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Jan Breshears Thomas (#47101985)
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Bio Photo Hi,

I got into this research as a personal and final request for my mother just before she died. She had worked many years on the family history research and had done it with paper and pen. I promised her I would work to get it on the computer. Well you guessed it, I am now hooked as well.

I use FAG as a means of communicating to others the information I accumulate. I appreciate your postings on my memorials, but please, no death certificates. When I find a memorial created by someone else, and I have information that will enhance the memorial, I send a SAC to that person with the information. Each SAC I send is sent with love and a desire for valuable information to be shared. The only negative thing I have to say is that if you respond to me abusively, I will send your message, in its entirety, on to FAG, for appropriate action.

The surnames I am interested in are Breshears, Blackwell, English, Carter, Gantt, Tuckness, Arnold, Cooper, Hogg, Harden, Sherertz, McNair, Sims, Butler, Gallaher, etc.

I'll be happy to transfer records to you if you are relatives of those I have management of. Please let me know if you have corrections or additional information that you would like posted. The proper way to request these changes is not here on my profile page in the comments. To request changes of any kind, go to the memorial in question, click on the [edit] at the top right of the memorial and then select the first option. That will give me a link to the proper memorial. Changes requested here on my profile page will be deleted with no action.

I create memorials for anyone that has a headstone in the cemeteries I survey. If there is no date of death, I am uncertain as to whether they are deceased or not. As a result, I create the memorial and connect them to the spouse that shares the headstone.

I post pictures of the persons based on what I have available. If you have better pictures, feel free to post them and send me a note so I can decide if I want to remove the one I have posted.

I have no desire to amass high numbers in any of the categories that FAG tracks. I hope you don't either.

I have added a link to my local Genealogical Society here in Polk County. You will enjoy our site. It is not my personal web site.
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Gemmell Family
The Gemmell Family was killed in Maryland when the plan crashed into their house.

We have created memorials for the mother & two children.

The mother was found shielding the two children from the fire & smoke.

Please help us pass the word to have other Find A Grave member show their support & stop by the memorials.

Thank you
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Added by Member #47614207 on Dec 10, 2014 1:00 PM
Paulette Rakestraw
RE: Carter/Breashers
That's great, so my mom and you were 1st cousins. Have a great day @ work. :-)
Added by Paulette Rakestraw on Dec 09, 2014 10:40 AM
Paulette Rakestraw
I am Shirley Barclay's daughter, and Hazel (Carter) Barclay's grand daughter. We are probably related. Thank you for all your hard work. I have enjoyed looking through my relatives.
Added by Paulette Rakestraw on Dec 09, 2014 10:03 AM
Gay Hobt Morton
Wiley Bailey
Thanks for bringing this to my attention. I did have a duplicate entry for this soldier, and so this will help to clean up his place of burial a the ETHC. So I have deleted the memorial in Anderson Co. Thanks for you attention to detail.
Added by Gay Hobt Morton on Nov 16, 2014 8:47 AM
Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
A Arlene Dummermuth
Thank you for making the edit.
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Nov 11, 2014 10:28 AM
Sara Cobb
RE: Photo usage
Thank you so much, I really appreciate it. I'll be sure to credit you, of course!

Sara Cobb
Added by Sara Cobb on Oct 19, 2014 7:09 PM
Sara Cobb
Phot uses
Hi Jan,

I was wondering if I might have permission to use some of the gravestone photos you have posted to F.A.G. on my online family tree. I have found some for the Carrier family I very interesting in, but there may be others I haven't found yet. Thanks for considering it!

Sara Cobb
Added by Sara Cobb on Oct 19, 2014 2:49 PM
Deborah Coots-Cockrell
RE: Jay & Edith
That would be most kind. Yes, thank you!
Added by Deborah Coots-Cockrell on Oct 07, 2014 2:20 PM
Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Robert Nelson Miller
Thank you for making the links.
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Oct 07, 2014 7:17 AM
RE: Norma Irene Finch
Everett is listed as her father, and should be her husband. They have a child Maureen Omalee Finch. You're listed as the creator of the memorial.
Added by BBosley on Oct 07, 2014 5:57 AM
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