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Carolyn Lane Lewis (#47043098)
 member for 6 years, 8 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo 2013
I was born and raised in the oil fields of the Texas Panhandle, and since we did not live near either my father's or mother's family, I grew up thinking we had a very small family. After I retired, I started tracing my father's family, which, except for his immediate family, I knew very little about. I thought this would be a simple project, however, it turned into a huge project that both my husband and I love pursuing, and it keeps growing.

As we travel, we stop at any cemetery we are near (and sometimes not so near) where we know there are family members and photograph their graves and those of others who might be related (or not). All of these are added to Find A Grave to share with others.

Please feel free to use the photos I have posted on any Find A Grave memorial, BUT please give credit to my husband by showing "photo by Bill Lewis". We take them to share with others but ask that you be courteous about their use.

If you would like a memorial transferred, please ask, and if you are more closely related or it is someone that is not our family, I will be happy to transfer it.

Please DO NOT add death certificates to the memorials I have created. This is not the place for death certificates - it is a place to honor the lives of those who have gone before us.

Also, please DO NOT add obituaries, family history, or documents in the photo section. E-mail them to me and I will add them to the bio section.
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RE: Roby Pearl & Katherine Marie McKinney
You are very welcome!
Added by Emiliano on May 19, 2015 9:09 AM
Debbie B.
RE: Fereby Benton Vaughan
Thank you, Carolyn for your reply. I am new to find a grave so I've got alot to learn. Fereby is my 6th great grandmother. I love learning about my ancestors!
Added by Debbie B. on May 18, 2015 8:31 AM
Jo Roth
Richard / Harold Bayless
Hi Carolyn!

I received your edit request for the name change, but all the records I have here show his name as Richard. I'm working with the Village of Newtown on this so if you have anything at all that shows his name as Harold Richard, it would be helpful. In te meantime, I'll leave Richard as his first name, but add Harold as his nickname so that it will how up in searches.

Thanks so much for any help you can give on this.

Jo Roth
Added by Jo Roth on May 17, 2015 11:52 AM
Debbie B.
Fereby Benton Vaughan
While researching my family on Ancestry, I received a leaf and it gave me a picture from another tree for Fereby Benton Vaughan. It is very very old (maybe on a tin type) This looks like a very old Indian woman I was wondering if you have ever seen a picture like that? If you would like me to post it for you I will. Thanking you in advance for your reply.

Added by Debbie B. on May 15, 2015 4:36 PM
BP Beghtel
RE: McLain Transfer Request
Thank you for your kind advice. I will remember to do that in the future. Are you related to the McLains? I am Roy Calvin McLain's grandson through his daughter Sharon. It is always nice to greet family! ;o) I do greatly appreciate the transfers and am sorry, I did not mean to make it difficult. I have been working on the genealogy for several years and it is actually very special to update these memorials if I can. Thank you so much again.
Added by BP Beghtel on May 14, 2015 9:13 PM
BP Beghtel
McLain Transfer Request
I would greatly appreciate it if you could transfer management of: Roy Calvin McLain #143035688 (he is my Grandfather), Roy Michael McLain #143035515 (He is my first cousin killed in 2010), Ernest Taft McLain #143035862 (he is my Grand-Uncle), Billy Jerrill McLain #142717825 (He is my 2nd cousin), Diane Jean Brown McLain #143035956 (she is my 2nd cousin by marriage) to me.

Please let me know if this is possible.

I do want to thank you for all the hard work you put in for this site and your generosity in helping others! ;o))
Added by BP Beghtel on May 14, 2015 1:50 PM
Sarah Lavonda (Vandy) Donaghey
Thank You for your reply.
Sarah was my Great Grandma Rosa's sister.
[45808111] Memorial.
I sent you a msg in 'edit'.
Nice to meet you.
Are you related?
Thank You very much.
Added by Kathleen on May 03, 2015 11:51 AM
Hi Carolyn,

I have additional information on my great grand aunt that you can add, or if you are not her direct line and would like to transfer her to me, please let me know. Thank You
Added by Kathleen on May 03, 2015 3:00 AM
RE: Alfred Evan Bechtol
You are so welcome :)
Added by MARY HARTMAN on Apr 30, 2015 11:52 PM
Also your Great-Grandmother has been transferred to your care.
Added by OkieBran on Apr 20, 2015 10:27 PM
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