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Davis E. McCollum (#47288842)
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Bio Photo Born and raised in Cobb County, Marietta, Georgia. Sixth generation McCollum of Cobb County and 11th generation McCollum-Stanley (my Grandmother, Barbara Stanley McCollum) of Cobb County/Big Shanty. Stanley Road in Kennesaw is named after my Great Great Grandfather and his farm was what is now "The Overlook" at Marietta Country Club and Barrett Green subdivisions. Several of the former slaves from his farm are buried at Stilesboro Rd. and Stanley Rd. in Kennesaw, GA.

McCollum, Stanley, Bellinger, DeVeaux, Glover, Brumby, Stanley, Shirley, Rusk, Legg, Walker, Wells, York, Dobbs, Chappell, McEachern, Grindle, Chastain, Prothro, Orr, Green, and Durham family geneology.

**THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN (via Alice Huitt Preston)

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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Peg Crain Luthy
RE: David McCollum (1802-1863)
I had posted those McCollum Find A Grave entries for someone else, they are not my relatives. I know nothing more than what is posted. However, I know there were many McCollums listed in the 1800's census records of Perry County, Illinois and David seems to be one of the more common names used in those families, also know they were from N Carolina, so a possibility they were from the same family as David. Have you tried the Perry Co, IL websites?
Peg

bilpeg@frontier.com
Added by Peg Crain Luthy on Jul 18, 2014 4:09 PM
Saratoga
RE: # 44339094
My pleasure. Glad I could help. If you ever want him transferred to you just let me know.

Thanks
John
Added by Saratoga on Jul 15, 2014 8:47 AM
Janet
Solomon and J Berry Kemp
Hi Davis,
I saw a photo you posted for James Starling Kemp. Do you have any info you can share about the Kemps who lived west of Kennesaw Mt? If so, I will send an email.
Thanks.
Janet
Added by Janet on Jun 01, 2014 10:22 PM
S. Freeman
RE: Old Photos...
Thanks so much. Enjoyed the photos. Did you if that Jane Armstrong photo at the Georgia Archives is available online? Thanks again.
Added by S. Freeman on May 26, 2014 6:56 AM
S. Freeman
Jane Armstrong McMichen
Hey, I am a descendant of Jane Armstrong McMichen. I saw that you had added a photo of her to the site. It looks like a family photo. I was curious if you had any idea where the photo came from, or time it was taken. Also, are you connected to her family? Thanks.
Added by S. Freeman on May 23, 2014 12:50 PM
The Irish Lady
Marietta National Cemetery - William Stanley Seaton
Many thanks for getting the headstone for William onto Find A Grave. It is a great picture.

I wonder if you'd allow me to use the pic in the family research, with credit, of course?
Gail
Added by The Irish Lady on Mar 20, 2014 12:49 PM
Rebecca Ewing Peterson
Walter Edward Schilling
You have posted quite an odd photo for this memorial that almost appears to be clip art. But that would be just silly. Could you caption the photo so that visitors will know how it relates? -Thank you.
Added by Rebecca Ewing Peterson on Mar 13, 2014 5:03 PM
Cooper
RE: Wow...
The picture is up for Salis. The middle initial is a K on the stone. I think it should be a C for Cary.
Added by Cooper on Jan 09, 2014 2:59 PM
Cooper
RE: Wow...
who do you have for the wife of Col. Thomas Simmons Chappell CSA (1801 - 1861)?
Added by Cooper on Jan 07, 2014 5:14 PM
Cooper
RE: Wow...
So what branch are you working on?

Carey Cox Sr (1736 - 1814)
is my 5th great grandfather
William Cox (1761 - 1848)
son of Carey Cox Sr
Cary Cox (1814 - 1896)
son of William Cox
Marshal M Cox (1843 - 1916)
son of Cary Cox
Sanders Adolphus Cox (1875 - 1951)
son of Marshal M Cox
Brevis Marshall Cox (1897 - 1948)
son of Sanders Adolphus Cox
Ned Saunders Cox (1924 - 1990)my father
Added by Cooper on Jan 07, 2014 8:27 AM
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