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Ray Parks (#46914784)
 member for 9 years, 4 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy for many years & preserving family history. Now that I am retired I have time to devote to research.
I grew up in a small town of Watseka in Illinois & a lot of my family still reside there. I have been gone for a long time & now live in the high desert of the Antelope Valley in California. Even though I am far from my hometown, the Internet makes it close. I have enjoyed so much finding relative connections from many parts of the nation. It makes it fun & worthwhile to met others with the same goal. Even though not all of my entries are relatives, I believe that everyone has a story to tell & obituaries are a Genealogical treasure.
I am a retired Industrial Electrician & my wife is retired from the banking world where she was working in Human Resources. We have been married for 53 years. Yes, to each other. We like working on this project together. We also enjoy our grandkids.
If there is any questions or input that you would like, please feel free to email me. If there is information or corrections you would like me to make I will be happy to do that. I would also consider deleting so you could add your own page for a person.
Thanks, Ray
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Ray Vick
John Taylor Parks
I have been researching my TAYLORs and suspect there may be a connection between John's mother and my William Robert Taylor.

While looking at your memorial for John I noticed it did not link to his parents so I sent you the links.

If you are into genealogy email me so I can tell you what I found.

Ray Vick
San Diego
Added by Ray Vick on Jan 02, 2016 9:54 AM
Judith Hasselbring
Greetings! If you will please send your source for parents, I will be glad to make the links. Thank you!
Added by HJ on Dec 31, 2015 6:41 PM
Karyl Jorgenson
Lester Edward Heath
I see on the Find a Grave info that you have Lester's parents listed as William & Anna Preble Bissell.
Are you certain of this? The marriage record for Lester & Louise Andrews in 1916 shows his father as Arthur Heath & mother as Anna Evers. Perhaps William Bissell was a stepfather?
Thanks if you can help,

Karyl Bissell Jorgenson
Added by Karyl Jorgenson on Jun 15, 2015 5:01 PM
Valerie Creel
Ronnie Joe Hawkins
Just wanted you to know that I found out that there has been a gravestone for Ronnie Hawkins.Heres what it says born Jan.21-1944-DEATH FEB.6-2011-Photo courtesy of The Daughters of The American Revolution.Burial Lancaster Cemetery,Lancaster L.A.Co.Ca.Created by Antelope Valley { tf1ansiansicpg1252
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Added by Valerie Creel on Mar 05, 2015 10:52 PM
Brenda Meier
Mack Williams
Thank you for transferring the memorial to me. I appreciate it.
Added by Brenda Meier on Oct 07, 2014 7:08 PM
Brenda Meier
Mack Williams
Hello, I am Thelma's sister Brenda. I was wondering if you were related to Mack in someway since you put his memorial on the day he was buried. I know his brother Howard has family in California and was wondering if you were part of the family. If not, would you transfer the memorial to me? Thank you, Brenda
Added by Brenda Meier on Sep 26, 2014 6:53 PM
ginny lee
Anna Marie Sandhurst
Ray, I have a picture of Anna Marie's tombstone but it is not in Maple Grove Cemetery. It is in Body Cemetery. Did you want me to post it? If so could you change the cemetery listing? Thanks, Ginny
Added by ginny lee on Jul 29, 2014 8:25 AM
12 Jul 2014 Thank YOU!
Thanks for transferring Don Yusten my brother in law so quickly. Best wishes have a great weekend!
Bob Guillaume
Added by R. GUILLAUME on Jul 12, 2014 12:18 PM
Valerie Creel
Ronnie JOE a Hawkins
Thank you for linking to his parents.
Added by Valerie Creel on Nov 22, 2013 8:04 PM
Janice Prichard
Franklin Dessaint
Please link to parents F 50287452 M 50287451
Added by Janice Prichard on Sep 10, 2013 5:07 PM
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