FOUNDED IN 1981----COPYRIGHT 1981 through 2014
WON"T YOU COME, JOIN US 0N OUR JOURNEY!!!
Currently using Family Tree,Software; database contains approximately 15,000 names of family members and those of related families.
ONE FAMILY --- in the process of coming together!
Researching this and 2,700 related families:
With a rich family history from Ffrancis Grodler (Girdler) of Salem & Marblehead, Massachusetts
down to present times.
From Whence We Came and have Settled: Gaul, England, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee,...family members now living in 34 states. Also family members in Australia and New Zealand.
CONTACT US! If you are a fellow family member, willing to share your lineage with others within the family, please convey that information to us.
Since 1981 ORIGINAL CO-FOUNDERS:
(Approximately 12 original Charter Members)
THE LATE REVEREND JAMES DALTON GIRDLEY OF RICHMOND, INDIANA, Our First president, assigned to research TENNESSEE RECORDS in the public domain and conduct personal interviews of family members.
MRS. MAYME ANN VRABEL GIRDLEY OF INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA,
Our First Secretary and Editor, assigned to research in INDIANA RECORDS in the public domain and conduct personal interviews of family members.
Charter member & former President:
The Late FRANCES CHRISTINA GIRDLEY BARKER,1934 - 2005,
first duly elected former and current president, assigned to research in VIRGINIA RECORDS in the public domain and conduct personal interviews with family members.
Frances Christina Girdley went to be with the Lord on November 28, 2005 at the age of 71 years. She was a retired medical secretary with nine years service at the Medical Collage of Virginia. Mrs. Barker had also worked for River Road Baptist Church. She was baptized in Southaside Baptist Church of Louisville, KY. Mrs. Barker was a member of the Bon Air Historical Society, the Order of the Eastern Star, where she was Worthy Matron three times, Virginia Court #1 Order of the Amaranth, where she was Royal Matron one year, the White Shrine and was a life member of the Daughters of the American Revolutuion Regent's Club. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon Eurel Girdley, Sr. and Florence Forrest Christina Stout Girdley; and a brother, Vernon Eurel Girdley, Jr.She lives in the fond memories of those she left; her beloved husband, Layle Brent Barker of Richmond; her son, Larry Alan Barker and his wife, Brenda Jean O'Bryant, of Haymarket, Virginia; a brother, Harry Watson Girdley; a sister, Virginia Carol Girdley Pickerell and her husband, Charles R. Pickerell; a nephew, Richard Austin Pickerell, all of Louisville, KY.; and a niece, Patricia Ann Pickerell Best of Indiana. the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Avenue. Funeral Services and interment will be in Louisville, KY on Friday at 2 p.m. with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery with Pearson Funeral Home, 149 Brechenridge Lane, Louisville making arrangements in Louisville, KY.
THE LATE, FLORENCE FORREST CHRISTINA STOUT GIRDLEY, 1908-2002.
Charter Member Current Home Web Site Manager & President:
HARRY WATSON GIRDLEY, assigned to research in KENTUCKY RECORDS in the public domain and conduct personal interviews of family members.