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Cecil Vaden Jr. (#46998439)
 member for 6 years, 6 months, 7 days
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If you want to use any of my photos that I have posted on Find A Grave you are welcome to do so as long as it is for genealogical research and is neither immoral or illegal!

My Grandparents:
Virgil Vaden & Kara Alta Hollis Vaden
Ray Adams & Gladys Taylor Adams

G Grandparents:
William Thomas Vaden & Mary M. Dyer
Caswell Webb Hollis & Drucilla B. Smith
Walter W. Adams & Catherine White
John W. Taylor & Sophronia E. Smith

G G Grandparents:
John David Vaden & Mary J. Moyers
Apollas Dyer & Sarah C. Myers
William Bennett Hollis & Lavinia Jones
Samuel Sample Smith & Mary Jane Dillion
Samuel Spencer Adams & Sallie Harrison
Seymour White & Susan A. C. Hudspeth
John Bemish Taylor & Isabella T. Bennett
Madison Monroe Smith & Zemly Gill

My Wife's Parents:
T.W. Bryer & Zula C. Ritchie Bryer

Abraham T. Bryer & Gladys A. Dodd Bryer
James H. Ritchie & Flora I. Brown Ritchie

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Sandria Dobbin
Ashley M. Chreene grave
Mr Vaden, My name is Sandria Dobbin and I am having several stones made for family members in Farley Chapel Cemetery. I know where Deborah Haley, Jacklan McClure and Thomas Everett, Jr. stones belong next to Pauline Williams.

This is my problem right now. I'm looking for the grave of Ashley M. Chreene (d.May 21, 1986)

Could you provide the location for the setting of a stone for Ashley M. Chreene?

Mike at Houston County Monuments will be going there soon to set the 4 stones and I would be so appreciative if you could help us.

Sincere Thanks,
Sandria Dobbin
Added by Sandria Dobbin on Oct 19, 2014 6:22 PM
Bob Trapp
G, W, Judkins
Thank you very much for the fast reponse to updates and the credit. Most unexpected. His mother is a great aunt and I like to see her children again reconnect to her and her husband.
Added by Bob Trapp on Oct 01, 2014 7:04 PM
Friendship Cemetery
Thank you for the memorial transfers.
Added by Virginia on Sep 30, 2014 9:07 PM
RE: Thank you
Good idea... I'll start being careful on SACs I send you from now on! Seriously, though, you've got the right perspective even if some of those you've helped are jerks.

Have a great day!
Added by MHK on Sep 15, 2014 2:24 AM
Thank you

You continue to amaze me with all the memorials & photos you add and how fast you turn around updates. And now the COOL WAY you gave credit for the links! I am impressed by the way you did it, though it's certainly unnecessary (and a little embarrassing) when YOU are the one who's doing so much for me and hundreds of other researchers.

I do miss our correspondence since SACs became "auto". Hope things are great with you!
Added by MHK on Sep 09, 2014 9:29 AM
Mo Memorials 2 Make
Hi Cecil
I was wondering if you have a picture of the full stone for James Lewis Baxter Find A Grave 8373942? If you do could you place that on James Lewis Baxter's Memorial please?

Thanks so much. Keep up the awesome work. Have a blessed week.

Karen Renee'
Added by Mo Memorials 2 Make on Aug 20, 2014 10:03 AM
It isn't really necessary to publicly thank me for the relationship links and full names. I enjoy linking families back together again.
Added by Betty on Aug 11, 2014 3:30 PM
Gordon Echols
Juanita Trojan Storenski
Wow, thanks for the speed on those links amazing..g
Added by Gordon Echols on Aug 11, 2014 9:27 AM
RE: George Fowler Sampson
I cannot say for CERTAIN, but I have him in the 1940 census remarried to Ollie after his first wife's 1937 passing. His youngest daughter is still living in the household with him - it was the only lead I had (thank goodness for!). When you're in the monument business, you know that a young widow/widower is most likely going to move on and remarry and leave yet another "double stone" (and cemetery lot) half empty. This is so misleading many years later. I messaged the owner of the other page and she put a note on his other page, but didn't "un-link" him to his first wife. I find it's better to leave the erroneous page up and put a note on it telling of the person's actual burial site so no one else creates that same erroneous page again. I believe you have him in the correct cemetery as his other stone has no death date inscribed (another industry clue!). Thank you again for your swift updates and your interest in having things done correctly; it's a pleasure to work with someone like you!
Added by monumentdesigner on Aug 09, 2014 4:52 PM
George Fowler Sampson
Thank you for the mention on George's page; I really appreciate it!

~ Lynn :)
Added by monumentdesigner on Aug 09, 2014 3:58 PM
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