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MDH (#47069309)
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Bio Photo I have been a part time genealogist for almost 10 years. I started out photographing headstones while doing my own family genealogy.

My paternal roots are centered in Montgomery and Pulaski Counties in VA and include the Hodge, Branscom, Mallory, Stanger lines.

Maternal lineage are the Brinkley and Mays family in and around Smyth County, VA, and also the Ricks and Morey lines in southern GA.

Of great interest to me are the Smith Family that were of Lumbee descent from Robeson County, NC and the Carroll family of Wilkes County, NC.

Please feel to contact me if we share any of the same lineage. I am always welcome to sharing any family history information!

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Just want to thank you for your work. I was searching for a friend from VPI days on the internet, decided to check the findagrave website. The name and picture came up and you had entered the info. Must say I am a little sad tonight but thank you for putting the info out there. She was special. Hope to visit the grave net time I'm in Bburg.
Added by rob on Jan 06, 2016 9:53 PM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Pansy Sheppard #37619760
Thank you for accepting the edits for Pansy Sheppard #37619760 and her sister, Iva.

Hope all is well.
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Sep 14, 2015 6:29 AM
Don Spencer
Ellen Jones Brinkley - Roanoke
This is my cousin. Please contact me @, Thank you.
Added by Don Spencer on Jul 16, 2015 5:48 PM
Susanne Hornbarger
Hiram T. Hornbarger
You have listed the above as the son of Hiram Hornbarger and Sally Lucas Hornbarger. He is in fact the son of Peter Hornbarger and Sarah Amanda Harris. His father Peter died in 1862 of typhoid fever and is buried in the family cemetery in Vicker.
S. Hornbarger
Added by Susanne Hornbarger on Jul 12, 2015 10:23 AM
RE: Thank you
I have added the memorial for Tracy Mallory and transferred to you. From the annotation on the block card that the cemetery gave me, it appears that Mavis Mallory was interred there on 5-30-2002. I have added her photo to the existing memorial.

Added by BARBARA DIGGES on Apr 21, 2015 12:58 PM
RE: Thank you
Hi Misty--I appreciate your thank you. Also wanted to let you know that next to Roy's headstone is one for Mavis (wife) and Tracy (grandson). If you'd like me to create the memorials and transfer to you, let me know---or I'd be happy to post the photo, if you create the memorial. Just let me know which you prefer.
Added by BARBARA DIGGES on Apr 19, 2015 9:25 AM
Lee Roy Secrest
If you would please add parents to Lee Roy Secrest

father - 20387840 Tilden Secrest
mother - 20387781 Hester Waldron Secrest

Lee Roy was also married to Lola's sister, Nellie I. Adams, but I don't know where Nellie is buried or if she had been married previously. If I find out any further info, I will let you know.

Thank you, Barbara
Added by BSecrest on Apr 11, 2015 12:20 AM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Bond Family memorials
Thanks for accepting the Edits for the Bond Family memorials.

Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Feb 21, 2015 9:52 AM
william napper
William Napper Grave site
I am the son of William Napper - are you related or just took pictures of my fathers grave. If so, why were you in King and Queen
Added by william napper on Jan 14, 2015 1:09 PM
Lesli Wall
Ballard S Price # 8467857
Wow another great photo I would like to use in my family tree! May I have permission and if so how would you like the credit done. Thanks so much!!
Added by Lesli Wall on Nov 29, 2014 12:09 AM
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