history that has been passed down is that Rev. Peeples bought the home of Cornelius Tobin, "Fairmount" - I am a direct descendant of Cornelius Tobin. Information that I have is that the Peeples later sold it to the Reynolds family and was called the Old Reynolds Place. The home was demolished in the 1920's. I live in Columbia, SC and would be interested in finding its original location. Cornelia Ann Tobin Peeples, grandaughter of Cornelius Tobin is also buried in the Peeples cemetery. Could this cemetery be located near the prpperty they owned?
Added by Wilson McElveen on Mar 22, 2015 7:24 AM
Lauren Holly
John Thomas Holly # 45550308
Hi...would you happen to be related to John Thomas Holly #45550308? I noticed you added a photo to his memorial. Looking for information on this family. Thanks.

Lauren Holly
Added by Lauren Holly on Mar 12, 2015 9:55 PM
Stones In The South
RE: Ida Widener
Thank you for looking into the Ida Widener dates and adding the note to the bio!!
Added by Stones In The South on Jan 26, 2015 11:07 AM
Ellean Holmes Ashley
She has been transferred to you. Good luck.
Added by Victrianna on Aug 11, 2014 9:07 PM
Fran Bundy
Elko Cemetery II
Thanks for all the work ... and that was a great deal!
Looks great!
Added by Fran Bundy on Jul 19, 2014 4:54 AM
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