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Debbie Clardy (#47537130)
 member for 3 years, 6 months, 6 days
Patricia Herrin Mitschelen
Mary Ashby
What a pretty young lady she was....

Added by Patricia Herrin Mitschel... on Dec 19, 2014 11:50 AM

Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Victor Lee Evans and Gladys Marie Lowery Evans
Thank you for making the edits.

Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Dec 01, 2014 11:52 AM

Tim Crawford
RE: Mary Ruth Arhontis
Thank you, Debbie. I appreciate the transfer and you checking!

Added by Tim Crawford on Oct 28, 2014 7:10 PM

Tim Crawford
Hello Debbie,

Would you be willing to transfer Mary Ruth Arhontis/116085596 to me? She is my Aunt. Also, her brother, Arthur Robert Moore is from that area. Would you be able to tell me if he was buried in this cemetery too? I would like to create a memorial for him as well.


Added by Tim Crawford on Oct 27, 2014 4:48 PM

RE: Edits
Thank you so much. It makes sense that alonzo and annie manar got married in 1918 because her first husband, Elijah Manar died in 1917 if I remember correctly. I found a marriage license for Elijah and Annie but I didnt have one for alonzo and annie. I did a free trial on but canceled. I found out a lot of stuff, but not really what I was looking for. I was trying to find out about my 3x great grandfather on my mother's side. His wife might not have been white, but I am having trouble verifying it. He left Tennessee somewhat before the civil war and there were family rumors that her purchased a woman and married her in missouri. Supposedly they tried to get in some locations but mixed marriages were illegal in missouri at the time. FInally they got married in one location and then he moved with her to extreme southern iowa where he joined the North in the civil war when all his family in tennessee had disowned him and they were fighting for the south. I have proved his locations and his union army stuff, but I dont know about her. Their names were Hartwell Fitzgerald and Amanda Bowen. ITs quite interesting. A man contacted me online and said he a week or so he will be able to send me a copy of a a sell of amanda to hartwell. One census record states that her race is M and her kids are M and her mother who was living with them was B for race, but someone wrote over all of them with W. Its makes me wonder. I Think their story is interesting.. The part that i know about it.

My dad's name is Stanley. In the 80s he sold bikes and fixed bikes at the house across from the library. A lot of people know him for that.

Thank you so much for your help. I have been looking on all kinds of sites seeing what I can find out about all kinds of people in my family's past. I became interested in my family history when I was a teenager but until recent times I didnt get really that serious about it.

Added by SDC on Jul 14, 2014 2:48 PM

RE: Edits
I went to school with your kids. I graduated with Rachel. I recognized your name when I saw it. My dad's family have lived in webster county for quite a few generations and I am trying to untangle my granny's family (the manars/Maners/Manors). In her family her mother had children with 2 or 3 people. 10 of the 11 kids belong to Elijah Manar and his brother Alonzo. Elijah got very sick and when he died his wife married Alonzo. There are distant relatives that claim that the last 3 children belong to Alonzo, but I think really only the last 1 or 2 belonged to him given the date that Elijah passed away. I didnt find a marriage record for Alonzo and Lucy (annie). I got one from webster county for Elijah and Lucy (annie). I have death certificates for all 3 of them and I have seen some from some of their children. Unfortunately I was 4 or 5 when my granny passed away and Elijah, alonzo, and Lucy (annie) were all either dead or died when my dad was a little kids so he never knew them and his mother never talked about them. Lucy "annie"'s maiden name was Bloomer and a lot of records show that she had a son named Robert Bloomer who was born when she was a young teen. He does not show up with them on any webster county census records, yet I found a marriage record for him in webster county. He ended up leaving the county with his wife. My granny at some point at received a picture of him and his wife and their kids. The back of the picture was faded, but on the back I read that he clearly stated that he was her brother and it had the names of him and his wife and the name of the youngest child. The photo was a bit of an announcement that they had a new addition. By this time they were living out of the state. So confusing, but I was happy to receive the picture awhile back, because everyone seemed to forget Robert Bloomer. I know my granny often said that people had looked down on her family when she was growing up because her mother already had a child several years before she married and I guess the social stigma stayed with that whole family given the time period they lived in. Robert was born either in 1893 or 1895 and it was a few years before His mother married elijah and had the next child. I am trying to link them all together. All i can remember is how much my granny loved her siblings. When she was very sick with cancer she took me as a small child to visit the ones in the area. I still remember Aunt Bessie and aunt Verbie and Uncle Charley. Both aunt Bessie and aunt Verbie had great grandchildren who graduated from Marshfield in 1997 with me. Supposedly theose before Elijah and alonzo a few generations back had been Cherokee through one of the women who married into the family and their father supposedly sold some land where the original nation school in the southern part of the family where the manar children went to school. I can not find the record of the info for the original nation school. I contacted the webster county historical society and they are going to let me know if they can find some kind of document or information about it. Also the cherokee thing has not been documented, but a lot of the earlier people to that part of webster county were native americans. I am told that not far from seymour and in wright county you can find indian burial grounds, but I am not sure where they are and I havent gone looking for them. There was also a man who lived in wright county who supposedly hid and aided native americans who were forced to move in the trail of tears through the area. I read this in the book. Maybe thats why some did not make it to arkansas and oklahoma? I do not look native american at all. I know this message is kind of long, but no one knows this story and last fall a zip lock bag of pictures showed up from someone who was married into the family. I was so excited to see them. The people became real to me. Ive contacted other people online who seem to be distantly related but no one so far is familiar with my closer kin. A couple hours ago I found someone who is supposedly a son of my dad's cousin that he never knew because they were not in the area. I am hoping I will hear back. Mostly because I have a picture of his grandparents that he might want. Somehow I have become somewhat a "keeper of the pictures". I have been anxious to learn more because my dad is sick and I want him to find out some things that he wants to know.

