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Joy Hess (#46803185)
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Bio Photo I was born in 1926. I started working on my family tree in 2000. I was learning what little I know about computers at the same time.Had never touched one until my children talked me into it in 1999 (Nov) For Christmas that year my Daughter and Son-in-law gave me the Family Tree Maker.I had a few notes that I had writen down from my Mother. Luck would have it that I found her family in Kentucky with a lot of help from Doug Moore. At this time I am working on the families from around Allen, Adair, Barren, Metcalfe, Warren and Monroe County, Kentucky, Warren County, Tennessee, and Caswell County, North Carolina.Hagan, Crisp, Goodman, Garman and Rowe in KY. Crisp, Warren, Anderson, Snipes, Masey and Henegar in Tennessee. Crisp, Warren, Cooper and many more in North Carolina.I Live in California. Seems that I have left the impression that I live in places where I am searching. I don't travel around anymore since 2005.Thanks to all who have posted memorials.

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willa gisi
RE: William B Steen
Added by willa gisi on Feb 19, 2016 5:01 AM
Donald Miller
George W. Darnell obit.
Ms. Hess----I live within one mile of the Morrison, TN Cemetery. Through local newspaper research I have discovered the 1939 obit. for George W. Darnell(Find A Grave# 75697013). Could you possibly transfer management of this memorial to me(#48229270) so that I may add this obit. to Mr. Darnell's biography?
Added by Donald Miller on Feb 14, 2016 10:40 PM
Mary Flath-Pardo
William Warren
I am trying to figure out a big puzzle here and I hope you can help - you have William (71823653) listed with Thomas and Rachel Sargent as parents. All I can find is Rachel Sargent married to John Warren. Also William married to Mary Elizabeth Hackley. Can you help me out - do I have the wrong line? you can email me if you wish.
Added by Mary Flath-Pardo on Jan 10, 2016 12:26 PM
Sherry Gage
Louisa Adams Apel
Joy, Do you have any more information on Louisa Adams Apel, Matila Apel Light or William Apel?
Added by Sherry Gage on Dec 21, 2015 5:29 PM
RE: # 93291495 John Wilson Owen
I inherited it from a friend who died who was directly related. Unfortunately, I have no information on him or this family.
Added by imagal49 on Sep 23, 2015 12:27 PM
Your Best Friend
RE: Dorothy Dearman # 74795552
She was married to my 5th cousin James Robert Dearman. My link to the Dearman family is via the Darnells and Brixeys. James Brixey born 1814 is my 4th Great Grandfather. He is my blood connection.

Added by Your Best Friend on Sep 16, 2015 2:08 PM
Geraldine Thomas Hopkins
It is a new record I have been seeing recently. called... U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.....a SS record that is really helpful. I have a record in my ancestry tree. Do you have access to ancestry? There are also quilt a lot of new marriage and deaths certificates out also that were not there just a couple of years ago.
If you don't have access to a tree you can send me your email and I can give you access to mine then you could print the record. I think Ollie ended up in California and I have a son for ollie in my tree but I am not sure if any is correct.
Nancy Lee
Added by NancyLeeBurgess on Sep 16, 2015 12:40 PM
Memorial# 73663929
Hello again. That record I sent you for Ollie Crisp.
Definitely not her. I think I will move on...this one is driving me crazy. Nancy Lee
Added by NancyLeeBurgess on Sep 15, 2015 7:23 PM
Memorial# 73663929
Hi Joy,
I think this is Jeri and maybe her mother below.

Geraldine L "Jeri Thomas Hopkins Beatty.......Geraldine Thomas Hopkins
[Geraldine Beatty]
[Geraldine Thomas Thomas]
SSN: 545483804
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Jul 1910
Birth Place: Springfield, Illinois
Father Name: Robert Thomas
Mother Name: Olive Crisp
Death Date: 27 Apr 2004
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Feb 1953: Name listed as GERALDINE THOMAS HOPKINS; Mar 1957: Name listed as GERALDINE BEATTY; 30 Jun 2004: Name listed as GERALDINE L BEATTY

This could be her mother Ollie Belle Crisp (1877)..Memorial# 73663929
............Name: Ollie C Thomas
Death Date: 15 Feb 1948
Death Place: Hopkins
Age: 72
Residence: Hopkins
Volume: 6
Certificate: 2898
Added by NancyLeeBurgess on Sep 15, 2015 6:05 PM
Warren Family
Hi Joy,
Nice to hear from you . I see your name often on the find a grave site and I have also read (and used) your history of William Warren (1680-1726) you submitted to the Caswell County Historical Society. Nice job and thanks for all your has helped me tremendously. I have been working on the Warren side of my tree for about 2 months now..what a lot of work. I have a tree on ancestry which helps me organize things. By ancestry calculations ( I could never figure this out on my own) I am the 6th great granddaughter of Mary Warren Burgess(1715 of Spotsylvania, Virginia) daughter of William Warren (1680-1726). I don't know if you have access to ancestry but if you do take a look at my tree sometime...burgess2011 family tree. I do appreciate corrections. Take care, Nancy Lee
Added by NancyLeeBurgess on Sep 15, 2015 2:43 PM
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