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Remember........."That which you share, multiplies and divides. That which you withhold, diminishes and dies." W. Clement Stone
~ The unfolding history revealed during research of families is so interesting, fascinating, but sometimes tragically sad, causing one to wish they had studied history more astutely and to have listened to stories told by our elders when young ~
I'm most interested in helping Nancy Brewer, aka NJBrewer, in her effort on Find A Grave to recognize the pioneers and builders of my home town of Carthage, Missouri.
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NOTE: Several contributors have allowed me to update their memorials by transferring to me then upon completion I return them, ~ ~ if they so desire.
Would also enjoy your comments, corrections, and would dearly love to be given all of my relatives and dearest friends of whom I've deeply researched on Find A Grave which are created by others.
I am a retired civil engineer (raised in Carthage, Missouri(ah) till 1944), with at least three known 3rd g,grandfathers veterans of Revolutionary War, one 2nd g,grandfather (served two years) & two g,grandfathers veterans of the Civil War with father a veteran of WW I, my brother & myself, veterans of WW II, ~ ~ who well over ten years ago was given a WebTv and have since enjoyed setting in my easy chair in Naples, (until November 2006 with moved 35 miles north to Shell Point Village near Sanibel Island, Lee county, Florida), doing genealogy on it till it went out of business 30 SEP 2013, when my 79 websites were transferred by Pris Weathers to host site WordPress.com, so now I'm using a computer.
On 25th May 2010, became oldest in my paternal Boggess line, for thirteen generations, to at least the 16th century, when becoming older than our veteran of the Revolutionary War, Samuel Boggess (1742-1825), with only my maternal great,grandfather, John A Flora, having lived around one & half years longer as of this writing.
Family lines of most interest to me:
FLORA, Hagee, Shults/z, Wallick.
BOGGESS, Knight, Luke, Robinson, Wood.
Also included among my "Memorials" are all, including 9 blood related, with only 15 listed by others, within this 1964 abandoned Methodist church one acre cemetery we restored in 2004, ie: Point Pleasant
Well in excess of a hundred blood and/or shirt-tail relatives, including a 17-1/2 y/o Burmese cat, have been transferred for my management (one, deleted because she is living) and have transferred hundreds to others. Several others, mostly by mega-number holders are with incorrect information, will NOT correct or stubbornly withheld from me, and refuse to add family links and/or bios. I would like very much to gain management of all my family's Memorials plus those of special interest, on Find A Grave and I'm most ready to share with others.
Several memorials with inactive contributors, have been transferred to me which now have biographies and family links added, helping other researchers.
Many cohorts throughout the states have helped me by sharing family information, pictures, etc for my many booklets which were freely distributed to libraries, universities, historical groups, family members, etc and now my many web-sites with documented information of those researched that are related, some by only a thread.
Much of my research is also filed in some twenty or more states with USGenWeb archives, (should the link NOT open, change "org" within link to "net") and on some on Pris Weathers wonderfull website and also found on my Amarillo (formerly of Graham), Texas friend's Worldconnect tree, some of which I have used for Find A Grave memorials, search his index for name: Daryl
William (Bill) Samuel Boggess
Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri till 1944
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Great work! Flossie's second husband, Raymond D Holt, can be linked by #36677939.
Added by SmrtCnk on Nov 25, 2014 6:50 AM
|SmrtCnk||Florence Ballard - Staley|
Some corrections for you:
Her nickname was Flossie/ Flaucy; her first marraige was in 1928 to my great-grandfather, James O Galloway.
Here birth year was 1902 in Haskell, Texas and her DODO was July 1987 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ballard was her maiden name.
Added by SmrtCnk on Nov 22, 2014 4:51 PM
|Jenepher Homer||RE: Wood Robinson|
Felix is the son of Benjamin Robinson and Magdalene Webb. You have in the bio of Benjamin that he married a Wood but you didnt think he was of the Alexander Wood family. I know who she is. She is a cousin to Felix.
|Jenepher Homer||Wood Robinson|
I have info on Felix Robinson and Elizabeth Wood if you are interested. I descend through the brother of Elizabeth, William.
|June Ford||caswell p ford #35502032|
I checked your records & doubt that you have more but must ask: do you know anything more about this man's ancestry? I believe he was son of Thomas & Melinda (Hackett) Ford, and I'm interested in those people because they may be links to my husband's ancestry. Very complicated but would like to hear from anyone interested in unraveling the Fords from KY, esp Madison, Scott & Harrison counties.
|Sue Wehnert Guss||RE: Memorial# 28786257|
Thank you, I emailed the Death Certificate. :)
|Sue Wehnert Guss||Memorial# 28786257|
I have a Death Certificate for Frances Avery Helm if you are interested in having it?
Sue W Guss
Corvallis, OR 97330
|Roberta Kasnick RIPPERGER||Ripperger relation|
I found your name under the Royal W - Winnie Agnew Ripperger lie. My husband is grandson of Winnie A & Lawrence Ripperger, of Stover MO.
Please contact me in regards to filling in more of the family tree?
Bobbie (Roberta) Kasnick Ripperger
|Cindy Cannon||RE: Simeon Collier 20810251|
Thanks so much!
|Cindy Cannon||Simeon Collier 20810251|
Bill, I've been searching for info on my 3x great grandmother, Emiline Colier (Collier) DOB about 1835, married to Tilman Gardner Helm on 9-21-1856. She had one son Alonzo Frederick Helm born in 1857. I have not been able to find any other information her but Tilman remarried in approx 1860 so figure either died in childbirth or soon thereafter. I've noticed that Simeon Collier had an "unknown female" born between 1831 and 1835 and wonder if this may be Emiline. Although Tilman's findagrave states that she was born in Laclade County, MO, I haven't found any proof of that. The only piece of paper I have found on her is her marriage to Tilman. I am wondering if maybe she is the "unknown female born between 1831 & 1835," as stated in Simeon's memorial. Do you happen to know if there is any other information as to who this unknown female is? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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