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Bill T. Whitis (#48066287)
 member for 1 year, 4 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo A native-born resident of Marshall, Texas, I have begun researching my family's gravesites in the surrounding areas. From Avinger to Upshur County to sites all over Marshall and towns in Harrison County. I work full-time, so I do this research when I can.

I have walked and photographed all the markers in and around Harrison County at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Grange Hall Cemetery, Marshall Hebrew, Andrews Cemetery, Macedonia Cemetery, Saint John Cemetery, Woodley Cemetery, Crockett Cemetery, Grover Cemetery, Marshall Cemetery, Berea Cemetery, Wiley College Cemetery, Gill Community Cemetery, Blocker Cemetery, Crossroads, Algoma North and South, and others. If the markers are legible, I have photographed them and added them on here if missing.

I am currently working in Colonial Gardens and Powder Mill Cemeteries taking photos of all the headstones, and adding GPS coordinates when the wireless networks are available in the field (the signal can come and go if the wind is blowing too hard or a cloud is overhead sometimes out here in East Texas).

I want the memorials for cemeteries in my area to be as complete as possible for future generations.
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 • 4,930 Memorials Added
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Clara SoRelle Perry
RE: Pink Chambers SoRelle's mother
I got what little info I had from Olidyne SoRelle and she has since passed away.
her mother was Pink Chambers SoRelle and Pink was married to my great uncle WIley. They lived in Dangerfield,Texas and are buried at the cemetery there. you should check that out. wish I could help you more .
Added by Clara SoRelle Perry on Jul 22, 2014 9:40 PM
Sue Thompson Patterson
RE: Lela aycock
Glad to help.
Added by Sue Thompson Patterson on Jul 11, 2014 12:35 AM
L G Shinn
Ewing Chapel Hall Cemetery
Bill, thank you so much for the marker photo for Christopher Ellis AND for adding his wife's marker too! I so appreciate your work for this web site.
L Gayle Shinn
Added by L G Shinn on Jul 10, 2014 9:00 PM
Hi Bill,

I am also researching family in Marshall, TX and found your FindaGrave photo of John W. Barrett my 4th Great grandfather/mother and uncle. Thank you very much. If not for this I would not know my 4GGma's first name, only initial. I wanted to ask if you mind if I save the picture to my Ancestry tree. I would reference your name along with the picture. If you'd rather not that's fine. Never hurts to ask :) Thanks again.
Added by Christy on Jul 08, 2014 3:16 PM
Thank you!!
I removed the request
Added by Patti on Jul 05, 2014 8:10 AM
Bill Miltonberger
Margaret Mary Foss headstone
Thanks for the headstone photo! I was told by Margaret's daughters that there was no headstone. Looks like there is one now.
Thanks again for your help!
Added by Bill Miltonberger on Jul 04, 2014 2:55 PM
C Dee eames
Gray family
Thanks so much for all your help

Caren Dee Eames
Added by C Dee eames on Jul 03, 2014 2:49 PM
Susan Aduddell
Steelman photo
Thanks so much for taking the photo of Jesse and Nettie's stone!
Added by Susan Aduddell on Jul 02, 2014 6:17 PM
Stephen Connor Schneider
Thanks Bill for the headstone photos.
Added by Stephen Connor Schneider on Jun 27, 2014 5:42 PM
Dorothy Sunday
Sarah and John Stringfellow
Thank you Bill for sponsoring Sarah and John's memorials.
Added by Dorothy Sunday on Jun 27, 2014 4:03 PM
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