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Byrdman of Big Cove (#47926766)
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Bio Photo I am a proud native son of the Big Cove Community in Madison County, Alabama. All branches of my family had settled there by the early 1900's some much earlier than that. In fact, my great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, John Clan Grayson, was the original settler of Big Cove.
I have researched and studied genealogy since I was about fifteen years old; and I have found it to be a very gratifying pastime. I have extensively researched the Bird, Hunter, Adams, Brumbalow, Stapler, Vann, Hinshaw, Jacks, McKenzie, Guffey, Morgan, Brown, Godwin, and Smith Families, as well as other allied surnames and families of friends within the Big Cove Community.
I have a very large collection of old family photos, which have made their way around the internet after having posted them on I have mixed feelings about this. I do not mind sharing these priceless photographs; but I do wish people would ask before claiming them for their own and reposting. But oh well history is meant to be shared.
I am happy to help anyone researching families in the Big Cove Community or other families with which I have a connection.

Also note, several of my entries reference a few books that I have written. Copies of these books are in Huntsville, Scottsboro, and Grant public libraries.

Consider the tone of your bio. Why sound hateful and selfish? If a family member requests a memorial and you only maintain the grave as a number, why not just transfer so that the family member can make a nice memorial for their loved one. Please do not let your ego get in the way of what is important - perserving the memory of loved ones for future generations. Lets try to help each other do that.

That being said, THANK YOU so much to everyone who has been willing to complete a transfer for me! You are the best!

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Donnie Holderfield
Bates transfer
Your so welcome
Added by Donnie Holderfield on Apr 15, 2014 3:11 PM
RE: Thanks!
That was fast!!

You;re welcome!
Added by DJD on Dec 14, 2013 11:38 AM
Wesley Wilson
RE: Thanks!
You're welcome! Looking forward to researching my ancestors.
Added by Wesley Wilson on Oct 10, 2013 10:00 PM
Sidney Allen
Ancestry & FindAGrave
Here's a good article on the Ancestry purchase of FindAGrave;
If you look at the Ancestry list of genealogy sites they now control
you'll notice that they handle different sites differently. I suspect that FindAGrave will probably be kept free and separate although the look of it may be modified a bit; sure hope so, anyway.

Added by Sidney Allen on Oct 05, 2013 1:00 PM
RE: Thanks!
You are very welcome.
Added by Carla on Oct 04, 2013 5:21 PM
Sidney Allen
FindAGrave acquired by Ancestry

thought you'd like to know
Added by Sidney Allen on Oct 03, 2013 7:56 AM
Teri Greene
Big cove
I always joke that I am somehow related to everyone in Big Cove, lol. Actually Linda is my Aunt. My daddy was Mike, he passed away about 5 years ago. But always great to find new family. :-)
Added by Teri Greene on Sep 24, 2013 5:03 AM
Teri Greene
Big cove
My family is connected to Big Cove too. Been going there all my life. My grandmother, Kathryn Bunch Greene Byrum, goes to Big Cove Holliness Church. My Daddy, Mike Greene is buried in Green Valley Cemetery, along with many other family members. Also have family in Neals Chapel Cemetery. My sister, we are half sisters, is a Pinkerton. So I have always been fascinated with the Cove because of all the family connections.
Added by Teri Greene on Sep 22, 2013 4:57 AM
Larry Carpenter
You are welcome, I didn't need his memorial, I kept hers as she is family. I'm from Big Cove too, our family is from New Hope & Owens Cross Roads. we are also related to the Byrds, the Walls several times over along with multiple ways with the Maples of New Hope.
Added by Larry Carpenter on Sep 19, 2013 3:09 PM
RE: Thanks!
Your entirely welcome. I just like to make sure all the entries are made. I don't care if I manage them.
Added by grammy on Sep 19, 2013 2:22 PM
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