|Homer King (#47410672)|
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I live in Lumberton, Tx. My Family side King, Gregory, Sturrock, Belt, Sumrall, Willey, Bland, Peveto, Linscomb, Ratcliff, Woodward, Harlan & Hendrick families. My wifes side Gallier, Burfield, Hendrix, Myers, Gist, Savoie. I can photo all of Hardin, Tyler, Orange, Jefferson and southern Jasper & Newton Counties.|
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The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it.
****If you volunteer on this website and decide you no longer want to maintain the records please transfer your records to someone who has an active account and willing to take over the records. I am one of many willing to take over records. This really will help reduce duplicates. It would also be a good idea to leave someone instructions on how to do make these transfers should you go inactive without warning.***** Thank You (Borrowed from another FAG Contributor)
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
By Thelma Greene Reagan
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
"If you wonder about your 'roots' you have two parents, four grandparents eight great-grandparents and 16 great-great-grandparents, and by the time you go back 10 generations 300 years or so- you had 1,024 people from whom you are directly descended. --Mady Castro
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|suecal||RE: Lishe Bridges|
Homer, Thank you for investigating this. I greatly appreciate your time and effort. I am also a volunteer, but on vacation since there is a white blanket covering our earth here. Thanks for helping others.
Added by suecal on Jan 15, 2017 1:00 PM
Added the data you sent to me tonight. I see you are in Lumberton, I live in Orange, Tx. How about that?
|Teresa Mitchell-Orr||Heart-felt Thank You|
Dear Mr. King,
I was amazed to find my precious Mother's information already placed on the Find A Grave website.
Thank you for your thoughtfulness and the time you put in for my family.
Teresa Mitchell Orr
|Marinemomtx||Just a thank you!|
Thank you for your unselfish time to do the work you do. I found my parents gravesite on hear but didn't even expect it. It feels good to know stranger would care. I don't live far from Hardin Cemetery so I'm able to go when I like but thank you again. God Bless! Teri (Edwin and June Whisenhunt's daughter)
|bvn||RE: Permission to use photos please?|
Barzillai Willey (1764-1851) was my mother-in-law's 3 great grandfather. Thanks so much for permission to use your photos! Have a good day.
Added by bvn on Jan 02, 2017 10:27 AM
|bvn||Permission to use photos please?|
Hello. You have added photos to memorials of some of my family members. So far I have found the Willeys in Union Cemetery in Clark Co., Indiana. May I please have your permission to include your pictures in my family records? Credit for the source would be included, and copies would be for personal use, not for publication or posting elsewhere on the internet. Thank you very much!
Added by bvn on Jan 01, 2017 12:42 PM
|Wayne Cappen||Frank Raymond Lormand|
There are duplicate memorials
Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee
Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Aug 09, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 134123332
R.S. Farmer Memorial Cemetery, Silsbee
Created by: jrrmr910
Record added: Nov 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43980591
I think that is the problem it has a marker sorry for the trip I didn't think to look for a duplicate.
|Wayne Cappen||Frank Lormand|
No a lot photo isn't necessary thanks I will note it. Merry Christmas, Wayne
|Sheila Miller Mason||Terry Britten|
Thank you so very much for your time and efforts in searching for a headstone for Terry Britten. It is greatly appreciated.
|Elizabeth Ashworth-Beard||RE: Dorothy Marie Willis Cole|
Thank you for your help.
I have 43,000 names in my Family Tree Maker including The Galliers.
I can do my research, but I do not do anything else like copy and paste etc. Always afraid I will lose the names. I married into the Ashworth family, my maiden name is Tumlinson of Stephen F. Austin,s Colony. And yes Marie was a funny, sweet, loving lady Elizabeth
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