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Bruce Hicks (#46591021)
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Bio Photo Please do not place Death Certificates on memorials I have created. I find it distasteful and disrespectful to the family.

Most of the people I have entered into Find A Grave are not my relatives nor did I know them. If you would like any of the memorials I have created let me know and I'll probably transfer them to you if they aren't my relatives.

A proud member of One Foot In The Grave.

The following link will display all of the cemeteries in Find A Grave that are in Harris County, Texas. From there you can get to any county and state to see their cemeteries.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/mapCems.cgi?countryer=4&stater=46&countyId=2620

A site to calculate the Date of Birth from headstones when age at death is given -

http://www.timeanddate.com/date/dateadd.html

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Nancy Yankie Sidarous
RE: RASTS
Hi, Bruce - we're certainly in agreement. The crazy thing is that I can get contributors I don't know, who live nowhere near here to transfer to me more easily than local people. My family has been here since the 1800's and my father was a history buff who knew all the local lore and had a great memory for it. I was his little buddy and interested as well. I have a lot to offer on very, very many of the local people --whereas these contributors are voraciously gobbling up the memorials, will NOT accept any stories or info I have on the people I've known and/or heard about all my life. They won't transfer my Mothers own sisters to me and I have so very much to add, interesting stories to offer and no one cares or is interested. A lot is already gone and with people like me who have info not being allowed to give it, all will soon be gone. They create what I call sterile memorials!!

Like you said, I could go on and on but it's pretty much all to no avail. The lives of these people were important --were worth more than just being a statistic and data in print. The legend and lore of my small community and the many things I know about Waco people and their history, the interesting tidbits that I can tell are going to be lost, and families and interested people are just left without the knowledge and stories they hunger for. You DO realize there are many, many things I don't dare put in print --some of the fun stuff that you can only pass down verbally. ;-) But I DO keep trying and add what I can when the opportunity comes. So many want quantity not quality as the cliche goes. Keep the faith ! Nancy
Added by Nancy Yankie Sidarous on Aug 27, 2016 7:40 PM
Nancy Yankie Sidarous
RE: RASTS
Thanks, Bruce - that's very nice of you to say so. It was really a special experience knowing her and I feel fortunate to have been friends with them in spite of the age difference. But they were sort of forever young. I'm going to write something for Libba (Elizabeth) as well and talk about their father who was very special. I really appreciate the transfers because I do have something to offer on them that otherwise might never have been shared. Happy Trails, Nancy
Added by Nancy Yankie Sidarous on Aug 27, 2016 2:47 PM
Frank Pennington
John Cunningham
I deleted my memorial. Thanks for letting me know.

Frank
Added by Frank Pennington on Aug 24, 2016 3:04 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Velma irene McGee #118637692
You sent an edit to link her to parents: George Welch and Connie Stillwell.
The Social Security applications and claims state that her parents were George Welch and Alzana Fitzgerald ???
Confused
Tricia
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Aug 17, 2016 5:02 PM
Janice Morris
Adding Information to a Post
Is it possible to add informaiton related to a deceased post on Find A Grave that would give the names of the deceased children? If so, I have information I can give for one of the postings for Earl E. Fayle that was posted by Bruce Hicks.
Added by Janice Morris on Jul 24, 2016 1:33 PM
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John Snyder duplicate
Thanks for catching that. I'll have the Memorial # 44543110 deleted.

Mel Slane
Added by One Foot In The Grave on Jul 20, 2016 2:01 PM
Jason Peck
Hicks
Samuel Reed - Lucas - Sarah - Ora - Helen -(one more) - me

When my grandma passed, I bought everything that I could at the estate sale. I have lots of old family pictures, and I believe one of them is Emerson. In addition, I managed to save the Reed family bible, and Emerson is specifically mentioned in the notes. I'm going to Root cemetery in a few days to get some pictures.


I am posting a generic email to contact me at since I'm not sure if all these messages are public.

Civilwar123@safemail.net
Added by Jason Peck on Jul 19, 2016 7:59 AM
Robert Hague
Photo of grave marker (Coy Kitchen)
Thank you for posting the collective infant grave marker including the Kitchen baby. Interesting marker.

Bob Hague
Added by Robert Hague on Jul 18, 2016 9:15 PM
Jason Peck
Thank you
Thank you so much for the quick reply. I really appreciate the information, and will have to look his sisters up in Santa Barbara as well. I am the 4th ggs of Samuel Reed (Jr.).
Added by Jason Peck on Jul 18, 2016 7:40 PM
Jason Peck
Levi Hicks

Thanks in advance for your help.

Are these the same Levi Hicks?

Grave Memorial# 13781328 (California)

Grave Memorial# 22726261 (Illinois)

It's hard to believe that's it's a coincidence that the birth and death records are the same.


Grave Memorial# 13781328 (California)

Birth: 1815
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1876
Santa Brarbara County
California, USA


Grave Memorial# 22726261 (Illinois)


Birth: Oct. 30, 1815
Death: Apr. 22, 1876

Death: Apr. 22, 1876
Added by Jason Peck on Jul 18, 2016 12:46 PM
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