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Deb (#46832182)
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Remember the Past ~ Imagine the Future

Volunteer: by definition means "a person who performs a service willingly and without pay." That is what its all about here on Find A Grave; volunteers giving freely of their time and resources. Yes, some have more time than others; more time to add more names, find more info and do more research, but that does not diminish the importance of the contributor who only has time to add just basic names. Sometimes its the smallest clue that brings the biggest results.

PLEASE try to remember because we are dedicated "Gravers" we have stomped through mud puddles, walked for miles, swatted mosquitoes, got stung by fire ants, stood out in 105 degree summer sun and/or froze our rear off on a cold & frosty winter morning - all to get that perfect photo (at our time & expense) others have requested from some remote cemetery out in the "boonies". So please, instead of complaining to us that we misspelled your loved ones name on the memorial pg we made for them (we are human, we all make mistakes, and we are more than happy to correct our typos), please consider how wonderful it would be for us to hear an occasional "thank you for your efforts."

Me, I volunteer in any area where I have the resource material to do so. I volunteer for Find A Grave in numerous counties. I volunteered previously for the Texas Tombstone Transcription Project. I also volunteer in the TXGenWeb Project. I do volunteer look-ups from resource material that I own on assorted Texas counties, however the primary counties are: Angelina, Llano, Mason, Milam & Williamson counties. My main county of (personal) interest is my birth county of Llano. If anyone has questions pertaining to Angelina Co cemeteries, or the info you've found listed about them here on Find A Grave, you may contact me. There may be cemeteries listed from time to time as being here in Angelina Co that actually are not here. Others may have been duplicated under "aka" names. And others not yet posted.
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NOTICE: I HAVE CEASED LINKING TO "UNKNOWN" BURIALS, please do NOT ask me to link to them.
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* NOTE: Per the Find A Grave guidelines, I do not post photos which I did not take, or have personal ownership of, or permission to use - that means newspaper obit photos (I've only posted a few obit photos in the past but have ceased doing so completely). IF I post an obit photo in the future it means I knew the person or family.(updated Oct 2012)

About Find A Grave: if you are new to Find A Grave (1) PLEASE read the FAQ section BEFORE you start asking for transfers or sending suggestions, corrections, additions, comments, etc. And when you do send your comments/requests (2) PLEASE use the "edit" tab found on each memorial pg to send your msg. Use of the edit tab takes us straight to the name in question and cuts down on mistakes. And (3) Unless I know you and know your work, PLEASE state the source (or reason) for the change/addition in the info (death certificate, obit, census, family Bible, personal knowledge, etc) I know I sometimes forget to add these to my SAC's, so if you need to know where I got my info, just ask me (for me, most will be from TXDC's or the census)

ABOUT MY PERSONAL FAMILY PHOTOS: you DO NOT have permission to take/use any of my personal family photos, period! (unless I personally tell you its ok) If you have interest in any of my personal family lines, email me, tell me who you are and what your interest in my family names is.

ABOUT THE TOMBSTONE PHOTOS I ADD: if they are your family and you wish to add them to your family trees, yes you may do so, BUT remember to give credit where credit is due and note that you found it on Find A Grave "courtesy of Deb in Angelina Co". On the other hand, you DO NOT have permission to take & re-post my photos from other websites, or those here on Find A Grave, under your name as if you were the photographer. Whether good, bad, old, or new, I recognize my own photos. It's not about "owning", it's about giving another person the credit for the effort they went to, to gather & post data for the benefit of those who are searching for family. Thank you!

Family names of personal interest to me are too many to list, but my main line of research interests are in surnames: Alvis, Baugh, Collins, Coursey, Leslie, Hammond, Mankins, Moore, Mott, Murphy, Roberts, Secrest, Sharp, and numerous names associated with those families. The Honey Creek Cemetery (aka Coursey Cemetery by the old timers) in Llano Co is the resting place for many of my direct family lines. Others are in Bell and Williamson counties.

Other surnames of interest via marital lines are: Camp, Broomfield, Gallion, Kendrick, Keith, Pitts, Martin, Sunday, Tull/Tullos and those associated with them. If you have family history from any of these similar family lines feel free to contact me.
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marie
RE: Margie Squyres
Small world! Mama says she only remembers Marge as a child. As cousins often do, they grew apart. It is nice to come across someone that knew Marge and remembers her fondly.
marie
Added by marie on Jul 30, 2015 10:09 AM
marie
RE: Margie Squyres
The Lammey family is my mother's family. She says her Uncle Esteen always lived in the Lafayette and Panola county area of Northern Mississippi. Copiah County is in South Mississippi.

Here is 1930 census showing her as a baby.

Name: A Esteen Lammey
Birth Year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Mississippi
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Beat 1, Panola, Mississippi
Household Members:
Name Age
A Esteen Lammey 40
Ruth Lammey 35
Ludy D Lammey 17
Perry Lammey 16
Bessie Lammey 15
Majorie E Lammey 0 [3/12]

Thanks.
marie
Added by marie on Jul 29, 2015 9:40 PM
Singletree
RE: Lois Webb,Atascosa Co, 1898-1987
Sorry about that!
Added by Singletree on Jul 29, 2015 2:31 PM
Eugene Watson
RE: Slayden Leslie aka Martinez
Not sure if the name was a legal change, he married someone with children, and chose to assume their names.
Birth, 27 Aug 1926 Houston,
Death 09 Aug 1997;
Burial, Beaumont or Groves Texas Jefferson county.
Added by Eugene Watson on Jul 29, 2015 1:14 PM
Duane Hooper
RE: msg
No, I didn't know her. Ill delete mine.
Added by Duane Hooper on Jul 28, 2015 2:52 PM
Bill and Denise
RE: A.C. Gayle
Sorry about that. I noticed it was the same originator. I am fulfilling a request for there and like to capture other photos while I am there. Good luck on the merge. Those, if it happens, take forever. Have a blessed day.
Added by Bill and Denise on Jul 26, 2015 1:24 PM
Sheila Miller Mason
Amter
Thank you for the photo, it is greatly appreciated. I know how hard it is to get out and get these photos, so all your efforts are greatly appreciated.
Added by Sheila Miller Mason on Jul 12, 2015 9:57 PM
Karen Todd
Christine Ham Mason
Thank you for your time taking the photo for me. Much appreciated.

Karen
Added by Karen Todd on Jul 12, 2015 4:24 PM
Marvilla Pickens
RE: Willie Benson
Thank you so much for taking care of that for me. I am trying to get the family members linked together on here. :) I really appreciate your help.
Added by Marvilla Pickens on Jul 12, 2015 9:55 AM
Christie Ingham
H. C. Lawrence
You have truly made my day. I can't thank you enough for adding 2 photos of the grave! Thank you so very much for what you have done!!!!
Christie Ingham
Added by Christie Ingham on Jul 10, 2015 10:36 AM
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