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Brenda Kale Ballard (#47147620)
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Bio Photo My name is Brenda Kale Ballard and I started researching my ancestry after my father passed away in 2008. I am very interested in genealogy and am currently in the process of constructing a family tree.

Please feel free to use any pictures of tombstones that I added to Find A Grave which were taken by me. I feel that if the information provided can help someone find their "roots" it is well worth the effort of uploading the pictures.

If you find errors or duplicates of my memorials, please click on the "Edit" tab on the memorial. Then click on the "Suggest a correction" link on the Edit page. Follow the instructions to submit your correction. If you choose to leave a request for correction or transfer directly on my contributor page, be sure to include the memorial ID # of the memorial to be updated and your contributor ID # if you are requesting a transfer. I will gladly transfer a memorial to immediate family members only. At the time of the request, please identify your relationship with the person you want transferred to you. Many of the memorials I create are people who are either in my husband's tree or mine. Therefore, if you request one of those memorials, I will not be able to accommodate you.

My husband and I love to photograph cemeteries in both Cabarrus and Stanly Counties. Thus far, in Cabarrus County, we have photographed all of Cold Springs United Methodist Church, Saint Martin Lutheran Church, Saint Paul United Methodist , Furr Family Cemetery, Paul Furr Family Graveyard, John Reed Cemetery, and Tucker Cemetery. In Stanly County, we photographed all of Loves Chapel & Loves Grove Methodist Churches, Oakboro Cemetery, Mission Baptist Church, Flat Rock Lutheran Church, and Locust Presbyterian. We love to document the final resting places of those who came before us and hope that this will help others in their ancestry search.


I am a retired teacher who taught school for 30 years in three counties in North Carolina. I earned a BA in Elementary Education with a concentration in Language Arts and a Masters of Education (MED) degree. I also earned my National Board Certification in 2001 as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

I am learning that genealogy can be quite addictive!

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Bob Carter
RE: Lena Bowen
Since you said Cindy Allman has her memorial posted at Carolina Memorial Park in Concord which is the wrong cemetery, you might want to send her a note telling her of her incorrect memorial and Find A Grave rules would dictate your memorial would be preferred.

Bob
Added by Bob Carter on Jul 01, 2015 2:06 PM
Cindy Allman
Charles Fink
Hi Brenda,
This is the link for Charles's wife
Elitha Elwood Eudy Fink Smith
# 56807170
Cold Springs United Methodsit Church Cem.
Concord, NC Cabarrus Co
Have a great day,
Cindy
Added by Cindy Allman on Jun 25, 2015 6:26 AM
Wade Hicks
John Henry Love, # 65749827
Forget the earlier post. I see that "nicknames" were used for John's parents given names on the death certificate.

I am, however, puzzled about the date of birth of Sara, the mother being 1850 and her first child. John, born in 1862, making her 12 at he time of that birth.

Still Appreciate your postings. Just thought I would bring this to your attention.
Added by Wade Hicks on Jun 20, 2015 6:53 AM
Wade Hicks
John Henry Love, Memorial# 65749827
Brenda,

First, thank you for your submissions on he Love family. I am a descendant of a Love who as distant relative of the Loves you have.

I notice that John Henry Love was born in 1862 and his parents Mathias & Sarah C. Teeter were married in 1867. BUT, the real "problem" is that his Death Certificate shows his parents names of a entirely different names.

Am I reading this wrong or is maybe, John C. was he son of some other Love and does not belong with Mathias.

Thanks for your generosity in providing the information.
Added by Wade Hicks on Jun 20, 2015 6:26 AM
KATHY LOTT
WRONG NAME

MARIE CARROLL MARRIED EUGENE OFFIE LOTT AND LATER MARRIED ALBERT VAN DER VLIET ON FEB. 8, 1963 IN OAK FOREST, IL.

CORRECT NAME: MARIE CARROLL LOTT VAN DER VLIET

PLEASE CORRECT & THANK YOU,

KATHY LOTT

DAUGHTER-IN-LAW JUNE 14,2015
Added by KATHY LOTT on Jun 14, 2015 4:47 PM
Rita Wehunt-Black
Thank You
Brenda,
I can't thank you enough for the transfer of my husband's sister, Frankie, to my care.
You are amazing!
Added by Rita Wehunt-Black on Apr 25, 2015 7:49 AM
Rita Wehunt-Black
Thank You
Brenda,
I can't thank you enough for the quick transfer of Frank Wehunt at McKendree United Methodist Church Cemetery. I have fond memories of him. Each Wehunt memorial transfer is like a precious gift.
Added by Rita Wehunt-Black on Apr 14, 2015 11:24 AM
Joseph R. Gainey
Creightons in Spartanburg, SC
I have added some Creightons to Greenlawn in Spartanburg, SC.
Joseph Gainey
Added by Joseph R. Gainey on Apr 06, 2015 6:58 PM
Rita Wehunt-Black
Thank You So Much
Brenda,
Thank you so much for transferring Lawson E. Black and Mary Ann Neal (Black) at Cherryville City Cemetery to my care.
Keep up the good work.
Rita Wehunt-Black
Added by Rita Wehunt-Black on Mar 21, 2015 11:58 AM
Charles Brooks
RE: Sarah Biggers Smith
You are welcome anytime as i really love helping you out..besides what are friend's for?

Thanks Again
Charles Brooks
47226648
Added by Charles Brooks on Mar 11, 2015 11:17 AM
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