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Gayle Basaldu (#46623996)
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Bio Photo I love to work on my East Texas families' histories. I also work on my husband's families. Feel free to contact me if you connect to any of my memorials. I'd love to exchange information.
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RE: Edna Lee Jarrett Turk #144365107
Thanks for the info and your help.

Appreciate it,
Added by Grave_Walker on Jun 23, 2015 7:59 PM
Edna L. Turk - #144365107
I received edit requests from you to link the above to her parents and add to name. I try not to make changes unless I can confirm the source of information. Please share your source of info and I will wait to hear from you before making the changes.

Edna L. Turk - Find A Grave Memorial # 144365107

Thanks in advance for your help,
Added by Grave_Walker on Jun 23, 2015 7:10 PM
RE: Elizabeth Crawley
Thank you for responding. Nice to have a new cousin.
I have limited information on the Crawley line also.
There was a family story about them coming from a wealthy family in Germany and some of the great aunts talked about going there to collect their inheritance. I have never made any kind of connection but have been curious about that.

It could have been from one of the Crawley's spouses and I've been unable to find that also.

This line has me stumped for sure.
Added by Pam on May 29, 2015 4:57 PM
Elizabeth Crawley
I got that wrong. I descend from her son George Harrington Crawley, whose daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Crawley was my great grandmother. I think this is the right person. Was Elizabeth's maiden name Green?
Added by Pam on May 28, 2015 4:16 PM
Elizabeth Crawley
I noticed on the Memorial for Elizabeth Crawley that she is your 3rd great grandmother. She is also my 3rd great grandmother. I wonder how we are connected. I descend from her daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Crawley.
Added by Pam on May 28, 2015 4:12 PM
RE: Ellen Battle

Wow!! MANY thanks for your friendly and informative reply! That was so generous of you to find all this for me! How exciting! I need to re-subscribe to (?) I think, if you recommend that. I had it for awhile but didn't tke the time to look a few years ago.

I never knew Aunt Roxie but my mom said she was a real character. So neat to be able to discover and communicate through this site! I LOVE looking at these old graves, they tell such a story!

I wish we WERE related - you're a jewel in the family tree!!

Hope to be able to chat with you again!

Warm regards,


Added by wingy33 on Nov 13, 2014 11:11 AM
Roxie Lowry
Hi Gayle!

Thank you for your posts and helpfulness!

I think we are related. Roxie was my dad, Eugene M.Lowry's aunt, and Peter Bascomb Lowry was his grandpa. I'm so curious about their mother, Ellen Battle. It says on my dad's father's page (Claude J. Lowry, Roxie's brother), that their mother was born in Texas. Can't find anything about her.

How are you related to all this?

Look forward to hearing from you!


Mary Beth Lowry Shipley

Houston, Texas
Added by wingy33 on Nov 04, 2014 9:39 PM
Carol and Kelly Arnold
RE: Sep Smith Family - Burks Connection
Hello Gayle:

Nice to hear from you. So Kelly now has yet another 'many times removed' Texas cousin. Elizabeth Bonds Smith was his Great Grand-mother (married to Gip Smith) and Martha Burks Bonds would have been his Great-Great Grandmother....your Abel Robinson Burks would be linked as a Great ...Uncle.

Thanks for the connection. We currently do not have any family information before Elizabeth Bonds to share with you, but let us know if you are interested in any particular details. If we every find out, we can certainly pass them on to you.

Carol & Kelly
Added by Carol and Kelly Arnold on Oct 27, 2014 1:57 PM
RE: Ross Smith photo
Someone else claimed the Frances Smith picture so I can't fulfill the request. I do have the picture though so if it the other photographer hasn't posted in a week or so, let me know and I will add it.
Added by jean5000 on Sep 29, 2014 12:48 PM
joseph lilly
Burks- Morgans Holcombs
Gayle: Havent had much luck in the newspapers looking for the people you asked about. I cant find a copy of the 1930 newspapers but I will continue to look. Send me your phone # and we can talk about this. Joe
Added by joseph lilly on Sep 19, 2014 7:23 AM
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