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Ray Gatewood (#46978762)
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My wife and I do genealogy so we have been in a lot of libraries, cemeteries, court houses and outhouses all around the USA. At first, I started photographing only my family and friends' tombstones. It therefore became a duty to take pictures of all the markers in the cemeteries throughout Ellis county.
Several of the names and dates which are already listed that do not yet have photos, contain many errors. After taking their tombstone pictures, I have noticed those mistakes when comparing the actual inscriptions with the information that has already been uploaded. I also see a lot of people listed more than once, which throws off the number of graves indicated.
If and when I make a mistake please e-mail me and I will gladly correct it. If the person is a relative or friend and you wish to manage the listing, I will happily relinquish ownership and transfer it over to you. We are members of the Ellis County Genealogical Society which meets the 1st Monday of each month, 7:00 pm, at the Ellis County Woman's Building, 407 West Jefferson Street in Waxahachie. Membership is open to anyone interested in family history. Dues are $20 per calendar year and includes a subscription to ECGS quarterly publication, Searchers & Researchers.
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Marilyn Solari
William Frank Stovall
Ray - on your Memorial #47791072 created in Feb 2010 for William Frank Stovall in Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Ellis Co., TX, I note you show 2 wives for him, one being Cleopata Brown [correct - 2nd wife] and the other being Margaret Vaught 1869-1919.

What is your source for Margaret as a wife of William Frank Stovall? She couldn't possibly have been a wife of his. For one, the 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1940 census all show his wife as Cleo. For another, she couldn't have been a 1st wife as she ws only 12 years old when his first child was born in 1881.

I am not related to William Frank Stovall but am working with a very close friend of mine who lives in Texas and is related to him. Thanks for your input! Marilyn R. Solari
Added by Marilyn Solari on Apr 25, 2015 12:08 PM
Charles S
Just saying hello. I saw your last name and location and was reminded of a GG uncle who is buried at Myrtle in Ennis - namely Berry.

Added by Charles S on Apr 21, 2015 3:43 PM
Michael Thompson
William Hampton McKeever (McEver)
William Hampton McKeever (McEver) 38389133 I don't think Andrew J McEver is his father, he's his brother... I'm sure Robert Collins McEver is his father...

Andrew married Delphia on 22 Oct 1835 and William was born 25 Jan 1835... Andrew is my 3X Great Grandfather and in the documents I have from my grandmother, there is no mention of William Hampton in the list of Andrew's children...
Added by Michael Thompson on Apr 09, 2015 12:32 PM
Love Always, Renee
Samantha Nance
Thank you for the transfer. I was happy to sponsor her page and surprised to get the transfer. I recently saw her story on Dateline and decided to look to see if she had a memorial page.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Mar 19, 2015 1:29 PM
Kathy Stroope Veasey
Susanah Eliza "Susan" Lockert Mercer
Thanks so much for the transfer
Added by Kathy Stroope Veasey on Feb 15, 2015 11:48 AM
Lois McDonald
Nesmith transfers
Thank you so much. Also thank you for helping us to find our family
Added by Lois McDonald on Feb 13, 2015 7:20 PM
Christine E Ivey
Alford Taylor Todd #47792096
Alford Taylor Todd is already located in this cemetary under Find A Grave #47807130; therefore, please remove the duplicate entry. Thank you for your help.

Added by Christine E Ivey on Feb 08, 2015 10:14 PM
Christine E Ivey
Betty Duke Todd #47792129
Ms. Todd is already located in the same cemetary under Find A Grave #47807188, therefore please remove the duplicate entry. Thank you for your help.

Added by Christine E Ivey on Feb 08, 2015 10:11 PM
Vickie Smejkal
For James Henry Hyde
I believe I accidentally created an edit that connects his wife as his mother. His number is: 49440723 and Mary is his wife and her number is 49440750. Sorry.
Added by Vickie Smejkal on Jan 14, 2015 8:17 PM
E. June Stringfield #64853528
Ray, Could you please transfer my grandmother to me, so I may link my family together on find a grave, thanks Allen Cole #48608341
Added by Allen on Dec 19, 2014 7:32 AM
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