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Nena Smothers (#46780596)
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Bio Photo I research many family lines>> They come from Pa to NC/TN, from KY to TX.Willing to take those of my family lines, extended families & those in our Smothers Tribe DNA project to manage when I run across them. I am glad to submit various family memorials as the info is gathered & given to me. It is my passion as a genial genealogist to assist others as much as possible.

..I like this from members pages "Let's make it a goal to add as much info, as we can possibly document, to these memorials."
.."I enjoy reading contributors Bio's but it's called that for a reason but Not, to use the space to reiterate guidelines by a contributor who feels the need to preach to others about how they should make their memorials. Believing we are all adults & know the guidelines most all do act accordingly & do not need preaching."
.."Any and all info or pics I have uploaded are meant for SHARING! I just don't understand anyone thinks different, if you don't want to share, than DON'T put them on a public site!"

Death certificates may be added via the "Add a photo" button on the memorial page. [that should end that discussion]I like DC for info and guides esp if one died young, why? It's important to visitors and family, esp if some inherited health issue family needs to know. DNA test called 23and me helps families know inherited fatal issues; passed from generations down.

"The Dash" based on little line on tombstone, between the dates of birth-death; ultimately, is a symbol represents each day spent alive on earth; how one spends the "dash" is what really matters; memorials hopefully give a glimpse into lives of that DASH!

Living on a working ranch, happily retired; heartfelt Passion for Genealogy; immensely enjoy working with members, helping folks connect with their ancestors; happy to make links, corrections & transfers. Esp appreciative of gravestone photographers; big Cudos!!Many kind thanks leaving flowers of ancestor memorials!
~Happy Trails!

PS-Not sure WHO deleted my pet peeve of going to my memorials, signing MY name and adding a forget me not flower I do NOT have in my scrapebook, but STOP IT! IT'S BEING DONE AGAIN PLUS DELETING SOME OF MY OWN SCRAPEBOOK FLOWERS!
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Sandy Turner
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Hazel and Frank Taylor: Frank was my Dad's uncle. Dad (Harold Turner) was the son of Esther Taylor Turner who was Frank's sister. Hazel's daughter, Zenita, gave me the following information in a letter: Here is information I received from Zenita (a Taylor) back in 1986 and just found in a folder. Things in parenthesis are my words)
John William Taylor married in England. One daughter Susan. Wife Died. John and Susan came to Iowa. He married Mary Rulan.
Children of John and Mary: Elizabeth, Edward, THOMAS, David, John, Esther, Mary Ann and Clarisie.
Elizabeth married Henry Gleason. Their children were: Clarince, Henry, Jess, Carl, Claude, Rose and Grace.
Edward married (she doesnít know who) their children were: Jess, Jim and Rose.
THOMAS married Cora Bell Smothers. Their children were: Frank Taylor and Esther Taylor. Cora died when Esther was two years old and Frank was 4 years old. (Esther is my grandmother who was married to Charles Turner).
Thomas married again to Sade Cornwell. Their children were Clifford and Freddie. (Clifford was Larry Taylorís dad).
David Taylor never married.
John Taylor never married.
Mary Ann Taylor (first mention of her so donít know where she came from) married Gene Clute. Their children were Alvira, Nellie and Minnie.
Clarisie Taylor married Sam Cornwell. Their children were George, Lilly and Vernon.
Esther Taylor (daughter of John and Mary above. Not to be confused with Esther Taylor Turner) married ______ Gill. Their children were Clarence and Vernie. (She didnít know Mr. Gillís first name).
Susan Taylor married William Nelson Gleason. They had a daughter Cynthia who married Pete Fischer. Their daughter Zelda married Dick Thibadeau. (She said they married about 10 years ago, so that would be about 1976). Dick died and Zelda married Merl McCartney. Zelda lived in Iowa. (Merl was Aunt Hazelís brother. Aunt Hazel married Frank Daniel Taylor August 9, 1942. Aunt Hazel was born December 3, 1895. Frankís dates are August 7, 1896 to August 9, 1942).
Frank and Hazelís children were:
Zenita August 22, 1917. Warren September 19, 1919. Burdette April 5, 1923. Cora October 23, 1925. Janette March 11, 1930 and Ellen December 1, 1932.
Zenita married Frank Kowalczyk August 22, 1939. Their children were Rosalie 1942, Carol 1946, Barbara 1950 and Kathy 1951.
Added by Sandy Turner on Aug 30, 2015 5:57 AM
Michael
RE: # 44843028
You are very welcome........
Added by Michael on Aug 29, 2015 9:39 AM
Jenny Garner
RE: Berryhill
You're very welcome. Glad I could help.

Jenny
Added by Jenny Garner on Aug 28, 2015 10:52 AM
Rhonda K
RE: Ward
You are welcome. I have some more Ward's in the Evergreen Cemetery that I need to add. :)

Rhonda
Added by Rhonda K on Aug 26, 2015 8:57 AM
Jim Nelson
RE: Henderson
Hi Nena. You are very welcome. Glad to help, Jim
Added by Jim Nelson on Aug 23, 2015 10:07 AM
Valerie Kinghorn
RE: Smithers
The photo has been added. Thanks for letting me know you needed one on the wife's page.
Added by Valerie Kinghorn on Aug 23, 2015 9:30 AM
Kenneth Hockin
Lottie Singer
Hi Nena, Thanks for letting me know that I had her brother listed as her Dad on Find A Grave Memorial# 147691841. I have corrected that error, Thanks again.

Ken Hockin
Alvin, Texas
Added by Kenneth Hockin on Aug 12, 2015 7:06 PM
Dave & Lee Burns
RE: # 68438890
That picture is there to show the entire plot, not just her stone. I prefer to leave it.
Added by Dave & Lee Burns on Aug 09, 2015 6:36 AM
Roger D. Hunt
Daniel Grass Image
Hello,
Can I have your permission to publish your wartime image of Daniel Grass in my book, Colonels in Blue--Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, to be published about June 2016?
Thank you.
Roger D. Hunt
Added by Roger D. Hunt on Aug 06, 2015 3:23 PM
Sue McDonald
RE: Howard
You are welcome. I am glad I could find it.
Happy Hunting.
Sue
Added by Sue McDonald on Aug 02, 2015 3:18 PM
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