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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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Ronald Goss
RE: John Lowe
Got it. Thank you so much.
Added by Ronald Goss on Dec 16, 2014 10:03 PM
Ronald Goss
RE: John Lowe
I have not received the write up on John Lowe. My e-mail is Please put "Lowe" in the subject line. Looking forward to it.
Added by Ronald Goss on Dec 16, 2014 12:16 AM
Ronald Goss
RE: John Lowe
This sure sounds like my John Lowe. He was my great-great-grandfather. If you can send a copy to I would really appreciate it.
Added by Ronald Goss on Dec 02, 2014 10:07 PM
David Pope
RE: Mclelland
Sorry. Have no information in my files.
Added by David Pope on Nov 19, 2014 9:32 PM
Andrew Lau
Do you know anything else about the young African American child that is buried in the cemetery?I am interested in hearing the back story about the people listed on here.I visit all around and see so many unknowns.Have a blessed day.
Added by Andrew Lau on Nov 02, 2014 7:57 AM
MYates Vandver
RE: Theresa
I only know that the daughter of Riley Barber King and Theresa Jane (Crawley) Martha Ellen king was married to my great-grandfather's brother, George Washington Yates.
Sorry I couldn't be of more help,
Martha Yates Vandver
Added by MYates Vandver on Oct 21, 2014 9:00 PM
David Pope
RE: Pope
I have Harris L. Pope, b. 7 May 1881, Marion Co, MS, d. 9 Mar 1926, Marion Co, MS, Wife, Pearlee Lou Fortenberry, b. abt 1885, d. 15 Jul 1947, Marion Co, MS.
I only show 2 children (may be more).
1) Henry E. Pope, b 1919, Marion Co, MS. Wife 1st-Martha Givens 2nd-Minnie Murphy. Children of second marriage:
Phylis and Henry Harris, b 2 Dec 1954, d. 3 Dec 1954,
2) Elbert ‘Goo’ Pope, b. 11 Dec 1921, Marion Co, MS. d. Nov 1974, Marion Co, MS, Wife Miss McKenzie.
Added by David Pope on Sep 20, 2014 11:55 AM
Smith Cemetery
I think the cemetery is in Marion County. Colbert Smith and Gilbert Smith is buried there.

Added by DannyBryant77 on Sep 19, 2014 7:20 PM
Sandra Van Valkenburg
RE: Fortenberry &Pope
Thanks for answering. I am mostly interested in the Fortenberry family. I say a copy of the Book in the LDS library I Salt Lake City and got some of the information for out data base. Many Fortenberry's stem from Hendrick Van Valkenburg. He is what we call the 2nd branch of the family. Fondly, Sanddra Van Valkenbrg
Added by Sandra Van Valkenburg on Sep 19, 2014 10:25 AM
Bobbie Mabry Graue
Two Cemeteries
Can you tell me if the following cemetery (Gates~Blue Spring Cemetery ~ Improve, Marion County) is the same as the Gates ~ Blue Springs Community Cemetery on Crawley Road, Marion County, Mississippi?

Are you familiar with and have you visited this cemetery and are they actually the same cemeteries?

Bobbie M. Graue
Added by Bobbie Mabry Graue on Sep 19, 2014 7:36 AM
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