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Ed Elam (#46629771)
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Bio Photo I have been working on my own family tree since about the Fall of 1999. I started this project by doing transcripts of my own family's cemeteries and taking photos of the stones. I am sure this is how most folks get started doing this kind of thing.

On my father's side, I am researching these names; Campbell, Clouse, Donalson, Edwards, Elam, Engle, Faris/Farris, Gillum/Gilliam, Harris, Hodge/Hodges, Hutton, Keck, Owsley and Riddle at this time. These surnames are from Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas, with ties to England, Germany and Scotland.

On my mother's side, I am researching these names; Cantley, Clay, Gibbs, Rorrer/Rohrer and Turner at this time. These surnames are from Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, with ties to Switzerland, Germany and England.

You have my permission to use any photos posted here as long as it used for research and not for profit.
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James Coston
Lena Wilson, Mexia Cem.
Morning Ed.
The surname Wilson appears 11 times on the cemetery registry, unfotunately, Lena is not one of the them.
I also searched for "1952" in case she was listed by another name, still nothing.
Can U give me another Wilson in Mexia to associate her with, that may be the key to the puzzle.
Later, James Coston
Added by James Coston on Jun 28, 2014 6:38 AM
Kendall Vance
RE: Turner's - Barber Cemetery
I do plan to take photographs of it all and post them, hopefully in the not too distant future. There are several Turner's in that cemetery, all in a big group together. So, till then!
Added by Kendall Vance on Jun 08, 2014 11:04 AM
Robin Bradford
RE: Nellie A Rorrer Richmond
You are welcome. I will be adding more interments in the Rock Creek area in the next few days just in case you are looking for someone else.
Added by Robin Bradford on Jun 04, 2014 5:06 AM
Kendall Vance
RE: Andrew W Turner
You are very welcome! If there's anything else I can help out with from up here, please feel free to ask!
Added by Kendall Vance on Jun 01, 2014 10:54 PM
Handwork/DeHaven/Balentine/Parker/Plankinton-PA Ja
Memorial# 15970905 Willie Ruth (nee Boggs) Dixon
Thank you so much for the wonderful photos on willie's Mem. Page! She is the 2nd Maternal GGM of my Great Granddaughter, who will be six this August. I'm making a Family Tree for her birthday. She'll really enjoy seeing these photos! Thanks for all you do at Find A Grave! Janet Handwork Spencer ~ Dallas, TX ID# 47018983
Added by Handwork/DeHaven/Balentin... on May 20, 2014 10:41 AM
Robert Darling
RE: Turner Connection
Sorry for very late reply. My Grandmother was a Margaret "Maggie" Turner b. 1873 Ohio, d. 1875 Florida. Wife of Jesse Boot Grant Darling
Added by Robert Darling on May 15, 2014 3:13 AM
Ella Elam
Hi Ed sorry to be such a pain, I just happened to think that maybe you wanted a picture of the stone I can do that too my mother is buried in that same cemetery so if you want a picture of her stone let me know I can do that too thanks Leah Workman.
Added by Leah on May 09, 2014 8:57 AM
Ella Elam
Hi Ed I hope you don't mind but I found Ella's picture and put it with her memorial but was wondering if you would like the obit I did find it and I noticed you did not have it in their but if you do or would like for me to put it in their I can but thought I would ask first, but if you don't that is fine too just thought I would check thanks Leah Workman.
Added by Leah on May 09, 2014 8:18 AM
RE: Invite
Hi Ed
The inscription is at the very bottom of the stone. I cant read it, but the pic is nice.
happy trails,
Added by TALKING STONES on Apr 16, 2014 11:01 PM
RE: Invite
Hi Ed,
Sorry for the confusion. Oscar is the kzn who died. I sent u the ancestry invite, but need to work on that Elam line. I have the info on paper.
Happy Trails,
Denise Rancour
Kingman, AZ
Added by TALKING STONES on Apr 16, 2014 10:53 PM
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