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Deb (#46832182)
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Volunteer: by definition means "a person who performs a service willingly and without pay." That is what its all about here on Find A Grave; volunteers giving freely of their time and resources. Yes, some have more time than others; more time to add more names, find more info and do more research, but that does not diminish the importance of the contributor who only has time to add just basic names. Sometimes its the smallest clue that brings the biggest results.

PLEASE try to remember because we are dedicated "Gravers" we have stomped through mud puddles, walked for miles, swatted mosquitoes, got stung by fire ants, stood out in 105 degree summer sun and/or froze our rear off on a cold & frosty winter morning - all to get that perfect photo (at our time & expense) others have requested from some remote cemetery out in the "boonies". So please, instead of complaining to us that we misspelled your loved ones name on the memorial pg we made for them (we are human, we all make mistakes, and we are more than happy to correct our typos), please consider how wonderful it would be for us to hear an occasional "thank you for your efforts."

Me, I volunteer in any area where I have the resource material to do so. My primary interest is in Angelina, Llano, Mason, Milam & Williamson counties but I'll research any that I can. If anyone has questions pertaining to Angelina Co cemeteries, or the info you've found listed about them here on Find A Grave, you may contact me. There may be cemeteries listed from time to time as being here in Angelina Co that actually are not here. Others may have been duplicated under "aka" names. And others not yet posted.
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NOTICE: I HAVE CEASED LINKING TO "UNKNOWN" BURIALS, please do NOT ask me to link to them.
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* NOTE: Per the Find A Grave guidelines, I do not post photos which I did not take, or have personal ownership of, or permission to use - that means newspaper obit photos (I've only posted a few obit photos in the past but have ceased doing so completely). IF I post an obit photo in the future it means I knew the person or family.(updated Oct 2012)

About Find A Grave: if you are new to Find A Grave (1) PLEASE read the FAQ section BEFORE you start asking for transfers or sending suggestions, corrections, additions, comments, etc. And when you do send your comments/requests (2) PLEASE use the "edit" tab found on each memorial pg to send your msg. Use of the edit tab takes us straight to the name in question and cuts down on mistakes. And (3) Unless I know you and know your work, PLEASE state the source (or reason) for the change/addition in the info (death certificate, obit, census, family Bible, personal knowledge, etc) I know I sometimes forget to add these to my SAC's, so if you need to know where I got my info, just ask me (for me, most will be from TXDC's or the census)

ABOUT MY PERSONAL FAMILY PHOTOS: you DO NOT have permission to take/use any of my personal family photos, period! (unless I personally tell you its ok) If you have interest in any of my personal family lines, contact me, tell me who you are and what your interest in my family names is.

ABOUT THE TOMBSTONE PHOTOS I ADD: if they are your family and you wish to add them to your family trees, yes you may do so, BUT remember to give credit where credit is due and note that you found it on Find A Grave "courtesy of Deb in Angelina Co". On the other hand, you DO NOT have permission to take & re-post my photos from other websites, or those here on Find A Grave, under your name as if you were the photographer. Whether good, bad, old, or new, I recognize my own photos. It's not about "owning", it's about giving another person the credit for the effort they went to, to gather & post data for the benefit of those who are searching for family. Thank you!

Family names of personal interest to me are too many to list, but my main line of research interests are in surnames: Alvis, Baugh, Collins, Coursey, Leslie, Hammond, Mankins, Moore, Mott, Murphy, Roberts, Secrest, Sharp, and numerous names associated with those families. The Honey Creek Cemetery (aka Coursey Cemetery by the old timers) in Llano Co is the resting place for many of my direct family lines. Others are in Bell and Williamson counties.

Other surnames of interest via marital lines are: Camp, Broomfield, Gallion, Kendrick, Keith, Pitts, Martin, Sunday, Tull/Tullos and those associated with them. If you have family history from any of these similar family lines feel free to contact me.
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Mike Casey
RE: SCOGIN, Marilyn
Deb, thanks, good advice, and I'll check it out. Re cause of death, I'm unaware.
Added by Mike Casey on Apr 27, 2016 10:20 PM
Mike Casey
SCOGIN, Marilyn
Thanks for all your many efforts, and in particular, your time and diligence toward improving this memorial by adding important details on birth and death. You are appreciated.
Added by Mike Casey on Apr 27, 2016 9:11 PM
Connie McBride Davis
Minnie Lott McGee
Hello,
Could you link Minnie Lott McGee #55126127 to her parents, Joshua Lott #49141106 & Nanie Lott #49141162.
Thank you, I appreciate it.
Connie McBride Davis, descendant of Joshua Lott.
Added by Connie McBride Davis on Apr 27, 2016 8:50 PM
Beth
RE: Emmy Gagnon
You're welcome Deb, thanks for adding it.
Added by Beth on Apr 21, 2016 11:29 PM
Kawadude
RE: Memorial# 16540343 is W.S. Parks
I'm trying to get hold of the SCV person who placed the headstone.
Added by Kawadude on Apr 20, 2016 1:15 PM
Kawadude
RE: Memorial# 16540343 is W.S. Parks
Parks Cemetery
GPS
31.722838,-95.231001

We believe this is the location. Are trying to verify. See Parks Cemetery (Rusk)
Added by Kawadude on Apr 19, 2016 5:23 PM
Kawadude
Memorial# 16540343 is W.S. Parks
I believe W.S Parks (and others) are buried in Parks Cemetery off of CR 1847 near Sardis in Cherokee Co not in Wells.

This old abandoned cemetery is on private property and almost all of the headstones are gone. The CSA headstone for Mr. Parks was added in the last few years. Did you get a response from Mr. Hill who took the photo?

K-dude (#48596452)
Added by Kawadude on Apr 19, 2016 4:11 PM
Bootsie
RE: Everett Lee Scrogham
Good job. Thanks again
Added by Bootsie on Apr 19, 2016 6:40 AM
Bootsie
RE: Everett Lee Scrogham
Yes, he was supposed to be linked to his father Levy Scrogham. I have not found his mother's death as yet. Since Levy died young she probably remarried. What happened is that I copied and pasted the Find A Grave number for his father and left the last number off. It should be Find A Grave Memorial# 107563133. Thanks for fixing it.
Elaine
Added by Bootsie on Apr 18, 2016 1:09 PM
KD Burleson
RE: June Aiken # 160273396
Yes, it was a recent burial from a few days ago with funeral flowers still there. I saw the fresh grave with no local obit and found her obit the Cason Monk Funeral Home, Nacogdoches. I avoid having the dirt mound/funeral flowers in the monument photo, which is easier with flat monuments. Thanks for your efforts and if I can ever help out in the Carthage/Panola County area let me know.
Added by KD Burleson on Apr 12, 2016 6:48 PM
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