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Harriet W. Berry (#47643935)
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Bio Photo I am a Middle Tennessean happy to keep an eye out for relatives of others while pursuing my favorite hobby, searching for interesting grave shelters in small, rural cemeteries. Gravehouses, shelters, tents, rock tombs and cairns--they're all vanishing quickly, so will take them where I can find them, and appreciate your suggestions. The motherlode of rock tents/combs, the Cumberland Plateau, is my favorite stomping ground.

Thanks to all of you who have added photos to my memorials! I'm willing to fill photo requests in out-of-the-way places, as long as you're not in a hurry. If corrections are needed to memorials I've added, or if you would like additional information, please leave a message here or send email to my address.

You are welcome to use my photos for non-commercial purposes without obtaining my prior permission, as long as their use is within the rules and guidelines of, and provided the ownership source is clearly stated each time.

I am not directly related to many people for whom I've created memorials, so please feel free to ask for a transfer. If I've made a mistake on a memorial, and you can shed light on the subject, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Am always on the lookout for Berry (Hulme, Wiltshire, Vowell, Malone, Jefferson), Carothers (Turner, Potts, Nevins, Jordan, Whitsitt), Wilkerson (King, Barnes, Dowdy, Goodwin, Buchanan) and Rucker (all of the above, and everyone else in TN, KY, and VA).

It's a delight to be part of the awesome assembly that is Find A Grave!
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Thank you so much for this most excellent pic. I do appreciate it. Have a good one. :)
Added by DMLeForce on Aug 23, 2014 12:37 PM
Kathryn (Sands) Beasley Coatney
Thank you!
Thank you for the transfer. Have a wonderful week. :)
Added by Kathryn (Sands) Beasley C... on Aug 19, 2014 7:55 PM
Dianne Lundy
RE: Hartigans at Robertson-Hite cem
Thank you for the kind words. I enjoy taking the photos and it is always good to hear that my effort has been of value. Much appreciated.
Dianne Lundy
Added by Dianne Lundy on Aug 14, 2014 6:48 PM
RE: Jeptha G Alsup tombstone photo
Feel free to use the photo.
Added by Steve on Aug 05, 2014 6:20 AM
Max Easter
Do you know if Lawrence Sypert wife Sarah Mary Lasater Sypert is also buried in the Cedar Grove Cem in wilson co tennessee

Max Easster
Added by Max Easter on Jul 31, 2014 10:23 AM
Donna Case
RE: Wiltshire links
My husband has terminal brain cancer so I am pretty tied down right now. I see you have been busy. I'll talk to you when I'm not so tied up.
Added by Donna Case on Jul 27, 2014 5:33 PM
Donnie Redd
RE: Skinner family addition
Thank you very much.
Added by Donnie Redd on Jul 24, 2014 1:15 PM
Donnie Redd
RE: Skinner family addition
Yes, please do and thank you so much.
Added by Donnie Redd on Jul 23, 2014 12:23 PM
Daniel Vaughn
Rhoda Ann Simpkins Duke
Hi Harriet,

Thank you so much for the photo of the subject individual. It has already been added to our tree.

Have you seen/photographed the two stone grave houses at the Edwards cemetery close to Slayden, TN? The cemetery is entered on F-a-G as Edwards #4. There are photos that show part of Elizabeth and Polly Edwards graves.

There is also a grave house in a small Patterson Cemetery, (Patterson Cemetery #2, New Hope, Cheatham Co., TN on F-a-G). Look for Sarah A Patterson, you can see part of the wood grave house behind her headstone. If you have never been there it is hard to find. No sign to mark it, high on a hill out of sight from the road as you head to Southside from New Hope. Can give directions if you want.

Are you any relation to Miss Berry who taught us math at East High in Nashville? I know she is from the northern part of Dickson Co. Our Mom is from the Northeast corner, a little place called Hamble, TN. If you are related to her tell her you heard from one of the "Vaughn Boys." She'll know who you are talking about.

You can reach us directly at: or 615-828-3725.


Dickie Vaughn
Added by Daniel Vaughn on Jul 22, 2014 10:27 PM
Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
Rucker transfers
Your very welcome, and if I have any other relatives of yours please let me know so I may transfer them to you also.

Added by Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey on Jul 19, 2014 8:06 AM
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