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Barbara Butcher (#46938122)
 member for 8 years, 10 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo I kept putting this short bio off, but after doing photo requests for people and "meeting them" through their bios, I decided it was time. I am a retired school teacher who loves doing genealogy work and exploring cemeteries. I love the concept of Find A Grave where people in different areas are so willing to help each other with photos. When my husband and I are fulfilling photo requests, we sometimes add more stones to a cemetery. I am always willing to "give these up" to family members who can add more information. Just ask.
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Olin E. Hartley
RE: Headlee's
Coming anywhere near Tyler - about 110 miles from Dallas? That's where we live.
Added by Olin E. Hartley on Jul 28, 2016 10:18 AM
Olin E. Hartley
Hi Barb -

Just a note to let you know that I got the transfers. Unfortunately (for me), I'm really going to be tied up for the next five days so won't be able to do much until next Tuesday. I will let you know when I'm finished. Thanks again.


Added by Olin E. Hartley on Jul 28, 2016 9:06 AM
Olin E. Hartley
Headlee's in Graceland Cemetery
It's me, again, Barb.

I'm finished with all the Headlee's in Graceland, thanks to you. What a great find. As it turned out, I had all but a couple in my Family Tree and was able to set up the others. I had quite a few pictures that I picked up from and have added them to F.A.G. Just click on the photos and you will be able to see that I have given credit to the ones that set them up. Also, I did the same for you on pictures that you had added when I put them into my Family Tree. I always give credit to those that take them.

Now, it's time to do all the edits I need to do - attachments, names, etc.

If you are still willing to do the transfers, I'll wait till I get them before I start.

I'm sure glad we got together on all of these.

Added by Olin E. Hartley on Jul 27, 2016 12:38 PM
Thank You!
John Acker is my 3rd great-grandfather, so I very much appreciate your taking the time to post all those great pictures! I like the way you used shaving cream to accentuate the writing. The close-up of the writing is so good. The picture you took above the stone, looking down the hillside, adds great perspective and made me feel like I was right there enjoying the view! Thanks again for taking the time to do this!

Marcia Abbott
Added by Marcia on Jul 26, 2016 6:07 PM
Olin E. Hartley
RE: Bunnell Family
As to the transfers, I have to leave that up to you. Most are distant cousins. Right now, I have Clyde E. Headlee up and he was my 4th cousin, once removed. I'll gladly take them but wanted to let you know my relationship before you do.

Also, one word re the Headlee's and Headley's. I don't think there is one person alive today that can be sure of the spellings of their last name. The reason is that a lot of the Headlee's changed the spelling to ley. Why, I have no idea. When I'm not positive, I use the father's spelling and that's not always correct. I do change, if necessary and go by the Headstone spelling. Case in point, My Gr. Grandmother was a Headlee. Om her death certificate, it was spelled Headley. She was my grandfather's mother and I'm a member of the S.A.R. thru Ephraim Headlee.

All of this, if you see a change coming thru for you, I have proof. I won't ask you to change anything unless I know for sure.


Added by Olin E. Hartley on Jul 26, 2016 1:23 PM
Olin E. Hartley
RE: Bunnell Family
In this case, the Headlee's. I've just started to go thru these and already found two that need updates. Question - Do you want me to go thru the edit routine and send the to you, or would you rather that I just go to F.A.G. with the updates. I'll do either way, but will be one or two at a time. Please let me know and thanks for all the Headlee/ey surnames you have added.

Added by Olin E. Hartley on Jul 26, 2016 11:09 AM
Olin E. Hartley
RE: Bunnell Family
Hi Barb -

Yes, when I noticed the size of the plot, I looked them up. I did come up with a total of 5 but still have 6 to go.

BTW, When I noted that I had added you to my friends list in F.A.G. I remembered that you had done some others for me as well as having two Headlee surnames in your files. The Headlee/ey surname is the 2nd largest in my maternal side of my tree. 2nd only to the Hartley surname.

Bottom line - great "talking" to you again.

Added by Olin E. Hartley on Jul 25, 2016 12:37 PM
Jeannie Scarber
Joseph Carroll
Thank you for the information on this WWI veteran. I appreciate it! The Great War Doughboy Searchh
Added by Jeannie Scarber on Jul 24, 2016 11:29 PM
RE: John Acker
Thank you very much! I will pass that information on to my friend. This is a gr. gr.(not sure how many greats) grandfather of my friend.
Added by JayCee on Jul 24, 2016 7:42 PM
RE: John Acker
I doubt that my friend realizes that there are names on all four sides. I assume they are all relatives to John. I will tell her to check out the cemetery listings. Thank you.
Added by JayCee on Jul 24, 2016 3:04 PM
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