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Lynda Duncan Miles (#47070549)
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Bio Photo I am very actively pursuing family information. I maintain an Ancestry.com tree, and my brother and I have family photo sites on Smug Mug, where we display the photos we get from family members and kind souls who share on these programs in hopes of preserving and sharing them with all families who need them. It occurred to me when going through my mother and grandmother's huge trunks full of photos that it was sad for one family to have all those treasures and not share. And, so began my many, many hours of scanning and sharing photos and information.

I also enjoy visiting other memorials and cemetaries and adding flowers, pictures or data to memorials that have no information, or very little. My husband and I walk through cemetaries quite often, and find the headstones so interesting. I love adding to the history of these people, and it grieves me to find one that says "unknown" on a headstone. Genealogy has become a true passion.

My lines are Duncan, Mather, Dodson, Smith, Moore, Bullion, Curtis, Whitehead, Barron, Reid, and you know how that goes - many more! I am happy to share information and photos with those seeking help, and so very much appreciate all that is shared with me.

I live in the Hill Country of Texas, am married, and enjoying retirement.

Please feel free to use my information and any photos I have posted. I do not understand the fuss about using someone's photos. If they are sacred and personal, then don't post them, is my philosophy. We are all here to help one another and share for this and future generations. So many photos get lost in fires, animals getting into boxes, etc., so why keep them private? After we are all gone, our grandchildren and gr-grandchildren will someday be searching for images and information, and if I took it with me, they would be left at a loss. There are so many members in my family who suffered fires, floods, tornados, and other losses. But, at one time they DID have a photo of "Great Uncle John", however, now due to some unforseen circumstance, it's lost forever..... Think about it.

God bless and and Happy Trails..
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alma reinhardt
John E Johnson, Mills County
Sent you an e mail asking clarification on how the birth location, death location, nickname, parents of John E Johnson (Find A Grave 105452167) was derived. If he was married to Alice Sommerfeld as stated it is incorrect. Will share correct information once this is established. My parents and us kids were personal friends on the family. Thanks alma
Added by alma reinhardt on Dec 04, 2014 8:22 PM
djyancey
Juanita Duncan
how are you related to Juanita Duncan (deceased)

?

Dennis J Yancey
Added by djyancey on Nov 28, 2014 12:42 PM
Henry S. Dillon
RE: Memorial# 132888493 -Barbara Dillon
Thanks so much for your help.

Henry S. Dillon
Added by Henry S. Dillon on Nov 26, 2014 8:10 PM
K Kennedy
Dodson info
Lynda,
I agree with your feelings on sharing. I am sure there will be one in the next generations who will appreciate what we have saved and shared.
I have added your info to their memorials.
Thank you for the kind words.
Karen
Added by K Kennedy on Nov 25, 2014 9:14 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser 🎄
RE: Elsie
You are weicomel
Tricia
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser ... on Nov 20, 2014 8:42 PM
Cynthia
Hodges - Conway
Hi, Interested to know if Glendon D. Hodges was descended from Annie O. Conway and Henry Hodges. I am from the Conway line and the way I trace it is Annie's father was Thomas D. Conway and his father was William Conway and William's father was Gideon and his mother Melinda Edwards. My line would be my father Willie Albert Conway - Harrison Emmett - Samuel Elvis, Charles B. and then Gideon. Do any of those names ring a bell? I thought maybe William and Charles B. were brothers. I am interested in genealogy and just trying to track down people in case they would be able to add information or pictures. Thank you

Cynthia Conway Moore
Added by Cynthia on Nov 16, 2014 7:47 PM
Khillwoods
James L. Duncan #75356004
Hi Lynda, I just sent some updates on James, are you descended from him? If so we are cousins, he was born in Tipton Co. TN. I've been communicating with another Duncan too who is descended from his older brother Jefferson W. Duncan. James and Jeff's mother was Nancy Emeline McBride Duncan and was an older sister to my 2nd g.gr.mother Mary Jane McBride McNair of Tipton Co. TN. I too have a tree on Ancestry and my main thing is doing family tree research. I read your bio on here, exactly my feelings about photos and family history, Kay.
Added by Khillwoods on Nov 05, 2014 1:09 PM
Jeanette
RE: Rutha Maude Rankin Smith
Thanks for the quick update. I didn't know I could make the change myself but I also prefer to not alter data on memorials, unless I am maintaining them. Have a great day!
Added by Jeanette on Nov 03, 2014 5:46 AM
Jeanette
Rutha Maude Rankin Smith
Please make a correction in the listing for Rutha Maude Rankin memorial # 94998738. She was the daughter of Leslie Marshall Rankin #75256942 and Maudie Angelina Taff #75256154.

She is listed in the 1930 and 1940 San Saba, TX census records with this family.
Added by Jeanette on Nov 02, 2014 7:08 PM
Sue Lilley
Lennox Oakley
Linda,

Thanks so much for the additional information. I have added the bio. stuff and linked him to his parents.

Sue
Added by Sue Lilley on Oct 20, 2014 10:38 AM
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