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Shirley Burks Wells (#46511681)
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Bio Photo BEATITUDES OF THE FAMILY GENEALOGIST

Blessed are the great grandmothers, who hoarded newspaper clippings and old letters, for they tell the story of their time.

Blessed are all the grandfathers who filed every legal document, for this provides proof.

Blessed are grandmothers who preserve family Bibles and diaries, for this is our heritage.

Blessed are father who elect officials that answer letter of inquiry, for some, this is their only link to the past.

Blessed are mothers who relate family traditions and legends to the family, for one of her children will surely remember.

Blessed are the relatives who fill in family sheets with extra data, for them we owe the family history.

Blessed is any family whose members strive for the preservation of records, for theirs is a labour of love.

Blessed are the children who will never say, "Grandma, you have told that old story twice today."
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sniksnak
John Duchesne
Thank you so much, Shirley, for the transferal of John's memorial. Have a great evening. Fondly, Suse
Added by sniksnak on May 19, 2016 4:57 PM
Cricket
RE: Re: Clarence and Mary Emma Rawls
Hi Shirley,

It's so nice to hear from you! I'm Eugene's youngest daughter. I'll make sure and tell Dad that I have been in touch with you! I only found this website today.

Thanks so much for reaching out!
Added by Cricket on May 13, 2016 7:33 PM
J. Spaulding
RE: Re: Temperence Burks Evans
My apologies!
Just browsing and noticed the duplication.
As often many are not AWARE of the other memorial.
Again, I apologize.
Added by J. Spaulding on May 05, 2016 7:03 PM
Debbie Parker
Minerva Braswell Burks
Shirley,

BTW, I sent a message to Cathy-O, the owner of the page that you linked Minerva with to advise her of the error.

Deb
Added by Debbie Parker on Apr 15, 2016 12:43 PM
Debbie Parker
Minerva Braswell Burks
Shirley,
I believe Minerva's date of death (1884) is incorrect on her page. It looks like 1881 on her stone with W.P. Burks and he married Louise Ledbetter in 1882. Just an observation.

Deb
Added by Debbie Parker on Apr 15, 2016 12:34 PM
Danielle Bonner
Joshua Wade O'Neal
Hi. Just wanted to say thank you for taking the time to create the memorial for my son. I appreciate it very much.Thanks for transferring it to me. God Bless.
Added by Danielle Bonner on Apr 07, 2016 9:44 AM
Bo
Juanita Peebles
I don't guess this is really important but Juanita Peebles Tisdale's first name was not Margaret but Mildred. The Peebles Family are my relatives and she had a younger sister named Margaret Elizabeth Peebles that also married a Tiadale.

Alton J. "Bo" Watts
Added by Bo on Apr 01, 2016 12:56 PM
Bobby Robertson
Add Daughter to father's Memorial
Sandra Gail (Sandy Smith} Is the Daughter of W.E. Son Smith. Her Memorial Number is 30032967. She died back in 1962
Added by Bobby Robertson on Mar 28, 2016 4:11 PM
Barry
James Conley Shows # 10625388
Do you know if this is the husband of the person buried next to him:

Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Shows
Find A Grave Memorial# 52097668

Thanks, Barry
Added by Barry on Mar 25, 2016 5:58 PM
Sandra Lee
possible duplicate memorials
Memorial 20823121 is for John William Kornegay, my first cousin, 3x removed. The memorial page at 19378691 for "Unknown Kornegay" appears to be a duplicate - same headstone pictured, same dates.
Regards,

Michael D. Lee
Added by Sandra Lee on Mar 06, 2016 8:40 PM
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