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J Pat Smith (#46819217)
 member for 9 years, 1 month, 28 days
Hershel Parker
Jesse Wadlington Sparks
This is a cousin of mine. He died in Murphysboro, Tennessee, after serving as consul in Piedras Negras and rescuing a smallpox-ridden colony of Georga and Alabama blacks from Mexico.

Can anyone send me a clear copy of the photo of Cousin Jesse? I have one other photograph from CONFEDERATE VETERAN.

Hershel Parker

Added by Hershel Parker on Feb 27, 2015 8:16 AM

Doug McBroom
James H Sparks
Thanks for your note. I made the correction on William Sparks' memorial, #45747368. Let me know if you'd like me transfer this memorial to you. I'm not researching the family other than a few Sparks who married into my MAY family. Doug

Added by Doug McBroom on Aug 31, 2014 6:07 PM

Kathryn T.
RE: Mother of Mary Townson incorrect
Thanks for the correction.

Added by Kathryn T. on Aug 24, 2014 8:39 AM

John Elam Scruggs
Of course. The link has been added. The Scruggs, Finch, Davis, and March families are all interrelated, back in Bedford County, TN. My great grandfather's first wife was Susan Catherine "Kittie" Scruggs, a daughter of John Elam Scruggs and his second wife. Two of his brothers also married women with Finch and Scruggs and March connections.

Added by CarolynB on Feb 16, 2014 2:09 PM

Nancy (Cowley) Weise
Anderson in Earl Cem.
The way this works is that the one who entered the person is the only one who can link people. In this case it would be find a grave. I'm not sure if they can help you but you could also add a "Flower" and put you info in that.

Added by Nancy (Cowley) Weise on Jan 26, 2014 12:15 PM

Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
I have made the requested links to the Origional memorial not to the duplication

Added by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum on May 27, 2013 12:08 PM

Brenda Clouse, Mosher
We have two that I know of, Resurrection which is out by me and another St. Marys on Mt. Vernon street..

Added by Brenda Clouse, Mosher on May 02, 2013 3:54 PM

Brenda Clouse, Mosher
Do you know which Cath Cemetery in Spingfield ? I live close to one. Thanks Brenda

Added by Brenda Clouse, Mosher on May 02, 2013 1:50 PM

Cheryl Cartwright
Links have been made. You have done a fabulous job on her parents memorials! Have a blessed day! Cheryl

Added by Cheryl Cartwright on Apr 19, 2013 6:07 AM

RE: Susamme Richardson 96271345
I have been extremely busy. If you send me the bio, I will attach it as soon as possible.

Added by Heather on Apr 04, 2013 7:25 AM

RE: Link request 96271345 to her father
Whoops! I saw your bio page and the picture with the name Pat by it and thought I was reading your bio. I guess it was a message from another member. If you don't have any connection to Grand Coteau, please disregard my email. Sorry!

Added by Heather on Mar 29, 2013 12:13 PM

RE: Link request 96271345 to her father
I just sent you an email. I'm trying to trace family from Grand Coteau. Maybe we're related!

Added by Heather on Mar 29, 2013 12:09 PM

Haw/Millard/Smith genealogy
Dear Pat,

I am a descendant of John F. Smith (John Francis de Sales Smith, Jean Francois de Sales Smith) of Grand Coteau, Louisiana. The Louisiana marriage index on lists John F. Smith and Sarah Ann Haw being married on 24 Sep 1866. Both had been previously married and their spouses had died. I found from your "" site that Henry Jackson Millard died during the war and I thank you for that information. I knew that Olivia Guilbeau Smith died 19 Dec 1863. Also, John F. Smith's wife in the census is "Olivia" in 1850 and 1860, but "Sarah" in 1870 and 1880, but the children are consistent so I'm sure it's the same family.

I found another genealogical listing from Lee Crockett that has the marriage of John F. Smith and Sarah Ann Haw. She has the date of Sarah Haw's death as 3 Jan 1883, and John F. Smith died 12 Oct 1883. I contacted her and found that these dates are from courthouse records indexed by the late Fr. Hebert or his organization. I think it is probable they are buried at St. Charles Borromeo cemetery in Grand Coteau, but I don't know for sure, or how the names might be spelled in cemetery records. John and Sarah apparently did not have any children so it doesn't affect my genealogy. The Smith family was very prominent in Grand Coteau, the census records John F. Smith as a lawyer and teacher.

I also noticed you have an inconsistent date in the listing of Edward Millard's wife Eleanor. She gave the bell to the church (and the money for the tower) after her husband's death in 1882, but you have her death as 1865. Since Lee Crockett has Fr. Hebert's organization CD of SW Louisiana records, I asked her to check any information about Eleanor. She said that CD states that Eleanor died 2 Dec 1895. The name is misspelled "Miller", but it is Millard on the succession filed 10 days later. Your site has pictures of the graves, but the dates (if inscribed on the crosses) are not readable.

With best wishes,
Patrick Marcotte

Added by PatM on Aug 15, 2012 10:30 AM

A.J. Marik
Find a Grave reminder

The Virtual Flowers are a permanent feature of Find A Grave and are not going to go away. Any member can flower any memorial they wish as long as they do it respectfully. A member cannot dictate who can or cannot leave flowers on their memorials; that is not in the cooperative, sharing spirit of this website.

What's more, sending messages stating that only "family and friends" can flower your memorials is considered an abuse of the feature. They are for tributes and condolences by anyone (although using them to add biographical info is not encouraged.)

We would really appreciate your cooperation in this matter.

Thank You,

Find a Grave Administraiton

Added by A.J. Marik on Jun 15, 2011 7:40 AM

RE: unwanted crap...
First of all, I do have a connection the the Muckleroy line through my Bentley connection. Second, The only thing I posted on 'Cap David Muckleroy's' memorial is a flag for his military service, which the American Flag is not 'crap' as you refer to it. Third, I have copied your rude and threatening comments and will forward to Find A Grave if you decide to continue with your tirade. I only post obits, leave virtual flowers & link family members together, not 'crap' as you are referring to.

Added by jphil090855 on Jun 15, 2011 1:35 AM

Again, I do not claim to have a connection to your family. Please stop sending me messages. I have removed the 1 flower I placed.

Added by RLS on Nov 13, 2010 2:26 PM

RE: Unwanted posting on my mothers find a grave site
I apologize for upsetting you by leaving a token of remembrance for your mother. I like to leave flowers or other tokens as respect to the family. You can be assured that I will not deposit anymore "crap" as you call on it any more of your families sites. I'm just sorry that I wasted my time showing respect for someone who obiviously doesn't appreciate it.

Thanks and I will say a prayer for you so that you can get past your resentment for a gesture that was made with the utmost respect.

You have a blessed day.

Added by RLS on Nov 13, 2010 2:20 PM

Rita Graves
RE: Cemetery picture posting not accurate
send me the info that I've entered in error, and I'll be happy to delete.
Red Oak Cemetery.

Added by Rita Graves on Nov 05, 2010 11:13 PM


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