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|I am a first generation Texan, with an|
Oklahoma birth certificate. If I said that my college days were at "THE University", it would date me; that was what "University of Texas at Austin" was called 50 years ago!
My mother was born in Indian Territory before Oklahoma became a State. But I, like many others, did not ask ENOUGH questions; so after retirement, a goal was to write my history from scratch. By that time, there was no one around to give me information, so the search was on! I have been so fortunate to meet several hundred "cousins" to claim, between my family search and that of my husband's. I am lucky because he has joined in 100% of these endless searches and also does a lot of the leg work. He can walk a cemetery much faster than I, and he even keeps his humor doing it!
Do any of the following words sound familiar: OBSESSION, COMPULSION, ADDICTION, BURNING LATE NIGHT LIGHTS, CAN WE EAT OUT TODAY? Maybe those are words to describe any genealogist, AND IT IS NEVER FINISHED! Neither am I.
Just a few months ago I stumbled into Findagrave, and life has not been the same since. There have been a few things that we have been able to contribute to the site, but there have been many things that have been given to us from the site.
THANK YOU SUNSHINE
My name? Billy with an e
Billye Vanderburg Schulle