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Coquessia Franklin Lawson (#46856570)
 member for 10 years, 7 months, 20 days
RE: Laue memorial
Unfortunately I am unable to help with your question or search. The Episcopal church in Bandera, TX, may be of assistance? Good luck and, as a fellow contributor, thank you for your work.

Added by TiaBoots on Jan 31, 2017 4:41 PM

Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
RE: Homer J.Etheredge
Per your request the obituary and all other information I added has been deleted. As you might have noticed the other memorial had none of that information.

Added by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum on Sep 24, 2016 7:03 PM

RE: S.R. Lindley and wife, Mahala
Sorry I haven't gotten back to you sooner, I have been working my hind end, I may have some info on my ancestry page regarding Mahala I haven't been on that sight over the last few months. I will look into it over the weekend when my mother is here, she would probably be able to help to answer some questions. I will get back to you with any new info I can get.

Have a great weekend!

Added by MsLisa on Jul 08, 2016 1:26 PM

Jerry Pannell Couger
Fannie Lindley
I am sorry, I don't have any information for you. I see she was 19 and a boarder. The James Oscar Couger family moved west in the 1880's and I have not ran into Fannie Lindley while researching the Couger family. Good luck.

Added by Jerry Pannell Couger on Jun 21, 2016 9:40 PM

Peggy Myers Spencer
RE: Anna Maud Mullens
Hi Coquessia, Bud Mullins is my 4th great-grandfather. I descend from his daughter, Nancy, who married John Clark Myers Sr. Nancy is a sister to Burgess.

Added by Peggy Myers Spencer on Jun 20, 2016 6:58 PM

RE: S.R. Lindley and wife, Mahala
That's pretty cool!

Added by MsLisa on Mar 03, 2016 12:04 PM

RE: S.R. Lindley and wife, Mahala
Samuel R Lindley was my Great Great Grandfather, His daughter Mary Ellen Lindley was my great Grandmother she married Thomas Sheley and gave birth to my Grandmother Mary Magdalene Sheley,

Added by MsLisa on Feb 29, 2016 12:45 PM

Wendell Walker
Lonnie Thurman
You have Lonnie Thurman's memorial posted.
Please check the memorial because I just
uploaded his Texas death certificate.
Death certificate states that Lonnie died
in 1974 not '78 as you have death date.

Added by Wendell Walker on Dec 28, 2015 7:09 PM

Glenita Randolph Guthrie
RE: Triplet Sherrin infants
Thanks so much for this information. I will share it with some of the family members and put it into my notes.

Added by Glenita Randolph Guthrie on Jul 25, 2015 8:58 PM

Doris Adaline Parkinson Schelling
Thanks RE: William Polston (Poston)
Thank you! I just updated the family info on his memorial.

Added by Doris Adaline Parkinson S... on May 17, 2015 8:47 PM

RE: Sam Thaxton Haney
Hi. I am sorry, but I am not familiar with any of these persons. There are some Haneys and some Thaxtons in town and if I learn anything, I'll let you know. - Jack

Added by Jack77 on Apr 13, 2015 9:31 PM

Robyn Ryan Dover
Franklin Clarification
Help! :)

My husband is a descendant of William Henry Franklin. On I show him married to Elizabeth Jane Franklin. I believe you took the pics of their headstones @ the Tula Cemetery in Lafayette County, MS. In that same cemetery are a John Franklin and Martha Jane Hopkins Franklin. They are listed as parents to Elizabeth Jane Franklin on

First of all, are they cousins or just a coincidence on the name?

Because her husband has a father named John (according to but I'm not convinced it's right on the dates) married to a Mary Pearcy. All 4 show being from Bedford, VA. Both couples have marriage dates a few years apart in Bedford, VA. Not finding a way to clarify that both fathers were John (and hopefully not the same man) and their relation. I know that John and Martha's dates are correct because you have the pics of the headstones. Do you know anything about the other couple (parents of William Henry Franklin)?

Thank you for any help!!!

