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MYates Vandver (#46783522)
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Bio Photo Hi,
I was born in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, parents, Walter Mayo Yates & Ora D. Clark Yates. I'm married, we have five grown children. I guess you would say I am the family genealogist for our family since 2004. Find A grave is a wonderful website. Family history is very important to me.
I hope I add something that will be of interest to others. Our family names include:Yates/Owens/
Denson/Clark/Parker/Chaffin/Williams/Steadman/Overstreet and many more.

For "PHOTOS" that I have added to my memorials, if you copy them, I would like to receive the CREDIT for them - Thanks, Martha Yates Vandver
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JayWsNana
RE: William F. Parker
M Yates, I sent you an earlier reply, perhaps you didn't receive it. I am trying to trace a William F. Parker, Born in Illinois between 1834 and 1837. He is my ancester, I can get only so far with my research but Family History/Legend (which are sometimes wrong I know) has us related to Cynthia Ann Parker. I started following this action when I read a written account in a diary about a young lady being tired of always being asked why Cynthia Ann wanted to go back to the indians. I started With Cynthia Ann and just kept going until I turned up a William of approximately the right age. Now I am trying to connect him to my William.
Do you know anything about Benjamin Parker Jr.'s son William and his life in Illinois? If it is the right William, I can tell you what happened to him. Sherry Myers
Added by JayWsNana on Oct 21, 2016 6:04 PM
JayWsNana
RE: William F. Parker
I may, I am trying to determine if my William Parker is your William Parker. Do you know anything about his marriages or where he may have gone from Coles County, Illinois? I have a William F. Parker that I have information on in Illinois, IN and TX. Would like to determine if it is one and the same William Parker. My tree has relationship (distant) to Cynthia Ann Parker as part of family legend. Sherry
Added by JayWsNana on Oct 16, 2016 7:32 PM
Peggy Goodwin
John ellis murdock
I saved bunch of documents for u get back with me asap.
Added by Peggy Goodwin on Sep 23, 2016 3:14 PM
Peggy Goodwin
Rev John Ellis Murdock
Found a reference might give clues to find Desth Certificate
Rev John E Murdock
Residence 1960 Lake Charles, La.
Shows spouse as Willie D Murdock
Occupation pastor
Ancestry.com
Lake Charles, La, city directory 1960

1940 houston county, texas census
John Murdock age 23
Willie wife age 21
Barbara Ann age 3

1930 houston county tx census
Ira T Murdock age 44
Clarice age 38 2nd wife?
Many children including a
John E Murdock b about 1917 Tx single

Found a birth index record
Name Murdock
Birth 10 Jan 1917
Houston co, tx
Father Ira Murdock

Found birth cert for female 1st twin***
Born Jan 10, 1917
Birthplace houston co tx
Father Ira Murdock
Father birthplace Limestone Co Tx
Mother Clarice Skidmore
Mother birth houston co texas

Same as above but 2nd twin male***
Born jan 10, 1917

I saved birth certificates if u need them.
More clues for your search.
Added by Peggy Goodwin on Sep 23, 2016 2:40 PM
RobMinteer57
Sam D. Parker 65629332
His wife Maxine was a third cousin of my paternal grandmother. I have not found them in the 1940 census, as it seems I should be able to, so perhaps you can tell me when they married and if they had any children. Thanks!
Added by RobMinteer57 on Aug 28, 2016 8:47 AM
Harriet Besmer-Wells
Family information on Riley Barber King
Dear Mrs. Yates, I am married to a descendant of Thomas Wells who married to Samantha Jane King. In the narrative that was added to Mr. King, it states that Riley King Sr. died in 1902 and Theresa died in 1916.

Riley King's marker states that he died in 1896 and Theresa's says she died in 1915.

Could you please clarify, or have I got the wrong people?

Thank you so much for providing the information on the family. I love it!!

Sincerely,
Harriet Besmer Wells

Added by Harriet Besmer-Wells on Aug 13, 2016 1:29 PM
Scott Walters
RE: KELLUM MEMORIALS
Your welcome.. They are my wife's grandparents.
Added by Scott Walters on Aug 03, 2016 8:13 PM
Cookinkansan
Eli Hart
Thank you very much! I will keep searching for records. I appreciate the work you are doing and the information you are providing. Marly
Added by Cookinkansan on Aug 03, 2016 8:20 AM
Cookinkansan
Joseph Warren "Joe" Hart, Sr.
Hello! I am a great great granddaughter of Joseph (Memorial 164028908). I was thrilled to see a memorial for him. A group of Harts have been searching for Eli Hart (Joseph Sr.'s father) for a very long time. Would it be possible to learn from you any information you have or the source of your information regarding Eli Hart (married to Talitha Cumi Stow)? Thank you so much for creating the memorial for him. Marly
Added by Cookinkansan on Jul 31, 2016 9:30 PM
James Earl (Sam) Price
RE: Major Alexander Yates - 28174223
Very good and thank you. Several things of interest perhaps.
I added a personal note.
I have a lot of stuff on him and his brother and family to add to find a grave.
As you know he has a Cenotapp or Memorial Stone in the Utica, Hinds County, Cemetery, about 30 miles Southeastward. Several other members of the family buried there also.
Do you know anything about him being a graduate of the University of Indiana?????
And do you know anything about where he is buried??

James Earl (Sam) Price
Added by James Earl (Sam) Price on Jul 26, 2016 4:24 PM
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