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Shirley Burks Wells (#46511681)
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Blessed are the great grandmothers, who hoarded newspaper clippings and old letters, for they tell the story of their time.

Blessed are all the grandfathers who filed every legal document, for this provides proof.

Blessed are grandmothers who preserve family Bibles and diaries, for this is our heritage.

Blessed are father who elect officials that answer letter of inquiry, for some, this is their only link to the past.

Blessed are mothers who relate family traditions and legends to the family, for one of her children will surely remember.

Blessed are the relatives who fill in family sheets with extra data, for them we owe the family history.

Blessed is any family whose members strive for the preservation of records, for theirs is a labour of love.

Blessed are the children who will never say, "Grandma, you have told that old story twice today."
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Mary Blood
Vera Mae Toms Culver Bridges
Shirley, please correct my mother's birth date on your posting. She was born 30 Oct. 1922 at Bienville, Bienville Parish, LA. Thank you. Mary Culver Blood
Added by Mary Blood on Jan 15, 2015 9:09 PM
Butch Skelton
I'm looking for any information on the Latham famly. Leola noah (Latham) was my Grandmother.
Added by Butch Skelton on Jan 15, 2015 6:52 PM
Ronnie Ainsworth
Annie Lois Acreman Ainsworth
This my mother will change it to me and father Russell Ainsworth please change her to al so if you will THANK YOU RONNIE AINSWORTH
Added by Ronnie Ainsworth on Dec 25, 2014 7:55 PM
Tommy Hogan
Hi Shirley,

I know alot is going on with the arrangements, etc for Tommy and Im sure alot was going on the day you added him, but you put the year as 2013. I just wanted to bring it to your attention before I forgot. Best Regards to you!!
Added by Tracy on Nov 20, 2014 1:10 PM
Debbie McLemore
Robert Burks
Shirley, where can I find proof of Robert's (Memorial# 8886394) birth date? I have searched everywhere and your date is the only one I trust. I just need some documentation for my tree.
Thanks so much, see you on Burks Heritage at!

Debbie Burks McLemore
Added by Debbie McLemore on Nov 08, 2014 8:56 PM
Patricia McBride Alexander
Thanks so much Shirley, for the transfer of Herbert Alexander. I promise I will take good care of him.

Thanks for all your hard work. It's people like you that keep us all together as a family.

Patricia Alexander
Added by Patricia McBride Alexande... on Oct 30, 2014 3:01 PM
Mark A Culpepper
Richard Addison Graham
The Weston HS Alumni Association is researching the history or our school. In 1883, a school that preceded our school was taught by a Professor Graham. Richard Addison Graham of this website may be the teacher. We have some recollections that describe a Mr. Graham teaching at several schools around Weston, Louisiana in Jackson Parish.

Other information (such as a biography) to help us document R.A. Graham's teaching career here would be very helpful. We now only have a 1870 census (that describes a school-teacher RA Graham) and the recollections (without Mr. Graham's initials) that three people wrote.

If there is no other info, we would still like to publish the photos on your website or a link to your website (with your permission, of course-- credit will be given). We can reciprocate by sending the recollections about Mr. Graham.

Mark Culpepper-- Amateur historian for WHSAA
Added by Mark A Culpepper on Oct 30, 2014 1:34 PM
Eric Baker
Old City Cemetery, Monroe, LA
Do you know how to reach the office and records of Old City Cemetery in Monroe? I called the number ending in 2415 and I get a message telling me to enter a mailbox number. The message does not identify the number. Any assistance would be appreciated.
Eric Baker, Durham, NC
Added by Eric Baker on Oct 30, 2014 11:57 AM
Patricia McBride Alexander
RE: Re: Hebert Alexander
If he's the only Alexander you're related to, would you mind transferring him to us?

I hope to get to see that cemetery next year. My SIL was just there and took a lot of headstone pictures. I love this part of social networking. Finding more family is always good!!

God bless you,
Patricia Alexander
Added by Patricia McBride Alexande... on Oct 23, 2014 5:24 PM
Patricia McBride Alexander
Find A Grave Memorial# 10396144
Shirley, this is my husband's ggreat grandfather. If you are not related to him, could you please transfer him to me so that we can keep it in the family and remove the ads.

Thank you for all your hard work. Believe me, it is greatly appreciated.

God bless,
Patricia and Mark Alexander
Added by Patricia McBride Alexande... on Oct 22, 2014 10:42 PM
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