Born and raised in Alabama. I am educated. I have children but I maintain complete privacy on that point. I have had many interests through-out my life and still do. I always liked to challenge myself.
While growing up, my maternal relatives told me hundreds of "family stories". In contrast, my paternal family discussed very little of the past.
I started my "genealogy research" adventure in April of 2019 and find my family history to be fascinating. I have uncovered many layers on both sides of my family. How the stories on my maternal side are actually a big jumble of various histories, retold and retold until they were almost unrecognizable. The "real" stories are even more fascinating than the ones I was told when I was a girl.
On my father's side, I have found much that is admirable and of interest in my ancestors. I have also found sad events of which I knew nothing. Learning of these events has cleared up what seemed to be "secrets" but was really just people who resolved to move into the future and leave sadness behind.
It may seem morbid, but in the event of my demise I want to be sure that none of my hard work on WikiTree ends up being deleted. While I fully intend on being around to manage all my profiles for the next 200 years or so, in the event of my death I hereby give permission for all of my Private and Public profiles to be transferred to any slightly-active WikiTreers whether or not they are currently on the trusted lists. Optimally, these would be people following or with surnames they manage in any of the Surnames below. These are suggested.
Price - Alabama, Georgia
Castleberry - Alabama, Georgia - Carolinas
Neeley, Neelly, Neelley, Neely - Alabama, Tennessee
Moore - Alabama - Georgia - Tennessee
Payne - Mississippi - Georgia - Tennessee - Carolinas - Virginias
Smith - Alabama - Georgia - Carolinas - Tennessee
Gilder - Alabama - Georgia - Carolinas - Tennessee - Virginia
Suttle - Alabama - Georgia - Carolinas - Tennessee - Virginia
Poteet - Mississippi - Tennessee - Texas - Carolinas
Smith - Payne - Poteet - Meeks - Carman - LaRue ( confirmed by full match MT-DNA) Matriarchal Line
Fortner - Alabama, Georgia - Carolinas
Miller - Alabama, Georgia - Carolinas
McLendon - Alabama, Georgia - Carolinas
Stephens - Alabama - Georgia - Carolinas - Tennessee - Virginia
Manning - Any descendants of Reuben Manning. I have DNA matches with many Morman Descendants of the Henry Jolley. I have many DNA matches with Reuben Manning descendants in Alabama and Georgia
White - Alabama - Tennessee - Many descendants of Thomas White and Nancy Benson.
Kelly - I have many DNA links to Kelly descendants in the Kelly Compound in Mississippi.
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