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Chris Shuford (#46598364)
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Since learning about the existence of Find A Grave about two years ago, my interest in things historical has peaked. In school, I found history slightly interesting, but not really all that relevant. Now, I have a new respect for history, and largely as a result of Find A Grave, have taken on a major genealogical research project of my own family roots. While doing this, I learned that I am a great-great-great grandson of John Wheeler Bunton, one of the architects and heroes of the Republic of Texas.

I am 51 years old, and have a lovely wife with whom I share my home and a number of interests, not to mention an unusual sense of humor. By occupation, I am a cashier, but I have many interests. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Biology. Besides my continued enjoyment of Mathematics study, I also like to read on a wide variety of subjects, including Egyptology, etymology (word origins), trivia, and home improvement, among others. I also spend a great deal of time actually working on my home, where I have accomplished a great deal of remodeling. I also enjoy drawing, and occasionally design and build small pieces of furniture for my home.

I come from a family of twelve children, and have lived at literally every pole of the country, having moved from Texas to California, from California to New Jersey, from New Jersey to Indiana, and back to Texas again. Living in such diverse areas of the country gives one a better perspective on people and helps to keep life interesting too. That's what I think I gain from Find A Grave, an interesting and energizing experience.

To all you Find A Gravers out there, keep digging, one never knows what one will unearth.
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Texas Genealogy Bug
Caleb Smith 8083192
I saw that you posted a photo of Caleb and his wife. Since you have this photo I am assuming that you have a connection to them so I am sending this article to you that I found in our newspaper archives:
Athens Weekly Review
Athens, Henderson Co., Texas
April 10, 1903
AN AGED COUPLE
"Uncle" Caleb Smith and wife were in the city Tuesday. The had been visiting their son Bascom of Baxter and were on their way to southwest Texas to visit a son, Davis, who is a practicing physician in Sutton county. Uncle Caleb is 79 years old. Mrs. Smith is 76. They will have been married 54 years next June. They have raised a large family. When asked how long he had been preaching. Uncle Caleb smiled and replied nearly all his life. We wish them many years more of life.
Added by Texas Genealogy Bug on Apr 14, 2014 1:48 PM
Marisa Hocutt
Chris
Thanks for putting this on here. I have wondered for a long time where he was. He was a daddy to my children Josh and Kara. I am so sorry.
Added by Marisa Hocutt on Jan 21, 2013 11:06 AM
Tracy Sparks
Blanton
Are Ransom Gwynn Blanton and Sarah Ann Veazey Blanton the only ones burried in theis cemetery?
Old Shiloh Cemetery, South, Williamson Co., TX, Find A Grave # 8239729 Sarah Blanton
# 8236429 Ransom Blanton

If so is ther a picture of the grave or site? i am the gggranddaughter

Thanks
Tracy
Added by Tracy Sparks on Mar 12, 2012 5:32 PM
Tracy Sparks
Elizabeth T Blanton
I have found her location Section 1 Lot 64
She is my GG Grandmother
Would you consider transfering her to me? if so I would greatly appreciate it

Thanks yu Tracy Sparks
Added by Tracy Sparks on Oct 10, 2011 9:16 AM
Tracy Sparks
Veazey
Do you have pictures of the VEAZEY'S Graves

Thank You Tracy Sparks
Added by Tracy Sparks on Jan 08, 2011 4:33 PM
Ellen Marquis Horner
John H Bunton
Chris, Please contact me if you receive this message. Your email is returned 'undeliverable'. Thanks. Ellen in Texas
Added by Ellen Marquis Horner on Sep 13, 2010 2:31 PM
 

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