Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
May Ashby Royer (#46886807)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 17 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Daughter of John Finnel Ashby and Goldie Helen Reddell. related to surnames; Ashby, Reddell, Hall, Royer, Bratcher, Smith, Browning, Helton, Hull, Dodd, Conder/Condor, Cravens, Findley, Powell, and others.I am Currently working on the Royer's, Dodd's and Cravens genealogy. Any one with info regarding these lines please contact me. I live in Mineral Wells Texas and was raised in Weatherford Texas. Alot of the entries I have made are ones that I got while visiting the grave yards, Newspaper Obits, Texas death Certificates, and Cemetery searches in my area. If I have posted anyone and you Know more info, ie; Birth place, parents, grandparents, siblings, children please contact me so I can add this information. Or if you are family I will transfer them over to you. If you find an error please let me know I want my info to be as accurate as possible. Please feel free to use any information or photos I have posted for your genealogy research. No need to reference me, but please reference find a grave so that others will be made aware of this great site.
 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 10,032 Memorials Added
 • 10,450 Memorials Managed
 • 19 Memorials/Week
 • 6,202 Photos
 • 6 Photo Requests
 • 392 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 156 Virtual Flowers
 • 11 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 27 Fame Ratings
 • 5 Sponsorships
 • 16 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Ashby's (35)
Cravens (144)
Dodd (220)
Friends (7)
Griffin's (2)
Horn and Hampton (25)
My Family (83)
Nickell (47)
Royer (32)
Smith-Browning (3)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Carolyn Andrigh..., DeVone Bower, garry dodd, Larraine Dee (M..., Larry Lack, Liz Freeman, Lynn Walden, Mancel Skelton, mikey sweek, Paula and Mom, Robert Coburn, Scott James, Searchers of ou..., Tim Hawkins, timcdfw, totsie
Messages left for May Ashby Royer (573)[Leave Message]
Owen Whitsitt
crawford cemetery
My name is Owen Whitsitt and I have distant relatives buried there. My mother was a Lasater and there are some 5th cousins in that cemetery.
If the caretakers are trying to limit public access, who can I contact to get directons or permission or a acompanied trip to the cementery. Thanks
Added by Owen Whitsitt on Nov 30, 2016 10:03 PM
PatC
Mary J. Gibson
memorial #17815218
In case you never have found out, her name was Gibson, as was mine before I was married. Her brother, William, would have been my gGrandfather thru' his son, William T. (some people say F.). Much of that family started using the spelling Gipson in the 1900s. I understand from my Uncle that the family generally believed that it had been spelled Gipson at one time. On his birth certificate it is Gipson at the top and Gibson at the bottom. His brother had problems when he joined up for the second world war. I have never found a birth certificate, but based on census data most people think she was born about 1858, but I don't have any real documentation for that.
Thank you so much for all your work with find a grave. It is appreciated.
Patc
Added by PatC on Nov 12, 2016 10:29 PM
Joshua Smith
Dodd
After I sent my last message to you, I noticed you are related to the Dodds. Henry Smith was the son of J.M. Smith and Mary Williams (1827-1891). Mary Williams was the daughter of Moses Williams (abt 1800 AL - 1839 TX) and Mary Polly Dodd (1801 GA? - abt 1864 TX). Any ideas who Mary Dodd's parents might be? She and her husband where early settler of Red River/Hopkins/Delta County Texas. She then moved with her second husband John "Jack" Smith to Bell County Texas. No death record or headstone, but he remarried in 1864 in Bell County. Its not important if you have no clue, but if you have any names, I'll keep them in mind when I look through Henry Smith's descendants DNA matches and see Dodd.
Added by Joshua Smith on Oct 24, 2016 12:20 AM
Joshua Smith
RE: Thank you for updating Melvina Smith Howeth
I made the request again, should be correct this time. Melvina Smith was the daughter of Henry Smith and Victoria Smith buried in Pony
Creek Cemetery. The death certificate for her and most/all of her siblings show Vick Shipman, this is because Victoria Smith's mother was a Shipman (Ann Shipman, who was married to Henry Smith, and widow of Gilford Smith). In other words, Melvina's parents were cousins, and the family wasn't proud of it.

Thanks for all your help!
Added by Joshua Smith on Oct 24, 2016 12:10 AM
Joshua Smith
Thank you for updating Melvina Smith Howeth
I accidentally selected the wrong mother for her when making an update the other day. I recently found a latter from her granddaughter from the 1960's that confirms her mother was Victoria Smith. Thanks again, and sorry for requesting an update for the same person in the same week.

Joshua Smith
Added by Joshua Smith on Oct 15, 2016 9:48 AM
Carolyn Caldwell
Citra
when we were there about 1972 or 73.
Thank you for responding.
Added by Carolyn Caldwell on Jul 16, 2016 8:37 PM
Carolyn Caldwell
Citra
Added by Carolyn Caldwell on Jul 16, 2016 8:35 PM
Carolyn Caldwell
Citra
I am sure we are talking about same Aunt Clara.
Ed Wallace is her grandfather. I can not tell you
how we got there except we came from McAlester, Ok.and had to take a boat to get to cemetery. First time I had ever been in a boat. Sure we are talking about same people and same cemetery.
but I do not remember a fence or sign being there.
Cannot remember if they took pictures. But remember them talking about Clinton Edward Wallace being buried next to his two wives. Clara was married to "jinks" franklin and they owned a service station in Mcalester. After he died she married Clarence Bigbie. Billie (Willie) her twin sister was my husbands mother. her mother was Sena Kemp who married John William Wallace son of Clinton Edward Wallace.

Added by Carolyn Caldwell on Jul 16, 2016 8:33 PM
Carolyn Caldwell
citra
Maybe you can clear something up for me. About 40 years ago I visited a cemetery with my husbands Aunt Clara Franklin and his mother Billie
Wallace Caldwell. The cemetery was located on a hill. We had to enter a state park and tell why we were there. Then had to take a boat across the water to get to cemetery. My question is this Citra cemetery. Their grandfather Clinton Edward Wallace was buried there with his two wives. But records are only showing Carrie Faye Nichell. It is my understanding Alice Bateman was buried there also. his 1st wife. At that time I was not into family history. This was in Oklahoma and I assume Hughes co. I do not remember a fence was that added later? All I remember is taking a boat and going up a hill to get to.
Added by Carolyn Caldwell on Jul 14, 2016 6:36 PM
Charlotte
RE: David J Davis and Julia Hammer Kendrick
The correct date of the marriage of Julia Isabella Hammer Davis and J. O. Kendrick is 1891.

I have family ties to both the Hammer and Kendrick families in Hill County and I would like for you to transfer this memorial to me.
Added by Charlotte on Jul 10, 2016 10:20 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service