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Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke (#46631000)
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Bio Photo I am a native Texan, born and reared in Northeast Texas. I have been researching my families for about thirty years, making me the family historian.
I have spent weeks, days, and hours in many states researching the courthouses and walking the cemeteries looking for my family.
Just recently I began placing memorials to my family members on findagrave; a wonderful website. The majority of my postings are my family.
I try to acquire photographs of my relatives; this makes me feel as if I actually know them.
I am a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and genealogy is my passion.

Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished marble stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood and bone
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so
I wonder if you lived and loved
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot
And come to visit you
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Stace Hanna Hitt
RE: Hanna info
Apologies. I must have misread the info from 4th Great Grandaughter.
Added by Stace Hanna Hitt on May 26, 2015 10:01 AM
Asa Lawrence Nichols
Asa Lawrence Nichols #40961463 IS NOT A 1/2 SIBLING OF THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE:

Robert Lee Nichols (1880 - 1928)** #11721161
Lloyd Nichols (1882 - 1960)** #11721149 (my great grandfather
Catherine Nichols Weiss (1889 - 1946)** # 5628526

The parents of the above three are:

John A. Nichols #11721142 (my 2nd great g.father)
Sarah Elizabeth Nichols Nichols #5599868 (my 2nd great g.mother).

Please correct, and we appreciate the work being done by contributor's.
Added by Sabie on May 23, 2015 10:56 AM
Stace Hanna Hitt
Hanna info
Hi Emma! I see that you were transferred the info on Omer Hugh Hanna? I would love to know your connection. He is my grandfather:)
Added by Stace Hanna Hitt on May 22, 2015 8:03 AM
Pat Arnold
RE: Dorothy E. Barksdale
You are very welcome.
Added by Pat Arnold on May 13, 2015 10:49 AM
Pat Arnold
Dorothy E. Barksdale
addition added
findagrave number 27523691
Added by Pat Arnold on May 03, 2015 2:58 PM
Carl Robert Morris #42801967
On this memorial his parents are listed as Cora and William N. Morris. Do you have any information on them? I am trying to connect this Cora with the Collins family. Thanks for all the research you contribute to this site.
Added by Brenda on Apr 22, 2015 11:55 AM
Ruth Crowder Guida
Johnnie Thompson 49673454
Just wanted you to know that Aunt Johnnie had another brother... Thompson M Crowder Find A Grave Memorial# 91416513 ....Could add him to her page.

Ruth Crowder Guida (#48708333)

Added by Ruth Crowder Guida on Apr 09, 2015 10:04 AM
Ruth Crowder Guida
Johnnye Crowder Thompson
# 49673441

Just wondering if you were related to my Aunt Johnnye since the memorial was passed to you...She was my Great Aunt and my Grandfaher's sister. I was named after her...

Just curious on my part?

Ruth Crowder Guida (#48708333)
Added by Ruth Crowder Guida on Apr 08, 2015 9:16 AM
Shrum family
My great-grandmother was a Shrum. I know very little about the family. Her father was Benjamin Shrum. His first wife died, and he moved to (I think) Parker county, Texas. Are you part of this Shrum family?
Added by KJ on Mar 29, 2015 11:47 PM
Gigi Tanksley
Abner Barksdale Farm Cemetery
Hi Emma,
Wow could I please have a copy of the marriage bond you have posted for Abner and Betsy? As you know I am the 3rd granddaughter of Mourning and John Gilbert. I believe we have corresponded in the past.
Added by Gigi Tanksley on Mar 23, 2015 12:42 AM
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