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SherryW (#47905857)
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Bio Photo I joined Find-A-Grave to work on getting links made and memorial sites created (when needed) for my family (Stevens, Durham, Ward, Lambert).

I have created only a few sites thus far. If any family members with a more direct line to a relative for whom I've created a site, or for a site I maintain, would like to have the site transferred to their account I will be happy to do so. Just let me know through the "Edit" function from the memorial site. If there are corrections that are needed please let me know and I will be happy to make them.

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RE: Elizabeth Durham
The transcription books are surprisingly complete. The local historical society did an excellent job. All of the cemeteries in the county are included. However, there are lots of unknown older graves in those cemeteries that are just marked with a sandstone rock. And of course, back in pioneer days there were no restrictions so they could bury people anywhere, and a lot of those graves have been long since forgotten.

For more information, you might check with the Swenson Memorial Museum in Breckenridge, or the Breckenridge Public Library. I don't know if they would have anything, but those are the two main sources in the county.
Added by bhrfrd123 on May 14, 2014 9:34 PM
Elizabeth Durham
Hi Sherry,
I saw the message that you left for "Cemetery Hoppers" about Elizabeth Durham. I guess they aren't active any more. I have been sending hundreds of edits to their memorials for the past year and have never gotten any response. Very frustrating. (Thank goodness for the new edit system!)

Anyway, I have a copy of the Breckenridge Cemetery Transcription book as well as the companion "Rural Cemeteries of Stephens County". I looked for your relative in both with no luck.

Here are the Durhams that I found:
Clifford Durham 1921-1973 Hart Cemetery
LaRoy Durham 1922-1975 Veale Creek Cemetery
Nannie L Durham 1895-1978 Veale Creek
Orville Durham 1916-1974 Veale Creek
C. Cal Durham 1879-1936 Breckenridge
Charles J. Durham 1808-1936 (1808 is obviously a mistake) Breckenridge
D. A. Durham 1856-1882 Breckenridge
John Durham 1950-1950 Breckenridge
Manor Durham 1881-1882 Breckenridge
Morris Durham 1880-1880 Breckenridge
Nell L. Durham 1883-1960 Breckenridge
Ora E. Durham 1878-1937 Breckenridge
Williard Durham 1907-1937 Breckenridge

I hope this helps! Let me know if you need anything else.
Added by bhrfrd123 on May 14, 2014 5:43 PM
Linda Lambert
RE: Cyrus Benjamin Augustus Franklin Lambert
Thank you so much for your help, Sherry!! We hope to make the trip to Walnut Hill later this summer to scope out the details and perhaps make some revisions when we get home. But at least they're finally UP!!
Added by Linda Lambert on Apr 01, 2014 6:57 PM
Lottie Roberts
Links for her parents have been added.
Added by bhrfrd123 on Mar 31, 2014 6:53 AM
Linda Lambert
RE: Cyrus and John

I'm working on Catherine's down lines now (back toward the two of us) and haven't gotten far enough through Cyrus's huge family (working from the oldest child down) to reach Dovie yet. "We" (my husband, Arlin) are right "above" you. Cyrus's son Lonnie is Arlin's grandfather.

I had found another line of Lamberts in Tallapoosa county Alabama at the same time that John and Penny were, and worked a long time to prove a link between John and Isaac Lambert. (See my Isaac Lambert tree) I know now that there is no easy connection between the two groups. There are a lot of "John Lamberts" on the Isaac tree, but none of them (or any of the other boys, for that matter) are of the right age to be the father of Our John Morgan. (Fondly still known as "Johnny Mike" in our family, as we didn't know until recently that his middle name was not Michael. We even named our youngest son after him. When I recently mentioned to our son that we would have to change his name, his answer was in the vein of "Don't you dare!!" Ha!)

I would be careful of John M and Rachel. I made the mistake of linking them many years ago on my main tree at Ancestry (Fisher-Lambert) as John's parents for "safe keeping" so I wouldn't lose track of them before I could prove them.
Everyone on Ancestry understandably copied me, thinking it was a proven link-which it never was- I quickly took it off again awaiting more substantial proof. If you ever prove that it is, please let me know, and I will put him back again. I would love to get with you personally and research together, so as not to bore the others at Find A Grave to death with details they neither need nor want! Ha!


Added by Linda Lambert on Mar 26, 2014 8:26 PM
Linda Lambert
Cyrus and John
I found you through the link on the flowers you sent to Cyrus Benjamin Augustus Franklin Lambert.
I see you are relatively new at working on Find a Grave, and that makes me feel wonderful! (After using the site for genealogy research for several years, I finally joined just over a month ago.) It's good to know that I can hope to survive a whole year! Ha!

Is Cyrus a member of your family, by any chance? Are you aware of Cyrus's father, John Morgan Lambert? I have been searching for John's father for over thirty years, and was hoping you might have (or know someone who might have) information that would help me to finally find him.

Thanks so much for your time and consideration!
Linda Lambert
Added by Linda Lambert on Mar 26, 2014 1:09 PM
RE: Lois Ward Walker
Sherry, I was pleased to be able to help you. Let me know if I can help you in the future.
Added by TimelessSpirits on Mar 15, 2014 1:59 AM
Lois Ward Walker
I got a message from you this morning asking me to link Lois with her parents. She was already linked with her parents.
Added by TimelessSpirits on Mar 12, 2014 9:27 AM
Lydia Hubbard Stevens - Restland
Hello Sherry,
I linked Lydia Hubbard Stevens in Restland Cemetery to her father David Hubbard as you requested.
It is my pleasure to help complete her memorial by joining her to her family.
Sherry Lawrence
Added by SHERRY LAWRENCE on Mar 09, 2014 9:49 AM
Tina DeLong
I a also kin to wards from kentucky
Added by Tina DeLong on Mar 06, 2014 7:24 AM
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