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Melanie Renfroe (#46933567)
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Bio Photo As a woman with very deep Southern US roots, how can I not love genealogy? Most of my life I have enjoyed wandering in cemeteries, particularly old ones - pondering over descriptions, inscriptions, ages, etc.

I'm especially interested in these surnames:
Gibson, McCormick, Brown, Tucker, Wells, Riley, Halstead, Cheshire ...
Renfroe, Owens, Leonard, Hudson, Lobaugh ...

Melanie aka Mama, Dr, Bear, sister, daughter, daughter-in-law, cousin, Auntie, etc ...!
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Angie Brown
Hi Melanie my name is Angie . Iam helping my friend on her Cheshire Family . Dunham Snowden Cheshire is one of her family members . I have seen where people have him listed as Dunham James Cheshire but i dont see where they get the james part from . its nice to see his info on here nice work . Please keep in touch ! Angie
Added by Angie Brown on Nov 09, 2015 8:23 AM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Another transfer and another thank you
Hello again Melanie,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
Mary Elizabeth "Eliza" Myers Cope # 22511981
to my care. With your help I have successfully connected her with her mothers, one brother and five half-siblings, her husband and nine children. As I receive more information, I will be adding it to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Sep 25, 2015 8:01 PM
Robin L. Parrish Wilkinson- Bostic
Thank you so much for the transfers of C. Booker Wilkinson and his wife Nancy. I do appreciate it, greatly!
Added by Robin L. Parrish Wilkinso... on Nov 07, 2014 2:25 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer and a big thank you
Hello again Melanie,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
John Wesley Hege # 23174255
to my care. I have successfully connected him with his parents, wife and four of his five children. As I receive more information, I will add it to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Sep 24, 2014 5:20 PM
Joy Skipper Cornwell
I believe you have connected Rufus to the same
family twice and son and sibling.
Added by Joy Skipper Cornwell on Sep 04, 2014 11:24 AM
Wanda Tyus
Tabatha & Fannie Eaton
Thank you so much!!!
Added by Wanda Tyus on Aug 08, 2014 12:58 PM
Bob Carter
RE: Elizabeth White
Elizabeth's mother (Margaret Montgomery) was not listed, so I added her name and she is 126942115. Parents were Oscar F. E. (or F. F.) Poole and Margaret Montgomery.

Elizabeth Adeline Poole White died in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, NC.

Here is a link to Elizabeth's brother and his marriage:
Added by Bob Carter on Mar 26, 2014 2:56 PM
GN Corder
RE: George Lobaugh
Hi Melanie...Yes, Virgie (Cowan) is my aunt, (my mother's sister, and William my uncle by marriage of course, and George is my 1st cousin.

Thank you so much for your help.
Added by GN Corder on Jan 31, 2014 7:18 PM
Sammy (Enfinger) Hawkins
RE: Gertie Riley
Her parents were James Emmanuel and Eveline Gertrude (Monk) Riley. Both buried at Wesley Chapel. Her first husband was Alex Mathis and he is buried at Skipperville and last husband was Dan Strickland. I do not know where Dan is buried.
Added by Sammy (Enfinger) Hawkins on May 19, 2013 11:16 AM
Elbaville United Methodist Church, Advance, Davie County, NC

I just uploaded a picture for an ELIZA BYERLY, wife of HIRAM BYERLY, as shown on her stone. Her birthdate is 29 Aug 1829, died 8 Oct 1901.

Your Anna Elizabeth Zimmerman Byerly at the same cemetery has Eliza's birthdate but different death date.

Is it possible Eliza and Anna Elizabeth are same person? Was wondering if you would like to doublecheck Anna's death date to make sure. Another possibility is that they were twins.


Added by DIANN on Apr 07, 2013 2:11 PM
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