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Backwoodsman (#47350746)
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Bio Photo I've discovered several forgotten graves and small family cemeteries over the years, while involved in my work or hunting, and wanted to list them on Find A Grave. Many of the people buried in these graves are some of the earliest settlers in north Louisiana and deserve our respect and admiration. I'll do my best to see that they are not forgotten.
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Theresa Ardoin Van Meter
RE: Mrs. Newsom
You're so very welcome! It was no trouble at all. We were there visiting relatives' graves. We were happy to do t!
Added by Theresa Ardoin Van Meter on Dec 20, 2015 7:19 AM
Old_Pilot
RE: Linda Ellis
You are welcome. It is a privilege to be able to participate.
Added by Old_Pilot on Nov 22, 2015 8:40 PM
Jerry Alton / Altom
RE: Minter
You are very welcome that's what it's about to me one helping others my 3rd cousin Peggy Joy Teague married Herman W. Minter Peggy's mother was Louise Alma (Altom) Teague
Added by Jerry Alton / Altom on Nov 03, 2015 6:02 PM
Rich Dohm
Horace P. Peck, Jr.
You left messages for Irma Hargis about a dupe memorial for Horace Peck, her memorial in the wrong state. I agree with you, I had a problem with her work too, and she does seem inactive. In any case, I had the two Peck memorials merged, you'll no longer find the one in Wilson Cemetery. I had my problem fixed as well. Rich.
Added by Rich Dohm on Oct 28, 2015 7:30 PM
KD Burleson
RE: William Temple
I posted Ellen Temple's monument pictures as you requested from the Prude Cemetery. Good luck friend.
Added by KD Burleson on Oct 27, 2015 9:41 PM
RobMinteer57
James Stapleton
I added the info you sent for your nephew, and would be glad to transfer him to you if you want me to.
Added by RobMinteer57 on Oct 11, 2015 10:34 AM
sue varvil
faries
thank you so much, it not for you , I might have never found my great grandmother grave. thanks
Added by sue varvil on Sep 29, 2015 10:47 PM
Steve Howe
Aubrey Hare
Obituary added. Thank you!
Added by Steve Howe on Sep 21, 2015 6:41 AM
Pearl
Hewie O'Bryan
Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to take a photograph of Mr. O'Bryan's grave marker. I appreciate it! Pearl
Added by Pearl on Aug 31, 2015 10:42 AM
Todd F.
RE: Frank Fannin
Hi Backwoodsman,
Yes, Frank Fannin was my great grandfather and he was married to Lettie Chandler Fannin. They had two sons, John T. Fannin and Madison Monroe Fannin (my grandfather). From what I understand, they didn't live together throughout their entire married lives. Frank left the Winnfield area at some point and ended up down toward Vidalia, Louisiana area and pretty much lived alone in the woods and trapped for a living. My grandfather Monroe and his brother-in-law Joe Francis, in about 1951, got word of Frank's whereabouts and went and got him, bringing him to Old River (near the Catahoula-LaSalle parish line). He stayed near there until his death and that is why he is buried in LaSalle Parish.
Added by Todd F. on Aug 29, 2015 7:20 PM
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