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Kathy Margrave (#46545595)
 member for 12 years, 4 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo Happily unattached, traveling nurse anesthetist with a passion for genealogy, outdoors, and photography. I enjoy recording and sharing cemeteries I find in my travels with people on FAG. I am not related to most of my memorials; please let me know if I can transfer a relative of yours to you. I enjoy doing photo requests and try to take a few extra pictures while I am there. I try to prepare the stone for a nice picture but don't always have my tools with me (the airlines frown on gardening tools in luggage!) to trim grass, wash bird droppings, etc. Please let me know if I've made some typos and I will correct ASAP. Also, please let me know if you get a better photo and I will delete mine. I'll be always grateful to one of my high school English teachers, Marjory Sharp, Find A Grave Memorial# 117584719, for assigning a four generation pedigree chart and to my great grandmother, Eva Alta Jackson Yeokum, Find A Grave Memorial #20165966, who lived next door and helped me fill it out the night before it was due!

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U. S. Army Nurse Corps 1981-1993
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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, make it dance! ---George Bernard Shaw

January 2012 - I am working to "link" my memorials. Links weren't around when I started here, so I'm having to do some serious backtracking! Thanks to everyone that sends additional information for the memorials--I get 10-20 emails a week--please be patient as I work on getting all this added, too.
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Cheryl White
William V. Berry, Cherokee Cemetery, Crawford County, Kansas
Just a note to let you know I have added an obit for William, who died in 1898. It mentions his service in Colorado, and the Grand Army was mentioned as having charge of his burial.
Added by Cheryl White on Nov 23, 2014 5:57 AM
G. Abbott
RE: Ralph Halstead Parker
Does Ha! :)...mean you are happy I sent that info on the family? They tie to my dad's cousins.

Added by G. Abbott on Nov 22, 2014 4:30 AM
Joanne Scobee Morgan
RE: Thanks for your quick reply
Here you go, Kathy.

Hi Joanne
It was from the Brookfield Daily News Bulletin of May 18, 1970. They should be able to find a copy in the Brookfield Public Library.
Added by Joanne Scobee Morgan on Nov 17, 2014 3:09 PM
Kathy Stroope Veasey
Willie Kea transfer
Thanks a million!!

Added by Kathy Stroope Veasey on Nov 16, 2014 4:14 PM
J. Dods
Thank you!
Thank you so much for your hard work and contributions to Find A Grave, which are proving invaluable to me as I trace my family tree.

Joan Dods
Added by J. Dods on Nov 15, 2014 1:16 AM
Kathy Stroope Veasey
Kea transfers
Thanks so much, Kathy
Added by Kathy Stroope Veasey on Nov 08, 2014 12:38 PM
G. Abbott
RE: Ralph Halstead Parker
I meant Ph.D. in BIOlogy, not, BOILogly...Yikes...considering his occupation.

Added by G. Abbott on Nov 01, 2014 6:55 AM
G. Abbott
Ralph Halstead Parker
Rasalthe was his second wife.

Find A Grave: Created by: Curtis D. Craig, Jun 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20068352

William Joseph Lawhon b. 1845 m. Rhoda Caroline "Kate" Gardner"
Their dau. is Rosalthe Lee Lawhon m. James Francis Parker.

Rosalthe is the sister to my father's uncle, Clinton Walker Lawhon, who I knew as a child. I have some photos of the Lawhons, and can't identify all of them.

Rosalthe and James Parker had:
1. Ralph H. (Halstead) Parker b. 4-21-1909
2. Glen Lawhon Parker b. 2-24-1911, d. 2-10-2003
3. Mary Kate Lawhon b. 8-7-1912
4. Dean R. (Roberts) b. 12-30-1913, d. 2-19-2007

From their father's obit, the sons and daughter match. As a cross-reference, they all seem to be very educated and have distinction.

1. Ralph H. Parker: "The Father of Academic Libraries Automation," Dean, School of Library Science, University of Missouri. He married Mary Katheryn Norman on 6-23-1935, Austin, Travis Co., TX. She was b. 4-15-1913.

