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Lisa McKinney (#47264702)
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Nancy Protzman
RE: James F. Sneed Purple Heart
Hi, Lisa,

I forwarded your message. Did you ever hear back?
Added by Nancy Protzman on Aug 23, 2014 8:56 PM
Joe Pearce
Bruce Echols
Does anyone know if Lisa is deceased, incapacitated or is now "inactive"????

For some unknown reason, she has not responded to my messages sent on 1/16/2013 and again on 4/8/2013.

Joe A. Pearce 46885687
Added by Joe Pearce on Apr 24, 2013 3:14 PM
Joe Pearce
Bruce Echols
The following message was sent on 1/16/2013:

THIS IS A COPY OF A MESSAGE THAT YOU SENT TO THE FOLLOWING FIND A GRAVE CONTRIBUTOR:
Contributor name: Lisa McKinney
Link to contributor: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=47264702

Greetings,

Find A Grave contributor Joe Pearce has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Bruce Echols.
Link to memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70873291
Link to contributor profile: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46885687
Email address of contributor: japis@sbcglobal.net

Their suggestion:
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Died: @ Van Zandt Co., TX.

1900 Federal Census taken 6/21/1900, for Van Zandt Co., TX:
Mathew H. Echols, head, b. 5/1857 @ TX;
Elizabeth Echols, wife, b. 4/1860, @ LA, 5/3; Lela A. Echols, dau., b. 7/1882 @ TX; Mathew H. Echols, son, b. 7/1892 @ TX; Dewey L. Echols, son, b. 7/1898 @ TX.
(family of Bruce Echols)

Article (partial) appearing in the Van Zandt News on 10/2/2005, on page 20A:
Story is of Garret Fleming's Eagle Scout project of cleaning up the Old Edgewood cemetery.
Earliest existing marker is from grave of 8 year-old Echols child in 1889.
The earliest existing grave marker is that of Bruce Echols, an eight-year-old child who died August 25, 1889. On the east side of his monument is the inscription for his sister, an infant who died on August 4, 1890. The dates tell the twin tragedies of the M. H. and Lizzie Echols family.
An earlier grave, belinging to Jennie Barnes, who died in 1886, has been documented by the Van Zandt County Historical Commission. Her gravemarker, like many in the cemetery, either no longer exists or has been covered by the sands of time. Fleming located about 15 grave markers, though the cemetery was supposedly full when it was closed in the 1920s.
To document which grave markers existed, Fleming had rubbings made of all existing gravestone inscriptions. These will be compared with the information in "Van Zandt County Texas Cemetery Book 4" published by the Van Zandt County Historical Commssion, which lists 32 graves.

Father: Matthew Harris Echols #91576244.
Mother: Elizabeth Bennett #91577467.

Please add the above to this memorial. I created a duplicate and will delete mine when you add the above to yours.

If you prefer, you may transfer this memorial to me at 46885687 and I'll make the additions.

Thanks,
Joe A. Pearce 46885687
Added by Joe Pearce on Apr 08, 2013 3:43 PM
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Levi & Martha Proper
I transferred your grandparents to you for their care.
Added by Suzanna ღ Ashworth on May 06, 2012 1:34 PM
Sheila Nash-Myers
Thank you
Lias I want to thank you for going the extra mile and taking photos of my ancestry's headstones for me. I really appreciate it ver much. Sheila Nash-Myers
Added by Sheila Nash-Myers on Apr 14, 2012 2:48 PM
Bob Collins
RE: Lawrence in Green-Wood
Please do create the page for Minnie. I've never seen "Craufurd" spelled that way. You'll have to reduce the photo size for the page, but you're certainly welcome to use it.
Added by Bob Collins on Sep 11, 2011 6:34 AM
Bob Collins
Lawrence in Green-Wood
Information on other burials in that lot is from cemetery records available online at Green-Wood's web site.

I photographed the other side of the Lawrence monument, but there was no page for Minnie Lawrence Craufurd, so I did not upload it.
Added by Bob Collins on Sep 10, 2011 9:11 PM
Dona Horine
Marker for Bernice Boise Deweese
Lisa, the cemetery records are identical for birth and death dates for Bernice Boise Deweese so I am certain this is the same person.
Added by Dona Horine on Aug 17, 2011 5:00 PM
 

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