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Gary S. (#47162590)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 7 days
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I became interested in learning about my family history shortly after the passing of my mother. Since then I've been tracing my ancestrial roots and piecing together the never ending branches of my family tree. Along the way I've received lots of help from others and I hope I can return a portion of that to future generations and those seeking information about their family. If you find any incorrect or additional information on any of the memorials I've created please let me know.

My main research centers around the following family lines mostly located in North Carolina:
Sweezy, Swift, Willis, Warren, Eggers, McBride, Weaver, Self, Greene, Younce
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incorrect record
I delete the record. Sorry for the error.
Added by Lily on Dec 22, 2013 10:48 PM
John Swift
Swift Cemetery, Vilas, NC
Dear Gary; I am the G-G-G-G grandson of Elias Swift (1760-1834) who I am pretty sure owned the land where the Swift Cemetery, Vilas, NC is located. I very much appreciate the work you have done in documenting this graveyard. My interest is to find proof that he did in fact start the graveyard on his land. If I can get that proof then I want to do for him what I did for his son Thomas E. Swift (1789-1864) for his pioneer graveyard in Marion County, Indiana. I invite you to go to where you will see the markers I installed there. Can you give me any direction regarding my search for proof? Thanks for your consideration. John Swift
Added by John Swift on Oct 14, 2013 8:33 PM
Thanks for your entries and pictures of the Sweezy and Weaver lines. I would like to contact you about our family connection.

Added by Bryson on Mar 31, 2013 8:55 AM
Sherri Farthing
RE: John Farthing
Thank you Gary for the transfers. It is greatly appreciated! I will be working on updating them. Sherri
Added by Sherri Farthing on Mar 23, 2013 9:43 AM
Sherri Farthing
RE: Elen and Reuben Farthing
Hi Gary,
Thank you so much for the tranfers. It is greatly appreciated!
Sherri Farthing
Added by Sherri Farthing on Mar 17, 2013 3:15 PM
Robert C. Peurifoy
Kate Swift Reece
Thought you would be interested I came across Kate Swift Reece, daughter of Jane Swift and George W. Swift. Added her to the find a grave site.
Have linked her to parents. Cannot find husband.
Their son Norman L. Reece died this week.
Robert C. Peurifoy
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Feb 27, 2013 2:23 PM
RE: William Landrine Eggers
Thank you so much! I truly appreciate your help!
Added by MK on Jul 27, 2012 4:05 PM
William Landrine Eggers
Dear Gary S.,
I am contacting you regarding the photograph of William Landrine Eggers' tombstone that is located on Find a Grave (Memorial# 15036839). I would like to ask your permission to use the photograph for the website of my local chapter of the DAR. I would greatly appreciate your help in this matter.
Added by MK on Jul 26, 2012 5:45 PM
Sheila Saunders
Lemuel and Rebecca also had a son named Rufus, born August 1844, my ggg grandfather on my dad's side. I believe he was their last born child. Sheila
Added by Sheila Saunders on May 24, 2012 2:20 PM
Bianca Stout
Sorry, I did your link wrong.
Added by Bianca Stout on Apr 15, 2012 6:54 AM
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