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Frances "Frankie" Grochowski (#46933494)
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Bio Photo I have a greas love for genealogy and have been researching since I was in seventh grade. My dad and grandparents were great story tellers and left me with a rich history of our family. My grandparents were of Germam, English, Swedish, Danish and French Canadian orgin. The German ancestoirs arrived in this country in 1844. The English line can be traced to William White of the Mayflower crossing and to Kent, England. I married a full-blooded Irishman with a Polish name as he was adopted. I guess that makes my children, grandchildren and great-grandchild of "Heinz 57" orgin or "Dukes mixture", as my parents would say.

I am now a widow (2002), at a much younger age than I would have liked, but life goes on. My Husband and I were married 39 1/2 years and we had a son and a daughter and four grandaughters. He never had a chance to meet our two grandsons, the youngest granddaughter, or his two great-grand daughters.

We are a Navy family. My husband served five years, I served 22y 4m and my son 10yrs. We are all proud of our service to this great country.

I graduated from Henderson County Jr. College, attended Tyler Jr. College and graduated with a Degree in Nursing and in Science from the Univeristy of Texas.

I love genealogy, photography and traveling. I belong to a single group; LoW's, Loaners on Wheels, which affords me a chance to do all my hobbies and the companinship of other singles.

The photgraphs on the Chandler Memorial Cemetery we taken by myself and Doug Crabtree. This project was one of love for the families buried there and a passion to preserve the past. Doug and I both in live Chandler and are members of the East Texas Genealogical Society.

I am researching the following families.
Bischoff/Bishop -m- Wessling; Brooks -m- Sturtevant; Nelson -m- Jasperson; Cronk -m- Persian; Grochowski -m- Jaroszewska; Bolik/Ball -m- Wisniewska; Pope -m- Kyser; Wright -m- Scarbrough; Mitchell -m- Riner; Smith -m- Spivey; Farrier -m- Gowell.

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Wayne Smith
RE: James Monroe Dickerson
Thank you Frankie; yes that is sad and I wonder who had to make the arrangements etc.
Added by Wayne Smith on Aug 31, 2015 3:26 PM
Ode Naron
Thanks you so much for the transfer. You know there is never enough time work on our history with work and stuff, but it is a love from heart that's for sure..

Thanks, Julie
Added by jleontx on Mar 12, 2015 5:33 PM
Jerry Liles
RE: Henry B . Fields
Hes but his name is Harry B Fields
My uncle
Added by Jerry Liles on Feb 23, 2015 12:02 PM
John Dowdy
RE: William Cooper
Added by John Dowdy on Feb 18, 2015 6:31 AM
joseph lilly
Mahalia Hastletine Myers Dickerson
Frankie: I have a copy of a June 25, 1920 Frankston Citizen Newspaper that contains a lengthy obit for Mahalia Hastletine Myers Dickerson. I notice on nthe findagrave site in the Poynor Cemetery, Henderson Co., Texas you have her middle name as Haley. Is this a short version of Hastletine or a nickname or was her middle name really Haley. Joe Lilly
Added by joseph lilly on Dec 01, 2014 8:22 PM
Sarah Blood
Ed Otts
You not only found my nephew Collin Free but my grandfather also. They are next to each other. Thank you! I know when I tell my family they will be Ecstatic!
Added by Sarah Blood on Oct 29, 2014 11:38 PM
Sarah Blood
Collin Bryan
Thank you so much for adding my nephews head stone to Find A Grave! His name is Collin Bryan Free. He was 11 when he passed away and his grave is so far from where we are. We do visit but this brings it closer to home. Thank you so much!
Added by Sarah Blood on Oct 29, 2014 11:28 PM
Elsie Hooker
I most certainly will. Thank You
Added by Cindy on Sep 02, 2014 10:29 PM
RE: Mardell Parker.
In the biography, you would need to type exactly as you see the following code (no spaces). The XXXXXXX needs to be Elizabeth's memorial number:
granddaughter Name

When you get that typed in and save, her name should show up on Mrs. Parker's memorial site.

Elizabeth was very special to me. Her parents and my husband and I have been best friends for many years. Elizabeth was born with spina bifida. My husband and I lived with her parents when she was just a few months old. I taught her to sit and taught her to pull up a few months before she passed. She had several surgeries in her short life, but was always so happy. I loved every minute I spent with that special angel!!! Thanks for doing this for me.
Added by TX_BB on Aug 03, 2014 11:29 AM
cindy hartley
Elvina Cramer
Thank you so much.

Cindy Eason Hartley
Added by cindy hartley on Jul 31, 2014 12:08 PM
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