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Janie Light (#47042746)
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Bio Photo I got into genealogy in 2007 and I just love it. The main families I'm researching are: Powers, Bell, Benford, Warren, and McIntosh on my father's side and Hawk, Herndon, Dunlap, Lunsford, and Davis on my mother's side. I will gladly share any information I have.
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Eli Chandler
RE: Wm. E. L. Strong b. 1840
Hi Janie, thanks for the census info.. I did not have all of that handy. I guess nobody knows what the E. L. stands for but I guess he probably is not a Jr.. I have always wondered if this "L" is in error. Not compatible with other records of the family with more names. It has been copied so much(including me)but we cannot delete it yet.
He could very well be a son as I don`t see how else he could have almost the same name and fit into the birth dates and be in the census with the family. He could only have been a brother of Wm. Elder Strong`s b. 1804, son, that somehow was raised by Wm. and Sarah.
He joined the same company and regiment as his brothers/cousins did during the WBTS and is recorded as such. I think we can safely list him as a natural part of this family. Whether a sibling, nephew, or cousin we will have to narrow it down more. Its good to be careful and make sure but we have more than three collaborating records that are better evidence than most. I guess we need to track all Wm. Elders Strong`s brothers to see if any had a child Wm. E.L. Strong b. 1840. This is the only other thing it could be besides a more distant cousin somehow. Very possible.
As for your question many things popped into my mind. Remember that Sarah T. West Strong was an Indian and probably at least 50-100%. I will eventually post this picture. Wm. Elder Strong also only lived five more years after this and maybe he was not well or wanted it this way for some reason. I will have to study on it a little more. It is definitely intriguing. Enough for now. Cousin Eli
Added by Eli Chandler on Sep 02, 2014 4:15 PM
Eli Chandler
Wm. E. L. Strong b. 1840
Hi Janie, looks like you have been busy. Lots of good things to look at on Find A Grave. You must have made a trip to Georgia? Great stuff on the Strong Cem..
I was wondering if you had Wm. E. L. Strong as a son of Wm. Elder Strong b. 1804 and Sarah T. West. I noticed he is not on your list of kids on Find A Grave.
It looks to me like he served in Co."C", 19th Ga. Inf. with his two brothers during the WBTS. It looks like he was the only one to live through it. Some list him and some don`t. I was interested in your opinion or facts. No rush.......Sincerely, Cousin Eli
Added by Eli Chandler on Sep 02, 2014 1:24 PM
Sgt Ed Elstan
Emma
Sister have corrected, thanks...Ed
Added by Sgt Ed Elstan on Aug 30, 2014 5:13 PM
Sgt Ed Elstan
Lanier
It is funny how when I add names to cemeteries there are no duplicates, later they are now duplicates. Find A Grave policy states after 30 days of unknown burials they are to be deleted. There were 3 duplicates now, Thanks...Ed
Added by Sgt Ed Elstan on Aug 23, 2014 12:04 PM
Martha Jean Holmes Saint Grimes
Eugene Ware
I have corrected the name of the cemetery and thanks for the information.

Jean
Added by Martha Jean Holmes Saint ... on Aug 16, 2014 9:37 AM
Martha Jean Holmes Saint Grimes
Ethel Wynn
Janie, I have corrected the place of burial. Thanks for the information.

Jean
Added by Martha Jean Holmes Saint ... on Aug 16, 2014 9:32 AM
Sgt Ed Elstan
David Brian Smith
He is not family, I was correcting your spelling, I can transfer him back? He is listed in the Carroll County Cemetery book. Thanks...Ed
Added by Sgt Ed Elstan on Aug 10, 2014 11:27 AM
Craig Thweatt
RE: Mary Alice Edmonson Tyler
Janie I didn't really know if she was related or not but thought just incase then you would want a permanent stone photo to keep I don't know why some people will never make or buy a permanent stone for their family it don't cost a lot if you make one on your own.

I noticed a lot of the Light surnames from the cemetery I haven't looked yet to see if they are all listed or not but will look and see though.
Craig
Added by Craig Thweatt on Aug 03, 2014 9:21 PM
Gloria Jennings Lowrey
THANKS AGAIN!
I'm sorry to keep bothering you. I think I finally got the Phillips memorials straightened out. Thank you for all your help. It was very considerate of you to share all that information with me.
Added by Gloria Jennings Lowrey on Aug 01, 2014 7:43 PM
Gloria Jennings Lowrey
Oscar G. Phillips
Janie, is Oscar G. Phillips one of my memorials? I can't find it!!!
Added by Gloria Jennings Lowrey on Aug 01, 2014 7:00 PM
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