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GardenGreenGirl (#47937273)
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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?

If you have a nasty-gram to post on my page, please resist. I will just delete it anyway.
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Bertha Byard Aplin 110153378
I need you to remove your memorial to the above named individual, because I am told that my entry is a duplicate of one for Bertha Byard and I have to delete it. You might want to put yours on that other entry. Sorry. Thanks!
Added by Lochsa on May 01, 2017 12:52 PM
Lillie Robbins
Denny Cemetery/Lee Co. VA
I am very much interested in your documentation
of the burial of Elizabeth "Betty" Robbins Smith as her tombstone, along with other family members were just recently discovered in an abandoned cemetery in Colmar, KY. Elizabeth, her parents Lemuel & Kizziah Robbins were moved from the Mountain Drive Mining Site on Hances Ridge during the 70's. There was approximately 30 graves moved and we have uncovered 24 stones of these removals and Elizabeth was one of them.
I am really baffled as to how they are listed in the Denny Cemetery. Also, as you are probably aware, several of the Robbins & Denny family were intermarried.
How could this be?
Lillie Robbins

Added by Lillie Robbins on Mar 26, 2017 1:06 PM
Sheree Collins
Hello! I have a question about two Wilsons with the same birth/death years buried in supposedly two different sections of the Wilson cemetery. Samuel Henry Wilson memorial # 32542502 and Henry Wilson memorial # 110146389. The first reports burial in cemetery #3 and the one you created reports burial in cemetery #2. Any ideas if this is a replication or are they relatives with similar birth/death years? My link is Margaret Sparks Wilson memorial # 32542592. Thank you for whatever info you may have!
Added by Sheree Collins on Feb 21, 2017 1:21 PM
Diana Reed Strommen
Samuel Irving Reed
Regarding: Created by: GardenGreenGirl
Record added: Sep 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116430579

I believe that my grandfather is buried in a different location than you have posted (Forest Cemetary)

My mother was buried Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL in a location set aside for her and my father, Donald I Reed (still living) with Donald's parent's
Samuel Irving Reed and Pearl Reed.

Can you please clarify where your information came from?
Added by Diana Reed Strommen on Jul 26, 2016 8:53 PM
Bob Drake
I need your help on Elias A. Drake
Garden Green Girl,
I am looking for closure on my 2nd great uncle, (Elias A. Larce Drake b. 1842 in Henderson County, NC). He was a confederate soldier who enlisted in the 25th NC Infantry, Company A on 5-15-1861. He was wounded at Malvern Hill in the Seven Days Battles on 7-1-1862, His last military record shows him being present through August 1863. I have searched Fold 3 as well as other Civil War reference books with no luck. You have him dying in Charleston, SC in Sept,1864 and being buried in the Morris Island Confederate Cemetery with seven other soldiers. Both Union and Confederate. I would like to know,(very much) what your source is for this information. Feel free to contact me,

Thx ahead, Bob Drake
Added by Bob Drake on Jul 15, 2016 5:41 PM
Hello GGGirl:
You left a flower message on the memorial of Harry Hall Carrick, but I have never found that he had a sister named Emma Carrick Story.

Harry Hall Carrick was the oldest child of Rebecca Hubie and Thomas Carrick, they having married 29 August 1870 in Kansas.

Was your Emma Carrick a daughter of these parents? Any help appreciated.
Cheers~ Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Jul 13, 2016 10:53 PM
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
Elizabeth Allen Cornell #109805246
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
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