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Gayle (#47879805)
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Bio Photo Please let me know if you ever notice any errors or if you would like for me to transfer a memorial to you that isn't one of my family memorials.
Please feel free to use any of my photos for your own personal record keeping.
I have been researching my paternal side which includes, Wilkinson,Harris,Hahn,& Caby. Along with Dorsey,Stroup,Wright,& Pringle from Bollinger,Madison & Wayne Counties in Missouri.
My maternal side has included research on Seabaugh,Statler,Moore,& Friese from Cape and Bollinger Counties in MO and OK.




is logging cemeteries in Cape County. See if your Cemetery has been photographed.

Happy Hunting,
Gayle Wilkinson Friedrich Messmer
Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, MO

Remember: If the only reason you control a memorial is to keep someone who was closer, are you doing justice to that memorial. Let the Eagle soar.

When we work hand in hand with these memorials, we can accomplish a good job. So we'll said Marlene.
My life is too wonderful and I am too blessed to fight with some FAG members, who have nothing but FAG to fill their life.

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Marlene Smith
Thanks for the obituary. I like the photo you placed too. The memorial seems complete now. If this lady is your relative you can ask me for a transfer but if you'er satisfied we can just leave as is. I feel when we all work hand in hand with these memorials, we can accomplish a good job. Thanks again.
Added by Marlene Smith on Apr 23, 2014 10:46 AM
RE: Rutha & Angeline
Hi Gayle,

Oh no, you didn't offend me and I didn't mean to make you think that way. I thought you might not have looked at what I did send you and every thing of what I sent you was on the list that you were asking for. So, I'm sorry you took it that way.
Matter of fact I was there by myself in Sep 2011 which I didn't mention to you and I was there in Sep 2012 like I told you. But, when I was there in Sep 2011 I didn't even know the Cribbs where there. Then in Sep 2012 my aunt and I was there together and she is the one that found her Great Grandpa Elgey Grayson Cribbs and he's my Great Great Grandpa.
If I remember right there was empty space's between Elgey's Headstone.
I know when I go back this Sep 2014 I will be going again to Harvey's Chapel Cemetery. So, I will be looking at Elgey's headstone again and I will find out for sure if Elgey has spaces between his headstone or not. I can send you that info then, if that's ok with you!
Thanks for your info on the Websites you have given to me and again sorry we got our wires crossed.

Added by hug2atree on Mar 13, 2014 8:14 AM
RE: Rutha Cribbs
First thing is I have sent you the list of my family the "Cribbs".

Elgey Grayson Cribbs is my 2nd Great Grandpa.

Elgey's daughter from his first marriage is Rutha Mae Cribbs is on that list also and she was born on 13 July 1877 in Marmaduke, Hurricane Township, Greene County, Arkansas and she died 10 May 1964 in San Joaquin County, California and Rutha Mae Cribbs is buried at: Cherokee Memorial Park Cemetery in Lodi, San Joaquin County, California.

Yes, Elgey and Angeline was married on 11 June 1876 in Greene County, Arkansas and that's also on the list I sent you. I have on the: Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957: Event Tpye: Marriage Bond; FHL Film Number: 1301913 for Elgey Cribbs & Angeline Wilkinson.

I didn't check any church records for them. I went and took photo's of my 2nd Great Grandpa Elgey Grayson Cribbs headstone in Sep 2012 and there's not either wife's with him or beside him. He stands alone behind the Church.

The other thing is there's a lot of people talking about his first name. On his headstone it is spelled ELGEY and that's how I have spelt it. His full name is "Elgey Grayson Cribbs". On the headstone it show's Elgey G. Cribbs and his dates are: b. 30 July 1848 d. 12 Mar 1885. He died when he was 36 Y, 7 M and 20 D old and that's on the bottom of his headstone also.
I never found Angeline Wilkinson or R.J. Sawyer in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery.

I know it's hard to think we can find someone's dates easy or locate them easy. But, it's not!

