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Dorthy Kilgore Casten (#46998880)
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Bio Photo I have been doing family research since 1981. My maternal grandmother, Martha Augusta Palmore Wright, ignited my love of family history during summer evenings spent on her small front porch. She sat in a chair and I sat on the steps of that old porch and she recited who was who, born when and where, and all the birthdays. On an afternoon in 1981 she had me to record all that she said and I was to put it into a family history format. I have always loved her for that, she gave me a real feel for my roots.

I was appalled that my Daddy knew next to nothing about his family. So in 1981 I also began researching the paternal lines. After searching through census records, it seemed to all lead back to Jones County, Mississippi. I contacted the library there and it was suggested that I write an ad to place in the local newspaper. Not long afterward I received a letter with a picture in it stating that if I could identify one of the young ladies in the picture that he had my entire family. He was my relative - the young lady in the picture was my grandmother.

From the two experiences I branched out and began to fluff out the family tree. And then my son became interested in his paternal family - at the time we knew nothing. Before long we had connected with others, and discovered we are surrounded by that family. They are an old established family in our area and are everywhere.

Then I remarried and my husband knew nothing about his family. In a very short time we had an amazing discovery and connected with wonderful close kin who knew all about him but he knew NOTHING of them. He has had a ball learning about lots of family.

Due to partial amputation of my right foot, I am not a photo volunteer because the uneven grounds in most cemeteries make it difficult for me to maneuver. But watch out! I have a scooter. But I love creating and maintaining the memorial pages that I upload. And love to discover family on findagrave.com. I just love modern technology!
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~Nancy R~
Henry Pugh
Hi Dorothy, I came across some information on Henry Pugh's death. Would like to compare notes with you about it. Hope to hear from you, Nancy
Added by ~Nancy R~ on Jul 25, 2016 12:27 PM
~Nancy R~
Henry Pugh, wife link
Hi Dorothy,
I was just going through my notes from my Caddo Cemetery visit more than 10 years ago and it led me to your memorial for Henry. I thought you'd like to reconnect Henry with his wife so I sent an edit to link to his wife Mary "Mollie" Hudson's memorial.
Have a great day!
Nancy
Added by ~Nancy R~ on Jul 12, 2016 4:44 PM
Robert Miller
RE: Caroline Victoria (HENDERSON) Finley Memorial
"First", I thank you for writing me back: Caroline Victoria Henderson born: Nov. 23, 1856 in Leake County, Mississippi and Died: February 16, 1890 in Scott County, Mississippi, She was buried in Damascus Cemetery in Scott County, Mississippi. She is the Last Child Born To James Henderson And Nancy (HUGHES) Henderson.

Caroline Victoria Henderson wed/marr: in Leake County Mississippi to Mr. Henry W. Finley. He was born: March 3, 1845 and died: October 6, 1914 and was buried in Damascus Cemetery in Scott County, Mississippi. (I Forgot Who All The Children Are).

Any way I am related Blood Line to Nancy (HUGHES) Henderson, and I am just told I am Blood Line to Henry W. Finley. Small World.

Praying For You.

When You Have Extra Time Let Me Know About Caroline Victoria (Henderson) Finley. My Home E-MAIL ADDRESS IS: rmiller1912@att.net

Blessings In Christ Always,

Robert Miller
Added by Robert Miller on Apr 30, 2015 9:08 PM
Robert Miller
Caroline Victoria (HENDERSON) Finley Memorial
Good Late Evening To You:

I am Bob Miller, and I am a relative of Caroline Victoria (HENDERSON) Finley, from The Henderson Family.

My Home E-MAIL ADDRESS IS: rmiller1912@att.net

May we "please" talk and share Henderson Genealogy, and I am told by my late Mother's Family that I am a direct FINLEY Relative.

Praying To Hear From You Very Soon.

Blessings In Christ Always,

Robert Miller
Native Of Meridian, Mississippi, &
Resident Of Mobile, Alabama
Added by Robert Miller on Apr 28, 2015 8:43 PM
skyquest
A. Duckworth
Greetings - Thanks for the very interesting info which I placed on A. Duckworth's memorial! Would you please upload the documents to the memorial or email to me if you prefer: Skyequest@gmail.com. Thanks so much for sharing your continued fine work on the family. skyquest
Added by skyquest on Apr 05, 2015 8:40 PM
Joni Clark-Nelson
RE: Clark Family
Hi Dorothy. This is how I am related. Starting with Christopher Clark, his son Bowling Clark, married Winifred Buford and then their son Joseph Clark, m. Mary Golden, their son Lemuel Marion Clark m. Anna Henderson, their son Nathaniel Miles Clark m Mahulda Hicklin, their son Nathaniel Douglas Clark m. Nancy Jemimah Miller, their son Worth Douglas Clark m. Violet Alvis Linley (they were my grandparents)and their son, my dad, Worth C. Clark
Added by Joni Clark-Nelson on Feb 26, 2015 10:19 AM
Debbie Faye Greene Wegryn
RE: My Grandmother Sarah Gross Green
Thanks for responding.
Added by Debbie Faye Greene Wegryn on Feb 08, 2015 2:27 PM
Debbie Faye Greene Wegryn
My Grandmother Sarah Gross Green
Hello! Are we related? Sarah Gross was married to my Grandfather, William Andrew Jackson Green. He had four children by his first wife, Nora. After she passed away, he married Mama Sarah. She had two living children, Laura and my father, Thomas Ellison Greene. (Yes, we have an "e" on the end.) Sarah died shortly after she delivered a baby girl. The baby died also. My father was two years old. If you are able, please contact me. We know nothing about the Gross side of the family. dfwegryn@hotmail.com
Added by Debbie Faye Greene Wegryn on Feb 08, 2015 1:47 PM
Deb
Jacob Gregg
Hello - Sorry but what you see on the memorials is all I found at time of researching them, which has been several years back. Was hoping others could fill in the blanks if the names were ever run across by other researchers.
Added by Deb on Nov 15, 2014 12:26 PM
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Kilgores
All yours
Added by ProgBase on Apr 28, 2014 11:24 AM
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