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Bio Photo I have so many questions, and if you have answers please let me know.

Who/where is the father of Burell L. STORY, who is buried in the Old Cemetery at Schuyler Lake?

Who/where are the collateral descendants of Robert H. Story and his first wife Emma CARRICK Story that might have pictures of her and their children?

Where did the Durians of Grossingersheim get their name? Was it really originally French?

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Elias Drake Wright
Wondering what your source is on the birth date and patrimony of Elias. I'm related to many Wrights from the Carolinas and Georgia, although I don't have any confirmation of Christopher Columbus Wright's parents, I have a 4th cousin 1xr DNA match with the great granddaughter of Elias. There doesn't appear to be any other common ancestor between us, but if she is the 2nd great granddaughter of CC Wright, the genetic distance is perfect, the geography is perfect, and Elias would be the son of CC Wright (not of Thomas Drake). Thoughts?
Added by Ron on Jun 16, 2016 2:57 PM
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Hello, could you please tell me where you found this burial information? Is there a cemetery transcription or some other documentation? Thanks for any help you can provide! All the best, ~Evey :-)
Added by EveyBl on Jul 18, 2015 9:42 PM
Sherry Darnell
Parents Mourning Dove Calloway Baker?
I have been a bit of research on Mourning Dove Calloway Baker and was redirected to your listing here on for her Memorial#117522779.

While you have a great write up here, I was wondering if you know who her parents were?

Another Memorial #118526718, has her parents as Andrew Baker 1749-1815 and Elizabeth Avant Baker 1752-1844. (I believe this is Solomon's parents, not Mourning Dove's)

My research has her parents as Benjamin Calloway (1754-1830) and Red Wind "Jane" (1756-1830)
Here is my Source that I don't mind sharing which is an Interview:

Mae Belle Whitaker Owens: Information about Solomon Baker

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Solomon Baker (b. April 13, 1770, d. Abt. 1847)

Solomon Baker (son of Andrew Baker and Elizabeth Avent) was born April 13, 1770 in Osborne's Station, Ashe County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1847 in Washington County, Arkansas. He married Mourning Dove Calloway on 1795 in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Notes for Solomon Baker:
Solomon Baker was born 13 April 1770 in Osborne's Station, Ashe County, North Carolina. He married Mourning Dove Calloway about 1795 in Ashe County, North Carolina. She was born about 1774 in North Carolina believed to be the daughter of Benjamin Calloway and Red Wing. It is believed that she was at least Shawnee. Delia Camelia Whitaker told her grandchildren that her great grandmother was an Indian Princess; this is believed to be a reference to Mourning Dove Calloway.The following is an excerpt from Reba Oler about the parents of Mourning Dove Calloway:

"My GGGG Grandfather was Benjamin Calloway he left the late 1700s after having taken a young Indian girl from her tribe twice and twice they came and took her back, the third time the two of them ran away and didn't stop until they reached the wilderness of N.C.
I`m 64 years old and very well remember what my G Grandmothers family said about them. I know three of the children's names were Betsy, Fanny and William and there were more.they lived on Calloway peak very near the Blue Ridge Parkway, Ben was a hunter and said his cousin married Jemima Boone.
I have done a great deal of searching but cant determine which Calloway would have been his Father--the Indian girls name was Redwing but for some reason I had the impression she was Shawnee--anyway I looked at the Ashe co. census and found
Solomon Baker so this tells me Morning Dove was very likely one of Ben and Redwings daughters as that was the general area--"

More About Solomon Baker and Mourning Dove Calloway:
Marriage: 1795, Ashe County, North Carolina.
Children of Solomon Baker and Mourning Dove Calloway are:.

1.James Baker, b., Ashe County, North Carolina.

2.Joseph Solomon Baker, b. February 04, 1801, Ashe County, North Carolina, d. November 04, 1859, Rogers, Arizona.

3.Johanna Baker, b. 1804, Ashe County, North Carolina.

4.John Baker, b. 1805, Ashe County, North Carolina.

5.+Andrew Jackson Baker, b. 1807, Osborne's Station, Ashe County, North Carolina, d. Bet. 1850 - 1860.

6.Henry Baker, b. August 11, 1809, Ashe County, North Carolina.

7.Caleb Baker, b. March 23, 1813, Ashe County, North Carolina.

8.Sabrina Baker, b. 1815, Ashe County, North Carolina.

9.Russell Leroy Baker, b. August 23, 1823, Ashe County, North Carolina

Perhaps we can pool our sources and perhaps come up with Mourning Doves parents if mine are not correct.

Let me know if you have any further information.


Sherry Darnell
Added by Sherry Darnell on May 29, 2015 3:01 PM
Robert Marsh
I am the 5th great grandson of Solomon Baker and Mourning Dove. You have posted a photo of them on Mourning Dove Bakers Find-a-Grave site. Could you email me a high resolution copy that I could use with our family history. Thank you, Robert Marsh
Added by Robert Marsh on Apr 07, 2015 7:26 PM
Esther Kilgore
Sorry, memorial number 63084368
Added by Wallen on Mar 11, 2015 12:07 PM
Esther Kilgore
The photograph you have on the find a grave site for Esther Kilgore is incorrect. The is actually photograph taken some years later. The photo is actually of Arennia Bradley, wife of James Jones.
Added by Wallen on Mar 11, 2015 12:05 PM
Dale Vickman
Thomas Cornell
Just wanted to let you know that this Find A Grave site for Thomas Cornell is a duplicate. original site is

Maintained by: Sue Williams
Originally Created by: Jo Bohony (Inactive)
Record added: Aug 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9252760

Added by Dale Vickman on Mar 04, 2015 1:27 AM
Betty Freeman
Solomon Baker and Mourning Dove
My husband is related to Solomon Baker and Mourning Dove. You have posted a photo of them on Mourning Dove Bakers Find-a-Grive site. Could you email me a larger copy or higher resolution copy that I could use with our family history. Thank you, Betty
Added by Betty Freeman on Feb 13, 2015 10:44 PM
Margaret Quinn
Dear Garden Green girl.i am researching the Lent family. I am a descendant of James Lent, Harriett Marshall Lent and Benjamin Jerome Lent of Lentsville, rRichfield Springs.
I would like to find info about Benjamin Jerome Lent.
He was the father of James ?
Is that correct and if so do you have any any more info about the Lents before these two men?
I met Louis when I was a kid. My Mom was his cousin. My grandma was Elsie the sister of Del.
Please write back if u get this message.
Added by Margaret Quinn on Jan 16, 2015 7:07 PM
Bob Drake
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Garden Green Girl,
I noticed that you are related to Hezekiah Drake who is buried at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Henderson County, NC. Hezekiah is my paternal 3rd great grandfather. I would like to contact you for further information as I am trying to build my family tree on I live in Hendersonvile and I am retired. If you belong to I would love to invite you to visit my family tree. I am not sure that you know the entire family history of Hezekiah, but he fathered 15 children thru two different women. My email address is My user name is bobdrake369. Look forward to hearing from you.
Sincerely, Bob Drake
Added by Bob Drake on Oct 23, 2014 10:01 AM
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