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Melissa Daigle (#46877793)
 member for 10 years, 9 months, 27 days
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I have been doing genealogy for about 23 years. My daughter, my sister-in-law, my nephew and myself have been taking pictures at the area cemeteries to help others with their research. Hope it has helped. If there are any errors(which I am sure there are), please feel free to e-mail me the correction and I would be glad to correct them.

I do not mind my pictures being used for personal use. I do not want them put in books or anything that is sold. Findagrave is a free site for anyone to use and that is why I take pictures and add to this website.
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Lee Crockett
Courmier and Sonnier Spellings
Thank you for all you do on this site. It is amazing. The spellings of many of the Cajun surnames vary according to family, census, court and church records, etc. I primarily use renowned genealogist Steven White's spellings as they are the ones used by the Cajun people back in Acadia. The Sonnier's in the Toomey/Cormier cemetery are my people. Cormier is the correct spelling as is Sonnier. Many people were illiterate and spelled according to how a name sounded rather than what was correct. That is how many Catholic priests recorded the surnames. One has to think outside the box to be successful in SWLA Cajun research.

This was my request and it was due to the correct way to spell the name and not all Sonnier's heeded and understood the correct spelling.
Note: I had a family member ask me to change the spelling on Sonier to Sonnier. He said that is the way the family spelled it.
Added by Lee Crockett on Aug 04, 2017 11:31 AM
Cejae Jones
Please Merge
Memorial # 25938652 & 17200624 are the same Iva Overman (Nee Vincent). Memorial # 17200624 has the correct information. Will link her parents and siblings within the next several days. Thank you for your time.
Added by Cejae Jones on Jun 24, 2017 7:09 PM
Elmer Goodrich
He has family buried in Big Woods and also other family members in this website. You did memorials for them. I believe we found great great grandpa Goodrich's grave. I sent you a private message
Added by CBH40 on Apr 05, 2017 4:35 PM
Arthur ButlerGoodrich
His brother Elmer and Elmer's second wife Ida Nelson are buried in Big Woods too. Elmer's grave is behind by a big tree near his wife's family. It is took us three visits plus a local helping to find it. They were both my great uncles on my mother's side of the family.
Added by CBH40 on Apr 05, 2017 4:14 PM
Justin Toney
Henry Spell 25624008
Would it be possible to transfer this memorial to me for my Uncle Henry? Memorial 25624008
Added by Justin Toney on Apr 01, 2017 8:49 AM
Raymond Ogea #15305351
Thank you for adding pic of grave.
Added by Jolee on Mar 21, 2017 12:37 PM
Wanda Bordes
Melissa would you please release this to me. This is my grandmother. Thanks
Added by Wanda Bordes on Jan 19, 2017 1:24 PM
Wanda Bordes
Hi Melissa, would you please transfer to me. Louis Alleman is my grandfather. Thanks
Added by Wanda Bordes on Jan 19, 2017 1:01 PM
vickie manuel
Hi Melissa,
I am contacting you to ask if you would mind transferring my grandfather's memorial over to me. I have his wife and now his daughter's memorial and would like to add his too. His Find A Grave number is *41815388* Thank you very much and have a blessed New Year.
Vickie Manuel
Added by vickie manuel on Dec 30, 2016 1:14 PM
findagrave 34301955
this lady could not have been wife of Fisk he died 20 years before she was born...
Added by JMW on Dec 08, 2016 9:17 PM
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