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Melanie Atkins (#46981955)
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Melanie B.
RE: John Newton McCurdy Whitfield GA
Thanks for your reply! I know how a year can go by before you get to things -- even when health problems aren't involved, but I am so sorry that you've had health issues.

It's been rough here, too. My mother passed away, and I am currently in the weeds trying to deal with the tangles in her estate and finances and debts. Grieving is hard, but it's really hard when anxiety over siblings and money and legalities swamps the grieving process.

I've never taken on anything like this. And I'm uncertain about how to list the physical location of that tiny family cemetery. It's behind houses on other people's property. So I'm not sure how I'd proceed.

If you have any tips, I'd love to hear them.

Blessings, Melanie!
Melanie
Added by Melanie B. on Jul 26, 2016 12:56 PM
Linda Brown Rea
Charity P Irons and George W. Loudermilk
Charity was my gg grandmother and George my gg grandfather. Was Charity buried in Cherokee Cty SC? and do you have any information on either person. I would greatly appreciate any information that you have.


Thank You and I can be contacted at rea118@yahoo.com Linda Rea
Added by Linda Brown Rea on Jun 28, 2016 6:44 AM
Don Summers
Warene Y. Green
You have posted a photo to the memorial for Waurene and her husband Charlie. Is this a photo of the two of them? I believe that my niece has a photo of Jerold Green, their son as best man at her mother's wedding. We are trying to determine for sure that it is he or some other person. Of course all involved are deceased now and no on (surprise) wrote the names on the reverse. Hope you can help.

Don Summers
Added by Don Summers on May 09, 2016 12:24 PM
Annie Crenshaw
Elizabeth "Betty" Dainwood Steward - buried in Oklahoma City
Melanie,

You posted a nice image of Betty's 1978 newspaper obituary with her Find a Grave memorial #50189588. Is she a relative? She was the daughter of my great-great-aunt, and I'd love to fill in the blanks on the Dainwood-Steward side of the family. Please write me directly if you're able to share data.

Your caption with the obituary is:

"Elizabeth Dainwood Steward was the second wife of John Howard Steward of Bald Knob, White Co., AR."
Added by: Melanie Atkins 2/06/2011

Thanks so much,
Annie Crenshaw
anniecrenshaw@centurytel.net
Added by Annie Crenshaw on Mar 16, 2016 6:12 PM
cjwilder
Allanah Ticer
Melanie, We haven't been in touch in years. I have information on Allanah Ticer's maiden name and where the marriage record for Samuel and Allanah is located. Also, learned that Allanah is Samuel's second wife. My private email is: carol.wilder69@yahoo.com. Look forward to hearing from you.
Regards,
Carolyn Wilder
Added by cjwilder on Jan 19, 2016 4:40 PM
Don Avery
Jennie (Rogers) Campbell Lemaster
Hello Melanie
I want to tell you that you've done well with all your memorials and grave photos in and around Houston County, especially Rehobeth Cemetery. Have you ever come across a marker for Jennie Lemaster of Madrid who died Nov 20, 1953? Her obit states she is buried at Rehobeth. Thanks for your time.
Don
Added by Don Avery on Nov 28, 2015 7:25 PM
Robin Cawdrey
Hugh Curlin Atkins
My name is Robin Atkins. I started working on my family tree as a retirement project starting with my father Hugh Thurman Atkins. I see your name attached to a lot of Atkins records so I'm hoping you can shed some light on a mystery that has me stumped. I and a cousin both have a picture labeled as Uncle Hugh Curlin Atkins, however, I cannot find a trace of him until he shows up as a 17 year old "nephew" in the home of John Richard Atkins in the 1900 Census. There are details of his adult life & death but nothing about who his parents are or where he was born. He goes by a number of nick names but I can't find a thing. Any information you may have or suggestions where to look next would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Added by Robin Cawdrey on Nov 04, 2015 1:55 PM
Patricia Hamilton
Milberry Rebecca Lee Wimberly
Hi,

I am researching the H.L. Lee and George Lee line. Do you have more information on this?

I am new to this and this is as far as I have gotten.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37834692
Added by Patricia Hamilton on Sep 21, 2015 1:09 AM
Amanda Hughes
Old Rehobeth Cemetery - Hughes
Hi Melanie...

I notice that the Old Rehobeth cemetery in Houston County, AL is on private land. I am visiting family in the area in the first week of October and would love to visit it if possible.

Can you help me with that? Who is the family that currently owns the land it's on? Would they be ok with someone taking a look?

Thank you in advance for any assistance you could give. I am hoping the William and Mary Hughes family you have listed are my husband's ancestors.

Amanda Hughes
Added by Amanda Hughes on Sep 05, 2015 7:32 PM
Melanie B.
John Newton McCurdy Whitfield GA
Hello, Melanie! Another Melanie here -- a descendant of John Newton McCurdy. I'm curious. I have twice visited the graves of my John Newton McCurdy, his second wife Rebecca Casteel, his parents Stephen McCurdy & Delilah Wright, as well as several of his children by Rebecca Casteel.

These graves are not in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Cohutta -- as you have listed here. They are buried in the McCurdy Family Burial Ground on private land, owned at one time by Charlie Hooker and his family. His daughter now owns that land.

They are in Whitfield County, GA -- on Maddox Chapel Road NE in Dalton, GA.

I'm really confused by the entry here in Find A Grave and would love to chat with you about these graves.

I have photos of the gravestones. We were just there again two years ago with a number of the McCurdy clan who live there and care for the Burial Ground.

In fact, Charlie Hooker and his wife have passed away since my first visit to the burial ground, and they have established a family cemetery that links to the McCurdy Burial Ground.

Please contact me, if you would be so kind. I'm curious about this!!!!

God Bless!
Melanie B.
Added by Melanie B. on Aug 04, 2015 6:56 PM
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