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Virginia (#46839647)
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Bio Photo Thanks to EVERYONE who has helped add information and links to the memorials in Polk County. Everyone deserves a tribute and hopefully this information will help someone in their research. A special thanks to NOLLENE MARSH (1951-2016) for all the links and information that she has provided.

Please tell us about yourself in the BIO AND LINKS SECTION.
I began researching my family in about 2003. Some of the Surnames are McCraney, Williamson, Lott, Brock, Lakey, Smith, Turner and Jones. I grew up in Polk Co., TX and discovered most of my ancestors came by way of Mississippi or Alabama.

Surnames on my husband's side are Gregorcyk, Hirscy, Walker, Shives and Bluntzer.

Thanks to the people who share their information, I have been able to find an amazing amount on the Internet. The research can become addictive and never ending; there is always more to the story.

It is not my intent to offend anyone. If I have posted information that you want removed…please ask.

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Cindy Qualls Leonard
Deleted all with family links also.
Added by Cindy Qualls Leonard on Mar 22, 2017 6:39 AM
susan lott favers polk
I value your contribution.
Each picture is a treasure. I am just finding my extended family using Find A Grave and Ancestry. Thanks to you and others who make this possible.
Added by susan lott favers polk on Mar 15, 2017 9:05 PM
susan lott favers polk
Pictures of Junious Lott
I looked at the other picture of Junious and this is not my Dad. It is amazing how much these two look alike. My father was older, born in 1918. Absalom is Calvin's brother, 1950 census. Absalom is Homer's grandfather. Calvin is Junious's grandfather. Mystery solved.
Added by susan lott favers polk on Mar 14, 2017 2:04 PM
susan lott favers polk
Barnett Lott picture
Memorial of Barnett Lott, appears to have photo of Homer Lott 1918-1983, my Dad holding my brother Harlan, "Bobo" 1950-1969, standing beside Barnett. Is the elder man Barnett. Homer is son of O Z Lott Boontown Cemetery Trinity county Tx.
Added by susan lott favers polk on Mar 14, 2017 12:02 AM
Ira Franklin
John Anderson plot
Can you fulfill the request by posting a photo of the plot/slab that is there please? Thank you!
Find A Grave Memorial# 106409499
Added by Ira Franklin on Mar 04, 2017 7:57 AM
Buddy Leech
RE: Berlin Carr Memorial# 36424024
Thanks for your consideration, Virginia.
Added by Buddy Leech on Feb 23, 2017 10:40 AM
Buddy Leech
RE: Berlin Carr Memorial# 36424024
Thought that I had sent SAC's to Jill Nelson about the family plot markers for which she created "Memorials". Either I deleted those or never sent any. A search of Bluff Creek Cemetery for the last name "Unknown" yields 42 total matches. Jill may have more questionable Memorials that don't have "Unknown" as their last name.

I did try to enlist the help of Find A Grave Support over one year ago. And now that I'm going back over this issue, I find that Support did delete the following three "Memorials":
Unknown 8 B plot 60 Walker
Unknown 8 B plot 61 Walker
Unknown 7 B plot 62 Walker

I'll now revert to seeking Support's help. I will also send SAC's to Jill Nelson as needed. And if you can let me know of an expert on Bluff Creek Cemetery, then I'd appreciate that.

Buddy Leech
Added by Buddy Leech on Feb 22, 2017 6:07 PM
Buddy Leech
RE: Berlin Carr Memorial# 36424024
Thanks so much, Virginia. I had overlooked the missing death date.

Re Polk County cemeteries, who can you recommend as expert(s) for Bluff Creek Cemetery? I've been there only once, but think there are a number of plot markers that have been given "Memorials" and I need a higher authority to have Find A Grave remove them.

Buddy Leech
Added by Buddy Leech on Feb 22, 2017 2:56 PM
Buddy Leech
Berlin Carr Memorial# 36424024
Please consider posting your photo of Berlin's and Emma's headstone, presently only on Berlin's Memorial , on Emma's Memorial# 125473045 as well.

Thank you,
Added by Buddy Leech on Feb 22, 2017 1:38 PM
John Wells
Cemetery Trustee
Virginia. I am the trustee for the Oakdale Cemetery Located in the Oakdale Community just north of Livingston. Oakdale Cemetery is listed as being located in Marston which is a mistake. I am not on this site often so I will miss messages for a while. If you decide to contact, the best is via email Thank you. John Wells (Jr)
Added by John Wells on Dec 31, 2016 11:40 AM
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