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Judy Richards (#47131306)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 14 days
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Bio Photo I helped co-write state laws to protect our cemeteries here in Texas.
I've been Honored by the Texas State Senate, Texas State House of Representatives, The Dallas County Historical Commission for my work in preserving and protecting our cemeteries. I served on The State Senate Advisory Committee as well as being an Advisor to a number of cities in my area pertaining to cemeteries within their city limits. I have helped in clean ups and restoring a number of cemeteries. I believe very strongly in cemetery preservation. Cemeteries in most cases are the only history of those that came before us. Like rare books in a library once it's lost it's lost forever.
I served six years on the Duncanville City Council, two years as mayor pro-tem.
I've been working on family genealogy since 1976. I'm the wife of Wallace Richards.

Judy Richards

Emil G. Strange (b. 1907 Texas)
Ottie Orox Ellisor (b 1916 Texas)

James Rudolph Strange (B. 1880 Arkansas)
Willie Bell Cain (b. 1882 Texas
Otho William Ellisor (b. 1879 Texas)
Enolie B. Bennett (b. 1891 Texas)

Great Grandparents
Jasper Rudolph Strange (b. 1849 Arkansas)
Malissa Jane Paul (b. 1852 Alabama)
Andrew J. Cain (b 1844 Arkansas)
Julia Ann Hardee (b 184 Alabama)
Godfrey Calvin Ellisor (b. 1857 Texas)
S. Eunice Ross (b. 1891 Texas)
Francis Marion Bennett (b. 1856 Alabama)
Victoria Lillian Routon (b. 1856 Alabama)

Great Great Grandparents
John Daniel Strange (b. 1811 South Carolina)
Martha Ann Powell (b. 1831 Alabama)
William Marion Cain, Sr. (b. 1831 Tennessee)
Eleandor Jane ? (b. 1823 Tennessee)
John Ziba Hardee (b. 1782 North Carolina)
Mary Tabitha Brooks (b. 1800 Georgia)
Godfrey Thomas Ellisor (b. 1811 South Carolina)
Emaline Frances Ellisor (b. 1827 South Carolina)
Albert Bennett (b. 1810 South Carolina
Sarah Waters (b. 1820 North Carolina)

Wallace Richards

Wallace K. Richards, Sr.(b. 1912 Texas)
Edna Frances Chapman (b 1918 Texas)

John Thomas Richards (B. 1870 Texas)
Annie Victoria Biggs (b. 1879 Texas
Frank E. "James" Chapman (b. 1885 Tennessee)
Carrie Bell Cook (b. 1890 Missouri)

Great Grandparents
Willis Tiberius Richards (b. 1844 Georgeia)
Martha Elizabeth Dickerson (b. 1849 Virginia)
William Andrew Biggs (b 1858 Missouri)
Liddie Ann Tillman (b 1862 Missouri)
John H. Chapman (b. 1855 Tennessee)
Annie C. Wilson (b. 1860 Texas)
John Cook (b. 1826 Missouri)
Sarah Brown (b. 1848 Missouri)

Great Great Grandparents
John J. Richards (b. 1815 Georgia)
Eliza T. Willingham (b. 1824 Alabama)
George William Dickerson (b. 1814 Virginia)
Francis A. Ruley (b. 1814 Virginia)
Andrew Allen Biggs (b. 1834 Tennessee)
Catherine Jane Rector (b. 1835 Tennessee)
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Sherry SH
Honolulu Memorial Courts of the Missing
Hi Judy , Thank you so much for the information you provide for our heroes. If, at anytime, you would like to manage the memorials I have created, feel free to ask via the edit button.
I know the families appreciate the extra info about the ship / sub that their hero served on!
Added by Sherry SH on Oct 03, 2015 10:34 PM
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I am not an Admin on this site. I have no authority and I have never removed any photos or memorial pages. I am just a Contributor for almost 12 years.

If you have a problem with someone removing photos or pages you have contributed, you need to contact someone with authority.

Thank you for all the work you do here.
Added by Travelingal on Oct 01, 2015 4:20 AM
RE: Virtual
I am not an admin not my site...I think the work you are doing is great..we just can't have all the can add your pictures to the other don't have to give them away.
Added by ShaneO on Sep 30, 2015 5:03 PM
Added by ShaneO on Sep 28, 2015 9:46 PM
First off, nice work with the memorials and the info provided. However, all the WWII veterans listed on the Tablets there were already in place.

I have a duplicate virtual cemetery...and you will see many of your recent memorials added there on it.
Added by ShaneO on Sep 28, 2015 8:40 PM
RE: Albert Edward Williams
Okay, thank you.
Added by WhiteTulips on Sep 12, 2015 9:27 PM
joseph lilly
Melvin R. Saunders
Hey Judy: Could you transfer to me the findagrave site for Melvin Saunders. Old Bethel Cemetery, Anderson Co. Tx. No. 8281811. My number is 46778938. Would like to add his entire famity. Parents , brother sisters etc. Joe Lilly
Added by joseph lilly on Sep 12, 2015 7:41 AM
Patricia O'Neal
Anderson Memorial # 56780877
I appreciate your understanding. Thank you.

Patricia O'Neal
Added by Patricia O'Neal on Sep 11, 2015 7:48 AM
Raymond Kresha
RE: Francisco Herrera
Thank your for updating Francisco's memorial. There is more information.
It appears that there were two Francisco Herrera's born on 10 April 1939. I did not notice the second one and much of my work is based on those parents. However, another member claimed the first one, with records to demonstrate that my brother-in-law Francisco was actually the second one. His parents are Antonia Mata and Jose Maria Salinas Herrera. However, Jose Maria died in 1940 of a heart attack while Francisco was an toddler. Antonia married in 1949 to Francisco Quiroz, that being his step-father, as you have noted in the text.
Francisco's daughter, Catherine Ann, and son, James, now live in western Nebraska, not far from their mother, who is living in Mitchell, NE.

The brother Guadalupe and sisters Susanna and Ida belong to the other Francisco. The names of our Francisco's brothers are Jose Plutarco, Jose Clemente and Clemente Garza and sisters are Antonia, Lionor, and Victoria.

I will send more, as it becomes available. I am hoping to get it right as Francisco's death devastated the family and they should be proud of him.
Added by Raymond Kresha on Sep 04, 2015 9:32 AM
Raymond Kresha
RE: Francisco Herrera
Hello, just found your listing for my brother-in-law, Francisco Herrera. He was born in 1939 and died in the Vietname war in 1966. He is buried in the Mitchell Cemetery in Mitchell, NE, Scottsbluff County. The findagrave number is #18288053.

I do not know if they can be merged or what you might suggest.
You are a great contributor and was amazed at how much work you have done. I am just getting started in the Canyon Lake area of TX.

Raymond Kresha
Added by Raymond Kresha on Sep 03, 2015 6:06 PM
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