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|Darlene Cantey||RE: Two Ledbetters|
Alfred and Lizzie are my direct ancestors. He was my great great grandfather. I have a copy of their marriage license where his parents signed it. I found a newspaper article of Alfred jumping off the Lumber River Bridge with his ball and chain. This had been a family story, so I have always looked for documentation. It was in the Charlotte Observer! I wasn't sure if they buried his body or not, but then I saw these two Alfreds, I started to wonder especially if one did not have dates.
My grandmother told me Lizzie changed her name back to Howell after this, but I think he had left her even before then. There's a story about him leaving his wife while they were working in a field. I never knew what trouble he was in to have been in jail. So my father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were raised Howells even though they all knew they should have been Ledbetters.
|Darlene Cantey||Two Ledbetters|
The Allen Ledbetter at Rocky Mount matches the Civil War Soldier you wrote about.
He also had a son Alfred (could be A. A. Ledbetter, also). Alfred jumped off the Lumber River Bridge in 1890 and I have been looking for his burial. I am wondering if the one at Rocky River is his son. Do you have a picture of the stone with dates?
|c smith||Lancaster Smith data|
Elizabeth Lancaster Smith Memorial# 102263251
Requested Information added to the research Memorial# 102263251 for further review with others.
There maybe multiple views as well to help.
Added by c smith on Nov 18, 2013 9:14 PM
|c smith||Smith Memorial# 102262609|
John Smith Memorial# 102262609
In formation and credit added to memorial.
Added by c smith on Nov 18, 2013 8:58 PM
|William Poplin||Mandy Brooks Marker image|
I have added the requested marker to the Mandy Brooks memorial.
|deegraver||RE: Henry & Lydia Hancock Graven|
thank you so much.
|deegraver||Rebecca Craven never married|
thank you for the info. I hope I have it right!
was Henry Craven 14 or 15 years younger than his wife, Lydia?
|deegraver||marriage record for Peter W. Craven and Rebecca?|
no, I don't. wish I did.
|Linda Albright||RE: Peter W. Craven|
I deledted the photo. I thought by the cemetery census that this was his sorry.
|Polly Fry Hagerman||Andrew Craven|
Thanks. Bio has been corrected with your information. Polly
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