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Shirley Stewart Milford (#47645504)
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Bio Photo I live in Memphis, TN. Both my parents were born in the area around the very small town of Finger in McNairy County in West Tennessee. I became interested in my ancestors in January 2010, when a church friend sent me an old family photo which was taken about 1892. Her great grandmother was in the picture and she thought one of the younger brothers in the photo might be my grandfather. He was!

The photo was my great-grandparents and their 10 children (before the 11th was born) and all the names had been written on that old photo! That photo really got my attention and I wanted to find more about each one of my grandfather's siblings. Sadly, I did not get to visit with my grandparents very often and I am the only OLD person left in my family : ) so there is no one to remember, no one left to ask questions. So I started researching. I am so thankful someone had the wisdom to write all the names on that old photo. Without those names I would have had no place to start.

It is so important to write names and dates on your photos!! I have tried to do this through the years – regretfully I have missed many and have had to estimate or guess about them. I am in the process of scanning all my pictures to make a ‘family photo journal' CD so each of my children and grandchildren can have a copy. Now I will add our family genealogy records so they will know about their ancestors.

I was excited to learn about Findagrave where I can make lasting memorials to my ancestors so they will not be lost and forever forgotten to the ages. I am thankful for Findagrave and Family Search especially, and all their wonderful volunteers who have helped so much in my research.
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D Manahl
RE: Your Laura Carpenter photo request
Thank you!
Added by D Manahl on Nov 22, 2016 2:02 PM
Rhonda K Johns Massey
I am 6th great grandaughter of James Stewart believed to be younger brother of Alfred Merriel Stewar
I am 6th great granddaughter of James Stewart believed to be younger brother of Alfred Merriel Stewart. I'm researching my grandfathers ancestery.
I think we may be related.
Added by Rhonda K Johns Massey on Nov 18, 2016 8:09 PM
Tom Owen
Memorial Park in Memphis
Hello,

Earlier this year you requested a grave photo at Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis. This cemetery is quite large and without a plot location it is near impossible to just stumble upon a requested grave.
I am happy to try to fulfill your request though if you will contact the office and ask for the plot location.
Just let me know, or post the plot on the memorial and I will try to fulfill it in the near future
The office can be reached at (901) 767-8930
Added by Tom Owen on Nov 15, 2016 10:56 AM
Judy Ditmore
Lucy Clayton Burial Place
Hi Shirley,
Lucy Kirby Clayton is buried in Tulia, Swisher Co., TX. Please see memorial # 25704838
Added by Judy Ditmore on Nov 06, 2016 10:18 AM
Leslie Ashby
RE: Isaac and Julia Mae Ashby
Sorry took a long time to respond, I don't know what happened to Charles "Jack" Ashby but I do know he has passed. I can't find out much about Julia's parents.
Added by Leslie Ashby on Nov 02, 2016 11:21 AM
melissa brown
RE: Mary Thompson
You are very welcome Shirley. I have added the pic to James memorial as well like you asked.
Added by melissa brown on Oct 22, 2016 8:51 AM
Robert Woolfolk
RE: Mary Woolfolk
Wish I had a better picture. This came from a video I took in 1995. Are you related? Mary Woolfolk is my gg-grandmother.
Added by Robert Woolfolk on Oct 10, 2016 6:45 PM
Donna Spears
RE: Thoughts on Divine Providence
Never mind.

As I explained in a subsequent communication with you, I misread Stephan' bio. In each bio (Hosea and Stephan) the sentence referencing the book begins, "In his book...". The first time I read the bios, I missed "Hosea" in Stephan's bio. I am clear now that Hosea wrote the book.

Thank you, Joe
Added by Donna Spears on Oct 10, 2016 9:12 AM
Ties That Bind
Perrigan gravestone photo
You are very welcome. Blessings!!
Added by Ties That Bind on Oct 10, 2016 4:28 AM
Mindy
Greenwood Cemetery
Reference photo request for Memorial# 97048543. Please contact the cemetery office and get the information on burial location and update the memorial with the information and let me know. I will gladly take the photo, but unfortunately this is a large cemetery and alot of request. Thank you
Added by Mindy on Sep 28, 2016 7:53 PM
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