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Query: SMITH, Thomas J. & Sarah/Sallie (Melvin)

Looking for gravestone photo of Thomas J. Smith and his wife, Sarah/Sallie T. (Melvin) Smith. Thomas died July 9, 1930 and Sarah/Sallie died April 12, 1917. Both of their death certificates say they were buried at Shelter Neck. However, Find-A-Grave website says Sears Cemetary. No one can locate Sears Cemetery. Other people who are buried by… (read more)

Bowen, Annie Helen – Looking for Parents

My uncle John “Graham” Vernon was b. 18 July 1901 Grady TWP, Pender Co., Vernon’s Homestead m. a BOWEN girl, Annie Helen Bowen b. 24 Sep 1891 she died 22 Oct 1956 in Burgaw, NC (Pender Co. ?) and she was buried at Bethny Presby Cem. Castle Hayne, NC, if anyone else is researching BOWEN’s,… (read more)

Costin Surname Research

I found my in my Mother’s Bible the following information: My mother Corrine Elizabeth Costin Newell :Her Mother Elma Corrine Costin and sister Nellie Dean Costin were born to Dulie Costin and Stewart Costin. (Dulie Costin died 06-24-1941). From what I learned Dulie Costin and Stewart were cousins, and he died at an early age…. (read more)