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Jane Richards (#47258160)
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Bio Photo I come from a family of eight Lafferty children. Just before I turned 8 years old, my mother gave us children up. We were put into three different Children's Home. The three older boys in one, my older sister and I in another, a younger sister and two younger brothers in a third home. For one year, we visited each other, and always stayed close to mother and dad. We lost the younger three children. It seems no one would tell us what happen to the 3 younger ones, if they were in foster homes, adopted, of even if they were dead. We grew up and one by one, for whatever reason left the homes and started making a life as a grownup. Being released back to my mother just after I turned seventeen. I started talking with mother about what happen to us. She always told me it was her mother and sister that did that to us. I believe it was God and in his wisdom knew it would be best for us. Dad died when I was 16 and never talked with me about mother. We five looked though out the years trying to find the younger three, and always had the doors shut. I got tired of the doors being shut on us so started doing the family Genealogy. My sister Mildred and I found the younger three after 34 years of looking. We eight had our first family reunion on mother's birthday 1988. I never stopped doing the family Genealogy. Doing the family history, I felt like a little kid in an attic full of treasures. In following the paper trail and the little my mother told me, I found the reason we were given up. My mother died before I found this out so I never got the chance to thank her for myself. I don't know what her other children, my brothers and sisters, think about this. I only know I am at peace with my life for the first time in years. When I found find grave.com, I knew I had to enter all the information I had so our family will live on long after we are gone.5/19/2010. I WILL STAND BY MY FINDINGS. GOD is the one put us in the homes. Mother was just the instrument he used. 01/11/2014
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Katherine Adwell Amon
common ancestors.
Jane,
We seem to be related through some common Freed ancestors. Would love to compare notes with you. I'm a member of Ancestry and have a lot of Freed information in my Gilbert/Hartis tree. My Granddaddy Gilbert's mother was a Freed/Fried. I can be reached through Find A Grave or Ancestry. My Ancestry is under KatherineAdwellAmon and my Find A Grave id is 46877544. You can also find me on Facebook.
Regards,
Katherine
Added by Katherine Adwell Amon on Oct 23, 2015 12:24 PM
Charlene Sinclair
RE: Iva Shaffer 110673006
Jane:
Thanks for the addition. However it's hard to
say exactly where she was born as she was
born between censuses and she died in Oilton.
I've got to see if I can find an obituary for
her. I could request a death cert. She is my
1st cousin 2x removed. Her sister born in 1914
was born in Craig County and her sister born in
1918 was born in Logan County so it seems they
moved around a lot.


Thank you,
Charlene
Added by Charlene Sinclair on Jul 29, 2015 5:49 AM
BLESSING
Your Family Story
Jane, such a beautiful testimony. Thank you for sharing.

God Bless You
Added by BLESSING on Jul 02, 2015 6:46 PM
BLESSING
Memorial# 131496009
You're welcome :)

Are you family?
Added by BLESSING on Jul 02, 2015 6:43 PM
justpeachy
your fag bio
Beautiful testimony of your family experience. May God continue to bless you!
Added by justpeachy on May 25, 2015 12:46 PM
C. Morgan
Memorial 113760703
There are pictures for two Mary Ann Scroggin headstones. One is with her husband, the other is old and looks like Mary Ann Scroggin, Age 17. The Mary Ann represented on the headstone with her husband was in her 70's when she died. Could the 17 year old girl's headstone be for another Mary Ann Scroggin?

Thanks, Carolyn
Added by C. Morgan on Nov 18, 2014 4:44 PM
Doreen Morelli
Wallace
I honestly can't tell. I would have to go back and see if I can find the stone and chalk it to see if it will bring out the initial. If you think this is wrong let me know so I can delete it.
Added by Doreen Morelli on Nov 02, 2014 7:25 AM
CJ Jackson
Eugene R. Perry
I have a bit of information and more photos for you, if you wish to give me an email address. C.Jackson
Added by CJ Jackson on Oct 20, 2014 5:12 PM
Mindy
Thanks for the Obit for John David "J.D." Stover
I have posted it to the Wanette Cem. Thx, Mindy
Added by Mindy on Sep 19, 2014 9:58 PM
Angie
Florence Irene Brueggen
Yes, please send the obit and I will add it to her memorial.
Thanks,
Angie
Added by Angie on Sep 12, 2014 9:00 AM
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