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Sylvia Gowen Gardenhire (#46830956)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy for about nine years. I became interested when I found most of the research had already been done on my mother's side of the family going back for centuries. Until then, I had only speculated about my ancestry. I do some traveling with my job and as luck would have it, it is in an area where most of my relatives are buried (on Mom and Dad's side). When I am not too busy on the job I am out hanging out in cemeteries. It is so exciting to actually find the grave of some of the ancestors where I have only seen a name on paper. It validates their existence and a link to my heritage. I love to pass that along to someone else who may also be looking, but is just too far away. Famous ancestors in my tree are "Jack Daniels" 1st cousin 4 times removed as well as the Majors family "Tennessee Vols" and Robert Burns "the poet".

After finding my family cemetery, I joined with other descendants to restore our ancestors final resting place. My GGGGrandfather James B. Gowen is a veteran of the War of 1812. This cemetery is on, what used to his land. He planted a cedar tree and asked when he passed away to be buried under this tree. Some 70 years later he was. See
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LaDana Riddle Knupp
Gardenhire Family
Hello, I am trying to find further information about the Gardenhire family that married into the Cherokee tribe. James T. Gardenhire married a Sarah Pathkiller in 1844 and their daughter Sarah Elizabeth married a John Anderson Kimbrough in 1871 all in Hamleton county, Tennessee. Any information that you might be able to contribute would be greatly appreciated. LRK #47268008
Added by LaDana Riddle Knupp on Feb 20, 2014 9:29 AM
Andy Barber
Fairmount Cemetery
Hi there. My name is Andy Barber. I hope you don't mind, but I have a slight correction needed for Fairmount Cemetery, which you created. The cemetery is actually located in Signal Mountain, Hamilton County, TN. I believe the location is currently listed as being in Fairmount, Hamilton County, TN. Thanks!

Andy Barber
Added by Andy Barber on Jan 01, 2014 4:51 PM
RE: Evans and Roberts family
Ok thanks
Added by Dstmnstr on Nov 01, 2013 9:17 AM
Evans and Roberts family
Hey are you related to the Roberts and/or Evans , because I'm not and I was hoping to transfer Earnest and Sarah (Roberts) Evans to the one who is related to them. I've also did some research on them by the way.

Dustin Schrull
Added by Dstmnstr on Oct 31, 2013 11:29 AM
Paul Heuing
J.Lorene D. Skiles
Do you know what her maiden name was?
Thanks, I'm working on the Skiles family, my wife is Catherine Ann (Skiles) Heuing
Paul Heuing
Added by Paul Heuing on Sep 12, 2013 10:01 AM
Phillip Mitchell
Ona Ozell Evans
Thank you so much for taking care of this.
Added by Phillip Mitchell on Jun 07, 2013 11:15 AM
Beverly Lowrance
Griffith Headstone
Would you mind attaching the photo you took of the memorial headstone for the Griffith/Standifer families from Griffith Cemetery in Marion Co., TN to others listed on the headstone?
William Standifer # 110342064
Jemima Jones Standifer # 110342134
Thank you.
Bev Lowrance
Added by Beverly Lowrance on May 11, 2013 11:07 AM
Amy Smith-Alley
Oak Grove Cemetery
Hello! I saw where you added the picture of Oak Grove Cemetery in Tracy City, Tennessee. I was wondering if you could give me the directions to this.

Thank you!
Amy Alley
Added by Amy Smith-Alley on Apr 20, 2013 9:35 PM
Kristy Hodge Pope
Daniel Line
We must be long lost cousins! :-)

My line is:

Grandfather: Vernon Daniel, son of Bennie Melvin Daniel, son of Jobe Mastin Daniel, son of Asa & Susan Daniel, son of William Thomas (Jeremiah) and Sarah Self Daniel, son of Joseph Job and Elizabeth Andress Calaway Daniel.
Added by Kristy Hodge Pope on Apr 09, 2013 5:41 PM
Kristy Hodge Pope
Daniel Family
We share relatives. :-) My GGGG Grandparents are William Thomas (Jeremiah) and Sarah Self Daniel. I, too, am JD's first cousin four times removed.
Added by Kristy Hodge Pope on Apr 08, 2013 5:16 PM
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