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daughterofcal3 (#47700074)
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Lisa West Savage
Agustus "Gus" Greer
Hi,

I have researched Gus Greer and can tell you a little about his family if we have not communicated before.
His mother, etc.

Gus Greer #137177827.


Lisa

Walkinged@aol.com

Added by Lisa West Savage on Jul 03, 2015 8:51 AM

ErgoSum
Many thanks


for all the links and updates!

:)

ES

Added by ErgoSum on Jun 30, 2015 1:05 PM

RIPFinderRIP
RE: Limmie Braggs
Hi there! Okay, here's something that is strange. Outside this cemetery totally by itself is a single marker that has been destroyed by a tree falling. There is no evidence of a name or dates. Just the bottom of the stone with some biblical passage or something. It's by itself so it may be possible but impossible to know for sure....thanks for all your research. There is another Pryor Cemetery called Pryor Hill also. It too is abandoned cemetery but behind a house and would be very difficult to get to...

Added by RIPFinderRIP on May 17, 2015 10:57 AM

Tony L. Carr
RE: George L. Medlock
Thanks for the message. Please keep in touch and let me know if I can be of assistance with tracing anyone in Limestone County and the Mexia area. In short, to find the descendants of one family/surname in the African American community, one has to trace almost all families in the community since they often intermarried. My research has helped bridge the gaps in terms of knowledge of connections, as well as helped people discover kin that are living today. Hope all is well. Have an awesome day!

Added by Tony L. Carr on May 11, 2015 11:22 AM

4th great grand daughter
Byras #128673915
Her death Certificate has Annie as her first name was that a nickname, I went ahead and changed the name as you requested, happy to do so, and would transfer her over to you if you want.

Ruthie in Texas

Added by 4th great grand daughter on May 05, 2015 5:26 AM

4th great grand daughter
Byras # 128673915

Added by 4th great grand daughter on May 05, 2015 5:24 AM

Dee Mack
Updates Made
I have connected Mattie and Nathaniel to their parents Bossie and Maggie Davis as you requested.

If you would like their memorials transferred to you, I would be happy to do. I am not related; I was just out at Campground trying to document the cemetery.

Added by Dee Mack on May 04, 2015 7:36 AM

( Pam & Teresa ) Pamala Metzger Gammill&T
RE: Owens, Phillip Keith Sr. Photo
You are so very welcome

Added by ( Pam & Teresa ) ... on Apr 27, 2015 9:33 AM

Terry Downes
Shiloh Cemetery
Go to US Gen Web to Fslls County Cemeteries and check our Old Shiloh Cemetery too see if there any connections to your New Shiloh relatives.

Terry

Added by Terry Downes on Apr 16, 2015 6:48 AM

Terry Downes
RE: Shiloh Cemetery
That would be the best guess that ours is the old Shiloh and yours is the New Shiloh.
Do you know someone that could tell us where the new one is?
Would Judge Whitfield know? He was wanting to go with us, he though he had some relatives there? Their was a Thersa Whitfield mentioned on Priscilla McKinney death cert.

I live in Waco, but was from that area.

Terry Downes

Added by Terry Downes on Apr 14, 2015 7:43 PM

Terry Downes
Shiloh Cemetery
We need help on the location of your Shiloh Cemetery. We are in the process of cleaning up a Shiloh Cemetery on a ranch north of Pleasant Grove near the Brazos River. Yours list burials as late as 2006 and 2004. Ours do not show any burials that late.
Yours has some hints of Wilderville and Reagan??
Our GPS Coordinates are 31.1444171, -96.869743

We would appreciate you help on this problem

jtdownes@grandecom.net

Added by Terry Downes on Apr 14, 2015 11:56 AM

Always lovingly honored & respected, Deborah
Sponsorship
Thank you sweetie for sponsoring my grandmother's web memorial. That was so kind and thoughtful of you to do so :-)

Best Regards,
Deborah

Added by Always lovingly honored &... on Mar 19, 2015 11:57 AM

Peg Gueringer
Misc Info for George Hawkins research
The maiden name of Blanche Thomson is Blanche Hines, daughter of Capt. Thomas Jefferson Hines, sr and Nancy J Young. This might help in your search.
Your work is very thorough. Nicely done.
Also:
From "Historical Sketch of Forreston by Colonel Bill Cox 22 May 1926, p23
"In 1852 or 1853 there was born to a slave mother in the quarters of General Tarrant a boy child. In his childhood days he was a waiting boy for the General and has been a citizen of the community most of his life. The party referred to is George Hawkins, a man respected by both white and colored because of his life of strict integrity…." "It is said that the late Earl Fort provided in his will that George Hawkins should have a home on the Fort estate [originally part of the Tarrant plantation] during his life."
After the death of Tarrant in 1858, his widow Mary Danforth married Tarrant's partner James Em. Hawkins. More info available.

