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Jessie Clarkson (#46988141)
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✻ Every life has a Story ✻

"If you could see your ancestors
All standing in a row,
There might be some of them, perhaps,
You wouldn't want to know.

But, here's another question, which
Requires another view,
If you could meet your ancestors,
Would they be proud of you?"

-Arkansas Parent-Teacher

Strangers in the Box
By Pamela A. Harazim

Come, look with me inside this drawer,
In this box I've often seen,
At the pictures, black and white,
Faces proud, still, serene.
I wish I knew the people,
These strangers in the box,
Their names and all their memories
Are lost among my socks.
I wonder what their lives were like.
How did they spend their days?
What about their special times?
I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time
To tell who, what, where, when,
These faces of my heritage
Would come to life again.
Could this become the fate
Of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories
Someday to be tossed away?
Make time to save your pictures,
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours could be
The strangers in the box.

"Grieve not nor speak of me with tears but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you — I love you so — ‘twas Heaven here with you."
— Isla Paschal Richardson.—


The Measure of a Man

Not "How did he die?"
But "How did he live?"
Not "What did he gain?"
But "What did he give?"
These are the units
to measure the worth
of a man, as a man,
regardless of birth.
Not "What was his station?
But "Had he a heart?"
And "How did he play
his God given part?"
Was he ever ready
with a word of good cheer,
to bring back a smile,
to banish a tear?'
Not "What was his church?"
Nor "What was his creed?"
But, "Had he befriended
those really in need?"
Not "What did the sketch
in the newspaper say?"
But "How many were sorry
when he passed away!"
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Anita R. Austill
RE: Squire Holland Kinley
You are Welcome, glad to do it.
Added by Anita R. Austill on Jan 20, 2016 6:58 PM
Ret Msg Larry G Robinson
Thanks Jessie for all the memorials you made for me and my family!Also thanks for all your help and friedship.If ever i had a friend you are one of the best!! Thanks again for all you do for everyone.
Added by Ret Msg Larry G Robinson on Oct 15, 2015 10:04 AM
RE: Franklin Charles Adt
My pleasure! Thanks for the kind words and saying hi, I'm always glad to help. Bill
Added by delancey23 on Oct 04, 2015 1:21 PM
sandra willingham
RE: Eva Sarah Duncan Manning
Thank you so much for responding I would love to have a copy of her memorial.It may give me some leads to who to look for some answers. Sandy
Added by sandra willingham on Jul 22, 2015 10:34 PM
sandra willingham
This is going to be hard to explain ..but I am Eva Sara Duncan Manning Grandaughter ..Her Father was john Thomas Duncan and Maggie Akers (his first wife) She would have been your great great great aunt.I think.that is it goes.Anyway I have been looking for family connections all over the place for her.I have found a few but am running out of options Mostly what I am looking for is what happened to her after she married John Wesley Manning in 1938 It like she disappeared .I am here so I know she had children..Most who has passed away If you have heard any stories from the older ones.Or know who to ask since I know most of that generation has passed. Thank you in advance Sandy J Manning Willingham
Added by sandra willingham on Jul 21, 2015 6:42 PM
Valerie Neal
RE: Family
Thank you. I see you have added a lot of Brown's. I know I have added quite a few. If they are ones you are researching I am more than happy to transfer them to you. I have no relations.

Added by Valerie Neal on Jun 24, 2015 2:52 PM
Ret Msg Larry G Robinson
Thanks for all the work you have done for me and my family. Especaily thanks for the note you left my sister. it brought tears to my eyes. Larry
Added by Ret Msg Larry G Robinson on Jun 24, 2015 2:29 PM
Dan Angotti
RE: GGGGreat Grandma
No I didnt
Added by Dan Angotti on Jun 24, 2015 12:59 PM
Ret Msg Larry G Robinson
Boyd Brown and Cristine Meadows Brown
I am Larry Robinson from S.C. My deceased wife was Debrah Dianne Brown. Her mom married Otis Alexander when Dianne was 2 and they leave for S.C. Dianne always wanted to know her father so when we get married we try to find him. We finally get his phone number, she calls him and he tells her he is not her father. I know Dianne is gone but we have a daughter together. Do you have any info that may help me? Is your father James Jessees son or daughter? You may call me if you like at any time at 864-439-1136. All help will be appeciated!!

Added by Ret Msg Larry G Robinson on Jun 19, 2015 9:59 AM
Dan Angotti
GGGGreat Grandma
Here's a link to your and my GGG Granny Mary Jane Fink, I see you have a memorial for her. I just found this one and had it transferred to me. Lemme know what you think..... Dan
Added by Dan Angotti on Dec 21, 2014 10:28 PM
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