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Tim Crutchfield (#815)
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Bio Photo I was born in St. Louis, but my parents moved to Cape Girardeau, Missouri when I was two days old and then to Graves County Kentucky when I was 9 months old.(My parents lived and worked at Paradise Friendly Home from 1966-1969) I now live in Dexter, Missouri.
I am the oldest son of the comedian Dennis Crutchfield and Margaret Douthitt (now Gilbert) and have one brother, David, who lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
In April of 2000, I became the youngest elected Alderman in Dexter, Missouri and the second youngest Alderman to ever sit on the Council. (the youngest was appointed, not elected) I also became the first Alderman to be of Native American Descent(I'm 1/8 Cherokee) the first to have a wife of Hispanic descent, and the first elected Republican from my Ward. I was reelected on April 2nd, 2002. I lost in 2004, but was elected again in 2006.
I have been interested in cemeteries since I was a kid and it always bothered my parents who called it a "morbid hobby". It has paid off now, since cemeteries have helped my knowledge of History. Now when I visit a city and find out that they have a cemetery (or cemteries) with famous graves, I go out of my way to see them (and get pictures for Find-a-grave if they are not already posted). I am a cashier at the Wal-Mart in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
I am married to the former Tracy Randel (she was adopted when she was nine years old. Her birth father was Puerto Rican and her mother was of German descent), who, sadly, was in an accident in August 2010 and has been in a coma since then. I have one step-son, Darrin. No transfer requests please. I've run into too many problems with them.
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Darryl P. Van Rijn
Anthony D. "Tony" Madding
Is Now on my Main Page:

My condolences to the Family
Added by Darryl P. Van Rijn on Jul 26, 2015 2:31 PM
Anna Jaech
German Evangelical Church
It was a thrill to find your photo of this little church in Cape Girardeau county! My husband's grandfather, Johannes Carl Jaech, was its minister from 1903-1906 or so. We just moved from the West coast to Illinois & I hope you're just the fellow to tell me how to take my husband there! He's always wanted to see it.
Added by Anna Jaech on Jul 19, 2015 8:48 PM
Isabella Selmes Furguson Selmes King
Isabella Selmes, US representative for Arizona, was thrice married. There appear to be two separate records for her linked to the Dinsmore Cemetery transciptions: Bunnygirl's at 107321564 and yours at 7907916. Isabella is more famously known as Isabella Selmes Greenway, but the other record has all the correct links to it so far, so I'm going to suggest some revisions there. Can't find a place to recommend merging the records.
Added by pbdg on Jul 08, 2015 3:00 PM
janet donner
RE: transferring
sorry to hear that. I hope Find A Grave took care of it
Added by janet donner on Jun 15, 2015 5:24 PM
janet donner
what kind of legal problems do you have in transferring a site?? I have not heard of that and wondered where in the rules of findagrave? is that?
I just saw a post you made to someone and I was curious.
Added by janet donner on Jun 15, 2015 11:46 AM
Jim McMillan
Re: Robert Wright Mem#: 7977535
Here is additional information culled from the Maryland Archives on Robert Wright (Memorial #: 7977535)

Robert Wright's parents were Solomon Wright III (1717-1792) and Mary Tidmarsh (1719-?).

He was the brother of: William (1751-1783), Thomas, Solomon (?-1832), Mary (1755-?), Ann (1757-?) and Martha Wright Downes (1759-?).

He was the husband of Sarah DeCoursey, daughter of Col. William Coursey (1703-1769) and Rachel Clayton, who he married in 1780.

He was the father of: Robert Theodore DeCoursey Wright (1781-?), William Henry DeCoursey Wright (1795-1864), U.S. consul to Brazil in 1825, Gustavus William Tidmarsh Wright (1784-1823), Clinton Wright, Caroline Wright Augusta (ca. 1782-?), who married Samuel Anderson of Chestertown, Kent County, and Victoria Louisa Wright. He graduated from Kent County school, the forerunner of Washington College and studied law.

He was an Anglican in St. Luke's Parish in Queen Anne's County and Chester Parish in Kent County, Maryland.

He was an Esquire by 1787; active in horse racing, bred fine horses at ''Blakeford", was active in promoting agricultural improvement in Queen Anne's County and was a Maryland member of the committee of correspondence of the American Board of Agriculture.
Added by Jim McMillan on Jun 11, 2015 6:18 PM
Jayne Wright-Allison
Crutchfield line
Do you have Crutchfields in illinois.
Added by Jayne Wright-Allison on May 29, 2015 5:07 PM
Jayne Wright-Allison
Oscar Lafayette Norman
The information on the Tombstone is incorrect and incomplete. I know that is shows middle initial is an I...but it could also be inter preted as a small L...His name is Oscar Lafayette Norman. born in Jefferson Co., IL and died in Stoddard Co., Mo

I would like to manage this memorial. I have traced my Norman line to Dexter, Stodfard Co., MO. My mother married in Bloomfield, MO and her father, Robert Norman was here and signed consent as she was only 14.

Jayne Wright Allison
Added by Jayne Wright-Allison on May 29, 2015 4:47 PM
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
Cudds, Lawsons, many NC & SC names
Tim, first of all I want to thank you for the service you do for others who are in much the same state I am. Because of age and health I can no longer visit cemeteries. I started my journey in genealogy along in the 80's and at that time I visited many cemeteries in NC and SC but now I no longer have the option. I hope you won't mind may making copies of your photos for my family files on Ancestry and Family Tree Maker. I am trying very hard to leave as much family history as I can for my descendants and others so they will be able to see their heritage. God bless you for the way you are helping other people.
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
Added by Eleanor Morrison Lawson on May 06, 2015 5:51 PM
Cindy Lester
Billie Demint
I was glad to see the post about Billie Demint. I am a descendant of Billie-my great grandmother was his half-sister. She was born near Campbell, MO a few years after he was killed. I've been doing research about him and have a story published
Added by Cindy Lester on Jan 09, 2015 11:07 PM
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