Added by SDC on Jul 13, 2014 3:06 PM

Thank you
Thank you for all the work you do on this site :)

Stacie cantrell

Added by SDC on Jul 12, 2014 1:19 PM

Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Owens Jerd Mikkelsen and Teddy Joe Baker
Thank you for making the edits.

Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Jul 03, 2014 10:08 AM

Traci Parish
RE: Adam Darrow
Debbie I have a Darrow genaology book and they have him listed as Adam Benjamin Darrow so I was going by the book. Adam and Rhoda are my 4th great grandparents.

Added by Traci Parish on Jun 16, 2014 11:55 AM

debra igo
emma doyal reno
i thought you'd be happy. good luck in your searching.

Added by debra igo on May 29, 2014 8:34 PM

debra igo
emma shelton doyal
hi debbie, i got courious about the request for photo of emma shelton doyal's (#28753328) headstone, and got to looking. she is actually already on there. this is emma elizabeth shelton doyal reno (#36356267). i think you will be pleased with what you find. keep up all the hard work. it is more than valuable for all of us. if i can help you at all, let me know. debie.

Added by debra igo on May 25, 2014 12:29 PM

Joseph Alexander
thnx for trying to find a marker for him
i appreciate all the time & work you expended

Added by johndahl on Feb 03, 2014 3:49 PM

Deborah Shelton Wood
Thank you !

Thanks for Jincie!

The other Debbie

Added by Deborah Shelton Wood on Dec 31, 2013 9:31 AM

pamela west
McBride transfers
Thank you so much!


Added by pamela west on Nov 25, 2013 7:36 AM

pamela west
HE Moseley
Thank you so much for the transfers!


Added by pamela west on Nov 20, 2013 4:23 AM

L.E. Cantrell
thank you so much for the Cantrell transfer.

Added by Cara on Nov 07, 2013 10:19 AM

Baby Wyatt
It was a supreme honor to sponsor this special child's memorial. I am so very sorry for the loss. Prayers are sent up for all. Luann

Added by luann on Oct 26, 2013 3:59 PM

Sherlie B.
Hartman photo
Thanks for the monument photo for Mr. Hartman.

Added by Sherlie B. on Oct 12, 2013 8:42 PM

Eye Remember U
Lillie Chapman
Do you have an obit you could add to her memorial to make it more complete?

Added by Eye Remember U on Oct 10, 2013 5:41 AM

Jack Anthony
Caughrans at Marshfield
Debbie, Thank you so much for the info. We really appreciate your efforts.

Added by Jack Anthony on Sep 24, 2013 8:16 AM

Judy Brasfield
thank you so much for the tombstone photo.


Added by Judy Brasfield on Sep 23, 2013 7:56 PM

Sherlie B.
Thank You, for the photo of Eula Mae Biggers monument, How nice of you.

Added by Sherlie B. on Sep 20, 2013 12:40 PM

RE: Kenneth Haggard
Thank you for find that out. You have been a great help.

Added by gravefinder on Sep 19, 2013 6:22 PM

Donna Johnson Newell
Thank you for such a prompt reply to my request for a photo of the headstone of William F. Dodson. It is a beautiful picture. I really appreciate the work you went to. Here in Oklahoma at 100 degrees plus it is hard to get to the cemeteries to take pictures for people, so we appreciate it all the more when someone goes out of their way to help one of us.

Donna Newell
Ardmore, Oklahoma

Added by Donna Johnson Newell on Sep 16, 2013 2:52 PM

RE: Marshfield Cemetery
I know exactly what you mean. The weather, the shadows on stones can make such a difference in the image quality. I'm grateful for all your photos and corrections too. Many of my memorials there were created from the old 1979 cemetery book. I don't think spelling was too much of a concern to them.

Added by mokennehan on Sep 15, 2013 2:40 PM


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