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armyvet (#47987362)
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Bio Photo I have adopted the Patterson cemetery as a hobby, clearing the debris from graves when I see it (especially important after rainy or windy days) and researching the stories behind the stones.

At this point I have photographed every single headstone in the Patterson cemetery, which began as a project to document all veteran graves for my American Legion post's annual Memorial Day celebration. So far I have located around 450 graves, ranging from Civil War veterans to present.

I've spent many hours walking the rows, and many more researching obituaries, birth, marriage, and other vital records so that I can provide complete information for as many memorials as possible.

My end goal is to transfer them to family members as much as possible. If one of the memorials I manage belongs to a family member, just ask for a transfer - I'd be happy to do it! If you would like me to update information, I am also happy to do so, but I will not post obituaries and I will not include information about currently living survivors, in line with Findagrave's general policies - see this link:
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Dee Green
Walter Morris Sorensen #111361422
Thanks for letting me know about the duplicate memorial I created. I did that in my "early days" and forgot to do a search first. I will delete it.

Walter and Marguerite are my husband's maternal grandparents. I would greatly appreciate and accept the transfer of his memorial.

Dee Green
Find A Grave #48325163
Added by Dee Green on Aug 22, 2014 8:34 PM
Hernandez Family
Valente Sanchez & Lydia
Thanks agains for his marker photo. Its unfortunate that the cemetery wouldnt of gave his wife a marker similar to his, since they both died the same day. Thank you
Added by Hernandez Family on Aug 15, 2014 3:21 PM
Hernandez Family
Luis Sanchez
Thank you for getting Luis' headstone photo for us, we appreciate your help. Regards, M.Hernandez Sr.
Added by Hernandez Family on Aug 15, 2014 3:17 PM
Orville Jenkins
Placeof birth of Mattie Arletta Lovin Green
Mattie was my mother's great aunt by marriage. In her daughter Mable's death certificate, Mattie's place of birth was reported as Davis, which was in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, at the time of Mattie's birth, and now in Murray county, Oklahoma.

I wonder if you have another record that reported she was born in Chickasha?

On Mattie's own death certificate place of birth was reported only as Oklahoma.

Texas Death Certificate
Registration #125099
Mable Green
Silverton, Briscoe County, Texas
Born 13 Feb 1926 Duncan (Stephens Co), Oklahoma
Died 2 April 1928 Silverton, Briscoe County, Texas
Cause of Death Influenza, contributory cause Rickets
Father Taylor Green, born Hill Co, Texas
** Mother Mattie Lovin, born Davis (Murray Co), Oklahoma [was Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory at that time] **
Informant Taylor Green
Burial 3 April 1928 Silverton, by Silverton Und Co
Filed 30 April 1928
Added by Orville Jenkins on Jul 03, 2014 1:05 PM
Orville Jenkins
Placwe of death of James Taylor Green
Thanks for the great job you have done collecting and posting the info on Patterson. I found your memorials for the Greens, George Emory and the related ones of his father and mother in Texas. James Taylor Green is my mother's great uncle. They were around when I was a child but I do not have personal memories of them.

Thank you for the exact death date for J T. I have not found that in any record, only the year. For some reason I cannot find the Texas Death index record of his death certificate.

I have posted a copy of J T's obituary from the Friona paper. Note that the place of death is Parmer County Community Hospital, Friona, Parmer County, Texas, where they had lived since 1929, as the obit states.
Added by Orville Jenkins on Jul 03, 2014 12:50 PM
Dan Convery #46800076
Adela Isquierdo
Thank you for the excellent picture of Adela's stone. It is appreciated.
Dan Convery
Added by Dan Convery #46800076 on Jul 01, 2014 12:56 AM
RE: concerning : john Leroy Pack
Thank you for getting back with me. I been doing my family tree. It took me a long time to find my mother's grandmother who is Ida. May or Mae Pack. She was married to Thomas Monroe Pack unilateral her early death in 1899. I am still looking for her death record. She died I'm pretty sure in Oklahoma1899 Dec 2. She was born 1875 in Missouri . I'm still doing my research. Thank you again for all your help
Added by llama on Jun 29, 2014 6:04 PM
Gale D Stroud
Patterson Cem History
I have the complete history of Patterson Cem from last year back to the beginning.. If interested contact me at and its yours.. Its time for me to drop out.. Getting too old.. gds
Added by Gale D Stroud on Jun 27, 2014 9:32 PM
concerning : john Leroy Pack
Hi..... John L. Pack's mother was Ida may pack the first wife of Thomas pack. Ida died when John was 1 in 1899 in Oklahoma. Can you . please make the correction......far too long Ida May pack is missing from the family tree. I'm trying to set the record straight thanx Ida'
s great grand daughter :)
Added by llama on Jun 15, 2014 5:49 PM
Hi again,

Thanks so much for the photo of my cousin Monte's grave marker and thanks for all you do for Find A Grave.

Added by EFRay on Jun 11, 2014 2:34 AM
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