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Victoria Taylor-True (#47036752)
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Bio Photo Wishing everyone a safe prosperous & HAPPY NEW YEAR 2015 !!
Hi! Welcome to my little part of the world at Life in the Past Lane. [Online 10 years but offline for now]
Honoring the past generations, helping families to find their ancestors and finding out how many of us all have a connection and many more cuzins than we ever dreamed. Finding our ancestors and walking through the lands of times past.

I only work on genealogy on days ending in "Y" ©

For the cuzins I have met previously "Hi" and for the new cuzins I hope to meet "HI" to you to.
We have many many paths to walk that our ancestors walked, and our time here is in honor to them.

6-2013 NOTICE: PHOTOS of family members of my current lines - DO NOT TAKE without asking!!!! I have recently found my parents grandparents aunts uncles on other personal sites and have NO IDEA of when the cuzin took them or who they are. We are online to share information with family: BUT not without asking .. COPYRIGHT photos of precious parent /family photos etc are NOT TO BE TAKEN!!
Ask and see what happens ;-> !!!!

I leave "Daisys" on all family members that are in my data and lines [direct and extended].
I leave other flowers for memorials I have help link up and/or helped someone else with.
Other flowers also can mean I havent located or logged them in my data . We all have ALOT of branches and trees to climb and explore.

I do enter cemeteries when possible. It is to help others find their family members as well as it probably has an ancestor or two of mine.
I am not about numbers , I am about family and heritage and our ancestors. If I have a memorial that is part of your family line, I dont mind transfering [as long as it isnt part of my direct]. If I have made an error, just let me know and if I have dupped in error. Just let me know where and who. We have many generations , with so many simular names - errors are possible . But puzzles are so much fun finding validation of one piece at a time, till the picture among the pieces start to take form.

I do choose to post death certificates. DC's help with family medical history documenting. We all need to know what our family medical history was/is also.

Dates on papers, bibles, headstones, & certificates may vary. We are working through our families pasts and lives and getting the dates may sometimes be the best drawn conclusion that is to be drawn.

My immediate direct lines I am working with are:
Ward, Pennington, [Taylor-Gardner] Chapman, Lawless
Direct GG+ Grandparent lines:
Adkins, Anderson, Bawle, Beaumont, Belcher, Blevins , Brockett, Canoe, Carpenter, Cock, Coleman, +++[will update list again]

My Mother Mary Jane Gardner Taylor passed away Dec 26,2011. She did so enjoy learning of all my new finds and helping as she could, to fill in missing information and facts. She will be greatly missed by so many family members and friends.

My Uncle James Edward Gardner mothers' last brother passed away April 8 2012. Such a sad feeling of seeing the family lines end, but the next geneation now becomes the "Elders".

Eagle Clan Woman Elder , AST
Spirit Owl Searching

I saw behind me those who had gone, and before me those who are to come. I looked back and saw my father and his father and all our fathers, and in front to see my son and his son, and the sons upon sons beyond. And their eyes were my eyes. As I felt so they had felt, and were to feel, as then, so now, as tomorrow and forever. Then I was not afraid, for I was in a long line that had no beginning and no end. And the hand of his father grasped my father's hand and his hand was in mine, and my unborn son took my right hand and all, up and down the line that stretched from Time That Was to Time That Is and Is Not Yet, raised their hands to show the link. And we found that we were one....

From: "How Green Was My Valley", by Richard Llewellyn

A Prayer for Genealogists
Lord, help me dig into the past
 And sift the sands of time,
That I might find the roots that made
This family tree of mine.

Lord, help me trace the ancient roads
On which my fathers trod,
And led them through so many lands
To find our present sod.

Lord, help me find an ancient book
Or dusty manuscript
That's safely hidden now away
In some forgotten crypt;

Lord, let it bridge the gap that haunts
my soul when I can't find
The missing link between some name
that ends the same as mine.
N. Curtis Woods

WARNING....GENEALOGY POX; [very contagious to adults]

Continual complaints as to need for names, dates and places. Patient has blank expression, sometimes deaf to spouse and children. Has no taste for work of any kind, except feverishly looking through records at libraries, courthouses and internet, Has compulsion to write letters and send e-mail. Swears at mailman when he doesn't stop and leave mail. Frenquents strange places such as cemeteries, ruins and remote desolate country areas. Makes secret night calls. Hides phone bills from spouse and mumbles to [him or her] self. Has strange far away look in eyes.

Medication is useless. There is no known cure. Disease is not fatal, but gets progressively worse. Patient should attend genealogy workshops, subscribe to genealogy magazines and be given a quiet corner in the house where he or she can be alone.

The unusual nature of this disease is...the sicker the patient gets, the more he or she seems to enjoy it!

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Hope Philpott
Josephine Russell "Josie" Perkins Quesinberry
I would like to know if I can use her headstone on by family tree. Josie is my great grandmother her son Virgil is my mother's father.
Added by Hope Philpott on Mar 01, 2015 7:17 AM
Vickey Williams Ford
RE: re Welby Ford
Do you happen to know who his daughters Marguritte and Loren Ford married?
Added by Vickey Williams Ford on Feb 26, 2015 5:43 PM
V Pelafigue
RE: re Calvin Calhoun Davis 54499587
Sorry about that. It's been removed.
I can't remember if I've contacted you in regards to the Davis side of the family. I'm Ludema Davis Farmer's great grandaughter. Thanks
Added by V Pelafigue on Feb 25, 2015 10:53 AM
Karen Hall (aka Cemetery Hopper)
RE: :->
Thanks Vickie!
Added by Karen Hall (aka Cemetery ... on Feb 25, 2015 9:25 AM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Mildred Cornett #102810080
Thank you for accepting the Edits to update the memorial for Mildred Cornett #102810080
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Feb 23, 2015 6:48 AM
Roberta Dalton
Johnston Family Cemetery (Farmer)
I took photos of all the graves I could find several years ago and I went through them looking for Gilbert Raymond Farmer. I also compared the dates if they were visible. There are many stones with no legible information if it was ever there.

You can message me here and if the weather ever clears, I'll go take another look...we've got about 25" of snow on the mountain.
Added by Roberta Dalton on Feb 21, 2015 7:42 PM
Vickey Williams Ford
RE: re Welby Ford
Thank you so much. I noticed the change. I was.amazed and impressed.
Added by Vickey Williams Ford on Feb 19, 2015 12:08 PM
RE: re Allen Haga 47172134
The 1861-1865 on 47172134 does not indicate a birth and death date but rather the years of the civil war. If you enlarge the stone photo you can see the C S A at the top of the stone. DRS
Added by DRS on Feb 16, 2015 11:31 AM
Penny (Sowards) Phillips
RE: Conley Cemetery
sorry i was asking about the conley cemetery in west portsmouth scioto county ohio but some of the same family. i guess rachel would be my great great grandmother. mine goes me, my dad roy sowards, his mother mae ratliff, her mother rilda conley, her father william then her lol guess that is more like great great great. but anywho how was you related again
Added by Penny (Sowards) Phillips on Feb 14, 2015 1:56 AM
Penny (Sowards) Phillips
conley cemetery
ok you say you leave daisy on family lines. so how are you related to the conley's? this cemetery is of my family. was just wondering
Added by Penny (Sowards) Phillips on Feb 13, 2015 11:00 PM
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