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Jodi Neely (#46789836)
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Bio Photo I am a descendent of the W.C.Watkins family that I am submitting and would like to hear from any researchers of this line. I enjoy sharing information with other researchers. I have added my Cobley and Matthews families. My McKinzie/McKenzie and Glasscock/Glassco families have been added so visit their pages and let me know if you are connected to any of these families. They are all connected to each other.
I am now adding what I believe to be my biological maternal Riggs family. They are not connected to any of the other families as far as I know.
I have added part of my husband's Neily/Neely family. I will add the rest later.
I want to thank everyone who has placed flowers and flags on my memorials.
I also want to thank all the volunteers who have sent photos of my requested gravestones. Your help is greatly appreciated.
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Elaine Clark
Rebecca Matthews Clark
Hi Jody, I left you a message a few years ago about how I arrived at Rebecca Matthews Clark as Joel Matthews' daughter. I'd really love the chance to chat with you about this and compare our information. Thanks! Elaine
Added by Elaine Clark on Apr 09, 2016 11:38 AM
Iris R
Loraine remarriage??
I saw a family tree that indicated that Loraine Cobley nee Glascoe remarried in 1980 to Virgil Wallace Bruce in Nevada. Is this correct or a confusion of person's?
Added by Iris R on May 06, 2015 9:48 AM
EF Gann
John Watkins
Hi Jodi. I've been researching the Joel A. Watkins family for about 20 years, as he is my GGGGrandfather. I am puzzled by the John Watkins (husb of Mahala McFarland) relationship some show as son of Joel A. Watkins. I cannot find any proof of this relationship. Joel left gave land to all his sons during his lifetime, willed items to all of his sons, or had court records for all of his sons, except for a son John. Can you help me with proof you may have of this relationship? Also do you know of anyone of this John/Mahala line who has submitted DNA? That could also help with proof. Would love to have a definitive answer on this one. Thanks so much.
Added by EF Gann on Mar 17, 2015 12:21 PM
I found it on the Library of Congress website
in their historic newspapers collection. The site has a good advanced search that allows looking for combinations of words within 5 words of each other.
Added by Irememberu on Dec 29, 2013 6:46 PM
Capt. William Calvin Watkins
obit added
Added by Irememberu on Dec 26, 2013 11:41 AM
Memorial# 11006024
obit added
Added by Irememberu on Dec 24, 2013 12:07 PM
Deirdre Franklin
Adelphia Leggett Matthews
Hello there. I'm researching my husbands "Matthews" family and came across your Find A Grave Memorial #Memorial# 20928604 for Adelphia Matthews (wife of George Matthews). I enjoyed reading your bio on her. She would be my husband's 4x great grandmother. I was wondering if you have any idea of her mother's whereabouts? Where is she buried, any idea? Thanks again for sharing Adelphia's story.
Added by Deirdre Franklin on Dec 17, 2013 10:42 AM
Virginia Kidd
Family Tree
Thomas Cobley was my 3 x great grandfather...please leave a message if you would like...

Thank you
Virginia Kidd (Stacey)...
Added by Virginia Kidd on Dec 05, 2013 10:59 PM
Brad Whitney
RE: Earl Donley
You're very welcome, I'm glad I could help.
Added by Brad Whitney on May 19, 2013 9:23 PM
Thomas Matthews, Junction City
Hi Jodi--

Can you tell me if Thomas' daughter Julia had a son by the name of Ellsworth McBride? Ellsworth is living with Thomas and Mary on the 1875 census in Geary Co., Kansas, and ten years earlier was in the household of Samuel McBride, with Thomas and Mary (and I assume their daughter, a woman named Julia McBride) living next door. Also in the McBride household were a mother and child named Van/Vann. There was also a Van living in the Matthews household--the husband and father of the female Vans next door? Perhaps the enumerator got the households a little mixed up--not sure. If sending you a copy of the census would help, I would be glad to do so.

Added by Sheryl on Mar 03, 2013 1:07 AM
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