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couchpotato (#46553367)
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Bio Photo I have always taken an interest in history and genealogy which I inherited from my gr-grandfather Porter Matteson. I find this site helps me to help others find their loved ones, even if they can't actually visit the graves. I enjoy helping with this mission. My goal is to eventually have most of the tombstones in McLennan County, Texas online for everyone to see.
I am willing to do some research if needed in McLennan and Falls County.
***Please use the Suggest a Correction for transfer requests or corrections. I will not do "all surname" searches or transfers. If you ask for a transfer please include your relationship to the memorial and your contributor ID. ***
If you have a problem with something I posted, please email me or click on suggest a correction instead of posting it on my contributor page. I will address the issue as quick as I possibly can.


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Wm. R. Crabb
William Elkanah Briggs
Sir,

Realizing there are several sites at Ancestry.com that indicate his name was William Elroy Briggs, I assure you this is wrong. Roy Briggs, his grandson, who thoroughly remembered his childhood hunting and fishing excursions with my gr gr grandfather, John Freeman Thompson, and other family data, confirmed to me in 1970 that his grandfather's name was William Elkanah Briggs and that his grandfather was named for his grandfather, Elkanah Briggs. At the time I had him spell E L K A N A H for me so there would be no mistake. Roy Briggs is buried at Kosse City Cemetery.

Sincerely,
William R. Crabb
Added by Wm. R. Crabb on Apr 14, 2015 12:39 PM
Leah Stubbs
Thank you!
Thank you for the transfer of Docia Savannah (Adams) Mason! I shall work on it diligently and get her kids linked to her! You might have some of those too (I haven't looked yet) ... so talk with you again, surely! Thanks for all your wonderful help/work with Find A Grave! It's thanks to people like you that I have been able to find the graves for my family members buried in other towns! Best regards - Leah Stubbs
Added by Leah Stubbs on Mar 30, 2015 7:04 PM
Mrs. Bee
Headstones You have photographed
You have photographed several tombstones of my family members. May I have your permission to post them to Ancestry.com? I will, of course, cite you as my source.
Added by Mrs. Bee on Mar 23, 2015 11:59 AM
Steve Burton
Mervin Leonard transfer
Dear D,
I sure appreciate this transfer. I know well that you have a choice in this, and I appreciate the choice you made.

My best,
Steve
Added by Steve Burton on Mar 20, 2015 6:02 PM
mary wolfe
photo contributed
Thank you couchpotato for publishing a photo of my grandparents' (Lillie M & Barnie F Splawn) grave site in Restland. It is very much appreciated.
Added by mary wolfe on Mar 12, 2015 6:21 PM
Cecil Vaden Jr.
Birdie Williams
Thank you so much for helping me with my family. Your work on Find A Grave is appreciated. Thanks again,
Cecil
Added by Cecil Vaden Jr. on Mar 07, 2015 7:42 PM
Debbie Campbell
Paddock Family
I am trying to locate family members of James Wiley Paddock and James Larry Paddock. Specifically James Larry Paddock's daughter.

Thank-you for your time,

Kindly,
Added by Debbie Campbell on Mar 03, 2015 12:28 PM
Teresa L. Watson
RE: Kersten Family
My apologies if my request sounded rude when I sent. It was not my intention at all, nor do I have a problem going through the proper procedures. I wanted to make sure that you would be alright with the transfers before I sent the requests, in order to ensure that I did not flood your inbox with unnecessary emails.

To be honest, I don't even remember sending the request to you. On January 29th, I lost my grandmother, Edna Anna Alma Kersten Altman, and six days later, I lost my father unexpectedly. This whole month has been a blur, and I have been an overly emotional wreck. Again, if my request was rude, I do humbly apologize.

Teresa
Added by Teresa L. Watson on Feb 27, 2015 7:03 PM
Eric Boyd
Findagrave #32305479
Hi,

Can you please transfer this record to me? This baby would be the sibling to my mom's cousin. The last name is spelled wrong (Sladovnik is the correct spelling), and this baby's siblings are also buried in that cemetery.

Thank you,

-Eric Boyd
Added by Eric Boyd on Feb 26, 2015 5:03 PM
sara willingham
james sidney morrison
thank you so much for putting my great grandfather's grave on here, it means so much.
Added by sara willingham on Feb 25, 2015 6:37 PM
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