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Pete Rost (#46812290)
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Bio Photo My wife got me interested in genealogy while she was doing research on her side of the family (Knapp, Warren, Peace,Carroll,Barnett, Boydstun(on) and French).

I also listed Fort Worth, Texas Police Officers killed in the line of duty. I knew the officers killed between 1973 to 2008 (18 total). The Fort Worth Police Department has had 54 Officers killed in the line of duty since 1892.

E-mail me with any additions, corrections or removal requests. I will be more than glad to add info, obits, bios or do corrections to any memorial.

I hope the people or information about them I have listed will help you in some way.
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William Gorman
RE: William T. Allman #14143883
Someone who posted that information (re. Ola) got William T. Allman (b. 1831) confused with his grandson Willam T. Allman 2nd (b. 1880). The grandson married Lula Viola "Ola" Norris in 1900 in Navarro County. They lived in Hubbard, Hill County, Texas at the time of his 1958 death in a Corsicana Hospital. The grandson and his wife are buried in Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard. The grandfather is buried in Grange Hall Cemetery in Cryer Creek. The grandfather who is the subject here was married four times and only came to Texas after 1910 from McDonald County, MO. His last wife was Susan A. Collins who he married in Benton County, AR in 1876. After her husband (the grandfather here) died in 1914, she moved back to live with relatives in Missouri where she died the following year and was buried in Tracy Cemetery in McDonald County, MO. It took me quiet a while to get this all straight, but I now have a very complete documentation trail which supports the above story. I will be making Edit suggestions to get these family members linked up.
Added by William Gorman on Feb 03, 2017 8:54 AM
William Gorman
William T. Allman #14143883
Pete,

You created the above memorial and included the comment "Husband of Ola (UNKNOWN) Allman". I was wondering about the source of this information. There are descendants of a William T. Allman who was born in TN in Oct 1831 (from 1900 Census) or 1835 or 1936 (from the 1870 and 1880 Census records) of Benton County, AR. Some of his descendants who lived in the Rankin/Byrd area believe that the William T. Allman buried in Cryer Creek Cemetery is their ancestor. This William T. Allman was still living in Benton County, AR in 1910 and was supposed to have come to Ellis County, Texas just before he died. This William T. Altman had three known wivee: 1) Elizabeth Ann Brown
2) Nancy Elizabeth Basinger
3) Susan A. Unknown
All of these wives died in Arkansas.

Any help on the source for the wife name of Ola is appreciated.
(I am from the Rankin area and related to some of the Basinger descendants but not directly related to William T. Allman.
Thanks
Added by William Gorman on Feb 01, 2017 7:23 AM
Cindy Shivers
63051251 and 41957282
Hi Pete,
James William Speegle is the biological father of Jessie Francis Powell 41957282. Her Mother, his 1st wife, was Sallie E Lewis Speegle (ca 1865). I have not been able to locate when she died, and/or where she is buried. I may have to write for Sallie's death certificate. I have Jessie Francis' death certificate, but I have decided to blur out social sec numbers before adding to family memorials. It indicates these 2 as parents.
Jessie is my great-grandmother, and Sallie is my gr gr grandmother. And obviously, James William is my gr gr grandfather.
I have asked you to add Jessie's link to his memorial, and hope you will add a message in the bio that Sallie E Lewis Speegle is the mother, not Lela Franks. Sallie must have died before he married Lela... (assuming). In both Jessie's obit and her brother William David's obit (not on Find A Grave, buried in Dresden), they list Mrs J W Speegle (Lela Franks) as step mother. Many newspaper clippings through the family years Lela Franks Speegle is referred to as mother, of course.
ALSO, will you add William David "Dave" Speegle 1887-1937 to James William Speegle's bio when you add Jessie's link?
Thanks, Cindy (sorry this is so long)
Added by Cindy Shivers on Jan 24, 2017 4:46 PM
DELORES HIGHTOWER RAY
William urban hightower
Thank u for the grave marker pic.

MS. Ray
Added by DELORES HIGHTOWER RAY on Dec 22, 2016 8:55 PM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
Gillie Belle Young
Thank you very much for the transfer of this family member to me.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Nov 30, 2016 5:21 AM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
Young Family
Again, thank you very much for the transfer of these family members to me.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Nov 08, 2016 2:35 PM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
Spikes Family
Thank you very much for the transfer of these 3 family members to me.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Oct 06, 2016 6:14 AM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
May Rubine Dunn
Thank you very much for the transfer of this family member to me.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Jul 13, 2016 5:21 AM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
Matilda Young
Thank you very much for the transfer of this family member to me.

Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Jul 02, 2016 11:24 AM
Jon Cole Thomas
Cryer Creek Cemetery
Pete,,
I hope things are well for you and your family. We've exchanged emails on occasions but I wanted to thank you for all your contributions. I see your name on FindAGrave and we appreciate your time and effort.
I'm currently President of the Cryer Creek Cemetery Assoc and wanted to invite you and others to our Annual meeting. The meeting is scheduled for May 22nd (3;00PM) at the Cemetery. By that time I hope to have most of the New Plot Survey complete. As you may or may not know, our plot survey was lost sometime ago. Starting over is a lot of WORK!!! Nonetheless, I'm happy to do it as I find it interesting and on occasions get to meet great people like yourself. If you can't make the meeting I completely understand but please spread the word as I would love to get more people involved and serve on our Board.
Blessing to you and yours,

Jon Thomas
joncolethomas@gmail.com
817-313-3357
Added by Jon Cole Thomas on Feb 02, 2016 5:27 PM
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