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David Lacy (#47422746)
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. . . . we blossom and flourish, like leaves on a tree, then wither and perish; but naught changeth thee.
(Hymn: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise)

Artwork by Reva Eley Staggs

I am a 'Connecter' more than a 'Collector'. Each grave memorial is created for an individual, yet it can not stand alone. Linking folks to family is as important as finding where they lie, for their true identity is more than a name, date, and resting place, it is ultimately defined by their relationship to THEIR PEOPLE.


Link to my wife's family: Gloria Lacy

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Alison
RE: Your cheer is deafening!
Yours too!

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Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 6:56 AM
Alison
It worked!!!
Hope you can hear me cheering wherever you are. There was a delete tab and I used it and the phantom is no more ( I hope)

Hope you are having a wonderful day

Alison
Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 6:22 AM
Alison
RE: James & Pearle again
Hi David

There is no "delete' tab on Jessie's page. Searching for 131644755 still gets me to James H Quay, I wonder what would happen if you transfer this page back to me, if then I might be able to delete it? If that does not work then perhaps I should contact Find A Grave and request that they remove this page. They did delete my entries for that cemetery and now I have resubmitted the spreadsheet and it is up. Looks like they got everybody this time.
Alison
Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 5:46 AM
Alison
RE: James H Quay & Pearle Mennie
Hi David

My turn to thank you for your patience. Please do delete the phantom and I will re-enter Pearle with the correct info.
I feel for the staff at Find A Grave , this mess must be giving them nightmares
Alison
Added by Alison on Jun 25, 2014 5:29 AM
Alison
Issues with Find a Grave
Hi David
I do not see him listed in Mennie cemetery but my guess is that you added him at the same instant that I submitted Mennie cemetery and the 2 got merged

The message they sent to me mentioned the 60 names I had added but when you look at Mennie cemetery you will see there are only 31 names there. I have no idea where the extra 29 came from or even where they are. I will 'transfer' him to you and hope this resolves 1 problem. I had messages from others with similar 'happenings' from that day , I have asked Find A Grave to remove the file I submitted and I hope they will do that asap and that it resolves the other 28 situations. I would not like to be on their staff trying to wade through the mess the attack caused. I now know of 5 other genealogical sites that were also attacked on the same day and are now struggling to get things right again

Alison
Added by Alison on Jun 24, 2014 6:59 PM
Alison
Ancestry, Find a Grave and others attacked last week
Hi David,

I will take a close look at what happened. Ancestry, Find a Grave and others were attacked last week. I added folks in Mennie cemetery saw them listed there then 5 minutes later they were all gone, and then they came back. I will look into it and get back to you asap. Possibly tomorrow ( Tuesday)

I think I will ask them to remove the spreadsheet I submitted and resubmit as I did NOT make any links

I suspect they will be inundated with similar requests!
Most genealogical sites were inaccessible to us in Northern Alberta for a few days last week and even now are temperamental!

Alison
Added by Alison on Jun 23, 2014 5:54 PM
Darryl Blatzer
Abraham Reagor
Do you have a Marriage Cert. for Abraham Reagor and Elizabeth Lacy. Just trying to prove their relationship...
Added by Darryl Blatzer on Apr 19, 2014 7:14 AM
Carol Ball
Find A Grave Memorial# 83360997
Hi, I'm working on this Bearden/Langston line, and wondering if you can give me the source of marriage information form Nancy Wynn Langston to Eli M. Bearden. So far I have had no luck in finding original documents. Also, this Nancy gets easily confused with Nancy ANN Langston (b. c. 1750) who married Eli's father John William Bearden, Jr. (b. 1744). I appreciate any clues you can give me to point me towards something concrete regarding the marriage! Thanks so much.
Carol Ball (cball@twc.com)
Added by Carol Ball on Aug 31, 2013 9:22 PM
Faye Jackson
Elizabeth White Crowell Potts
I have a picture of Martha Elizabeth Potts' tombstone in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
"Martha Elisabeth, wife of J. H. Potts born July ??"
Is this the same? Will post the picture later.
Added by Faye Jackson on Aug 22, 2013 10:15 PM
Joe Mode
Potts line
Hey David,

Well, I gave it a try, again, and hope it stuck this time. I deleted the profile and added Elisah Haggard Potts to the list of children, parents, etc. I hope it is correct now. See what you think, and thanks for the suggestions.

Did you ever see this source for Abner: . One source(http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/i/t/Aleanna-L-Ritchey/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0606.htm) states that he married (1) Malinda Halstad on 10 June 1833 in Williamson City, Tennessee and they had one daughter, Jaine Potts, born circa 1836. He married 2nd Mary Francis/Franklin Jackson on 10 March 1838 in Williamson or Rutherford County, Tennessee.
Added by Joe Mode on Jul 19, 2013 9:27 AM
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