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Patrela (#46992996)
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Bio Photo My family is from the little village of Briscoe, Missouri. As a child, I remember my Dad working on our family's history and now I am adding his work to my Wells Family website. Many of my ancestors are located in the cemeteries in and around Briscoe. Some of the surnames are Wells, Briscoe, Broyles, Morris, Huff and Willis. I look forward to sharing information with other genealogy members and possibly finding some missing links for my family.
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s. stice
RE: Shelton Cemetery
You are welcome! I spend 2 months a year in Pittsylvania Co, Va researching my family. The Shelton's moved to MO from there. The gentleman who lives on the farm with the Shelton cemetery taught me the trick on the tombstone 4 years ago and I have used it since then. A simple can of shaving cream--no fancy additives. It fills in the indentures in the stone. He used a paper towel to wipe off the excess, but I found a rubber shower squeegee works way better. First I remove most of the lichens, dirt,& debris with a non abrasive soft brush usually nylon bristle. If the stone is readable, I shoot it. If not I try water, then if it is still not clear. I put shaving cream on my hands and run them over the lettering, filling in the carving, use the shower squeegee to take off excess. Shoot the stone, then rinse off with water. Needless to say, if it is raining hard this process does not work. For letters that extrude from the stone, I will sometimes use kids big white sidewalk chalk. good luck, sue
Added by s. stice on Nov 18, 2013 9:09 AM
Gail Lyons Grier
Israel Morris
Thank you so much for the pic of the tombstone it looks great!!
Gail Lyons Grier
Added by Gail Lyons Grier on Nov 05, 2013 10:00 AM
Sue Allen
Thank you for their stone photos.
Added by Sue Allen on Nov 04, 2013 8:13 AM
Sue Allen
Thank you for their stone photo.
Added by Sue Allen on Nov 03, 2013 5:19 PM
Gail Lyons Grier
Israel morris
Thank you for the transfer
Added by Gail Lyons Grier on Sep 04, 2012 9:32 AM
Gail Lyons Grier
Old Morris cemetery
I nice gentleman went to what I believe is the correct cemetery and sent me a picture it looks like the cemetery is pretty grown up. Is there anyone I can contact about getting some care taking done.
Thanks hope all is well with you
Added by Gail Lyons Grier on Apr 17, 2012 1:56 PM
Gail Lyons Grier
old morris cemetery
you might want to look at the work i have done on Old Morris, make sure it is ok
PS I deleted your e-mail address by mistake contact me at mine please thanks for everything
Added by Gail Lyons Grier on Mar 28, 2012 10:12 PM
Gail Lyons Grier
Morris Cemetery
yep it is hope I did not hit you with too much info that I found thank you.
Added by Gail Lyons Grier on Mar 27, 2012 3:44 PM
Walter H. Pack Family
Re: # 42771878
Hi Patriela: Can you please transfer Jonah Morris to me. I can fill in all the gaps for you
because Jonah was married to Virginia Jane Pack who is my direct ancestor of Samuel Pack 1755-1833
Find A Grave # 77611621. It would help me a lot to connect to. If you can transfer Jane Morris as well it will be a Godsend. Thank you for setting up the grave Lot Numbers. God Bless you for all you have done in helping others.
Added by Walter H. Pack Family on Oct 16, 2011 6:13 AM
Greg Lamberson
Minnie Willis Huff

I am a descendant of the Willis family. Specifically, Minnie's father James Spilvin "Spilly" Willis was my 3rd great grandfather's brother.

I would love to discuss this family with anyone interested, as I have made some discoveries in the last few months.


Greg Lamberson
Lamberson One-name Study
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Added by Greg Lamberson on Oct 13, 2010 4:53 AM
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