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I am semi-retired, again, after having retired once from the Air Force, and have quite a bit more time now to devote to Find-A-Grave network.|
I was raised in the Talbot, Marion, Taylor County areas of Georgia.
I plan to busy myself in aiding those requesting photos or other services in my geographic area which will more or less include Newton, Rockdale and Walton counties here in Georgia. These areas are on the eastern side of Atlanta metro.
If I can be of service to anyone, I will do my best to help. Hopefully, in the near future I will have more time to provide.
If I have established a memorial which you wish to be transferred to you to maintain, please do not hesitate to let me know. E-mail me direct if you wish. All photos I have submitted can be considered public domain and reused in the furtherance of ancestral quests.
I have an extensive tree made up of Harts, Hansons, Hays, Cookes, and their lineage into South Carolina. Also a tree made up of Bacles, Parkers, Willis's, Smiths in the Georgia, LA, SC areas.
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care.
It's much too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died, and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
So many years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder how you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew,
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
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|Brenda A. Darbyshire||Another misspell|
I have not heard you admit you misspelled these memorials. I have not had this many changes in 2 years. Maybe I will just delete all of mine in that cemetery.
|Brenda A. Darbyshire||Duplicates|
I always check before I add a memorial. I have a sneaky suspicion you spelled the name wrong and changed it! I remember this well. I rarely if ever have a duplicate and maybe if you add without a photo you should know how to spell it.
|Frankz||Old Philadelphia Methodist, Marion County|
Looking at the directions on this cemetery, I see your note at the bottom:
I don't live in that area, so can't help much, and I see you don't live around there anymore, either. However, going just by the directions:
"Across double bridges, down road from Jim Wiggins", I found a couple of James Wiggins in Marion County tax records online, on Wiggins Rd and Tymes Rd. Just down the road from them, at the end of Double Bridges Rd, I found a cemetery marked on a topographic map at gps coords: 32.224975, -84.589618.
Based on just those directions, that sounds like it might be it. But the map doesn't list a name and I don't find anything else on it, so it'll take someone actually visiting those coords to find out what cemetery it is by verifying any of the names on the headstones.
Added by Frankz on Jul 31, 2014 10:13 AM
|rose baggett||RE: Perry Michael Watson|
(**) Thank You. I went back after I cut and pasted the Michael Watson Will for you and thought you might like to see where I got it.
|rose baggett||RE: Perry Michael Watson|
Let me check my files. I have so much in my head but need to make sure before I quote.
Will of Michael Watson
Marion County, GA
Will Book A, pages 1 & 2
Transcribed by Katherine
Georgia Marion County
This is my last will and testament.
I do bequeath to my beloved son, Richmond Watson, one dollar, and to Willis
Watson I give one dollar, and to my beloved daughter Sealy Elkins I give one
dollar, and my daughter Mary Elkins I give one dollar, and to my son Benj. R
Watson I give one dollar, and to Michael Perry Watson I give one dollar and
Arthur A Watson I give one dollar, and to Elendor Watson I give one dollar,
and to my beloved wife Sarah Watson and her four children, Julius More
Watson, and Sarena A. Watson, and Elijah Watson, and Winny Watson, I do give
the following property, "to wit, Lot of land No. 43, and also Lot 53, and the
east half of No 22 all in the twelvth District of old Muscogee now Marion
County and my stock of hogs, and three feather beds furniture and besteads,
and one brass clock, and one loom, and all the household and kitchen
furniture and all my plantation tools, And I leave my wife Sarah Watson, and
my son Willis Watson, my Executors of my Estate and to keep all the property
together until the youngest child becomes of age, and then to be equally
divided which is my will, in God amen. This the twentieth day of November
1844, ane [sic] hereunto I set my hand and fix my seal in presence of us
Michael Watson LS
I cut and pasted this for you. It took me forever to find it. Was not easy this time. Things change. But, records need to correct or you and I will think we are kin to someone we are not or cannot find our ancestors all together because of mistakes. (**)
|rose baggett||Name of Parents on Perry Watson|
Thank you for the long service you have given to the FIND A GRAVE and the work that you do.
I was doing research in Taylor County, GA. and found pictures of Ms. Hart's Grave. Then to the FIND A GRAVE. As a quick reference for you to verify that my request to change the Parents of Ms. Hart's Husband's parents name is correct.
Perry M. (Michael) Watson was the son of Michael Watson. Whose WILL is in Marion County ONLINE WILLS. You will find Michael Watson's Will Dated 1844 which lists his children, of which, by his first marriage he had Perry M. Watson. By his second wife Sarah, you will find Julius More Watson, and that is my Great Grandfather who was half brother to Ms. Hart's husband, Perry M. Watson.
I only am trying to help and not being ugly. It is part of my distant family and I have been doing research for 50 years and know how important it is to have things correct. While sometimes the correct info is not available, I know. But this Henry C. and Aner Watson are not Perry's parents. Our Watson Clan has been traced all the way back to Scotland. Thank You, you may contact me but Michael Watson's WILL DATED 1844 Marion County, GA. online will clear that up for you.
|Mary Hogan Moore||RE: Regarding Larry's post below|
Gordon, sorry it has taken so long to reply, but I just thought about this and you can request from Find A Grave that they transfer the memorial to you and they sometimes will do it. Good Luck!
|D.R. Edwards||Lewis Brown--John Brown|
Ada Brown 107227244 is wife of 107228415 Lewis
Father of Lewis 107228415 is 76860361 James M.
Mother of Lewis is 76860368 Tempie
John Henry Brown 107228313
Father is 76860361 James M.
Mother is 76860368 Tempie
Thank you Sonny
|D.R. Edwards||Helen Perkins Means|
108717832-is not deceased-Please remove memorial.
|Loree Beacham||RE: Richard Ward|
Transferred Memorial to you.
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