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Cynthia Chapman Freberg Meyers (#47219595)
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Gale Cottrell
Jacob Gibson Hart
His parents were John Hart from NC and Angelina Curry from MS. I have yet to find where they are buried. Their last child was my gr grandmother Letha Ann Hart who later married Thomas M. Maddux. She was born in 1843 in Mississippi. I can't find them on the 1850 census and then in 1860 Letha shows up living with her brother Jacob Gibson Hart in Bossier Parish, LA. In 1870 she's living with her Uncle Peter Curry in Claiborne Parish, LA. She married Maddux in 1875 and in 1880 they're in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA. My grandfather Joseph Marmaduke Maddux, was born in 1882. By 1890 Letha appears on the special census for veterans and their widows and there's obviously no mention of Thomas Maddux. I can't locate a death for him either - just family rumors which seem to haunt the Harts and Curry's. Letha died and is buried in El Paso, TX. All her death cert says is her father was a Hart and her mother a Curry.

Added by Gale Cottrell on Apr 04, 2014 1:47 PM

Kay Baldwin
RE: Grave Photo Request
Thank you so much for allowing me to use your photos!!

In regards to family in ARK and OK.

My great grandfather was Francis Marion Cox who by 1870 was living in Scott County, Ark. A few years later I believe it became Logan County. He was one of 11 children, 3 of which died in childhood, some married and stayed in Ark while some returned to Texas where they had lived before moving to AR.

He and wife Nancy Jane Harp had 13 children, 5 of which died by age 18.
Of the remaining, my grandmother Bertha Mabel Cox married a Mallie Harwood Craig who was born and grew up in Sebastian County near LaVaca. Bertha was grandpa Craig's second wife and my grandmother, his first wife was a "Little" and at the time of marriage was living in Sebastian Co. They had 4 children, 3 of which lived until adulthood. Bertha and Mallie lived in Haskell County Oklahoma where 9 more children were born, 3 of which died in infancy. My mother Ella Mae was born in 1922 in or near Hoyt, Haskell, OK.
My mother and all of her siblings and 1/2 siblings are now deceased. Mother's siblings married into Moreland (2), Clayton, Wickersham, Green and Hamlin (2) families that I think were from around there, while my mother married a NE boy she met in DC during the 1940s.

Whole lot of other names that Cox and Craig siblings married into.

Do any of these connect with your families or family friends and acquaintenances?

Kay

Added by Kay Baldwin on Mar 10, 2014 12:38 PM

Kay Baldwin
RE: Use of Grave photos
May I have your permission to use any of the photos you have taken that have connections to my family? Thank you for considering this request!

Kay Baldwin

Added by Kay Baldwin on Mar 07, 2014 5:49 AM

Gale Cottrell
Jacob Gibson Hart
Cynthia, Are you researching the Hart family? My great grandmother was Jacob Gibson Hart's sister.

Added by Gale Cottrell on Feb 28, 2014 4:23 PM

Kenneth Sturdivant
Andrew J. Harris
Hi Cynthia; Thank you for your many contributions to Findagrave. Your memorials to the Harris family, in Montgomery Co., Texas have been extremely helpful in my research of the extended Davis family. You seem to have made an error when you requested that Andrew J. Harris (Find A Grave#41213018) be attached to John Wesley and Lydia Jane Harris. Andrew J. Harris was born in 1838 and died in 1896; thus he could not be their son. I believe that, Jack Harris, Find A Grave#11514223 is the person who should be linked to them. If you have any interest in my Davis research, contact me: I freely share.

Added by Kenneth Sturdivant on Jul 05, 2013 11:22 AM

Nancy Charlton
RE: Arthur Ray Meyers
Thanks for the reply, Arthur's dad Nicholas came from Nebraska also, their fathers might have been cousins. Thanks for the reply
Nancy

Added by Nancy Charlton on Mar 08, 2013 12:44 PM

Nancy Charlton
Arthur Ray Meyers
I was wondering if this Meyers (murdered in 1948)is related to the rest of the Meyers in Evergreen. I would like more informnation on him

Nancy

Added by Nancy Charlton on Mar 08, 2013 10:04 AM

Betty Lang Walker
RE: Dry Creek Cemetery
Cynthia I wish we had met a long time ago and that Find A Grave had been around then. I started doing my family tree back in 1985 or there about. My parents divorced before I was 4 so I had very little knowledge on my fathers side of the family. Mother told me what she knew and pointed out those related to me at Dry Creek. She knew many of the Harris's and I went to school with Roy, Ove, Little Henry (I still think he has the most beautiful brown eyes!) I moved to Houston in January 1952 so lost touch with my Lang relatives -- I did reconnect with Aunt Delia and Aunt Eva, but really did not get much information from either of them. Aunt Delia was having a very bad time with her back and I did not want to bother her with questions. The few times I got to visit Aunt Eva we did not talk family very much. She took my mother, brother and me to visit her son, Rodney, and had a great time, but he does not know much family history as when Aunt Eva was in the hospital and dying he called me for family information needed for her death certificate, but failed to call me back to let me know she had died. My sister in law, Hazel, called him to see how Aunt Eva was and he told her at that time she had died 2 weeks before. I never found an obituary for her, but know she is buried at Dry Creek and I am sure Rodney put up her stone.

