|Linda Mullen (#47245894)|
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In 2006 my daughter graduated from high school and moved off to college. To keep my mind occupied I took a box of antique photos off the top closet shelf that had been stored away since my grandparents passed away in 1990. Very few had names and so I began doing genealogical research to track down family members who also may have inherited matching photos. Many were from the late 1800s and very early 1900s. To my surprise I have identified about 3/4 of the unnamed photos. I am still working on my family tree trying to get the Jonas family posted but also work on my husband's lines as well. My family trees are posted on ancestry.com.|
My family names are Jonas, Kruse, Weiss, Buske, Hagemann, Krueger, Jackson, Lowe, Wilson, & Gordon. I have a cousin Sharon Smith who has done extensive research on my mother's family and her web site is: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~circuitcourtrecords/gordon/gordonindex.html
My husbands family names are Mullen, Moore, Herran, Gardner, Burleson, Boyd, Day, Miles, Vann, Beaver, Wren & Tacker who are mostly early settlers in Freestone and Leon County, Texas.
When studying family history, the question often comes to mind "what is the purpose and meaning of life". The wisest man that ever lived, Solomon, had this to say: Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil. (Ecc 12:13-14)
Do you want peace in your life? Jesus is the only way to find true peace and hope and courage to survive in this crazy world in which we live today. The most famous king of all times, King David, said, "Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in thy tabernacle forever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah." Ps. 61
One of my greatest family heirlooms is a letter dated June 3, 1908 from Sarah Greives Clark in Manchester, England, to her sister, Anne Greives Lowe (my great-great grandmother) in Crowley, Louisiana. Sarah describes how their brother, George, had found peace in Jesus and she hoped that her sister, Annie, had also been "washed in the blood of the Lamb" so that they might meet again in Heaven. Someday, I too, will meet my ancestors on the other side.
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|Donna Ellison||RE: Thank YOU!|
|Maredia Haddock||In Appreciation.|
It is done. Thanks!
|S. Reeves||Linda Kay Ivy at Mount Zion|
Linda, Thanks very much for searching for her grave. I've reported the problem to the author of her memorial and asked for further information. You are so kind to lend your time and effort, and I truly appreciate your help.
|Larry Tunmire||Mt. Zion photo requests|
Hi Linda, My name is Larry Tunmire. You may know my wife, Suzanne Day Tunmire.
We have the photos for the 7 photo requests that you've claimed in Mt. Zion. I can either add these for you or can email them to you.
Please let me know at your convenience.
|James Stair||Walker Family|
Thanks so much for your recent photos ... "GOD BLESS" !!!
Jim Stair ...
|Hutch||RE: W J Chancellor|
The Home Guard operated under the direction of the CSA. Most received no salary other than a bounty for deserters. Not sure if members were eligible for a pension.
Added by Hutch on Sep 10, 2014 7:12 AM
|Claire||RE: Garland Cemetery|
The cemetery and church are close by but cannot be seen from one another. I don't remember much else about the cemetery, except for the photos we took at the cemetery.
Added by Claire on Sep 09, 2014 2:07 PM
|Hutch||RE: W J Chancellor|
J W Brown was a Captain in the Butler County Militia(Home Guard)
Added by Hutch on Sep 09, 2014 1:05 PM
|Hutch||W J Chancellor|
Wiley J Chancellor memorial number 126875078.
Added by Hutch on Sep 09, 2014 8:55 AM
|Hutch||RE: T Y Logan|
Hey Linda, So far this is what I've found on Jackson. The ADAH has one service card on file showing he served in the Butler County Home Guard ,enlisting March 9,1864. I can't find him on any of the rosters for the 1st Alabama Infantry. His name appears on a roster of the Alabama 3rd Battalion Infantry Reserves along with a W.J. Chancellor(neither lists which company they served in. I don't know if you have his full name but it is possible they are the same person. The ADAH has one card for W.J. Chancellor that lists him in Company G 1st Alabama Infantry. Again, no Chancellors are listed on any of the rosters I see on the 1st Alabama Infantry. The 3rd and 4th Reserves were consolidated in March 1865 and designated the 65th Alabama Infantry. He is not on a roster of the 65th. In addition, a roster of Company B 12th Texas Cavalry lists two Chancellors(D.G. and W.G.). Company B 12th Texas Infantry lists a J.A. and a J.M. Company I 12th Texas Infantry lists a King R. and G.H. Chancellor. I don't know if this is him but a Daniel Jackson Chancellor applied for a Confederate Pension in Freestone County(application number 08686).None of this may do any good but if you can think of anything I can help you with, please don't hesitate to let me know. Good Luck, Hutch.
Added by Hutch on Sep 09, 2014 8:51 AM
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