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j* (#47165802)
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Bio Photo I live in Mesquite, Texas and have one son still at home...and, am a Grandma, twice, thanks to my daughter. I am married and have a dog and a cat.

Mine is probably not that unusual a story, filling-in my husband's family (Newman, Thornhill, Vineyard, Lawrence, Vaughan, mostly) and also for my natural parents, whom I met at the age of 26. I was adopted and, besides becoming a complete freak over this stuff, I'd like to know more medical history and why and how people passed. There have been some truly interesting stories. It is an invaluable experience, even when reading about people who are not related!

Names associated with my biological family: Smith, Kuykendall, Shipman, Lang, and Priddy (so far).

If you'd like corrections / editions to any of memorials I manage, I'm "good" with either method of requests - doesn't matter to me...just need the name of the person and the memorial #, and I'd like some type of supporting documentation, if possible, that I can add to the memorial. That way, I won't lose my mind and forget where the information came from! :)

Please contact me if I can help anyone out there! I'm happy to help! Besides: It gives me a mission!


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RE: Susan McLemore # 20616865
Per your request, I transferred the memorial to you.

You wrote:
we have some "Vaughan"s in our family, too - mostly from around Hunt & Hopkins counties in Texas. Do you have a Charles Wesley of a McKinley (Kinley) Vaughan in your line? Maybe we're related

No, the Vaughans you mention do not ring a bell.
Added by dcvolts on Oct 21, 2014 12:55 PM
James & Cheryl Graham
RE: John Edward Perlis Simpkins
I just thought you would like to know that I have just today been authorized a Confederate head stone from the Veterans Administration, and after it's delivery I will install it and there will be a marker dedication cerimony with full military honors. If you would like for me to, I will send you the information once the details have been finalized.

Added by James & Cheryl Graham on Oct 09, 2014 1:42 PM
James & Cheryl Graham
RE: John Edward Perlis Simpkins

No, I do not know this person.

Added by James & Cheryl Graham on Sep 28, 2014 8:26 PM
Jan Wigley
RE: Joseph Simpkins
No..thats as far back as I got..none of the articles about him have his parents.
Added by Jan Wigley on Sep 23, 2014 8:12 PM
Sandra Bertram Meier
Mary (Polly) Price
Please used the edit and suggest a correction form on her memorial to ask the question. That way I will be sure and have the correct person. If it is not a memorial that I created - send Memorial number. Thanks
Added by Sandra Bertram Meier on Sep 14, 2014 7:24 PM
James & Cheryl Graham
RE: John Edward Perlis Simpkins
Hello Judith,

You are quite welcome, it was my pleasure to add any information to help anyone in their research. No, I am not related to the Simpkins, the reason for our interest is Historical. I am a member of The Sons of Confederate Veterans and my wife is a member of The United Daughters of the Confederacy and we also volunteer for It is about a 2 hour drive from Mesquite to here, and if given enough advance notice I would be happy to show you the cemetery. There is also a grand-daughter of J.E.P. Simpkins still living here as well.
If you would like you can email me for anything else I might can help you with.

James Graham
Alba, Tx.
Added by James & Cheryl Graham on Sep 14, 2014 5:26 PM
Antonia (Jarvis) Musgrave
RE: More history
This is wonderful! I have only started searching a short time ago but wanted to find out all I could. What I am looking for also is where the family members originated. I am going to go to the local genealogical society in Williamson and Franklin counties in Southern Illinois and see what else I can find. Thats where I found much of what I have so far. The census records gave me good start, but no information as to where the family actually originates yet. Thank you so so much! Will keep you posted!
Added by Antonia (Jarvis) Musgrave on Aug 30, 2014 8:20 AM
Antonia (Jarvis) Musgrave
More history
I recently have started a search of my family history and wanted let you know of something I found. Rhoda Priddy married Charles Colp (my great great grandparents) and of their children they had a son named Pettis Colp (my great grandfather), Pettis Colp married a woman Nancy Melinda Clifton who then became Colp (my great grandmother), they had a daughter Elsie Colp (Jarvis). She married Lawrence Jarvis (my grand parents) and they had 5 children. One of the children was my mother Viola Jarvis.
Added by Antonia (Jarvis) Musgrave on Aug 23, 2014 10:41 PM
warner mike citty
Hello to you.Yes Lucy Alabama Neal Citty was my father Capt. Warner P Citty's mother.Lucy's mother Sara Frances Stuart Neal is buried right beside her.Her father Noel Galatin Neal is buried At Brownstown cemetery in Sevier County Arkansas beside a daughter.Let me know if I can be of help

thanks Warner Mike Citty
Added by warner mike citty on Aug 11, 2014 1:40 PM
Delbert Burge was my g-grandfather and some of the info on his death certificate is wrong.

Any way to leave you a private message

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Added by Elsie on Jun 21, 2014 1:05 PM
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