I was in Conroe to attend Aunt Delia's 100th birthday celebration when she died and went to her funeral.

I was also in Conroe and attended one of the Harris Family Reunions with my sister in law. Sibbie and Mary Etta were there. Had a great time and a lot of family history was shared.

I have some obits that I hope to add to Find A Grave. I do not know how to contact someone in charge of the memorials at Dry Creek for the 2 ladies that have died that control them --- I could link many of them if I could. More later

Added by Betty Lang Walker on Oct 25, 2012 1:08 PM

Betty Lang Walker
Dry Creek Cemetery
Cynthia, I have a lot of information on the Harris's at Dry Creek. I can help you with some of it as my father's sister and a brother married into the Harris family. I went to school in Conroe with several of the Harris boys of the 1940's - 50's.

Added by Betty Lang Walker on Oct 25, 2012 7:31 AM

Betty Lang Walker
Lang/Harris
Cynthia, Lottie Florence Harris married my father's brother, Claude George Lang. Uncle Claude died in 1981 in AZ ~~ I cannot locate a grave for him however I have found Lottie's in Ajo AZ.

I have a lot of information on the Harris's buried at Dry Creek (Montgomery Co TX) that I will gladly share as my father's sister also married a Harris from Montgomery Co.

If anyone can help me find uncle Claude's grave site I would be most grateful.

Added by Betty Lang Walker on Sep 23, 2012 1:04 PM

James Drumright
Drumwright Surname
Cynthia
Many thanks for extra work and great photos.

Added by James Drumright on Sep 09, 2012 1:46 AM

larry kin
RE: Harris
please keep in touch, I have worked long and hard over years looking for Harris kin,would love to find more information on family tree.

Added by larry kin on Aug 27, 2012 12:05 PM

Sarah Locklin Taylor
Kevin Donley Gilbreath Photo
Hello Cynthia!

Thank you for fulfilling the photo request for my cousin's headstone. I appreciate your kindness and the giving of your personal time in visiting the cemetery to take and post your photo to his memorial.

Have a great week!

Best Regards,
Sarah

Added by Sarah Locklin Taylor on Aug 14, 2012 6:01 AM

F Chambers
Samuel Metts
He is not related to me and I am more than happy to transfer the memorial to a family member. Let me know if your find others and I will be glad to transfer.

Added by F Chambers on Aug 04, 2012 7:25 AM

Bea Smith Daniel
RE: John Crump and Malinda Popham Harris
Cynthia, any of your family that I maintain, I will transfer to you! It is easier for me!

Added by Bea Smith Daniel on Aug 02, 2012 7:49 AM

Frances Allen Titsworth
RE: William and Nancy Campbell
Well, they really could be. I only photographed the stones that had names or dates on them. It is a really small cemetery (about 50'x20') and would be best to visit in the fall or spring because of snakes and chiggers. I don't know any of the people buried there, I just take photographs and add them to findagrave. Sorry, I'm not much help. Frances

Added by Frances Allen Titsworth on Aug 01, 2012 2:50 PM

Pat LaHue Mitchell
RE: Sibble Catherine Tucker
Cynthia,
Thank you for your message and I will be happy to make the links you want. Just send the links through the edit key and suggest a correction at the top of the list. It would be nice if you could also include the links to the people you want her linked to.

Pat

Added by Pat LaHue Mitchell on Aug 01, 2012 1:35 PM

Lyn Dobson
James Burford Scott
Thank you Cynthia so much for taking the time to get the photo of James Burford Scott and his wife Lola Arminta Mooney Scott's headstone. Your efforts are much appreciated. - Lyn

Added by Lyn Dobson on Jul 09, 2012 6:31 PM

Brenda L. Minor
ROBERT WHITEMAN
Thank-you for posting Robert's headstone. I appreciate the trouble you went to. Do you mind if I post it to my family tree?

Added by Brenda L. Minor on Jul 07, 2012 5:13 PM

Billy W. Rogers
J. D. Roe
Thank you for the photo.

Billy W. Rogers

Added by Billy W. Rogers on Jul 06, 2012 5:04 PM

grave digger
Ivy Family
Thank you so much for taking those photos. You really hepled me with my research. thanx Margaret

Added by grave digger on Jun 29, 2012 9:55 AM

Ralph Franks
Owens photo
Thank you for the Owens memorial photo. It will be incorporated into our family history records. Ralph Franks

Added by Ralph Franks on Jun 19, 2012 5:21 AM

Fawn Hill
Edward and Dora Meyers Family
This is my family! Edward and Dora Meyers were my great-grandparents! They had Opal (Meyers) Hill, who is my grandmother! How exciting! My email is fawnsong at yahoo dot com if you are family :)

Added by Fawn Hill on Jan 15, 2012 7:03 PM

LoRetta Hughes
Ina & Glen Emmons
Mount Zion Cemetery

Thank You for photo of their headstone.
Nice photo and I do appreciate it.

Added by LoRetta Hughes on Feb 10, 2010 6:42 PM

Shanon Trahan Hughes
RE: Lydia J. Harris
You're very welcome. Like I said before, there are alot of Harris's at Dry Creek Cemetery. If there are others you'd like just let me know. The cemetery is only 3 miles from me.

Added by Shanon Trahan Hughes on Jan 25, 2010 9:25 PM

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