Like me, I'm also looking for another 2nd Great Grandpa named "William Miles Lacewell" and I thought he would be in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery because his first wife is. He got married for the second time to Elizabeth Yates. I'm going back this September 2014 and looking for him again in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery. If he's not there then I don't know where he is at all. I would like to find him also but like you, I might not be able too!
Good Luck to you on finding Angeline Wilkinson!

hug2atree (Donna)
Added by hug2atree on Mar 12, 2014 8:03 AM
RE: Cribbs
I looked to see if Angeline (Wilkinson) Cribbs was buried in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR and I don't have her there.
Elgey Grayson Cribbs was married two times. His 1st wife is R.J. (Sawyer) Cribbs, she was born 1850 in Missouri City, Fort Bend Co., Texas d. ?
They married on: 19 Nov 1869 in Dryer Co., T.N. and they had 3 children:

1. Daniel W. "Dan" Cribbs
b. 26 Aug 1870 in T.N.
d. 21 May 1948 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
Buried: Harvey's Chapel Cemetery in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR

2. Lula A. Cribbs
b. 5 Jan 1872 in T.N.
d. 18 Feb 1941 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
Buried: Harvey's Chapel Cemetery in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR

3. Rutha Mae Cribbs
b. 13 Jul 1877 in Marmaduke, Hurricane Twp., Greene Co., AR
d. 10 May 1964 in San Joaquin Co., CAL
Buried: Cherokee Memorial Park Cemetery in Lodi, San Joaquin Co., California

My 2nd Great Grandpa:
Elgey Grayson Cribbs
b. 30 Jul 1848 in Carroll Co., T.N.
d. 12 Mar 1885 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
Buried: Harvey's Chapel Cemetery in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR

2nd wife and my 2nd Great Grandma:
Angeline (Wilkinson) Cribbs
b. 1 Oct 1857 in Missouri
d. 25 Dec 1917 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
Buried: ?

Elgey Grayson Cribbs & Angeline (Wilkinson) Cribbs married on: 11 Jun 1876 in Greene Co., AR and they had 3 children also:

1. Robert Cavitt Cribbs
b. 1 Nov 1879 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
d. 12 Aug 1947 in Corcoran, King Co., California
Buried: New Friendship Cemetery in Paragould, Greene Co., AR

2. Lucinda Ellender "Ella" (Cribbs) Gonser
b. 10 Aug 1881 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
d. 26 Nov 1945 in Marmaduke, Greene Co., AR
Buried: Purcell Cemetery in Rector, Clay Co., AR.
Luncinda E. Cribbs is "Lucinda Ellender "Ella" (Cribbs) Gonser. She is the one you mentioned and she's my Great Grandma.

3. Thomas Arthur Cribbs
b. 5 Sep 1884 in Greene Co., AR
d. 15 Jul 1964 in Paragould, Greene Co., AR
Buried: New Friendship Cemetery in Paragould, Greene Co., AR

I thought you would like all the info I have for all of Elgey G. Cribbs who is "Elgey Grayson Cribbs" you ask me to add Thomas Cribbs to his father Elgey Grayson Cribbs. The Thomas Cribbs is "Thomas Arthur Cribbs".
All 5 of Elgey Grayson Cribbs children are my Great Grand Uncles & Aunts plus my Great Grandma.

From: hug2atree (Donna)
Added by hug2atree on Mar 11, 2014 5:05 AM
Marlene Smith
Pringle family name
Thanks Gayle for sending me more info on Lloyd Seabaugh. I'm always glad to connect memorials. As you said in your bio, I'm also glad to hand over a memorial to a relative. I've been working in Russell Heights for six months are more; it a large cemetery and slow work. I noticed you have the Pringle name in your family. My SIL was a Pringle before she married an Isbell. Her name is Norma and she was raised in STL, county, now lives in Georgia. Let me know if she is related to your tree. Marlene
Added by Marlene Smith on Aug 13, 2013 12:32 PM
RE: Julius Seabaugh
I am of the Friese line (Elisabeth Ann Friese).
I am originally from St. Louis, MO and Elisabeth raised her 10 children there. She married John Richard Morgan, but he died in middle age and she did not remarry.
Added by Marigay on Feb 22, 2013 1:43 PM
RE: Julius O. Seabaugh
I transferred him to you, but I cannot transfer his first wife Effie as she is part of my line.
Added by Marigay on Feb 19, 2013 8:14 AM
Erin Jackson

Thank you so much for you taking the time to photograph John Helmers headstone for me.

I appreciate your time,

Erin Jackson
Added by Erin Jackson on Sep 12, 2012 12:28 PM
Clarissa B.
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Thank you Gayle for the photo of my husbands uncle Harold Crader stone it is greatly appreciated.
Added by Clarissa B. on Aug 29, 2012 12:24 PM
Joe Burns
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Thanks Gayle for the photos. Your effort is appreciated. Joe Burns
Added by Joe Burns on Aug 28, 2012 5:27 PM
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