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Beverly Joe Vaughn ☮ (#46915126)
 member for 9 years, 3 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo Ever since I was a small kid, I've always been interested in my ancestors. I'm sure I drove the older members of my family nuts by always asking who was married to whom and who their kids were.
As an adult I've traced my lineage back four to seven generations and still enjoy working on filling in the blanks.
I also love to roam around in cemeteries and look for odd and different headstones. I have a scrapbook of photos of these stones that I started years ago and still add to it every chance I get.
My favorite is a stone that I found in a local cemetery in Bentonville, Arkansas... it's a man's headstone and carved by the monument company is this phrase, "I told you I was sick". I literally had to walk up to the stone and touch it to believe it was really there.
I first started using find-a-grave to look up famous people's gravestones, such as Bruce and Brandon Lee, those have to be two of my favorites, they are beautiful.
I finally, just in the last couple of weeks started working on adding information on the cemeteries where I have relatives buried. It's a great way to save and share information.
If you would like to either correct or add to a bio, or contribute any information regarding any memorial I have placed, please feel free to contact me. I welcome all information. Or I'll be more than happy to transfer any memorial page to friends or family. Please put "Find A Grave" in the subject field. Thank you!

If you have a minute please visit daddy and mommie's memorial pages. Joe W. Vaughn., Rhoda V. Vaughn.
and for my gramps, he was/is my special human. Will Vaughn.
...and for all of my FAG friends out there, I want to thank you for all the flowers left on my loved ones pages and all the sponsorships.
Only a member of this awesome family here on Find a Grave could know how much all of this is appreciated! :)

This is a link to some great pics of some of the military elite & medal of honor recipients buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

This link will take you to the official Arlington Cemetery site.

I also contribute to a site that focuses on just gravestone in Arkansas. There are so many older cemeteries and the stones are fast fading away. If you have pics of any stones from a cemetery in Arkansas feel free to enter the stone and or the cemetery. It's a relatively new site so everyone with Arkansas gravestones is welcome, the more the merrier! Here is the link.

Enjoy! Bev :)


7-11-2010
I just added the dog that 'owned' me for a few blessed years, visit my beloved boy if you get a chance, Sandy Myers.



THE STONE SEEKER

Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone

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Danita Willis
Searl Watson navy picture
Hello-

Searl Watson was my grandfather and I ran across the navy picture of him from WWII that you originally shared. I love this picture!

Do you still have a copy of it that we might could possibly get a copy of? The one on here we tried to print but it is very little and blurry. We don't have any of his navy pictures and would love to have one.

How do you know Searl? My mother is Paula Watson Frank, his first child and only daughter.

Thanks and have a great weekend!

Sincerely,

Danita (Frank) Willis
Added by Danita Willis on Sep 22, 2016 10:05 PM
Nancy Cornelius
RE: Arthur Decker
The person that is the owner of the Asbury memorial is his daughter. She describes Asbury cemetery to the tee as being where he was buried. Not sure what the deal is but hope to get out to Asbury soon and will check this out. Will let you know if I find anything.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Sep 18, 2016 7:52 PM
Nancy Cornelius
Arthur Decker
I found a marker for him in the Douglas cemetery and not the Asbury. See Find A Grave Memorial# 54904697. I have contacted the memorial owner as well.
Added by Nancy Cornelius on Sep 13, 2016 8:44 PM
Algernon and Conan Together on the Rainbow Bridge
Pete Clayton, Jr.
Hello Bev,

Thank you so much for sponsoring the father of David Clayton. I just read that he wrote, "It meant a lot to him."
Hugs,

Andy & JD
Added by Algernon and Conan Togeth... on Sep 08, 2016 1:57 PM
Mo Crawfish
Thank you so much
Thank you sincerely for sponsoring the memorial page of my great grandmother, Addie Mae Outlaw Madison. It's very considerate of you.
Added by Mo Crawfish on Sep 07, 2016 8:57 AM
Mo Crawfish
Addie Mae Outlaw Madison sponsorship
Hello, I just noticed that you sponsor the memorial of one of my great-grandmothers, Addie Mar Outlaw Madison. Thank you so much for that. Are you also related to her? I'm a granddaughter of her son William T. "Buck" Madison.
Added by Mo Crawfish on Sep 04, 2016 10:50 AM
Kathleen
re. cousin Beverly
P.S.
I also have a the ONLY Original photograph my Grandpa had of Mary Ann Cecil' Dalton and Her Three Sisters. No one else has that photograph, so I know and Have exactly what she looks like.
Thanks again,
Look forward to hearing from you'
Hope this helps. Happy to share.
Kathleen
Added by Kathleen on Aug 28, 2016 11:05 AM
Kathleen
re cousin Beverly


If I'm understanding your message correctly,
William and Anna are your 4th Great Grandparents?
Assuming I'm right, your 4th Great Grandma's name was Anna Tidwell'' Dalton.
I have My Dalton Family Bible page and also My Tidwell Family pages from our elders.
If you are speaking of the Bottom Photograph on My GG Grandpa William David Dalton's page, the couple is that of William David Dalton and Mary Ann Cecil' Dalton. Received by my elder cousin whom His Family knew William David well and my Grandpa had the same' photograph.

Are you speaking of Matilda and Andrew's son, Thomas J. Self??
The ONLY one that has That Original photograph is my Living elderly cousin whom I am in contact with. He has the original as did my Grandpa, with the Same exact writing on them. If you have the Original, you should have the same writing on the photograph. If so, please let me know what that writing is.
Someone must have gotten the two mixed up.
Please let me know if you received my email.
Thanks
Kathleen




Added by Kathleen on Aug 28, 2016 10:43 AM
Kathleen
re Dearest Beverly
I'm sorry it took me so long. Please let me know if you get my email alright. I'm hoping I sent it to the right location.
Huge Hugs Cousin. A Truly Great Pleasure to meet You!
Sincerely,
Kathleen
Added by Kathleen on Aug 28, 2016 7:14 AM
G W Cox
Charles A. Clark
I wanted to thank you for posting the photo of my g-g-g-granduncle Charles Amasa Clark's marker in Rodney Cemetery (mem # 114515741). It's the best picture I've seen of the inscription. I'm curious to know when that photo was taken. The whole stone was readable when it was transcribed in 1955, but when I visited the cemetery in 1992, it was evidently so overgrown by the tree that I walked right past it and didn't notice it. By 2010, it was all "eaten" except for one corner (see http://martykittrellphotos.blogspot.com/2010/03/charles.html ). Thanks for documenting it and for all your work in support of FindaGrave.
Added by G W Cox on Aug 22, 2016 6:00 AM
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