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Portia Solomon (#46938786)
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Bio Photo I live in the Mississippi Delta. I have been tracing my family history for many years. Some of the families I am researaching (all with southern roots) are: Bennett, James, Skelton, Newton, Howard, Hays, Garner, Little, Westbrook, Warrick, Long, Arbuckle, Blaylock, and Sullivan. If you have relatives in Carroll County and/or Montgomery County, Mississippi in the 1800s, chances are good that our lines cross.
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B. Lynn Couch
Thank you so much for the transfer of my great-grandmother's memorial. I appreciate all that you do for findagrave.
Added by B. Lynn Couch on Feb 18, 2015 7:11 PM
Jessica Nance
Thomas Arnett Greenville MIssissippi Cemetery
There is a T. C. Arnett and a Mrs. T. C. Arnett both buried in Row 3 Block 96A Plot 3 of the Old Section of the Greenville (Mississippi) Cemetery. I believe that the T.C. Arnett buried there is my great-great-grandfather Thomas C. Arnett who was born June 1854 in Madison County Alabama and died in 1912 in Greenville, Mississippi. His obituary is in the July 5, 1912 edition of the Delta-Democrat. I found a listing of the graves in the Old section of the Greenville Cemetery on the Internet and there is a note saying that T. C. Arnett was the son of a Thomas Coley Arnett buried in the same Row, Block and Plot. I think that is an error. Is there anyone I could contact about taking a photo of the headstone of T. C. Arnett (b.June 16, 1854 - d. June 28, 1912)? I've searched for him for so long, I need to find out where the note regarding what his possible relationship to Thomas Coley Arnett could be (or not be).
Thanks, email:
Added by Jessica Nance on Jan 24, 2015 9:57 AM
Thea Goodman
Samuel Mcmillian
I have a photo of Sam McMillian in his uniform if you'd like to put it on his memorial page.
He was quite a handsome hero in WW II & Korean service,judging from his photo.
Added by Thea Goodman on Nov 16, 2014 6:07 AM
Cindy Anderson
Great grandfather
He was my great grand father. Guy Harvey Bennett was my grandfather. I never knew anyone other than my pop Guy. Would love to know more!
Added by Cindy Anderson on Sep 22, 2014 10:38 PM
Collins Family
My grandmother was Mary
Hi my father is one of Mary's children; the youngest Donnie W Collins and is 89 and lives in Kenner La.
Added by Collins Family on Jun 25, 2014 10:25 PM
Lois Tanner
Sammy Wakefield
I found another grave of a child in the Boyle South Cemetery. His name is listed as Sammy Wakefield, there is also a Samuel Wakefield list, but with no dates. The child was born when my Anna R. Wakefield was married to Sylvester Cade Beevers. Do you know any more about this family? Wondering if this could possibly be another child by my Sylvester and Anna. Perhaps another Wakefield family.
Added by Lois Tanner on Mar 13, 2014 5:56 PM
Joey Nowell
My name is Joey Nowell. I am a descendant of the bemnetts. My great great great grandma is Epsy Bennett who married Vinson. Would you happen to know if there are any pictures of her or her parent?
Added by Joey Nowell on Feb 10, 2012 5:06 PM
Clyde Long
I think my Grandmother was a Bennett, she died before I was born. Reena was her first name?
Added by Clyde Long on Feb 01, 2012 9:58 AM
Deborah Ferguson
Arbckle Line
Hi Portia,
We have corresponded before regarding the Arbuckle Line. I added you as my friend as I am trying to get better organized with my research and contacts. Melinda Arbuckle Risner is my GGrandmother.
Added by Deborah Ferguson on Jan 12, 2012 9:56 PM
Ronald Terrell
RE: Cleo Terrell
Hi Portia,
Thank you for transferring Cleo Terrell. I'm new to find a grave, but I'm sure enjoying viewing and adding friends and family to this site. I've noticed that you have quite a few listings in the Lehrton cemetery. I'm from Ruleville and have lots of family members in Lehrton. As a matter of fact, I lived in the caretaker's house at Lehrton from approximately 1985 to 1992(got married in area around Burnham graves-Garden of Memories). I've got a lot of information about residents of Lehrton, so I hope you won't mind if a send additional information to your memorials. My relatives are Terrells, Vowells, Gibsons, Bennetts, Carlisles and Pickles. Most migrated from hill counties so I'm also interested in cemeteries in Webster, Winston and Attala counties. Thanks again for your email and I look forward to crossing paths again on Find a Grave.
Added by Ronald Terrell on Jul 13, 2011 4:23 PM
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