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Kelley Ward (#46862905)
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Bio Photo Texan by birth and heritage.

Genealogy seems to run in our bloodlines, my father, David Martin Ward Sr. spent as many years, if not more, researching his bloodlines. DNA brought us a surprise or two, but there is nothing like having the blood bear out research!
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Kathi Murray
Edmund Scarborough I
Where did the "Norton" come from in his middle name? I haven't found that. I would appreciate any help. Thanks!
Added by Kathi Murray on Sep 02, 2017 3:09 PM
RFB Jenkins 🌸
Death before marriage

Aubrey de Vere (1040 - 1112)
Beatrix Gand Vere (1120 - 1144)

How can these 2 be married when he is deceased before she is born?

Added by RFB Jenkins 🌸 on Jan 30, 2017 2:32 PM
Prudence Lassiter
I descend from Prudence and Robert Lassiter and wondered how you know she was from the Nottoway Tribe? This has been talked about in my family but I cannot find proof. And it may be that I will just have to go on the family stories.
Thank you
Added by fwpc on Oct 10, 2016 4:00 PM
Morgan "Mod" Morgan grave
I noticed in the memorial that Morgan "Mod" Morgan was listed as being buried in Harperstown cemetery in Marion County. I cannot find this cemetery listed anywhere in Marion County, WV. Do you have any idea where it is located?
Added by MMorgan on Aug 18, 2016 2:35 PM
Dorothy Beckworth D
Request for Transfer Hansel Beckworth
# 61374604, Hi Kelly, I am Hansel I Beckworth's cousin. His father, Henry Beckwith Find A Grave 168573587 is the brother of my great-grandfather, (Willis # 152446258 son of Amos and Rhoda). Hansel I could not have been in the American Revolution, since it was over by the time he was born. I have a Beckworth/Beckwith Family Facebook page and have met Henry and Hansel's direct descendants who have a great deal of info. on Hansel I and his son, Hansel II who married the Aunt of Jimmy Carter. We would like to update the F-A-G for Hansel to include more of his life story. We are also working to provide links to parents, siblings and children for all our ancestors in the Beckworth/Beckwith line. I have F-A-G memorials for everyone in my direct line back to our first ancestor, Henry Beckwith I, who arrived in colonial Maryland in 1669 for 50 acres of land. Thank you so much for the work you do for Find-A-Grave. Dorothy
Added by Dorothy Beckworth D on Aug 17, 2016 1:08 PM
Carol Hudson
Remember Babcodk
Have you corrected the information on Remember Babcock that you have posted. You said that she was married to Phineas Stewart but you do not seem to have corrected your correction - that she was also married to Phineas Stephens. I believe someone else commented on this. Had I not looked at messages posted by others, I would have taken your word for this erroneous information and also dropped her from my tree. Please either substantiate your information or post a correction. I am a beginner at this but I'm learning (after a particularly nasty encounter with an "expert") that not everything an expert says is true. Please have a little concern for those of us who are not as experienced as you are and be sure that you are 100% sure of everything you post (or at least take notice or explain if someone disagrees with you). I have found her record on Ancestry and she was, indeed, married twice.
Added by Carol Hudson on Jul 14, 2016 7:15 PM
Rasco Cemetery - Dallas Co, AL
Hi Kelly,

I'm an avid researcher on the RASCO line and noted there are several memorials you created and manage on Find-a-Grave at the Rasco Cemetery in Dallas Co, AL.

The ones I'm most interested in are the following:
1. Rasco, Elizabeth Taylor 58174459 b. 1733 d. unknown
2. Rasco, Rachel Harrell 58174203 b. 1765 d. unknown
3. Rasco, Capt William Marcellus 58174151 b. 1750 d. May 21, 1806
4. Rasco, Lieut William Teagle 58174355 b. 1730 d. 1778

Have you had the opportunity to see any markers on these folks, have photos of the same,or have any documentation?

My curiosity is peaked as source records list them residing and dying outside this area at the time of their deaths.

Within the last year, one of the seasoned researchers of this line recently posted regarding their final resting places and I thought you might be interested in the notes.

I'm sure you're as interested in getting the details accurate and the rest of us working the RASCOs. They are a difficult clan to get straight for sure!

Thanks for your efforts & Happy Hunting

Mar 2015 on Ancestry Message Board

I'm all of a sudden seeing information on ancestry suggesting that Capt. William and Rachel were buried in the Rasco Cemetery in Dallas County Alabama. William died in Stewart County TN on 21 May 1806 and none of the Rasco's moved to Dallas County, AL until 1819-1820. It seems unlikely they buried him in Alabama some 13 years before they moved there in a Cemetery that didn't yet exist. Although I have no proof I believe William was buried in (Then) Christian County, KY or what is now Trigg County, KY which was carved out of Christian County in 1820. or possibly in Stewart County, TN where he died which is just across the KY / TN border from Trigg County as he owned land in both places.

Rachel is listed as a head of household in Christian County in the 1820 Census, but is not listed in the 1830 Census as a head of household, but I believe she is listed in the household of her son William (II) in the 1830 as a female age 70-79 appears in his household in 1830 and again in 1840 in William's household as a female age 80-89. William (II) is listed in his daughter (Susan Rasco Mundy) household in the 1850 census. This leads me to believe she did not go to Alabama, or die as early as 1821 as has been suggested, but remained in Kentucky near her son William and at least one of her daughters who married Dudley Williams, a Baptist Minister and likely the first Minister of Dry Creek Baptist Church which Rachel joined in 1805. I suspect she died prior to 1850 (the first Census to list given names of all household members) and was likely buried by William in KY or TN.

If anyone has any proof of where William and Rachel were buried, please share it.

William Byron Rascoe

Added by 3987VB on Feb 17, 2016 3:48 PM
esther cowles stanley
Esther Cowles Stanley is buried in Fairview cemetery New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA see Find A Grave Memorial # 44657606 there is a picture of her tombstone.
Added by Norma on Dec 30, 2015 1:41 PM
Ann Bennett
Remember Babcock
Remember Babcock was married two times. The first husband was Phineas Stewart and the second was Phineas Stephens. This link may be of help.
Added by Ann Bennett on May 26, 2015 11:26 AM
Stephen Decker
Joseph Young Staats.
You have his birth year as 1848 and the stone shows 1852 are you sure of your date?
Added by Stephen Decker on May 20, 2015 11:59 AM
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