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    Thanks for your email Keep In Touch. Peggy ... From: To: Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 7:14 PM Subject:
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      Thanks for your email Keep In Touch. Peggy
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <rubyb@...>
      To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 7:14 PM
      Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Gaddis


      > Thanks for the note. I'm glad to know that you have a son living in
      > Scottsboro. I get down there quite often to visit my mother in the
      nursing
      > home. I plan to go Monday. I'll ask her what she remembers about the
      > Gaddis family. I know she will remember her grandmother and maybe a few
      > more of them. I don't know why so many people are embarrassed about their
      > roots. Some people may have some things to hide; but most families have a
      > black sheep here and there, but forgiveness and truth are great healers.
      > When we do genealogy, we have to expect that not everything we find, will
      be
      > what we want them to be. In our great grandparents time, there was the
      > Civil War and north and south divisions. There were black and white
      > squabbles. There was the Indian removal. Also, there were just plain
      > sinners. After all there was World War I, the roaring 20's, prohibition,
      > gangsters, the great depression, and World War II to contend with. I'm
      not
      > trying to justify what our ancestors did; but I can forgive them. Their
      > lives were much harder than ours, so tell you dad for me that we are
      really
      > interested in the truth. We have a missionary zeal, and are willing to
      > welcome people back into the fold of family, roots, and have hopes for a
      > happier, more hopeful future for those who will come to a loving Saviour.
      >
      > Ruby
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: psueg@... [mailto:psueg@...]
      > Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 7:27 AM
      > To: jacksongenealogy
      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Gaddis
      >
      > Ruby,
      > I will read your husband's mail, I see I do have an email from him, I
      did
      > want to tell you that I have a son living in Scottsboro, he comes home so
      > much we hardly ever get up there.
      > I really do appreciate your help. You are the first one to email about
      > any Gaddis in the northern part of Alabama, my husband;s, Jerry,
      grand
      > daddy came from some times I still wonder, but the census show Ga.
      Union
      > Co., Lumpkin Co., and Gilmer Co., Ga.
      > Now he talked, but not ever thing was true, according to the census, he
      > was born in four different places and had two different sets of parents.
      I
      > am not sure which is worse not talking like my O'Shields or not telling
      > the truth.
      > My daddy's mother was a Garrett and her mother was a Dobbs, most of
      them
      > were living right in Lebanon and Collinsville and Portersville. But the
      > kin to them are all of the place of Dekalb Co., and else where.
      >
      > Keep in touch.
      > Thanks again so much. Peggy
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <rubyb@...>
      > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 8:28 PM
      > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Gaddis
      >
      >
      > > Hi Peggy Sue,
      > > My husband is on his computer and he just printed off for me some of my
      > > ancestors. Lo and behold, we found that Jeannette M. Gaddis is my great
      > > grandmother. I knew we were related, but had forgotten the big
      > connection.
      > > Jeannette married Francis Eli Whisenant. We have loads of information
      on
      > > the Whisenant's, all the way back to Germany. My husband, Johnnie W.
      > Brown,
      > > at jwbrown@..., is sending you all this information now. Jeannette
      is
      > > buried in the Friendship cemetery at Pisgah, AL. Johnnie also has a web
      > > page at http://edge.net/~jwbrown. He has most of our ancestry on it.
      He
      > > may need to update it. He does fairly regularly. So take a look at it.
      > I'm
      > > trying to remember where I stored the suitcase with the Gaddis material.
      > He
      > > doesn't have a lot on the Gaddises in his data base at present-most of
      it
      > is
      > > in my suitcase. For a long time, he was more interested in his Brown
      > > lineage especially after he found out he is kin to Queen Elizabeth and
      > King
      > > Henry VIII.
      > >
      > > I don't remember hearing of the O'Shields. You can probably send us a
      lot
      > > of information. The Headrick were as tight-lipped as they come. I
      don't
      > > know why, but my dad always said, "don't say something unless it is
      > > important or builds up another person". He was a good Christian. Dad
      > grew
      > > up in Georgia and he wouldn't know a lot of mother's ancestors. The
      > Gaddis
      > > Family is kin through my mother, Myrtle Bertine Gray Headrick. Mom had
      a
      > > very good memory until very recently. She still does, but some of the
      far
      > > away relatives are beginning to dim. Mom is in the Cloverdale Nursing
      > Home
      > > in Scottsboro. She will be 91 on April 18.
      > >
      > > Be sure to check Johnnie's web page, and look for his email with the
      > > Gaddis-Whisenant-Gray-Hedrick/Headrick connection. The Hedrick name is
      > > spelled many different ways, and most of them are our kin
      folks-especially
      > > those in our database.
      > >
      > > I am anxious to hear from you again soon.
      > >
      > > Ruby Headrick Brown
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: psueg@... [mailto:psueg@...]
      > > Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 7:30 AM
      > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Gaddis
      > >
      > > Ruby:
      > > Thanks, so much for your email. YES, I would like to know about the
      > Gaddis
      > > that you have. I am trying to read on all of the Gaddis Family members
      > > that I can. I would really appreciate any help. I have one problem by
      > the
      > > name of a William Gaddis. and they are so many of the people by the
      same
      > > name, so I am trying to go by dates. Please keep me in mind, and I
      will
      > > also keep your email address.
      > > One thing I am trying to figure out if a William Gaddis that married a
      DL
      > > Hawkins is kin, and also nay time you see a O'Shields Family , I
      > probable
      > > will be to them. The O'Shields Family are a tight lip Family, and
      does
      > > not say much.
      > >
      > > Thanks again so much for your email. Peggy
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: <rubyb@...>
      > > To: <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:45 PM
      > > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Gaddis
      > >
      > >
      > > > Hi Peggy,
      > > > I am Ruby Headrick Brown. I was born in Jackson County in 1938. I am
      > > > related to the Gaddis Family. I have some printed material in a
      > suitcase
      > > > somewhere. Some rich relative in Beaumont, TX died several years ago,
      > and
      > > > our family was sent a copy of the will which listed all the heirs.
      > There
      > > > were several Gaddises listed. They were kin to the Gray's and
      > Whisenants
      > > in
      > > > Pisgah, Al. My mother was a Gray. I don't know when I will be able
      to
      > > dig
      > > > out the information because I am really busy until after Christmas.
      If
      > > you
      > > > are interested, keep me in your data base and let me know if you think
      > we
      > > > might be related.
      > > > Ruby
      > > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: Peggy Sue O'Shields-Gaddis [mailto:psueg@...]
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2001 4:07 PM
      > > > To: jacksongenealogy
      > > > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Gaddis
      > > >
      > > > I am still hunting any Gaddis that will email me. Thanks
      > > >
      > > > Peggy Sue O'Shields-Gaddis
      > > > psueg@...
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