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LoRetta Hughes (#46865226)
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Bio Photo I have been climbing around
on my Family Tree, swinging
on it's branches, and digging
at it's roots for over
30 years, (since 1975).
I have been widowed since 1991, retired in 2005.
I LOVE Find-A-Grave. It is a wonderful
asset to the genealogy world.
If I've created a record that someone
needs to correct, update or add
information, please let me know and
I'll be glad to add your information
for you;... or if the person is your
direct family member, and you would
like to have me transfer "ownership"
of that memorial page to you, please
let me know...If that person is not
related to me and they are directly
related to you; I will be glad to
transfer their memorial to you.
However, I want to note:
Nearly all of the memorials that I
have created are connected to my
family tree and are a result of a
lot of years hard work and research.

To all the members who have been
kind enough to transfer "ownership"
of my family members to me....
Find A Grave is one of my favorite
It has given me a place that I can
remember my loved ones and honor
their memory.

If you have time, please leave a flower
for my dear husband, Roy E. Hughes.

January 2014
I just lost my Daddy & Momma
within 3 weeks. Please be patient,
I am way behind in answering request.

January 2015
PLEASE do not post death certificates
on my memorials.....Please,,,they are

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Michael Goodman
Memorial #140292743 is my 3rd great grandfather. I am directly related to every Goodman in this cemetery, are you related to them in any way? I have added his obit and edited his dates. Can you possibly transfer this memorial to me?

Thanks so much!

Janet Goodman Lane
Added by TreeClimber on Sep 14, 2016 4:55 AM
Michael Goodman
Memorial #140292743 is my 3rd great grandfather. I am directly related to every Goodman in this cemetery, are you related to them in any way? I have added his obit and edited his dates. Can you possibly transfer this memorial to me?

Thanks so much!

Janet Goodman Lane
Added by TreeClimber on Sep 13, 2016 7:13 PM
Zachariah Campbell Sr.
Zachariah Campbell Sr. (memorial #153817170) is my 5th great grandfather. The memorial you posted for him says that his first wife was Leah "Hicks." You have also posted a second wife for him, "Mary Hicks."

According to land records, Leah was alive in 1821 and 1823, after the death of Zachariah. She is listed as one of Zachariah's heirs. To my knowledge, there is no record that shows Zachariah having a second wife named Mary.

I've looked for records and information on Zachariah and Leah for at least 20 years. I've never found any information about Leah's maiden name.

There's a great deal of undocumented (and incorrect) information about this Zachariah Campbell on the internet in various family trees. I would respectfully ask that you either provide sources for your information or that you delete information from this memorial that is undocumented.

Thank you, Becky Roorda (labwriter)
Added by labwriter on Sep 09, 2016 5:57 AM
W. Smith
Moses Miller
Thank you, LoRetta!
Added by W. Smith on Aug 23, 2016 2:17 PM
Martha Fant
Shone/Mt. Zion West/Benton Co., MS
I found this obituary and thought you might want to add this as a bio to the find a grave site.
Her full name must have been Edith Emmeline Shone.

The South Newspaper
Holly Springs, Miss.
November 24, 1898

Shawnee Items---On Saturday morning, November 12, Mrs. Emmeline Shone (nee Ferrell) departed this life at her home on Snow Creek, and on Sunday, November 13, the friends and neighbors gathered at Mt. Zion Cemetery to pay their last tributes of respect to one who had lived a long life in their midst. She had been sick many months with cancer.

Martha Fant, Secretary
Marshall County, MS Genealogical Society
Added by Martha Fant on Aug 17, 2016 7:38 PM
Transfer: Martha Fifer
THANK YOU for the transfer. What a wonderful surprise!!

Added by LRobin on Aug 13, 2016 5:13 PM
W. Smith
Uncle Jonas
LoRetta: Thank you for the transfer. What a very nice surprise it was to find it among my e-mails this morning. When I was a child back in the 1940s and early 50s, we lived about 100 yards from that old graveyard, or what was left of it, and I was always curious about it, not knowing that the burials were those of my ancestors and family. I moved away just after 1960, and it was after retirement and from a distance that I devoted time to figuring out who they were and where they came from. I am very grateful for the work that you and others have done to memorialize them.

Kind regards,
W.R. Smith
Austin, Texas
Added by W. Smith on Aug 13, 2016 8:50 AM
Boyer Family in Cocke Co, TN
Hi! I am working on my Boyer/Boyers family of Tennessee and Mississippi. I see you have the family of Isaac Boyer(s). Is this a direct line of yours? I'm specifically looking at his 1850 census in Cocke Co, TN. In it, there is a 21-year-old James Boyers who I believe might be a son of my John M. Boyers. If so, I thought James might be John's nephew... which would make John and Isaac brothers, but I see you don't have them listed.

Anyway, I was wondering if you knew who this 21 year old James was who was living with Isaac in 1850? Also, there are other children listed there who are not in your list that I would have guessed were his children.

Added by Dana on Aug 02, 2016 3:09 PM
Henry Whitlock
THANK YOU for transferring to me! What an unexpected (but lovely) surprise!

Added by LRobin on Aug 01, 2016 1:57 PM
Katherine Bush
PLEASE: A burial location is needed to fill your photo request. The Sparkman Hillcrest (SH) office will not readily provide locations to volunteers. Please call them at 214-363-5401 and they will be glad to help you. The SH office is open on Saturday and Sunday. Let me know the location and I will be honored to fulfill your request, typically within a day or two. If you created the memorial and prefer to edit the memorial to show the plot location, that would be fine as I check the SH photo requests regularly as do other volunteers. Thanks for your assistance.
Added by BassetLover on Jul 26, 2016 8:33 AM
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