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Patti Jo (#47525177)
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Bio Photo I am the eldest child, eldest grandchild, I was fortunate to have parents and grandparents healthy, alive and keen of memory to tell the family history throughout my youth and early adult life. I was born in Fort Worth, Texas, in the early 1940's, raised in Lake County, Illinois, brought up my family in suburban Cook County, Illinois, and now I am retired on the island of Puerto Rico 00773. I spend many hours in researching the family genealogy and putting the family stories together. My families have "daughtered" out in each of the past 5 generations so historical burial cemetery records and photos of headstones have provided marvelous additional information in giving my historical grandmothers a maiden name and aunts a married name. I like to document old cemeteries in Puerto Rico and in states I visit, giving me a lot of memorials that I have no relation to. So feel free to ask me to transfer any of those memorials to you.

A Native American Prayer
I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
~ author unknown
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Sherry Chambers
William Franklin Long
please add to the Pond Springs Cemetery resident William Franklin Long that his son, same name,
is find a grave id = 58705642 buried in Capital
Memorial Park cemetery in Pville.

I am the granddaughter of the younger WF Long.
Added by Sherry Chambers on Nov 12, 2014 10:38 PM
RE: Wesley Jesse Tanis
You are very welcome. Glad to help! :-)
Added by Grace on Nov 04, 2014 6:23 PM
Carlista Isabelle Jones
I have transferred Carlista's memorial to you. I agree that the info from the census regarding her being a braile translator is very interesting and thought you might like to add that yourself.
Added by AZLITE on Sep 28, 2014 12:43 PM
Charlene Kimpler
Matthew Moore Walker
I put your suggestion on as his BIO. Is that what you wanted me to do?
Added by Charlene Kimpler on Aug 28, 2014 6:13 PM
Harry J. Watson's stone
Hi Patti,

I took another photo of this stone after brushing off some of the yellow 'stuff'. You can now read a little more, but still not perfect.

Added by Friend on Aug 26, 2014 10:26 AM
Gordon Edwards
RE: Lee Bowman
I did not mean to delete it. He's at Beals, I am sure. We (our survey team) have done a lot of research on these old burial grounds. I am going to contact you via a PM with more info. Gordon
Added by Gordon Edwards on Aug 12, 2014 1:37 PM
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Newt Bain
Just realized that it was birth info, not death. Have corrected memorial. Thanks.
Added by obsessive journey on Aug 11, 2014 10:05 AM
bob hampton
RE: Irene P Wiggs
Added by bob hampton on Aug 04, 2014 5:14 PM
Sheila Hewitt
RE: William Sydney
You're welcome. I hope that one of us will find his grave so that we can get a photo of the headstone.

Added by Sheila Hewitt on Jul 24, 2014 10:15 AM
William Daniel Barwick
Hi Patti Jo,
I believe William's memorial is placed in the correct cemetery. Coal Bank Springs is not AKA Barwick Cemetery that I know of, but that's not to say it wasn't a hundred years ago. Had me wondering if I had made a mistake, but I noticed someone else had listed one of his wives in CBS Cem. Then my search popped up Someone else, with a different gravestone pic, has him in Coal Bank Springs, as well.
Added by DebRob on Jul 07, 2014 3:49 PM
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