|Davis E. McCollum (#47288842)|
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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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|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?
|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.
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
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
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
Yes it is. Is it for yourself?
Added by Cooper on Jan 06, 2014 9:52 PM
|Victoria Swanson||Wrong photo|
That is not a photo of my dad, SR Swanson. I don't know who it is.
|Jan Wallace||Thomas Harvell Rutledge|
Thanks for posting the wonderful picture of the Rutledge family that are buried in the Sixes Methodist Church Cem. I am researching this family, have info to share, if you are interested/related
|Rachel McCulloch||RE: Stanley|
Thank you so very much!!!
|Rachel McCulloch||RE: Stanley|
Your the best!!
May i ask you one more question?
That picture of the 4 children is it a paper on cardboard? Or is it totally paper?
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