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Tom Ball (#47105507)
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Bio Photo I've been searching since 1995. I haven't had any formal training but I've logged a lot of hours.

If you want to request a transfer of a memorial that is not one of my relatives, please go to the memorial and click on the "Edit" tab at the top right of the memorial. Then, click on the "Suggest a correction" link to send an email. It is important to use this link as the email will include a link to the memorial AND your Find A Grave member #, both of which are required before a transfer can be made. This way, I can be sure I am transferring the correct memorial to the correct person. Also, please state your relationship to the individual AND include your email address in case I have questions and/or need to contact you.


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BALL in Texas, Arkansas, Virginia. Also:Burrus, Byrd, Curtis, Donaho, Larrimore, Lemaster, Lewis, Love, Whitney.

HOGAN in Texas, Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina. Also: Baker Brown, Cusick, Gibson, Green, McMurray, Mebane, Phelps, Rankin, Shadrack, Steele.

FRAZIER in Texas, Alabama, North Carolina. Also:Elliott, Henry, Hill, Jones, Larrimore, Rutherford, Thompson.

PETTEY in Texas, Alabama. Also: Wright
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DWalden
Saphronia E. Walden
Your FindA Grave record indicates two husbands, Hogan and Marbury for Saphronia E. “Fronia” Walden Hogan. Separate 1880 Census records for Lower Lafave, Yell County Arkansas exist for Sophrona and George Marbury, and Eliza and Frances Hogan, each with their own set of children who were born during the same general time frame. In the same census records, you can see that these women’s parents were born in Georgia (Saphrona) and South Carolina (Eliza) respectively. These are two different women, which taken together with the tombstone information, suggest that we may have gotten two different women involved in your FindAGrave record. Since my Saphronia E. Walden’s parents were born in Georgia, I think she married a Marbury rather than a Hogan. Census records for her early years indicate that she was born in 1849 or 1850, so on that basis alone it could go either way.

Do you have additional documents or information that bear on this situation? If so, I would be interested.
Added by DWalden on Mar 19, 2016 12:35 AM
Stanley Miller
Clayton Ball WWII Killed in action
Clayton Ball is listed in the National Archives WWII Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and AAF Personnel as a resident of Lee County, Texas. From the 1930 and 1940 US Census records he was enumerated as a citizen of Harris county, son of John L and Tennie Ball. His brother, James Vann Ball, was also in these census records of that family. James is not shown in the National archives as a Lee county resident. Do you have any information on why Clayton is so listed 9e.g. enlisted in Lee county, drafted while living there, etc?

I'm doing some work on Lee county casualties and would like to be able to fill in the record.

Thank
Stan Miller

Added by Stanley Miller on Nov 02, 2015 2:59 PM
Sherry
RE: John Porter
No need to transfer the page. Thanks for adding the info! Sherry
Added by Sherry on Jul 19, 2015 7:10 PM
BSmith
RE: edits
Thanks, Tom. I haven't come across any more needing edits, but if I do I'll let you know. Thanks for much for your help.
Added by BSmith on May 20, 2015 9:19 PM
Mia Houghton
Woodson Hogan
Just wanted to let you know I have linked wife Emma and children to your memorial
Added by Mia Houghton on May 19, 2015 4:25 PM
BSmith
edits
Tom,

Please check your edits page. I edited the birth and death dates for William Holloway Pettey, as confirmed by his death certificate and headstone. Need you to approve the edit. Thanks.

Bsmith
Added by BSmith on May 11, 2015 8:09 PM
RCAkin148
Reed Children
Hey Tom,

Thank you very much for the Reed Children. Means quite a lot to me.

Also appreciate you creating their gravesites as I don't think I would have ever found them.

Best Regards,

Bob Akins
Birmingham, AL
Added by RCAkin148 on Nov 09, 2014 4:05 PM
Mary Hubbard Miller
RE: Gladys Gilmore
If you will send me the memorial number I will delete it.

Thanks,
Mary
Added by Mary Hubbard Miller on Nov 09, 2014 6:54 AM
Helen Davies
Thank you!
Hello Tom,
Thank you so much for the transfer of Wm Mackton Cunningham.
God bless you always!
Helen Davies/DallasTX
Added by Helen Davies on Nov 09, 2014 4:06 AM
Mary
Noel Albright
Please disregard an edit I sent you for Noel Albright, my fingers were acting quicker than my brain (the info is already documented). I went to my edits to retrieve it, but could not locate it to do so. Thanks
Added by Mary on Nov 07, 2014 7:35 AM
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