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Shirley Goingღ (#46913836)
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Bio Photo ~ ~ If you'd like a family memorial TRANSFER just ask. I'll transfer it to you if they are not my blood relative. ~~"THANK YOU" To Everyone Who Stopped By And Left A Kind Note And/Or Flower On one of My Family Memorials. They are greatly appreciated. So many people have said to me "don't you have better things to do with your time then drag up the past?" I tell all of you now, I do, but I don't. My father, Duel Glen Going, was only 5 years old when he lost his father, Alonzo Stubblefield Going, to Typhoid. My grandmother, Pearl Cathern Holt-Going Phillips, then took her 4 children and moved to Oklahoma and there was very little contact between her and the "Going" family. Therefore, I never knew this family and very little was ever spoken of them. My feelings are, in each family, someone is called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again. To tell the family story and feel that somehow the "old ones" know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before me. I feel I am the story teller of the "GOING"(plus many more surnames)tribe. I feel I have been called as if it were by my genes. Those who have gone before me cry out to me: "Tell our story." So, I'm trying. In finding them, I somehow find myself.For me, it started on a beautiful November day in the 1980's. I stood in front of my Grandfather Alonzo Going's grave in the Masonic Cemetery, Pocahontas, Randolph County, Arkansas, and asked him, and all the other family gravestones around him, "Who were you? Where did you come from? Why didn't I get to know you?" With tears streaming down both of my eyes, I looked up into a cloudless sky of blue and vowed, at that very moment in time, I would not stop until those questions were answered.If you have time to visit one of my family members, it would be greatly appreciated. PARENTS: Georgia Lee Cox Going and Duel Glen Going. SIBLINGS: Betty Jane Going Kelso and Helen Yvonne Going Wilson. NIECES AND NEPHEW: Janice Elaine Kelso Olsen, Donna Yvonne Kelso, Cheryl Ann Kelso Clark, Joel Tavis Coffey. GRANDPARENTS: Alonzo Stubblefield Going and Pearl Cathern Holt-Going Phillips; John Avery Cox and Lucinda Eveline "Eva" Widener-Cox Johnson.
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Cotham
RE: Cornelia Angeline McGhee McDonald
Done
Added by Cotham on Sep 08, 2017 8:02 PM
Cotham
RE: Harrison Mcdonald
Done
Added by Cotham on Sep 08, 2017 8:01 PM
HESM
Goins family of Poplar Bluff
I have information about an ancestor George B. Goins and his sister Anna Isabell Goins. They are the children of Nancy Richardson and John Goin, but I don't have any more information on Nancy and John. George resided in Stoddard County, Missouri, during his young adult years, and in 1910, his sister Anna is living with him (George's wife had recently died). However, I just realized that when Anna got married in 1912, she listed Poplar Bluff, Butler County, as her residence. Therefore, I've been trying to research the Poplar Bluff Goings. I see that you've posted a lot about them on FindaGrave. Do any of these names mean anything to you? I'm wondering if you can suggest any leads for me to follow. Thanks so much for the work you've done on the Goins family!
Added by HESM on Aug 24, 2017 1:32 PM
Allison Carr-Schaechtel
Jackson/Byrd Family
Shirley,
Hope you don't mind, but I found a photo in my mom's inherited photo collection of John Thomas Jackson, with his first wife Margie Elizabeth (Byrd) and children Hazel (Jackson) Sullinger and Marvel Jackson. It must have been taken in 1907-1908 because Hazel was born in April 1907 and Marvel died in December 1908. I know Hazel died shortly after giving birth to her daughter, I have shared the photo with her daughter. Anyway, I added it to your Find-A-Grave memorial for John Jackson, Margie Byrd Jackson, Marvel Jackson, and Hazel Jackson Sullinger. Thanks, Allison Carr-Schaechtel.
Added by Allison Carr-Schaechtel on Jul 10, 2017 12:44 PM
SWVA Genealogy Searcher
RE: Taylor Cemetery
The few that you speak of are not buried in this cemetery. It is only maybe 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. I've asked my cousin's who are direct descendants of Taylor's, related to those buried in this cemetery.

This particular cemetery was owned by her grandparents Clara and Joseph, her uncles and only their family are located here. This is their family cemetery. My cousins, uncles (great uncles), and aunts (great aunts), etc are buried there.

I personally do not have any photos of my relatives buried there. Might be some at my mom's house but none that I have access to at the moment. My cousin's are in their 80's. I will ask them the next time i call them and see if they have any idea where your great grandparents might be interred.

Have a good night,
Connie
Added by SWVA Genealogy Searcher on May 28, 2017 9:34 PM
SWVA Genealogy Searcher
RE: Taylor Family in Taylor Family Cemetery South Hill VA
How are you related to the Taylor's. I personally don't have any photos of most of them.
Connie Thompson East
Added by SWVA Genealogy Searcher on May 20, 2017 6:22 PM
Rick Patterson
Photos and Grave sites
Shirley,
I am trying to find a photo of Susie Patterson Holder.She married Walter Holder on June 4th 1911 in Randolph County Arkansas. I can't find anyone that has a photo of her or know where she is buried, She was my Grandfather Mack Patterson's Sister. Any thing that you could find would be greatly appreciated. I have been told that she died before 1920.

Thank You,

Rick Patterson
Added by Rick Patterson on Apr 27, 2017 8:43 AM
Pam Satterfield
Norman Satterfield

Record added: Jun 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71231908

This is Pam Satterfield Norman's daughter in-law would you transfer Norman's rights to me.

Thanks You
Added by Pam Satterfield on Apr 11, 2017 7:40 PM
melissa snow
Delta pankey, Jerry and William Cooper
Hi, I noticed you have Delta Mae Pankey-Vines memorial #47271405. She was my grandmother.Also my uncle's Jerry Martin Cooper #43824016. William Lee Cooper #43823952,I would like to take over their pages so I can add more family.Thank you in advance.
Added by melissa snow on Feb 07, 2017 2:30 PM
Lea Nall-Williams
Minnie Elizabeth Tyler and Lehman Tyler
You have the above memorial of Lehman Tyler #145479919. He is the father to my father in law and we looked for many years for his parents, so I am amazed and want to thank you for the memorial. Someone else has Minnie's memorial. One Lehman's you have spouse listed as Minnie ? - 1933. Is there a stone at the Masonic Cemetery in Pocahonats Ark that reflects this information? Thanks Lea
Added by Lea Nall-Williams on Dec 30, 2016 7:18 PM
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