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Denise Bowman Flynn (#46795880)
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Bio Photo The Chosen
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We are the chosen. My feeling is that in each family there is one who
seems called to find the ancestors to put flesh on their bones &
making them live again to tell the family story & to feel that
somehow those who went before know & approve to doing my genealogy is
not a cold gathering of facts but instead breathing life into all who
have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes
have one. We have been called as if it were in our genes. Those who
have gone before cry out to us. Tell our we do!

In finding them we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I
stood before now & cried. I have lost count. How many times have I
told my ancestors, you have a wonderful family. You would be proud of
us. How many times have I walked up to a grave & felt somehow there
was love there for me. I cannot say.

It goes beyond just documenting the facts. It goes to who I am & why
I do the things I do. It goes to seeing a century about to be lost
forever to weeds & indifferences & saying I can't let this happen.
The bones here are bones of my bones & flesh of my flesh. It goes to
doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were
able to accomplish. How they contributed to what we are today. It
goes to respecting their hardships & losses, them never giving in &
giving up. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make & keep us a
nation. It goes to a deep & immense understanding what they were
doing for us. That we might be born who we are. That we might
remember we do!

With love & caring & scribing each fact of their existence because we
are them & they are us. I tell the story of my family. It is up to
that one called in the next generation to answer the call & take
their place in the long line of family story tellers. That is why I
do my family genealogy & that is what calls those, young & old to step
up & put flesh on their bones.

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Annie Stringer Funck
I noticed you created the memorial for Annie Stringer Funck. Annie was my grandfather's first wife. My grandfather later married Ettie McDole. have very little information on Annie. What I was wanting to know........where did you obtain her death date and parents information? I have never heard of the parents that are listed for Annie.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Laura Flanagan
Added by txlynnage on Mar 07, 2012 1:55 PM
George W. Upton IV
Hi Denise i was looking to find out where you found the name of my grandfathers mother,
you have listed Charlottee Durr Upton.I have been doing some checking and I see he was married to a Frances for 25 years according to the 1900 census.. Thanks
Added by George W. Upton IV on Mar 07, 2012 1:52 PM
Paula Williams
Randall Furr
Randall Furr had a daughter named Augusta which was called "Gussie". She married Albert Coussens then Henry Jordan. Do you have any information on where she was buried? or her husbands?
Added by Paula Williams on Mar 01, 2012 8:32 PM
Eddie Harris
Robert Morehead Harris B: Apl 1851
First of all I would like to Thank You & Yours for all the work you'll have done. I've been in touch with Charline Ryan about photos of Robert & Sarah Harris headstones, she says she can't find in Sec 51 Lot 5 or in area. What can we do now?? Also in reference to Robert M Harris B: Apl 1851, where did you get info for his father M. Bracy Harris & mother Sarah Evelyn Allen?? Thank you again Eddie Harris
Added by Eddie Harris on Feb 29, 2012 4:08 PM
missed ya, hope all is well
Added by Faerietaleprincess on Feb 21, 2012 7:17 PM
Jan Williams
Yes I am
Added by Jan Williams on Feb 19, 2012 6:51 PM
Jan Williams
20710986. 20710965. 20710920
Added by Jan Williams on Feb 19, 2012 3:26 PM
Jan Williams
RE: Lura Catherine moak bowman
Can you tell me how you are related to the bowmans
Added by Jan Williams on Feb 19, 2012 3:15 PM
Jan Williams
Lura Catherine moak bowman
Lura bowman also had a son, Clifton Conley bowman(my father) who passed away in1982 and buried in new prospect baptist cemetery in Lincoln county,Brookhaven ms
Added by Jan Williams on Feb 19, 2012 1:45 PM
NW Mountain Man
I think I finally got through all the Britt's I could find. Now, I might have miss a few links, cause I already have had some of the Find A Grave numbers, but we got a GREAT start :D
Added by NW Mountain Man on Feb 17, 2012 2:10 PM
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