Exploring Alabama’s long lost cemeteries.
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05-28-2011, 12:32 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Location: Blount Springs, AL
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I ran across this thread doing genealogy research on the Byars family,
I'm a 3rd great nephew to William George Byars. His father Jonas is my 4th great grandfather. I don't ride, but I love your site and adventures already.
William George Byars was born March 6, 1846 married Mary Jane Thomas in in 1854 and they about nine children. He died May 16, 1902. Saturday will mark the 109th anniversery of his death. I believe the name of this old cemetery is Cedar Grove Cemetery and it's not completely forgotten, but little known.
Have you listed all the lost cemeteries in the Blount Springs area you've found? My families have been in Blount County since the Creek Indians fought them for it.
Really good stuff. (I love the photo transition you have earlier too btw.)
I visited the final resting place of your ancestors today.
The GPS coordinates have been sent to you via PM.
Please let us know when you go visit the peaceful location.
I'm proud of you for researching your family history.
Let me know if I can help.
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