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MeeMee (Wilma) (#47658661)
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Bio Photo Currently living in central Arkansas & willing to take photos in nearby cemeteries. I have been working on my family tree since 2000. Family names I am searching for: Tomlinson, Welsh, Niver, (Del.,Wis.,N. Dakota, Calif. & N.Y.); Bell, Davis, Roper, Cooper (Ark., Tn., Ky)McPhail, Wemple, Cones (Kansas, Ohio, Missouri).
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Dinah Goldenberg
Sadora B Pesterfield
Thank you so much for transferring this to me. I will keep searching to find our John W. Pesterfield's gravesite and the name of Sadora's mother.

Diana Mann Goldenberg
Added by Dinah Goldenberg on Nov 18, 2015 5:24 AM
Dinah Goldenberg
RE: Sadora B Pesterfield

She is buried in Nelson Cemetery,Georgetown, White, Arkansas. She was married to George Akers. There are notes on her record where you listed her parents and siblings, but I don't believe they are correct.

Sadora is in the 1880 census in Greenfield, Craighead, Arkansas with her father and mother and younger brother, John T. Her father was John W. Pesterfield, but not the one who married Mollie Madden. Pesterfield is a rare surname. These Pesterfields were originally from Germany and changed their surname sometime before 1800 in Virginia. Many of the descendants have the same given name and middle name. There are multiple John and James Pesterfield.

My sister and I have done Ancestry DNA and match to Sadora's descendant. Our ancestor was James Pesterfield, who was born in TN, married in OH and died in IL.

The other John W. Pesterfield in Arkansas is a descendant of David Pesterfield from TN. For whatever reason, we do not match DNA to David's descendants.

Sadora's great granddaughter's husband said that they have scarcely any info on her or her family as she died when her son, his wife's grandfather, Lee Akers was only a small child and his dad remarried and history was lost.

I believe that Sadora is named for Saidora Illinois, a town very close to where the Pesterfields lived in Bath Illinois on the Illinois river.

Hope that helps. Thanks for your interest.

Diana Mann Goldenberg

Added by Dinah Goldenberg on Nov 17, 2015 8:27 AM
Dinah Goldenberg
Sadora B Pesterfield
I believe that Sadora is not the daughter of the John W. Pesterfield and his wife Mollie shown on this record. There were two John W. Pesterfields in Arkansas around the time of Sadora's birth. The 1880 census shows Sadora [transcribed as Ladora] as the daughter of the John W. Pesterfield born in Illinois, with a father born in Tennessee and a mother born in W Va. That matches my relative who was born in Ohio, but lived in Illinois. He was a civil war soldier and is listed in the 1880 Census in Arkansas. John W's father, James, was born in TN, and would be a distant relative to the father of the other John W. Pesterfield who was born in Texas and was the son of James H. Pesterfield born in TN as well.

I have DNA matches to Sadora's decendents. I have submitted an edit to remove the link to the other John W. Pesterfield and Mollie Madden. Would be happy to answer any questions. Thanks much,
Diana Mann Goldenberg
Added by Dinah Goldenberg on Nov 05, 2015 4:56 PM
Keith Seanard
Virginia Lee
Thank you for taking the pic.

When I signed up for find a grave, I was living in the states.

I am now in Adelaide Australia, so if I can help from here, please let me know.

again, thank you
Added by Keith Seanard on Sep 09, 2015 9:38 PM
Vickie Bailey-Bird
G.W. Bailey
My name is Vickie Bailey-Bird and I'm the great granddaughter of George Washington Bailey that is buried in Gum Springs Cemetery in Searcy, White, Arkansas, Could you please email me at Please it is very important
Thank You,
Vickie Bailey-Bird
May 21, 2015 9:52a.m.
Added by Vickie Bailey-Bird on May 21, 2015 8:52 AM
kelly conner
Bell Family of Kentucky
Mee mee I'm not sure if you are the woman I emailed a yr or so ago about the bells in ky. If you are please message me back. It was an out Nora Beulah Bell Cowan and her father Henry Bell.
Added by kelly conner on Mar 24, 2015 10:33 AM
Ballard / Williams
Hi Mee Mee,

I have taken the photos for Norman. I also took some for his wife, and also for Elbert and Linda Williams as the family stone was for Williams-Ballard.

I see someone else recently posted photos for all but Norman. I will post for Norman soon; perhaps tomorrow; but would you like the additional photos?

Thank you,
Added by Sheila on Mar 17, 2014 11:01 PM
charles klingel
Gillham Mary Elizabeth
Thanks again for the photo.
Added by charles klingel on Oct 27, 2013 12:24 PM
charles klingel
Gillham William Clarence
Thanks for the photo for Clarence.
Added by charles klingel on Oct 27, 2013 12:21 PM
Pat Thomas
RE: Helena C Carder Claycomb
In response to your request for a tombstone photo of Helena C Carder Claycomb 79674145. This photo has the same dates and location as her death certificate. I am unable to take the photo. Please request a photo via the website. Thank you.
Added by Pat Thomas on Oct 25, 2013 2:15 PM
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