2. [Dr.] Glen Lawhon Parker: b. 2-24-1911, on a farm near Bertram, Burnet Co., TX. He was the developer of Rural Telephone Unions Network in Central, Texas.
He received his BA, MA, and Ph.D. from the University of Texas. He was an Industrial Economist, U.S. Government, and Economic Advisor for many developing countries.

He m. Nona Lee Gilvin on 7-6-1936; later divorced. Second wife is living

3. Mary Kate Parker: Lawyer, Texas State Assistant Attorney General. Her specialty was Election Law.
Married 10-18-1947, Austin, Travis Co, TX to:
[Dr.] Hubert Stanley Wall. He was a Mathematician, Ph.D.: F-A-Grave Memorial# 35361926

4. [Dr.] Dean Roberts Parker b. 12-30-1913, d. 2-19-2007. He held a Ph.D. in Biology. He was a Geneticist Professor, University of CA, and a Geneticist for the Dept. of Energy in Washington, D.C. His work with the government included the effects of radiation.

F-A-G Memorial# 53628804

Sources: Wikipedia, Obit for James Francis Parker.
F-A-G Memorial Holder is John Christeson, who has done many transfers to me for the related families. He holds the memorial for James Francis Parker.

Find A Grave: Created by: John Christeson, Jun 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38813417

James Francis Parker
Birthplace: Alabama
Death: May 1, 1945 in Travis, Texas.
Spouse: Elizabeth Parker
Spouse: Rosalthe E. Parker (From Gayle: Rosalthe Lee [Lawhon] Parker)
Children: Eugene L., Leander R., Caroline, Francis T., John E., Ellie V., George F., Robert W., James H., Ralph H., Glen L., Mary K., Dean R.
1880: Living in District 4, Giles, Tennessee with spouse and two children.
1900: Living in Precinct 3, Burnet, Texas with spouse and nine children.
1910: Living in Precinct 3, Lee, Texas with spouse and two children.
1920: Living in Bertram, Burnet, Texas spouse and four children.
1930: Living in Austin, Travis, Texas with spouse and four children.

obit Glen Lawhon Parker
cantorjoeocho (View posts)
Posted: 21 Feb 2003 3:24AM GMT
Classification: Death
Born on a farm four miles south of Bertram,TX Feb 24, 1911 and died Feb 10,2003
He was the son of James Francis Parker, developer of Rural Telephone Unions network in Central Texas and Rosalthe Lee Lawhon Parker.
Attended one-room schoolhouse -- Midway School (It closed in 1919)--near his home and graduated from Bertram High School in 1927, graduating form the University of Texas where he received his BA degree, master's and PhD in 1939.
He was an industrial economist.He worked under contract with Robert Nathan Associates and the US Government as an economic advisor to a number of developing countries.
Survived by wife Atsuko Kanzawa Parker and their children, Nancy Parker and Huabdn Hajimu Kawa of Austin and James Parker and wife Kazumi of Tokyo, daughter Riena Kojimoto and husband Haruo of Japan; three grandchildren; Peyton Parker of Las Vegas, NV and Philip Parker of NV, sons by a previous marriage and his brother Dean Parker of Austin, TX
Cook-Walden 512-251-4118

James Francis Parker was married first to Elizabeth "Betty" White. From his Find A Grave# it links only the children they had, but a second newspaper obit has the same children listed consecutively, with Rosalthe Lawhon, after the children of present wife and James Francis Lawhon.

Linking them would be great!

Added by G. Abbott on Oct 23, 2014 7:31 AM
Mike Brushwood
RE: William Brushwood Photo
I added it.
Added by Mike Brushwood on Oct 20, 2014 7:51 PM
Mary John
William Henry Watts 66531747

I want to THANK YOU so very much for the transfer of William Henry Watts. I have already started filling in his bio. There is a special place in my heart for him because of all the tragedy that bestowed him in life.

I am sending this Thank You from my heart.

Added by Mary John on Oct 19, 2014 2:20 PM
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