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Shirley Fortenberry Ramshur (#47259547)
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I have been interested in genealogy for about 11 years. I enjoy adding information to FAG and I enjoy adding obits to the memorials. I go to the Columbia, Marion County, Ms. Court House to go through the old news papers and add the obits to FAG. I appreciate everyone that has added the obits on the memorials. I am interested in the following names in my family tree: Fortenberry, Forbes, Tolar, Crawley, Merritt, Mullins, and McCleland (McLeland).
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Ocia Jeffries
Harriet Fortenberry Whittom
Thank you Shirley for all your hard work. I have a question about the citing for HARRIET WHITTOM. Her tombstone has HARRIET WHITTOM STEWART on it. I think she was married to ANDREW STEWART. My research shows they were married on 28 Jan 1897 in Columbia, Marion Co., Mississippi, and they are listed on the 1900 census. She is on the 1920 census listed as a widow.
I am trying to find out when and where ANDREW STEWART(b 1825 in South Carolina and first married to Sarah) died and is buried.
Any help you could offer would be greatly appreciated.

Ocia Jeffries
obrink22@yahoo.com
Added by Ocia Jeffries on Apr 15, 2014 5:03 PM
MAE
John Stevenson
Thank you, Shirley, for placing this photo and memorial to John Stevenson on Find A Grave. Your time and work are greatly appreciated. Kindest regards, Margaret Elgin
Added by MAE on Mar 29, 2014 11:50 AM
Sally Lamar
Fortenberry ancestry connection
Hello Shirley, My name is Sally Lamar, I am also related to the Fortenberry ancestry. My 2nd great grandmother was Missouri Julia Fortenberry. My great-grandmother was Sallie Pope Lewis. and my grandmother was Eva Lewis McCormick. My mother was Helen Lewis. My family is from Foxworth, Mississippi. However, I live in Kansas City, Missouri, recently retired and now getting interested in my ancestry. How are you related to the Fortenberry family? I was so suprized that lots of children were born and wonder if they all stayed in Mississippi. Would you know if any Lewis family members are still living? I have pictures of me with them as a child and anxious to find anyone that might be have some answers.
Thank you, Sally Lamar
Added by Sally Lamar on Mar 28, 2014 8:01 PM
Deborah Edmonds Borquist
George Pouncey
Obit has been added to his memorial. Thank you for the information!
Added by Deborah Edmonds Borquist on Mar 23, 2014 6:56 PM
Mary Lewey
John Grimsley
Find A Grave# 109771924
Do you have any additional information regarding John Grimsley? I am descended from his son John I. Grimsley and his wife Emily Holmes. I have been trying to identify John I. Grimsley's mother or his father's parents. Though Susan Guy might be his mom but marriage license shows Susan Cook was married to Henry Guy and then to John Grimsley and her marriage to John Grimsley happened when John I Grimsley was about 7 years old. I would appreciate any information you can find.

Thanks!
Mary Lewey
Added by Mary Lewey on Mar 23, 2014 3:54 PM
Pat Arnold
K.. Rawls
Thank you very much.
Added by Pat Arnold on Mar 21, 2014 6:08 PM
Melissa Cannon
Tolars
I most certainly would like to exchange information with you. The Tolars are my step-fathers family and would like to see if you have information I do not. Also I have current information on his wife an children, and most of his grand and great grand children.
My email is mel_a_can@yahoo.com.
Melissa
Added by Melissa Cannon on Jan 02, 2014 9:15 AM
Pat Arnold
Juliet Ford
Added marker photo
Added by Pat Arnold on Dec 15, 2013 1:44 PM
Carol Armstrong
Kirby
Are you related to Edward Lavern Kirby? He died in 2002. If you are would you please email me at tattoogaltx@yahoo.com. I'm doing genealogical research and need to find out if he is the relative I've been looking.
Thank you, Carol Smith
Added by Carol Armstrong on Nov 29, 2013 10:42 PM
Peggy Dawson
RE: broom
Sure , I will try to email her now. My email address is hpdawson@icloud.com.
Thanks,
Peggy Broom Dawson
Added by Peggy Dawson on Oct 15, 2013 7:46 PM
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