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YellowRoseTX (#46898378)
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Bio Photo Note relating to Fannin County, Texas cemeteries: they have a very nice website that may immediately offer the photo you are looking for. I am trying to get them to transfer these to FindAGrave website. Find it here:
Photo Takers: please note flour and chalk and other previously accepted methods will actually damage old stone; please read these hints for using tin foil, and for flashlights to help light hard to read stones:

Please have compassion for others and if you cannot reply in a positive way, then don't reply at all.

My husband lost his battle with esophageal cancer Nov. 2014, his memorial # 139923728.

We are all fighting our own private battles and don't need the negativity. If I don't thank you promptly, please don't be harsh. I always thank volunteers as soon as I can.

Please be kind in your messages to everyone on the site.

I will put in a blanket THANK YOU here for all who do my edits/corrections; I submit too many edits and corrections to open and reply to each one, but that doesn't mean I don't appreciate your time and effort in doing them.

I am a member of and have had my DNA analysis completed, which connected me to many, many relatives, both close and distant cousins, and many I have made connections with. It also enabled me to find additional relatives on my tree because we are linked by our DNA. My personal heritage shows Great Britain and Ireland as my distinct lineages.

** From Wichita, Manhattan, and Wamego, Kansas, living in Dallas, TX area (Garland, Sachse, Caddo Mills, Celeste) since 1982. My paternal ancestors came from Ireland (Conley/Etchison/Loy/Grimes) and my maternal ancestors from Switzerland/Germany/England (Shoup/Brandon/Elledge/Boone) who migrated to Kentucky/Tennessee then to Kansas. Daniel Boone is connected in both my maternal Brandon (Edward 'Neddie') and also my paternal Conley line (Daniel & Edward's brother George W), and there is also a Lincoln connection I am sorting out because they all lived near to each other.

My husband's paternal ancestors (Siebert, Schmidt) were Russian Mennonites from Karolswalde region, Russia who migrated to Pawnee Rock, Kansas in 1875 to avoid religious persecution and brought with them the Turkey Red Winter Wheat to the U.S. His maternal ancestors immigrated from France (Breault, LeBlanc) to Kankakee, Illinois, then to Clyde-Clifton, Kansas, a French community.

Military connections: my father, a Purple Heart veteran, was a Marine, 2nd Div., Pacific, in WWII in the Special Services/Intelligence team and was at all the island battles;
his father was in Army in WWI;
my brother in law, Timothy Siebert, was in Army, Ft. Campbell, KY, 101st Airborne, Desert Storm and Desert Shield.
T.W. Conley,Find A Grave Memorial# 48947124
Timothy Siebert, Find A Grave Memorial# 126561624
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Jeffrey Shorf Sr.
RE: Elsie Siebert
My pleasure.Glad to help.It is sad though like so many of that era it was unmarked.
Added by Jeffrey Shorf Sr. on Aug 23, 2016 11:27 PM
janet donner
Douglas is my great grandfather. How are you related to the Conleys? His father was William Conley and mother Eliza Ryan Conley. I live about 30 miles from a lot of my ancestors.
Janet Ray Donner
Added by janet donner on Aug 17, 2016 3:08 PM
I can change it to unknown cemetery altho I do not find it strange that the cemetery has no record. The records of all small cemeteries around here are very bad and that includes our big Catholic cemetery in Decatur. Kay
Added by kpet on Aug 13, 2016 4:36 PM
John W. Cummings
I have added a note to his memorial the grave stone DOB possibly wrong and have used his DOD Birth date in his memorial. I too done some research and census reports very on the dates. Thanks so much for sending me this info.
Added by Janet on Aug 08, 2016 12:56 PM
RE: Dora Settle
Hi I tried to take a picture of her husband grave maker but it didn't take I will try again with I visit my cousin again Take Care and God Bless Lloyd E Smith
Added by Lloyd on Aug 04, 2016 8:37 PM
Jeff Davis
Mable Louisa Conley Turner
Good afternoon,

I added the twin to Mae Lucille Manke to the memorial of Mable Louisa Conley Turner. Thank you for the suggestion, it is greatly appreciated. Have a great week and enjoy the summer season.
Added by Jeff Davis on Jul 27, 2016 1:11 PM
Paula Segrest
RE: Patricia Grimes
I talked with Harold and Phyllis' daughter and she pointed me in the right direction to find their stone. Turns out they are on the back of Harold's parents' stone, and I didn't look back there. Their daughter would like to contact you to compare Grimes family information. If you wouldn't mind visiting with her, you can e-mail me at, and I will get your e-mail address to her. Thanks for considering her request.
Added by Paula Segrest on Jul 22, 2016 9:19 PM
Paula Segrest
Patricia Grimes
I went to the Mount Hope Cemetery this evening again looking for the Grimes family. I think the Patricia you are looking for is the one that was born in 1933 and died in 2013. My thought on this is that the person who posted the other Patricia Grimes page must have made a mistake on the date of death.

As far as Phyllis and Harold Grimes, I am still not able to locate a stone for them. The next time I see their daughter I will ask her if they even have a stone, and if so, where is it, because it is not where the cemetery records says it should be.

If I am successful, I will post the pictures. Otherwise I will let you know that there is no stone.
Added by Paula Segrest on Jul 15, 2016 7:30 PM
Forest Lori
Mary Ann Eirp Clemons
I received your message that there are 2 Mary Ann Clemons Find a Grave profiles. I am aware of this. What happened was someone took over the Mary Ann Earp Clemons profile and the information of her parents and siblings is all wrong. I contacted them and tried to get it changed but they refused - they REALLY REAlly want to be related to Wyatt Earp and it is not correct. I have done extensive research on the Eirp line and the relation is clear back in the early 1700's. So I created my own profile for my great great grandmother which has the correct information on it.
Added by Forest Lori on May 27, 2016 1:12 PM
Joseph Connelly, Mississippi
Hi, I have a cousin who married into the Connelly family. I noticed that on your memorial here for Joseph Connelly, you noted that he was the "h/o Linda Sprague." I found an Elizabeth Sprague Connelly in New Orleans during my research. Do you suppose the "Linda" is the "Lizzie" (Elizabeth) I've found with this family? Thank you.
Added by IrishRosa on Sep 05, 2015 4:31 PM
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