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Peggy Ray (#46824048)
 member for 9 years, 3 months, 23 days
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What a wonderful web site to find family and also to assist others in finding their family!

I would appreciate any corrections/updates be sent to me through the Edit tab (Suggest a Correction) on the memorial. If you would like anyone of your relatives transferred to you please just let me know and I will be more than happy to transfer them to you as long as I am not related!! But, please don't ask me for an out of guideline transfer if you do not transfer out of guidelines. And, please do not ask for any transfers if you have nothing to add to the memorial and only want family links done.

Please do not post any of my photos that I've added to Find a Grave to any other web site without first asking me for permission.

Some of the families I am researching on my side of the family: Rist, Neff, Gregson, Dehn, Dixon, Reheis, Fauss, Schlemmer, Herold, Roth, Ebert, Wachtel, Proctor & Staufenbiel (mostly from Monroe & St. Clair Counties in IL).

Some of the families I'm researching on my husband's side of the family: Deason, Ray, Thompson, Griggs, Huckaba, Burton & Knox (mostly from Wayne & Lawrence Counties in TN & Texas).

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Mr. Tom
RE: Anna (Cowell) Crowe
Knowing the area and also saw many death Certificates for the location saying Moline Acres.
Added by Mr. Tom on May 12, 2015 6:57 PM
Jerri Ritter
RE: Ray Family Memorials
HI Peggy,
Will you please share with me how your husband descends from Hezekiah Ray? I will gladly mail everything I have on his line to you, if you would like. I may have info that you don't. And every little bit helps.
Added by Jerri Ritter on May 04, 2015 10:23 AM
RE: Nicholas Miller
I have someone who adds memorials after me on purpose. she is all about numbers and she has everyone mad at her. So, I know what you mean.
Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on May 02, 2015 1:59 PM
Jerri Ritter
Ray Family Memorials
Hi Peggy,
I just wanted to commend you. You Have done an AMAZING job on your memorials, leaving wonderful info, and obits, marriages, etc. I am so thankful for all that you have done. I am related to your husband, as we both descend from Rev. Ambrose Ray and wife, Elizabeth Holcombe, from Cross keys, Union Co, SC. Their daughter, my Mary Ann "Polly" Ray b. 1774 Cross Keys, SC, d. 1858 in Flat Creek, Bedford Co, TN, on Goose Creek Road, and buried there, in the Norman Family Graveyard, behind their home in what is now Norman Thicket. Polly married John Norman b. 1773 Cross Keys, SC, d. Jan 1805 Union Co, SC. Cousin, Jimmy Womble lives a couple of farms from the old Norman Family Farm on Goose Creek Rd, and he took me back into the Thicket, and I found Polly's grave. She lived with her son, John Finney Norman and wife, Milly Hubbard. I descend from John Finney Norman's brother, Alexander Andrew Norman and wife, Cynthia Hill. Hezekiah Ray moved to Flat Creek, with his sister, my Mary Ann "Polly" Ray in abt 1812.
Again, thanks for all your wonderful work and research.
Sarah G. "Jerri" (Norman) Ritter
Lufkin, TX.
Added by Jerri Ritter on Apr 30, 2015 10:29 AM
RE: Roy Rich
Thank you for asking. No, there is only one "e". I had created a memorial for Roy in 2009 but I had several errors in it (including wrong cemetery)so I deleted it to minimize confusion. I found yours to be much more accurate.
Added by Bill on Apr 29, 2015 1:05 PM
RE: William Peach
Thank you Peggy - appreciate your reply!
Added by Melinda on Apr 08, 2015 9:59 PM
William Peach
Memorial# 141176762 - William Peach.
Any chance you have more information on him?
Added by Melinda on Apr 08, 2015 8:54 AM
Ronald Montague
S Zinser
Added by Ronald Montague on Apr 06, 2015 1:12 PM
Ronald Montague
RE: Sharon May Zinsler
The guidelines do indeed say that memorials for living persons dated from 1931 to present should be avoided. I assume you are speaking for SMZ who is your relative. I will remove it immediately.
Added by Ronald Montague on Apr 06, 2015 1:08 PM
Ronald Montague
Sharon May Zinsler
Regarding your request to remove Sharon May Zinsler's memorial, it was created as a result of it already being on a tombstone.

I have interpreted the ban against listing living people on memorials as applying only to descendants - children and grandchildren, etc. - and living parents and siblings.

If you feel this is incorrect, please provide a rationale and I will be responsive.

Thank you for working with me. This is a gray area.

Added by Ronald Montague on Apr 06, 2015 12:54 PM
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