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Ray Gatewood (#46978762)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 24 days
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My wife and I do genealogy so we have been in a lot of libraries, cemeteries, court houses and outhouses all around the USA. At first, I started photographing only my family and friends' tombstones. It therefore became a duty to take pictures of all the markers in the cemeteries throughout Ellis county.
Several of the names and dates which are already listed that do not yet have photos, contain many errors. After taking their tombstone pictures, I have noticed those mistakes when comparing the actual inscriptions with the information that has already been uploaded. I also see a lot of people listed more than once, which throws off the number of graves indicated.
If and when I make a mistake please e-mail me and I will gladly correct it. If the person is a relative or friend and you wish to manage the listing, I will happily relinquish ownership and transfer it over to you. We are members of the Ellis County Genealogical Society which meets the 1st Monday of each month, 7:00 pm, at the Ellis County Woman's Building, 407 West Jefferson Street in Waxahachie. Membership is open to anyone interested in family history. Dues are $20 per calendar year and includes a subscription to ECGS quarterly publication, Searchers & Researchers.
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Liz Kauffman
Lester Boyd Baker transfer
I really appreciate the quick transfer of Lester Boyd Baker's memorial. Your the best...!

Added by Liz Kauffman on Jul 06, 2014 8:58 PM
Alfred R. Rucker
Thank you for the transfer and for all your contributions to Find A Grave.

Added by Jay on May 08, 2014 8:39 AM
Sharan Farmer
Thanks so much for the prompt response and transfer of Dewey Winningham. I appreciate it so much!
Added by Sharan Farmer on Apr 10, 2014 10:47 AM
Salty Antoni
help which Shiloh Cemetery ??
not sure if asking for too much help but these folks seem to be in a non-existent cemetery

Polk, John 106496752
b. 1915 d. Jun. 6, 1965 Shiloh Cemetery
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Polk, Mrs John 106496929
b. unknown d. Jun. 6, 1965

(I found some of the others -in other cemeteries!)

John Polk, 50, of Dallas died following a fall in the bathroom of his home. He was pronounced dead on arrival at a Garland Hospital.

Services were held a the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Fred Bryson officiating. Burial was in the Shiloh Cemetery.

Survived by his mother - Mrs. Mattie Polk.

-- Any insight would be helpful -- not mine -- but just trying to clear-out this fake place!!
Added by Salty Antoni on Mar 24, 2014 7:50 PM
Gone But Not Forgotten
Family transfer
Thank you for the family memorial transfer. You are very kind.
Added by Gone But Not Forgotten on Mar 05, 2014 3:54 PM
Powers & Martha Caroline Johnson
Thank you for linking my grandparents, and for transferring management to me.

Added by Collins on Mar 03, 2014 7:42 PM
#51292219, Grady Cemetery, Ellis County. Please link Powers Johnson with his wife, Martha C. Johnson, #51292103.

These are my paternal grandparents.

Thank you.
Added by Collins on Mar 02, 2014 7:22 PM
teresa meyer
Mary Frances Gryder Parsons
Lakeview Memorial Park - Ellis Co TX

Please add the family members to her grave. She is my grandpa's sister.

father: 25681024 Robert Gryder
mother: 25681054 Bertha Trammell

Added by teresa meyer on Mar 02, 2014 10:06 AM
Rachel Dobson
Thank you!
Thank you for making the connection between L. H. Snellgrove and his parents!
Added by Rachel Dobson on Feb 10, 2014 8:06 AM
Thank you for transferring the memorials for Rachel & Henrietta to my care. I appreciate it!
Added by ~*Dianne*~ on Feb 04, 2014 11:03 PM
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