Mynda Holman McGuire
While in Pike County, AR, I learned at the courthouse in Murfreesboro that she was married to a Thomas McLaughlin, and was buried in the Pike City cemetery. My friend, Iva, was with me, and when we arrived at the rural cemetery, we decided I would go to the extreme right and she to the left and we would meet in the middle as we searched for her grave. As we walked off, I for some unknown reason decided to move toward the center…and walked directly to her grave! We were both greatly surprised and shaken.
This event started my passion with genealogy that has taken me many years, and to many places such as Boston; the Puritans of Maryland, ca.1650; the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia ca. 1700, many areas of Georgia, south Alabama, and southwestern Arkansas, and northeastern Texas. Still need to explore the PeeDee River area of South Carolina, and all of North Carolina. So many ancestors, and so little time!
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