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Brent Gillespie (#46899345)
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Emily Davidson
Edits to Elizabeth Severs
Hi, I submitted some edits to Elizabeth J. Severs (memorial #32450224) and just wanted to know if you need any more information to put them through.

Thanks for managing the memorials!

Added by Emily Davidson on Oct 11, 2017 2:23 PM
Barbara Sitz Juan
Rex Alanzo Woodruff
Taylor Cemetery anyone help. Could I possibly have a close up of headstone?
Added by Barbara Sitz Juan on Sep 06, 2017 4:43 PM
Sonia Laramore Brown
Find A Grave Memorial# 29944117
Hi, I was doing some research for my great aunt and found the death certificate for Frances M. (Heath) Lemons Barlow. It can be found at
Added by Sonia Laramore Brown on Aug 26, 2017 11:38 PM
Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester
BOLIN'S-Walker Cemetery
Thank you for the pictures of my husband's aunt and uncle Walker cemetery. Leslie was their son, committed suicide.
Added by Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester on Aug 03, 2017 7:34 AM
Carolyn Mills
Pasley (Dicksburg Hills) Cemetery
Hi, my name is Carolyn Mills and I have a update for you in regards to the above cemetery. There was only 1 grave and it was on my grandfather's farm and his last name was spelled "Paisley". Sad to say but the people who bought the farm after my grandparents death tore everything down and plowed over everything, so there is nothing left that would indicate there was anyone buried there. Also, I have no idea where the name "Dicksburg Hills" comes from. Maybe the previous owner?

Take care,
Added by Carolyn Mills on Jul 14, 2017 3:51 AM
James R Beltz
Cora B. Cagle Nordin 30913049
Hi Brian
Her parents are
James Abe Cagle 179668019
Mary Dorinda Colewick Cagle 179668073
Added by James R Beltz on Jun 21, 2017 10:50 AM
Paul Harty
Thomas English
Hi Brent,
Thomas English, buried in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, located in what used to be Zadock, Missouri, is in my direct line. His father is Robert English and his mother is known only as Mary. Robert's father is Thomas English and his mother is Jane Wicker. His 2nd great grandfather was Thomas William English

The Thomas English buried in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, located in the old town of Zadock, Stoddard County did not have a middle name, or if he did it would have probably have been William, as his grandfather Thomas English, husband of Jane wicker, was known as Thomas William English. Thomas English, born on 3 February 1806 was the great grandson of Thomas William English and Mary Elizabeth Draper. This Thomas William English was the son of Sir Thomas English of Ireland.

Or if Thomas English of 1806 were to be listed properly, in order, from the oldest to the youngest, it would appear thusly:

Sir Thomas English
Thomas English and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Draper
Thomas English and his wife, Jane Wicker
Robert English and his wife, Mary
Thomas English and his wife, Louisa Brooks

There is a possibility that Thomas English of 3 February 1806 married a second wife by the name of Louisa Hayden, as two entries are noted in the Cape Girardeau County Wedding notices. However, there is no indication of this being recorded in the Lewis or English histories, that I am aware of, and I can assure you that I have searched and searched for any connections!

Thomas English and his wife Louisa Brooks are the parents of:

l) Mary Elizabeth English
2) Caroline M. English
3) Francis M. English
4) Andrew Jackson English
5) Delila P. English
6) Nicy Evaline English
7) Solomon H. English
8) Matthew Holly English

Andrew Jackson English served in the 8th Missouri Cavalry Regiment, in Company A and B with his brother-in-law, Joseph Guild Lewis, who married Andrew's sister, Nicy Evaline English. Solomon H. English served in the 2nd Missouri Cavalry regiment, but would probably served with his brothers in the 8th Missouri Cavalry Regimen if he had not been murdered, as a prisoner in chains, by a Union Captain. Matthew Holly English served with Second Lieutenant Joseph Guild Lewis in the 8th Missouri Cavalry Regiment of the Confederate States of America and Matthew was killed in Wittsburgh, Arkansas during a battle, while serving in the 8th Missouri Cavalry.

This is a summarized line of decent from Thomas English.

Thomas English and Louisa Brooks
Nicy Evaline English and Joseph Guild Lewis
George Launius Lewis and Mary Elena Brewer
Simeon English Lewis and Katie Cordelia Mason
Celesta Izella Lewis and Paul Hampton Harty Sr.
Paul Hampton Harty Jr. and Carol Randolph Buckley

My Lewis family arrived in New Madrid in 1795 while the Spanish were still in control and my Harty family has in Missouri since 1818. The Lewis family arrived in what became Virginia on board the "Globe" in 1653. The Harty family arrived in Nieuw Amsterdam which became New York, in 1653 on board the "Bonte Koe". As you will note, both of my families arrived in the new world, which became America, in the same year. One side were "yankees" and one side became patriotic "rebels."

I do not want to sound overly proud of my family, both sides, and have doing genealogical research on them since my grandfather, Simeon English Lewis got me hooked away back in 1958 or 1959. Somewhere in that time zone! Seems like a long time ago, but also so short a time period in some ways! Either way, I have enjoyed doing genealogy and I have had a lot of people help me to fill out my family history, which is over 80,000 ancestors as of today.

I would like to humbly ask you to correct your entry on Thomas English, born on 3 February 1806. This Thomas English died of Cholera, while visiting the family of his daughter, Nicy Evaline (English) Lewis, wife of Joseph Guild Lewis. He was buried quickly and without much fanfare because Cholera was running rampart back then.

Added by Paul Harty on Jun 06, 2017 5:44 PM
Cora Bell Tipopen Culbertson
Thank you very much for accepting my edit!! Did you get my email about the two cemeteries?
Added by LSJRJT on May 15, 2017 8:14 PM
A Friend
Brent: You posted a picture for ELIZABETH CUMMINGS ELDER at Elder Cemetery, it is a very early marker at Elder. She was wife of WILLIAM PINKNEY ELDER. Her Mother Mary Polly Nelson Cummings died just months prior to Elizabeth, purportedly December 28, 1882 she would have been approximately 83 years old, did you notice or find pieces of a marker probably close to where Elizabeth Elder's grave marker was that might connect to her Mother Mary Polly Cummings ? I feel that since it was "their" cemetery at the time the Mother-In-Law of Charles P Elder would have had a marker at some time. Sure appreciate all your help.
Added by A Friend on Apr 22, 2017 8:20 AM
Transfer of memorial
Please transfer memorial 106057949 - Janie Lynch Guy to me. This was my husband's great grandmother. My ID is 47494542.

Added by Cool on Apr 20, 2017 1:04 PM
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