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Ruth (Hickman) Wicks (#46792405)
 member for 11 years, 21 days
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Bio Photo I think this "Find-a-Grave" website is wonderful, and I hope more people will add data to it. Hopefully my input will help someone out there.

I so enjoy finding & visiting the old pioneer cemeteries, where the dates go back to the 1700-1800's.

I'll be more than happy to make corrections and/or add data, make relationship links, etc, but I am curtailing (not stopping) transferring memorials due to a growing misunderstanding of what Find-a-grave is all about.

Please DO NOT not leave me a message of "any kind" without leaving a way for me to get back to you. It makes no sense to do so - it is useless and it will be ignored.

Your "e-mail" must be present in your messages to me.

DO NOT ask for transfers without return contact information either.

I only transfer memorials according to Find-a-grave guidelines so check first before asking please.

TRANSFERS: Per Findagrave regulations:

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. This DOES NOT include aunts, uncles and cousins.

Please do NOT add personal data in the "Leave Flowers & Note" section -- that is NOT what it is for...... send the data to me & I will be happy to add it in the "Bio Section" where it belongs. Thanks!

NOTE:
Another contributor has ask my help in managing some of the memorials he created, therefore if I can be of any help to you with of the memorials he has transferred me let me know. I will be glad to make updates/corrections or links to them.

God Bless!

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Check out my memorial below for my beloved kitty "Punky" that crossed over the "Rainbow Bridge" on July 20, 2014. It was such a heartbreak..... I miss her so much.

Click on the link below:

punkywicks

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R.A. Beyer
Lucy Drusilla Sheppard Cooley
Hi Ruth,
Hope you can clear something up for me.

Appears Lucy Drusilla Sheppard was married to:

William Kinchen Cooley, Jr. Born: 1803
Parents: William Kinchen Cooley, Sr & Elizabeth Higgins Trull

Then she married William Kinchen Cooley, Sr.
Probably around 1837. (Father of the above son)

The last marriage produced: Sarene Ronnie Cooley. 1838-1880

Now here is my mystery question:
Do you think, William Ard Cooley Born 1831-1902,
was the son of William Kinchen Cooley, Jr. &
Lucy Drusilla Sheppard?

Something doesn't make sense.
Thank you for checking this out.
RuthAnn Beyer Spidell spidellra@aol.com
Added by R.A. Beyer on Jun 25, 2016 1:08 PM
carol sellers
RE: Gordon grave
Hi Ruth, I want to thank you so much for Transferring William Gordon's Memorial to me. That means so much. I am going to just put one there. I am like you why should I get in trouble when no one claims to know who is taking care of it. It was mowed when I visited last Saturday. So I know someone is responsible for it. Thanks Ruth From Carol Gordon Sellers
Added by carol sellers on Jun 25, 2016 11:19 AM
Melissa Lambert
Garnet Leona Baker McKay
Thank you for the transfers! :)
Added by Melissa Lambert on Jun 15, 2016 2:08 PM
marciann miller
Barrett Cemetery
Greetings.
Many of my family members are buried here in Jackson Twsp., IN.
Do you have any information about this cemetery, including photos?
My family and I are working to repair it.
Many thanks.
Marciann McClarnon Miller
mcclarnon412@yahoo.com
Added by marciann miller on Jun 15, 2016 1:11 PM
Rickey "Rick" Boult
TRANSFERS
Thank you so very much for the transfers.

Rick Boult "BOLT"
Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Jun 14, 2016 7:22 PM
Fran Matchett
Winchester Cemetery
Ruth, Do you happen to know if there is any one person who keeps up the records on this cemetery and/or how I might contact him/her. Thanks, Fran
Added by Fran Matchett on Jun 14, 2016 7:00 AM
todd hansell
Robert Jackson
Thanks very much for the transfer. Have a great day!

Todd
Added by todd hansell on Jun 09, 2016 3:54 PM
Melissa Lambert
Bertha Helen Baker Marlow
Thank you for the transfer and information! It's much appreciated! :)
Added by Melissa Lambert on Jun 08, 2016 5:55 AM
Diane & John
Re: Thomas 'Uncle Tom' Gilman
An extremely interesting article about Gilman! Thanks for sending it. Doesn't sound like he had any family of his own.

Diane
Added by Diane & John on Jun 05, 2016 9:18 AM
JP & Lori Barnard
Davis transfers
Thanks again, Mrs Wicks. FYI.. Fanie Davis was a Henderson, a direct descendent of the family which the Henderson Hall Plantation in Williamstown, WV. is named after.

Fanie's GG-Grandfather was Alexander Henderson, the father to the original builder of Henderson Hall. You have blessed my day. Thank you.


Added by JP & Lori Barnard on May 31, 2016 5:53 AM
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