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Katherine Boaz (#47157338)
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Since 2006 I have been unraveling the story of the John Wesley Hooker family from the Buffalo Ridge section of Patrick County, Virginia. He and his wife Margaret Akers raised 13 children. The quest has taken me to many libraries, court houses and grave yards. The distant relatives, that I have met along the way are the true treasures of the adventure. Along with the facts, I have collected and identified many old pictures, often put away in forgotten boxes. I have tried to share these pictures with their loved ones. In 2015 my research is mainly on the Nolen, Agee and Akers families.

Also researching my husband's family- the Ramsey, Gardner, Meshack Turner, Jamison and Pinkard families from Henry and Franklin Counties Virginia.

And researching my mother's family - the Manson, Blackwell, Bridgforth and Seay families in Lunenburg Co., Va and the Cunningham , Pollard and Allen families in Prince Edward Co, Va.
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carol fasc
RE: Sylvan Abbey Request
I will definitely try when I'm there in January if it hasn't been photographed already..
Added by carol fasc on Oct 04, 2016 6:02 AM
Bea Mansfield
Orene Powell
Dear Katherine,

I have been notified that you have sponsored the memorial page I made for Orene Powell. If she was a relative or someone very close to you, I would be very happy to turn management of her memorial over to you. Just let me know that you want me to do that.

Thank you,
Bea Mansfield
Added by Bea Mansfield on Oct 02, 2016 6:18 PM
Faye Francis
RE: Re: Madge Edwards
Memorial transferred.

Have a great day

Added by Faye Francis on Oct 02, 2016 5:22 PM
carol fasc
Sylvan Abbey Request
Willing to look for grave when I'm there in winter but you need to call office for plot location and add to request..this is a huge cemetery!.
Added by carol fasc on Oct 02, 2016 4:18 PM
Faye Francis
Re: Madge Edwards
Thank you very much for sponsoring the memorial for Madge Edwards #163764797.

I would be pleased to transfer this memorial to you for your care.

Please advise & thank you.

Have a great day.

Added by Faye Francis on Oct 02, 2016 3:51 PM
Brenda Ward
Leonard Walter Charles
He is my Uncle. He married Velva Akers. They are buried in the Presbyterian Church grave yard in Amelia Court House, Virginia. They have a fine monument inscribed CHARLES, definitely not the picture that in listed in "Find A Grave". I was at the gravesite on August 23, 2015.
Added by Brenda Ward on May 31, 2016 3:48 PM
Myron Richardson
Christopher Columbus Rakes
A Virginia Death Certificate exists for Mr Christopher Columbus Rahes.
Death 17 Mar 1930
Jefferson Hospital
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Added by Myron Richardson on May 30, 2016 11:22 AM
Ginger Martin
Noton N, Ramsey

Thanks for the heads-up about the duplicate. I didn't see the other record because the first name was misspelled.

I have moved the picture and deleted my record.

Thanks again and have a great day.

Ginger Martin
Added by Ginger Martin on May 11, 2016 4:47 PM
Thomas Wise Rorrer, Jr.
Merging Cemeteries
You should contact Findagrave and ask them to merge the two cemeteries. After you have done this I will delete any duplicates.Instructions are found under Help With Findagrave, found under Actions.
Added by Thomas Wise Rorrer, Jr. on Mar 20, 2016 1:07 PM
Shirley Bybee
Emma Bertine
Hi Katherine,

If I remember correctly all of my information came from under Florida, cemeteries and county.

Good luck in your research.

Added by Shirley Bybee on Feb 04, 2016 2:42 PM
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