Dear genealogists everywhere, it's Saturday Night! Time for some Genealogy FUN.
Your mission this week, should you decide to accept it, is to:
1) Determine what is your longest unbroken line of ancestral gravestones - how many generations can you go back in time? Do you have photographs of them?
2) Tell us and/or show us in a blog post of your own, or in a comment to this blog, or in a Facebook status or a Google+ stream post.
(1) I really cannot go back very far in gravestones... but here's what I've got.
My father, Gilbert Earl Tapley (1928-2008) in Gumlog Church Cemetery (outside of Kite, Johnson County, Georgia):
My grandfather, Lusion Keman Tapley (1870-1935) in Powell's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery (Johnson County, Georgia):
Of my Drake ancestors, I have the following:
My father as shown above... then his mother:
My grandmother, Nealie Vermell Drake Tapley (1895-1970) in Powell's Chapel Church Cemetery:
My great-grandfather, Rev. William John Drake (1857-1927) in Poplar Springs Church Cemetery (outside of Adrian, Johnson County, Georgia):
Unfortunately, I do not have a photo of my 2nd great-grandfather, James William Drake, but I do have...
My 2nd great-grandmother, Mary Ann Brantley Drake (1837-1891) in Poplar Springs Church Cemetery:
My 3rd great-grandfather, Francis Bryant Drake (1806-1875) in Poplar Springs Church Cemetery: