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Sherry (Tackett) Plowman (#46933002)
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Bio Photo Like a tiny seed
That fell to earth.
When no one cared
Or knew it's worth.

Through wind and rain
Sleet and snow.
It sprouted roots.
And began to grow.

Now Whoever thought
That you and me.
Would be one branch
Of that mighty tree.

Written by: Colin Ray Jackson


As many of you already know sweet Austin Blake Hundley gained his angel wings May 15 2015. I truly believe that no one losses their battle with cancer. Blake is the ultimate winner. He fought his fight so long & hard that now he is enjoying his prize! He gets to run, dance, jump, sing, tell jokes, play sports & do magic tricks, all in heaven! I'm sure he is living it up!! He went so peacefully & left us with his smile! He is at peace, no more pain, & most of all no more cancer!!
Please if you have time visit this precious little Kentucky Wildcat fan, I have his memorial posted..Thank you very much.


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Manton Ray
Mouth of Coon
I've noticed that there are two Find-a-Grave listings that could lead to further confusion. The listing for "Mouth of Coon" has just 25 memorials while the listing for "Howard Mouth of Coon Creek" has more than 60 memorials. Do you think it would be wise to move the memorials from the smaller into the larger, since both listings are for the same cemetery? I know this can never be "perfect"; but, I do think we're moving in the right direction. Thanks for letting me pester you again.
Manton Ray
Added by Manton Ray on May 30, 2015 12:17 PM
Would you like me to transfer his memorial to you or the family?
Added by at on May 29, 2015 7:32 PM
Manton Ray
RE: Howard Cemeteries in Magoffin County
Thank you for your cooperation, Sherry. I'll start doing them a few at a time, as time permits. One think I've noticed is that the Howard/Bloomington is, according to Find-a-Grave, also known as the Head of Coon. I'm convinced that the cemetery at the intersection of 2019 and 1081 was known as the Howard Cemetery or the Mouth of Coon Cemetery. The Head of Coon cemetery is located miles up Route 1081, past Maggard. To be more accurate, a Find-a-Grave listing needs to exist for Head of Coon and all appropriate memorials need to be moved there. I guess the best way to do it is one memorial at a time! Thanks again; together, we can make it better.
Manton Ray
Added by Manton Ray on May 29, 2015 5:52 PM
Suzanne A
RE: Montgomery's
Thanks Sharon! I appreciate any effort you are making. Best wishes Suzanne
Added by Suzanne A on May 28, 2015 11:13 AM
Manton Ray
Howard Cemeteries in Magoffin County
You may think I need to mind my own business; but, I won't assume that about you. I have noticed several inconsistencies in the Find-a-Grave memorials regarding Howards and other Magoffin County families. I have spent many hours touring the cemeteries and additional hours comparing the Find-a-Grave memorials with the Magoffin County Historical Society's 4 volume cemetery books, published in 1979. Here is an example of what I've found: Regarding the Find-a-Grave cemetery now known as the Howard/Bloomington cemetery, aka Head of Coon cemetery...There is no Howard Cemetery at Bloomington; but there is a Howard Cemetery at the intersection of Routes 1081 and 2019. When the cemeteries were recorded by Roy Preston and others in 1979, they referred to this cemetery as the Howard Cemetery and also as the Mouth of Coon Cemetery. They also recorded other cemeteries, including the Head of Coon Cemetery, the Mose Howard Cemetery, the Howard Cemetery on the right fork of Pricey Creek, the Jack Howard Cemetery on Corbett Howard's farm, and the Richard French Howard Cemetery on Courtney Howard's farm on Coon Creek. When I compared the "Howard/Bloomington" listings with the MCHS cemetery books, I found 47 memorials that were in the "Howard/Bloomington" list that should be in the Head of Coon Cemetery. There were 20 that should be in the Mose Howard Cemetery, 34 that should be in the Mouth of Coon Cemetery, one that should be in the Jack Howard Cemetery, 4 that should be in the Howard Cemetery on Pricey, and 3 that should be in the Richard French Howard Cemetery. If we cooperate, we can fix this broken situation. That is up to you and possibly other contributors. By the way, the GPS coordinates that are listed with the "Howard/Bloomington" Cemetery are actually for the Howard Cemetery on Pricey, where there are only a half-dozen graves. I was there about a month ago. I wish you would correspond with me so we can make this situation better. I trust that you will not ignore this.
Manton Ray
Added by Manton Ray on May 27, 2015 5:50 PM
Suzanne A
I'm the great great granddaughter of John Montgomery Jr.'s son James H. Montgomery. I've read that his grave might have been moved by a coal mining company and I can't find any reference to it -- a story in The Montgomery Family series by the Magoffin Count Historical Society says he was buried initially by his house near Licking Station. Since I see that you have wonderful family photos but that here is no memorial to James H. Montgomery (1821 - 1890?) because the grave might not be found, I'm wondering if you have any photos of him and his family? I'm working on the family history for my daughter and granddaughters and we have no photos of Montgomery's beyond my great grandfather, James H.'s son, John Montgomery b. 1846. Thank you for all your impressive work on the family on findagrave. I enjoy seeing all of it. Best wishes, Suzanne A
Added by Suzanne A on May 20, 2015 4:14 PM
Vickie Loyd
Dicey Stidham Williams
Hi Sherry

I am Dicey and Henry's great, great granddaughter and Henry Williams was her second marriage and they were married many years April 18 1875 was their wedding day - until he died of old age then later she met John Marshall Adams and married him until she passed, her first husband marriage ended in divorce, just wanted to make that correction.

Thank you
Added by Vickie Loyd on Apr 21, 2015 11:29 AM
Jim Wierman
Wireman Pictures
May I have permission to use some of your pictures for my personal genealogy. We have common ancestors in William & Gertrude Seijmans Wierman. I descend from their son Nicholas & you from their son John. I've worked on my branch of the family for over 50 years, but have not added much on your family till recently.

Feel free to use my email address. Thanks so much. Jim Wierman. Atwood, Illinois
Added by Jim Wierman on Apr 17, 2015 9:24 AM
Gennifer Wells (Sizemore)
The Sizemore Clan
Are you related to the Sizemore's that you posted about? I am curious about where you got your information. My aunt researched our family history and it dates back to Blackhawk Sizemore. Will you please email me @ I will share with you the family history that she supplied me with. Thank you in advance.
Added by Gennifer Wells (Sizemore) on Apr 14, 2015 7:22 PM
Kim Cowan
John Montgomery
My grandmother Hulda Montgomery's death certificate lists John and Phoebe Tackett as her parents
Hilda was born Aug 31, 1885 in Salyersville, Kydo you have any info re: Hulda? I have hit a dead end. Any help would be appreciated.
Added by Kim Cowan on Apr 14, 2015 12:24 PM
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