Showing posts with label tombstone. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tombstone. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: B J Powell



Benjamin J Powell

b 05 (or 15) Nov 1849
d 04 Sep 1926

laid to rest at
Powell's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery
Johnson County, Georgia

husband of
Sarah Lampp Powell

son of
Elias Powell
and
Teresa Black Powell

B J Powell was the uncle of my Grand Uncle Jim Tapley's wife, Maggie V Powell Tapley.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Wednesday's Child: Johnny Lonzy Perdue



Johnny Lonzy Perdue

b 27 Sep 1904
d 11 Dec 1904

laid to rest at
Minton Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery
Johnson County, Georgia

child of
John J Perdue
and 
Linnie Schwalls Perdue

Baby Johnny Perdue was  my 1st cousin, 2x removed.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Mary Tapley Redman/Redmon

Photo courtesy of FindaGrave contributor Renae Burgess Lynn

Mary Elizabeth Tapley Redman

b abt 1755
d 1835

laid to rest at
Redman Family Cemetery
(on private property)
Iredell County, North Carolina
 
wife of
 Thomas Erastus Redman

daughter of
Hosea Tapley Jr
and
Sarah Green Tapley

Mary was my 1st cousin, 6x removed.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Hosea Redman

Photo courtesy of FindaGrave contributor Renae Burgess Lynn

Hosea Redman

b 1775 or 1780
d 1865

laid to rest at
Redman Family Cemetery
(on private property)
Iredell County, North Carolina

husband of
Lucretia "Creasy" Williams Redman

son of
Thomas Erastus Redman
and
Mary Elizabeth Tapley Redman

(Obviously there are errors on the grave markers in this cemetery.)

Hosea Redman was my 2nd cousin, 5x removed.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Nancy Jane Sumner Wheeler


Nancy Jane Sumner Wheeler

b 18 Mar 1851
d 17 Sep 1936

laid to rest at
Wheeler Cemetery
Kite, Johnson County, Georgia

daughter of 
Joseph M Sumner
and
Edy Bridges

wife of
Charles Wheeler

Nancy Jane Wheeler's husband, Charlie, was the uncle of
Maud Wheeler, who was married to my grand uncle,
Bascom Tapley

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: John Saffold Drake



John Saffold Drake

b 29 Apr 1841
d 06 May 1916

laid to rest at
 Poplar Springs Methodist Church Cemetery
Adrian, Johnson County, Georgia

son of
Francis Bryant Drake
and
Selina King Drake

husband of
Martha C Flanders Drake

John was my 2nd great grand uncle.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Joe J Wheeler


Joe J Wheeler

b 21 Jul 1898
d 22 Feb 1958

laid to rest at
Wheeler Cemetery
Kite, Johnson County, Georgia

son of
Shade J Wheeler
and
Shapronia Smith

husband of
Vera Norris

Joe J Wheeler was the 1st cousin, 1x removed of 
Maud Wheeler
who was the wife of my grand uncle,
Bascom Bishop Tapley

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: John J Perdue


John J Perdue

b 09 Sep 1866
d 28 Mar 1951

laid to rest at
Minton Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery
Johnson County, Georgia

husband of
Lucy Beckom Perdue,
Linnie Schwalls Perdue,
and
Julie Tyson Perdue

J. J. Perdue was married to my great grand aunt, Linnie Schwalls Perdue.
 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: George Franklin Drake

 


George Franklin Drake
b 27 Jan 1937
d 02 Jan 1997

laid to rest at
Popular Springs Methodist Church Cemetery
Adrian, Johnson County, Georgia

son of
Eulie Jefferson Drake
and
Martha Thigpen Drake

George Franklin Drake was my 3rd cousin, 1x removed.

Mary Elizabeth Tapley
Me
Gilbert Earl Tapley
My father
Nealie Drake Tapley
My grandmother
William John Drake
My great-grandfather
James William Drake
My 2nd great-grandfather
Francis Bryant Drake and
Selina King Drake
My 3rd great-grandparents
John Saffold Drake
Francis & Selina’s son; James William’s brother; and my 2nd great grand uncle
John Lemuel Drake
John Saffold’s son and my 1st cousin, 3x removed
Eulie Jefferson Drake
John Lemuel’s son and my 2nd cousin, 2x removed
George Franklin Drake
Eulie Jefferson’s son and my 3rd cousin, 1x removed

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Johnnie William Townsend Sr

 

Johnnie William Townsend, Sr.

b 20 Jan 1887
d 23 Mar 1951

laid to rest at
Minton Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery
Johnson County, Georgia

son of
James Madison Townsend and
Susan M. Schwalls Townsend

along with his wife,

Sara McCarthy Townsend

b 28 Sep 1896
d 16 Jul 1961



Johnnie Townsend Sr. was my 1st cousin, 2x removed.

Mary Elizabeth Tapley
Me
Linda Irene Tapley
My mother
Charles Morgan Tapley
My grandfather
Mattie Schwalls Tapley
My great-grandmother
George W Schwalls Sr and
Lincelia E Claxton Schwalls
My 2nd great-grandparents
Susan M Schwalls Townsend
Mattie’s sister and my great grand aunt.
Johnnie William Townsend Sr
Susan’s son and my 1st cousin, 2 x removed

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Eulie Earl Drake



Eulie Earl Drake

b 16 May 1927
d 17 Jun 1998

laid to rest at
Poplar Springs United Methodist Church
Adrian, Johnson County, Georgia

son of
Eulie Jefferson Drake
and
Martha Thigpen Drake

Eulie was my 3rd cousin, 1x removed.


Mary Elizabeth Tapley
Me
Gilbert Earl Tapley
My father
Nealie Drake Tapley
My grandmother
William John Drake
My great-grandfather
James William Drake
My 2nd great-grandfather
Francis Bryant Drake and
Selina King Drake
My 3rd great-grandparents
John Saffold Drake
Francis & Selina’s son; James William’s brother; and my 2nd great grand uncle
John Lemuel Drake
John Saffold’s son and my 1st cousin, 3x removed
Eulie Jefferson Drake
John Lemuel’s son and my 2nd cousin, 2x removed
Eulie Earl Drake
Eulie Jefferson’s son and my 3rd cousin, 1x removed