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Timmy and Cindi Bouldin Tilley (#46940341)
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My Dad's family is Bouldin, Foley, Shelton, and Keaton. From Patrick County, VA. Dad had his DNA done before his death and we found out that Bouldin is NOT the correct spelling of his name. It is Bolling(Bowling). Seems his great grandfather and siblings started spelling it Bouldin and it stuck.
Mom's family is Patterson, Shelton, Forbes and Flanagan. They are from Henry County, VA.
Everyone drifted to NC looking for work and here in Rockingham County, NC is where my part of the family has stayed. I am finding family in Stokes and Surry County also.
I am currently the Vice president of my local UDC chapter and the chairman of the Indian Committee and the registrar for my DAR chapter.

Timmy has lived in Western Rockingham County, NC all of his life. He loves taking pictures and doing family research. He has found alot of his ancestors in Stokes and Surry Counties in NC and Henry and Patrick Counties in VA. His family lines are Dalton, Shelton, Clark, Joyce, Dunlap, Ball, and Tilley.

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We are the chosen. In each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors, to research the family history, putting flesh on their bones and to make them live again; to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts, but breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes have one, and we have been called, as it were, by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our Story. So, we do, and in finding them, our ancestors, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before and cried? I have lost count. How many times have I told the ancestors that they have a wonderful family, that they would be proud of us? How many times have I walked up to a grave and felt that there was love there for me? It goes beyond just documenting facts. It goes to who I am. It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever to weeds and indifference, and saying that I can't let this happen. The bones here are bones of my bones and flesh of my flesh. It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish and how they contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses, their never giving in or giving up, their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a Nation. It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us that we might be born who we are, and that we remember them. So, we do with love, caring and scribing each fact of their existence, because we are them and they are us. Now, it is up to the one called in the next generation to answer the call and to take their place in the long line of family storytellers, to step up and put flesh on the bones of our ancestors. (Author Unknown) I have been such a scribe or one of the chosen, a story teller of my family. This is one reason why I do family research, to find not only our family's ancestors but to hopefully find out stories about them. It is always interesting, but it can be frustrating, too. There have been many times when I wanted to throw my hands in the air. But, then I find a little morsel of information that I use to find a bit more about the family or another name to follow to yet another county or state, and there I go again, digging into the books or trying to find that old country road on which a family cemetery is hopefully located. As I have said many times before, in blogs, newsletters and/or programs, finding one's ancestors is really finding one's self.

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Karl Hamlin
Roy Bane McGhee marker photo
Many thanks for your headstone photography. I know what's involved in traveling to the cemetery, finding the plots, sometimes cleaning the headstones, taking the pictures, and uploading them; all for a perfect stranger. I really appreciate your efforts.
Thanks and best regards, Karl Hamlin
Added by Karl Hamlin on Sep 25, 2016 12:41 PM
RE: Alexander Ingram
Just sent you e-mail with directions.
Added by SRT50 on Sep 15, 2016 1:04 PM
RE: Alexander Ingram
Are you asking about the Alexander Ingram Cemtery off Rt. 40 in Franklin County? He died 2/27/1922. Just want to make sure it is correct one,
Added by SRT50 on Sep 15, 2016 12:20 PM
RE: Matilda and Wesley Foley
# 157712931 & # 157713194

Hi Timmy & Cindi,

I got the info from a Tree in the LDS DB. But your sources are much more accurate. I did find death records for them but they did not list the burial info, so I'm removing them from the cemetery. I've also transferred their Memorials to you.

Thank you for keeping me honest!
Added by Constable_Cascaden on Sep 05, 2016 7:15 PM
Phyrus Mack Bowling
I have never been there but I found the directions on the Find-a-grave site for the Bowling Cemetery, one in Green Valley -"From Rt. 460 in Green Valley turn on Clover Dew Dairy Road for about three miles.
Green Valley
Mercer County
West Virginia  USA" Good luck finding it. Sometime there is a map but not on this one.
Added by Janicekh on Sep 05, 2016 2:39 PM
Bernie Radford
Ethel Catherine Adkins
Ethel was my father's sister. For several years I have tried to correct that her mother was Martha Ellen Webb Radford (21022684), and not Nancy Abigail Smith, who was her husband's mother. That mistake has caused many errors to trickle down through the Find A Grave genealogy system. I would greatly appreciate your cooperation in correcting this mistake. Thank you for your many contributions to Find A Grave. Bernie Radford
Added by Bernie Radford on Aug 16, 2016 9:16 AM
Gordon Pasley
Lena Mae Bullins #66764261
According to her Virginia Birth Certificate, #66764261 Lena Mae Bullins is the daughter of James Richard Bullins #66763156 and Martha Thomas (Brown) Bullins #65867125.

According to her birth certificate, Lena Mae Bullins was born in Franklin County, Virginia on August 8, 1907.
Added by Gordon Pasley on Aug 15, 2016 1:33 PM
Gordon Pasley
James Richard Bullins #66763156

#66763156 is referred to as James Richard Bullins in his North Carolina Death Certificate and in the Virginia Delayed Birth Certificate of his daughter #66764261 Lena Mae Bullins.

James Richard Bullins' Death Certificate identifies his wife as being Martha Brown Bullins [#65867125 Martha Thomas (Brown) Bullins]. Check out their matching grave markers.

Added by Gordon Pasley on Aug 15, 2016 1:26 PM
RE: James Ingram, Jr Cemetery
Sorry, I meant James Ingram, Jr., not Sr.!
Added by SRT50 on May 08, 2016 4:17 PM
RE: James Ingram, Jr Cemetery
James Ingram, Sr. is my husband's 3rd great grandfather. The cemetery is located on Otter Creek Rd. This is off 788, Thimpson Ridge Rd. In Ferrum. Thompson Ridge Road is off 40 west at Ferrum. The cemetery is locally known as the "France" cemetery, but this is actually where James Ingram & family members lived. The cemetery is taken care of by France family members.
Added by SRT50 on May 08, 2016 4:15 PM
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