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The Collector (#47334277)
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Blakely - Blakeley - Blakemore - Bowden - Burchfiel - Burk(e) - Bush - Carothers - Coggin - Currie - Dillon - Floyd - Garland - Gouge- Hickman - Hills - Keen(e) - Newberry - Neville - Parker - Payne - Pearce - Pendergraft - Phillips - Self - Summerell - Thomas - Thornberry - Tomlin - Totman - Whitehead - Zink

Find A Grave is a grave registry, not a genealogy site for recording your personal family history. I am willing to transfer memorials--but not those that I am related to, kin through marriage, or are friends of mine or their relatives. If you would like to have a memorial that I have entered transferred to you, Please Read the Find a Grave Guidelines, first to determine if the memorial is within the guidelines. If the memorial is within the Find a Grave guidelines, please state the exact relationship to the deceased when making a transfer request. I do not make bulk surname transfers. For those who wish to "collect" all of a certain surname, please consider creating a virtual cemetery.

I do make mistakes and I would appreciate being informed so that they can be corrected. If you have additional information that you would like added to a memorials, send it and I will consider it.
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Bowden Family Cemetery
The Bowden Family Cemetery I created in 2010 suddenly shows three Bowden's listed that are not buried there. Charlie Jeffries Bowden is buried in what is listed at the RD Bowden Cemetery and Willoughby Green Bowden is buried at Duke Memorial Church Cemetery. Their daughter Myrtle Perry's records indicate she is buried in the Perry family cemetery. This could be a glitch of some type since I never saw them there before. Any suggestions? I had hoped to change the cemetery name to clarify better as there are several Bowden cemeteries around that area. Regards.
Added by JDAVIS on Jan 30, 2016 1:45 PM
RE: Bowdoin vs Bowden
Dear Collector -
Thank you for your note and the information - I have been tryiong to tease out the confusion in this line of late and will use your information to separate the John Bowden facts that have been misapplied to John Bowdoin.
As for the memorial, I will strip it of the facts that belong to your John Bowden and continue the hunt for the facts for "my " John Bowdoin.
Can you point me to a tree for John Bowden I may use for the broader picture? For example, Peggy Webb is who I have for John Bowdoin, but perhaps John Bowden's wife is another Peggy, not Webb, etc.?
Added by CuBO on Oct 26, 2015 2:47 PM
RE: Walker D Buck & John Buck
I am a Buck descendant. Information regarding Walker Davidson Buck was from his son, Edwin Hunter Buck.

1. Edwin Hunter Buck, Information provided by Edwin Hunter Buck via a GEDCOM file, Name: np, 1998;. ABBR Ned Buck.

Information regarding Col. John Buck: 1. Hubert Nelson Buck, The Descendants of Charles Buck of Virginia, Name: Hubert Nelson Buck, Atlanta, GA, 1963.;. Source Quality: This series of nine large charts was researched and drawn by my great-uncle, Hubert Nelson Buck. -- G. S. Buck, Jr.

