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Janie Healer Davis (#46586213)
 member for 11 years, 1 month, 27 days
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Bio Photo Note: Any photo I have posted on Find-a-Grave is intended to be used...please consider this your permission to copy and/or post any of my photos. jhd
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I am more than happy to make corrections to any of the memorials I have entered; however, I would really appreciate your giving me a way to communicate with you if you have messages blocked and no email address on your profile. I try to let you know when I have completed the correction or if I have a question.

I try my best to do a thorough check before entering any memorials. I will never intentionally create a duplicate, although sometimes it just happens with the delay in the Find-a-Grave system at times. Even if my memorial was entered first, I will usually delete if the other memorial is complete. My interest is not in numbers but in the precious souls who walked among us on this earth. However, I would appreciate your using "the Golden Rule" when asking me to delete a memorial. Most people already do and don't have to be reminded. Just want you to know that I will never intentionally be rude to anyone. God bless!
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I have lived in Sweetwater, Texas all but four years of my life.

A geneology nut, I love to help people find their family information through this volunteer work.

I am the Find-A-Grave coordinator for the Nolan County Cemeteries. The Sweetwater Cemetery is my favorite (my daughter, father & grandparents are buried there). Outlying Nolan County cemetery photos can be made as time and travel permits.

I have strong family ties to the following cemeteries:

* Sweetwater (Nolan County, TX)
* Old Bethel (Anderson County, TX)
* Frankston City (Anderson County, TX)
* Roby (Fisher County, TX)
* Rose Hill (Taylor County, TX)

I'll be happy to make corrections on any of my entries if needed, or I will gladly transfer memorials to family members (at my discretion when it involves my kinfolks).

My families are (to name a few):

HEALER
Cardwell * Hammond * Turner * Elam * Fry * Douglass

COOK
Hughes * Thomas * Beard * Willingham * Folmar

DAVIS
Free * Wyly * Bates * Stewart * Powell

Always interested in hearing from anyone with any connections to my families.
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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.


(Copied with permission from Frank Everett)
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mcphail
Terry Sledge
Thanks so much for your quick response to my request for a photo of Terry's marker. I really appreciate it!
Added by mcphail on Sep 23, 2014 6:11 AM
Lester Van Huss
Transfer of Robert White
Janie, I would like to thank you for the transfer and let you know how much I appreciate your thoughtfulness for others. Thank you for what you do for findagrave and our families memorials. Lester
Added by Lester Van Huss on Sep 22, 2014 10:19 PM
Lester Van Huss
Robert Marion White # 46368262
Janie, My name is Lester Van Huss (#47859148) and I want to thank you for your work as a volunteer. I Have been working on my genealogy now for about 5 years and just recently decided to become a volunteer for findagrave after being a member for a little over 2 years. I have been diligently working, creating and trying to collect our family on findagrave. You created my Uncle Roberts memorial who was my Aunts Husband. I just completed his first born - Sydney A White who was born and died at birth in San Angelo, Texas. I have also linked them together through Sydney's memorial. If you would not mind could I request a transfer of Uncle Roberts memorial to me. I know these take time and your effort is greatly appreciated. I promise to take good care of his memorial. Thank you, Lester Van Huss son of Dorothy Petty Van Huss
Added by Lester Van Huss on Sep 22, 2014 9:10 AM
Michauel Bryan
Sweetwater Cemetery photos
Janie, I appreciate you taking time away from your weekend to get the great photos and posting them.

Mike
Added by Michauel Bryan on Sep 21, 2014 8:14 PM
Lisa Hefner
RE: JP Green headstone
Thank you so much.
It is great to have volunteers like you to work with.
Hope you have a great weekend.
Lisa Hefner
Added by Lisa Hefner on Sep 12, 2014 8:56 PM
Lisa Hefner
JP Green headstone
Dear Mrs. Davis,
Thank you so much for the pictures. You have saved me lots of time in searching for family headstones.
I have a correction to the name posted on this headstone with Mary P Green. The husbands name should be Joseph Pinckney Green. I can send the census or a birth certificate for Joseph Sidney Green with the name listed as "Joseph". I do not know what is required to correct this info as the headstone only has JP Green as it is listed in county records.
Just email me: lkhefner@yahoo.com
Thank you again for all your voluntary work,
Lisa Hefner
Added by Lisa Hefner on Sep 12, 2014 5:37 PM
V Davies
Thank you
Thank you for your generosity in transferring. I am hoping to link and tell the story of my early Taylor Co. family. Thanks for helping me do that.:)
Added by V Davies on Sep 07, 2014 1:52 PM
Michauel Bryan
Sweetwater Cemetery photos
Janie, I appreciate you taking time away from your day to travel to the Sweetwater Cemetery, locate the markers, take the great photos and then posting them.

Mike
Added by Michauel Bryan on Sep 05, 2014 6:50 PM
Mo
Henry Gerald and Sallie Elliott Pollard
Thank you for the photos you took of my Great Grandparents. I'm grateful for the photos you took of the rest of the family. This will help me with my family tree.

Thanks, M.Don-Jordon
Added by Mo on Sep 05, 2014 2:41 PM
Linda
RE: Jessie J. Rogers and Jane C. Jones Rogers
Thank you so much. I appreciate all you to in Find A Grave.
Added by Linda on Sep 04, 2014 9:14 PM
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