Added by Robyn Ryan Dover on Jun 04, 2014 10:27 PM

Nancy Yankie Sidarous
RE: Samuel Franklin
Thank you for answering! Yes, I found those but although ost of them are related, this isn't him. Hid father's name was John (born I believe in Virginia and grandpa Franklin said he was born in Mississippi. He said his Mother was born in Louisiana and her name was Mary, though as you've no doubt discovered there was more to her name or they could've just called her Mary, but she divorced his father. For this reason I'm stuck.

Mary lived with my Grandpa Franklin then remarried to Williams Burton of Virginia so she must have known people there, lived there. She's buried with him in Arkansas. I know the Samuel you found has the wrong dates and line. I found them. I grew up here on the family homestead from the 1800's and KNOW for sure the Franklin family here spreading out from Hugh Samuel and forward. I have a hunch who his father was but just can't put it together and document it. I believe it was John J. who lived briefly in Louisiana at the right time to marry and he married a lot! Finding the divorce would help but I haven't as yet. John J's first wife died in 1835 and there were marriages after that and more children from them.

Do you know very much about the Franklin genealogy? What/who is your direct line? I'll appreciate any help you can offer. I need to go through some trunks but those aren't from the Franklins.

Please let e know if you can help. You have a beautiful given name; I've noticed it before in my travels over our family! I look forward to hearing from you and as you know, sometimes it just takes a small clue to get where you're going.

Thank you.

Warmest Regards,

Added by Nancy Yankie Sidarous on Feb 24, 2014 11:35 AM

Nancy Yankie Sidarous
Do you know if John and Martha Jane had a child named Hugh Samuel born 6 May 1852? He's my GG Grandfather who died in 1893 with no death records to work from! Thanks much, Nancy

Added by Nancy Yankie Sidarous on Feb 23, 2014 4:04 PM

Antinette O'Neal Kirkpatrick
Thank you for the information on Antinette Kirkpatrick. Her maiden name was Kirkpatrick, also?

Added by Maggie on Jul 09, 2011 4:48 AM

Joseph Daniel Burk
I see that I have duped an earlier entry for Joseph Daniel Burke that was made by Melinda.
I will delete mine.

Added by Maggie on Dec 14, 2010 7:35 AM

Kristi Knox
The correct cemetery is Southland Cemetery not Old Southland. You show that she is the only person buried there. Southland cemetery is located adjacent to Southland Memorial Cemetery to the north.

Added by DonZas on Dec 19, 2009 5:11 PM

Angela Dalton Lucius
Jake Haney Shiloh
Thanks for the information on Mr Haney, his son & wife. I added the information you sent me and also added the spouse & child links. I appreciate the information, are these your relatives? If so I would be happy to transfer them to you if you want. Do you know if Mr. Haney was in the logging business. My grt grandfather John Granvill Dalton and his brothers were in the logging business they are also buried at Shiloh. They may have known each other.

Added by Angela Dalton Lucius on Nov 03, 2009 12:57 AM

Angela Dalton Lucius
Dalton, Starnes Lawson Shiloh Cemetery
Hello, I received your message, I take alot of photos at Shiloh, I go there about 4 times year as my grandparent, grt gran parents and grt grt granparents are there as well as many aunts and uncles...I would be happy to share my family history with you, at least what I know, The Daltons I have in my family virtual as well as the Starnes are known to me as relatives but there may be more I am not aware of as there were very few records left for me to work with once my grandparents passed on. If you have any photo request from there I would be happy to look for them next time I go. write me anytime here or my personal email. Have a great day Angela

Added by Angela Dalton Lucius on Sep 03, 2009 4:50 PM

No, all of the graves are not listed but I would say that the majority of them are. Can you tell me the name that you are looking for? The name might sound familiar. I was visiting my family in MS this past weekend and I was really hoping to go back to Longtown to do more documenting but it rained everyday that I was visiting. I'm planning on returning back in the Spring, probably more like April and I can look for your relatives then if you let me know who they are. Thank-you for the compliments. I truly think that we are helping other people find their relatives. ~Kim :0)

Added by Kim on Feb 23, 2008 3:45 PM

Burk Family
You are welcome, and thanks for contacting me.

Added by Maggie on Feb 20, 2008 8:49 AM


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