ABBR Hubert Nelson Buck: Buck Family Tree.
Added by AndyR on Oct 10, 2015 1:37 PM
Walker Davidson Buck
All the information sent was information obtained from his grandson, Edwin Hunter (Ned) Buck, Jr. I am a Buck descendant and have been researching for a number of years. What info did I send that doesn't match yours?
Added by AndyR on Sep 25, 2015 12:52 PM
Joe Craver -- KY Legionnaire
RE: Zenas and Martha Bush
My source was Lawrentz Family Tree for Zenas and Irwin Family Tree for Martha.
Yes, I was curious about the Caswell County, NC aspect, too. I started to dismiss it, but after checking both markers and realizing that the names and dates matched exactly, it had to be correct. Besides, I've never seen the name "Zenas" before.
Here is the information for each person as it appeared (copied from) on the website.
Zenas Bush:
Birth: 11 May 1776 - Caswell, United States
Marriage: 27 Nov 1805 - Caswell, North Carolina
Death: 23 Feb 1830 - Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Parents: Joseph Bush, Frances Graves
Spouse: Martha (Patsey) Brooks
Spouse & Children
Martha (Patsey) Brooks
Nathan W. Bush
William Tandy Bush
Eustasia A Bush
Martha (Patsey) Brooks Bush:
Birth: 9 October 1787 (9 Oct 1787) Caswell, North Carolina
Marriage: 27 Nov 1805 - Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Death: 24 March 1838 (24 Mar 1838)
Spouse & Children
Zenus Bush
Nathan W BUSH
William Tandy BUSH
Elizabeth BUSH
Eustasia A BUSH
Why they were in NC when they died, I have no idea. gives information in a "fact" format and also in a narrative. The fact page does not give a death location for Martha, but the narration says it was North Carolina.
Also note that 3 children are listed for Zenas and 4 children for Martha.
Both references stated that son Nathan was born in North Carolina and William Tandy was born in Tennessee. They must have moved West sometime between 1811 and 1819. (Powell Cemetery is just across the Tennessee state line in Kentucky). It also says that they "lived in Logan County, Kentucky in the 18??'s".
Also, "Family Trees" are not always correct.
I hope this helps answer your question.
Joe Craver
Added by Joe Craver -- KY Legionna... on Aug 05, 2015 11:02 PM
John Martin

John Martin (# 67109355), son of Valentine and Jane (Bridgewater) Martin of Cumberland County, Virginia, is my 5th great uncle. The Valentine Martin family history by John R. Martin provides information about this John Martin fighting with Daniel Boone.

When Col. Benjamin Logan and his men were fighting in Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1777, this John was living with his family in Goochland County, Virginia.

Some family researchers thought this John was a Second Lieutenant from Fluvanna County, Virginia but that person was the son of Henry and Sarah (Bryan) Martin and died in 1830.

Our Martin Family history goes back to New Kent County, Virginia. There's no connection with Captain John Martin of Jamestown who lost his teenage son, John, in 1607 - his only male heir.

I've researched a variety of records for each John Martin who fought in the Revolutionary War and none match my relative. Records from Daniel Boone don't exist but we know this John Martin followed Boone to Clark County, Kentucky.

Thank you for posting the memorial and would appreciate the update.

Joan Henshaw
Added by Joan on Oct 13, 2014 3:12 PM
Wendee Seaton
Zink Family
I'm working on the Englewood Cemetery database and website and have several questions on the Zink Family, Theodore Elmer Zink and George Ann Blakemore Zink. I show an infant and an E.F. Zink in lot 229, grave 1 and 3, possibly the same infant? And you have Bessie Bell Zink in Lot 229 but we don't have her in the database. The only headstone is one that says "Zink" in grave 1. And Georgie is at Oak Grove Cemetery instead of being buried with her children at Englewood? Our map shows grave 1-5 all being owned by T.E. Zink but no one in graves 2, 4 and 5. It appears that Georgie, Bessie and the infant all died on June 9, 1886 in Jackson County? Was there an accident? On Rootsweb I found a listing for "Daughter Zink" of Theodore and Georgie who married an Andrew Currie but the other two children I see were boys, William and Jess? Bessie's birth certificate says she was the fourth child. Maybe there was another sister? Any help you can give me on this would be greatly appreciated!
Added by Wendee Seaton on Sep 19, 2014 1:08 PM
RE: William Whitehead
do you know where his parents are buried?
thanks a lot.
Added by deegraver on Aug 24, 2014 6:33 PM
William Whitehead
Why do you say his parents are incorrect ?
Added by deegraver on Aug 24, 2014 10:54 AM
paul gunther
Fenton Alexander Payne
I changed the info and then decided to transfer to you since your relation. Any more transfers let me know.
Added by paul gunther on Sep 22, 2013 12:16 PM
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