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Rita Taylor (#47824139)
 member for 3 years, 8 months, 24 days
Martha Franks Phillips Martin
Verlie D. Mosely
I fulfilled the photo request for Verlie D. Mosely. The headstone has the last name spelled Moseley. I will notify the contributor to bring it to her attention also.

Added by Martha Franks Phillips Ma... on Sep 21, 2015 9:48 PM

Leona Mize Lann
I see I already have her pic up there. I didn't take my list and just made pics of some I thought I didn't have. Oh well. You have all you need now.

Added by armymom on May 10, 2015 7:23 PM

RE: Leona Lann
You are so welcome. And I think I got a picture of her gravestone yesterday. My pics are still at Walgreens. Will get them tomorrow and get them uploaded to the graves as soon as possible.

Added by armymom on May 10, 2015 7:13 PM

RE: James Basil Newman Find A Grave Memorial# 42866215

Your inquiry made me investigate, a little further.

I just found the 1880 US Census where James Basil Newman and his children were living in ED 203, Union, Mississippi, USA...and, he is a widower, there.

So, I'm assuming, then, that the documentation I had stating that Leonidas B. & Lenore Onanna (Ona) Newman (Martin) were both born in Texas were erroneous.

So, now we know that Martha had to have passed away sometime between when Ona, their youngest, was born (1878) and 1880 (when the census shows James as a widower....and, the census, being in Mississippi, would indicate that she probably passed away in Mississippi!

Had to share....

I'll keep digging! Let me know if you find something, ok? I'll do the same!

"Talk" to YOU, SOON!!


Added by j* on May 09, 2015 6:32 PM

RE: James Basil Newman Find A Grave Memorial# 42866215
Hi, Rita! Nice to meet relatives! :)

James Basil (Jim) Newman was my great great grandfather. His son, Thomas Wiley was my great grandfather. My grandfather was James Leon (Lonnie) Newman, son of Thomas Wiley Newman & Lou Burge Newman (Tom's first wife).

I have found three different references to Jim's birthplace: South Carolina, Georgia, & Mississippi. I tend to lean towards South Carolina. I haven't found any solid documentation (i.e. birth certificate of any kind, etc.) that confirms this, though.

Martha Mize Newman was my great great grandmother.

According to birthplaces listed in census for Jim & Martha's youngest two children I've found, to-date, she had to have passed away here in Texas (as I show their next-to-youngest child, Leonidus B. (Lee) Newman, was born here in Texas per 1910 US Census in Bessmay, Jasper, Texas, USA). So, if Lee was born in Texas about 1875, then Martha had to have made it to Texas with Jim before her passing. I have made assumption, then, that their youngest child I've found (L. Ona Newman - I believe her first name may have been Lenore) was also, then, born in Texas. (L.) Ona Newman Martin was, according to her F-A-G memorial and tombstone, born about 1878.

This narrows the time period of Martha Jane E. Mize Newman's death to sometime after 1878 and 1900, as that is the next census I've found James Basil (Jim) in Titus, Texas living with his son, Stacey Alexander and his family.

Since the Newmans lived, primarily in that time period, in Titus County, Texas, I would imagine this is where Martha is buried - most likely in Gladewater Cemetery or Greenhill Presbyterian Church Cemetery. James Basil lived in Titus County, Texas, from 1900 until his death (at least as far as all documentation that I've been able to find - i.e., census and death record information). In the 1900 census, he is listed a widowed.

But, the short answer to your question is, unfortunately: no. I've tried and tried to find ANY information on her death date and burial information and she has been illusive to me, since day-one. :(

I will continue to research and will be happy to share, when / if I find anything solid and factual.

Feel free to browse my cemeteries for other information, or ask. I just recently broke further into the Mize family (finally worked my way 'round!) I'll be happy to share whatever I've found!

Hope you have a WONDERFUL rest of the weekend!

HUGS to my NEW CUZ!! :) I saw your name on many of the memorials I've been leaving flowers on.


j* (Judith L. Newman - Mesquite, Texas)

Added by j* on May 09, 2015 5:45 PM

Leona Lann
Thanks for the update Beth Mitchell armymom

Added by armymom on May 07, 2015 6:54 PM

Ron Miller
RE: John Alexander Christopher and wife, Sarah Porter Christopher
You are very welcome

Added by Ron Miller on Dec 31, 2014 9:16 PM

Wendell Alderson
Thank you so very much
Just came across the memorial to my grandfather Lee Vernon Mize. I had never seen pictures of him. Thank you Rita for doing this.

Wendell Alderson Jr.
Sacramento, CA
son of Virginia Ruth Mize

Added by Wendell Alderson on Feb 22, 2014 2:43 PM

( Pam & Teresa ) Pamala Metzger Gammill&T
RE: Rosa Gabriella Ballard Beckham Patterson
You are so very welcome, Teresa and I LOVE doing this for people.God Bless, Pam

Added by ( Pam & Teresa ) ... on Aug 21, 2013 1:28 PM

Marca Lee Jennette McInnes Murray
Lydia Ellen Patterson Beckham
Thanks for the suggestion.

Added by Marca Lee Jennette McInne... on Jan 06, 2013 1:26 AM

Beth Austin
RE: Transfer
You are welcome!

Added by Beth Austin on Nov 30, 2012 6:16 PM

RE: Transfers

Added by BOW on Nov 29, 2012 2:18 PM


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