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Laura (#47121649)
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I am a married mom of 4 living near Houston, Texas. I got interested in genealogy a few yrs back & quickly found findagrave. Since I'm an avid photographer who often finds herself shooting in old cemeteries or strolling the rows just trying to piece together her own ancestry, it just made sense to volunteer.

My "brick wall" (just on the longshot someone in the know happens by) is Ban Casser Watson (b 1859, GA - d 1931, Dallas County Poor Farm, Hutchins, TX). All records from 1900 on are verifiable as my ancestor. There is a 20 yr gap prior to that, & he's also still winning the hide'n'seek game for the 1920 census. His wife was Mary A. (b in TX, yr unknown - d bef 1930, details unknown), married about 1887. Probably the 2nd marriage for both of them.

From 1860-1880, I find records indicated someone with the correct initials, of the correct age, and in the correct location (GA) - but the name itself is different every census.

Surnames in mine & my husband's familys I have dabbled with & would enjoy the exchange of information about include: Wacasey, Watson, Smith, Bizzel, Thorne, Ekleberry, Altenburg, Mosley, & Chandler.

Although I live in Ft. Bend County, I'll often fulfill requests for surrounding counties: Wharton, Brazoria, Austin, southern Harris, Colorado, etc.
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Terri Rickert
Charles & Lillian Hine
Hello Laura

Do you have any photos of Charles & Lillian (we called her “Ouie”?
Lillian and my Great Grandmother (Edythe Edna Brown Griffin) and she lived in Sonora. I asked my Mother the other day how Ouie was so nice and her sister so nasty? We think in part it was jealousy that Ouie & Charles lived in San Fran. hehehehehe
As a child I loved visiting them in San Francisco (we only lived about 60 miles north). Well until my parents immigrated to Australia, take all 5 kids (12 years me down to 4 ¾ years).

Looking forward to hearing from you.
Terri xxxx
PS my email address is in my profile.
Added by Terri Rickert on Sep 05, 2014 10:30 PM
D K Railsback B
thanks for correction!
At first I thought you had it wrong. John Burke Mosley, I knew married Ethel. His mom was Ethel, that, I didn't know.
Added by D K Railsback B on May 27, 2014 7:22 AM
Michael V Drachman
RE: Travis Nelson
Laura, absolutely my pleasure to honor another Veteran who did not make it home..

Kind Regards,
Added by Michael V Drachman on Apr 30, 2014 7:58 AM
Jerry Day
Mosley photos
I did the best I could given the condition of the headstones, especially John's. Our summer heat can take a toll on things left in the sun.
Added by Jerry Day on Apr 11, 2014 4:39 PM
RE: Error
typo corrected-- thanks for bringing to my attention!

Added by Jennifer on Mar 05, 2014 9:41 PM
Barb Lancaster
RE: Thank you
It was my pleasure.
Added by Barb Lancaster on Feb 23, 2014 11:26 PM
Linda Christenburg Moody Brown
RE: Mrs. Hayes - Andersons
Thank you Laura. I have the information.
Added by Linda Christenburg Moody ... on Feb 23, 2014 12:59 PM
John Reeder
Susanna Hine
Hello Dan and also, Laura,

I would like to link Susanna with someone who is related to her, I am not. I am not sure who to link to though, you are
related and Laura is also related. Why don't you two connect and let me know who tooooo.

Dan ID #: 47015440
and page:

Laura ID # is: 47121649
and page:

On 4/26/2013 9:51 AM, Stevenson, Dan (SSA R1) wrote:
> Greetings,
> Find A Grave contributor Dan Stevenson has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Susanna Hine.
> Link to memorial:
> Link to contributor profile:
> Suggestion:
> --------------------------------
> Dear John,
> Can you please link my cousin Susanna Livengood Hine to her parents?
> Father: 72963088
> Mother: 72963071
Added by John Reeder on Apr 27, 2013 4:31 PM
Peter George Zaskoda

Thank you do much, Laura for the wonderful photo and for all you do in
Added by HortonHunter on Jan 20, 2013 11:40 PM
J Vogel
Thank you!
The photo of the grave in Houston is so great to see. Thank you for taking the time to find and to photograph.
The family will be trilled to see this.
Added by J Vogel on Jan 20, 2013 7:48 PM
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