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Jr. McKay (#46876826)
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My wife and I have been doing genealogy research on both of our families since we retired in 1990.
My lines include (McKay, Cobb, Long, Matney, George, Benefield, Latch). All of my family lines were in the U.S. as far back as I can trace (early 1700's). My sirname migrated from VA to OK via TN, GA, AL, and AR. On my mothers side they migrated from OH to OK via IL and MO.

My wife's lines include:(Skaggs, Gilreath). Her family migrated from KY, SC, and GA to OK. We are willing to share any information we have.

We also take cemetery photos of our family stones as well as for tombstones for cemeteries in our area.

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Mary Ann Tarkington Johnson
RE: Jesse Harrison Tarkington-Camp Groce
True, unless something buried should show up we'll not know.
I will send you something through "Edit" on Find A Grave.

Appreciate your help

Mary Ann Tarkington Johnson
Added by Mary Ann Tarkington Johns... on Feb 11, 2015 12:32 PM
Mary Ann Tarkington Johnson
RE: Jesse Harrison Tarkington-Camp Groce
Do you know how he determined Jesse Tarkington was among those buried at either Camp Groce or McDade Cemeteries? Since 2 cemeteries are listed, I'm reasoning that no direct conclusion could be shown as to the cemetery, but only he died 2-1865 in Hempstead and most likely buried in one of the two shown. Would this be a logical assumption?

also I would appreciate, (an should I send a request to you through Find A Grave),that where his marker and other information on his family is located be attached. Or can you transfer both to me, I'll be happy to add information so others can see what and why marker was done.


Mary Ann #46989029
Added by Mary Ann Tarkington Johns... on Feb 11, 2015 10:32 AM
Mary Ann Tarkington Johnson
Jesse Harrison Tarkington-Camp Groce
Just learned of his name on this site and McDade Cemetery Am interested as to the records you have regarding his burial being in Camp Groce/McDade and when was his name added to this site. In all our research from years prior to 2012 , we knew he died in Hempstead Hospital Feb 1865, no one was able to tell us where he may have been actually buried. No records were available of him or others. He is my 2nd great grandfather. His father, Burton Tarkington came to Texas in 1826 and settled in what is still known as Tarkington Prairie, Liberty Co Tx. On 3-2012 we were able to get a marker and there was a re-enactment service (like they would have done in that time period) and his marker is located at the foot of his wife, Priscilla, in McGinnis Cemetery, Liberty Co TX.I very much appreciate hearing from you regarding the above. Thanks Again Mary Ann Johnson
Added by Mary Ann Tarkington Johns... on Feb 11, 2015 4:56 AM
Rice County KS. Research
45525777 Anna Louise Backhus
I'm sorry. After looking closer at this headstone, I beleive the father is Hienrick Backhus not Anton. I'm going to correct this. The stone doesn't say, but Heinrick's wife was Sophie if you have information of her you can add.
These 2 couples, the fathers being brothers, had daughters named Anna born in the same time frame.
If you feel this correction is in error, I'll change it back.
Let me know please.
Added by Rice County KS. Research on Jan 12, 2015 11:34 AM
Larry Youngblood
Elijah J Youngblood
Elijah was my great-greatgrandfather's brother. I have his line back to the 1740's but I don't know how to update the records. Also, I do not know where all are buried...just the last 4 generations. „˛ ClickˇK see about, then hover over Y-DNA Results, click on Classic and/or colorized
Celebrating our Successful Tenth year of the Youngblood DNA Project...Happy hunting !
Looking for Youngblood Researchers and Male Youngbloods to participate in the Youngblood DNA project.

Thank you
Larry & Marie Youngblood
Hilltop Lakes 936-855-2786; Ranch 936-396-1220 ; 281 (C) 772-0952
Retired - sitting on the front porch and watching the grass grow

Added by Larry Youngblood on Dec 21, 2014 9:21 PM
Lynda Puakea
Lina & Henry Eckhoff
I just found your photo of Lina & Henryʻs gravestone... she is a 2nd great grand aunt of my daughter-in-law. May I use the photo on my private family tree? I always give credit to the photographers... thanks so much and Merry Christmas!

Lynda Puakea
Added by Lynda Puakea on Dec 17, 2014 8:33 PM
Patterson Daughter
RE: Mary and JR Patterson
Thank you I appreciate it.
Added by Patterson Daughter on Nov 14, 2014 12:42 PM
Patterson Daughter
Mary and JR Patterson
Could you please transfer
J R Patterson-Find A Grave Memorial# 30914967
and Mary Frances Patterson-Find A Grave Memorial# 30914930, accounts to me. This is my Great-Grandparents and would love to be able to add family information to there pages and link other family members to them. Thank you so much!
Added by Patterson Daughter on Nov 14, 2014 10:55 AM
D. E. Beeson
Pearl McKay & George Cornelius
Have added a photo to their memorials....

Added by D. E. Beeson on Nov 09, 2014 11:50 AM
Margaret Harper White
Thank you for your revisions on Margaret's memorial. You're the best!
- Carolyn
Added by CWDavis on Nov 09, 2014 6:37 AM
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