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J. D. McConnell (#46797545)
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Bio Photo As an avid outdoorsman and conservationist, I enjoy deer hunting most of all. Until my retirement, it got me away from the stressful demands of an understaffed but very active radio communications center of emergency and non emergency calls, surveillance cameras, alarm systems, police radios, computers and sometimes unreasonable grumpy people.

In my spare time, I'm a master taxidermist that specializes in whitetail deer and freshwater fish mounts. I also work with Buckmasters and Buckmasters Whitetail Trophy Records as a Regional Director and Master Scorer (Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin). I've had the pleasure of measuring many world record whitetail deer antlers for the record books, RACK, and Buckmasters magazines. I'm writing a book on "Whitetail Trophies of Missouri" which I hope to publish sometime in the near future.

I became interested in genealogy a few short years ago through an uncle. Since then, I've discovered many interesting facts about our family members. Researching family history has become an enjoyable pastime. I'm interested in learning more about the tribes of McCONNELL, ALESHIRE, DICKERSON, VAUGHN, BARROW, BENNETT, CAMPBELL, FEEZELL, WRIGHT, WINKLE, MALLORY, TEFERTILLER, APPERSON and HEARST. To date, I've logged over 8,800 names to my family tree and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

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M. A. Claxton
Larry Malone Divine
Thank you so much for adding the parent links for Larry. I appreciate your willingness to keep the memorial accurate as much as possible.

Mary Ann
Added by M. A. Claxton on Jun 30, 2014 3:31 PM
Debra Brakebill Evans Koether
RE: Jerry Bryon Smith
Thank you for that information. You do a great job for find a grave. deb
Added by Debra Brakebill Evans Koe... on Jun 15, 2014 6:18 PM
Debra Brakebill Evans Koether
Jerry Bryon Smith
Hello, You posted Jerry Bryon Smith Springfield Mo. Are you related and do you have any other information? Thx Deb
Added by Debra Brakebill Evans Koe... on Jun 15, 2014 3:24 PM
Lisa Dwyer
Possible relative?
J.D., I just pulled up the grave info Of Frances Rose Kirk McConnell, who I believe is my gr-grandmother. Are you also related? If so I would love to chat privately (e-mail). I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks Lisa
Added by Lisa Dwyer on Mar 28, 2014 6:50 PM
Barbara
RE: Robert Oral Killingsworth
Thank you for providing further information about the photo for Oral Killingsworth! I've made updates to the picture you were referring to of Oral when he served as Dade County Sheriff, including a credit to the photographer who captured the day.
Best,
Barbara
Added by Barbara on Dec 12, 2013 3:32 PM
Blythe Bee
Mary Scott Bennett
Hello Mr. McConnell,

I wanted to thank you for posting the parents of Mary. I was also wondering if you had anymore info on her parents, and if you knew exactly who the Cherokees were in her family?

Thanks,
Kelly Briggs :)
Added by Blythe Bee on Dec 28, 2011 12:46 PM
Sara Patrello
Thank you
Hello Mr J D McConnell,

I wanted to say thank you for taking the time to add my uncle to this website. Those who knew my uncle still missed him tho this day. Thanks to people like yourself, Sammy Petrillo will always be remembered.

Your's Truly,
Ms. S. Patrello
Added by Sara Patrello on Sep 20, 2011 9:18 AM
 

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