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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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Philip J. Lowe
RE: Col John Henry Lowe, Sr
Ok here is my Family tree so far

John Henry Lowe Sr- Great Great Great Great Grand Daddy

John Henry Lowe Jr- Great Great Great Grand Daddy

John Elder Lowe- Great Great Grand Daddy

William Daived Lowe- Great Grand Daddy

James Clarence Lowe- Grand Daddy

Jimmy Ray Lowe- Daddy

Philip Joshua Lowe- Me

I hope that helps. Just need to know who are the parents John Henry Lowe Sr.

I was told there were three of them and that the Sr is the Jr and the Jr is the 3rd. Thanks

Added by Philip J. Lowe on Jul 03, 2015 5:47 PM
Philip J. Lowe
Col John Henry Lowe, Sr
I was wondering if you have more information on Col John Henry Lowe, Sr and the rest of the Lowe Family. He is my My great great great great grandfather. This was as far as I got. Any information would greatly be needed.
Added by Philip J. Lowe on Jul 01, 2015 7:30 PM
William Powell
William Henry Jonathan Burgess
My name is William "Bill" Alston Powell and my wife is Martha Ann Burgess. Have not found a connection to William yet but would like permission to use yor pic's that are on his FIND A GRAVE site. Very useful in my research. thanks.

Bill Powell
Fayette Co. Ga.
Added by William Powell on Jun 25, 2015 7:15 PM
Eric Speck
Fredeick Hamann death cert
Just noticed your location. Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery is in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware.
Added by Eric Speck on Apr 26, 2015 12:32 PM
Eric Speck
Fredeick Hamann death cert
Thank you for the link. "Wil & B" on the death cert. for place of burial is short for "Wilmington & Brandywine Cemetery". He does not have a memorial on Find A Grave. I'll leave it to you to create.
Added by Eric Speck on Apr 26, 2015 12:29 PM
Greg Hetzler
Memorial# 51472944
Hello, I am not related. Respectfully, I have many generations of ancestors lineage (8) for the referenced, the wife of Memorial# 51472923. this message is FYI. You may either access the ancestry tree on my profile, ask permission if needed, or I can send info. The project is explained on my FAGr profile. I took on a cemetery to with my Find A Grave photos.
Thanks for your time
Greg Hetzler
Added by Greg Hetzler on Mar 29, 2015 5:24 PM
RE: Birmingham, ALA
Yup Elmwood was the Biggee there.
Thank you and three huge hugs for ya. BBB
Added by Bud on Mar 25, 2015 3:10 PM
Birmingham, ALA
Hey there LSA.
Huge hugs if you cn get the answer to this question.
What cemeteries did I try in Birmingham for you? I remember only Oakland Cemetery.
Best to you and huge hug for now. BBB
Added by Bud on Mar 25, 2015 2:05 PM
Judith Churchill
Augusta Burgess
Hi Burgess,
Hope you are doing well in Michigan. My name is Judi King Churchill. I am in Atlanta, Ga.

I was going through my grandmother's (Jesse Sorrow Kell) photographs. I would like to get the non family pictures to their rightful families.

I have a picture that says "Burgess children" on the back. I remember my grandmother had a childhood friend named Gussie Burgess. My gm and Gussie were members of Maxey Christian Church. It is a lovely picture of several teenagers probably from the 1920s. There are no individual names or dates on the picture.

I noticed you are also related to the Gillens and Kings. My maiden name is King. I have a picture of Hattie Kell Gillen (she was my gfather's sister) if you are interested.

Let me know if you have interest in the pictures and I will scan them for you.

Judi Churchill

Anyone reading this email is welcome to write me at
Added by Judith Churchill on Mar 16, 2015 3:33 PM
Patty Foster
Mary Nell Michael Minter
I'm pretty sure Merf added the info. for the father since she is usually the one who adds that info. supposedly from funeral records. I removed him.

Added by Patty Foster on Feb 23, 2015 12:34 PM
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