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Ruth (Hickman) Wicks (#46792405)
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Bio Photo I think this "Find-a-Grave" website is wonderful, and I hope more people will add data to it. Hopefully my input will help someone out there.

I so enjoy finding & visiting the old pioneer cemeteries, where the dates go back to the 1700-1800's.

I'll be more than happy to make corrections and/or add data, make relationship links, etc, but I am curtailing (not stopping) transferring memorials due to a growing misunderstanding of what Find-a-grave is all about.

Please DO NOT not leave me a message of "any kind" without leaving a way for me to get back to you. It makes no sense to do so - it is useless and it will be ignored.

Your "e-mail" must be present in your messages to me.

DO NOT ask for transfers without return contact information either.

TRANSFERS: Per Findagrave regulations:

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. This DOES NOT include aunts, uncles and cousins.


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Tama Scott
Hi Charles F Bryant
Hi Ruth

I have more information on my Charles . I have to say I am in awe and humble how he survied . I found out that he was a prison of war he was captured on 11,30,1864 in Spring Hill TN he was sent to Cahaba Prison in Alabama for almost 6 months then he and all the prisoners where sent to LA to get on a the steamboat SS Sultana. The staemboat left on the 26th april and exploded on the early morning of the 27th , he surivied was sent to a hospital in Memphias then on 16th of May he was sent to Camp Chase in Ohio where he join the 124th C Copmany of Indiana found out he was with 124th D company of Indiana before he was captured. Still trying to find out more about him. Take care Best regards, Tama
Added by Tama Scott on Jul 31, 2015 6:21 PM
Judith W. (Family Finder)
All those updates!
Hello again Ruth,

MANY thanks for helping to update the memorials I sent to you. You are truly an angel to help me! I greatly appreciate it.

I've found that there are actually some people in Shelby County who (for whatever reason) have not responded to the edit requests. It is sad that this is happening. I'm not doing this for me. I realize that one day I won't be able to do this, and only want the memorials to be helpful.

I hope you have a great weekend,
Thank you!
Judith W.
Added by Judith W. (Family Finder) on Jul 25, 2015 4:53 PM
Judith W. (Family Finder)
Thank you!
Hi Ruth,

Thank you so much for adding my information on Olive Rush Means. You were incredibly fast!

I'm going through my family tree information and trying to link families together on Find A Grave. So, you may be hearing from me again. Many of my family members are buried in Shelby County.

Thanks for your hard work and devotion to Find A Grave,
Judith W.
Added by Judith W. (Family Finder) on Jul 17, 2015 3:27 PM
Paul Wright
Rev Enos W Lindsey
Enos and Vitula had a daughter, Loris, born in 1911. She married Louis E. Carr of Spencer Co, Indiana around 1930. My wife's grandmother.
Added by Paul Wright on Jul 12, 2015 9:35 AM
Tree Leaf
Thank you
Thank you for posting Elihu Hastings' marker transcription. And for other posted updates.
Added by Tree Leaf on Jun 14, 2015 8:28 AM
Sgoebel08
RE: Adolph Goebel
ok thank you so much for the information and help!
Added by Sgoebel08 on Jun 13, 2015 2:16 PM
KKoch
Thank you
Ruth,

Everywhere I go, I see the work that you have done. Thank you so much.

Kristin Koch
Added by KKoch on Jun 09, 2015 4:44 PM
Tina Marie
68519214 Della DeWeese McCain
Della was my ex husband's grandmother. She died before he was born. William was his uncle who committed suicide, was cremated and his ashes buried with his mother, Della. Della was married to Charles Edgar (1899-1967) whom is buried with his second wife in Zionsville indiana. Her parents were Martha and Jerome McCain. I at first thought Bill was buried on top his mother but was able to verify yesterday that he had been cremated and his aches are buried with her. I can be reached at t.deweese@att.net. Thank you.
Added by Tina Marie on Jun 03, 2015 8:24 PM
Bonnie B.
Moses Depue
Thank you for creating memorials for Moses and Polly DePue. They are my 4th great grandparents. Moses was born Dec 7, 1785 in lower Mt Bethel, PA. His parents were Benjamin and Ocee Stivers DePue. Who are buried in Sandystown, NJ.
Again, thank you for your contributions. Bonnie B
Added by Bonnie B. on May 29, 2015 1:14 AM
Sara Loft
Thanks from Loft/Lundy family!
Thank you for your input on my Great-Aunt Betty J. Lundy Johnson! Some day, I will find her with ease.
Added by Sara Loft on May 11, 2015 8:38 AM
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