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Burgess Donnelly (#47214861)
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Bio Photo I now live in Michigan but was born in Walton County, Georgia.

On my maternal side, family names include Burgess, Elder, Michael, Fambrough, Lowe and Maxey - primarily in Walton, Oconee, Clarke, Oglethorpe and Greene Counties in Georgia. The families arrived in America before the Revolution. I have several books covering those families and am happy to do look-ups.

My parvenu paternal side arrived from Ireland in the 1850s and 1860s, settling in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. Surnames include Donnelly, Hughes, Casey, McGarrity and Holleran.

I would be happy to help with research in my local area and exchange information about family connections. As most grave sites are in deep snow here in western Michigan November through March, I can be of more help in Spring and Summer.

With a very few exceptions, I am happy to transfer any memorial not of my direct family line. The exceptions are a few very close friends or family members with a special connection.

A message including the word "please" will receive a much better reception.

I owe many thanks to the FindAGrave photo volunteers who have so kindly assisted in the compilation of the history of my family lines.

Happy searching and enjoy the chase!

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Les Hoobler
RE: EDWARDS- HUGHES
I am interested in any info on Daniel J Edwards who married Mary Victoria Hughes ( Reese),Her parents were E B Hughes and Sarah Baggett. His parents were Dan Edwards and Sarah Bane. I can find no info on either of them. There is also a Hughes who married a Hoobler (Hubler) in hubby's tree. If you need any other info, please contact me. Thank you in advance.
Added by Les Hoobler on Aug 11, 2014 3:51 PM
Kina Freeland Bryant
Elizabth Sims Porter
Good morning, my name is Kina and I took the picture of Miss. Porter and Mr. Hannibal Porter. I took the picture of Elizabeth Sims as well. She is to the left of Frona and Hannibal is to the right of Frona. I don't have my paper with me to give the exact spot but the next chance I get, I will put in in the captions for you.
Let me know, if you want me to put Elizabeth picture in for you.
Added by Kina Freeland Bryant on Aug 08, 2014 8:25 AM
Les Hoobler
EDWARS- HUGHES
Doing hubby's family and I finds Edwards and Hughes in his linage. It seems you have some of the same relatives. We should compare notes.
Added by Les Hoobler on Aug 04, 2014 1:35 PM
CarolCarol Hamilton
new email
Hi Ann My new Email is carolannhamilton13@yahoo.com
Added by CarolCarol Hamilton on Aug 03, 2014 10:20 PM
CarolCarol Hamilton
Burgess Cain in Ga
Ann How are u? Found some things on the Cains!
Added by CarolCarol Hamilton on Aug 03, 2014 10:16 PM
Autistic Wonderboy
RE: Mary Donnelly at Holy Cross Cemetery
Maybe someday in the future. The fact is Holy Cross is a great distance from me, and I go as rarely as possible, not just because of the distance, but also because, for a majority of photo requests I, or others, may try to fulfill, there's no headstone. That's why I go as rarely as possible.
Added by Autistic Wonderboy on Jul 21, 2014 5:03 PM
Autistic Wonderboy
RE: Mary Donnelly at Holy Cross Cemetery
Yes I did, and I will upload them upon request.
Added by Autistic Wonderboy on Jul 21, 2014 5:16 AM
Autistic Wonderboy
John Joseph McGarrity
1) My apologies, but when I found the specific plot for John McGarrity, all I found were his last name along with the maiden name of his wife, Anne (Morris). Believe me when I say this isn't the first Find A Grave assignment I ventured on in which this was the end result.

2) I realize that it may appear that the grass is growing around it; the reality is the headstone is (through the course of years) sinking into the earth.
Added by Autistic Wonderboy on Jul 20, 2014 9:04 PM
Autistic Wonderboy
Mary Donnelly at Holy Cross Cemetery
There were three other names on the other side of the headstone:

Patrick McGarrity (1877-1936)
Bernard O'Connor (b. and d. 1954)
James Averill (1897-1956)

Hope this helps.
Added by Autistic Wonderboy on Jul 20, 2014 9:00 PM
Robert C. Peurifoy
William Donnelly
Sorry for the duplication. I usually check better than this. Was doing all the remains in the columbarium.
Robert C. Peurifoy
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on May 17, 2014 12:02 AM
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