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Janie Healer Davis (#46586213)
 member for 11 years, 11 months, 29 days
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Bio Photo PHOTOS: Any photo I have posted on Find-a-Grave is intended to be used...please consider this your permission to copy and/or post any of my photos.

When I fulfill a photo request, I do not simply take a photo of the request only. I research the surname (and often connected surnames) within that particular cemetery and photograph them all when I go. And I will never, ever take just one photo within a lot. If the lot has more than one grave, they ALL get photographed since they will all be connected in some way. This allows a person to see photos of their entire family units, plus allows me to edit and link them all together when adding the photos.

DUPLICATES: I try my best to do a thorough check before entering any memorials. I will never intentionally create a duplicate, although sometimes it just happens with the delay in the Find-a-Grave system at times. Even if my memorial was entered first, I will usually delete IF the other memorial is complete.

My interest is not in numbers but in the precious souls who walked among us on this earth. However, I would appreciate your using "the Golden Rule" when asking me to delete a memorial. Most people already do and don't have to be reminded. Just want you to know that I will never intentionally be rude to anyone.

CORRECTIONS: I'll be happy to make corrections on any of my entries if needed, or I will gladly transfer memorials to family members (at my discretion when it involves my kinfolks). I would appreciate your using the "Edit" function to request corrections.

ABOUT ME: I have lived in Sweetwater, Texas all but four years of my life. A genealogy nut, I love to help people find their family information through this volunteer work.

FIND-A-GRAVE: I am the Find-A-Grave coordinator for the Nolan County Cemeteries. The Sweetwater Cemetery is my favorite (my daughter, father & grandparents are buried there).

MY FAMILIES: (just to name a few)

Cardwell * Hammond * Turner * Elam * Fry * Douglass

Hughes * Thomas * Lee * Beard * Willingham * Folmar

Free * Wyly * Bates * Stewart * Powell

Always interested in hearing from anyone with any connections to my families.

MY CEMETERY TIES: I have strong family ties to the following cemeteries:

* Sweetwater (Nolan County, TX)
* Old Bethel (Anderson County, TX)
* Frankston City (Anderson County, TX)
* Roby (Fisher County, TX)
* Rose Hill (Taylor County, TX)

By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

(Copied with permission from Frank Everett)
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Jackie (Cobb) Condon
Sarah Rebecca Keith Shelley
I just came across your bio on Sarah , I am a granddaughter of LaVerne (Hollimon) McCauley I was just @ the Mesa Cemetery & completely forgot to see if Absoloms headstone was there ; I had just discussed this with my mother as a couple other " family stories " surfaced I hadn't heard before . I'm 75% sure he is buried there as the majority of both sides of my family are , Peter & Emily Jane (York) Shelley are I know for fact. I'll be back in that area in a couple months and let you know for sure

Thank You,
Judie Gallegos
Added by Jackie (Cobb) Condon on Aug 01, 2015 2:40 PM
~Pam Miller~
RE: Mary Ann Coffman
Thank you for the info, I sent a e-mail to the other memorial.

Pam Miller
Added by ~Pam Miller~ on Jul 23, 2015 6:53 AM
~Pam Miller~
Mary Miller Coffman
Thank you, for the obit & cemetery info on Mary.

I appreciate this
Pam Miller
Added by ~Pam Miller~ on Jul 21, 2015 6:38 AM
RE: Photo Attempt
Thanks. I have a copy of his death certificate. I don't manage his memorial but I did contact the lady that does. She is going to make a note on the page.
I agree, you have to love those brick walls.
Added by Angie on Jul 20, 2015 2:41 PM
Photo Attempt
Thank you for trying to find James Mouser. I very much appreciate your efforts. His death certificate claimed he was buried in Sweetwater but maybe something changed.

Good luck with your research,
Added by Angie on Jul 20, 2015 1:40 PM
William Gorman
Albert Weston Butler
Thanks first for updating "Fudge's" memorial and then kindly transferring it to me for care and keeping.

William Gorman (#47658044)
Added by William Gorman on Jul 19, 2015 8:20 PM
Robin Edmondson
Duplicate Memorial
You have duplicated my father's memorial and I would like you to please remove Joel Chan Edmondson dated July 9, 2015 from your memorials. I have his memorial dated 2/14/2014 and it is complete. My family is also buried in Sweetwater and you have confused my mother with this duplicate. I appreciate your help. Thanks. Robin Edmondson
Added by Robin Edmondson on Jul 16, 2015 9:55 PM
Mo Memorials 2 Make
Thanks so much for your time and generosity, in
helping us to view our loved ones monument. Have a blessed week and thanks again for everything.


Karen Renee'

Ola Marie Henderson Nickell Find A Grave # 121578847
Added by Mo Memorials 2 Make on Jul 14, 2015 11:02 AM
Mo Memorials 2 Make
Thanks so much for your time and generosity, in
helping us to view our loved ones monument. Have a blessed week and thanks again for everything.


Karen Renee'

Ola Marie Henderson Nickell Find A Grave # 121578847
Added by Mo Memorials 2 Make on Jul 14, 2015 11:02 AM
Rebecca Wright
RE: Joseph Glass
Dear Janie,

Thank you so much for the change on his birth date, I appreciate your time in doing this. Also thank you for the link to my address, that way if any family member searching the family tree needs the documentation, I can easily provide it. Because he is not a direct ancestor, but an uncle, it's fine for the memorial to stay in your capable hands, but thank you for offering! I read your bio and it sounds like you know Sweetwater like the back of your hand. Many of my husband's family lived there, especially back in the early 1900s. If I ever have a question about the area, I'll know who to contact!

Thanks again for your help.

Kindest regards,

Rebecca #47388083
Added by Rebecca Wright on Jul 10, 2015 10:06 PM
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