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M. L. (#46601479)
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If you are one of those folks who disables your messages and has no email address listed, in other words, NO WAY TO CONTACT, I will in all likelihood ignore your message to me. Nothing personal, but sometimes I need to confirm things.

(Note: I don't have Internet access where I am now and I don't often get to a place where I can use it. I appreciate all the messages and Littlejohn 'finds'. Please be VERY patient if you need a response. And be understanding that I can no longer reply to each message. Thanks so much and have a fun day!)

I kinda enjoy a-trompin' 'round the graveyards, sometimes. Ya know? I like the peace and quiet.

Most of my entries are not related. If I have made an entry that you don't want to see deleted, and is of no interest to me, now would be a good time for you to take it. Just say so.

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Don't crop all the background out of your photos so that only the gravestone is left! Surely you don't remove everything but the face when you take a photo of a family member. Leave something to look at.

If you have a better photo to replace one of mine, lemme know. If I agree I'll delete mine.
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Debra Usry
Rich Hill Cemetery, Lamar Co., Texas
In regards to your photo requests for the Littlejohn family and others buried at Rich Hill B Cemetery, in Lamar Co., Texas.:


"Rich Hill Cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of the county and is believed to be a Black cemetery. It is in Block 16 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. It is located on the south edge of Pat Mayse Lake property and can only be reached by water. There are only four wooden stakes inside a barbed wire fence. Reportedly the community of Rich Hill was located near here before Pat Mayse lake was filled. All burials were supposed to have been moved to Fairland/Littlejohn Cemetery before the lake was built, but others have reported that this was not done. This cemetery was visited in March 1992, by Butch Mills.

GPS coordinates are 33° 49' 21.3780" N, -95° 34' 7.2264" W. (Latitude 33.822605 and Longitude -95.568674)

Oldest known burial is that of Carrie Hunter Littlejohn who was married to Bethel Littlejohn. Using other records to compile the information, there were a total of twenty-four known burials here:". Source: gen.1starnet.com. In Cemetery Records.

Sincerely,
Debra Usry, Librarian
Lamar Co., Genealogical Society Library
1135 Bonham St., Texas 75460
Added by Debra Usry on Jun 24, 2016 5:04 PM
cheryl bishop
Barbara Littlejohn, Aberdeen Scotland
hello, my great grandmother was Annie Littlejohn Robertson. I am also related to Barbara Littlejohn, Aberdeen. My great grandfather was married to Annie, Fredrick O Robertson. There are still a few relatives, living in New England. Do you have any more info on the Littlejohn or Robertson families?
thanks
Added by cheryl bishop on Mar 07, 2016 6:47 PM
gisele kurtz mitchell
Cleveland - OKC
Hi, I just took care of the photo req. I sent you some info. that I just realized I overlooked something. I said the office had no record of Clarence, but I overlooked in my notes that he showed a John L. (who is listed) and a John...there is no marker for John. Maybe he is CLARENCE. I will get the death date for him. Is that scenario likely? let me know if you need anything else. G
Added by gisele kurtz mitchell on Dec 11, 2015 10:36 AM
gisele kurtz mitchell
Littlejohn-Fairlawn Cemetery OKC
Hi, I have your photo requests...as far as Littlejohn. The caretaker only shows one. Dec. 30, 1914, Male J.W., buried in the colored Paupers section. I will try to upload your photos in the next couple of days. G
Added by gisele kurtz mitchell on Dec 09, 2015 2:48 PM
Cindy L Gregg
Billy Don Littlejohn Birth/Death 13 Jun 1940 Wolfforth TX Cemetery
Hi M. Littlejohn. I grew up in Wolfforth, TX and I am only 8 miles from there. I am willing to try hand find the infants grave that you are seeking.

I understand from looking at the memorial page that the cemetery claims to have no record of this baby but I am willing to look if wish for me to.

Sincerely,

Cindy L Gregg
Added by Cindy L Gregg on Dec 05, 2015 1:06 PM
ggia
Wives of William's son-question
I am assembling a biography about William's son Chase. I would be grateful for information about Chase's marriage to Mary Ellen “Nellie” Koen (1857-1897)and to Jane "Jennie" Koen (1865-?). Some sources say they were sisters born in Washington Territory. Gilbert Gia, Gilbertgia.com
Added by ggia on Sep 08, 2015 8:07 AM
Don Gray
Thankyou
Thankyou for posting photos of my grandfather. I am Don Gray son of Norma White who was the youngest daughter to Edith and Jacob Pontius. Norma is also buried in the family plot.
Added by Don Gray on Sep 07, 2015 12:21 PM
Lawrence & Sue Dale
Littlejohn Cemetery, Chicota
Were you the one who started the home page for this cemetery? If not, do you know who did?

I have been trying thru Findagrave for several months (three tries now)now to add the following to the page with ZERO results

Littlejohn Cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Lamar County (and should not be confused with Fairland-Littlejohn Cemetery within the city of Paris). It is near the community of Chicota about 4 miles northwest of the intersection of Highway 271 and Farm Market Road 906. GPS coordinates are 33.87382 Latitude and -95.57639 Longitude. In Paris, at the intersection of Loop 286 North and Hwy 271 North, take Hwy 271 north for 12.8 miles to the intersection with FM 197 in Arthur City. Take FM 197 westerly for 3.9 miles to the intersection with CR 36850, Take CR 36850 northwesterly for 3/10 miles to the intersection with CR 35910. There is a cemetery access road here to the north. The cemetery is 99 yards north and does have an overhead sign. The cemetery was surveyed on 12 May 2014 by Lawrence and Sue Dale and pictures were made of all markers that were in place at the time.



Note that this also has GPS coordinates and that feature no longer works on Findagrave for us to add the cemetery map.

If you can possibly help on this it will be greatly appreciated.

Lawrence & Sue Dale (#47327714)
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Added by Lawrence & Sue Dale on Jun 13, 2015 4:48 PM
MHaun@AOL.com
Capt John H. Reed
I am working on my family tree and have found a relative of mine is a Rebecca Reed Redick half sister to John H. Reed, I hoping you are related to the Reed's and could fill me in on some of their history related to Rebecca. Thank you Mary at MHaun500@att.net
Added by MHaun@AOL.com on May 31, 2015 10:40 AM
g mccauley
Nathaniel and Marie Winchell
A very belated thanks for adding info for Nathaniel and Marie Winchell to their records.
Added by g mccauley on May 16, 2015 3:02 AM
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