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Janie Healer Davis (#46586213)
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Bio Photo Note: Any photo I have posted on Find-a-Grave is intended to be used...please consider this your permission to copy and/or post any of my photos.

When I fulfill a photo request, I do not simply take a photo of the request only. I research the surname (and often connected surnames) within that particular cemetery and photograph them all when I go. And I will never, ever take just one photo within a lot. If the lot has more than one grave, they ALL get photographed since they will all be connected in some way. This allows a person to see photos of their entire family units, plus allows me to edit and link them all together when adding the photos. Blessings! jhd

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I try my best to do a thorough check before entering any memorials. I will never intentionally create a duplicate, although sometimes it just happens with the delay in the Find-a-Grave system at times. Even if my memorial was entered first, I will usually delete IF the other memorial is complete. My interest is not in numbers but in the precious souls who walked among us on this earth. However, I would appreciate your using "the Golden Rule" when asking me to delete a memorial. Most people already do and don't have to be reminded. Just want you to know that I will never intentionally be rude to anyone. God bless!
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I have lived in Sweetwater, Texas all but four years of my life. A geneology nut, I love to help people find their family information through this volunteer work.

I am the Find-A-Grave coordinator for the Nolan County Cemeteries. The Sweetwater Cemetery is my favorite (my daughter, father & grandparents are buried there). Outlying Nolan County cemetery photos can be made as time and travel permits.

I have strong family ties to the following cemeteries:

* Sweetwater (Nolan County, TX)
* Old Bethel (Anderson County, TX)
* Frankston City (Anderson County, TX)
* Roby (Fisher County, TX)
* Rose Hill (Taylor County, TX)

I'll be happy to make corrections on any of my entries if needed, or I will gladly transfer memorials to family members (at my discretion when it involves my kinfolks).

My families are (to name a few):

HEALER
Cardwell * Hammond * Turner * Elam * Fry * Douglass

COOK
Hughes * Thomas * Lee * Beard * Willingham * Folmar

DAVIS
Free * Wyly * Bates * Stewart * Powell

Always interested in hearing from anyone with any connections to my families.
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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.


(Copied with permission from Frank Everett)
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LUROC
RE: John Henry Richey
I agree Georgia. There was another sibling that had Georgia on his or her d.c.

I may have found one of the siblings in Kansas and another maybe in Oklahoma. Since I don't know too much about this family I am not ready to draw conclusions.

I hope I was able to help.

Susan (susannote@yahoo.com)
Added by LUROC on Dec 09, 2014 11:39 PM
denise avants
RE: shirley jean bush hair
thanks for your help I never knew there was another sister I almost cried when I found out they were both gone I only knew them through a picture my grandmother had on a dresser I would ask if I could play with them and now at least I can get to know them through Donna what address do I need to get in touch with her you put Donna Brown is that through finda grave or ancestry she can have my email address if she wants Im so excited its like a Christmas present. when I tell you there are no relatives left I mean it in moms family their youngest brother bobby derr had two dtrs that I knew when we were little Im trying to find them there was a boy from gw but ??? I was born too late my email is denise_avants@yahoo.com
Added by denise avants on Dec 09, 2014 6:01 PM
denise avants
shirley jean bush hair
Janie im almost positive that Shirley is my first cousin,her dad James Boyd Bush and my mom Bernice odell bush Prescott are siblings iv been working on family trees so my kids and g-kids might will have them I had been doing daddys but I knew moms family might be hard.as a small child I remember pics of two little girls on my grand mothers dresser. never got a answer who they were,bushs siblings were spread out in agefrom early 1900s to 1929. seems a lot of family drama and problems every one was deceased and the rest wouldn't give me much if you knew Shirley and have time im on finda grave mcdougald Archibald and mattie,old colony cem,abilene tx.and denise avants family tree on ancestery.com presctt,mcdougald,bush families thanks
Added by denise avants on Dec 06, 2014 3:45 PM
Lisa Hefner
RE: JP Green headstone
Thank you for the response. Have a Merry Christmas.
Lisa
Added by Lisa Hefner on Dec 06, 2014 3:27 AM
joseph lilly
Ida Jo Mitchell
Janie: In the Frankston City Cemetery, Anderson, co. Tx. is Ida Jo Mitchell. Would you add her maiden name of Black. She has not passed away yet. Joe
Added by joseph lilly on Nov 19, 2014 8:16 AM
ajf
Della Day Holt
Wow. That was quick! And so friendly, too. Really, really appreciate that, so big thanks to you.
Added by ajf on Nov 16, 2014 7:47 PM
Dianne Luman
George W and George N Allen
Hi there,
I was doing some research and came across these entries for Campbell Cemetery in Nolan Co. I think George N. and George W. might actually be one and the same, as there doesn't appear to be two George's for this family. Can you update me on what info you have on them? Also, just checking in to also see if you ever found anything on any STITTS family being buried in the Campbell Cemetery. Thanks for your help.

Dianne
Added by Dianne Luman on Nov 15, 2014 11:49 AM
Kris Neves
Neves Transfers
Thanks for the transfers.
Added by Kris Neves on Nov 13, 2014 7:13 PM
Luteen Carroll
Mullin's
Thanks Janie for the transfers. Luteen
Added by Luteen Carroll on Oct 23, 2014 3:12 PM
Lisa Hale
Thurman Thomas Hickey 15515449
"The Sweetwater Reporter, Tuesday, December 3, 1991, page 3:
Obituaries: THURMAN THOMAS HICKEY
Thurman Thomas Hickey, 82, died at 7:46 p.m., Monday, December 2 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Sweetwater Cemetery with Dennis Miller officiating, directed by Cate Spencer & Gallagher Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
Born March 8, 1909 in Stephenville, he was a ship building welder working in California, Houston, and Hawaii. He had lived in Sweetwater for the past 15 months, moving from Garland.
Survivors include a daughter, Billie Helms of Freeport; a son, Gary Hickey of Austin; a sister, Jean Richardson of Sweetwater; a niece Kathy Cagle of Huntsville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren."

Thurman's mama, Virginia "Virgie" Cowden Hickey was my great-grandmother's (Mattie Cowden Lawson) sister. I used to write to Jean Richardson. Thanks!
Added by Lisa Hale on Oct 23, 2014 4:22 AM
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