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WalksWithAngels
RE: Jerry Walker - Riverside Cemetery
Thank you Ms. Judy! Truly appreciate what you do for F.A.G!!!
Added by WalksWithAngels on Jul 05, 2017 6:07 PM
WalksWithAngels
Jerry Walker - Riverside Cemetery
Hello,
The grave for Jerry Walker is unmarked, would you be able to remove the request for a photo?

Find A Grave Memorial# 176897234

Thanks
Robin
Added by WalksWithAngels on Jul 05, 2017 5:16 PM
Becky Doan
RE: Sylvia Walker
I may try to remember to ask you as a resource. :)
Added by Becky Doan on Feb 27, 2017 7:49 AM
Becky Doan
RE: Sylvia Walker
Good for you! Will you link her to her husband? Do you have access to Lawrence records????
Added by Becky Doan on Feb 27, 2017 7:34 AM
Becky Doan
RE: Re: Harrison Arbaugh
I found George Nash Walker's Find A Grave page (in Lawrence) but I did not find Sylvia's. I checked under Walker; found two others but not her. She's gotta be there somewhere. I got a big kick out of that story!
Added by Becky Doan on Feb 26, 2017 6:17 PM
Cheryl
RE: Reply Kerr line
Great. I have enjoyed the things that I have found about my Richard Kerr ancestor. Good luck with their research.
Added by Cheryl on Dec 07, 2016 9:44 AM
Cheryl
Reply Kerr line
My Kerr line is from Missouri and Illinois.
They also migrated to Texas.

We are decedents of James and Patience (nee Wells) Kerr of Pennsylvania who migrated to Missouri via Kentucky.

Their son Richard Kerr was a politician and lawyer.
Richard Kerr's immigrant ancestor was the Rev. James Kerr, Sr., a Northern Ireland Presbyterian minister, who settled in Pennsylvania where he married a widow, Mrs. Susan Hyde in 1746. Their son, the Rev. James Kerr, Jr, a practical Baptist minister, was the first Protestant to preach west of the Mississippi. He married Patience Wells, the daughter of Col. Richard Wells and Nancy Brown. They were the parents of ten children. Their eldest son, Major James Kerr III was the first American to settle on the Guadlupe River. He was the founder of Gonzales, Texas, the capitol of Green DeWitt's colony, and Kerr County, Texas was named for him.

Richard Kerr, in addition to serving in the Illinois Legislature, as stated in the article, served eight years in the House of Representatives in Missouri. At one time was also the sheriff of Pike County, Missouri and an Indian Agent. He married his first cousin Ruth Wells and they were the parents of Zerilda Wells, Margaret Wells Cannon, Patience Wells Smith/McElfresh, Elizabeth Jane Wells, Mary Wells Steele and Carolyn Wells Duncan.

Submitted by Charlott Wells Jones
Pike County Republican - February 15, 1961 / Article written by Milo Pearson, Jr.

http://genealogytrails.com/ill/pike/newskerr.html

Added by Cheryl on Dec 06, 2016 6:51 PM
Charleen Spalding
Henry Metcalf
I've added the information. Thank you.
Added by Charleen Spalding on Dec 06, 2016 11:21 AM
Dianne McGregor Taylor
RE: Edward T. Metcalf
I'm glad my photo was found by family. Notes like this one make the work very rewarding!
Keep digging! D
Added by Dianne McGregor Taylor on Nov 30, 2016 12:48 PM
Mae
140347560 Elijah Bartly
I have received your request to change Bartly to Bartlett.
The stone is inscribed Bartly. Please give info as to your resource to verify this change.

Thank you.

Mae
Added by Mae on Oct 20, 2016 8:48 AM
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