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Jerry D (#47330020)
 member for 4 years, 8 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo I have been doing this since Feb 2011, and it is amazing how one can get so focused on the past and totally get carried away. Depending on who I am researching at the time, sometimes I feel like I am right there in that time zone and feeling their presence. Weird huh!!!!

I am kicking myself for not asking more questions when I was younger and all the history was still alive to answer the questions.

The Son of Mildred Louise (Knight) Parrish (1920-2009) and Martin Hamilton "Bill" McGimpsey (1910 1968).

Louise is the daughter of Augustine "Gus" Hahn Knight (18871967) & Vivian Luella Evans (18971988)

Augustine "Gus" Hahn Knight is the son of Nathan Francis Knight (18381919) & Maria Louisa Carlton (18481937)

Vivan Evans Knight is the daughter of William H Evans b.1860 & Nancy A Evans b.1871

My father is Martin Hamilton "Bill" McGimpsey (1910 1968) is the son of:
Henry James McGimpsey 1829 1907
Elizabeth "Eliza" "Liza" Hamilton 1829 1866

Emmett Parrish was my step-dad and is the Son of Benjamin "Ben" Harrison (Parish) Parrish (18891949) & Judie Jude Juda Judy Lee McGuire (18891964)

(NOTE) Depending on who wrote the names down, Parrish was spelled both ways, with one R and with two Rs. Also as PErish & PErrish as well.

Also note, Jude's name was spelled as Judie, Jude, Juda and Judy again, depending on who wrote the name down as well as what mood she was in that day. She was also "older" than Ben and didn't want anyone to know it!

I went to Stoutland School, Stoutland, Camden, Missouri, USA, from 1953 to 1963 and then moved to Independence/Kansas City Missouri area and attended Truman High School.

If anyone wants a memorial transferred to them, please let me know because as a relative or close friend can always do a much better memorial than someone not related. I try to do the best I can with each memorial and that is what takes me so long, the research.

Also please note, You may use any of the pictures I upload to Find A Grave as long as they are used respectful. I upload them to share with the family's and friends and I am happy when you can find them useful. I just ask that you please acknowledge who took the picture, whether it is one I took or someone else has taken.

Note: when taking and posting pictures of headstones, please make sure you get a good picture, they deserve it. If you can hardly read it, no one else can read it as well. Everyone will thank you!
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Sherlie B.
Inez Hicks
Hello Jerry, I received your message, sorry but at the time i put her memorial on i did not see any other in that cemetery. I added her after her sister, my cousin Martina Goodwin informed us of her passing. are you a family member Winsel or Hicks? if you are a closer relative i will delete mine, otherwise would appreciate it if you would be so kind and do the same. Have a Blessed evening Sherlie.
Added by Sherlie B. on Apr 14, 2015 7:30 PM
pat faulkner
Elaine Thomas #67771702
Jerry-The picture you posted on Elaine's memorial went on twice. Thought I would let you know so if you wish to remove one you could. Thank you for all the wonderful time & work you put into the memorials.
Added by pat faulkner on Feb 18, 2015 6:42 PM
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Elaine Thomas #67771702
Added by pat faulkner on Feb 18, 2015 6:41 PM
Jane Reynolds
RE: Audrey Pearl Moshier,Jun 13, 1891-Jun 21, 1972
William Franklin Jones Birth: Aug. 21, 1889
Death: Mar. 6, 1950

William Franklin Jones
b.21 Aug 1889
d.06 Mar 1950

From 47359848: Spouse Audrey Pearl Moshier, Jun 13, 1891-Jun 21, 1972

Plot: Row: S29; Grave: 5246

Thomas Cemetery
Wright County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Row: S29; Grave: 5246

Audrey P Moshier deceased at
Reedley,Fresno,Ca,USA. This is all the info I have on her death place.
My tree is public record on ancestry.(Moore,Hylton)
Added by Jane Reynolds on Feb 06, 2015 6:17 AM
Evelyn Lorraine Scott Faulkner
# 136883815

Birth 10 July 1921 in Phoenix, Arizona USA
Death 20 May 2010 in Vienna, Fairfax, Virginia, US
Added by wyattphx on Nov 24, 2014 7:33 PM
Jane Reynolds
RE: Audrey Pearl Moshier,Jun 13, 1891-Jun 21, 1972
The info on Audrey came from personal family written records
Added by Jane Reynolds on Nov 17, 2014 6:02 AM
D Mayfield-Barnes
for the Kohenskey memorial. I haven't had time today to check Holman.
Added by D Mayfield-Barnes on Oct 06, 2014 1:43 PM
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Beverly Carter
Thank you.. Memorial Deleted
Added by Member #47614207 on Sep 30, 2014 8:22 PM
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Beverly Carter
Thank you.. Memorial Deleted
Added by Member #47614207 on Sep 30, 2014 8:21 PM
Ref Booklover
Hey Jerry,

I seen your post on "booklover"s page. She never adds any information I suggest either. Alot of others have had issues also. So when it comes to a edit or anything and if she has it I dont waste my time. I thought I would let you know your not the only one. Its all about the numbers with her, I live in the same town she added memorials for and hardly do I ever get to add a memorial in my area.
Added by Jessica✿ on Sep 29, 2014 2:55 AM
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