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Galeen Irvin Chain (#47065623)
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Bio Photo I have lived in Southwest Oklahoma all my life. I enjoy doing genealogy for both my husband's and my families and am a member of our local county genealogy society. I want to be a part of finding and preserving our family history information. I try to help others by volunteering to take photos of their families gravestones in cemeteries near me as others have done to help me.

Please feel free to copy information and/or cemetery photos I've added on for your own personal family history records. You don't need to contact me directly for permission, but please indicate that I provided the photo and that it is being used with permission. If you are using it for commercial purposes or monetary gain, you will need to contact me for written permission.

As time permits, I am photographing gravestones in our county cemeteries. Please let me know if you ever notice any errors or if you would like for me to transfer a memorial to you that isn't one of my family memorials.

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Harry + Mabel = half
I am 99% sure I found Harry and their father in 1880. And it is going to make for a near impossible find. But not totally impossible. It looks like white out got smeared on the names. Their father was a widower. So Mabel's mother would be from another wife. At least you find out when he was born. here it is.

880 US Census

Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Precinct 1, Red River, Texas, United States
District: ED 99
Gender: Male
Age: 51
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self
Birth Year (Estimated): 1829
Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Father's Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Sheet Letter: B
Sheet Number: 187
Sheet Number and Letter: 187B
Household ID: 12414299
Person Number: 0
Volume: 2
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 1323
GS Film Number: 1255323
Digital Folder Number: 005162555
Image Number: 00613

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
... ... Self M 51 Vermont, United States
... ... Son M 6 Texas, United States

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 February 2016), null, Precinct 1, Red River, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 99, sheet 187B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1323; FHL microfilm 1,255,323.

Good luck,

Oh, I am related to AL"S WIFE>
Added by evilC on Jun 11, 2017 10:10 PM
Molly1959 Daughter Of An Angel
Grandpa Andrew
Hi Galeen. So sorry I haven't responded to your message. Since losing my Husband and Mom a couple of years back I have completely neglected Find A Grave. Long story but I needed a break from anything death related.

My email server is down today for some reason but my email addy is I'll try to contact you as soon as I can. Thanks for contacting me. Though I never knew Grandpa Andrew, since he was killed before I was born, I am very close to my cousin. She had just been born and he was killed in an auto accident after seeing her for the first time. Grandma was a peach and she remarried John Flack whom was the only "Grandpa" I ever knew.

Look forward to talking to you!
Added by Molly1959 Daughter Of An ... on Apr 15, 2017 6:41 PM
fred jones
RE: Thomas Jefferson Jones 1860 1925
He is buried in Hobart Rose cemetery Hobart Oklahoma kiowa couny
Added by fred jones on Mar 07, 2017 4:30 PM
fred jones
Thomas Jefferson Jones 1860 1925
trying to find any relatives
Added by fred jones on Mar 07, 2017 1:22 PM
James "Ollie" Banda
RE: Willie B. Self Doyle
you will have to go to the memorial in finda grave, click on the edit tab, then click on other suggestion and write transfer of management including the memorial number and your contributor number.
Added by James "Ollie" Banda on Oct 11, 2016 7:41 PM
James "Ollie" Banda
RE: Willie B. Self Doyle
since this is your relative I will transfer the management to you.
Added by James "Ollie" Banda on Oct 11, 2016 7:34 PM
James "Ollie" Banda
RE: Willie B. Self Doyle
Added by James "Ollie" Banda on Oct 11, 2016 7:33 PM
Robie Merritt Loriaux-Roberts
Jones at Resurrection Cemetery
Just wanted to thank you for locating and obtaining a photo of the grave marker for my relative Herman Glenn Jones. Take care, Robie
Added by Robie Merritt Loriaux-Rob... on Jul 21, 2016 1:34 PM
Lauren Mack
RE: Evelyn R. Townsend
Hi Galeen, I am sorry that I am just getting back to you. I am not related to Evelyn, if you are I will transfer her to you. Just let me know.

Added by Lauren Mack on Mar 18, 2016 1:33 PM
Mary Pugh
Samuel Josiah Wasson
Funny you asked about the name're the 3rd person asking about it in the past 2 weeks. I have no proof of it. I got the info from someone several years ago & she did not have her source. Sorry.
Mary Almon Pugh
Added by Mary Pugh on Mar 08, 2016 12:20 PM
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