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Callie Raybourn (#47540384)
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Bio Photo NOTE: I go out Sunday mornings to take photos for you. :-)

Be sure to visit my precious Bucky. Her sister Lucy and I created a memorial for her. She is missed and loved daily. Update: On June 26, 2012 Lucy decided at 19.3 yo to join her sister. I'll be adding a memorial for her soon. My girls lived long, good lives and I was so blessed! You can visit Lucy now.

I've just started researching my family. At 46 yo I've been estranged from them since I was about 12 years old.

I have never known my biological mother's paternal side - so my research has been to find him. On June 14, 2011 2.43pm I finally did!

My mission? To find my paternal cousins that are living.

I'm engrossed and determined to learn all I can about the family I wish I would have known.

My research includes: Vess/Little, Little/Fields, Little/Broyles, Fields/Bareuls, Little/Kelly-Killey, Broyles/Calvert, Fields/Phelps, Little Carr, Killey/Hammer, Killey/Matherly, Hammer, Kaup, Phelps, Toms (tomes), Newby/Hunnicutt, Toms/Bogue, Hunnicutt/Wyke, Vess/Hyatt, Vess/Bellew (ballew), Hyatt/Nelson, Hyatt/Wikle,
Neslon/Colvard, Colvard/Holland, Hyatt/Parker, Hyatt/Gaither, Hyatt/Davis, Hyatt/Tewksbury, Hyatt/Preston, Hyatt/Russell, Hoyt-Hyatt/Stowers,
Hoyt/Bonin, Vess/Miller, Miller/Griffin, Griffin/Flannigan.

I know the feeling of seeing gravestones of family members. With just a few requests and having people claim and fulfill them - well words can't really describe the feeling. There's comfort in it for me as I'm sure there is and will be for you.

The joy brought to me by others' contributions - I hope I can pass that on to you.
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RE: Thomas Flanigan
Your very welcome..
Added by BJ on Feb 23, 2016 8:44 PM
George Thoran Vess
George Vess married Thelma M. Briggs on July 27, 1927 at Coeur d'Alene in Kootenai County, Idaho. Their marriage license/certificate can be viewed at They had two daughters that I know of: Diana Lee (1934-2003) and Shirley Mae (1929-1998), see the findagrave memorial for Shirley Mae Kousouros.
Added by Whimsters on Sep 10, 2015 6:40 PM
Chuck Atkinson
Hannah Forbes
Hi Callie
I have been searching back to this point where you had posted on Hannah;s Mem..according to Sally Ann Forbes Eddy Mem, her father was John Jacob Forbes 1780-1831 and mother Hannah.. wondered if you had any docs supporting Sally Ann Forbes Parentage???
touched by your loving note on Hannahs Mem.
Added by Chuck Atkinson on Mar 05, 2015 3:47 PM
Frances Rogers
Davis and Vess
Hi, Michelle! Am I right in assuming that you descend from Andrew Jackson and Mary Davis Vess? If so, I have some information that I will happily share with you. My husband descends from Mary's brother Francis in Haywood County, North Carolina where Mary grew up. My email is I love the photos of them that you have posted on their memorials! I have never seen one before.
Added by Frances Rogers on Aug 29, 2014 2:59 PM
Pamela Wable
RE: Celia Kemp
Hummm, the name certainly sounds familiar! Cuz!
Added by Pamela Wable on Aug 12, 2013 6:29 PM
Jo "West" Stallbohm
RE: Helen Vess
I think you're right. She is listed as McClary in 1930. Thanks for the info. Jo
Added by Jo "West" Stallbohm on May 27, 2013 3:18 PM
Jo "West" Stallbohm
RE: #2 Helen Vess
I just wondered if Virginia was Helen child since she was the only one married. Virginia could be a child of one of the daughters not listed on the 1930 census.. Virginia is listed as Wm Sherman's grand-daughter so I know one of Wm Sherman's daughter is her mother. Jo
Added by Jo "West" Stallbohm on Aug 25, 2012 2:34 PM
Jo "West" Stallbohm
RE: #2 Helen Vess
If Virginia McClary was Helen child I guess she was married to a McClary before Hanson. I am not for sure. I am still looking for proof. Will let you know if I find any. Who did Wm Sherman Jr marry? your grandfather was a 2nd cousin 2x removed, so does that mean we are 4th cousins 4x removed? I get confused! I downloaded the 1930 census off but thanks.Jo West Stallbohm

Added by Jo "West" Stallbohm on Aug 25, 2012 12:22 PM
Jo "West" Stallbohm
Helen O Vess
Is Virginia MCCLary on the 1930 Census, granddaughter of Wm Sherman Vess, the daughter of Helen O Vess? Wm Sherman Vess was my 1st cousin 3x removed. Do you know how to remove flowers? Somehow I added two. Thanks
Added by Jo "West" Stallbohm on Aug 24, 2012 3:01 PM
RE: Minthey Hudlow 10709492
Sorry it took me so long to do this I just realized I had messages. I transferred ownership to you too
Added by Moonlitekiss on Jul 01, 2012 2:11 AM
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