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Linda Dukes (#46842176)
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Bio Photo Please do not use the "LEAVE A PUBLIC MESSAGE" for Edits, there are Edit tabs for that...PLEASE use the EDIT TABS for each individual memorial-THANK YOU

DO NOT write essays, paragraphs/personal beliefs/hate notes/love notes ETC ETC in the token section of a memorial, it is for a "token", flower, flag ETC
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My main focus has been on Benton County Missouri, because my father's people settled there in 1859, and married into many different families; Carleton, Parker, Slinker, Cook, Haase, Hunter, Briggs, Carpenter, Delozier, Boring, McMillin, VanHoozer, Chastain, Crouch, Mayhugh etc. They also brought a few different families with them in a wagon train, including; VanHoozer, Sellers, Parker, Cate/Cates etc. Sometimes I take a few liberties with the OLD burials as to exact date of death, and Cemetery. I KNOW they are in buried Benton County, many of my ancestors were poor farmers, maybe never had a stone, and probably a few of them are at the bottom of the lake, because lets face it, before running water, you needed to live near water. Most of the small Cemeteries near water were "moved" by the Corps of Engineers.
In preperation for the Kaysinger Dam Project, later called Truman Dam
Moved is a loose term, a cousin and friend who we will call Mr Chastain told me in 2009 when he was younger, and still living in Benton Co MO. He watched the Carleton Family Cemetery being "moved" They used a large flat bed truck and a couple guys with shovels, they would lift the headstone onto the back of the truck, and scoop one shovel full of dirt and throw it on the stone, then onto the next. NO bodies were ever moved...I am pretty sure this true for a lot of small family Cemeteries...
Back in the day, headstones were a luxury that few could afford, many field stones were used, Wooden markers, that rotted away, or Cedar Trees now long dead...but that burial would be lost within a few generations, as people moved away etc.
So if I have added an OLD burial that I cannot PROVE to you, so sorry...

Quality, not quantity...

I try to create memorials that will help family members find there loved ones final resting place, with as much info as I can find.
additions and or corrections always welcome

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Carroll Miskin Wagner
RE: Abby F Chaffee Tabor
Linda, I found the death record for William H Tabor including date of birth, date and place of death and burial. I have updated him in familysearch and attached the source.
Best wishes.
Added by Carroll Miskin Wagner on Jun 26, 2016 7:19 PM
Vernon Gibbons
RE: Tianna R Britt Hanson
Added by Vernon Gibbons on Jun 26, 2016 6:22 PM
Carroll Miskin Wagner
RE: Abby F Chaffee Tabor
I found the film # to be the death record of Abby F Tabor.

I still cannot find the 1860 Census. If you have more info regarding who else is in the census I'd appreciate it.
Added by Carroll Miskin Wagner on Jun 26, 2016 6:16 PM
Carroll Miskin Wagner
Abby F Chaffee Tabor
Hello! I am researching and documenting the descendants of my ancestors and have come across Fernando Henry Chaffee's family. I appreciate the information you have left on Adaline M Worcester Read and her husbands and daughter Abby whom I infer is your ancestor.

I've tried to find the 1860 census you refer to with her appearing as Addie Read. Will you give me more information about that census?

I found Abbe Chaffee age 19 included in the 1870 Census with her father and his second wife and their children. I also found George Read and Adaline in 1870 in Illinois with a daughter age 17 named Adelia. She is obviously not Adaline and George's daughter. Do you think both families counted Abby on their census forms? Do you know if George was previously married?
You can see my research and sources on Abby's ID is
LLC2-CGW. Keep up the good work!
​-Carroll Miskin
Added by Carroll Miskin Wagner on Jun 26, 2016 4:21 PM
Bianca Aulgar
Hi Linda
My name is Bianca Aulgar, I am Charles Eugene Aulgar's daughter, son of Ralph Aulgar & Norma Bergh. Are we related? If so I'd love to meet you 😊
Added by Bianca Aulgar on Jun 24, 2016 11:39 PM

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