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Marilyn Whittemore Adams (#47314096)
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Bio Photo Calvin & I enjoy going to and taking cemetery pictures. We started doing this when we began researching our family trees. Calvin's family names are Adams, Butlers, Daniels, Brewer from the Middle TN & Upper Alabama. My family names are Whittemore (my father's name), Roberts, Johns, Morton, Manier mostly from the Rutherford, Wilson & Sumner Co., TN area. We're glad to help find your families headstones whenever the weather & health permits.

If you have a photo request from Polk Memorial Gardens in Maury Co., TN we'd like to ask that you call the cemetery & ask them for the section & plot number. There are nearly 10,000 persons buried there & with flat headstones it's nearly impossible to find individuals.
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Barnes Cemetery
Barnes Cemetery "located in Bells Bend off of Old Hickory Blvd". I was wondering if you created the entry for this cemetery since you added the picture. I have several death certificates that name a cemetery Cleese/ Cleasy/ Cleesey Ferry Burial Ground and Bells Bend Cemetery. I was finally contacted by a distant cousin who told me that cemetery Barnes on Bells Bend is the same. He had these same co-ordinates and had siblings that had been to this cemetery to clean up the area of their unmarked graves. So I have added these people to the cemetery but I was wondering about including the other names in the description. I started to contact Findagrave to list these names as cemeteries and say "see" Barnes but decided I would ask your thoughts first. Thank-you for the work you have done.
Added by Janicekh on Sep 24, 2015 4:52 PM
Virgil Ayers
RE: Mattox
Hi Marilyn, I guess back in the forties and fifties the old timers called it Harmony and Mattox. In recent years its went by Mattox because it started as Mattox Cemetery so Mattox is the correct name.

Added by Virgil Ayers on Sep 07, 2015 1:42 PM
Hamilton Smith
Oscar Tittle
Thanks for the transfer, Marilyn.

I was out looking for the Old Tittle Cemetery to stomp around. I was at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery - my dad has been gone since 8/22/1982.

James Young Smith was there. He is the son of Banford Smith, my dad's uncle. It's always good to see him. He was born in 1926.

Made it over to Ivy Bluff looking for Sarah A. Lance Tittle's parents, Howard and Sarah Miller Lance.


Added by Hamilton Smith on Aug 22, 2015 7:07 PM
Hamilton Smith
C. Oscar Tittle #100014212
Hi, Marilyn,

Here I'm doing what I don't like other people doing - collecting surnames.

If you could transfer Charlie Oscar to me, I'd appreciate it. I don't know why he didn't live that long a life.

His mom, Sarah A. Lance, born to William and Sarah Miller Lance probably had no idea Samuel C. Tittle, Sr. was taking off to Okla. with his new wife. I was told recently she was a neighbor....Lorenzo raised his son's children.

(Hamilton Smith)
Added by Hamilton Smith on Aug 22, 2015 6:37 AM
Patsy Sexton
RE: Christine and Tom Baker
Thank u so much...Yes, my Aunt was a Winfrey, her father was Robert Lee Winfrey and her mother was Elizabeth Bettie Henderson. Thank You for transferring the memorial site to me. I will maintain it well.
Patsy Winfrey Sexton
Added by Patsy Sexton on Jan 01, 2015 7:01 AM
Patsy Sexton
RE: Christine and Tom Baker
Added by Patsy Sexton on Dec 29, 2014 3:41 AM
Julia Holmes Hahn
Memorial# 15473031
Can I please use the headstone photo for William Thomas Weaver (Memorial# 15473031)?
Added by Julia Holmes Hahn on Dec 27, 2014 12:08 PM
Patsy Sexton
transfer of grave site
I am the Great granddaughter of Francis Rutelia Jett Winfrey and I would like to have her find a grave transferred to me please so I can upgrade the info. Her # is 63057784
thank you so very much.
Patsy Sexton
Added by Patsy Sexton on Dec 17, 2014 2:20 AM
Patsy Sexton
RE: Christine and Tom Baker
yes, I would love that. thank you.
Added by Patsy Sexton on Nov 01, 2014 8:55 PM
Patsy Sexton
RE: Christine and Tom Baker
I would be delighted. I am working so very hard to get my family tree in order. Thank you so very much. Patsy
Added by Patsy Sexton on Oct 29, 2014 1:56 AM
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