Added by Peg Gueringer on Mar 14, 2015 2:59 PM

Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Henrietta Ingram
Thanks so much for the info on the above. It has been applied. I also checked and found her death certificate and added her birth month and year as well.
Tricia

Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Jan 19, 2015 7:01 AM

Robert Sage
Sarah Alaman
I would be happy to post any info you have on her, but all you post gave was a death cert #.

Added by Robert Sage on Jan 09, 2015 2:15 PM

4th great grand daughter
Washington Spivey
Hello;
I am interested in any history on one Anna "Annie" Spivey, who was married to Jim/James Spivey. Anna "Annie" was born in 1876 and died in 1955 and is buried in Simmons Cemetery, which is just above Black's cemetery. If you are related or know of her or any of her family I would be happy to hear from you. I believe Annie had a daughter by the name of Ruth if my memory is correct and Annie lived on Betty St. back then while she was alive, now it is called St. Helena St. You can contact me at
r_tammen@live.com or through Find A Grave.

Thank You

Added by 4th great grand daughter on Dec 27, 2014 2:27 PM

david strickland
RE: Lincoln Cemetery
I just finished adding another 740+ names to the Lincoln Cemetery. About 1/2 way through attaching the tombstone photos. Will get back on the project after Christmas is over. Enjoy.
Never realized how BIG that sucker is.....

Added by david strickland on Dec 08, 2014 4:41 PM

Amy the Spirit Seeker
RE: Why We Care...
I'd read the stories about that one not long ago. It's entirely heartbreaking.

I ran across a DC the other week for someone buried in a cemetery that may have suffered a similar fate:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2559853

Added by Amy the Spirit Seeker on Dec 03, 2014 10:23 PM

Amy the Spirit Seeker
Dropping by
...to let you know that I enjoy seeing your memorials as I roam around the site. You do good work and it is good to see names added to the various "forgotten" cemeteries in Texas. You do an honor to these people. Keep up the good work! :)

Added by Amy the Spirit Seeker on Dec 03, 2014 8:04 PM

Brenda Conley Lewis
Henry H Pointer # 104165621 sister
Rosetta Pointer Conley is my grandmother and she is buried at Ennis Memorial Cemetery in Ennis, Ellis, Tx. I'm Brenda Lewis contact in do is brendalewis56.bl@gmail.com

Added by Brenda Conley Lewis on Dec 03, 2014 12:12 PM

Brenda Conley Lewis
Henry H Pointer # 104165621
I am so excited, you people that do this type of work are "Awesome". Thank you and may God continues Blessing each of you. Y'all make me happy all the time especially when I find chunks of gold from the things that each of you do. I believe this is my great Uncle, He had a sister named Rosetta Pointer who married Martin Conley or Conneley. Rosetta is my grandmother on my father Clarence Conley side. Clarence was born Oct 18, 1918 in Texas. Anyway I can be contacted at brendalewis56.bl@gmail.com My father Clarence was a deaf negro black man who died in Los Angeles around August of 1957. Me and my twin was about 6 months n never got to know him. My name is Brenda C. Lewis and now lives in Texas.

Added by Brenda Conley Lewis on Dec 03, 2014 11:58 AM

Old Waco
Rev. Tom Broadus
Hello,
I added him to Bull Hill Cemetery tonight.
Thought you might like to see it.
Best,
TB Willis

Added by Old Waco on Nov 01, 2014 8:44 PM

Jon Edens
Misplaced Memorials
Hi There!

I just wanted to let you know that you have misplaced a couple of your memorials.

Jesse Tabb (memorial #134253045) is actually located at Rosewood Cemetery.

Annie E Tabb McPherson (memorial #134183333) is located at Rosewood Cemetery and she already has a memorial there (#93035447)

Jesse E Pruitt (memorial #134274276) is actually located at Golden Gate Cemetery and already has a memorial there (#58796439)

I have been researching the Conroe Community Cemetery for the past three years and I know folks can become confused when the death certificate says "Conroe Cemetery," but most of the time it is referring to either Rosewood Cemetery, which is literally a stone's throw from Conroe Community Cemetery, or at Conroe Memorial Cemetery.

Anyway, if you would be so kind as to remove these three from the Conroe Community Cemetery as I am working on getting a correct list of burials there for restoration and a Texas Historical Cemetery designation.

Thank you!
Jon

Added by Jon Edens on Oct 27, 2014 2:11 PM

Sadie E Richardson Williams Allen
Ollie Waldon Jr 112231926
Hi again...I'm requesting management of Mable Henderson Anderson's son.

Thank you for all that you do
Sadie

Added by Sadie E Richardson Willia... on Oct 24, 2014 11:56 AM

Sadie E Richardson Williams Allen
Mable Henderson Anderson
Hi there Ms E!
Could I please have management of this Mable Henderson Anderson? She was married to Samuel Anderson.

Sadie

Added by Sadie E Richardson Willia... on Oct 24, 2014 11:28 AM

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