Up on a hill, off Route 431, in Barbour County, AL, there is a beautiful church called Sandville Baptist Church. The grounds of the church and gravesite are immaculately kept. During my first visit to this location I met the man on the mower, the one who takes care of the final resting place our ancestors. Ever-busy cousin Lannie Stanford, almost went undetected, as his brother Earl walked me around genealogical heaven.
Finally I was visiting the folks on the census and death records which I collected. Here they are in real life. At one time they walked these grounds and worship in church. At one time family gathered to say goodbye. Read the rest of this entry »