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Pamela Orcutt Goossens (#47925170)
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Bio Photo "Genealogy becomes a mania, an obsessive struggle to penetrate the past and snatch meaning from an infinity of names. At some point the search becomes futile – there is nothing left to find, no meaning to be dredged out of old receipts, newspaper articles, letters, accounts of events that seemed so important fifty or seventy years ago. All that remains is the insane urge to keep looking, insane because the searcher has no idea what he seeks. What will it be? A photograph? A will? A fragment of a letter? The only way to find out is to look at everything, because it is often when the searcher has gone far beyond the border of futility that he finds the object he never knew he was looking for." ~ Henry Wiencek ~ The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and WhiteI couldn't have said it better myself so I left it to someone else's words to express my feelings about this genealogy path I have taken. My father's mother left behind a very large scrapbook, which is very well documented, of pictures and memorabilia so that her family and her husband's family would not be forgotten. I feel it's my duty and my privilege to pass along this information. With the help of the internet and sites like findagrave.com and ancestry.com, I can help other people find their roots and look into the eyes of family members and maybe find a piece of themselves in them. This way, they will always be remembered for who they were and what they experienced during our history.Thank you in advance for any help that I am given by this community of people. This is an important site and I am excited to be a part of it. ~ Pam
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Gerry Stanley
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IsChivalryDead
Helen Chase Wright
I thought I knew of all the Chases in Dow Corner... is Helen related to any of the following? Zenas, Isaac, Lois, Abigail...??
Added by IsChivalryDead on Nov 23, 2013 3:56 PM
SDriver
Nancy L Wood Hadaway
The stone you found would be for the daughter of John T and Lucetta Wood Hadaway (Nancy L).It has already been photographed for this site. John married 2 times to 2 Wood sisters: Nancy and Lucetta. The stone I was interested in was for Nancy Wood Hadaway. I was afraid there would not be one as she died in 1857. Apparently this was the case. Thanks for taking the time to go out there and look for me.
Added by SDriver on May 26, 2013 4:56 PM
Gerry Stanley
RE: Frank & Mabel Conard
You're welcome and if you have any information on the Conard's that isn't shown, I'd love to see what you might have.
Added by Gerry Stanley on May 16, 2013 3:48 PM
Judy McGilvray
RE: Another Willard in Dacula
Yes I would like Selener Willard information & tombstone, they might be related. I am researching all the Willard families I can find, first in south Carolina, later in Forsyth co. Georgia for a cousin of mine. Would like tro find all i can for her.
You're so kind to do what you did for me.
jmcgilvray64@yahoo.com
Added by Judy McGilvray on May 16, 2013 12:31 PM
Gerry Stanley
RE: Frank & Mabel Conard
Did you see the headstone. Sorry I'm just now getting around to telling you the headstone had been added.
Added by Gerry Stanley on May 12, 2013 6:33 PM
Papa Randy
Geneva Hutchins
Thanks so much for the photo for Geneva Hutchins. It is truly appreciated. I'll be sure to let her daughter know it has been added now.
Added by Papa Randy on Apr 02, 2013 5:09 PM
Bryan Chandler
Andrew D. McEntyre Photo
Pamela, Thank you for the photo of my cousin's grave.
Added by Bryan Chandler on Apr 01, 2013 7:39 PM
Ila Sosebee Lark
Brenda Burnett Sosebee
Thank you for this information. I have changed the name of the cemetery.
Added by Ila Sosebee Lark on Mar 22, 2013 11:38 AM
Sherry Edgar Scheurer
Edgar Cemetery
Hi Pam. Thank you SO MUCH for the offer to try to locate this cemetery. The only information I have about this cemetery is as follows:

" ELISHA EDGAR IS BURIED IN A FAMILY CEMETARY IN BETHLEHEM, GEORGIA. THE CEMETARY IS LOCATED OFF MANNING GIN ROAD TO PHILLIPS ROAD. THE CEMETARY IS APPEARS TO BE THE J. H. THOMPSON FAMILY CEMETARY. ABOUT 10 OF THE THOMPSON FAMILY MEMBERS ARE BURIED IN THE SMALL FAMILY CEMETARY. ELISHA EDGAR HAS A CONFEDERATE STATES HEAD MARKER."

I hope this can be helpful in some way. I am very anxious to see pictures from this cemetery if it can be located.
Added by Sherry Edgar Scheurer on Feb 02, 2013 4:17 AM
Sharon Tate Barker
RE: Sinia & John Yarbray grave photos
Thank you so much for your time and efforts. I am trying to plan a trip down to the state archives...maybe I can find something there. Thank you again. Sharon
Added by Sharon Tate Barker on Jan 04, 2013 6:54 PM
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